[nSLUG] A summertime NSLUG/HCC backyard social

Will Haggerty will at haggerty.co
Fri Mar 5 08:39:44 AST 2021


That certainly sounds like an entertaining offer! I have been absent from
many of the meetings over the past few years due to work commitments, so
hopefully I can have some time for a small social.

Will


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>    1.  A summertime NSLUG/HCC backyard social (Joel Maxwell)
>    2. Re:  A summertime NSLUG/HCC backyard social (Malcolm MacDonald)
>    3. Re:  A summertime NSLUG/HCC backyard social (Joel Maxwell)
>    4. Re:  [Hcc] A summertime NSLUG/HCC backyard social (Richard Bonner)
>    5.  TESt Re: Joel and Richard (Thayne Maclean)
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> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Joel Maxwell <jaymax at runbox.com>
> To: Nova Scotia Linux User Group <nslug at nslug.ns.ca>
> Cc: Halifax Computer Club <hcc at chebucto.ns.ca>
> Bcc:
> Date: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 19:14:53 -0400
> Subject: [nSLUG] A summertime NSLUG/HCC backyard social
> Hope everyone is doing well in spite of the variety of lockdowns,
> bubbles, and other forms of isolation.
>
> I hosted an NSLUG social at my house the summer of 2019, and I plan to
> re-mix the idea this coming July. It'd be in my backyard to help cover
> most chances of contingency plans, during the afternoon of a July
> Saturday or Sunday (the 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 24th, or 25th depending
> on the weather) while avoiding the long weekends.
>
> More details to follow once the warmer months approach, but sending
> this message now to get the idea out well in advance. Only other detail
> I'll add for now is that my residence is located in the
> Hydrostone/Convoy Place area of Halifax.
>
> Feel free to add some chatter in the lists.
>
> --
> Regards,
> Joel Maxwell
>
>
>
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Malcolm MacDonald <geekymalcolm at outlook.com>
> To: Nova Scotia Linux User Group <nslug at nslug.ns.ca>
> Cc: Halifax Computer Club <hcc at chebucto.ns.ca>
> Bcc:
> Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2021 23:26:08 +0000
> Subject: Re: [nSLUG] A summertime NSLUG/HCC backyard social
> Looking for topics?
>
> Malcolm MacDonald
> geekymalcolm at outlook.com
> ------------------------------
> *From:* nSLUG <nslug-bounces at nslug.ns.ca> on behalf of Joel Maxwell <
> jaymax at runbox.com>
> *Sent:* Wednesday, March 3, 2021 7:14:53 PM
> *To:* Nova Scotia Linux User Group <nslug at nslug.ns.ca>
> *Cc:* Halifax Computer Club <hcc at chebucto.ns.ca>
> *Subject:* [nSLUG] A summertime NSLUG/HCC backyard social
>
> Hope everyone is doing well in spite of the variety of lockdowns,
> bubbles, and other forms of isolation.
>
> I hosted an NSLUG social at my house the summer of 2019, and I plan to
> re-mix the idea this coming July. It'd be in my backyard to help cover
> most chances of contingency plans, during the afternoon of a July
> Saturday or Sunday (the 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 24th, or 25th depending
> on the weather) while avoiding the long weekends.
>
> More details to follow once the warmer months approach, but sending
> this message now to get the idea out well in advance. Only other detail
> I'll add for now is that my residence is located in the
> Hydrostone/Convoy Place area of Halifax.
>
> Feel free to add some chatter in the lists.
>
> --
> Regards,
> Joel Maxwell
>
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> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Joel Maxwell <jaymax at runbox.com>
> To: Nova Scotia Linux User Group <nslug at nslug.ns.ca>
> Cc: Halifax Computer Club <hcc at chebucto.ns.ca>
> Bcc:
> Date: Wed, 03 Mar 2021 20:20:53 -0400
> Subject: Re: [nSLUG] A summertime NSLUG/HCC backyard social
> Not particularly. I presume that would happen organically - this
> wouldn't (necessarily) be a tech-talk style.
>
> The most technical scenario would be gear set up on makeshift tables
> and power breakouts with the respective display brightness cranked up
> in lieu of shade - but even that can be too much for natural sunlight.
>
> The "format" would be more like the coffeeshop outings, except
> outdoors, ability to spread out over 100 square meters (or so), and
> generally an excuse for a social event for those who lacked that for
> many months.
>
> I'd imagine there would be talk of projects that received attention due
> to more time at home, reactions to computing paradigm shifts (e.g. the
> work-from-home model), and bouts of justified paranoia. 😄️
>
> --
> Regards,
> Joel Maxwell
>
> On Wed, 2021-03-03 at 23:26 +0000, Malcolm MacDonald wrote:
> > Looking for topics?
> >
> > Malcolm MacDonald
> > geekymalcolm at outlook.com
> > From: nSLUG <nslug-bounces at nslug.ns.ca> on behalf of Joel Maxwell
> > <jaymax at runbox.com>
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 3, 2021 7:14:53 PM
> > To: Nova Scotia Linux User Group <nslug at nslug.ns.ca>
> > Cc: Halifax Computer Club <hcc at chebucto.ns.ca>
> > Subject: [nSLUG] A summertime NSLUG/HCC backyard social
> > Hope everyone is doing well in spite of the variety of lockdowns,
> > bubbles, and other forms of isolation.
> >
> > I hosted an NSLUG social at my house the summer of 2019, and I plan
> > to
> > re-mix the idea this coming July. It'd be in my backyard to help
> > cover
> > most chances of contingency plans, during the afternoon of a July
> > Saturday or Sunday (the 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 24th, or 25th
> > depending
> > on the weather) while avoiding the long weekends.
> >
> > More details to follow once the warmer months approach, but sending
> > this message now to get the idea out well in advance. Only other
> > detail
> > I'll add for now is that my residence is located in the
> > Hydrostone/Convoy Place area of Halifax.
> >
> > Feel free to add some chatter in the lists.
> >
> > _______________________________________________
> > nSLUG mailing list
> > nSLUG at nslug.ns.ca
> > http://nslug.ns.ca/mailman/listinfo/nslug
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>
>
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Richard Bonner <ak621 at chebucto.ns.ca>
> To: Joel Maxwell <jaymax at runbox.com>
> Cc: Nova Scotia Linux User Group <nslug at nslug.ns.ca>, Halifax Computer
> Club <hcc at chebucto.ns.ca>
> Bcc:
> Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2021 20:22:07 -0400 (AST)
> Subject: Re: [nSLUG] [Hcc] A summertime NSLUG/HCC backyard social
>
> On Wed, 3 Mar 2021, Joel Maxwell wrote:
>
> > I hosted an NSLUG social at my house the summer of 2019, and I plan
> > to re-mix the idea this coming July.
>
> ***   I put this on my schedule.
>
>     I hope to make this one; last year I was out of town.
>
>   Richard
>
>
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Thayne Maclean <the.caper at gmail.com>
> To: nslug at nslug.ns.ca
> Cc:
> Bcc:
> Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2021 20:41:56 -0400
> Subject: [nSLUG] TESt Re: Joel and Richard
> Best Wishes.
>
> Personally I'd be interested in a summer get together!!!! DEPENDING ON THE
> COVID SITUATION AT THAT TIME.
>
> Regards..
> Caper (Thayne)
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