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by stuart
Wed Aug 24, 2011 12:10 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Terminal Fuckery: Dance Party Aug 18 8 til 3am
Replies: 2
Views: 2975

Re: Terminal Fuckery: Dance Party Aug 18 8 til 3am

Sorry I missed this. I liked the tunes you played on the meadows fest saturday this year, and Jade and the Jacks or whatever they are called were great too.
by stuart
Tue Aug 23, 2011 11:45 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: August Audio I Spy: Overheard Conversations
Replies: 19
Views: 9316

Re: August Audio I Spy: Overheard Conversations

I thought I overheard someone saying the forest was a really happening place these days, but they were actually saying "this festival is one farthing-gale short of a royal hat trick!" I've no idea what that means, it might have been some thing else, maybe something about the new Halle berr...
by stuart
Sat Aug 13, 2011 5:44 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: August Audio I Spy: Overheard Conversations
Replies: 19
Views: 9316

Re: August Audio I Spy: Overheard Conversations

Were you rude to the guy as well when you took his beer off him? Just wondered. People have been trying to take my beer off me for years, it never worked. Usually I just tell them to fuck off,, and then leave the premises before either they call the cops or a hippie comes along and gives me a lectur...
by stuart
Wed Jul 20, 2011 5:38 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 31699

Re: Preparations for Departure

No probs. Looks like you are on top of things anyway from reading the thread.. Is there still stuff going on throughout the fringe or are you toning things down in preparation for leaving? Might pop along some night before it all ends for good. Either way I'll be around for the FINAL clearout if you...
by stuart
Wed Jul 20, 2011 3:36 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Preparations for Departure
Replies: 59
Views: 31699

Re: Preparations for Departure

If The Forest needs any help with something, I'd like to help. I am sorry to hear about what's happening, despite what I said before. I hope you find somewhere else that is also as good, in a different way. If you need an extra pair of hands for some more heavy work maybe or even anything (no buildi...
by stuart
Thu Jun 02, 2011 12:05 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Sign the petition to end the war on drugs
Replies: 3
Views: 2323

Re: Sign the petition to end the war on drugs

No doubt.. :roll: As this article points out, the only time a politician ever talks sense on this issue is either before or after they are in power. Many agree, none act: to ease untold misery, legalise drugs http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/jun/01/ease-human-misery-legalise-drugs The ar...
by stuart
Wed Jun 01, 2011 3:37 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Sign the petition to end the war on drugs
Replies: 3
Views: 2323

Re: Sign the petition to end the war on drugs

http://transform-drugs.blogspot.com/2011/06/press-release-war-on-drugs-obama-and.html War on Drugs - Obama and Cameron can leave a legacy of peace On Thursday 2 June the Global Commission on Drug Policy, a panel of world leaders and politicians, will host a press conference at the Waldorf Astoria Ho...
by stuart
Tue May 31, 2011 2:05 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Sign the petition to end the war on drugs
Replies: 3
Views: 2323

Sign the petition to end the war on drugs

http://www.avaaz.org/en/end_the_war_on_drugs/?slideshow In 72 hours, we could finally see the beginning of the end of the ‘war on drugs’. This expensive war has completely failed to curb the plague of drug addiction, while costing countless lives, devastating communities, and funneling trillions of...
by stuart
Mon Mar 28, 2011 3:34 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: DON'T fill out your census form online!
Replies: 5
Views: 3623

Re: DON'T fill out your census form online!

Yes but the point of this is not to not fill it in, it is to cause as much of a headache for Lockhead Martin as possible, because they are a bunch of cu.... and hopefully cost them money. I have no problem with doing a census, it is useful information to have. The problem I have with is the people w...
by stuart
Fri Mar 25, 2011 9:47 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: DON'T fill out your census form online!
Replies: 5
Views: 3623

Re: DON'T fill out your census form online!

Respect to Keni for that. That trumps my getting away with not paying the poll tax while I was a student, but only only on the strength that so didn't millions of other people.. I still have a few anti war stickers from the Iraq war protests in 2003 if anyone would like one to stick over the bar cod...
by stuart
Thu Mar 24, 2011 10:44 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: DON'T fill out your census form online!
Replies: 5
Views: 3623

DON'T fill out your census form online!

Help to reduce the profit made my scummy defence company Lockheed Martin, who won the civil contract to process the data, by sending it in the post and making things as difficult as possible for them. Info on how to do that here- http://www.peacenewslog.info/2011/03/how-to-fill-in-your-census-form-w...
by stuart
Fri Nov 05, 2010 3:09 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: buy the forest/save the forest
Replies: 30
Views: 13435

Re: buy the forest/save the forest

Well at least you have the front to say that to me directly. Hey, I always try to look for the good things in people!
by stuart
Fri Nov 05, 2010 2:44 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: buy the forest/save the forest
Replies: 30
Views: 13435

Re: buy the forest/save the forest

You posted the request (http://theforest.org.uk/bb/viewtopic.php?f=57&t=8132&view=unread#unread) and 48 hours later replied to say never mind, you'd got a copy. In the end, you got a copy, there's not really a problem, is there? No I still don't have a copy actually, I said I had arranged t...
by stuart
Fri Nov 05, 2010 2:22 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: buy the forest/save the forest
Replies: 30
Views: 13435

Re: buy the forest/save the forest

Forest remains incredibly DIY and non-hierarchical. We want you to be involved in saving your space, even if you don't have much money. I almost choked on my porridge when I read that. Please tell me why myself, or any of the other good people whom you have excluded from the forest should care if i...
by stuart
Sat Oct 30, 2010 4:21 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Sound engineering course notes
Replies: 1
Views: 1321

Re: Sound engineering course notes

Don't sweat it guys, I have managed to source a copy. I just wanted to have a look so I could relate the information in the notes to a mixing desk I have already had some limited experience at using.
by stuart
Thu Oct 28, 2010 5:29 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: tea strain
Replies: 24
Views: 13702

Re: tea strain

You guys are awesome
by stuart
Thu Oct 28, 2010 4:42 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Sound engineering course notes
Replies: 1
Views: 1321

Sound engineering course notes

Does anyone have an electronic copy of this they can email to me please? I recently attended the course but never received a copy and I'd like to have a look at it to refresh my memory (not for working at the forest, but it might help me elsewhere)

stuartseaton@gmail.com
by stuart
Mon Oct 18, 2010 3:28 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Preserving painted stones?
Replies: 1
Views: 1092

Re: Preserving painted stones?

Apparently ceramic sealer will do this, so some very helpful people on a few other forums have advised me! By the way, not all of these stones are there for show. The Ghostbusters one actually serves a dual purpose. I had to put it there, first night I moved in I got up next morning and and found th...
by stuart
Sun Oct 17, 2010 3:38 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Preserving painted stones?
Replies: 1
Views: 1092

Preserving painted stones?

Hi, I recently became re-acquainted with a small art project of mine I undertook for a short while when I was about 12. I decided to take up stone painting for some reason, but like most things when I was that age it was a passing fad. They've pretty much been in storage since then in my parents lof...
by stuart
Sun Oct 17, 2010 3:36 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: The world's best porridge
Replies: 0
Views: 936

The world's best porridge

The world's best porridge maker claims that his secret is in the local water, and his own personal spoon that he designed himself called the "spon". If you ask me, the way to make the best porridge in the world is simple. Just use rice milk. More foof miles though. http://www.goldenspurtle...
by stuart
Sun Aug 15, 2010 5:29 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Does anyone have any welding equipment I could borrow?
Replies: 1
Views: 1443

Does anyone have any welding equipment I could borrow?

Hi I wondered if anyone had any welding tools that I could borrow for a day, perhaps with a short ten minute crash course on how to use them? I have this candle set that I bought several years ago. It was part of a set of hand made candle holders crafted by a local artist, and they were all on sale....
by stuart
Sat Jul 24, 2010 10:43 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Amanda Palmer sells $15,000 worth of merch in three minutes
Replies: 1
Views: 1228

Re: Amanda Palmer sells $15,000 worth of merch in three minu

There are a lot of bands doing this these days and making money. Reggae, bluegrass, jazz covers of famous songs. There is even a band called Rockabye Baby who have released a string of albums featuring covers of various well-known bands in the style of lullaby music. The only track I've heard is Ale...
by stuart
Fri Jul 23, 2010 5:06 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: ARGH a jukebox interface appears
Replies: 24
Views: 9897

Re: ARGH a jukebox interface appears

iain wrote:It would also have the risk of some scallywag queueing up katy perry and causing the painful fiery demise of this whole Earth.


...or some drunken arsehole putting on early Madonna songs.
by stuart
Thu Jul 22, 2010 3:16 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Action room clearout - 18th July
Replies: 6
Views: 6700

Re: Action room clearout - 18th July

Oh well, thanks for looking anyway. :(
by stuart
Wed Jul 21, 2010 10:16 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: ARGH a jukebox interface appears
Replies: 24
Views: 9897

Re: ARGH a jukebox interface appears

...oops, unless this is what you meant in the first place....? Might there be a way round the copyright bollocks if there was a feature to wi-fi tracks from your own iPod onto the jukebox and play them? Probably not, eh... but I think the idea itself has a lot of potential for creating more madness ...
by stuart
Wed Jul 21, 2010 9:32 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: ARGH a jukebox interface appears
Replies: 24
Views: 9897

Re: ARGH a jukebox interface appears

iTunes has a feature that allows people with iPhones and iPod touches to look at the list of tracks and request songs remotely, if the computer has wifi capabilities. I think this would be a nice feature, but it also has the potential to start fights probably.
by stuart
Wed Jul 21, 2010 7:54 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Action room clearout - 18th July
Replies: 6
Views: 6700

Re: Action room clearout - 18th July

If you happen to find a beige Pixies 2004 tour t-shirt then please let me know. I lost one a few weeks ago, I think at the forest while I was stripping outside. can't find any pics of it, but if you find something that looks like it please let me know is I was very fond of it.
by stuart
Tue Jul 20, 2010 4:43 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Anyone need a spacre mattress or old duvet?
Replies: 1
Views: 1002

Re: Anyone need a spacre mattress or old duvet?

I could use a nice king size duvet if there is one going spare. I keep buying them, good quality ones and then I move somewhere and leave it behind because I have no space to carry it and they end up getting lost. For every duvet I have lost this way I have an odd sock.
by stuart
Thu Jul 01, 2010 11:04 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: needed. photos&stories for 10th anniversary exhibition july
Replies: 1
Views: 825

Re: needed. photos&stories for 10th anniversary exhibition july

I've got a few crappy quality recordings I did on my shitty camera last year and more recently...., as I say the quality is not that good but you can see everyone is having a good time anyway. I have more but it takes a long time to edit them and upload to YouTube, if they were better quality I woul...
by stuart
Wed Jun 30, 2010 6:16 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Anyone know where I can buy Real Eat Vege Mince in Edinburgh
Replies: 3
Views: 1346

Re: Anyone know where I can buy Real Eat Vege Mince in Edinburgh

I found some for £2.39 in the evil Holland & Bastards, certainly an improvement anyway.

Had some this morning fried in olive oil so it goes a bit crispy, in toasted pitta bread with cucumber and mint sauce, it was finger licking good
by stuart
Thu Jun 24, 2010 7:20 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: For one night only
Replies: 13
Views: 7793

Re: For one night only

yo requestos chimmy changas forest noches
by stuart
Thu Jun 24, 2010 5:19 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: registration for BB - complaint!
Replies: 5
Views: 2936

Re: registration for BB - complaint!

I knew where the original forest cafe was, but I had to google earth it to find the street name.
by stuart
Thu Jun 24, 2010 5:17 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Anyone know where I can buy Real Eat Vege Mince in Edinburgh
Replies: 3
Views: 1346

Re: Anyone know where I can buy Real Eat Vege Mince in Edinburgh

Can't believe it's easier to get a hold of this stuff in Dumfries than it is here! I'd have thought there would be more veggie people in Edinburgh who know what's good for them. I think the best option is for everyone to bulk buy and stock loads of gluten and learn how to make seitan, in preparation...
by stuart
Thu Jun 24, 2010 4:04 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Painting and Decorating: Action Day!
Replies: 5
Views: 2714

Re: Painting and Decorating: Action Day!

Yeah sure I realise that, sorry. I just need some help! I was going to do some today but I decided against it as it is so windy and I didn't really fancy getting a faceful of paint/paint stripper and dust for 5 hours, and I'd hazard a guess that passers-by wouldn't appreciate this either. (that's my...
by stuart
Thu Jun 24, 2010 3:57 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Action Day: Get the Freeshop shipshaped - 3rd July
Replies: 1
Views: 1488

Re: Action Day: Get the Freeshop shipshaped - 3rd July

I might come along and help (if I am not otherwise engaged in paint stripping the windows) but if I don't can you please look out for my Pixies t-shirt that I lost possibly in here a few weeks ago. I'd really like to have it back. It's light brown/beige coloured with Pixies written on the front in a...
by stuart
Wed Jun 23, 2010 6:24 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Anyone know where I can buy Real Eat Vege Mince in Edinburgh
Replies: 3
Views: 1346

Anyone know where I can buy Real Eat Vege Mince in Edinburgh

.... that's not from Real Foods. They charge too much for it, amongst other reasons for wanting to not buy it from there. All the supermarkets just sell that Quorn sh***, which is nowhere near as good and full of eggs. Linda McCartney's company recently bought out Real Eat so it goes under that comp...
by stuart
Wed Jun 23, 2010 6:20 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Painting and Decorating: Action Day!
Replies: 5
Views: 2714

Re: Painting and Decorating: Action Day!

Thankyou Shannon. You can help out any day you like, any time (within opening hours) for as long as you like. Action days are a good idea too, but generally this time of year nobody tends to turn up (not even me). I'll probably be around over the next few days doing a bit here and there to get the j...
by stuart
Tue Jun 22, 2010 9:24 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Painting and Decorating: Action Day!
Replies: 5
Views: 2714

Re: Painting and Decorating: Action Day!

As the only person still working on the project feel free to pm me with any questions on what still needs to be done. We need people to: 1. Sand the door on the right down to the wood and remove the remaining paint from the front and sides so that it can be varnished. 2. Remove the remaining bits of...

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