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Old 01-24-2013, 12:06 AM
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For the other people: there is room for an air matress in two more rooms.

And yay that DT will be staying at the double tree hotel, and thus would go to the con.
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Blows, but I now have the flight booked. Guess we get to pester the Doubletree until they relent
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Which flight do you have, frenzy?
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We are looking at other options. I have a friend who works in the area and he's going to let me know what's close. I'll post here what he finds sometime tonight. Looks like there might be a couple of hotels within a half mile of the doubletree
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The one that leaves SFO Thursday at six bloody ten in the goat-kissed morning. But the price was phenomenal, so i won't complain TOO much.
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Are you sure its not 7.10? I have that delta flight
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Nope, Frontier. I let DT book them so he gets the miles.
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Eh, I didn't actually get the miles for this trip. But at $150 per ticket less I can lose one trip's worth of miles.
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I booked a room at Laquinta as a back up in case doubletree fails us. Details in your FB messages ladies!
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This thing is on an ordinary weekend in April again, I imagine? I don't see how they can expect anyone to make it for that. Some of us have jobs.
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Marie comes every year. Sometimes she doesn't get in until late on Friday because, like you, she's not inclined to skip a lecture for JordanCon. She tried to come up with a way to schedule an exam for her Friday lecture this year, but she couldn't make it work, so late Friday night it is. The main events are all on Saturday, so while it sucks to miss a few things on Friday, at least you don't miss the important stuff.
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Marie comes every year. Sometimes she doesn't get in until late on Friday because, like you, she's not inclined to skip a lecture for JordanCon. She tried to come up with a way to schedule an exam for her Friday lecture this year, but she couldn't make it work, so late Friday night it is. The main events are all on Saturday, so while it sucks to miss a few things on Friday, at least you don't miss the important stuff.
I'd just end up hanging out by the bar, anyway, and you can buy a lot of gin for the cost of plane tickets and hotel rooms.
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I made the perfect mixture of gin and orange juice last night (we had breakfast for dinner). Usually I overkill the liquor a bit when I mix drinks, but this one was delicious.

Anyway, the cheapest plane ticket I can find is $480. That's damn expensive for a two day trip, 16 hours of which I'd spend on a plane. I'd love to see all of you. Maybe I can make it to SF over the summer, or something.
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I made the perfect mixture of gin and orange juice last night (we had breakfast for dinner). Usually I overkill the liquor a bit when I mix drinks, but this one was delicious.

Anyway, the cheapest plane ticket I can find is $480. That's damn expensive for a two day trip, 16 hours of which I'd spend on a plane. I'd love to see all of you. Maybe I can make it to SF over the summer, or something.
Check for a flight thurs-mon. Even with extra hotel costs non weekend flights are often cheaper.
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I made the perfect mixture of gin and orange juice last night (we had breakfast for dinner). Usually I overkill the liquor a bit when I mix drinks, but this one was delicious.
Generally referred to as a left-handed screwdriver, yes. That is, gin instead of vodka. But I digress.
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back on topic: I still have a 1 bed room with a king bed reserved. I guess someone could sleep on an air matress there. (presuming that's allowed by the hotel that is?)
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That is the case only i have the idea people would like a bed better but perhaps someone likes the location better.

In the past you could book a two bed room for the same price as a one bed room.
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