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Mass MAN Meet - Part Sex: Are We There Yet?  
User currently offlineBCAL From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2004, 3384 posts, RR: 17
Posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 2700 times:

Sorry to open a new thread, but 5.5 was getting rather long, taking a while to load and has been relegated to the back pages. As Pe@rson is probably still slumped out in the bar at the University in a strange land called Wales (somewhere near England), I have taken the liberty to start a new thread.

With all the postings on all 5.5 threads, I am getting rather lost with the arrangements for MAN Mass Meet! I have been through the threads to find out the arrangements so for, and I thought that maybe it might be helpful to post the summary to save others having to re-read all the postings and also so that others can check it for accuracy. Of course, anything might happen between now and July.

Date: 1 - 2 July 2006

Leader: Alex

Attendees: Rather than cutting and pasting the latest list, a list of attendees, their travel arrangements (where known), those attending the meal, where people are staying overnight, and who has a car can be found on TFSPhoto's website http:///www.tfsphoto.com/manmeet.php and Lew kindly agreed to keep this updated, although sadly he will not be able to attend.

Meet and Greet: I believe that during the morning Capital 146 plans to wait in arrivals (Terminal?) to meet/greet those flying in. Once everyone has arrived, I think the plans are for the group to go to Level 13 on the car park to join up with the others at a pre-determined time. There will be an afternoon rendezvous point at the AVP, again at a pre-determined time.

Meal Arrangements: I believe that there is a table booked in The Romper for 20 people from 19:00 on the Saturday. After bangers and mash plus a pint, most people will be going into the City Centre by train, some to Canal Street, some staying at The Romper, and the old folks will be left to do what old folks do before bedtime and an Ovaltine!

Concorde Visit: There was mention in an earlier thread of putting together a party for the Concorde visit, although the cost was £25 per person but included a glass of wine. That seemed to have gone quiet. Alex knows the guy in charge of Concorde at MAN, and was going to call in a favour or two, but nothing promised.

Have I missed anything?

Trevor  old   old   old 

[Edited 2006-03-09 10:56:06]


MOL on SRB's latest attack at BA: "It's like a little Chihuahua barking at a dying Labrador. Nobody cares."
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User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24815 posts, RR: 56
Reply 1, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 2699 times:

I may attend if I have enough money  Wink


When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlineMhodgson From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2002, 5047 posts, RR: 26
Reply 2, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 2677 times:

I may attend on one day subject to weather, money and any other plans  Smile


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User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11951 posts, RR: 48
Reply 3, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 2660 times:

Quoting BCAL (Thread starter):
Mass MAN Meet - Part Sex

Not just drinking and planespotting eh..?

Hmm, got a concert to attend round about that time, so I doubt I'll get off work for both occasions. That's me out.

Thom@s



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User currently offlineCapital146 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2003, 2125 posts, RR: 45
Reply 4, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2628 times:

Quoting BCAL (Thread starter):
I believe that during the morning Capital 146 plans to wait in arrivals (Terminal?)

Terminal will be T3 for those flying in on domestic flights, together with any BA or BD/WW flights (or dare I even say AA for any adventurous types who may visit from the US! ). I am pleased to report that I won't feel duty-bound to head to T1 Arrivals this year as my parents will be coming back from their annual pilgrimage in Guernsey the week after the Meet this year! Big grin



Like a fine wine, one gets better with age.
User currently offlineSkidmarks From UK - England, joined Dec 2004, 7121 posts, RR: 58
Reply 5, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 2614 times:

I know my place.

Andy  old 



Growing old is compulsory, growing up is optional
User currently offlineMyt332 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 9112 posts, RR: 71
Reply 6, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 2606 times:

Quoting Skidmarks (Reply 5):
I know my place.

Andy wrong forum. You want www.sub-doms-iom.com

Anyway yes, the table at the pub is booked if that's all ok with everybody. So we have a plan that we can try to stick to, if anybody feels like doing something else though then that's fine but it won't have the official airliners.net bonafide stamp on it.  Wink

Are pilot_kaz and whitehatter still going to come after their spontaneous combustion type departure from these here parts?



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User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24815 posts, RR: 56
Reply 7, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 2600 times:

FWIW, Alex is banned from drinking anything stronger than lemonade
 duck 



When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlineYYZflyer From Canada, joined Feb 2006, 3642 posts, RR: 4
Reply 8, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 2595 times:

Quoting Thom@s (Reply 3):
Mass MAN Meet - Part Sex

Not just drinking and planespotting eh..?

Thats the first thing that caught my eye when I read the topic .  Wink



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User currently offlineTrekster From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 2595 times:

captiol, did we not meet ur parents last year as well, i cant recall lol

Looks like it will be fun fun fun this year


User currently offlineCapital146 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2003, 2125 posts, RR: 45
Reply 10, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 2582 times:

Quoting Trekster (Reply 9):
captiol, did we not meet ur parents last year as well, i cant recall lol

No, everyone who had arrived at that time decided that their poor little (or long) legs were soooo tired after having to stand upright on them for a whole 10 minutes, that they went for a sit down. I think only Kaz actually caught a glimpse of the folks.



Like a fine wine, one gets better with age.
User currently offlineTIMC From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2005, 133 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 2577 times:

Soooo tempted having missed the one last year...

Its a long way away though, someones doing some good fore-planning there!


User currently offlineNdebelebev From Sudan, joined Apr 2004, 877 posts, RR: 46
Reply 12, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 2556 times:

I shall be there.......

A meet wouldn't be the same without the old Tesco/Morrisons debate between myself and Dave.

Put me down for the Romper too. But I'll be having Ovaltine with the old gits. After all I couldn't keep up with Sam at the weekend.

Bev xx



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User currently offlineJRadier From Netherlands, joined Sep 2004, 4650 posts, RR: 50
Reply 13, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 2539 times:

Unfortunately I won't be able to come after all, I'll be dragging my sorry arse to a Florida beach.


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User currently offlinePlymSpotter From Spain, joined Jun 2004, 11572 posts, RR: 61
Reply 14, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 5 days ago) and read 2528 times:

Quoting Capital146 (Reply 4):
Terminal will be T3 for those flying in on domestic flights, together with any BA or BD/WW flights (or dare I even say AA for any adventurous types who may visit from the US! ).

Don't forget WOW as well Wink They shall be bringing part of the Devonian contingent up for the meet biggrin .

I shall also be able to attend the evening meal at the Romper, something a little stronger than the Ovaltine on tap though I hope Wink

Dan Smile



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User currently offlineSkidmarks From UK - England, joined Dec 2004, 7121 posts, RR: 58
Reply 15, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 2509 times:

Kaz will depend on what shift she is on I believe. Dunno about whitehatter. Be nice to see everyone though. Even Alex .............. no, cancel that Big grin

Dave, are you and your mum still across here next week?

Andy  old 



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User currently offlineBCAL From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2004, 3384 posts, RR: 17
Reply 16, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2500 times:

Quoting Skidmarks (Reply 15):
Dunno about whitehatter

I have emailed Roy and when/if he replies, I shall let you know his answer.

@Andy - I am curious - What's the connection with Belize? Have they towed IOM out there?



MOL on SRB's latest attack at BA: "It's like a little Chihuahua barking at a dying Labrador. Nobody cares."
User currently offlineSkidmarks From UK - England, joined Dec 2004, 7121 posts, RR: 58
Reply 17, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2496 times:

Trevor,

I had six glorious, alcoholic, sunny, hot months out there with 1563flt Puma's in 1988. Somewhere I've always wanted to go back to so I guess you could say the flag is just nostalgia. Big grin

Andy  old 



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User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24815 posts, RR: 56
Reply 18, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 2493 times:

Quoting Skidmarks (Reply 17):
I had six glorious, alcoholic, sunny, hot months out there with 1563flt Puma's in 1988.

He really means 1888



When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlineSkidmarks From UK - England, joined Dec 2004, 7121 posts, RR: 58
Reply 19, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 2490 times:

Quoting Gkirk (Reply 18):
He really means 1888

Bit early for you kirkie, obviously having trouble waking up  tongue 

Andy  old 



Growing old is compulsory, growing up is optional
User currently offlineMyt332 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 9112 posts, RR: 71
Reply 20, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 2482 times:

Quoting Skidmarks (Reply 19):
Bit early for you kirkie, obviously having trouble waking up

Doubt he even went to bed, just got in from the pub haven't you?



One Life, Live it.
User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24815 posts, RR: 56
Reply 21, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 2480 times:

Quoting Myt332 (Reply 20):
Doubt he even went to bed, just got in from the pub haven't you?

Pick a windae bawbag!
 Wink



When you hear the noise of the Tartan Army Boys, we'll be coming down the road!
User currently offlineBCAL From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2004, 3384 posts, RR: 17
Reply 22, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2465 times:

Quoting BCAL (Reply 16):
I have emailed Roy and when/if he replies, I shall let you know his answer.

Whitehatter says that he will definitely be there, as he only lives down the road from the airport.

Trevor  old   old   old 



MOL on SRB's latest attack at BA: "It's like a little Chihuahua barking at a dying Labrador. Nobody cares."
User currently offlineMyt332 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 9112 posts, RR: 71
Reply 23, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 2458 times:

Well that's good to hear although i'm sure I've spotted Whitehatter at MAN in the past. He denies the claims!


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User currently offlineCapital146 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2003, 2125 posts, RR: 45
Reply 24, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 2422 times:

Quoting Ndebelebev (Reply 12):
A meet wouldn't be the same without the old Tesco/Morrisons debate between myself and Dave.

Hehe.  Smile Well it's another of those A.Net Meet traditions now, Dave vs Bev = Morrisons vs Tesco. Big grin

Quoting PlymSpotter (Reply 14):
Don't forget WOW as well

Don't worry, Dan! I hadn't forgotten Air Southwest (how could I, I loved my LBA-BRS-LBA flights with them last year!). I merely singled out BA as their european and JFK services also operate from T3 and all of BD/WW's services will also have transferred to T3 by then.

Quoting Skidmarks (Reply 15):
Dave, are you and your mum still across here next week?

Well, yes, we plan to still be over on Thursday, though after my previous aborted attempt at getting to IOM, I will take nothing for granted! However, just to add to the now compulsory spanner in the works, my car threw a wobbler last night and will be going into the garage Monday for minor surgery. If they can't get it fixed by Wednesday night then I am cursed (again!).  hissyfit  Will update you Monday evening, Andy.

Finally, I hope all these stories of Biman DC-10's coming are true! One of the days of operation is a Saturday evening!



Like a fine wine, one gets better with age.
25 Post contains images Leezyjet : Hey I might show up this year, seeing as I missed last year's. Just depends if I'm working or not though.
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