ABug North 10/11/12 June 2016, Halifax

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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby Arcadian » Thu Feb 04, 2016 12:51 am

JonC and I will be heading to the local Pizza Hut on the Saturday evening.

Any other curry-haters are welcome to join us! ;)
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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby daveejhitchins » Sat Feb 06, 2016 10:41 am

Arcadian wrote:JonC and I will be heading to the local Pizza Hut on the Saturday evening.

Any other curry-haters are welcome to join us! ;)
Arn't they doing Curry Topping yet? If not . . . Missed opertunaty :lol:

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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby hoglet » Tue Feb 09, 2016 9:20 pm

Hi Guys,

The £35 per night non-refundable saver deal rooms now seem to be available at the Premier Inn.

Dave

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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby daveejhitchins » Tue Feb 09, 2016 10:02 pm

I'm only seeing the £35 for the Friday night :D . . . £75 for the Saturday night :? Still, cheaper than 2 x £65 - £107 vs £130

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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby hiddenevil » Thu Feb 11, 2016 9:02 am

Hey there

Count me in! I've been so busy, I've not touched my beeb in a while :-(

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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby IanS » Thu Feb 11, 2016 11:21 pm

daveejhitchins wrote:I'm only seeing the £35 for the Friday night :D . . . £75 for the Saturday night :? Still, cheaper than 2 x £65 - £107 vs £130

Dave H :D

Did anyone get the cheap deal?, the cheap friday now seems to have gone. Looks like £57(fri) + £72(sat) at the moment.

Anyone spoken to the hotel, any cheap deals for users of the meeting/conference room?

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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby daveejhitchins » Fri Feb 12, 2016 10:17 am

IanS wrote:
daveejhitchins wrote:I'm only seeing the £35 for the Friday night :D . . . £75 for the Saturday night :? Still, cheaper than 2 x £65 - £107 vs £130

Dave H :D

Did anyone get the cheap deal?, the cheap friday now seems to have gone. Looks like £57(fri) + £72(sat) at the moment.
I took a chance that the price wouldn't go down again . . . so booked just after I'd posted the above price.

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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby hoglet » Fri Feb 12, 2016 10:46 am

IanS wrote:Did anyone get the cheap deal?, the cheap friday now seems to have gone. Looks like £57(fri) + £72(sat) at the moment.

I did actually manage to get the saver rate (£35) for both nights.

This all seems a bit random.... I guess it's the airline seat pricing model.

Premier Inn Halifax Town Centre (1.5 miles away) does have saver rooms for £35 + £45.

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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby sydney » Tue Mar 01, 2016 3:19 pm

The cheap rooms certainly seem to have gone. :(
£81 is a bit steep for me so I've booked at a B&B round the corner called Kirk Lea Guest House for £36. There is one, The Old Post Office, about 1.8 miles away at only £25!

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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby sixxdog_uk » Sat Mar 05, 2016 9:56 pm

TENTATIVE moving quickly towards CONFIRMED

99% sure (Subject to wife's approval) :?

Would arrive Friday afternoon and leave Sunday afternoon.

A curry with fellow tech heads - perfect count me in.

Alex :-)

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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby sixxdog_uk » Sun Mar 06, 2016 9:24 am

:mrgreen: =D>

Ok I'm 100% in :-)

Just got green light from 'mission control'

Be good to put faces to names.

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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby sydney » Sun Mar 06, 2016 9:59 am

Hi all.
I won't be there on the Friday so someone is going to have to be the 'ABug representative' and take responsibilty for the room. I'd have asked DaveM but he may not be there on the Friday.
All you'd have to do is see the member of staff at the desk and they'll probably ask you to sign something and get people to sign a sheet for fire saftey etc. I can't really remember as it's been so long since we were last here!
It's available from 6pm to 10pm but as we know they generally don't mind us going on untill the wee hours (though this is not guaranteed) as we have the room all weekend. If they have nothing on in the afternoon they might even let you in early!
So, anyone in the Friday gang want to do this?

Also can everyone make sure that all equipment has had the caps replaced befure use. I wasn't there when the magic smoke escaped from hiddenevils master but I'd like to try to make sure it doesn't happen again.

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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby daveejhitchins » Sun Mar 06, 2016 10:30 am

I aim to get there early, so I can handle this for you.

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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby Arcadian » Sun Mar 06, 2016 10:31 am

Incidentally I should be there on the Friday now (I've got a hotel room booked at least, both nights).
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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby sixxdog_uk » Thu Mar 10, 2016 5:03 am

I'm in Simon - just sent you the payment.

Curry or Pizza now that's the big one. ? :-k :-k

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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby sydney » Sat Mar 12, 2016 1:19 pm

daveejhitchins wrote:I aim to get there early, so I can handle this for you.

Dave H :D


Thanks Dave.

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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby sixxdog_uk » Sun Mar 13, 2016 8:47 pm

Hi Guys ,

Being my first Abug meeting , i'm all green and full of daft questions :P

If i wanted to bring some of my collection , for setting up and general messing about would there be plenty of power hook ups , and extension leads available? or do people in general bring their own power requirements?

Would i need to 'Book' and pay for a table as such or should there be plenty on the day?

Is there an opportunity at these meet to perform hardware mods , fixes and general tinkering?

Looking forward to it. :)

Room booked for two nights.

Hopefully this is the correct place or I'm going to have a party for 1. :P
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Salterhebble Hill, Huddersfield Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3 0QT

See you all there.

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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby sydney » Sun Mar 13, 2016 9:40 pm

sixxdog_uk wrote:If i wanted to bring some of my collection , for setting up and general messing about would there be plenty of power hook ups , and extension leads available? or do people in general bring their own power requirements?


Plenty of sockets but you will need your own 4-way (or more!) adapter. Do bring some of your collection, though I'd recommend not bringing too much. I usually bring both my beeb and master along with my soldering iron, tool box and a couple of tv's. Others bring beebs, elks, arcs, tools, soldering statons, scopes. Everyone needs tv's or monitors too.

Would i need to 'Book' and pay for a table as such or should there be plenty on the day?

No payment or booking, that's what the £15 you've already paid is for. There are generally enough tables available for 20 or so people to have their kit set up with a bit of sharing. We should have more tables this year as the ABug fund paid for some folding tables which were previously used at the Bolton meets.

Is there an opportunity at these meet to perform hardware mods , fixes and general tinkering?

Yes, yes and yes! This is one of the main activities at the meetups. I've build mmc setups, repaired a rom board, fixed a keyboard, recapped numerous psu and tested a load of floppy drives. Daniel built an econet card for a Risc PC (I think) from a master econet adapter. Jason worked on the matchbox copro. This is only scratching the surface.


Hopefully this is the correct place or I'm going to have a party for 1. :P
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Salterhebble Hill, Huddersfield Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3 0QT


Thats the place! Apologies if I didn't pm you the details.

To get a flavour of what goes on I'd recommend reading the last page or two of the threads about the previous ABug meets which cane be found here: http://www.stardot.org.uk/forums/viewforum.php?f=26

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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby richardtoohey » Mon Apr 04, 2016 9:36 am

Room booked; look forward to seeing you all in June. :D

Not sure how useful I'll be but I can make cups of tea and take photos (maybe even with people in!) Sure there will be something.

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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby danielj » Mon Apr 04, 2016 6:24 pm

Great stuff, Richard :D

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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby sydney » Mon Apr 04, 2016 7:13 pm

Great news. Still a way off :( .
Wakefield in 2 weeks though! :D

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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby flaxcottage » Mon Apr 04, 2016 8:31 pm

richardtoohey wrote:Not sure how useful I'll be but I can make cups of tea and take photos (maybe even with people in!) Sure there will be something.


Sounds just like the Beebmaster! :lol:
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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby sPhilMainwaring » Wed Apr 06, 2016 9:38 pm

I'll be there Friday onwards for Curry bringing your cable and ROM thingy

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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby sydney » Sat Apr 23, 2016 9:34 am

Hi guys.
I really enjoyed Wakefield last week but it's time for the real deal in Haliax soon. Only 7 weeks to go!
  • As I mentioned in the top post I don't want to be chasing people for the money at the last minute so please could you paypal me the £15 by the 1/5/16. If it's a problem let me know so I at least know that a payment will be coming at some point.
  • Could people who have not yet stated a preference of cury or pizza on the Saturday night please do so. I'm going to contact the restaurant soon to book the table.
  • If anyone else is interested in attending please let me know as soon as possible. There are 4 places left and if they are not taken by members of stardot I'm going to offer them over in the Facebook group.

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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby sixxdog_uk » Sat Apr 23, 2016 3:49 pm

I'd happily take a second table , if they don't all go.
My soldering is sooooo bad i'd want a table with none of my collection on it to get covered in solder blood sweat beer......

Joking aside extra space is always nice.

Let me know.

Alex


sydney wrote:Hi guys.
I really enjoyed Wakefield last week but it's time for the real deal in Haliax soon. Only 7 weeks to go!
  • As I mentioned in the top post I don't want to be chasing people for the money at the last minute so please could you paypal me the £15 by the 1/5/16. If it's a problem let me know so I at least know that a payment will be coming at some point.
  • Could people who have not yet stated a preference of cury or pizza on the Saturday night please do so. I'm going to contact the restaurant soon to book the table.
  • If anyone else is interested in attending please let me know as soon as possible. There are 4 places left and if they are not taken by members of stardot I'm going to offer them over in the Facebook group.
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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby sixxdog_uk » Sat Apr 23, 2016 3:50 pm

sixxdog_uk wrote:I'd happily take a second table , if they don't all go.
My soldering is sooooo bad i'd want a table with none of my collection on it to get covered in solder blood sweat beer......

Joking aside extra space is always nice.

Let me know.

Alex


sydney wrote:Hi guys.
I really enjoyed Wakefield last week but it's time for the real deal in Haliax soon. Only 7 weeks to go!
  • As I mentioned in the top post I don't want to be chasing people for the money at the last minute so please could you paypal me the £15 by the 1/5/16. If it's a problem let me know so I at least know that a payment will be coming at some point.
  • Could people who have not yet stated a preference of cury or pizza on the Saturday night please do so. I'm going to contact the restaurant soon to book the table.
  • If anyone else is interested in attending please let me know as soon as possible. There are 4 places left and if they are not taken by members of stardot I'm going to offer them over in the Facebook group.

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Re: ABug North 11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby jbnbeeb » Sat Apr 23, 2016 5:52 pm

Hey Simon - Add me to the list for friday-sunday please! [pls to let me know payment details]
I'm going to ..
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Re: ABug North 10/11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby sorvad » Wed May 11, 2016 5:19 am

Put me on the tentative for now, will have to check what else may be around that weekend

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Re: ABug North 10/11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby broadcaststorm » Wed May 11, 2016 9:55 am

All, as mentioned on Facebook, please count me in!

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Re: ABug North 10/11/12 June 2016, Halifax

Postby sydney » Wed May 11, 2016 10:23 am

broadcaststorm wrote:All, as mentioned on Facebook, please count me in!

Cheers
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You are on the list. I'll pm you soon with more details.


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