[OzBargain 13th Birthday] Sydney CBD Meetup - Thursday 28 Nov at Lee's Malaysian at 6pm

Hi OzBargain, it's time to show this community that you are not a bot by attending a meet up because who doesn't love free food, drink and hopefully new OzBargain t-shirts!

Details below:
Date and time: 6pm 28 November 2019
Location: Lee's Malaysian (1 Hunter St Sydney)

Some pictures from previous birthday meet-ups to wet your appetite: 11th birthday, 12th birthday, Shopback, Cashrewards

Edit: I've made a booking with the restaurant for 30 people. Will update numbers a few days before if it looks like it'll be drastically different to that. I've also asked for a copy of the menu so will upload that here when I receive it.

Edit 2: The poll has now expired. Thanks for all your interest in attending this 13th birthday celebration! I will be updating this post with a shortened menu list in the next day or two. You will need to PM me with your order to confirm your spot. We will be taking the first ~60-70 to respond with their order. (I will be visiting Lee's Malaysian to confirm exact capacity.) Thanks!

Edit 3: Hi all, the menu is below. If you have voted attending on this event, please PM me your order to reserve your spot. Thanks! (Any other questions or dietary requirements, please also feel free to PM me.) I will taking orders until capacity (60 people) or until COB Monday (25 Nov), when I will send the finalised list of orders to Lee's.

No. Item Description
1 Hainan chicken Poached breast or leg served with chicken rice and chili ginger sauce
2 Nasi lemak A set of curry chicken with coconut rice, anchovy, and peanut
3 Char kawy teow Stir fried flat rice noodle with chicken, shrimp, bean sprout, egg, chilli, and mixed vegetable
4 Singapore noodle Wok tossed vermicelli with chicken, shrimp, bean sprout, chilli, egg and vegetable julienne
5 Nasi Goreng Classic fried rice with shrimp, chicken, egg, sambal chilli and tomato sauce served with tom yum soup
6 Mee Goreng Indonesian fried Hokkien noodle with shrimp, chicken, egg, chilli sambal and tomato sauce
7 Chicken/vegetable laksa Thin rice noodle soup with poached chicken or seasonal vegetable in coconut spicy stock
8 Eggplant tofu Stir fried tofu and eggplant in soy sauce

Poll Options expired

  • 90
    Yes, I will attend

Comments

  • +3 votes

    Hi all, thanks for your responses. I've made a booking at Lee's Malaysian so this is now confirmed. Numbers are still flexible so please vote/revoke if you can/can't make it!

    The poll has now expired. Thanks for all your interest in attending this 13th birthday celebration! I will be updating this post with a shortened menu list in the next day or two. You will need to PM me with your order to confirm your spot. We will be taking the first ~60-70 to respond with their order. (I will be visiting Lee's Malaysian to confirm exact capacity.) Thanks!

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      Time to go confirm my flights 😉

  • +1 vote

    Keen! Gotta love a cheeky Lee's Malay

  • +5 votes

    Nice. I might be able to make to this one.

  • +1 vote

    Looking forward to the meetup

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    Gemini only event!

  • +1 vote

    I won't vote yet but I'm expected to be in Sydney that week so a very probable yes from me!

    • +5 votes

      You know what… count me in. Depending on how many other meetups pop up I'll have up to 6 prizes to giveaway ;)

  • +4 votes

    Ooh. I do like Malay and it's my birthday that day

    (I'm a poet and yeah, I know it)

    • +2 votes

      Joint birthday party!

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    Keen!

  • -1 vote

    Finally, an event that's not on a Sunday or exclusive to women.

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      Or at lunch

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    Hopefully Mr Lee throws some complimentary satay sticks for being OzBargain-ers!
    Count me as interested.

    • +2 votes

      Hopefully Mr Lee throws some complimentary satay sticks for being OzBargain-ers!

      Thanks for the heads up, will wear protective eyewear.

  • +2 votes

    ohh yeah… bring on the laksa and t shirts.

  • +1 vote

    Very tempting. Might have to make the trip down from the Central Coast for my first meetup…

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    Well this event is definitely very popular looks like we'll fill up Lee's Malaysian!

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    Sounds good!

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    Yes I'll be here for another year if festivities :)

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    Really keen on this one ! Hoping there's no overtime on that day :/

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    do I need to register or I can just turn up on the day? and can I bring along a fellow bargain hunter?

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      not too many dude please

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    Awesome!

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    60 people and counting ! Yikes ! I think we need a larger venue guys?

    • +3 votes

      I'll work with the venue. If we get a lot more signing up we will close registration.

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        Thanks for organising !

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    I am attending. No. 63

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    I am attending as well.

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    i am in

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    Yay! Can’t wait to see you all. I’m no 68!

  • +7 votes

    Unless another meetup pops up on the 27th or 29th these are the prizes to be won. If 60 show you'll have a 10% chance of winning ;)

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    with now over 70 will the venue hold up

    • +1 vote

      OP said he'll be able to work it out with venue. It's not a very large venue from memory.

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        hope so.. I don't want someone to miss out.. especially me.. LOL

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    I'll come for the OZB t-shirt. Is it free food?

    • +2 votes

      t-shirt

      Would be limited supply. I might be able to bring 20-30 shirts to the city.

      free food

      Yup. That's the whole point.

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        OK make sure you bring XXL :)

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        Would be limited supply. I might be able to bring 20-30 shirts to the city.

        would you able to tell who voted first to attend to get the shirts?

        can offer a pair of hands for extra shirts if needed

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          first come first serve

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    Doubt the place can accommodate 79 people…

    Also, I think budget is way bigger than just a bowl of laksa… What else? Something in the middle to share?

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    arrgghh! damn it! I'm be presenting at a conference in Melb for the week where almost all the Sydney events are happening…!!

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    86 and counting ! yikes!

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      How many of those will show I wonder?

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        weeknight after work…i'm guessing a lot..

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          it's too far; it's in Wynyard …

          • +2 votes

            @tempura: Meanwhile I'm crossing half the country to attend…

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    So do you do a random draw of say 30 people, out of the 88 so far ??

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    just saw this thread, too late to join in?

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    Is this session still available? Thanks.

  • +2 votes

    Hi all, I've updated the original post with the menu. If you have voted attending on this event, please PM me your order to reserve your spot. Thanks! (Any other questions or dietary requirements, please also feel free to PM me.)

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      My friend and I voted to attend but we will most likely work late that day and now can’t make it.

      We don’t need to do anything right (ie by not sending you pm we are assumed not attending?) As I can’t un-vote myself now.

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        Nope all good. Cheers!

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      Hi Dust, I'm interested in going to the meetup, and I've pmed you. Just wanted to know if it's too late to order thanks.

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        (Send me a PM with your order if you still wanted to come!)

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      Is there a way to confirm if we have a spot haha?

      • +1 vote

        If you dont get a reply message from OP, means you didn't make the cut.

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          All good - got one ☺

  • +5 votes

    Okay I've gone through and read/replied to all the PMs! Thanks all. Will be sending the order to the restaurant tonight!

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      Hey mate, did I make the cut?

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        So if no PM from organiser, do not go. If PM received, it's been confirmed.

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          Sigh, seems like unless you checked this post over the weekend you probably didn't make it.

          • +1 vote

            @Cronium: do you want to go on a date with me instead?

            • +2 votes

              @tempura: I'll probably lead a group for drinks somewhere in the city afterwards. If you're sociable, you're welcome to tag along. Everyone will be paying for themselves though, unless we stumble upon a deal…

              • +3 votes

                @Scrooge McDuck: I'm down for that. Or we could hang out at the bus stop again :)

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        Sorry missed your message! Just replied!

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    Nooooooo I missed this 😩

    • +1 vote

      (Send me a PM with your order if you still wanted to come!)

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        Done, thank you for accommodating me still! 🙏

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    I just saw this post, no more spots for me and my girlfriend? :(

    Just to confirm, I'm able to create an event, post about it and get it sponsored if 20+ people are interested?

    How does the sponsorship work? Do I pay out of hand first and then get it reinbursed by someone given the final invoice?

    I'm new here and hope to be accepted ahaha.

    • +2 votes

      If you can get 20+ people to show up to your OzBargain13 event what with four days remaining in November, that is …

    • +3 votes

      I'm new here

      Maybe you should try to attend some of the meetups first, or at least getting yourself familiar with the community. As your account is new, we probably won't sponsor your parties. Thanks for asking though.

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        Thank you for the reply :)

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    Can we still come if we pay for our own meal..?

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      (Send me a PM with your order if you still wanted to come!)

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        Done! Thanks heaps :)

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    Is it too late to register to come? :(

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    I pmed at 2am this morning to get into the first 60, yet to receive a response from dust.

    • +4 votes

      ║ ಡ ͜ ʖ ಡ ║

    • +3 votes

      The call to register was made on 21 Nov. PM on the morning of 27 Nov is unlikely to make the cut.

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        Voted on Mon, 18/11/2019 - 10:01.

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          If you read the OP's edits, you had to be one of the first 70 people to PM him with your meal request, hence alvian's comment.

        • +1 vote

          What dust wrote, kerfuffle said and summarised here.

          • 19 November: You will need to PM me with your menu order to confirm your spot. We will be taking the first ~60-70 to respond with their menu order.
          • 21 November: If you have voted to attend this event, please PM me your menu order to reserve your spot. Thanks!
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            @alvian: dust: All good you're in. T-shirts will be brought by Scotty and will be first come first serve.

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              @Levity: See you then :-)

              • +2 votes

                @alvian: Yep there were some stragglers but I've tried to include as many people as possible!

  • +4 votes

    I've added the people who commented in the draw as well as those who voted so no one should miss out. Though we'll probably draw a lot of no shows.

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      Only 2 no shows out of 25 RSVP's on the Ozbargains 13th Birthday Meetup ALL Welcome Small Lemongrass CBD last time. At that rate probably 5-6 no shows sounds right.

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        In this case I originally cut up 90 names

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      @Clear Can I join the raffle too? I will definitely be there tomorrow. :)

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        Yeah I'll add you. Close to 100 now 😅

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          whoah. it’s gonna be fun. haha

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          @clear can you add me too please :)

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      Just commenting to increase my chance of winning :p

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    I dont know is missed this thread. I check ozbargain every single day. I am amazed at my own inattention to details.
    I might as well show up in area pretend like oh what a surprice meeting u all fellow ozbargainer. For most of us this meetup should be socializing not for food or drinks so i think

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    Anyone going to be down there a little early? I'm on track for a ~5pm arrival. Too keen perhaps.

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      Probably get there about 15 minutes to 6

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      Set aside a shirt for me please…

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      I'll try and get there a bit before 6; don't want to miss out on a shirt!

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    Of course I see this post now - On the day of the last Sydney meet @ 5:30PM. I must be a bot. (do we have a tag for that?)