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CFC Washington D.C. Meetup: November 22

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Cheezy the Wiz, Oct 13, 2008.

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Who is coming to CFC Meetup in DC on 11/22/2008?

  1. Me!

    6.5%
  2. Maybe me, but when I know for certain I will say so!

    16.1%
  3. Not me!

    77.4%
  1. Masquerouge

    Masquerouge Deity

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    I'm so jealous. I want to go to a CFC meet! But last time Shane proposed one for Cali only I could go :(

    Don't forget the pics!
     
  2. LucyDuke

    LucyDuke staring at the clock

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    Actually... a one-day thing is looking more and more doable, I'm only not certain about the cat. Cheezass, mark me down for "probably". Srsly.
     
  3. BSmith1068

    BSmith1068 Deity Retired Moderator

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    It’s about a 3 hour train trip from Newark to DC, and there are about 6 trains that leave on the 22nd that would get you to Union Station before 12:45. Minimum cost is about $72 one way.

    The Acela is faster (about 2.5 hours) but more expensive.

    Not sure where you are in NJ, but go to www.amtrak.com to get pricing and exact schedules.

    Like others have said – the restaurant is right near Union Station, so you would not need any other transportation once you got there.

    From Wilmington, it is about an hour and a half, and starts at $42 one way.
     
  4. emzie

    emzie wicked witch of the North

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    For the train? I've done DC - Wilmington on it before. Actually that's a good idea. I was going to drive it, but then I remembered DC traffic is crazy. Train + cab = more drinking. Nothing wrong with that.

    It's still up in the air though, largely dependent on probate finishing up. Can't make any promises.
     
  5. BSmith1068

    BSmith1068 Deity Retired Moderator

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    Yup - the train. And no need for a cab, at least on the DC side...
     
  6. Dachs

    Dachs Hero of the Soviet Union

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    Change my maybe to a definitely. The visiting friend had to change her plans to another day. :)
     
  7. silver 2039

    silver 2039 Deity

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    Wait isn't Nov 22nd Thanksgiving?
     
  8. Dachs

    Dachs Hero of the Soviet Union

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    Nope, Thanksgiving is the Thursday afterward. Thanksgiving is always on a Thursday, and this is a Saturday...
     
  9. Cheezy the Wiz

    Cheezy the Wiz Socialist In A Hurry

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    This is the Saturday before Thanksgiving.

    Also, good to hear Lucy and Dachs!
     
  10. Red Door

    Red Door Man of Mayhem

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    Bad news everyone. I will definitely not be able to attend.

    Instead, I will be in Philadelphia that Saturday. Best of luck to everyone and have fun!
     
  11. Cheezy the Wiz

    Cheezy the Wiz Socialist In A Hurry

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  12. Cheezy the Wiz

    Cheezy the Wiz Socialist In A Hurry

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    Just a reminder to people about this weekend! I know a lot of you were "maybes" before, any confirmations to be had amongst you?
     
  13. Dachs

    Dachs Hero of the Soviet Union

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    Reconfirming. 1245 hours still the time? Thank God for Metro discount weekends. :)
     
  14. Eran of Arcadia

    Eran of Arcadia Stormin' Mormon Retired Moderator

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  15. RedRalph

    RedRalph Deity

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    I'd love to be there, but me and America still arent tlaking to eachother
     
  16. BSmith1068

    BSmith1068 Deity Retired Moderator

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    I'll be there. Do we have a table name or whatnot? Seeing how I have never seen any of you before - how will I find you at the restaurant? :confused:
     
  17. JerichoHill

    JerichoHill Bedrock of Knowledge

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    12:45 at Capital Brewery? Sure thing. I'll look for a table full of nerds and I'll fit right in. Y'all can meet the CFC's esteemed economist, or something.

    I hope they have football on.
     
  18. RedRalph

    RedRalph Deity

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    Lads - Please get photos, I want to see a dozen nerds in one shot - the sweetest taboo
     
  19. Mowque

    Mowque Hypermodernist

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    I'm kinda curious how the conversation will go...probably completely boring..lol
     
  20. Aegis

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    Ack, I just saw this. I will be unable to attend as I will be going to a board game party during the day and my sister's birthday party that night.
     

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