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A2K in Barcelona 2007 - poll for meeting date

 
 
Walter Hinteler
 
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Reply Sat 30 Sep, 2006 03:17 pm
JPB wrote:
Now there's an idea!


Embarrassed :wink:
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JPB
 
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Reply Sat 30 Sep, 2006 03:17 pm
JPB wrote:
Now there's an idea!

oops! Hello, Mathos, my post was in response to Francis'.

I don't necessarily disagree with you, Mathos, on the potential of only those who feel 'part of the gang' or in the clique feeling as if they would be welcomed. But, as we discovered in Chicago, folks who were historically at odds on these boards got along quite well and gained an admiration for each other in having spent time together.
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Mathos
 
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Reply Sat 30 Sep, 2006 04:04 pm
I can appreciate every word you say JP, it certainly has attractions to some members or this thread would not be operational, but I do think Spendi raised some decent points and mine had benefits too.


It wouldn't be open for discussion if we all felt the same way, would it?
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spendius
 
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Reply Sat 30 Sep, 2006 05:31 pm
JPB wrote-

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Hello, Walter. Have we met? I'm sure we have!


To which Walt replied-

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Yes, certainly we've met. More than once,


Is this deep irony or are these meetings so intimate as that suggests.
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OCCOM BILL
 
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Reply Sun 1 Oct, 2006 02:37 am
I see Spendius is as annoying as ever. Get a life of your own manÂ… and stop getting your jollies off of aggravating people who have one. To a man (woman), the folks who met in Chicago had a great time and I neither recall anyone being outcasted nor anyone even suggesting a negative to the experience. If you think Walter and JB, or anyone else for that matter, did anything but grow friendships there than you're even more off-balance than your posts suggest. Joe had it right when he described you as an annoying buzzing sound. Probably best to stick with that.
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spendius
 
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Reply Sun 1 Oct, 2006 03:53 am
Listen Bill-

I have a life. We all have. It's unavoidable. Can't you find anything less stupid and trite than to say "get a life" to people as an all purpose, catch all snort? It's a bit ladylike.

I'm not annoying. It's the new policy that's coming in that's annoying you.

All I'm doing is pointing it out to people. Do you seriously think this pollution can go on being spewed out for ever and ever in the service of whims and to relieve boredom.

Isn't it obvious that to get up a go from where you are is objective proof that you are bored with where you are. Why should those who are not bored with where they are (the majority) have to put up with (fund) all the trouble, stink and noise of those who are so bored with their surroundings that they continually have to search for opportunities to leave them.

What does it say to their "friends" when they leave them and pay through the nose to fly thousands of miles to meet complete strangers.

What's the % of A2Kers interested in such things. Statistically insignificant is the answer.

It's the facts that annoy not the messenger.

You have a "shoot the messenger" policy on your head.

PS- I have never told anybody to "get a life" ever. Nor would I ever. It's just ignorant and I might consider travel if I was stuck with that sort of thing which I'm not.
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Mathos
 
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Reply Sun 1 Oct, 2006 06:32 am
Having wiped the floor with all the egg head Yanks on the ID thread, Spendi is brimming with confidence.


Better be careful Bill he might start bashing you about on here.


:wink: Good lad Spendi!
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martybarker
 
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Reply Sun 1 Oct, 2006 10:03 am
spendius wrote:
Hey Mathos- that's an invitation.

There are some nice quiet little guest houses up in your Lake District.

Ideal for meetings.


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I'm not annoying. It's the new policy that's coming in that's annoying you.



Well, I found your response to my post annoying. So much that I was afraid to say anything further in case you decided to misconstrue it again.
Isn't ones being "annoying" a matter of opinion?

PS...Can't we all just get along?
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martybarker
 
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Reply Sun 1 Oct, 2006 10:05 am
JPB wrote:
What part(s) of Europe are you visiting, Martybarker?


Sorry JPB I missed this post a while back. I'll post something in Travel so I don't have to endure more stupid commentary from you-know-who
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urs53
 
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Reply Sun 1 Oct, 2006 10:46 am
Hmm, I am still trying to understand all of Spendius' post. But my English is obviously not good enough. What a pity.

But he might have been talking about people like me. Yes, I do like to travel, pay through the nose, fly thousands of miles, meet people and my friends don't feel left by me.

But that's not my main reason for posting. I have a great time meeting A2Kers and will watch this thread for any possibilities in Europe. Or in Florida - most likely we will be there in March 2007.
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martybarker
 
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Reply Sun 1 Oct, 2006 10:49 am
I think that some of lifes most fulfilling moments are those meeting new people and experiencing new surroundings.
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urs53
 
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Reply Sun 1 Oct, 2006 10:54 am
Absolutely, martybarker!

So I am looking forward to seeing where you will go in Europe.
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roger
 
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Reply Sun 1 Oct, 2006 11:08 am
Intuititively, Urs, I have the feeling you and martybarker would hit it off real well.
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spendius
 
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Reply Sun 1 Oct, 2006 11:42 am
urs53 wrote-

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But he might have been talking about people like me. Yes, I do like to travel, pay through the nose, fly thousands of miles, meet people and my friends don't feel left by me.


That must be because-

1- They are glad to see the back of you for a bit.
or
2- They are too polite to tell you.
or
3- They don't give a sod either way.

If I was in love and my adored one announced that she was leaving me to go spend 10 days with a bunch of strangers talking about how hot it is and how far they have come I would go throw myself into the nearest deep river.

I would, of course, swim to the bank and begin life anew having satisfied myself with such a stylish theatrical gesture.
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urs53
 
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Reply Sun 1 Oct, 2006 03:41 pm
Roger, maybe we'll get the chance to see that...
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spendius
 
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Reply Sun 1 Oct, 2006 04:56 pm
With an avvie such as that which marty has provided us with that might be most interesting.
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martybarker
 
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Reply Sun 1 Oct, 2006 05:30 pm
Not quite following you spendius Question
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Relay
 
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Reply Sun 1 Oct, 2006 11:21 pm
So silly of you to not plan a meeting in Germany during the World Cup?
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Walter Hinteler
 
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Reply Sun 1 Oct, 2006 11:30 pm
We avoided to let hooligans in Laughing

(But Sweden is nice, too :wink: )
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Mathos
 
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Reply Mon 2 Oct, 2006 01:06 pm
Who are the hooligans Walt?



(PS Walt, you weren't on Blackpool prom with a camera and tripod around noon today were you?)
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