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Offline romevi

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #350 on: Fri, 29 April 2016, 18:38:01 »
I know the date is TBA, but is there a guesstimate? Summer? Autumn?
Or a season that's not a girl's name?

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #351 on: Fri, 29 April 2016, 20:12:36 »
I know the date is TBA, but is there a guesstimate? Summer? Autumn?
Or a season that's not a girl's name?

August-September I thought.
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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing
« Reply #352 on: Sat, 30 April 2016, 16:47:33 »
I know the date is TBA, but is there a guesstimate? Summer? Autumn?
Or a season that's not a girl's name?

timing will be Aug/Sept with a heavy push for August due to school schedules and the like.  :thumb:

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #353 on: Sun, 01 May 2016, 11:17:48 »
What are we gonna do during the event? Wish I could join it this year!

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #354 on: Sun, 01 May 2016, 22:11:38 »
I know the date is TBA, but is there a guesstimate? Summer? Autumn?
Or a season that's not a girl's name?

timing will be Aug/Sept with a heavy push for August due to school schedules and the like.  :thumb:

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #355 on: Mon, 02 May 2016, 05:56:25 »
Now that location has been decided, Would it be worth it to spin off a new thread for actual events planning and scheduling? Compartmentalize info to make it easier to find.

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #356 on: Mon, 02 May 2016, 08:37:10 »
Now that location has been decided, Would it be worth it to spin off a new thread for actual events planning and scheduling? Compartmentalize info to make it easier to find.

Yes.  :D  I'll make a few standard threads, but anyone can feel free to add as they see fit (thread to organize carpools if needed, etc).

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #357 on: Mon, 02 May 2016, 08:39:40 »
How do people usually organize after-events? Would love to join a group going to Galloping Ghost.
Would that be discussed here or a different thread?

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #358 on: Mon, 02 May 2016, 09:03:48 »
How do people usually organize after-events? Would love to join a group going to Galloping Ghost.
Would that be discussed here or a different thread?

That will be something brought up here (like now :) ) and then spun off into another thread such as "After-con events" or something. 

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing
« Reply #359 on: Tue, 03 May 2016, 19:09:14 »
Chicago eh?  I would possibly be able to make it depending on when it happened. 

Is KeyCon usually a weekend thing or longer?

Obviously the actual con was only the one day, but a few people got there as early as Thursday IIRC and were there til Monday
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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #360 on: Tue, 03 May 2016, 20:04:31 »
So Chicago's been decided? I'm excited  :D

Is there a venue or something decided already? Sorry I'm late to the discussion
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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #361 on: Wed, 04 May 2016, 09:16:30 »
So Chicago's been decided? I'm excited  :D

Is there a venue or something decided already? Sorry I'm late to the discussion

Date and venue still TBD.   :thumb:

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #362 on: Wed, 04 May 2016, 11:27:17 »
What sort of events are usually planned? I would like to see something like a live-build would be cool.

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #363 on: Wed, 04 May 2016, 13:57:33 »
So Chicago's been decided? I'm excited  :D

Is there a venue or something decided already? Sorry I'm late to the discussion

Date and venue still TBD.   :thumb:

I would like to throw my vote in for Austin, TX as well. Since I just moved here that would be super convenient.
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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #364 on: Wed, 04 May 2016, 13:59:07 »
So Chicago's been decided? I'm excited  :D

Is there a venue or something decided already? Sorry I'm late to the discussion

Date and venue still TBD.   :thumb:

I would like to throw my vote in for Austin, TX as well. Since I just moved here that would be super convenient.

Whoops I see it's in Chicago.
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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #365 on: Sun, 08 May 2016, 21:23:20 »
Totally missed that this one was finalized.  Maybe I'll spend the night this time.
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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #366 on: Sat, 21 May 2016, 17:09:38 »
when doe
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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #367 on: Sat, 21 May 2016, 17:40:14 »
I wanna go OnO
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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #368 on: Sat, 21 May 2016, 17:40:41 »
Oh wait **** Chicago. Why there again?
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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #369 on: Sat, 21 May 2016, 21:15:28 »
Oh wait **** Chicago. Why there again?
We picked it because we thought it might annoy you, so we could be entertained.

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #370 on: Sat, 21 May 2016, 21:58:36 »
Oh wait **** Chicago. Why there again?
Because no one could decide on a place

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #371 on: Sat, 21 May 2016, 22:02:17 »
Oh wait **** Chicago. Why there again?
Because no one could decide on a place

And Galloping Ghost...


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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #372 on: Sat, 21 May 2016, 23:00:49 »
lame
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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #375 on: Sun, 22 May 2016, 19:26:18 »
Third Coast, bros, where the water is fresh and cold.
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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #376 on: Mon, 23 May 2016, 07:45:57 »
Oh wait **** Chicago. Why there again?
Because no one could decide on a place

Not quite.  Given the timing, it was the best option.

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #377 on: Mon, 23 May 2016, 14:20:46 »
Oh wait **** Chicago. Why there again?
Because no one could decide on a place

Not quite.  Given the timing, it was the best option.

I thought it was because Hoff was hoping to catch a Bears game?
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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #378 on: Mon, 23 May 2016, 14:25:42 »
Oh wait **** Chicago. Why there again?
Because no one could decide on a place

Not quite.  Given the timing, it was the best option.

I thought it was because Hoff was hoping to catch a Bears game?
But wouldn't any other cities team be better than the one he has to watch?

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #379 on: Mon, 23 May 2016, 14:28:55 »
Oh wait **** Chicago. Why there again?
Because no one could decide on a place

Not quite.  Given the timing, it was the best option.

I thought it was because Hoff was hoping to catch a Bears game?
But wouldn't any other cities team be better than the one he has to watch?
Eh. I think he was just avoiding watching the mockery that is the Tennessee Titans.
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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #380 on: Mon, 23 May 2016, 14:31:58 »
Oh wait **** Chicago. Why there again?
Because no one could decide on a place

Not quite.  Given the timing, it was the best option.

I thought it was because Hoff was hoping to catch a Bears game?
But wouldn't any other cities team be better than the one he has to watch?

Is this a joke about the Packers being bad?  I'm a little distracted by the 13 world titles, sorry.

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #381 on: Mon, 23 May 2016, 14:32:56 »
Oh wait **** Chicago. Why there again?
Because no one could decide on a place

Not quite.  Given the timing, it was the best option.

I thought it was because Hoff was hoping to catch a Bears game?
But wouldn't any other cities team be better than the one he has to watch?

Is this a joke about the Packers being bad?  I'm a little distracted by the 13 world titles, sorry.
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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #382 on: Mon, 23 May 2016, 14:34:09 »
Oh wait **** Chicago. Why there again?
Because no one could decide on a place

Not quite.  Given the timing, it was the best option.

I thought it was because Hoff was hoping to catch a Bears game?
But wouldn't any other cities team be better than the one he has to watch?

Is this a joke about the Packers being bad?  I'm a little distracted by the 13 world titles, sorry.
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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #383 on: Tue, 24 May 2016, 00:16:01 »
Oh wait **** Chicago. Why there again?
Because no one could decide on a place

Not quite.  Given the timing, it was the best option.

I thought it was because Hoff was hoping to catch a Bears game?
But wouldn't any other cities team be better than the one he has to watch?

Is this a joke about the Packers being bad?  I'm a little distracted by the 13 world titles, sorry.

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #384 on: Tue, 24 May 2016, 04:44:17 »
Oh wait **** Chicago. Why there again?
Because no one could decide on a place

Not quite.  Given the timing, it was the best option.

I thought it was because Hoff was hoping to catch a Bears game?
But wouldn't any other cities team be better than the one he has to watch?

Is this a joke about the Packers being bad?  I'm a little distracted by the 13 world titles, sorry.
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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #385 on: Mon, 30 May 2016, 17:53:24 »
cool i'll try to make it! would love to see all the cool keyboards in person. Next time do it in Sacramento! :P

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« Reply #386 on: Tue, 31 May 2016, 12:06:46 »
cool i'll try to make it! would love to see all the cool keyboards in person. Next time do it in Sacramento! :p

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #387 on: Fri, 03 June 2016, 19:57:18 »
cool i'll try to make it! would love to see all the cool keyboards in person. Next time do it in Sacramento! :P

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing
« Reply #388 on: Wed, 08 June 2016, 20:05:44 »
Chicago eh?  I would possibly be able to make it depending on when it happened. 

Is KeyCon usually a weekend thing or longer?

Obviously the actual con was only the one day, but a few people got there as early as Thursday IIRC and were there til Monday

Yeah ill have to make a long weekend out of it or it just wouldnt be worth the drive.
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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #389 on: Wed, 08 June 2016, 20:08:11 »
We should get a group to go to Galloping Ghost.

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #390 on: Wed, 08 June 2016, 20:10:31 »
We should get a group to go to Galloping Ghost.

No idea what this is, but  I'll go  :cool:
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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #391 on: Wed, 08 June 2016, 20:57:48 »
We should get a group to go to Galloping Ghost.

No idea what this is, but  I'll go  :cool:

A sweet arcade that houses lots of good games. I live an hour away but never have been there. cptbadass says it's great.

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #392 on: Wed, 08 June 2016, 21:12:47 »
I need to put away some cash for the plane ticket up there, and probably a hotel room for a few nights. shieet.


I'll be disappoint if I'm not able to make it.

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #393 on: Thu, 09 June 2016, 10:21:50 »
We should get a group to go to Galloping Ghost.

No idea what this is, but  I'll go  :cool:

A sweet arcade that houses lots of good games. I live an hour away but never have been there. cptbadass says it's great.

Oh wow, it look's like it's right off of Ogden in Brookfield, I actually kinda know where it is!  What side of Chicago are you on rome?
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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #394 on: Thu, 09 June 2016, 10:27:59 »
We should get a group to go to Galloping Ghost.

No idea what this is, but  I'll go  :cool:

A sweet arcade that houses lots of good games. I live an hour away but never have been there. cptbadass says it's great.

Oh wow, it look's like it's right off of Ogden in Brookfield, I actually kinda know where it is!  What side of Chicago are you on rome?

Yeah, every time my friends go I can't.  :-[

Northern suburbs is where I reside.

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #395 on: Thu, 09 June 2016, 17:10:57 »
Highland Park here!  I can't wait for this event. 

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #396 on: Fri, 10 June 2016, 09:07:45 »
I'll be there!! So pumped that its in Chicago

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #397 on: Mon, 27 June 2016, 20:14:35 »
When will there be more information about date, time, location etc?

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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #398 on: Thu, 30 June 2016, 14:47:09 »
We should get a group to go to Galloping Ghost.

No idea what this is, but  I'll go  8)

A sweet arcade that houses lots of good games. I live an hour away but never have been there. cptbadass says it's great.

Oh wow, it look's like it's right off of Ogden in Brookfield, I actually kinda know where it is!  What side of Chicago are you on rome?

Yeah, every time my friends go I can't.  :-[

Northern suburbs is where I reside.


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Re: KeyCon 2016 Planning, Organizing, and Fraternizing (Location selected)
« Reply #399 on: Fri, 01 July 2016, 17:35:06 »
We should get a group to go to Galloping Ghost.

No idea what this is, but  I'll go  :cool:

A sweet arcade that houses lots of good games. I live an hour away but never have been there. cptbadass says it's great.

Confirmed great. Highly recommend you start at Burger Antics which is in Brookfield off of Grand Ave for one of the best burgers outside of the city, it's a 15 minute walk to Galloping Ghost. After playing games for a few hours, run down to Brixies on Ogden (1.5 blocks away) for a solid beer list and repeat until GG closes at 2AM.

I'm still bummed I had to miss Keycon last year. I'm crossing my fingers this happens in August or the one weekend in September when I'm free  :thumb: