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Glasgow, Scotland - opening midnight bash

Discussion in 'FanForce Activities' started by MrDankDonk, Jan 8, 2002.

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  1. Woofer

    Woofer Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Grecian. Glaswegian. Same difference!





    *ducks*




    Don't hurt me! Put down that caber!!
     
  2. Obi_one_and_only

    Obi_one_and_only Jedi Master star 5

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    Well, the first letter is the same!

    :p
     
  3. MrDankDonk

    MrDankDonk Jedi Master star 4

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    But do Greek guys put 'Glaswegian 2000' on their hair to stop it going grey?
     
  4. Obi_one_and_only

    Obi_one_and_only Jedi Master star 5

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  5. sideshowtob

    sideshowtob Jedi Master star 3

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    "Grecian 2000" - Its a hair care product.

    [image=http://www.grecian.nl/grecian/images/begin1_2.jpg]

    [hl=blue]sideshow[/hl][hl=red]tob[/hl]
     
  6. MrDankDonk

    MrDankDonk Jedi Master star 4

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    thank you very much, Sideshow.....

    I'd forgotten the possible cultural gap there....


    how are you doing?

     
  7. sideshowtob

    sideshowtob Jedi Master star 3

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    Very busy at work MrDD! How?s yourself?

    BTW fine work in the ?ANH in Glaswegian? thread!

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  8. MrDankDonk

    MrDankDonk Jedi Master star 4

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    why thankyou, sideshow...

    once we've finished ANH in Glaswegian, I think PadawanSDM and myself might well sell it to Scottish television or Danny Boyle or somebody similar.

    Robert Carlyle as Handsome Solo
    Ally McCoist as Luke Sheepshagger
    Karen Dunbar as Princess Senga

    and armies of computer generated neds and polis.............

     
  9. sideshowtob

    sideshowtob Jedi Master star 3

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    [face_laugh]

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  10. MOTs_Minx

    MOTs_Minx Jedi Knight star 6

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    I saw Karen Dunbar at the Quay one time I was up. She really does have a "local" nose.
     
  11. Obi_one_and_only

    Obi_one_and_only Jedi Master star 5

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    So that's Grecian...
    Did we ask for name rights?
    I don't think so.
     
  12. sideshowtob

    sideshowtob Jedi Master star 3

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    :D

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  13. MrDankDonk

    MrDankDonk Jedi Master star 4

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    who's up for opening night drinkies and queuing, then??

    It is very nearly time to start organising stuff.........
     
  14. MOTs_Minx

    MOTs_Minx Jedi Knight star 6

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    Me and Jon won't be there unfortunately. We're going down to Devon.
     
  15. Obi_one_and_only

    Obi_one_and_only Jedi Master star 5

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    Count me in
    I never say no to a pint!
    :D
     
  16. MrDankDonk

    MrDankDonk Jedi Master star 4

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    Good stuff, One-and-Only.....

    who else we got?
     
  17. MrDankDonk

    MrDankDonk Jedi Master star 4

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    oh dearie me....

    come on, people !

    you don't get a new Star Wars film that often .... make the most of the occasion.

    Alright, alright.... I'll buy the first round.
     
  18. sideshowtob

    sideshowtob Jedi Master star 3

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    MrDD - Me and my mates are going to ?Springfield Quay? as its closer to where we live. That is of course unless they aren?t doing a midnight show, then we might have to come into Glasgow city centre. Will know more once the tickets go on sale.

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  19. MrDankDonk

    MrDankDonk Jedi Master star 4

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    ahhh
    Sideshow !

    yeah, I agree that it is hard to come up with a plan till we know what cinemas are doing midnight shows...

    as I work right next to that new big mad UGC thing at the top of Renfield St, I'll pop in and speak to the schedules manager within the next few weeks.....

    habit suggests that the old Renfield Odeon is the place to go, as I saw both Empire and Jedi there for the first time.... but I don't know if they have still got their really big screen.

    Whatever - when I find out about any midnight shows, I'll post the info here.

    have you been to the Edinburgh exhibition yet?

     
  20. Obi_one_and_only

    Obi_one_and_only Jedi Master star 5

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    Is UGC at Renfield street?
     
  21. sideshowtob

    sideshowtob Jedi Master star 3

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    I went to the exhibition in Aug 200 when it was in London. I will go and see it in Edinburgh but not till they add the AOTC exhibits.

    As far as I know the tickets lines open up on Thur/Fri at 12:01. Was there not a report a couple of days back on TFn that said that the Odeon will do a midnight showing? If so I will probably be going to the Quay, but if not then the UGC sound sgood.

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  22. Vlad-the-Inhaler

    Vlad-the-Inhaler Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Ah - a midnight performance vould suit me splendidly...

    I find the daylight plays havoc wit my complexion.......

    MeesterDankDonk - hurry up wit der phoning and der pestering of der cinema staff......
     
  23. MrDankDonk

    MrDankDonk Jedi Master star 4

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    BBC news website sez:::::

    Star Wars fans in the UK will be able to see the latest instalment in the sci-fi drama ahead of the US.

    Star Wars Episode II: Attack of Clones will be shown at screenings just after midnight on 16 May at selected Odeon cinemas. :D

    The movie is simultaneously released across the Atlantic but the special screening time will ensure UK audiences see it at least five hours before the US due to the different time zones.

    Odeon Cinemas head of marketing Luke Vetere said he is expecting huge demand for the midnight screenings.

    He said: "Episode II: Attack of the Clones is a hugely anticipated film, especially as the Star Wars films have such a dedicated following.

    "The first midnight showing will be an exciting event for all of us."

    Tickets will go on sale on 12 April and the Odeon chain has taken on extra staff to cope with demand.
     
  24. MrDankDonk

    MrDankDonk Jedi Master star 4

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    Odeon Glasgow - Renfield St and The Quay -
    midnight tickets for first showing of AOTC, at the end of the 15th and the beginning of the 16th of May, on sale NOW !!
    That's NOW folks !!!

    why are you still sitting there?
     
  25. MrDankDonk

    MrDankDonk Jedi Master star 4

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    I've got my tickets

    WOO HOO

    :D :D :D

     
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