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by scoutwinter
Tue Jan 04, 2011 4:35 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: the new fantastic volunteer training program
Replies: 5
Views: 5300

Re: the new fantastic volunteer training program

this will be coming along soon. hopefully we'll get a grant to pay for its development then away we go. stay tuned.
by scoutwinter
Sun Jan 02, 2011 4:41 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: the new fantastic volunteer training program
Replies: 5
Views: 5300

Re: the new fantastic volunteer training program

alternately, each volunteer can be assigned to one of the KM's, that way it'll be easier to track their progress. the boxes won't be ticked off until the end, when we're confident that the volunteer is actually capable of all of those things, that way the piece of paper will also stay presentable no...
by scoutwinter
Tue Dec 21, 2010 1:46 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Volunteer Christmas dinner?
Replies: 10
Views: 4084

Re: Volunteer Christmas dinner?

we should definitely have potluck though: bring your own christmas/solstice specialty... but I'll do youse all a favour and leave the BBQ prawns at home (my dad's favourite christmas breakfast...)
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by scoutwinter
Sat Dec 18, 2010 9:45 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Experimental Music then onto FuelDiva party
Replies: 4
Views: 2522

Re: Experimental Music then onto FuelDiva party

will shapes be thrown?
by scoutwinter
Wed Dec 08, 2010 11:17 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: old hat books website
Replies: 1
Views: 1728

Re: old hat books website

our web guru is somewhat missing in action. I'll try to get in touch.
xx
by scoutwinter
Mon Dec 06, 2010 7:03 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Drum Club- Forest Fundraiser-10th Dec
Replies: 3
Views: 2501

Re: Drum Club- Forest Fundraiser-10th Dec

katie I'll organise the stall!
xxx
Drum-monkey-vectorjunky.jpg
by scoutwinter
Thu Dec 02, 2010 4:15 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: the new fantastic volunteer training program
Replies: 5
Views: 5300

Re: the new fantastic volunteer training program

oh sometimes this bb is infuriating... more stuff!

night manager training program signing sheet.odt

sound engineer training program signing sheet.odt
by scoutwinter
Thu Dec 02, 2010 4:14 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: the new fantastic volunteer training program
Replies: 5
Views: 5300

the new fantastic volunteer training program

thoughts?
sound awesome?

forest volunteer training spiel.odt
by scoutwinter
Thu Dec 02, 2010 9:29 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: TRANSPORTATION NEEDED FOR FOREST FUNDRAISER
Replies: 5
Views: 2659

Re: TRANSPORTATION NEEDED FOR FOREST FUNDRAISER

check with Jamie, if his street has been ploughed yet?
by scoutwinter
Wed Nov 24, 2010 4:22 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: URGENT - take action to save our building!
Replies: 7
Views: 3264

URGENT - take action to save our building!

Take action to save a vital Edinburgh community space! Eidyn Architects have put in an application for building permission to convert the building currently housing The Forest (3 Bristo Pl, EH1 1EY) into 10 HMO bedsits and 3 private flats. If they are granted permission to go ahead with their plans...
by scoutwinter
Sat Nov 20, 2010 12:48 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: DIY Artisan's Handbook
Replies: 1
Views: 1292

Re: DIY Artisan's Handbook

this is an excellent idea.
xxx
by scoutwinter
Sat Nov 20, 2010 12:25 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Fundraising meeting, Sunday 14th November
Replies: 2
Views: 1779

Re: Fundraising meeting, Sunday 14th November

except next meeting is 28th november 7pm as there was already an event booked until then
by scoutwinter
Sat Nov 20, 2010 12:17 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Lost Glove Project-Rowena Roundabout
Replies: 2
Views: 2197

Re: Lost Glove Project-Rowena Roundabout

how about in the cafe, threading out from the central pillar to the window side, like bunting.
by scoutwinter
Sat Nov 13, 2010 1:35 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: buy the forest/save the forest
Replies: 30
Views: 14739

Re: buy the forest/save the forest

http://thenetworkforsocialchange.org.uk/ has anyone looked at this? apparently there's a scottish group, Scheihallion... next deadline is february... also, Oli mentioned this: http://www.apeuk.org/ that if we could put a climate spin on "defending communities" maybe by someone more activel...
by scoutwinter
Mon Nov 08, 2010 7:02 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: a message from one of our visitors today!
Replies: 1
Views: 1681

a message from one of our visitors today!

The Forest I'd like to thank you all today My visit was Devine I sat and drank my lager And just enjoyed my time. The smell of food was wonderful Although I did not dine, But may I say, the atmosphere Was absolutely fine. So I will be returning To have a meal or two Cos the staff are really friendly...
by scoutwinter
Mon Nov 01, 2010 2:48 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: tea strain
Replies: 24
Views: 14465

Re: tea strain

cool, nix
can you do this first thing in the morning? saturday afternoons are usually busy and having 6 people clustered around the coffee machine may make KM heads explode...
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by scoutwinter
Thu Oct 28, 2010 3:07 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: ordered new cleaning gear
Replies: 5
Views: 3659

Re: ordered new cleaning gear

or, at least use the Forest email account not my personal email account
by scoutwinter
Thu Oct 28, 2010 3:05 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: ordered new cleaning gear
Replies: 5
Views: 3659

Re: ordered new cleaning gear

can you please not sign me up for stuff without asking me first
I'm not into it

also, I think this site is not very useful to us
by scoutwinter
Wed Oct 27, 2010 4:47 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: INKY FINGERS = AWESOME
Replies: 1
Views: 1740

INKY FINGERS = AWESOME

congrats to the Inky Fingers crew who packed the cafe last night with poets/orators of many kinds
what will next time bring?
by scoutwinter
Wed Oct 27, 2010 4:25 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: hall rent
Replies: 6
Views: 5875

Re: hall rent

can you update it? I think it's a really useful tool, we can't tell people whether the hall's booked the date they want but they can check it themselves, before bothering you with an email etc
by scoutwinter
Tue Oct 26, 2010 7:16 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Halloween
Replies: 15
Views: 7388

Re: Halloween

definitely not mould, which is fungusy stuff that grows on old food
it's "mulled" wine...
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by scoutwinter
Tue Oct 26, 2010 7:04 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: tea strain
Replies: 24
Views: 14465

Re: tea strain

tip of the day: check the teapot before washing
if it contains bags/leaves, empty them into the compost! DOUBLE WIN!!

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by scoutwinter
Mon Oct 25, 2010 6:20 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Halloween
Replies: 15
Views: 7388

Re: Halloween

don't forget, the 31st is also Samhuinn, a lot of people will go to watch the performance and probably go to the after party.
by scoutwinter
Mon Oct 25, 2010 6:19 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Christmas/New Year
Replies: 2
Views: 1579

Re: Christmas/New Year

last year this didn't get sorted out until the start of december.
so, I'm not sure.
by scoutwinter
Mon Oct 25, 2010 6:19 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: tea strain
Replies: 24
Views: 14465

Re: tea strain

it's annoying?
but that's what tea IS!
tea bags are bad, maaan. extra paper (probably australian old growth forest), probably extra bleach, lots of extra electricity used, more expensive...
don't give up!
by scoutwinter
Fri Oct 22, 2010 9:26 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Halloween
Replies: 15
Views: 7388

Re: Halloween

BYO is better seeing as we need make money not spend it so much!
x good ideas x
by scoutwinter
Tue Oct 19, 2010 6:01 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: doors for gallery
Replies: 8
Views: 6866

Re: doors for gallery

i think it's fine the way it is
...
by scoutwinter
Thu Oct 14, 2010 7:41 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Revolution is not just for weekends! Tues 19th 10pm...
Replies: 0
Views: 1624

Revolution is not just for weekends! Tues 19th 10pm...

hey! This Tuesday at the Forest, from 10pm... a night of revolutionary folk tunes! spanner in the works.jpg Evan Greer - from the USA - http://www.riotfolk.org "Evan Greer is a radical genderqueer singer/songwriter, parent, and community organizer based in Boston. (S)he writes and performs high...
by scoutwinter
Thu Oct 14, 2010 2:58 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Proposal: Rad animal people outside bathrooms -> Benk
Replies: 10
Views: 5363

Re: Proposal: Rad animal people outside bathrooms -> Benk

benk + shelley = awesome

come back soon!
xx
by scoutwinter
Thu Oct 14, 2010 2:58 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: we need one of these
Replies: 2
Views: 3588

Re: we need one of these

thanks swith!

respec' !!
by scoutwinter
Wed Oct 13, 2010 4:11 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: ordered new cleaning gear
Replies: 5
Views: 3659

ordered new cleaning gear

so... ordering this new gear. please remember the CLEANING CODE: red = TOILETS ONLY YELLOW = CAFE BLUE = HALL GREEN = KITCHEN if you can't find anything you need, ask the Kitchen manager and they'll hopefully order some more... ALL the cleaning stuff is to be kept in the cleaning cupboard - inside t...
by scoutwinter
Wed Oct 13, 2010 4:00 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: we need one of these
Replies: 2
Views: 3588

we need one of these

http://www.nisbets.co.uk/products/produ ... Code=CE039

can somebody please order one, who's got a credity card thingy handy?
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by scoutwinter
Wed Oct 13, 2010 8:34 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: New Lampshades
Replies: 7
Views: 6119

Re: New Lampshades

or... the Sunday car boot sale under the Omni Centre Carpark...
by scoutwinter
Wed Oct 13, 2010 8:30 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: the feminist soapbox - feedback wanted!
Replies: 0
Views: 1100

the feminist soapbox - feedback wanted!

If anyone attended the Feminist Soapbox - workshops or show, please PM me with feedback. The organising collective would like to incorporate your insights into future events! As for us, we had a great time and really enjoyed using the spaces that the Forest gave us. We had over 100 people at the eve...
by scoutwinter
Tue Oct 12, 2010 12:57 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: New Lampshades
Replies: 7
Views: 6119

Re: New Lampshades

are they slides?
you can generally find loads of slides in the charity shops.
i think they might need to be fixed at the bottom as well, or they will risk becoming hopelessly tangled
by scoutwinter
Thu Sep 30, 2010 12:41 pm
Forum: Workshops
Topic: Intro to Black and White Class
Replies: 24
Views: 14600

Re: Intro to Black and White Class

that's cool.
thanks
I am basically not free until the end of october though.
by scoutwinter
Thu Sep 30, 2010 12:05 pm
Forum: Workshops
Topic: Intro to Black and White Class
Replies: 24
Views: 14600

Re: Intro to Black and White Class

i'm into it, but unfortunately can't do anything for a couple of weeks. bummer! it sounds great.
by scoutwinter
Thu Sep 23, 2010 3:54 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: sound rota online?
Replies: 13
Views: 10058

Re: sound rota online?

this sounds smart
it's good to have a record somewhere in the cafe though so that when a band asks the kitchen crew if there's a sound person rota'd on then we can answer!
sweet as. love you soundbots!
x
by scoutwinter
Mon Sep 20, 2010 9:42 am
Forum: Events
Topic: The anarcha-feminist group "free-school"
Replies: 16
Views: 8435

Re: The anarcha-feminist group "free-school"

ok its their last meeting for the freeschool tonight we're going to make the screenprinting room nice to sit in on friday we'll make the cave nice on saturday i noticed that the cave is only closed until 5pm, could this be extended? I could call Hamish & check with him also I assume it's ok to h...
by scoutwinter
Wed Sep 15, 2010 8:45 am
Forum: Events
Topic: "Rock Da House" Special Dance Party - Friday 24th
Replies: 7
Views: 4301

Re: "Rock Da House" Special Dance Party - Friday 24th

i prefer sousaphone
also you can play them like a didge, both tuba and sousa... the ultimate funk instrument
by scoutwinter
Tue Sep 14, 2010 12:26 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: The anarcha-feminist group "free-school"
Replies: 16
Views: 8435

Re: The anarcha-feminist group "free-school"

ok
by scoutwinter
Tue Sep 14, 2010 12:25 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: "Rock Da House" Special Dance Party - Friday 24th
Replies: 7
Views: 4301

Re: "Rock Da House" Special Dance Party - Friday 24th

that's definitely a tuba, chris

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by scoutwinter
Tue Sep 14, 2010 12:22 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Proposal: action room
Replies: 17
Views: 6962

Re: Proposal: action room

caned! yeah! what a job though.
by scoutwinter
Mon Sep 13, 2010 12:23 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Proposal: action room
Replies: 17
Views: 6962

Re: Proposal: action room

there is NO heating in the building at the moment. any forest planning should take that into consideration...
by scoutwinter
Fri Sep 10, 2010 9:44 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Zoetrope update, new submissions
Replies: 4
Views: 2905

Re: Zoetrope update, new submissions

i have lots of spare bike tubes
or you can probs get a free punctured one from any bike shop tell them what it's for
by scoutwinter
Fri Sep 10, 2010 9:43 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: did you find the Super Nintendo in the hall after ultrachip
Replies: 7
Views: 3541

Re: did you find the Super Nintendo in the hall after ultrac

you filled a hat with LEDs?

come to think of it, Stevie you've had my skirt since the banquet...
by scoutwinter
Fri Sep 10, 2010 9:42 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Post-August Action Room makeover
Replies: 1
Views: 2802

Re: Post-August Action Room makeover

holy moly this transformation is AMAZING. I mean, I've cleaned the action room a few times before but SHIT.

x x x
by scoutwinter
Fri Sep 10, 2010 9:33 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Proposal: action room
Replies: 17
Views: 6962

Re: Proposal: action room

1. I hate floor paint on floorboards = it's so ugly...
2. the action room is cold as hell in winter, and as gross as that carpet is, maybe it's warmer with it? alternatively we could get some rugs for the floor, but then again, since we're so short of cash at the moment maybe it's better to wait?
by scoutwinter
Thu Sep 09, 2010 5:26 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: The anarcha-feminist group "free-school"
Replies: 16
Views: 8435

Re: The anarcha-feminist group "free-school"

more things:
do we have a working projector to use in the hall?
by scoutwinter
Thu Sep 09, 2010 5:14 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: The anarcha-feminist group "free-school"
Replies: 16
Views: 8435

merch/books for sale

ok would it be possible for the freeschool to have a small table of feminist books for sale in the cafe? they're from AK press. there might also be some zines and little merch things. also, is there an urn around that could be used by the freeschool during the weekend 25/26th? I know we were using o...

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