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Master Geek

Topic # 58324 9-Mar-2010 15:00
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Hi there, I'm wondering if there is a Hamilton-based ICT group for web entrepreneurs, much in the same vein as Unlimited Potential down in Wellington. Really I'm just looking for a place where a bunch of like-minded people can get together over a meal or a beer, talk about ideas for businesses over the web or using the web, bounce ideas of each other about what we need to focus on, and see if can make new relationships to get some of these ideas off the ground - focusing on the fact that most of us have useful skills in either coding or design or analysis or infrastructure, but we often don't have all the skills required to start a company up, or necessarily the capital to pay for these things. Sort of like a web-business collective really I guess. Any thoughts?

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 306848 13-Mar-2010 09:08
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Hi Waylon,

I'm in a similar spot  as you (geographically and mentally speaking), except that I'm more focused on consumer desktop software.  I'm trying to make the shift to the cloud-web-mobile though.  Relatively new to the region so afraid I can't offer any suggestions for a group, but would be happy to meet up for a drink sometime. Maybe others seeing this thread will also be inspired to meetup.


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Master Geek

  Reply # 306851 13-Mar-2010 09:20
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Hey for sure, how about we meet up at Furnance at Monday 6pm?


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  Reply # 306856 13-Mar-2010 09:51
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Deal. I'll be the one with the yellow umbrella.  Just kidding.  

.... I'll wear a brown plaid shortsleeve shirt.  And if anyone else wants to meet up, post here and we'll look for you too.
See you there!  

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Master Geek

  Reply # 307400 15-Mar-2010 14:41
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Alright, I'll be there wearing a tag around my neck from the Hamilton City Council.

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  Reply # 307403 15-Mar-2010 14:47
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There used to be a Hamilton curry night every month, but that sort of disappeared.
If you're a beer nerd, i'd suggest House ;)

(Or join #wlug on undernet, lots of Hamilton based geeks in there)

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  Reply # 307423 15-Mar-2010 16:00
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basicallythis: Alright, I'll be there wearing a tag around my neck from the Hamilton City Council.

Oh waylon, Using company time to post on geekzone, I might have to tell your soon departing boss :)

oh wait, im doing it too.  DAMMIT!

For billions of years since the outset of time, every single one of your ancestors survived, every single person on your Mum and Dads side, successfully looked after and passed onto you life.  What are the chances of that like?

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