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Old 5th March 2008, 04:42 AM   #1
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Default 5th Annual Vancouver Island diyFEST

August 23rd in the usual place. (up the mountain in Victoria, BC)

Some people have been making this a weekend long affair so we expect some people to arrive Friday night and not leave till Sunday -- Terry don't be shy this year (and the ones that show up as much as a week early get to help in the preparations)

Jesse says the timing should be such that fresh Alert Bay salmon will make an apperance and Cal insists on cooking it this year.

We'll have a 4th listening area set up, and are planning to have a "blind" (as in speakers behind a blind) for people to compare EnABL vrs not. We should also have some more interesting amplifiers this year, and will work to make the supports for sound room 3 solid enuff to be able to spin some vinyl.

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Old 5th March 2008, 05:07 AM   #2
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We'll be there!

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Old 5th March 2008, 05:27 AM   #3
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Dibs on "cusions-in-a-bag" bed
We bought a special pre-bagged set of cusions for you

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I'll be there!


...oh... wait... I live there... or, uhhh, here...
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We bought a special pre-bagged set of cusions for you

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Old 5th March 2008, 03:03 PM   #6
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sounds great, i'll be there. do i need to pre-register or is this a casual 'just show up' event?

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sounds great, i'll be there. do i need to pre-register or is this a casual 'just show up' event?

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this is probably enough notice - be advised that parking can get a bit tight, and it's definitely BYOB (bring your own blanky)

sorry boys, tiger torches & fireworks restricted this year - there's always Ed's Hornfest for that
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Old 5th March 2008, 04:13 PM   #8
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A couple emails back suggested i should post the link previous events so those unfamiliar could get an idea.

VI diyFest '06

3rd Annual Vancouver Island diyFEST 2006

and VI diyFEST '07

4th Annual Vancouver Island diyFEST 2007

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Old 5th March 2008, 04:19 PM   #9
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Default Expecting to be there....

unless a tsunami strikes and washes B.C. into the ocean.


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I may even "bootleg" some Alberta beer....
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See you there! For any "fence sitters", make the effort. Dave and Ruth are great hosts, with a great "supporting cast".
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