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Re: Rolling the ball

From: Steve Singer <ssinger_pg(at)sympatico(dot)ca>
To: Jonathan Fuerth <jonathan(at)fuerth(dot)ca>
Cc: Ian Bailey <ian(at)hardcircle(dot)net>, torontopug(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Rolling the ball
Date: 2008-06-12 03:32:56
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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.


> 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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