Sabahan Bloggers Gathering 2008 is over

It’s a miracle that I even got the chance to go to SBG’08 last night, as my better half finally decided that he’ll look after the kids. Since I don’t have a digicam, I had to make do with my humble Nokia N70 camphone. The picture quality leaves much to be desired, so understandably I didn’t take any picture.

Well, maybe just a couple.

The far side where the cool people sat.


My side of the room where the less cool people sat, the exception being Gaman (sabahan.com), my money-making guru.

Or three.

Aleaf and Ricardo shares my sad corner.

Or four.

Boogey on the dance floor with Terry Peter and his posse.

These are just sad, sad photos. I’m just waiting for other bloggers who attended to upload their photos so that I can just leech those from ’em *sigh*.

One of my main purposes of coming to this gathering is for networking, and I vowed to myself that I would shake hands with every single one of them. Which I didn’t. The large crowd and loud music made it almost impossible. Still, I’d like to believe that I did manage to know a lot of them, compared to last year’s gathering. Nice to see familiar faces, and great to know new ones. We have great sponsors, too!

So, a shout out to the organizers and those I chatted to personally (in no particular order): Elphege and Ben Godomon, Gaman, Joneh, Aleaf, Pai, Ricardo (who happens to be my “uncle” whom I haven’t seen in a long time), Echah and hubby, Eshark, Emelda, Gallivanter, Jacq, Wei Chuen, Fara, Julian, Sumardi, Nur, Robb, “Chegu” Carol, Josie, Margaret, Ratu Syura, Shemah, Clement, Dan, Angriani, Zach, Shueqry, Maya, LadyMariah, … oh I swear I missed around 20 or more people with their cool names! This list will grow I promise.

I hope the socializing will continue through our blogs, and I look forward to another Sabahan Bloggers Gathering next year!

Posted on 3 August, 2008 under Life in reality and tagged with , ,

26 responses to “Sabahan Bloggers Gathering 2008 is over”

  1. eshark says:

    It was nice to meet you in person too Lorna.. 😉
    bah! we keep in blog touch la.

  2. ben says:

    Thanks for the mention.

    It was only 10.30pm when it finished.

    I think it’d be impossible to shake hands with all 100+ people and remember their names/faces.

  3. luz says:

    Thanks for the info.

  4. Joan says:

    ooh..the first pic..among the cool people, sempat juga terselit my uncool face there..me brown dress..hehe.
    the only pic my face tersangkut here…din bring camera that nyte.

    • Lorna says:

      Sorry la, blur-blur the picture! Don’t worry, I’m sure your face is in the group photos, you can grab it from those who took ’em!

  5. kita berjiran jak mlm tadi 🙂

    • Lorna says:

      Ya! I was so busy trying to chat with everyone else that I didn’t even think of chatting with the people closest to my table, i.e. you and Shueqry!

  6. bobby says:

    heyyy there…i think i saw u too on that nite hehehe

    • Lorna says:

      And I didn’t chat with you? I should, you know, especially after you won the hamper, heheh!

  7. Shueqry says:

    Dont forget me .. hehe

    I’m the one sat with Lady Mariah.

    • Lorna says:

      I actually wanted to talk with you concerning you imotivasi blog, but dunno why I forgot! But thanks for “asking for my autograph”, LOL 🙂

  8. hey lornaa~!! it was nice meeting u! next time we gotta chit chat more!! hehehe..

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  10. massy says:

    eek I didn’t know which one is u T_T

  11. papajoneh says:

    Aduhhh.. sia ada gambar tu sama kau kan??? But when i check my camera.. teda pun.. isk. Rugi betul. Bagus lagi kau.. banyak lagi ambil gambar.. saya.. hmmm sedih.

    Happy to see u there Lorna. The organizing team really did a great job. Hope to see and chat more.

    Oh ya.. confirmed, lightbox plugin pulak tu. Thanks. I never knew i have the plugin.. cilaka betul. hahahaha.

  12. papajoneh says:

    Did i get the captcha words correct??? oh well…

  13. Jasmine says:

    1st pic: The far side where the cool people sat.. ??

    Really? Lol. Dont worry about the pics. I saw a lot of people shooting with their SLR. Im sure we’ll be flooded with pictures. 🙂

  14. chegu carol says:

    i remember we did talk to each other altho’ a brief one…”why you makan berdiri?”…LOL!

    nice meeting u in person Lorna. 🙂

    • Lorna says:

      Don’t forget we also “chatted” on your table, how I told you that I can’t call you Carol without adding in the “chegu” in front! Great to finally meet you 🙂

  15. Eva White says:

    Sounds like you had quite a lot of fun, the sad,sad pics not withstanding.

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