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Post: # 24898Post Luath
Wed Jun 28, 2006 12:52 pm

I shall cut myself in three, then................ :lol: :lol:

Or maybe just stand on the sidelines of whatever and cheer. As long as it involves men in shorts or kilts.

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Post: # 24915Post Boots
Wed Jun 28, 2006 1:58 pm

What about some sort of online 101 comp where we all log in to compete in something that is relevant to both sites?
...or are you after press coverage/media exposure at an actual event?

We could contribute (compete) on some sort of 101 handy tips or 'things we do' to make a difference, maybe? Something...ssish/greenish... maybe within a timeframe... the first to provide the most, or reach 101.

And you could hold the repro/publishing rights of course... for when the ssish 101 book comes out!

Maybe rubbish re-uses, or recycling a bit of an oddity, something not often considered... like um...electrical goods, mobile phones, chipboard.. or paracetamol packets! That was definately a thoughtful mention in your blog..

It would also provided a membership boost if you challenged them and hosted it, maybe?

Just thinkin in print again...

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Post: # 25075Post Andy Hamilton
Thu Jun 29, 2006 7:00 pm

I don't think it is a bad idea to have something hosted on here, It would be good to have a proper game of something though. I think if we plan it right we could raise a few quid for friends of the earth.

I thought that if we start off something where we meet in person it would just be a good day out. It would kill two birds with one stone as we would also have a ssish meet up. - I know it is not good for you lot the other side of the world, but yep it would work to then spin off some online competative events afterwards.
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Post: # 25079Post Andy Hamilton
Thu Jun 29, 2006 7:18 pm

right then I have emailed the other sites, so lets see what happens :lol:
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Post: # 25083Post Shirley
Thu Jun 29, 2006 7:38 pm

Nice one.... let's hope it comes off :)

I like the online thing too - that really does involve everyone... or at least everyone is given the chance to be involved :lol:
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Post: # 25089Post Luath
Thu Jun 29, 2006 8:37 pm

I'm a Moderator on River Cottage and INEBG, so am happy to help with liaising if needed.

Don't know about the rounders bit, though :shock: I could make tea.................or find a pub............. :lol:

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Post: # 25092Post Shirley
Thu Jun 29, 2006 8:44 pm

Tea and the pub sounds just great to me :mrgreen:

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Post: # 25094Post Hillbilly
Thu Jun 29, 2006 9:19 pm

I saw your challenge on Downsizer :mrgreen: Count me in.

Who or what is going to be our Mascot?

What pub? Has it got a beer garden?

When?

I think we should dress up too.

Then have the party to end all parties. :mrgreen:

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Post: # 25095Post Shirley
Thu Jun 29, 2006 9:50 pm

hmmm good questions... mascot... should ask felicity kendall to come and be our mascot - :mrgreen:

Dress up !!! FOR SURE - in what?!

It's a knockout??? Fun stuff, silly games.. or rounders??

PARRRRRRRRRTYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!! Now you are talking.......

Camping too??
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Post: # 25098Post Andy Hamilton
Thu Jun 29, 2006 10:05 pm

Shirlz2005 wrote:hmmm good questions... mascot... should ask felicity kendall to come and be our mascot - :mrgreen:

Dress up !!! FOR SURE - in what?!

It's a knockout??? Fun stuff, silly games.. or rounders??

PARRRRRRRRRTYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!! Now you are talking.......

Camping too??
It could be a grand day out, indeed :mrgreen: We could have a competiton for who got there by the greenest method, best dressed, perhaps with a vegetables theme?

As for camping I ask richard from acl and them lot would possibly be the best to ask if they have a spare field that we could use - then indeed we would have camping. - I will pm Carolyn from there and see what she says.
I'm a Moderator on River Cottage and INEBG, so am happy to help with liaising if needed.

Don't know about the rounders bit, though I could make tea.................or find a pub.............
DO you fancy making a post then? - I just sent an email to the info address at river cottage and to briget at ineg. - you would probally have more sway on there than I would as I only post occasionally on both.

Let make this one happen, I am already getting quite excited about it.
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Post: # 25101Post Shirley
Thu Jun 29, 2006 10:10 pm

Andy Hamilton wrote:Let make this one happen, I am already getting quite excited about it.
Agreed... We could hire a minibus/coach (preferably biodiesel) for the Scottish lot and pick up others along the way - might be pricey though...

Would have to be a weekend though if it's after mid august as David will be back at work by then.
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Post: # 25103Post Andy Hamilton
Thu Jun 29, 2006 10:28 pm

oh yes I think it goes with out saying that it has to be a weekend.

so we have luath rounding up the troops at River Cottage and INEBG if that is ok? Can we designate you hillbilly to try and rally people up on downsizer?

I will keep contact with ACL (just sent an email) and we will have to try and find a venue

I know someone who works for a bio-diesel company shirlz will ask them and see if we can sort out something cheaply. - no promises but will certainly try.
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Post: # 25121Post Luath
Fri Jun 30, 2006 8:07 am

Don't think River Cottage is too impressd with your idea - they seem to have taken the site off the air........... :shock: :shock: Just joking, it's just down this morning. Will put up a post when it comes back on. Ditto with INEBG, but wil ask there first, as you've contacted their Admin. Will keep you posted.

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Post: # 25133Post Hillbilly
Fri Jun 30, 2006 10:05 am

Andy Hamilton wrote:Can we designate you hillbilly to try and rally people up on downsizer?
Aye aye cap'n! *wanders off humming and clutching coffee and scone to Downsizer*

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Post: # 25138Post Luath
Fri Jun 30, 2006 11:09 am

Could do with a bit more enthusiasm from Downsizer :roll: :lol: :lol: Maybe they're scared............

River Cottage still down at the moment.

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