Xmas Dinner Meet at 7:00PM 10th December

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Xmas Dinner Meet at 7:00PM 10th December

Postby birddog114 on Mon Nov 08, 2004 3:54 pm

Finally, I have secured a room for our community at one of the restaurant in Hurstville and following is listing of members, who're going to attend

The Xmas Dinner Meet at the Heritage Seafood Restaurant
33-35 Dora Street/ Corner Queens Road, Hurstville NSW.

Gary 3
MJ 1
MHD 2
Glen 1
Killakoala 1
Sheepie 1
Matt. K 2
Onyx 1
Kristine 1 (2?)
Birddog 2
GeoffC 2
Dargan 2

Edit: I've just remembered: Dargan asked me 2 seats, cos he visit his family on those days. Sorry Dargan!

So far i have 19 attendees, if there's a missing name or seat, please PM me, and I reserved two large table which is 12/ table = 24 seats

And we have 5 seats to fill

There's a huge carpark beside the restaurant and it's opposite Hurstville Library, at the corner of Dora St and Queens Road.

Sheepie can confirm this, can't you?

Is 7:00PM OK with everyone?

I'll keep everyone posted details of their menu and costing/ person in the next coupa days.[/i]
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Postby gstark on Mon Nov 08, 2004 4:04 pm

Birddog,

Excellent!

That means, of course, that there is still room for 7 more bums on seats should any members decide they want to join us for what will undoubtedly be a great evening.

We do have some light duties that might need to be allocated ... like, who's going to be taking the photos. :)
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Postby Onyx on Mon Nov 08, 2004 4:04 pm

Thanks for organising yet another thing for our community Birddog!

I need a lift - can anyone help? Hurstville is 1.5 hours by train for me (due to having to change trains).
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Postby birddog114 on Mon Nov 08, 2004 4:08 pm

Onyx wrote:Thanks for organising yet another thing for our community Birddog!

I need a lift - can anyone help? Hurstville is 1.5 hours by train for me (due to having to change trains).


Onyx,
First, I think u may ask Matt.K, cos he's based at Liverpool
Second, you can overnight in my granny flat and back home tomorrow morning.
Up to you.
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Postby gstark on Mon Nov 08, 2004 4:08 pm

Onyx,

One way or another we'll get you there without having to endure the wonders of the Sydney public transport ...

..

..

At the very worst, I can collect you in the city, but I'm sure that as Lindy and I finalise our own arrangments, we'll come up with something better than that, and that's also provided that nobody else comes up with a better offer.
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Postby birddog114 on Mon Nov 08, 2004 4:14 pm

gstark wrote:Birddog,

Excellent!

That means, of course, that there is still room for 7 more bums on seats should any members decide they want to join us for what will undoubtedly be a great evening.

We do have some light duties that might need to be allocated ... like, who's going to be taking the photos. :)


and controlling and distributing our asset of beer and wine, cos we will BYO and the waiters will serve on each person request, but we have to keep an eye on them (my experiences with many Xmas party at the restaurant).

And I wish everyone wears a Polo shirt with D70User (No obligation! Just ask :)
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Postby gstark on Mon Nov 08, 2004 4:19 pm

Birddog114 wrote:And I wish everyone wears a Polo shirt with D70User (No obligation! Just ask :)


Sounds good to me.
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Postby MHD on Mon Nov 08, 2004 4:22 pm

:mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Looking forward to it...

It will be the best photographed resraunt in town!
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Postby birddog114 on Mon Nov 08, 2004 4:24 pm

MHD wrote::mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Looking forward to it...

It will be the best photographed resraunt in town!


Great MHD!
Your prize is on it way today in the Next Day Delivery envelope from AP.
Pls. check your PO Box tomorrow morning
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Postby MHD on Mon Nov 08, 2004 4:26 pm

Thanks again Birddog! Will be VERY handy!
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Postby gstark on Mon Nov 08, 2004 4:29 pm

MHD wrote::mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Looking forward to it...

It will be the best photographed resraunt in town!


Slurred typing already, eh ? :)
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Postby MHD on Mon Nov 08, 2004 4:30 pm

Oh blugger! ;)
Must be monday (Hmmmm Hopefully Louise put a coopers in the fridge for tonight!)
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Postby birddog114 on Mon Nov 08, 2004 5:35 pm

Thank Joet and welcome!

SO WE HAVE 3 SEATS LEFT

Allthough we have 3 seats left but I can talk to the restaurant owner to get another table if we still have more member want to check-in.
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This will be a great night!!

Postby Geoff on Mon Nov 08, 2004 5:44 pm

Again Birdy - this will be fantastic! THANK YOU!! I will definately wear my new polo shirt...I will also be practising with my new flash..any teachers willing to show me how it's done? :)


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Re: This will be a great night!!

Postby birddog114 on Mon Nov 08, 2004 5:47 pm

Geoff wrote:Again Birdy - this will be fantastic! THANK YOU!! I will definately wear my new polo shirt...I will also be practising with my new flash..any teachers willing to show me how it's done? :)


Geoff.


Heap of them at the show mate!!!!
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Postby Matt. K on Mon Nov 08, 2004 5:54 pm

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Where do you live? I would be happy to pick you up if you're in my region.
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Postby Vicareyus on Mon Nov 08, 2004 6:54 pm

Hi Birddog, count me in for one. Might be half an hour late, but I'll be there.
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Postby birddog114 on Mon Nov 08, 2004 8:12 pm

Vicareyus wrote:Hi Birddog, count me in for one. Might be half an hour late, but I'll be there.
Vic


Done!

2 seats left for 2 large tables
but we can have another table if we have enough of 12 members
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Postby Onyx on Tue Nov 09, 2004 9:25 am

Thanks for the offers of rides everyone. I'm more north-west, towards the hills district than the southwest (Liverpool, MattK's area). I have no doubt something will work out closer to the date.
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Postby Mj on Tue Nov 09, 2004 9:14 pm

Hey there Onyx... I'm probably a little closer your way... feel free to PM me and let's see if I can get you there !!!
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Postby Onyx on Tue Nov 09, 2004 10:33 pm

Hey MJ - you've got PM.
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Postby MCWB on Tue Nov 30, 2004 5:30 pm

As per our conversation on the weekend, I'm in Birdy! :)
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Postby birddog114 on Tue Nov 30, 2004 5:31 pm

Your name is on the list
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Postby MCWB on Wed Dec 01, 2004 4:18 pm

Bugger! Better take it back off the list Birdy, I just found out two of my friends have organised a joint birthday party that night. Sorry guys! I'll take my D70 along to console me. :( :(
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Postby MHD on Wed Dec 01, 2004 4:40 pm

We're still in... and we will be coming with a list of who had been naughty or nice
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Postby gstark on Thu Dec 09, 2004 12:07 pm

Just a timely reminder for all of those who are coming tomorrow:

Heritage Seafood Restaurant
33-35 Dora Street (Corner Queens Road),
Hurstville NSW

7:00 pm



For Birddog's convenience, please place your payment into a sealed envelope, with your name on the outside, and give it to him at some stage during the night. This way we can all enjoy the evening, rather than have people chasing up payments etc.

Thanx all for your cooperation.
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Postby Flyer on Thu Dec 09, 2004 9:10 pm

Have a great time tomorrow guys. :D :D
Would love to meet all the members in person.
Spare a thought for us poor souls who cannot attend...
Oh well, maybe next time. :D
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Postby ajo43 on Thu Dec 09, 2004 9:24 pm

I second that. Have a fantastic night. Sorry I can't be there with you.

Have a spring roll and a VB for me.
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Postby Kris on Thu Dec 09, 2004 10:02 pm

Enjoy guys! It sounds great but I wont be able to attend this time around..

Please make sure you take PLENTY of photos, after all you ALL are photographers! no excuses hehe..
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Postby bago100 on Thu Dec 09, 2004 10:08 pm

Yes absolutely - Do have a great time everyone!

Take lots of pics so you can share with those who cannot be there with you

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Postby fozzie on Fri Dec 10, 2004 6:29 am

I wished I could be there, :( maybe next year.

Anyway to everybody who is attending, how could you not have a good time. Your are all in good company and with the addition of Mr. Poon what else could be better.


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Postby birddog114 on Fri Dec 10, 2004 6:46 am

I wish to have and see all members of forum tonight.
Will be the best ever evening which we will have since this forum started.
Some hightlight:
- Pre-dinner drink and Xmas present (An A3 print of the winning photo/ Challenge No 1 for all attended members)
- Poon's present
- Presentation to Gary, our forum founder, without his efforts we won't have this wonderful evening.
- Presentation to Poon, one of our famous vendor and supporter.
- Gifts from Poon to members + partner who are attending the Xmas dinner.
- Announcing and presentation to 3rd prize winner of challenge No:2
- Announcing and presentation to 2nd prize winner of challenge No:2
- Announcing and presentation to 1st prize winner of challenge No:2
We will have more details of report and photo to follow.
We will miss all of other members in distance or can't make to the dinner.
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Do we have to wear nametags? :/

Postby sheepie on Fri Dec 10, 2004 7:20 am

Do we have to wear nametags? :/

If so, do we put our real names, or our nicknames?


hehe - could be interesting for other tables listening to our conversations!
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Re: Do we have to wear nametags? :/

Postby birddog114 on Fri Dec 10, 2004 7:22 am

sheepie wrote:Do we have to wear nametags? :/

If so, do we put our real names, or our nicknames?


hehe - could be interesting for other tables listening to our conversations!


I'm thinking about it, and I'll ask Onyx this morning if we can make number of name tags available for tonight. This can be done.
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Tonight

Postby the foto fanatic on Fri Dec 10, 2004 7:28 am

I am sure it will be a superb evening - I just wish I could be there! I'll sure try next year :)
Look forward to story/pix of the evening. Will anyone have a camera? :lol:
Hope Mr Poon isn't too overwhelmed by all your Aussie hilarity.
Have fun, you lucky ducks.
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Postby W00DY on Fri Dec 10, 2004 8:16 am

Have fun everyone... Really wish I could have made it to the dinner (to many xmas parties to attend this time of year.)

Look forward to hearing & seeing pics from the night.

Seeyou all in the new year :)

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Postby sirhc55 on Fri Dec 10, 2004 9:09 am

Wishing everyone a very happy evening and seasons greetings.

Hopefully I will be able to make the next gathering - maybe Christmas in July??

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Postby Raydar on Fri Dec 10, 2004 9:33 am

Have fun all :wink:

Above all drink & eat heaps, be merry & show Mr. Poon what this forum has gotten its reputation for, being friendly, fun loving & full of helpful hints :roll:

Whish I could be there!!!!!!!!!! :cry:

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Postby Glen on Fri Dec 10, 2004 9:38 am

When is all this fun on? :wink:
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Postby Nnnnsic on Fri Dec 10, 2004 9:46 am

I'm assuming that somewhere between all those events we actually eat something, right? ;)
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Postby Raydar on Fri Dec 10, 2004 9:52 am

You mite need to take a dogy bag mate, eat it on the way home :?

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Postby Mj on Fri Dec 10, 2004 10:45 am

Hey... no one told me there would be cameras there!!!
And me so camera shy :oops:
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Postby Greg B on Fri Dec 10, 2004 11:11 am

It sounds like it will be a great night.

Hope everyone has lots of fun, and I am sure that Mr Poon will go away with happy memories of his face to face encounter with so many satisfied customers!

I'll be there in spirit :)
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Postby dooda on Fri Dec 10, 2004 11:25 am

I too wish that I could be there. Unfortunatly 1 million miles separates me from your blissful evening. Happy holidays to all of you. One day I hope to perhaps meet some of you, and I've been considering a trip to Australia anyway (wifes a pilot for a major airline out of the US so I get cheap airfare!)
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Postby sirhc55 on Fri Dec 10, 2004 11:43 am

dooda wrote:I too wish that I could be there. Unfortunatly 1 million miles separates me from your blissful evening. Happy holidays to all of you. One day I hope to perhaps meet some of you, and I've been considering a trip to Australia anyway (wifes a pilot for a major airline out of the US so I get cheap airfare!)


See you and your wife next week Dooda. . .

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Postby birddog114 on Fri Dec 10, 2004 3:38 pm

dooda,
Make sure you come and we will have a party for you and your wife, please tell her bring me one of her spare wing. Love to have it.
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