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Discussion in 'Plymouth (SW England)' started by Stuey, Dec 14, 2002.

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  1. Stuey

    Stuey Jedi Master star 5

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    Luke hasn't been on in a while but i'll see him tomorrow i'll ask if he's free but i think i should be (well i should be doing revision but i won't).

    *gets excited*
     
  2. CGI-BOBAFENT

    CGI-BOBAFENT Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Justa thought .....how about paintballing -never done it but willing to try!
     
  3. Stuey

    Stuey Jedi Master star 5

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    good idea! i've been paintballing once and it's a great laugh! i know there is one near Plymouth but if there is one anybody knows of more inbetween Plymouth and Exeter it would be more accessible for everyone
     
  4. Angel_of_Sith

    Angel_of_Sith Jedi Knight star 5

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    i've heard it's quite expensive.

    i'm not sure a poor student type like myself could afford it.
     
  5. CGI-BOBAFENT

    CGI-BOBAFENT Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    I think there is one in Exeter -I'm not sure how good it is there though.

    EDIT-There is this one don't know if everyone could get to it though?

    www.tzpaintball.co.uk






     
  6. Sebulba_Sloan

    Sebulba_Sloan RSA Alumni star 4 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    There are at least two paintballing facilities within 20 miles of Plymouth...

    Sparkwell, and the one by Newton Abbot Trago Mills... however, it is very expensive.
     
  7. Sebulba_Sloan

    Sebulba_Sloan RSA Alumni star 4 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Right. I think it's about time we arranged a meet, preferably before the Honiton Conference. Any ideas or suggestions?

    Possibly a shopping trip to Exeter, or people can come to Plymouth. If we get enough notice then me and Stuey can plan something interesting to do... :D

    Comments please!
     
  8. Stuey

    Stuey Jedi Master star 5

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    volunteer me why don't you :p
     
  9. Angel_of_Sith

    Angel_of_Sith Jedi Knight star 5

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    stuff in exeter is allways good.
     
  10. Sebulba_Sloan

    Sebulba_Sloan RSA Alumni star 4 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    [childish chant] AOS is lazy! AOS is lazy! [/childish chant] :p
     
  11. Stuey

    Stuey Jedi Master star 5

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    [mature insult] Lukey smells of poo! [/mature insult]
     
  12. Angel_of_Sith

    Angel_of_Sith Jedi Knight star 5

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    [childish chant] AOS is lazy! AOS is lazy! [/childish chant]

    *would reply with some witty and defensive cemment*

    *can't be bothered*
     
  13. CrixMakin

    CrixMakin Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Exeter is good for me too.
     
  14. Sebulba_Sloan

    Sebulba_Sloan RSA Alumni star 4 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    What? Mutiny!!!!!!
     
  15. Stuey

    Stuey Jedi Master star 5

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    i think we should rename this the 'conspire against ever going to Plymouth thread'
     
  16. Turr_Phennir

    Turr_Phennir Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I like Plymouth but then I am not coming to your meet! :p

    I had a couple of holidays down in Plymouth, which were very nice. Its a great base for exploring the rest of Devon and of course over the border into Cornwall.

    I've stayed in Exeter as well and been there a few times. I'd probably say Exeter is the nicer city but Plymouth has a lot more to do :) Plus its got the National Marine Aquarium, which is absolutely fab :)
     
  17. Angel_of_Sith

    Angel_of_Sith Jedi Knight star 5

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    i have nothing against plymouth.

    i've heard there's a war bunker near the university somewhere.

    i wanna go check it out.
     
  18. Stuey

    Stuey Jedi Master star 5

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    I've never been to the Aquarium actually, i suppose because it's so close i put it off. It could also have something to do with the fact my local star wars shop (with an owner that gives me discount) is right around the corner :D

    I was up by the uni earlier today AOS and i can't say i'm familiar with such a bunker, but then again i am totally useless and i think we should have a meet here to search for it :p
     
  19. Turr_Phennir

    Turr_Phennir Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Plymouth was extremely badly damaged during WWII, the city centre being completely devestated during the Blitz. Unfortunately as with most postwar rebuilds the didn't make a particularly attractive job of it!

    I didn't know there was still an old war bunker there though. Where abouts is the University?
     
  20. Stuey

    Stuey Jedi Master star 5

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    it's hard to describe where it is (partly because i'm useless at geography, partly because i have no idea what level of knowledge you have of the city) but it's sort of at the top of the town

    and yes, they building look terrible because of the cheap rebuilding after the war. They're planning to tear down alot of the areas like that soon, sadly one such area contains 'Purple Haze' local distributer of star wars, comics and music with a Hendrix flavour
     
  21. Turr_Phennir

    Turr_Phennir Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Is the old Drake Odeon still in Plymouth? I saw Saving Private Ryan there but last time I went it had been closed.

    And "Purple Haze" is that a shop just off Armada Way? I remember popping into a comic shop down there and I am sure that was what it was called.
     
  22. Stuey

    Stuey Jedi Master star 5

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    yep, thats where Purple haze is. the uni is about a 2 minute walk to the left of it.

    The odeon has been torn down and is being replaced by a Hotel. It couldn't compete with the new Warner Village complex just on the outskirts (where i saw AOTC 8 times, ahhh)
     
  23. Sebulba_Sloan

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    The Drake Odean's gone mate, they're building a casino there instead... totally flattened the site to start a new
     
  24. Angel_of_Sith

    Angel_of_Sith Jedi Knight star 5

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    go [link=http://www.netgoth.org.uk/other/index.php?id=160]here[/link] for more details about the shelter.
     
  25. Sebulba_Sloan

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    Very interesting AOS, but it would be nice if they could stop telling us how hard it is to find and start tellings us where it is... I'll ask around.
     
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