PDX are we ready to meet in person?
posted April 25, 2022 11:57 PM   RSS | iCal | +googleCal

Sat June 4 at 5:00 PM, bit house
727 SE Grand Ave, Portland, OR, USA (Map & Directions)
I'm looking forward to IRL meetups - I'm proposing this one to test the waters.
Testing IRL.

I remember I used to talk to people and I'll bring whatever I have left of my conversation skills.
posted by bendy to Meetup (12 comments total)

May 21st. 5PM. Bit House? Back patio?
posted by bendy at 12:04 AM on April 26

I notice there's been a slight (or a bit more than slight according to the NYT) uptick in Multnomah County COVID cases lately, which I'm not thrilled about and will be watching for further developments. Also I may be out of town that weekend though my plans haven't finalized yet. I'll put myself down as a "maybe".
posted by Greg_Ace at 9:01 AM on April 26 [1 favorite]

Wait, in-person people talking? How does that work?

But seriously, I’d like to but I’ll be overseeing a Warhammer 40k tournament at my game store all day.
posted by nickthetourist at 7:03 PM on April 26 [1 favorite]

I have houseguests getting into town that night, but I'm getting comfortable with in-person plans again as a rule (and considering my overall exposure / setting up a home testing plan as part of this).
posted by momus_window at 9:27 AM on April 28 [1 favorite]

The last meetup I hosted only one other person showed up. I'll see if she can make it this time.

It's OK. I've been eating only meals that have been delivered to me for the last two years and I can't remember how to take the bus.
posted by bendy at 10:03 PM on April 28

Well, that particular weekend doesn't work for me because all of May is ?????? right now. But I'm moving to Portland (from Albany) in (hopefully?) May, and I'm excited to be closer to events and meet-ups and such-like!
posted by dorey_oh at 11:02 PM on April 29 [3 favorites]

I look forward to meeting up when you get here dorey_oh!
posted by bendy at 3:09 AM on April 30 [1 favorite]

I changed the date on this since several people said that date was bad.
posted by bendy at 7:14 PM on May 2

I'm a maybe for the 4th!
posted by momus_window at 12:37 PM on May 10

Also a maybe! It'll be the first Saturday after starting a new job, so will mostly depend on if I'm totally wiped out by then or not!

I've been working swing shift for years, new job will have me on a day shift for training. I'm more nervous about the 8am start times as any other part of the job. The work, I can handle. The mornings? We'll see!
posted by dorey_oh at 4:42 PM on May 13

I've started at 8am for most of my career, and it still grits my oyster. Good luck anyway!

My aforementioned plans settled onto a weekend this month, so - assuming another unwholesome spike doesn't dissuade me from public life - I'm looking forward to the 4th.

(also, I haven't had fresh oysters in ages, dangit)
posted by Greg_Ace at 8:42 PM on May 13

Added myself as a maybe... I'd really like to, but there's about a zillion things that might make it not possible.
posted by stormyteal at 9:00 PM on May 15

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