Brooklyn meetup July 2006 July 14, 2006 6:27 AM   Subscribe

Six holes of putt-putt, ironic beer, kick-ass ladies: that's right New York, it's time to come to Brooklyn! Tomorrow, Saturday, July 15, we'll be meeting at the Bushwick Country Club at 4. It is accessible to both the L and G. Be there!Old thread.
posted by dame to MetaFilter Gatherings at 6:27 AM (33 comments total)

First I'll be there!
posted by nomad at 6:51 AM on July 14, 2006

Sadly, I will be celebrating pips' birthday down on the Jersey Shore and will be unable to attend. But hoist a Schlitz for me.
posted by jonmc at 6:57 AM on July 14, 2006

Well, as long as nomad comes, I'm happy. I don't need you, jon!
posted by dame at 7:11 AM on July 14, 2006

I'm glad you posted this. I just checked in to see if I needed to post a follow up. Will be there!
posted by piratebowling at 8:10 AM on July 14, 2006

Be there.
posted by hermitosis at 8:36 AM on July 14, 2006

yep, me and mr. gaspode will be there.
posted by gaspode at 10:03 AM on July 14, 2006

Gambling is illegal at Bushwick, sir, and I never slice.
posted by Kwantsar at 10:45 AM on July 14, 2006

It looks like I will probably be there briefly at the outset.
posted by bingo at 11:43 AM on July 14, 2006

Be careful at the last hole at the BCC - it's a ball-eater.
posted by exogenous at 12:11 PM on July 14, 2006

I'll probably be there, unless I'm off swimming.
posted by Brainy at 12:38 PM on July 14, 2006

I shall be there.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero at 1:08 PM on July 14, 2006 [1 favorite]

i'll hop and skip there.
posted by Stynxno at 1:25 PM on July 14, 2006

Bonza in excelsis. Idest and I will be there.
posted by Decani at 6:35 PM on July 14, 2006

Dumb question, as it's a bar, is it 21+ only? or 18+ or what? I can't find anything on the site.
posted by Brainy at 10:59 PM on July 14, 2006

I may actually make a meetup.
posted by rottytooth at 8:02 AM on July 15, 2006

Brainy: it's Brooklyn, in midday. You could mug us all at the door and no one would notice.

If you are unobtrusive about being underage, I doubt you'll have a problem. If I'm wrong, perhaps we can just pretend you're someone's kid who just got dragged along to the meet.

posted by hermitosis at 11:48 AM on July 15, 2006

Here are a few pictures.
posted by StickyCarpet at 9:35 PM on July 15, 2006

uh, the unlabeled guy in the bright blue shirt is me.
posted by bingo at 10:42 PM on July 15, 2006

More pics courtesy of Flickr:
posted by brianvan at 8:56 AM on July 16, 2006

Fun time, everyone.
posted by gaspode at 12:55 PM on July 16, 2006

Here's a link here to some pics from yesterday. Hope to have a youtube of the photobooth incident soon... just need new cam batteries. I enjoyed you all!
posted by smartypanties at 3:52 PM on July 16, 2006

I had a great time. It was nice to be able to meet the faces and personalities behind the usernames.

Great time. Great bar. Great burgers. Great miniature golf.

I look forward to the next one.
posted by jason's_planet at 8:23 PM on July 16, 2006

Nice pics everyone. The photobooth was extra squishy & fun.
posted by dame at 5:46 AM on July 17, 2006

Awwww, you guys look cute in the photo booth.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero at 6:26 AM on July 17, 2006 [1 favorite]

Very squishy. I feel that I know my fellow-squishees intimately.
posted by idest at 7:02 AM on July 17, 2006

Intimacy is to be treasured in these days of widespread alienation & lonliness. And barbecue fires.
posted by dame at 7:36 AM on July 17, 2006

I don't need to go to meetups anymore...but you'll know where to find me - I'll be the one eating veggie dogs and sharking folks on miniature golf and Line-Up Four.
posted by hellbient at 8:26 AM on July 17, 2006

As long as they don't use the diagonal . . .
posted by dame at 9:17 AM on July 17, 2006

rather crafty, sibling of the opposite sex.
posted by hellbient at 10:19 AM on July 17, 2006

That was a good time. Apart from that one photo where I look like a stroke victim. It normally takes until at least 11:00 before that happens.

And Meatbomb - I apologise for the whole Ian Anderson thing. I just couldn't help myself. I was a big Tull fan, you know.
posted by Decani at 7:59 PM on July 17, 2006

here are some more photos. This meetup was a blast!
posted by nomad at 8:36 PM on July 17, 2006

here are my photos.
posted by Stynxno at 7:24 AM on July 18, 2006

Oh, I actually did get a bunch of names on my back!

Damn. I thought that was an IPA-induced hallucination.
posted by jason's_planet at 9:35 PM on July 18, 2006

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