AUSTIN Chapter Meeting - Saturday October 30 (Was:Oct 23)

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AUSTIN Chapter Meeting - Saturday October 30 (Was:Oct 23)

Postby bryanv » Thu Sep 23, 2010 11:47 pm

UPDATE: Due to the several people that had conflicts, I've rescheduled the meeting to be one week later, now Saturday, Oct 30, same time and place (1-3PM, Trianon Coffee). I apologize for the very late reschedule notice.

The next meeting of the Austin Bogleheads is scheduled for Saturday October 30 at Trianon Coffee, 3201 Bee Cave Rd (same place as last time), starting at 1PM. I have their conference room reserved until 3PM.

Please let me know if you think you'll be able to make it.
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Postby marbles » Fri Sep 24, 2010 10:12 am

Brian, thanks for arranging the meeting. That is the day of a Texas home game. We will not be able to attend.
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Postby gotherelate » Fri Sep 24, 2010 1:56 pm

Bryan,

Unfortunately, I've got a prior commitment on the 23rd. Keep us posted if you change the date. Thanks.

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Postby marbles » Sat Oct 02, 2010 2:24 pm

Is anyone going, or can this be rescheduled?
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Postby azimuthbound » Wed Oct 06, 2010 4:03 pm

I'll attend. I went to the Austin Java one and learned quite a bit.
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Postby Valdeselad » Wed Oct 06, 2010 4:15 pm

Does anyone have information on activity/meetings in the Houston chapter?
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Postby AustinJohn » Fri Oct 08, 2010 5:19 pm

Thanks for arranging this, Bryan. Therese and I will try to attend.
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Are we still on ?

Postby ol_pops » Fri Oct 15, 2010 5:48 pm

Count me in. Are we still on?
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Postby gotherelate » Fri Oct 15, 2010 8:12 pm

Looks like my prior commitment fell through. I may be able to attend after all. Thanks again, Bryan.

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Postby AustinJohn » Fri Oct 15, 2010 11:47 pm

Bryan - Therese and I are just back from Bogleheads9 where we told Rick Ferri of the Chapter meeting on the 23rd. He has another commitment that date and cannot attend but said if it were moved by any chance to the next weekend (not a request on his or my parts, just a comment) he could and would come. John
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Postby azimuthbound » Sun Oct 17, 2010 6:59 pm

I'm afraid I had an obligation come up and won't be able to attend so scratch one off the attendance list.
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Postby Rick Ferri » Sun Oct 17, 2010 8:20 pm

I live only 2 hours away from Austin. Unfortunately, Oct 23 is not a good day because I have to travel to Arkansas that weekend for business. Please let me know when the next meeting is scheduled.

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Postby bryanv » Mon Oct 18, 2010 11:24 pm

I've been a busy with life and haven't been checking Diehards as much as I used to (and I forgot to turn on notifications when I created this thread). Around 4 people RSVP'ed via email, which is less than half of previous turn out.

I'll see about getting this rescheduled first thing in the morning. My apologies for not being more on top of this and the late reschedule notice.
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Postby bryanv » Tue Oct 19, 2010 2:15 pm

Meeting reschedule - the first post has been updated.
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Postby gotherelate » Tue Oct 19, 2010 6:06 pm

Thanks, Bryan. I plan to be there. Will you invite Rick?

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Postby bryanv » Tue Oct 19, 2010 11:03 pm

gotherelate wrote:Thanks, Bryan. I plan to be there. Will you invite Rick?

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Yes, and he plan's to there.
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Postby AustinJohn » Wed Oct 20, 2010 10:10 am

Therese and I will be there.
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Postby burnsh » Thu Oct 21, 2010 4:48 pm

I am planning to attend.
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Postby Rick Ferri » Thu Oct 21, 2010 5:43 pm

I will be there also.

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Postby new2bogle » Mon Oct 25, 2010 4:39 pm

Rick Ferri wrote:I will be there also.

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Hurrah! Now I will REALLY try to make it :D
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Austin Meeting

Postby CarlZ993 » Mon Oct 25, 2010 5:46 pm

I'll be there.
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Postby aranod » Mon Oct 25, 2010 7:40 pm

Long time visitor of the forum.... First time posting...
I am planning to be there.
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Postby jasonv » Sat Oct 30, 2010 8:52 am

I also plan on being there.
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Postby brisni » Sat Oct 30, 2010 11:29 am

I will try to come also, but may be a little late due to my daughter's volleyball game.

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Postby burnsh » Sat Oct 30, 2010 10:54 pm

Had fun today at the meeting.

Thanks Brian for putting it toghether, and thanks Rick for an awesome presentation.

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Austin Meeting

Postby CarlZ993 » Sun Oct 31, 2010 2:04 pm

I too enjoyed the meeting. Having Rick give a presentation was really great. Kudos, Bryan, for setting up the meeting. For the next meeting, we expect Jack himself to show up. :)
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Postby gotherelate » Sun Oct 31, 2010 2:59 pm

As expected, the meeting was standing room only. Thanks again, Bryan, for setting these up. And thank you, Rick, for the great "lecture" (I especially enjoyed the historical vignettes). I'm looking forward to our next meeting.

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Postby Rick Ferri » Sun Oct 31, 2010 5:41 pm

gotherelate wrote:As expected, the meeting was standing room only. Thanks again, Bryan, for setting these up. And thank you, Rick, for the great "lecture" (I especially enjoyed the historical vignettes). I'm looking forward to our next meeting.

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Thanks for inviting me, and I take it you mean "lecture" in a good way. :wink:

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Postby wjo » Sun Oct 31, 2010 10:53 pm

Great meeting and thanks Rick for taking the time to drive out and meet with us.

A personal reference for Rick -- he talked only about the content of his new book, took questions, and did no selling for his personal business. (All book proceeds go to charity.) He even stuck around and answered a bunch of technical questions from us investment nerds. Rick's a great guy and the real deal.
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Durn !

Postby ol_pops » Mon Nov 01, 2010 1:43 pm

I had to miss this one. Did anybody take notes to go with Rick's presentation?
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Postby bryanv » Tue Nov 02, 2010 12:25 am

Quick summary for those who couldn't make it: Much of the meeting was spent by Rick covering various topics from his upcoming book: The Power of Passive Investing. The book looks awesome - covering everything from the history of passive investing, to modern day theory. I just put my pre-order at Amazon (via the forum link of course :)) and can't wait to read it. If you have a chance to hear Rick speak, you shouldn't pass it up.

Huge thanks to Rick for making the drive to Austin.

If you attended and aren't already on my mailing list, PM me your email address and I'll add you - the only email ever sent on it is meeting notices.
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Postby gotherelate » Tue Nov 02, 2010 1:26 pm

Rick Ferri wrote:
gotherelate wrote:As expected, the meeting was standing room only. Thanks again, Bryan, for setting these up. And thank you, Rick, for the great "lecture" (I especially enjoyed the historical vignettes). I'm looking forward to our next meeting.

-Grandpa (Chester)


Thanks for inviting me, and I take it you mean "lecture" in a good way. :wink:

Rick Ferri


Absolutely a good way. And by the way, for those who don't already know, Rick donates all the royalties from his books to help injured military veterans. I plan to get my pre-order in for the new book today.

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another austin meeting soon?!

Postby mays » Thu Jan 27, 2011 7:34 pm

hello all.

i just joined the forum but interested in know abut more austin events like the above!

how many times has everyone been meeting? is this general discussion or presentation related?
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Re: another austin meeting soon?!

Postby AustinJohn » Thu Jan 27, 2011 9:24 pm

mays wrote:hello all.

i just joined the forum but interested in know abut more austin events like the above!

how many times has everyone been meeting? is this general discussion or presentation related?


Welcome to the Forum.

I believe there have been been 3-4 meetings of the Austin Chapter on approximately a quarterly schedule. Brianv has been the organizer (Yeh Brian!) but he's pretty busy and doesn't always check-in so that's why I'm subbing.

The last meeting was both unusual and special as Rick Ferri came and made a presentation on his new book. The other meetings have generally been group discussions on whatever is on folks' minds.

Now that you've checked in Brian will probably include you in his notice but if you're subscribed to this topic you'll be notified of any happenings no matter what.

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Postby mays » Fri Jan 28, 2011 3:51 pm

great thanks! Awesome rick was able to join on one of the last meetings. I'm in the Barton Hills area and it appears you all meet close by...would be excited to see what is going on with the Ausitn chapter!
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Re: another austin meeting soon?!

Postby bryanv » Sun Jan 30, 2011 11:33 am

AustinJohn wrote:
mays wrote:hello all.

i just joined the forum but interested in know abut more austin events like the above!

how many times has everyone been meeting? is this general discussion or presentation related?


Welcome to the Forum.

I believe there have been been 3-4 meetings of the Austin Chapter on approximately a quarterly schedule. Brianv has been the organizer (Yeh Brian!) but he's pretty busy and doesn't always check-in so that's why I'm subbing.

The last meeting was both unusual and special as Rick Ferri came and made a presentation on his new book. The other meetings have generally been group discussions on whatever is on folks' minds.

Now that you've checked in Brian will probably include you in his notice but if you're subscribed to this topic you'll be notified of any happenings no matter what.

John


AustinJohn: Thanks for covering for me :) $LIFE has been busy lately, and I'm not able to check into the forum as much as I'd like. I was originally hoping to have the next meeting at the end of February, but I'm have some surgery around that time so I'm going to push that to a couple of weeks later. I'll get an announcement out this week.

Mays: PM me your email address and I'll include you in my email list.
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