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Old 02-03-2008, 11:19 PM   #1
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Weekly night meets - SilverCity (OAKVILLE)??

Place: Tim Horton's Parking Lot, on Dundas and 403, across the street from SilverCity - Famous Players

Time/Agenda: The parking lot gets crowded around 9-10pm and stays busy well past midnight. There's plenty of space to park your car, meet and greet. There's usually a lot of different cars there, ranging from Jap imports to exotics, but definatelly not enough Bimmers, so come down.

Points of Interest:

0.5 km range: Across from Tim Hortons is SilverCity Oakville, Jack Astors, Montanas, St. Louis' and Outback Steakhouse, JJQs (pool hall) and Fox 'n' Fiddle and a drive-in movie theater (2 movies, $10).

1.5 km range: down the road there's an AMC complex with Boston Pizza, East Side Marios (appetizers 1/2 price), Dimietres, My Apartment Oakville (club) and Dirty Martinis (club).



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Old 02-04-2008, 09:10 AM   #2
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If I'm getting on the highway anyway, what's 15-20 more mins to get to the regular meet in Woodbridge? It's worth the drive, especially when the weather is good and more people show up. I see a thread failure in the near future, ...But that's just my two cents. There has been talk of moving the original Woodbridge meet spot to something more central, but I haven't heard anything else come of it. It'll likely stay the way it is.
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Old 02-04-2008, 11:01 AM   #3
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I think the Woodbridge location is central enough, I drive 30-40mins just to get there coming from the eastend.
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Old 02-04-2008, 11:59 AM   #4
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There was some interest in this location from everyone in the west end. I know that I would never make it to Woodbridge on time becuase of work and whatnot... You're both right, it's a 15-20 minute drive to get to Woodbridge from the proposed Oakville location but for some people, that's a big difference.
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Old 02-04-2008, 12:11 PM   #5
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There was some interest in this location from everyone in the west end. I know that I would never make it to Woodbridge on time becuase of work and whatnot... You're both right, it's a 15-20 minute drive to get to Woodbridge from the proposed Oakville location but for some people, that's a big difference.

For your smaller little meetings its alright.

But during the summer, that 15-20 min drive is worth it.

Being on time?? No one is ever on time, some people don't show up until after mid-nights. The only time you need to be on time is when there is a cuise happening. or some other event.

I see you getting a few local people to show up....but no one outside of the suaga/oakville area, and it'll never replace the bigger meets during the summer.
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Old 02-04-2008, 12:44 PM   #6
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The TimHorton's lot in Oakville is better known as "Ricer Tim's" by anyone into cars that lives in 'Sauga.. lots of action there in the summer (everyday). I propose that you change the date to Saturday nights for Oakville meet. The drive to Whopbridge from 'Sauga is 15mins on Friday nights (even in a smart car). The Friday meets (for the past 3 years) usually start around 11pm and last (consistantly) until 3am. Many people show up around 2am after a night-on-the-town, so you being "late" because of work is kinda rediculous. I appreciate the effort for organizing a meet in the West end, but why conflict it on the SAME NIGHT as our offical GTA meet, especially if it's only 20km's away? I understand if we're talking about Niagara Falls/Kingston/London etc..

Hell, another suggestion is have a mini-Oakville meet until midnight.. then "cruise" on up to Whopbridge. Gives you a chance to actually drive the cars we usually talk about all night long.
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Old 02-04-2008, 02:16 PM   #7
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Im intersted in the Oakvilla loaction... im from mississauga so driving to woodbridge is a bit of a mission for me, i have some none max friends with bmw that would be interested in meeting up in oakville.
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I propose that you change the date to Saturday nights for Oakville meet. The drive to Whopbridge from 'Sauga is 15mins on Friday nights (even in a smart car). The Friday meets (the past 3 years) usually start around 11pm and last (consistantly) until 3am. Many people show up around 2am after a night-on-the-town, so you being "late" because of work is kinda rediculous. I appreciate the effort for organizing a meet in the West end, but why conflict it on the SAME NIGHT as our offical GTA meet, especially if it's only 20km's away? I understand if we're talking about Niagara Falls/Kingston/London etc..

Hell, another suggestion is have a mini-Oakville meet until midnight.. then "cruise" on up to Whopbridge. Gives you a chance to actually drive the cars we usually talk about all night long.
I agree.
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Im intersted in the Oakvilla loaction... im from mississauga so driving to woodbridge is a bit of a mission for me, i have some none max friends with bmw that would be interested in meeting up in oakville.
Driving from Mississauga to Woodbridge is a "mission" for some people? How is that exactly? Please elaborate, i'm dying to find out.
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Im intersted in the Oakvilla loaction... im from mississauga so driving to woodbridge is a bit of a mission for me, i have some none max friends with bmw that would be interested in meeting up in oakville.
I drive from the North York/East York area to Woodbridge & I don't think that's far, you are already in the westend, all you have to do is drive north. some members drive from Ajax/Pickering area to the meets.
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Old 02-04-2008, 04:31 PM   #11
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Ya i guess you made a point. But i would like to see something maybe organized in that region?? like you said ...

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Old 02-04-2008, 04:47 PM   #12
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I cruise from Hamilton to the Friday meets, and it takes me about 35-40 mins. I also organize cruises around Hamilton-Burlington area on Saturday nights. We meet down at the beach, and cruise a few routes I have set up. Anyway, once the nice weather hits, there are plenty of events in which to partake.
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Unfortunately, we can't sticky a thread for a Friday night meet which would directly compete with the existing official arrangement. If you want to change it to another night we can support the request.

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Old 02-05-2008, 12:07 AM   #14
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Great input guys. I really like the idea of getting some west-end people and heading down in a convoy to the woodbrige meet on friday nights.

I'll switch the suggested mini-meet at "ricer tim's" to saturdays for anyone interested in meeting up...
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id be interested in going to the oakville meets.. friday or saturday.
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