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YYC Fall Do - 7th Annual Burgers & Scotch Evening - November 5, 2022

Old Oct 25, 2022, 2:25 pm
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Calgary Fall AC FT Do - 7th Annual Burgers & Scotch Evening

Location: Buchanan's (738 3rd Avenue SW)
Date: Saturday, November 5, 2022
Boarding Time: 18:00
Reservation is under Adam Smith; we'll be in the private room (after entering the restaurant, turn right and walk directly through the bar)

Current Availability
J9 C9 D9 Z9 P9 R0 I0 O0 E0 A0 N0 Y0 B0 M0 U0 H0 Q0 V0 W0 S0 T0 L0 K0 G0 F0 X0
This is a Signature Class event, limited to J, C, D, Z, and P booking classes.

Confirmed pax (HK status)
  • Adam Smith
  • recreationaltimetraveller (Friday AC555/AC224 LAX-YVR-YYC; The Dorian; Sunday AC223/AC558 YYC-YVR-LAX)
  • D582 (Saturday AC8648 SFO-YYC; The Dorian; Sunday AC223/AC572 YYC-YVR-SFO)
  • folkart
  • Bohemian1 +1 (Saturday AC208 YVR-YYC; Westley; Sunday AC223 YYC-YVR)
  • canadiancow Friday DL 1203 / AC 8740 SFO-LAX-YYC; Hyatt Regency; Sunday AC 223/572 YYC-YVR-SFO
  • American Bovine (same as canadiancow)
  • Saydie11
  • BlondeBomber
  • HerpaYvr Nov 5th AC210 YVR-YYC & Nov 6th AC8393 YYC-YLW
  • canopus27
  • Melville
  • King Chung Huang (Saturday AC 227 YYCYVR; leaving around 7:30-ish)
  • SearsTower
  • FlyWhere
  • YYC3722 +1 (Screw F1 and the Killers, we are having too much fun in the snow and don't want to miss the legendary Do)
  • Mrs. Smith

Signed up for EF alerts on Do availability, but not yet committed to the Do (HL status)
expert7700 +2
YYCnoob
Diabeetus
WaytoomuchEurope
HamptonIce
​​​​​​
Only come to Dos with T-shirts / don't like burgers or Scotch / committed to eating burgers and drinking Scotch elsewhere that night (UC status)
YOWGary
FlY2XS
tcook052
yyckiwi
nomadic.relief
CdnFlier
YYC3722 +1
fbrdky
painintheuk
yyznomad
zkzkz
yyckerr
boomerfss

(Cancelled due to lack of interest) Pre-flight entertainment - 2 PM meet at Simmons Building for coffee/sandwich, then Studio Bell (National Music Center)
fbrdky (organizer)


Important Event Notes - FAQ
  • Its in November. Thats not really fall, is it?
    Yes, technically its still fall until December 21.
  • Will the YYC Fall Do offer superior dining and beverage service?
    Yes. The restaurant has a very long whisky list and the best burgers in town. You can savour a sit-down meal from the la carte menu crafted for the Do.
  • What if I like hockey puck beef?
    Then you're a weirdo, but I guess you can ask them to do it.

Important Event Notes (real ones this time!)
  • The burger and Scotch theme is purely optional. Those are the specialties of the restaurant, but you're free to have a salad and a Coke Zero, fish and white wine or whatever floats your boat.
  • We will have access to a few of the restaurant's recent Whisky Wednesday tasting menus which offer a flight of 3-4 whiskies at a reduced price. For past Do attendees, this is the same as previous years
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YYC Fall Do - 7th Annual Burgers & Scotch Evening - November 5, 2022

Old Oct 14, 2022, 3:09 pm
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YYC Fall Do - 7th Annual Burgers & Scotch Evening - November 5, 2022

Details to be confirmed, wiki will be added once they're firmed up, but expect the usual deal - burgers and Scotch at Buchanan's.

Apologies for the short notice, it has been a pain trying to figure out my schedule for the rest of this year.
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Old Oct 14, 2022, 4:56 pm
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I've got 2 soon-to-expire flight credits. I think I'm going to YKA in December, but if not Ill use them and finally attend this!
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Old Oct 14, 2022, 5:34 pm
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7th annual? That implies that some of us are getting older! Not just the scotch

​​​​No flight passes here but hmm... we have a few paid latitude with free change/stopovers

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Old Oct 14, 2022, 5:40 pm
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Originally Posted by expert7700
7th annual? That implies that some of us are getting older!
I certainly am! I was telling someone today about my connection to another friend, and realized that even though I don't think of this guy as one of my oldest friends, we've actually known each other for over 20 years.
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Old Oct 14, 2022, 5:43 pm
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Count me in! Great use of an expiring FP credit and a Bonvoy 35K FNA.
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Old Oct 14, 2022, 6:37 pm
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I'll join if I can squeeze it in before flying out to HKG that night!
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Old Oct 14, 2022, 7:00 pm
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Count me in as well!
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Old Oct 14, 2022, 7:08 pm
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I will hopefully be there!
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Old Oct 14, 2022, 8:14 pm
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Tentatively, I'm in.
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Old Oct 14, 2022, 9:44 pm
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I'm still on tour until mid-December, so I'll be IDB for this one.
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Old Oct 14, 2022, 9:48 pm
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I have one free weekend before EOY, and it's not that one, so I'll be stuck in California. Enjoy the -10 walk to the after party.

I am sad I can't make it.

Last edited by canadiancow; Oct 14, 2022 at 11:08 pm Reason: I need to stop replying while at a bar
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Old Oct 14, 2022, 10:42 pm
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I'm a maybe. I'll update once it's closer to the date.

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Old Oct 14, 2022, 11:19 pm
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I am in YLW, sounds like a plan and a great excuse to shop PST free for Christmas
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Old Oct 14, 2022, 11:22 pm
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I'm in Kathmandu now, I'll be back and over jetlag then so plan on attending.
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Old Oct 14, 2022, 11:51 pm
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Crap! I will be in SAN. Won't have the chance to show you that real men like it peaty.
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