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Re: Rolling the ball

From: "Ian Bailey" <ian(at)hardcircle(dot)net>
To: torontopug(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: "Jonathan Fuerth" <jonathan(at)fuerth(dot)ca>, "Steve Singer" <ssinger_pg(at)sympatico(dot)ca>
Subject: Re: Rolling the ball
Date: 2008-06-12 03:56:17
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All right folks, the post is now up on our page:

Please start passing out this URL, and let's get this group started!
Let me know if you see anything I missed in the post.

Again, if either of you want to have posts on the TorontoPUG site,
send me your account id on the PUG site, and I can add your posts to
the page.

Just in case there's overlap, I'll be adding this event to Facebook,
TorCamp, and the Toronto Ruby Sites.


On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 11:32 PM, Steve Singer <ssinger_pg(at)sympatico(dot)ca> wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Jun 2008, [utf-8] Jonathan Fuerth wrote:
> Then the Rhino on the 23rd it is.  I think 7:30pm is a good start time. It
> gives people time to come from most parts of the city and/or grab dinner. If
> we were meeting in a room and are planning on going to the pub after
> presentations an eariler time might make sense, but that isn't the case.
> Steve
>> Sounds good. The last thing to decide is start time. For me, 7:00 is about
>> the earliest I can manage. 7:30 would be ideal. If you guys want to start
>> earlier, I can simply show up late! :)
>> Once that's decided, I'll start spreading the word to people I know!
>> -Jonathan
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: "Ian Bailey" <ian(at)hardcircle(dot)net>
>> Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 23:09:29
>> To:torontopug(at)postgresql(dot)org
>> Cc:"Jonathan Fuerth" <jonathan(at)fuerth(dot)ca>,"Steve Singer"
>> <ssinger_pg(at)sympatico(dot)ca>
>> Subject: Re: [torontopug] Rolling the ball
>> Sorry guys, I've been meaning to send out the e-mails, I've just been
>> caught up with a few things this week.
>> I've called the Rhino already, and they are find with having us on the
>> 23rd. I told them we'd be about 10 people, but they said we can call
>> them the Friday before the weekend if we have crazy turnout, and they
>> can even ask extra servers to come in.
>> I've given a bit of thought about the venue, and I think the Rhino may
>> be a better venue for socialization and light discussion, as it is
>> quite a large place, whereas the Linux Caffe is more conducive to more
>> in-depth discussion, as it's a bit quieter. To get a bit more turn-out
>> initially, I'm favouring the Rhino. Plus, it's on the Queen streetcar
>> line, which makes it a bit more accessible for downtown people. I'm
>> not feeling any strong opposition to the Rhino, but let me know if
>> either of you have strong objections.
>> I have an account on pugs, but if either of you have an account as
>> well, I have the ability to include all of our posts on the TorontoPUG
>> page. I'm writing up a post as we speak, to publish as soon as we
>> agree on the location.
>> ~Ian
>> On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 10:46 PM, Steve Singer <ssinger_pg(at)sympatico(dot)ca>
>> wrote:
>>> On Wed, 11 Jun 2008, Jonathan Fuerth wrote:
>>>> Hi everyone,
>>>> It's been a bit quiet on the list lately, so I'm just trying to get the
>>>> ball rolling again.
>>>> Since the decision to meet on the 4th Monday of each month has some
>>>> research behind it, and there haven't been any objections, I propose we
>>>> adopt that meeting date and resolve to have our first meeting this month
>>>> (June 23).
>>> +1 to having a meeting on the 23rd.
>>>> As for where, I think all of the options we've heard so far are great.
>>>> If
>>>> I had to narrow down my vote to 2 choices, I would choose The Rhino
>>>> (because
>>>> it was Ian's first suggestion) and the Linux Cafe (because it's been
>>>> suggested several times). If I were forced to narrow it down further,
>>>> I'd
>>>> just call both places and see which can accommodate a group on June 23.
>>>> :)
>>> I'm of a similar view? If anyone (Ian?) has strong feelings for one or
>>> the
>>> other they should feel free to volunteer to call their preferred spot.
>>> Also, does someone have access to post events on the
>>> blog?
>>>> Best regards,
>>>> -Jonathan
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