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Old 02-17-2015, 10:31 PM   #21
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I wish you could be there as well.

Maybe once 2B retires he could change his name to Not2B
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Old 02-18-2015, 08:37 PM   #22
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Maybe once 2B retires he could change his name to Not2B
That is the question.

I'm in Katy and w*rk in the Memorial City (I-10/BW-8W) area. Woodlands are a bit far, but I'll follow this thread to see if there is future Houston area lunch.
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Old 02-18-2015, 10:39 PM   #23
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Anyone in The Woodlands area care to meet a Goose Acres for lunch on 2 March? Either reply to this message or send me a personal message.

If another day would be better, let me know that too.

Wanted to congratulate you! Just a small world dw and I had seriously considered retiring there a few years ago. Woodlands are a beautiful area . We ended up looking more near Dallas in the end. Congratulations!
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Old 02-24-2015, 07:07 AM   #24
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I've debated whether I should change it or not. The other suggestion I got was "Ib." I'll figure it out after I retire in 2 days.

This is primarily a way to bring the thread back to the front of the line to see if anyone that hasn't seen it before may be interested. Right now there are 4 "yeses" and 2 "manybes."
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Old 02-24-2015, 08:25 AM   #25
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This is primarily a way to bring the thread back to the front of the line to see if anyone that hasn't seen it before may be interested. Right now there are 4 "yeses" and 2 "manybes."
Good thinking. I'm looking forward to it, fish & chips, a pint or 2 of beer and meeting new friends.

When I get there I'll look for the table where folks are arguing about the merits of paying off a mortgage.
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Good thinking. I'm looking forward to it, fish & chips, a pint or 2 of beer and meeting new friends.

When I get there I'll look for the table where folks are arguing about the merits of paying off a mortgage.
I was planning on getting there a few minutes early and finding a table for 6 downstairs in case the two "maybes" show up. I plan on wearing a bright yellow shirt to be easy to spot.
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When I get there I'll look for the table where folks are arguing about the merits of paying off a mortgage.
Just look for the guy with the giant smile on his face.
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I wish that I could be there, but it would be quite a trip for me.

Have fun, guys!

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Just look for the guy with the giant smile on his face.
I almost wrote that I'd also be wearing a s--- eating grin but left it off.
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Just reminding y'all .. photos, please.
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I was planning on getting there a few minutes early and finding a table for 6 downstairs in case the two "maybes" show up. I plan on wearing a bright yellow shirt to be easy to spot.
Perfect.

I'll be the one with the strange accent.
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I wish that I could be there, but it would be quite a trip for me.

Have fun, guys!

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Thanks, we'll miss you. I'm hoping the weather is nice and sunny like the day we met in Seattle as I plan on walking to and from the pub.
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Perfect.

I'll be the one with the strange accent.
I look just like my avatar but I won't be wearing the powdered wig or blue jacket.
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I look just like my avatar but I won't be wearing the powdered wig or blue jacket.
You could say about the same about me and my avatar, remove all the hair, add a few decades of weathering and that's me.
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Won't be able to make this lunch.
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Won't be able to make this lunch.

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That sounds like a perfect lunch!

Sorry that I won't be able to make this one, two new employees starting Monday.

I'll keep an eye out for future Houston area meetings.

Congratulations to 2B, you're an inspiration!
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That was a very enjoyable lunch today with very amiable company. Thankyou 2B for organizing this.

Being retired gives me more time to read, and on the walk back home, filled with fish and chips and Irish pale ale, I kept thinking about a chapter in the book Super Freakonomics where it points out that you are 5 times more likely to be killed walking home drunk than driving home drunk.

(you are much more likely to kill someone else if you drive home drunk)
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That was a very enjoyable lunch today with very amiable company. Thankyou 2B for organizing this.

Being retired gives me more time to read, and on the walk back home, filled with fish and chips and Irish pale ale, I kept thinking about a chapter in the book Super Freakonomics where it points out that you are 5 times more likely to be killed walking home drunk than driving home drunk.

(you are much more likely to kill someone else if you drive home drunk)
Glad y'all had a good time. No photos?
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No photos?
Yes, photos.

I do hope they didn't enter into a secrecy pact signed in blood.
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Glad y'all had a good time. No photos?
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