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by ravanwin
Mon Dec 04, 2006 10:23 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: mission:
Replies: 9
Views: 6984

recyclling and rebuilding is good.
by ravanwin
Sun Dec 03, 2006 6:56 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: mission statement
Replies: 2
Views: 4336

mission statement

Events Mission Statement: (add, delete, argue, agree as necessary) To facilitate and encourage local and international musicians, artists, filmmakers, and wackos to reach an audience without any commercial pressures and without the gross comodification of the art itself. <that's the one line one: th...
by ravanwin
Sun Dec 03, 2006 1:39 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: dddddddd
Replies: 1
Views: 2719

Events Mission Statement: To facilitate and encourage local and international musicians, artists, filmmakers, and wackos to reach an audience without any commercial pressures and without the gross comodification of the art itself. <that's the one line one: the long bit follows> We endevor to make Th...
by ravanwin
Fri Dec 01, 2006 10:13 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Quatermile: trees
Replies: 9
Views: 6984

it looks like the good people of People and Planet were out there today. I saw them with a foreman and 3 people from the council. it seems that the trees are council property AND the QM people may not have done the appropriate paper work to take the trees down! can anyone get more info on this as i'...
by ravanwin
Fri Dec 01, 2006 10:03 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: the damage done
Replies: 1
Views: 2636

the damage done

hey, I don't know what happened but the toilet on the right hand side of the loos needs to be replaces. somebody pit a big hole in the bowl.

it's kind of amazing, actually, if you thinkabout how it could have happened.
by ravanwin
Thu Nov 30, 2006 9:53 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: ● Forest volunteering mission
Replies: 6
Views: 9933

thinking about this: i think there we should, and i don't know how to say this well, but encourage a debate on why we are here, how volunteering could be beter and to facilitate all manner of problems between staff, management and punter... or something like that. this is a really important group an...
by ravanwin
Wed Nov 29, 2006 4:50 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Minutes of meeting 28/11/06
Replies: 19
Views: 17846

yes. anyone. sorry.
by ravanwin
Wed Nov 29, 2006 12:47 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Minutes of meeting 28/11/06
Replies: 19
Views: 17846

i agree re: popcorn machine.

couldn't we make it in the big pots on one of the hobs.

i am not sure how it works but it must be possible.
no?
by ravanwin
Wed Nov 29, 2006 11:58 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Mexican fridge goes boom
Replies: 7
Views: 5951

double check it's pluged in. sometimes it gets pulled out.

ALSO, i think fridges can go into auto-defrost sometimes and you just need to wait till it runs it's cycle.

double check all the settings and
don't give up yet.
by ravanwin
Wed Nov 29, 2006 11:22 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: working groups meeting Calendar
Replies: 3
Views: 4449

yes
by ravanwin
Wed Nov 29, 2006 11:21 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Minutes of meeting 28/11/06
Replies: 19
Views: 17846

thoughts on the kitchen: i agree with all of this. in terms of KITCHEN. Okay, you don't want to sell anything. I think it is unfair to volunteers who are comming in to be productive and help make some money are then forced (asked) to sit through hours of films, they can't chat and then they have to ...
by ravanwin
Tue Nov 28, 2006 10:36 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Terra Folk: May
Replies: 3
Views: 3865

deal done:

will play in may for £100 plus cork.

i am negotioating a workshop.
r
by ravanwin
Tue Nov 28, 2006 10:34 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: ideas to make film night work:
Replies: 6
Views: 6340

no. but there are quiet things that the kitchen could provide which would make the films better.

a cup of tea, you know.
nice things that you'd have in your flat if you were hanging out watcjing a film.
by ravanwin
Tue Nov 28, 2006 4:15 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Terra Folk: May
Replies: 3
Views: 3865

Terra Folk: May

All, I have told some of you about this, but not all since there hasn't been loads of time for discussion. Now there is: Terra Folk had a few gigs booked in the north of scotland but to make the gigs viable financially they needed to fill in with a couple of edinburgh dates. However, they had no ven...
by ravanwin
Tue Nov 28, 2006 3:59 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: baked potato machine
Replies: 37
Views: 57768

if you win, can i pay for it with my card?
i need to build my credit rating!
by ravanwin
Tue Nov 28, 2006 3:57 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: the extent of foh autonomy
Replies: 18
Views: 15050

i don't think we should devide it between the groups. it is a challenging job but it is important and people who understand that will get / stay involved. let's not go to deep into that. FOH makes forest look cooler on a daily basis Forest Arts group would claim to do the same. at times their aims (...
by ravanwin
Tue Nov 28, 2006 3:52 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: ideas to make film night work:
Replies: 6
Views: 6340

let the people have tea. cake. sarnies. popcorn. etc. durring films. but nothing that involves loads of noise.
by ravanwin
Tue Nov 28, 2006 3:50 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Stuff that needs doing
Replies: 10
Views: 8374

in terms of working groups like this, I say it is best to cast the net wide so we don't get loads of meetings attended by only a few people / attended by the SAME people. so, i say, let's fish with a nice big net and then narrow things down as it becomes necessary / practicle. the whole experiment c...
by ravanwin
Tue Nov 28, 2006 9:23 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: the extent of foh autonomy
Replies: 18
Views: 15050

i think it's improtant that the visual side of forest has a hand in choosing murals for the main rooms. not so much the painting or anything. if FOH wants to change the colour scheme, i say go for it. however, they would have to 1. get an excess budget approved, and 2. consider the impact on the for...
by ravanwin
Mon Nov 27, 2006 6:05 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: mission:
Replies: 9
Views: 6984

to buy / make?
"we can"? --- regardless of cost?
by ravanwin
Mon Nov 27, 2006 11:19 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Website Group - 1st meeting
Replies: 7
Views: 6441

in.
by ravanwin
Mon Nov 27, 2006 9:54 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Quatermile: trees
Replies: 9
Views: 6984

Quatermile: trees

if anyone is looking for ACTION: I spoke to the tree removal guys on middle meadow walk today. they were really nice guys and felt totally guilty about taking out the WHOLE LINE of trees from the top of the walk down to the bottow (the trees that help block the ugly QM development). They said it was...
by ravanwin
Mon Nov 27, 2006 9:43 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: minutes working group meeting, 24/11/06
Replies: 4
Views: 5026

next meeting is the 8th of Oct?
1990 seventeen?
by ravanwin
Mon Nov 20, 2006 6:06 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: baked potato machine
Replies: 37
Views: 57768

our bid lost.
it went for 461

r
by ravanwin
Sun Nov 19, 2006 6:12 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: baked potato machine
Replies: 37
Views: 57768

looks like i am bidding on this up to £450 tomorrow. is that info current?
r
by ravanwin
Mon Nov 13, 2006 9:18 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: November 13th: closed every night this week
Replies: 0
Views: 1014

November 13th: closed every night this week

all events will be cancled if people don't sign up for the night shifts. right now, the rota is dead. so, please come in and help. also, on tuesday, we are hosting the Aliens afterparty (former beta band with Jed) from 10 - 3.... so, please, if anyone can come in and do a late shift that night it wo...
by ravanwin
Wed Nov 08, 2006 9:05 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: lonely shannon
Replies: 0
Views: 956

lonely shannon

Hey,

Shannon is back from portugal today and she's alone in the kitchen till 3pm.... can anyone come and help her?

that would be awesome.

ryan
by ravanwin
Tue Nov 07, 2006 3:28 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: vollies needed
Replies: 3
Views: 2144

vollies needed

WEDNESDAY! we have a great event with an international cello superstar! Marthew Barley. it will be a cracking evening BUT we need a few super vollies to sit in with swithun because I reckon it'll be hectic beforethe gig begins. also, in the daytime, we are very short and could use a few extra hands ...
by ravanwin
Sun Oct 29, 2006 12:14 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: hallowe'en party - saturday 28th, 8pm
Replies: 9
Views: 4788

totally rock and roll last night. i had a great time and the randoms who showed up with me loved the atmosphere. (too much smoke though!)

anyway, great times.
ryan
by ravanwin
Thu Oct 26, 2006 11:06 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: shortage
Replies: 0
Views: 1029

shortage

all.

thurs.

we close at 5pm.

due to staff shortage.

we need one 7 - cl. vollie.

we will need to cancel 3 events.

a political meeting
a chilled accoustic set
and the infamous Conflict Diamonds and friends.

call 220 4538
ASAP if you can do the shift.
Thanks,
Ryan
by ravanwin
Tue Sep 26, 2006 7:08 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Stall at Art College
Replies: 0
Views: 930

Stall at Art College

Friday. Stall at Art College Freshers Fair. Who wants to work it? A good way to get new creative blood circulating!

raise your hands.
by ravanwin
Thu Sep 07, 2006 8:19 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: tv. tv?
Replies: 1
Views: 1185

tv. tv?

all.

i am looking for a cheap or free tv. do you have any ideas? any one you know upgrading to a plasma screen? seen one on the street? if so, please let me know. i want to see the moving pictures.
ryan
by ravanwin
Wed Sep 06, 2006 7:54 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: knock knock ride there?
Replies: 2
Views: 1809

knock knock ride there?

hello everyone,
i will be going to the Knockenggoorick festival. are you going? can i have a ride? friday morning? maybe? what you say?
speak me,
ryan
by ravanwin
Mon Aug 28, 2006 2:58 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: trip to Slovenia: 1 participant still required!
Replies: 0
Views: 1076

trip to Slovenia: 1 participant still required!

Okay: we have space for one more person. Would like a gardener or, at least, a good forest volunteer. anyone wanna come? it is a cheap and exciting new trip! Participants must be between 15 - 25 and will have 70 percent of their travel costs paid for (as well as getting free food and acomodation.) w...
by ravanwin
Sat Aug 26, 2006 8:16 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Help needed in portugal
Replies: 0
Views: 1203

Help needed in portugal

All, i am going to portugal. on tuesday. i am flying into FARO but, from there, the trip is very very very OPEN. If anyone knows any cool places on the coast or knows any cool people to meet / crash / party with... PLEASE send me a line. See you all at the tunnel tonight or IN SEPTEMBER! Ryan
by ravanwin
Sat Aug 26, 2006 12:27 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: THE LEGENDARY FOREST HAPPENING: Saturday NIGHT (tonight!)
Replies: 0
Views: 1141

THE LEGENDARY FOREST HAPPENING: Saturday NIGHT (tonight!)

peoples, the happening, fest closing party is tommorow night, but forest will be closed! Cos this party is in the innocent railway tunnel, and there will be: lasers, candy, smoke, bands, impossibleness, musics, sounds, djs, crazyness. this map show you where: m\ 4&ar=N&mapp=newmap.srf&se...
by ravanwin
Thu Aug 24, 2006 11:03 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: not much time left
Replies: 1
Views: 1399

BIG EMPTY SLOTS!

thurs:

BIG EMPTY SLOTS

7 -1am
10 - 4am
10 - 4am

(two people are comming in at 12) should be an amazing night with papewr cinema, baby tiger and FROG POCKET!

Yipee!
ryan
by ravanwin
Wed Aug 23, 2006 11:50 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: not much time left
Replies: 1
Views: 1399

not much time left

all, we're ALMOST fucking done but we still have to fill plenty of night shifts. if everyone could find the time to do one late shift in the next few days it will mean we can stay open, sell booze and not work too too hard. please, if you have any time, please, come and help us finish the fest off e...
by ravanwin
Sun Aug 20, 2006 6:49 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Shave my nuts!
Replies: 0
Views: 1232

Shave my nuts!

I mean SAVE my nuts... sorry: desperate for help monday at 10am - 3pm... please. if you have the time and the energy please come and lend a hand. it's the last week of the fringe. 6 more days only and we are done! thank god! please pop in and check the rota: we are desperate for tues. night for cert...
by ravanwin
Sun Aug 20, 2006 4:15 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: new book by ryan van winkle
Replies: 0
Views: 1244

new book by ryan van winkle

the new book by me (myself)is out now.
£3
sleek and beautiful.

and it features the ass poem

which you all love.
buy a copy.

availible at all good forest cafe's.
ryan
by ravanwin
Sun Aug 20, 2006 4:12 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: amazing free events all night!
Replies: 0
Views: 1274

amazing free events all night!

we have an amazing week of events: mon: shit trinket tue: death cigerettes and v for victory... we love them wed: kim followed by MIN MIN thurs: BaBY Tiger presents amazing music. Paper Cinema improv and puppets. Frog Pocket is a genius and guests. fri: Ras presents a night of international arts and...
by ravanwin
Tue Aug 15, 2006 9:50 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: scary part of the summer
Replies: 1
Views: 1347

scary part of the summer

we're getting to that scary part of the summer where the hardcore are getting the sniffles from exhaustion and are needing to cut back. We've got loads of availible shifts EVERY night. Remember: if everybody pitches in, the work isn't hard. So, do us all a favor and sign up for a little while. This ...
by ravanwin
Mon Aug 14, 2006 4:21 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: trip to slovenia
Replies: 5
Views: 3038

i have asked them if we can have older people involved. in the mean time, if any YOUNG people are interested. please tell me asap
r
by ravanwin
Sun Aug 13, 2006 1:28 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: the day on sunday
Replies: 0
Views: 1327

the day on sunday

all, if you get this and it is after noon Robin is dead... being bowled over by thousands of burrito orders and a messy cafe to clean up... See: THERE ARE NO SUNDAY VOLUNTEERS. THERE ARE NO SUNDAY VOLUNTEERS. Please, if you are reading this, come in, help, do some dishes, make some food. When there ...
by ravanwin
Sat Aug 12, 2006 8:54 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: trip to slovenia
Replies: 5
Views: 3038

trip to slovenia

Okay: this may be a bit of a long email but the GIST is we need 4 people who wanna go to slovenia from sept. 30 - oct 8 to work on fixing up a cultural space. Participants must be between 15 - 25 and will have 70 percent of their travel costs paid for (as well as getting free food and acomodation.) ...
by ravanwin
Tue Aug 08, 2006 10:05 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: desperate for late nighters
Replies: 0
Views: 1246

desperate for late nighters

all you night owels. we know you out there. shifts are availible from 10pm - 4am and from 1am - 4am..... it's a HUGE help if anyone can do these and, basically, it's washing up and pulling beers and it's fun and easy if we have the right number of staff. SO PLEASE come and do a shift late night beca...
by ravanwin
Mon Aug 07, 2006 2:38 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: microwave!
Replies: 0
Views: 1280

microwave!

anyone have a microwave we could borrow for a day or so. we are getting one repaired but we rellly need tweo on the go all the time.

please. if you have one to spare.... bring it in!
r
by ravanwin
Sun Aug 06, 2006 5:43 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: the madness of king forest
Replies: 0
Views: 1404

the madness of king forest

Great job everybody on a sucessfull opening weekend. Tons of people have been remarking about how good the space looks, how nice the forest is, how awesome the events are how fun it is to be hanging out and having a good time. Thanks to all the folken who been workin' this weekend. It was a blast. I...
by ravanwin
Sat Jul 29, 2006 2:45 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest Gaurdian
Replies: 0
Views: 1173

Forest Gaurdian

Hey all, forest was in the gaurdian guide today telling everybody in edinburgh to come by for WHAT THE COULD DO THEY DID. These guys are shit hot and real fun. so, don't miss what even the gaurdian is hyping about... and then: the world famous Volunteer Party. free champagne and loads of great peopl...
by ravanwin
Thu Jul 27, 2006 1:37 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: The Party Party Life
Replies: 1
Views: 1563

The Party Party Life

all, this weekend we have some exciting stuff. An amazing troupe of performers and artists have come through from London to take over the space from thurs night till sat. night./ come meet, drink and support them. they have some inspiring ideas and events planned including a b ig free jam on sat. ni...