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Re: AMTRAKATHON 2016 Is Almost Here!

Post by goathead » Sun Jan 17, 2016 12:51 am

lucky420 wrote:Think you could meet up for lunch on Sunday goathead? Not sure what time everybody will get up there but we could give you a holler...
Will be home then, not really interested in driving back to Bruno's for lunch. BUT, what time were do you guys have breakfast on Saturday or Sunday?

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Re: AMTRAKATHON 2016 Is Almost Here!

Post by lucky420 » Sun Jan 17, 2016 7:33 am

goathead wrote:
lucky420 wrote:Think you could meet up for lunch on Sunday goathead? Not sure what time everybody will get up there but we could give you a holler...
Will be home then, not really interested in driving back to Bruno's for lunch. BUT, what time were do you guys have breakfast on Saturday or Sunday?
Not sure but will find out and send you a message on Friday. Some people get together for Friday night dinner too. I'll get that info to you too.
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Post by lucky420 » Sun Jan 17, 2016 7:34 am

theCryptofishist wrote:I have conflicted feelings about trains.

You could drive over?
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Post by Dr. Pyro » Sun Jan 17, 2016 8:30 am

We intend to take over the back room at Carver's at Harrah's for Sunday champagne brunch beginning at 11:30. We had (I'm talking about last year, YMMV) arrangements so people could bypass the line, just walk up to the front and go on in. That didn't work perfectly well, but what are you going to do, right?

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Post by Ratty » Sun Jan 17, 2016 1:05 pm

Anybody wanting to explore the slimy underbelly of Reno can skip around town with me. Between the train and bus ride I would like to get in a walk-about.
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Post by lucky420 » Sun Jan 17, 2016 1:29 pm

I'm never sure what I doing on Sunday. Depends on if I'm hung over or way tired...
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Post by Just_Joe » Sun Jan 17, 2016 1:56 pm

Ratty wrote:Anybody wanting to explore the slimy underbelly of Reno can skip around town with me. Between the train and bus ride I would like to get in a walk-about.
It's a 12 minute walk to the Morris via Reno Arch/BELIEVE unless you're on Playa time.
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Post by Patsh » Sun Jan 17, 2016 6:12 pm

Ratty wrote:Anybody wanting to explore the slimy underbelly of Reno can skip around town with me. Between the train and bus ride I would like to get in a walk-about.
OOooohhh! Pick me... pick me!!!!
I'd love to walk about some!

Last year, after the Hof, I got a bit of a tour with Elorrum. We went to the Generator and the Morris, both simply amazing. (and Lowe's for FIGJAM Cooler parts)

Reno seems like a pretty interesting place to explore.
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Post by mgb327 » Sun Jan 17, 2016 6:14 pm

Hey, can I hang out with you cool kids?
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Post by Patsh » Sun Jan 17, 2016 6:27 pm

I vote YES! (though I haven't been officially 'picked' yet. :oops: )

We might be the COLD kids... I'm going well prepared for snow and wind, so anything else will be all that much better.
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Post by Ratty » Sun Jan 17, 2016 10:43 pm

Yes, and yes. Patch and mgb if we can lift our heads and bend alllll the way down to put on our shoes we will explore. Everyone welcome. The more the merrier. We will be walking so dress for the weather.
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Post by goathead » Mon Jan 18, 2016 4:07 am

Dr. Pyro wrote:We intend to take over the back room at Carver's at Harrah's for Sunday champagne brunch beginning at 11:30. We had (I'm talking about last year, YMMV) arrangements so people could bypass the line, just walk up to the front and go on in. That didn't work perfectly well, but what are you going to do, right?
Perfect, place, time. She will never suspect, :twisted: "been looking for a reason to get into Reno to pick up something for my Sweetie to surprise her" :twisted:

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Post by Thecatman » Mon Jan 18, 2016 12:03 pm

Still waiting to see what the weather is gonna be like on the 30th.
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Post by lucky420 » Tue Jan 19, 2016 8:33 pm

Hope you can make it catman! 17th floor, just follow the noise
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Post by Thecatman » Wed Jan 20, 2016 5:54 pm

HAHAHAHA!
Yeah, I still get a chuckle about last year, riding the elevator up together not knowing who you were at the time.
If I make it, I might stay a little longer because on Febuary 1st I go back to nights. 10:00pm to 06:30am.
I'll bring a bottle of Virginia City cemetary gin and gift it to the bar.

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Post by oscillator » Fri Jan 22, 2016 5:30 pm

I will be out-of-town but invite you to swing by Wingfield Park Ampitheater in downtown Reno to see my latest light installation "The Light Chimes".

It lights up 4p-10pm nightly,

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Post by Patsh » Fri Jan 22, 2016 6:20 pm

That's pretty neat, Oscillator!

This time in Reno, I'm hoping to get oot-n-aboot a bit, to see more stuff. :wink:
Does this installation have music too?
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Post by lucky420 » Fri Jan 22, 2016 7:11 pm

Yes we must go see that and Bootie mashup is coming to Reno Friday night too
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Post by Thecatman » Fri Jan 22, 2016 8:41 pm

I will mozy on down to Wingfield park in the near future.
I'm starting night shift in February and once a week I have to bring my work uniforms to Reno, I'll swing on by one night.


Except my shift starts at 10:00pm so that won't work. :oops:
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Post by Eric » Mon Jan 25, 2016 9:12 pm

It seems our crew is heading up Thursday, but I'm not sure where we're staying yet (I'm hoping the Sands, since it's across the street from our party & right in the middle of yours!). We'll be leaving early on Saturday, since we all have to work our party Sat night in SF (which means I can't get too messy on Friday).

This is great - I didn't think I'd be able to make it because of work, and now work's the reason I'll be there! Woot. (I also just got a new title: Vice President of Everything Else. Seriously. I love my job...)
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Post by Ratty » Tue Jan 26, 2016 8:22 am

HELP! I've never taken a train and I can't picture the luggage. I have an army duffle of mayhem. I'll carry my backpack. Doc said something about bringing a disguised cooler and I have a rolling carry-on that works as a cooler. I need to bring a suitcase of clothes, food, etc. Oh, and then Doc mentioned bringing a train-case for the scavenger hunt. AARRGGHH. I can't figure out Amtrak's luggage policy. Any help or past experiences would be appreciated.
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Post by Eric » Tue Jan 26, 2016 10:18 pm

So my group is staying at Circus Circus (one nice thing about working for real DJs? Your hosts put you in nice rooms) and get in Thursday eve sometime. I don't know if I'll be able to swing by the Sands on Friday, it depends on what we have to do for set-up at the club. If I get a chance I'll come over (I know what floor you're on, if someone who knows they'll be there Friday day wants to PM me their cell # I can text them), otherwise please feel free to swing by & dance if you want to!

I'll have my "Generic Burning Man 2015" stickers on my for anyone who didn't get one, and I found a few of the 2014 version as well - I know I owe Ratty one of those from before I lost them.
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Post by mgb327 » Wed Jan 27, 2016 6:38 am

Hey Eric, I will fly in and arrive at the Sands Thursday night. I am sort of free Friday til some sushi in the evening, if you need help at the club, let me know. I would love to help.
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Post by lucky420 » Wed Jan 27, 2016 6:44 am

I've got the day off so I'll be around too
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Post by Just_Joe » Wed Jan 27, 2016 9:36 am

Eric wrote: I'll have my "Generic Burning Man 2015" stickers on my for anyone who didn't get one,>>>
I can't wait to see what you have in store for 2016, Eric!!
I'm still tweaking my design. I'll bring samples....maybe try to get a focus group going...
I have a meeting 'til 1pm and will head up to the Sands, or wherever the cool kids are hanging out, shortly after.

Doc Pyro---Do you need any shuttle help?
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Post by Dr. Pyro » Wed Jan 27, 2016 9:53 am

Just_Joe wrote:
Doc Pyro---Do you need any shuttle help?
Only all we can get. The train arrives at 4:00 and we've asked The Sands for a shuttle, but there will be nearly 60 of us and the shuttle can only take maybe 8 or 10. If you, and the legions of other burners who will be invading Reno on Saturday, could be there to help schelp us and our material to The Sands, that would be great. Thanks for offering.

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Post by mgb327 » Wed Jan 27, 2016 12:46 pm

I will have a rent-a-beater, I could probably move some people. Some of you out there know how I drive rent-a-beaters, so keep that in mind. "Drive it like ya stole it".
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Post by Thecatman » Wed Jan 27, 2016 6:43 pm

No go for me. Working Saturday and Sunday due to weather forecasts.
Was looking forward to gifting a bottle of Cemetery gin to the bar, which I already purchased.
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Post by lucky420 » Wed Jan 27, 2016 8:16 pm

mgb327 wrote:I will have a rent-a-beater, I could probably move some people. Some of you out there know how I drive rent-a-beaters, so keep that in mind. "Drive it like ya stole it".
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Post by lucky420 » Wed Jan 27, 2016 8:16 pm

Thecatman wrote:No go for me. Working Saturday and Sunday due to weather forecasts.
Was looking forward to gifting a bottle of Cemetery gin to the bar, which I already purchased.
Darn...you will be missed
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