Acorn World and ABUG meetup, Cambridge 20-22nd September 2019

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Post by jbnbeeb » Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:06 pm

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My reply seems to have been missed (again!) :(
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Post by z0m8ied0g » Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:29 pm

Sorry guys something has come up and I'm going to have to miss this one.
So please free up my table for someone else to use.

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Post by jbnbeeb » Sun Jul 21, 2019 9:30 am

z0m8ied0g wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:29 pm
Sorry guys something has come up and I'm going to have to miss this one.
So please free up my table for someone else to use.

(Goes away to cry in the corner)
Sorry Steve! :(

Top post updated. That leaves one full table available for the full weekend and one full table available sunday only. Still some no-kitter spaces.
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Post by SpaceFlightOrange » Sun Aug 04, 2019 10:42 am

Really Sorry, but I'm not going to be able to make it now :cry:

I had a 1/2 table reserved, can you please make it available for someone else please?
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Post by Dave Footitt » Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:49 pm

Am I too late?

Don't necessarily need a table, just put me down as a no-kitter :)

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Post by jbnbeeb » Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:05 pm

SpaceFlightOrange wrote:
Sun Aug 04, 2019 10:42 am
Really Sorry, but I'm not going to be able to make it now :cry:

I had a 1/2 table reserved, can you please make it available for someone else please?
Hi . Sorry you can't make it.
List updated .. so we have 1 half table available ...
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Dave Footitt wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:49 pm
Am I too late?

Don't necessarily need a table, just put me down as a no-kitter :)

Cheers
Not too late .. currently full table and half table available. Are you sure you want to be a no kitter? And what days do you wish to attend..

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Post by Dave Footitt » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:57 am

Not too late .. currently full table and half table available. Are you sure you want to be a no kitter? And what days do you wish to attend..
Great, I'll take the half table then and can bring me laptop.

I'll be there all day Saturday, but not Sunday if that's OK?

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Post by jbnbeeb » Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:50 am

Hi,
Dave , added you to the list.

So that now leaves ...

One full table available (all weekend)
One full table available (sunday only)
One half table (sunday only)
Still some "no kitter" places left
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Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:57 am
Not too late .. currently full table and half table available. Are you sure you want to be a no kitter? And what days do you wish to attend..
Great, I'll take the half table then and can bring me laptop.

I'll be there all day Saturday, but not Sunday if that's OK?
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Post by roland » Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:43 am

Perhaps we can invite Tricky for a table so he doesn't have to stay somewhere in the hall, all alone :wink:
Otherwise I can upgrade my half table for a full table, that gives a bit more space for an Atom and a laptop.
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Post by scarybeasts » Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:09 am

Hi,

Can you put me down as a no-kitter?
I live in the US these days but this is too good to miss :)


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Post by tricky » Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:21 am

I am quite at home in the big room, as I usually bring about four beebs and chat to the public all day, plus its only 20 feet away ;)

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Post by jbnbeeb » Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:35 am

Added you to the list.

I'm blown away that you're travelling from the US for this :) It's a fun weekend with lots of friendly faces so delighted to have you along.
Can I assume you will be along for the entire weekend?
scarybeasts wrote:
Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:09 am
Hi,

Can you put me down as a no-kitter?
I live in the US these days but this is too good to miss :)


Cheers
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Post by jbnbeeb » Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:38 am

Tricky what days will you be there?
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I am quite at home in the big room, as I usually bring about four beebs and chat to the public all day, plus its only 20 feet away ;)
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Post by scarybeasts » Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:55 am

jbnbeeb wrote:
Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:35 am
Can I assume you will be along for the entire weekend?
Yes! And oops, sorry for not adhering to the bolded instruction at the start of the thread :)


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Post by tricky » Sat Aug 10, 2019 4:10 pm

I'll be there sat + sun, Fri is doubtful.

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Post by JimRussell » Sat Aug 10, 2019 4:14 pm

If there is still a full table available can you put me down for it or a half table if it is gone. I will bring some of the Acorn System stuff that I have been working on. I also have a Master with a Pi Tube Direct and would love some help from someone who knows how to build a FLEX boot disk. Fri, Sat and Sunday Morning.

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Post by jbnbeeb » Sat Aug 10, 2019 4:22 pm

Hi Jim.
there is one full table left across the weekend.. so that is now yours.

There are one or two Dragon enthusiasts here (which I believe could run FLEX??) so perhaps they may be able to assist.
JimRussell wrote:
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If there is still a full table available can you put me down for it or a half table if it is gone. I will bring some of the Acorn System stuff that I have been working on. I also have a Master with a Pi Tube Direct and would love some help from someone who knows how to build a FLEX boot disk. Fri, Sat and Sunday Morning.
...so that leaves a few no-kitter places left and a full and half table available for sunday only. Nearly full!
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Post by riscman » Mon Aug 12, 2019 12:25 am

Please can I have a half table for Sunday. I would like to come and pop in on Saturday, too. Thx to everyone for letting me 'gatecrash' towards the end of Sunday last time. I live just round the corner from the CCfCH so if anyone needs any items that they cannot easily bring that I may well have please let me know. I have an interesting RiscPC from ARM ltd. which I want Peter/or someone to have a look at it...I think it was an old development machine cos it has Linux on it...I think and a sticker saying ARM Development system...or the like. I have rescued lots of Acorns from Cambridge area! Some quite interesting specimens.

If you want RiscPC power switches I'll be giving them out along with A3010/A3020 eject switches. Come see me if I'm about.

I hope I'm not too late for a table.

Cheers all,

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Post by jbnbeeb » Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:57 pm

Hi James,
not too late. Last half table/sunday is yours.
Will you be in for the day on saturday or just briefly? If most/full day perhaps be a "no-kitter" saturday?
riscman wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 12:25 am
Please can I have a half table for Sunday. I would like to come and pop in on Saturday, too. Thx to everyone for letting me 'gatecrash' towards the end of Sunday last time. I live just round the corner from the CCfCH so if anyone needs any items that they cannot easily bring that I may well have please let me know. I have an interesting RiscPC from ARM ltd. which I want Peter/or someone to have a look at it...I think it was an old development machine cos it has Linux on it...I think and a sticker saying ARM Development system...or the like. I have rescued lots of Acorns from Cambridge area! Some quite interesting specimens.

If you want RiscPC power switches I'll be giving them out along with A3010/A3020 eject switches. Come see me if I'm about.

I hope I'm not too late for a table.

Cheers all,

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Post by riscman » Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:42 pm

I live just around the corner. I did not realise I would have to book so far in advance otherwise I would have booked all 3 days. :( I'll arrange with Jason to bring as much of my acorn stuff prior to Friday if possible and store out the back somewhere. If there are any last minute cancellations/no shows I could fill the spot or just be a no-kitter for the day, as you suggest. Would like to join you all on Friday night after hours if planning to meet somewhere or could pop in Friday as well if not to crowded. Of course I'll understand if you have to turn me away Fri/Sat since there are lots of people who have traveled a very long way to get here. No worries since I live just round the corner.

Be sure to see you all Sunday, anyhow, cheers!

I rescued all the old Risc PCs from ARM ltd. just recently. Got stacks in my room. Only a couple of interesting ones which I will be sure to bring along.

Cheers all.

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Post by VectorEyes » Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:49 pm

riscman wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:42 pm
I rescued all the old Risc PCs from ARM ltd. just recently. Got stacks in my room. Only a couple of interesting ones which I will be sure to bring along.
My God. Do you have any with uncorroded motherboards?...

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Post by riscman » Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:20 am

Hi,

I live just around the corner. For food at lunchtime you can go to ASDA or M&S or B &M, just cross the bridge over the railway and turn left. M&S also has a cafe.

For restaurants there is Frankie and Bennie's and Pizza Hut (I think they do delivery but it's so close!) - over the bridge and turn right.

All are like a couple of hundred meters walk only.

Thanks for booking me Half table on Sunday.

Can you put me as a 'no kitter for' Friday and Saturday?

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Post by riscman » Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:23 am

VectorEyes wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:49 pm
riscman wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:42 pm
I rescued all the old Risc PCs from ARM ltd. just recently. Got stacks in my room. Only a couple of interesting ones which I will be sure to bring along.
My God. Do you have any with uncorroded motherboards?...
Yes, I have removed all the batteries...there is one that boots up to a screwed up graphics but the rest should be fine.

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Post by VectorEyes » Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:01 am

riscman wrote:
Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:23 am
VectorEyes wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:49 pm
riscman wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:42 pm
I rescued all the old Risc PCs from ARM ltd. just recently. Got stacks in my room. Only a couple of interesting ones which I will be sure to bring along.
My God. Do you have any with uncorroded motherboards?...
Yes, I have removed all the batteries...there is one that boots up to a screwed up graphics but the rest should be fine.
I may have sent you a PM! :)

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Post by flynnjs » Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:08 pm

Ah, blast, been away on holiday and missed getting a table for this :(
I couldn't make the last one due to "family incompatibility"
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Post by flynnjs » Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:55 pm

Jason,
can I take the last full table on Sunday please? I'll come as a "no kitter" up until Sunday.

thanks,
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Post by jbnbeeb » Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:08 pm

Yes will do . Its late and on my phone. Will update top post and respond to other queries in thread tomorrow.
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Post by jbnbeeb » Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:18 am

Top post updated. All tables gone. Still some no kitter spaces left.

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Post by riscman » Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:55 pm

VectorEyes wrote:
Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:01 am
riscman wrote:
Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:23 am
VectorEyes wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:49 pm


My God. Do you have any with uncorroded motherboards?...
Yes, I have removed all the batteries...there is one that boots up to a screwed up graphics but the rest should be fine.
I may have sent you a PM! :)
I can't PM you back, (I'm a newbie to this forum don't have this feature...yet!) I will see what I have. For spares etc. you can always look at my eBay account of the same name or PM me your email.
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