The Key Publishing Manchester Meet 2006

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Hi all, Just got thinking earlier about how good last year's MAN meet was, and decided, hey why not start a thread about a similar thing this year! Looking at the 'archive', last years thread was started on the 5th of June, so about a month earlier. But hopefully that may mean even more people can come this year, as more people may know about it, and get cheaper flights. Last year the meet was held on the 10th August, which was a Wednesday, which seemed good for most people. So this year I propose Wednesday the 9th of August. Obviously this date is open to discussion, but I generally find the best way to organise a meet is to set a date and work around it. Let me know your thoughts chaps, and lets make this year's MAN meet even more successful than the hugely enjoyable one last year! Thanks :).
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If you guarantee the weather, I guarantee to be there... Failing guarantees, I'll leave a decision until after the BBC weather forecast the night before. Oh, and this year's meet needs to be on the south side, not in the AVP! ;) Andy
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Sorry! I think I'll still be in Lanzarote then, I never seem to make it to meet-ups anyway!

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Me, Stuart (RIPConcorde) and Tom (Future Pilot) will be in PMI on the 9th. I would say the only day in August that might in anyway be possible for me is Weds 30th. Although I am meant to be trying my best to get to AMS with Stuart around that time. The first week of August could also be possible, if anyone was willing to suggest possible dates.

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It's a week after my birthday, so I should be OK for it, but it depends on if my grandparents are here.
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This has been lurking somewhere in the back of my mind recently, mainly because I know it could be difficult this year with various other trips planned... I'm a bit unsure of what I might be up to this summer apart from what's booked so far so it's kind of hard to commit to anything. End of July or 3rd week in August would probably be best as far as I'm concerned, however obviously we're probably going to end up with the usual situation of not being able to find at date that can suit everyone. ;)
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Ye thats true although last year we had a good turn out. Your dates dont suit me lol. Im off to Germany at the end of July for the Grand Prix and the 3rd week of August Im off to Spain for a few days. It will probably be a last minute booking for me anyway with work about to get hectic and everything.
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Well for now I'm open to anything, obviouly Dan has pointed out that we are in PMI on the 9th and I'm also trying to get to AMS on the 30th with Stuart and Dan. Look's like I'll be a last minute confirmer to the event ;) and I should have a car by then so it'll be even easier :D .
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Well for now I'm open to anything, obviouly Dan has pointed out that we are in PMI on the 9th and I'm also trying to get to AMS on the 30th with Stuart and Dan. Look's like I'll be a last minute confirmer to the event ;) and I should have a car by then so it'll be even easier :D .
31st for AMS. ;) Dare I say it, driving could even be an option for me if I can't commit to anything early enough to be able to book reasonably priced flights. I've got relatives not far from MAN which would make that option easier.
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Well any day in August will do me, and this time i'll deffo be coming Tom :D Except 31st tho, as i'll be going back to MAN on the 1st of Sept anyway :p
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Fair enough guys was just an idea! If everyone can give preffered dates, maybe we can come to an agreement!
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I think the only way your ever going to get any kind of consensus is to let this run for another day or to to get a range of dates available, and then run a poll on it. As already mentioned, theres just no way your going to be able to find one single date that suits anyone
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I could maybe make it in Daddy's shiny new Seat Leon :D Any date to be honest the only thing I haven't confirmed for the summer is my PPL training which I think is going to be a last minute thing at this rate :eek:

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Any time in July for me (before 26th) as I finish school in June, therefore while brother is still at school / mum/dad at work I may be able to come down for the day on the train Scott
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Mark L and I are working on something which may be very appealing to people, all be it in July. I know Mark and I are only free 9th July - 14th July then 4th August to around 20th August. I can do all of August from 4th onwards.

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Ok, let me put down a couple of dates which may work for me, then see how people can fit in to them. August 1st or 2nd. August 29th or 30th. There are a couple of Fridays during August which may be possible, but I reckon flights will be a lot on those days. Lets see who is around on those 4 dates. We might even have to end up splitting it into 2 meets if some dates are just impossible for others. Wouldn't matter too much aslong as there is a lot of interest on 2 separate dates.... I should also add that Tom (LBARULES) should get to choose which dates fit him best, and then see how people can wok around them. Seeing as he created the thread.
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Out of those you picked Dan, 1st or 2nd would be good by me, depending if i'm doing the event we've got planned a week before :rolleyes: and 29th would be the preffered date from the last two, but as you say we'll let Tom decide :)
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Erm IF elgan? OHHHHHH now im mad :mad: :mad: :mad:

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I can't do 2nd August as it's my birthday and will probably having family round. I can't do 17th August as that's the day I get my AS results. I'm available on any other day.

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I can't do 17th August as that's the day I get my AS results. I'm available on any other day.
Ah, is that when all AS results come out? I was wondering when it would be...our 6th form haven't told us yet.
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Ah, is that when all AS results come out? I was wondering when it would be...our 6th form haven't told us yet.
Yep its usually the Thursday in the 3rd week of August when A/A.S comes. Now when do university results come thru the post :(