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Title: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: Rob Flinn on November 05, 2008, 06:55:18 AM
Hello folks,

Since we will be approaching Christmas fairly soon I thought it might be appropriate to think about meeting up again.   Probably at our usual venue. the Duke of York near to Victoria Station.

Anyone interested ??

What dates are good for people ?
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: peter purpose on November 05, 2008, 08:39:50 AM
Quote from: "Rob Flinn"
Anyone interested ??


I could go a pint or three.
Title: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: okgb on November 05, 2008, 08:55:53 AM
Anyone ever passing through Canada [ the middle of it  ]
give me a ring and i'll help out as much as possible

hey let's get the X-mas food thread going again
Title: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: zebra50 on November 05, 2008, 09:00:55 AM
Every year I try to come - maybe this time! Would be nice to put some faces to names.
Title: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: NewYorkDave on November 05, 2008, 09:13:41 AM
Wish I could join you... I always thought it would be great to spend a Christmas in London. (I guess I watched too many "period" holiday movies as a child).

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hey let's get the X-mas food thread going again


In good time, my friend, in good time :)
Title: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: Rob Flinn on November 05, 2008, 09:27:49 AM
NYD & Zebra you would both be very welcome.  I might even buy you a pint !!
Title: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: karloff70 on November 05, 2008, 12:45:28 PM
Can think of little more christmassy than a pint or three with a load of bearded, bespectacled boffins in slippers and armed with pipes.... :green:

I could bring a magnifying glass if Mr Purpose promises to bring a picture or two of his loveable, pliable pussies.....

 :guinness:  :guinness:  :guinness:

And faces behind avatars is a curiosity thing.....
Title: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: mushy on November 05, 2008, 02:26:40 PM
Dave, if you want to put together a Hudson Valley meet up, I owe you at least a pint...
Title: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: rodabod on November 05, 2008, 02:54:09 PM
Quote from: "karloff70"
And faces behind avatars is a curiosity thing.....


You saying I don't look like the dude in my avatar?

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Can think of little more christmassy than a pint or three with a load of bearded, bespectacled boffins in slippers and armed with pipes....


Speak for yourself!

I'll be away maybe a week or two before Christmas, but hopefully should be able to come along.
Title: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: Rob Flinn on November 06, 2008, 08:22:22 AM
OK any dates people prefer ??

I am likely to be away in the 1st two weeks of December
Title: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: karloff70 on November 06, 2008, 08:28:07 AM
Quote from: "rodabod"
Quote from: "karloff70"
And faces behind avatars is a curiosity thing.....


You saying I don't look like the dude in my avatar?

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Can think of little more christmassy than a pint or three with a load of bearded, bespectacled boffins in slippers and armed with pipes....


Speak for yourself!

I'll be away maybe a week or two before Christmas, but hopefully should be able to come along.


LOL.....I thought you had shaved the beard off for that pic.....pipe is case in point though.....really more curious if peter purpose resembles his avatar......

Datehappy all the way to the 22nd Dec.........
Title: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: barclaycon on November 06, 2008, 09:36:18 AM
I'm up for it.

By the way, I can confirm that Roddy looks exactly like his avatar.
(Pipe and all!)

Martyn
Title: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: Rob Flinn on November 06, 2008, 11:41:35 AM
& I can confirm that Peter Purpose looks exactly like his avatar !  Hairdo & all !
Title: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: peter purpose on November 06, 2008, 11:45:10 AM
Yes... I can confirm that I am in fact Rita Hayworth.
Title: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: karloff70 on November 06, 2008, 11:48:49 AM
Quote from: "peter purpose"
Yes... I can confirm that I am in fact Rita Hayworth.


Just what I hoped....fancy a night on the tiles ?  :green:
Title: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: peter purpose on November 06, 2008, 11:53:58 AM
Quote from: "karloff70"
Quote from: "peter purpose"
Yes... I can confirm that I am in fact Rita Hayworth.


Just what I hoped....fancy a night on the tiles ?  :green:


If you're not averse to a little necrophilia.... I'm game.
Title: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: karloff70 on November 06, 2008, 12:04:27 PM
Quote from: "peter purpose"
Quote from: "karloff70"
Quote from: "peter purpose"
Yes... I can confirm that I am in fact Rita Hayworth.


Just what I hoped....fancy a night on the tiles ?  :green:


If you're not averse to a little necrophilia.... I'm game.


Now you've scared me off........lol and don't you do anything untoward to those nice pussies of yours. One call to the RSPCA and it's over...... :green:
Title: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: peter purpose on November 06, 2008, 12:37:22 PM
(http://lazpro.com/wcat.jpg)
Title: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: karloff70 on November 06, 2008, 12:53:08 PM
:green:  :green:  :green:

Nice pussy.
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: Rob Flinn on November 19, 2008, 12:21:14 PM
Bump, any prefered dates ??

I am away for the 1st 2 weeks of December, so if you don't want me there that would be a good time to arrange it for !
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: rodabod on November 19, 2008, 12:28:23 PM
I'll be about until the 21st.
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: Rob Flinn on November 19, 2008, 07:41:10 PM
I can make 16, 17, 19, 20th December in line with Roddy's availability !!!
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: barclaycon on November 20, 2008, 04:53:52 PM
You are the life and soul of these get-togethers Rob !

How about Saturday 20th. December.
Just a suggestion.
I'm open to other dates.

Martyn
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: mata_haze on November 20, 2008, 05:20:28 PM
I am away from the 19th, but I would be very happy to get to know you guys until the 18th :)

M.
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: Rob Flinn on November 20, 2008, 07:23:52 PM
So shall we try for either the 16th or 17th ??

Anyone else care to comment ??

Peter ??
Chef ??? 
Mick ???
Strangeandbouncy ?????

Any other people  ??   We don't all look exactly like our avatars so don't be put off !!
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: mick on November 21, 2008, 04:14:13 AM
They should be ok for me (16th or 17th).

Mick
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Post by: barclaycon on November 21, 2008, 09:12:44 AM
OK with me.
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Post by: zebra50 on November 22, 2008, 03:46:30 AM
I say this everytime but I'm going to try - depends on trains and my house move [which is still in limbo  ::) ]
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: MatthewF on November 22, 2008, 08:18:12 PM
Hi everyone,

I'm always up for a Christmas beer or three! Sometime before the 19th sounds good to me, although I'm working 'til 10pm some nights so I might have to play catch up when I get there...

Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: Rob Flinn on November 23, 2008, 03:31:12 AM
Matthew,

It looks like it's going t be be the 16thor 17th.  I hope that suits you  ?/
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: MatthewF on November 23, 2008, 12:43:07 PM
Cool, I should be able to pop along for a couple on the 16th or 17th.

I'm working 'til 10pm on 17th and have work Christmas drinks on the 16th (40 broadcast engineers and a free bar - always messy...) but I'm keen to come along so I'll hopefully find a way to wangle it!

Cheers,

Matthew
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: rodabod on November 23, 2008, 06:36:08 PM
Matthew actually works on the floor downstairs from me. Although we hold one thing in common which is often meeting on the same floor where the bar is at work.
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: Rob Flinn on November 24, 2008, 06:04:31 AM
Matthew actually works on the floor downstairs from me. Although we hold one thing in common which is often meeting on the same floor where the bar is at work.

Does this mean we'll have two hellraising BBC engineers with us this instead of just one ?
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: rodabod on November 24, 2008, 02:44:50 PM
Does this mean we'll have two hellraising BBC engineers with us this instead of just one ?

Unfortunately, possibly yes.
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: MatthewF on November 24, 2008, 07:59:52 PM
It certainly starts to look that way...
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: strangeandbouncy on November 26, 2008, 03:20:11 PM
hi Guys,

    i am no longer living in London, having moved out to Haslemere in West Sussex.I am in London on the 20th, 21st, and 22nd, but am recording hard. I might be able  to sneak along for a late one . . . .


     Thirsty . . . .


     ANdyP
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: Rob Flinn on November 27, 2008, 04:01:28 AM
Andy, we're looking at the 16th or 17th because there's a few people not around later.
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: strangeandbouncy on November 27, 2008, 09:32:18 AM
Rob,


  Bah Humbug!

  Never mind . . . . Have a great one.



    ANdyP
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: Rob Flinn on November 28, 2008, 01:19:29 PM
Andy

Yes a real shame the date doesn't suit you.  It's been a while !!
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: Rob Flinn on December 05, 2008, 08:16:31 PM
Alright which day 16th or 17th ??
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: barclaycon on December 06, 2008, 07:31:13 AM
17th.
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: rodabod on December 06, 2008, 08:53:06 AM
How bad is the 16th for you Martyn?
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Post by: mata_haze on December 06, 2008, 02:50:02 PM
I'll be in for the 16th, as I have got a christmas party on the 17th...

Mattia.
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: barclaycon on December 07, 2008, 05:48:16 AM
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How bad is the 16th for you Martyn?

I could do the 16th.
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: Rob Flinn on December 07, 2008, 06:03:28 AM
Either date is Ok for me but it looks like the 16th is the better date for most people.

Does anyone have problems with the 16th ??????????

Mr Purpose ??
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: rodabod on December 07, 2008, 06:04:14 PM
I'll be about on the 16th as far as I know (assuming we don't have a work do). I reckon Matthew will be as well.
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: Rob Flinn on December 12, 2008, 06:33:28 PM
So 16th !!!

What time 7.30 ??????
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: barclaycon on December 12, 2008, 07:19:49 PM
Yep.

16th. , 7.30 p.m. , Duke of York  right ?

See you there.
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: Rob Flinn on December 13, 2008, 07:28:19 AM
Sounds good to me !
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: mata_haze on December 14, 2008, 04:24:14 AM
Quote from: barclaycon
16th. , 7.30 p.m. , Duke of York

Iam in!
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: mata_haze on December 14, 2008, 05:26:40 PM
BTW...where is the pub again?

M.
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: Rob Flinn on December 14, 2008, 09:16:24 PM
BTW...where is the pub again?

M.

If you came out of Victoria station & turned right, the Duke of York is about 300-400 yards away on a corner across a road.   Not difficult to find.
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: Rob Flinn on December 14, 2008, 09:18:21 PM
Peter,

Are you going to make it this time ????   If not we will have to get someone else to supply a circuit board to stick on the table so that the people we don't know can identify us ????
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: rodabod on December 15, 2008, 07:57:49 AM
I'll see if I can bring a groovey looking mic.
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: Rob Flinn on December 15, 2008, 08:30:00 AM
I'll see if I can bring a groovey looking mic.

Sounds good Roddy, but if it doesn't look as groovy as you claim, it will be used agaist you in the future !  ;)
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Post by: barclaycon on December 15, 2008, 09:26:06 AM
I'll see if I can bring a groovey looking bike.
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Post by: mata_haze on December 15, 2008, 07:15:10 PM
Quote from: Rob Flinn
about 300-400 yards

about what?!?!?! ;D ;D ;D

and is it this pub :

http://barblog.co.uk/london/victoria-and-st-jamess-park/duke-of-york-victoria-london/


M.
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: Rochey on December 15, 2008, 07:18:45 PM
will there be long lengths of cable measured outside in the street this time?
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: Rob Flinn on December 15, 2008, 07:41:20 PM
Quote from: Rob Flinn
about 300-400 yards

about what?!?!?! ;D ;D ;D

and is it this pub :

http://barblog.co.uk/london/victoria-and-st-jamess-park/duke-of-york-victoria-london/


M.

Yes
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Post by: barclaycon on December 15, 2008, 07:43:17 PM
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will there be long lengths of cable measured outside in the street this time?

Ha.
Yes that was bizarre wasn't it !
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: rodabod on December 15, 2008, 08:17:18 PM
will there be long lengths of cable measured outside in the street this time?

Better than in the toilets.
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: strangeandbouncy on December 16, 2008, 03:54:18 AM
Hi Guys,



   Damned geographic relocation/work/Family commitments . . . . Bugger!



          Have a good time y'all!



    Kindest regards,


       ANdyP(Hic!)
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: mick on December 16, 2008, 03:56:48 AM
will there be long lengths of cable measured outside in the street this time?

I'm sorry to have to break the news to you but both mine and Roddy's Agent's have pulled the plug on any improv public performances in the future unless a fee has been agreed and paid in full before arrival at any set venue, however Roddy's agent, who is not such a money grabbing little turd as mine has allowed full publication of any of his own accounts of returning home from venues of an intoxicating nature, as these seem to be numerous and a seemingly endless source of material they were quick to point out that they do indeed still hold all the rights to any future film or series of said adventures.

Sorry

Mick
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Post by: barclaycon on December 16, 2008, 11:08:30 AM
Yeah OK Mick, your round.
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Post by: peter purpose on December 16, 2008, 12:37:06 PM
NFC
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Post by: zebra50 on December 16, 2008, 02:57:54 PM
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will there be long lengths of cable measured outside in the street this time?

Ha.
Yes that was bizarre wasn't it !

I thought you were talking about comparing willies there for a momen!

Yet again I coudn't make it. I just had a pint so I'll pretend it was with you dudes.

Might be down in London in Jan so look out!

xxx
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: Rob Flinn on December 16, 2008, 08:02:27 PM
ANother splendid evening !  Good to meet a couple of new faces.

Roddy, I have to admit that mic was particulalry groovy !!
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: mata_haze on December 17, 2008, 08:32:37 AM
Quote from: Rob Flinn
ANother splendid evening !  Good to meet a couple of new faces.

indeed, I really enjoyed althought I had to go really early.
really clever minds were there yesterday.

I must admit that this meeting proved my point: whoever is involved in this business is a bit of a nutter (in a good way of course)...

 ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

looking forward to the next one...

Mattia Sartori.
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Post by: Kid Squid on December 17, 2008, 10:40:32 AM
Pissup all cool fellas ?

Would love to have been there, but i had to turn up for a real depressing union meeting, with lots of shouting going on.....
British manufacturing is NOT in a good way at the moment........any one fancy buying some steel ? it's reall good sh*t yunno  ;)

Would love to see some pics, Bro Flinn  ;)
No sign of the iron at the moment. I'm going up there friday Rob.

Steve
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Post by: rodabod on December 17, 2008, 01:47:39 PM
Mick, do you remember saying to me, "Roddy, don't forget your mic." when I was getting out your car? Well, I couldn't figure out why the mic was not in my house when I got home this evening. I looked in the fridge, the bin, the bathroom and underneath the kitchen table.....

Then it struck me. Bollocks. I must have left in in Kebab Machine on Shepherds Bush road last night when we were picking up food. Kebab Machine.

So, I basically decided that it was gone, but dropped by at the place on my way back from work. They had it behind the counter! The guy thought it was a bomb!
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: SSLtech on December 17, 2008, 02:09:55 PM
No worries Rod, I think I have just the thing for you...

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v379/SSLtech/Kebabmic.jpg)

 ;D

Keef
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Post by: barclaycon on December 17, 2008, 03:13:17 PM
Hahaha.
Sorry Roddy, I had to laugh at that one!
That's a good looking mic. - although I'm sure it wouldn't have been appreciated by Kebab Machine...

Great to see some of you guys again.
The time goes very quickly with lots of interesting stuff to talk about and it's worthwhile to make new contacts and discuss future projects.
It's a shame that some miserable gits (purpose) couldn't be bothered.
But hey, that's their loss.
Title: Re: Oi Londoners & Home Counties !!!
Post by: mick on December 22, 2008, 11:12:42 AM
Roddy... Roddy... Roddy... the double act is finished I think as you seem to be stealing the show.

It was good to get out and see some familiar face's and a few new one's as well.

Hope you all have a great Christmas