Hauling gear around a NANOG meeting

andrew young andrewy at webair.com
Thu May 22 16:49:21 CDT 2008


some useful links for getting around NYC using public transportation: 

http://www.hopstop.com/

http://www.mta.info/mta/maps.htm

http://tripplanner.mta.info/


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On Thu, 2008-05-22 at 16:41 -0500, Hyunseog Ryu wrote:

> One more thing...
> Rent-car may be not a good idea.
> Sometimes it's hard to find the parking spot. ^.^
> As Andrew said, it will be better to use public transportations such as
> cab, bus, and sub-way.
> It may take more time, but sometimes the driving style of New Yorker may
> be a little bit offensive, and finding parking lot may be a challenge. :-)
> If you are one of owls, there are plenty of places you can visit in
> night/early morning when you are not in the mood for sleeping ^>^
> 
> Hyun
> 
> 
> andrew young wrote:
> > Once you all get there, you will realize how awesome this place is.
> > There is nothing to be afraid. Just remember, carry around an unlimited
> > metrocard and a subway map. Taking cabs everything can get expensive. 
> >
> > for those that are planning to spend the weekend in NYC, be sure to
> > check out http://www.bigapplebbq.org/ its huge every year. 
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> > On Thu, 2008-05-22 at 21:16 +0000, Martin Hannigan wrote:
> >
> >   
> >> Seriously, Dave was taken out of context by the usual suspects.  Brooklyn / NYC is pretty OK. 
> >>
> >> Oh, ObOp! Thanks a ton, Telx! 
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: Chris McDonald <copraphage at gmail.com>
> >> To: Martin Hannigan
> >> Cc: davediaz at gmail.com <davediaz at gmail.com>; nanog at nanog.org <nanog at nanog.org>
> >> Sent: Thu May 22 21:00:15 2008
> >> Subject: Re: Hauling gear around a NANOG meeting
> >>
> >> a glock 27 takes the same magazine as a glock 22. that's good nyc knowledge.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 4:53 PM, Martin Hannigan <hannigan at verneglobal.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> 	Heheh. Good tip. Where do we get our shields on Sunday? :)
> >> 	
> >> 	
> >> 	
> >> 	
> >> 	----- Original Message -----
> >> 	From: David Diaz <davediaz at gmail.com>
> >> 	To: Martin Hannigan
> >> 	Cc: jmaimon at ttec.com <jmaimon at ttec.com>; nanog at nanog.org <nanog at nanog.org>
> >> 	Sent: Thu May 22 20:13:29 2008
> >> 	Subject: Re: Hauling gear around a NANOG meeting
> >> 	
> >> 	Dave as in David D has spent TOO much time in NY.
> >> 	
> >> 	I gave basic smart tips for any big city.  Just wear a Telx hat and
> >> 	you are safe. That is like the crips there in NY. Lots of respect from
> >> 	the gangs. Otherwise no one can make bets with their bookie, fo'get
> >> 	'about it....
> >> 	
> >> 	
> >> 	Enjoy your travels everyone! Come early, stay long, network with all!
> >> 	
> >> 	David
> >> 	The Host of Nanog43 in The City!
> >> 	
> >> 	
> >> 	
> >> 	On May 22, 2008, at 3:57 PM, Martin Hannigan wrote:
> >> 	
> >> 	>
> >> 	> We're in the Marriot, not a crack house. And it's NYC, not Sao
> >> 	> Paolo. I think my friend Dave needs to actually spend some time in
> >> 	> New York City. :).
> >> 	>
> >> 	> Don't buy any bridges.  And if you're driving, stay off the cross
> >> 	> Bronx Expresseway. It's moidah during rush hour.
> >> 	>
> >> 	> -M<
> >> 	>
> >> 	>
> >> 	>
> >> 	> ----- Original Message -----
> >> 	> From: Paul Wall <pauldotwall at gmail.com>
> >> 	> To: Joe Maimon <jmaimon at ttec.com>
> >> 	> Cc: nanog at nanog.org <nanog at nanog.org>
> >> 	> Sent: Thu May 22 18:07:48 2008
> >> 	> Subject: Re: Hauling gear around a NANOG meeting
> >> 	>
> >> 	> I've not been to the conference myself, but I hear laptop and charger
> >> 	> is a good plan.
> >> 	>
> >> 	> Following the advice of our host, David Diaz (Telx), care should be
> >> 	> exercised to make sure your laptop bag does not have the text "LAPTOP"
> >> 	> printed on it, as that would make it a target for thieves.
> >> 	> Additionally, don't wear white iPod earbuds, as that will likely lead
> >> 	> to you getting mugged on the subway, or zapped by lightning in Central
> >> 	> Park.
> >> 	>
> >> 	> Paul
> >> 	>
> >> 	> On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 1:07 PM, Joe Maimon <jmaimon at ttec.com> wrote:
> >> 	>> Looking for some advice for a first-timer.
> >> 	>>
> >> 	>> What are your recommendation regarding gear?
> >> 	>>
> >> 	>> - laptop and charger only
> >> 	>>
> >> 	>> - laptop with small bag
> >> 	>>
> >> 	>> - the whole normal kit&caboodle, wheeled backpack thing
> >> 	>>
> >> 	>> Thanks,
> >> 	>>
> >> 	>> Joe
> >> 	>>
> >> 	>>
> >> 	>
> >> 	
> >> 	
> >>
> >>
> >>     
> >
> >
> >   



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