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Faded Soul
07-09-2005, 11:28 PM
inspired by Bella's meetup in Holland, and 1565 persuing a meetup for NYC, hows about a meetup for us living in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada and Colorado? An idea. hmm.

Faded Soul
07-09-2005, 11:41 PM
That's where :eek::eek:Linda:eek::eek: lives.


I would have met Linda if I didn't have to return the rental car I had, before a certain time (my car was wrecked, I was gonna cease the oppertunity to get out of this place for a few days) back in September of last year.

Linda
07-09-2005, 11:53 PM
That's where :eek::eek:Linda:eek::eek: lives.

Yep, I'm so fat I live in ALL those states. *insert rolleyes smilie here*

Faded Soul
07-09-2005, 11:55 PM
:rolleyes:

there ya go Linda. ;)

Linda
07-09-2005, 11:58 PM
He's such a fucking tard!

I couldn't put that rolleyes smilie 'cos you had too many eeks in your reply, DORK! :rolleyes:

Endymion
07-10-2005, 12:01 AM
linda lives fairly near me, so it's both or neither i suppose.

Faded Soul
07-10-2005, 12:01 AM
haha. Linda, yahoo now. :D

Linda
07-10-2005, 12:03 AM
linda lives fairly near me, so it's both or neither i suppose.

Yes, I do. In fact, I was just up there all day today!

Faded Soul
07-10-2005, 12:04 AM
christ. I made this topic about a meetup and people turn it into a flaming thread.

Endymion
07-10-2005, 12:09 AM
what part of LA are you in?

Linda
07-10-2005, 12:10 AM
and the flames go higher...higher...
:p

Linda
07-10-2005, 12:11 AM
what part of LA are you in?

I'm not in LA. You couldn't pay me to live in LA!

Endymion
07-10-2005, 12:12 AM
oh, i thought you said you lived in LA before... orange county then! i use to live in westminster.

Faded Soul
07-10-2005, 12:13 AM
and the flames go higher...higher...
:p


bah. atleast you've got a decent convo going with Endy. lol

Linda
07-10-2005, 12:18 AM
oh, i thought you said you lived in LA before... orange county then! i use to live in westminster.

Yeah, I live in OC, farther south than westminster.

Faded Soul
07-10-2005, 12:21 AM
yeah like way south. almost the bottom of it!

Linda
07-10-2005, 12:22 AM
Eh, there's a ways to go before you reach the bottom! :p

Faded Soul
07-10-2005, 12:26 AM
true true. still, getting there is way complicated :p

Linda
07-10-2005, 12:27 AM
Not when you know how!!!!!!!! :D

Faded Soul
07-10-2005, 12:29 AM
no try this. being from Phoenix when there are only 4 MAJOR freeways in town. not a bajillion like LA.

Anya82
07-10-2005, 12:31 AM
where would it take place? San Diego? L.A.?

Faded Soul
07-10-2005, 12:32 AM
I was thinking Phoenix. :D

Linda
07-10-2005, 12:35 AM
no try this. being from Phoenix when there are only 4 MAJOR freeways in town. not a bajillion like LA.

You just follow the signs! :p

Faded Soul
07-10-2005, 12:36 AM
haha. sometimes signs can be misleading! :p

Anya82
07-10-2005, 12:45 AM
i would prefer the cities i mentioned. :p

Faded Soul
07-10-2005, 12:46 AM
but but what if I'm the host? :p

Rag Doll
07-10-2005, 12:47 AM
((off topic))

Anya, you have BEAUTIFUL hair.

Anya82
07-10-2005, 12:48 AM
[OFF TOPIC TOO] Thank you, Rag Doll! :) [/OFF TOPIC TOO]

TheUnholyNightbringer
07-10-2005, 04:56 AM
Hahaha. Had I the money, I would do anything to get to a meetup with Linda in it. Oh my frick, it'd be funny.

Linda
07-10-2005, 12:19 PM
Hahaha. Had I the money, I would do anything to get to a meetup with Linda in it. Oh my frick, it'd be funny.

Why do you think that would be so funny?

Anya82
07-10-2005, 02:03 PM
back to the topic: it would be nice to have a southwest US meet up.....
but... my friends wouldn't be there :( cause they live in europe, australia and brazil. :(
but still, it would be nice to meet bbs people who actually live near my town. :D

Drummerguy123
07-10-2005, 03:18 PM
Is there another AZ show? I missed the one a couple weeks ago and I would love to see them.

Diamond Dee
07-10-2005, 08:26 PM
Yeah, I live in OC, farther south than westminster.
I think I work close to where you live.

Linda
07-10-2005, 08:39 PM
I think I work close to where you live.

I work close to where I live! ;)

Diamond Dee
07-10-2005, 08:50 PM
I work close to where I live! ;)
I'm jealous. :mad:

Linda
07-10-2005, 09:00 PM
I'm jealous. :mad:

You could always move closer to your work!
That's what I did! :D

SkunkIt
07-10-2005, 09:05 PM
It sounds like a good idea, but I highly doubt I could meet up too, because I always have stuff to do.

Diamond Dee
07-10-2005, 09:15 PM
You could always move closer to your work!
That's what I did! :D
This is true. The cost of homes in Orange County is so high I don't know if we could afford the same type of home that we have now. I guess the 30 mile commute is worth it to some extent.

Endymion
07-10-2005, 09:19 PM
i usually can't travel, so i'd only be able to go if it were la/oc.

Linda
07-10-2005, 09:28 PM
This is true. The cost of homes in Orange County is so high I don't know if we could afford the same type of home that we have now. I guess the 30 mile commute is worth it to some extent.

How long does it take you to commute? I tried that once, after 3 weeks I got so sick. Just wasn't time to get enough rest. I think the cost of homes are high everywhere tho. It's outrageous.

Anya82
07-10-2005, 09:29 PM
we should start looking for a place for the meet up.
which city do you think would be the best?

Camilamazed
07-10-2005, 09:33 PM
Are you going Anya?

SkunkIt
07-10-2005, 09:33 PM
I'll help pick out a few places:

Magic Kingdom
Warped Tour
Los Angeles
San Francisco

Brines
07-10-2005, 09:37 PM
Is there another AZ show? I missed the one a couple weeks ago and I would love to see them.


Sorry, I just had to quote this.

Anya82
07-10-2005, 09:38 PM
Are you going Anya?
if we get to set a date.. i would :)
but it't kinda sad my friends will not be there, cause they live far away from here.


Magic Kingdom
yay! that would be nice :D

Camilamazed
07-10-2005, 09:40 PM
I wish I could go.

Brines
07-10-2005, 09:41 PM
I don't think everybody would be able to afford to go there. It costs a shitload. It'd be better to go to some place that's free/cheap, but whatever you wanna do.

EDIT: There = Magic Kingdom...that's a lot for beating me, Cammie.

Anya82
07-10-2005, 09:43 PM
Then i vote for L.A.

Faded Soul
07-10-2005, 10:04 PM
I was thinking of what Bella did. Have a huge BBS sleep over at my place! (haha my parents wouldn't like it. oh well)

Well I was also just thinking. It's hotter than hell til like October here. Maybe LA would be an ideal place to have it at :p Plus in LA the beach is like 20 mins away. I think we can have a beach BBQ :D

Anya82
07-10-2005, 10:16 PM
It's hotter than hell til like October here.
ugh.. i can imagine! my hometown is the same! summer starts in may, and ends til October! and it's extremely hot! (I'm from Mexicali, it's south from Calexico, CA)

Faded Soul
07-10-2005, 10:20 PM
ugh.. i can imagine! my hometown is the same! summer starts in may, and ends til October! and it's extremely hot! (I'm from Mexicali, it's south from Calexico, CA)


like 110? lol It gets to like 100 by may, then stays atleast 105 all the way through Sept then about the start of Oct. it goes down to 100 again. Won't cool down completely (like 60 or so during the day) til like mid Nov.

Anya82
07-10-2005, 10:29 PM
we get temperatures between 110 and 120 :(

Faded Soul
07-10-2005, 10:38 PM
ooooh it was close to 115 here today.

You Know you're from Arizona when...

You've signed so many petitions to recall governors you can't remember the name of the incumbent.

You notice your car overheating before you drive it.

You no longer associate bridges or rivers with water.

You know a swamp cooler is not a happy hour drink.

You can hear the weather forecast of 115 degrees without flinching.

You can be in the snow, then drive for an hour...and it will be over 100 degrees.

You discover, in July it only takes two fingers to drive your car, because your steering wheel is so hot.

You can make sun tea instantly.

You run your a/c in the middle of winter so you can use your fireplace.

The best parking is determined by shade.....not distance.

The only flowing water you've ever seen has been in a cannal.

You realize that "Valley Fever" isn't a disco dance.

Hotter water comes from the cold water tap than the hot one.

It's noon in July, kids are on summer vacation and yet all the streets are totally empty of both cars and people.

You actually burn your hand opening the car door.

Sunscreen is sold year round, kept right at the checkout counter.

You put on fresh sunscreen just to go check the mail box.

You have a pool, but you don't even want to go swimming because you know how hot the water in it is.

Some fools will market mini-misters for joggers and some other fools will actually buy them. Worse.....some fools actually try to jog.

You know hot air balloons can't rise because the air temperature is hotter than the air inside the balloon.

No one would dream of putting vinyl inside a car.

You see two trees fighting over a dog.

You can say "Hohokam" and people don't think you're laughing funny

You see more irrigation water on the street than there is in the Salt River

You have to go to a fake beach for some fake waves

You can pronounce"Saguaro", "Tempe", "San Xavier", "Canyon de Chelly", "Mogollon Rim", "Casa Grande", and "Cholla"

You can understand the reason for a town named "Why"

You can fry an egg on the hood of a car IN THE MORNING!

You hear people say "but it's a DRY heat!"

You have cacti in your yard.

You knew cacti was plural for cactus.

You buy salsa by the gallon.

Your Christmas decorations include sand and l00 paper bags.

You understand the need for cracking your windows before you leave your car for more than 10 minutes.

You go on vacation just so you can wear your ski jacket.

You think a red light is merely a suggestion.

You always add atleast 15 mph to whatever to speed limit sign says.

All of your out-of-state friends start to visit after October but clear out come the end of April.

You think someone driving wearing oven mitts is clever.

Most of the restaurants in town have the first name "El" or "Los."

You think 60 tons of crushed red rock makes a beautiful yard.

Your house is made of stucco and has a red clay tile roof.

Vehicles with open windows have the right-of-way in the summer.

Most homes have more firearms than people.

Kids will ask, "What's a mosquito?"

People who have black cars or black upholstery in their car are automatically assumed to be from out of-state or nuts.

You know better than to get into a car with leather seats if you're wearing shorts.

You can finish a Big Gulp in 10 minutes and go back for seconds.

Anya82
07-10-2005, 10:46 PM
hahaah! i got an email that's similar to that list, but about my city, and it also says stuff about beer and all. hahaah!

anyway... we're off topic.

let's continue with the meetup topic.

Faded Soul
07-10-2005, 10:52 PM
haha. off topic I know! :D

JoY
07-10-2005, 11:02 PM
this is lyke, SO unoriginal.

Endymion
07-10-2005, 11:45 PM
this is lyke, SO unoriginal.

silence woman!

Drummerguy123
07-11-2005, 12:08 AM
lol. Oh my God! That list named off every trait an Arizonan has! That was awesome!

By the way, are you a U of A fan, ASU, fan or NAU fan?

Faded Soul
07-11-2005, 01:16 AM
lol. Oh my God! That list named off every trait an Arizonan has! That was awesome!

By the way, are you a U of A fan, ASU, fan or NAU fan?


it is! :D Used to be ASU. Now, nothing really :p


this is lyke, SO unoriginal.

ner ner I don't care!

Diamond Dee
07-11-2005, 07:17 AM
How long does it take you to commute? I tried that once, after 3 weeks I got so sick. Just wasn't time to get enough rest. I think the cost of homes are high everywhere tho. It's outrageous.
My commute takes 45 minutes to an hour. When there's an accident it could take hours to get home. I carpool with my hubby now since he's working in the same city and that has helped a lot. I've been doing this for 6 1/2 years. It sucks but my job is worth it I guess. The cost of homes is outrageous. If we tried to buy our current house right now we probably couldn't afford it.

Linda
07-11-2005, 04:56 PM
My commute takes 45 minutes to an hour. When there's an accident it could take hours to get home. I carpool with my hubby now since he's working in the same city and that has helped a lot. I've been doing this for 6 1/2 years. It sucks but my job is worth it I guess. The cost of homes is outrageous. If we tried to buy our current house right now we probably couldn't afford it.

I suppose it could be worse. At least carpooling with your hubby you can take turns driving! I guess it's worth it if you're getting paid good. Buying a house is something that's almost impossible to do on your own.

Faded Soul
07-11-2005, 10:32 PM
My commute takes 45 minutes to an hour. When there's an accident it could take hours to get home. I carpool with my hubby now since he's working in the same city and that has helped a lot. I've been doing this for 6 1/2 years. It sucks but my job is worth it I guess. The cost of homes is outrageous. If we tried to buy our current house right now we probably couldn't afford it.


hey, that sounds just like Phoenix!

Faded Soul
07-11-2005, 11:20 PM
pfft only Endy, Anya and I are the only one's interested. you all suck. ha

Hydroponic_Nutsymptom
07-12-2005, 12:50 AM
...I wouldn't mind showing up...But, being the extremely new guy on the block, I don't know how well I'd fit in...There would probably be a lot of kicking and spitting in my direction... :(

Faded Soul
07-12-2005, 09:52 PM
...I wouldn't mind showing up...But, being the extremely new guy on the block, I don't know how well I'd fit in...There would probably be a lot of kicking and spitting in my direction... :(


NEWBIE!!! ATTACK!!!


hehe not. welcome aboard! where you from ?

Anya82
07-13-2005, 12:34 AM
...I wouldn't mind showing up...But, being the extremely new guy on the block, I don't know how well I'd fit in...There would probably be a lot of kicking and spitting in my direction... :(
hello.. i have nothing against newbies... i mean.. we've all been newbies sometime in our lives!

SkunkIt
07-13-2005, 01:19 AM
...I wouldn't mind showing up...But, being the extremely new guy on the block, I don't know how well I'd fit in...There would probably be a lot of kicking and spitting in my direction... :(You seem like a pretty nice guy, so I doubt people would be mean to you. :)

Diamond Dee
07-13-2005, 06:51 AM
hey, that sounds just like Phoenix!
Ha, I've seen Phoenix traffic. It has nothing on LA/Orange County traffic.

Faded Soul
07-13-2005, 10:29 PM
Ha, I've seen Phoenix traffic. It has nothing on LA/Orange County traffic.


haha. it's getting worse as we speak. the freeway today on my way to work (2pm) was nearly bumper to bumper. AT 2PM!!!!!! The southbound 51 should be like that only at 7 or 8AM!!!

Endymion
07-13-2005, 10:34 PM
i mostly take the 22 and the 405... sometimes the 605 or the 710.

Faded Soul
07-13-2005, 10:40 PM
hmmm there's only about 4 major freeways in Phoenix. Loop 101 which loops from Peoria (sw side of Phoenix) then connects with I-17, then connects the 51, then meets the 202 in Tempe (se side of Phoenix) Oh can't forget about I-10.

Anya82
07-13-2005, 11:02 PM
well i usually drive over the 5 and 805, and the 8 :D

Hydroponic_Nutsymptom
07-14-2005, 12:48 AM
NEWBIE!!! ATTACK!!!


hehe not. welcome aboard! where you from ?
Thanks!! Well...I spent most of my life in SoCal (San Diego area)...But I'm stationed in Twentynine Palms, right now...I'm constantly in L.A., San Diego, or Vegas...Actually, I might be in all three this weekend...SD to take care of bank shit, LA to go to a 311 world premire at KROQ, and Vegas to be with family...

Hydroponic_Nutsymptom
07-14-2005, 12:49 AM
hello.. i have nothing against newbies... i mean.. we've all been newbies sometime in our lives!
This is true...I just hate to impose on people I've never met...And besides, I'm an extremely shy person... :o

Hydroponic_Nutsymptom
07-14-2005, 12:50 AM
You seem like a pretty nice guy, so I doubt people would be mean to you. :)
Thank you...But I'm sure that I'd find a way to piss some one off... :o

HAHAHA!!

Linda
07-14-2005, 12:15 PM
Thank you...But I'm sure that I'd find a way to piss some one off... :o

HAHAHA!!

You will if you make so many posts in a row!
You could do it all in 1 you now?!

Diamond Dee
07-14-2005, 12:27 PM
i mostly take the 22 and the 405... sometimes the 605 or the 710.
I mostly take the 55 and 91 when I commute to and from work. At any given point I'm on the 71, 210, 15, 57, 60, 10 or 405. I drive a lot. :mad:

Faded Soul
07-14-2005, 09:36 PM
I mostly take the 55 and 91 when I commute to and from work. At any given point I'm on the 71, 210, 15, 57, 60, 10 or 405. I drive a lot. :mad:


dayum. I'd say you do! :eek:

Faded Soul
07-14-2005, 09:37 PM
Thanks!! Well...I spent most of my life in SoCal (San Diego area)...But I'm stationed in Twentynine Palms, right now...I'm constantly in L.A., San Diego, or Vegas...Actually, I might be in all three this weekend...SD to take care of bank shit, LA to go to a 311 world premire at KROQ, and Vegas to be with family...


you travel alot. where you originally from?

I miss San Diego :(

Hydroponic_Nutsymptom
07-14-2005, 10:27 PM
You will if you make so many posts in a row!
You could do it all in 1 you now?!

Yeah...Sorry about that...I was post-whoring-- Uh...I mean...Umm...I didn't realize that more than one person said something to me...So I just went off... :D ...Don't shoot...


you travel alot. where you originally from?

I miss San Diego :(

I really do...And I do it in somewhat of a gas-guzzling car...Oh, well...
Actually, I was born in Atlanta, GA...I suppose that the most time I've spent in one place in SoCal was in Mira Mesa and in Murrieta...

Faded Soul
07-14-2005, 11:22 PM
Yeah...Sorry about that...I was post-whoring-- Uh...I mean...Umm...I didn't realize that more than one person said something to me...So I just went off... :D ...Don't shoot...



I really do...And I do it in somewhat of a gas-guzzling car...Oh, well...
Actually, I was born in Atlanta, GA...I suppose that the most time I've spent in one place in SoCal was in Mira Mesa and in Murrieta...


dude, you need a smaller car :p You're from Geo-rgia eh?

Hydroponic_Nutsymptom
07-14-2005, 11:54 PM
dude, you need a smaller car :p You're from Geo-rgia eh?
HAHA!! The car is normal, but the engine is a little powerhouse...

Yup...Hopefully, I'll get to go there (Atlanta) next month for a 311 show...

Faded Soul
07-15-2005, 12:01 AM
ha. I realized the difference in gas mileage when I went from driving a Grand Prix(V6) to a Cavalier(V4). BIG difference. I can get around 300-350 miles on a full tank (about 12 gallons) as apposed to 250 mi a tank (16 gallons)

Hydroponic_Nutsymptom
07-15-2005, 12:15 AM
ha. I realized the difference in gas mileage when I went from driving a Grand Prix(V6) to a Cavalier(V4). BIG difference. I can get around 300-350 miles on a full tank (about 12 gallons) as apposed to 250 mi a tank (16 gallons)
Really? Wow...Mine varies a lot...Mine is so dependant on my driving style and freeway vs. surface streets...I get about 275-375 miles out of about 15 gallons in a 1998 Ford SVT Cobra (4.6L V-8)...And with all the gas price jumps, traveling gets harder... :mad:

Faded Soul
07-15-2005, 12:48 AM
Really? Wow...Mine varies a lot...Mine is so dependant on my driving style and freeway vs. surface streets...I get about 275-375 miles out of about 15 gallons in a 1998 Ford SVT Cobra (4.6L V-8)...And with all the gas price jumps, traveling gets harder... :mad:


that's the whole reason why I settled for a downsize. I really wanted a truck when I bought my car, but then I thought about how much it would cost to fill everytime.

275-375 isn't that bad for a V8 and a 15 gallon tank.

Hydroponic_Nutsymptom
07-15-2005, 01:54 AM
that's the whole reason why I settled for a downsize. I really wanted a truck when I bought my car, but then I thought about how much it would cost to fill everytime.

275-375 isn't that bad for a V8 and a 15 gallon tank.
Yeah...I'm a stubborn bastard...I refuse to downsize...Anything I do will just be going in te opposite direction...Yeah...It's not to bad for what it is...I'm not doing too bad on gas milage...I'd be a lot less poor if I evr did give up my Mustang hobby...In insurance and in gas...

Faded Soul
07-15-2005, 01:56 AM
oh god I don't even want to know what you pay on insurance. lol

you don't have to give up on your stang, you can just downsize for the traveling parts.

Hydroponic_Nutsymptom
07-15-2005, 01:57 AM
Yeah...In a perfect world, I'd have a daily commuter/traveler and my racer...In a perfect world... :rolleyes:

Where My Hoes At?
07-15-2005, 01:58 AM
I live in none of the listed states.





Yay!


:p

Linda
07-15-2005, 12:14 PM
...Don't shoot...



No worry, I'm not violent! :p

Faded Soul
07-15-2005, 11:09 PM
Yeah...In a perfect world, I'd have a daily commuter/traveler and my racer...In a perfect world... :rolleyes:


yeah.....if you're rich!

Diamond Dee
07-18-2005, 09:07 PM
that's the whole reason why I settled for a downsize. I really wanted a truck when I bought my car, but then I thought about how much it would cost to fill everytime.

275-375 isn't that bad for a V8 and a 15 gallon tank.
That's not bad actually. I get 350 a tank and it's 22 gallons. :rolleyes:

Faded Soul
07-18-2005, 10:16 PM
That's not bad actually. I get 350 a tank and it's 22 gallons. :rolleyes:


your Solora has that big of a tank?! **faints**

Diamond Dee
07-20-2005, 08:43 PM
your Solora has that big of a tank?! **faints**
I traded the Toyota in last year for a Tahoe. :D

Faded Soul
07-21-2005, 01:17 AM
I traded the Toyota in last year for a Tahoe. :D


phew, that might explain things then! wow a Tahoe? :D spiffy. you still have the Celeca tho?

Hydroponic_Nutsymptom
07-21-2005, 05:17 AM
No worry, I'm not violent! :p
Whew!! That's good to know...But keep me around long enough, and you're sue to throw a punch or five in my direction... ;)


yeah.....if you're rich!
...And I am definately not...Phooey... :(

Faded Soul
07-21-2005, 07:40 PM
...And I am definately not...Phooey... :(


aww don't feel bad, I'm not either. :(