[vcf-midatlantic] "Go fuck yourselves" :)

Dean Notarnicola dnotarnicola at gmail.com
Sat Dec 9 09:17:07 EST 2017


Why wait, when we have the miracle of technology to enable us to tell
everyone instantaneously using a plethora of communications channels.
Spread the greeting far and wide!

On Sat, Dec 9, 2017 at 9:12 AM Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> You can't not take this as a joke!
>
> I hope everyone remembers the Festivus tradition we started last year: the
> official VCF holiday greeting is to shake someone's hand, look them in the
> eye, and say, "Go fuck yourself" with a smile.
>
> So, in the spirit of Festivus, I hope everyone go fucks themselves this
> year.
>
> I look forward to everyone getting here today, shaking my hand, and telling
> me to go fuck myself, too! It would mean so much to me.
>
> Happy Festivus and safe travels (sincerely).
>
> Go fuck yourselves,
> Evan
>
> On Dec 9, 2017 12:17 AM, "Evan Koblentz" <evan at vcfed.org> wrote:
>
> 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 <(646)%20546-9999>.
>
> 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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