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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby SANTARII » Fri Jun 10, 2011 1:41 am UTC

Take your family...
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby SlyReaper » Fri Jun 10, 2011 5:51 am UTC

There's got to be someone turning up besides me and Plasma Man, surely?
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby Plasma Man » Fri Jun 10, 2011 9:24 am UTC

I'm not sure it's worth going ahead if there's only going to be two of us.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby SlyReaper » Fri Jun 10, 2011 9:38 am UTC

I'm inclined to agree. I'll PM Obrien and Ptolom to see if they're still up for it.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby Ptolom » Fri Jun 10, 2011 3:54 pm UTC

Hello. I was following quietly. I'd like to come but I literally don't have the money for a ticket. Sorry about that. Maybe another time though, if we plan well in advance.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby SlyReaper » Fri Jun 10, 2011 4:11 pm UTC

Well I guess that's that then. Even if Obrien says yes, there'll only be three of us, and now I'm too despondent anyway.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby OBrien » Fri Jun 10, 2011 4:28 pm UTC

Really? I'd still be up for a three person meet (and sorry for the late reply)
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby Ptolom » Fri Jun 10, 2011 4:48 pm UTC

Hmm, maybe if I took a coach.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby SlyReaper » Fri Jun 10, 2011 5:21 pm UTC

If your money is tight, don't go spending it on our account. It wasn't my intention to cause a guilt trip with the "despondent" remark, I was just being Dramatic On The Internet. It's up to you of course. The time we were going to meet was at 13 o'clock, AKA 1pm at Cafe Nero in New Street station. By my fuzzy memory, you get there from the platforms by going up the escalators and turning right.

I've texted plasma just now (having texted to a wrong number on my first try) to see if he's up for a three person meet (he doesn't have any interwiffles at the moment). Obviously, the more the merrier.

Edit: Plasma man just replied with a no. It really looks like this meeting wasn't meant to be.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby existential_elevator » Fri Jun 10, 2011 5:37 pm UTC

It was poor timing. I'm very up for it, it's just not a great idea for me to plan to be out this weekend. In the future? Like, the near future.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby SlyReaper » Fri Jun 10, 2011 5:52 pm UTC

Shall we try again for next Saturday? Same time, same place? Hopefully your virulent death-plague will have abated by then.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby existential_elevator » Fri Jun 10, 2011 6:01 pm UTC

...Can't do next Saturday. Could do the one after? That's the 25th
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby RoadieRich » Fri Jun 10, 2011 6:02 pm UTC

existential_elevator wrote:...Can't do next Saturday. Could do the one after? That's the 25th

That works for me, I think.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby OBrien » Fri Jun 10, 2011 6:06 pm UTC

Next Saturday I'm helping with the Birmingham Slutwalk and the Saturday after is Glastonbury so...
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby Ptolom » Fri Jun 10, 2011 6:08 pm UTC

Aw hell, I'm in Birmingham anyway the day before that for the conservatoire open day. But the day should be okay.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby SlyReaper » Fri Jun 10, 2011 6:25 pm UTC

Okay, not next Saturday or the Saturday after that. How about 3 Saturdays? 2nd July?
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby existential_elevator » Fri Jun 10, 2011 6:28 pm UTC

If I pencil it in now, it's achievable! :lol:
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby Ptolom » Fri Jun 10, 2011 7:47 pm UTC

Haha, this is going well. 2nd of July should be fine for me too though.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby OBrien » Fri Jun 10, 2011 9:05 pm UTC

2nd of July is good for me.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby RoadieRich » Fri Jun 10, 2011 9:23 pm UTC

And my axe.
I mean, that works for me too.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby Plasma Man » Mon Jun 13, 2011 10:28 am UTC

July 2nd is good for me, too.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby Plasma Man » Wed Jun 29, 2011 9:27 am UTC

OK, so are we all still going ahead this Saturday?
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby SlyReaper » Wed Jun 29, 2011 9:42 am UTC

Yep, I'm still coming along.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby existential_elevator » Wed Jun 29, 2011 10:37 am UTC

I'm still in. There's currently an 80% chance I'm going to show up early and grab lunch at Mount Fuji.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby SlyReaper » Wed Jun 29, 2011 10:39 am UTC

Blimey, you're able to fly to Japan and back that quickly?
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby existential_elevator » Wed Jun 29, 2011 10:42 am UTC

...fuck, I let slip about my teleport powers.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby RoadieRich » Wed Jun 29, 2011 11:24 am UTC

e_e, would you be ok with having a random (i.e. me) join you for lunch? I love Japanese food, but there aren't any restaurants near me.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby existential_elevator » Wed Jun 29, 2011 12:02 pm UTC

Sounds wonderful! We can talk mafia ;) Drop me a PM and we can work something out. Mount Fuji is my favourite Japanese restaurant ever, I haven't been since last year, and - I say this sincerely - I need their teryaki chicken bento inside me. If anyone else is welcome, the more the merrier - though it's a pretty tiny place, so don't everyone come rushing...
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby SlyReaper » Wed Jun 29, 2011 2:08 pm UTC

I could go for a Japanese lunch. Only place I've ever been to is Wagamamas.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby existential_elevator » Wed Jun 29, 2011 2:16 pm UTC

Blasphemy, ye frequenter of the glorified noodle bar!

I think me and RichieRich have agreed to meet around 11:30 at the train station.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby SlyReaper » Wed Jun 29, 2011 2:40 pm UTC

The train station is a big place, as I recall. Care to narrow it down?
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby existential_elevator » Wed Jun 29, 2011 2:42 pm UTC

Just after the barrier, before you wind up on the escalator to the pallasades.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby SlyReaper » Wed Jun 29, 2011 2:49 pm UTC

Oh right, of course. For some reason, I was thinking all those shops up there were part of the station. I'll try and meet you there, but don't wait around for me. I'm sure I can find my own way there if my train comes in late or something.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby Ptolom » Thu Jun 30, 2011 1:41 pm UTC

I'll be there. Though I still fear the ticket barriers there after they wouldn't let me leave for three hours until I could get someone to drive to Leicester station, buy a new ticket and have it faxed through. There's so many kinds of ticket; I assumed "Anytime return" would let me return any time.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby Plasma Man » Fri Jul 01, 2011 1:12 pm UTC

Hmm, I would like to eat Japanese food. I'll aim to be at the station for 11.30 ish. I'm planning to wear my avatar-depicting T-shirt again, so look for a big guy with a bunny on his T-shirt, a beard and a hat.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby existential_elevator » Fri Jul 01, 2011 1:21 pm UTC

Send one / all of us a PM with your number and we'll definitely be able to find you!
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby RoadieRich » Fri Jul 01, 2011 2:08 pm UTC

Ouch. I've just been hit by an unexpected direct debit for a bill that's sent me overdrawn. I'm not going to be able to afford to do anything. I've already got my train ticket, so I can still come, but I'll have to skip the restaurant. Why do so many bills have to land at the same time?
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby existential_elevator » Fri Jul 01, 2011 2:16 pm UTC

Well hey, it's actually payday for me today, so I've got no problem with covering you for delicious Japanese food. You can owe me a drink sometime under better circumstances.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby RoadieRich » Fri Jul 01, 2011 2:59 pm UTC

wow, thanks! :D A drink, or three.

I'll be bringing Munchkin. If you've never played it, it's really simple to pick up. If you have played it, then you'll already love it. If you can bring any D10s you might have, they'll come in handy.
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Re: [UK] Birmingham

Postby existential_elevator » Fri Jul 01, 2011 3:08 pm UTC

No problem!

I have all the d10s and I will bring them! Haha!
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