Are you interested in visiting us at Pier 9? Let us know!

We want to know if you are interested in visiting us!  If enough people chime in, we'll be sure to set up another day for you to come by!

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We want you to come visit us at Pier 9, so we are organizing a get together for 30 people* to come by for a tour! 
Please reply to this forum topic and the first 30 people to post a comment with RSVP (or something like that) will get the spots!

Regardless of if we fill up, please show interest so we know whether to do this again :D

30 People
Thursday - 2014-02-20
5:30 PM
Pier 9 on the Embarcadero; San Francisco, CA

*30 people refers to Instructablers.  We understand that the younger folks will bring a parent or two, but we can't accommodate someone bringing a bunch of people with them.

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Penolopy Bulnick (author) 1 year ago

Also, you can park at BART after 3pm for free. All you need to do is get off at Embarcardero and just walk north until you see Pier 9!

Penolopy Bulnick (author) 1 year ago

First excellent question posed. Where do you park? Unfortunately there is no parking in the pier. At least not for us or you guys.

It sounds like the best bet is metered parking which should be free after 6pm, so you just need to feed the meter until then. Also, it sounds like Broadway, which is the street just before (south of) the pier, perpendicular, is your best bet.

jphiggs1 year ago

I definitely hope you do this again soon! I want to join in now that I live in the area! ;-)

albaguzzi1 year ago

RSVP !!!!!

Penolopy Bulnick (author)  albaguzzi1 year ago

Sorry we had the tour last night :( We are hoping to do this again one day though :)

So, where are the pictures?


It was a full moon and it happened to be Vampire build night.

they all signed a non disclosure agreement. strickly byob, you understand.

Bummer...just reading this topic now. I bet it would of have been a most memorable experience. I am looking forward towards the next time there is a public tour there at HQ's.

Penolopy Bulnick (author)  mvillalpando1 year ago

We'll have more, don't worry :)


Gwiz1 year ago


Penolopy Bulnick (author)  Gwiz1 year ago

Sorry the tour was last night :(

ChiefME1 year ago

Sounds like a great vacation idea. I live on the east coast but my sister lives in SF, next time you run this tour maybe I will visit her.

wetware91 year ago

ARGH! Trapped in Novato!!! Sooo pissed. Allow some lucky duck to go play in my place.

amelinamel1 year ago

I'm interested in visiting next time you decide to organize this! Please keep me posted. I know at least one other person who'd tag along as well!

John Sphar1 year ago

I would love to visit your place if you do this again in the future.

I would love to Visit but I am in India. It's my bucket list Item to visit Instructables at least once :).

Patrik1 year ago

Doh - saw this too late. Definitely interested if you do another one, and I can probably find 5-6 more people who'd love to come visit...

Penolopy Bulnick (author)  Patrik1 year ago

A spot is open again, are you interested still?

Penolopy Bulnick (author)  Patrik1 year ago

I've put you down as interested! Thanks for checking in :D

kentkb1 year ago

Jeebuz! That's what I get for leaving the house!

Thanks @Penolopy for helping.

Penolopy Bulnick (author)  kentkb1 year ago

Are you going to be able to come, or should I go with the next person? I just want to make sure since it is tomorrow!

Your timing is perfect, I was just going to email you. My wife sprained her foot, and I am on House Husband duty.
I will have to miss this one, but will love to come some other time!
Thank you again for your help.
Cheers to you and the great Instuctables team!
Penolopy Bulnick (author)  kentkb1 year ago

Thank you for letting me know and I hope your wife's foot gets better!

Penolopy Bulnick (author)  kentkb1 year ago

Number 17 dropped out and since you showed interest first of all those who didn't get a spot, you are now number 17 :D Let me know if you have changed your mind and can't come!

One day, one day :)

Oh my, I would love to visit one day! It's a long way from The Netherlands to San Francisco though. Can I visit if the time is ready for me to plan a trip to California?

Yep. Just email service@instructable.com ahead of time and we can make sure someone can show you around :)

mdeboer3251 year ago


Penolopy Bulnick (author)  mdeboer3251 year ago

17 :D

Unfortunately something has come up and I will have to un-RSVP. So sad. Feel free to give my spot to someone else.

GPlatek1 year ago

Hi! I'd love to attend!

Penolopy Bulnick (author)  GPlatek1 year ago

Gotcha! Number 26 :)


kentkb1 year ago

RSV....Poop! I was too late. ;)

Penolopy Bulnick (author)  kentkb1 year ago

You are not too late, let me know if you are really RSVPing before it is too late!

I love you man! RSVP me!

cloarie1 year ago

Waitlist? Pleeeeease? :)

Penolopy Bulnick (author)  cloarie1 year ago

Don't you want to be on the list list? I have you RSVPed as number 25!

5 more spaces left!

Perfect! I'm in!
freehand1 year ago

I'd love to visit! It would be a dream come true.

Penolopy Bulnick (author)  freehand1 year ago

Spot 29!

AWESOME! Should I bring something??

Penolopy Bulnick (author)  freehand1 year ago

Yourself. Camera? ENTHUSIASM!

aimeejod1 year ago


Penolopy Bulnick (author)  aimeejod1 year ago

And you make 30!


jennz0r1 year ago

Oh me me! :D

Penolopy Bulnick (author)  jennz0r1 year ago


WEE! Thank you Penolopy!

Penolopy Bulnick (author) 1 year ago

Sorry, but spots are all filled!

Please continue to show interest and hopefully we'll do this again :D

CVBruce1 year ago

I would like to go.

Penolopy Bulnick (author)  CVBruce1 year ago

Number 27!

anique00401 year ago

I want to attend this, How I could attend because I am living at Pakistan.

Penolopy Bulnick (author)  anique00401 year ago

Sorry you can't make it!

when you will arrange like this type of arrangements near to me then please let me know, I will attend that as per time and location. Thanks

Narwhalbot1 year ago

Oh! Oh! Me too please!

Penolopy Bulnick (author)  Narwhalbot1 year ago

You are 24!

jxymarker1 year ago


Penolopy Bulnick (author)  jxymarker1 year ago

23 :D


I would love to come see the place. I don't have a vehicle, may i bring a friend?

Penolopy Bulnick (author)  clewisperry1 year ago

1 friend should be fine :) Gotcha as number 22!

Great! Thanks a bunch!

supersharp1 year ago

RSVP!! I hope I to it!

^hope I got it..

Penolopy Bulnick (author)  supersharp1 year ago

You are 21 :)

ohhma gaad! So excited!

I cannot make it on the 20th.

However, if you are going to have another one, and give me about a month to plan it, my husband and I would like to go. I look forward to seeing more topics like this! =)

Gotcha :)

target0221 year ago

RSVP, are there still spots available?

Penolopy Bulnick (author)  target0221 year ago

Note too late! Spot 21 is for you :)

Wrong, you are Number 20 :)

Kiteman1 year ago

Dang, I'd love to come back...

Penolopy Bulnick (author)  Kiteman1 year ago

One day :)


Spot 19!

teruko1 year ago


Penolopy Bulnick (author)  teruko1 year ago

18 is you!

elking1 year ago

RSVP from Scott Elkington in Mill Valley

Penolopy Bulnick (author)  elking1 year ago


cesfab1 year ago


Penolopy Bulnick (author)  cesfab1 year ago

15 :D

Twetwe1 year ago

RSVP can I bring my Husband and sons (21 & 17) too?

Penolopy Bulnick (author)  Twetwe1 year ago

Yep, that should be fine :) 14!

rsvp :)

Penolopy Bulnick (author)  justinerwin1 year ago

Spot 13 for you!

MakerMAF1 year ago

RSVP Please!!! I work just down the street!

Penolopy Bulnick (author)  MakerMAF1 year ago

You are 12 :D


Penolopy Bulnick (author)  OperationXIV1 year ago

Number 11!


Penolopy Bulnick (author)  jaxiemonster1 year ago



Penolopy Bulnick (author)  SuperDaveSF1 year ago

You are 9!

workislove1 year ago


Penolopy Bulnick (author)  workislove1 year ago

Number 8!

micronxd1 year ago

Not RSVPing this time (won't be in the area at the time), but expressing interest!

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