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    The Cafe Ninja
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    Hi all,

    Does anyone who is based in Sydney fancy having a get together for some drinks? I think I’d be a really interesting experience to meet up with other flyingsoloists…I’m happy to arrange something in early 2009…just something at a pub in the CBD where we can have a chat…reply to this thread and let me know if you are interested and I’ll make it happen.

    Cheers,

    The Process Ninja

    #1002128
    Burgo
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    Now young Ninja why not start a Sydney Social Group.

    Sydney CBD may not appeal to many people for drinks, perhaps the Ranch or even Ryde-Eastwood Leagues club. Good parking close to public transport and less expensive than the city.

    Have a U-Beaut Christmas

    #1002129
    Astrid
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    Hi

    Sorry for the late reply. I was away camping ;-)

    Drinks and a get together sounds really good.
    I can recommend a pub in Newtown in Australia Street (Court House Hotel), central enough for everybody, close to the station and not expensive or posh. And they have a really nice beer garden.

    Or in the CBD the Lounge Bar in the Albion Place Hotel on George Street. Also not expensive. I’ve been to other networking events there.

    Cheers
    Astrid

    #1002130
    Virtual Advertising
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    hi,

    i run an advertising agency based in Sydney and would be happy to catch up. Sorry, city is preferable to Ryde.

    If you get this up and running, email me at michael@virtualadvertising.com.au

    cheers,

    Michael

    #1002131
    johnb
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    Drinks in the City sounds like a great Idea! A great opportunity to meet like minded people.

    Let me know when and where and I hope I can be there ( nice rhyme).

    John

    johnb@oneagency.com.au

    #1002132
    The Cafe Ninja
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    Sorry guys, I didn’t realise anyone had replied! I forgot to tick the box!

    I’m happy to meet anywhere that has beer – are Fridays good for anyone?

    I work at world square but happy to meet anywhere in the CBD.

    – Craig

    #1002133
    Burgo
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    Fridays are fine with me and I can get the bus into the city ( $ 2.50 ) thats if you young guns can put up with an old bloke.

    #1002134
    Astrid
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    Not all of us are young guns anymore ;-)

    To cut the process short – what about a Friday night in February? Feb 13? Or Feb 20?

    I’m at a shoe trade show in Darling Harbour on the 13th, so City is fine with me.

    I suggest Glenmore Hotel in the Rocks
    http://www.glenmorehotel.com.au/

    or
    http://www.albionplacehotel.com.au/

    which is a bit more posh …

    (but open to any other suggestions)

    Cheers
    Astrid

    #1002135
    The Cafe Ninja
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    OK, I’m making an executive decision!

    Drinks at the Albion Hotel on Fri 13th (dum dum duuuummm) Feb from 5:30pm onwards. All welcome but can you please e-mail me at craig@theprocessninja.com so I know who is definately coming as I often forget to check this forum!

    Great stuff – hope you can all make it – if we can’t get a good turn out let’s consider the 20th…

    – Craig (The Process Ninja)

    #1002136
    Astrid
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    Great ;-)

    I’m coming after the trade show …

    Cheers
    Astrid

    #1002137
    Burgo
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    I like executive decisions, I’ll ask the boss and let you know but should be apples.

    #1002138
    Burgo
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    Actually the Boss gave out this big cheer, I think she wants me outa the house for the evening, so that means I’m coming along Friday 13th, what a good date any one superstitious.

    Which bar , street or lounge.

    #1002139
    The Cafe Ninja
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    OK – so far we have:

    Me
    Astrid
    Patrick
    Michael

    As Seth Godin would say, you only need three to make a tribe, so we are doing OK! Hopefully we’ll get a couple more before next week.

    – Craig

    #1002140
    Burgo
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    The guys and gal from FS admin are more than welcome and we would really like to let you know how much we appreciate what you have done.

    I have opened a social group for the Sydney Network, and I think it would be a neat social group, purely social that is, also inviting interstate forum members let us know when they are in town so hopefully we can catch up.

    Let us know what you think.

    #1002141
    sam_leader
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    Thanks for the invite, Patrick! That’s very thoughtful. Alas we’re unable to take you up on your offer.

    I know this as we were talking about your gathering at today’s weekly meeting … and did a diary check which came up short for us all. I’m coming to Sydney this weekend, but not until Saturday. I’d have loved to have come along otherwise, especially to have been on the receiving end of this!

    Burgo, post: 2736 wrote:
    …we would really like to let you know how much we appreciate what you have done.

    We then went on to talking – at length, as it happens – about how great it is that you guys are using the forums to help organise a get together. It is precisely the sort of thing we hoped would happen when we started up the forum and to see it manifest is, we believe, a milestone of its success.

    We would love it if one of you you could take a photo of the gathering and post it on this thread. And please do tell us how you get on.

    Cheers to you all!

    Sam

    PS: I’m guessing if other Sydney people pick up this thread it’s not too late for them to come along?

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