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Old 12-08-2011, 07:41 PM   #1
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Reason Rally - is anyone going?

I've wanted to attend one of these atheist/secular conventions, but it either doesn't fit into my schedule, or is ridiculously expensive.

Then I noticed the Reason Rally in Washington DC, happening on March 24th, 2012.

It's free to attend (at the National Mall), and features some of the big names (Richard Dawkins, PZ Myers, James Randi) and a slew of others. I've been meaning to visit one of my buddies, who lives in the DC area, and take in the sights (the only time I've been to the nation's capital was when I was a kid, so I don't remember squat) so I figured I would combine all of the above into one trip.

Is anyone interested? I would love to finally meet some of the regulars here, if at all possible.

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Old 12-09-2011, 12:40 AM   #2
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Looks good.
Maybe we should apply for a speaking part - sheesh, we could cause some trouble dontcha think?!

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Old 12-09-2011, 01:39 AM   #3
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That looks like the real deal. Lucky you if you can get there. I live on the far west coast of the UK so its not possible for me.
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Old 12-09-2011, 03:31 AM   #4
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Live in the Uk, I am thinking of having a reason rally in my living room tonight though.
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Old 12-09-2011, 05:15 AM   #5
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Old 12-09-2011, 09:44 AM   #6
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I might be available for that.

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Old 12-13-2011, 01:39 PM   #7
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I am still in the process of organizing the travel portion (need to coordinate the actual dates with my buddy). Once I have the details, I will let you know, and see if we can meet up.

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Old 12-13-2011, 10:19 PM   #8
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I am not too far from DC, would be up for this, for sure!

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Old 12-14-2011, 09:11 AM   #9
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Excellent! The more, the merrier.

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Old 01-25-2012, 02:01 PM   #10
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OK, I have booked my flight, coming in Thursday night (March 22nd) and leaving on Sunday afternoon (March 25th).

Come on, who among the Raving Atheists wants to go see Richard Dawkins, PZ Myers, Adam Savage, among many others, in the flesh?

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Old 01-25-2012, 02:50 PM   #11
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I'd like to, but won't have the vacation days nor money for it by then.

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Old 01-25-2012, 05:32 PM   #12
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I'd like to, but not sure if I can pull it off. I'll look into it.

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Old 01-25-2012, 05:34 PM   #13
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Another idea - how about a conference Reason Rally via Skype. Does anyone know if that would work?

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Old 01-25-2012, 05:47 PM   #14
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A bit too far for me lol

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Old 01-25-2012, 08:55 PM   #15
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I am going to go: I will be happy to meet up!

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