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Monday, 26 November 2018: Mongoose vs Cobra vs Cyber Monday

Posted by mike | Meetings | Posted on November 26th, 2018

Come wallow in your buyers’ remorse or regale us with deals won over a pint onight at MvsC1011 McGowan, at 7:00 PM. Note that the parking situation in midtown is ever-evolving, so consult the handy-dandy, superific, MvsC-specific parking guide before you head that direction.

Monday, 24 July 2017: Mongoose vs Cobra vs The Dog Days of Summer (EARLY START)

Posted by mike | Meetings | Posted on July 24th, 2017

We’re in that part of the summer where it’s hot, muggy, and the tropics are usually quiet. Not that we have anything against dogs (we don’t), but this it traditionally called “The Dog Days” based on the Dog Star, Sirius, being in ascendance in the night sky. Contemplate the confluence of astronomy, meterology, and any other pursuits that are on your mind with us tonight at MvsC1011 McGowan, at 7:30 PM (EARLY START). Note that the parking situation in midtown is ever-evolving, so consult the handy-dandy, superific, MvsC-specific parking guide before you head that direction.  Leave Fido at home, though.

Monday, 25 July 2016: Mongoose vs Cobra vs The Nixon Doctrine

Posted by mike | Beer, Meetings | Posted on July 25th, 2016

mvsclogoNote: early start tonight.

On this day in 1969, President Richard Nixon announced that from that day forward, the US would expect that its allies in Asia (read: South Vietnam) would be responsible for their own military defense except for the threat of a major power with nuclear weapons (read:China).  Thus began a draw down that led to America signing a peace treaty with North Vietnam in 1973 and the fall of Saigon in 1975.

Ponder this chain of events with us tonight at MvsC1011 McGowan, at 7:00 PM. Note that the parking situation in midtown is ever-evolving, so consult the handy-dandy, superific, MvsC-specific parking guide before you head that direction.  Fittingly, you are responsible for your own tabs and transportation.

Monday, 6 June 2016: Mongoose vs Cobra vs Omaha Beach

Posted by mike | Beer, Meetings | Posted on June 6th, 2016

mvsclogoOn this day in 1944, Allied forces executed Operation Overlord, landing 155,000 troops on beaches of Normandy, France by day’s end.  While casualties were high on both sides, the Allies won the day and used the beachhead to march across Europe, liberating Paris in less than three months.

Commemorate the sacrifice and success of Allied forces tonight with us as we raise a glass at MvsC1011 McGowan, at 8:00 PM. Note that the parking situation in midtown is ever-evolving, so consult the handy-dandy, superific, MvsC-specific parking guide before you head that direction.

Monday, 16 May 2016: Mongoose vs Cobra vs Monarchy

Posted by mike | Beer, Meetings | Posted on May 16th, 2016

mvsclogoOn this day in 1770, French Dauphin Louis-Auguste married Austrian Archduchess Maria Antonia.  Four years later, they would be king and queen of France (Louis the XVI and Marie Antoinette).  In 1793, they were executed by guillotine.  Commemorate this inauspicious pairing with us tonight at MvsC1011 McGowan, at 8:00 PM. Note that the parking situation in midtown is ever-evolving, so consult the handy-dandy, superific, MvsC-specific parking guide before you head that direction. Skip the cake, and we’ll see you there.

Monday, 8 February 2016: Mongoose vs Cobra vs Buy vs Sell

Posted by mike | Meetings | Posted on February 8th, 2016

mvsclogoOn this day in 1971, the NASDAQ (originally standing for National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation) was founded as the first electronic stock market. Commemorate with us tonight at MvsC1011 McGowan, at 8:00 PM. Note that the parking situation in midtown is ever-evolving, so consult the handy-dandy, superific, MvsC-specific parking guide before you head that direction.  Go long on conviviality, and we’ll see you there.

Monday, 26 October 2015: Mongoose vs Cobra vs The Pony Express

Posted by mike | Meetings | Posted on October 26th, 2015

mvsclogoOn this day in 1861, The Pony Express ceased operations.  Running for only 19 months and losing $200,000 (over $5 million adjusted for inflation), it nonetheless proved the viability of a fast (10-day), year-round mail route between Sacramento, CA and St Joseph, MO.

Commemorate this great feat with us tonight at MvsC1011 McGowan, at 8:00 PM. Note that the parking situation in midtown is ever-evolving, so consult the handy-dandy, superific, MvsC-specific parking guide before you head that direction.If you can’t make it, just send us a text or an email, no need to hire a courier, pony-based or otherwise.

Monday, 10 August 2015: Mongoose vs Cobra vs The Increase and Diffusion of Knowledge

Posted by mike | Meetings | Posted on August 10th, 2015

mvsclogoOn this day in 1836, President James K. Polk signed into law an act authorizing the creation of the Smithsonian Institution.  Based on a bequest (roughly valued at $12.5 million in 2015 dollars) from English scientist James Smithson, the modern-day Smithsonian comprises 19 museums and galleries, nine research facilities, and the national zoo (Pandas!).  Visit it the next time you’re in DC, but tonight, raise a glass to the increase and diffusion of Knowledge at Mongoose vs Cobra, MvsC1011 McGowan, at 8:00 PM tonight. Note that the parking situation in midtown is ever-evolving, so consult the handy-dandy, superific, MvsC-specific parking guide before you head that direction.

Monday 27 April 2015: Mongoose vs Cobra vs Repetitive Stress Injuries

Posted by mike | Meetings | Posted on April 27th, 2015

mvsclogoOn this day in 1981, Xerox introduced the sublimely-named “Xerox 8010 Information System“, AKA “Xerox Star”, which was the first commercially available computer with a mouse (and several other technologies that we take for granted today). Commemorate with us at Mongoose vs Cobra, MvsC1011 McGowan, at 8:00 PM tonight. Note that the parking situation in midtown is ever-evolving, so consult the handy-dandy, superific, MvsC-specific parking guide before you raise a finger to head that direction.

 

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Monday, 12 January 2015: Mongoose vs Cobra vs The Call of the Wild

Posted by mike | Meetings | Posted on January 12th, 2015

mvsclogoOn this day in 1876, author John Griffith “Jack” London was born. Commemorate with us at Mongoose vs Cobra, MvsC1011 McGowan, at 8:00 PM tonight. Note that the parking situation in midtown is ever-evolving, so consult the handy-dandy, superific, MvsC-specific parking guide before you jump aboard The Snark and cruise that direction.

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