ePlaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

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Re: Eplaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby Milayna » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:16 pm

Thanks for letting us know Asquared! I'm doing some freeze/reheat foods this year and was wondering about Mac n chz, sounds like pasta doesn't freeze and reheat very well.

For the meet n greet I think I'm going to bring bacon wrapped jalapeños stuffed w cream cheese, and some without the bacon for the veggie people :)
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Re: Eplaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby BBadger » Fri Apr 05, 2013 2:34 pm

Milayna wrote:Thanks for letting us know Asquared! I'm doing some freeze/reheat foods this year and was wondering about Mac n chz, sounds like pasta doesn't freeze and reheat very well.


Try this for your pasta: pre-cook the noodles at home to your perfect consistency, and then let them dry/freeze or whatnot for storage. When you're on the playa, bring a pot to boil, and then toss the noodles in there. Test the noodles periodically to see if they've softened (i.e. munch on one to see if it's soft enough), and when they're ready, immediately take them out of the boiling water to serve. That method cuts a lot of time out of the boil, and allows you to quickly serve up pre-cooked noodles without them being too soggy or hard.
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Re: Eplaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby Asquared » Fri Apr 05, 2013 3:30 pm

i made the sauce from scratch, that's the part that didn't re-heat well. the noodles were fine (i froze it in a bag and did the re-heat as i would on playa, bag in boil). maybe veggie spaghetti would work.
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Re: ePlaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby BBadger » Fri Apr 05, 2013 7:27 pm

Pre-cook that sauce, and put it in a bag (double-bagged). Then when you're ready to eat it, slow-reheat in a pot (there's no rushing that part), possibly adding a little bit of tomato paste and/or beef broth if the sauce is too thick. Plop on the reheated noodles and tada!
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Re: Eplaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby MyDearFriend » Fri Apr 05, 2013 9:24 pm

Trishntek wrote:So, it would seem we have worked out our M&G conflicts. You changed to Wednesday, so we change to Thursday, it's all good!

Should I bring Absinthe Jello Shots (hopefully sans WITH finger cock) again this year? I dunno what else would be quite as unique,,,


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Re: Eplaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby Bounce530 » Sat Apr 06, 2013 1:12 am

Dr. Pyro wrote:I had TnT's absinthe Jello shots last year and lived to tell about it. I know Yggy did the same. Though I'm not a fan of Jello shots in general (little known fact: Tom Lehrer is the alleged "inventor" of the Jello shot), I do have a weakness for absinthe. So there you go, sacrifices sometimes must be made.


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Re: Eplaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby Sham » Sat Apr 06, 2013 3:34 am

Bounce530 wrote:
Dr. Pyro wrote:I had TnT's absinthe Jello shots last year and lived to tell about it. I know Yggy did the same. Though I'm not a fan of Jello shots in general (little known fact: Tom Lehrer is the alleged "inventor" of the Jello shot), I do have a weakness for absinthe. So there you go, sacrifices sometimes must be made.


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That's the second way the TnT got me to ingest absinthe. Oh that Tnt! :roll:
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Re: ePlaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby Ratty » Sun Apr 07, 2013 4:32 pm

Bbadger, I had a dream that I ate your avitar and it tasted like strwberry jello with chocolate sticks. GET OUT OF MY BED!
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Re: Eplaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby Turtleburp » Mon Apr 08, 2013 4:38 am

Trishntek wrote:So, it would seem we have worked out our M&G conflicts. You changed to Wednesday, so we change to Thursday, it's all good!

Should I bring Absinthe Jello Shots (hopefully sans finger cock) again this year? I dunno what else would be quite as unique,,,


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Re: ePlaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby BBadger » Mon Apr 08, 2013 5:46 am

Ratty wrote:Bbadger, I had a dream that I ate your avitar and it tasted like strwberry jello with chocolate sticks. GET OUT OF MY BED!


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Re: ePlaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby Arnoldo » Mon Apr 08, 2013 8:06 am

I totally missed the meet and greet last. But that will not happen this year. I am on a mission!
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Re: ePlaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby Dr. Pyro » Mon Apr 08, 2013 11:23 am

And remember: Wednesday evening, 6 p.m. until the last person leaves the back of my RV, Barbie Death Camp & Wine Bistro approximately 4:00 and E.
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Re: ePlaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby lucky420 » Mon Apr 08, 2013 12:15 pm

Im going to try and bring sausage. Just seems to fit...
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Re: ePlaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby Dr. Pyro » Mon Apr 08, 2013 12:31 pm

lucky420 wrote:Im going to try and bring sausage. Just seems to fit...


...assuming you do it properly.
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Re: ePlaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby biblioclasm » Tue Apr 09, 2013 3:16 pm

Thanks to Drawingablank for pointing me to this Meet & Greet thread. Looks like I'm booked for Wednesday night.
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Re: ePlaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby tatonka » Tue Apr 09, 2013 5:49 pm

are newbies welcome ?
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Re: ePlaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby lucky420 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 6:08 pm

Yes welcomed and devoured... :twisted:
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Re: ePlaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby clocksnmirrors » Tue Apr 09, 2013 6:12 pm

with fava beans and a nice chianti? :shock:
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Re: ePlaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby tatonka » Tue Apr 09, 2013 6:40 pm

ill be there :)
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Re: ePlaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby tinymystic » Wed Apr 10, 2013 3:03 am

lucky420 wrote:Yes welcomed and devoured... :twisted:


Alright! sounds like a great time, although when you say 'devoured' what exactly do you mean? Should I be concerned, or dress appropriately? :P
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Re: ePlaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby Turtleburp » Wed Apr 10, 2013 4:25 am

tinymystic wrote:
lucky420 wrote:Yes welcomed and devoured... :twisted:


Alright! sounds like a great time, although when you say 'devoured' what exactly do you mean? Should I be concerned, or dress appropriately? :P


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Re: ePlaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby International Incident » Tue Apr 16, 2013 5:40 pm

Do we want to do the "guess the quote" game again this year? Views please.
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Re: ePlaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby ygmir » Tue Apr 16, 2013 5:45 pm

it was fun.
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Re: ePlaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Apr 16, 2013 6:10 pm

Yes. An earlier start on the quotes would be good. If possible.
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Re: ePlaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby Turtleburp » Tue Apr 16, 2013 6:50 pm

Seems that things have been quieter on the board this year to me - well except for requests for information and the inevitable search for it/ do some reading reply

**edit - what I mean is, will a quotes game be that inclusive or just for a select few?
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Re: ePlaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby International Incident » Tue Apr 16, 2013 7:39 pm

Turtleburp wrote:Seems that things have been quieter on the board this year to me - well except for requests for information and the inevitable search for it/ do some reading reply

**edit - what I mean is, will a quotes game be that inclusive or just for a select few?


Yeah it is a bit quiet! But maybe it will pick up. Can always dig back a bit further and drag out some old quotes so everyone gets a go.

Or I could just make up stuff that I think people might say. Mess with people that way.
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Re: ePlaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby PhoenixFemmeFatale » Tue Apr 16, 2013 7:43 pm

Sounds like fun! I would love to meet everyone. Plus, every good party needs an awkward outcast.... I can DEFINITELY fill that roll. :? As far as what to bring.... Too soon to tell.... I'm indecisive.
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Re: ePlaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Apr 16, 2013 8:45 pm

International Incident wrote:
Turtleburp wrote:Seems that things have been quieter on the board this year to me - well except for requests for information and the inevitable search for it/ do some reading reply

**edit - what I mean is, will a quotes game be that inclusive or just for a select few?


Yeah it is a bit quiet! But maybe it will pick up. Can always dig back a bit further and drag out some old quotes so everyone gets a go.

Or I could just make up stuff that I think people might say. Mess with people that way.

Very caco. I approve.
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Re: ePlaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Apr 16, 2013 8:49 pm

PhoenixFemmeFatale wrote: Plus, every good party needs an awkward outcast.... I can DEFINITELY fill that roll.

I think we already have that covered.
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Re: ePlaya Meet and Greet 2013 - What are you doing?

Postby ygmir » Tue Apr 16, 2013 9:40 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:
PhoenixFemmeFatale wrote: Plus, every good party needs an awkward outcast.... I can DEFINITELY fill that roll.

I think we already have that covered.
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