NoVA Meet Possibilities?

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Last summer Greg Shanes of Richmond hosted a meet. Several people attended. And it was good.
I have since moved to Fredericksburg and I am contemplating a meet in August. I'm just trying to gauge interest at this time.
So - anybody interested in getting together? I now have a system that I'm not ashamed of, and my own house, so...
I'm thinking about enjoying good food, beverage, conversation, and movies. Ooh - it's starting to sound like a bad personal ad so I'll stop now.
You can email me direct at [email protected]
(BTW - I AM happily married and have NO experience whatsoever with bad personal ads!!)
 

TheLongshot

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Phil Hamm had one back in January, which was pretty successful, so it has been done.

I'd like to do one myself, but I need to find the time to do it...

Jason
 
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Excellent! Glad to see that some people are responding. I'll definitely start doing some legwork towards this.

If we do this in August, there is the possibility of a prerelease movie to screen, or those that are interested could stay and watch LOTR which will be out around then.

My deck(s) are capable of around 20 people being over - however my Home Theater Room is designed for 6 to 8 people (seating wise) - we can always cram more in here as needed!

I'll be asking questions for proper setup of this, and if anyone has any suggestions, please feel free to respond!

John
 

LDfan

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Looking forward to this John. I'm kinda familiar with the fredricksburg area since my mother-in-law lives down in that vicinity.

Jeff
 

Paul Seward

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I'm in. Just let me know when and where. It will be good to see everyone again from last years meet at Gregs.

paul
 

Michael M.

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Me too.

I grew up in Herndon/Reston, but I doubt I could find my way around now! (I was living up there before the westbound Dulles toll road had any exits ... only on-ramps! You had to go to the airport and turn around.)
 
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Allright - things are somewhat coming together. I'd like to ask for feedback on an October 5th date. This is a month from now - so it shouldn't be too short of notice. I would like to get any specific requests for the meet from you, as well as an estimation of attendance. Wives, children, etc. are welcome - I have three young boys who will be running around during the day, and my wife is really supportive of my hobby as well.
Preliminarily, I am thinking of 3PM until ??? With the grilling to commence at about 4:30. I definitely would encourage anyone to bring swap items - DVDs in particular. Any Klipsch fans? I have a buddy bringing over a pair of LaScalla speakers that have seen less than 100 hours of use! They may be for sale if anyone is interested.
Beyond this, I could use any advice/support on how to pull this together. I don't have any contacts to arrange for freebie/giveaways - can anyone else help with that? I'm just thinking about people getting together to hang out and discuss life (and movies)!
Please email me and let me know.
Thanks,
John
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Chris Lana

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John,

Why don't you contact Phil Hamm--he lives in Centerville and hosted meets the past three Januarys. I missed the 02 meet as I was (sadly) moving from NVA. They covered accessories through hardware. Got the idea of mattes from him--invaluable. BTW, he's a former HTF moderator...

Let me know if you need anything else.

Chris
 
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OK - I realize that I'm late in posting this, and for that I'm sorry. Out of the 15 or so people that I sent a personal email to in regards of this event and this date, Only one responded in the affirmative that this time worked for them. Therefore, I guess it's kind of obvious that we need to postpone this until a later date that works for more people. Feel free to email me with any questions.
John
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