Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by Silly Wabbit » Sun Jun 11, 2017 10:14 pm

I'll ping the organizers and see if I can set something up.

I'll do a survey for the location when I get a list put together.

I like the idea of doing it at a library or other private meeting space. It should let us do some casual presentations or the like. I'd float snacks and beverages.

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by itstoomuch » Mon Jun 12, 2017 1:19 am

how about the Bremerton Ferry? Plenty of parking, low cost for walk ons, and if you get bored you can get off on the otherside?
I may be thrown overboard and forfeit the free return ticket. :|
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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by SEAworld9 » Fri Jun 23, 2017 10:34 am

count me for a meet up as well!

(long time lurker, just finally registered haha)

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by mmcormick123 » Mon Jul 31, 2017 10:43 pm

Is this thread still active? Is there a Seattle meeting that is going to happen?

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by delconte » Mon Aug 28, 2017 11:54 am

Here are the details for our next meeting.

Saturday, 9th September 2017 at 3:00pm

Top Pot Doughnuts
10600 NE 9th Place
Bellevue, WA 98004

Please RSVP to seattlebogleheads@gmail.com

If anyone has suggestions for agenda topics, please PM or email me.

Also, I'm working on a venue for meetings in Seattle proper.

See you there!
Seattle Chapter Organizer | seattlebogleheads@gmail.com

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by SEAworld9 » Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:36 am

drats, was out of town from 9/1 - 9/11. will have to catch the next one!

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by zoneinfo » Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:21 pm

what's the frequency of the seattle area meetups? Is this thread the best way to keep up to date or is there a different communication channel off the board?

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by delconte » Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:46 pm

I post here and also send an email. Email seattlebogleheads@gmail.com to get on the meeting announcement list.

We usually meet every 4-5 months.
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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by itstoomuch » Sat Oct 28, 2017 5:11 pm

Dan Ariely is speaking at Town Hall, Sat. Nov 11. $5 cheap.
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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by boatguy17 » Tue Dec 12, 2017 11:47 pm

Will there be another January meeting?

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by delconte » Tue Dec 12, 2017 11:51 pm

Late January or early February. Working on a date. Will post it once confirmed.
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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by evestor » Wed May 23, 2018 10:27 pm

Shall we take a run at this soon?

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by delconte » Tue Jul 03, 2018 2:16 pm

Based on my schedule so far this year, I'm looking to transition the Seattle Chapter Organizer role to someone. If organizing and leading the meetings sounds fun to you, please reach out to me at seattlebogleheads@gmail.com. Include a short note about what led you to Bogleheads and why you're interested in organizing. Thanks!
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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by Elsebet » Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:56 pm

I'm tempted to apply for the organizer position but wanted to ask the other Seattle area folks a few questions before I do.

I live/work on the far east side so downtown Seattle is a challenge for me, is continuing to meet in Bellevue a problem?

Would anyone be interested in a Friday lunch meeting on a regular basis?

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by Sage16 » Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:13 pm

I live eastside also, so Bellevue or even a little more east is desired. A meeting in Seattle is not worth the travel to me unless there is a special guest speaker. A regular lunch meeting every month or every other month or even quarterly would be of interest. Friday works great.

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by WhiteMaxima » Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:17 pm

Seattle traffic and parking cost is not BH.

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by Whakamole » Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:40 pm

Eastside. Perhaps make it in downtown Bellevue which, while the traffic is horrendous, at least has parking and a bus terminal for Seattle residents.

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by evestor » Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:38 pm

+1 for east side meetings

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by delconte » Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:51 pm

This is how we ended up with so many Eastside meetings. ;)

@elsebet Email me and let's chat.
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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by FRWildcat » Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:21 am

Redmond :D

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by amiller7x7 » Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:53 pm

Eastside. +1

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by TheMadEph » Wed Aug 01, 2018 11:30 pm

Eastside should have their own chapter... Seattle meetups should be in Seattle proper, so people can walk, bike, transit to the meetup. Eastside is a mess of horrible traffic.

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by icefr » Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:34 am

TheMadEph wrote:
Wed Aug 01, 2018 11:30 pm
Eastside should have their own chapter... Seattle meetups should be in Seattle proper, so people can walk, bike, transit to the meetup. Eastside is a mess of horrible traffic.
+1

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by WhiteMaxima » Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:15 pm

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by Beverage » Fri Aug 03, 2018 9:13 pm

It seems we have a lot more opinions about where the meeting should be than we have people who are actually willing to organize the meeting.

If Elsebet will organize and have meetings on the eastside that is better than waiting another 6 months for someone else to volunteer.

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by Campcoffee » Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:53 am

Just joined BH. I'd be interested in a Fri lunch mtg in Bell.

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by Elsebet » Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:38 pm

Hi guys!

I am planning a lunch meeting on Friday, September 14 at 11:30am at Bellevue Brewing Company.
Please RSVP here or to seattlebogleheads@gmail.com before Monday, September 10 so I know whether
or not I need to make a reservation. I will have a small Bogleheads sign on the table and
will wear a little Bogleheads name tag of some sort with my username so you can identify me.

Menu:
http://www.bellevuebrewing.com/food/

Google Maps:
https://goo.gl/maps/cNMXDbfTyU22

The recent Age in Bonds Fails Almost Everyone thread was interesting to me so that will be the main topic, bring your opinions on the subject.

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by amiller7x7 » Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:56 pm

Elsebet

Thanks for setting this up! It’s on my calendar to attend.

Thx
Al M.

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Post by xb7 » Tue Aug 14, 2018 11:32 am

Don't know yet if I can make the Sept 14th meeting or not, but thanks for setting this up! And FWIW, +1 for eastside for me too (I live in Bellevue).

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by Sage16 » Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:50 pm

Thanks Elsebet for taking the initiative to set this up. I appreciate the Eastside location and you selected a good topic for the meeting. Unfortunately I have travel plans then so I will have to look forward to the following meeting to attend.

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by Elsebet » Thu Sep 06, 2018 3:13 pm

Apologies but due to a work conflict for me the week of the 14th I need to reschedule this to Sep 21. Hope to see you there!

Everything else is the same, just changing the date to Sep 21.
Elsebet wrote:
Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:38 pm
Hi guys!

I am planning a lunch meeting on Friday, September 21 at 11:30am at Bellevue Brewing Company.
Please RSVP here or to seattlebogleheads@gmail.com before Monday, September 10 so I know whether
or not I need to make a reservation. I will have a small Bogleheads sign on the table and
will wear a little Bogleheads name tag of some sort with my username so you can identify me.

Menu:
http://www.bellevuebrewing.com/food/

Google Maps:
https://goo.gl/maps/cNMXDbfTyU22

The recent Age in Bonds Fails Almost Everyone thread was interesting to me so that will be the main topic, bring your opinions on the subject.

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by amiller7x7 » Sat Sep 08, 2018 9:23 am

Thanks - the new date of 21 Sept also works for me. See you then!

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by Shorton787 » Sun Sep 09, 2018 10:29 am

New member.
Bellevue Brewing Co. 11AM 9/21/18 , I’d like to join you. That OK?
Steve

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by Elsebet » Sun Sep 09, 2018 5:16 pm

Shorton787 wrote:
Sun Sep 09, 2018 10:29 am
New member.
Bellevue Brewing Co. 11AM 9/21/18 , I’d like to join you. That OK?
Steve
Of course, looking forward to it! We're starting at 11:30am but I'll probably be there by 11:15am to grab a table.

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Post by Elsebet » Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:58 pm

Bumping as a reminder that the lunch is this Friday, looking forward to it! :)
Elsebet wrote:
Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:38 pm
Hi guys!

I am planning a lunch meeting on Friday, September 21 at 11:30am at Bellevue Brewing Company.
Please RSVP here or to seattlebogleheads@gmail.com before Monday, September 10 so I know whether
or not I need to make a reservation. I will have a small Bogleheads sign on the table and
will wear a little Bogleheads name tag of some sort with my username so you can identify me.

Menu:
http://www.bellevuebrewing.com/food/

Google Maps:
https://goo.gl/maps/cNMXDbfTyU22

The recent Age in Bonds Fails Almost Everyone thread was interesting to me so that will be the main topic, bring your opinions on the subject.

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by Elsebet » Fri Sep 21, 2018 11:34 am

I will have a black Batman hoodie on and a sign that says "Seattle Bogleheads", looking forward to seeing folks today!
Elsebet wrote:
Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:38 pm
Hi guys!

I am planning a lunch meeting on Friday, September 21 at 11:30am at Bellevue Brewing Company.
Please RSVP here or to seattlebogleheads@gmail.com before Monday, September 10 so I know whether
or not I need to make a reservation. I will have a small Bogleheads sign on the table and
will wear a little Bogleheads name tag of some sort with my username so you can identify me.

Menu:
http://www.bellevuebrewing.com/food/

Google Maps:
https://goo.gl/maps/cNMXDbfTyU22

The recent Age in Bonds Fails Almost Everyone thread was interesting to me so that will be the main topic, bring your opinions on the subject.

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by Elsebet » Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:59 pm

I would say this was a great success! 6 of us showed up for lunch (including me) and we had a great conversation about bonds, 401k programs at companies, and more! Thank you to all who took the time to come out, I really enjoyed meeting you all!

One of the great questions from one member was about doing something more for the community rather than just having lunch. As a volunteer Master Gardener this really energized me. I'd love for people to think about something Bogleheads could do for the non-Boglehead community as a way of reaching out, helping others, and potentially attracting new Bogleheads!

Look for another meeting in November! I welcome ideas for other venues too. Bellevue Brewing Company is a good spot but can be tricky to find the first time (it's behind and to the right of a restaurant called Angelo's).

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by amiller7x7 » Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:31 pm

Thanks for setting up and hosting the meeting today! Good to meet some local fellow Bogleheads! Unfortunately I won’t be in town in November but would like to hear what comes about. I should also note that I am a Master Gardener (Snohomish County) so I understand a little about your community connection idea! Looking forward to future sessions.

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by Shorton787 » Mon Oct 01, 2018 12:20 am

So sorry not to have made it 9/21. Sudden, unanticipated conflict. Would very much like to join in Nov. will be monitoring posts. :oops:

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by TentativeScot » Tue Oct 09, 2018 4:16 pm

Live up in the Woodinville area, would like to be kept in the loop about the next get together in November :happy

I initially first posted about a year ago when we decided to get our act together. Have been lurking and hopefully learning since.

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by makeitso » Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:13 pm

I am interested in a meet up. I am in the Woodinville/Redmond area.

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by helldeskmonkey » Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:13 pm

Orthogonal to the thread purpose, does anybody have a good line on a fee only CFP?

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by rockonhumblepie » Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:55 am

helldeskmonkey wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:13 pm
Orthogonal to the thread purpose, does anybody have a good line on a fee only CFP?


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I hope to make it to the brew pub in Nov. I'm thirsty.

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Re: Seattle Area Chapter Meetings - Master Thread

Post by Bmac » Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:27 am

Steve Juetten and his team. Based in Bellevue. Good guy. Straight shooter. Fee only. Very much Boglehead.

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