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by Newington Bandit
Thu May 15, 2008 12:09 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: EVS Party
Replies: 11
Views: 4544

swithun wrote:I just downloaded some Cheeky Girls videos.
So that's what you're doing at home while I'm away? Always wondered...
by Newington Bandit
Thu May 15, 2008 12:08 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Events at the National Library: free
Replies: 1
Views: 1475

Events at the National Library: free

I know I work for them, but they actually have good stuff. for free. Worth checking (We're going to the "why bread matter" event, sounds good!)
It's only a few metres down the road from the Forest.

http://www.nls.uk/events/index.html
by Newington Bandit
Fri May 09, 2008 10:33 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: The Forest Book Of Manifestos
Replies: 44
Views: 47496

THE MAD MANIFESTO by Cynthia Kitchen we will not go mad! we will not eat cows! we will not support the golden arches! we will not ordain ourselves burgher kings! we will not excrete the brainwashed masses! we will not stake our future on beefed up charges! we will not kow-tow to the meat industry! i...
by Newington Bandit
Fri May 09, 2008 10:31 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: The Forest Book Of Manifestos
Replies: 44
Views: 47496

Came accross that one while visiting the Library's graphic novel exhibition: Eddie Campbell's (Revised) Graphic Novel Manifesto There is so much disagreement (among ourselves) and misunderstanding (on the part of the public) around the subject of the graphic novel that it's high time a set of princi...
by Newington Bandit
Thu May 08, 2008 2:51 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: The Forest wants your: VGA monitor cable
Replies: 1
Views: 1165

have you tried freecycle?
by Newington Bandit
Thu May 08, 2008 2:47 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: severed head. Arghh!
Replies: 12
Views: 7392

Maybe I'm lying, though... who knows?
by Newington Bandit
Thu May 08, 2008 11:23 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: severed head. Arghh!
Replies: 12
Views: 7392

I'm being a Ghost for the National Library, thought it'd be a nice touch to carry a severed head around... :twisted:
by Newington Bandit
Thu May 08, 2008 10:06 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: severed head. Arghh!
Replies: 12
Views: 7392

Would it be okay if I borrowed a head for a few hours next Wednesday evening (from say 7 till 10.30 PM)?
Bring it right back afterwards, Forest on my way back home....
by Newington Bandit
Fri Apr 18, 2008 2:29 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Behind The Scenes - 17th April 2008
Replies: 16
Views: 9840

Happy to help with the spreadsheet: never done anything like that, though, so not sure what is needed to be done, how to do it and if some special skills are required.
by Newington Bandit
Mon Apr 14, 2008 8:33 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: EVS Meeting -14 April
Replies: 1
Views: 2492

About the cleaning rota... there is a laundry and a window cleaning rota at the back of the cupboard in the kitchen, I've signed those (only just discovered the laundry rota actually, have been doing laundry for ages without signing anything up....) maybe they should be included in the cleaning rota...
by Newington Bandit
Fri Apr 04, 2008 9:58 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe & Events working group – 2 april 2008
Replies: 13
Views: 8410

Agree with Dai on the double bill issue. Seems quite a lot to put on the one night. it might make it more difficult to start the film on time, and if you want to show a longer film, it's going to be a very long night for volunteers and NM...
by Newington Bandit
Fri Mar 28, 2008 11:39 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Laundry
Replies: 8
Views: 5995

I haven't said my last word about working in the Kitchen by the way, I'll be back (especially like working there during the festival)! Evenings are just a little too much for me at the moment, but I'll pop in some Sunday mornings for window cleaning/humus making/general tidying ...
by Newington Bandit
Wed Mar 26, 2008 3:08 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: front windows
Replies: 17
Views: 9442

Okay, how often are we talking? Weekly? every other week? I'm happy to do it whenever I'm around on a Sunday morning, but can't guarantee I'll be there every week though... I understand Danny did them very recently, do we want them done again this Sunday? Happy to do it if we do... better do them be...
by Newington Bandit
Thu Mar 20, 2008 3:14 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: can we use a bath? or three black blocks?
Replies: 20
Views: 6127

What about Philippa Hole? Do we still have her? She would float...
by Newington Bandit
Thu Mar 20, 2008 12:19 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: can we use a bath? or three black blocks?
Replies: 20
Views: 6127

Might want to do it in a way that allows the water to be replaced regularly though... stagnant water smells terrible (especially if you get warm weather and it evaporates and it all gets mouldy)
by Newington Bandit
Thu Mar 20, 2008 12:11 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: can we use a bath? or three black blocks?
Replies: 20
Views: 6127

chris wrote:clean it.

fill it with water and things that float rubber ducks etc.

put wheels on it.

get a large piece of glass (with ground/non sharp edges) and silicon seal it to the top of the bath.

viola~! ········· a crazy weird coffee table.
I love this idea!!!
by Newington Bandit
Thu Mar 20, 2008 11:52 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: can we use a bath? or three black blocks?
Replies: 20
Views: 6127

we don't want something hard to move in the windows, I'm not moving a bath everytime we want to give the windows a clean! Also it might just attract drunk people who want to take a nap... a bath full of cushions is even better than a sofa...
by Newington Bandit
Wed Mar 19, 2008 11:24 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: front windows
Replies: 17
Views: 9442

So... if we say roughly 3 weeks, I can be there on Sunday 13th April to give them another go.
by Newington Bandit
Wed Mar 19, 2008 11:44 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Happy Birthday Blue
Replies: 3
Views: 3833

happy birthday Blue, all the best!!!
by Newington Bandit
Wed Mar 19, 2008 11:43 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: front windows
Replies: 17
Views: 9442

Would the window cleaning be a regular thing to do? Maybe every 3 weeks or so on Sunday morning? I'd be happy to help with that...
by Newington Bandit
Thu Mar 13, 2008 9:23 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: book swap 1st April
Replies: 0
Views: 1282

book swap 1st April

http://www.booksfromscotland.com/News/E ... -Book-Swap

I'll bring in "A confederacy of Dunces".
if you haven't read it yet, here's what it's about:

http://www.curledup.com/dunces.htm
by Newington Bandit
Wed Mar 12, 2008 12:27 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Fridge Fan Fucked
Replies: 1
Views: 2681

by Newington Bandit
Wed Mar 12, 2008 12:25 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: espresso machine
Replies: 10
Views: 7316

Do we know if it's got two steamers for milk (i.e soja and cow)?
by Newington Bandit
Tue Mar 11, 2008 3:53 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: cartography
Replies: 3
Views: 3371

Any chance of doing stuff in the garden on Saturday? Swithun and I need to show off our matching overall....
by Newington Bandit
Tue Feb 19, 2008 6:29 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: DVDs and subtitles
Replies: 7
Views: 4371

I like the subtitle always on too, great when English is not your native language, makes it much easier
by Newington Bandit
Tue Feb 12, 2008 2:32 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Forest Photography Group meeting Tuesday 19th Feb, 6-8pm
Replies: 21
Views: 9581

I'm not carrying your shit, if that's what you've got in mind....
by Newington Bandit
Tue Feb 12, 2008 2:15 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Forest Photography Group meeting Tuesday 19th Feb, 6-8pm
Replies: 21
Views: 9581

Can I tag along even if I don't do pictures?
by Newington Bandit
Wed Feb 06, 2008 3:30 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: cafe and events working group meeting tuesday. 5th. feb. 7pm
Replies: 13
Views: 7626

the rubbish that ends up in the laundry bin pisses me off too. Couldn't go to the meeting on Tuesday but Swithun was in charge of ranting on my behalf. Not nice to have to fish out onion peels, rotten carrots, crumpled papers and stuff like that before it's safe to put in the washing machine (especi...
by Newington Bandit
Wed Feb 06, 2008 3:23 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Good and bad recipes
Replies: 11
Views: 11610

Amazing lentil soup (really!) We've been doing this one at home on a regular basis ever since we discovered it, it's vegan and I love it anyway, so there! You need: 2 onions 400g. red lentils 2 teaspoons cumin 2 teaspoons cinamon 2 litres water 2 cans of tomatoes (the peeled ones). Oh, and I mean no...
by Newington Bandit
Mon Jan 14, 2008 6:17 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: the tragedy of facebook
Replies: 34
Views: 11746

Don't use my scrabble skills as an excuse to stay on facebook Swith, you're not going to trash me. Ever.
by Newington Bandit
Thu Nov 08, 2007 2:59 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Christmas Films
Replies: 35
Views: 21749

Le pere Noel est une ordure (Father Christmas is an asshole), massive French cult movie from 1982.

If I can find a copy with English subtitles, that is.....
by Newington Bandit
Thu Oct 11, 2007 4:03 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Radical BookFair - Wednesday 24th to Sunday 28th of October
Replies: 1
Views: 1450

Just in case people wonder, it is until the 28th (the Sunday), not the 27th. They need help most on the Wednesday during the day to set things up, and the Sunday after 5pm to clear the space. Elaine's lovely, and she's my friend! Come and help her (Swithun and I are) If you can't make the fair, ther...
by Newington Bandit
Thu Oct 04, 2007 10:12 am
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: Volunteer recruitment fair 2007
Replies: 28
Views: 21137

Might be good to mention the facebook group for forest, I reckon a lot of people already have a facebook account, so might be more likely to sign up to it, no?
by Newington Bandit
Tue Oct 02, 2007 3:38 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: cafe and events working group: tue. 7pm!
Replies: 4
Views: 1844

just a wee thing, is that Swithun and I won't be able to do the laundry for a couple of weeks or so... we don't have a washing machine yet! haven't even ordered it, actually....
by Newington Bandit
Mon Oct 01, 2007 4:29 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: Volunteer recruitment fair 2007
Replies: 28
Views: 21137

I can do the 7-8 with Swithun. I'm at work rest of the day, I'm afraid....
by Newington Bandit
Wed Sep 19, 2007 12:42 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Blender Party Planning Minutes
Replies: 101
Views: 39279

Dai, there is a couple of ugly wardrobes for grab in our new flat if you want one/both for your project

Got your camel food bag, by the way....
by Newington Bandit
Fri Sep 14, 2007 5:18 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Manifesto: copyright law
Replies: 4
Views: 2767

I had a wee look, manifestos fall under the same copyright law as other material (it's life +70 years, not 30 years). However, it is possible to use material, either by buying the copyright, or getting a license. Licenses do not (and usually are not) have to be in writing form, they can be just impl...
by Newington Bandit
Thu Sep 13, 2007 7:15 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: the return
Replies: 24
Views: 14826

Don't know about Metropolis, but Spirited Away was shown in August at the Filmhouse.
by Newington Bandit
Fri Aug 24, 2007 3:43 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Proposal to extend the free shop
Replies: 17
Views: 8311

swithun wrote: Can we have our own Father Christmas who offers up the contents of his sack to smiling faced children?
Do we get to sit on his lap???
by Newington Bandit
Thu Aug 09, 2007 5:40 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Nightpeople Prepmania
Replies: 1
Views: 3136

swithun and I were thinking about grabbing a whole lot of garlic to do some lazy garlic off site (i.e at home) would that be OK?
by Newington Bandit
Tue Jul 31, 2007 8:43 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Night Of 1001 Themes: Festival Opening NIght
Replies: 39
Views: 28420

632 Step away from the vehicle
633 Give granny a big kiss
634 Pretend you got the joke
635 Strip the garden gnome
636 Butt officer
by Newington Bandit
Tue Jul 31, 2007 12:00 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Night Of 1001 Themes: Festival Opening NIght
Replies: 39
Views: 28420

613 Hurt somebody's feelings
614 Exile on a ghost planet
615 Icarus complex
616 Money Launderette
617 Ugly babies
618 Queen of the fungi
619 Yellow pages: who dies at the end?
620 Shave your dog
by Newington Bandit
Mon Jul 30, 2007 10:36 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Night Of 1001 Themes: Festival Opening NIght
Replies: 39
Views: 28420

598. Confessions of a never been 599 113th cigarette without sleep 600 locked up in the loo with the underage daughter of the 80 hunters 601 The caretaker is in the stairs 602 Get in the 22.43 elevator 603 Mary had a little lamb 604 The Christmas orphan 605 Quarantine 606 Last stop for petrol before...
by Newington Bandit
Sat Jul 28, 2007 8:53 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Night Of 1001 Themes: Festival Opening NIght
Replies: 39
Views: 28420

552 Lard Information Bureau night 553 Walk with an erection night 554 Adventures of the Christmas tampon night 555 Sloppy Slapper night 556 Socks in Sandals night 557 Pigeons in flight night 557 PMS avenger night 558 Can I pay just half night 559 It didn't used to be like that night 560 I've forgott...
by Newington Bandit
Thu Jul 26, 2007 3:46 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: Next Vollie Party July
Replies: 18
Views: 14599

we were thinking about going to bits and bobs tomorrow, see what we can get from them...
by Newington Bandit
Tue Jul 17, 2007 8:29 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: sustainable living guide
Replies: 31
Views: 24754

swithun wrote: I had uptime of over 260 days until the other day until Pomme turned my server off, thinking it was the plug for the washing machine.
gna gna gna gna....
by Newington Bandit
Thu Jul 12, 2007 11:43 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Breaker breaker
Replies: 12
Views: 7675

I'm already Newington bandit, but if we move flat I might have to go back to Demented Gerbil (Swithun's idea, not mine...)
by Newington Bandit
Thu Jul 12, 2007 11:40 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: "BOXWARS BEGAN" this SUNDAY 8th!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 5815

Looks amazing! I so wish I'd been there!!!
by Newington Bandit
Fri Jun 15, 2007 2:11 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: One hour no power
Replies: 6
Views: 5113

might me the perfect excuse to defrost the fridges in the kitchen...
by Newington Bandit
Fri Jun 08, 2007 3:12 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Is this BB working: test
Replies: 17
Views: 10505

I read but I don't write (much), is that bad?
I usually let Swithun do the talking for me if I've got something to say