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Prudhoe Bay Planning Thread
May 8, 2009 10:16 PM   RSS feed for this thread Subscribe

We need to pick a date and time between July 17 and July 19 (it'll be at the PBOC unless someone has a better idea).

Ok, I live in Portland but I have to be at work for this meetup (again). I'm bumming about it, but I'm going to make the best of it and hope that just one of the mods will make it.

Anyway, I'll be at the PBOC throughout these dates if any MeFites are up there during this time. If not, well, there'll be a one-person meetup on the Arctic Ocean.
posted by Nabubrush to Prudhoe Bay, AK at 10:16 PM (18 comments total)

I just want to say I love this. I was the attendee at a meetup-for-one in a remote location, too. Hope another MeFite can make it so you don't have to go through the whole bar tab yourself!
posted by not_on_display at 8:18 PM on May 10, 2009


Unfortunately it's a dry location. I might get into the NyQuil, though.
posted by Nabubrush at 3:18 PM on May 15, 2009


I'm excited - thus far it looks like the farthest north 10th anniversary meetup!
posted by Nabubrush at 3:21 PM on May 15, 2009


I pulled the trigger on the time and date so it would be concurrent with the Portland bash.
posted by Nabubrush at 10:15 AM on May 16, 2009


Have a hoot, man. I think I'll be alone, too. Of course, that has never stopped me before.
posted by Foam Pants at 10:47 PM on May 16, 2009


What's a PBOC? Also, can we somehow patch you in to Portland?
posted by dersins at 10:04 PM on May 17, 2009


PBOC = Prudhoe Bay Operations Center, which looks like it has an awesome breakfast.
posted by not_on_display at 4:21 AM on May 18, 2009


dersins: I guess someone could IM me during the meetup, but I probably wouldn't be giving much back as I'll actually be at work.

not on display: That's a neat blog. That person must be one step ahead of me all the time!
posted by Nabubrush at 9:47 AM on May 18, 2009


This hasn't been the success I had hoped, but it came off about how I expected it to.
posted by Nabubrush at 8:55 PM on May 18, 2009


it came off about how I expected it to.

2 months early?
posted by dersins at 10:19 PM on May 18, 2009


dersins: "2 months early?"

Their calendars go faster up there 'cause they don't have as far to spin around the axis, y'see. Happy Thanksgiving, Nabubrush!

Jessamyn's trying to find someone in Antarctica to become a MeFite (or, already has found someone); you should pop her an email to see if she can spread the word so that MeFi can not only have a 7-continent meetup, but a pole-to-pole one as well!
posted by not_on_display at 4:52 AM on May 19, 2009


Yes, well . . . I . . . look! A baby wolf!
posted by Nabubrush at 8:37 AM on May 19, 2009


I thought for sure that Iceland would have the most northerly meetup but this'll take the cake. By the looks of it nobody's on the ball in Reykjavík.

*Stares meaningfully at Marisa Stole the Precious Thing who is probably not going to read this thread ever*
posted by Kattullus at 1:11 PM on June 11, 2009


Can you please not steal the tiny amount of MetaThunder that I have? Thank you.
posted by Nabubrush at 11:04 AM on June 16, 2009


Don't worry, Prudhoe bay is well north of Iceland.
posted by Kattullus at 12:11 PM on June 16, 2009


All that sunlight is going to your head.
posted by Foam Pants at 11:58 PM on July 7, 2009


Well, and the bugs are driving me crazy!
posted by Nabubrush at 11:46 AM on July 13, 2009


You think the bugs are driving you mad, I dare you to go out and find a stick. Driftwood doesn't count.
posted by Foam Pants at 12:40 PM on July 15, 2009



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