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Author Topic: Mittens 2019 booked! Cairns, Australia, 05 - 12 October  (Read 2819 times)

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Mittens 2019 will be at this place near Cairns, Australia, from 05 - 12 October!

It's that time of year again!

At last Mittens it seems there was more interest than ever in doing it in Australia. No time or location in mind yet, but would enough people be interested?


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Attending, not staying
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Interested Parties
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« Last Edit: 19 May 2019, 14:27 by AGA »

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Re: Mittens 2019 - Australia??
« Reply #1 on: 07 Jan 2019, 09:35 »
Yeeeah  :cool:

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Re: Mittens 2019 - Australia??
« Reply #2 on: 07 Jan 2019, 09:48 »
Yes!  :grin:
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Re: Mittens 2019 - Australia??
« Reply #3 on: 07 Jan 2019, 09:54 »
Yes!  :grin:

You and Terri, presumably?

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Re: Mittens 2019 - Australia??
« Reply #4 on: 07 Jan 2019, 11:06 »
I am Jean-Pierre.

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Re: Mittens 2019 - Australia??
« Reply #5 on: 07 Jan 2019, 15:12 »
I'm interested.

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Re: Mittens 2019 - Australia??
« Reply #6 on: 07 Jan 2019, 15:33 »
Jess and I are also interested.
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Re: Mittens 2019 - Australia??
« Reply #7 on: 07 Jan 2019, 15:53 »
I'm interested.

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Re: Mittens 2019 - Australia??
« Reply #8 on: 07 Jan 2019, 23:40 »
Interested!

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Re: Mittens 2019 - Australia??
« Reply #9 on: 07 Jan 2019, 23:47 »
Now I'm not saying we should rent an island in the Great Barrier Reef for Mittens... but we can rent an island... http://www.pumpkinisland.com.au/
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Re: Mittens 2019 - Australia??
« Reply #10 on: 09 Jan 2019, 10:36 »
I'm interested!

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Re: Mittens 2019 - Australia??
« Reply #11 on: 13 Jan 2019, 17:52 »
Interested

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Re: Mittens 2019 - Australia??
« Reply #12 on: 13 Jan 2019, 18:30 »

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Re: Mittens 2019 - Australia??
« Reply #13 on: 13 Jan 2019, 19:35 »
Now I'm not saying we should rent an island in the Great Barrier Reef for Mittens... but we can rent an island... http://www.pumpkinisland.com.au/

Oooh, that looks nice! It's a bit pricey for 15-ish people, but if we could somehow round up (or even 20-some) I would be all for it.

Re: Mittens 2019 - Australia??
« Reply #14 on: 13 Jan 2019, 21:03 »
If we're considering places like that, I could probably persuade my +1 to join.

Re: Mittens 2019 - Australia??
« Reply #15 on: 24 Jan 2019, 13:47 »
Hello!  I'm in Australia and would be interested!

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Re: Mittens 2019 - Australia??
« Reply #16 on: 24 Jan 2019, 15:30 »
Now I'm not saying we should rent an island in the Great Barrier Reef for Mittens... but we can rent an island... http://www.pumpkinisland.com.au/

Oooh, that looks nice! It's a bit pricey for 15-ish people, but if we could somehow round up (or even 20-some) I would be all for it.

At 15-ish people it looks like it comes out at around $130 Australian dollar per day... That's what I pay for a double room in an average motel in a non-metropolitan area in Australia anyway.

Australian prices are extremely over-inflated compared to many countries and those island prices are incredibly cheap considering that lunch in a decent restaurant in Sydney will cost about $40-$50.

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Re: Mittens 2019 - Australia??
« Reply #17 on: 24 Jan 2019, 16:22 »
Now I'm not saying we should rent an island in the Great Barrier Reef for Mittens... but we can rent an island... http://www.pumpkinisland.com.au/

Oooh, that looks nice! It's a bit pricey for 15-ish people, but if we could somehow round up (or even 20-some) I would be all for it.

At 15-ish people it looks like it comes out at around $130 Australian dollar per day... That's what I pay for a double room in an average motel in a non-metropolitan area in Australia anyway.

Australian prices are extremely over-inflated compared to many countries and those island prices are incredibly cheap considering that lunch in a decent restaurant in Sydney will cost about $40-$50.

Mittens rentals are always incredibly cheap per person; you're talking a week's sleep in semi luxurious accommodation (sometimes with pools and hot tubs) for the cost of two or three nights in a mediocre hotel.

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Re: Mittens 2019 - Australia??
« Reply #18 on: 24 Jan 2019, 16:38 »
I just went by the effective price per person being about twice of last year's, by my quick calculations.

I would probably be up for it personally – it would be extremely cool! – but between a more-expensive-than-usual trip for our non-Aussie participants and that many of us would presumably want to spend more than a week if we're gonna be making the trip down there, it begins to add up, and it would be a shame if some people couldn't make it for budget reasons just because we decided to rent a frigging island (with accommodations for 35, if we're only 15 or fewer).

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Re: Mittens 2019 - Australia??
« Reply #19 on: 25 Jan 2019, 07:11 »
I guess nothing beats the Irish porn house with whirlpool and pool table for 100€ per person per week  :-D