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Title: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on April 07, 2008, 03:09:34 PM
So, I've been seeing all these gatherings in places far away. Like in San Jose, Fremont, and Hayward that I can't go to. I was wondering if anyone in the Oakland or San Fransisco area was here and want to to meet up? It would be nice to first have an introductory meeting and maybe go to a park and eat munchies n' stuff! I really wanna meet up with some people so if anyone is intrested please let me know.

A possible plan:
People come to the designated meet-up spot (like a place in Oakland like DownTown at Burger King) and we shake hands and meet. I think its important that we get to know each other breifly so that the rest of the day isn't awkward.

Afterwards: We all p go to a park, maybe one in Berekely or even one at Lake Merrit and eat ( I could provide some food n' stuff [CAKE!!]). Talk about our experiences at Fanime or what ever comes up.
After: (If we're in Berekely) There's this place in Berekely called in Anime V we could go to. It's an anime store, hence "Anime" V.
(If in Oakland) Lets go to Emeryville and go to the movies and chill some more. Then call it a day?

Let me know if anyone is interested. I'd love to meet up with some of you guys! I'll keep yuh posted!
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Mister_E on April 07, 2008, 03:13:51 PM
I don't think people are in Oakland. It's like there is some kind of I Am Legend thing going on.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: RyuHayabusa on April 07, 2008, 03:15:52 PM
I don't think people are in Oakland. It's like there is some kind of I Am Legend thing going on.

are you being sarcastic here?

geez

*does massive facepalm*
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on April 07, 2008, 03:16:38 PM
I don't think people are in Oakland. It's like there is some kind of I Am Legend thing going on.
n_n Silly. You know what I mean.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Mister_E on April 07, 2008, 03:17:42 PM
I don't think people are in Oakland. It's like there is some kind of I Am Legend thing going on.

are you being sarcastic here?

geez

*does massive facepalm*

WELL DUH!
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: otakuapprentice on April 07, 2008, 06:05:29 PM
I don't think people are in Oakland. It's like there is some kind of I Am Legend thing going on.
YOU FAIL!

oakland ppl here, but i dont hang much in the city. XP
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on April 07, 2008, 10:59:39 PM
I don't think people are in Oakland. It's like there is some kind of I Am Legend thing going on.
YOU FAIL!

oakland ppl here, but i dont hang much in the city. XP
                           It wouldn't HAVE to be in the city. It could even be in Oakland or a neighboring city, like B-town (Berekely) or San Leandro. Anywhere's cool
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: otakuapprentice on April 07, 2008, 11:09:59 PM
I don't think people are in Oakland. It's like there is some kind of I Am Legend thing going on.
YOU FAIL!

oakland ppl here, but i dont hang much in the city. XP
                           It wouldn't HAVE to be in the city. It could even be in Oakland or a neighboring city, like B-town (Berekely) or San Leandro. Anywhere's cool
by 'city', I'm referring to Oakland, not s.f.; i go more to san fran and SJ than san leandro or Berkeley.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on April 07, 2008, 11:17:37 PM
-.-;;  Oh... My badness. But, over here Oakland is the 'town' and 'Frisco is the city... Cause it's more industrial n' big... N' stuff... >_>
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Jerry on April 08, 2008, 08:42:32 AM
back on topic -

im totally down for a random gathering in your area. _insert random city here_

some ppl have the means or ability to travel out of the bay area (i.e san jose area) and some of us cant.

as for the idea of oakland, i think (semi-joking/semi serious) that some ppl have the stereo-type that oakland isnt one of the safer big cities around.

considering that were bunch of a random group of anime fans, we might attract unwanted attention to ourselves and again my concern would be safety.

if your really still serious to still hold a gathering, then we'll see if anyone else is interested and we'll go from there.

Dr. O - I still say we need another adventure of biblical proportions.  :)
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on April 10, 2008, 03:24:57 PM
back on topic -

im totally down for a random gathering in your area. _insert random city here_

some ppl have the means or ability to travel out of the bay area (i.e san jose area) and some of us cant.

as for the idea of oakland, i think (semi-joking/semi serious) that some ppl have the stereo-type that oakland isnt one of the safer big cities around.

considering that were bunch of a random group of anime fans, we might attract unwanted attention to ourselves and again my concern would be safety.

if your really still serious to still hold a gathering, then we'll see if anyone else is interested and we'll go from there.

Dr. O - I still say we need another adventure of biblical proportions.  :)


Oh, well, that would explain why people aren't responding to my thread like I want them to. But, honestly, this thread was ment more so for those of us who realize that Oakland isn't all that bad unless you go to bad area and that you can have fun anywhere.

Personally, I don't know how an anime fan acts in public. I mean, I act normal. Quiet, to myself, respectful and I'm an anime fan? What exactly do you mean when you say we would attract attention to ourselves? Unless we're parading down the street, yelling and what not I think we would be perfectly fine, but alas, this gathering is ment for people who realize this...
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: DemonLordZabuza on April 10, 2008, 04:51:05 PM
Well its not like the group is obnoxious...wait a minute yes we are.

Here are a few things that have happen through out gatherings:
-guys making out with guys
-girls making out with girls
-Kegan bitting girls
-Kegan bitting boys
-me flirting with girls and a times boys
-Random person screaming "I lost the game"
-girls eating cherries erotically
-large group walking to a certain location
-trying to talk when everyone is talking
-lots of laptops or electronic devices
-random people jumping on each other
-my clothes to be requested to be taken off
-tree climbing
-people climbing
-people giving back rides
-people giving back rubs
-people humping cars
-people trying to glomp someone to the ground
-having 10+ people carrying someone in Disneyland to the small world ride all singing "its a small world"
-random pirates...very few ninjas
-more random Yaoi
etc etc

So in truth we do attract a lot of attention to ourselves.  And apperantly some people think we are someone else so they approach us thinking we are them and then realize we arent them.  But in all is all in good fun.  Random hang out in Oakland or anywhere really, Im down.  People know if I'm free Im down :P
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: deonchan on April 10, 2008, 04:57:37 PM
back on topic -

im totally down for a random gathering in your area. _insert random city here_

some ppl have the means or ability to travel out of the bay area (i.e san jose area) and some of us cant.

as for the idea of oakland, i think (semi-joking/semi serious) that some ppl have the stereo-type that oakland isnt one of the safer big cities around.

considering that were bunch of a random group of anime fans, we might attract unwanted attention to ourselves and again my concern would be safety.

if your really still serious to still hold a gathering, then we'll see if anyone else is interested and we'll go from there.

Dr. O - I still say we need another adventure of biblical proportions.  :)


Isn't they why there are guys like me and Mike around?  :P

NE wAYZ I'm an east bayer (P. Hill to be exact) and that OAK is ALOT closer for me then San Jo. So I'm down for whatever.

BTW there was to be a meeting for RHPS in Oakland. Mayhaps we combine the 2?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Lisu on April 10, 2008, 04:57:57 PM
garbage

don't address that as the "us" of the collective board gatherings.
do a better job at pointing out your half of the group.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: maeiounj39 on April 10, 2008, 05:02:46 PM
I don't live oakland, but I live about an hour away from there. I am actually closer to fanime. I probably wont meet up though.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: otakuapprentice on April 10, 2008, 07:54:46 PM
Well its not like the group is obnoxious...wait a minute yes we are.

Here are a few things that have happen through out gatherings:
-guys making out with guys
-girls making out with girls
-Kegan bitting girls
-Kegan bitting boys
-me flirting with girls and a times boys
-Random person screaming "I lost the game"
-girls eating cherries erotically
-large group walking to a certain location
-trying to talk when everyone is talking
-lots of laptops or electronic devices
-random people jumping on each other
-my clothes to be requested to be taken off
-tree climbing
-people climbing
-people giving back rides
-people giving back rubs
-people humping cars
-people trying to glomp someone to the ground
-having 10+ people carrying someone in Disneyland to the small world ride all singing "its a small world"
-random pirates...very few ninjas
-more random Yaoi
etc etc

So in truth we do attract a lot of attention to ourselves.  And apperantly some people think we are someone else so they approach us thinking we are them and then realize we arent them.  But in all is all in good fun.  Random hang out in Oakland or anywhere really, Im down.  People know if I'm free Im down :P
the majority of this stuff happens at Jerry's(kinda like Cheers, except you don't walk downstairs into a bar)
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on April 10, 2008, 09:31:53 PM
RHPS? Guess I really am a semi-newb. What dat be? ???
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: otakuapprentice on April 10, 2008, 09:33:59 PM
RHPS? Guess I really am a semi-newb. What dat be? ???
deon is a teacher in drum corps, i think(i hope i didnt get this wrong)
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on April 10, 2008, 09:38:03 PM
RHPS? Guess I really am a semi-newb. What dat be? ???
deon is a teacher in drum corps, i think(i hope i didnt get this wrong)
Sankyuu, Ota-chan! n_n
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: RyuHayabusa on April 10, 2008, 11:08:18 PM
garbage

don't address that as the "us" of the collective board gatherings.
do a better job at pointing out your half of the group.


I have to agree on that. well, I did bless Karen's car when she got it. I can't believe DLZ still remembers that.

well, I live in Hayward, so I don't mind traveling to Oakland to hang out.

@L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu: you should come to one of the board gatherings and meet these crazy folks though. They are a fun group to be around though lol
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Jerry on April 11, 2008, 08:53:30 AM
RHPS? Guess I really am a semi-newb. What dat be? ???
deon is a teacher in drum corps, i think(i hope i didnt get this wrong)
Sankyuu, Ota-chan! n_n

Dr. O hate to point out a mistake thar...
but RHPS = Rocky Horror Picture Show.
Good guess tho. ^_^

funny tho. a random high school band + RHPS would be absolutely HILARIOUS.
dont forget Jere(miah) + Jesus epic fun of biblical porportions...

but RHPS usually happens at nite. I think we need a day gathering so I could actually see ppl, and not deal with zombies/vampires or hungry biting kegan-monsters...
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Jerry on April 11, 2008, 08:58:31 AM
garbage...
the majority of this stuff happens at Jerry's(kinda like Cheers, except you don't walk downstairs into a bar)

Hey another correction, I do have a 2 1/2 story home. so technically you could 'walk' down stairs, and YOU'VE (Dr. O) had drinks at my place...

ah, delicious tequila rose. ^_^ good times at Yaoi Con and with the "ten inch' Doctor.

*COUGH COUGH * and Who' says Jesus isnt a party machine?  :D
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Jerry on April 11, 2008, 09:09:31 AM
garbage

don't address that as the "us" of the collective board gatherings.
do a better job at pointing out your half of the group.


Sorry for the triple post. But another comment. Yes. Technically speaking there is a sub division of 'types' of us fangirl/fanboys here.

Technically there are 2 groups. (please I hope i dont offend anyone by making this 'observation' )

The social group ( usually known as the 'upstairs group' ) They're very outgoing and have a tendancy to do crazy things at random. again this is not a skill, but a natural talent that some of these folks have - *cough cough* i.e.-> kegan-monster...

The Laptop/Gamer/Art group ( usually known as the 'downstairs group' )They're a bit more reserved and usually have live chats about anime, which comparing artistic styles, and usually dabble in online gaming. and sometimes debate random topics and stuff like that.

sometimes the group combine into a massive group 20+ people and when we 'invade' random locations for gathering we're not hard to miss. Sometimes theres at least on person wearing a fanime/anime related shirt. and some of us just have the 'natural' otaku look - ( ie pins, anime bags, the hair, and sometimes the camera in hand ready 4 pics ).

but of course sooner or later we'll figure something out and have a gathering already.  :P
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: deonchan on April 11, 2008, 09:45:03 AM
RHPS? Guess I really am a semi-newb. What dat be? ???
deon is a teacher in drum corps, i think(i hope i didnt get this wrong)


I am ^_^

but


RHPS = Rocky Horror Picture Show. The current cast and showing is in Oakland Saturday nights @ midnight :P
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on April 11, 2008, 02:47:32 PM
Hmm.... Interesting. Sounds like fun. But... Whats it about? I've never heard of it. I guess Rocky Horror  Picture Show should say it all, but, what would we do? Never been to one.If all we're gonna do is watch a movie then... >_> -Cough- Boring -Cough- Then again I don't know what exactly you do at one. ._.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Jerry on April 11, 2008, 03:00:53 PM
oh noes. RHPS newbie huh?

its anything less than boring.  :P that is for sure rest assured.

im also a newbie/virgin as well when it comes to RHPS... and ive heard what they do to them...

makes me scared.  :-[
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: DemonLordZabuza on April 11, 2008, 05:41:56 PM
garbage

don't address that as the "us" of the collective board gatherings.
do a better job at pointing out your half of the group.


I have to agree on that. well, I did bless Karen's car when she got it. I can't believe DLZ still remembers that.
 

Don't flatter yourself, you aren't the only person who has done that.  And don't talk down on my list because a) some of those items address you two in one way or another and b) you are just jealous you cant join in the fun :P

But in all, whatever your personality is or whatever your interest are.  There will be at least one person who you will click very well with.  I guarantee that
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: gubaba on April 11, 2008, 07:43:59 PM
crap. .... I don't know if gubaba fits in a specific group. The gubaba is quite crazy like that.......

Oh well.

There's always the gubaba group where wild gubabas roam and feed on life energy. :D
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: otakuapprentice on April 11, 2008, 07:49:38 PM
crap. .... I don't know if gubaba fits in a specific group. The gubaba is quite crazy like that.......

Oh well.

There's always the gubaba group where wild gubabas roam and feed on life energy. :D
the gubaba is in a group all her own.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Kazuko on April 11, 2008, 08:59:08 PM
>=( I own gubaba with mah frilly purse

But Yeah DLZ x: know when to classify this groups thing and the one you hang out with. even though I dont attend gatherings myself I still get the basis of it being to maybe like two of them.

Virgins are always fun to play with....
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: otakuapprentice on April 11, 2008, 09:07:40 PM
>=( I own gubaba with mah frilly purse

But Yeah DLZ x: know when to classify this groups thing and the one you hang out with. even though I dont attend gatherings myself I still get the basis of it being to maybe like two of them.

Virgins are always fun to play with....
i dont know why i find this funny, but i do.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: LT on April 11, 2008, 09:13:23 PM
i'm from El Cerrito,which is near SF, Berkeley, Oakland...your idea sounds fun..i'll go if i can.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on April 11, 2008, 10:32:37 PM
Thanks for the post you guys! They're really helping me to decifer what I want and where I want my gathering to be like. Once I get to a computer ( Posting from PSP. 'Stealing' wifi is fun! I get to down load tons of music for free! AWE-SOME! SCORE! Thanks stupid neighbors for keeping your wifi unsecured! means fun for me and posting on Fanime Forums!) I'll give you guys more details and updates. Til then, happy posting you guys!
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: LastElixir on April 12, 2008, 06:43:17 AM
The Laptop/Gamer/Art group (usually known as the 'downstairs group' )They're a bit more reserved and usually have live chats about anime, which comparing artistic styles, and usually dabble in online gaming. and sometimes debate random topics and stuff like that.

I guess that's one way of putting it, there's far more than that though. (and no, im not offended if you are going to ask, far from it.)

j
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: DemonLordZabuza on April 12, 2008, 09:40:07 AM
*shakes head in disappointment* because apparently people don't understand the concept of "etc" I will add more to the list:

-lots of eating
-occasional food contest
-spending an hour deciding where, how and when to get more food and then a group leaving on themselves to get what they wanted
-random gaming
-still someone screaming "I lost the game"
-some anime watching/criticizing/or something they do
-some person sitting by themselves in front of a laptop occasionally making grunting noises to catch others attention
-more gaming (including video games, card games, UNO, dice games, ETC.  Yes UNO is a game type on its own)
-Random youtubing on a Wii
-Random Youtubing videos period
-occasional group shopping online
-some body on 4chan trying to show something funny to someone else that they already saw else where
-some updating their or someones else's computer

Oh and this stuff also happen at eating establishments like TapiocaExpress, Denny's or any other eating establishment where we go in a group that will allow such actions.

There you all happy.

If you post a date, a time and a location.  You will get responses on who can make it, usually, and then the fun goes from there  8)
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on April 12, 2008, 05:43:03 PM
Hm, I've been thinking and I've come to a conclusion: I want a gathering and not a whole mob of people. I think it wise to put a number limit of people who can attend as to not attract alot of attention to my mini-mob. I haven't come up with a designated number but it will probably between 5 and 15 people. I'll keep you all posted on recent updates and possible happenings.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Jerry on April 14, 2008, 09:28:37 AM
i wouldnt worry too much about the number.

but as you can see we'll all social creatures and we usually just got with the random and crazy flow of our daily lives and yes the random occasional gathering.

watever you decide, just let us know. in realistic terms it really depends if ppl can make it or if we already have made plans.

Fanime (staff meetings and other things) are pretty consistent throughout the rest of the weekend so act now while supplies (free time) lasts.

Our operators are standing by.  :)
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on April 15, 2008, 03:19:01 PM
 
UPDATE UPDATE UPDATE!

Okay! Does anyone know how to get to Golden gate park from Oakland? I'd love to revisit the park (it's been years!) and I think it's a cool start out spot for the gathering. From there we could over run some fun resurant in Japan Town and chill... I have nothing else from them on.

A likely meet up date will be on the weekend:

May 3'rd at about 1:30 p.m. - 'til when ever.

or

May 4th about 12:30 p.m - till 7:00 p.m.

If Golden gate is too far another meet up place is at the Piers. (Where the oversized Arrow and Bow in the ground is.)

Note: This is IF we meet in SF. I'd really love to, but I'm scared no body will come....

Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on April 17, 2008, 09:52:13 PM
This thread fails... Reconvince me to unlock it and will. -Lock't- Questions? Comments or advice? Throw me a PM and I'll get back to you as soon as possible!
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on April 26, 2008, 02:42:51 PM
THREAD UNLOCKED!!

It would seem people were actually interested in my gathering so I've decided to reopen the thread and give it another go! The dates posted previously are invalid and should not be planned around. I will come up with time, and hopefully we can go from there.

Please post thought and ideas as they will make for quicker date-deciding and planning.

I hope that this time things will work out! I'll keep you posted!
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: deonchan on April 26, 2008, 03:03:30 PM
I still say combine it with the RHPS gather and make it sna all day event
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: deonchan on April 27, 2008, 01:18:41 PM
Ok week from yesterday! Speek now or forever hold your
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on April 28, 2008, 11:46:03 AM
Hmmm, okay. Maaaybe. Where is the event and what time? And whats the theme of the event,too. Fill me in on the detail and if other people like the idea then I say we should do it.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: deonchan on April 28, 2008, 08:31:48 PM
well...

during the day it's just chilllax and meet up @ around mmm noon, 1ish I guess. Japantown in the city is a netural place I guess. As for the night.. things change. It's easier to show than explain so

http://barelylegal.rhps.org/
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: otakuapprentice on April 28, 2008, 08:33:41 PM
even showing people pics, its still hard to explain.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: deonchan on April 28, 2008, 08:39:14 PM
QFT. just gotta go to the show
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: deonchan on May 03, 2008, 02:38:49 PM
2day is supposed 2 be the day? whos in?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: anomaly on May 05, 2008, 11:48:05 PM
whoops this was the wrong thread haha...oakland is about 40 minutes from me i think
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on May 08, 2008, 04:09:19 PM
Geez, I've gotten pretty lazy with this thread. Sorry, guys!

So... Um, I saw that RHPS thing nd It looked pretty freaky... I can't really get what the them is. ( Though as soon as I saw it I kida freaked and exited the page >_>) Maybe a movie? Like... I dunno..
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: DemonLordZabuza on May 09, 2008, 08:41:00 AM
You should do what I do, dont ask or you will be dragged there and "devirginized".  I myself have never been to it, but just nod my head and say ok.  I throw in the occasional kew, but you have to watch out what they say.  Because if you arent paying attention it could come out like "Yea and then this fat guy sat on me and started grinding on me" if you respond kew with that you will get some odd looks
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on May 09, 2008, 09:14:05 AM
Ohoo... kay. I gots you. ;D
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: DemonLordZabuza on May 09, 2008, 10:17:19 AM
you gots me? when did I become an acquirable item?

Not that I have any problem with that, but still  :P

Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on May 09, 2008, 03:12:40 PM
Sawy... Please no beat me up. :'(
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: DemonLordZabuza on May 09, 2008, 03:36:29 PM
Hey you gots me so I can't beat you up.  I've become property ;D
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on May 09, 2008, 03:40:42 PM
Hey you gots me so I can't beat you up.  I've become property ;D
Yaaaaaaay! I safe! So since I gots you... I beat you up, heheee... >=3
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: DemonLordZabuza on May 09, 2008, 03:53:40 PM
Hey you gots me so I can't beat you up.  I've become property ;D
Yaaaaaaay! I safe! So since I gots you... I beat you up, heheee... >=3
Well you can most definitely try, but as most people here know it wont be an easy task  ;D
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: deonchan on May 09, 2008, 04:18:50 PM
Hey you gots me so I can't beat you up.  I've become property ;D
Yaaaaaaay! I safe! So since I gots you... I beat you up, heheee... >=3
Well you can most definitely try, but as most people here know it wont be an easy task  ;D
Orly? :p
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on May 09, 2008, 07:38:19 PM
Hey you gots me so I can't beat you up.  I've become property ;D
Yaaaaaaay! I safe! So since I gots you... I beat you up, heheee... >=3
Well you can most definitely try, but as most people here know it wont be an easy task  ;D
Srsly?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: DemonLordZabuza on May 09, 2008, 07:47:14 PM
Yes to both of you ;D
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: deonchan on May 10, 2008, 12:37:58 AM
Yes to both of you ;D

mayhaps I'll take on that task *grin*
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: DemonLordZabuza on May 10, 2008, 08:45:06 AM
Yes to both of you ;D

mayhaps I'll take on that task *grin*
sounds like a fun adventure *cracks knuckles*
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on May 10, 2008, 11:39:05 AM
No fighting ,kids! - hides just in case-  o.o;
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: DemonLordZabuza on May 11, 2008, 02:36:23 AM
fighting is for childrent, this is a duel between men
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on May 11, 2008, 09:56:04 AM
Cheeseball. >_>
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: chibi*H A N A T S U K I on May 11, 2008, 11:00:30 AM
sorry... I live all the way in Hayward
D: ~~!!
but I've been there before..
I want an anime gathering! x)
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on May 12, 2008, 10:26:41 PM
I would go to a gathering at least once or twice in Oakland. I mean I DO live in Alameda, so I'm in your backyard Oakland! ^_^

I think it'd be cool to have a little pre-gathering BEFORE FanimeCon ^_^V
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on May 13, 2008, 05:55:34 PM
I'm actually not going to Fanime. :'(
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Yunri-Chan on May 18, 2008, 12:20:48 PM
Ohh, I hail from Piedmont! (: It's a little town in the middle of Oakland if you haven't heard of it. I dunno if anyone has... xx;

I don't think we have many gatherings here, but in February 2007 I did organize a gathering to go to the SF Zoo; it was 30+ attendees-strong, and a lot of them are on the Fanime forums too. (Hanyaan, BART Boy, the works)

But yeah; it's a bit late for a gathering, but it doesn't hurt to post here nonetheless!~
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: deonchan on May 18, 2008, 01:47:03 PM
I'm actually not going to Fanime. :'(

Liar :p
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on May 18, 2008, 03:27:59 PM
I sowry! D:< I is going to Fanime. And I go to Dr.Games and Mr.Crazy[I just know I did that wrong or used the wrong words. Sp?] there sometime. Maybe after Fanime?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on May 18, 2008, 03:34:55 PM
I sowry! D:< I is going to Fanime. And I go to Dr.Games and Mr.Crazy[I just know I did that wrong or used the wrong words. Sp?] there sometime. Maybe after Fanime?
Yeah we should totally do a Post-Fanime-Gathering ^_^

Or we could have a Bay Area Gathering DURING Fanime, so we can meet new people who live within bus/BART distance.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on August 07, 2008, 02:17:30 AM
Bump!  ;D
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Jerry on August 07, 2008, 01:25:21 PM
so whatever happend this propsed event?

so whats the plan?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on November 11, 2008, 01:03:24 PM
so whatever happend this propsed event?

so whats the plan?
I don't know! In this thread AND the other thread nobody seems to want to pick a time or a place!

Therefore I have proposed we either go to Japan Town in San Francisco on Saturday NEXT WEEK...OR we could meet up at Jack London since it's closer.

How does that sound...?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Kimbo.K on November 26, 2008, 01:48:29 AM
I live in Oakland and I propose that us Oakland people (or anyone else that wants to come) round up and go out to eat some Ethiopian food or dim sum near the Lake Merritt area.

Ensarro's Ethiopian Cuisine is a nice restaurant located 2 blocks away from where I live. Each entree consists of a meat/veggie dish that is of EPIC proportions and are meant to be shared. I'd like say 3-4 plates could effectively feed 6 people. Believe me, it's really that filling. =o Beware if you don't like spicy foods!

The Old Place Seafood House is really good for the price and variety on their dim sum list. I usually go here on the weekdays to avoid the crouds of people on the weekends. The service isn't as good as your regular restaurant ( I go refill my own tea) and the staff has difficulty communicating in English, but I say suck it up and enjoy!
 
After eating, there is always the Grand Lake Theater (4 blocks) or chilling out at the park by Lake Merritt, which is right across the street.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on December 01, 2008, 10:38:08 AM
I live in Oakland and I propose that us Oakland people (or anyone else that wants to come) round up and go out to eat some Ethiopian food or dim sum near the Lake Merritt area.

Ensarro's Ethiopian Cuisine is a nice restaurant located 2 blocks away from where I live. Each entree consists of a meat/veggie dish that is of EPIC proportions and are meant to be shared. I'd like say 3-4 plates could effectively feed 6 people. Believe me, it's really that filling. =o Beware if you don't like spicy foods!

The Old Place Seafood House is really good for the price and variety on their dim sum list. I usually go here on the weekdays to avoid the crouds of people on the weekends. The service isn't as good as your regular restaurant ( I go refill my own tea) and the staff has difficulty communicating in English, but I say suck it up and enjoy!
 
After eating, there is always the Grand Lake Theater (4 blocks) or chilling out at the park by Lake Merritt, which is right across the street.

That sounds like a great idea, sorry I've been procrastinating so much. Just let me scrounge up some money and I'll consider that great idea. Whats the average tab there?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Kimbo.K on December 12, 2008, 02:08:31 AM
Cheap. Around 10 bucks.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on December 14, 2008, 02:41:25 PM
Wow. No way... And thats WITH drinks? I'll definately start preping for the gathering. I can manage to get that easy.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on December 21, 2008, 02:33:06 PM
Well that sounds really good for me to. I think we should set a date or few. You know, to actually get the ball rolling here. I'd rather just be working on this, then typing away for another month talking a bout how we all need to get together @.@
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on December 21, 2008, 04:29:04 PM
Yeah, that's true. I want to kinda of wait until after Christmas so I can get some money. Maybe a New Years bash?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Kimbo.K on December 23, 2008, 05:48:30 PM
Well that sounds really good for me to. I think we should set a date or few. You know, to actually get the ball rolling here. I'd rather just be working on this, then typing away for another month talking a bout how we all need to get together @.@

How about Dec. 28. Send me a message on AIM (xxgawonxx) for more cohesive planning! =]
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on December 31, 2008, 09:51:18 PM
Ahhhh! I'm sorry I missed that date. I've been super distracted lately with a bunch of people coming over lately ^_^; I haven't really had much time to think about these boards. I sent you a message, and my schedule is pretty open for next week ^^;
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: PoisonFish on January 08, 2009, 10:56:22 PM
As I said in the other thread, I'm totally down with a hang out. I recently returned to Oakland up from Seattle(Taking a break from schooling and all that jazz) and would love to meet other fanime folks.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: roth14 on January 11, 2009, 08:27:39 PM
I would totally love to find other cosplayers and anime fans in Oakland (since it seems as if there are none lol), but I am very busy with school. So it would be much appreciated if we were going to do something to let people know so i can work it into my schedule.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: deonchan on January 12, 2009, 12:18:31 PM
Ok screw it. Let's do this and I have the perfect place

Feb 7th
Chinese New years parade


Lots to do. Lots of people. Very safe should be fun!

Speak now or forever CLOSE THIS THREAD
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: PoisonFish on January 12, 2009, 03:06:01 PM
Sounds good to me. The real question is where we'd meet up within the crowds.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: roth14 on January 12, 2009, 08:21:48 PM
too true. Anyone know a restaurant or a landmark? :-[
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: deonchan on January 13, 2009, 09:22:07 AM
Chevy’s @ the Embarcadero.therer's a shopping center and close to the startof the parade
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on January 13, 2009, 04:31:08 PM
OMG.....Procrastination.

It would seem that this whole things hasn't gotten any further off the ground then when it was up to me. I think that the Feb.7th idea is great is what we're offically going to do considering that we, as a group, wouldn't stick out so much versus us just gathering up.

Thing is... I has no idear where the Chinese New Year parade is since I've never actually been to one. If in Oakland, we should REALLY start making a meet up spot that's familiar to all of the future participants in this gathering and we should make a plan on what we're going to do after... If there is an after (cuz it's a damn parade, and like Deonchan said, lot's to do).


 



                             (I HELLA DIDN'T EVEN READ WHAT YOU GUYS POSTED -_-;;; Sorry, guys.)
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: deonchan on January 13, 2009, 04:46:22 PM
Here's your (and everyone's directions to the meeting spot)

-Go to a BART station.
-Get on BART
-Get off at the Embarcadero station
-Go upstairs
- Go to the Chevy's and sit on the benches outside

Meeting spot done.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: outcast on January 13, 2009, 06:32:42 PM
That sounds like a good plan.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on January 14, 2009, 04:41:40 PM
Ah...
M'kay...
So I wonder what is the general age range gunna be for the folks going... Can't be that bad.
Super exciting ,but it's a little sad that I wasn't able to plan my own gathering and my thread kinda-sorta got taken over... >:1.

How long should we stay, like a deadline until we all go our seprate ways. Don't want to stay too late after all.... And where the hell is this--... Oh, yes, San Francisco.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: roth14 on January 15, 2009, 03:17:35 PM
This may be a little early but I just have to get my idea out before I forget it. Would it better to meat at AOD? ???
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on January 15, 2009, 03:49:01 PM
Thats actually a great idea, Roth. And now that I think about it, that would be a heck of alot better considering it has to do with anime. It's on Feb. 15 and 15th at the Cathedral Hill Hotel http://www.aodsf.org/ . I'd certainly enjoy going! I was soooo lonely the last time I went... And I certainly had been considering going again.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: roth14 on January 15, 2009, 04:04:58 PM
That's great because I had no one to go with. I also think a lot of the people on the tread were going there already so this just makes it easier.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on January 15, 2009, 04:06:08 PM
Most definately.

If alot of people are down for what your saying, just PM me and I'll gladly come with you!
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: roth14 on January 15, 2009, 08:19:32 PM
aww sweet! thanks :D W should get a group going.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: deonchan on January 16, 2009, 10:25:23 AM
K... as this is officially back @ square one and seeing that this "idea" is over 7 months old I'm officially pulling out. Even with a plan days directions etc.. people are circling their tails and it's gotten bloody old.


Good luck, hope ya'll figure it out and have fun... if it ever happens
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Steve.Young on January 16, 2009, 11:53:38 AM
K... as this is officially back @ square one and seeing that this "idea" is over 7 months old I'm officially pulling out. Even with a plan days directions etc.. people are circling their tails and it's gotten bloody old.


Good luck, hope ya'll figure it out and have fun... if it ever happens

Failure indeed.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on January 16, 2009, 12:52:42 PM
K... as this is officially back @ square one and seeing that this "idea" is over 7 months old I'm officially pulling out. Even with a plan days directions etc.. people are circling their tails and it's gotten bloody old.


Good luck, hope ya'll figure it out and have fun... if it ever happens

Really, it's your own fault for post YOUR idea on MY thread, regardless of how old my idea is. This isn't the offical thread for east bay/oaklanders gathering. It's MY thead.You can continue your idea for your gathering here if you want, OR you can do what you should have done to begin with and make your own thread since it's such a problem.

aww sweet! thanks :D W should get a group going.

M'kay, all in? I am for sure. I'm going to start saving up money. This should be fun!
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: deonchan on January 16, 2009, 02:06:26 PM
yup... see you @ Fanime
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on January 16, 2009, 05:08:43 PM
I doubt it, but okay. n_n
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: PoisonFish on January 17, 2009, 12:43:59 AM
I'm fairly confused, but I'm going to assume there will be a gathering at some point during the new years parade.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Kazuko on January 17, 2009, 01:53:24 AM
well heres the basic summary of this thread

There has been countless suggestions, denon suggested the chinese new years parade in SF he planned a meet up spot and all Though seeing that people cannot read it all he decides to drop it. Leslie has been sporadic about updating or gathering peoples suggestions probally due to internet connection or busy schedule. Everyone hasent voted, the topic is about any people in Oakland so someone just picks a date and meet up at the mall or something :U its not that hard I have only been to oakland once to a friends house.

Do something like this:
-Have three sets of dates (pick weekends since its when people are not in school/day off from work)
-Pick easy meeting spots (malls, park, pizza place?)
-have people pick a date and meeting spot based on what majorty says
-Just hang out and chat
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on January 17, 2009, 02:00:30 AM
I think a nice place to meet is someplace like Doctor Comics & Mr. Games. Or possibly at a coffee shop someplace in Oakland would also be good.

Usually any Friday, Sat, and Sun is good for me, as long as I can plan it out in advanced.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on January 17, 2009, 12:03:34 PM
It's basically like Kazuko said...

I think everyones ideas are great.... But for me, personally, when Roth suggested the AOD gathering, I was thinking that it would be great because AOD has to do with anime so I felt that it would be a great place to gather.

And I still feel that way.

And it's like I said in my other post, people who want to plan the Parade gathering here are more than welcome, I said offically that the New Year's parade was going to be the gathering that everyone could do... I never said the AOD one was. I just felt the the AOD gathering would be a great chance to meet up with people AND enjoy anime/comics at the same time. Plus, AOD an the parade are mega close... So, we could gather at the Parade THAT day and then, if possible, meet up for the AOD Con a couple days later.

Fact of the matter is, I never ex'ed out the idea for the Parade gathering, I was just thinking that it would be great to gather at AOD, too.

So, if people are still down with the parade gathering, do your thing... But please don't get mad at me when I agree with someone else's idea, unless I say it's offical... No need to make a deal out of it.

And ,um... No more suggestions, ONLY the AOD one and the Parade one are on the table... Gather around those two ideas so as to halt any further confusion...

And people.... THERE WILL BE A GATHERING.

Post....
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: roth14 on January 18, 2009, 03:21:38 PM
So I was wondering how many people may actually come to the AOD gathering or the Chinese New Year Parade? Just wondering.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on January 19, 2009, 01:02:02 PM
We'll have to see if people are still down for doing the New Years Parade thing, but really, as far as the amount of people that can come, as many that show up are welcome to join, though it would be nice if it were a small group versus a mini mob, but really, all are welcome.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: roth14 on January 20, 2009, 03:17:51 PM
Well I just found out that I can't go to the New Year's Parade. :'( Oh well. Well I WILL still go to the AOD thing. :D WHOO! less then a month a way.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on January 21, 2009, 10:01:26 AM
Aw, thats too bad. But it is still a little less then a month away, so anything can could change. n_n
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: roth14 on January 21, 2009, 03:06:58 PM
I hope so. :)
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on January 21, 2009, 07:07:19 PM
I can't make it to AoD because I'm going to DunDraCon. HOWEVER my friends will be running the board games for that Convention so feel free to stop by and pay them a visit ^^
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: roth14 on January 22, 2009, 07:04:22 AM
Cool thank you. :)



Edit: Oh yeah I forgot to ask, is anyone going to cosplay for the AOD gathering?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on January 22, 2009, 10:16:42 AM
I'm personally not going to cosplay because I wouldn't know what or who to cosplay as, plus there's the cost of everything and sewing. I epic fail a sewing...  :-[
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: roth14 on January 22, 2009, 03:13:52 PM
Hmm oh well. Anyone else?


EDIT: Are we going all weekend or just meeting up one day, and if it is one day which one?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on January 28, 2009, 08:56:08 PM
For those of us who are unable to go to AoD...why not have a meeting at Endgame in Oakland? They have some gaming nights there...
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on January 29, 2009, 10:28:42 AM
Hmm oh well. Anyone else?


EDIT: Are we going all weekend or just meeting up one day, and if it is one day which one?

I, personally, am going for just one day. But others could continue the gathering the whole weekend if they'd like.

BTW, when the dates come up for the gatherings I'll make a seprate thread so as to get more people. 'Cause not everybody checks out this thread. n_n
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on January 29, 2009, 10:29:39 AM
For those of us who are unable to go to AoD...why not have a meeting at Endgame in Oakland? They have some gaming nights there...

Thats a great idea, but to keep confusion to a minimum could you make a seprate thread please?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on January 29, 2009, 10:30:25 AM
Also, if people are still down for the Chinese New Year Gathering let me know.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on February 02, 2009, 10:21:05 PM
Also, if people are still down for the Chinese New Year Gathering let me know.
When exactly IS the Chinese New Year Gathering...?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: RyuHayabusa on February 02, 2009, 11:24:48 PM
So for AOD, is there going to be a gathering at the Chevy's in Downtown SF at 2:30 p.m sunday? I'm down with that, just to get lunch in the City. I'm not technically from Oakland, but anyone that's from the east bay should go to this.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on February 04, 2009, 06:47:01 PM
So for AOD, is there going to be a gathering at the Chevy's in Downtown SF at 2:30 p.m sunday? I'm down with that, just to get lunch in the City. I'm not technically from Oakland, but anyone that's from the east bay should go to this.

To be honest, I didn't even know S.F. had a Chevys. Therefor, I don't know where it is. But if it's close and if the people who want to go think it's a good meet up spot, why not? I'd be down for it. Any others?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: roth14 on February 06, 2009, 06:15:19 PM
I just found out I can't go to AOD. grr. Sorry everyone.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on February 07, 2009, 12:04:06 PM
I just found out I can't go to AOD. grr. Sorry everyone.

Aw, that's too bad.

It comes with great discomfort that I have to cancel the gathering (though it looks like no one was interested). My grandmother is having her birthday party today and told me on short notice.

Despite this fact I am going to make my AODcon thread in hopes that some folks show for a cool East Bay gathering.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on February 19, 2009, 12:13:53 AM
Well so far it seems like all of these gatherings have been a bust. We should create something simple I think. Like a gathering at the Manga section of a bookstore or something ^^;
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on February 19, 2009, 10:28:18 AM
Well so far it seems like all of these gatherings have been a bust. We should create something simple I think. Like a gathering at the Manga section of a bookstore or something ^^;

Not completely. I actually was able to meet up with someone. And my con experience was fun.

I'm still on.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Jerry on February 19, 2009, 10:36:42 AM
How was AOD? did you actually meet someone. in person?

owh mai garsh :)

we'll eventually plan out something for the great mall, milpitas.

once you establish your identity to more peeps here, and have more sucessful gatherings ppl will show if you have a plan.

I just cant think of any hangout spots in the east bay, mostly because im not familar with the area :P
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on February 19, 2009, 11:10:19 AM
How was AOD? did you actually meet someone. in person?

owh mai garsh :)

we'll eventually plan out something for the great mall, milpitas.

once you establish your identity to more peeps here, and have more sucessful gatherings ppl will show if you have a plan.

I just cant think of any hangout spots in the east bay, mostly because im not familar with the area :P

AOD was fun! I was alone for about 3/4 of the con but none the less it was fun. And yersh, I did meet someone in person. He actually found meeh. I actually learned alot about gathering, too. Always post where your going to meet... -_- I unfortunately forgot to and only meeting one person was the end result. But, it's like they say, better one then none.

I personally don't know where The Great Mall is, but if it isn't too far away I'd gladly come. I should start googlin'. n_n
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on February 19, 2009, 06:21:12 PM
How was AOD? did you actually meet someone. in person?

owh mai garsh :)

we'll eventually plan out something for the great mall, milpitas.

once you establish your identity to more peeps here, and have more sucessful gatherings ppl will show if you have a plan.

I just cant think of any hangout spots in the east bay, mostly because im not familar with the area :P

AOD was fun! I was alone for about 3/4 of the con but none the less it was fun. And yersh, I did meet someone in person. He actually found meeh. I actually learned alot about gathering, too. Always post where your going to meet... -_- I unfortunately forgot to and only meeting one person was the end result. But, it's like they say, better one then none.

I personally don't know where The Great Mall is, but if it isn't too far away I'd gladly come. I should start googlin'. n_n
The Great Mall is a ways away from the Oakland area. It's down more by San Jose.

There's various hangout places around in the East Bay. There's Game & Book stores. Movie theatres. There's Dr. Comics & Mr Games Comic, Card, and Game store in the Piedmont/Oakland area. There's some nice mall type areas in Hayward, Emeryville, and Alameda. Let's not forget movie theatres around in the area either.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: otakuapprentice on February 19, 2009, 07:01:22 PM
I love the fact of how much suggestion has gone into planning this, yet an ACTUAL gathering hasn't happened yet.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on February 19, 2009, 08:04:13 PM
I love the fact of how much suggestion has gone into planning this, yet an ACTUAL gathering hasn't happened yet.
That was similar to a point I made later. Too much time was spent without even setting dates and such. Perhaps I should just go try to create another gathering...again...this time in a public place. I'm actually quite good at planning things...
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on February 20, 2009, 09:50:29 AM
I love the fact of how much suggestion has gone into planning this, yet an ACTUAL gathering hasn't happened yet.
There was one...kinda. It just wasn't a successful one.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Jerry on February 20, 2009, 10:25:58 AM
if at first u dont succeed. just try and try again.

heck, i think ive had unsuccessful gatherings, i think.  ::)
okay, maybe not. all my gatherings are awesome!

even if i try to purposely make them fail! :D
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on February 20, 2009, 11:10:14 AM
if at first u dont succeed. just try and try again.

heck, i think ive had unsuccessful gatherings, i think.  ::)
okay, maybe not. all my gatherings are awesome!

even if i try to purposely make them fail! :D
Lucky! My next one should be pulled off good... I hope.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on February 20, 2009, 02:32:31 PM
if at first u dont succeed. just try and try again.

heck, i think ive had unsuccessful gatherings, i think.  ::)
okay, maybe not. all my gatherings are awesome!

even if i try to purposely make them fail! :D
Lucky! My next one should be pulled off good... I hope.
Well one thing that helps is planning it a month or more in advance. Another is setting an actual date and time, that way you can see if that really works for people. It may also help planning someplace all of us can get to easily, ESPECIALLY by Public Transit. Maybe you could host it at Jack London or Piedmont? Both are pretty accessible by public transit.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: roth14 on February 23, 2009, 09:39:22 AM
Is anyone going to the Okage Sama de cosplay tea in march?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: L3sli3_Lov3s_Chu on February 23, 2009, 12:16:07 PM
Is anyone going to the Okage Sama de cosplay tea in march?

What's that? -Googles-
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on February 23, 2009, 04:29:45 PM
Is anyone going to the Okage Sama de cosplay tea in march?
Are you sure it's in march? I can't seem to find anything on their MySpace that tells me their next gathering is in March.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: PoisonFish on February 23, 2009, 05:33:45 PM
I'm sorry I've been gone. My computer had died for the better part of a month.

Areas in berkeley that are a good gathering place is eudemonia and Games of Berkeley, both are right near shattuck Bart and by the UC berkeley campus. The problem with Dr. Comics in Oakland is it's not quite near Bart.

Anyhow, I'd be down for a meeting in Berkeley just because it's easy to get to. Perhaps one of us should just set a tentative date for the next month or one after that?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: roth14 on February 24, 2009, 03:36:00 PM
Is anyone going to the Okage Sama de cosplay tea in march?
Are you sure it's in march? I can't seem to find anything on their MySpace that tells me their next gathering is in March.

Well they just released a video on youtube and said it was on the 21 of March but would publish more information soon. I just went on their youtube site and they said it was on the 14 actually. Just look them up on you tube :http://www.youtube.com/OkageSamaDePro.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on February 27, 2009, 10:33:27 PM
I'll be at that Anime convention in SF this sunday in case anyone wants to meet up there. Just look for the tall person in the pink dress. I have pics available upon request as well
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: PoisonFish on February 28, 2009, 09:45:18 PM
all right, I suppose I'll get something started here. Any dates in april or march that totally work? Weekends I imagine are best.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on February 28, 2009, 10:48:30 PM
 Mondays are TERRIBLE. Any other time would be good to. Tues, Thurs, and Fri are really good to.

I won't be able to make it to WonderCon, because I got sick T_T
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: wirewolf6 on March 09, 2009, 11:31:26 PM
o.o... I wouldn't mind going on a gathering in oakland ._. ... it's too much for me to even go out to san jose or somewhere far. XD...been inactive for too long.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Rhornez on April 11, 2009, 11:27:30 PM
ive been living in oakland .....for 16 years....my whole life span and i got a idea of where we can go,
There is quite a few parks in alameda and theres the bayfair mall heard of Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Alameda? we can go there discuss gather etc. but i dunno if you guys are near it but im just giving Suggestions*


*=Keyword
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: narutofan17 on April 17, 2009, 03:11:42 PM
o_O I live in Oakland (although go to college in SF). Other Otakus in my city. It's a miracle T_T XD. I wouldn't mind meeting up if others are down.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Rhornez on April 17, 2009, 06:31:35 PM
=D
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: OtakuMessiah on April 17, 2009, 10:13:25 PM
Yea I live in oakland as well. didnt know so many otakus actually live in oakland.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Rhornez on April 17, 2009, 11:45:56 PM
yeah i said  that too atleast i have found comrades in a messed up city
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: OtakuMessiah on April 21, 2009, 07:24:03 PM
yeah i said  that too atleast i have found comrades in a messed up city
Lol True. only if it was a way to get all the stupid ass people out (Meaning those whom choose to murder and steal, etc..) and more otakus, it'll be a dream come true.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Lordsnow on April 21, 2009, 10:54:29 PM
There are also Otaku up thar in richmond aswell!
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on April 21, 2009, 11:14:41 PM
ive been living in oakland .....for 16 years....my whole life span and i got a idea of where we can go,
There is quite a few parks in alameda and theres the bayfair mall heard of Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Alameda? we can go there discuss gather etc. but i dunno if you guys are near it but im just giving Suggestions*


*=Keyword
I can meet anyone pretty much anywhere in Alameda. Or in certain places in Oakland...

Just pick a time/date next week and I'll see what I can do. I think that's part of the problem is it takes FOREVER for us to PLAN dates and times, and then when we DO make them, they turn out too last minute!!

Also if we make MULTIPLE dates & times then our chances of having successful meetups GREATLY INCREASE.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: narutofan17 on April 22, 2009, 12:13:03 AM
We can take over the city. OTAKUS WILL RULE ALL!!!! Or we can just meet up and hang. XD
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: roth14 on April 22, 2009, 04:08:33 PM
Alameda sounds WAYYYY better.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Rhornez on April 22, 2009, 07:26:23 PM
hmmm alameda eh well how about a otaku beach outing?(http://static4.animepaper.net/upload/thumbs/wallpapers/The-Melancholy-Of-Haruhi-Suzumiya/%5Blarge%5D%5BAnimePaper%5Dwallpapers_The-Melancholy-Of-Haruhi-Suzumiya_nat(1.33)__THISRES__58066.jpg) YESSSSS lol
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: narutofan17 on April 22, 2009, 08:28:45 PM
That would be cool
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: otakuapprentice on April 22, 2009, 08:33:43 PM
I still find it funny that you people still can't get this to work/are still trying.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: narutofan17 on April 22, 2009, 08:44:45 PM
How's this Sunday? XD
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: macaulayman on April 22, 2009, 09:26:11 PM
sounds funm
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: narutofan17 on April 29, 2009, 02:41:10 PM
What are you guys doin this weekend? I don't think I have anything planned.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Phantomhive.LolitaKei on May 06, 2009, 12:00:23 AM
I'd love to meet up.. Err...if i can find you guys... in fanime right? if its in oakland...i need dates and times ==; and place. HELL. It oakland... so i'm not going no where until i know the details.

if we ever had a meet up...please somewhere with nice company so we don't get capped...(if you people don't understand, i'll put it this way. Oakland can be really dangerous its really diverse an dtheres a heck alot of shooting so get used to it and know your way around...)
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on May 06, 2009, 02:29:55 PM
I'd love to meet up.. Err...if i can find you guys... in fanime right? if its in oakland...i need dates and times ==; and place. HELL. It oakland... so i'm not going no where until i know the details.

if we ever had a meet up...please somewhere with nice company so we don't get capped...(if you people don't understand, i'll put it this way. Oakland can be really dangerous its really diverse an dtheres a heck alot of shooting so get used to it and know your way around...)

Well most shootings happen at the night time, and it's pretty obvious they're bad areas. You know bars on windows, and other such things.

If people met at a place like Piedmont, then that's a more high end place to live, you're not going to find ANYBODY shooting ANYONE there. It all depends on the areas.

Personally though I'm not sure if I would have time, unless it was a Monday for a couple of hours. I have waaaaay too much Math to be doing, so I can have lots of free time at FanimeCon ^^;
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Rhornez on May 10, 2009, 11:01:08 AM
i dunno cause the conventions in two weeks and im trying to get a Near death note wig atm so lets see about this
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on May 12, 2009, 07:55:00 PM
I think at this point in time with finals coming up and such, it would be easier for EVERYONE to have a AFTER FanimeCon gathering. To catch up with our new friends from FanimeCon AND to have a chance to make new friends from those we didn't get to hang out with at the Convention ^_^
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Phantomhive.LolitaKei on May 13, 2009, 05:54:59 PM
I think at this point in time with finals coming up and such, it would be easier for EVERYONE to have a AFTER FanimeCon gathering. To catch up with our new friends from FanimeCon AND to have a chance to make new friends from those we didn't get to hang out with at the Convention ^_^

ooh...sounds like a cool idea. or we can meet up right before the con and just chill. or both xD.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: narutofan17 on May 14, 2009, 02:59:16 AM
I think at this point in time with finals coming up and such, it would be easier for EVERYONE to have a AFTER FanimeCon gathering. To catch up with our new friends from FanimeCon AND to have a chance to make new friends from those we didn't get to hang out with at the Convention ^_^

ooh...sounds like a cool idea. or we can meet up right before the con and just chill. or both xD.
*blood shot eyes* Yes. Please not before finals. Finals have me on a leash right now. T_T
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Phantomhive.LolitaKei on May 15, 2009, 05:45:42 PM
I think at this point in time with finals coming up and such, it would be easier for EVERYONE to have a AFTER FanimeCon gathering. To catch up with our new friends from FanimeCon AND to have a chance to make new friends from those we didn't get to hang out with at the Convention ^_^

ooh...sounds like a cool idea. or we can meet up right before the con and just chill. or both xD.
*blood shot eyes* Yes. Please not before finals. Finals have me on a leash right now. T_T

XD ahah. LOL my finals are like in june.. ==' but then again...i never study psh. wut does it matter, I still do well.....i hope i didn't just jinx myself. =_='
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Rhornez on May 17, 2009, 12:35:11 AM
i have to present a portfolio on tuesday if i wanna graduate to the 11th grade how do you think i feel -___-""
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Phantomhive.LolitaKei on May 17, 2009, 07:58:35 PM
dood. not as bad as me i have like--what? 3 projects due on the same week....1 essay due on that week and following up with that is finals....
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: otakuapprentice on May 17, 2009, 09:18:09 PM
Lemme make this easy for you all: Why don't you just meet up @ Fanime? That way, you're all already there, and have no excuse like distance or school.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Phantomhive.LolitaKei on May 18, 2009, 04:14:28 PM
Lemme make this easy for you all: Why don't you just meet up @ Fanime? That way, you're all already there, and have no excuse like distance or school.

i would start smashing on you right now but i'll refrain and tell you the obvious......WE FRICKEN ARE!!....WE JUST WANT TO MEET UP SOMEWHERE IN OAKLAND/ETC.!
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: PoisonFish on May 19, 2009, 07:56:40 AM
Actually, it might be a good idea(now that the con is closing in on us in a few days) to meet up at the con just to meet all of us who are nearby to Oakland so we can plan future meet ups after Fanime, along with having a nice area to break the ice. On that note, do we have any plans to meet up at Fanime? If so, I'm down with the idea.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: narutofan17 on May 20, 2009, 10:10:10 AM
I think at this point in time with finals coming up and such, it would be easier for EVERYONE to have a AFTER FanimeCon gathering. To catch up with our new friends from FanimeCon AND to have a chance to make new friends from those we didn't get to hang out with at the Convention ^_^

ooh...sounds like a cool idea. or we can meet up right before the con and just chill. or both xD.
*blood shot eyes* Yes. Please not before finals. Finals have me on a leash right now. T_T

XD ahah. LOL my finals are like in june.. ==' but then again...i never study psh. wut does it matter, I still do well.....i hope i didn't just jinx myself. =_='
Lucky! Most of my finals (except the one today) are all papers so it's cool. I'm just pullin allnighters on top of workin on my cosplay. XD TT_TT
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: ~~Loktera~~ on May 20, 2009, 11:21:36 AM
-^_^- Mudkips
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Phantomhive.LolitaKei on May 21, 2009, 05:49:12 PM
I think at this point in time with finals coming up and such, it would be easier for EVERYONE to have a AFTER FanimeCon gathering. To catch up with our new friends from FanimeCon AND to have a chance to make new friends from those we didn't get to hang out with at the Convention ^_^

ooh...sounds like a cool idea. or we can meet up right before the con and just chill. or both xD.
*blood shot eyes* Yes. Please not before finals. Finals have me on a leash right now. T_T

XD ahah. LOL my finals are like in june.. ==' but then again...i never study psh. wut does it matter, I still do well.....i hope i didn't just jinx myself. =_='
Lucky! Most of my finals (except the one today) are all papers so it's cool. I'm just pullin allnighters on top of workin on my cosplay. XD TT_TT
shit...i just got another project and i don't think i can complete this one cosplay in time....
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on May 27, 2009, 12:00:58 AM
Why not start posting dates in June that would work for everyone, and we can work from there on a specific meeting place?

There's also Kin-YoobiCon in August over in Hayward.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: PoisonFish on May 27, 2009, 02:15:07 AM
Well, I'm only around until late August.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Rhornez on May 27, 2009, 05:51:04 PM
Kin yoobi con is good to hang out at
also we can go to anime V or something like that for fun in june *throwing ideas out there*
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: roth14 on May 28, 2009, 03:43:15 PM
Kin yoobi con is good to hang out at
also we can go to anime V or something like that for fun in june *throwing ideas out there*

yeah we could just go to a anime store and hang out and get lunch. Start small and then plan there or something for a con or something else. Just something to break the ice.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on May 28, 2009, 06:15:28 PM
Kin yoobi con is good to hang out at
also we can go to anime V or something like that for fun in june *throwing ideas out there*

yeah we could just go to a anime store and hang out and get lunch. Start small and then plan there or something for a con or something else. Just something to break the ice.

Well why not Dr. Comics & Mr. Games in Oakland? Not only is it easy to get to via public transportation, but there's a good amount of areas to eat at nearby. Not to mention they have that tasty ice cream join nearby as well <3
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: narutofan17 on May 28, 2009, 08:40:12 PM
That's perfect  since I work in the downtown area!
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on May 28, 2009, 10:35:57 PM
That's perfect  since I work in the downtown area!
So far that's two people for Dr. Comics & Mr. Games.

Anyone else feel like weighing in?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: PoisonFish on May 29, 2009, 01:47:31 AM
I used to work within Dr. Comics(not for the store, different program).

Seems fine for me.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Phantomhive.LolitaKei on May 29, 2009, 01:49:19 AM
i think it'll be fine with me.. o.o' just when? i'll just take a bus out hopefully LOL
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: RyuHayabusa on May 29, 2009, 02:09:20 AM
well, I live in Hayward so I don't mind meeting up with new people. when is this shindig taking place?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on May 30, 2009, 11:17:39 AM
Well now that a good chunk of people have agreed to meet at Dr. Comics & Mr. Games....

How about we meet sometime next week? Unless the week after would be better for you all?

After we agree on which week to host it, we can narrow down which day and time. ^_^
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: PoisonFish on May 30, 2009, 12:05:04 PM
Sounds good to me. Monday and Friday are bad days for me next week just to clarify if we do next week.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: roth14 on May 31, 2009, 12:07:57 AM
yummy fenton's. So when would this be?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Kupo on May 31, 2009, 02:28:46 AM
*Raises Hand*

I'm down for a Gathering/Meet-up. We should hang out at Alameda or something. Like the Theatres, Sushi House, Nations, Tapioca Express, Quickly, etc. since it's more safer to roam there than at Oakland.

Btw, where is Dr. Comics & Games and what bus should be taken to go there?

Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: PoisonFish on May 31, 2009, 03:53:18 AM
Dr. Comics and Mr. Games is on piedmont avenue in Oakland. An extremely safe place in Oakland. I'm not sure of a specific route to get there as I'm unaware of where your specifically coming from.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: roth14 on May 31, 2009, 08:36:01 AM
Here is a map of where it is to make it easier for people to see where we are going and i do have to say This is one of the SAFEST places in oakland I hang out there a lot And the fact that there is a fentons there makes it even better :).

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=piedmont+avenue&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&split=0&gl=us&ei=ZqMiStwQpoi0A9XGifsD&sa=X&oi=geocode_result&ct=title&resnum=1
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Kupo on May 31, 2009, 12:43:37 PM
I'd rather start my bus route in Alameda. Do you know what bus(s) I should take to reach there?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: roth14 on May 31, 2009, 12:47:37 PM
There is  also a comic shop in Alameda and if we get bored with that we could all see a movie too. just an idea. For the bus route i think everyone has to actually research which one to go on. Maybe this will help: http://www.actransit.org/maps/index.php
http://www.actransit.org/main.wu
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on May 31, 2009, 03:13:20 PM
There is  also a comic shop in Alameda and if we get bored with that we could all see a movie too. just an idea. For the bus route i think everyone has to actually research which one to go on. Maybe this will help: http://www.actransit.org/maps/index.php
http://www.actransit.org/main.wu
How about we all hang out on Thursday? Dr. Comics & Mr. Games is not only in a rather safe area, but a more white neighborhood as well. I've been there several times, even at night.

For public Transportation you can take the 51 bus and then walk a few blocks.

I've been to the comic shop in Alameda, and it's tiny and crowded. Although we could also hang out in the outdoor shopping plaza in Alameda. That's also a rather safe area. They have Jamba Juice, Safeway, Borders Bookstore, Lord's Ice Cream, Applebee's.

Either location is fine with me, but so far most people are good with Dr. Comics & Mr. Gamaes. Also if you sign up for their newsletter you can find out when they have 40% off Manga and Card & Board Games, and other awesome sales!

If anyone has a problem with Thursday, please suggest an alternate meetup day, as I want to get this going ASAP, that way we can be sure to get a good size gathering ^^;

Also if anyone has that web site advertisement from Fanime about Custome All Over Anime T-Shirts I'd be VERY greatful if you could give me the web site.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: roth14 on May 31, 2009, 03:18:49 PM
I'm going to say not thursday because i have a final in friday and thursday. But maybe in the afternoon on saturday or sunday?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on May 31, 2009, 05:42:03 PM
I'm going to say not thursday because i have a final in friday and thursday. But maybe in the afternoon on saturday or sunday?
Alright how about Saturday people? Anyone up for a nice gathering on Saturday then? ^_^
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: PoisonFish on May 31, 2009, 06:43:08 PM
I might be able to.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: roth14 on May 31, 2009, 07:54:08 PM
Saturday woks for me. I'll just get there like around 12 or 1 becasue of sat testing.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Kupo on May 31, 2009, 09:43:50 PM
There is  also a comic shop in Alameda and if we get bored with that we could all see a movie too. just an idea. For the bus route i think everyone has to actually research which one to go on. Maybe this will help: http://www.actransit.org/maps/index.php
http://www.actransit.org/main.wu
How about we all hang out on Thursday? Dr. Comics & Mr. Games is not only in a rather safe area, but a more white neighborhood as well. I've been there several times, even at night.

For public Transportation you can take the 51 bus and then walk a few blocks.

I've been to the comic shop in Alameda, and it's tiny and crowded. Although we could also hang out in the outdoor shopping plaza in Alameda. That's also a rather safe area. They have Jamba Juice, Safeway, Borders Bookstore, Lord's Ice Cream, Applebee's.

Either location is fine with me, but so far most people are good with Dr. Comics & Mr. Gamaes. Also if you sign up for their newsletter you can find out when they have 40% off Manga and Card & Board Games, and other awesome sales!

If anyone has a problem with Thursday, please suggest an alternate meetup day, as I want to get this going ASAP, that way we can be sure to get a good size gathering ^^;

Also if anyone has that web site advertisement from Fanime about Custome All Over Anime T-Shirts I'd be VERY greatful if you could give me the web site.

Why don't we just have two gatherings? One at Dr. Comics and another somewhere in Alameda like Southshore or something. So that people who can't attend one gathering can attend the other.

Oh yeah, the site for the custom anime shirts are @ http://www.sublimoto.com/
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on June 01, 2009, 01:12:27 AM
Yeah I found sublimoto earlier tonight. Unfortunately at $55 a t-shirt it's not something I can really afford, I mean that's just REALLY excessive for a single t-shirt >.<

Well I think that sounds like a really good idea! How about we host the Oakland Dr. Comics & Mr. Games gathering this Saturday....and then we can either work out a date for the Alameda gathering here, or I can open up a new thread for it ^_^
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Kupo on June 01, 2009, 08:50:55 PM
Hey Ayanami, what HS do you go to? I might know you.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: PoisonFish on June 02, 2009, 01:55:29 AM
You silly people with your high schools and new fangled phones.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: roth14 on June 02, 2009, 04:38:49 AM
Alright, so what time are we meeting up at Dr. comics on Saturday?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: outcast on June 02, 2009, 10:35:32 AM
I could probably meet up in Alameda southshore area.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on June 03, 2009, 12:27:42 AM
Hey Ayanami, what HS do you go to? I might know you.
Well I highly doubt that considering I haven't gone to HS in YEARS. I'm a Junior College student. ^^;

Well I think we should shoot for say...1pm? That gives us plenty of time to sleep in, get ready, and travel around! We should probably try to get there early if we're taking bus. Mostly because we all know how they don't always follow schedule and skip a bus. >.<

Here's my phone number for the meetup: 510-205-0714

In terms of meeting up at Alameda South Shore AKA Towne Square...what Days/Times would work best for you all?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: PoisonFish on June 03, 2009, 02:06:20 AM
So... 1 PM, saturday, Dr. Comics and Mr games?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: roth14 on June 03, 2009, 04:53:37 AM
That seems to be the case. Anyone disagree?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Rhornez on June 03, 2009, 05:31:50 PM
i dunno i might be going to Anime V at san jose this saturday ill see
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on June 03, 2009, 09:08:10 PM
i dunno i might be going to Anime V at san jose this saturday ill see
I think we should ALL wear our Fanime Badges so we can all easily recognize one another for BOTH gatherings ^_^

Well if you miss the Oakland gathering, there seems to be a smaller Alameda Gathering, which is also near Oakland ^^;

1pm This Saturday @ Dr. Comics & Mr. Games ^_^

What about 1pm NEXT Saturday, June 13th, at South Shore Center. How about in Borders Bookstore Manga Section? That way those of us who get there early can have something to do.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: roth14 on June 03, 2009, 10:02:45 PM
i dunno i might be going to Anime V at san jose this saturday ill see
I think we should ALL wear our Fanime Badges so we can all easily recognize one another for BOTH gatherings ^_^

Well if you miss the Oakland gathering, there seems to be a smaller Alameda Gathering, which is also near Oakland ^^;

1pm This Saturday @ Dr. Comics & Mr. Games ^_^

What about 1pm NEXT Saturday, June 13th, at South Shore Center. How about in Borders Bookstore Manga Section? That way those of us who get there early can have something to do.

That works for me. So who is coming to the one this Saturday?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: outcast on June 04, 2009, 05:22:49 PM
Next saturday works for me.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on June 05, 2009, 02:07:56 AM
i dunno i might be going to Anime V at san jose this saturday ill see
I think we should ALL wear our Fanime Badges so we can all easily recognize one another for BOTH gatherings ^_^

Well if you miss the Oakland gathering, there seems to be a smaller Alameda Gathering, which is also near Oakland ^^;

1pm This Saturday @ Dr. Comics & Mr. Games ^_^

What about 1pm NEXT Saturday, June 13th, at South Shore Center. How about in Borders Bookstore Manga Section? That way those of us who get there early can have something to do.

That works for me. So who is coming to the one this Saturday?
Well I will go for sure. A girl I talk to on OkCupid will PROBABLY be coming this saturday.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: PoisonFish on June 05, 2009, 11:33:41 AM
A GURL, LE GASP!?!?!?!

*ahem*. I'll be going as well. You'll most likely spot me out if one of the store staff that I know is there as I'll just be chatting him up.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: roth14 on June 05, 2009, 02:50:13 PM
So should we all have our badge from fanime?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on June 05, 2009, 06:00:59 PM
So should we all have our badge from fanime?
I think that would be best. That way we can all look at each other and go "Oh this person is here for the Fanime Meetup". Otherwise we have to ask random strangers if they're there for the meetup, and get funny looks if they are NOT there for the meetup ^^;
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on June 07, 2009, 08:43:03 PM
Okay there was only ONE person from this Message Board that went to the gathering. Luckily he brought a friend from FanimeCon so it wasn't a total bust. Fun was had, and we're planning to have another gathering this month. I'd like to plan another gathering and have all of you tell me FOR SURE what date and time you all can come. I don't want to have another gathering in Oakland, or have one in Alameda, without anyone showing up.

Therefore if anyone wants to have another gathering for Oakland, OR a new one for Alameda, be sure to CONFIRM what date and time you can make it.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Kupo on June 09, 2009, 10:24:07 PM
Let's plan one in Alameda.

As for the time and place, let's decide on a date we're going to be free on.
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Ayanami Rei First Child on June 10, 2009, 01:04:00 PM
Let's plan one in Alameda.

As for the time and place, let's decide on a date we're going to be free on.
Well the next couple of weeks I'm not sure about Saturday, but I SHOULD be able to make it on a Sunday.

I'd like to have at least two other people there from the forums, besides myself this time ^^;
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Kodoku on July 09, 2009, 10:06:22 PM
Has this idea already passed, or is it still in the making?

back on topic -

im totally down for a random gathering in your area. _insert random city here_

some ppl have the means or ability to travel out of the bay area (i.e san jose area) and some of us cant.

as for the idea of oakland, i think (semi-joking/semi serious) that some ppl have the stereo-type that oakland isnt one of the safer big cities around.

considering that were bunch of a random group of anime fans, we might attract unwanted attention to ourselves and again my concern would be safety.

if your really still serious to still hold a gathering, then we'll see if anyone else is interested and we'll go from there.

Dr. O - I still say we need another adventure of biblical proportions.  :)


There was a shanking at this corner over here... a random shanking over there... Well, I shanked a dude right there...

I don't think people are in Oakland. It's like there is some kind of I Am Legend thing going on.

are you being sarcastic here?

geez

*does massive facepalm*

Have I already been forgotten?
Title: Re: Any people in Oakland?
Post by: Phantomhive.LolitaKei on July 11, 2009, 10:59:10 AM
is this southshore mall in alameda? we should freaking cosplay :D