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by scoutwinter
Wed Feb 23, 2011 10:32 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Films@TheForest Fundraiser - 25th of Feb.
Replies: 27
Views: 13707

Re: Films@TheForest Fundraiser - 25th of Feb.

amazing poster, I love it!

I will "unbook" the cave then.
x
by scoutwinter
Tue Feb 22, 2011 11:36 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Films@TheForest Fundraiser - 25th of Feb.
Replies: 27
Views: 13707

Re: Films@TheForest Fundraiser - 25th of Feb.

this sounds awesome. There are some tall ladders on the Balcony that you can use to straighten the projector if required. Will there be a break at around 6pm-7pm? that's usually when the cafe gets busy for dinner, it'd be good to be able to make some noise during that time. The cave is already booke...
by scoutwinter
Tue Feb 22, 2011 10:15 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: could someone please order this?
Replies: 3
Views: 5015

Re: could someone please order this?

swithun, my hero
by scoutwinter
Mon Feb 21, 2011 12:38 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Singing event for International Women's Day
Replies: 0
Views: 1843

Singing event for International Women's Day

Dear friends, Please find attached and pasted below information about an informal singing evening to celebrate international women's day. I hope some of you can come and do bring a song if you feel so inclined. And do feel free to forward to anyone who may be interested, all are welcome irrespective...
by scoutwinter
Mon Feb 21, 2011 12:32 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: FoH and Fundrasing: Callout for Makers!
Replies: 11
Views: 8468

Re: FoH and Fundrasing: Callout for Makers!

there is a small (a bit crap) banner kicking around that I made for the drum club show. just says Forest, and some of the stuff we do there.
last seen in the kitchen in the wooden cupboard... pale blue... could do with some sprucing up. it was a 10 minute job.
by scoutwinter
Mon Feb 21, 2011 12:26 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: could someone please order this?
Replies: 3
Views: 5015

Re: could someone please order this?

yes, we still want this.
by scoutwinter
Thu Feb 17, 2011 7:04 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: SPRING FLING FUNDRAISER: Callout for Performers/Volunteers
Replies: 50
Views: 21443

Re: SPRING FLING FUNDRAISER: Callout for Performers/Voluntee

Birgit there are some calico bags in the screenprinting room that I think belong to the Forest. If not, Stevie has ordered them before.
we can go look in the Freeshop for more tshirts and patch fabric
or we can order some fresh shiny new tshirts. wow!

I will help with that
by scoutwinter
Thu Feb 17, 2011 10:01 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Vehicle to pick up free enlarger?
Replies: 7
Views: 5656

Re: Vehicle to pick up free enlarger?

cool thanks!
by scoutwinter
Thu Feb 17, 2011 8:51 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: feminist film project in edinburgh march/april
Replies: 1
Views: 1618

feminist film project in edinburgh march/april

Hi My name is Jesse Jones, I am an artist from Dublin working mostly in film. I will be coming to Edinburgh in early march and would like to meet with women who are interested in film and feminism. My work is concerned with political agency and protest and how this can be articulated. I have worked ...
by scoutwinter
Thu Feb 17, 2011 8:48 am
Forum: Events
Topic: SPRING FLING FUNDRAISER: Callout for Performers/Volunteers
Replies: 50
Views: 21443

Re: SPRING FLING FUNDRAISER: Callout for Performers/Voluntee

Scoutt also had the great idea that we should have a massive raffle at the Fundraiser. We can some nice prizes and have someone sell the tickets on the night. Anyone want to be in charge of that? We already some ideas for prizes, they'd just need to co-ordinate them, get the tickets, get rid of the...
by scoutwinter
Wed Feb 16, 2011 11:46 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: We Have Run Out Of Internet
Replies: 60
Views: 37956

Re: We Have Run Out Of Internet

as far as I know it's not being switched off. Some NM's have been using the fuse box as light switches though, so could it happen then?
by scoutwinter
Wed Feb 16, 2011 10:43 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: could someone please order this?
Replies: 3
Views: 5015

could someone please order this?

yo. as I am a foreigner my bank won't let me buy things on the internet. can someone please order this cheap commercial blender thingy? we in the kitchen will be your best friends for life. http://www.nisbets.co.uk/products/productdetail.asp?productCode=J772 It's a Waring Light Duty Quik Stick £59.9...
by scoutwinter
Wed Feb 16, 2011 9:33 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: We Have Run Out Of Internet
Replies: 60
Views: 37956

Re: We Have Run Out Of Internet

is working right now wed am.
by scoutwinter
Wed Feb 16, 2011 9:02 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Vehicle to pick up free enlarger?
Replies: 7
Views: 5656

Re: Vehicle to pick up free enlarger?

woo! Yaz & me got another 120 loaded, ready for excursions...
this time it's called FP4, will that make a difference to the development process? It's much slower film...
we also have a FP4 35mm...
by scoutwinter
Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:59 am
Forum: Events
Topic: SPRING FLING FUNDRAISER: Callout for Performers/Volunteers
Replies: 50
Views: 21443

Re: SPRING FLING FUNDRAISER: Callout for Performers/Voluntee

maybe with the flyering, people can commit to certain stuff? like postering certain areas, aim for at least 20 posters in each place: newington the bridges grassmarket tollcross bruntsfield/marchmont/morningside princes st leith etc? that will make it easier. maybe people can nominate a place they'l...
by scoutwinter
Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:55 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Favour from KMs / Sandwich Board
Replies: 4
Views: 4874

Re: Favour from KMs / Sandwich Board

of course this is optimal.
sometimes the a-frame goes walkabout and can't be found easily: I think it's easiest if Night Managers leave it in the front room so that it's obvious in the morning!

x
by scoutwinter
Tue Feb 15, 2011 11:11 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Friday 18-FREE THE LAND fundraiser for Coal Action Scotland!
Replies: 2
Views: 1987

Re: Friday 18-FREE THE LAND fundraiser for Coal Action Scotl

right you are... set list amended!
by scoutwinter
Tue Feb 15, 2011 11:03 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Kitchen Manager job up for grabs!
Replies: 1
Views: 1505

Re: Kitchen Manager job up for grabs!

one week to go! get the applications in!
by scoutwinter
Tue Feb 15, 2011 10:55 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: the hall
Replies: 0
Views: 3091

the hall

the hall is minging again.
had to sweep up & throw away lots of crap before workshop last night. sticky disgusting floor...
if anyone wants they should go in & mop up, get some food from Bridget who's kitchen managing again today...
by scoutwinter
Tue Feb 15, 2011 10:50 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: new arts magazine opportunity...
Replies: 1
Views: 1844

new arts magazine opportunity...

Hello there! My name is Laura and I am the Visual Arts Feature Editor for a brand new urban culture and arts magazine called Trisickle. I am currently on the look out for up and coming artists to showcase, this is a fantastic opportunity to really show off your talent in a creative publication. Feel...
by scoutwinter
Tue Feb 15, 2011 10:44 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Friday 18-FREE THE LAND fundraiser for Coal Action Scotland!
Replies: 2
Views: 1987

Friday 18-FREE THE LAND fundraiser for Coal Action Scotland!

that's right. anarchic feraldom returns to haunt The Forest's trustifarian sanctuary. fundraising for Coal Action Scotland: http://coalactionscotland.org.uk lineup: 7.30pm: short films about direct action & the coal industry 8pm - Music Andy - awesome guitar! 8.30pm - Soraya & friends - acou...
by scoutwinter
Tue Feb 15, 2011 10:26 am
Forum: Events
Topic: SPRING FLING FUNDRAISER: Callout for Performers/Volunteers
Replies: 50
Views: 21443

Re: SPRING FLING FUNDRAISER: Callout for Performers/Voluntee

also, hate to be hardass, but is there a limit to how many helpers will get in free? to avoid every person & their pet getting in free... I am happy to help out on the night if needs be. I can do tickets or something if you want. unfortunately I don't have time to help out more... oh, of course,...
by scoutwinter
Tue Feb 15, 2011 10:25 am
Forum: Events
Topic: SPRING FLING FUNDRAISER: Callout for Performers/Volunteers
Replies: 50
Views: 21443

Re: SPRING FLING FUNDRAISER: Callout for Performers/Voluntee

are there posters? fliers?
we should get them out in the next day or so if possible, there is very little time to advertise this and without any super famous bands it will need all the promo we can do.
by scoutwinter
Tue Feb 15, 2011 10:17 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Vehicle to pick up free enlarger?
Replies: 7
Views: 5656

Re: Vehicle to pick up free enlarger?

hurray! medium format!
by scoutwinter
Sun Feb 13, 2011 3:27 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Tips
Replies: 1
Views: 2923

Re: Tips

this is not right.
I reckon you could either speak to them yourself, or ask the KM/NM to speak to that person.
We also don't do credit. you can suggest that people borrow money from their friends, not from the FOrest.
by scoutwinter
Sun Feb 13, 2011 3:19 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: jumble stuff
Replies: 3
Views: 2069

Re: jumble stuff

whereabouts are you?
by scoutwinter
Sat Feb 05, 2011 6:56 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: FILM Hunt: 48hr filmmaking quest @ the Forest! 25-27th Feb!
Replies: 4
Views: 2902

Re: FILM Hunt: 48hr filmmaking quest @ the Forest! 25-27th F

I'm not sure.
Maybe for the 48 hours we could give them volly price, even though they're not really volunteering. but a free coffee stash might help out with the spirit of getting a film made in that time... maybe some vouchers?
by scoutwinter
Thu Feb 03, 2011 9:38 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: jobbies
Replies: 4
Views: 4440

Re: jobbies

make signs for both, as people use both. also, fellas aren't unknown for sticking stuff down the toilet that shouldn't be there.
i can help with an detailed & expressive description of how disgusting it was, if you like...
by scoutwinter
Tue Feb 01, 2011 6:37 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: jobbies
Replies: 4
Views: 4440

jobbies

so, after spending 5 hours cleaning up in the basement again today, I have this to say: If the darkroom is flooded, it's probably the trap on the street, call Scottish Water to get it fixed. BUT...... if the watery goodness is coming out of the trap under the new toilets (1st stall) then it's probab...
by scoutwinter
Thu Jan 27, 2011 3:59 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Kitchen Manager job up for grabs!
Replies: 1
Views: 1505

Kitchen Manager job up for grabs!

are you ridiculous enough to want to work at The Forest?
I'm leaving in April for an epic adventure, so...

applications close 20th February, details in the attachment.

x scoutt

kitchen manager job description 2011.odt
by scoutwinter
Thu Jan 20, 2011 9:38 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Volunteers needed for Fri Ceilidh
Replies: 5
Views: 2954

Re: Volunteers needed for Fri Ceilidh

Bridget & Gaia are gonna work
Brittanie if you want to help I'm sure they'd appreciate it! It'll be awesome dancing anyway
x
by scoutwinter
Wed Jan 19, 2011 9:54 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Need lightbulbs for the kitchen
Replies: 3
Views: 2684

Re: Need lightbulbs for the kitchen

martin has ordered one
by scoutwinter
Sun Jan 16, 2011 8:29 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: help the forest's future planning: a wee survey!
Replies: 0
Views: 1491

help the forest's future planning: a wee survey!

This is a short survey (only 10 questions!), that won't ask you any information that will identify you. We will not store your ISP or anything like that. The purpose is to work out what parts of the Forest get used the most, and what kinds of things you'd like to see there, if you volunteer, what yo...
by scoutwinter
Sun Jan 16, 2011 11:06 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: NEW COUCH!-check it out!
Replies: 28
Views: 17977

Re: NEW COUCH!-check it out!

take it away! it may need a bit of internal fixing-up as the supports are breaking below the seats.
by scoutwinter
Sat Jan 15, 2011 8:24 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: NEW COUCH!-check it out!
Replies: 28
Views: 17977

Re: NEW COUCH!-check it out!

sometimes there's barely enough room for humans, though...
by scoutwinter
Wed Jan 12, 2011 4:09 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Knock.
Replies: 1
Views: 1677

Re: Knock.

nix organises this. contact him.
by scoutwinter
Mon Jan 10, 2011 5:17 pm
Forum: Workshops
Topic: darkroom spring workshops/ classes
Replies: 15
Views: 13168

Re: darkroom spring workshops/ classes

well, i'm leaving in april. but I've got NO darkroom experience whatsoever. and I'm very slow at taking photographs. but I have a Holga.
by scoutwinter
Mon Jan 10, 2011 5:16 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: please help with icky jobs
Replies: 8
Views: 3863

Re: please help with icky jobs

el tippo... ooops
however there are still 2 more on the door
by scoutwinter
Sun Jan 09, 2011 12:52 pm
Forum: Workshops
Topic: darkroom spring workshops/ classes
Replies: 15
Views: 13168

Re: darkroom spring workshops/ classes

DAMN
this looks fantastic
what a shame I have to leave!
by scoutwinter
Sun Jan 09, 2011 12:41 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: candles asap/...
Replies: 17
Views: 11951

Re: candles asap/...

tea lights are better... more easier and pretty and less likely to fall over and also don't need to keep the cupboard full of skanky bottles
by scoutwinter
Sun Jan 09, 2011 12:40 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Need lightbulbs for the kitchen
Replies: 3
Views: 2684

Re: Need lightbulbs for the kitchen

special bulbs. the replacement insect death ray (I left it in the office, check that Stevie hasn't ordered it yet) (approximately £7.50) i think it's 22W round blacklight. red bayonet fitting light for kitchen above sink a pack of 100W bayonet energy saving bulbs (we need these often) you can order ...
by scoutwinter
Sun Jan 09, 2011 12:37 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: please help with icky jobs
Replies: 8
Views: 3863

Re: please help with icky jobs

BUTTTTTTT the front door hinge is pretty shitty. it's not heavyduty enough, and also it's a slightly different thickness so it doesn't fit well in that spot. if anyone can do a better job, please do it. the door now springs open slightly, which is much better than slamming, but not optimal. may need...
by scoutwinter
Thu Jan 06, 2011 6:12 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: please help with icky jobs
Replies: 8
Views: 3863

Re: please help with icky jobs

DIY time tomorrow, bring your wellies all welcome
by scoutwinter
Thu Jan 06, 2011 1:30 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: please help with icky jobs
Replies: 8
Views: 3863

please help with icky jobs

yo icky jobbies. the darkroom and workshop are flooded again and the people came to fix the problem with the drains last night so it'll drain away but then will need mopping up. bring wellies and a nosepeg. this is pretty urgent, and nobody who's volunteering in the kitchen should do it as it would ...
by scoutwinter
Thu Jan 06, 2011 1:26 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: NEW COUCH!-check it out!
Replies: 28
Views: 17977

Re: NEW COUCH!-check it out!

try PM Ken or call Jamie
by scoutwinter
Wed Jan 05, 2011 7:15 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: NEW COUCH!-check it out!
Replies: 28
Views: 17977

Re: NEW COUCH!-check it out!

mmm, red!
i still think the leather couch cushions could be reupholstered.... let's keep it!
x
by scoutwinter
Tue Jan 04, 2011 4:52 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: What has happened to the menus? Redesign options
Replies: 45
Views: 29070

Re: What has happened to the menus? Redesign options

we have a different logo, might fit better with the theme forest logo.png i think it looks a little bit generic but is a vast improvement readability-wise. I am pretty sick of having to read the menu out loud to someone who forgot their glasses... the number of times that people who aren't native en...
by scoutwinter
Tue Jan 04, 2011 4:41 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: ● Volunteer mailing list
Replies: 4
Views: 5577

Re: ● Volunteer mailing list

gaia.
by scoutwinter
Tue Jan 04, 2011 4:40 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Save The Forest website reorganisation and help needed
Replies: 11
Views: 9234

Re: Save The Forest website reorganisation and help needed

nice. seems way more concise, i like the "save the forest" bit.

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