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Old 12-13-05, 06:44 AM   #1
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Should I Throw a Quickie Alleycat?

some of our hosts from the BFFGMNG (salome and teadoggg) are coming to NYC for new year's weekend. i was wondering if there'd be enough interest to throw a BFFG mini-alleycat new year's eve (avoiding times square at all costs). i think i'd make it for BFFG people and out-of-towners and first time alleycatters only. whatdya think? is it too late?

let me know what the interest level is and i'll get it together. prizes prolly won't be much, but we'll see.

oh, and i'm sure you'll all have no problems with places to stay. we's good folk round these parts.
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Old 12-13-05, 07:08 AM   #2
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I'll ride if I can make it back here from AZ. I'm almost positive I'll be back here in time.
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Old 12-13-05, 07:09 AM   #3
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hmmm
there will be lots of police
on the other hand, i'll be in town
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Old 12-13-05, 07:13 AM   #4
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hey mareesha!

QP, don't worry about the police. this would be a mini-cat (an alleykitten?) and i'd avoid the cop areas.

ok, off to work, i'll check in later.
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Old 12-13-05, 07:19 AM   #5
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to avoid the police throw it in brooklyn
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Old 12-13-05, 07:44 AM   #6
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sounds like fun to me. i will bring some champagne for the winner...
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Old 12-13-05, 07:50 AM   #7
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Alley-Kitten? Add that to the urban lexicon!
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Old 12-13-05, 07:51 AM   #8
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Sounds like a good idea... get the heart pumping before a night of heavy drinking
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Old 12-13-05, 08:26 AM   #9
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The irony here is that I'll be in Chicago that weekend. Sadness.
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Old 12-13-05, 08:38 AM   #10
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This sounds like a good idea to me.
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Old 12-13-05, 08:38 AM   #11
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I'll be in town but the chances of me having a working ride on New Years look... slim. We'll see. First-timer alleycat sounds fun tho
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Old 12-13-05, 08:39 AM   #12
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i would want to come, but a fellow pirate is having a shindig (no goats invited!) that cannot be missed. so, i think most washingtonians would be out.
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Old 12-13-05, 10:28 AM   #13
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how bout throwin it on friday night? a lot of us up and made plans for saturday already.
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salome and i were talking about it the other day and I think we rather do something like more of a "tour" than an alleycat.

salomes out until this afternoon, but when she gets back, I'm sure she'll chime in. let's see what she says.
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Hey Msngr, got a question for ya:

I can't make it to your neck of the woods for NYE but I'm hoping to get down to Chicago for ... whatever the hell "event" you guys held last summer. How much did you have to break your bike down to get it on the bus?

My gf, her friend and I are planning on making a trip to NYC in the new year. Maybe I can meet up w/ some of the NY crew then and cause some trouble.

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i'm trying not to be in town, but if i fail at that as seems increasingly likely then i'm in like flint
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Old 12-13-05, 11:24 AM   #17
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i'll be gone, but wishing i was not. last year i missed the fixed mag cover shoot because i went home for christmas.
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I'll be there tour or alleykitten ... the whole weekend! See youz guyz theah!
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My girlfriend and I are going to be in NYC for New Year's, but I won't have a bike.

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My girlfriend and I are going to be in NYC for New Year's, but I won't have a bike.

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that sounds like a roundabout request for a loaner.
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Old 12-13-05, 02:46 PM   #21
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Am I the only one that thought Msgnr was going to throw a race where you have to have quickies with a bunch a crack *****s down the back alleys of NYC?? Please tell the truth Msgnr.
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Old 12-13-05, 02:48 PM   #22
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Am I the only one that thought Msgnr was going to throw a race where you have to have quickies with a bunch a crack *****s down the back alleys of NYC?? Please tell the truth Msgnr.
Nope. I'm pretty sure that's exactly what he means
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no need to bring your bike.
the race is: Who will come first.
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I'll ride in that.
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Old 12-13-05, 06:26 PM   #25
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no need to bring your bike.
the race is: Who will come first.
woo hoo, something i might be able to win
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