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by swithun
Fri Dec 08, 2006 1:24 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Best Song about Touring EVER:
Replies: 10
Views: 4957

How could I forget the Kinks (covered by The Thoughts) All Night Stand. Well worth 12c on allofmp3.com. Because Im not to blame, For the things that Ive been doing. You all say that Im bad, And Ill only end in ruin. All night stand, With a different girl each night. All night stand, With two hundred...
by swithun
Fri Dec 08, 2006 11:07 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Best Song about Touring EVER:
Replies: 10
Views: 4957

It probably isn't Skynyrd's What's your name: It's eight o'clock in Boise Idaho Ill find my limo driver Mister, take us to the show I done made some plans for later on tonight Ill find a little queen And I know I can treat her right. Note to self, never use Idaho in a rhyme. But it might be The Ramo...
by swithun
Thu Dec 07, 2006 1:48 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: coffee machine
Replies: 3
Views: 3376

I hope it isn't, but could it be due to it being switched on and off?
by swithun
Thu Dec 07, 2006 12:13 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Popcorn on Monday (4/12)
Replies: 10
Views: 9534

by swithun
Wed Dec 06, 2006 3:12 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Popcorn on Monday (4/12)
Replies: 10
Views: 9534

The popcorn that Christie made was the dogs bollocks. But no one bought any, so we ended up giving it away. I'll try again next week. But if there isn't much of a market, then perhaps buying an expensive machine isn't going to be worthwhile. But if the machine was cheap, or if we stick with the pan ...
by swithun
Wed Dec 06, 2006 2:57 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Minutes of meeting 5/12/06
Replies: 0
Views: 2132

Minutes of meeting 5/12/06

Present Blue, Shannon, Swithun, Elspeth, Jay for a while Action points are underlined . Mission statement The mission statement was discussed. Something like the following was written down: To make the Forest more environmentally friendly and to raise awareness of ecological issues in and around th...
by swithun
Sat Dec 02, 2006 5:06 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Popcorn on Monday (4/12)
Replies: 10
Views: 9534

Popcorn on Monday (4/12)

I was talking to one of the volunteers today - Christie - and she gave me her recipe for popcorn. It is 1/3 cup of kernels to 3 table spoons of oil. This never fails, apparently. We can try it on Monday to see how much of a market there is. I'm night managing on Monday, but I also have to pop down t...
by swithun
Fri Dec 01, 2006 10:32 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: the damage done
Replies: 1
Views: 2510

Ask Shakan about it. In his defence, he was giving the floor a thorough clean with a big brush when it happened. And he did offer to pay for a new one. Screwfix sells them for 35 quid.
by swithun
Thu Nov 30, 2006 10:38 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Minutes of meeting 28/11/06
Replies: 19
Views: 17180

In the absence of any other suggestions, I can provide: Tie me up, tie me down (4/12) More Spanish kinkiness from Almodovar Les enfants du paradis (11/12) A classic from occupied France. Poor cow (18/12) Grimmer than kitchen sink, this has to be waste disposal unit cinema. Loach will eliminate any f...
by swithun
Wed Nov 29, 2006 7:21 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: First meeting
Replies: 4
Views: 4293

Tuesday (5/12) at 7pm it is. Poster is up now.
by swithun
Wed Nov 29, 2006 1:53 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Minutes of meeting 28/11/06
Replies: 19
Views: 17180

You can make popcorn in a pot. I believe it was done like this before microwaves and specialist machines were invented. But neither Nick nor me have ever done it without ending up with some black nastiness at the bottom. And Magda has her heart set on a popcorn machine. It might be an attraction. I ...
by swithun
Wed Nov 29, 2006 11:42 am
Forum: Events
Topic: 5 film suggestions
Replies: 2
Views: 4107

5 film suggestions

Gaslight + Repulsion 2 films about women going mad. Alien Dave suggested Gaslight. Liebe ist ka:lter als der Tod + Nicht Verso:hnt 2 slabs of hardcore early German New Wave. Should be a right laugh. Princess Mononoke Quality anime, suggested by Laura. Underground Those crazy Serbs. Fucking fascist ...
by swithun
Wed Nov 29, 2006 11:25 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Minutes of meeting 28/11/06
Replies: 19
Views: 17180

That seems OK. With the film programme known long in advance, perhaps we can get volunteers who would like to sit through the films. Or, if the volunteers bugger off early, then we might want 3 film staff on the night.
by swithun
Wed Nov 29, 2006 11:12 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Minutes of meeting 28/11/06
Replies: 19
Views: 17180

Minutes of meeting 28/11/06

Present Nick, Magda, Swithun, Duncan Mission Statament The mission statement of the group was discussed. We couldn't think of anything good at the meeting, but we have a bunch of phrases and 3 points that the statement should cover. The points are: a good atmosphere for watching films good films to...
by swithun
Mon Nov 27, 2006 5:00 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: First meeting
Replies: 4
Views: 4293

by swithun
Mon Nov 27, 2006 2:17 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: double scroll bars
Replies: 6
Views: 6303

There is some trouble with IFRAMES and getting stuck in them when a link should break you out. I'll try to remember what I've just done next time I get one. One problem I get often is when I go to the Administrator page from the Forum index. The JavaScript which alters the height of the Admin IFRAME...
by swithun
Mon Nov 27, 2006 1:10 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: First meeting
Replies: 4
Views: 4293

First meeting

If we wanted to have a meeting soon, Tuesday at 9pm would suit me, but maybe not anyone else. It would be nice to find a day/time that we can stick to for each meeting. I would rather not meet on Wednesdays, and some Mondays I am film dude, so Tuesdays are good for me. Fridays are not too bad either...
by swithun
Mon Nov 27, 2006 12:16 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Quatermile: trees
Replies: 9
Views: 6664

by swithun
Mon Nov 27, 2006 11:56 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Quatermile: trees
Replies: 9
Views: 6664

I don't want to be all negative, but I don't think there is much we could do at this stage. Any successful action of this kind has to be planned well in advance. The most we could do now is some minor vandalism, which might cost the developers some money, but will just give eco-warriors a bad/worse ...
by swithun
Mon Nov 27, 2006 11:41 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Meeting Tuesday at 7pm
Replies: 0
Views: 2385

Meeting Tuesday at 7pm

by swithun
Mon Nov 27, 2006 11:36 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Website Group - 1st meeting
Replies: 7
Views: 6030

by swithun
Fri Nov 24, 2006 12:38 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Sandwiches - good and bad
Replies: 7
Views: 9277

Sandwiches - good and bad

Have you had a particularly good sandwich at the Forest (or anywhere else)? What was it? Have you had a very bad sandwich at the Forest? Let us know and perhaps we won't make it again. We would like to know your favourite fillings, mainly so that we can shift more sandwiches and not have to bin the ...
by swithun
Thu Nov 23, 2006 6:55 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Kitchen Working Group 21/11/06
Replies: 7
Views: 6356

Kitchen Working Group 21/11/06

Present Robin, Laura, Jane, Shannon, Sean, Neil, Chris, Graeme, Dai, Alex, Ryan, Gareth, Danny, Swithun Agenda Shannon : Dish washer, Winter menu, Coffee timer, Potato machine, Supplies, New KMs Robin : Fire safety, Training of volunteers, Night managers Chris : Smoothies, Building, Working groups ...
by swithun
Tue Nov 14, 2006 6:01 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Event Horizon: Forest Happenings Wed 15th - Wed 22nd
Replies: 4
Views: 2392

Tue 21st

NO MUSIC DAY

Yeah. Instead we will play board games. Bring your favourite game along or join in someone else's. Currently, we have two confirmed sets of Settler, so maybe a mini tournament there. Who knows what else. It is up to you.
by swithun
Sat Nov 11, 2006 8:23 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: baked potato machine
Replies: 37
Views: 56645

I like it. We are only just starting to tap the coeliac pound.

I know heat rises, but if we put it where the glass washer is just now, then it might dry out the floor round there too.
by swithun
Tue Nov 07, 2006 4:50 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: vollies needed
Replies: 3
Views: 1975

Sweeeet.

This doesn't mean we don't need more helping hands. These cello concerts can turn nasty in the blink of an eye, so a couple of heavies would be handy in case it kicks off.
by swithun
Thu Nov 02, 2006 11:31 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: decisions?
Replies: 30
Views: 38402

I like Gaz's side A. For side B I would have un-me (Mikey's rap) and either song 41 (speedboat/speedwagon/something?) or something from Conflict Diamonds.
by swithun
Tue Oct 31, 2006 11:56 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: hallowe'en party - saturday 28th, 8pm
Replies: 9
Views: 4476

I would have finished the tin by now if team Gimp had not been cheated out of them by whoever cheated team Gimp out of them.
by swithun
Sun Oct 29, 2006 8:44 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: hallowe'en party - saturday 28th, 8pm
Replies: 9
Views: 4476

by swithun
Sat Sep 16, 2006 4:22 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Saturday Night Fever
Replies: 2
Views: 1666

by swithun
Fri Sep 08, 2006 6:34 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: tv. tv?
Replies: 1
Views: 1123

Aren't you on FreeCycle (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FreecycleEdinburgh/) anymore, dude? They are always offering TVs, usually smallish ones.

Don't forget, you need a licence, or you'll end up sharing a cell with the guy you sent down. Now that would be soap opera justice.
by swithun
Tue Aug 15, 2006 12:07 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: trip to slovenia
Replies: 5
Views: 2817

Another grey vote.
by swithun
Thu Aug 03, 2006 4:41 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Green Policies and Carbon Emmission Offsets
Replies: 6
Views: 3660

I'm not George Monbiot, but I think having more trees is, all other things being equal, a good thing. There is a finite(ish) amount of carbon in the world. Trees are made of carbon. Carbon can either be in trees or it can be in CO2. We are releasing more carbon than the trees are fixing, because we ...
by swithun
Mon Jul 31, 2006 12:07 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Minutes of meeting 30/7/2006
Replies: 1
Views: 1886

Thats the minutes up. Sorry if I got peoples names wrong or misquoted/ignored them. Are there 2 people called Nick? What are the chances of that.
by swithun
Mon Jul 31, 2006 12:02 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Minutes of meeting 30/7/2006
Replies: 1
Views: 1886

Minutes of meeting 30/7/2006

30/7/06 Minutes Ryan explained how the meeting would proceed. People would be asked in turn if they had a point to make. If they did, then this would, in turn, be discussed. Dave: Beer money First up was Dave who wanted to discuss the money made on beer last year with an eye to making and keeping m...

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