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TexPAX: A gathering of Southern Gentlemen and Fine Ladies and TWO Expatriot Alaskans

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  • DarmakDarmak Godking of the Snerkywizards Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    That's fine, I'll leave it quoted for posterity. And I'm sure we'll all work something out, I'm just saying if anyone needs a ride within an hour or two from me I'll be more than willing to pick them up.

    Also, you wouldn't be the first person to poop in my car.

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  • DaricDaric Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Tubing owns what are you talking about. I've tubed down the Comal, the Frio and parts of the Rio Grande. It's always awesome.


    Always.

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  • ThreeCubedThreeCubed Registered User
    edited January 2011
    Daric wrote: »
    Tubing owns what are you talking about. I've tubed down the Comal, the Frio and parts of the Rio Grande. It's always awesome.


    Always.

    How do you go pee when you need to?

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  • YukiraYukira My watch is stopped on Jump Time.Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Margarazzi wrote: »
    Daric wrote: »
    Tubing owns what are you talking about. I've tubed down the Comal, the Frio and parts of the Rio Grande. It's always awesome.


    Always.

    How do you go pee when you need to?

    Supposedly in the river.

    Anyway, we could make this a few days worth of a thing if we plan it in the summer if people want to go tubing as well.


    I did a seating assessment of my car and figured out that I can comfortably fit four total, or uncomfortably fit 6.

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  • DaricDaric Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Margarazzi wrote: »
    Daric wrote: »
    Tubing owns what are you talking about. I've tubed down the Comal, the Frio and parts of the Rio Grande. It's always awesome.


    Always.

    How do you go pee when you need to?

    Drop off your tube, pee in the river.

    Alternatively, crash your tube into the nearest land and pee in the woods. Then catch back up.

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  • ThreeCubedThreeCubed Registered User
    edited January 2011
    Daric wrote: »
    Margarazzi wrote: »
    Daric wrote: »
    Tubing owns what are you talking about. I've tubed down the Comal, the Frio and parts of the Rio Grande. It's always awesome.


    Always.

    How do you go pee when you need to?

    Drop off your tube, pee in the river.

    Alternatively, crash your tube into the nearest land and pee in the woods. Then catch back up.

    All reasons quoted above are why tubing is no bueno.

    But I'd be happy to have hotdogs and veggie burgers waiting at the end for those of your with sea legs. I'm easy.

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  • vermiculturevermiculture Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    texas! I live here now. I am in support for hangouts. I work weekends but I am down for driving out after work. But if we wanted to do something on weds and thursdays, oh man i am there.

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  • DaricDaric Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Sometimes we would stand up on our tubes and pee into the river from up there.

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  • SeptusSeptus Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    I am regularly able to go a couple of hours without peeing. That's how I tube without peeing.

    Tubing is awesome. But, not unless it's 90ish degrees or more.

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  • DaricDaric Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    The Frio river is called that for a reason. I went in the middle of July and it felt like it was around -20 degrees.

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  • vermiculturevermiculture Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    also, it sounds like austin has been decided(i've never been there), but just to let everyone know as an option: I do have 12 free passes to the san antonio zoo and I can have small groups meet an animal and I can talk your stupid ears off if you wanted to hear about zoo life. Austin is maybe an hour away from san antonio.
    I go there every day, so I won't care if you don't wanna go.

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  • ThreeCubedThreeCubed Registered User
    edited January 2011
    also, it sounds like austin has been decided(i've never been there), but just to let everyone know as an option: I do have 12 free passes to the san antonio zoo and I can have small groups meet an animal and I can talk your stupid ears off if you wanted to hear about zoo life. Austin is maybe an hour away from san antonio.
    I go there every day, so I won't care if you don't wanna go.

    LETS DO THIS ON ONE OF THE DAYS

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  • YukiraYukira My watch is stopped on Jump Time.Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    It really wouldn't be hard to bounce between the two cities for a day to hit the Zoo.

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  • Darth WaiterDarth Waiter Cowboy Fwankenstein Livin' That DreamRegistered User regular
    edited January 2011
    If we're dead set on a road trip to Austin, I vote for a two day affair.

    I have my Explorer, gets fairly decent mileage for a 6-cylinder, so I can take up to three passengers comfortably. It needs to be noted that I drive very safely, like someone's paranoid grandmother.

    We could get walkie-talkies for the convoy.

    Breaker, breaker, got a chickenhead with a rubber ducky, over.

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  • SeptusSeptus Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    The only way, is to do a cannonball run to Austin.

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  • Darth WaiterDarth Waiter Cowboy Fwankenstein Livin' That DreamRegistered User regular
    edited January 2011
    We'll be loaded up and trucking.

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  • DarmakDarmak Godking of the Snerkywizards Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Margarazzi wrote: »
    also, it sounds like austin has been decided(i've never been there), but just to let everyone know as an option: I do have 12 free passes to the san antonio zoo and I can have small groups meet an animal and I can talk your stupid ears off if you wanted to hear about zoo life. Austin is maybe an hour away from san antonio.
    I go there every day, so I won't care if you don't wanna go.

    LETS DO THIS ON ONE OF THE DAYS

    FUCK YES, I LOVE ZOOS AND ANIMALS AND SHIT

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  • rhylithrhylith Registered User regular
    edited January 2011
    Darmak wrote: »
    Margarazzi wrote: »
    also, it sounds like austin has been decided(i've never been there), but just to let everyone know as an option: I do have 12 free passes to the san antonio zoo and I can have small groups meet an animal and I can talk your stupid ears off if you wanted to hear about zoo life. Austin is maybe an hour away from san antonio.
    I go there every day, so I won't care if you don't wanna go.

    LETS DO THIS ON ONE OF THE DAYS

    FUCK YES, I LOVE ZOOS AND ANIMALS AND SHIT

    This does sound like a fun side trip!

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  • CogliostroCogliostro Marginal Opinions Spring, TXRegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Margarazzi wrote: »
    also, it sounds like austin has been decided(i've never been there), but just to let everyone know as an option: I do have 12 free passes to the san antonio zoo and I can have small groups meet an animal and I can talk your stupid ears off if you wanted to hear about zoo life. Austin is maybe an hour away from san antonio.
    I go there every day, so I won't care if you don't wanna go.

    LETS DO THIS ON ONE OF THE DAYS

    AGREED!! I will add this to the "WHAT"

  • Dead LegendDead Legend Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    like i said in yukira's mass pm

    i'm down for whatever

    i'm in school until may though, and sometime in june i'll be in vegas for the wsop, and july i'll have summer school, but all of this is manageable provided i have a date in mind and can request off for work and plan around school and shit.

    tubing would be best done after may, if that was something people are interested in.

    alamo drafthouse sounds excellent.

    but if ya'll figure out a date i can promise a 70% or better chance of being able to attend. unless ya'll do this in march or april, both of those months are insane.

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  • YukiraYukira My watch is stopped on Jump Time.Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    The mass PM went a little more locally, this looks like it'd be more fun.

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  • Dead LegendDead Legend Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    right.

    but like i said.

    i'm terrible at arranging dates and keeping them.

    provided a week or two heads up and i can make just about anything. but march i'll be in the netherlands for 9 days, and april i'll be bouncing around college station/ san marcos/ austin

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  • DarmakDarmak Godking of the Snerkywizards Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Well I sure hope you can make it, DL. You seem like a cool dude.

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  • CogliostroCogliostro Marginal Opinions Spring, TXRegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
    If we're dead set on a road trip to Austin, I vote for a two day affair.

    I have my Explorer, gets fairly decent mileage for a 6-cylinder, so I can take up to three passengers comfortably. It needs to be noted that I drive very safely, like someone's paranoid grandmother.

    We could get walkie-talkies for the convoy.

    Breaker, breaker, got a chickenhead with a rubber ducky, over.

    I have a truck that can hold another person - perhaps two if they're skinny.

    And the walkie talkie idea is AWESOME. I could probably pick up a couple of FRS radios on the cheap. Google says Austin and San Antonio are only an hour and a half apart.

    This is a doable distance for a kick-ass zoo visit!

    If anyone wants to give me a call, I'm at work right now and bored... we can maybe discuss some details, get a conference call goin or something... 713.416.3019.

    So, Do we want to do this in February? Maybe the end of? That'll give me time to request time off and it'll give me a chance for my next check to get here. I'll have about 200 hours on this next one, so it'll be monies ho!

  • rhylithrhylith Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Sometime later would be better for me honestly, but as long as it's not the weekend of Feb 19th I might be able to make it.

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  • CogliostroCogliostro Marginal Opinions Spring, TXRegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Well, in all likelihood I would be gone in April so March would be okay for me.

    Also: blue man group coming to Houston in the beginning of March. If anyone's interested, I'll be going with a few friends. :)

  • CogliostroCogliostro Marginal Opinions Spring, TXRegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Alright to make this simple let's just have everyone post their preferred and available times - that way we can come up with something.

  • ThreeCubedThreeCubed Registered User
    edited February 2011
    Ok, here's a collaborative GoogleDoc. Doesn't require signing in to edit. Folks, start entering your prefs into this doc. It's pretty scant right now, but feel free to add activities or other useful fields:

    http://tinyurl.com/TexPAX2011

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  • ThreeCubedThreeCubed Registered User
    edited February 2011
    Yukira wrote: »
    The mass PM went a little more locally, this looks like it'd be more fun.

    Did I miss anything in the PM? I didn't get it.

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  • cogellcogell Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Posted my preferences and such. Basically I'm free anytime besides now through april. I live in Denton, so I'll be able to pick up anyone south of there for carpooling. I can seat 4 comfortably (I drive a toy car). Also, if anyone is interested in a DFW meetup, I know the area pretty well.

  • Darth WaiterDarth Waiter Cowboy Fwankenstein Livin' That DreamRegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Post'd mah infoes.

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  • YukiraYukira My watch is stopped on Jump Time.Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Margarazzi wrote: »
    Yukira wrote: »
    The mass PM went a little more locally, this looks like it'd be more fun.

    Did I miss anything in the PM? I didn't get it.

    Nah, it was just a small San Antonio area planning.

    Updated the doc.

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  • MysstMysst King Monkey of Hedonism IslandRegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
    I gotta head up to Seattle in the middle of march, and i have to head to Hawaii for an extended weekend or so sometime maybe May/June/july, and i plan on going to Pax proper as well, but anything else should be alright

  • rhylithrhylith Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    I'll fill this out when I get home.

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  • CogliostroCogliostro Marginal Opinions Spring, TXRegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
    We can certainly do two TexPAX's if a few can't meet until May or June.

    Also, is anyone interested in driving to PAXPrime? I don't know if I am, but a road trip through Colorado would be awesome.

    Also: Filled my info in

  • CogliostroCogliostro Marginal Opinions Spring, TXRegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Hard freeze and snow on Friday for the Houston area.


    Laughing so hard right now!

  • VoproSTEINVoproSTEIN howdyRegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
    40% chance of snow in San Antonio on Thursday night, 20% on Sunday morning.

    I've never seen snow here :0

  • YukiraYukira My watch is stopped on Jump Time.Registered User regular
    edited February 2011
    Wait, Vorpo, you're in SA too?

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  • MysstMysst King Monkey of Hedonism IslandRegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
    haha, look at you texans excited by snow that will be mostly ice and disappear by noon

  • TamTam I hate art I love artRegistered User regular
    edited February 2011
    snow? snow!? FUCK SNOW!

    not in my boring ass town

    how dare the weather threaten to rouse us from our lethargic stupor!

    I'm writing to mayor Julian Castro about this, just you see!

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