Christmas dinner/meet-up?

Discussion in 'Midlands and Wales' started by halibut, Nov 3, 2006.

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  1. halibut Chosen One

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    It's coming to that time of year again, and what better way to celebrate than a good old-fashioned meet-up :D

    So, any suggestions for ideas, dates, and locations?
  2. JONJEDI Force Ghost

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  3. rebeljediknight_88 Force Ghost

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    *stamps a chav logo on ur head*

    i goin to suggest a decent pub - ill luck up one if we think thats a gd idea (i.e ask dad with the good beer guide)
  4. JONJEDI Force Ghost

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    I was joking. Hence the :p. o_O

    And either way I wont be going.
  5. rebeljediknight_88 Force Ghost

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    OMG face tongue didnt show up after that!! soz!

    it was in there! ggrrr

    and wud be a shame if u cudnt come - then again i duno if I can go yet lol!!
  6. JONJEDI Force Ghost

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    Well the 13th December I'm jetting off to Tenerife and spending christmas on the beach in the sunshine and topping up my tan. :cool: :D
  7. halibut Chosen One

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    We could have the meetup there :D
  8. Spike2002 Former FF-UK RSA and Arena Manager

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    If you do, can the North come along too? :p
  9. SithLordDarthRichie London CR

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    Isn't going to a hot country defying the point of Christmas?
    Christmas is meant to be cold, and snowy. OK we don't get much snow, but we still have the cold :p
  10. Spike2002 Former FF-UK RSA and Arena Manager

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    Well, instead of snow, you get nice white-hot sandy beaches.

    And Christmas in Australia is usually pretty hot from what I've heard (and from episodes of Neighbours :p) so it doesn't always have to be all cold and wet.
  11. halibut Chosen One

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    We need a date.

    I suggest either 9th or 16th December. Thoughts?
  12. Happy Ninja Jedi Grand Master

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    Tell that to someone who was raised in Australia! Ergo, me! :D

    I'll admit, I do prefer Christmas Day in England. You appreciate your dinner more...somehow it just tastes better in a cool climate. However, Boxing Day onwards, I prefered it out there...I only used to live 5 minutes from the beach, so you can guess where I used to go to rest from the onslaught of Christmas grub! :p

    And New Years was great, because we had a big backyard, with a concrete BBQ. We would have everyone around, and grill food all night under a warm star-filled night, and drunk until we couldn't see! T'was good, I tell the!

    Anyway, the 1st of December is out for me, because that's when my Christmas dinner is with the Council.

    December 9th is definetly out (at this point) due to a prior engagement.

    Cheers! [face_peace]
  13. rebeljediknight_88 Force Ghost

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    the 9th is prob out for me and the 16th is definately out - its my birthday party!! - the 15th is also out...(unless u wana come with me and have it at the Tenacious D gig at the NEC..)
  14. veritasuk Jedi Master

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    So far I can make any date. I think a meal would be nice but its the time of year for tight budgets so drinks are cool.
  15. JONJEDI Force Ghost

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    First off, no it isn't defying the point of christmas, it just means I won't be freezing my ass off and that I will be enjoying the all expenses paied privileges to the bar. Second of all its upto the person how they want to spend christmas and the actual meaning of christmas (religious or not) is the birth of Jesus which is in no way related to snow or the cold. Third of all, how I enjoy my christmas is to do with you how?... :confused:
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