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Old 08-03-2013, 06:43 PM
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Fall Chicago Dopefest

Well, after the great turnout and great people I met at the Spring, cough Summer Dopefest, I will start the Fall Dopefest thread.

Any Saturday afternoon in October works well for me.D'Agostino's worked well as a Dopefest site. The food was excellent and the drinks were reasonably priced.
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Old 08-03-2013, 11:17 PM
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I'm down wif dat. D'Ag's was a great venue, and the schedule was just right, even with the Cub's game.
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Old 08-04-2013, 03:29 PM
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I agree in principle.
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Old 08-05-2013, 08:13 AM
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It looks like I'll be in Chicago periodically for a couple of years; subscribing to this thread.

Might work for lunch on the 22nd of August. Anywhere on the blue or red.
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Old 08-05-2013, 08:15 AM
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I agree in principle.

I agree in jeans and a t-shirt, with the requisite college sweatshirt. Represent!
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Old 08-05-2013, 08:31 AM
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I'm fine with Dags. Location works, plus pizza and booze in the same room = all right.
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Old 08-06-2013, 06:28 AM
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Currently all Saturdays in October are open to me.
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Old 08-23-2013, 08:50 PM
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October 19 or 26? They both work for me.

D'Agostino's 1351 W Addison. 1 PM. That time worked well and there will not be Cubs baseball in October.
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Old 08-24-2013, 02:36 PM
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Both work for me. And I agree that we won't have to worry about the Cubbies.
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Old 08-28-2013, 05:03 PM
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Subscribed. And both October 19th and 26th are free and clear for me at the moment.
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Old 08-28-2013, 08:41 PM
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Jusss..
Please..
If y....
Can there just please be a date for this thing?
Here, use the 19th. There may be Halloween stuff on the 26th.
Any objections?
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Old 08-28-2013, 10:26 PM
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Will be traveling on the 19th but majority rules.
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Old 08-30-2013, 09:55 AM
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I may be able to go as long as it's not the weekend of the marathon (Oct. 12th-13th).
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Old 08-31-2013, 07:55 AM
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My calendar is OK for 19th, but my mother-in-law (93) has been having one problem after another, so I'm can't give a 100% commitment. I'll do my best.
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Old 09-14-2013, 01:04 PM
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October 19 or 26? They both work for me.

D'Agostino's 1351 W Addison. 1 PM. That time worked well and there will not be Cubs baseball in October.
When is there ever (that won't immediately end with a humiliating defeat)?

d&r
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Old 09-16-2013, 11:54 AM
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I'm looking forward to this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbG-4...ature=youtu.be

http://auditoriumtheatre.org/wb/page...p?event_id=463
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Old 10-05-2013, 03:46 PM
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October 19 or 26? They both work for me.

D'Agostino's 1351 W Addison. 1 PM. That time worked well and there will not be Cubs baseball in October.
Everyone still want to do the 19th? I'm free and eager for another meet up.
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Old 10-06-2013, 07:34 AM
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Still looks OK for me... However, my mother-in-law is 93, has been in and out of hospitals and rehabs, so I can never predict nothin'.
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Old 10-06-2013, 04:39 PM
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Still works for me.
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Old 10-06-2013, 08:19 PM
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I could do it if it's early enough in the afternoon.
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Old 10-07-2013, 08:09 AM
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Yes, OK.
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Old 10-07-2013, 10:08 PM
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Sounds fine to me.
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Old 10-13-2013, 11:48 AM
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How does 1 PM work as a time?
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Old 10-14-2013, 09:49 AM
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Sounds fine to me.
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Old 10-14-2013, 12:20 PM
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Make it so!
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Old 10-14-2013, 05:42 PM
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The 19th is still good for me.
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Old 10-14-2013, 08:55 PM
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Yup.
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Old 10-14-2013, 08:55 PM
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1pm is fine here, too.
There's nothing like an appointment with people I barely know to give my early afternoon day drinking that sheen of authenticity.

And keep up the good work spiking our weird views/posts ratio for the thread. Over 1000 now!
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Old 10-15-2013, 12:06 PM
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Sorry, guys, unlikely I'll be able to make it.
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Old 10-15-2013, 08:30 PM
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I'm actually going to be in town on Thursday, just for the day on my way to somewhere else. Can do lunch or dinner.
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Old 10-18-2013, 04:32 PM
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Reminder:

D'Agostino's 1351 W Addison. 1 PM
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Old 10-18-2013, 07:08 PM
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Is something wrong with me that I think 1pm is early? Don't answer that. I'll be there, but not on the dot.
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Old 10-19-2013, 09:25 AM
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I hate doing this at the last minute but I gotta beg off this time. Hope everyone has a great time, though.
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Old 10-19-2013, 11:43 AM
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I'll probably arrive 1:30ish.
Maybe the first to arrive could try to grab that same corner spot at the bar near the door.

Fisha, it just wasn't in the cards this week.
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Old 10-19-2013, 01:09 PM
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Anyone here yet? I don't know what anyone looks like
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Old 10-19-2013, 01:15 PM
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I'm here, at the bar, same place as last time , wearing blue plaid shirt and Chicago reader next to me
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Old 10-19-2013, 07:30 PM
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I had a great time! There seems to be some interest in a winter Dopefest, probably in January.

If you're interested, post away. I like D'Agostino's but I certainly don't want another private party to take over the entire bar area. I'm open to pretty much any place with CTA access.
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Old 10-20-2013, 08:33 AM
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I'm really sorry to have missed it, and I hope for January. (We're in the process of putting my mother-in-law into Medicaid and into a nursing facility, and every step is painful and more complicated than anticipated. I would MUCH rather have been drinking with y'all than sizing up nursing homes.)
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Old 10-20-2013, 12:11 PM
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Damn, sorry I missed it. Stupid job! Why couldn't I just be on the dole like everyone else?

January sounds good, though. D'Ag's is fine by me.
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Old 10-20-2013, 08:49 PM
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It was great meeting everyone!
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Old 10-21-2013, 08:37 PM
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Damn, sorry I missed it.
No call, no show? Don't think it didn't come up. Your attending privileges are under review, Mortiss. The bucket nurse guy where you were sitting last time is a not a fitting substitute.

It was a really fun fest, we always have a good time.

January is open at the moment. Dag's is ok but I'm open to other venues. It got kind of crowded and really loud at a surprisingly early hour but I guess that could happen anywhere.
Pffft..Charity events...
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Old 10-23-2013, 10:31 AM
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Sorry I wasn't there. Didn't even leave the airport on Thursday-I arrived, it was 40 and rainy, I said, "Forget that!"

(Actually ORD being late as usual worked in my favor-I was able to catch my next flight a day early. (Don't even try to find the logic in that sentence.))

Next time!
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Old 10-24-2013, 07:16 PM
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It sounds like you all had fun.

See... *digs toes into dirt* ...the thing about work and going back to school is that sometimes you have to push your schedule around in very unwanted ways. I am hoping to show up for the winter 'fest, though, assuming we're not buried under ten tons of snow.
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Old 10-30-2013, 06:33 PM
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Available this Friday 11/1 for lunch, pretty much anywhere within reason.
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Old 10-31-2013, 01:17 AM
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No call, no show? Don't think it didn't come up. Your attending privileges are under review, Mortiss.
I am honored to have been missed! Next time, for sure.
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