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Edmonton Edmonton FanForce Christmas Party 2004 planning thread

Discussion in 'Canada Discussion Boards' started by Indigo_Jade, Nov 15, 2004.

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  1. Ky-Wan

    Ky-Wan Jedi Padawan star 4

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    What didn't ya do...*sniff* :(

    Lol!
     
  2. geekgirl76

    geekgirl76 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    O.k. Who actually likes mincemeat? I'm going down my list of things I have to bake and I never know how many of the damned things to make.
     
  3. Ky-Wan

    Ky-Wan Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Lol as we know I don't eat much as it is. Friad I'm not that much help there.

     
  4. liannb

    liannb Jedi Knight star 5

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    I love mincemeat, but unfortunatly i just found out I have high cholesterol :_| so i can't eat anything good, it sucks :( so not sure if i can have mincemeat, probably can in moderation.
     
  5. Rogue_Thunder

    Rogue_Thunder FanForce CR, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada star 6

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    Um... I don't know what mincemeat is but I'm willing to try it.
     
  6. DARK_PADAWAN

    DARK_PADAWAN Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Nor do I but I'll try it too.
     
  7. geekgirl76

    geekgirl76 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Mincemeat is a combination of apples, rasins, oranges, suet, spices and who knows what else; it goes in pies and tarts. It's an aquired taste which I don't have but I have this genetic need to make the tarts at Christmas anyway. I'll have a batch ready for anyone who wants to try them, and for Liann, who should have told her doctor to run the test in January. [face_devil] (I don't think they're that high in cholesterol, I mean it's only about a tablespoon of the stuff and I use vegtable shortening tart shells.)

    Sat Nov 27 Unavailable
    Sun Nov 28 Available
    Sat Dec 4 (Movie Night)
    Sun Dec 5 Available
    Sat Dec 11 Available
    Sun Dec 12 Available
    Sat Dec 18 Available
    Sun Dec 19 Available
    Sat Jan 1 Unavailable
    Sun Jan 2 Unavailable
    I still don't know when one Christmas party will be so this might change but I'm prepared to tell them to work around this one 'cause they didn't get thier act together.

    Anyone have suggestions on menu? It looks like we have enough cooks to make a pot luck work, then no one person is swamped.
     
  8. banana

    banana Jedi Master star 4

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    i am cann't make it
    the 26 nov
    the 27 nov
    the 2 dec
    the 9 dec

    banana :)
     
  9. liannb

    liannb Jedi Knight star 5

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    Here's how the availability is looking so far.

    Nov 27
    Berkley
    John
    Conner
    Liann

    Nov 28
    celebration meeting

    Dec4
    Games night

    Dec 5
    Berkley
    John (maybe)
    Conner (Maybe)
    Liann
    Jason
    Terry
    Shanna

    Dec 11
    Berkley
    john
    Steve
    Conner
    Terry
    Shanna

    Dec 12
    Berkley
    John
    Terry
    Jason
    Steve
    Shanna
    Liann (maybe)

    Dec 18
    Berkley
    John (maybe)
    Terry
    Conner
    Liann
    Shanna

    Dec 19
    Berkley
    John (maybe)
    Conner
    Liann
    Jason
    Terry
    Shanna

    Jan 1
    Berkley
    Shanna
    Liann

    Jan 2
    Berkley
    Liann
    Jason
    Conner
    Shanna

    We should decide on a date soon because this is coming up right away. Nov 27, Jan 1&2 are pretty much out because there aren't many people available.
    what does everyone think.

    Not sure what to suggest for the menu.
     
  10. banana

    banana Jedi Master star 4

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    the 11 sound good to me . that seems to be when most of us can make it .

    banana :D
     
  11. geekgirl76

    geekgirl76 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Well, do we flip a coin on who's hosting, :p I'm totally willing to. Looks like the 12th or the 19th. (Steve, can you take a break from studying, I mean you have to eat right? :p)
    We had roast beef last year... anyone have ham issues?
     
  12. liannb

    liannb Jedi Knight star 5

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    ham is fine, i'm not picky. it doesn't matter to me who hosts, you can if you want Terry.
     
  13. DARK_PADAWAN

    DARK_PADAWAN Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Ham is my least favorite meat I can't stomach it. sorry for the inconveniance.
     
  14. geekgirl76

    geekgirl76 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    O.k, I officially claim hosting. [face_devil]
    Connor, you have to offer alternate suggestions :p, what do you like? I can always make more than one thing. I like to cook for parties, it's the everyday stuff I don't like doing anymore. :)
     
  15. Indigo_Jade

    Indigo_Jade Jedi Knight star 5

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    Sounds good Terry...

    I wouldn't mind Roast Beef again myself... I haven't had it in so long... :(

    We gotta figure out a way to split the costs somehow so that you don't get stuck with the bill, Terry... :)
     
  16. DARK_PADAWAN

    DARK_PADAWAN Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Roast beef sounds dandy!
     
  17. liannb

    liannb Jedi Knight star 5

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    let me know what I can make :)
     
  18. DARK_PADAWAN

    DARK_PADAWAN Jedi Youngling star 3

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    So I think the 19th is the best day to have it what do you all think?
     
  19. Rogue_Thunder

    Rogue_Thunder FanForce CR, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada star 6

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    Works for me :)
     
  20. DARK_PADAWAN

    DARK_PADAWAN Jedi Youngling star 3

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    what about the 12th? I just found out i have a pre Christmas thingy to go to cause my cousins leaving for winnipeg and is going to be there for Christmas on the 19th.
     
  21. geekgirl76

    geekgirl76 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Looks good for the 12th then. Anyone who is on the list and needs directions let me know. We'll be having roast beef, Yorkshire pudding and either rosted or twice baked potatoes (depending on how energetic I am). I'm open to suggestions for veggies. Also anyone with food alergies let me know. Liann, if you can let me know what's on the naughty list I'll try to accomidate. (I'm not sure on what's contraband with high cholesterol) :)
     
  22. Ky-Wan

    Ky-Wan Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Yeah I may need directions : and what not.)

     
  23. liannb

    liannb Jedi Knight star 5

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    i can eat everything you've mentioned, i'm being really good so i can be a little bad at all these christmas parties :)
     
  24. DARK_PADAWAN

    DARK_PADAWAN Jedi Youngling star 3

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    What can I bring I have lots of good recipes for like cookies and stuff. And I have had the urge to cook stuff lately....
     
  25. Darth_Haggis

    Darth_Haggis Jedi Master star 4

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    Sounds good.
     
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