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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

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Posted:bounce2
uh-huh uh-huh! biggrin

Just booked the tickets, my new passport should be with me within a week and when it arrives I can apply for the online visa.
Details are as follows:

Leave London Heathrow 24th September 22:30 - Arrive ADELAIDE on 26th September 11:30
Leave SYDNEY 27th November.

So its two months of seeing you lovely lot ubblove

My plans are as follows:
Go to Australia.
Work way up SE coast staying with as many friends as possible.
Return to England 2 months on.


and thats about it, Ive spent ages thinking of what to do, then realised you would all know anyway. So, like Lightning did in London, im leaving myself in your hands ( umm ) If you reckon something would be good to do or see then tell me and I'll see if I can.

I want to go to lots of spinning meetings.
I want to meet as many of you as possible.
I wish to chase Bender naked through a field of corn. umm
I want to spend some time doing nothing on a beach.

Im going to this Common Ground thing too. Is there a spare tent/ space anywhere for me to squeeze into please? The JonCof International Tent Errecting Service, Mobile Skinning Up Workstation and Hug Distributor should also be fully functional. ubbangel
Can I get some sleeping space on the floor/ sofa/ spare room/ compost heap at your house please? *flutters eylids*

My questions:
Is CG like Play (99% HOPpers only)? or is it more of a public event where the average Joe Human will be walking around? umm
What will the weather generally be like for the duration of my stay?
Is there cake in Australia?
Can John Howard collect me from the airport in a monster truck?

Would it be worth me bringing my laptop to put all my pictures from my phone onto and to change the music collection on my phone? Reckon you this is a silly idea and I should just get a digital camera and a MP3 player instead?

Can I meet Crocodile Dundee? Can I? Can I?
Who is Bruce? confused

I assume I will need a plug convertor for any electronic equipment I bring. Can this be confirmed? This is a code red situation. I dont want to bring my white noise generator with me only to find out I cant plug it in anywhere.

I will probably have more questions at a later date of a serious nature, but I think thats all the major ones I need. Thanks everyone hug2 kiss

Oh, and by the way, I have NO interest in watching the Ashes in November ubblol


bounce Im very excited! bounce


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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

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Posted:ubbloco

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Eera
BRONZE Member since May 2003

old hand
Location: In a test pit, Mackay

Total posts: 1107
Posted:Quick note to tim-tam freaks.

You can get them in Tesco in original, double choc and caramel varieties, our local one in Southampton did Milo too.

Though apparently vegemite has been banned from the USA.


There is a slight possibility that I am not actually right all of the time.

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georgemc
BRONZE Member since Oct 2006

georgemc

Sitting down facing forward . . .
Location: Christchurch

Total posts: 2387
Posted:TimTam's eh? - we have about a dozen different varieties over here...

UCOF - Chch airport is right at the edge of Chch and it's about 20mins max drive from anywhere to anywhere. Let us know when you're getting to Godzone wont ya?


Written by: Doc Lightning talking about Marmite in Kichi's Intro thread

I have several large jars of the stuff. I actually like it... a little. And don't tell anyone I admitted to it.
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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

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Posted:Weeeeeee ubbrollsmile



After a superb time in Melbourne, im flying on a jet plane, to New Zealand at 18:15 tonight. ubbrollsmile



Im heading in to Brisvegas on Tuesday, flight number DJ83 arriving at 16:45.

See you there chicken? ubbrollsmile



2 weeks in Brissie, one week in Sydney, then home.

Whered all the time go? eek



Thank you to the lovley lovely Melbournonians for their lovely hospitality and hugs hug2 wink

You are all "super cool" biggrin


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Dentrassi
GOLD Member since Apr 2003

Dentrassi

ZORT!
Location: Brisbane

Total posts: 3044
Posted:err dont you mean thank you to the lovely Melbournese? wink

see you next week mate hug


"Here kitty kitty...." - Schroedinger.

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Valura
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

Valura

Mumma Hen
Location: Brisbane, Australia

Total posts: 6391
Posted:YAYAYYAYAYAY! I shall see you there gorgeous. 4.45 on tuesday.

PLease remind me as well though.... or Ill loose my memory again! ubbloco ubblol


TAJ "boat mummy." VALURA "yes sweetie you went on a boat, was daddy there with you?" TAJ "no, but monkey on boat" VALURA "well then sweetie, Daddy WAS there with you"

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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

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Posted:Ed: Dunno what you mean! ubblol wink hug

Miss V: biggrin hug2 I shall remember to remind you to remember biggrin

Oh, and in other news, IM IN MALCOLMS HOUSE!! biggrin ubbloco bounce eek


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Skulduggery
GOLD Member since Aug 2004

Skulduggery

Pirate Pixie Crew Captain
Location: Wales

Total posts: 8428
Posted:Jonny UCoF smells of worms! biggrin hug

Feed me Chocolate!!! Feed me NOW!

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simian


simian

110% MONKEY EVERY TIME ALL THE TIME JUST CANT STOP THE MONKEY
Location: London

Total posts: 3149
Posted:What! Jonny! You're actually INSIDE the ACTUAL Home OF The Poi???!

is the despatching department REALLY run by a group of tiny green badger-looking folk called "The Splunnjy-Men"?

does Malcolm really eat ball-chain and kevlar? or does he have biscuits sometimes too?

I also heard that when poi get really old and decrepit, they make a pilgrimage to a Poi graveyard in malcolms garden, to lay themselves to rest. Can you verify if this is actuality? and if so, please light a candle there for my much missed off-white cone poi: Hector and Greasy Bernard.


"Switching between different kinds of chuu chuu sometimes gives this "urgh wtf?" effect because it's giving people the phi phenomenon."

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coleman
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

coleman

big and good and broken
Location: lunn dunn, yoo kay

Total posts: 7330
Posted:ubblol

that is one funnny-ass monkey (and not in the baboon sense)

jonny: EMAIL! mad

wink hug


cole. x


"i see you at 'dis cafe.
i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
- tim westwood

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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

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Posted:Mr Cole! I sent you an email! You are on zee list, zus you get zee email! tongue I'll send it agian though.



simian: I can confirm that there are NO small badger like folk here, I cannot confirm that Malcolm only eats ball chain and kevlar as I have seen him eating toast, with raisins and cheese on. I have also not seen any poi graveyard, but I will keep my eyes open. I think that would make more sence than walking around with my eyes closed and bumping into things. umm



There are lots of lights running down very long wires here, it fact, it looks somewhat like Tron. Everything is labled and put in tupperware boxes, even the taps and the tv remote control. There is an old man (not Malcolm) who sits in the corner and occasionaly shouts the odd profanity (much like Father Jack in many respects) and there is an odd smell of screwdrivers dipped in treacle everywhere.



Its all very bizarre. umm



Oh yeah.. check it!



Click this



I feel so proud! biggrin



FYI Pictures:

www.theincondoocon.com/pictures


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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

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Posted:Cheers gita my lovely biggrin kiss
I didnt have to look for this as you were reading it and "click"! biggrin

[/Father Dougal] Im now in Brisbane. Its nice here Ted. They have an airport and everything! You'd love it here Ted so you would. Im here for about two weeks. New Zealand was brilliant Ted, Malcolm and his family were lovely so they were. Ahhh, you'd love them you would you big gobshite Ted[/Father Dougal]

Ahem..

Yeah, so that was New Zealand ubblove
*MASSIVE thanks goes out to Malcolm, Cherry, Jesse and Seven for their erm...um.. general fantasticalness* hug2

Im in Brisbane now for two weeks, curretnly staying at The Valuraseses, then its onto The Gabeseses. ubbrollsmile

Metting so many new people , well, I say new - ive known lots of you for aaaaaages, has been a wonderful insight into people in general. I also like having different voices to read the posts in.. buts thats a personal issue im recieving medication for.... ubbangel

bounce ubbrollsmile bounce2


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Brenn
PLATINUM Member since Jun 2004

Brenn

Will carpal your tunnel in a minute.
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Total posts: 3286
Posted:hug smile

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Owner of burningoftheclavey smile
Owned by Lost83spy

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jo_rhymes
SILVER Member since Apr 2005

jo_rhymes

Momma Bear
Location: Telford, Shrops

Total posts: 4525
Posted:Jon, I'm really really really jealous mad hehe

Hoppers are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.

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Mr Majestik
SILVER Member since Mar 2004

Mr Majestik

coming to a country near you
Location: home of the tiney toothy bear

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Posted: Written by: UmbiliciformCraterOnFace


I also like having different voices to read the posts in.. buts thats a personal issue im recieving medication for.... ubbangel



oh how crazy is that!?!!

when i watch videos in peoples galleries i'm like eek thats not how i imagined you sounding! be like my imagination dammit ubbloco


"but have you considered there is more to life than your eyelids?"

jointly owned by Fire_Spinning_Angel and Blu_Valley

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Bird
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Bird

now available in "advanced"
Location: Cornwall

Total posts: 6086
Posted: Written by: UmbiliciformCraterOnFace


I also like having different voices to read the posts in



I do that too! ubblol


My state of mind is not yours to define!

There is a very fine line between "hobby" and "mental illness."

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steaks
SILVER Member since Dec 2005

steaks

former manc tour guide
Location: Manchester

Total posts: 1909
Posted:Just to let you all know that Jon left Mr MadJugglers house for the airport yesterday afternoon and should be returning to blighty within about 6 hours smile
Was fun to hang out with Mr UCoF for the past week and the hot tub was well used hehe


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