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    Matt Mickiewicz
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    In a few hours I'm off to the airport here in Vancouver British Columbia to fly down to LA and then Melbourne, Australia to hook up with Jason Donald, Mark Harbottle and Kevin Yank and open offices for SitePoint.com.

    Wish me luck on the trip. I've done it once before back in September, and it was a LONG flight. The trip from LA to Melbourne, Australia is some 17 hours long. I'm bringing along a stack of magazines that have been piling up here in my home office and my laptop so maybe I'll do something productive on the trip.

    I'll have Internet access there right away, so I'll make another post in this thread as soon as I arrive and gather enough strength to do so.

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    G'day Matt, Good Luck! It's even longer to get to Oz from Scotland - about 23 hours or so! Have Fun!!!

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    Have a great trip!

    I didn't know you were in Vancouver...

    My wife is from Vancouver and we live here in Seattle.

    Are you big time enough now to get to fly first class?

    Take Care,

    Adam

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    Enjoy the trip Matt,

    Say hello to Skippy for me

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    Hi,

    Have a good time Matt, remember to post some pictures of the team and the offices.

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    Good luck Matt. I hope you aren't very tall (unless you fly 1st Class) cos your legs are gonna hurt by the time you get there.

    Don't forget the piccies when you get there.

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    Ah, quit complaining! I'm 6'2" and made the 26 hour flight from Montreal to Sydney Economy Class two weeks ago.


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    Hey Matt.. When you come back, if you have a layover in LA maybe we can hook up and have lunch or something.

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    Good Luck Matt!
    Hope you enjoy Oz.
    Please Please post those pics, we are all desperate to see you and the rest of the team!!

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    SitePoint Wizard silver trophy Karl's Avatar
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    Sorry Kevin I beat you there at 6'5", it's not funny on planes.

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    Matt Mickiewicz
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    Safe and sound in Australia... the flight wasn't all that bad. Since both of the flights I took to get to Melbourne weren't sold out, in each case I managed to get two seats all to myself (and yes, I flew Economy).

    I spent most of the day today around town with Jason, our technical overlord, looking at office locations that we are considering (we couldn't actually go into the offices since it was Saturday). Luckily Jason had MPEG movies of some of the offices that we are considering on his computer...

    Wayne: My flight back on August 27th goes through LA with a 7 hour stop-over there. Plenty of time for a meal.

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    Hi Matt!
    Glad you got there safely!
    Hope you like Oz

    Remember, put those pics up quickly

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    Aww...everyone's meeting everyone else, I feel so left out!

    Dying to see pictures and such...it blows my mind that SitePoint will actually have OFFICES! Was it just luck that most of you happened to be from Australia? It's taking me time to adjust...I'm in the US now and it'll take me awhile to figure out why anyone would ever leave.

    I've wondered: are the taxes lower down under? Because at the rate the government's going here in the U S of A, I might not be sticking around forever.


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    Just curious to know how its gonna feel to arrive on the North American Mainland 3 hours before you left Australia.

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    SitePoint Wizard TWTCommish's Avatar
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    Matt: got the pictures yet? We're all dying to see em!


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    [This message has been edited by TWTCommish (edited June 27, 2000).]

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    Give the ppor guy a chance!
    Hey Matt, any chance of a job in a couple of years? I should be a Doctor by then! <oohhhhh>

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    Hey Matt, I didn't realize you were from Vancouver. I always figured it was the east coast or something. Hmmm. and they tell me that there's no high tech talent in BC!

    So tell me...was it our fearless NDP's that bumped your business off the continent?

    Gurgle gurgle... (That's the sound of me coming up for air after those NDP nitwits try to drown me!)

    If you'd like a copy of the vancouver sun mailed to you, just let me know. Or maybe you prefer the province...or the national post... take your pick, they're all from the same source. Ahh...that's the democratic way!

    Cheers,
    Henri Straforelli - Fearless survivor... of the NDP!

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    SitePoint Wizard TWTCommish's Avatar
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    I think he just got sick of the mounties.



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    Matt Mickiewicz
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    hstraf: LOL. You gotta love it.

    "So tell me...was it our fearless NDP's that bumped your business off the continent?"

    The beer is just better here

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    [This message has been edited by Matt Mickiewicz (edited July 05, 2000).]

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    But we've got Kokanee! The beer of champions!!! Glacier fresh!!

    Do you still see the "I AM CANADIAN" commercials?

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    Matt Mickiewicz
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    Of course I did...

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    You went to Melbourne when you could have gone to Perth?

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    Matt Mickiewicz
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    Mark, and Jason, the SitePoint Co-Founders are in Melbourne as well as our investors and contacts.

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    oh ok

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    Why would anyone go to Perth. I live here and it is a ****hole. But nice. Melbourne Rocks.

    ADam


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