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Geek and Gamers Dues - Thank you all so much. We’ve reached our goal in just 2 days with 15 donations. You guys rock. This covers our dues all the way til this time next year!!! 😁 Dami B. Aug 15, 2019 4:17 PM
Geek and Gamers Dues - Thank you all so much. We’ve reached our goal in just 2 days with 15 donations. You guys rock. This covers our dues all the way til this time next year!!! 😁 Dami B. Aug 15, 2019 4:17 PM
Dues for Meetup - Hi Geeks and Gamers. As you know I’ve been running our group since January. What many of you may not know is that there is $100 fee every 6 months to keep the group alive. As this is my first time running a group like this I’ve just been paying out of Dami B. Aug 14, 2019 2:45 PM
April Social - Hi guys. I have not posted an April social because quite honestly I don’t have enough time to host one this month. I know several people wanted to do Pinballz and I’m all for it. They have a grand re-opening next Saturday the 27th Lakeline location. B Dami B. Apr 18, 2019 10:31 AM
Hello - Hello AG&G!!! Hope everyone is having a very Happy New Year. I'm super honored to be your new "Chief Geek", as Jeff would say ☺️. Please feel free to message me about thoughts, ideas, etc... I'm on FB pretty actively and my instagram, snap chat, and M Dami B. Jan 3, 2019 1:33 PM
Re: Austin Geeks and Gamers list: "Happy New Year! Hail to our new Chief Geek!" - A cheery welcome to you, Dana!!  Congratulations to your new position (it sounds like the PERFECT fit! =D) and THANK YOU for taking on such a HUGE (and awesome!) responsibility!!  Johann's announcement (and subsequent "glowing&qu Jen T. Jan 1, 2019 4:35 PM
Happy New Year! Hail to our new Chief Geek! - Happy New Year, my fellow Geeks and Gamers! A new year hopefully brings positive changes, and I am delighted to announce an important one for our group. Dana Brown (aka Dami Bleu) has accepted my invitation to become our new Chief Geek. Johann Jan 1, 2019 1:24 PM
Time for a New Chief Geek! - Hello Austin Geeks and Gamers! It has been my pleasure and honor to run this meetup group for over six years. We have grown to over 5000 members, and we host meetup events practically every night of the week. I have enjoye Johann Dec 5, 2018 5:19 PM
Support the Austin Geeks and Gamers - Hello, my fellow geeks and gamers! My how we have grown! When I took over the reins of our meetup group, we had less than 50 members and scheduled one or two events a month. In April, we celebrated our 6th Anniversary, and we recently broke Johann Jul 24, 2018 11:00 AM
Meetup Series Cancelled: NexLair Screenings - Hey there Geeks & Gamers Family, We're sorry to announce that the event series NexLair Screenings had been cancelled starting back in March. We unfortunately lost a family member back in February and have been unable to jump start back into The N. Jun 21, 2018 10:18 AM
Supporting your Friendly Local Game Shop - Hello my fellow geeks and gamers! I want to talk with you about the importance of Friendly Local Game Stores (FLGS's) to our meetup, and to the local gamer community in general. For years, there has been a symbiotic relationship between game st Johann Mar 2, 2018 11:45 AM
Singles Appreciation Night Cancelled - I cancelled the Singles Appreciation Night. I forgot that it was on a Wednesday which conflicts with other events for AG&G. I apologize for the mistake. Jodin Jan 18, 2018 5:59 AM
Happy New Year's to our Geeks and Gamers! - Greetings my fellow Austin Geeks and Gamers! I just wanted to thank you all for a great 2017, and wish us all an amazing 2018! We have continued to grow our meetup group and now have almost 5000 members. I am happy to see such a large, creative Johann Dec 31, 2017 10:41 AM
Austin Geeks and Gamers - November Newsletter - Howdy my fellow geeks and gamers! Welcome to our November newsletter. (Please forgive that it’s a few days late, but I was busy recovering from volunteering for “Scare for a Cure”, then celebrating my birthday during the weekend of Novemb Johann Nov 7, 2017 5:26 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Singapore Mahjong (similar to Gin Rummy) - Singapore Mahjong (similar to Gin Rummy) has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the Contact Us link Marn Nov 4, 2017 8:59 PM
Austin Geeks and Gamers - October Newsletter - Howdy my fellow geeks and gamers! Welcome to our October newsletter. October is my favorite month of the year, because it has my favorite holiday, Halloween. It’s when we get to pretend we are monsters, wiz Johann Oct 2, 2017 3:51 PM
Austin Geeks and Gamers - September Newsletter - Howdy my fellow geeks and gamers! Welcome to our September newsletter. I hope you are enjoying your Labor Day weekend. Summer definitely went by way too quickly. We got to share: • Summer blockbusters like “ Guardians of the Galaxy Johann Sep 4, 2017 1:11 PM
Unrivaled Tournament this Saturday - Johann Aug 10, 2017 8:11 PM
Austin Geeks and Gamers - August Newsletter - Howdy my fellow geeks and gamers! Welcome to our August newsletter. July was plenty busy, including a movie night for “Spider-Man: Homecoming", a home showing of cult classics "Buckaroo Banzai" and "Big Trouble in Little China", and the first Johann Jul 31, 2017 11:19 PM
Austin Geeks and Gamers - August Newsletter - Howdy my fellow geeks and gamers! Welcome to our August newsletter. July was plenty busy, including a movie night for “ Spider-Man: Homecoming", a home showing of cult classi Johann Jul 31, 2017 11:07 PM
Geeks and Gamers Meetup fund drive - THANK YOU ALL!!! - Hello my fellow geeks and gamers! I wanted to offer my most sincere, heartfelt thanks to all of you who contributed to our meetup fund this month. Your donations so far have totaled $741, well exceeding our goal of $600. This covers next year's Johann Jul 25, 2017 11:15 AM
Austin Geeks and Gamers - Update - Hello my fellow geeks and gamers! I just wanted to update you on our meetup fund drive. I sent out the fund drive announcement last weekend, and since then we have received d Johann Jul 17, 2017 7:21 PM
Support the Austin Geeks and Gamers - Hello, my fellow geeks and gamers! My how we have grown! When I took over the reins of our meetup group, we had less than 50 members and scheduled one or two events a month. In April, we celebrated our 5th Anniversary, and we Johann Jul 9, 2017 8:08 PM
Austin Geeks and Gamers - July Newsletter - Howdy my fellow geeks and gamers! Welcome to our July newsletter. We had a fantastic June, including a movie night for “Wonder Woman”, the MindSpark Escape Room (three different awesome challenges), Videogame Nerdlesque, and "An Evening Johann Jul 3, 2017 4:01 PM
Meetup details changed: 80's Cult Classic Movies - "Buckaroo Banzai" and "Big Trouble in Little China" - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: https://www.meetup.com/AustinG­eeksandGamers/events/241241703­/ When : Saturday, J Johann Jul 2, 2017 12:11 AM
Joins us Sunday to "Level Up Your Love Life" - Johann Jun 20, 2017 12:13 AM
Join us for a great Escape! - Johann Jun 11, 2017 6:57 PM
Re: [AustinGeeksAndGamers] Austin Geeks and Gamers - June Newsletter - Hi everyone,  I wanted to invite you to our 90's/Nickelodeon party next Saturday, June 10, at Hops & Grain. Here's more information at the Facebook event page! Adam L. Jun 3, 2017 5:04 PM
Austin Geeks and Gamers - June Newsletter - Howdy my fellow Geeks and Gamers! Welcome to our June newsletter. We had a fantastic May, including a movie night for “Guardians of the Galaxy 2”, Free Comic Book Day, a weekend of gaming at Chupacabracon, the “2 Rooms and a Boom” game Johann Jun 2, 2017 4:04 PM
Austin Geeks and Gamers - May Newsletter - Johann May 1, 2017 9:45 PM
Reminder - The Austin Geeks and Gamers 5th Anniversary Celebration is THIS SUNDAY! - Hello again my fellow geeks and gamers! Ticket sales are going fast for this Sunday's 5th Anniversary Party for our Austin Geeks and Gamers meetup. I just wanted to send y'all another reminder to RSVP and get your EventBrite Johann Apr 19, 2017 10:20 AM
Easter Game Event at Jodin's is Cancelled - Sorry but the April 15th Easter Game night at Jodin's is cancelled. Jodin Apr 14, 2017 6:33 AM
Come to the Austin Geeks and Gamers 5th Anniversary Celebration! - Greetings my fellow geeks and gamers! Five years ago, in April 2012, the "Austin Geeks and Gamers" meetup community started with just a handful of geeks who thought meeting other geeks in Austin Johann Apr 10, 2017 4:35 PM
Are you still an active geek? - Johann Dec 28, 2016 10:07 PM
Meetup details changed: "Suicide Squad" and post-movie social - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: https://www.meetup.com/AustinG­eeksandGamers/events/232714497­/ IMPORTANT UPDATE: Tickets fo Johann Aug 3, 2016 9:09 AM
Re: [AustinGeeksAndGamers] Austin Geeks and Gamers - Support our Meetup! - Well done Jeff! On Jul 9,[masked]:08 PM, "Johann" < [address removed] > wrote: Anil Pattni t. Jul 9, 2016 6:16 PM
Austin Geeks and Gamers - Support our Meetup! - Johann Jul 9, 2016 6:06 PM
RE: [AustinGeeksAndGamers] Austin Geeks and Gamers - Support our Meetup! - Johann Jun 26, 2016 12:43 PM
Austin Geeks and Gamers - Support our Meetup! - Johann Jun 18, 2016 5:27 PM
Meetup details changed: Night of 3000 Geeks! - Hi my fellow geeks and gamers! Wow! Our "Night of 3000 Geeks" filled up fast. It looks like it will be the biggest, geekiest event we have ever done! If you did not sign up in time, there is now a wait list on the event page. Let me als Johann Apr 26, 2016 10:47 AM
We now have 3000 Geeks and Gamers - Let's Party! - Johann Apr 24, 2016 1:21 PM
Re: [AustinGeeksAndGamers] Important note about my game nights - With that request, I will close this discussion to any more group responses. Please direct any further thoughts via meetup message to either Jodin or myself. Thanks! Johann Johann Apr 13, 2016 9:24 AM
Re: [AustinGeeksAndGamers] Important note about my game nights - Mike P. Apr 13, 2016 1:08 AM
Re: [AustinGeeksAndGamers] Important note about my game nights - Dear Gods, if you guys don't stop Terry M. Apr 12, 2016 11:37 PM
RE: [AustinGeeksAndGamers] Important note about my game nights - Jen T. Apr 12, 2016 10:20 PM
Re: [AustinGeeksAndGamers] Important note about my game nights - I never mind if an event is dry. If there is alcohol I often don't partake anyway. Invite me to an event when I'm in town and I'll happily attend.& Adina Apr 12, 2016 8:49 PM
Re: [AustinGeeksAndGamers] Important note about my game nights - As a drinker, I totally understand someone getting right and sober. But as a drinker, I do what I want. Never been to this meetup, but no matter wh Chris Z. Apr 12, 2016 7:09 PM
Re: [AustinGeeksAndGamers] Important note about my game nights - I have not attended a meeting yet, but I would like to. If it was further South, I would definitely attend on a regular basis. Personally, I do not want to be told that I can not bring Alcohol. But if someone is going to US S. Apr 12, 2016 4:29 PM
Re: [AustinGeeksAndGamers] Important note about my game nights - Games at Jodin's was always a blast.  Went and got married, and Friday night and/or Saturday night are usually date night now :-)  Actually enjoyed having a dry game night - it's hard enough on the teacher Benjamin H. Apr 12, 2016 2:22 PM
Re: [AustinGeeksAndGamers] Important note about my game nights - I know I only attended one event but I didn't mind dry event (truth be told I prefer it). I just got so busy I couldn't attend any more.  If my schedule eases a bit I would love to attend. Billy Apr 12, 2016 1:43 PM
Re: [AustinGeeksAndGamers] Important note about my game nights - Jodin, Sally R. Apr 12, 2016 9:14 AM
Re: [AustinGeeksAndGamers] Important note about my game nights - Just joined the group But maybe a fair compromise would be a drunk maximum ( like you can only bring 3 beer Art F. Apr 11, 2016 5:42 PM
Re: [AustinGeeksAndGamers] Important note about my game nights - Sorry I haven't been to too many events and wasn't following the group.  Now that I'm in North Austin I plan on being more active. I'm just curious as to what happened since I'm in another meet up group Brett Apr 11, 2016 4:24 PM
Re: [AustinGeeksAndGamers] Important note about my game nights - Of course it's fair.  He (and you) set rules, and people decided whether or not they wanted to participate based on the rules. I personally wouldn't condition my attendance on whether or not I could drink (especi Mike R. Apr 11, 2016 3:06 PM
Re: [AustinGeeksAndGamers] Important note about my game nights - That's not fair and I w Michelle Apr 11, 2016 12:38 PM
Important note about my game nights - Hey Everyone, I tried doing the whole no alcohol allowed thing for my events and it didn't work that great. I kind of lost all my friends. So I'm going to allow alcohol at my events again. If a no alcohol policy means I have to be lonely all th Jodin Apr 11, 2016 7:17 AM
Want to do a "Puzzle Room"? - Johann Mar 31, 2016 2:35 PM
Meetup details changed: Nerd Nite Austin - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/AustinGe­eksandGamers/events/227677548/­ Due to SXSW, this month's Nerd Nite Johann Mar 3, 2016 11:00 AM
Are you still an active geek? - Hello Austin Geeks and Gamers! To ensure that we have an accurate member count, I will be going through our membership lists and deactivating anybody who has not been active (attended an event or visited the meetup site) Johann Mar 2, 2016 10:16 AM
Join us for the February Social - Hello my fellow Geeks and Gamers! I just wanted to let you know there are only 7 seats left for the February Geeks and Gamer's Social, "Dinner with a G-List Celebrity". Join us for dinner at Mangia Pizza, and hear the behind-the-scenes-in Johann Jan 31, 2016 5:52 PM
FW: [The-Austin-Doctor-Who-Meetup]­ Updated Schedule for the Feb 6th Meetup - Johann Jan 29, 2016 6:41 AM
Happy New Year, Geeks and Gamers! - Johann Jan 10, 2016 12:27 PM
Meetup details changed: Board Games for Game Geeks - "Star Wars" night - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/AustinGe­eksandGamers/events/227104685/­ When : Wednesday, De Johann Dec 4, 2015 5:25 PM
Jodin's Address for Saturday Night Game Night - Hi Everyone! I live in The Reserve Apartments at 8038 Exchange Drive. The apartment complex is at the top of a hill, not to be confused with the complex at the foot of the hill. The gate code is 8642. As you come into the apartment complex, you Jodin Sep 12, 2015 7:19 AM
Cleaning up our membership list - Johann Aug 23, 2015 10:51 AM
Meetup Cancelled: Boardgame Night at Jodin's - Boardgame Night at Jodin's, scheduled to occur on Saturday, August 22,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the Jodin Aug 22, 2015 10:10 AM
Meetup details changed: Mothership Board Game Night: Ticket to Ride - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/AustinGe­eksandGamers/events/224252882/­ When : Monday, Augus Lauren Aug 3, 2015 4:44 PM
Reminder: Friday Night Game Night at Jodin's is Cancelled - This is a reminder that Friday Night Game Night at Jodin's has been cancelled. Jodin Jun 5, 2015 12:48 PM
Cancellation of Jodin's Friday Night Game Night - Hey Everyone, The board game event at my place for Friday night is cancelled. I feel like I have been burning my candle at both ends this week and need a break. The Saturday night game event is still on. Thanks, Jodin Jodin Jun 2, 2015 12:12 PM
Meetup details changed: June Social and Pinball (New Members Welcome!) - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/AustinGe­eksandGamers/events/222403057/­ When : Wednesday, Ju Johann May 8, 2015 3:46 PM
Meetup details changed: "Quest Night: Glory & Gold" presented by Scare for a Cure - Hi gang! Only a few people have signed up for our "Quest Night" meetup event so far, but the tickets are selling out fast. This is a once-in-a-lifetime, full-scale, live-action, interactive fantasy adventure. Don't miss out! Johann Apr 22, 2015 11:05 AM
Quest Night needs volunteer role-players - Johann Apr 12, 2015 7:44 PM
Re: [AustinGeeksAndGamers] Looking for Player - Would it be okay if I've never played before? It sounds interesting. Sent from my iPhone On Mar 28, 2015, at 17:13, Jodi Trevor Mar 28, 2015 5:14 PM
Looking for Player - We need one more for tonight's Dungeon Lords game. It is one of those games that plays best with full compliment. Jodin Mar 28, 2015 5:12 PM
Meetup details changed: "Geeks Who Drink" Star Trek Trivia Competition - The folks at Fado and "Geeks Who Drink" just changed the start time of the Star Trek Quiz on Saturday. The quiz will now start at 2:00, which means we need to gather and form our teams at 1:00. See you there. Live long and prosper!   I Johann Mar 23, 2015 2:01 PM
Meetup details changed: Nerd Nite Austin - Nerd Nite changed dates this month. It will be held on Tuesday, March 17. I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Austi Johann Mar 7, 2015 8:14 AM
Guild Wars 2 on Sale this Weekend! - The game Guild Wars 2 is ramping up for their upcoming expansion, Heart of Thorns, and they have put the original game on sale March 6 - 8 for as low as $10.00 (regularly priced at $39.99). This is a great deal on a great game. If you want to hang out Jodin Mar 6, 2015 9:05 AM
Meetup details changed: Sherwood Forest Faire - Due to the forecast of rain all day Sunday, I am moving our Sherwood Forest Faire date to March 22. Come to Sherwood and join our Merry Men (and women!) ------------------------------­----------------------------- I've updated this Meetu Johann Mar 6, 2015 6:57 AM
Re: [AustinGeeksAndGamers] We need a 4th player tonight! - Sounds like a fun game! I've played the Dungeon Keeper pc games but never this board game. Sent from my iPhone On John Feb 28, 2015 6:18 PM
We need a 4th player tonight! - Anyone want to come out and play Dungeon Lords? I had a guest drop out at the last minute. We could really use a 4th player. Thanks. Jodin Jodin Feb 28, 2015 5:43 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Five Tribes at Emerald Tavern - Five Tribes at Emerald Tavern, scheduled to occur on Saturday, February 28,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled due to icy road conditions. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the Jodin Feb 28, 2015 9:28 AM
Meetup Cancelled: Catan Night at Jodin's - Catan Night at Jodin's, scheduled to occur on Friday, February 13,[masked]:30 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the Jodin Feb 11, 2015 9:59 AM
Austin Geeks and Gamers - Start the year right! - Johann Jan 19, 2015 12:14 PM
Update to Emerald Tavern Reservation Policy - Johann Jan 13, 2015 6:25 PM
Meetup details changed: Swashbuckling Classics: "Robin Hood" and "The Court Jester" - Hi gang! My apologies for the date change. My house will be in chaos this weekend as my sweetie, Christine Scott (and daughter) are moving in. By the 31st, we should be back in shape and ready to host a movie night at my home. I hope to see you Johann Jan 12, 2015 4:21 PM
Catan Game Night at Jodin's is Cancelled - Hey Everyone, I have to cancel our Catan Game Night for tonight. Unfortunately, I have a work related emergency they need me to handle. I will schedule a new Catan night soon. Jodin Jodin Jan 2, 2015 3:47 PM
Attention Geek Parents - Greetings Austin Geeks and Gamers! Johann Oct 22, 2014 2:18 PM
Geeks and Gamers Speed Friending this Sunday! - Howdy my fellow Geeks and Gamers! I wanted to make sure that you all know about this coming Sunday's first ever "Geeks and Gamers Speed-Friending Event." My friend, Matt Winters,  Johann Sep 29, 2014 10:01 AM
Meetup Cancelled: Yedo at Emerald Tavern - Yedo at Emerald Tavern, scheduled to occur on Sunday, October 12,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the Jodin Sep 28, 2014 8:01 PM
Meetup details changed: Yedo at Emerald Tavern - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/AustinGe­eksandGamers/events/209672692/­ When : Sunday, Septe Jodin Sep 26, 2014 1:09 PM
Cosplay Discounts - Planning on entering the Here There Be Monsters costume contest? A holiday weekend is the perfect time to get some sewing done. And what's a holiday without presents? So here's one for ya! Go to Lucy in Disguise between now and Sept. 14, whisper Zane M. Aug 31, 2014 2:13 PM
Special Offer on Advanced Tickets for Here There Be Monsters Con - Advance adult tickets are on sale right now at http://nerdisbondatx.com/ . Advance tickets include: Zane M. Aug 19, 2014 12:31 PM
Meetup details changed: Here There Be Monsters Con: Film Festival, Magic Tournament, and SO MUCH MORE - Since the U.S. Congress seems powerless to help solve the student debt crisis, we are just going to stomp it under the scaly feet of Here There Be Monsters Con! Bring a valid student i.d., show it to us at the door, and we'll let you in for just Zane M. Aug 15, 2014 4:08 PM
New to Gaming? Come try out Kingsburg - I have four spots left for my upcoming Kingsburg game night event. If you are new to board games, Kingsburg is a great intro game. It is fairly easy to learn and has lots of dice rolling. We really need some more players to come out for this event, so Jodin Jul 16, 2014 9:16 AM
Meetup details changed: Day Trip to Newman's Castle in Bellville (Families Welcome!) - I've updated this Meetup. I discovered that Newman's Castle doesn't do tours on Sundays, so I am moving the date to Saturday, July 19. For more details, see the full listing: Johann Jul 3, 2014 2:05 PM
Geeks and Gamers - No more dues - Hello my fellow Geeks and Gamers, Our Meetup just enabled a new feature to help us cover our costs. Rather than charging "dues" (which were always voluntary anyway), you'll be able to chip in a few dollars using a credit or debit card right fr Johann Jun 4, 2014 4:26 PM
We have our 1000th Geek! - Johann May 26, 2014 12:16 PM
Great Site for Board Game Advice - Hi Fellow Geeks and Gamers, I forget that there are still a lot of people who have never heard of Reddit. If you need any advice about board games, the following site can be helpful: http://www.reddit.com/r/boardg­ames/   Jodin May 19, 2014 5:33 PM
Meetup details changed: "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" and post-movie discussion - Gateway is now selling tickets for Captain America. We will go to the 7:30 RealD 3D showing. See you there! I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: Johann Mar 24, 2014 5:12 PM
Meetup details changed: Share Your Favorite Geeky Movie Night - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/AustinGe­eksandGamers/events/171978362/­ When : Saturday, Apr Johann Mar 19, 2014 6:40 AM

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