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Offline Robert

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Official OC.net East Coast GetTogether
« on: May 27, 2003, 03:00:32 PM »
HELLO!

With summer in full gear(almost!) and the weather starting to get nice, it is time to call together our first annual official OrthodoxChristianity.Net get-together!!

I have mentioned this time before, but this time I do need a headcount so I can start making plans.

We have a plethora of options.

Ideally, an opportune time for us to get together would most likely be sometime in July or August. Due to schedule constraints, kids, work, summer school, I am sure we can pick a date that wouldn't conflict too much with everything.

First question: One day event or multiple? If multiple, we would need to make sure people had a place to stay and of course have enough activities to keep busy.

Second question: BBQ like affair? Everyone gather at some location or someone's house, all chip in a few bucks and have a good time just relaxing or talking? Or would you want to go the route of maybe a trip to an amusement park, or maybe a tour/walk around washington DC?

Third Question: Where should we hold this? Someone had suggested PA, but that is a far drive for us folks down south.

The more ideas teh better, I think by mid june we should have it down pat so I can go ahead and make the necessary preparations, send you out information packets, etc.

Thanks!

Bobby

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Re:Official OC.net East Coast GetTogether
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2003, 04:17:44 PM »
Why not hold it somewhere in Virginia? That would be a central location for most people.
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Re:Official OC.net East Coast GetTogether
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2003, 05:53:27 PM »
XB!

Hmmm.  Why don't we take a poll and see who is willing to travel and go from there?  For me NYC would be best but I realize that might not be for many.  So, the other options are Philadelphia, Baltimore, or DC.  Or farther south?  

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« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2003, 06:16:59 PM »
Have it in the south. The north is dreadful.
 
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Re:Official OC.net East Coast GetTogether
« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2003, 06:23:05 PM »
Most of the East coast folk seem to centered arounf NYC or DC, so probably somewhere between those to metropolias. And sometime after the Apostles Fast for both calendars.
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Re:Official OC.net East Coast GetTogether
« Reply #5 on: May 27, 2003, 08:10:31 PM »
Have it in the south. The north is dreadful.
 
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Matt,

That statement will go a long way fostering North-South relations  ;)

Where in the South do you propose?

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Re:Official OC.net East Coast GetTogether
« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2003, 10:41:43 PM »
All I know is that yesterday in NYC it was freezing. Of course down in NC, it's not much better, but at least we have Bojangles and no toll roads.  

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Re:Official OC.net East Coast GetTogether
« Reply #7 on: May 28, 2003, 07:02:53 AM »
Virginia sounds good to me.  Of course, most of us were planning on being in Raliegh around the 4th of July so perhaps we could do something then as well.
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Re:Official OC.net East Coast GetTogether
« Reply #8 on: May 28, 2003, 01:39:58 PM »
All I know is that yesterday in NYC it was freezing. Of course down in NC, it's not much better, but at least we have Bojangles and no toll roads.  

:disco:

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Matt,

XB!

If you were here you would know it was not "freezing."  It was cool, I prefer that to the stifling heat.  Everyone here is delighted about the weather.  

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« Reply #9 on: May 28, 2003, 03:30:10 PM »
I'm interested - Raleigh sounds prohibitive as my car has 150,000+ miles on it now, but anywhere mid-Atlantic would be great.
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Re:Official OC.net East Coast GetTogether
« Reply #10 on: May 28, 2003, 04:29:26 PM »
I like DC. Sometime in early August would be good. Yes, I know that is around the time of the apostle's fast.  Maybe then right before like the last weekend in July.  The reason is I am going to NC in August and I could just go to DC first.  I really want to be able to go to the get together since I am one of the admins!  :D

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Re:Official OC.net East Coast GetTogether
« Reply #11 on: May 28, 2003, 05:18:07 PM »
Christos Anesti!

I'm game anywhere on the East Coast.

Depending on the number of people attending, I think a one full day BBQ thing and a lunch the day would be great. For the BBQ thing, maybe we could rent a covering in one of the Parks around where we are going to meet.

I know that there are plenty of parks around DC area where we can do that.

Would be nice if we could do it on a Sat and all of us attend a liturgy on Sunday.


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Re:Official OC.net East Coast GetTogether
« Reply #12 on: May 28, 2003, 05:39:12 PM »
I like DC. Sometime in early August would be good. Yes, I know that is around the time of the apostle's fast.  Maybe then right before like the last weekend in July.  The reason is I am going to NC in August and I could just go to DC first.  I really want to be able to go to the get together since I am one of the admins!  :D

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umm, when would you be coming back north?  Early August in the DC area can be, how to put this.... Hotter then blazes. :D  Yes, some years it's 80's and dry, but other years perhaps the words "Stifling, muggy, a scorcher and H-cubed (Hazy, hot and humid" give some of the idea.

Seems like we need a time and place where the southerners can wear coats and the northerners shorts just in case.

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Re:Official OC.net East Coast GetTogether
« Reply #13 on: May 28, 2003, 06:49:36 PM »
D.C. will work... there's supposed to be a bar there with 2000 types of beer.  Perhaps I might get there a day early. :)
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