A meetup riddle. . . .

The whole group, north sideOkay, dear readers, what’s green and fuzzy, has 26 legs, and if it fell out of a tree would kill you?

The answer? Either 6 1/2 billiard tables (not likely), or . . . the Vancouver Metroblogging team! . . . All wearing our Christmas sweaters, or green felt tophats left over from the Celtic festival, or . . . nevermind, so it was a dumb joke.

But regardless, the Vancouver Metbloggers will be at Subeez Cafe at 891 Homer St [map] next Tuesday April 11th at 7:30pm, and we’re throwing the doors open (metaphorically at least, lest we let the weather in) to any readers, fans, critics, or anyone else not otherwise engaged to come have a beer with us.

If you’re planning on coming, please leave a comment so that we can reserve a table with enough seats.

Hope to see some people there!

10 Comments so far

  1. degan (unregistered) on April 3rd, 2006 @ 9:39 pm

    we might be having a beyond robson meeting next week, but if not I will come and hang out.


  2. Maktaaq (unregistered) on April 3rd, 2006 @ 11:04 pm

    Maybe this is the time when our groups mingle?


  3. maikopunk (unregistered) on April 4th, 2006 @ 7:42 am

    sounds like a hootenanny.


  4. Ariadna (unregistered) on April 4th, 2006 @ 11:57 am

    Funny because I was thinking about having the meeting at Subeez too.


  5. Jeffery Simpson (unregistered) on April 4th, 2006 @ 2:23 pm

    Well have it on Tuesday, then we can have a real cheer off. You won’t know what hit you when I bust out the spirit fingers.

    As a side note I’m having trouble explaining to my girlfriend what a “meetup” is about. She’s particularly skeptical about the idea that we’re inviting other people.


  6. miss604 (unregistered) on April 4th, 2006 @ 2:53 pm

    im not a metroblogger/beyondrobsoner & i haven’t been to any blogger meetups in van – although i’ve been blogging since ’04. we were at the podcast meetup in Feb though and it was really great to mingle, rub elbows and of course … podcast it.


  7. Matt (unregistered) on April 4th, 2006 @ 4:51 pm

    By all means, feel free to come join us. I can’t guarantee that it’ll be quite as technologically exciting as the podcast meetup, but it’s a great and interesting bunch of people, especially if the BeyondRobsoners join us as well.


  8. keith lim (unregistered) on April 6th, 2006 @ 12:22 am

    Well, I thought the company and conversation the last time were both very nice, so I’ll do my best to drop by this month too.


  9. Ryan Cousineau (unregistered) on April 6th, 2006 @ 12:33 pm

    Jeffery: the confusion is because nobody can believe that anyone who would blog could have anything resembling a social life.

    The misunderstanding, is, of course, that bloggers use the medium to simulate a social life. “Meetups” are just a further extension of that simulation, however halting and inaccurate.

    Meetups are to blogging as SCA is to Dungeons and Dragons.


  10. Ariadna (unregistered) on April 6th, 2006 @ 4:16 pm

    “Anyone who would blog could have anything resembling a social life.”

    Riiiiiiight…



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