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Title: PLUG MUG: THURSDAY, November 9, 2017: Sign-up list [CANCELLED!]
Post by: Jason Wallwork on October 31, 2017, 06:44:42 pm
Update: There is a weather advisory tonight so the MUG tonight has been cancelled. We'll try again next week!

NOTE: This is a special MUG. It's on a different day and at a different meeting location. We're checking out Whistlestop Cafe again and on a Thursday because that's one of the days that they're open late. We'd really appreciate if more people could come so we can gauge the level of interest in meeting regularly on Thursdays.

So remember, the MUG next week is Thursday and it's just three days after the regular monthly meeting. That's THURSDAY, November 9, 2017. And it's at Whistlestop Cafe at 141 George Street in Peterborough, Ontario. It's on the SE corner of where Charlotte meets George.

If you're planning on attending this MUG, please POST BELOW. It helps people coming from out of town to know if anybody is coming. By the way, you don't have to be there right at 7 pm, that's just a suggested time. We fully expect people to show up at different times. If you're not coming at 7-8 pm though, let us know roughly when you're coming so we can wait for you.

Synchronize your watches!! <^8# See you there!
Title: Re: PLUG MUG: THURSDAY, November 9, 2017: Sign-up list
Post by: fox on November 01, 2017, 12:51:14 pm
I remember our PLUGs at Whistlestop fondly, so I'm coming to support the change in venue. I expect to be there around 8. Love those sofas at the back.
Title: Re: PLUG MUG: THURSDAY, November 9, 2017: Sign-up list
Post by: Jason Wallwork on November 02, 2017, 03:44:06 am
Forgot to add that I'll be there. Expect probably around the same time, too, just after 8 pm.
Title: Re: PLUG MUG: THURSDAY, November 9, 2017: Sign-up list
Post by: cod3poet on November 02, 2017, 09:34:59 am
I hope to show to this one, I replaced the Megabeast laptop with a Surface Pro so I am a little more mobile :) And it's running Ubuntu 16.04 in the background no need for dual boot / VM's.
Title: Re: PLUG MUG: THURSDAY, November 9, 2017: Sign-up list
Post by: Jason Wallwork on November 02, 2017, 10:09:37 am
You mean a Linux subsystem inside Windows 10?  ;D That's cool and all but I don't think it's comparable to running a full Linux desktop. If you're just a terminal fiend, I'm sure it's fine. But do bring it. I admit that Surface Pros look cool and sound cool but haven't seen one up close. If I had the money, I'd definitely get one.
Title: Re: PLUG MUG: THURSDAY, November 9, 2017: Sign-up list
Post by: cod3poet on November 02, 2017, 11:49:05 am
Before wayland, before X, there was only the CLI it's a warm and comfortable place for me :) And I use it every single day with my work and am going to be expanding that usage as I have permission from my Chief Security Officer to Red Team (ethical hack) our internal servers.
Title: Re: PLUG MUG: THURSDAY, November 9, 2017: Sign-up list
Post by: William on November 02, 2017, 01:11:38 pm
I hope to show to this one, I replaced the Megabeast laptop with a Surface Pro so I am a little more mobile :) And it's running Ubuntu 16.04 in the background no need for dual boot / VM's.

Show and tell is always good.  I'm looking for a laptop and have been considering ThinkPad T or Surface laptops.  I'll try to be there, also.
Title: Re: PLUG MUG: THURSDAY, November 9, 2017: Sign-up list
Post by: fox on November 02, 2017, 08:36:25 pm
Ugh. I thought it was today. I'm here by myself. Guess I should read the dates more closely. FYI, the couch is gone; it's all bench seating.
Title: Re: PLUG MUG: THURSDAY, November 9, 2017: Sign-up list
Post by: Jason Wallwork on November 03, 2017, 02:03:52 am
Ugh. I thought it was today. I'm here by myself. Guess I should read the dates more closely. FYI, the couch is gone; it's all bench seating.

I'm going to have to start adding a special part just for you, "No, Mike, not *that* Thursday. The *other* one." :) Thanks for checking out the seating. I think they have regular seats, too, but the booth seating is benches, no?
Title: Re: PLUG MUG: THURSDAY, November 9, 2017: Sign-up list
Post by: fox on November 03, 2017, 06:25:23 am
They had some bench seating at larger tables, but there are certainly comfortable places for a group to sit at. Larger tables than at Tim's, but no couches :(.
Title: Re: PLUG MUG: THURSDAY, November 9, 2017: Sign-up list
Post by: Scott on November 07, 2017, 05:06:51 pm
I am hoping to be there, but I won't be able to head down until my wife gets home from work, sometime around 9:45.  Hopefully you guys are still there, I didn't look at the date correctly and ate poutine all alone last week. :)
Title: Re: PLUG MUG: THURSDAY, November 9, 2017: Sign-up list
Post by: Jason Wallwork on November 07, 2017, 06:13:23 pm
I am hoping to be there, but I won't be able to head down until my wife gets home from work, sometime around 9:45.  Hopefully you guys are still there, I didn't look at the date correctly and ate poutine all alone last week. :)

You and Mike both seem to have this problem with looking at dates! But yes, I imagine we'll still be there. The reason we picked Thursday at Whistlestop is that it's one of the nights they're open much later (24 hours, I think). They're not open very late on Mondays.
Title: Re: PLUG MUG: THURSDAY, November 9, 2017: Sign-up list
Post by: Jason Wallwork on November 07, 2017, 06:15:00 pm
Are you coming to this MUG, Mike?
Title: Re: PLUG MUG: THURSDAY, November 9, 2017: Sign-up list
Post by: fox on November 07, 2017, 10:05:24 pm
Yep; but not staying late.
Title: Re: PLUG MUG: THURSDAY, November 9, 2017: Sign-up list
Post by: Jason Wallwork on November 07, 2017, 10:37:17 pm
You have to stay long enough to say hi to Scott though. Just take an afternoon nap before you come :)
Title: Re: PLUG MUG: THURSDAY, November 9, 2017: Sign-up list
Post by: cod3poet on November 08, 2017, 01:58:23 pm
I was going to be stuck in Toronto tomorrow, however my company cancelled that meeting as they need me working instead of stuck in a car for 4+ hours fancy that. I will be there maybe a little late but there nonetheless.
Title: Re: PLUG MUG: THURSDAY, November 9, 2017: Sign-up list
Post by: Scott on November 08, 2017, 04:42:00 pm
I am hoping to be there, but I won't be able to head down until my wife gets home from work, sometime around 9:45.  Hopefully you guys are still there, I didn't look at the date correctly and ate poutine all alone last week. :)

You and Mike both seem to have this problem with looking at dates! But yes, I imagine we'll still be there. The reason we picked Thursday at Whistlestop is that it's one of the nights they're open much later (24 hours, I think). They're not open very late on Mondays.

I received an e-mail notification early in the week that said 'Next Thursday', I didn't look at the actual date. :)
Title: Re: PLUG MUG: THURSDAY, November 9, 2017: Sign-up list
Post by: Jason Wallwork on November 08, 2017, 07:48:15 pm
I received an e-mail notification early in the week that said 'Next Thursday', I didn't look at the actual date. :)

The notification you received actually didn't say Next Thursday. It was entitled "Next PLUG MUG on Thursday next week at Whistlestop Cafe" and had a link to here (which you were supposed to read). Does "next week" mean the same week to some people? I'm genuinely asking.

I do understand the confusion over just saying next Thursday which some people assume to mean the very next Thursday and others assume next week but I thought saying "Thursday next week" was clear.

I guess for now on I need to stop saying "next" anything then you guys will have to look at a calendar. )
Title: Re: PLUG MUG: THURSDAY, November 9, 2017: Sign-up list [CANCELED!]
Post by: Jason Wallwork on November 09, 2017, 07:05:29 pm
Due to the weather advisory, the MUG tonight has been canceled. We'll try again next week.
Title: Re: PLUG MUG: THURSDAY, November 9, 2017: Sign-up list [CANCELLED!]
Post by: fox on November 09, 2017, 07:11:23 pm
Glad you posted this. I would not have been happy going and sitting there myself.
Title: Re: PLUG MUG: THURSDAY, November 9, 2017: Sign-up list [CANCELLED!]
Post by: Jason Wallwork on November 09, 2017, 07:57:47 pm
No problem. I hope anybody else that was attending but hadn't posted sees it as well. I messaged Brian (cod3poet) and Scott separately and already talked to Bob.
Title: Re: PLUG MUG: THURSDAY, November 9, 2017: Sign-up list [CANCELLED!]
Post by: cod3poet on November 10, 2017, 08:57:38 am
Got the message thank you, I did not have to scramble away from the Potluck we were at and came home to more work.
Title: Re: PLUG MUG: THURSDAY, November 9, 2017: Sign-up list [CANCELLED!]
Post by: gmiller1977 on November 13, 2017, 03:48:57 pm
For what it's worth, I'd be happy to attend Plug Mugs at the Whistlestop.  Often I don't have time to grab dinner before one of these, and here I could grab some noms. 

Parking is easy on Charlotte too.