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Postby Deanxm » Mon Jul 18, 2011 10:19 pm

next sunday :lol:

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Postby Citroenmad » Mon Jul 18, 2011 10:20 pm

Deanxm wrote::lol: , Ive driven past it so many times, been to the aircraft museum down the road several times......

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I have not been for a good few years but have been wanting to go again. Seems like a great location for an event.
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Postby DickieG » Mon Jul 18, 2011 10:20 pm

Deanxm wrote:next sunday :lol:

I can do that.
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Postby Xaccers » Mon Jul 18, 2011 10:23 pm

Danielle's suggested a quarterly pub meet.
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Postby addo » Mon Jul 18, 2011 10:25 pm

I always tell people I'm looking to join a beer drinkers' club.

As people in car clubs seem to frequently seek a destination that involves the amber fluid, I'm sure the opposite applies and beer enthusiasts are mad keen long distance drivers! :P

Will have to send a miniature Addo doll for voodoo purposes, to the chair of any FCF meets.
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Postby Deanxm » Mon Jul 18, 2011 10:26 pm

Mines an alcaholic too Xac :lol:.


I can do that.


Pretty sure i could too, i think.

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Postby Citroenmad » Mon Jul 18, 2011 10:29 pm

Deanxm wrote:
I can do that.


Pretty sure i could too, i think.

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Im working next Sunday :(
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Postby DickieG » Mon Jul 18, 2011 10:57 pm

Citroenmad wrote:I'm working next Sunday :(

A shame but a rather long journey for you Chris!

With regard to attending places such as museums if you go as part of a club not only can you get discounts on entry but potentially have personal tours such as the one I had here many years ago where I was taken to see treats such as Paul McCartneys Hispano Suiza plus many more not on show to the public.

Filching Manor Motor Museum would make a good location for a FCF meet as it also has a good go-kart circuit and is very close to Beachy Head where not only are the views spectacular but the road is an enjoyable challenge if done in a clockwise direction :lol:
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Postby Toby_HDi » Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:07 pm

Deanxm wrote::lol: , Ive driven past it so many times, been to the aircraft museum down the road several times......

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Fleet Air Arm at Yeovilton does look good. I've not been to that but have to Haynes. The Tank Museum is another good one too and I have organised a Coupé meet there in the past and they were more than willing to help.

As for Richard's original post, I think it is a great idea. I think sometimes its not about the cars, as Xac points out, its about the opportunity to meet up for a chat and a bit of socialising. I know meets are pretty much my only form of socialising! :lol:
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Postby red_dwarfers » Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:09 pm

That is an idea.

Playing the caution card, would there be any legalities going to places and doing things as a club as opposed to a few mates meeting up?
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Postby CitroJim » Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:11 pm

DickieG wrote:if done in a clockwise direction :lol:


And if done in an anti-clockwise direction?

Splash maybe?

How about a future meet at a preserved railway somewhere? I believe many of them do specials for club meets.

Meet, natter and have a ride behind some serious (steam) power...

Two years ago a pal held his 50th birthday bash on the Severn Valley Railway. It was an excellent day out.
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Postby Deanxm » Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:14 pm

i think you would have to keep your cloths on but if your cool with that i dont see any legal issues Kev :lol:

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Postby DickieG » Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:15 pm

red_dwarfers wrote:Playing the caution card, would there be any legalities going to places and doing things as a club as opposed to a few mates meeting up?

I don't think so as the show organiser has to have insurance, having said that public liability insurance isn't that expensive even if it is required.
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Postby DickieG » Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:19 pm

CitroJim wrote:
DickieG wrote:if done in a clockwise direction :lol:


And if done in an anti-clockwise direction?

Splash maybe?

No, you'd have to be really trying to drop in the sea there :lol: the clockwise thing is just that in that direction the road a lot more fun due to a couple of drops through twisties where the car quickly gains momentum :twisted: :wink:
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Postby Trainman » Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:19 pm

So, it looks like the southerns are sorted, howabout any ideas for the north? Maybe the air museum at Elvington

http://www.yorkshireairmuseum.org/
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