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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-09-07 14:24:33

At 9/7/10 08:46 AM, chriswilsonhehe wrote: what so u guys are goin ski'ing? what about clubbin :(

Chill Factor.e. It's a big-ass slope that you can ski down near the Trafford Centre. Talking of skiing, I'm going in the weekend, get reacquainted with the skis. Should be fun.

Anyone else need a place to stay?
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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-09-07 17:22:47

At 9/7/10 02:24 PM, Retrospective wrote:
Anyone else need a place to stay?

I'd take you up on that offer, if you'd be comfortable with some 22 year old Scottish guy being there that is.

If not, no worries.


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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-09-07 19:34:41

Hey guys, pc's been a bust but I'll be attending with funky cave man. Also Luis was kind enough to change my name from chazzgoth to chazz. Happy times. Hoping I'll be able to get the Friday off, what with commitments, but I should be able to take a weekend out. Is there official ng accomodation this time around or is this a fend for yourself meet?

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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-09-07 19:45:03

At 9/7/10 07:34 PM, Chazz wrote: Is there official ng accomodation this time around or is this a fend for yourself meet?

Every man/woman for themselves. It was just an exception this past summer.


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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-09-07 19:54:47

At 9/7/10 07:45 PM, Luis wrote:
At 9/7/10 07:34 PM, Chazz wrote: Is there official ng accomodation this time around or is this a fend for yourself meet?
Every man/woman for themselves. It was just an exception this past summer.

Oh fuck. Although I think I recall you mentioning this a little.

I think it might be an idea to work out who wants to go and see if we can book rooms in the same hotel in the same floor with the rooms as close to each other as possible. Simplifies things without Luis having to fork cash out. Although this depends heavily on if people will be willing to pay for their place and who would have responsibility for each room.


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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-09-09 19:33:48

At 9/9/10 06:47 PM, Jawdyn wrote: This is the skiing place so you all have an idea of what it looks like. I'm not in the picture though, its one of my friends and some random dude.

those paintings on the wall. its like youre really in the alps


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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-09-11 11:15:32

At 9/9/10 07:33 PM, Luis wrote:
At 9/9/10 06:47 PM, Jawdyn wrote: This is the skiing place so you all have an idea of what it looks like. I'm not in the picture though, its one of my friends and some random dude.
those paintings on the wall. its like youre really in the alps

It's just like the Truman Show D:

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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-09-12 14:48:40

At 9/11/10 11:29 AM, Maas wrote: Who the hell would want to fucking meetup in the snow?

Well it's either that or lava, make your choice..

"Hey Luis-AAAAAAAH!" "Oh hey Chazz-AAAAAAAAH! Great birthday-AAAAAAAH"
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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-09-12 15:23:35

Two things:

1. I love the idea of going to the Chill Factore and I'm for it.
2. I know I live only an hour away from Manchester but if anyone plans to rest at a Travelodge or a Premier Inn, please let me know. For the sake of convenience, it would be good if I was staying at the same place (not room, lol) as a few of you. It would help if I had a room at one of these places for a few nights rather than going back home and fourth.

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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-09-12 15:48:01

At 9/12/10 03:28 PM, Jawdyn wrote:
At 9/12/10 03:23 PM, Bahamut wrote: Two things:
Me, Dean, Jamie (Tramps) are all going Premier Inn - maybe Jack (Silverback) too, im not sure about him because he's with Armour. But yeah, we'll be using Premier Inn so if you're with us it's sound! I assumed most people would be Premier Inn/TravelLodge'ing it anyway!

let me know where you all end up going. maybe ill just book where you all are at also.


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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-09-12 16:24:08

At 9/12/10 03:55 PM, Jawdyn wrote:
must remember to book a holiday from work on 14-15th also

I'll actually be working on the 14th but I'm sure nothing will be happening until the evening anyway so I shouldn't be missing out on a lot. I just need to work out when I can get there but I may not arrive until 8PM. It just depends on my work hours which I'll find out tomorrow.

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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-09-12 18:01:56

I'm definitly going to come if I dont go back to uni the weekend before. I'm also trying my hardest to get Williwowza to come, he loves me after our own meet-up yesterday so I think it shouldnt be too hard getting him to come.


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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-09-13 00:59:53

I'm there


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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-09-13 05:26:15

At 9/13/10 12:59 AM, Fim wrote: I'm there

Let me rephrase, I'm already here. But I will continue to be here for the meet, but I dont think I'll do the chill factor because it's abit far out for me and it's not that amazing :P

If you guys need ideas for something to do in town in the evening let me know!! This is my city and there's always clubs and bars with something going on every night for those of you who are over 18


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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-09-13 07:11:27

At 9/12/10 06:01 PM, Lucy wrote: I'm definitly going to come if I dont go back to uni the weekend before. I'm also trying my hardest to get Williwowza to come, he loves me after our own meet-up yesterday so I think it shouldnt be too hard getting him to come.

if he doesn't come i'm blaming you


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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-09-13 07:20:08

At 9/12/10 03:55 PM, Jawdyn wrote: Well I am definitely staying in Premier Inn (assuming they're not fully booked ofcourse, but i'll book my room in advance closer to the date).

Sounds Like a plan, will do the same closer to the date, shouldn't be too booked up at the weekend. I will probs share a room with Chazz but not sure if we can book a twin room and have a third person camp like before? Will make things more affordable.
Doing the snow thing looks like a good idea.

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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-09-13 08:52:17

Hmm... Well now, this IS tempting. I should have a car by then.


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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-09-13 09:02:54

If Tramps goes and we meet I'm going to be so giddy.

yes, giddy

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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-09-13 09:32:20

At 9/13/10 07:20 AM, funkycaveman wrote: Sounds Like a plan, will do the same closer to the date, shouldn't be too booked up at the weekend. I will probs share a room with Chazz but not sure if we can book a twin room and have a third person camp like before?

you can do it as long as you dont get caught. just check in on your own and youll be fine.


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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-10-20 17:21:47

Probably not going to show up for this.
I might show up, I might not. Don't go holding it against me, I'll make a more concrete decision closer to the date.

Also bumping this topic.
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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-10-20 17:27:03

lol I live in Manchester but how embarrassing if I showed up

I might have things to do

maybe if you're having a pint in a city centre pub I would show my face but I certainly wouldn't go dry slope skiing in Trafford

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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-10-20 17:56:40

At 10/20/10 05:21 PM, Oliver wrote: I might show up, I might not. Don't go holding it against me, I'll make a more concrete decision closer to the date.

Oh well, there's always the next London meet up. Yeah, I'm thinking that far ahead, haha. As for Manchester, it's still good for me but I'm hoping some details will be announced soon. I know the Ireland meet up is only a few weeks away and the events are still to be confirmed but I like to plan ahead for this.

Where I'm going to book a room at a Travelodge depends where the events are held at. Unless most of you go with Premier Inn, it's out of the question for me due to being more expensive. Myself and Jawdyn have had a look at the prices for both places and most of what Premier Inn have to offer are over £100 for Friday and Saturday night together. I was expecting around £88 considering the £29 for weekday and £59 for Saturday/Sunday prices I've seen but that doesn't seem to be the case. D: With hotel expenses, food and drinks and possibly going to Chill Factore, a lot of money will be going out of my wallet for this meet up so I'd rather go with Travelodge this time.

Everything else is still fine for me. I should have a provisional license in a few weeks time so I won't have to rely on my expired passport to prove my age like I did in London. As for travel expenses, I was thinking of booking my train tickets in advance but there's a slight chance I could be working overtime that day and could get me to miss my desired train as a result. It's best for me to get a return ticket at the station from the Wirral which will only be £13.

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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-10-30 08:57:33

At 10/20/10 05:27 PM, Earfetish wrote:
maybe if you're having a pint in a city centre pub I would show my face but I certainly wouldn't go dry slope skiing in Trafford

this.

Let me know closer to the time what they actual plans for the day are, for 1 thing I dont have the money to go to the chill factor, but I'd be more than up for meeting you all at a pub/ club type of thing. There's some good events and bars open every day of the week in manchester


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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-10-30 09:42:35

I assure you if we do go through with chill factor we won't be there all day. we'll deffo be in town for t'pub later.


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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-10-30 11:07:18

At 10/30/10 09:42 AM, BananaBreadMuffin wrote: I assure you if we do go through with chill factor we won't be there all day. we'll deffo be in town for t'pub later.

im quitting alcohol in 2011


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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-10-30 11:16:12

At 10/30/10 11:07 AM, Luis wrote:
At 10/30/10 09:42 AM, BananaBreadMuffin wrote: I assure you if we do go through with chill factor we won't be there all day. we'll deffo be in town for t'pub later.
im quitting alcohol in 2011

I'm sure you can allow yourself a relapse :P

I'll definetly be down for the drinking aspect of the meet then, if you need any pointers on where to go then I'm your guy, don't want to blow my own trumpet here. Apparently the 14/15th is a friday and saturday so we've got the bounty of manchesters nightlife to pick from :)


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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-10-31 21:17:29

At 10/30/10 11:07 AM, Luis wrote: im quitting alcohol in 2011

hahah oh you joker


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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-10-31 22:47:35

im gonna have to drop out of this one guys, Manchester is a long way from London, and seeing I live in London, it would be pointless travelling up there and it will turn out quite expensive, I will wait for another London meet when it comes. See everyone then. Have fun!

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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-10-31 23:33:41

I'll go if I'm not brassic.


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Response to NG Manchester Meet 2011 2010-11-03 18:07:41

At 11/3/10 06:02 PM, Jawdyn wrote: Dean has been teasing my str abilities,

Scrawny wee Englishman. Sounds like it might be a fun idea, depending on what your choice events are.


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