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Emergency Picnic - Hey! What are you doing this Friday?! Playing frisbee. You are playing frisbee at Busse. Our communication must have hit puberty, because we definitely dropped the ball on announcing the 4th of July pic Tony Jun 30, 2015 5:44 PM
Ultimate - Sunday June 7 - Our entrance to Busse is closed this weekend for some Pow Wow type thingy.  We will be playing tomorrow at our backup location, which is about a mile or so east of our usual entrance.  Instead of taking the usual entrance, drive east on Higgins until Dean Jun 6, 2015 5:18 PM
ultimate - Pow wow event this weekend. Our grove is closed. Keep going east on Higgins and enter the entrance by the bridge (signs say groves 5-16). Dean Jun 6, 2015 12:21 PM
Weekday Fursburr - Hello Fellow Humans, W e're going to push the start time of weekday frisbee back from 5:00pm to 5:30pm, effective starting tomorrow . There have been several very nice days where we've had some pretty l Tony May 27, 2015 10:44 AM
Let's Pretend I Sent This Out 2 Days Ago - AGGRESSIVE FRISBEE HELLO! You know how nice it's going to be outside tomorrow? LIKE SO NICE. Sunny and in the 50's. So we'll be continuing weekday frisbee starting tomorrow. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5PM until sundown . Or Tony Mar 30, 2015 6:27 PM
Vince Wants to Play Ultimate - Hi all, This is a reminder that weekend ultimate at Busse starts back up at noon tomorrow, March 7th and noon on Sunday, March 8th! It's supposed to hit 41 degrees tomorrow, which is like a perfect running-around temperature! A Tony Mar 6, 2015 1:50 PM
Ultimate Chicago - Indoor - Congratulations to our very own Amy Morrison and Steve Karlson.  Dean Feb 26, 2015 11:26 PM
Cancelled Until March 7th - Hi all, I want people to feel confident that when they come out to Busse, there will be a game to play. The past several weeks that has not happened, or we have had very short sided games. This is probably (reasonably) because of the weather, a Tony Feb 12, 2015 6:31 PM
Saturday Frisbee at Busse, Also Westmont - Preface: A while ago I sent an email about how Saturday frisbee attendance had been low, so we were running a test that changed Saturday frisbee from 10am to noon in an effort to increase attendance. I said that I would send an email later on to l Tony Dec 23, 2014 3:20 PM
Saturdays at Busse - Hi All, hope the Thanksgiving-ish season finds you well. So our Saturday attendance has been consistently very low the past several weeks, to the point that we haven't even had games on many of those days. We don't want people showing up and fe Tony Nov 17, 2014 5:22 PM
Weekday Frisbee - This is a reminder that due to Daylight Saving Time the last 2 days of weekday ultimate at Busse until the spring are tomorrow, Tuesday October 28th and Thursday, October 30th (at 5pm per usual). So Let's have everybody come out and finish the last 2 w Tony Oct 27, 2014 10:03 AM
Fwd: Fowl Play '14 Registration! - ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: West Dundee Thanksgiving Ultimate < [address removed] > Michael N. Oct 21, 2014 8:54 AM
Re: Ultimate (9/14) - I was completely incorrect about the location! We are playing on higgins entrance on the south side of the road. Right next to the intersection of Higgins and Arlington Heights Rd. Call for questions or instruct Michael N. Sep 14, 2014 12:42 PM
Ultimate (9/14) - Not 9/16 You know what I meant ;) Who wants a scoober? Michael N. Sep 14, 2014 1:33 AM
Ultimate Shennanigans - Some other groups have reserved our fields for Sunday (9/16). We will be moving to the next grove east on Higgins Rd. This entrance is found on the north side of Higgins Rd.  The map was correctly edited for the event! W Michael N. Sep 14, 2014 1:26 AM
Labor Day BBQ and Ultimate - Hey Everyone, Here's a reminder that we're having our typical Labor Day cookout / ultimate game, this Monday 9/1, starting at 10 AM (food around noon). RSVP here - Tony Aug 27, 2014 5:32 PM
Fall league teams - Hello folks, The team I usually play with - for the Fall league, isn't going to be formed. (That's what happens when so many of us get old ;) Thus, trying to find a team for the 3 of us: 2 men (Winni &am Manoj B. Aug 21, 2014 4:40 PM
[masked] Pickup Photos - Hi All, I hope everyone is doing well. Please see below for the photos that were taken last Sunday. http://boyang.smugmug.com/Ulti­mat Boyang Jul 29, 2014 12:48 AM
It's the Fourth of July! - Let's play 😉 Michael N. Jul 4, 2014 7:45 AM
[masked] Pickup Photos - Good Morning Everyone, Below you will find the link to the photos that was taken last Sunday, a very windy day. http: Boyang Jun 17, 2014 7:31 AM
Lost Stuff, Hat Tournaments - Hey Everyone, Nagel has been quite busy with club tryouts, so I'll take the opportunity to inform you of a few things. 1) Meetup will probably be spamming everyone very soon about how I'm Casimir Jun 1, 2014 11:20 AM
Higgins Entrance, Left Side of the Street, Across from the Pavilion - Higgins Entrance, Left Side of the Street, Across from the Pavilion Casimir May 26, 2014 9:18 AM
Memorial Day Reminder, Wheaton Pick-up, & Other Games - Hey Everyone, Just popping in to briefly ("Hah, a brief email from Caz? Yeah right...") remind people of our Memorial Day holiday picnic on Monday, starting at 10 AM at the Higgins entrance, probably a bit far i Casimir May 24, 2014 9:31 PM
Free Spring League Tournament (5/17) - Howdy! The UC Spring League tournament is tomorrow (5/17). Recent events have relocated the tournament from the Naperville Polo Fields. The new location: Waukegan Sports Park 3391 W. Beach Rd. Waukegan, IL, 60087 Starting @ 2:00 PM till DARK (8 Michael N. May 16, 2014 9:14 PM
Memorial Day Picnic Extravaganza! - It's my favorite time of year! Our get together's are legendary! College kids are gonna be back, summer will be in full swing, and it's time to spend an entire day socializing, drinking, and playing ultimate! Michael N. May 13, 2014 1:09 AM
Summer League - West League - Ultimate Chicago's summer league registration opened today.  Info below.  West League is always looking for additional ladies.  If you are female (or interested in becoming a female), please consider registering for West League.   Dean May 2, 2014 10:00 PM
Game on right now - Little wet, not too chilly. Casimir May 1, 2014 5:27 PM
Correction to Women's Spring League: - Michael N. Apr 21, 2014 12:12 PM
Get Dirty - So many exciting things happening! So let's get started! Michael N. Apr 21, 2014 11:45 AM
It's Saturday! - Michael N. Apr 5, 2014 9:05 AM
Rain, Rain, Go Away - Michael N. Apr 3, 2014 11:33 AM
[masked] Pickup Photos - Greetings everyone, In order to commemorate the end of a long, cold, and ultimateless winter and the fantastic weather to come, I have taken some photos of the people celebrating the event today. They can be found in the Boyang Mar 30, 2014 11:02 PM
Re: [ultimatefrisbee-166] Less wind, more sun! - What is ultimate frisbee ? I can play normal frisbee . Can someone please tell me the difference ? Sent from my iPhone > On Mar 20, 2014, at 2:41 PM, Michael Nagel wrote: > > Ultimate Pickup (3/20) games are a go! > > We Wendy Mar 20, 2014 2:47 PM
Less wind, more sun! - Ultimate Pickup (3/20) games are a go! We had a successful turnout on Tuesday (3/18) Michael N. Mar 20, 2014 2:38 PM
Ultimate - Field Conditions - I just wanted to reiterate Mr. Nagel's comments as they related to field conditions.  The fields are going to be wet and muddy for the next few weeks.  Please bring shoes other than cleats so that we do not destroy the fields we have worked so hard t Dean Mar 18, 2014 1:36 PM
Shake off the rust! Busse 2014 - Michael N. Mar 17, 2014 2:17 PM
Spoiler: Caz stepping down as group organizer --- 2014 ULTIMATE! - Hey Everyone, First I'll go over the sort of plan for Busse Woods ultimate in the next few weeks, then I'll discuss upcoming administrative changes to the group. We now have some dayligh Casimir Mar 9, 2014 11:49 PM
Weekday Ultimate & Spring League - Apologies if this is the second time you're getting this message. Meetup's server was hit with a DDOS attack (at least, that's what they tell me) and I'm not Casimir Feb 28, 2014 8:47 PM
Weekday Ultimate & Spring League - Hey Everyone, A longer email will be coming in the next week or two (describing some upcoming administrative changes for the group), but as for now there are a few important announcements to make. Casimir Feb 28, 2014 4:51 PM
Fwd: GOODBYE!!! - john s. Jan 17, 2014 11:39 PM
2013 - Hello all, In my opinion 2013 w john s. Dec 19, 2013 6:51 PM
[masked] Pickup Photos - Greetings Everyone, Please see below for the link to the photos from today (11/10/13). http://boyang.smugmug.com/Ulti­mate/2013-11-10- Boyang Nov 10, 2013 11:29 PM
Baby time!!!! - Hi all, Great news!!!! Joanna & Jordan are having a baby! Congratulations! john s. Nov 3, 2013 3:06 PM
indoor tournament - john s. Oct 31, 2013 6:56 PM
Come play with me! - Are you tired of winter already? Dark days getting you down? There is a solution!   Michael N. Oct 30, 2013 10:35 AM
Re: [ultimatefrisbee-166] Wednesday Night Pickup - Correction: The game on Wednesday is at Glenbard EAST. The information on Meetup is correct, my email was wrong. On Sat, Sep 28, 2013 at 9:31 AM, Casimir < Casimir Sep 29, 2013 1:24 PM
Wednesday Night Pickup - Hey Everyone, John Skarha recently informed me of a new pickup game starting Wednesday night from 6:30 - 9 PM at Glenbard South. The cost will be $3 / person. I assume there are lights because it will be going until 9. RS Casimir Sep 28, 2013 9:31 AM
[masked] Pickup Photos - Greetings Everyone, Please see the link below for the photos from the pickup last Sunday. http://boyang.smugmug.com/Ulti­mate/2013-09- Boyang Sep 23, 2013 9:42 PM
Tournament in Urbana-Champaign - Howdy, As Cas recently emailed you I will keep this short. Most know there is a tournament this Sunday the 15th. Hat Tournament (random teams!) Urbana-Champaign 9:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Cost is $10 now Michael N. Sep 9, 2013 7:15 PM
Ultimate Tourney in Champaign-Urbana - Preview not available Casimir Sep 5, 2013 11:33 AM
Labor Day Ultimate & Cookout - Hey Everyone, It's that time of year again where a bunch of people don't have work, so we get to spend a day eating, drinking, and throwing discs around. Starting Monday at 10 AM, we'l Casimir Aug 28, 2013 4:29 PM
Vince's 69th Bday Photos - Hi All, For those who missed (or were at) Vince's Bday, you can catch most of the actions here: http://boyang.smugmug.com/Even­ts/Vinces-69th Enjoy, Boyang Boyang Aug 13, 2013 9:07 AM
Ultimate Party - Vince Turns 69 - Hey Everyone, Just one last reminder about Vince's party tomorrow. The location is: 2595 Bunker Hill Dr  Algonquin, IL 60102 Casimir Aug 9, 2013 5:27 PM
Re: [ultimatefrisbee-166] Vince's Bday Party - Saturday (8/10) in Algonquin - I know I don't come to play much with you all.   But, dang, Vince's 69th. He is my idol (if I can play half as well at 69 as he does, I have made it :) I've got to pay my respects ;) LOL   Manoj B. Aug 9, 2013 3:39 PM
Re: [ultimatefrisbee-166] Vince's Bday Party - Saturday (8/10) in Algonquin - Rooms for Saturday night will be at a special discounted rate of $59 (plus tax) and will be rooms with 2 queen beds. If you are going to need a roo Satya M. Aug 8, 2013 7:10 PM
Pickup Photos - Hi Everyone, Just finished uploading the photos from last Sunday (8/4) and they are located here: http://boyang.smugmug.com/Ulti­mate/2013-08-04-Pic Boyang Aug 7, 2013 1:34 AM
Vince's Bday Party - Saturday (8/10) in Algonquin - Hey Everyone, Just another reminder that on Saturday we'll be celebrating Vince's 69th birthday. We've got a big meeting room reserved at the Holiday Inn Express in Algonquin. RSVP h Casimir Aug 6, 2013 3:39 PM
4th of July Cookout - Vince's Bday Party - Games to Spectate - Hey everyone, Couple events coming up: A) 4th of July we'll be doing our standard cookout / ultimate event. Bring something to share, or $5, and show up at the Casimir Jul 3, 2013 2:16 AM
4th of July Cookout, Vince's Bday Party, & Miscellaneous Things - Hey Everyone, This year, the calendar says that the 4th of July falls on a Thursday, which is one of the worst days for it. In any case, we'll be replacing our typical Thursday game with a cookout starting at 10 Casimir Jun 17, 2013 11:43 PM
RE: [ultimatefrisbee-166] Suggestions for Improvement - The one thing I would like to see changed is how we split teams when we have multiple games. The lining up and counting off seems useless at times when playe john s. Jun 13, 2013 9:56 AM
Suggestions for Improvement - Hey Everyone, While I personally think everything is going quite well regarding the ultimate pickup group, maybe there are a few things we could do better. I've sent out requests like these before,  but it's been a while. Casimir Jun 11, 2013 11:54 AM
Re: Re: [ultimatefrisbee-166] Additional Ultimate Pickup Games (North, South, and West!) - Yes, it is true. SPUN plays on Thursday nights, 5:30pm warm-up, 6pm game time and Sunday afternoons, 1:30pm warm-up, 2pm game time at Scottdale Park in Wheaton. See/join our Yahoo group for details. http://sports.groups.yahoo.com­/group/SPUNultimate/ Johnny U. May 30, 2013 10:19 AM
Re: [ultimatefrisbee-166] Additional Ultimate Pickup Games (North, South, and West!) - For those in the northwest area, checkout this facebook group for pickup in west dundee. https://www.facebook.com/group­s/ultwd/ -Jacob Jacob Q. May 29, 2013 10:42 AM
Re: [ultimatefrisbee-166] Additional Ultimate Pickup Games (North, South, and West!) - Caz, I believe Spun plays on Thursday, not Tuesday. - Jamie Sent from my iPad James G. May 29, 2013 10:29 AM
Additional Ultimate Pickup Games (North, South, and West!) - Hey Everyone, First off, a big thanks to everyone who came out for a fantastic Memorial Day cookout / celebration. We had something like 35ish people show up (unusually low turnout for our cookouts). Vince, Eric, an Casimir May 29, 2013 3:24 AM
Memorial Day Cookout & Ultimate - Hey Everyone, Here's a reminder that we're having our typical Memorial Day cookout / ultimate game, this Monday, starting around 10 AM (food around noon). RSVP here -  Casimir May 20, 2013 7:22 PM
RE: [ultimatefrisbee-166] Summer League & Club Tryouts - Dean May 3, 2013 4:21 PM
Summer League & Club Tryouts - Below you will find information about summer league and club tryouts.  Summer league registration started today.  The Co-Ed West League is in Carol Stream at Redhawk Park on Tuesdays at 6:30.  If you are interested in playing, I would strongly encou Dean May 3, 2013 4:04 PM
Frisbee PERMANENT LOCATION CHANGE starts Saturday - Hey Everyone, On the list of "Things we probably should have done ages ago," moving to a new entrance to the Busse Woods Forest Preserve is probably #1. Because no one likes change, we've put this off Casimir Apr 25, 2013 2:25 AM
Game OFF today - Thursday 4/18 - Hey Everyone, Apparently there was some precipitation recently, and the forest preserve decided to close. http://fpdcc.com/preserves Casimir Apr 18, 2013 2:12 PM
Daylight - Weekdays - Hat Tournament - Hey Everyone, Just a reminder so you do it now, but we're coming up on bad time travel day in a few hours. Which means that when you think it's noon (and thus, frisbee time) tomorrow, it might already be 1 a Casimir Mar 9, 2013 8:53 PM
Indoor TIME CHANGE, Weekday Games, Spring League, & More - Hey Everyone, It's been a while since I've sent out a group email, so this one will be chock full of content (read: long). Some of these things have probably been announced on the website, through individual Casimir Mar 1, 2013 3:49 AM
Indoor Pickup - Fridays - Hey Everyone, Just a quick announcement about indoor winter pickup. John Skarha (awesome guy who runs the Scottdale Park game in Wheaton) has been doing this for the past few years on various days at various facilit Casimir Jan 3, 2013 9:54 PM
Fowl Play Hat Tourney - A big "thank you" to our friends Brian McMahon, Steve Karlson and Chris Keller for hosting the Fowl Play hat tournament yesterday.  As usual, it was one of the best tournaments in the area this year.  If you missed it, you missed a great day.  Mark Dean Nov 25, 2012 10:21 AM
Holiday Ultimate - Hey Everyone, Just a quick reminder since there could have been last-minute changes in people's plans, and they're now looking for things to do. We're playing today, Thanksgiving, at 9 AM. John has said he'll bring donut Casimir Nov 22, 2012 12:07 AM
Hat Tournament - West Dundee - If you have not registered for the West Dundee hat tournament on Saturday, November 24, please do so ASAP (see the link below).  Registration will close at the end of this weekend.  This is a very fun tournament open to all levels. Hope to se Dean Nov 10, 2012 6:25 PM
Tons of Ultimate Related Info - Hey Everybody, A bunch of things... 0) There will be a Halloween party a week from Friday (11/9) at either Chadd's or Tony's. RSVP on Meetup here -  Casimir Nov 1, 2012 4:18 AM
Re: [ultimatefrisbee-166] Another engaement - Well as long as we are on the subject I have recently got engaged on September 7th to my fiance (who really none of y Dave s. Sep 27, 2012 9:57 AM
Re: [ultimatefrisbee-166] Another engaement - LOL... I love the options for the next engagement! Kevin H. Sep 27, 2012 9:17 AM
Another engaement - We have another engagement to report. Kevin High-Life Hodson was engaged over this past week to his girlfriend Candace& john s. Sep 26, 2012 6:39 PM
Bad news & good news regarding Busse group. Must read - Tuesday night was the most news w john s. Sep 25, 2012 9:20 PM
Ultimate article - struck home to me - Hey everyone, The following article kind of struck me as being pretty accurate, at least for me.  http://skydmagazine.com/2012/0­9/ Casimir Sep 19, 2012 12:09 AM
(no subject) - Change of fields!! Due to the Pow Wow this weekend , we will be playing a john s. Sep 15, 2012 1:47 PM
Why aren't there more names for Labor Day Cookout & Ultimate? - Why aren't there more name john s. Aug 26, 2012 3:26 PM
Labor Day Cookout & Ultimate - Hey Everyone, A couple things here. First, we'll be having a Labor Day cookout thing, no tournament deal, just food and friends and fun. Bring something to share or like $5 so John will go out and shop for t Casimir Aug 21, 2012 11:30 PM
Game ON! (even if rain) - If it's lightninging, then we'll wait for it to pass. If it won't pass, we'll head out to eat early (Tilted Kilt Schaumburg to celebrate Vince's birthday). Casimir Aug 9, 2012 2:50 PM
Re: [ultimatefrisbee-166] Hawaii Ultimate Tournament in November - F. Because E is a stupid answer. Why would I front you the reg fee next time I see you if I'm not sure I'm going? On Sun, Jul 29, 2012 at 7:47 PM, Casimir < Tony Jul 29, 2012 8:13 PM
Hawaii Ultimate Tournament in November - Hey Everyone, I am currently soliciting interest for an Ultimate tournament in Hawaii this November 9th - 12th. Hopu Ka Lewa 14. Two days on the field, one day at the beach. Location is Waimanalo Polo Fields in Oahu. The theme this year Casimir Jul 29, 2012 7:47 PM
Two Alternatives to Ultimate on Thursday - Hey Everyone, I know I've been a bit reclusive lately (so much so that I have not actually met a ton of you new folks...hey, new folks! My name is Casimir, and sometimes I show up and play frisbee...usually a lot more often that I h Casimir Jul 24, 2012 11:02 PM
Meetup Cancelled: PRACTICE / DRILLS / CONDITIONING - Due to various new scheduling conflicts, our Wednesday practice is now CANCELLED effective immediately. Casimir Jul 11, 2012 10:49 AM
missing spikes & hat - john s. Jul 8, 2012 8:31 PM
Re: [ultimatefrisbee-166] Don't die of heat exhaustion today. - body {word-wrap: break-word; background-color:#ffffff;} Thanks Caz for being the voice of reason. I would of told you all to play until you john s. Jun 28, 2012 11:04 AM
Don't die of heat exhaustion today. - The Captain almost did this weekend, but that's because he doesn't have proper awareness of his body. Bring water today. Bring more water. Bring a little for people who forget theirs. Take more breaks, sub out. Don't feel pressured Casimir Jun 28, 2012 10:21 AM
Practice is ON tonight at 5:30 - Per my most recent email, assume it will happen each Wednesday until further notice. Casimir Jun 27, 2012 3:00 PM
My bad on practice yesterday. - Apologies to everyone who showed up. I got a few calls / texts / emails yesterday asking what the deal was. Brian had another commitment yesterday, and I found out Tuesday night that a late work meeting was scheduled, so I was unable to show. I tried t Casimir Jun 21, 2012 3:27 PM
Frisbee! - Practice Wednesdays, Stonewood Thursday, & Bonfire Saturday - Hey Everyone, So, I announced it to the 50 people or so we had out today (seriously...3 games of 7-on-7 with 2 subs per side per game, plus a couple...), but we've got three upcoming events in the near future: Casimir Jun 6, 2012 12:27 AM
My thoughts - john s. Jun 2, 2012 12:32 AM
Memorial Day comments & GAME ON TODAY - Hey everyone, First, game ON today in the rain. Unless there's lightning. Don't play in lightning. Next, some comments from John: I just wanted to thank a few individuals for today's Memorial Day BBQ & tournament Casimir May 31, 2012 11:25 AM
Ultimate Frisbee and Such - Preview not available Casimir May 25, 2012 11:54 AM
CHANGES TO SUNDAY ULTIMATE GAMES -   We started playing Ultimate at Busse in 2007.   Our game has grown significantly over the last five years.   We have almost 500 members.  It is great to see so many people playing the best sport in the world. Dean May 13, 2012 4:11 PM

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