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6th Annual Vancouver Island diyFEST 2009
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Old 20th February 2009, 07:49 PM   #1
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Default Vancouver Island DIY fest '09 anyone?

It's time to start thinking about it again - the weekend of Aug 22/23rd. Main day is Saturday Aug 22.

y'all probably know most of the details, and for any potential newbies, the event would be at Dave & Ruth's place in the wilds of Finlayson Arm Rd.

While there's lots of excitement, good tunes & food, and general mucking about with audio, sorry, but no homemade fireworks (unless you count blown voice coils), bottle-rockets or open firing range.

(this ain't Southern Carolina)

Almost everything from last years FEST (2008) is applicable

http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/showt...hreadid=129156

and earlier ones
(2007) http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/showt...hreadid=100098
(2006) http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/showt...threadid=81260
(2005) http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/showt...threadid=62437
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Old 25th February 2009, 05:12 AM   #2
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Default Re: Vancouver Island DIY fest '09 anyone?


Is this event only for Canadians, or are tourists allowed to attend?

I would like to attend, along with a friend, but I'm not sure as to what your dress code consists of, in case he decides to wear one.

One other question: Do they sell beer in Canada, or is the only beverage Canada Dry?

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Old 25th February 2009, 05:17 AM   #3
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but I'm not sure as to what your dress code consists of, in case he decides to wear one.
Mukluks, toque, gloves, plaid shirt and woolen lumberjack pants.

And don 't eat that yellow snow, eh.

As for beer - byo. No idea what you're talking aboot, eh?

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Old 25th February 2009, 05:19 AM   #4
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Default Re: Re: Vancouver Island DIY fest '09 anyone?

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I would like to attend, along with a friend, but I'm not sure as to what your dress code consists of, in case he decides to wear one.
Funny, you didn't strike me as the type to hang with cross dressers.

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Old 25th February 2009, 05:23 AM   #5
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You gotta enforce American's preconceptions. Otherwise they feel lost and insecure. And we all know what happens next.
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Old 25th February 2009, 05:28 AM   #6
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Funny, you didn't strike me as the type to hang with cross dressers.

Jeff

Actually, he just likes to blend in, he was watching this TV show and all the Canadian Band members were wearing plaid skirts.


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Old 25th February 2009, 05:32 AM   #7
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Terry, ask Kevin about Canadian beer

and in the spirit of bipartisanship, let me say it's not a "Canadian" thing or a "tourist" thing - it's an audio thing

hope to see all y'all crackers there

and Terry, tell your date to relax - "lumberjack chic" is just fine
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Old 25th February 2009, 05:37 AM   #8
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Terry, they're called KILTS

all the real men wear them.

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Old 25th February 2009, 05:44 AM   #9
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6th Annual Vancouver Island diyFEST 2009
Terry,

Can i get you to pick up the MJ magazines i have stashed at Audio Magus on your way up. Your bed is reserved.

Iain,

Which Tartan is yours? There seems to be a bit of a black 'n blue theme...

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