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by Gaz
Wed Mar 26, 2008 8:13 pm
Forum: Workshops
Topic: chi-gung
Replies: 6
Views: 7524

Mr Carlos has something up his sleeve!
by Gaz
Tue Mar 25, 2008 10:04 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Minutes on the bb
Replies: 4
Views: 5914

ahhhh! that's much better!
by Gaz
Tue Mar 25, 2008 9:56 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Minutes on the bb
Replies: 4
Views: 5914

let's twiddle those knobs!
by Gaz
Tue Mar 25, 2008 9:22 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Minutes on the bb
Replies: 4
Views: 5914

Minutes on the bb

Currently the minutes are only available to registered users once they sign in. If you look at the number of views it is a bit pathetic. http://theforest.org.uk/bb/viewforum.php?f=15 Especially as they often contain important info... Are there any reasons not to make them readable to all? Whether si...
by Gaz
Mon Mar 24, 2008 5:43 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: searching on the bb
Replies: 2
Views: 3925

Look here:

http://theforest.org.uk/bb/viewtopic.php?p=20477#20477

Searching is a bugger.
Especially if it's not on the bb in the first place.
by Gaz
Thu Mar 20, 2008 11:10 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Behind The Scenes Working Group - Thursday 20th March 2008
Replies: 4
Views: 6138

Behind The Scenes Working Group - Thursday 20th March 2008

Behind The Scenes Working Group Thursday 20th March 2008 8.30pm Present Gareth, Milk, Martin M, Chombee, Jess, Carlos, Olivier, Xabina, Nix, Neil Apologies Shannon, Ras Agenda The Shop Special Forest Booze Idea Grants Applications Grants Admin Accounts Update Beta Website Money and EVS money The Sh...
by Gaz
Wed Mar 19, 2008 8:25 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: front windows
Replies: 17
Views: 14877

mr mullins was working on them only yesterday....

the future is sparkly!
by Gaz
Mon Mar 17, 2008 1:12 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: the 4th case
Replies: 2
Views: 3661

not yet...
by Gaz
Wed Feb 27, 2008 2:46 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Cleaning, painting and 'ting
Replies: 4
Views: 5304

ryan informs that ken inform that the toilet re-do will cost:

£1300 to £1700

big ones

for all the stuff he listed.

so does that kick it into the long grass???

if so should we just paint the floor as black as possible?
by Gaz
Mon Feb 25, 2008 5:04 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Bussiness and admin meeting 21 feb 2008
Replies: 7
Views: 8004

There must be a general contents section...
I filled in a long list of our contents when we did the policy.
by Gaz
Fri Feb 15, 2008 5:52 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: other cool foresty organisations
Replies: 84
Views: 125291

Culture Factory - Estonia

Saw this one on our EVS travels... Culture factory Polymer is an independent urban cultural centre welcoming activities from all fields. Explanation in English.... http://www.einst.ee/Ea/2_05/mikkor.html Contact: Kultuuritehas Polymer Ülase 16/Madara 22 Tallinn, 10613 Estonia Website in Estonian.......
by Gaz
Thu Feb 07, 2008 3:04 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Surreal Craft Fair - Sat 26th April
Replies: 0
Views: 1865

Surreal Craft Fair - Sat 26th April

Here's a message for the peoples... Handmade By Cshore Dear Sir/ Madam I would like to take this time to invite you to Edinburgh Crafts show, where I will be showcasing my surreal crafts . I am a Designer / Maker and have recently received my BA (Hons) at the University of Huddersfield. The Crafts I...
by Gaz
Wed Feb 06, 2008 4:28 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Zine stall at the Knockengorroch Festival
Replies: 8
Views: 8504

Zine stall at the Knockengorroch Festival

I received this from Nix. Is it a grant application? Probably not. Sound more like a Forest Project so I will post it here and see what happens.... Dear Forest, As you know, The Forest has been involved with the Zine stall at the Knockengorroch Festival for many seasons, this May I would like to pro...
by Gaz
Wed Feb 06, 2008 3:27 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: FOREST SHOP SITE FUCKED!!! PLEASE HELP
Replies: 37
Views: 24912

we don't use ezstore anymore so that link will never work.

the new shop exists on one of milk's links above. it's just not published yet.
by Gaz
Wed Feb 06, 2008 3:18 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: TK - The Book
Replies: 4
Views: 5926

i will let aaron know.

sat 2pm it is.

enjoy!
by Gaz
Tue Feb 05, 2008 7:23 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Sign out front.
Replies: 77
Views: 58511

This Thursday = 8 on the clock
by Gaz
Tue Feb 05, 2008 1:44 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: TK - The Book
Replies: 4
Views: 5926

TK - The Book

There has been talk for a while about a TK book. I think Aaron and whoever is interested from the current crew might like to get together to explore the idea. A message from Aaron: Maybe we could have a meeting this saturday as i'll be in edinburgh - maybe 2pm?? So anyone up for a meeting this Satur...
by Gaz
Tue Feb 05, 2008 1:40 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Glasgow Book Fair
Replies: 0
Views: 2890

Glasgow Book Fair

This might be of interest...

http://www.cca-glasgow.com/events/cca_b ... feb08.html

Friday 8 Feb : 12 - 4.30pm : FREE
The Centre for Contemporary Arts
350 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow
by Gaz
Mon Feb 04, 2008 5:34 pm
Forum: Sales and Distribution
Topic: The Golden Hour Book: Sales and Distrobution
Replies: 76
Views: 68945

what's the total so far?
by Gaz
Mon Feb 04, 2008 5:33 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Sign out front.
Replies: 77
Views: 58511

er...you can hire more than one person!
eg. KMs

i think cleaning 7 days a week is essential.
you will make the money back because more people will want to eat here.

c'mon!
by Gaz
Tue Jan 22, 2008 7:33 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Any chance for some non-fictional graphic novels??
Replies: 17
Views: 14231

And I want to produce labels carrying some sort of death penalty. Someone can show me how to make them? I used to know how but I can't see how to match the ones I bought to an available form in my computer. Just use the reference labels already made. They are quite clear. We have some amazing and e...
by Gaz
Mon Jan 21, 2008 1:40 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: linux computer in action room
Replies: 18
Views: 12472

is this what passes for work these days?!?
by Gaz
Tue Jan 15, 2008 4:33 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Collaboration idea - Killing the Hours - request for a meeti
Replies: 2
Views: 3866

Collaboration idea - Killing the Hours - request for a meeti

Theatre people. Who wants to contact? Hi, I'm a recently graduated theatre director working with a fellow theatre artist and live performer and we are seeking support for a theatre project, Killing The Hours, based upon the work of the spanish writer/director Rodrigo Garcia. Would it be possible to ...
by Gaz
Tue Jan 15, 2008 2:39 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Hotel du Wank
Replies: 21
Views: 20245

Hotel du Wank

http://edinburghnews.scotsman.com/edinburgh/10m-Hotel-du-Vin-granted.3672264.jp They got their licence then.... after a personal appeal from the chain's chief executive at a board meeting yesterday, councillors agreed to the U-turn. Is this the beginning of the end? Or just the end of the beginning?
by Gaz
Thu Dec 13, 2007 11:38 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: free tix to the accoustic cafe at ootb on FRIDAY.
Replies: 5
Views: 3963

here's the latest from ed: Hi again gareth - I think there may be space for more than a table's worth of forest volunteers in free as the forest choir is not as large a number as first thought so spaces should be available on those tables... please converse with chandra about this. Many thanks i'll ...
by Gaz
Wed Dec 12, 2007 11:28 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: EVents Book
Replies: 24
Views: 15871

Try it with the second redraft.
Is it going to be printed A4 or A5?
A4 should be fine at that size.

The times are all messed up of course but you probably noticed that...

No room for websites/links?
by Gaz
Wed Dec 12, 2007 11:21 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: EVents Book
Replies: 24
Views: 15871

Or down from 238 words to 204... You must fill in all fields neatly. To book more than one slot score out the other times. Tick box if you need a sound engineer. We will try to supply one for free but this is not guaranteed. Make your own arrangements if preferred. All events MUST be FREE! No donati...
by Gaz
Wed Dec 12, 2007 11:05 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: EVents Book
Replies: 24
Views: 15871

1st redraft. Can we fit this on? Probably not with the bullet points. How far off does it get? · You must fill in all fields. Write neatly. Make your event sound good! To book more than one slot score out the other times. · Tick the box if you need a sound engineer. We will try to supply a free soun...
by Gaz
Wed Dec 12, 2007 8:17 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: EVents Book
Replies: 24
Views: 15871

that's a lot to get on each page.

maybe a rewrite?
by Gaz
Wed Dec 12, 2007 3:14 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: hot cakes
Replies: 31
Views: 26172

bring back the cookies!
by Gaz
Sat Dec 08, 2007 12:15 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: OOTB Event Tickets Available
Replies: 1
Views: 1931

OOTB Event Tickets Available

A new multimedia arts night in the Out of the Blue Drill Hall Gallery Dalmeny Street off Leith walk. The event in question is on Friday December 14th. The theme for the evening is fairytale/pagan mystical, fitting into the seasonal time of year with recognition rather of the Pagan roots of Christma...
by Gaz
Fri Dec 07, 2007 12:40 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: FOREST SHOP SITE FUCKED!!! PLEASE HELP
Replies: 37
Views: 24912

Really very excellent work. Here is a list of items that should be in the forest shop: Books 1) The Golden Hour Book and CD 2) CIA Nights 3) Ryan Van Winkle - I Hate Myself, I'm A Genius, I Ruin Everything (I'm So Lonely) 4) Ryan Van Winkle - i think i Records 10- inch Vinyl 1) The Forest Vinyl CDs ...
by Gaz
Wed Dec 05, 2007 10:16 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Forest Act Nice Poster / flyer
Replies: 18
Views: 17816

I don't think it's hard. Just a simple explanation is best. Seriously don't underestimate the difficulties some people have in reading this stuff. The Burroughs is too much. Also it should be in as many languages as possible. 10 at least. Not just polish and english. That sends the wrong message. An...
by Gaz
Wed Dec 05, 2007 12:51 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Forest Act Nice Poster / flyer
Replies: 18
Views: 17816

please bear in mind that not everyone can read well, and not everyone can read lengthy, wordy documents. can troublemakers always read well? will they be able to read the burroughs? it is very wordy. as simple a list as possible might be good, like you were getting at... it seems we need to clarify ...
by Gaz
Tue Dec 04, 2007 4:25 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: FOREST SHOP SITE FUCKED!!! PLEASE HELP
Replies: 37
Views: 24912

we had our best minds look at it and this is the response: Pogo said via email... just tried to fiddle with the shop and yes, i confirm that it is broken. i don't know what to do for a fix.. i wish our site wouldn't get fcked with so much. everything was working fine until the last time the server p...
by Gaz
Sat Dec 01, 2007 8:59 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: visual arts meeting thurdays 29th
Replies: 14
Views: 13093

yeah, getting a piece in the press is surely best.
free advertising.
build those contacts....
by Gaz
Sat Dec 01, 2007 8:53 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: banners
Replies: 7
Views: 7027

read the minutes of the last website meeting.
last week!
we mentioned this very issue.
you need to make a jpg according to certain size.
someone will upload it.
and someone will sort out the good/bad banners.
swith?
milk?
how's about it?
by Gaz
Thu Nov 29, 2007 11:20 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: volunteer!
Replies: 5
Views: 6183

ok there is now a new page "volunteer" i've moved the existing blurb so you can see what we have already. we are on the volunteer centre website. what do you mean link to it? This link might work... http://www.volunteerscotland.org.uk/viewOpportunity.aspx?opportunityId=9422923b-18e6-4bbd-9136-452412...
by Gaz
Mon Nov 26, 2007 2:27 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Passive aggressive notes
Replies: 6
Views: 5343

Ha. There must be quite a few forest notices/posters that fit the bill.
We should submit.
Alex, this is your moment to shine!
by Gaz
Sat Nov 24, 2007 9:11 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Recent additions -The archives...
Replies: 2
Views: 3876

Had a very good meeting with Aaron.
He has given us half of his archives mainly covering TK.
They are extremely detailed and completely amazing.
We must get them on the site as soon as we can.
I'll speak to Martin and Stephen...
by Gaz
Sat Nov 24, 2007 9:02 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Web meeting
Replies: 11
Views: 10324

Quick minutes... Mr Gaz, Mr Swith, Mr Milk, Mr Ryan Identified the following issues: Website is slow to load. Are there too many components on the front page? Layout is too busy. Could it be simpler? The bottom bar - what is its role? The top bar - what could it be doing? Adding a new wiki. Adding a...
by Gaz
Fri Nov 23, 2007 5:46 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: web site updating problems
Replies: 7
Views: 6924

looks like we fixed it.

the problem was about 1000 line breaks randomly appearing the html.
how that happened we don't know.
by Gaz
Fri Nov 23, 2007 5:21 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: the gold room: future plans
Replies: 66
Views: 55315

the gold paint is very shiny. sanding would be best. that is a big job. bill says we have some sanders but not good ones. perhaps we should hire/buy one? i'm not sure of the prices for such things. i tested a patch by painting directly on the gold. it's okay but would need at least two good coats. h...
by Gaz
Fri Nov 23, 2007 11:30 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: sustainable living guide
Replies: 31
Views: 31401

Hmmm. Thought I might revive this one. It's not being used is it? That's a shame. Some people don't like the fact it's not part of the forest website. Well why don't we just have a new page created. Make the password for it public/semi-public and then people can make of it what they will. Or we can ...
by Gaz
Thu Nov 22, 2007 4:46 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: volunteer!
Replies: 5
Views: 6183

good idea
will be done
by Gaz
Thu Nov 22, 2007 1:26 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: web site updating problems
Replies: 7
Views: 6924

it's locked.
it says the item is checked out.

can you sign in and on the left hand box click the box which says check-in items. that might work.
by Gaz
Wed Nov 21, 2007 4:07 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Calendar on bb/Cave bookings forum
Replies: 10
Views: 8309

The deed is done.
I'll put the footage on Youtube later.
by Gaz
Wed Nov 21, 2007 3:28 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Calendar on bb/Cave bookings forum
Replies: 10
Views: 8309

Cave bookings forum steps up to the gallows.
I've looked through it.
It literally about 500 bookings and next to nothing else worth keeping.
Let's pull the handle...
by Gaz
Wed Nov 21, 2007 2:16 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Calendar on bb/Cave bookings forum
Replies: 10
Views: 8309

There's a cave number?
Is it Nix?
Does he want this?
The whole point of the diary is that people are responsible for their own bookings. But if that's the way then we can put it on the Cave webpage.
Don't forget this short url which we can direct people to:
http://www.theforest.org.uk/thecave