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Comment author: ciphergoth 02 April 2009 09:52:08PM 3 points [-]

Post in this thread if you live in the US or Canada.

Comment author: Michelle 07 April 2009 08:18:54AM 3 points [-]

Victoria, BC

Comment author: Owen_Richardson 09 April 2011 12:23:57AM 1 point [-]

Also Victoria, BC.

(Same person as user "Eoghanalbar", which I'm not using anymore.)

Comment author: Eoghanalbar 08 August 2010 10:55:10PM 0 points [-]

Also Victoria, BC. Home of the sasquatch and pacific tree octopus, and where the conservative party is named 'the liberals'.

Comment author: PhilGoetz 03 April 2009 03:01:05AM *  3 points [-]
Comment author: MBlume 03 April 2009 04:29:47PM 5 points [-]

glad I'm not the only Bayesian who loves OotS

Comment author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 03 April 2009 04:36:08PM 4 points [-]

rest assured...

Comment author: ChrisBrown 03 April 2009 09:09:41PM 1 point [-]

In the NoVA/DC area as well.

Comment author: Jack 03 April 2009 07:53:16PM 1 point [-]

Me too.

Comment author: DSimon 13 October 2011 07:20:12PM 0 points [-]

I'm not officially in DC, but I'm close enough to have a metro stop within walking distance of my house.

Comment author: Document 18 March 2010 07:48:05AM 0 points [-]

Within 160 miles or ~3 hours of DC according to Mapquest.

Comment author: Hook 04 March 2010 03:19:51PM 0 points [-]

In between DC and Baltimore

Comment author: RobinZ 26 October 2009 11:33:42PM 0 points [-]

Likewise, in the DC area.

Comment author: Benquo 21 April 2009 06:43:00PM 0 points [-]

likewise - DC

Comment author: swestrup 03 April 2009 04:15:56AM 2 points [-]

Montreal, Canada

Comment author: Pierre-Andre 03 April 2009 01:56:18PM 1 point [-]

Qu├ębec, Qc, Canada.

Comment author: Nebu 16 April 2009 05:29:03PM 0 points [-]

Me too: Montreal, Canada.

Comment author: CronoDAS 03 April 2009 01:10:20AM 1 point [-]

Post in this thread if you live within what you consider easy driving distance from New York City.

Comment author: robzahra 05 April 2009 04:46:37PM 1 point [-]

NYC area: Rob Zahra, AlexU, and Michael Vassar sometimes...

Comment author: Zvi 04 April 2009 09:47:49PM 1 point [-]

I live in NYC proper.

Comment author: Kenny 12 April 2009 02:55:28PM 1 point [-]

Brooklyn

Comment author: crazypaki 03 April 2009 08:20:06AM 1 point [-]

ay, North Kersey for me and I am in the city 3-4 days a week

Comment author: CronoDAS 03 April 2009 01:10:46AM 1 point [-]

I live in central New Jersey.

Comment author: dclayh 03 April 2009 02:14:09AM 1 point [-]

Me too: Princeton.

Comment author: olimay 17 April 2009 01:47:53AM 0 points [-]

I said Princeton above, since it's my mailing address (and recognizable to non-locals.) Close enough, I guess, and anyway I've recently been spending most of my time (here) in Frist.

Comment author: xamdam 08 August 2010 01:15:49AM 0 points [-]

Long Island, work in NYC

Comment author: olimay 17 April 2009 01:44:08AM 0 points [-]

Princeton, NJ. Easy train ride up. I visit NYC every other weekend.

Comment author: dreeves 13 April 2009 03:15:07AM 0 points [-]

Driving distance? I live in Manhattan, sans car.

Comment author: glenra 13 April 2009 03:00:08AM 0 points [-]

Manhattan

Comment author: MichaelBishop 03 April 2009 08:54:37PM 0 points [-]

I visit NYC several times a year - whatever that's worth. I live in Chicago though.

Comment author: evtujo 04 April 2009 02:41:32PM 1 point [-]

Montana

Comment author: chesh 13 April 2009 09:03:35PM 0 points [-]

Salt Lake City. Seems we're the entire mountain time delegation.

Comment author: hamnox 20 January 2011 10:07:39PM *  0 points [-]

I don't think words can convey just how happy seeing this post has made me.

I am also from Salt Lake City :)

Comment author: jtolds 27 April 2011 06:31:58AM 0 points [-]

hey me too!

Comment author: hamnox 28 April 2011 03:42:11PM 0 points [-]

Great! Perhaps we could stage a meetup.

Comment author: chesh 06 February 2011 08:48:46PM 0 points [-]

Oh, hey there! Nice to know I'm not completely alone here.

Comment author: GuySrinivasan 04 April 2009 01:04:52AM 1 point [-]

Post in this thread if you live in the Pacific Northwest.

Comment author: GuySrinivasan 04 April 2009 01:05:36AM 1 point [-]

I live in Redmond, WA.

Comment author: ameriver 27 April 2011 07:49:43AM 0 points [-]

I'm in central Oregon

Comment author: Chase_Johnson 03 April 2009 05:44:16PM 1 point [-]

Post in this thread if you live within driving distance of Dallas, TX.

Comment author: SilasBarta 26 October 2009 09:27:09PM 1 point [-]

Waco, TX. (Prompt reply, I know...)

Comment author: Simulacra 17 April 2009 12:22:49AM 1 point [-]

Sugar Land (Houston area), not exactly day trip material but with sufficient notice I could make something.

Comment author: Chase_Johnson 27 April 2009 04:47:21PM 0 points [-]

We do seem to be thin on the ground in Texas.

Comment author: MrHen 08 April 2009 09:54:06PM 1 point [-]

I'm currently in Tyler, TX.

Comment author: Chase_Johnson 03 April 2009 05:44:30PM 1 point [-]

I live in Richardson.

Comment author: clay 26 October 2009 10:37:38PM 0 points [-]

I just caught this when I saw Silas post in the sidebar. I don't know if you're still around LW, but I live in Richardson as well, although I plan to move to the Bay Area soon.

Comment author: pdf23ds 06 October 2009 06:29:54AM 0 points [-]

I live in Mount Pleasant, TX.

Comment author: Rune 03 April 2009 01:57:19PM 1 point [-]

Waterloo, Ontario.

Comment author: BrandonReinhart 03 April 2009 10:15:13AM 1 point [-]

Seattle, WA

Comment author: Aurini 03 April 2009 09:10:10AM 1 point [-]

Calgary, Alberta.

Comment author: Cyan 03 April 2009 03:23:03AM 1 point [-]

Ottawa, Canada.

Comment author: MichaelGR 03 April 2009 04:15:20AM 1 point [-]

I'm moving to Ottawa on May 1st.

How many people do we need to have quorum?

Comment author: Cyan 03 April 2009 04:01:02PM 5 points [-]

One representative from each of the twelve colonies.

Comment author: MichaelGR 03 April 2009 04:04:35PM 3 points [-]

Can I be Caprica?

Comment author: Cyan 03 April 2009 10:52:25PM 2 points [-]

Certainly! And I shall be the Vogon representative.

Comment author: LongInTheTooth 03 April 2009 03:44:03PM 1 point [-]

Ottawa, Canada

Comment author: badger 03 April 2009 02:51:23AM 1 point [-]

Phoenix, Arizona

Comment author: AndySimpson 03 April 2009 04:22:58AM 1 point [-]

Wohoo! Glendale.

Comment author: janos 03 April 2009 02:45:50AM 1 point [-]

I'm mostly a lurker, but I'm in Toronto.

Comment author: MichaelGR 03 April 2009 02:20:29AM 1 point [-]

Canada, Ottawa.

Comment author: jimrandomh 02 April 2009 10:14:58PM 1 point [-]

Post in this thread if you live in New England

Comment author: imaxwell 03 April 2009 02:30:19AM 1 point [-]

I attend the University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH, and live on campus.

I am in Massachusetts about every other weekend on average, and I considered posting this in "Massachusetts." I could easily make a MA meetup.

Comment author: jimrandomh 02 April 2009 10:15:19PM 1 point [-]

Post in this thread if you live in Massachusetts

Comment author: Alicorn 02 April 2009 10:35:28PM *  3 points [-]

I live in Amherst, MA.

Should we also be posting how mobile we are? I rely on the bus system and the goodwill of my roommate to get around. I couldn't attend an event in, say, Boston unless there was carpooling.

Comment author: adb 03 April 2009 05:21:17PM 1 point [-]

Medford, MA. Enjoyed the OB meetup on the MIT campus, which was convenient since I work across the street. I'd be up to renting a car and driving to Amherst or New Hampshire for a meetup on a weekend, especially if there was time for hiking.

Comment author: grobstein 03 April 2009 05:04:34AM 1 point [-]

Cambridge, MA. Rarely venture beyond Boston metro area.

However, I'll in the Pioneer Valley on Apr. 17-19, if anyone is interested in a meetup that Sunday (19th), say NoHo or Amherst.

Comment author: Alicorn 03 April 2009 02:53:12PM 1 point [-]

The bus is less friendly on weekends, but I could get as far as Amherst Center (and back) without spending unduly long waiting for multiple buses.

Comment author: James_Miller 02 April 2009 11:02:33PM *  1 point [-]

I live in South Deerfield, MA and work in Northampton

Contact me at EconomicProf@Yahoo.com

Comment author: jimrandomh 02 April 2009 10:15:38PM 1 point [-]

I live in Bedford, MA

Comment author: Nick_Roy 25 March 2011 04:05:27AM 0 points [-]

I live in Plymouth, MA during the summer, and am able to get to Boston.

Comment author: GabrielDuquette 04 December 2011 06:04:18PM 0 points [-]

West Hartford, CT.

<tumbleweed>

Comment author: thomblake 03 April 2009 05:58:19PM 0 points [-]

New Haven, CT. I go to Boston and NYC sometimes so a meetup either place might be possible. Or here as the in-between spot.

Comment author: MBlume 02 April 2009 09:57:18PM 1 point [-]

Post in this thread if you live in California

Comment author: dfranke 02 April 2009 10:32:03PM 1 point [-]

Post in this thread if you live in the Bay Area.

Comment author: dfranke 02 April 2009 10:32:18PM 1 point [-]

I live in San Francisco.

Comment author: John_Maxwell_IV 04 April 2009 01:44:43AM 1 point [-]

I live in Santa Clara, but I don't have a car, so...

Comment author: rhollerith 03 April 2009 04:11:00PM *  1 point [-]

I live in Marin County.

Comment author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 03 April 2009 10:12:51AM 1 point [-]

I live in Redwood City, at least for now.

Comment author: orthonormal 03 April 2009 07:48:05AM 1 point [-]

I live in Berkeley.

Comment author: ianshakil 02 August 2010 03:29:02PM 0 points [-]

I'm in Palo Alto

Comment author: DanMeyer 23 April 2010 08:53:39PM 0 points [-]

Palo Alto (it might technically be EPA)

Comment author: ata 03 March 2010 04:22:54AM 0 points [-]

I live in Berkeley.

Comment author: [deleted] 23 August 2010 10:01:09PM 1 point [-]

I live in Davis.

Comment author: zntneo 04 April 2011 03:56:46AM 0 points [-]

I live in seaside,ca.

Comment author: MBlume 04 April 2011 04:14:21AM 0 points [-]

Hey there. I think our current closest regular meetup is at Tortuga in Mountain View, which is to say -- miles away from you. If you're inclined to try hosting your own meetup, I strongly suspect you'd at least hear from some UCSC folk.

Comment author: MBlume 02 April 2009 09:57:42PM 0 points [-]

Post in this thread if you live in Southern California

Comment author: MBlume 03 April 2009 07:46:07PM 1 point [-]

I've started a meetup group for LessWrongers in Southern California

Comment author: haig 03 April 2009 07:39:47AM 1 point [-]

I'm in pasadena

Comment author: outlawpoet 08 April 2009 07:04:58PM 0 points [-]

Playa del Rey, by the beach just south of Santa Monica and West of LA proper.

Comment author: MBlume 02 April 2009 09:57:59PM 0 points [-]

Post in this thread if you live in Santa Barbara County

Comment author: HalFinney 03 April 2009 04:29:34PM 1 point [-]

I live between Goleta and Santa Barbara. I am 54.

Comment author: MBlume 03 April 2009 07:40:11PM 1 point [-]

also, just created a Less Wrong in SB group on Facebook

Comment author: MBlume 03 April 2009 07:24:41PM 1 point [-]

Awesome, if you and jimmy are up for it, maybe we could all get some dinner in the next week some time

Comment author: jimmy 03 April 2009 04:26:33AM 1 point [-]

I'm in Isla Vista

Comment author: MBlume 03 April 2009 07:39:20PM 1 point [-]

I'm having some trouble responding to your PM, so:

I'm working for prof Richman, though more "trying to get up to speed" than "working" right at the moment. I just had Nelson for my particle class the last two quarters -- it was a lot of fun.

So I was thinking if Hal was up for it the three of us could grab some dinner in the next week or so -- that work for you?

Also: LW SB group

Comment author: jimmy 03 April 2009 10:10:14PM 1 point [-]

Sounds good to me.

Comment author: MBlume 03 April 2009 05:43:21AM *  1 point [-]

Awesome, I'm Mike, I'm a physics grad at UCSB

Comment author: MBlume 02 April 2009 09:58:21PM *  1 point [-]

I attend University of California, Santa Barbara, and live on campus.

Comment author: JGWeissman 02 April 2009 10:24:08PM 0 points [-]

Post in this thread if you live in Orange County

Comment author: Yasser_Elassal 03 April 2009 09:23:30PM 1 point [-]

I live in San Clemente, but I'd be willing to drive anywhere in Orange County for an occasional meetup.

Comment author: ianshakil 03 April 2009 06:16:54AM *  1 point [-]

Irvine, CA here

EDIT: I now live in Palo Alto

Comment author: Matt_Simpson 03 April 2009 05:01:23AM 1 point [-]

I'll be at Chapman University in Orange for 6 weeks this summer. I imagine The city of Orange is in Orange County, but correct me if I'm wrong.

Comment author: MBlume 03 April 2009 05:44:31AM 1 point [-]

yes indeed it is =)

it's about half an hour north of lake forrest, if memory serves.

Which six weeks? That might be a good time to shoot for a so-cal meetup

Comment author: Matt_Simpson 03 April 2009 04:19:34PM 1 point [-]

June 29 to August 7

Comment author: JGWeissman 02 April 2009 10:24:54PM 0 points [-]

I live in Lake Forest

Comment author: MBlume 02 April 2009 11:28:00PM 1 point [-]

I could catch a train down to OC pretty easily.

Comment author: kithpendragon 22 February 2012 09:23:37PM 0 points [-]

Harrisburg, PA

Comment author: windmil 02 January 2012 01:47:08AM 0 points [-]

Florida, the central part.

Comment author: r_claypool 15 June 2011 03:37:47AM 0 points [-]

Nashville, Tennessee

Comment author: JackEmpty 14 March 2011 11:01:11AM *  0 points [-]

New Brunswick, Canada.

Comment author: hewhocutsdown 20 December 2010 08:20:50PM 0 points [-]

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Comment author: jwhendy 09 January 2011 04:18:26AM 0 points [-]

St. Paul, Minnesota -- I see there was a meetup in 2009 but could't find anything else... how many Minnesotans are there? Can we get together?

Comment author: NancyLebovitz 08 August 2010 01:06:52AM 0 points [-]

Post in this thread if you're in the Philadelphia area.

Comment author: Document 23 September 2010 07:32:41AM 0 points [-]

Within 28 miles or 40 minutes of Philadelphia according to Mapquest, which sounds basically accurate to me.

Comment author: NancyLebovitz 08 August 2010 01:07:28AM 0 points [-]

I'm in Philadelphia.

Comment author: wnoise 03 March 2010 04:03:48AM 0 points [-]

Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Comment author: Nick_Tarleton 31 July 2009 10:39:35PM 0 points [-]

Pittsburgh, PA

Comment author: Document 17 November 2010 03:17:04AM 0 points [-]

About 280 miles or 5 hours from Pittsburgh according to Mapquest.

Comment author: mattnewport 16 April 2009 05:45:58PM 0 points [-]

Vancouver, Canada.

Comment author: SoullessAutomaton 02 April 2009 10:51:33PM *  0 points [-]

Post in this thread if you live in the midwestern USA or nearby areas of Canada, ideally roughly within a day's drive of Chicago.

EDIT: For anyone in this area, Penguicon may be a good location for a meetup. It's a mixed sci-fi/open-source/general-geekery convention in the Detroit area, and just might possibly have at least one guest that LW readers would be interested to meet. I probably won't be there this year, though.

Comment author: HA2 03 April 2009 07:34:11PM 2 points [-]

Champaign, IL

Comment author: Technologos 03 April 2009 04:25:49AM 2 points [-]

South Side of Chicago

Comment author: MichaelBishop 03 April 2009 08:57:10PM 0 points [-]

Me too. U of C affiliated?

Comment author: Technologos 04 April 2009 06:37:43PM 1 point [-]

Yep! I'll get in touch.

Comment author: Sniffnoy 28 February 2011 12:34:21AM 1 point [-]

I'm in Ann Arbor.

Comment author: NicSmith 05 April 2009 07:07:29AM 1 point [-]

"Me too." I'm in Chicago.

Comment author: Nic_Smith 04 March 2010 12:46:29AM 0 points [-]

Just updating that I've changed to Nic_Smith.

Comment author: Dustin 03 April 2009 04:49:47PM 1 point [-]

Near St. Louis.

Comment author: aleph 03 April 2009 12:00:22PM 1 point [-]

Bloomington IN, Chicago area native, so I'm back that way fairly often anyway.

Comment author: venusatuluri 03 April 2009 05:03:15AM 1 point [-]

Columbus, Ohio

Comment author: Matt_Simpson 03 April 2009 05:00:20AM *  1 point [-]

Near St. Louis, MO or Ames, IA, depending on the time of year.

Comment author: Psy-Kosh 03 April 2009 02:39:08AM 1 point [-]

I'm Detroit...ish area, and actually I am planning to go to Penguicon this year

Comment author: arundelo 03 April 2009 02:26:56AM 1 point [-]

Detroit, MI.

Comment author: hhadzimu 02 April 2009 11:37:16PM 1 point [-]

Chicago, IL.

Comment author: Insert_Idionym_Here 15 January 2012 04:32:31AM 0 points [-]

I used to live in Ann Arbor, rather recently. I live in Saginaw now.

Comment author: Perplexed 28 October 2010 02:27:27PM 0 points [-]

Cleveland OH

Comment author: TobyBartels 07 August 2010 05:36:11PM 0 points [-]

Lincoln NE

I can reach Chicago in a day, but Detroit is too far.

Comment author: Unnamed 08 April 2010 10:26:56PM *  0 points [-]

Chicago area.

Comment author: LeBleu 17 May 2009 10:12:06PM 0 points [-]

Algoma, WI (about 4 hours north of Chicago)

Comment author: NQbass7 08 April 2009 08:42:27PM 0 points [-]

I'm in Peoria, IL. In Chicago pretty often though.

Comment author: Pavitra 06 October 2009 06:05:55AM 0 points [-]

Fairfield, Iowa.

Comment author: TobyBartels 07 August 2010 05:35:35PM *  0 points [-]

I dub Pavitra's post the beginning of the Great Plains thread.

Lincoln NE