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15 Feb 2010, 19:52
I'm an idiot and can't attend...

When I saw the date I thought to myself, "I'm traveling that day! I can make it!" I am traveling that day...but to Durham. Booth is another time. Gee, I feel smart.

Have fun everybody!

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17 Feb 2010, 14:24
All,

If you need my cell, PM me.

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17 Feb 2010, 20:25
Guys,

Don't forget to carry your camera. Post some pics here

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17 Feb 2010, 21:53
I should be there around 6.. .i'm sure I'll be able to navigate myself there in time.

Not sure how we'll all recognize each other.. maybe every should wear a "I spent months applying to b-school and all I got was this lousy t-shirt" tshirt, so I know who to approach.

I should be easy to recognize.... I'll be the only guy in the bar without a jacket...cuz the dumass californian in me forgot my jacket in San Diego!!

see y'all tomorrow!

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18 Feb 2010, 02:00
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Not sure how we'll all recognize each other..

No problem...

You will see a guy who will be speaking loudly, trying to impress the girls, flashing his BMW X5 key etc.

That's Rhyme

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18 Feb 2010, 06:22
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unplugged wrote:
Not sure how we'll all recognize each other..

No problem...

You will see a guy who will be speaking loudly, trying to impress the girls, flashing his BMW X5 key etc.

That's Rhyme

HAHAHA.

Yea, let me rephrase for you.

You will see a guy who will be speaking loudly (ok i do), who is covered in baby drool, looks exhausted from having a kid, is largely overweight, flashing his one-step-away-from-a-minivan key.

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18 Feb 2010, 08:55
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Umm, difficult to say when all I have is this.............
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18 Feb 2010, 16:22
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lol.. shouldn't be too hard to look for a Jack-in-the-box lookalike then !!

too bad you're not attending, unplugged

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18 Feb 2010, 16:36
Leaving in 10 minutes for the meetup!

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18 Feb 2010, 17:37
Sorry guys, can't come and it is second time.... Have a lot of work after Apple decided to put our application at the front page of AppStore...
Anyway, have a great time and put some photos here!
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18 Feb 2010, 20:36
It was cool meeting you guys, grab a drink, and talk about random stuff. I'll definitely have to check out Ski Mom and Jersey Shore. Now I have motivation to start prepping for my Booth interview! My email is gkumar [period] gmail [period] com. Keep in touch guys.

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18 Feb 2010, 21:04
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gkumar wrote:
It was cool meeting you guys, grab a drink, and talk about random stuff. I'll definitely have to check out Ski Mom and Jersey Shore. Now I have motivation to start prepping for my Booth interview! My email is gkumar [period] gmail [period] com. Keep in touch guys.

You've never seen Jersey Shore?!?! You are missing out my friend. Be sure to check on YouTube for the SnookiePunch.

Sorry I had to duck out early. Blame Ross. Let's do this again!

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19 Feb 2010, 01:55
yes indeedy.

too bad you had to leave early zippy, we had a pretty great time with the rest of the crew.

got to hand out with quantjock, gkumar, robert_(redford?), rhyme, and con_mis_dos_banos (or something like that )

it was a pretty good time really, both at Fado and the Wit... which had nothing to do with what it sounded like, especially since we got in without a test

and for those wondering,, yes.. Rhyme is that larger than life guy.. he came in on a dragon, smoked some fire and left us in a daze of sheer awe.. yep. he that good

and i would love to post our bill from the evening, but for the record, the group had 13 Stellas'.. and rhyme single handedly was reponsible for 11 of them..

yep.. 11!!!

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19 Feb 2010, 02:27
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yes indeedy.

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and i would love to post our bill from the evening, but for the record, the group had 13 Stellas'.. and rhyme single handedly was reponsible for 11 of them..

yep.. 11!!!

Now, please don't tell me you don't have photographs

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19 Feb 2010, 07:55
It was great meeting the some of the community members!!!

I had a good time, the next outing is going to be Bottle Service @ The Underground.

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19 Feb 2010, 08:22
It was great to meet you guys last night! Nice to talk to some people who understand what I've been going through the past few months. Now I just have to figure out how to change the manos to banos... (Check out my sweet new avatar!)

Zippy, sorry I just missed you! It would have been nice to spread a little more Ross (and female!) love in the Booth crowd. Good luck in the interview!

Keep in touch, kids.

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19 Feb 2010, 20:57
we definitely did the damn thang last night. good peeps, good convos and good drinks always make for good times.

who says nerds just dont wanna have fun??

lol

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19 Feb 2010, 21:57
robertrdzak wrote:
It was great meeting the some of the community members!!!

I had a good time, the next outing is going to be Bottle Service @ The Underground.

Rob, I'm down for the Underground as I've never been. Just say the word and I'm there! Remain thirsty, my friends

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03 Mar 2010, 23:07
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Sorry, its taken me this long to get back to this thread, I was always surfing on my cell phone and finally got a chance to sit down on a computer.

It was a great time hanging out with our fine fellow gmatclubbers.....and of course, we had an audience with The Rhyme .

Attached are a couple of pics... just for unplugged.. we missed you at the meetup. As you can see from the pics (and take my word for it!), they all represented !!!!

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File comment: Taken at Fado's after a lucky 13 stellas!

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File comment: Taken at the Wit after many a GooseIsland!

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04 Mar 2010, 02:48
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Thank you very much deadlee.

We can make a bigger dent when we all meet up( probably at quantjock's party in Carribean).

Though I did not attend, I was with you guys......see.

BTW, what is 'pub quiz' and 'heineken cup' ? I'm very much interested in attending these. Probably, I can cover my beer costs by having a regular presence there on Mondays
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