MACNA 2017 - New Orleans

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  1. jlanger

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    Seemingly, there's a thread dedicated to each year's MACNA Conference.
    Is it too early to start one for this summer's event? If so... I don't care! I'm going this year!!

    My loving wife decided to use Valentine's Day to share with me our flight tickets to New Orleans in September! :ac15:
    We're flying out Thursday morning and flying home Monday afternoon.
    Hope to see many of you while we're there!

    If you're going, planning on going or debating on going, chime in.
     
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    Ticket sand hotel bought and ready to go...
     
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    Best Valentine's "gift" ever!

    Gwen and I will be there as well. Hopefully the frag tanks will be ready for our impulse buys by then....

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    Tickets, hotel and airfare booked. Flying in Friday and out Sunday.

    BTW - if you're going - you may want to check your dates as its in August this year, NOT September.

    Thinking you might be late to the partaaayyyyyy!!!!
     
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    Shut up!
    I was excited!
     
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    Fragtastic Reef We Dont Frag Around! Rare fish and more
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    Wife and I will of course be there also. Depending on how long we should go for... I need a vaca BAD!
     
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    One step closer... Hotel reservations for four nights; check.
    Seeing as we'll be down there for an extended weekend and we've never been to New Orleans, we're looking for ideas of places to see and dining out. Any suggestions?



    Who else is planning on attending?
     
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    Just got back from NOLA, Mardi Gras. Was overwhelmed. Music, food great, crowds out of control. One day temp reached 78 , with humidity 68. Can't image what it's going to be like in August. Rent a car, go see bayou 88 miles south of New Orleans. Stay vertical while on Bourbon Street. Lots to see.
     
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    I just booked plane tickets as there are limited flights direct into New orleans and looked at booking history and they fill up quickly arriving on 24th around noon and leave on afternoon of 27th. Really looking forward to Thursday night on the town.
     
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    Let's get this back up on the new forum's list of topics!

    We've got everything booked and ready to go.
    (I'm currently testing new methods/techniques with my fish cookies so I can bring a bunch of those with me to share.)
     
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    If everything goes as planned and nothing major comes up I'll be there!
     
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    Just booked a house down there, Will be driving down Thursday and driving back Sunday. If anyone that is going would like transport for coral back to the cities just let me know, Beats paying shipping costs :p
     
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    Would you be willing to drive down a cooler (or two) for me???
    You'll be "tastefully" compensated; once "they" arrive intact, of course.
    PM me for more details.
     
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    We are also all booked for the show. Is everyone going to the banquet?
     
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    For sure, I'll PM you to work out details
     
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    That's the plan here

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    Yep going to the banquet.
     
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    Full pass; reception and banquet.
     
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    I just got the weekend pass cause I was too slow and didn't buy it in time, so no banquet here
     

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