[Ubuntu-be] braai

Ward De Ridder ubuntu-be at warddr.eu
Wed Jun 27 13:59:10 UTC 2012

Ik kom uiteraard ook af.

Had er iemand interesse om daarvoor naar de hackerspace van Antwerpen te 
gaan? Dan zorg ik ervoor dat we binnen kunnen, kunnen we daarna samen 
met den tram naar den braai.


On 06/27/12 15:57, Keltoum Belorf wrote:
> Hoi hoi
> Superidee. Ik heb ook wel interesse in een nerdy BBQ. Ik zal het in 
> mijn agenda zetten. Ik ben zelf van het 't stad :-)
> groetjes
> Keltoum
> 2012/6/18 Jan Bongaerts <jbongaerts at gmail.com 
> <mailto:jbongaerts at gmail.com>>
>     Hi Guys,
>     The meeting + braai is going to be held on Saturday 14 July (we'll
>     start by singing the Marseillaise). Meeting at 15h00 and braai
>     from 18h00 onwards.
>     Please let me know if you would like to attend.
>     For those of you who really feel they should attend at least a
>     meeting, but can't make it that day, or feel it should not be held
>     here, do let me know. The meeting can be rescheduled.
>     Cheers,
>     Jan.
>     On 25 May 2012 01:19, Ward De Ridder <ubuntu-be at warddr.eu
>     <mailto:ubuntu-be at warddr.eu>> wrote:
>         Hello All,
>         I can tell you from last year that I had a great time there.
>         Food was good, and the atmosphere was great!
>         I think this is a great time to put some new life in
>         ubuntu-be, as it has been very silent lately.
>         If some of the participants would like to get to know Antwerp
>         before the braai I can always give you a tour around Antwerp.
>         I'm not a guide, but I study in Antwerp for 3 years now so I
>         can show you the tourist things like The Central Station, the
>         "boerentoren", the cathedral, the MAS (Museam aan de Stroom), ...
>         I can also try, if anyone is interested in that, to find
>         someone to open up the hackerspace (we don't have enough keys
>         / alarm codes to give one to every member) in Antwerp around
>         noon, and give you a tour there. We have a lot of Linux
>         systems running there, and there's a giant tux somewhere.
>         If you don't like my ideas no problem, I'm just trying to
>         think about how to give you an entire day of fun in a
>         beautiful city, Antwerp :D
>         Ward
>         On 05/22/12 15:22, Jan Bongaerts wrote:
>>         Summertime, and the living is easy...
>>         Most of us probably remember what braai means.
>>         For the new ones amongst us, a braai is a barbecue. Except
>>         that a barbecue is for ignorant Americans or Australians.
>>         Braai is doing it properly, like proper South Africans. I am
>>         half South African (actually got a passport the other day).
>>         Last year we had loads of fun.
>>         Last year's report can be found here:
>>         https://wiki.edubuntu.org/BelgianTeam/SocialEvents/Braai
>>         I have a suggestion:
>>         we can use the opportunity to have a IRL meeting beforehand.
>>         Council members, what do you think?
>>         We could coordinate some new ideas, and perhaps refresh or
>>         shuffle the Council.
>>         I therefore made up a Doodle where you can do two things at
>>         once: choose a date, and say if you'd like to attend an IRL
>>         meeting beforehand.
>>         here's the link: http://www.doodle.com/ga4hbghzni4m3mgx
>>         If you like the braai but have no interest in the meeting,
>>         just select the 'braai at 18h' only.
>>         Of course, we can discuss the idea via this mailing list as
>>         well. If the general opinion is not to have an IRL meeting, I
>>         can easily remove the option from the Doodle.
>>         I suggested some dates in July on the Doodle. If you do like
>>         the idea but are not available on any of these dates, please
>>         do let me know. I can easily expand the Doodle to suit other
>>         people's diary.
>>         Cheers,
>>         Jan.
>>         P.S. I have attached last year's message just to get you into
>>         the vibe.
>>         (the following message contains South African slang. If you
>>         are lost in translation, there are plenty of web sites that
>>         will help you out with it. Google is your friend. The
>>         Wikipedia list is kak, don't bother)
>>         Howzit!
>>         As promised I'll be organising a lekker South African
>>         braai at our place.
>>         How will this braai work?
>>         Basically anyone is invited, but we do have a logistic limit
>>         of 10 to 15 people on our terrace. The weather needs to be
>>         dry for the occasion. If it rains, we need to shift the venue
>>         or the date. I have access to pretty accurate forecasts so I
>>         can tell you at least a day in advance.
>>         South Africans are very casual with their braai. If you
>>         happen to have a friend that wants to come along last minute,
>>         he/she is welcome to join. "Your friends are our friends too."
>>         Because of this, the logistics are just as casual. We do
>>         cater for those who want it. We'll have to shop for it
>>         ourselves and anyone can just ask to buy something for them
>>         as well.
>>         Many people prefer to bring their own 'dop en tjop'. Then
>>         they know they'll like the meat that's on the fire, and the
>>         booze that is available.
>>         We will have the basics: lager beer, wine, cola, water, and
>>         salads and snacks. We will have braaivleis according to our
>>         own taste. If you wish we should cater for you, by all means,
>>         just let us know. There may be some boerewors if we can get
>>         hold of some. We usually get some sosaties and chops from the
>>         local butchery.
>>         You can try your skills on our vuvuzela's if you wish. (Don't
>>         give your opinion now. It will all change once you have a few
>>         'doppe' in you.)
>>         We usually start our braai early. We get together from about
>>         5pm onwards, and the fires are usually started at around 7pm
>>         (actually after sunset, but this is not recommendable in
>>         summer in Belgium).
>>         It gives us enough time to praat kak, have some snacks, and
>>         drink! They have a saying: Meestal is die mense gaar voor die
>>         vleis gaar is. (Usually the people are 'cooked' before the
>>         meat is cooked).
>>         Starting early has the added advantage that the party is
>>         usually over well before midnight, and you still have the
>>         opportunity to catch the last train. No need to drink and drive.
>>         But if you don't smaak going home that night, we always have
>>         a spare bed or two, and you are welcome to just kip until the
>>         morning.
>>         Obviously there is no dress code for the occasion. Most
>>         people come in shorts and plakkies if it's warm enough.
>>         So kom maak 'n draai en kuier saam met ons. We're going to
>>         have a moerse party.
>>         Cheers,
>>         Jan.
>>         -- 
>>         Microsoft programs are like Englishmen. They only speak
>>         Microsoft.
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