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Pyrolific
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Posted:ok well its confirmed.



IVe booked the date in, and so now we have a lovely big Hall with a Kitchen and toilet block, along with a big ass campign area and flat area to use for the weekend! sept 30, Oct 1, 2 and 3. Its in a beautiful location only 5 minutes from the closest Public Transport and Supermarket, or 25 minutes by car from the Adelaide GPO. We can arrange transport to and from the site from the Bus stop given a bit of notice.



We've also bought a big ass markee to use as a 2nd learning area if the workshops get too big to fit in the hall.



I was thinking we could also have a bit of a party on the saturday night if people were able to chip in for a PA...



so yeah - if you are interested in something or doing something else - say so!



and yes - there will be a large campfire, and a big fire spin.

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flash fire
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Posted:Hmmm, liability insurance eh? I don't know how far into researching it you guys are, but I really, really hope that it doesn't make the event a legal impossibility. The need for public liability insurance, DA's etc for doofs here in Sydney make it really hard to do parties the legal way.

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ben-ja-men
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Posted:Written by: BrettStar

aye october ish be ye date of ye ground thart be arf comern rrr... pirate rrr... yeah so it will be ...'uber'... *awaits legal suit from rob regarding copy rights to the workd uber... and yes adelaide crew... organisational meetings soon yes... any suggestions form all you other onlineish ppl? peace



psssssssst brett thats pirate not scottish tongue

ed you bring the hippos ill bring the ..... racing? ubblol

as for liability insurance i think we just need it for the fire show as hall has general public liability (otherwise they couldnt hire it out at all)


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FoxInDocs
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Posted:Written by: Dentrassi

can we have hippo racing? ubbrollsmile



only if you're naked.


heehee... Ry reminded me the other day we were having another common ground, i'd completely forgotton about it, still busy raving about the last one. Can't wait. So exicted. maybe i'll even bring my sleeping bag to this one smile


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BrettStar
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Posted:oh i have a suggestion.... lets get bluecat down.... biggrin

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Pyrolific
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Posted:hehe yeah it would be cool. unfortunately the cost of getting international expert teachers would double or triple our forcast budget - and that would have to be put onto the ticket price. I think that would reduce access to people on marginal incomes - and turn Common Ground into Uber Ground. Anyone who went to both Uber and CG would tell you they were quite different events, and I for one want to maintain the diversity smile

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Dentrassi
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Posted:hear hear! smile

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newgabe
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Posted:Written by: Dentrassi


hear hear! smile





Me too! Hear Hear to diversity!

Uberimporting teachers will have to remain a rarity if affordability is an issue at all.. which is is of course.. tyranny of distance and all that...



Written by: flash fire


The need for public liability insurance, DA's etc for doofs here in Sydney make it really hard to do parties the legal way.





Flash, what's a DA? redface


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BrettStar
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Posted:yay for diversity.... uber sure didnt have a hobo workshop.... yeah i didnt think of ticket price stuff i was just like... yeah go rob.... umm

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Posted:also, diversity for the actual mood of the event, which for people like me, who dont end up doing workshops all that much and really just want to catch up and hug people... Common Ground is really more my thing.

besides. I will bring more bubble mix to CG for you BrettStar.... Promise!


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Posted:Written by: newgabe

Written by: flash fire

The need for public liability insurance, DA's etc for doofs here in Sydney make it really hard to do parties the legal way.



Flash, what's a DA? redface



Hey Gabe

i think it would be a Development Application - i know here at the Garden Of Unearthly Delights they have to put their plans through council to hold an event in Rundle Park.


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Gnor
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Posted:I want a bubble plane one day

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well I think I want two.
Juggleart have them on special at the moment. Anyone played with them lately?


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jc_firetricks
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Posted:I belive Ben, Yan, Tom & Myself from Firetricks will be attending this event...

Can't wait to spin with you all again...

PS: Gabe your the event mistress !!!

Take it easy peeps. Stay safe smile


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Posted:*cowers with high heel boots mask and whip in terror of backlash from all those other wonderful event organisers out there! Sheesh, I dunn even know what a DA is!*

I would also love to attend this years Common Ground... Not that I'm so much into huggling and all that. I like watching! I will be recently returned from a Study Tour of European Festivals though and probably shelf stacking in Kmart to repay the scary bank people... help


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Posted:oooo.....Gabe going to CG.

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Posted:Looking for a proggy DJ?

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Posted:I read that at Preggy DJ ubblol

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Posted:What is a proggy DJ???

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Posted:perhaps related to a Froggy DJ - whatever that may be...?

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bender
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Posted:phatness!!
mebbe i bring choons too!


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Posted:Proggy = progressive psytrance. Pyrolific knows what I'm on about....

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Pyrolific
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Posted:yeah I reckon - but we have to make sure its happenning first.

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Posted:Whadda you mean make sure? why wouldn't it happen?

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Posted:*comes in to lie in long grass til october..* ubbangel

Ed, only if we get to watch them eat people at the end! bounce bounce2

Gnor: How does the bubble plane re bubble the hoop? confused

Meanwhile. Waiting impatiently for a CG date.. *tap foot*

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roarfire
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Posted:*waits for the new CG thread*

Is it October yet?


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BrettStar
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Posted: Written by: Pyrolific


yeah I reckon - but we have to make sure its happenning first.

Josh



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Posted:victorian uni holidays are 23rd Sep to 1st October...*nudge nudge* wink

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ben-ja-men
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Posted: Written by: BrettStar


 Written by: Pyrolific


yeah I reckon - but we have to make sure its happenning first.

Josh



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there are insurance issues that are proving to be very difficult to sort out relating to spinning fire as its not covered by the halls public liability insurance, all insurance companys handball fire insurance questions to duck to cover, who only do performers insurance and wont do events. without insurance we cant hire the venue hence the making sure its happening first.

there is a possibly way around this by taking out employers insurance and getting everyone who attends to sign a volunteers form, but this still needs to be investigated properly.


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Katinca


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Location: Adelaide - South Australia

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Posted:Keep your diaries free for the following dates:

Saturday: 30th September
Sunday: 1st October
Monday: 2nd October

Wheels on the Common Ground Bus are moving into gear....

Stay tuned.


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roarfire
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Posted:Whoop whoop! biggrin

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Posted:bounce oh me oh my hehe.. can't wait!

hug me!

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