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by dan
Tue Oct 30, 2007 10:58 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: composting with the Cyrenians
Replies: 44
Views: 29143

i think we should pay bill £57 per compost pickup, plus the £4.40 its cost him to drive his van to forest. xx i think this is a silly thing to write. when people are volunteering their time you do not suddenly bring cash into the proposal. that why they are volunteers. We should cover his fuel etc ...
by dan
Mon Oct 29, 2007 3:05 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: the display fridge
Replies: 34
Views: 20200

Hey I think Shannons ideas are well worth working towards. It was long a dream ago in the days that we would serve up meals changing on a daily basis and not sandwiches in Ciabattas and crap like that. I think it would be great. No more display fridge/something smaller for cakes etc. Actually that c...
by dan
Mon Oct 29, 2007 3:01 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Scrap Trident!! - March Sat 3rd November Edinburgh
Replies: 1
Views: 1001

Scrap Trident!! - March Sat 3rd November Edinburgh

This is a reminder that the People and Parliament against Trident march and rally will take place on Saturday 3 November, assembling outside the Scottish Parliament at 11.30 and marching to a rally in the Ross Bandstand, Princes Street Gardens from 1 – 2 pm. SCRAP TRIDENT What you can do to build th...
by dan
Mon Oct 29, 2007 9:34 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Building day Sunday?!?!
Replies: 7
Views: 4035

hey sorry just back, but i can be the yay/nay guy for upstairs room if you likey. could do tues/wed this week? Or weekend after next?
D x
by dan
Mon Oct 29, 2007 9:32 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: free energy audit
Replies: 12
Views: 7828

it may be pointless in an energy sense but no-one will use the hall all winter if it's not heated. This is a facty. except for the poeple who are doing the winter wonderland in princes street, they might be into it.
by dan
Fri Oct 26, 2007 9:34 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: blackout curtains?
Replies: 14
Views: 7451

if curtains are under £300 (palmers quote) then I think we should go for it. We should seriously discuss heating too...
by dan
Thu Oct 25, 2007 4:43 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: blackout curtains?
Replies: 14
Views: 7451

what about the damp? i also think it's not worth getting curtains though for now.
by dan
Sun Oct 21, 2007 8:28 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: records on holiday
Replies: 2
Views: 3665

i think you should take some to sell.
by dan
Sat Oct 20, 2007 11:25 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Release poster
Replies: 12
Views: 8846

please please please can we get some of these printed? And then we can put the records in Avalanche, Mono etc...And let's put stuff up on line yes would be great. Dirk, you've got the know how right?
please?
d x
by dan
Thu Oct 18, 2007 1:54 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: First impressions
Replies: 36
Views: 18465

i like all of these ideas, pulsing lights, fixed benches, mezzanine floors...
mmmmm
by dan
Thu Oct 18, 2007 11:54 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: First impressions
Replies: 36
Views: 18465

a big revamp on the front room would be great. down with the peoples palace. it's time for a new beginning. under the sea? or not. it really needs to let people just pass through it into the main space i think . What about building the legendary hatch into the room from the kitchen? I just shat my s...
by dan
Tue Oct 16, 2007 1:48 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Release poster
Replies: 12
Views: 8846

So any chance of getting like 20 of these printed up A3 ish on shiny paper?
ECA people?
d xx
by dan
Tue Oct 16, 2007 1:47 pm
Forum: Sales and Distribution
Topic: Sale and Distro...log things here
Replies: 14
Views: 16079

15 to Dirk for Distro
5 to pendulums for distro
1 sold to me
by dan
Tue Oct 16, 2007 1:45 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: the return
Replies: 24
Views: 14392

are you going to show 'Suburbia' too?
by dan
Tue Oct 16, 2007 1:44 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: cave reborn ...!?!
Replies: 49
Views: 36471

Shannon wrote:What the fuck?
seconded
by dan
Tue Oct 16, 2007 12:21 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: First impressions
Replies: 36
Views: 18465

hey i think something advertising the fact that there's a cafe in the space would be good too. but you know we're not a cafe, it's just one of the things we do. we are not the forest cafe... we are the forest
by dan
Mon Oct 15, 2007 10:31 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Ecologically sound cleaning products
Replies: 23
Views: 15428

Ecover is solely owned by this guy
he looks pretty ok and nice to me.
He is also the non-executive chairman of Group 4, who seem pretty nice i think
http://www.corporatewatch.org.uk/?lid=340
http://www.g4s.com/home/about/key_peopl ... rensen.htm

D xxx
by dan
Thu Oct 11, 2007 11:25 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Chris' Heart...
Replies: 7
Views: 3855

swithun wrote:Why would an android have a wheat allergy? Maybe our imperfections make us human.
it's a cover. he doesn't really have a wheat allergy. I can't believe you fell for that!
by dan
Wed Oct 10, 2007 1:11 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Radical BookFair - Wednesday 24th to Sunday 28th of October
Replies: 1
Views: 1377

Radical BookFair - Wednesday 24th to Sunday 28th of October

Hi the radical bookfair is on again. It's from 24th - 27th October, in Out of the Blue, Dalmeny St. They are all old friends of Forest and we've worked together on projects. They're really looking for volunteers to help with the prep and during the event itself. If you're interested can you email bo...
by dan
Tue Oct 09, 2007 4:40 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Blender Party Planning Minutes
Replies: 101
Views: 37437

Pendulums are fine:

yep, that should be fine

I'll spread the word......

cheers

james
On 9 Oct 2007, at 11:42, d gorman wrote:

> Hey James,
> so Sat your sound check is pencilled in for 6-7 and you playing 11-12, downstairs, sound ok?
> D x
by dan
Tue Oct 09, 2007 1:55 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Reclaim the Night Oct 11th
Replies: 0
Views: 721

Reclaim the Night Oct 11th

Reclaim the Night March • Edinburgh • Thursday 11th October 2007 A woman is more likely to be attacked by someone she knows in her own home than by a stranger, and yet the walk home after a night out is one that most women fear. Why do women still feel the need to be chaperoned home? What can we do ...
by dan
Tue Oct 09, 2007 12:11 pm
Forum: Sales and Distribution
Topic: The Golden Hour Book: Sales and Distrobution
Replies: 76
Views: 47993

5 left in Seomra Spraoi (Ireland) on sale or return
by dan
Tue Oct 09, 2007 12:10 pm
Forum: Sales and Distribution
Topic: Sale and Distro...log things here
Replies: 14
Views: 16079

5 left in Seomra Spraoi (Ireland) on sale or return
by dan
Mon Oct 08, 2007 5:57 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Blender Party Planning Minutes
Replies: 101
Views: 37437

is that?
by dan
Mon Oct 08, 2007 3:57 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Blender Party Planning Minutes
Replies: 101
Views: 37437

that's because it's not a joke?
by dan
Mon Oct 08, 2007 10:41 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: espresso machine
Replies: 7
Views: 5078

cafetieres are like the smack of coffee.
espressos are the clean cocaine/speed combo.
by dan
Sun Oct 07, 2007 8:45 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Blender Party Planning Minutes
Replies: 101
Views: 37437

Right. Bad news. Silk can't do Saturday. Lace is going to be away. Apparently she told me this but I just wouldn't listen. I'm really sorry. We could do Friday if possible? I wish this was some sort of joke, but it's not. I'm sorry.
by dan
Wed Oct 03, 2007 4:30 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Blender Party Planning Minutes
Replies: 101
Views: 37437

Sat night upstairs:
Cammy and Anti folk
Pandecetemol Acid House set
Silk
Possible special guests...
Sound ok?
by dan
Tue Oct 02, 2007 12:51 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Autonomous Sapces meeting + days of action
Replies: 0
Views: 735

Autonomous Sapces meeting + days of action

April 2008: call for decentralized squat days of action + invitation to preparation meeting this fall Abstract -------- 1) Call for days of decentralized actions in defense of squatted & autonomous spaces in Europe, April 2008; 2) Invitation to a preparation meeting in "Les Tanneries" (Dijon, France...
by dan
Sat Sep 29, 2007 10:59 am
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: Volunteer recruitment fair 2007
Replies: 28
Views: 20238

i'll be there with my own enemy stall. maybe we could set up next to each other and help eachother out huh? I have no-one to help me so far... but i'll try and sort that out x
by dan
Thu Sep 27, 2007 10:03 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: other cool foresty organisations
Replies: 84
Views: 95863

where is the wiki?
Is there one off the forest site? Having one on someones personal site is not sustainable, hence why i don't use it xxx
by dan
Wed Sep 26, 2007 4:21 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Release poster
Replies: 12
Views: 8846

well hey i was going to not put the price on cos it's different in different places. which weblink? http://www.theforest.org.uk?
d xxxx
by dan
Wed Sep 26, 2007 9:39 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: outside theatre - World Aids Day
Replies: 0
Views: 1580

outside theatre - World Aids Day

Sorry if this is not for in here, but thought it relevant x
by dan
Wed Sep 26, 2007 9:33 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Blender Party Planning Minutes
Replies: 101
Views: 37437

Pendulums in for gig on 13th. Good. So all go. They were asking for some travel expenses for one of them who is in london and skint. Is this ok? How much? I think it used to be up to £25, is this right?
d x
by dan
Mon Sep 24, 2007 5:08 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Blender Party Planning Minutes
Replies: 101
Views: 37437

i don't like use of the word 'f-ing' or 'Par-tay'. rest is ok. = good
by dan
Mon Sep 24, 2007 1:19 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Blender Party Planning Minutes
Replies: 101
Views: 37437

nonono that was a reply to James that Fri was best for his ideas as we have sat plans going. please read in context and read full posts. So silk sat right? And pandecetemol and possible amazing surprise guests. ok?
by dan
Fri Sep 21, 2007 2:33 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: visual arts minutes 20/09/07
Replies: 9
Views: 5106

can you change the title - 'meeting minutes' in the 'minutes' seciton isn't really clear...
by dan
Fri Sep 21, 2007 11:17 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Room for rent
Replies: 0
Views: 741

Room for rent

Yo room for rent in legendary South Clerk St flat.
£235 + bills.
It's a cracker.
Big attic for fun projects, big room.
Call Chris 07732 715250
by dan
Fri Sep 21, 2007 11:01 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Blender Party Planning Minutes
Replies: 101
Views: 37437

mebbi Friday is best? we may have sat plans going. But i'm sure we could incorporate all sorts of things into them...
by dan
Thu Sep 20, 2007 8:54 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Release poster
Replies: 12
Views: 8846

Release poster

Hey I tried my hand at a release poster. Can people look at it and slate it/ do things to it/do another one. I think at the very least it needs some things going up the sides, but i'm not sure what these should be. Maybe some tape reels? or something else. Anyway, here is something.
by dan
Wed Sep 19, 2007 2:40 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Record inner sheet
Replies: 3
Views: 4144

so you can't photocopy onto tracing paper. I've tried and tried. I'm going to just print onto normal paper. ok?
ok.
by dan
Wed Sep 19, 2007 2:39 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: The Forest Book Of Manifestos
Replies: 44
Views: 45703

by dan
Wed Sep 19, 2007 2:31 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: The Forest Book Of Manifestos
Replies: 44
Views: 45703

but they were a bunch a fascists. that's a problem with experimental art groups of the early 20th Century...
by dan
Wed Sep 19, 2007 2:25 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: The Forest Book Of Manifestos
Replies: 44
Views: 45703

here is a fine piece, hard words, softly spoken:

http://www.cscs.umich.edu/~crshalizi/T4 ... festo.html
by dan
Wed Sep 19, 2007 9:32 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: New York Residency
Replies: 0
Views: 1730

New York Residency

The Scottish Arts Council/Location One New York Residency for Visual Artists Deadline for applications: 1 October 2007 Residency period: 1 March to 30 June 2008 The Opportunity The Scottish Arts Council's New York Residency offers the opportunity for a visual artist, resident in Scotland, to live an...
by dan
Tue Sep 18, 2007 3:35 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Building Manager
Replies: 9
Views: 5179

so should this be one of the aims then? To get this basic stuff in order. Maybe it should be done once main aim of getting something in writing out of EUS guarenteeing how long Forest has building for and how much of building it has has been achieved. I can't do this...
by dan
Tue Sep 18, 2007 2:28 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Building Manager
Replies: 9
Views: 5179

thanks Shannon. I was thionking once every two months, rather than every 2 weeks, yes that would be crazy busy. There already have been extra lines into the building, all the wiring is there so it prob wouldn't be expensive. I just thought it's better to have one where the office answers rather than...
by dan
Tue Sep 18, 2007 2:09 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Building Manager
Replies: 9
Views: 5179

ok how about this: how many hours a week is it? Should it have it's own office (eg Flavins old one?) or be located in Forest Office? Should it involve the reinstatement of one of the old phone lines in the building as a direct line to the building manager, hence bypassing the forest kitchen for admi...
by dan
Tue Sep 18, 2007 11:26 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Your Words and My Mouth 22-23 September 2007
Replies: 5
Views: 2595

Your Words and My Mouth 22-23 September 2007

Your Words and My Mouth 22-23 September 2007 Hospitalfield House, Arbroath w Jonathan Adam Blood Music Neil Clements Craig Coulthard Ilana Halperin Sam Kennedy Killerstreet Toshiyuki Kobayashi Derek Lodge Nob Anna McCarthy Alasdair Roberts Jonathan Scott David Sherry Krisdy Shindler Christian Siever...
by dan
Tue Sep 18, 2007 10:48 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Blender Party Planning Minutes
Replies: 101
Views: 37437

i second Gareths input