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Offline phildinftlaudy

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AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« on: October 02, 2012, 04:28:20 PM »
We have collected and reviewed all AMG 2013 Site Location Preferences.  We are following the same planning schedule we followed for this year's successful AMG and are right on track with preference selection dates (and actually a few weeks early) and now the official voting for voting for location begins......  I have requested that the MODS lock the AMG 2013 Site Location Preference thread and that they sticky this thread.

The top 3 destinations have been chosen and are being put forth for any member interested in attending AMG 2013 to vote on. Voting is limited to members only.

Voting will remain open until Friday, November 2, 2012.

Please indicate your preference from the following choices. The number in parentheses indicates the number of times the site was listed as a preference. 
Votes are limited to ONE VOTE PER MEMBER and ONE SITE:

1. CHICAGO, IL (13)

2. SAN DIEGO, CALIF (10)

3. SANTA FE, NM (6)


Preferences for time of year favored July or August

Please keep the above information in mind when casting your vote. You may also still indicate time your preference for time of year for AMG 2013 to be held.

Also, try to limit your post to your vote (if you want to put a line or two about why you think it should be held in a certain location from the above selections that is fine - but let's try to keep rationale/reasoning to a minimum and as non-duplicative as possible).  Thanks for your participation.

Some FYI's from site preference selection: The topic received over 2,349 views; there were 75 replies; 20 site preferences were given; and there were 63 votes.

Thanks to all who listed their Site Location Preferences.
Make sure you cast your vote for the location of AMG 2013!!
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Offline bocker3

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2012, 06:03:13 PM »
Chicago - August
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Offline Jeff G

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2012, 06:38:59 PM »
Chicago - anytime . My friends there are all mad I haven't been to see them , so I can multi task with this trip .

Offline wolfter

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2012, 03:10:38 AM »
Chicago.  Anytime.  We've never had a mid west gathering. ;)
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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2012, 12:31:16 PM »
San Diego July- they have pride that month

Offline WillyWump

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2012, 04:24:23 PM »
San Diego -  they have sailors.

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2012, 06:30:08 PM »
San Diego-- the climate!  July or August is OK with me--before school returns for our regulars.

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01/09:  613 (43.8%), UD
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01/10:  530 (44.2%), UD
07/10:  636 (48.9%), UD
01/11:  627 (48.2%), UD
07/11:  840 (52.5%), UD
01/12:  920 (51.1%), UD
07/12:  857 (50.4%), 40
10/12:  UD
01/13:  710 (47.3%), UD
07/13:  886 (49.2%), UD
01/14:  985 (46.9%), UD
06/14:  823 (47.2%), UD

Offline HippieLady

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2012, 08:20:03 AM »
San Diego - July
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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #8 on: October 04, 2012, 03:08:16 PM »


               Chicago.  Anytime.   :-*

                                                       Weasel

    P.s.  I will be able to drive  :)    We've never had a mid west gathering.
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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #9 on: October 07, 2012, 01:40:53 AM »
San Diego - There's Pride, sailors, a great climate, and kick-ass Mexican food!  Plus, there are tons of cheap hotels in great areas.  After the heat of DC this past AMG, I'll think long and hard before attending one in a hot area in the summer.  Mid-late July - early August works for me.
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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #10 on: October 07, 2012, 02:00:51 AM »
If you're in shape and attractive you can also make a starting rate of $1900 to masturbate for seancody-dot-com while in San Diego!
"Iíve slept with enough men to know that Iím not gay"

Offline BikerGuy

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #11 on: October 07, 2012, 03:25:44 AM »
San Diego - Mid-late July - early August.
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Offline bonnie_nc

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #12 on: October 10, 2012, 05:37:26 PM »
I think I'll vote with David for San Diego.  My first trip to California was the San Francisco AMG, and what a great time that was!  I am sure I will enjoy the trip wherever we go!  July or August will work for me as well.

Offline Razorbill

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #13 on: October 13, 2012, 08:28:31 AM »
This is a tough one.  San Diego has the zoo and La Jolla, the Midway aircraft carrier and a harbor cruise. I'm sure it would be lovely to walk around.  Chicago has the Sear Tower (now the Willis), the Field Museum and the Chicago Institute of Art, Lake Michigan shore and probably that "city feel" - restaurants, lots of people, big buildings and bright lights. For those of us who remember the fun we had at Fenway, there's the Chicago Cubs and White Sox and San Diego's Padres.  I feel San Diego would have a nice climate and and a laid back ambiance and Chicago might be more culturally exciting.  Chicago is also 2200 miles closer to me than San Diego.  I could make it a driving vacation.  OK, I'll stop thinking aloud and shut up.
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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #14 on: October 15, 2012, 12:00:15 PM »
Both San Diego and Chicago are good choices. It is a tough decision.

Regarding distance, it is slightly farther to Chicago, but it is a train hub and easily accessible by rail.

I think I could get to San Diego by train too, but not too sure.

After confering with friends who have been to both places, I think I will cast my vote for:

Chicago.

Edited to add, anytime except the first week of August.

HUGS,

Mark
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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #15 on: October 15, 2012, 01:11:39 PM »
Chicago...

San Diego is a lovely city.  I visited four or five times when I lived in LA back in the early '80's as I had friends from NY living there.  I would love to visit San Juan and especially Santa Fe and the southwest.  But Chicago is a great location, relatively shorter travel for most folks and a town with a lot to offer.   My vote: Chicago (July or August- excluding the week Mark said he cannot attend).

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #16 on: October 15, 2012, 03:43:12 PM »
San Diego, early July like the first week.

Offline pozniceguy

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #17 on: October 15, 2012, 06:14:40 PM »
Chicago and  San Diego  are both great  spots   for AMG  but leaning to  Chicago  early  Aug

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #18 on: October 18, 2012, 01:50:31 PM »
San Diego. 

It's supposedly gorgeous year round, so anytime.  Chicago is awesome, but I have been there AND  San Diego has my ultra-fabulous lesbian friend, Lynn, from high school.  She just came to GA this summer, but I wasn't able to get up with her then.  Would love to get out her way.

I still say we should look to do a Pocatello type deal sometime...that stuff's good for the soul.
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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #19 on: October 19, 2012, 10:17:46 AM »
I'm casting my vote for Chicago.  I have no particular preference on the time of year.
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Offline phildinftlaudy

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #20 on: October 19, 2012, 12:58:14 PM »
14 DAYS REMAINING TO CAST YOUR VOTE FOR LOCATION OF AMG 2013
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Date    CD4    %   VL     Date  CD4  %   VL
10/08  636    35  510   9/09 473  38 2900  12/4/09 Atripla
12/09  540    30    60   
12/10  740    41  <48   
8/11    667    36  <20  
03/12  1,041  42  <20
05/12  1,241  47  <20
08/12   780    37  <20
11/12   549    35  <20
02/12  1,102  42  <20
11/12   549    35  <20

Offline phildinftlaudy

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #21 on: October 19, 2012, 10:21:45 PM »
For those keeping count....

Currently there is a tie:

San Diego   9 votes

Chicago      9 votes


This is like the presidential race.......  :o
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Labs:
Date    CD4    %   VL     Date  CD4  %   VL
10/08  636    35  510   9/09 473  38 2900  12/4/09 Atripla
12/09  540    30    60   
12/10  740    41  <48   
8/11    667    36  <20  
03/12  1,041  42  <20
05/12  1,241  47  <20
08/12   780    37  <20
11/12   549    35  <20
02/12  1,102  42  <20
11/12   549    35  <20

Offline Jeff G

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #22 on: October 20, 2012, 12:53:52 AM »
For those keeping count....

Currently there is a tie:

San Diego   9 votes

Chicago      9 votes


This is like the presidential race.......  :o

So if you vote chicago vote early and vote often  ;)

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #23 on: October 20, 2012, 08:40:42 AM »
So if you vote chicago vote early and vote often  ;)

I'm hoping it's Chicago since I'm not sure I can afford going all the way to San Diego because I've been off work and my vacation fund isn't that impressive right now.  But I don't want to sway the voters.  ;D

Plus, it'll be the first one I can drive to and bring all the luggage I desire and need.
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Offline WillyWump

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #24 on: October 20, 2012, 06:47:30 PM »
I'm hoping it's Chicago since I'm not sure I can afford going all the way to San Diego because I've been off work and my vacation fund isn't that impressive right now.  But I don't want to sway the voters.  ;D

Plus, it'll be the first one I can drive to and bring all the luggage I desire and need.

The Chicago Room rates themselves will eat up the potential airfare to SD, a relatively cheap city.

Now who do I have to blow around here to get some votes changed?  ::)

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #25 on: October 20, 2012, 07:30:28 PM »
The Chicago Room rates themselves will eat up the potential airfare to SD, a relatively cheap city.

Now who do I have to blow around here to get some votes changed?  ::)

-W

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #26 on: October 20, 2012, 07:35:37 PM »
Well there you have it . We get to watch Will blow Wolfe in SD .

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #27 on: October 20, 2012, 07:37:42 PM »
Well there you have it . We get to watch Will blow Wolfe in SD .

I'm a fun gal and don't mind exhibitionism.  Hell, the more the merrier, just bring cocktails and cockrings.
Complacency is the enemy.  ;)  Challenge yourself daily for maximum  return on investment.

Offline Lou-ah-vull

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #28 on: October 20, 2012, 09:30:28 PM »
and quite frankly we could all meet in Bismark, North Dakota, save a ton of money...and see all of that!    :)

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01/06:  344 (24.6%), 86299 VL
04/06:  374 (22.0%), 87657 VL
05/06:  Began HAART 05/15/06, Combivir/Kaletra
07/06:  361 (27.8%), 1299 VL
10/06:  454 (32.4%), 55 VL
01/07:  499 (38.4%), UD
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08/07:  761 (42.3%), UD
06/08:  659 (47.1%), UD
01/09:  613 (43.8%), UD
07/09:  616 (47.4%), UD
01/10:  530 (44.2%), UD
07/10:  636 (48.9%), UD
01/11:  627 (48.2%), UD
07/11:  840 (52.5%), UD
01/12:  920 (51.1%), UD
07/12:  857 (50.4%), 40
10/12:  UD
01/13:  710 (47.3%), UD
07/13:  886 (49.2%), UD
01/14:  985 (46.9%), UD
06/14:  823 (47.2%), UD

Offline bocker3

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #29 on: October 21, 2012, 09:45:04 AM »
The Chicago Room rates themselves will eat up the potential airfare to SD, a relatively cheap city.

Now who do I have to blow around here to get some votes changed?  ::)

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #30 on: October 21, 2012, 06:18:33 PM »
and quite frankly we could all meet in Bismark, North Dakota, save a ton of money...and see all of that!    :)

Or better yet, just rent one of those party sex buses and tour the US while having 80's style sex parties. ;D
Complacency is the enemy.  ;)  Challenge yourself daily for maximum  return on investment.

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #31 on: October 22, 2012, 11:03:39 AM »
Or better yet, just rent one of those party sex buses and tour the US while having 80's style sex parties. ;D

For that, I wouldn't need Viagra, I would need poposicle sticks and duct tape.  :o

But, I am still a party boy at heart.  8) If our Wumpy would consider a bit of leather, I might consider changing my vote.
« Last Edit: October 22, 2012, 11:07:17 AM by aztecan »
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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #32 on: October 22, 2012, 11:19:02 AM »
Wumpy in leather does not compute.
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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #33 on: October 22, 2012, 12:07:50 PM »
For that, I wouldn't need Viagra, I would need poposicle sticks and duct tape.  :o

But, I am still a party boy at heart.  8) If our Wumpy would consider a bit of leather, I might consider changing my vote.

I seem to remember you posting a hot ass picture of you wearing your leather.  Do I need to do a search?   ;D  I've never experienced the leather scene, but I'm slowing coming out of my comfort zone and doing things differently.  I now regret not joining you all in the basement in Seattle.  I was just too conservative at the time.
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Offline HippieLady

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #34 on: October 22, 2012, 09:01:38 PM »
Leathers...duct tape...sex bus...What am I getting myself into?
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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #35 on: October 23, 2012, 09:06:14 AM »
Is the vote still tied?
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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #36 on: October 23, 2012, 09:22:07 PM »
don't equate intelligence with lack of masculinity
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Offline mitch777

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #37 on: October 25, 2012, 08:08:01 PM »
feel a tad bit guilty even putting in my 2 cents as i am not sure if i will be able to attend for a variety of reasons, but, that said...
chicago.

hope to meet all of you no matter the destination. :)
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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #38 on: October 26, 2012, 05:06:41 PM »
 This will be as useful as my third party vote for President, but I vote for  Santa Fe, NM.
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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #39 on: October 27, 2012, 04:51:02 AM »
If voting is still open, I vote for Chicago.  Either month.
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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #40 on: October 28, 2012, 10:21:46 AM »
5 DAYS LEFT TO CAST YOUR VOTE FOR LOCATION OF AMG 2013
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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #41 on: October 28, 2012, 03:46:40 PM »
I have never attended an AMG but from what I have read already thru the post it sounds like fun. I would like to be among folks like me who enjoy life tot the fullest no matter what kind of day you have. If I may vote also, I would pick Chi town for that is closer to me, lets say mid July early August. Hope to see and meet some new friends.  Thanks
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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #42 on: October 28, 2012, 11:06:30 PM »
Chicago
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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #43 on: October 29, 2012, 11:37:08 AM »
San Diego

Hotel costs in Chicago are just way too high.

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #44 on: October 29, 2012, 01:43:25 PM »
I fear I won't be able to attend if the location is Chicago as the hotel costs alone would be too much for me.
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Offline Lou-ah-vull

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #45 on: October 29, 2012, 03:56:06 PM »
Nothing like changing the rules in mid-stream, but why not look at both cities:  Chicago and San Diego.  See what dates are available for each as well as accommodations.  Then present this is a final choice for selection.  We could use this process to winnow the choice to two cities.  We can use this in years when it is very close and some other factors (dates, cost of lodging) could sway the preference.

Just a thought.

For the record, I would be satisfied with either location.  I share the concern about lodging in Chicago...but we have taken our school kids there several times and found affordable lodging during the week in the city.  Summer may be different of course.

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Offline wolfter

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #46 on: October 29, 2012, 04:24:11 PM »
We attended a family wedding in Chicago not too long along and we booked an entire block of rooms as we have family all over the country.  We had beautiful accommodations and the cost was less than we've paid for either of the AMG's I've attended.
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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #47 on: October 29, 2012, 04:36:43 PM »
Are hotel rates in Chicago higher than DC -- or Boston or San Francisco? That's hard to imagine as DC is a very wealthy area, as are the other cities where AMG was held.

We had beautiful accommodations and the cost was less than we've paid for either of the AMG's I've attended.

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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #48 on: October 30, 2012, 08:10:24 PM »
We attended a family wedding in Chicago not too long along and we booked an entire block of rooms as we have family all over the country.  We had beautiful accommodations and the cost was less than we've paid for either of the AMG's I've attended.

What hotel and location?
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Re: AMG 2013 OFFICIAL THREAD TO VOTE FOR LOCATION
« Reply #49 on: October 30, 2012, 08:20:52 PM »
I AM OFFICIALLY CHANGING MY VOTE TO SAN DIEGO 8)
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