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Should we celebrate AW with a dinner too?

Poll ended at Sat Jul 26, 2008 8:33 pm

Yes
7
88%
No
1
13%
Maybe
0
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Total votes : 8

Is it time for another Melbourne Dinner / Meet?

Postby rflower on Mon Jul 21, 2008 8:33 pm

If the Sydney-siders can have another meetup / dinner and call it Anniversary Weekend, what about us Melbournites?

Short notice, but how about the same weekend Saturday 2nd August? Maybe down Lygon St somewhere? Maybe if it happens, we could organise a cross country telephone call to the Sydney-siders?
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Re: Is it time for another Melbourne Dinner / Meet?

Postby _robbo_ on Mon Jul 21, 2008 8:52 pm

hmm could be good. Was annoyed i wasn't able to make the last event.
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Re: Is it time for another Melbourne Dinner / Meet?

Postby Oz_Beachside on Mon Jul 21, 2008 11:59 pm

rflower wrote:... Maybe down Lygon St somewhere? Maybe if it happens, we could organise a cross country telephone call to the Sydney-siders?


im not certain they have telephones down there in Sydney...? :D
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Re: Is it time for another Melbourne Dinner / Meet?

Postby gstark on Tue Jul 22, 2008 8:37 am

Oz_Beachside wrote:
rflower wrote:... Maybe down Lygon St somewhere? Maybe if it happens, we could organise a cross country telephone call to the Sydney-siders?


im not certain they have telephones down there in Sydney...? :D


We can use a couple of tin cans and a long piece of wire.
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Re: Is it time for another Melbourne Dinner / Meet?

Postby dviv on Tue Jul 22, 2008 9:54 am

gstark wrote:
Oz_Beachside wrote:
rflower wrote:... Maybe down Lygon St somewhere? Maybe if it happens, we could organise a cross country telephone call to the Sydney-siders?


im not certain they have telephones down there in Sydney...? :D


We can use a couple of tin cans and a long piece of wire.


I'll get the pidgeons warmed up.
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Re: Is it time for another Melbourne Dinner / Meet?

Postby gstark on Tue Jul 22, 2008 10:00 am

dviv wrote:
gstark wrote:
Oz_Beachside wrote:
rflower wrote:... Maybe down Lygon St somewhere? Maybe if it happens, we could organise a cross country telephone call to the Sydney-siders?


im not certain they have telephones down there in Sydney...? :D


We can use a couple of tin cans and a long piece of wire.


I'll get the pidgeons warmed up.


Are they anything like pigeons? :)
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Re: Is it time for another Melbourne Dinner / Meet?

Postby dviv on Tue Jul 22, 2008 10:07 am

gstark wrote:
dviv wrote:
gstark wrote:
Oz_Beachside wrote:
rflower wrote:... Maybe down Lygon St somewhere? Maybe if it happens, we could organise a cross country telephone call to the Sydney-siders?


im not certain they have telephones down there in Sydney...? :D


We can use a couple of tin cans and a long piece of wire.


I'll get the pidgeons warmed up.


Are they anything like pigeons? :)


Nothing like them... totally different beast! :roll:
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Re: Is it time for another Melbourne Dinner / Meet?

Postby Antsl on Tue Jul 22, 2008 10:27 am

dviv wrote:
gstark wrote:
dviv wrote:
gstark wrote:
Oz_Beachside wrote:
rflower wrote:... Maybe down Lygon St somewhere? Maybe if it happens, we could organise a cross country telephone call to the Sydney-siders?


im not certain they have telephones down there in Sydney...? :D


We can use a couple of tin cans and a long piece of wire.


I'll get the pidgeons warmed up.


Are they anything like pigeons? :)


Nothing like them... totally different beast! :roll:


I might be interested in coming along for a catchup - what if we don't like pidgeon though.....
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Re: Is it time for another Melbourne Dinner / Meet?

Postby dviv on Tue Jul 22, 2008 11:21 am

Antsl wrote:
dviv wrote:
gstark wrote:
dviv wrote:
gstark wrote:
Oz_Beachside wrote:
rflower wrote:... Maybe down Lygon St somewhere? Maybe if it happens, we could organise a cross country telephone call to the Sydney-siders?


im not certain they have telephones down there in Sydney...? :D


We can use a couple of tin cans and a long piece of wire.


I'll get the pidgeons warmed up.


Are they anything like pigeons? :)


Nothing like them... totally different beast! :roll:


I might be interested in coming along for a catchup - what if we don't like pidgeon though.....


It's much tastier than Pigeon! :twisted:
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Re: Is it time for another Melbourne Dinner / Meet?

Postby Greg B on Tue Jul 22, 2008 12:42 pm

Fawlty Towers, Series Two, Episode 6, Basil The Rat wrote:Basil: Manuel, I'm sorry. This is an emergency. Important. See? The health inspector's just been. Things wrong with hotel. We put them right, by tomorrow. All right? Now, Manuel. Go up to the roof. The roof?
Manuel [Manuel gets up and leaves the room]: Sí
Basil: In the... [Basil stops him] ...No, no. I haven't told you yet. [Manuel comes back in] Now, go to the water tank.
Manuel: Water.
Basil: Water tank. Water on roof in tank? Yes?
Manuel: Sí, sí, sí.
Basil: Two dead pigeons, in tank, take out.
[Manuel gives Basil a puzzled look.]

Basil: This isn't difficult Manuel. This isn't a proposition from Wittgenstein. Listen, two dead pigeons, water tank.
[Manuel laughs.]

Basil: What is funny?
Manuel: How they get up there?
Basil: How they...They flew up there.
[Manuel starts laughing again and makes pig noises while flapping his arms.]

Basil: Now stop...Will you just pull yourself...Oh, not pigs, pigeons.
Manuel: ¿Qué?
Basil: Pigeon, pigeon. [Picks up a dictionary.] Like your English. [Flicks through dictionary to find pigeon.] Piaton, pifle, pig, pigeon. Pigeon
Manuel: Pig-e-on. Ah.
Basil [Sees Manuel's pet rat]: What is that?
Manuel: Is my hamster. Pig-e-on.
Basil: Hamster?
Manuel: Sí, Sí. No, no, no. Pigeon
Basil: Manuel, it's a rat.
Manuel: Pigeon.
Basil: It's a rat.
Manuel: No, no, no, no. Is hamster.
Basil: Well, of course it's a rat! You have rats in Spain, don't you? Or did Franco have them all shot?
Manuel: Is hamster.
Basil: It's a rat.
Manuel: No, I think so too.
Basil: What?
Manuel: I say to man in shop, "Is rat." He say, "No, no, no. Is a special kind of hamster. Is filligree Siberian hamster." Only one in shop, he make special price, only five pound.
Basil: Have you ever heard of the bubonic plague, Manuel? It was very popular here at one time. A lot of pedigree hamsters came over on ships, from Siberia...
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Re: Is it time for another Melbourne Dinner / Meet?

Postby gstark on Tue Jul 22, 2008 6:46 pm

Antsl wrote:
dviv wrote:
gstark wrote:
dviv wrote:
gstark wrote:
Oz_Beachside wrote:
rflower wrote:... Maybe down Lygon St somewhere? Maybe if it happens, we could organise a cross country telephone call to the Sydney-siders?


im not certain they have telephones down there in Sydney...? :D


We can use a couple of tin cans and a long piece of wire.


I'll get the pidgeons warmed up.


Are they anything like pigeons? :)


Nothing like them... totally different beast! :roll:


I might be interested in coming along for a catchup - what if we don't like pidgeon though.....


Pigeon with ketchup? What a waste of Lygon St cuisine! I'm sure that there's a better choice of sauces in Chinatown. :)
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Re: Is it time for another Melbourne Dinner / Meet?

Postby Oz_Beachside on Tue Jul 22, 2008 11:06 pm

gstark wrote:
Antsl wrote:
dviv wrote:
gstark wrote:
dviv wrote:
gstark wrote:
Oz_Beachside wrote:
rflower wrote:... Maybe down Lygon St somewhere? Maybe if it happens, we could organise a cross country telephone call to the Sydney-siders?


im not certain they have telephones down there in Sydney...? :D


We can use a couple of tin cans and a long piece of wire.


I'll get the pidgeons warmed up.


Are they anything like pigeons? :)


Nothing like them... totally different beast! :roll:


I might be interested in coming along for a catchup - what if we don't like pidgeon though.....


Pigeon with ketchup? What a waste of Lygon St cuisine! I'm sure that there's a better choice of sauces in Chinatown. :)


i dont like dog on a stick...
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Re: Is it time for another Melbourne Dinner / Meet?

Postby paulmac on Thu Jul 24, 2008 1:35 pm

Pigeon with ketchup?


That's a chicken kebab with barbeque sauce, isn't it?

Either way, count me in.
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Re: Is it time for another Melbourne Dinner / Meet?

Postby methd on Thu Jul 24, 2008 6:29 pm

what's the date?
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Re: Is it time for another Melbourne Dinner / Meet?

Postby rflower on Fri Jul 25, 2008 8:45 pm

methd wrote:what's the date?

As per the front page at the moment ... August 2


There seems to be a bit of positive interest based on the results of the poll. Anyone have any suggestions for places that deal in pigeon on a stick (with or without ketchup) (or anything else that takes your fancy)?
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Re: Is it time for another Melbourne Dinner / Meet? AW Sat 2/Aug

Postby rflower on Sun Jul 27, 2008 3:57 pm

7/8 participants in the poll thought we should have a Melbourne meet to help celebrate Anniversary Weekend.

How about Saturday 2 August. 7pm start ... venue to be discussed / decided on.
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Re: Is it time for another Melbourne Dinner / Meet?

Postby rmp on Sat Aug 02, 2008 6:02 pm

Given this is in two hours I'm assuming it's not happening?
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Re: Is it time for another Melbourne Dinner / Meet?

Postby Willy wombat on Sat Aug 02, 2008 9:44 pm

Id say thats a fair bet!

Im back from a few weeks away now so im keen to meet up in the next few weeks if there is any more interest from Melb members.
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