A call for all the striped-pant cookie pushers August 15, 2010 5:50 AM   Subscribe

I know there are more than a handful of U.S. Foreign Service types here on Metafilter. It would be great to know who's out there, maybe with an eye towards arranging a meet-up near FSI if and when a critical mass is back in D.C. for training.

If you're interested, please comment below or drop me a MeMail and we can get an email chain going!

(P.S. I checked with the mods and they think this post is better for MeTa than IRL, so no worries about that.)
posted by whitewall to MetaFilter-Related at 5:50 AM (12 comments total)

Oh sure, you think it's a good idea now, but just wait until we start seeing similar threads popping up for the Secret Service, CIA, KGB, and Interpol.
posted by Deathalicious at 6:08 AM on August 15, 2010

I'm looking for people on MeFi who are involved in the, um, import-export business, who may be interested in meeting together when they're in DC for... trade conferences. I'll bring my camera and tape recorder.

Yours truly,
Scooter Libby Nobody you've ever heard of
posted by backseatpilot at 7:24 AM on August 15, 2010

Just want to piggy back on this and see if anyone else is in the "waste management" business. Please have your people get in touch with mine. We'll set something up.
posted by special-k at 10:24 AM on August 15, 2010

This is a meta filter you've got here. It'd be a shame if something....happened...to it.
posted by DU at 10:49 AM on August 15, 2010 [2 favorites]

Probably also a good opportunity to remind Cabal members that our annual camp-out with small arms and infiltration training and bara brith bake-off is scheduled as a fringe event at this year's Invisible Solstice Ritual at Newgrange. Bring your wellies as it can get quite boggy in County Meath mid-winter.
posted by Abiezer at 12:30 PM on August 15, 2010 [2 favorites]

Ok guys. You know who you are. You know where it is. You know when. There will be a free bar this year.
posted by pjern at 2:24 PM on August 15, 2010

There is no Cabal, and it certainly doesn't have its own lodge at Bohemian Grove.
posted by atrazine at 3:01 PM on August 15, 2010

There will be a free bar this year.

Woohoo! I mean, I don't know what you're talking about.
posted by pompomtom at 9:50 PM on August 15, 2010

Does free bar come with open beer?
posted by special-k at 11:31 PM on August 15, 2010

Assuming you have it inside a house where you can work on it a bit, the first thing you want to do is drain it of fluids...
posted by allkindsoftime at 5:28 AM on August 17, 2010

How 'bout people who've paid to download the FSI foreign language course?
posted by toodleydoodley at 4:35 PM on August 17, 2010

Your Canadian brethren eagerly await the report on this internal meeting.

Best job in the world!
posted by fso at 1:57 PM on August 21, 2010

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