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Old 10-18-2007, 08:29 PM - Thread Starter
 
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This is a spin-off from the other meet-up thread. There are a few of us from Chicago and surrounding areas. Anyone interested in a meet-up?

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I'm interested! I'm moving in January though, so it needs to be before then.

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There had been a proposal of getting together Noveber 4. How does that sound? Emami and I had been talking about The Buzz cafe in Oak Park (less than 5min south of I290 & Blue Line Accesible)-they have very yummy organic brunches on sundays. Does anyone have other suggestion?
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I could do Nov 4. DP will still be out of town, but she's ridiculously hard to schedule around, so it's best to plan for just me.

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OK so it's Buzz Cafe November 4th. How does 2pm sound for everyone?

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Sounds great-we will be three- However is Buzz open that late on a sunday?
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According their website, they close at 2pm on Sunday, so we may need to move that up a bit.

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So let's make it earlier... How is noon?

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So let's make it earlier... How is noon?
Noon is perfect for us non-morning people
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Great! This should be fun!

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We'd love to join you, too!
Wonderful! Do you know where Buzz is, or need some directions?
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We'll see you there. And we know where the Buzz is--one of the few places in Chicagoland where a pregnant lady can get a decaf chai latte!
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I just found out there's a chance (though a small one) that dp might be home in time. Her job may be ending early. So we may be one and we may be two...

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Just checking in. Is everyone still up for this Sunday at noon?

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I'm in. Just me though, DP will be home Monday.

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We're looking forward to it!
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I'm planning on coming, Dd has a birthday party that morning so we might either be late, or it will just be me.
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Hi all, just wanted to remind everyone (since I just remembered) about daylight savings time! Don't forget to set your clocks back or you'll be way early...

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OK< Dp's not feeling well. Hope someone sees this. We are still coming, but it's probably going to be me and Dd, and we'll be about 1/2 hr late because the birthday party Dd's attending is in evanston. I'll be wearing a mexican poncho in shades of black, purple, red and a brown skirt-and be with a very blonde little girl... loooking forward to it.
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I just wanted to say it was great meeting everyone! I had a great time. We definately have to plan another get together for December!

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We had a great time meeting everyong too! Looking forward to next time!
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It was great meeting all of you as well! BTW Green Bay Won
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Old 11-26-2007, 01:31 AM
 
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Bumping this- everyone still feel like doing a first sunday get together? If so same venue, or other suggestions? Also if there are any other Chicago area QP's out there......
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We will be there-However I am wishful that I will be in labor already-dare to dream!

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I think we're in, too. The Buzz works fine for us. What do you think timewise, since we closed out the place last time? Maybe earlier? I can't remember what time we did last time, though. . .
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We did noon last time. We live 3 blocks away so really anytime is good for us. I'm open to getting there earlier....

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We'll be there - both of us this time!! Earlier would be fine with us. My stomach wakes me up by about 7am anyhow, lol.

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I'm not a morning person, but quite willing to go a bit earlier, Does 11 sound good?
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