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    • Lucifa73
    • By Lucifa73 18th Sep 09, 7:57 AM
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    Festive Fling - Scottish Meet 2009
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    • 18th Sep 09, 7:57 AM
    Festive Fling - Scottish Meet 2009 18th Sep 09 at 7:57 AM
    Thought I'd be brave and start one of these.

    The plan is to meet in Edinburgh the first weekend in December (5/6) to have a mooch around the festivities followed by a WooHoo or two...

    Who's going to join me?

    Lucifa73
    BeanieLou
    Sallyx
    Toto
    Katy83
    LouiseJ
    Bunnyinthelights
    ClootiesMum
    Buffythedebtslayer
    Angelflower
    Circling the drain
    fayjmck
    (Land of) Maz
    flying_fresian
    taka
    GeorgeUK
    scaredy_cat
    Palema
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  • sallyx
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    • 18th Sep 09, 8:02 AM
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    • 18th Sep 09, 8:02 AM
    I will if I can...off to look at flights
    Anyone have any hotel recommendations, the 4 times Ive been before Ive either slept in a car, stayed up all night or ahem found accomodation from someone friendly
    I'll make a wish, take a chance, make a change And breakaway. I'll take a risk, take a chance, make a change and breakaway ....
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    • Lucifa73
    • By Lucifa73 18th Sep 09, 8:06 AM
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    • 18th Sep 09, 8:06 AM
    • #3
    • 18th Sep 09, 8:06 AM
    I will if I can...off to look at flights
    Anyone have any hotel recommendations, the 4 times Ive been before Ive either slept in a car, stayed up all night or ahem found accomodation from someone friendly
    Originally posted by sallyx
    Apex is cheap if you're not looking for champagne and silk...
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    • Lucifa73
    • By Lucifa73 18th Sep 09, 10:27 AM
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    • 18th Sep 09, 10:27 AM
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    • 18th Sep 09, 10:27 AM
    Is noone else coming then?:confused:
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    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 18th Sep 09, 7:17 PM
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    • 18th Sep 09, 7:17 PM
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    • 18th Sep 09, 7:17 PM
    Me, me, me
    Wheres Maz when u need her?
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  • sallyx
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    • 18th Sep 09, 8:18 PM
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    • 18th Sep 09, 8:18 PM
    Bunny said she wanted to come...where is she!
    And I am sure Maz will, any other takers?
    I'll make a wish, take a chance, make a change And breakaway. I'll take a risk, take a chance, make a change and breakaway ....
    Finally Debt Free...
    • Toto
    • By Toto 18th Sep 09, 9:29 PM
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    • 18th Sep 09, 9:29 PM
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    • 18th Sep 09, 9:29 PM
    I'd like to come but I just won't know until nearer the time. It depends upon my placement hours and if hubby happens to be home that weekend. As always I will be a last minute yay or nay.


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    • Katy83
    • By Katy83 18th Sep 09, 9:35 PM
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    • #8
    • 18th Sep 09, 9:35 PM
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    • 18th Sep 09, 9:35 PM
    Ooh, count me in!! Sounds like fun - could even get a bit of the Christmas shopping done at the same time...
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  • LouiseJ
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    • 18th Sep 09, 10:12 PM
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    • 18th Sep 09, 10:12 PM
    I should be an 80% yes I think, great shopping in Edinburgh
    [I]But these things take time, I know that I'm, the most inept that ever stepped.
  • Bunnyinthelights
    I'm DEFINITELY in!!!!!

    I've always wanted to go to Edinburgh!
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    • ClootiesMum
    • By ClootiesMum 19th Sep 09, 9:24 AM
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    Def count me in too

    But I've always wondered how we recognise each other.... Do we all have to wear red carnations?
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  • Bunnyinthelights
    Lol!
    Well, so far all of us coming have already met...but we agree to meet in a place and you can usually tell who everyone is because we're all nervous...
    Empty pockets never held anyone back, only empty heads and empty hearts can do that -Peale
    • Ames
    • By Ames 19th Sep 09, 10:34 AM
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    I can't make that weekend, hope you all have a great time!
    Unless I say otherwise 'you' means the general you not you specifically.
    • Buffythedebtslayer
    • By Buffythedebtslayer 19th Sep 09, 11:39 AM
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    I am coming!!!!

    Should I fly up???????????

    I don't know about such things!

    xxxx
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    • Toto
    • By Toto 19th Sep 09, 11:46 AM
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    I would fly from here buffy. Luton is a 15 min drive away for me and I can fly to edinburgh from there. It would cost me about 100 return with all of the taxes and the like.


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  • spud30
    I'd love to go, but not sure if the budgets will allow, so close to Chrimbo. Will let you know, but probably a no for me
    Is it better to aim for the stars and hit a tree or aim for a tree and land in its branches

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    • angelflower
    • By angelflower 19th Sep 09, 4:43 PM
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    I will come along....any excuse!!
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    • Prudent
    • By Prudent 19th Sep 09, 5:27 PM
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    The Travelodge in Edinburgh is in a really central Location. I have stayed there a few times on the cheap offers and would recommend it. Can be a bit noisy at the front on a weekend, so request a room at the back when you check in.
  • Circling the Drain
    As I live here I've no excuse not to come!
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    • vonph1
    • By vonph1 20th Sep 09, 9:11 PM
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    Can I come too???
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