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Posted July 14th, 2012 - 12:02 am by from Shaoxing, China (Permalink)
Hey y'all

wouldn't it great to throw a really BIG gathering in this summer? put a fire on cs Shaoxing!!

what about a picnic in August? we can have tons of food, wine, good music, dance, game and anything more.

show your ideas so we can get start!


Posted July 14th, 2012 - 9:43 am by from Shaoxing, China (Permalink)
Hi Anne Li,

Thaks for your initiative. Yes ,it would be great to have a meeting in Shaoxing. It doesn't matter what to do, or where to go, but the important thing is to have people willing to do something. However, as I saw last time I tried to arrange a CS meeting (nobody answered), there are no so many active members here (maybe it was just because my idea was not interesting at all, I don't know).

Anyway, let's see the replies. About me, I will be this summer working in Ningbo, but I hope I can be some day in Shaoxing too.

Good luck!!

Posted July 14th, 2012 - 11:36 am by from Shaoxing, China (Permalink)
yeah, it seems not a very active group, but it doesn't matter. hope this time it has some change. i'm now in the states so i had this post first to see how many people will come so we can discuess details together.

Posted July 17th, 2012 - 4:16 am by from Ningbo, China (Permalink)
ye hop to get more details, upon fixing.

though august, might be traveling abroad,
but if some dates may be can join,

however for food if vegetarian / vegan possible then may b more people can join too.

best wishes

Posted July 17th, 2012 - 2:30 pm by from Shaoxing, China (Permalink)
yeah sure, vegetarians/vegans are welcomed, everyone is invited to this gathering. and i'm also a vegetarian myself, but not a very strict one, i've been a vegetarian for four mouths for now.

Posted July 31st, 2012 - 1:54 am by from Shaoxing, China (Permalink)
how about meet in a Saturday or Sunday? I guess more people will be available in weekend. about the place, well, we can discuss it later, it's better to find a public park with lawn

Posted July 31st, 2012 - 12:19 pm by from Shaoxing, China (Permalink)
Well I'm still in Shaoxing but will be leaving in several days, if you keep updating about the meeting and I might be able to make it

Posted August 2nd, 2012 - 11:26 am by from Ningbo, China (Permalink)
i hav plan to visit keqiao, so if place is known, may b can join there, as nid to return back ningbo

Posted August 2nd, 2012 - 12:44 pm by from Shaoxing, China (Permalink)
i think public is a good choice, there is a park with lawn in keqiao: gua zhu hu bei an gongyuan

and also a park in shaoxing: ji shan gongyuan

these two parks are recommened by my friend, anyone have more ideas? if we have more choices, we may find a best place

Posted August 3rd, 2012 - 2:28 am by from Shanghai, China (Permalink)
I may join as well. We just need to fix a date;)

Posted August 3rd, 2012 - 3:12 am by from Shaoxing, China (Permalink)
good then, for me personally, any day in August is fine, so date to meet is up to you guys. just post here and tell us when you are good to meet. let's start it now!!

about place, if anyone has other good ideas, please let we know. then we can vote!!

Posted August 3rd, 2012 - 3:54 pm by from Fremont, United States (Permalink)
Is it better for people to meet during the day or nighttime? If you do daytime outdoors in a park somewhere, people will probably have to carry drinks, food, bags etc (not too big of a deal). If you do nighttime, again, you can do it outdoors or at a large public venue that has easy access to food and drinks. I don't know about you guys but as much as I enjoy going outside to a park or hanging out outside during the day in general, a Shaoxing summer day is scorching hot compared to a southern california summer day :)

Since it is already the first week of August, maybe we can do next week on a fri/sat/sun (10, 11, 12). Keqiao has much better food places but it might be a little out of the way for some people. In Shaoxing, some stuff happens at Hostel bar. It's a nice setting for mingling but the food isnt that great. Shimao plaza has that english style pub thing on the other side with a rooftop area to sit (i think). That might be nice if we ate before going there to meet.

Just some thoughts....

Posted August 4th, 2012 - 2:47 am by from Shaoxing, China (Permalink)
I think it's better we meet at daytime. yeah, we'll carry food and drinks, but not too much, everyone carries something, it can also be games. You don't need to bring too much coz we actually can't finish all of them. According to my experience, people usually take much more food with them than they really need. After we decide the place and the date, we can post what we will bring so that we won't bring too many similar things.

Next week will be fine, coz i think it's will get more hot in August. About place, if we can find a place cool and good for gathering, that will be great!! I only know Walmart area and city square. But it seems no place good for gatherings. Shaoxing is more crowded than keqiao i think. A rooftop area in shimao plaza? that's great!! what's the name of that place? let's check it out first. we can't eat there?

Posted August 6th, 2012 - 4:47 am by from Shaoxing, China (Permalink)
I think we should decide details about this gathering quickly, it's already the second week in August, how about this weekend?

Posted August 7th, 2012 - 7:28 am by from Ningbo, China (Permalink)
not possible for me this week but next week can try, once fixed can ask other friends ( non cser) to join u,

Posted August 8th, 2012 - 7:17 am by from Shaoxing, China (Permalink)
it seems the weather won't turn good unitil Sunday, I'll be in another city to do some personal stuff on Sunday. It's decieded yesterday, kind of rush, so if you guys wanna have this gathering in this weekend(for nobody, except Gope Earthling, replied me about time yet, so I don't know what you guys think about it), I'm sorry I can't join you guys, but HAVE FUN!!

Posted August 13th, 2012 - 9:46 am by from Shaoxing, China (Permalink)
Hey guys!! Did you have the gathering last weekend? Really wanna meet Shanoxing CSers, so anyone interested in meeting up this weekend?

Posted August 21st, 2012 - 7:57 am by from Shaoxing, China (Permalink)
So how many guys r there?could someone sets up a QQ group to contact more timely?

Posted August 22nd, 2012 - 12:20 pm by from Shaoxing, China (Permalink)
There are 104 CS members in Shaoxing group. Probably just 15 or 20 are right now "active" members (posting in the forum, checking messages, replying, etc..). If I propose a meeting, probably 5 or 6 of those persons will read my message. And then, it could be than 2 or 3, being optimistic, will join me :)

Last time I tried to arrange a CS meeting and no one bother to reply, even to say "no, sorry, I can't", so I don't know if I should try one more CS meeting in Shaoxing.

Anyway, if someone would like to organise something, I am willing to join. Just let's set a date, a meeting place, and do it.

Posted August 24th, 2012 - 2:14 am by from Shaoxing, China (Permalink)
Just created a QQ group No 259170157 (CSer in Shaoxing),so come on everybody!Join it now!Let's have more fun!