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1 minute ago, snow_wizard said:

For me I have to have a lot of notice.  I always have my basic plan of action set up for about two or three weeks out.  I could see myself going to an event like this given the right timing.

Wow... I barely know what I am doing today.   Let alone 3 weeks from now.  

**REPORTED CONDITIONS AND ANOMALIES ARE NOT MEANT TO IMPLY ANYTHING ON A REGIONAL LEVEL UNLESS SPECIFICALLY STATED**

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10 minutes ago, TT-SEA said:

Wow... I barely know what I am doing today.   Let alone 3 weeks from now.  

Just a genral outline.  A certain number of things have to get done in a certain amount of time.

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Real talk, I would have attended if I hadn't had plans.

Weather stats for MBY

Snowfall:

-Total snowfall since joining: 45.25"

-2018-19: 21"

-2019-20: 2.5"

-2020-21: 13"

-2021-22: 8.75"

-Most recent snowfall: 0.25”; February 24th, 2022

-Largest snowfall (single storm): 8.5"; February 12-13, 2021

-Largest snow depth: 14"; 1:30am February 12th, 2019

Temperatures:

-Warmest: 109F; June 28th, 2021

-Coldest: 13F; December 27th, 2021

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I think people would be more likely to attend if it were held at a neutral location like a bar.

People tend to be a little weary of strangers online requesting a meetup at their place. (Not that I had any worries!)

Weather stats for MBY

Snowfall:

-Total snowfall since joining: 45.25"

-2018-19: 21"

-2019-20: 2.5"

-2020-21: 13"

-2021-22: 8.75"

-Most recent snowfall: 0.25”; February 24th, 2022

-Largest snowfall (single storm): 8.5"; February 12-13, 2021

-Largest snow depth: 14"; 1:30am February 12th, 2019

Temperatures:

-Warmest: 109F; June 28th, 2021

-Coldest: 13F; December 27th, 2021

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32 minutes ago, snow_wizard said:

Just a genral outline.  A certain number of things have to get done in a certain amount of time.

Can't imagine having that many tasks around the house that it has to be outlined weeks in advance.   The only thing we plan ahead is travel.   

**REPORTED CONDITIONS AND ANOMALIES ARE NOT MEANT TO IMPLY ANYTHING ON A REGIONAL LEVEL UNLESS SPECIFICALLY STATED**

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On 8/9/2022 at 9:59 PM, SouthHillFrosty said:

Lmao so I am guessing we will have to postpone this WF meet up due to zero interest in a meet up. We'll have to try another time maybe in a more centrally located area.

I have plans unfortunately but I don't necessarily think your location is any problem. Kind of on the outer range of a reasonable driving distance for a day trip for me but I could make it work if my schedule allowed for it.

Chehalis/Centralia is probably about the most central area and I'm not sure how that would work. Could always do the Burgerville at exit 82!!

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I would have been down for it if I was in town (bet you didn't know it, but I'm a poet).

 

I think your location isn't too bad though it would probably be too much of a haul for TWL, Andrew and the folks in the Spokane area unless they made a weekend of it.  I'm guessing the roads down from Stampede Pass are open so Phil should be able to make it. 

 

I wouldn't mind the drive as long as it was in the early to mid afternoon. 

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I met a few of the regulars on here (like Jesse) years ago at the Omsi winter meet up. Obviously I live too far away at this point but I would love to meet some more of you if the opportunity presents itself. I'll still be in Phoenix for a few more months before going east. 

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20 minutes ago, Black Hole said:

I met a few of the regulars on here (like Jesse) years ago at the Omsi winter meet up. Obviously I live too far away at this point but I would love to meet some more of you if the opportunity presents itself. I'll still be in Phoenix for a few more months before going east. 

How far east you going?

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9 hours ago, Black Hole said:

I met a few of the regulars on here (like Jesse) years ago at the Omsi winter meet up. Obviously I live too far away at this point but I would love to meet some more of you if the opportunity presents itself. I'll still be in Phoenix for a few more months before going east. 

That was fun. I still remember touring the NWS office with you guys. Even met Mark Nelsen! Then about a year later Michael (MallowTheCloud) and I went for a “storm chase” out to the Gorge around the beginning of the December 2008 snow event. 
 

Kind of a cool era before the online PNW weather culture became so toxic.

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3 hours ago, Cascadia_Wx said:

That was fun. I still remember touring the NWS office with you guys. Even met Mark Nelsen! Then about a year later Michael (MallowTheCloud) and I went for a “storm chase” out to the Gorge around the beginning of the December 2008 snow event. 
 

Kind of a cool era before the online PNW weather culture became so toxic.

Agree completely! I always look back with fondness on the early days of the blog and this forum. Such good memories as a bunch of us life long weather weenies came together online for the first time, and with a lot of energy. 

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Perhaps we could plan a meetup like 6-12 months in advance. Kind of like a family reunion. Could even do a destination meetup. Rent out an entire floor of a hotel and bring bowling balls and have a hotel hallway bowling tournament. Bring the putters and golf balls for some hotel hallway putt putt golf. Bring the dominos for some hotel hallway domino action. Bring the hotwheel track and bring something to prop up the track to the ceiling for some hotel hallway hot wheel racing. Heck, bring the big wheels, i'm sure we could fit two wide for some hotel hallway big wheel drag racing.... Any other ideas? Bring the gas grills, we can set em up inside the rooms and leave all our doors open and pretend we're outside. Looking forward to this! DATE? LOCATION? 

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On 9/22/2022 at 3:17 PM, Brennan said:

Perhaps we could plan a meetup like 6-12 months in advance. Kind of like a family reunion. Could even do a destination meetup. Rent out an entire floor of a hotel and bring bowling balls and have a hotel hallway bowling tournament. Bring the putters and golf balls for some hotel hallway putt putt golf. Bring the dominos for some hotel hallway domino action. Bring the hotwheel track and bring something to prop up the track to the ceiling for some hotel hallway hot wheel racing. Heck, bring the big wheels, i'm sure we could fit two wide for some hotel hallway big wheel drag racing.... Any other ideas? Bring the gas grills, we can set em up inside the rooms and leave all our doors open and pretend we're outside. Looking forward to this! DATE? LOCATION? 

I'll be there if Jesse, @OmahaSnowFan and@SnarkyGoblin are all there.

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4 hours ago, OmahaSnowFan said:

Sounds like an amazing time. I’ll be watching the paint dry on my house though.

Don’t you have any real life friends that live by you? Nvm, dumb question.

Yes, I've got a few. One left California during to Newsom's dystopian COVID restrictions. My best friends from college still live in Orange. My co-workers say I'm a really nice guy, but I'm still afraid I could lose my job if I told anyone I voted for Trump.

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