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rcannon100
10-14-2013, 09:03 PM
It's Third Thursday this week. It there is a certain non-essential portion of our community that could probably use a drink. Shall we convene? Cap City Brewer in Shirlington? We can start drinking at 5.30 p and stop when the govt actually opens?

https://si0.twimg.com/profile_images/1033081148/0001-5412-Third-Thursday-logoSQUARE.jpg

KLizotte
10-14-2013, 11:08 PM
I'm in. ;)

Arlingtonrider
10-15-2013, 09:33 AM
Great idea, though I hope we'll be back at work by then!

If we are back at work, I might not get there or might be quite late.

rcannon100
10-15-2013, 09:43 AM
Great idea, though I hope we'll be back at work by then!

If we are back at work, I might not get there until late, but I'm in. :D

Do you have a POC there? I am glad to call and reserve our usual table.

If Y'are thinking about coming, give a head count.

Arlingtonrider
10-15-2013, 09:50 AM
I'd be glad to do that too. Will send you a PM.

Rootchopper
10-15-2013, 04:35 PM
How time flies when you're nonessential. I do believe I will partake of a cold one or four. (Could be a rainy ride home though.)

consularrider
10-16-2013, 08:38 AM
I expect I won't be able to make it this time.

bobco85
10-16-2013, 09:19 AM
I'm in for Thursday probably around 5:30.

Arlingtonrider
10-16-2013, 02:12 PM
This may be up in the air if the shutdown ends and we get called back into work tomorrow. Please check back later tonight and/or tomorrow morning to see if the event is still on.

DismalScientist
10-16-2013, 03:29 PM
What does the shutdown have to do with it?
We don't get to work--we drink!
We have to go back to work--we drink!:rolleyes:

Arlingtonrider
10-16-2013, 06:10 PM
Due to popular demand, Third Thursday is on for tomorrow, rain or shine!

So far I know of only four people planning to come - klizotte, bobco85, dismalscientist and rootchopper. I made a 5:30 pm reservation for six under the covered part of the patio. The reservation is in the name Kathy/BikeArlington.

I might not make it or may get there late, but I'm sure they'll be flexible if anyone gets there early or if more tables need to be added.

Cheers!

rcannon100
10-16-2013, 07:37 PM
Of course with government going back into business, that means we must all return to acting like inside the beltway a$$clowns. You know, setting up appointments you never intend to keep, so that you can cancel them to make yourself look all so important.

Well, um, having suggested the Third Thursday libations, I am likely to fink. The puppy run to purceville (yes, that is where the vet is) which was suppose to be today - is tomorrow.

We have five pugles who will be up for adoption, maybe starting this week, through Lost Dog Rescue

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BWp4SaFIcAAoKso.jpg

ShawnoftheDread
10-16-2013, 07:42 PM
Oh lord, I have to keep the girls away from this post. Puppies!

rcannon100
10-16-2013, 07:49 PM
Oh lord, I have to keep the girls away from this post. Puppies!

Um, okay. Dont show them this one either :o

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KayakCyndi
10-16-2013, 08:06 PM
OMG, they are the cutest!

baiskeli
10-17-2013, 09:25 AM
I plan to be there.

I hope there will be puppies.

KelOnWheels
10-17-2013, 02:00 PM
I'll be there! Probably not till around 6:30 though, so drink slow. :)

TwoWheelsDC
10-17-2013, 02:51 PM
Unfortunately I can't make it...wife is out of town and I've got this guy waiting on me (since we're sharing dog photos):

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7336/10333658026_3ea9ba3d43.jpg

baiskeli
10-17-2013, 02:55 PM
Okay, then, here's my pup photo:

http://blogs.riverfronttimes.com/dailyrft/puppy_dog-7158.jpg

This isn't my dog. I don't have one. It's just some random photo I found on the web.

PotomacCyclist
10-17-2013, 03:07 PM
ARLnow has a Pet of the Week feature. This week's pet -- Hendrix the beagle.

http://www.arlnow.com/2013/10/16/arlington-pet-of-the-week-hendrix/

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PotomacCyclist
10-18-2013, 12:15 AM
Even more dogs. And cats. And dogs and cats.


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/13/jerk-cats-love-stealing-dog-beds_n_4093467.html

[Video: Cats stealing dog beds]

Dickie
10-18-2013, 08:29 AM
You guys are killing me :-(

Sorry I missed out, the reason is brutally ironic.