My fancy gaming table has finally arrived, and it's time to take it for a test... drive? There will be the usual assortment of board and card games to choose from (or bring your own!), and some kind of food (TBD). [more inside]
We've had meetups for Sunday brunch, we've had meetups for making things. Let's combine the two and have a meetup for making brunch!
Waffles! Juices! Maybe bloody marys! [more inside]
Waffles! Juices! Maybe bloody marys! [more inside]
One room for board games, one room for football-watching, owl appreciation everywhere! [more inside]
Let's go see They Might Be Giants when they come to Portland! [Insert clever lyrics reference here]
Due to the holiday flu, I'm afraid we have to cancel the party. Sorry, everybody!
Who's up for a post-Thanksgiving, pre-Xmas meetup? [more inside]
Last year's fruitcake and marmalade production was a good time with good results (if a little bit intense with the lime on that five fruit marmalade). Shall we do another group cooking/gift-making project? [more inside]
This New Englander will have some free time in Portland next month and I've never met the local MeFites. After some discussion we've settled on talk and drinks and food at The Mash Tun Brewpub on Alberta. We'll start around 6pm and stay there until we feel the need to walk the block to Salt and Straw or somewhere else the locals suggest. See you soon!
Hi! We'll be meeting up (some of us for the first time in Portland!) at Great Lost Bear on Saturday, 10/4, at 4 pm. We'll be bringing our one-year-old daughter, and hope you'll bring your young kids as well! (Of course you're welcome to bring your old kids but they probably don't want to be seen with the likes of us.) Food, beer, whatever...it's going to be superb.
myself and smasuch are in town for XOXO from September 10th to 14th. Let's hang out? [more inside]
I'm going to try and get to Maine on the last day of my New England Vacation trip with my grandson. Any meetup takers? I suggesting next Thursday or Friday the 21st or 22nd of August. Ideas? I've updated it to the Great Lost Bear on Friday. Changes are still possible, but I'll be on the road after tomorrow.
Hayrides, Farm Market, Farm Animals & Live Music! [more inside]
It's been too long since the last one. Come play board games! [more inside]
There will be: food! games! music! probably drinking! definitely fire on the beach! camaraderie! et cetera et cetera. Spreadsheet! [more inside]
Dim sum was awesome last time, does anyone want to meet up for it again? Maybe we could try a Saturday? Or get there around 10am since the line is CRAZY. [more inside]
I was thinking we should have a game day/evening here in Portland again. Any suggestions for days/times/locales? Just cards, like that one time that devolved into cards against humanity? Board games? Which also usually devolves into cards against humanity. How do we feel about just playing cards against humanity, or do we not want to do that at all? [more inside]
Howdy! I'll be in Portland on business and would be up for a meet-up in April. I'm arriving on 13th, but very late. But I'll be there until the morning of the 16th, which means I'll probably be available on the evening of the 14th or 15th. Anyone interested in having a beverage or two with an east coast Mefite? I'll have a car, so I'm flexible on venue. LMK, thanks!
It's been a while since we had a food oriented meet up. I think the last one was when we went to Podnah's for BBQ. Is anyone up for dim sum some night next month? Dim sum is usually eaten in a large group so why not! [more inside]
It's a new year and time for some new games! [more inside]
Good lord, I seem to have up and moved cross-country to a place where I know only one person! Help me feel like this was a good decision by meeting up with me and showing me what awesome folks Maine Mefites are. Anything West End or Old Port works for me, I know a few places for drinks/dinner but would love to try someplace new. I'm going to toss out Jan 23-26 as open days just to get things started. Edit: we've settled on Saturday 2/1, daytime.
I'm going to be visiting family in the Portland area between November 27th and December 3rd, and I would love to gather sometime toward the end of my trip. A few weeks ago in MetaChat, Lutoslawski told me about a bitchin' sounding men's underwear emporium called UnderU4Men in downtown Southwest Portland. While we don't have to all buy men's underwear at the same time, it would be cool to time that visit with some mefi-jam-packed local beers and cocktail magic drinkies out on the town. I've not been to Portland in a few years, so please suggest some fabulous places for our extended temporal collision. Suggestion of potential activities beyond mere ingression is of course also welcomed. Looking forward to it! [more inside]
Hey all, I'm gonna be in DC for a work conference December 3-7, and I'd be interested in meeting a few of y'all. Maybe the afternoon or evening of Friday December 6? [more inside]
JS Joust! K2! RoboRally! Card games! Board games! Wii U! Many options! All are welcome! [more inside]
As part of the XOXO festival, MetaFilter is sponsoring an afternoon of gaming at Ground Kontrol, the awesome 80s throwback arcade/bar. All the games will be on freeplay from 2pm to 5pm and the venue will normally be closed to all but XOXO attendees. If you're not lucky enough to be one of the ~500 attendees of XOXO, there should be room for MeFites to enjoy the space as well, just tell the doorman "I'm with the MetaFilter Meetup" to get in without a XOXO pass.
So, wallabear and I are going to be in Portland to see Pet Shop Boys on Friday, October 4. Let's meet up for happy hour drinks and gnosh! [more inside]
To celebrate Chip's first real NFL game, McMenamin's Backstage Bar is showing the game against Washington at 3:55pm, after a Q&A and book signing for "The Tao of Chip Kelly" by metafilter's own msalt. I'm hoping to rally enough steady Chip/Eagles fans to convince McMenamin's to regularly show Eagles games all year since they're not on national TV again, except maybe the Thursday night KC game.
I'm wildly excited to be attending TypeCon 2013 here in Portland, and would be even more excited if there are other Mefites also in attendance. Between Wednesday & Thursday's workshops and the mess of presentations Friday through Sunday, this thing seems ripe with opportunity for drinks, discussion, and diatribes on dingbats. [more inside]
This year is the final episode of Trek in the Park! Performances are every Saturday and Sunday at 5pm. We're planning to go on Sunday, 8/18. Want to join us? [more inside]
...the Challenge of Mondor, that is? It's been a few years since the last Enchanted Meetup, and figured maybe it was time for another. [more inside]
Meet up at Blue Star Friday 8:30am for awesome donut goodness. [more inside]
Whether you made it to the MetaFilter Mt. Hood camping trip or not, how about we all meet up the week after? Victory Bar, 7.30 pm on Saturday, September 21st. [more inside]
Hi all, I have been a lurker much longer than a poster on MeFi for quite a while. I would like to connect and meet the other Portlander MeFi'ers (so to speak). [more inside]
Maybe next year! [more inside]
Oregon Human Powered Vehicles is hosting the annual Human Power Challenge at Portland International Raceway. [more inside]
hugandpint and I will be in Portland, Oregon, USA for a spell in June and are interested in putting together a meetup that involves karaoke on either 6/6, 6/7, 6/8, or 6/9. I could get all fancy and actually look up where a good spot to do this might be or I could just ask if anyone has any ideas as to where the best karaoke digs are. [more inside]
Opening night of Portland's Funniest Person contest, with a lot of the strongest competitors -- the ones who already work at Helium as MCs or features, including Metafilter's own msalt, Gabe Dinger, and Shane Torres. This is a dozen comics doing 5-6 minutes sets of their best material. If you tell them you're a friend of Mark, you can get 2 for 1 tickets (2 for $10). If that's still a bit steep, memail msalt as he has a limited number of free tickets, first come first served.
Hi Portland! I will be visiting your lovely city June 2-4, and I had a lot of fun meeting some of you the last time. [more inside]
Hello, Portland. I find myself unexpectedly in your vicinity for a few days. So, uh, you want to hang out or whatever? [more inside]
Semester (er, I mean quarter, whatever) has started up again. Lunch some time? Yes! Lunch! Loco Locos, Friday 12 April 2013 at noon-ish.
Secretariat and cortex say Occidental is a pretty great place and we should have a meetup there. And so! Saturday April 6 @ one in the afternoon.
I'm in Portland until Friday and would love to meet some of you people for an impromptu meetup on Thursday night. UPDATE: Victory Bar, 3652 SE Division Street, 7.30 pm. [more inside]
Hello! I'm in town for three weeks and am making a point of staying out late on a school night to catch Baby Ketten karaoke at Mississippi Pizza (for those who don't know about it already, see here) I would love to meet some fellow MeFites while I'm there. [more inside]
It's February 3rd, to be exact. [more inside]
Who's up for Hobbit Food? [more inside]
I will be playing at this show which benefits Foundation First. Bands include: The Dimes, Holiday Friends, and Northeast Northwest. A $10 donation goes towards the OPENING of the Good Grace Primary School in Kacerere, Uganda and books, backpacks, and medicine for its future students. [more inside]