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Keycon location (Final Poll)

Pittsburgh PA - att1cus & Jacbosmirror
30 (52.6%)
Atlanta GA - ultraidiot
16 (28.1%)
Austin TX - woodkeys
11 (19.3%)

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Voting closed: Wed, 07 February 2018, 01:38:50

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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> PLANNING
« Reply #150 on: Tue, 30 January 2018, 18:31:47 »
so now what. lol.

We compromise and have the meetup in Pittsburgh.  Duh.

Okay so initially this was just a joke, but then jacobsmirror started looking into venue options in Pittsburgh and now he and att1cus have agreed to co-host the meetup in Pittsburgh if desired.  So we'd have a slightly more population-central location for those driving in, and a killer combo of hosts for the event.  I've never been to Pittsburgh, but I've heard great things about its recent revitalization efforts, so it seems like a great option. 

My current thought is to go forward considering Pittsburgh as the final-round city, in place of a merged Columbus and Philadelphia, and have that go against Atlanta for one final round of voting.  Does anyone have strong feelings against this?  Discuss.

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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> PLANNING
« Reply #151 on: Tue, 30 January 2018, 23:48:43 »
so now what. lol.

We compromise and have the meetup in Pittsburgh.  Duh.

Okay so initially this was just a joke, but then jacobsmirror started looking into venue options in Pittsburgh and now he and att1cus have agreed to co-host the meetup in Pittsburgh if desired.  So we'd have a slightly more population-central location for those driving in, and a killer combo of hosts for the event.  I've never been to Pittsburgh, but I've heard great things about its recent revitalization efforts, so it seems like a great option. 

My current thought is to go forward considering Pittsburgh as the final-round city, in place of a merged Columbus and Philadelphia, and have that go against Atlanta for one final round of voting.  Does anyone have strong feelings against this?  Discuss.

I was for either of the two, so Pittsburgh works just as well.


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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> PLANNING
« Reply #152 on: Wed, 31 January 2018, 00:58:48 »
pls 2 b putting austin on the list also tia

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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> PLANNING
« Reply #153 on: Wed, 31 January 2018, 01:36:54 »
Since Philly and Columbus are merging, i will put up a final vote for 7 days with Pittsburgh, Atlanta, and Austin.  Dont think it would be fair to keep austin out of the vote since they are technically third place after the merger.

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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> PLANNING
« Reply #154 on: Wed, 31 January 2018, 01:39:04 »
And its up

For anyone interested, here are the results of the last poll:

Atlanta GA - Ultraidiot                  42 (22.1%)
Columbus OH - jacobsmirror         48 (25.3%)
Austin TX - woodkeys                   30 (15.8%)
Philadelphia PA - att1cus               48 (25.3%)
Chicago IL - ImpendingxDoom        18 (9.5%)
Other - post and find a host!!!          4 (2.1%)
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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> PLANNING
« Reply #155 on: Wed, 31 January 2018, 09:01:43 »
pls 2 b putting austin on the list also tia

Since Philly and Columbus are merging, i will put up a final vote for 7 days with Pittsburgh, Atlanta, and Austin.  Dont think it would be fair to keep austin out of the vote since they are technically third place after the merger.

Adding Austin makes perfect sense.  Thanks for putting the poll up!

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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> PLANNING
« Reply #156 on: Wed, 31 January 2018, 09:02:30 »
But you forgot to add Milwaukee! :P

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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> PLANNING
« Reply #157 on: Wed, 31 January 2018, 09:05:32 »
But you forgot to add Milwaukee! :P

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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> PLANNING
« Reply #158 on: Wed, 31 January 2018, 10:24:19 »
+1 for Pittsburgh. I can see Falling Water on the way, Andy Warhol museum, and it's only 5.5hrs from Philly. I can do that as a 2-3 day total trip.

It also means I have to finish up a few boards before the meetup.

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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> PLANNING
« Reply #159 on: Thu, 01 February 2018, 11:55:19 »
Pittsburgh would be excellent!

Anyone looking for something else interesting to do in the area, check out "The Mattress Factory", it's an installation art museum, REALLY cool. I go every time I visit pitt.

Plus my brother could come (he lives there), and maybe get him into keyboards like I am :o

Is there even the slightest murmur of the time of year?Like spring, summer, fall?
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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> PLANNING
« Reply #160 on: Thu, 01 February 2018, 12:16:50 »
Is there even the slightest murmur of the time of year?Like spring, summer, fall?

Typically KeyCon falls somewhere in the Summer timeframe, but that's not a hard limit or rule.  It can all depend on the organizer's availability and maybe some other factors I'm not thinking of.

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« Reply #161 on: Thu, 01 February 2018, 12:24:56 »
Yeah, I looked back at the previous years' dates to get an idea, and ended up with some spring and summer dates, so that's what I figured.

I just REALLY hope I can make it! (And that it's in Pitt, that's the only place I could make it to)

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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> PLANNING
« Reply #162 on: Thu, 01 February 2018, 12:55:39 »
haha. this just keeps getting better and better for me. 

I'm only 2.5 hours from Pittsburgh. Philly was 3, and I could handle the 6 to Columbus okay. 

Pittsburgh airport is small, but they do a lot of Southwest flights and it is about a 30min drive from downtown.

I know a little about the area and would be willing to help the fine lads Matt and Bill coordinate some.
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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> PLANNING
« Reply #163 on: Mon, 05 February 2018, 15:01:26 »
>Pittsburgh

You have all betrayed me, just when I thought I'd be able to actually go to one of these things. :(
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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> PLANNING
« Reply #164 on: Wed, 07 February 2018, 20:51:08 »
Pittsburgh wins.

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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> Pittsburgh Wins
« Reply #165 on: Thu, 08 February 2018, 06:32:08 »
Pittsburgh ayyyye less go

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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> Pittsburgh Wins
« Reply #166 on: Thu, 08 February 2018, 07:01:23 »
Yeeeeee, see yall in Pittsburgh!! ^-^

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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> Pittsburgh Wins
« Reply #167 on: Thu, 08 February 2018, 07:37:07 »
Couldnt make it to nearby Philly last year due to timing but hopefully Ill be there this year, its about a four hour drive for me.  Might need to bring the fam and make a weeekend out of it.

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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> Pittsburgh Wins
« Reply #168 on: Thu, 08 February 2018, 09:49:20 »
LET'S OPEN THIS PITT UP!

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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> Pittsburgh Wins
« Reply #169 on: Thu, 08 February 2018, 14:51:28 »
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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> Pittsburgh Wins
« Reply #170 on: Thu, 08 February 2018, 16:38:31 »
This is gonna be pretty fun! If anyone lives or has friends or family in the Pitt area who we might be able to talk to about locations, that would be mighty helpful!

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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> Pittsburgh Wins
« Reply #171 on: Thu, 08 February 2018, 18:15:36 »
7.5 hour drive from CT  :-X

Might be a hard sell to my girlfriend  :)) Which weekend are we looking at again here?
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« Reply #172 on: Thu, 08 February 2018, 19:01:05 »
We are sorting out a venue now, but looking at June 30th as the best potential date considering the other summer meetups.
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« Reply #173 on: Fri, 09 February 2018, 06:47:55 »
Anyone from the Boston metro/southern NH area want to carpool? I've got 2 free seats. 3 if you wanna squeeze 3 in the back. 
Drive down the day before, drive back the day after. 
I'm staying at my brother's, but you'd need a hotel or something I think.

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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> Pittsburgh Wins
« Reply #174 on: Fri, 09 February 2018, 13:40:32 »
Anyone from the Boston metro/southern NH area want to carpool? I've got 2 free seats. 3 if you wanna squeeze 3 in the back. 
Drive down the day before, drive back the day after. 
I'm staying at my brother's, but you'd need a hotel or something I think.

I may or may not take you up on that. Its a 10 hour drive, so I'm certainly hesitant.

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« Reply #175 on: Mon, 12 February 2018, 08:20:27 »
Anyone from the Boston metro/southern NH area want to carpool? I've got 2 free seats. 3 if you wanna squeeze 3 in the back. 
Drive down the day before, drive back the day after. 
I'm staying at my brother's, but you'd need a hotel or something I think.

I may or may not take you up on that. Its a 10 hour drive, so I'm certainly hesitant.

I drive down there to visit my brother every once in a while, it isn't that bad. 
Usually I'd be takin' the 2-seat turd-mobile, but my girlfriend is letting us take her impreza, so it'll be a much smoother, quieter ride than I'm used to!

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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> Pittsburgh Wins
« Reply #176 on: Mon, 12 February 2018, 08:30:00 »
Is there a date or time frame established yet?
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« Reply #177 on: Mon, 12 February 2018, 09:01:28 »
Is there a date or time frame established yet?

That's the next thing we vote on

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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> Pittsburgh Wins
« Reply #178 on: Mon, 12 February 2018, 10:58:18 »
Is there a date or time frame established yet?

That's the next thing we vote on

It may be a vote, but not guaranteed.  If the venue and organizer's time restrictions only allow one option, then that may be the one.  Will have to wait and see what they come up with though, I know they're busy finding the perfect place.  :)

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« Reply #179 on: Mon, 12 February 2018, 11:02:58 »
Is there a date or time frame established yet?

That's the next thing we vote on

It may be a vote, but not guaranteed.  If the venue and organizer's time restrictions only allow one option, then that may be the one.  Will have to wait and see what they come up with though, I know they're busy finding the perfect place.  :)

Good to know. Hopefully we get a couple of options though

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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> Pittsburgh Wins
« Reply #180 on: Mon, 12 February 2018, 12:58:15 »
Eh an extra hour to the drive isn't that bad. Might be able to get the previous day off for the drive down and just stay in a hotel.

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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> Pittsburgh Wins
« Reply #181 on: Mon, 12 February 2018, 13:12:22 »
ooph... this is gonna be rough, and I hope I can make it.  PA meets means we have to show our best!
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Re: KeyCon 2018!! --> Pittsburgh Wins
« Reply #182 on: Mon, 12 February 2018, 14:31:48 »
ooph... this is gonna be rough, and I hope I can make it.  PA meets means we have to show our best!

I hope you guys can make it!  If not, you will be missed.  :(

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« Reply #183 on: Mon, 12 February 2018, 15:03:08 »
ooph... this is gonna be rough, and I hope I can make it.  PA meets means we have to show our best!
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« Reply #184 on: Mon, 12 February 2018, 18:32:52 »
The love is palpable! Ty all.

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« Reply #185 on: Mon, 12 February 2018, 20:29:27 »
I plan to be there.  Hopefully works out with my summer schedule.
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« Reply #186 on: Mon, 12 February 2018, 22:19:16 »
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« Reply #187 on: Tue, 13 February 2018, 09:16:45 »
Lets go birds! Oh wait

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« Reply #188 on: Wed, 14 February 2018, 07:37:35 »
Really looking forward to this.

Is the actual location and date nailed down yet?

Regardless, I will be attending again.

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« Reply #189 on: Wed, 14 February 2018, 07:40:46 »
Really looking forward to this.

Is the actual location and date nailed down yet?

Regardless, I will be attending again.

No set venue location or date as of yet