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DNC Happy Halloween 2009

October 30, 2009

happy-halloweenThe ninjas would like to wish everyone a safe and happy Halloween this 2009!

When your event planner becomes a baby planner, the holiday tends to get a little quiet so I apologize to the ninjas in Houston for the lack of group festivities in 2009. Nonetheless, we wish you all an insane and safe Halloween this year.

See below for massive albums of pictures from our celebrations in years past. Great memories.

  • DNC Halloween Celebration 2008 – album
  • Albany Halloween Celebration 2008 – album
  • DNC Halloween Celebration 2007 – album
  • DNC Halloween Celebration 2006  – album
  • Brazilian Halloween Extravaganza 2006 – album
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Ninja Birthday – Vincent’s 23rd Birthday Album

August 27, 2009

We celebrated the 23rd Birthday of our own Vincent Rivera a week ago with dinner at Miyako followed by a night on the town. Below are some of the pictures from that very ninja evening.

This Weekend: DNC Summer Kickoff Vacation

May 6, 2009

Ladies and gentlemen, the DNC Summer Kickoff Vacation is here! Our select group of almost thirty ninjas and slippers will be making our way to the city of Canyon Lake’s Hideout on the Horseshoe this coming Friday afternoon for a relaxing weekend at this premium Texas hill country retreat.  

The main activity for the weekend will no doubt be floating the river, which is a Texas tradition that includes endless amounts of beer during two to four hours going with the current on the Guadalupe. Additional activities are rumored to include “Edward 40-Hands” and a river-side grappling challenge versus any Texas State frat boys brave enough to step up to the plate against the ninjas.

Note: If you live in the Austin / San Antonio area and are a friend or family to any of the attendees, you are more than welcome to stop by and have a beer with us. We’re excited to see you! Cheers!

Acti-Blizz-Sion Holiday Party

December 27, 2008
Ok, so this party happened about 20 days ago, but I have been so busy that I haven’t been able to make a post until now!  Sorry!

The setting was fairly chic (for Albany at least) – Marriott Hotel by the airport – and the music was pumping.  The night started off with a 1 hour open bar (staffed by the slowest bartenders in the world) and hors d’oeurvers .  Needless to say, I already knew that this open bar was going to be bullshit so I brought my own giant flask of Jim Beam Black.  What can I say, I’m always prepared and I think ahead.  The food was edible, but I barely ate anything.  I didn’t want to stifle my buzz!

So here are the mild-not-drunk-yet pics:

Aaron Angel Melanie Dax

Aaron Angel Melanie Dax

My boss Dan and his wife Erin

My boss Dan and his wife Erin

Audio guy Dan and his gf Anna

Audio guy Dan and his gf Anna

Badass Artist Giggster and his gf Annie

 Fellow crazy AP Chad and his wife

Fellow crazy AP Chad and his wife

My Project Directors/Leads - Dan, Bryan and Brent

My Project Directors/Leads - Dan, Bryan and Brent

VV All Stars!

VV All Stars!

How many sofware engineers does it take to tie a windsor knot?

How many sofware engineers does it take to tie a windsor knot?

...Zero, it take 1 President of a Video Game Company!

...Zero, it take 1 President of a Video Game Company!

Me and one of my favorite animators and fellow southerner Steve

Me and one of my favorite animators and fellow southerner Steve

By this point, my giant flask of Jim Beam Black was finished single-handedly by your’s truly.  Uh oh!

Mike - one of my engineers - and his beautiful wife Kate

Mike - one of my engineers - and his beautiful wife Kate

Now here is where it starts to get a little bit saucier on the dance floor:

 Here is our principal software engineer being silly

Here is our principal software engineer being silly

 Christina and Me mid dance (I had passed the point of red at this moment)

Christina and Me mid dance (I had passed the point of red at this moment)

 Audio gal Holly and her bf Josh

Audio gal Holly and her bf Josh

Another one of my engineers - Flip - and his gf Rachel

Another one of my engineers - Flip - and his gf Rachel

 Audio guy Jason being himself and Oscar trying to teach my frustrated ass how to Salsa dance

Audio guy Jason being himself and Oscar trying to teach my frustrated ass how to Salsa dance

 One of my favorite Engineers - John - and his beautiful wife Liz

One of my favorite Engineers - John - and his beautiful wife Liz

 )  He did get lower though, I'll give him that...

Me vs. Matt - We had a dance off and of course, I won 🙂 He did get lower though, I'll give him that...

 VV Wives - Patty and Liz

VV Wives - Patty and Liz

 More VV Wives - Michelle & Patty

More VV Wives - Michelle & Patty

 ...Still trying to out-dance me.  tisk tisk.

...Still trying to out-dance me. tisk tisk.

Bill lives on the dance floor.  He's my next Dance Off victim...

Bill lives on the dance floor. He's my next Dance Off victim...

The Last Ones on the Floor

The Last Ones on the Floor

Here is where the craziness happened, but of course, the pictures are mild.  Katie and I got a hotel room and hosted the after party.  Surprise, no cops involved!

Katie's reaction after we told her we would draw on her face if she passed out!

Katie's reaction after we told her we would draw on her face if she passed out!

My last memory of the night - Me, Katie, Kerry and Matt sitting around wondering, "when is this party going to get started?!"

My last memory of the night - Me, Katie, Kerry and Matt sitting around wondering, "when is this party going to get started?!"

Shortly after I took the picture above, my mind went “good night” and my body went “PAAAAARTAAAAAY!!!”  My black out begins…….

NOW!

 Ok, when did all these people show up?!

Ok, when did all these people show up?!

 When did Bill and Sarah show up?!

When did Bill and Sarah show up?!

Rebecca's Crazy hair!

Rebecca's Crazy hair!

Me and Nick the animator

Me and Nick the animator

Katie and I supplied lots of vodka and whiskey and mixers, Dan supplied the fancy flavored vodka, and Matt brought the gin!

Katie and I supplied lots of vodka and whiskey and mixers, Dan supplied the fancy flavored vodka, and Matt brought the gin!

I totally don't remember Jason B being in our room!!!!  I don't even remember seeing him at the Holiday Party!

I totally don't remember Jason B being in our room!!!! I don't even remember seeing him at the Holiday Party!

Frank was there too?!

Frank was there too?!

Amazing, he's still standing - confused - but standing!

Amazing, he's still standing - confused - but standing!

VV Ladies - Rebecca and Etsuko

VV Ladies - Rebecca and Etsuko

Me Matt and Dan having a conversation about something I don't remember

Albany's most dangerous gin drinkers: Me, Matt and Dan!

Haha, it looks like Jason is leaning in for a kiss from Gary!

Haha, it looks like Jason is leaning in for a kiss from Gary!

Damn, I didn't know that backrubs were being given out!

Damn, I didn't know that backrubs were being given out!

Jen and Katie ordering some late night pizza
Jen and Katie ordering some late night pizza

I hope you all enjoyed those pictures.  I haven’t been able to party hardy since then.  Hopefully I’ll have more pictures and posts for you during this holiday season.  I miss you all very much and I hope to see you all again soon.  I’ve been feeling extra homesick lately.

Good Times @ Fuda’s Birthday Pub Crawl

November 30, 2008

Last night’s Pub Crawl to celebrate Dave “Fuda” Campbell’s Birthday was a really good time for everyone!

We had dinner at Kru Pong’s Thai Gourmet prior to meet up at Komodo’s for a few drinks. From there it was off to Shot Bar for many, many shots of Jaegerbombs and then finally Tipsy Clover to close out a night of dancing and drunkery.

Special Thanks to Karen Dezelle for stopping in on her sabbatical from San Fran. Also thanks to Mr. Paparazzi for being the designated driver and picture taker for the night! Good times!

Mely Fox’s Birthday Party this Saturday!

November 11, 2008

Date: Nov 15th

Time: 9 PM till????

Theme of Party:

  • Black tie/Heffner style for men, sexy/comfy lingerie for women
  • Black & white preferred. Kegs provided. BYO Liquor
  • Will be “Grotto” style fun

Location: 10227 Canyon Rose Lane / 77070

Contact Person:

Steve / 832-474-9765 / stevenlieby@hotmail.com
Monica / monica28@tmo.blackberry.net

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DNC Halloween Celebration 2008

October 26, 2008

Friends,

I hope you all enjoyed the festivities at the DNC Pre-Halloween Party on Friday. I know we did. It was a pleasure hosting everyone that came out.

I created an album with a collection of everyone’s photos. So anybody have any crazy stories?