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by milk
Thu Jun 24, 2010 9:00 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: IT Team - Action Room Action Day!
Replies: 5
Views: 2277

Re: IT Team - Action Room Action Day!

sweet as :)

hmm, need to revisit the IT team to-do list soon, and need to get that damn miniatx ram from that friend! and getting the file server to appear in the Places menu would be killer...
by milk
Thu Jun 24, 2010 4:20 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: ● Forest Vounteer Guide
Replies: 35
Views: 17022

Re: ● Forest Vounteer Guide

the security settings for the space have become both weak and overbearing in exactly the wrong ways. i've poked my hosting friend. if we can't sort it soon enough, mike may have space available. something shall get sorted at some point!
by milk
Thu Jun 24, 2010 4:09 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: upgrading broadband
Replies: 32
Views: 11180

Re: upgrading broadband

yay, great work getting the the new router up and running mike :)
by milk
Thu Jun 24, 2010 4:08 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: IT Team - Action Room Action Day!
Replies: 5
Views: 2277

Re: IT Team - Action Room Action Day!

wordness. i can advertise this on the TechMeetup mailing list, etc, when the date/time is sorted so try lure new vollies to help.
by milk
Thu Jun 10, 2010 6:47 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: ● Forest Vounteer Guide
Replies: 35
Views: 17022

Re: ● Forest Vounteer Guide

a working version is to be found on http://edinburgh.thingsandstuff.org/ind ... &oldid=416

the problem is a spam bot - but my web space hoster is in nz somewhere and unavailable to help fix the problem... i'll look at this soon though.x
by milk
Fri Jun 04, 2010 11:44 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: registration for BB - complaint!
Replies: 5
Views: 2391

Re: registration for BB - complaint!

yar - to chris; if you or someone with access could edit the info page ont he current site, that would be braw, thanks.
by milk
Fri Jun 04, 2010 11:43 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: The splash/landing page
Replies: 15
Views: 5509

Re: The splash/landing page

i agree. post-Beltane, and before going on my summer holiday (englandshire then knock'), i asked folk their views so the web team could move forward. no-one has replied yet which has left me rather narked. i'm seriously fed up with people wanting to get involved then changing the goalposts and/or no...
by milk
Wed May 12, 2010 1:24 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: upgrading broadband
Replies: 32
Views: 11180

Re: upgrading broadband

or maybe we could hack up an aerial or two to stick on the roof so we could start a Freifunk style community network...

(and *cough*darknet*cough*)

or maybe not.... ;)
by milk
Wed May 12, 2010 1:20 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: upgrading broadband
Replies: 32
Views: 11180

Re: upgrading broadband

i'm sure i've phoned BT about something a couple of years ago and they said that our connection always gets capped due to high usage after about a day into the month. the best way we can combat this is by using the QoS settings on the WRT router. we have things setup which we think are working, but ...
by milk
Wed May 12, 2010 12:40 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: big IDEA: Jukebox in the Cafe
Replies: 25
Views: 10290

Re: big IDEA: Jukebox in the Cafe

an aside; this is possibly something that the black shuttle could maybe be integrated with. i'm needing to meet with a friend who has some MiniATX stylee RAM to donate. i'd love to have this kind of online request system setup with the upcoming and previous tracks displayed on the wall. i've certain...
by milk
Wed May 12, 2010 12:35 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: remote printing
Replies: 6
Views: 2454

Re: remote printing

while making things easy using technology is for the win, could randoms abuse this from the cafe? is there any way to set-up a simple password (that might change every couple of months) that we could stick on the wall in the Action Room? or should we just wait and see if anything like 1000 pages of ...
by milk
Wed May 12, 2010 12:30 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Bits & Bobs Closing Down Sale 4th - 14th May
Replies: 1
Views: 1464

Re: Bits & Bobs Closing Down Sale 4th - 14th May

thanks for the tip!
by milk
Mon May 10, 2010 8:58 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: web site aims?
Replies: 12
Views: 6407

web site aims?

i'm back to trying sort out things post-Beltane. so, a few people have said they've changed their minds on various points. i want to reconfirm our aims so we don't piss any effort into the wind. splash page with a bimonthly changing image linking to external sites - separate? at the top of a news bl...
by milk
Mon May 10, 2010 2:10 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: moved
Replies: 0
Views: 2081

moved

i've moved this subforum to the BtS section, seeing as the Volly WG things didn't take off and things were reordered a while back.
by milk
Mon May 10, 2010 2:03 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: Edinburgh Volunteer Supported Workshop Network
Replies: 0
Views: 2046

Edinburgh Volunteer Supported Workshop Network

"Working together to bring knowledge, skills, qualifications and training to charities in Scotland "The EVSWN mission statement: "1. To allow charities to find willing volunteers for any kind of requirements, from simply helping out where help is needed, to bringing fully qualified sk...
by milk
Sun May 09, 2010 1:52 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: big IDEA: Jukebox in the Cafe
Replies: 25
Views: 10290

Re: big IDEA: Jukebox in the Cafe

by milk
Sat May 08, 2010 3:38 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Artist Facilities Working Group meeting 5th May '10
Replies: 7
Views: 4540

Re: Artist Facilities Working Group meeting 5th May '10

reminds me i need to have a crack at these
by milk
Thu May 06, 2010 12:49 pm
Forum: Workshops
Topic: Project idea - Drums?
Replies: 19
Views: 9894

Re: Project idea - Drums?

nix; why's that?
by milk
Wed May 05, 2010 2:11 pm
Forum: Workshops
Topic: Project idea - Drums?
Replies: 19
Views: 9894

Re: Project idea - Drums?

no worries, i'll lay out the options for her! (passed onto lukas, workshop-coordinator) actually, it sounds like she wants to run a workshop at the forest so i'm goin to pass this over to lukas. i'm also going to move this thread to a public forum. i don't think there's any reason it should be p...
by milk
Wed May 05, 2010 1:53 pm
Forum: Workshops
Topic: Project idea - Drums?
Replies: 19
Views: 9894

Re: Project idea - Drums?

lynne; she said "could". 70 drums are not inevitable. ryan's syggestion could work.
by milk
Tue May 04, 2010 4:43 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: google chrome is actually quite good.
Replies: 3
Views: 1633

Re: google chrome is actually quite good.

now the no adblock for chrome blocker isn't an issue anymore, i might give it a try when i get net again at mine, though i do really enjoy the functionality of all the other firefox extensions i use.
by milk
Wed Apr 28, 2010 6:22 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: van hire, preferably in the next 48 hours? - now sorted
Replies: 3
Views: 998

Re: van hire, preferably in the next 48 hours??

cheers for the tips. could you or someone else please pm moi their contact number? thanks v much.
by milk
Wed Apr 28, 2010 5:59 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: van hire, preferably in the next 48 hours? - now sorted
Replies: 3
Views: 998

van hire, preferably in the next 48 hours? - now sorted

hey Forest community i've got a couple of friends who are moving flat very soon, but haven't been able to find any available van hire? does anyone know anyone who might be available and willing to help move things for a small fee? thanks to any help!
by milk
Wed Apr 28, 2010 1:24 pm
Forum: Workshops
Topic: Project idea - Drums?
Replies: 19
Views: 9894

Re: Project idea - Drums?

or could be in the hall?
by milk
Tue Apr 27, 2010 2:13 pm
Forum: Workshops
Topic: Project idea - Drums?
Replies: 19
Views: 9894

Re: Project idea - Drums?

a drum workshop/circle/whatnot would be fantastic!

i'm not sure that he's offering to give us the drums though, sounds more like just the use of them.
by milk
Tue Apr 27, 2010 2:11 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Does anyone want to play 'The Forest' on Twitter?
Replies: 3
Views: 1773

Re: Does anyone want to play 'The Forest' on Twitter?

@catalina; cool beans. i 'll send you the password for the account. re getting to know how different forms of social media work; there is no one best practice paradigm, but the key, and kind of the whole point, is that as everyone has access to the same tools or 'outlet possibilities', both publishe...
by milk
Fri Apr 23, 2010 2:29 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: baoboa psu has died
Replies: 9
Views: 3214

Re: baoboa psu has died

err... um... anyone?
by milk
Fri Apr 23, 2010 2:16 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: baoboa psu has died
Replies: 9
Views: 3214

Re: baoboa psu has died

thanks, that would be braw!

i've looked around and they're all the older 20 pin variety (was just about to fit one i'd already taken out before i noticed..).
by milk
Fri Apr 23, 2010 1:46 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: baby changer
Replies: 13
Views: 5919

Re: baby changer

a valiant diy effort has been made by ken at a fold-down baby changer in the volly toilets, but apparently it has already scared a parent into putting the matt on the floor to change their tot. i think it's time Forest put some proper consideration into buying a pro unit. yes, they are pricey, but i...
by milk
Fri Apr 23, 2010 1:39 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: NEW MENU
Replies: 10
Views: 4447

Re: NEW MENU

fyi, Leona volunteered to be the FWG liason and go to EVS meetings to pass on information and take any queries that might need FWG discussion (though you're quickest asking about those on the BB as it will get answered either publicly or privately sooner)
by milk
Fri Apr 23, 2010 12:45 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: baoboa psu has died
Replies: 9
Views: 3214

baoboa psu has died

it is 400w, 24 pin

user2's cheapest is £39.95.

dabs is £9.63

is there anywhere better in town to buy such an item?

or could someone pls order it fae the dabs?

thx
by milk
Tue Apr 20, 2010 5:48 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: NEW MENU
Replies: 10
Views: 4447

Re: NEW MENU

oh yar, special meeting, my bad.

Agreed that prices will go up between 12.5 and 20%. Another meeting to
hammer out details. KMs, Chris. Have volunteer meeting, email. Leona and
Hannah will organise meeting.
by milk
Tue Apr 20, 2010 5:45 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: NEW MENU
Replies: 10
Views: 4447

Re: NEW MENU

general volly meets are down as first sunday of the month, from 5pm (after having an induction in the afternoon, but a organising something sooner via hannah would work.

then again, this is a Cafe and Events kinda thing, which is first Thursday at 7pm, but whatever likes.
by milk
Fri Apr 16, 2010 5:36 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: hitching to england in next few days...
Replies: 2
Views: 897

Re: hitching to england in next few days...

that is a perfect post for this forum!

http://hitchwiki.org/en/Main_Page - a wiki site with many articles and tips on hitching in general, seems a great resource.

also has region specific info pages - http://hitchwiki.org/en/United_Kingdom , http://hitchwiki.org/en/England , etc
by milk
Wed Apr 14, 2010 9:41 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Closure of Bits and Bobs
Replies: 0
Views: 614

Closure of Bits and Bobs

fysi "Bits and Bobs is a social enterprise that aims to create employment for people with disabilities in a reuse business and related environmentally friendly ventures." http://www.bitsandbobsedinburgh.org.uk/bits-and-bobs-closure/bits-and-bobs-closure.htm "We sadly have to close the...
by milk
Wed Apr 14, 2010 3:10 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: subscription request
Replies: 3
Views: 3131

Re: subscription request

by milk
Thu Apr 08, 2010 4:13 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Web Team meet: Action Room, 1:30pm to 5pm, Wed 14th
Replies: 3
Views: 1781

Re: Web Team meet: Action Room, 1:30pm to 5pm, Wed 14th

might you be able to make just an hour and maybe a half for the discussion section at the start? it would be most handy because gino comes through from glasgow on that day for the techmeetup event. if not then what days/times might be good for you? i tried the poll method before, but having just 2 F...
by milk
Thu Apr 08, 2010 4:04 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Behind the Scenes meeting, Thurs 15th, 8pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1760

Re: Behind the Scenes meeting, Thurs 15th, 8pm

and apologies - i'll not be able to make it due to my Beltane group meet, but i've scheduled a Web Team meeting for the afternoon of the day before.
by milk
Thu Apr 08, 2010 3:59 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Web Team meet: Action Room, 1:30pm to 5pm, Wed 14th
Replies: 3
Views: 1781

Web Team meet: Action Room, 1:30pm to 5pm, Wed 14th

The Web Team will be meeting in the Action Room on the afternoon of Wednesday the 14th of April from 1:30 until 5pm. We will firstly discuss the wireframe and layout of the refreshed website (see this thread for more and discussion.) and secondly get some work done and show those less knowledgeable ...
by milk
Thu Apr 08, 2010 3:43 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Behind the Scenes meeting, Thurs 15th, 8pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1760

Re: Behind the Scenes meeting, Thurs 15th, 8pm

now i'm somewhat confused ;)

was hannah cool and all with BtS dealing with Volunteer Coordination?
by milk
Wed Apr 07, 2010 4:17 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: remote printing
Replies: 6
Views: 2454

Re: remote printing

i know people have connected their laptops to the network at the forest and printed, but i've never set the printer up on any machine so i don't know the ins and outs, but i imagine it shouldn't be too hard if others have done it. tips anyone? by remote, do you mean from inside or out of the building?
by milk
Wed Apr 07, 2010 4:10 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: argh JUKEBOX password, wtf?
Replies: 2
Views: 1544

Re: argh JUKEBOX password, wtf?

n.b. problem has been sorted!
by milk
Tue Apr 06, 2010 8:43 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Web wireframe discussion
Replies: 22
Views: 7172

Re: Web wireframe discussion

wf_events3.png


wf_facilities2.png
by milk
Sun Apr 04, 2010 8:52 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: content from the old joopla(?) website
Replies: 8
Views: 3237

Re: content from the old joopla(?) website

the old site is at http://theforest.org.uk/old_site/ , but i've just realised that pogo moved the folder with all the cia nights pdfs to the 'old_images' folder in the root of the web space, breaking the links from the old site - you will be able to grab them from there via ftp access!
by milk
Sun Apr 04, 2010 6:56 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Web wireframe discussion
Replies: 22
Views: 7172

Re: Web wireframe discussion next week - doodle poll

the splash will change every couple of months or so, but i thought i'd knock up a quick example to work with so folk got the gist. it doesn't have to be the one that goes live first, but it was an easy idea which has a good connection with Forest anyway so can be used at some point.
by milk
Sat Apr 03, 2010 7:47 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Web wireframe discussion
Replies: 22
Views: 7172

Re: Web wireframe discussion next week - doodle poll

menu items; i was humming and hawing about these. i would like simple yet representative.

'Organisation' on the Workshops image above would contain info on WGs, when the next meets are, BB links, etc.

but then again, this could be merged with the Volunteer/Get Involved page?

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