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

Evan Koblentz evan at vcfed.org
Sat Dec 9 09:20:40 EST 2017


Sorry Dean, it only counts if you wish for me to go fuck myself in person.

On Dec 9, 2017 9:17 AM, "Dean Notarnicola" <dnotarnicola at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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>
>> <(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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