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Helsinki, Finland  (Planning Stage)  —  Organizer: infini

Helsinki Planning Thread
June 8, 2009 3:32 AM   RSS feed for this thread Subscribe

We need to pick a date and time between July 17 and July 19 and a location.

We'd be happy to include others from the Nordic region in the celebration.
posted by infini to Helsinki, Finland at 3:32 AM (13 comments total)

Unfortunately, unless the meetup is in Padasjoki on the 17th or in Jyväskylä on the 19th (Jyväskylä would be great too, but it is pretty far from Helsinki), I will not be able to attend, as I'll be taking part in Päijänne-purjehdus.
posted by Authorized User at 12:24 PM on June 8, 2009

Actually, I could do an early Friday or a late Sunday date in Helsinki too, but it would be far from optimal either way.
posted by Authorized User at 12:31 PM on June 8, 2009

I've been thinking of suggesting the 16th at Pori Jazz ;p

but I suppose we could adjust it a day? I've to be in the UK on the 17th myself

we could claim time zone fuzziness?
posted by infini at 7:45 PM on June 8, 2009

Okay its getting closer to the dates, how about the 14th of July? its a bit removed from MeFi's official dates but might be doable? In Helsinki proper, some place central with open air seating?
posted by infini at 4:17 AM on June 27, 2009

14th is too early for me, still returning from Prague.
posted by Free word order! at 7:36 AM on July 2, 2009

after then? the weekend of 24/26th? {i'm in the UK till 22nd at least as far as I know}
posted by infini at 9:03 AM on July 2, 2009

alternately, to hell with all this planning, how about a beer at Henrys Pub/Place (whatever) at Kamppi this weekend? I'm gonna be there at 5pm tomorrow anyway (3 july)
posted by infini at 11:08 AM on July 2, 2009

No, wait I messed with 14th. I'm in Prague this saturday to tuesday, 14th is ok for me!
posted by Free word order! at 2:06 AM on July 3, 2009

14th works fine for me as well.
posted by Authorized User at 8:35 AM on July 3, 2009

Ok, people of MeFinland, we have a date!! the 14th of July.

now, place and time? I'm the newbie so please start suggesting places that serve more than Koff ;p
posted by infini at 3:29 PM on July 3, 2009

I don't live in Helsinki so I don't know either. Anything goes for me.
posted by Authorized User at 2:23 AM on July 5, 2009

ok, lets see what free word order has to suggest and in the meantime I'll ask coworkers tomorrow for suggestions
posted by infini at 7:37 AM on July 5, 2009

Admin reminder: this meetup is going to be removed from the site tomorrow because the deadline for confirming the date, time, and location has passed. Please contact us with the details if you'd like to move this meetup from planning to scheduled.
posted by pb at 9:56 PM on July 8, 2009

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