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amyzzz
11-20-2008, 10:35 AM
I wish I could see ads online so I don't have to go pick up a damn New Times. I'm agonizing over the Franz Ferdinand tour, and I wanna know if there's a Phx date in there.

Mr. Dylanja
11-20-2008, 10:40 AM
Sorry zzzizzzles, I don't see any FF dates in the Upcoming Shows area. I am excited to see George Clinton coming back to town Jan. 7th tho, I HIGHLY suggest seeing him to anyone that hasn't!!

amyzzz
11-20-2008, 10:41 AM
No, you're doing it wrong. You have to check through the ENTIRE THING and look at all the ads, sonny boy.

edit: although on second thought, FF is big enough to show up in upcoming shows prolly

amyzzz
11-20-2008, 10:43 AM
And thank you dylz.

chairmenmeow47
11-20-2008, 12:03 PM
I agree with all of this. I could go much more in depth than my previous post to concern all eras.

As for Hair being the first rock musical, that can always be disputed. Technically, Broadway has been "saved" by rock several times, Rent just had the greatest impact on what theater is today. Hair was an orthodox musical with a relatively weak score that, in my opinion, succeeded partially as a result of the rebellion occurring in the age it premiered. But that is a completely different argument. Though, if you want to claim Grease brought rock to stage, than Bye Bye Birdie would actually be its predecessor.

I completely agree with your point about the subtleties of change, though. And I love some of the classics which have aged perfectly, which I do not think Kiss Me Kate has (such as Gypsy, Company, Cabaret, I Can Get it for you Wholesale, South Pacific, How to Succeed, Carousel, it goes on and on.

If you really want to get nitpicky, and just for arguments sake delineate Old Broadway and New Broadway. the splitting point is Promises, Promises.

I would love to talk musicals some more.

many of those shows have aged perfectly, but are still very dated, like kiss me kate. which is ok, they represent their time. just like hair. i definitely wasn't trying to nitpick, but rather point out that the change in musical theatre, for the most part, has been a slow progression. great additions though sean with cabaret and as much as i hate to admit it, west side story. my god, i forget that sondheim actually did they lyrics. i think he broke way more ground with sweeney todd though, i mean, half the audience walked out of the premiere.

i would still argue that hair was the first successful rock musical as it not only had rock music, like grease and yes, bye bye birdie (which i love WAY more than grease), but hair, like rent, touches on the serious issues of that generation and was quite shocking. it is also a wonderful set of music, i've been listening a lot recently, so we'll just have to disagree on that, lol. but it is also a bit dated based on the subject matter, just like rent is today. i'm sorry, but the fear of the millenium, the fear of aids and the desire to do absolutely nothing for a living is very 80s/90s and does not represent today's times.

don't get me wrong, it's still a fun show, but it is still just a representation of the time, like hair. and rent is just a modern adaptation of la boheme. bohemia and rebellion are consistent themes throughout musical theatre, from hair to rent. rent didn't exactly break ground in that sense, it was just the first time we really heard that voice of a generation. i would agree though that it opened the way for other, similar musicals to take the stage with success. hair also did something similar with jesus christ superstar, and even godspell to a degree, but that has more to do with stage production than score.

great thoughts, gonshman :)

and i love the onion, tom :)

amyzzz
11-20-2008, 12:04 PM
Wait a minute here...did you just dismiss West Side Story? :nono

Mr. Dylanja
11-20-2008, 12:07 PM
I like you guys and girls but can you please create a Broadway/Play thread? Pleez?

amyzzz
11-20-2008, 12:10 PM
When you stick ALL your sports shit in the sports thread. :)

Mr. Dylanja
11-20-2008, 12:13 PM
We have zzz's, we have!!

chairmenmeow47
11-20-2008, 12:14 PM
this is a music website and it isn't really a discussion that's going to be going on forever so i'm not moving anything. christ, there is some pointless shit on here and the one time people actually get into a discussion about MUSIC in this thread, someone wants it moved?!

and yes, i dismissed west side story, lol. i feel pretty?!?!?!

amyzzz
11-20-2008, 12:17 PM
That's my absolute favorite musical ever, Ivy! My god the music in that is amazing.

Mr. Dylanja
11-20-2008, 12:17 PM
Retract the claws Ivysaur, I'm sorry, please by all means continue on...

locachica73
11-20-2008, 12:21 PM
OK are Broadway shows the same as Musicals? If so I will say that I went to NYC and seen Miss Saigon on Broadway the year it closed. It was the mose awesome experience ever. I cried so damn hard but it was a good cry, amazing shit.

downingthief
11-20-2008, 12:44 PM
OK are Broadway shows the same as Musicals? If so I will say that I went to NYC and seen Miss Saigon on Broadway the year it closed. It was the mose awesome experience ever. I cried so damn hard but it was a good cry, amazing shit.

Yes.

I saw Miss Saigon here a few years back. To quote zzz, I was "meh".

Now, Les Miz...that is truly a sight to behold.

TomAz
11-20-2008, 12:45 PM
hey Mr D

Suns - Lakers tonight.

I hope Shaq swats kobe to the 3rd row.

locachica73
11-20-2008, 12:49 PM
See I was planning on taking tonight off from the bar but now I feel I have to go to root for my team and watch Kobe get swatted to the 3rd row.

downingthief
11-20-2008, 12:52 PM
hey Mr D

Suns - Lakers tonight.

I hope Shaq swats kobe to the 3rd row.

I MAY be courtside. If I am, I will wave to y'alls.

Mr. Dylanja
11-20-2008, 12:54 PM
I MAY be courtside. If I am, I will wave to y'alls.


What?!? How might you pull that off?

I've lived in this town my whole life and my biggest connection is the New Times...


Tom, thanks for the thread revival.

locachica73
11-20-2008, 12:56 PM
I had a freind try to sell me tickets for $65 a piece, not courtside but decent seats, but I am poor. :(

Although I will admit, I have been to several games and I prefer to hang at the bar with the real fans, most of the people at the game are networking and not even paying attention.

mountmccabe
11-20-2008, 12:58 PM
I wish they weren't playing modified.

Tom, come anyway. I will buy you a Boddington's at Lost Leaf around the corner.

locachica73
11-20-2008, 12:59 PM
Yes.

I saw Miss Saigon here a few years back. To quote zzz, I was "meh".

Now, Les Miz...that is truly a sight to behold.

Miss Saigon was the first production I had ever seen. It was just so intense. And being a new mother at the time the ending really got to me. We walked back from the theatre to our hotel and I damn near cried all the way. People there thought I was insane... or more insane then the rest of the people on the street.

Since then I have seen a few more shows, but Miss Saigon just always sticks out in my head. I wanted to see Phantom but my sister and father had already seen that... I also wanted to see Jeckyl and Hyde when Sebastian Bach played in it, I use to have the biggest crush on that guy when he was in Skid Row.

downingthief
11-20-2008, 01:05 PM
What?!? How might you pull that off?

I've lived in this town my whole life and my biggest connection is the New Times...


Tom, thanks for the thread revival.

I cannot reveal my sources. :)

It's a long shot, but a long shot is better than no shot.

downingthief
11-20-2008, 01:05 PM
Tom, come anyway. I will buy you a Boddington's at Lost Leaf around the corner.

I am going to try and make this.

chairmenmeow47
11-20-2008, 01:19 PM
sorry amy, i think it's painfully cheesy. but i understand the nostalgia for a lot of people with it. and i think my love for miss saigon comes with my painful desire to play ellen. and they have a fucking helicopter on the stage!!! but yes, les miz wins at musicals.

and i really couldn't care less if people want to talk about sports :)

locachica73
11-20-2008, 01:22 PM
The helicopter blew me the fuck away. Actually feeling the wind from it while sitting inside. AMAZING

amyzzz
11-20-2008, 01:23 PM
Cheezy? We ARE talking about musicals here, are we not? Someone give me a musical that is NOT cheezy.

faxman75
11-20-2008, 01:28 PM
Dancer in the Dark.

locachica73
11-20-2008, 01:33 PM
the title alone sounds a little cheezy. i seen Swing, it wasn't cheezy but it wasn't a show really, just a bunch of dancing. Very cool dancing though. Lion King was kinda cheezy though.

Mr. Dylanja
11-20-2008, 01:35 PM
Cheezy? We ARE talking about musicals here, are we not? Someone give me a musical that is NOT cheezy.


I always thought musicals were more fruity than cheezy.

sbessiso
11-20-2008, 01:36 PM
Theyre a delicious combination of both. Ever so yummy and damn nutritious too

amyzzz
11-20-2008, 01:36 PM
Dancer in the Dark.It has its cheezy moments.

faxman75
11-20-2008, 01:39 PM
Dancer in the Dark is not cheesy, come on people, you're stretching.

amyzzz
11-20-2008, 01:41 PM
Well, that one guy she sings a duet with is cheezy. And he can't sing.

TomAz
11-20-2008, 01:42 PM
See I was planning on taking tonight off from the bar but now I feel I have to go to root for my team and watch Kobe get swatted to the 3rd row.

I don't understand. You work at a bar at US Airways Center?


I MAY be courtside. If I am, I will wave to y'alls.

Color me jealous.


I had a freind try to sell me tickets for $65 a piece, not courtside but decent seats, but I am poor. :(



Ask your friend if the tickets are still for sale.


Tom, come anyway. I will buy you a Boddington's at Lost Leaf around the corner.


I am going to try and make this.

Well now, I may just consider this.

Mr. Dylanja
11-20-2008, 01:43 PM
I don't understand. You work at a bar at US Airways Center?

LocaLexusClub

locachica73
11-20-2008, 01:45 PM
I don't understand. You work at a bar at US Airways Center?

Ask your friend if the tickets are still for sale.


No but wouldn't that be cool... I meant that I wasn't going to go up to my local bar since I was there last night for poker. But my tv at home sucks, one of the tubes is out so the screen is dark, its hard to watch basketball on there because half the time I can't tell who has the ball.

And she already sent out an email saying she had sold them. Sorry, I probably should have mentioned it yesterday when she sent out the email.

locachica73
11-20-2008, 01:46 PM
LocaLexusClub

I prefer LocaMota... that nickname makes me look like I will come out and fix your flat tire.

Mr. Dylanja
11-20-2008, 02:12 PM
I know which nickname you prefer, Localush :)

TommyboyUNM
11-20-2008, 02:29 PM
I prefer LocaMota... that nickname makes me look like I will come out and fix your flat tire.


Or you'll come out and sell me a dime bag.

downingthief
11-20-2008, 03:01 PM
Not very good news for all of you Mesa people:

http://www.azcentral.com/community/mesa/articles/2008/11/20/20081120mr-mesabudget1120-ON.html

amyzzz
11-20-2008, 03:08 PM
At least I don't bother going to the library anymore. It's never open when I want to go anyway. *sigh*

amyzzz
11-20-2008, 03:31 PM
I love Gypsy.

Mr. Dylanja
11-20-2008, 03:33 PM
Ivy, isn't Pac D your buddy? He's pictured in the Needle Exchange section of NT.

chairmenmeow47
11-20-2008, 03:44 PM
pac d is my buddy! i'll have to check that out!!! randy had to get through pac d and my friend amy before he could take me home the weekend of edc, lol.

and gonshman, i meant to see blood brothers in london at a professional theatre in 1995. i did hear that nearly naked is doing it, and that's awesome, but i meant that i was lucky to see the professional production in london since it's a very british show. i've only seen one show at nearly naked (review for reefer madness earlier in the thread). they were pretty cool, but there is absolutely no reason those people needed mics. i'd argue that the old barn (theatre works, original location) had about the same size and similar acoustics and we'd have been laughed at for using mics. i don't get it.

TomAz
11-20-2008, 03:49 PM
so. the suns. woohoo.

Mr. Dylanja
11-20-2008, 03:53 PM
Touche Tom, touche...

chairmenmeow47
11-20-2008, 04:04 PM
The one guy (Jimmy) only had a mike so they could give the impression he was actually singing.

are you sure it was just one guy? my friend and i both noticed more than that. he definitely blew.

locachica73
11-20-2008, 04:08 PM
I know which nickname you prefer, Localush :)

Hey, it apparently fits. Although I still stick with the fact that I am a social drinker and a social butterfly therefore I am a social butterfly drinker.


Or you'll come out and sell me a dime bag.

Well it has been known to happen, once or twice.

GO SUNS!!!

Mr. Dylanja
11-20-2008, 09:27 PM
Well the way things look now, I'd rather talk about musicals tomorrow instead of the Suns:(

locachica73
11-20-2008, 09:29 PM
:( yes this is not looking good for us. glad i didn't go to the bar to watch this shit.

bakersfield
11-20-2008, 09:49 PM
Suns look like crap. They really bore me this year.
I was glad to see D'Antoni go, but I should have been careful what I wished for...

LC...good moves on the Fantasy Basketball front!

Somewhat Damaged
11-20-2008, 10:02 PM
randy had to get through pac d and my friend amy before he could take me home the weekend of edc, lol.

For some reason, this conjures images of Bruce Lee making his way through the various levels of villains (including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar!) en route to the final confrontation in Enter the Dragon.

happypappy420
11-20-2008, 10:35 PM
ha, ha. poor phil.....


Traffic camera snaps shot of Phoenix mayor
Lauren Kawam - Nov. 20, 2008 10:07 PM The Arizona Republic


The Valley's growing number of traffic-enforcement cameras have nabbed a celebrity violator: Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon.

Gordon said he failed in August to stop completely at a red light before turning right at the intersection of 7th Street and Northern Avenue in north Phoenix.

He said he remembered the light flashing from the camera, and days after the incident, he was notified by mail of his traffic violation.

He also said that he would most likely serve through a live online traffic school session.

"I have definitely learned my lesson," Gordon said.

The mayor also said to avoid a conflict of interest between the city he serves and the city he was cited in, the case was moved to a Scottsdale court.

locachica73
11-21-2008, 07:11 AM
Suns look like crap. They really bore me this year.
I was glad to see D'Antoni go, but I should have been careful what I wished for...

LC...good moves on the Fantasy Basketball front!

We will see, I was doing pretty good while ignorning my team, now that I made some changes I will probably lose.

kroqken
11-21-2008, 07:33 AM
I would like Phoenix for the weather. Hot and dry is heavenly.

chairmenmeow47
11-21-2008, 01:31 PM
god i hate the stupid photo radar. hey, let's blind someone with light who's traveling too fast, BRILLIANT!

captncrzy
11-21-2008, 01:35 PM
I love driving on the freeway at night now; there's always lights flashing ahead of me. Good reminder to slow down.

faxman75
11-21-2008, 01:40 PM
god i hate the stupid photo radar. hey, let's blind someone with light who's traveling too fast, BRILLIANT!

that's exactly how I knew it was me that got flashed. I was like WTF then of course cursing and being pissed the rest of the way home.

chairmenmeow47
11-21-2008, 01:42 PM
i love all the signs too about "photo enforcement", umm, thanks, i'll just slowdown.

i noticed last weekend the cameras on the 101 east side heading north and then heading west were turned off, that was AWESOME!


For some reason, this conjures images of Bruce Lee making his way through the various levels of villains (including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar!) en route to the final confrontation in Enter the Dragon.

LOL, it was kinda like that actually. my friend gordon had been telling D and my girlfriend to watch out for "that guy" and make sure he was ok. then amy said she wanted a copy of his drivers license and she was going to take a picture of it to get it. on the way out, randy and i were texting and i told him to prepare for intense interrogation. he jokingly asked if he should bring a copy of his ID and i was like "actually, yes!" that really earned him points with my girlfriend, lol. it was just funny, he must have wondered who the hell i thought i was!

Mr. Dylanja
11-21-2008, 01:45 PM
Fax, :thu or :nono?

bakersfield
11-21-2008, 09:48 PM
Have friends coming in town soon...let me hear recommendations of places to eat & drink at a moderate price in Central PHX.
Let's say, north of the 10, b/w 19th Ave & 16th St.

TomAz
11-21-2008, 09:49 PM
george & dragon

bakersfield
11-21-2008, 09:53 PM
george & dragon

I have driven by countless times (I live up in Arrowhead Ranch) & have wondered about it.

Good food & atmosphere??

TomAz
11-21-2008, 10:03 PM
well it's british, and full of expat brits, so the atmosphere is pretty lame.

(that was for stef and chris)


Good beer, decent food, very casual. love their wings.

chairmenmeow47
11-22-2008, 07:11 AM
MACAYOS!!! fuck the haters :)

and if anyone is bored tonight, check out illumination (http://stimulateproductions.net/images/illumination_back.jpg). i'm too broke and not feeling well to go, but my friend amy (she was at the george & dragon that one time) is showing some art, along with other people, check it out!!!

faxman75
11-22-2008, 07:18 AM
Fax, :thu or :nono?

:thu

:)

captncrzy
11-22-2008, 09:03 AM
G&D has the best fish and chips evar. Tons of good beers on draft.

Also, there's Los Dos Molinos on 11th St and Washington. Killer mexican food.


For tourists, you can always hit up Cooperstown.

sin213
11-22-2008, 09:19 AM
los dos is excellent if you want mexican food. i've gone to the one on the east side over on alma school between main and broadway for about 10 years now. beware...their salsa is H O T! mmm...now i want to go there today. :)

they do have the other location in central phx too.

faxman75
11-22-2008, 09:40 AM
I love the one in south central phoenix. I went to the one on Washington once and was disappointed but that could have just been an off day. Los Dos is really good especially if you like spicy. I need to go there again some day.

I support all three of Capt. Crazy's suggestions. Cooperstown has good bar food.

PC-2 Violence
11-22-2008, 10:19 AM
Have friends coming in town soon...let me hear recommendations of places to eat & drink at a moderate price in Central PHX.
Let's say, north of the 10, b/w 19th Ave & 16th St.

Lux / Pane Bianco

PC-2 Violence
11-22-2008, 10:20 AM
I would like Phoenix for the weather. Hot and dry is heavenly.

Last night was beautiful, but when the seasons never really change, it makes it hard to get into the holidays.

captncrzy
11-22-2008, 03:12 PM
There's also Postino's in the Arcadia district if they are wine drinkers. It's wine and little dishes-best bruchetta ever. postinoswinecafe.com

TomAz
11-22-2008, 03:49 PM
For real, authentic Mexican food, in the style from Mexico City, take your friend to Reyes de Las Tortas. Best burrito you will ever have for 5 bucks, and gigantic tortas that are 8 bucks or less.

when I was in Mexico City a few years ago I didn't see a single burrito. Not one.

bakersfield
11-22-2008, 10:24 PM
For real, authentic Mexican food, in the style from Mexico City, take your friend to Reyes de Las Tortas. Best burrito you will ever have for 5 bucks, and gigantic tortas that are 8 bucks or less.

I have been reading about that place. Sounds great!

bakersfield
11-22-2008, 10:32 PM
There's also Postino's in the Arcadia district if they are wine drinkers. It's wine and little dishes-best bruchetta ever. postinoswinecafe.com

I am drinking a bottle of wine now. But these are my buddies I grew up with in Bakersfield. We have been drinking a ton of beer together since the 80's.
They are flying in on a Friday night in December for Cards - Vikings game.
Usually when they come in, we spend a lot of time downtown for Suns/Dbacks. So we usually hit Cooperstown, Tom's tavern, Majerle's, etc. This time I thought it would be good to stop somewhere north of downtown, on our way up to my place in Arrowhead.
George & Dragon sounds like their style.

locachica73
11-23-2008, 08:57 AM
Have friends coming in town soon...let me hear recommendations of places to eat & drink at a moderate price in Central PHX.
Let's say, north of the 10, b/w 19th Ave & 16th St.

Richardsons at 16th Street and Bethany Home is always excellent. They have great house prickly pair margaritas, and awesome food, a little high priced but well worth it. There is also a great italian place at 16th and Morton called tutu santis. OK I just made myself hungry.

downingthief
11-23-2008, 09:39 AM
Richardsons at 16th Street and Bethany Home is always excellent. They have great house prickly pair margaritas, and awesome food, a little high priced but well worth it. There is also a great italian place at 16th and Morton called tutu santis. OK I just made myself hungry.

I strongly concur with Richardson's. Best red sauce in town. Try the garlic plate, too.

mountmccabe
11-23-2008, 09:40 AM
Whoah. I just realized that the Sonora Brewhouse at 3rd St and Camelback is not affiliated with Sonoran Brewing Company. At any rate they still have great, locally brewed beers on tap and a really good menu.

downingthief
11-23-2008, 09:46 AM
We finally went to Los Sombreros last night. It is on Scottsdale, South of Thomas.
I never thought much of it, because let's face it...Los Sombreros is an awful name. It screams "same old Mexican food". Boy, was I wrong!

It is more of a Mexico City style (more seafood, pork, etc). Bit higher end, but not too over priced (my meal was $17). And, you get a mess of food. I had the Chillaquiles con camarones. Basically, shrimp and tortillas in a green sauce with cheese. Got it with the black beans and rice. It was perfection.

You all need to put this one your "must go" list immediately. :)

chairmenmeow47
11-23-2008, 11:37 AM
there's a los dos molinos by my house too. it's good, but FUCKING spicy.

captncrzy
11-23-2008, 11:51 AM
Whoah. I just realized that the Sonora Brewhouse at 3rd St and Camelback is not affiliated with Sonoran Brewing Company. At any rate they still have great, locally brewed beers on tap and a really good menu.

I've eaten there before; good beers and food. Weird atmosphere though. When we were there, it was really quiet. Maybe it was just the night we were there.

locachica73
11-23-2008, 11:54 AM
I strongly concur with Richardson's. Best red sauce in town. Try the garlic plate, too.

The bacon wrapped shrimp are fucking fantastic too. There is a spicey creamy pasta that I get there with the bacon wrapped shrimp on top. It is damn near better than.... nevermind.


Whoah. I just realized that the Sonora Brewhouse at 3rd St and Camelback is not affiliated with Sonoran Brewing Company. At any rate they still have great, locally brewed beers on tap and a really good menu.

In the fall winter months they have an awesome vanilla porter.

westcoastpirate
11-23-2008, 09:06 PM
I've eaten there before; good beers and food. Weird atmosphere though. When we were there, it was really quiet. Maybe it was just the night we were there.

It's always dead there.

Go to Barrio Cafe if you want high end fusion, bomb-ass house margaritas. Or hit up Rito's/Carolina's during the week if you want cheap Mexican.

Bars downtown: Hit up the Roosevelt, good food and great brews. Lost Leaf for beer, Carly's for food and beer (last time I was there $2 Stellas, on a Friday?! Score!), Fate for asian and bombers, Rose and Crown at Heritage Square for fish and chips and beer, Majerle's on a Friday night for a Suns home game is the spot.

More north: Sonora Brewery, Rosie McCaffreys (much better than Seamus), Padre's (latin and mojitos), Armadillo Grill for cheap eats and drink specials, the Rokery for wine, CJ O'Talleys for come crunk ass dive bar action (right next to Richardson's), Swizzle Inn for cheap beer and great jukebox, Aunt Chilada's is hopping for happy hour on Thurs and Fri, also hit up Zoe's Kitchen for great food near 16th St and Camelback or 7th Ave and McDowell.

Downtown and Central Corridor are my spots.

kroqken
11-24-2008, 02:51 AM
602 > 480> 623

faxman75
11-24-2008, 07:05 AM
602 > 480> 623

You've obviously never been to phoenix Ken. 602=480=623=meth

locachica73
11-24-2008, 07:05 AM
Rosies is awesome. They treat you like family there, especially the Irish grandma who just kind of roams around taking orders and bringing you free drinks.

I have only been to Rosies once but it was a great time, although it was a Friday night and the place was so packed you could barely walk around. That stressed me out a bit but everything else was great.

faxman75
11-24-2008, 08:18 AM
What page is the info for Friday on? I give up. I looked at the last 5 pages or so....well skimmed. Anyway, where at and what time? :)

locachica73
11-24-2008, 08:27 AM
It was around 139. I know there is talk about Chelsies and I believe that is where was decided. I am not sure on times though.

faxman75
11-24-2008, 08:29 AM
Nothing but strip clubs and band talk on that page.....

locachica73
11-24-2008, 08:46 AM
we are booked for 8pm at the chealsea's place on friday, the 28th. only place they had was the front patio. reservation is under "ivy". see you all there!

whooo hooo I found it. :)

chairmenmeow47
11-24-2008, 08:47 AM
PHOENIX THREAD COACHELLA BOARD CELEBRATES THANKSGIVING WITH MEAT, POTATOES AND BEER!

when: friday, november 28th @ 8:00 PM
where: gordon biersch (http://www.gordonbiersch.com/restaurants/index.php?pg=location&sub=loc&location_id=10). reservation is under "audra" (map of the 5th street & mill avenue area (http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=420+South+Mill+Ave+Suite+201+Tempe,+AZ+85281++%0 9))
how much: MAKE THINGS EASY & BRING FUCKING CASH (menu) (http://www.gordonbiersch.com/resources/pdf/menu_GBTM_GD_ST_SC_071808.pdf) roughly $9-$30 for an entree
who's going:


chairmenmeow47
RotationSlimWang
captncrzy
Somewhat Damaged
amyzzz
jacob
faxman75
Mr. Dylanja
locachica73


***EDIT*** THIS HAS BEEN UPDATED, NEW LOCATION AS OF 11/25

see you all friday :)

downingthief
11-24-2008, 08:52 AM
PHOENIX THREAD COACHELLA BOARD CELEBRATES THANKSGIVING WITH MEAT, POTATOES AND BEER!

when: friday, november 28th @ 8:00 PM
where: chelsea's kitchen (http://www.chelseaskitchenaz.com/) (map of the 40th street & camelback area (http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&tab=wl))
how much: MAKE THINGS EASY & BRING FUCKING CASH (menu) (http://www.chelseaskitchenaz.com/menu.html) $12-$17 for an entree
who's going:


chairmenmeow47
RotationSlimWang
captncrzy
Somewhat Damaged
amyzzz
jacob
faxman75
Mr. Dylanja
locachica73


see you all friday :)

I will be there in spirit. Get drunk and be merry!

chairmenmeow47
11-24-2008, 08:53 AM
I will be there in spirit. Get drunk and be merry!

we shall miss you and your wife for sure, she's so friendly!!! :)

faxman75
11-24-2008, 09:09 AM
Perfect. Thank you :)

faxman75
11-24-2008, 09:12 AM
Is there a dress code? Should I avoid shorts and a tshirt?

chairmenmeow47
11-24-2008, 09:19 AM
i think you'll be fine, but i'll let jen make the final call on that since she's been there. jesus christ, people wear shorts and tee-shirts to the theatre out here, so can't be too crazy of a dress code, lol.

locachica73
11-24-2008, 09:21 AM
Although if I remember right we will be sitting outside in an area that doesn't have a fire so if they don't have the propane heaters you might want to bring a sweater or something.

faxman75
11-24-2008, 09:22 AM
I'm ok either way. Just don't want to stand out so i'll probably stick with khaki's and a polo shirt or some shit. :)

RotationSlimWang
11-24-2008, 09:46 AM
When is Tom going to show up to one of these shindigs?

chairmenmeow47
11-24-2008, 09:48 AM
tom met up with us at rula bula, he just has family obligations this time around :)

faxman75
11-24-2008, 09:49 AM
Tom was at our Rula Bula gathering.

Mr. Dylanja
11-24-2008, 09:52 AM
Just don't want to stand out so i'll probably stick with khaki's and a polo shirt or some shit. :)

Just be sure to wear that lil thing I like, Faxy.


When is Tom going to show up to one of these shindigs?

Tom will show up when it's at Luby's Cafeteria.

locachica73
11-24-2008, 09:54 AM
Hey, Luby's is very serious out here in old folks land. Meatloaf and instant potatoes. YUM

faxman75
11-24-2008, 09:55 AM
Just be sure to wear that lil thing I like, Faxy.



It's not detachable you know..... pfft

chairmenmeow47
11-24-2008, 09:56 AM
awww, Mr. Dylanja made a funny :p

i watched the savages this weekend and the beginning part was filmed in sun city, right by my parents, lol.

captncrzy
11-24-2008, 10:25 AM
Why wouldn't those effers take a reservation for the back patio?

chairmenmeow47
11-24-2008, 10:29 AM
Why wouldn't those effers take a reservation for the back patio?

because the front patio was all that was available.

mountmccabe
11-24-2008, 11:23 AM
It's always dead there.

Not true. I've showed up at Sonora Brewhouse and had to wait for a table.



Go to Barrio Cafe if you want high end fusion, bomb-ass house margaritas. Or hit up Rito's/Carolina's during the week if you want cheap Mexican.

Bars downtown: Hit up the Roosevelt, good food and great brews. Lost Leaf for beer, Carly's for food and beer (last time I was there $2 Stellas, on a Friday?! Score!), Fate for asian and bombers, Rose and Crown at Heritage Square for fish and chips and beer, Majerle's on a Friday night for a Suns home game is the spot.

Carolina's is awesome food. I love it.

The Lost Leaf is cool but lack of anything on tap mitigates that somewhat. Carly's is a fantastic place; I love their food and they have great beer on tap. Fate is a cool place though I've just had drinks, never eaten there though it should be noted that it gets cold at night in Phoenix now and Fate is almost all outside so dress warmly.

That being said all of these places are further south than requested and, honestly, given the description of his friends and where they'd like to eat/drink/hang none of these places (except Majerle's, which he mentioned they'd been to before) are appropriate suggestions.


More north: Sonora Brewery, Rosie McCaffreys (much better than Seamus), Padre's (latin and mojitos), Armadillo Grill for cheap eats and drink specials, the Rokery for wine, CJ O'Talleys for come crunk ass dive bar action (right next to Richardson's), Swizzle Inn for cheap beer and great jukebox, Aunt Chilada's is hopping for happy hour on Thurs and Fri, also hit up Zoe's Kitchen for great food near 16th St and Camelback or 7th Ave and McDowell.

Downtown and Central Corridor are my spots.

Rosie McCaffreys is a good suggestion, Padre's is great but probably a little on the expensive side; same with Aunt Chilada's. I don't know most of those other places (other than Sonora Brewhouse, as discussed above.)

Oh, yeah, I ate at Zoe's on 7th Ave and McDowell after seeing Ubu Roi and the food was boring and did not sit well. I felt pretty crappy last night. It's a cute place but I'm not going back.

PC-2 Violence
11-24-2008, 11:27 AM
If I crash for drinks, is it going to fuck up/bump you guys into gratuity included?

faxman75
11-24-2008, 11:31 AM
I have no idea but just play it loose. Walk in, stop at the bar, order and pay for a drink and come out and bullshit with us. I don't see that being an issue.

TomAz
11-24-2008, 11:52 AM
***EDIT*** thanks to loca for reminding us that we're sitting at the front patio, so dress warm to be safe

Current forecast for Friday: A few showers. High 66, Low 52.

Mr. Dylanja
11-24-2008, 11:55 AM
Way to rain on the parade, Tom.

TomAz
11-24-2008, 12:12 PM
oh, there's going to be a parade?!

amyzzz
11-24-2008, 12:14 PM
I'm out if it's raining. Fuck that.

captncrzy
11-24-2008, 12:15 PM
because the front patio was all that was available.

Those buttholes. I don't think there's a fireplace out there on the front patio...if it's gonna be cold, maybe it's better to sit inside.

faxman75
11-24-2008, 12:34 PM
you people act like you're too highclass to get one of these going if need be....





















http://hallockpottery.com/resources/_wsb_450x338_fire4.jpg

locachica73
11-24-2008, 12:53 PM
That was my Friday.

bakersfield
11-24-2008, 10:20 PM
Has anyone been to Pizza A Metro at Thomas & I-17?
It is a hole in the wall (Circle K strip mall) that I heard was incredible.

locachica73
11-25-2008, 06:47 AM
No I haven't but I have been to Phoenix House Of Pizza which is down on 48th Street and Van Buren, same kind of place, hole next to a circle k and laundromat and they have fabulous pizza as well.

chairmenmeow47
11-25-2008, 07:38 AM
all this discussion about the front patio would have been a lot more helpful when i originally announced that was all they had available, lol.

captncrzy
11-25-2008, 07:51 AM
Sorry.

locachica73
11-25-2008, 07:54 AM
I am not too worried about the cold, I am sure they have propane heaters. But the rain might make it a bit uncomfortable.

TomAz
11-25-2008, 07:57 AM
now they are saying the rain will be gone by Friday.

http://www.kimrichter.com/Blog/uploaded_images/Percy-791045.jpg

locachica73
11-25-2008, 08:02 AM
It is sprinkling right now out in Sun City, I had to close my sun roof. So chances of it still raining on Friday are very slim.

Mr. Dylanja
11-25-2008, 08:06 AM
now they are saying the rain will be gone by Friday.

http://www.kimrichter.com/Blog/uploaded_images/Percy-791045.jpg

Thanks for clearing that up, Tom.

chairmenmeow47
11-25-2008, 08:37 AM
it's not a big deal, it's just that the front patio was ALL that was available, which means we can't change the reservation to sit inside as inside is not an option. so if someone else wants to find a reservation for 9 somewhere else, have at it. otherwise, unfortunatley the front patio is our only choice. hopefully the rain will be gone like tom said at least.

amyzzz
11-25-2008, 09:28 AM
If there's no rain, I'm back in. :)

downingthief
11-25-2008, 09:44 AM
If there's no rain, I'm back in. :)

Why do you not like the rain, Amy?

amyzzz
11-25-2008, 09:46 AM
I don't like the rain on me while I'm eating. Do you?

downingthief
11-25-2008, 09:59 AM
I don't like the rain on me while I'm eating. Do you?

Sure. It's quite liberating.

amyzzz
11-25-2008, 10:04 AM
This would be cold rain though. It's November.

captncrzy
11-25-2008, 10:05 AM
We can go wherever; I don't really care.

Since those that are going are mostly east-siders, we can hit someplace like Gordon Bierch on Mill-that's american food. Or The Rose and Crown downtown.

I brought up Chelsea's only because of that killer back patio. It was alsoo 90 degrees outside and I couldn't fathom it being cold on Friday.

faxman75
11-25-2008, 10:07 AM
You're kidding me. We are starting over? We are ditching this place because it might rain? What state am I in again? Chance of rain on any given day despite the weather report.....slim to none.

Alright ladies, let us know what you all decide. lolz

amyzzz
11-25-2008, 10:09 AM
I really don't care where we go, but I don't know about starting all over again. I can always wear a jacket.

captncrzy
11-25-2008, 10:11 AM
What do you mean, starting all over again? It's not like we're there and leaving.

faxman75
11-25-2008, 10:12 AM
Umm some of us are here and getting cold waiting!

chairmenmeow47
11-25-2008, 10:16 AM
if someone wants to get a reservation for 9 people somewhere else, i'm open to that. i'm ok with the cold though at chelsea's as long as there's no rain. i just don't want to walk-in somewhere with 9 people on black friday.

locachica73
11-25-2008, 10:18 AM
I will continue checking back and where ever you all decide I will be there with bells on, and a sweater. I find that trying to get 9 people to agree on anything and getting out somewhere is like trying to herd cats. Thank you Ivy for being the social coordinator, I know how frustrating it can be.

chairmenmeow47
11-25-2008, 10:25 AM
no problem. if i hadn't been so freaking sick lately i probably would have put more thought into trying to find another place or something. it sucks cause after all that talk about choosing a restaraunt, i'm not even really going to be able to enjoy my food since i can't have dairy, which is like half my diet, lol. and i can't eat much without feeling sick right now. corn.

locachica73
11-25-2008, 10:29 AM
Smoke a bowl before eating and you will feel fine. I have been having some stomach issues lately myself and found that smoking a little pot helps.

If you're looking for steak and potatoes then might I suggest Four Peaks Brewery, they have a very wide range of food from steak to pasta to good appetizers and so on. It is central Tempe and I know we were going to try to hit that place last time but it wasn't close enough to the venue that you all were heading to. If you want I can call and see if there is a reservation if everyone agrees. Or we can just stick with Chelseas and hope for no rain.

amyzzz
11-25-2008, 10:38 AM
I'm open to it, loca.

chairmenmeow47
11-25-2008, 10:49 AM
if you can actually get a table at four peaks i'm all for it. it's kinda hard to get a table there on a weekend though since it's so small.

and i've had a stomach parasite, loca. while smoke helps, it's a long recovery for me regardless.

locachica73
11-25-2008, 10:52 AM
They do not take reservations but will do their best to accomadate your party. I guess I should have called prior to bringing it up... Sorry.

locachica73
11-25-2008, 11:02 AM
My only other thought is The Yardhouse on Scottsdale Road & Camelback, I know they do reservations because I go there each year for my birthday. They only do reservations for 10 or more but we could make it for 10 and then say someone didn't show up. Other then that I am cool with wherever.

Mr. Dylanja
11-25-2008, 11:03 AM
Tom's probably doing his rain dance as we speak....

chairmenmeow47
11-25-2008, 11:04 AM
i think everyone sounded ok with the yardhouse so try that.

locachica73
11-25-2008, 11:09 AM
OK I quit, they don't make reservations after 7 pm on Fridays or Saturdays. Phoenix Sucks. Dumb Dumb Dumb

PC-2 Violence
11-25-2008, 11:10 AM
Ill bring the mistletoe.

PC-2 Violence
11-25-2008, 11:11 AM
OK I quit, they don't make reservations after 7 pm on Fridays or Saturdays. Phoenix Sucks. Dumb Dumb Dumb

Scottsdale. It is also a restaurant at the mall...on black Friday...

Mr. Dylanja
11-25-2008, 11:11 AM
Chica, steal the company card and treat us all to Donovan's!!

locachica73
11-25-2008, 11:14 AM
Scottsdale. It is also a restaurant at the mall...on black Friday...

Very good point, what was I thinking.


Chica, steal the company card and treat us all to Donovan's!!

Damn I wish. I have never been there but have heard some good things. My company did take my department out to Top of The Rock once, I had pecan crusted chilean sea bass. It was damn near orgasmic.

captncrzy
11-25-2008, 11:22 AM
Rick and I can get to Four Peaks early and get a table....

PC-2 Violence
11-25-2008, 11:22 AM
Haha I bet if you asked Fax, he would say just go with the flow. Everyone will be happy to see each other and the situation combined with the personalities will provide the good times.

locachica73
11-25-2008, 11:23 AM
I was thinking the same thing. I have nothing else going on that day so I wouldn't mind getting there early and having a couple beers to losen up before everyone else arrives. Apparently last time I came off as shy.... WEIRD

captncrzy
11-25-2008, 11:24 AM
Let's just do Four Peaks then. It's more our speed anyway. We'll get there around 7.
1340 E 8th St Tempe AZ

Mr. Dylanja
11-25-2008, 11:25 AM
I'll be there at noon.

faxman75
11-25-2008, 11:26 AM
Sounds good.

chairmenmeow47
11-25-2008, 11:26 AM
four peaks i don't think will seat you without most of your party present, so i'm not sure how that would work. they get really busy on most any night, so i can't imagine how black friday will be. also, there's still the possibility we will be outside considering half the seating is patio and the inside isn't really "closed" as there are no doors.

if that's what people want to do though i'm fine with that since i'm down the street from four peaks. it's not a good restaurant for waiting around though unless you can belly up to the bar or enjoy standing outside the restaurant because no matter where you are, you're generally in the way at four peaks, lol.

faxman75
11-25-2008, 11:28 AM
Boston Market?









yes...i post mostly for my own entertainment

captncrzy
11-25-2008, 11:31 AM
four peaks i don't think will seat you without most of your party present, so i'm not sure how that would work. they get really busy on most any night, so i can't imagine how black friday will be. also, there's still the possibility we will be outside considering half the seating is patio and the inside isn't really "closed" as there are no doors.

if that's what people want to do though i'm fine with that since i'm down the street from four peaks. it's not a good restaurant for waiting around though unless you can belly up to the bar or enjoy standing outside the restaurant because no matter where you are, you're generally in the way at four peaks, lol.

Yeah, but I figure if we get there at seven and tell them "party of nine", it'll be a good hour before the table is ready. I'm also thinking it might not be too bad since it's near ASU and a lot of students go home for Thanksgiving.

faxman75
11-25-2008, 11:33 AM
I'm also thinking it might not be too bad since it's near ASU and a lot of students go home for Thanksgiving.

Not "those" students. They were raised by wolves. A scary bunch of ruffians.

locachica73
11-25-2008, 11:33 AM
Actually the few times I have been there it was packed during happy hour and reverse happy hour at 10 but in between it slowed down quite a bit. I will plan on being there around 7 as well that way we might have a better chance of getting to sit down.

Hey Mr D. Care to carpool since we are neighbors and all?

Mr. Dylanja
11-25-2008, 11:34 AM
Are you asking me for a ride, Loca?

chairmenmeow47
11-25-2008, 11:35 AM
if people want to go to four peaks really badly, i'm ok with that even if we might be outside since it's close to me. i just don't want to wait around for a table to open. the bar area gets really crowded, so if you can't get an actual seat at the bar to wait, you're better off standing out in front of the restaurant where you can't have drinks.

and did anyone try to make a reservation? i know i had a friend who made one recently, but she used to work there so that might have made a difference.

faxman75
11-25-2008, 11:35 AM
Dylan, I knew you would cheat on me.

locachica73
11-25-2008, 11:35 AM
Nah I was gonna drive, but parking there sucks so I was gonna see if you wanted to ride together, but if not no biggie.

Mr. Dylanja
11-25-2008, 11:36 AM
I say we all order in at the same time and chat in this thread while we eat!

locachica73
11-25-2008, 11:36 AM
dominos here i come.

chairmenmeow47
11-25-2008, 11:37 AM
parking there does suck. i usually end up parking in the neighborhoods. i never even try for that back lot anymore.

Mr. Dylanja
11-25-2008, 11:37 AM
Nah I was gonna drive, but parking there sucks so I was gonna see if you wanted to ride together, but if not no biggie.

It was an innuendo joke Locamota, I would love for you to pick up on me... I mean pick me up.

faxman75
11-25-2008, 11:39 AM
I say we all order in at the same time and chat in this thread while we eat!


FTW!

locachica73
11-25-2008, 11:40 AM
Man, I missed innuendo? I am slipping. And I would love to pick up on you... i mean pick you up. All I remember is back nine bar by circle K but I am sure we can work something out. :)

TommyboyUNM
11-25-2008, 11:52 AM
Alright Phoenix peeps. Here's an update on my travel plans:

I'm going to be in Arizona for New Year's. I'm thinking I'll get there around the 28th and leave on New Year's Day. Again, I'm not sure when I'll be in Tucson just yet and when I won't be. The lady doesn't know her work schedule yet.

I'm thinking you can do one of those Phoenix Coachella Board Meetups that you all like to do, but this time with a brown guy from New Mexico. I think locachica can vouch for me as far as being a decent guy to hang out with :) So there it is. Tenatively December 28th-January 1st. What say you, Arizona?

BROKENDOLL
11-25-2008, 11:53 AM
I say we all order in at the same time and chat in this thread while we eat! I can't stop giggling after reading through the last few "planning stage" pages here and then reading this. Getting a group of people to agree on a plan can be a pain in the ass, but upon seeing the list of personalities meeting up, I'm convinced you guys could pack sammiches, find a cul de sac to sit in, and it would still end up "the place to be" on Black Friday! (The "ordering in" part would just allow the rest of us to observe from the sidelines...What a stage show! LOL)

captncrzy
11-25-2008, 11:54 AM
if people want to go to four peaks really badly, i'm ok with that even if we might be outside since it's close to me. i just don't want to wait around for a table to open. the bar area gets really crowded, so if you can't get an actual seat at the bar to wait, you're better off standing out in front of the restaurant where you can't have drinks.

and did anyone try to make a reservation? i know i had a friend who made one recently, but she used to work there so that might have made a difference.

It doesn't matter to me.

How about Gordon Bierch on Mill? It's huge. And mainly indoors. Good food. Best fries ever.

faxman75
11-25-2008, 11:57 AM
I"m free those days Tommyboy. As long as it's not a saturday night I'm down for whatever...well not that.

locachica73
11-25-2008, 11:58 AM
I like GB. The Hummus platter is awesome and I agree, great fries.

locachica73
11-25-2008, 11:59 AM
Alright Phoenix peeps. Here's an update on my travel plans:

I'm going to be in Arizona for New Year's. I'm thinking I'll get there around the 28th and leave on New Year's Day. Again, I'm not sure when I'll be in Tucson just yet and when I won't be. The lady doesn't know her work schedule yet.

I'm thinking you can do one of those Phoenix Coachella Board Meetups that you all like to do, but this time with a brown guy from New Mexico. I think locachica can vouch for me as far as being a decent guy to hang out with :) So there it is. Tenatively December 28th-January 1st. What say you, Arizona?

Yes I vouch, decent guy, made me laugh, not too good at pool though. :p

I am free then as well. My sis will be in Oregon but there are plenty of others you can talk to about music since my knowledge is pretty limited.

BROKENDOLL
11-25-2008, 11:59 AM
Alright Phoenix peeps. Here's an update on my travel plans:

I'm going to be in Arizona for New Year's. I'm thinking I'll get there around the 28th and leave on New Year's Day. Again, I'm not sure when I'll be in Tucson just yet and when I won't be. The lady doesn't know her work schedule yet.

I'm thinking you can do one of those Phoenix Coachella Board Meetups that you all like to do, but this time with a brown guy from New Mexico. I think locachica can vouch for me as far as being a decent guy to hang out with :) So there it is. Tenatively December 28th-January 1st. What say you, Arizona? Tommyboy, you are aware that an establishment plan for a dinner meetup on Black Friday has taken a right, 2 lefts, a quick U-turn, and now they're almost back in their own driveways, aren't you? Making a plan for a month away should make for some entertaining posts until then! LOL

TommyboyUNM
11-25-2008, 12:09 PM
Tommyboy, you are aware that an establishment plan for a dinner meetup on Black Friday has taken a right, 2 lefts, a quick U-turn, and now they're almost back in their own driveways, aren't you? Making a plan for a month away should make for some entertaining posts until then! LOL

Hah, yeah I've noticed. But I think a month's notice could only be good. I said I think.

locachica73
11-25-2008, 12:11 PM
Oh I think this plan has been in the works for 2 weeks now. Rain tends to freak us arizonians out though. And apparently getting a reservation at a restaraunt is not a very easy task.

TommyboyUNM
11-25-2008, 12:11 PM
Yes I vouch, decent guy, made me laugh, not too good at pool though. :p

I am free then as well. My sis will be in Oregon but there are plenty of others you can talk to about music since my knowledge is pretty limited.


I didn't realize LC was a goddamn pool shark. It was intense.

And don't worry, I'll get my fill of music talk. Your sis and I are going to see Calexico tonight.

locachica73
11-25-2008, 12:12 PM
Tell her I said hello and Happy Turkey Day. I am sure you guys will have a great time.

chairmenmeow47
11-25-2008, 12:25 PM
ok, at this point i officially take my planning hat off and will let the rest of you decide. no matter where it is, i don't really want to wait for a table though so i will arrive at 8 with the expectations of either some sort of reservation or that people have gotten there early and are holding a table. i've got some other stuff i'm trying to do that day, so i'm committed to eating between 8-10. just let me know when to cancel the chelsea reservation.

and i'm leaving the 31st after work for new years, so i'd be up for anything in the days prior.

Mr. Dylanja
11-25-2008, 12:46 PM
Ivy, we never questioned your ability as a leader!!

MeowMixer
11-25-2008, 12:47 PM
I'm going to Phoenix in a couple of days.

captncrzy
11-25-2008, 12:56 PM
Ouch, Ivy just beat the shit out of us.

locachica73
11-25-2008, 01:00 PM
OK I just called Gordon Biersch. They do take reservations, I made one for 8 PM on Friday in my name (Audra) just in case everyone was ok with that. The address is 420 South Mill Ave. I can call and cancel if you guys want to try something else.

chairmenmeow47
11-25-2008, 01:03 PM
aww, i didn't beat anyone! i just wanted to say not to wait on me to make a plan. gordon biersch it is! 8pm under audra! see you all then :)

i'm cancelling the chelsea reservation then. thanks for calling, loca!

captncrzy
11-25-2008, 01:03 PM
Geez, I just called Gordon's and made reservations for 9 at 8:00 in the back bar area. Aren't there nine of us?

captncrzy
11-25-2008, 01:04 PM
http://www.pollyticks.com/media/1/Spanking-superheros-b_WEB.jpg

chairmenmeow47
11-25-2008, 01:07 PM
PHOENIX THREAD COACHELLA BOARD CELEBRATES THANKSGIVING WITH MEAT, POTATOES AND BEER!

when: friday, november 28th @ 8:00 PM
where: gordon biersch (http://www.gordonbiersch.com/restaurants/index.php?pg=location&sub=loc&location_id=10). reservation is under "audra" (map of the 5th street & mill avenue area (http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=420+South+Mill+Ave+Suite+201+Tempe,+AZ+85281++%0 9))
how much: MAKE THINGS EASY & BRING FUCKING CASH (menu) (http://www.gordonbiersch.com/resources/pdf/menu_GBTM_GD_ST_SC_071808.pdf) roughly $9-$30 for an entree
who's going:


chairmenmeow47
RotationSlimWang
captncrzy
Somewhat Damaged
amyzzz
jacob
faxman75
Mr. Dylanja
locachica73


***EDIT*** THIS HAS BEEN UPDATED, NEW LOCATION AS OF 11/25

see you all friday :)


updated dinner information!!!

and there are nine of us. so one of you needs to cancel a reservation.

captncrzy
11-25-2008, 01:08 PM
Either loca needs to change her res to nine people or I need to cancel mine.

TommyboyUNM
11-25-2008, 01:08 PM
So Audra has 2 dates? Nice work.

chairmenmeow47
11-25-2008, 01:09 PM
weird, did she not make it for 9 people? it doesn't say.

captncrzy
11-25-2008, 01:09 PM
no she made it for 8 people. wait nmv I read it wrong. I'll cancel mine

chairmenmeow47
11-25-2008, 01:10 PM
OK I just called Gordon Biersch. They do take reservations, I made one for 8 PM on Friday in my name (Audra) just in case everyone was ok with that. The address is 420 South Mill Ave. I can call and cancel if you guys want to try something else.

am i completely missing something? there's no reference to the number of people...

locachica73
11-25-2008, 01:10 PM
I did make mine for 9 people for 8 PM. But I can cancel if you would rather sit in the back bar area, not sure where mine is in the restaraunt.

locachica73
11-25-2008, 01:10 PM
OK this whole last three pages is making me rethink my not drinking tonight lol. :)

chairmenmeow47
11-25-2008, 01:11 PM
i'd rather sit as far away from the sports related television as possible. so whatever side that is.

amyzzz
11-25-2008, 01:13 PM
hahaha, me too.

Mr. Dylanja
11-25-2008, 01:39 PM
SUNS GAME!!!

faxman75
11-25-2008, 01:45 PM
http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee315/Carnex_album/confuse.jpg

BROKENDOLL
11-25-2008, 02:30 PM
http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee315/Carnex_album/confuse.jpg The last few pages are a fine example of the negative effects of living in the desert in 115* for 4 months each year. It's like the confusion you feel just before heat stroke. No worries, I'm certain by April, shit will start making sense and coming together...:)

chairmenmeow47
11-25-2008, 02:40 PM
PHOENIX THREAD COACHELLA BOARD CELEBRATES THANKSGIVING WITH MEAT, POTATOES AND BEER!

when: friday, november 28th @ 8:00 PM
where: gordon biersch (http://www.gordonbiersch.com/restaurants/index.php?pg=location&sub=loc&location_id=10). reservation is under "audra" (map of the 5th street & mill avenue area (http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=420+South+Mill+Ave+Suite+201+Tempe,+AZ+85281++%0 9))
how much: MAKE THINGS EASY & BRING FUCKING CASH (menu) (http://www.gordonbiersch.com/resources/pdf/menu_GBTM_GD_ST_SC_071808.pdf) roughly $9-$30 for an entree
who's going:


chairmenmeow47
RotationSlimWang
captncrzy
Somewhat Damaged
amyzzz
jacob
faxman75
Mr. Dylanja
locachica73


***EDIT*** THIS HAS BEEN UPDATED, NEW LOCATION AS OF 11/25

see you all friday :)

just re-posting since it has been confirmed that loca (audra) made the reservation for 9 people. chelsea's has officially been cancelled. jen, i would recommend cancelling your reservation or working with loca to combine whatever you two had for the best seating or whatever. does that work for everyone?

and at least will be on mill which has many atms and drinks and such to do before/after :)

Somewhat Damaged
11-25-2008, 02:40 PM
Jesus Christ, I hope you bitches don't come to blows on Friday night.

amyzzz
11-25-2008, 02:41 PM
Jesus Christ, I hope you bitches don't come to blows on Friday night.
:rotfl

chairmenmeow47
11-25-2008, 02:42 PM
lol, i still don't get why people think anyone is upset over this. we're just hashing out the details, i don't think anyone is angry about it, lol.

i feel like that episode of seinfeld where everyone keeps calling elaine catty and making the *reow* noise, LOL.

amyzzz
11-25-2008, 02:45 PM
I'm just glad someone else is doing the calling. I hate calling anyone on the phone.

locachica73
11-25-2008, 02:48 PM
I prefer calling then typing, but then I type all damn day it seems.

Jen, Whichever way you want to go I don't care, just let me know.

And Somewhat Damaged... i have never fought a girl in my life and I probably wont start now that I am old. :)

chairmenmeow47
11-25-2008, 02:49 PM
And Somewhat Damaged... i have never fought a girl in my life and I probably wont start now that I am old. :)

me either! the only time i got into an actual fist-fight with a girl was when she punched me and i totally deserved it. i told her she could beat the crap outta me and i wouldn't fight back and then she walked away. all the other physical altercations i've had were with men, lol.

Mr. Dylanja
11-25-2008, 02:51 PM
My only disputes have been domestic with women :)

locachica73
11-25-2008, 02:53 PM
me either! the only time i got into an actual fist-fight with a girl was when she punched me and i totally deserved it. i told her she could beat the crap outta me and i wouldn't fight back and then she walked away. all the other physical altercations i've had were with men, lol.

Yeah, same with me, I have had plenty of altercations with guys, got punched in the face once by my sisters ex, that shit hurt. So I am pretty sure if it came down to it I could hold my own with a chick. But I am usually a pretty happy friendly person so there has never been a need. Although recently I have found my angery buttons get pushed much easier then before but I still don't see myself rolling around on the ground pulling hair.

locachica73
11-25-2008, 02:54 PM
My only disputes have been domestic with women :)

wow, thats so hot... :nono

amyzzz
11-25-2008, 02:55 PM
I've only gotten into fights with my siblings. :) I always lost.

RotationSlimWang
11-25-2008, 02:56 PM
HOLY SHIT! SIXTY DEGREES?!!! HOW WILL ANYONE SURVIVE???!!!

amyzzz
11-25-2008, 02:58 PM
I've got my fingerless mittens on as we speak.

locachica73
11-25-2008, 02:58 PM
I chased my sisters friend down the stairs into the basement when I was younger, I was like 12 and he was 16, he smacked me on the ass really hard and I got pissed so I was going to punch him, he was flying down our basement stairs, I was hot on his heals. I tackled him and broke his ankle. He never let me forget that. He was on crutches for 6 weeks. He deserved it though...fucker.

locachica73
11-25-2008, 02:59 PM
HOLY SHIT! SIXTY DEGREES?!!! HOW WILL ANYONE SURVIVE???!!!

60 degrees is shiver weather if you have lived here for 10 years. I start wearing sweaters as soon as it hits 70. We are wimps, sorry.

Mr. Dylanja
11-25-2008, 02:59 PM
I've got my fingerless mittens on as we speak.

That is impessive typing zzzizzzles!

RotationSlimWang
11-25-2008, 03:00 PM
Dylanja, are you coming? If so, we need to speak. Actually either way. Eh, PMs.

Mr. Dylanja
11-25-2008, 03:02 PM
I will be there, unless the restaurant get's changed again then I'm going to Christie's Cabaret...

locachica73
11-25-2008, 03:03 PM
I'll join you. My favorite Russian Stripper works there.

chairmenmeow47
11-25-2008, 03:05 PM
wow, thats so hot... :nono

ha ha ha, i've had an actual domestic violence call from the cops before after some neighbors called on me and my ex. i never felt so fucking white trash in my life. i probably didn't help the situation when my ex kept yelling at me and i just kept laughing and saying "i'm sorry, but i'm not wrong here", lol.


I will be there, unless the restaurant get's changed again then I'm going to Christie's Cabaret...

no more changes!!! sorry :)

and go to le girls instead and support my friend. it's close to mill :p

captncrzy
11-25-2008, 03:12 PM
psh; nobody is dumb enough to fuck with me.

Parking tip-park on Ash behind Mill rather than trying to find a spot on Mill. There's also a giant parking lot next door to Macayos on Ash that I believe will be the park-and-ride lot for the train. I know it's free during the day.

I get to park at work.

faxman75
11-25-2008, 03:16 PM
The big lot there has gone from being free, to them charging on weekend nights, to them charging every night I think. Last time it was $2 I think. Whatevs. I'll see you guys there. I won't be going to the titty bar with Dylan. He just thinks I will get jealous.

Mr. Dylanja
11-25-2008, 03:19 PM
It's alright Faxy, you've already told us you're allergic to tata's...

locachica73
11-25-2008, 03:21 PM
ha ha ha, i've had an actual domestic violence call from the cops before after some neighbors called on me and my ex. i never felt so fucking white trash in my life. i probably didn't help the situation when my ex kept yelling at me and i just kept laughing and saying "i'm sorry, but i'm not wrong here", lol.

Ummm I use to live in a trailer park and I kicked my ex out one night and he decided to leave with his shot gun so he was walking through the trailer park with a shot gun. The cops of course got called and had to come make sure I wasn't dead. I call your white trash story and raise you a trailer park. ;)

chairmenmeow47
11-25-2008, 03:21 PM
Ummm I use to live in a trailer park and I kicked my ex out one night and he decided to leave with his shot gun so he was walking through the trailer park with a shot gun. The cops of course got called and had to come make sure I wasn't dead. I call your white trash story and raise you a trailer park. ;)

ha ha ha ha ha ha, you definitely win.

locachica73
11-25-2008, 03:23 PM
When my kids spray painted their room my big angry argument was... IF I WANTED TO LIVE IN THE GHETTO I WOULD HAVE STAYED IN THE FUCKING TRAILER PARK... this was said with a large vein bulging out of my forehead.

faxman75
11-25-2008, 03:25 PM
It's alright Faxy, you've already told us you're allergic to tata's...


I'm allergic to giving money to see tata's. It seems a prostitute has a better return.

faxman75
11-25-2008, 03:26 PM
I'm seeing lots of red flags there audra. Jesus christ a shot gun? Kids actually spray painting their walls?

It's like grand theft auto for realz!

locachica73
11-25-2008, 03:27 PM
More bang for your buck.... literally.

locachica73
11-25-2008, 03:28 PM
I'm seeing lots of red flags there audra. Jesus christ a shot gun? Kids actually spray painting their walls?

It's like grand theft auto for realz!

Well the shot gun was back in the day, and remember I am from a little poe dunk town in Oregon. Shot guns were wall decor. Now I do not allow guns in my home at all. And the spray paint... well teens will be teens it seems. But yes, there are many red flags flying around me. Yet again why I will stay single for a long while. Happily single. :)

faxman75
11-25-2008, 03:34 PM
Audra, you were supposed to drop the teens off in Nebraska!! I think that's the state with the safe haven law!

:)

At least you got out of that crappy situation when you did.

locachica73
11-25-2008, 03:40 PM
I thought about it but I have been to Nebraska, as crazy as my kids drive me I still love them enough not to want to subject them to Nebraska. :)

captncrzy
11-26-2008, 06:05 AM
I'm sitting in my house drinking coffee with all the windows open, enjoying the rain. Today is my favorite day.

Courtney
11-26-2008, 06:15 AM
You should all go visit Arcosanti. They have the best croissants I have tasted since I lived in Paris.

locachica73
11-26-2008, 06:42 AM
HAPPY RAIN DAY EVERYONE!!! :)

And the good news, I am guessing most of the guys will leave the jobsite shortly due to the rain, so I get to go home early hopefully.

*crosses fingers*

chairmenmeow47
11-26-2008, 06:45 AM
i'm alone in the house and the rain scared me this morning, lol. but now that i'm awake, hooray!!! i just hope it doesn't affect randy's flight tonight. i'm also hoping we get to go home early today.

locachica73
11-26-2008, 06:48 AM
I opened my window last night because it was a little muggy in my room. I woke up to the smell of rain. I love that smell. It is my favorite smell. This is one reason I love AZ, in Oregon we never got that smell because it rained all the damn time.

amyzzz
11-26-2008, 07:23 AM
God I hope it doesn't rain tonight when Rick and I try to find scalped Coldplay tickets outside Jobing.com Arena..

captncrzy
11-26-2008, 07:27 AM
The weather reports are showing that it's supposed to really pour down tonight because that storm that was in Yorba Linda is heading this way......Ivy, Randy's flight will probably be affected. I think the tower is already starting to delay flights.

amyzzz
11-26-2008, 07:33 AM
I need a raincoat or something. My mom used to wear these awful rain hats that looked like a handkerchief but water proof, but I suppose it did the job.

TomAz
11-26-2008, 07:35 AM
God I hope it doesn't rain tonight when Rick and I try to find scalped Coldplay tickets outside Jobing.com Arena..

God, I hope it doesn't rain tonight when I am trying to set fire to Coldplay's tour bus outside Jobing.com Arena..

locachica73
11-26-2008, 07:35 AM
My mom use to cut a hole in the top of a big black garbage bag and arm holes and make us wear those if it started raining too hard. OK there are many reasons I am a little off at times.

downingthief
11-26-2008, 07:36 AM
God, I hope it doesn't rain tonight when I am trying to set fire to Coldplay's tour bus outside Jobing.com Arena..

Now, now Tom. Coldplay has its place.

faxman75
11-26-2008, 07:37 AM
Pfft I didn't get to hear much of the rain at all last night. Instead I heard a "ghetto bird" as they call them circling for at least 3 hours. Don't they run out of gas? I swear to god I live in the worst neighborhood in the valley, well maybe not the worst but it's damn close between the attempted carjacking, and stolen car stereos in our complex alone. That chopper was shining it's damn spotlight in our complex all god damned night and the reflection of flashing cop lights off the window sucked.

I guess I should check azcentral to see if it made the news.

amyzzz
11-26-2008, 07:38 AM
grrrr

TomAz
11-26-2008, 07:38 AM
also, anybody going to Yeasayer tonight?