**Geek Fest New Orleans Update**

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    eyelikeart

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    ok I've contacted some hotels and this is what we're looking at...

    July 4th weekend is something called Essence Festival...a big weekend for downtown New Orleans...we cannot get any availability...

    however...the following weekend....which consists of July 12-14 we can get in...

    The Marriott Hotel at 555 Canal Street is where u should make reservations...

    Call Michelle at (504) 553-5533 for reservations....make sure to mention my name when calling so she gives u our rate...

    $79 per night...up to 4 per room occupancy...

    I got quoted on 10-15 rooms...but if more is needed it shouldn't be a problem...

    **Please email either me or BacktotheMac to let us know u are coming...

    hope to hear from u guys soon!!:D
     
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    Hmm, new date, eh. Well, I check the airfare and see what's available, might be able to make it again, we'll see.
     
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    Re: **Geek Fest New Orleans Update**

    4 to a room..... now this could be interesting....... you sure you guys can't do a web cast???
     
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    britboy

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    he he... Frank.... Sorry, i just find that humurous for some reason. What are you guys going to call each other during this geek fest? Is it going to be something like "hey backtothemac, i was just speaking to dukestreet, and he thought cleo....." :D :p :rolleyes:
     
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    Backtothemac

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    Hey everyone. Me and eye are really trying to get this together. Here is an e-mail that you can find me at. It is stacies@mac.com

    Please let us know if you are coming. We need to know as soon as possible so that we can start planning the adventure for you guys. Believe me you will not be let down, and will have a time that you will remember for the rest of your life.

    Let us know.
     
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    eyelikeart

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    he he he...yeah I know....one thing for sure...whenever someone calls my name...I always know it's me when they stutter on the "Frank...uh....?"

    as for what we'll call each other...I'm guessing our macrumors handles will work just fine...considering I only know a few of your real names anyway...:D
     
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    jelloshotsrule

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    hey britboy pass the ketchup or me and back-dawg are gonna beat your ass.

    i think britboy just signed himself up for the geek fest... ha
     
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    Mr. Anderson

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    Who's going to make the name badges? That out to be interesting walking around with those

    Hi! I'm Backtothemac


    Ha!:D
     
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    Backtothemac

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    Actually I think a lot of us know each others real name. That would be funny though. Hey Cleo, did you see the T**S on that chick. Hey Duke, you wanna lucky dog?
     
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    Believe me, i wish i could. Unfortunately i've got to get myself to venezuela for my brothers' wedding, plus my own to pay for in december.... See if it can be web-cast though, that would be fun to watch :p
     
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    Mr. Anderson

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    What's a 'lucky dog' I think we talked about this before, but I forget.

    Cleo's going to be there? Hm, that should be interesting.
     
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    eyelikeart

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    oh man....u don't really want a Lucky Dog...take my word for it!!!

    I can just see it now though...we'll all be out on Bourbon Street at 3 am...and it'll be duke who's got the mad munchies...ugh...ha ha ha!!!

    lucky dogs are hot dogs available by vendors on the street...not exactly 5 star cuisine....but they do smell really good when u are inebriated...he he he ;)
     
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    Backtothemac

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    Lucky Dogs are hot dogs that are sold out of stands on Bourbon street. They are great once you have a few in you. The sausage ones are the best, and man they are friggin huge.
     
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    eyelikeart

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    ok I hate to pull usless posts to keep this one up...

    but until it gets on the front page...

    we gotta make sure this stays where everyone can see it... ;)
     
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    Mr. Anderson

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    Yeah, right, mr. 3000

    You're going get crap for that, you know?
     
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    eyelikeart

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    yeah...I figured as much....but maybe I can play the moderator card and get past it?

    anyway...I really do want to keep this thread in view for everyone...so that we get it all situated...

    hope u can make it though duke...u know there's a bunch of us who wanna hang out with u...;)
     
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    Mr. Anderson

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    I'm looking forward to meeting everyone too. Its all logistics and dropping a load of cash on the new bathroom. I'll let you know as soon as I have a better idea about what's going on.

    D
     
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    Backtothemac

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    Well, I have PM'ed Arn and asked him to link this to the front page. Maybe he will put up a new one and kill this one, who knows. Anyway,

    Come on people. Post your info here to let us know that you are coming. We have put some work into this, and if you back out, then we are going to send me and Rower to pay you a visit.

    Just imagine, it would be like from Jay and Silent Bob strike Back..

    *knock*
    yea,...

    Um, do you post to a website called Macrumors under the name GoCyrus.....

    yea......

    Did you say that "Macs are....... :D
     
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    D0ct0rteeth

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    Im seriously considering it.

    Let me get back to you.... need to see if the woman gets the time to go.

    Damn strippers.. always work weekends... :)

    C-
     
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    eyelikeart

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    well lucky for u...there are plenty here...even though I am not usually a frequent of the places...but I do know one who could possibly get us some VIP action if u really wanted to...;)
     
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    D0ct0rteeth

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    Im sure i will manage... :)

    I always have this reputation as being "stripper obsessed"

    At my last job at this advertising agency there was this big meeting we had about relating to your clients and I volunteered to act as a client...

    Big Mistake... as a few of my coworkers immediatly started pitching me "stripper-centric campaigns" and things got WAYYY out of hand.

    It was a good time nonetheless... and I'm sure new orleans will rock... and with a bunch of young men running around naked women are sure to be found easily enough.

    Good times.

    C-
     
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    Mr. Anderson

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    this is, along with casinos, is the fastest way to remove money from your pockets. I never really enjoyed these type of clubs all that much, I've been to my share because of numerous reasons, all because I was going along with the group. But I've never gone to one on my own.

    Besides, you wouldn't be able to post the pics on the forum, that wouldn't be any fun, now would it.....
     
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    duh... personal web space!
     
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    D0ct0rteeth

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    iDisk anyone? :)

    anyway i have pics if anyone needs 'em... living with a stripper has its advantages....chances are i'll be auctioning off the keys to the room next to mine in neworleans... :)

    ANYWAY to get back on topic... how many people have confirmed eye?

    any specific plans?

    C-
     
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    eyelikeart

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    very true...I've never been to one either duke...I've never really wanted to go to one either to be quite honet...but I thought I'd throw out a bone... ;)

    and no we wouldn't be able to post the pics....but we could setup a small site for it...he he he
     

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