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#91 ethernautrix

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Posted 23 October 2009 - 23:56

OK, I've still got $ left on my BART ticket. But if we're going to do another pilgrimage to San Francisco for the next Pen Posse, let's choose a location where quality English and German beer is available on tap. Depending on what we're ordering, the theme could be British or German-made fountain pens.


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Posted 01 November 2009 - 03:39

Walzwerk - amazing East German food & beer. Authentic kitsch decor. South Van Ness near 15th Street (Mission District) Check out the menu:

http://www.walzwerk....w&id=2&Itemid=3

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Posted 01 November 2009 - 03:43

And German beer on tap...

http://www.walzwerk....w&id=3&Itemid=4

Walzwerk's new sister restaurant Schmidt's has beer from Koln too... but I think you can't do resies. (Also, in the Mission District)
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Posted 16 November 2009 - 01:28

A Berkeley newbie with inky fingers wants to meet others who appreciate the tip of the nib. When is your next gathering?

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Posted 16 November 2009 - 04:32

I don't think we have settled when the next meeting will take place. This weekend did not work out.

I will await our fearless leader to proclaim the next date or give subtle hints.
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#96 ethernautrix

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Posted 16 November 2009 - 17:30

Ricky said in the other thread: "I agree with MsL that if we meet again in November, the weekend before Thanksgiving works better than meeting during the 'weekend of doom'."

Would that be this Saturday? Wanna Pen Posse?

Since there's no longer the urgency of Peter's Cafe's closing (I thought it was more imminent, heh), we could meet there OR at Westfield Mall. Anyone want a jumpstart on their gift-shopping? Is that crazy talk? I don't know!

Since Jenny (hi, Jenny!) is in Berkeley, probably Westfield Mall is the most convenient for us as a whole, WM's being easily accessible via BART (I might even BART it).

Let's say Westfield Mall, noonish.

This Saturday, November 21.

How's that?
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Posted 16 November 2009 - 17:40

Sounds good. What time, fearless one?
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Posted 16 November 2009 - 18:31

This works for me. I need to start Christmas shopping because December is going to be busy.
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Posted 16 November 2009 - 18:44

Okay! I'll start another thread, then.

Westfield Mall, Saturday, November 21, 2009, Noon -- downstairs in the Food Emporium, let's say on the Market Street side.


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Posted 19 November 2009 - 04:26

Dadgummit, I'm out of town this weekend!

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Posted 19 November 2009 - 05:45

Dadgummit, I'm out of town this weekend!


Me too. Returning from Nashville on the 23rd. Darnit!
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Posted 19 December 2009 - 06:13

I would love to attend whenever this group gets together!

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Posted 19 December 2009 - 18:19

I would love to attend whenever this group gets together!



Hi Paul,

Just keep your eye out. We usually post our meeting dates here. Just look for Pen Posse.
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Posted 30 December 2009 - 10:18

I'm interested in a meeting as well. I live in San Francisco. (I've even met Splicer at Stilo a few years ago)

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Posted 31 December 2009 - 04:51

I'm interested too, I also live in SF! I guess I'll keep checking back.

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Posted 24 January 2010 - 05:43

I'd like to meet as well. please advise.

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Posted 24 January 2010 - 05:52

I was at Atelier Gargoyle a couple of weeks ago and talking to Linnea about possibly getting a Pen Posse meeting at their place. Ward and Linnea make Atelier Gargoyle sealing wax, seals, sell pens and teach calligraphy. They're both wonderful people and fun to hang out with.

Saturdays work better for them (they're in the middle of a house move)

Those who are interested, please PM me with dates/times that work best for you and I will set up a date/time with them.

Please give me a range so I can hopefully find the date that works out well for everyone.

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Posted 24 January 2010 - 06:06

Just in case anyone did not see the other posting, we are having a pre-LA pen show Pen Posse meeting next Saturday 1/30 at 1:30 pm at Peter's cafe in Milbrae.
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Posted 28 January 2010 - 06:49

FYI - We've moved to Tracy so I may not be at many Posse meetings on the SF side of the Bay. It's surprisingly nice out here, if a little on the dark side of the moon fountain pen-wise.

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Posted 28 January 2010 - 16:13

FYI - We've moved to Tracy so I may not be at many Posse meetings on the SF side of the Bay. It's surprisingly nice out here, if a little on the dark side of the moon fountain pen-wise.



We can hold something in the East Bay. I live in Dublin which is not that far from Tracy.
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Posted 29 January 2010 - 03:59


FYI - We've moved to Tracy so I may not be at many Posse meetings on the SF side of the Bay. It's surprisingly nice out here, if a little on the dark side of the moon fountain pen-wise.



We can hold something in the East Bay. I live in Dublin which is not that far from Tracy.

Pen Posse East bay-Late February?

We have Pen Posse Peter's Cafe Test your camera before LA (yes it rhymes) 1/30 at 1:30.
We have LA Pen show then we have an extended meeting of the Pan Pacific Pen Club the following week. SO now I'm thinking March, early march for a Pen Posse East bay.

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Posted 30 January 2010 - 09:31

Sounds great! Dublin is only about 25 minutes. Downtown Oakland or Berkeley about an hour ... All doable. Late February would be grand. I could bring a couple of new pens. Just got a NOS orange, crescent-fill, 14K-broad nib Conklin ... haven't even inked it yet. Woo Hoo!

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Posted 31 January 2010 - 04:28

Sounds great! Dublin is only about 25 minutes. Downtown Oakland or Berkeley about an hour ... All doable. Late February would be grand. I could bring a couple of new pens. Just got a NOS orange, crescent-fill, 14K-broad nib Conklin ... haven't even inked it yet. Woo Hoo!



We talked about the next meeting today but didn't come to any conclusions (or did we). Looks like end of February or early March is doable. Let me see if the others remember what was decided. Take a look at the pics I put up from today's meeting. JeffL brought a bunch of vintage Conklins


A shout out to the others who are interested in coming. No need to be shy. We are pretty informal and laid back. Just show up. If you have a time or place preference, just speak up.
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Posted 31 January 2010 - 04:39

Hey, are you all coming to Kev's party in LA?
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Posted 31 January 2010 - 05:42

Hey, are you all coming to Kev's party in LA?



I know at least five of the Pen Posse members are going to LA. Ethernautrix and I will be at the party for sure. I'm not sure about the others.

Edited by AltecGreen, 31 January 2010 - 05:43.

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Posted 31 January 2010 - 06:32

I'll be there. About Saturday, I totally suck, thought it was 1/29 until about an hour ago. Boo. Missed the Posse.

Note that I will miss most of Saturday at the show as I'm meeting up with some old coworkers and doing some fun stuff that's not pen related in the slightest.
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Posted 31 January 2010 - 21:47

I'll be there. About Saturday, I totally suck, thought it was 1/29 until about an hour ago. Boo. Missed the Posse.

Note that I will miss most of Saturday at the show as I'm meeting up with some old coworkers and doing some fun stuff that's not pen related in the slightest.

Fess up. You were configuring your new iPad.

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Posted 06 February 2010 - 17:46

I'm looking for a pen club in the SF Bay Area. I'm down in Santa Cruz, but I'd make the drive to something in the Bay Area or South Bay.

I'll be at the LA Pen Show (arriving Friday night, doing the seminars on Saturday, and driving home on Sunday.) I'd love to find out more about the Bay Area pen community.

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Posted 06 February 2010 - 19:01

I'm looking for a pen club in the SF Bay Area. I'm down in Santa Cruz, but I'd make the drive to something in the Bay Area or South Bay.

I'll be at the LA Pen Show (arriving Friday night, doing the seminars on Saturday, and driving home on Sunday.) I'd love to find out more about the Bay Area pen community.

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The Pen Posse is not an organized group. (Our non-member appointed non-leader refuses to accept her duties.) Pen Posse is called when needed-watch the Events forum for details.

There is the PPPC-Pan Pacific Pen Club. This group is organized, has officers and meets regularly with a schedule and has dues to cover the rent of the meeting places. The details for the next PPPC are in this thread. Contact one of the officers for details.

Welcome to one or both of the clubs.

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#120 ethernautrix

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Posted 06 February 2010 - 20:01

the beauty part of Pen Posse is that anyone can call Pen Posse! TRY IT!


Anyway, stay tuned for Pen Posse LA Pen Show After-Party, probably at the end of February, aiming for Berkeley with MsLoathsome and PacificCoastPen (?), the tentative date and place (Berkeley) discussed without Ms. Loathsome's or PacificCoastPen's knowledge.
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