The Great Blog Works Outing

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To help coordinate numbers, please post below if you’re attending said event.

March 16th, 2013

Colliers Tup, Colliers Wood, London http://www.thecollierstup.co.uk/

From approximately 1pm. Please advise an anticipated arrival time if you can as well as extra numbers if any.

And please limit posts to the topic.

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49 Responses to The Great Blog Works Outing

  1. Provisionally. Yup am in. Mrs Cat undecided about whether she’s coming. Depends on other women/ halves/ smurf.

  2. titimanionga says:

    Yup, I will definitely be there. From 1pm or so.

  3. titimanionga says:

    I would say Mrs Bottom Paddock is at about 75% for attendance too.

  4. dermott says:

    Claw – with the future Mrs Bottom Paddock?

  5. dermott says:

    Sorry, Claw. Cross post. I’ll amend the ATL to include extra bodies.

  6. Oh, and if you want a picture:

  7. elsnoopio says:

    I’m a provisional maybe – depends on money and what is happening with other plans so won’t know till close to the time.

  8. sagmog says:

    Travelling down Friday night.
    Smurfless.
    She thinks there is something very strange about the way I’ve ruthlessly protected my privacy for years only to go and meet a load of people I know from the internets.
    Seems rational to me.

  9. Possibly anticipating carange. Is a wise smurf.

  10. Karl1976 says:

    I’ll be there, admiring the fenestration on said drinking establishment.

  11. I have no idea how this sticky thing works. Should live on the front page now until we take it down. Unless you make it a page and jam it at the top.

  12. dermott says:

    @ Cat

    Let’s see how it goes. Well done if you’ve managed it.

  13. donchuffo says:

    well, I’ll be there (obviously) Almost certainly with Frau Harris as shes rugby mad.

  14. dermott says:

    @ Christian

    Keep checking back here. I’ll keep reminding them to post here on the active blogs.

  15. tomtrumps says:

    I am hoping to be there. Mrs Trumps may tag along she says.

  16. tomtrumps says:

    Oh, and I’ll be there around 1.

  17. Strictly says:

    I won’t be there, but am looking forward to the debrief afterwards

  18. Utnapishtm says:

    Regretfully no. Just too far. Have a good one

  19. Piperboy says:

    I’m aiming to be there.
    The missus will be nowhere near – she regards my love of sport as something to be pitied (a Canadian who has no opinion on hockey and she thinks i’m the weird one)

  20. sunbeamtim says:

    Will certainly be there , back in UK for the 3rd round .

  21. bedfordbluesfan says:

    I’m provisional, will depend on whether the other halfs course has been cancelled or not.

  22. coddfish says:

    I wish I could meet you all, I have a series of mental images, but regretably I will be sat in the Millennium Stadium getting cold. Well not regretably at all! Enjoy, and do debrief.

  23. flaviafamkesandwich says:

    still waiting for a windfall, if said luck arrives in a big bundle me & the wench could make it

  24. MisterIks says:

    I hate to miss a good ‘carange’, but I’ll be desperately trying to find a tv somewhere in the Algarve.

    Oh fuck! As I write that I realise I will be actually be on a plane flying back to home to Germany. Waaaaaaaaaaaaaahh!!!

    The moral of this story is never buy in to a spring holiday cooked up by Germans without cross-checking the 6N fixtures first.

    *Sigh*

  25. davidpuddy says:

    Provisionally lurking…
    And staring silently at the floor when the tangents go highbrow

  26. Moriarty says:

    Contemplating coming just to stand outside the window and observe, kind of what I do on here but colder.

    Also, have you decided on whether you will use real names or avatars? Should be fucking hilarious. Enjoy yourselves!

  27. LarryM says:

    I’m in.

    Curious as to where you found not only a picture of the real, non-Bill me, but also such an appropriate one.

  28. tichtheid says:

    I’m in the definitely maybe category.

  29. tomtrumps says:

    @Davidpuddy, I’ll join you on the tangents, we can disuss the weather or something. Unless the talk turns to pension legislaiton, in which case I’m in.

  30. killerline says:

    IN. There 1pm with Meades and RoS

  31. david_puddy says:

    @tomtumps
    I think Mr. Harris should include a cork for each of our forks

  32. Chekhovian says:

    My status has been upgraded to definitely maybe – family outing has been cancelled but only because I’ll be getting off a 13-hour, overnight flight from Cape Town at around 6am that morning after a week away from the other half, so the negotiations to escape to Colliers Wood may not be successful.

  33. killerline says:

    @Chek nice new excuse. Just complex enough to keep the reader interested, without leaning towards the avant garde.

  34. bedfordbluesfan says:

    OH and I will be there for 1pm if I can make it at all.

  35. Chekhovian says:

    @Killer

    I think you underestimate just how much I really do want to see Larry’s face end up in a urinal. Fingers crossed I can make it.

  36. Karl1976 says:

    also 1pm for me

  37. CupidStunt says:

    I’ll be playing Horatio in a production of Hamlet that weekend, so will have to pass. Hopefully by then I will have persuaded the director to uncut some of my best lines.

  38. rossb says:

    I might be able to come and lurk in person rather than online.

  39. MisterIks says:

    A small request. For those of us who long to be there but can’t make it, can we set a ‘gloating border” to avoid the marvellous experience – where were you syndrome?

    Thanks.

  40. MisterIks says:

    I was convinced it was coherent English when I typed it. Sorry.

  41. daffodane says:

    No way, but I foresee about a 1000 lurkers turn up and stare at you’s

  42. hamnashida says:

    This is the most extraordinary thing. Weird extraordinary. Nice extraordinary.

    I used to live just down the road in S Wimbledon. The worst job I ever had in the world (a strong field) was in the Brown and Root tower, right there in Colliers Wood. One of the better jobs I ever had, also – playing the piano in a posh restaurant, the name of which now escapes me and which has now no doubt gone the way of all such establishments.

    Where I am now could not resemble Colliers Wood much less if it tried; in spite of the virtually irresistible temptation to see what these very funny rugby loonies actually look like, it is, to my deep regret, too far to come for a pint (or ten) – even with my grotesquely inflated salary.

    Webcam?

  43. flankerguardian says:

    yee feckers organise a night out before the Ulster game?

    faak!

  44. triskaidekaphobia says:

    Enjoy your night out – too far for me nowadays, and non-rugby commitments rule it out anyway

  45. raceofstalwarts says:

    Killer stole my entrance thunder. Yes I am definitely going. Hotel and train booked.

    How do we know who we all are when we get there? If that makes sense.

  46. titimanionga says:

    Wear respective national jerseys and try guessing from there?

  47. LarryM says:

    Already posted in the midst of another blog but I’m afraid I can no longer make this as it turns out I have a prior commitment (good friend’s stag do).

    Apologies for teasing you all with promises of my presence. I would have come as well. Got on an aeroplane and everything.

  48. killerline says:

    Currently looks like 15/16 folk. Plus a raft of maybes.

  49. Been a while folks… the day job and all that… enjoy the meet up, sure it’ll be a sober and calm affair… and on the day job front, had the pleasure of being involved in this bit of Lions marketing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2pqtaIVBH0

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