SPUG: New Seattle resident seeks like-minded individuals to discuss Perl

Tyler Hardison tyler at seraph-net.net
Wed Aug 22 15:26:54 PDT 2012

On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 9:33 AM, Noah Rømer <baronmog at gmail.com> wrote:

> Sounds interesting. SPUG meetings tends to go in cycles. Several
> months in a row with talks, then several w/o. In the past, the months
> without official talks meant there was no SPUG meeting, at all. More
> recently, we've taken to using those as "SPUG social" months. That
> way, those who are inclined to still get together and talk about Perl
> and related topics can do so. I don't recall what the official SPUG
> calendar says, but usually, the process is: show up at Taphouse Grill,
> look around for familiar faces (kind of hard, if you're new in town or
> it's been a while), and hang out until it's time to walk down to
> Marchex for the talk (if there is one).
> Generally, if you don't see an official talk announced within a few
> days of the meeting, it means it's gonna be a "social" month.

The question for me is how to present a dry topic that doesn't leave
the audience running for the nearest pub. ;-)


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