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Location of Course

  1. Western MA (I-91 corridor and west)

    1 vote(s)
    12.5%
  2. Central MA (91-495)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Eastern (East of 495)

    4 vote(s)
    50.0%
  4. Highfields June 10

    3 vote(s)
    37.5%
  5. Other June 10

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Other, other date.

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    0.0%
  1. Over Guapo Grande

    Over Guapo Grande panty merchant SoSH Member

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    I'll take this upon myself this year-- after each season since we protected the Civic, a bunch of us have gotten together and played whack-a-ball for 4.5 hours, with a few adult beverages (and onion rings) mixed in. I'll edit this and put a poll up shorty, but initial thoughts on timing of the outing? The only bad weekend for me is 24-JUN, when I get to go to a funeral.
     
  2. TheShynessClinic

    TheShynessClinic SoSH's Doug Neidermeyer SoSH Member

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    My schedule is kind of tough with travel, weddings, etc.

    I could do the weekend of June 10th. Other than that I'm not really free until July.
     
  3. PedroSpecialK

    PedroSpecialK Comes at you like a tornado of hair and the NHL sa Silver Supporter SoSH Member

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    I could do June 10, but noon ideally for tee-off... got Nick Cave tickets that night :fonz:

    edit: I am assuming Highfields, but I'm down for anything central or eastern... insert shameless George Wright plug here
     
  4. kenneycb

    kenneycb Hates Goose Island Beer; Loves Backdoor Play SoSH Member

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    My June is looking good outside of the last weekend, though that is subject to change. July and August look less good because people like getting married and shit at my age.

    Fairly ambivalent to location so long as my dope 2010 Hyundai Elantra keeps purring.
     
  5. The Napkin

    The Napkin wise ass al kaprielian Dope SoSH Member

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    I might be away the weekend before July 4 but other than that should be good to go. Always happy to arrange or fill out a 4th or whatever on random weekends as well.

    Happy to go wherever. It's a good excuse to drive a little bit.
     
  6. TheRealness

    TheRealness Don't make him go all Lucic on your ash SoSH Member

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    Late June I will be in Florida, but will try to make whatever date you select works.
     
  7. FL4WL3SS

    FL4WL3SS Mrs. Dennis Wideman SoSH Member

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    The only time I'm going to be in Boston in the short term is over Memorial weekend for Boston Calling.

    I'm really bummed that outside of the inaugural outing, I haven't been able to make any of these. I'd like to have TheRealness call me out in person for once.
     
  8. TheRealness

    TheRealness Don't make him go all Lucic on your ash SoSH Member

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    Happy to oblige! Want to make a house visit? Facetime? I'm available!
     
  9. Over Guapo Grande

    Over Guapo Grande panty merchant SoSH Member

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    Early polling seems to favor 10-JUN. If anyone wants to get together Memorial day weekend, I am sure we can find people to call out @FL4LW3SS

    edit: Was going to correct the typo, but leaving it up there for my own self flagellation. Which, normally, I can't do at work.
     
    #9 Over Guapo Grande, Apr 25, 2017
    Last edited: Apr 25, 2017
  10. veritas

    veritas Member SoSH Member

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    June 10th works for me
     
  11. TheRealness

    TheRealness Don't make him go all Lucic on your ash SoSH Member

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    You know I still love you, right? I just show it in strange and angry ways.
     
  12. FL4WL3SS

    FL4WL3SS Mrs. Dennis Wideman SoSH Member

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    I didn't know that, so your reassurance is comforting. I'll cancel my therapy session tomorrow.
     
  13. Over Guapo Grande

    Over Guapo Grande panty merchant SoSH Member

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    Seeing as I am not tech savvy, I just tossed a few more poll items on- essentially yay or nay to Highfields on June 10 -- with enough yays, I will contact the course to ensure that they will let this merry band of ruffians blow up their porta-potties again.
     
  14. PedroSpecialK

    PedroSpecialK Comes at you like a tornado of hair and the NHL sa Silver Supporter SoSH Member

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    Would June 24 work better for folks? I'm realizing with the concert the night of the 10th and another commitment that weekend, it'll be tough to both play golf and ingest the requisite number of onion rings.
     
  15. TheShynessClinic

    TheShynessClinic SoSH's Doug Neidermeyer SoSH Member

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    I can do the 24th.
     
  16. kenneycb

    kenneycb Hates Goose Island Beer; Loves Backdoor Play SoSH Member

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    I am OUT on the 24th due to weddings
     
  17. SoFloSoxFan

    SoFloSoxFan Member SoSH Member

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    Just an FYI, OP said June 24 was no good for him.
     
  18. PedroSpecialK

    PedroSpecialK Comes at you like a tornado of hair and the NHL sa Silver Supporter SoSH Member

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  19. veritas

    veritas Member SoSH Member

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    Are we thinking morning/noon/afternoon tee time?
     
  20. PedroSpecialK

    PedroSpecialK Comes at you like a tornado of hair and the NHL sa Silver Supporter SoSH Member

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    Guessing around high noon / 1 PM? The John Henry Tavern opens at 11 if I'm remembering correctly

    Who am I kidding, I know it opens at 11.
     
  21. kenneycb

    kenneycb Hates Goose Island Beer; Loves Backdoor Play SoSH Member

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    Filled out. I'm listed as out on August 5 but it's really more of a maybe.
     
  22. The Napkin

    The Napkin wise ass al kaprielian Dope SoSH Member

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    I put no for June 10 because I stupidly made an eye appt but I can reschedule that easy enough.
     
  23. PedroSpecialK

    PedroSpecialK Comes at you like a tornado of hair and the NHL sa Silver Supporter SoSH Member

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    I wrote yes for June 17 but also have anniversary dinner that night, showing up sweating onion rings may be poor form.

    Also a bump for more votes... but right now it looks like July 8 may be the play?
     
  24. TheRealness

    TheRealness Don't make him go all Lucic on your ash SoSH Member

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    I am likely out this summer. Newborn daughter and weddings are taking up a lot of our summer.
     
  25. The Napkin

    The Napkin wise ass al kaprielian Dope SoSH Member

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    They laughed when I first came up with the Golf Course Babysitting Club idea. And yet here we are with another potential customer. "Oh honey, you look so tired. Let me take the kid for a day. Why don't you go to the spa with your friends and pamper yourself a little bit?"

    Between this and running a Boston DQ I should be so rich....
     
  26. TheRealness

    TheRealness Don't make him go all Lucic on your ash SoSH Member

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    Sign me the fuck up. I've golfed once this year so far, and it was a charity game through my firm.
     
  27. The Napkin

    The Napkin wise ass al kaprielian Dope SoSH Member

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    You know, those little baskets between the seats and clubs are basically little play pens, right?
    I would be such a good dad.
     
  28. kenneycb

    kenneycb Hates Goose Island Beer; Loves Backdoor Play SoSH Member

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    That's sick. I have no idea why you would even think of something so damn absurd. Stick to mice, okay?

    They're cribs, obviously. And your club head covers are stuffed animals for the kid(s) to cuddle with as you drink beers, curse like a sailor, and burn your inner bicep with a cigar.
     
  29. TheStoryofYourRedRightAnkle

    TheStoryofYourRedRightAnkle Member SoSH Member

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    Infants can fit in a golf club bag. Just kind of drape the kid's arms over the sides.
     
  30. PedroSpecialK

    PedroSpecialK Comes at you like a tornado of hair and the NHL sa Silver Supporter SoSH Member

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    Looks like based on everyone's updated info, the ideal weekend for folks is July 22. Alternative that currently works for folks is August 26.

    Any objections?
     
  31. kenneycb

    kenneycb Hates Goose Island Beer; Loves Backdoor Play SoSH Member

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    I actually have a wedding August 26 so I'm actually out that weekend. Higher education has yet to teach me how to read a calendar.
     
  32. The Napkin

    The Napkin wise ass al kaprielian Dope SoSH Member

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    either/both are fine with me. really other than July 1 I'm pretty free if anyone's looking for a random outing.
     

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