The folks from right around Burlington show up around 4 p.m. Others drift in until around 5. It's over around 6, but, occasionally, a few folks might hang around another half hour or so.
>>> On 10/6/2008 at 4:11 PM, Michael Dickinson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> What time of day are pizza meetings convened?
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> From: School Information Technology Discussion
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Vincent Rossano
> Sent: Monday, October 06, 2008 3:14 PM
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> Subject: Re: Pizza Conference?
>>>> On 10/6/2008 at 2:47 PM, Melissa Hayden-Raley <[log in to unmask]>
>> School Information Technology Discussion <[log in to unmask]> writes:
>>>Hey pizza people, is there any interest in another Pizza Conference?
>> Is Craig still buying for new people?
> Melissa, you've got your pizza confused (understandably). The "Pizza
> Conference" refers to the somewhat-annual extravaganza the boys from South
> Burlington put on for our entertainment (and, I suppose, edification).
> Craig's offer to buy pizza for newcomers, however, refers to the "pizza
> meetings" (usually lowercase) which take place at random intervals when
> someone decides that he or she would like to convoke one (usually through
> this listserv). The pizza meetings, by law, take place at Zachary's Pizza
> in South Burlington. Various folks have moved to amend the pizza meeting
> constitution to change the venue, but they never gain the requisite
> two-thirds majority.
> Very often, I attend the pizza meetings, which pretty much assures that
> nothing useful will be accomplished, not that "accomplishment" was ever an
> organic purpose of these gatherings. Mostly, we make fun of our users,
> business managers, principals and superintendents. School boards, too.
> Basically, the idea is to be as negative as possible. So do come to the
> next one.
> Which brings us to the question of when the next meeting might occur. I
> propose - just to get the ball rolling - next week Tuesday. Or Wednesday.
> Or how about Thursday? I suppose Monday is a possibility. But Friday,
> Saturday, and Sunday are out.
> Any takers?