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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 14:43:11 Reply

At 6/22/08 02:20 PM, Cally wrote: Pubs in London are likely to be quite strict on ID and will likely only take the official Portman (Pass) ID's, passports or photo driving licences. Up to you guys if you want to risk it, but I'd advise anyone else in the group not to try and argue th other persons case if they clearly have false ID as it might land you in trouble too... :)

Well, if it ever happens, we just have to pretend, like it was said earlier in the topic, that we thought the guy getting carded was 18, or that he told us he was 18 and all. Seriously, the last thing I want is something like that ruining my trip :P

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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 15:07:23 Reply

At 6/22/08 02:43 PM, AsthmaticHamster wrote:
At 6/22/08 02:20 PM, Cally wrote: Pubs in London are likely to be quite strict on ID and will likely only take the official Portman (Pass) ID's, passports or photo driving licences. Up to you guys if you want to risk it, but I'd advise anyone else in the group not to try and argue th other persons case if they clearly have false ID as it might land you in trouble too... :)
Well, if it ever happens, we just have to pretend, like it was said earlier in the topic, that we thought the guy getting carded was 18, or that he told us he was 18 and all. Seriously, the last thing I want is something like that ruining my trip :P

Yeah, was busy writing all that long spiel (trying to keep my spelling right throughout as my typing sucks today lol) and that one squeezed in before me ;)
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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 15:48:22 Reply

At 6/22/08 02:42 PM, Luis wrote: I prefer a 'we'lll deal with it when the time comes approach'

Agreed. I can't see it being a problem anyway.
If I get there and there's twenty of you freaking out about drinking with someone who's legally underage, I'll just head to a different pub, chat with some strangers (it's what I'd be doing anyway if you think about it :P) and enjoy my night.


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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 16:11:11 Reply

At 6/22/08 02:20 PM, Cally wrote: One classic example is when I tried to buy some wine with my credit card

When I first turned 18, I walked into morrisons clutching my newly acquired provisional drivers license, picked up three bottles of magners, and walked to the checkout. When the person asked me for ID, I proudly handed over my prov. driv. lice, and the guy on the till stared at it for a bit. "Err", he shouted at someone staffing the next till along, who came over, stared at my ID, then jabbed the button under the desk to get the manager in. The manager comes along, stares at my ID, then goes and picks up a phone, and dials Morrisons Head Office, talks heatedly for a minute and a half, then comes back, apologises to me, and goes back to his manager things. Turns out that my license was one of the first new style 'digital' licenses that had ever been used in that Morrisons, but I hadn't known this, and I was just standing there like a gimp with a big queue behind me and a confusing look on my face as I tried to work out whether I was actually 18 or I'd got my birthday date wrong.


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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 16:21:19 Reply

At 4/13/08 09:35 AM, poxpower wrote: I'm considering it....

no one would want to see you anyways, you ugly ghoul

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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 16:25:24 Reply

I was trying to imagine my parents reaction to; "Bye, crashing in someone's hotel room, be back in the morning."

In fact I'll go ask now....

"Hey mum how would you feel if i stayed at some hotel nearby?"

REACTION: *A long sigh, followed by closed eyes and the shaking of a head*

Ahwell.

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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 16:25:59 Reply

At 6/22/08 04:11 PM, BananaBreadMuffin wrote:
At 6/22/08 02:20 PM, Cally wrote: One classic example is when I tried to buy some wine with my credit card
When I first turned 18, I walked into morrisons

Oh Morrisons, bottom of the major supermarket food chain.

"Ooh what is this magical electricity this boy has?"

I must say, however, i applaud your taste in drink.


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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 16:26:10 Reply

At 6/22/08 04:18 PM, Mendou wrote:
At 6/19/08 06:24 PM, AsthmaticHamster wrote: It's so fun to actually meet new people.
That probably aren't too fond of me.

How can the people not be fond of you if they don't even know who you are?
If you actually show up with this kind of attitude, they're bound not to be though...

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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 16:30:26 Reply

Oh also, your sig luis, can / shall i use that as mine, or for that matter, can anyone else who's going on the meet?

Or is it a kinda personal thing?

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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 16:37:04 Reply

At 6/22/08 04:34 PM, Mendou wrote: I'd like to know which users are actually coming.

There's a list posted a few pages back I think.


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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 16:40:23 Reply

At 6/22/08 04:34 PM, Mendou wrote: I'd like to know which users are actually coming.

I think this is the most recent list, but I could be wrong. It's probably already out of date...

Definately attending (as far as i know)
Luis
AlmightyHans
Luka
Kirk-Cocaine
KaynSlamdyke
JPI
HappySheep
The-Swain
Shalashaska-1
mogly
chromeshark
bananabreadmuffin
Bezman
BritishMoose
AsthmaticHamster

likely to show up
FBIpolux
DannyIsOnFire
zoy
Krinn
The-Super-Flash-Bros
TheEXP
TimFrommeyer
Xenon
liljim
paranoia

Others that expressed interest

UnknownFury
citricsquid (lmao)
Cally
jonthompson
edvin
aloneinthedark
lucy

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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 16:44:30 Reply

At 6/22/08 04:40 PM, AsthmaticHamster wrote:
At 6/22/08 04:34 PM, Mendou wrote: I'd like to know which users are actually coming.
I think this is the most recent list, but I could be wrong. It's probably already out of date...

Definately attending (as far as i know)
Luis
AlmightyHans
Luka
Kirk-Cocaine
KaynSlamdyke
JPI
HappySheep
The-Swain
Shalashaska-1
mogly
chromeshark
bananabreadmuffin
Bezman
BritishMoose
AsthmaticHamster
Fat-Barry

likely to show up
FBIpolux
DannyIsOnFire
zoy
Krinn
The-Super-Flash-Bros
TheEXP
TimFrommeyer
Xenon
liljim
paranoia

Others that expressed interest
UnknownFury
citricsquid (lmao)
Cally
jonthompson
edvin
aloneinthedark
lucy

Idea, quote and add your name if you fit into any of these categories, we should have more updated list in a bit. :D

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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 16:45:05 Reply

At 6/22/08 04:40 PM, AsthmaticHamster wrote: I think this is the most recent list, but I could be wrong. It's probably already out of date...

it had errors and ommisions when it wasn't out of date ;P


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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 16:51:55 Reply

At 6/22/08 04:45 PM, dELtaluca wrote:
At 6/22/08 04:40 PM, AsthmaticHamster wrote: I think this is the most recent list, but I could be wrong. It's probably already out of date...
it had errors and ommisions when it wasn't out of date ;P

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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 16:53:44 Reply

At 6/22/08 04:44 PM, fat-barry wrote:
At 6/22/08 04:40 PM, AsthmaticHamster wrote:
At 6/22/08 04:34 PM, Mendou wrote: I'd like to know which users are actually coming.
I think this is the most recent list, but I could be wrong. It's probably already out of date...

Definately attending (as far as i know)
Luis
AlmightyHans
Luka
Kirk-Cocaine
KaynSlamdyke
JPI
HappySheep
The-Swain
Shalashaska-1
mogly
chromeshark
bananabreadmuffin
Bezman
BritishMoose
AsthmaticHamster
Fat-Barry

likely to show up
FBIpolux
DannyIsOnFire
zoy
Krinn
The-Super-Flash-Bros
TheEXP
TimFrommeyer
Xenon
liljim
paranoia
SCUD14

Others that expressed interest
UnknownFury
citricsquid (lmao)
Cally
jonthompson
edvin
aloneinthedark
lucy

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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 16:56:50 Reply

At 6/22/08 02:42 PM, Luis wrote: I think its too unpredictable to try and anticipate the pub situation anyway.
For the sake of comparison, the second time we had the meet, when it was my birthday there was no problems, we had one person that was 17 and it was a non issue.

I haven't been out in London in a while, but I think you'll find that things have changed a lot recently in concern to the ID situation. The government has attempted to tighten up on under-age drinking, so most people who look under 25 or so will more than likely be asked to show their ID when trying to get into a pub or bar, etc. I've seen people who look even older than that being asked for ID, so IMO it's best to plan for the worst as far as that's concerned.

I'd advise anybody who's underage and planning to attempt to come on the pub crawl afterwards to have a backup plan to get home or something just in case you don't get in.


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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 17:00:09 Reply

Despite a rather pathetic and meager post count, I've been lurking a good few years and I think an opertunity to actually meet a number of fellow users would probably inspire me to post and integrate more.

Assuming I'm not working those dates at work, I'd definately be up for poping along. I'll have to check the train times but I think a train from Exeter to London is only a few hours so I should arrive in time.

Also, I don't know if it's been mentioned but accomodation? If we're all going to be out on the tiles Im guessing hotels have been considered for us all to collaspse into in the early hours?

But yes, put my list down for one of those interested.


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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 17:01:39 Reply

At 6/22/08 04:53 PM, Mendou wrote: Fuck I've never spoken to much of any of those users.

To be honest I've spoken to Squid (Sam) outside of Newgrounds and that's it. And by outside NG I mean MSN.
I fully expect people to keep asking "so who the fuck are you again?" but in my opinion, that's part of the fun of this whole thing.


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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 17:02:53 Reply

At 6/22/08 04:40 PM, AsthmaticHamster wrote:
At 6/22/08 04:34 PM, Mendou wrote: I'd like to know which users are actually coming.
I think this is the most recent list, but I could be wrong. It's probably already out of date...

Definately attending (as far as i know)
Luis
AlmightyHans
Luka
Kirk-Cocaine
KaynSlamdyke
JPI
HappySheep
The-Swain
Shalashaska-1
mogly
chromeshark
bananabreadmuffin
Bezman
BritishMoose
AsthmaticHamster
>>> Cally

Edited :) Now in the "definately coming" section unless something big comes up...


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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 17:03:14 Reply

At 6/22/08 04:56 PM, NEVR wrote: I'd advise anybody who's underage and planning to attempt to come on the pub crawl afterwards to have a backup plan to get home or something just in case you don't get in.

I'll be down on Friday, so Friday night I'm gonna head to the nearest pub and just see what the score is. If all goes well, I'll be out buying you good people drinks on Saturday.


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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 17:10:21 Reply

Add me to the "Others that have expressed interest" As i don't live that far away in the grand scheme of things, so yeah, might pop by.

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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 17:27:49 Reply

Hang out with a bunch of NG users in London?

Lol.


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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 17:32:23 Reply

At 6/22/08 04:44 PM, fat-barry wrote:

Others that expressed interest
UnknownFury
citricsquid (lmao)
Cally
jonthompson
edvin
aloneinthedark
lucy

Goddamit I want to be on this list >:(

Idea, quote and add your name if you fit into any of these categories, we should have more updated list in a bit. :D

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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 17:37:09 Reply

Edited :) Now in the "definately coming" section unless something big comes up...

Like my cock *recovers from heart bypass due to laughter* seriously though, delta and danny(isonfire) going - this is gunna rockzor my sockzor.

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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 17:38:24 Reply

At 6/22/08 05:03 PM, DannyIsOnFire wrote: I'll be down on Friday, so Friday night I'm gonna head to the nearest pub and just see what the score is. If all goes well, I'll be out buying you good people drinks on Saturday.

I take it your profile is accurate and you're 17? Obviously it differs from person to person - some people just look older than others and aren't asked for ID. Be interesting to see how tight/lax they are about ID in London these days... I know that where I live, they're getting very uptight about ID.

My friends and I were lucky in that respect, as around the time we were 16 or so, and going to the pub regularly, everyone was so relaxed about ID, so it didn't really matter that we were underage. After we turned 18, they started cracking down on underage drinking in our area, so we narrowly escaped that one.

Anyway Danny, hopefully you'll be able to get into the pubs. If I do manage to come along, and you manage to get in, I may see you. ;P

(BTW, whoever is maintaining the list of people who are coming, put me down in the 'Likely to show up' section).


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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 17:38:49 Reply

At 6/22/08 05:37 PM, sirtom93 wrote:
Edited :) Now in the "definately coming" section unless something big comes up...
Like my cock *recovers from heart bypass due to laughter* seriously though, delta and danny(isonfire) going - this is gunna rockzor my sockzor.

Hahahaha, oh god... I should really read back to myself what I write before hitting "post"...


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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 17:40:29 Reply

At 6/22/08 05:38 PM, NEVR wrote: Anyway Danny, hopefully you'll be able to get into the pubs. If I do manage to come along, and you manage to get in, I may see you. ;P

I get the feeling our paths will cross :)


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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 18:03:56 Reply

Thanks for your sound advice NEVR, thats probably the most reasonable advice ive ever seen in this thread, let alone this whole forum.

I dont think the list really needs maintaining at this point, theres still a good month and a half to go.

Anyone know of any worthwhile things to do in general? I'll be in the city almost all week, I'd like to catch a gig in camden or somethin worthwhile during the non meet days.


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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 18:16:46 Reply

At 6/22/08 06:03 PM, Luis wrote: Thanks for your sound advice NEVR, thats probably the most reasonable advice ive ever seen in this thread, let alone this whole forum.

I dont think the list really needs maintaining at this point, theres still a good month and a half to go.

Anyone know of any worthwhile things to do in general? I'll be in the city almost all week, I'd like to catch a gig in camden or somethin worthwhile during the non meet days.

It depends on what type of music you're into, The only gigs I've been into in london are at the electric ballroom on camdem and the 02 arena, The electric ballroom right near camdem street tube station is a great party, you can get in for a whole night of metal on most nights and there's special nights for rap etc occasionally for like £10, Sin city night I think it was called started at 8pm and finished around 3am.

Also myself and Exofest are on the likely to show up list, we'll only probably be on the day trip though being 15 and our bouncer avoiding abilities are not exactly phoenomanal.


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Response to Beep Poop London Meet Iii 2008-06-22 18:22:21 Reply

Like its already been mentioned, there's a billion music nights on every single week in Camden, pretty much every bar has some kind of music playing.


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