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The idea has been batted around a few times on Twitter. Let's do another get together at Dreamforce this year. Last year we did an early breakfast at Sears Fine Foods in Union Square. They have a big basement space that worked out well. Should we do the same thing again? Or should we shoot for an evening get together?

I've begun researching Sears again for availability.

  • Looks like Sears doesn't book for breakfast anymore. I'm looking into Lori's now. – Daniel Hoechst Jul 13 '15 at 22:38
  • I'd definitely be up for this! Only constraint I (and probably others) have is a time that's compatible with being an expo exhibitor. – jkraybill Jul 14 '15 at 7:43
  • I was disappointed I couldn't join you guys last year, but I'll definitely be there this year. – Alex Tennant Jul 14 '15 at 9:45
  • I'm interested. Breakfast near the start of conference as suggested by Keith C would be good. – Jagular Jul 14 '15 at 20:22
  • I am absolutely in again this year. It was great meeting everyone last year, and look forward to it again. – Chris Duncombe Jul 18 '15 at 12:12
  • "Sears Fine Foods in Union Square". I'm interested that you don't see a need to specify the town or city, or indeed the country! – TRiG Jul 22 '15 at 22:24
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    @TRiG I thought that was a given as we are talking about Dreamforce. San Francisco! – Daniel Hoechst Jul 22 '15 at 22:25
  • Just registered. Looking forward to meet you all in real life. – Robert Sösemann Aug 16 '15 at 19:56
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It was great to finally meet some faces and to catch up with some old dogs :)

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IMPORTANT - See the actual event details in Daniel H's answer.


I think Sears worked well last year. My vote would be for breakfast again.

Towards the start of the conference would be good as well, to help put faces to names so I can spot people in the DevZone.

Especially for those who don't resemble their abstract profile pictures: enter image description here

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    Won't you be embarrassed when a Pacman ghost walks into the restaurant. – Daniel Hoechst Jul 13 '15 at 21:54
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    @DanielHoechst When a Small Space Invader resembling an aquatic squid or identicon comes in I think we can boast of how inclusive we are at SFSE. I will buy them a suitable breakfast beverage and find them a place at the tables. – Daniel Ballinger Jul 13 '15 at 22:36
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    I'm working on my space invader costume :) Will change the avatar right away so that you're able to spot my melon! :) – Boris Bachovski Jul 14 '15 at 0:35
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    Maybe I should limit the offer to the first two arrivals. The current NZD to USD exchange rate could make this an extremely expensive proposal. – Daniel Ballinger Jul 14 '15 at 0:59
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    I reckon I might actually be able to make one of these meetups for once! About damned time :) – Matt Lacey Jul 14 '15 at 7:51
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    @DanielBallinger, Obviously, I know nothing about 80s video game characters. We now have it set up! See my other answer. – Daniel Hoechst Jul 20 '15 at 17:59
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We now have a time (Tuesday at 7am), meeting location (Lori's Diner), and a sponsor (Salesforce Developer Relations)!

Register for the event on Eventbrite. Space is limited, so only register if you can make it. There will be a waitlist if we get more than 30 registered, but I'm hoping we can accommodate everyone.

  • Mmm, Breakfast. – Alex Tennant Jul 21 '15 at 9:21
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    Yeah! I'm signed up! I will have to get my Sears fix at another time. :-) – pchittum Jul 23 '15 at 13:52
  • *Sigh* -- waitlisted. – JDB Aug 19 '15 at 14:38
  • I released all the waitlisted slots. – Daniel Hoechst Aug 24 '15 at 15:54
  • Anything for 2016? – k.. Aug 5 '16 at 20:09
  • I'd love to do it, but I've overextended myself the last few Dreamforces. Maybe someone will pick up the mantle? – Daniel Hoechst Aug 6 '16 at 2:27

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