ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by JudgeBeeb » Wed Sep 21, 2016 4:32 pm

mattyj wrote:So which hotel are people staying at?
Quite a few people stay at the Holiday Inn. But it isn't the only or, I suspect, the cheapest place to stay.

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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by IanS » Wed Sep 21, 2016 5:00 pm

mattyj wrote:Hi guys
So which hotel are people staying at?
Also what sort of parking is at the venue?
I'm close enough to travel up each day, but Holiday Inn is close by. Dave said he's staying at a Premier Inn.

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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by JudgeBeeb » Wed Sep 21, 2016 5:46 pm

IanS wrote:Dave
Nearly everyone on this forum is called Dave and the few that aren't are called Jason.

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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by JonC » Wed Sep 21, 2016 5:47 pm

lazarusr wrote:
IanS wrote:Dave
Nearly everyone on this forum is called Dave and the few that aren't are called Jason.
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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by roland » Wed Sep 21, 2016 9:13 pm

mattyj wrote:Hi guys
So which hotel are people staying at?
Also what sort of parking is at the venue?

I'll stay at the Holiday Inn. But without a car. I practised driving at the left side of the road but I failed at the highway :mrgreen:

I think I have to walk or ask somebody to drive me.
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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by daveejhitchins » Thu Sep 22, 2016 6:42 am

mattyj wrote:So which hotel are people staying at?
I've chosen the Premier Inn this time . . . A little further away (about 6 miles), however, almost half the price!

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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by mattyj » Fri Sep 23, 2016 10:21 pm

Excellent! Cheers guys! I'll book the Premiere Inn for me in that case.

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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by Jeremy Grayson » Tue Sep 27, 2016 4:00 pm

'Afternoon,

Thanks for formally adding me to the list of Saturday attendees. Looks like I might be going to a gig in Preston the night before, in which case I'd hope to be down in Bolton promptly on Saturday morning (temptation to indulge in a little bus-spotting beforehand notwithstanding).

Anyhoo. Don't I owe someone some payment for this by now? Happy to stump up right away as directed.

Thanks and bests,

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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by VincentVega » Tue Sep 27, 2016 6:16 pm

Per my post above, could I be added to the list as well, please? I'd also need payment details so I can transfer the funds. I'd only be a Saturday attendee.

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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by sydney » Fri Sep 30, 2016 12:30 pm

Sorry guys! I've neglected this thread for a while but I'm getting it up to date today.
  1. I've updated the lists on the top post of this thread.
  2. If you want to attend the curry please let me know in this thread.
  3. If you want to attent Arcade Club please let me know in this thread
  4. If you think you have paid but are not marked as paid please let me know in this thread.
  5. I'll be pm'ing everyone today with details of the venue and how to pay.
  6. If you have any requests regarding snacks let me know in this thread. I get 10% discount at Morrisons and there are a couple quite close to the venue so I could pop along there on the Friday to stock up!

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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by flaxcottage » Fri Sep 30, 2016 2:25 pm

Just paid. No to the curry, thanks. No to the Arcade Club, thanks.

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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by Arcadian » Fri Sep 30, 2016 4:04 pm

Just sent over a tenner Simon.

Hope to see lots of you at Arcade Club in the evening too!!
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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by VincentVega » Fri Sep 30, 2016 6:11 pm

Thanks for the PM - I've just made payment. It's a "no, thank you" for the curry and a "no, thank you" for the Arcade Club.

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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by daveejhitchins » Sat Oct 01, 2016 8:24 am

Made payment, last night, and a big yes to everything . . . Hmmmm! Now what curry shall I order this time :lol:

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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by danielj » Sat Oct 01, 2016 8:32 am

Payment made, Simon :)

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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by roland » Sat Oct 01, 2016 4:52 pm

I want to join the curry, but I won't go to the Arcade Club.

BTW where do you guys eat on Friday?
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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by danielj » Sat Oct 01, 2016 8:43 pm

McDonalds probably!

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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by IanS » Sat Oct 01, 2016 10:27 pm

Pizza Hut is within walking distance, it's where we went last time (in the rain)

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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by IanS » Sat Oct 01, 2016 10:30 pm

sydney wrote:
  1. If you want to attend the curry please let me know in this thread.
  2. If you want to attent Arcade Club please let me know in this thread
Curry: Yes Please
Arcade Club: Dunno, will probably decide on the day. No need to book, so can just turn up.

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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by BeebMaster » Sun Oct 09, 2016 9:38 am

Yes please to the Saturday night Curry, not sure about Arcade Club yet.

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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by danielj » Sun Oct 09, 2016 1:47 pm

Curry, probably not Arcade :)

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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by z0m8ied0g » Wed Oct 12, 2016 4:25 pm

Have paid via PayPal. Will definitely make the Sunday, am currently trying to see if I can do the Saturday as well but it depends, its unfortunately my other half's birthday that weekend so I'm probably going to have to take her out on the Saturday :(

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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by roland » Wed Oct 12, 2016 6:09 pm

z0m8ied0g wrote:its unfortunately my other half's birthday that weekend so I'm probably going to have to take her out on the Saturday
Why not invite her for a surprise weekend at Bolton? :lol:
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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by Jeremy Grayson » Wed Oct 12, 2016 9:11 pm

Jeremy Grayson wrote: - if anyone would like to buy it, what appears to be a Music 500 system which has been stored unused and untested in my collection for the thick end of fifteen years and which, with the best will in the world, I'm never likely to find the time to use going forward. I will post some photos of it (I think there are accompanying manuals and other bits and bobs) sometime this coming week; please feel free to send any expressions of interest or offers via PM once I've done that. Can't stress enough that it's untested, but it looks in good nick.

With apologies for the delay in getting these loaded up, here are photos of the above as promised.
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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by Jeremy Grayson » Wed Oct 12, 2016 9:15 pm

Jeremy Grayson wrote: - again, if anyone would like to buy it, an Epson LX-400 printer complete with three boxes of the perforated-hole paper which it uses. I used this printer regularly up until about twenty years ago, usually in conjunction with Mini Office 2, and although it's been unused since then it appears to be in decent physical condition (other than the printing latterly became faint and the ribbon may need replacing - I presume ribbons can still be sourced, if needs be?). All leads and plugs are included. Again, I will post photos of it sometime this week, and will be happy to receive any expressions of interest or offers via PM subsequently.

Here, too, are shots of the printer, should anyone wish to express an interest:

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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by Jeremy Grayson » Wed Oct 12, 2016 9:23 pm

Finally for now, and not previously mentioned in my earlier posts, here's something else I've dug out of attic surplus in the past few days which I can't ever envisaging me getting round to using in anger. It appears to be a teletext adaptor by RH Electronics - completely untested but in reasonable nick as far as I can ascertain. Again, do please let me know via PMs if you'd like me to bring it along to Bolton with a view to a potential purchase:

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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by z0m8ied0g » Wed Oct 12, 2016 10:35 pm

roland wrote:
z0m8ied0g wrote:its unfortunately my other half's birthday that weekend so I'm probably going to have to take her out on the Saturday
Why not invite her for a surprise weekend at Bolton? :lol:
Thanks for the advice but seeing that I am attached to various parts of my anatomy I'd like to stay that way :)
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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by JudgeBeeb » Wed Oct 12, 2016 11:07 pm

Simon,

I paid a couple of weeks ago, but just realised I forgot to post that I had - so doing that now. (Sorry :oops: )

I see that you already have me down for all three days and for the curry. :D If I may, I would like to see how I feel at the time about Arcade Club. I am not yet convinced it's my kind of thing - but I am open to persuasion.

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Re: ABug North 18/19/20 November 2016, Bolton

Post by sfdNut » Thu Oct 13, 2016 8:14 am

I've paid too and didn't realise I needed to post the fact :shock:

So, Simon, I have paid :)

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