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Old 01-28-2007, 12:46 PM
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Montreal and Ottawa Dopers! Wanna meet?

I am going to be making a triangle trip to Ottawa and Montreal after February 10th. Details remain to be worked out, but I'm stopping in Bancroft for a party on Saturday the 10th, and then heading east along Highway 7. Anyone want to meet?
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Old 01-28-2007, 06:48 PM
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Sure, could be a preparation for Sugardope.
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Old 01-28-2007, 08:53 PM
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That would be good, since unfortunately it's looking like I'll not be able to make it for Sugardope (they're holding Federal Council at the same time).
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Old 01-28-2007, 09:16 PM
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When is Sugardope? I'd like to meet a few Montreal dopers, though I don't think I can make it to anything in Ottawa. Although I do plan to go up there at the end of February, but that's just to visit a friend! Since I have seen her twice in the past 4-5 years, I figure I owe the whole trip to seeing her!
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Old 01-28-2007, 09:57 PM
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Here is the thread for this year's Sugardope.
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Old 01-28-2007, 10:37 PM
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I'm in!

Incidentally, I have ties to all of the places you mentioned - I live in Montreal now, I used to live in Ottawa, my Dad has a cottage near Bancroft on Papineau Lake, and Highway 7 is a major artery running through my hometown of Peterborough....
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Old 01-28-2007, 10:57 PM
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I'm in!

Incidentally, I have ties to all of the places you mentioned - I live in Montreal now, I used to live in Ottawa, my Dad has a cottage near Bancroft on Papineau Lake, and Highway 7 is a major artery running through my hometown of Peterborough....
My hometown is Peterborough as well!

This is too weird.

I just read the SugarDope thread... looks like I'll be on another course that weekend and the following ones, so this trip may be it.

I'll know more after talking to a couple of Ottawa (non-Doper) people this week. And I need to book holidays... and I don't want to do that until my performance review at work is over. :: shudder ::
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Old 01-28-2007, 11:19 PM
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My hometown is Peterborough as well!

This is too weird.
That is so cool. I wonder if we know any of the same people.
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Old 01-29-2007, 12:21 AM
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And as kfl knows, my grandparents were from Peterborough.
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Old 01-29-2007, 07:40 AM
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That is so cool. I wonder if we know any of the same people.
Probably not... we moved away when I was seven.
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Old 01-29-2007, 10:26 AM
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Depending on exact date/time, I'm interested.

*watches thread with a keen eye*
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Old 01-29-2007, 03:30 PM
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Saturday and Sunday evenings I'm in the office, but may be able to duck out for an hour. Keep us advised...
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Old 02-07-2007, 09:51 AM
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So, when do you expect to arrive in town ?
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Old 02-07-2007, 10:29 AM
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Alas! Alas! Thanks to certain family events, I must postpone this trip until March. However, I have put a firmer date on it in March. I will be taking a building-code course at Loyalist College on the last two wekends of March, and sometime during the week between (the 26th to the 29th of March), I will be making my visits.
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Old 02-07-2007, 03:34 PM
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*sneaks in*

Psssst! Everyone in Toronto!

Let's all get together when Sunspace has left and plot evilly behind his back!
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Old 02-07-2007, 03:43 PM
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*sneaks in*

Psssst! Everyone in Toronto!

Let's all get together when Sunspace has left and plot evilly behind his back!
But how do you know that it is not I who plots evilly behind a smokescreen of misdirection? Eh? Eh?
Bwa-ha-ha-ha-ha....

*coughs*

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Old 02-07-2007, 03:51 PM
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But how do you know that it is not I who plots evilly behind a smokescreen of misdirection? Eh? Eh?
So now we have to counter-plot evilly as well?

All this evil stuff is so time-consuming... *sigh*
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Old 02-20-2007, 10:24 PM
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So now we have to counter-plot evilly as well?

All this evil stuff is so time-consuming... *sigh*
But look at it this way... we are far and away the style leaders!
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Old 03-23-2007, 04:16 PM
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Well!

I will be in Montréal on Tuesday (and probably Wednesday, pending accomodation Tuesday night). Anyone still want to meet? (Sorry, I know it's short notice...)

This is what happens when you absolutely need to get out of Toronto to save your sanity...
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Old 03-23-2007, 06:21 PM
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Well!

I will be in Montréal on Tuesday (and probably Wednesday, pending accomodation Tuesday night). Anyone still want to meet? (Sorry, I know it's short notice...)

This is what happens when you absolutely need to get out of Toronto to save your sanity...
I'll meet you! When and where?
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Old 03-23-2007, 09:37 PM
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I'm there!
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Old 03-24-2007, 11:35 AM
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Sure, I'll be available also.
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Old 03-26-2007, 12:12 PM
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Yay!
I'm now in Ottawa at a frend's house. I plan to arrive in Montreal tomorrow late morning (11:30 ish), on the bus from Ottawa. I'll be staying overnight at the home of a fellow Esperanto speaker, then returning to Toronto on Wednesday afternoon. So Would you folks be up for meeting tomorrow afternoon or early evening? (I'll email matt_mcl.)
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Old 03-26-2007, 08:06 PM
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I am free after work (5 PM). I can be downtown by 5:45, is a dinner thing a good idea maybe?
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Old 03-26-2007, 08:48 PM
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I am free after work (5 PM). I can be downtown by 5:45, is a dinner thing a good idea maybe?
Early evening dinner would be good. I have no idea of good veniues, though.
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Old 03-26-2007, 10:38 PM
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Ok well I will be in touch with matt_mcl on his cellphone, and my work e-mail is ekuehnba at amscan dot com, so if you make any plans during the day, let me know.

I am sure people will be by with suggestions for restaurants, but here are a few places I know of downtown:

* Curry House
* Three Amigos
* Dunn's deli
* Le Commensal
* Baton Rouge


Or, you can go to The Village, which has a handful of places as well, like St. Hubert, Bato Thai, and Le Planète.
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Old 03-27-2007, 12:24 AM
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I am free after work (5 PM). I can be downtown by 5:45, is a dinner thing a good idea maybe?
That would work for me too. I'm usually home from work at around 4 PM. And dinner sounds good for me too.
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Because of Scott's travel arrangements I'll suggest the village for dinner. Do we like Thai?
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Old 03-27-2007, 08:28 AM
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Hi!

I'm on a Bell internet terminal at the Ottawa bus station posting this, and it won't let me get to my Rogers email! Arrgghh! So I can't check my email. If matt_ncl or kung fu lola could contact me at the cellphone number I emailed last night, then we could connect.

Thai sounds good, too.

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Because of Scott's travel arrangements I'll suggest the village for dinner. Do we like Thai?
Sounds good
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Old 03-27-2007, 11:44 AM
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OK. Bâto Thai, 1310 Ste Catherine Est, Beaudry metro, at 6 PM.
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Old 03-28-2007, 10:06 PM
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I'm at home now, posting on my borrowed Linux box, and the saga continues...
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