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London 2012 Xmas Meetup - 1st December

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catinwitchyboots Wed 31-Oct-12 11:51:59

Well, the atrocious cunts who usually organise these things have slunk off on the excuse of having too much knitting to do. wink

How Very Dare They.

Get yer arses over here and sign up.

Especially those of you in the first 400 posts.

Yes, YOU!

I need to know numbers ASAP so I know what kind of venue to book.....

catinwitchyboots Wed 31-Oct-12 11:53:26

C and P'd from other thread:


KeemaNaanAndCurryOn Wed 31-Oct-12 12:06:08

I'm Aran by the way - was just trying on a new nn for size, but back to this one. smile

KeemaNaanAndCurryOn Wed 31-Oct-12 12:06:32

I am almost certain that FrankWippery is coming too.

BewitchedBotheredandBewildered Wed 31-Oct-12 13:50:47

Oi! grin

Hullygully Wed 31-Oct-12 15:04:17

<adds people with gay abandon. Possibly causes confusion>

catinwitchyboots Wed 31-Oct-12 15:52:59

I love gay abandon

It's my favourite kind of abandon

BewitchedBotheredandBewildered Wed 31-Oct-12 19:38:23

So including Frank that makes 13 which happens to be a significant and lucky number for me. smile
Is it enough to go ahead?
And do we need some sort of financial commitment before cat books somewhere, so that no-one ends up out of pocket?

catinwitchyboots Wed 31-Oct-12 19:50:48

I was thinking we could book a VIP area in a bar in London bridge or southwark. They're mostly free at the weekends - just depends if people want drinks vouchers and fooood

BigBroomstickBIWI Wed 31-Oct-12 19:53:16

Well I will would willy nilly ...

I've always liked him

<boom tish>

BewitchedBotheredandBewildered Wed 31-Oct-12 20:10:17

More wine BIWI?

BigBroomstickBIWI Wed 31-Oct-12 20:27:32


Should, of course, have said:

Well I would add willy nilly

I've always liked him

But when you have to explain your jokes something has clearly gone very wrong!

(No wine in the BIWI house this evening)

SolidGoldYESBROKEMYSPACEBAR Wed 31-Oct-12 20:38:47

Go for the ROyal Oak, they are lovely. And have upstairs room that can be booked...

catinwitchyboots Wed 31-Oct-12 20:44:32

Will look now....

HeartsTrumpDiamonds Wed 31-Oct-12 22:28:33

Please add moi. Looking forward to it. What was the name of the place where we were in September? Only problem was distance to the bar and smokies - there were stairs

HeartsTrumpDiamonds Wed 31-Oct-12 22:29:15

<waves to cat>

Love the boots!

catinwitchyboots Wed 31-Oct-12 22:54:06

Waves back!!

Frank wants adding too but am on phone do will c and p list in the morning...

BewitchedBotheredandBewildered Wed 31-Oct-12 23:07:01

Nooo, please let's not have stairs.
Apart from all the creaky joint, agonising shoes problems, it just splits the party even more.
Inside/outside is enough degrees of separation.

catinwitchyboots Wed 31-Oct-12 23:24:50

Ok - Small. On one level. Late licence. No stairs. Smoking place. Music and dancing???

BewitchedBotheredandBewildered Wed 31-Oct-12 23:36:47

Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, and yeah!
You're a star cat.
I did do a bit of looking around at places that would do Indian food when that seemed to be what everyone wanted.
Y'know, back when there were thousands coming. All a bit sedentary.
Does it have to be London Bridge/Southwark?

catinwitchyboots Wed 31-Oct-12 23:38:47

I think L Bridge is quite central for
most train lines without too much tube travel

Mmm Indian buffet would be good

SolidGoldYESBROKEMYSPACEBAR Wed 31-Oct-12 23:40:47

London Bridge is great, other nice places are: THe George, The Blue Anchor and The Old Thameside.

BewitchedBotheredandBewildered Thu 01-Nov-12 00:48:11

The Traveldodgy that we stayed in in September is fully booked for 1st Dec!
Other hotels are saying 2-3 rooms left.
There is a hostel (yikeyfuckingyikes) with 6 or 8 bed dddddorms for £30 odd each.
That'll sort the wheat from the chaff grin.

BigBroomstickBIWI Thu 01-Nov-12 06:39:31

Sitting down opportunities too, please!

And yes to music, but only if it's not so loud that we can't talk.

HeartsTrumpDiamonds Thu 01-Nov-12 11:30:08

Small. yes
On one level. yes
Late licence. double yes
No stairs. yes
Smoking place. yes please
Music and dancing. yes and yes
Curry buffet don't mind, never eat much when I'm drinking wink

Music - agree with BIWI, must be able to talk!!!

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