According to the most recent detailed hourly forecast the "storm" is being way over-hyped for this Meetup location,
NOTE! MBTA subway between Harvard and Alewife will be buses only. Parking is available at the Charles Hotel parking garage.
Welcome to Chap XXIII the 23rd Intellectual Snob debate with Nerd Fun! We will have reservations at the tall tables behind the reception area. Feel free to exchange seats so you can talk to everybody.
Please bring cash and tip generously your patient waitstaff. Tabs are not encouraged. Please be on time or you risk losing your seat.
--Truck reverse warning signals--!
--waiting in a line just to pay somebody for groceries;
--additives in food under the pretext of described "tomato paste";
POTHOLES; (the absence of pavement);
--Orange juice --95 % water-- not labeled as "Water Juice";
--cashiers with greasy palms;
--weather forecasters who don't apologize for wrong forecasts
--boredom; a movie you can't stand but can't leave either (you want to impress your date):
(...this debate could get interesting; who will debate in support of the leaf blowers, ...potholes -- effective as speed bumps? How can you fire cashiers for greasy palms?)
...maybe we can make this into a theatrical skit.
IT'S OK-- this time you may COMPLAIN.
You don't have to be a genuine intellectual-- pseudo-intellectuals are also welcome.
All you need is an aloof attitude full of irony or some baffling ideas, or-- dare I say it-- some unanswered metaphysical question.
Humor in good taste-- ALLOWED. Intellectual apparel: allowed. Startle the waitstaff with a goatee, Periwig, or monocle. Fold-up sunglasses, fake fold up mustaches, corduroy jackets with elbow patches-- allowed. No Meerschaum tobacco pipes, please. Absinthe is not served.