[vcf-midatlantic] SNOW! and Festivus

Evan Koblentz evan at vcfed.org
Sat Dec 9 00:17:34 EST 2017


Festivus eve is concluded.

Hoping you all can stay safe and still manage to get here this weekend.

The original plan was to open tomorrow at noon. Scratch that! Show up in
the morning if you want. Some of us will be here. If the gate is still
locked when you arrive, then call me: 646-546-9999.

On Dec 8, 2017 10:14 PM, "Evan Koblentz" <evan at vcfed.org> wrote:

> Eight people are here, anyone else arriving tonight?
>
> On Dec 8, 2017 9:12 PM, "David Riley" <fraveydank at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Me too, I just finished cooking it! :-)
>>
>>
>> - Dave
>>
>>
>> On Dec 8, 2017, at 20:05, Evan Koblentz <evan at vcfed.org> wrote:
>>
>> Hope you can make it ... you have the pasta :)
>>
>> On Dec 8, 2017 7:52 PM, "David Riley" <fraveydank at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Speaking of snow, my in-laws are making rumblings about possibly not
>>> coming to watch the kids while I'm away, in which case I won't be able to
>>> make it because it's my wife's busy season. They haven't decided anything
>>> yet and probably won't until the morning, but I figure advance warning
>>> would probably be a good idea. I hope to see you all tomorrow!
>>>
>>>
>>> - Dave
>>>
>>>
>>> > On Dec 8, 2017, at 19:09, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
>>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>> >
>>> > Six people are here already! All are welcome for celebrating Festivus
>>> Eve.
>>> >
>>> > On Dec 8, 2017 1:29 PM, "Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic" <
>>> > vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>> >
>>> >> Awesome! It's great how she can support us!
>>> >>
>>> >> Here's the latest on the snow prediction:
>>> >> http://www.nj.com/weather/index.ssf/2017/12/6_inches_of_
>>> >> snow_could_fall_in_nj_saturday.html#incart_2box_nj-homepage-featured
>>> >>
>>> >> On Fri, Dec 8, 2017 at 1:15 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
>>> >> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>> >>
>>> >>> Good news. Joy (person in charge of the sleeping area) brought over a
>>> >> large
>>> >>> amount of extra sheets, towels, pillows, sleeping bags, etc. for
>>> whomever
>>> >>> needs it this weekend.
>>> >>>
>>> >>>> On Dec 8, 2017 12:29 PM, "Evan Koblentz" <evan at vcfed.org> wrote:
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>> Update .... I'll be available to let people into the party/sleeping
>>> >> area
>>> >>>> as of 4:00 this afternoon.
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>>> On Dec 8, 2017 10:19 AM, "Evan Koblentz" <evan at vcfed.org> wrote:
>>> >>>>>
>>> >>>>> Hey everyone.
>>> >>>>>
>>> >>>>> I urge you all to take Jeff's advice: allow extra time for your
>>> trip,
>>> >> or
>>> >>>>> come up this evening if you can. The latest forecast says 4-5
>>> inches
>>> >> in
>>> >>> *
>>> >>>>> other * parts of NJ but only 2-3 inches at the museum. Safety is
>>> >> always
>>> >>>>> priority #1. But if you can still get here then I'd assert snow
>>> only
>>> >>> adds
>>> >>>>> to the Festivus tradition! :) Also there is plenty of space for
>>> more
>>> >>> people
>>> >>>>> to stay Saturday night if you want to wait until roads are clearer
>>> >>> Sunday
>>> >>>>> before leaving.
>>> >>>>>
>>> >>>>> Be safe and I can't wait to see you all!
>>> >>>>>
>>> >>>>> On Dec 8, 2017 9:37 AM, "Brian Schenkenberger via vcf-midatlantic"
>>> <
>>> >>>>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>> >>>>>
>>> >>>>>> Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic writes:
>>> >>>>>>
>>> >>>>>>> So the current forecast for our area has predicted 3 inches of
>>> snow
>>> >> in
>>> >>>>>>> InfoAge's area. It will be starting around 10am and accumulate
>>> over
>>> >> a
>>> >>>>>>> few hours. This could change to more or less.
>>> >>>>>>>
>>> >>>>>>> The party is still going forward as planned. Everyone is
>>> encouraged
>>> >> to
>>> >>>>>>> use their best judgment as to their safety in driving to
>>> Festivus.
>>> >> If
>>> >>>>>>> you do drive, then take it slow. Leaving early is greatly
>>> encouraged
>>> >>> as
>>> >>>>>>> well.
>>> >>>>>>>
>>> >>>>>>> Evan will be staying there Friday night for anyone wanting to
>>> come
>>> >>>>>>> earlier and stay Friday night is welcome. Please send me a
>>> private
>>> >>> reply
>>> >>>>>>> to let me know that you will be arriving earlier.
>>> >>>>>>>
>>> >>>>>>> If you decide not to come, then let me know that as well.
>>> >>>>>>>
>>> >>>>>>> http://www.nj.com/weather/index.ssf/2017/12/revised_forecas
>>> >>>>>> t_calls_for_3_to_4_inches_of_snow_i.html#incart_2box_nj-home
>>> >>>>>> page-featured
>>> >>>>>>>
>>> >>>>>>> Also keep in mind that we will still be there Sunday until
>>> around 5
>>> >> or
>>> >>>>>>> 6pm.
>>> >>>>>>
>>> >>>>>> This weekend?  I'd penned in next weekend.  Oops.
>>> >>>>>>
>>> >>>>>>
>>> >>>>>>
>>> >>>
>>> >>
>>>
>>



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