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« Reply #90 on: April 26, 2013, 01:21:39 PM »
What time of year? I'd have to know, so I can check my schedule...

Here is some starter info:  http://wikitravel.org/en/Antarctica

I think the only real time to go is the Antarctic summer which I believe is winter here.
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« Reply #91 on: April 26, 2013, 01:24:29 PM »
Won't kosher food be a big problem to figure out? I assume people on these trips can't bring much luggage with them, so food they get there?

That's why we should start planning now. Personally I think I the need for kosher food is overrated. You can go ten days easily without meat and if you have a fruits vegetables, bread, and vacuum packed fish you have most of what you need.

I think Shabbos might be somewhat challenging.
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« Reply #92 on: April 26, 2013, 01:25:30 PM »
You guys were funny. You're actually acting as if this will happen. We can barely coordinate a local DO. Have you seen the shabbos do thread? Or Dan trying to get people to come to cle?
And now you think you'll organize a trip to Antarctica?
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« Reply #93 on: April 26, 2013, 01:27:02 PM »
Won't kosher food be a big problem to figure out? I assume people on these trips can't bring much luggage with them, so food they get there?

The main reason I think so few of us have been to Antarctica is due to this issue (and shabbos). Going as a fully kosher group should I think help mitigate these issues. If we fill up a boat we could probably have a say in the food and scheduling...
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« Reply #94 on: April 26, 2013, 01:27:42 PM »
+ Spouse. I think my wife would kill me if I went without her to Antarctica.
Problem for me is, my wife would kill if I went without her, but I don't see her coming to easily either :'(
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« Reply #95 on: April 26, 2013, 01:28:46 PM »
You guys were funny. You're actually acting as if this will happen. We can barely coordinate a local DO. Have you seen the shabbos do thread? Or Dan trying to get people to come to cle?
And now you think you'll organize a trip to Antarctica?

Um that's because I wasn't the one planning it.  ;D
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« Reply #96 on: April 26, 2013, 01:29:49 PM »
Problem for me is, my wife would kill if I went without her, but I don't see her coming to easily either :'(

Tell she can either come or use the $2K on jewelry.
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« Reply #97 on: April 26, 2013, 01:30:16 PM »
You guys were funny. You're actually acting as if this will happen. We can barely coordinate a local DO. Have you seen the shabbos do thread? Or Dan trying to get people to come to cle?
And now you think you'll organize a trip to Antarctica?

Hey - you gotta dream. I don't think this has to big a chance of happening, but a with group of travel nuts like DDF'rs... who could tell???
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« Reply #98 on: April 26, 2013, 01:31:07 PM »
Tell she can either come or use the $2K on jewelry.
+1 My wife would choose jewelry for sure. Shes not the traveling type  :(

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Re: DansDeals Adventure
« Reply #99 on: April 26, 2013, 01:35:59 PM »
You guys were funny. You're actually acting as if this will happen. We can barely coordinate a local DO. Have you seen the shabbos do thread? Or Dan trying to get people to come to cle?
And now you think you'll organize a trip to Antarctica?
I agree in this case it is silly and probably won't work out, but I think that is because there are to many variables and it won't work for everyone....

But I would not compare it to a DO or shabbaton. How much do you really want a DO? On the other hand going to Antarctica is a once in a life time experience and therefore people will actually really want it and willing to change their plans around it...
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« Reply #100 on: April 26, 2013, 01:42:12 PM »
I agree in this case it is silly and probably won't work out, but I think that is because there are to many variables and it won't work for everyone....

But I would not compare it to a DO or shabbaton. How much do you really want a DO? On the other hand going to Antarctica is a once in a life time experience and therefore people will actually really want it and willing to change their plans around it...

+1

Also, arranging plans to go somewhere as a group in a year and a half is different than meeting up because you all just happen to be there.

Maybe we should a poll to the wiki about how bad you want to go on a scale of 1 - 10
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« Reply #101 on: April 26, 2013, 01:42:32 PM »
+ Spouse. I think my wife would kill me if I went without her to Antarctica.
What the heck will you do with your kids for 2 weeks?

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« Reply #102 on: April 26, 2013, 01:42:56 PM »
You guys were funny. You're actually acting as if this will happen. We can barely coordinate a local DO. Have you seen the shabbos do thread? Or Dan trying to get people to come to cle?
And now you think you'll organize a trip to Antarctica?
Sure it's just a pipedream, but so is buying a lottery ticket, no?
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« Reply #103 on: April 26, 2013, 01:46:26 PM »
What the heck will you do with your kids for 2 weeks?

Perhaps my brother/sister but most likely my or my wife's parents and then arrange daycare for during the day to minimize the burden.
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« Reply #104 on: April 26, 2013, 01:53:58 PM »
Sounds great, would be interested for 5775, next year still gonna be learning.