Hullo! Sounds like the 28th works for a bunch of us! If you can make it, could you please sign up at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Takes_America/2013/Denver? I'd like to make sure I'm not the only Wikipedian there this Saturday!
cheers, Gaurav On 18 September 2013 21:35, Spencer Williams <williamcwilli...@gmail.com> wrote: > The 28th should work well for me, as far as I know at the moment. I'm trying > to find a job and so things could suddenly change, but I will do my best to > keep that time open. Of course, traveling together in a car has its > benefits. However, I can also make it to Denver by bus and then we could > meet at Union Station or something like that. > > > On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 9:16 PM, Todd Allen <toddmal...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >> I would prefer the 28th as well, since I'll be taking a friend to the >> airport on the 21st. Any trouble with this? >> >> On Sep 18, 2013 7:07 PM, "Gaurav Vaidya" <gau...@ggvaidya.com> wrote: >>> >>> Hi everybody! >>> >>> On 4 Sep, 2013, at 11:11 PM, Todd Allen <toddmal...@gmail.com> wrote: >>> > So, if we can all bring along a camera. >>> (Or not -- we had a surprisingly fun Wiki Takes Boulder last year with >>> one camera between three people!) >>> >>> > It depends where we want to go. If we'd like to go by car, I'd have >>> > probably 3 seats available, long as someone doesn't mind the middle in the >>> > back. If by train to downtown, however many would like to go. We can meet >>> > up >>> > at my car from there if need be, at Mineral. >>> I'm not sure where Mineral is, but thanks for the offer! >>> >>> > I would like to stop downtown to get some photos of Biker Jim's, as I'm >>> > currently working on that article. We can do that in either case, and I >>> > can >>> > bring my camera to work if it's really opposed, but I'd really rather >>> > prefer >>> > it to be on the same day. And they really do have some good food. :) I'd >>> > prefer not to go downtown by car, since I can get there for free on the >>> > train, and would rather do that than pay for parking. But I'd be happy to >>> > drive to some farther out areas after that's done. >>> > >>> > So, anyone opposed to meeting downtown for lunch/photos prior to lunch, >>> > and hitting the Botanic Gardens or other locations from there? >>> I like this plan, and have set up the first part of the paperwork: >>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Takes_America/2013/Denver >>> >>> I've proposed September 28 as the day of photography, since I'm leaving >>> Boulder for a week from Sunday, September 29. Once we know how many people >>> are interested, and have a time and a date finalised (hopefully by this >>> weekend), we'll have all of next week to run geonotices >>> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Geonotice). >>> >>> > On Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 10:10 PM, Spencer Williams IV >>> > <enderandpe...@yahoo.com> wrote: >>> > Hey there, good folks. I'm totally up for Wikipedia Loves Monuments or >>> > Takes America, or whatever it might be this month. However, I should warn >>> > you, I'm totally, like, dirt poor. And so I couldn't provide >>> > transportation >>> > or anything like that. Ideally, I hope Gaurav might convince his roommate >>> > to >>> > go so I could jump into their car or something. I do have an iPhone >>> > though, >>> > and the Wikimedia app. So I'm set in that department. >>> Sorry, Spencer -- I think my friend (not roommate!) might be out of town >>> then. Would a bus trip to Denver be too expensive for you? >>> >>> > Any of the places Todd Allen suggested sound great. I don't have a >>> > particular preference, but the Children's Museum might be interesting. The >>> > Botanical Gardens would be nice too. I don't think I've been there yet. >>> > But >>> > really anywhere on that list sounds great. >>> There's space on the event page to start throwing up ideas. Being on 16th >>> Street means that we can go anywhere from Union Station to the Capitol for >>> free. There must be something interesting within walking distance of that, >>> right? >>> >>> > So if any of y'all are planning to go, please let me know. Also, I was >>> > very interested in helping out with Wikipedia Loves Libraries next month. >>> > Was there anyone else here who wanted to get together to make something >>> > happen in that regard? I think I may be able to ask someone at BPL to get >>> > a >>> > room reserved. I don't really have a solid game plan laid out, but I >>> > definitely wanted to do something like talk about basic Wikipedia editing, >>> > and then more advanced stuff like Templates, transclusion vs. substition, >>> > customizing your theme, custom CSS and stuff like that. Nothing too heavy, >>> > though, as I suspect there will mainly be people new to the project. But >>> > just to give people a sense of how to go about contributing a variety of >>> > content. >>> Let me know how this goes! I'm trying to think of something we could do >>> at either the CU Libraries or the CU Museum, but it's going to take a lot >>> more organising than I'll have time for this semester. >>> >>> cheers, >>> Gaurav >>> _______________________________________________ >>> Wikimedia-US-CO mailing list >>> Wikimedia-US-CO@lists.wikimedia.org >>> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-us-co >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimedia-US-CO mailing list >> Wikimedia-US-CO@lists.wikimedia.org >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-us-co >> > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-US-CO mailing list > Wikimedia-US-CO@lists.wikimedia.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-us-co > _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-US-CO mailing list Wikimedia-US-CO@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-us-co