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It's about time we thought about a date and a venue for a Christmas do. I know from experience that finding a venue can be a challenge, depending on what day of the week you want.
So, here are a few questions to ponder:
Do you want a Christmas do?
If so, when do you want it?
Any preferences on location?
Are you prepared to organise it?
Here's my tuppence worth
Not on Friday 14th December
I won't be organising anything, I'll be out of the country for 3 weeks from Monday but you can probably count me in (unless you settle on the 14th)
TBH Tony, it's all a bit bleak at the moment with various splinter groups and bollocks. Let's agree a date...I propose a wednesday...because it isn't a Tuesday or a Thursday. Not sure whether pastey wants to be let off this year...OR ....what about a day away/overnight ride/pub/shower/pub/(food of choice)/pub/sleep type thing?
Some of us are now approaching 35 and so need guiding??11111???
I'm up for a Wednesday evening, that way I can get out of my turbo training night (which due to reasons far too complicated to explain, is no longer on tuesday or thursdays).
I am up for a Christmas dinner. Tues weds or Thurs
I’m up for Christmas dinner.
Have way too few hours in the day to organise it, sorry.
I’m prepared to do my best to fit in with what ever everyone else chooses to do.
Based on last nights performance an overnight ride would not be good for me.
Choice of day, Monday - not good
Wednesday - ok
Thursday - ok
Friday - better but not likely to be an available venu.
Alison and I are definitely up for Christmas dinner. Same thoughts as Tom and Pat - Tuesday Wednesday or Thursday best.
Yes up for Christmas dinner too and a Tues, Weds or Thurs works well for me too.
We don't we set up a quick survey monkey to see which date works out best? Any IT guru's out there???
May I suggest wednesday 5th, thursday 6th or wednesday 12th of december? I am away from the 13th. I have started a poll called the "cammtb forum reader's international christmas dinner of fine cuisine". If that sounds like your thing you can submit responses.
If the survey gets some hits within the week I will find a reasonable pub and book a table at some kind of restaurant for an optimistic estimated number but that's where my organizational contributions will come to and end.
@Norm - if you are up for it, lets discuss an upfront payment :grinning:
> @Norm - if you are up for it, lets discuss an upfront payment
Are you offering to pay for me up front. Many Thanks. Please send Pasty to track me down mid-summer for cash.
In 1972, a crack commando unit was sent to prison by a military court for a crime they didn't commit. These men promptly escaped from a maximum-security stockade to the Los Angeles underground. Today, still wanted by the government, they survive as soldiers of fortune. If you have a problem... if no one else can help... and if you can find them... maybe you can hire... Norm
I have no idea what you are on about, but it makes me picture people with characteristics such as speed, agility, discretion. I have no idea how this picture relates to norm, or is in anyway relevant to Christmas dinner. Please elaborate.
Aha - a bit of a google required. Can't reference some of this vintage banter
Would be lovely to join on Thurs 6th
Hi Bart, signup email sent - maybe in your spam from fenduromtb.
Need to get the menu choices to the venue by the end of next week - so if you haven't signed up already check your emails (if you are on Fenduro mailing list - I may have missed some) or let me know and I can send the sign up to you.
Hi Adriano, can you send me the sign up details please-I'm not on your Fenduro list but on CAMMTB contacts list if you have it
Hi Rick, will do - email on its way soonish. Seems we will be having a good turn out!
Please check your inboxes please! email from Fenduromtb about Christmas dinner logistics.
Looking forward to this!
Hope to be in the Red Lion for :beer: by 19:00 hrs bus permitting. (Comberton contingent: I think that bus is due 18:36 onwards).
A reminder that for early arrivals - lets get a drink in the Red Lion first, and head over to Green Man for dinner at 1930.
There will be an award for everyone tonight and indeed some will get an extra award now that Brad and Dom have cried off.
Who could possibly be our Unlucky Alf now?