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Re: Drinks

Postby marisca » Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:15 pm

So what about it? Or is there some other date or place you would prefer?

For those with short memories the proposal was - Edinburgh, The Doric, Wednesday 5th December, ~ 20.00. Handy for trains (for the young ones), buses (for the fogeys), bicycles (for the fit) and airport coaches (for the far flung).

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Re: Drinks

Postby Silkie » Mon Nov 12, 2012 10:09 pm

Having missed this highlight of the social season last year I would very much like to attend on this occasion and I understand why a Wednesday in early December is a good idea but for someone working at 0800 on Thursday and who has an hour's travelling each way into Edinburgh for an event which doesn't start until 2000...

Put me down as a definite maybe.
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Re: Drinks

Postby marisca » Mon Nov 12, 2012 11:09 pm

It was only a suggestion. Far be it for me as a man who has paid his debt to society and is now footloose and fancy free to dictate the time and place to those who are supporting the NHS, bus passes, RET, fuel allowance and all the other goodies that cheer me in my dotage. If another time or venue would suit better throw it in the ring and I'm sure the old farts will manage to get there - won't you, Ken?

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Re: Drinks

Postby Silkie » Tue Nov 13, 2012 1:29 am

No no no - an arrangement has been made.

I remember making an appointment for a beer with Ocklepoint a couple of years ago and, allcomers having also been invited, being somewhat put out when the allcomers wanted to change the date, the venue and even the town IIRC.

I'll be there - energy levels at 1700 on Wednesday 8th December (and Allah) permitting.

I might venture to suggest an advance party kicking off at 1900 - just to get maximum value from the bus fare you understand, for those who still have to pay.
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Re: Drinks

Postby Ocklepoint » Tue Nov 13, 2012 9:09 am

Silkiie wrote:I'll be there - energy levels at 1700 on Wednesday 8th December (and Allah) permitting.

I might venture to suggest an advance party kicking off at 1900 - just to get maximum value from the bus fare you understand, for those who still have to pay.


Surely some mistake? In the Julian calendar my understanding is that that Wednesday is the 5th December.

1900? I'll be there.

( And yes, as one of the countries few "getting up for work from Monday to Friday" yachtspersons Fridays or Saturday evenings have an attraction) Maybe next year.

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Re: Drinks

Postby Silkie » Tue Nov 13, 2012 9:50 am

Ocklepoint wrote:Surely some mistake? In the Julian calendar my understanding is that that Wednesday is the 5th December.

Oops sorry.
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Re: Drinks

Postby DaveS » Tue Nov 13, 2012 9:30 pm

Ah, pre drink drinks at 1900 to get some practice in first... I can go with that. :D
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Re: Drinks

Postby Fingal » Fri Nov 16, 2012 2:21 pm

DaveS wrote:Ah, pre drink drinks at 1900 to get some practice in first... I can go with that. :D

Wednesday is a work day for me, just up the road from the Doric so I could even be there for a pre-pre drinks drink at about 1800. I could then have a pre-drinks drink when Silkie and Dave start, and fall senseless to the floor about 2030.
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Re: Drinks

Postby aquaplane » Fri Nov 16, 2012 2:25 pm

Green Boat wrote:
DaveS wrote:Ah, pre drink drinks at 1900 to get some practice in first... I can go with that. :D

Wednesday is a work day for me, just up the road from the Doric so I could even be there for a pre-pre drinks drink at about 1800. I could then have a pre-drinks drink when Silkie and Dave start, and fall senseless to the floor about 2030.


That's how I go drinking too, it's good to get the bus home instead of having to pay for an expensive taxi @ 2AM.
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Re: Drinks

Postby Ocklepoint » Sat Dec 01, 2012 9:40 pm

Bump

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Re: Drinks

Postby Telo » Sun Dec 02, 2012 5:59 pm

Sorry guys, but I cannot make it (again...).

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Re: Drinks

Postby Silkie » Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:42 pm

So, kicking off at 6,7 or 8 according to taste! I'm still on for 7 anyway. Thanks for the reminder.
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Re: Drinks

Postby cpedw » Mon Dec 03, 2012 12:18 am

Silkie wrote:So, kicking off at 6,7 or 8 according to taste! I'm still on for 7 anyway. Thanks for the reminder.

or in my case, Friday when I hope to get back to Reekie.
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Re: Drinks

Postby Silkie » Wed Dec 05, 2012 6:40 pm

Off for the bus shortly - see you all there.
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Re: Drinks

Postby Nick » Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:41 pm

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Have a very good night everyone - sorry I won't be with you; I was considering exercising my bus pass, but manflu has laid me low.
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