MeFi 20 Brisbane
posted August 9, 2018 4:16 AM   RSS

We're getting in a bit early with this one but Dinoworx and I were just discussing how MeFi is turning 20 next July. That means it's our 10 year anniversary as we met through MeFi due to the MeFi 10 meet... now we're married with two kids! So, we'd like to celebrate all things MeFi with Friends Of Matt in Brisbane. Any takers?
The original meet was at Three Monkeys, so we could go there again or somewhere else. Sake bombs optional :)
posted by indienial to Proposed (14 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite

Oh god. Were you still there when we wound up at the casino? For some reason? Chaos.

Anyway I'm in like a cheap daquiri.
posted by Jilder at 4:32 AM on August 9, 2018 [2 favorites]

We bailed just after dark as had dinner plans but it was pretty rowdy when we left!

Here is the original MeFi 10 planning thread
posted by dinoworx at 1:40 PM on August 9, 2018 [1 favorite]

I’ll be there!
posted by h00py at 12:19 AM on August 10, 2018 [1 favorite]

I'm up.
posted by b33j at 2:28 AM on August 10, 2018 [2 favorites]

h00py said she'd beat me to a pulp if I didn't turn up, so count me in (last time, anyhow).
posted by b33j at 2:30 AM on August 10, 2018

An outrageous slander. I'm a famous coward.
posted by h00py at 7:15 AM on August 10, 2018 [1 favorite]

My word, this colour scheme is .. unpleasant.
posted by h00py at 7:17 AM on August 10, 2018 [1 favorite]

Count me in! My social anxiety led to me bailing for the 10th anniversary and I've been kicking myself ever since.

yeah, what's with the baby-shit brown colour scheme?
posted by dg at 6:12 PM on August 10, 2018 [3 favorites]

I had completely forgotten that planning thread. That was fun. I wish I could have stayed for all the fun that came after! Maybe this time. I'm even creakier now, though.
posted by h00py at 7:33 PM on August 10, 2018

My knees make the sort of delightful noises your knees can only make after gestating two massive infants. We can creak loudly at any young people in the area.
posted by Jilder at 6:39 AM on August 11, 2018

Jilder, h00py, I am soooo in for a creaking contest. S/he who creaks loudest wins $5 off a hip replacement! I can also throw in my party trick of throwing my neck out by making seemingly innocuous movements.

So, should Dino and I start making MeFi 20 shirts? I found our MeFi 10 ones the other day, which kind of prompted this post.
posted by indienial at 5:16 AM on August 13, 2018

I seem to recall taking a photo for dg? Can't remember the exact details, there was a substantial amount of alcohol involved. But does anyone remember/have a copy?
posted by indienial at 5:28 AM on August 13, 2018

I hope I didn't take it as my camera was lost during the post-Monkies crawl.
posted by Jilder at 8:52 PM on August 13, 2018

Alas, I think you did actually! Man, that was some crawl...
posted by indienial at 3:40 AM on August 14, 2018

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