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Motley
Motley

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Location: UK
Member Since: 9th Oct 2005
Total posts: 434
Posted:Thats right! Poi in the Punt will happen again this year on the earlier date of Saturday 31st May. I have tried to find a date which doesn't clash with anything (much) else to try to get maximum participation and also hopefully a date which will be fixed (i.e. last saturday in May) for the forseeable future.

The day will include a punt trip (funny boat with big stick for those who dont know- see the vid below) on the river cam involving much sillyness and possibly some falling in (yes thats me falling over in the vid redface ).

Theres usually time for a bit of lunch, some spinning in the afternoon followed by a burn and BBQ in the evening. Theres even talk of a tea tasting workshop with a variety of teas all the way from China courtesy of myself and Lazyangel. I'm sure we'll think of a few more as the day approaches too (ideas welcome) biggrin

There will be limited crash space available on the saturday night and if we get a lot of interest we can investigate local campsites to accomodate.

We've had a lot of fun doing PITP the last two years and this year will be no different. Look forward to seeing you there!

I'll post more details as the day approaches. In the mean time I encourage you to post your interest (so we can get an idea of numbers) and take a look at last years vid! weavesmiley

http://video.google.co.uk/videoplay?docid=-5598481944275817843

Cheers

Motley and the Cambridge crowd hug


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rin_666
rin_666

enthusiast
Location: cambridge
Member Since: 30th Jul 2006
Total posts: 223
Posted:put some pics up on facebook guys I'm Rin Hands if you wanna go see them, tag away as well I can't remember hardly no one's names.....that was such bad english

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Rellizate

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Location: Cambridge, UK
Member Since: 10th Feb 2007
Total posts: 719
Posted:Hey I can find your profile on the search but how do I see the photos? Sorry... tongue

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LazyAngel
LazyAngel

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Location: Cambridge UK
Member Since: 29th Jul 2004
Total posts: 2895
Posted:Dom, you need to be a facebook friend... but I don't think you're allowed on until you're 16?

Because ActiveAngel sounds like a feminine deodorant

Like sex, I'm much more interesting in real life than online.

'Be the change you want to see in the world around you' - Ghandi

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simta
simta

compfuzzled
Location: hastings
Member Since: 11th Apr 2006
Total posts: 1182
Posted:some really good pics there bov smile

"the geeks have got you" - Gayle

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Location: Cambridge, UK
Member Since: 10th Feb 2007
Total posts: 719
Posted:According to facebook i'm 42, so I don't think that's the problem... :P

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rin_666
rin_666

enthusiast
Location: cambridge
Member Since: 30th Jul 2006
Total posts: 223
Posted:you should be able to just see them in my profile photo albums I put it on public, but friend away if you can't see them without that :P

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Fearpig
Fearpig

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Location: Bethnal Green, London
Member Since: 6th Sep 2003
Total posts: 279
Posted:Thanks to everyone who helped make it a great day!

...especially to Guy for putting up (and putting up with) a load of tired hippies!


"Whats wrong with the cat?" - Mrs Schrdinger

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Paranoid_kizzy
Paranoid_kizzy

newbie
Location: Manchester
Member Since: 5th Jun 2008
Total posts: 5
Posted:Indeed thanks to Guy for putting up with a grumpy me after steaky made me get up at 4:50am to get there. And thanks to everyone else who were really nice.

Crazy, Madness, Nightmare, But we love it!!!!!

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simta
simta

compfuzzled
Location: hastings
Member Since: 11th Apr 2006
Total posts: 1182
Posted:anyone acquire two juggling balls? aimee lost the ones from her poi

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Location: Cambridge, UK
Member Since: 10th Feb 2007
Total posts: 719
Posted:Talking of which, did anyone find a couple of jars of Tiger Balm? Probably in a white plastic bag?

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LazyAngel
LazyAngel

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Location: Cambridge UK
Member Since: 29th Jul 2004
Total posts: 2895
Posted:what colour were the juggling balls?

sorry, haven't found any or any tiger balm, but I did just find a bluetooth earpiece


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simta
simta

compfuzzled
Location: hastings
Member Since: 11th Apr 2006
Total posts: 1182
Posted:apparently aimee cant remember but thinks they might be quad-coloured

"the geeks have got you" - Gayle

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steaks
steaks

former manc tour guide
Location: Manchester
Member Since: 21st Dec 2005
Total posts: 1909
Posted:Thank you muchly to everyone for a wonderul (and much needed) weekend in good company.

Tom, I believe you have my blue travel mug? Which I left by the barbeques when I returned to guys to crash out.

Dom, sorry for giving you a bit of a ribbing on here as well over last year. You actually did pretty well with the punt, even if you were a little silly and giddy with it wink
Will get you powering one next year though smile hug

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Location: Cambridge, UK
Member Since: 10th Feb 2007
Total posts: 719
Posted:Ahh no problem. I didn't do anything too stupid this year, most of that was Alex getting stuck on the tree - so i'm sure i'll make up for it next year!

See you all then!
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Location: Cambridge, UK
Member Since: 10th Feb 2007
Total posts: 719
Posted:Now all we have to wait for is the video! Hurry up all ye who have video recording devices - I can't wait! :P smile

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Winged Avenger
Winged Avenger

The official Emma Peel wannabe
Location: Colchester
Member Since: 27th May 2005
Total posts: 226
Posted:It was great to re-connect with the poi world again. Yaay! Hopefully catch up with some of you at Latitude. Sorry I wasn't able to punt but it was fun to take over the Granta. See you soon I hope... *hugs*

"Always keep your bowler on in times of stress and watch out for diabolical masterminds" - Emma Peel

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LazyAngel
LazyAngel

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Location: Cambridge UK
Member Since: 29th Jul 2004
Total posts: 2895
Posted:I got my mark back for the assignment I was working on over that weekend: 71% !! biggrin

should organise more poi meets and have them in the middle of assignments eek


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Location: Cambridge, UK
Member Since: 10th Feb 2007
Total posts: 719
Posted:Haha nice one guy. Hopefully the tests I was "revising" for that weeked payed off well too! smile

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steaks
steaks

former manc tour guide
Location: Manchester
Member Since: 21st Dec 2005
Total posts: 1909
Posted:congratulations guy hug

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