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Reply # 23460 17-Nov-2005 19:18
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Sorry I can't make it; it's a little too far to get there and back in day from the UK. Have a great time anyway.

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Reply # 23486 18-Nov-2005 08:45

As New Zealand's just won the rights to host the Rugby world Cup in 2011, maybe you could start saving your pennies to make the trip then. :)

jonquirk: Sorry I can't make it; it's a little too far to get there and back in day from the UK. Have a great time anyway.

 
 
 
 


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Reply # 23489 18-Nov-2005 09:24

Will surely see you there.Lazy kid all the way.
Can't wait for it.

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Reply # 23504 18-Nov-2005 17:29
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Add 2 more to the numbers. Look forward to it!



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Reply # 23689 22-Nov-2005 20:46
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I have updated the OP to reflect new spot prizes, courtesy of Sprite Software (Sprite Backup for Pocket PC and Smartphone) and phonestuff.co.nz.





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Reply # 23719 23-Nov-2005 13:20
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I'm still in the process of convincing my fiancee to come along - but I'm pretty sure she will cave - so count us in for 2 :-)

Will be good to meet some fellow members!

UPDATE! She caved - we are in :-)

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Reply # 23723 23-Nov-2005 13:37
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/me is still thinking about it.

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Reply # 23727 23-Nov-2005 13:57
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Ok, another of our geeky mates is keen as well - so we will now be 3 (not two as above).

as an aside - its intresting to see a number of other "low post'ers" signing up to the dinner... I assume they are like me and read a lot, but not post much?



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Reply # 23728 23-Nov-2005 14:17
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Pernod: its intresting to see a number of other "low post'ers" signing up to the dinner... I assume they are like me and read a lot, but not post much?
Very much so... A lot of lurkers, but all welcome!






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Reply # 23730 23-Nov-2005 15:03
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freitasm: A lot of lurkers, but all welcome!

Will they be allowed to speak at dinner?

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Reply # 23731 23-Nov-2005 15:05
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I can see it now - we will all be left sitting in the corner driking quietly...

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Reply # 23733 23-Nov-2005 15:06
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actaully, someone set up a web cam or something? SIP or something equally geeky.
Bonus points for being spotted on camera with a BT headset.
we could do a "rate my geek" website?

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Reply # 23743 23-Nov-2005 18:51
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I'm free this weekend but the rogues at Air NZ want $356 for return tickets from Wellington. Anybody want to sponsor me?

Any donation over $50 and I'll buy you a beer! :-)




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Reply # 23744 23-Nov-2005 19:42
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sbiddle: I'm free this weekend but the rogues at Air NZ want $356 for return tickets from Wellington. Anybody want to sponsor me?

Any donation over $50 and I'll buy you a beer! :-)


Here's a better idea, Steve. Why don't we hold onto the $712 that it would cost to fly us both to Auckland and back and, instead, we'll stay home and spend it all on beer. By the time we've drunk our way through that lot, we won't care if we're in Wellington, Auckland or Baghdad!



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Reply # 23745 23-Nov-2005 19:52
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Now, now... This wouldn't be fair with everyone else here. What do you think?





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