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by Shannon
Tue Apr 27, 2010 1:28 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: No Berlusconi Day - Petition and Fundraising
Replies: 2
Views: 790

Re: No Berlusconi Day - Petition and Fundraising

All sounds good except for the raising funds bit -- not sure that will really be possible with an event in the cafe??
by Shannon
Sat Apr 10, 2010 3:53 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Quick Question
Replies: 11
Views: 2259

Re: Quick Question

Shit, I was wondering the same thing yesterday.

Nae good.
by Shannon
Mon Apr 05, 2010 7:01 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: stairs mural!
Replies: 8
Views: 3138

Re: stairs mural!

me four.
by Shannon
Thu Apr 01, 2010 9:10 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: web links opening in new page
Replies: 15
Views: 4853

Re: web links opening in new page

I wonder if Jane is in favour of web links opening in new pages?
by Shannon
Tue Mar 30, 2010 8:59 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Mural Proposal. Cassie .
Replies: 6
Views: 2412

Re: Mural Proposal. Cassie .

It's hard to tell with just that one image to go by. I think it could be quite good, and I really like the texture/contour ideas she talks about. I'd be up for seeing it somewhere in the building, but I'm not totally convinced about such a prominent (and big!!) space as the stairs leading up to the ...
by Shannon
Mon Mar 22, 2010 6:46 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Giant Marble Run
Replies: 45
Views: 15318

Re: Giant Marble Run

by Shannon
Thu Mar 18, 2010 7:10 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: web meet-o-rama?
Replies: 46
Views: 17979

Re: web meet-o-rama?

I really don't think you need me to complicate the issue, and I should've held back from putting my two cents worth in! No, you shouldn't have held back your points Lynn. Thank you for posting. As soon as I read all the reasons from the techie people as to why we should use drupal my head goes to m...
by Shannon
Mon Mar 15, 2010 6:01 pm
Forum: Workshops
Topic: The Bike Cafe - proposal
Replies: 4
Views: 3392

Re: The Bike Cafe - proposal

Nice. Check with Graeme and Nix to see what kit we already have? There has been some bike fixy-fix happening quite a bit over the last few years.
by Shannon
Mon Mar 15, 2010 2:17 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: our website, so big and scrolly
Replies: 100
Views: 29635

Re: our website, so big and scrolly

Can I suggest that this thread is closed, and anymore website chat waits for the meeting?

I don't think people's differences are going to be worked out on this thread and new misunderstandings seem to emerging.

Pretty please?
by Shannon
Sun Mar 14, 2010 1:09 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: our website, so big and scrolly
Replies: 100
Views: 29635

Re: our website, so big and scrolly

I am still in favour of changing to tumblr in the interim until we are happy with drupal. This isn't "tearing down" anyone's anything, it's just that primping and preening is best done behind closed doors in the privacy of your bedroom mirror BEFORE showing your pretty face to the world, ...
by Shannon
Sat Mar 13, 2010 10:56 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: our website, so big and scrolly
Replies: 100
Views: 29635

Re: our website, so big and scrolly

I don't think I'm gonna vote in the poll. I'm not sure how the results of the poll will help us, and forest doesn't make decisions by polls or by majority. The poll is useful in that it sets out a number of possible solutions though. It doesn't look like the two camps are going to see eye to eye on...
by Shannon
Wed Mar 10, 2010 12:32 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: our website, so big and scrolly
Replies: 100
Views: 29635

Re: our website, so big and scrolly

Maybe it would be an idea to get a simple artistic front page we like over a simple tumbler structure in an interim until the mechanics of drupal get worked out into a bug-free pretty website that is the dream? Especially if milk has a new crew coming together. This way the new team could have enou...
by Shannon
Mon Jan 25, 2010 5:41 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: zapatista coffee for the cafe?
Replies: 5
Views: 2609

Re: zapatista coffee for the cafe?

From what Zapatista suppliers? We used to buy it direct from the crew in Hamburg that process/package the coffee. I would recommend going direct with them if you decide to start it up again. And yeah, it was stopped because the strength of the euro against the pounds was making it pretty expensive. ...
by Shannon
Thu Dec 24, 2009 8:03 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe and events meeting 3rd december 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 16408

Re: Cafe and events meeting 3rd december 2009

Humorous menu descriptors are tres important. But so is readability...can CIA/ForPub be both witty and concise???

Also, what's the point of this salad plate malarky when there is only ever one fancy salad now?
by Shannon
Thu Dec 03, 2009 12:41 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: how to set up a social centre
Replies: 0
Views: 671

how to set up a social centre

"How to Set Up a Social Centre", compiled and published by Radical Routes A 92 page guide to legal structures, business planning, property maintenance, licencing, policies, housing legislation, running a bar / cafe and more. Available by post for £3.50 from Radical Routes 16 Sholebroke Av...
by Shannon
Wed Nov 25, 2009 7:10 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: new proposal for the front room
Replies: 19
Views: 6105

Re: new proposal for the front room

Nice...make sure she knows there's a good chance they'll get broken?
by Shannon
Sat Nov 21, 2009 9:52 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Tree for Ellie at Forest
Replies: 26
Views: 6286

Re: Tree for Ellie at Forest

Of course. But is the garden really the best place to put it? If we end up leaving the building will something happen to the tree?
by Shannon
Wed Nov 11, 2009 10:01 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Artists Facilities Meeting - Wednesday 11st of November
Replies: 4
Views: 3801

Re: Artists Facilities Meeting - Wednesday 11st of November

Wow...big meeting! Looks goooood.
by Shannon
Wed Nov 11, 2009 9:57 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: left over monster bikes?
Replies: 8
Views: 2770

Re: left over monster bikes?

Yeah, I was there too - although only for one day, and Sean took mine for its spin. I was more wondering which bikes are still kicking around and if they still work? Anyway, I'll try to take a look tomorrow.

Bill is with baby these days...?
by Shannon
Wed Nov 11, 2009 1:56 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: left over monster bikes?
Replies: 8
Views: 2770

left over monster bikes?

Got this email today after a random phone call in the cafe: Hi Shannon, Thank you for your help with this. Would be great to get this story shot with the bikes that are still left and some of the people that made them. I'd would like to take them out either in the city or around the surrounding coun...
by Shannon
Mon Nov 09, 2009 7:45 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: green city order
Replies: 1
Views: 1534

green city order

Dearest kitchen managers/etc: I was wondering if I might be able to add some items to the Green City order this week? They're for me/the flat, not the Forest. I used to do this back in the day and just put it on a separate invoice so it didn't mess up the Forest books. In exchange, I could just do t...
by Shannon
Mon Nov 09, 2009 11:40 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Free shop!
Replies: 10
Views: 3204

Re: Free shop!

I left a bunch of stuff for the free shop last night, up by the balcony where the sign is that says 'don't leave things here.' I'm sorry. I called before I came in to make sure it would be okay, but when I got there the free shop crew wasn't around and the free shop key didn't work. It is all clean,...
by Shannon
Thu Nov 05, 2009 3:18 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Bowery 1st birthday party!!
Replies: 1
Views: 837

Re: Bowery 1st birthday party!!

Well, at least there are some advantages to deportation.

xxxxx
by Shannon
Sat Oct 17, 2009 3:25 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Rampart Social Centre Evicted
Replies: 1
Views: 940

Re: Rampart Social Centre Evicted

:(
by Shannon
Fri Aug 21, 2009 5:05 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: @foresttweets
Replies: 35
Views: 14728

Re: @foresttweets

In general I think if we applied the pragmatic argument to everything we do we would not exist, or we would just be another Udder Belly. What is the forest for? To me it's about saying fuck you to the mainstream and doing it our own way. 'Everyone else is doing it so we should too' doesn't hold wat...
by Shannon
Thu Aug 13, 2009 12:40 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: @foresttweets
Replies: 35
Views: 14728

Re: @foresttweets

I heart chombee.
by Shannon
Fri Jul 03, 2009 9:16 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: July FOH meeting Monday 6th at 7pm in the Action Room
Replies: 13
Views: 5390

Re: July FOH meeting Monday 6th at 7pm in the Action Room

Not really my place to step into these decisions these days, so I'll keep it quick. I think we need to be really careful about paying people for stuff like this. Of course Madga's art is worth it, that's not really the question. But I think it opens a big fucking can of worms about ethos, who gets p...
by Shannon
Mon Jun 15, 2009 2:42 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 23078

Re: Can we give the Forest a new push???

Where is the barfing smiley?
by Shannon
Fri Jun 05, 2009 11:23 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 23078

Re: Can we give the Forest a new push???

There is zero ventilation - essential for a public toilet.
by Shannon
Thu Jun 04, 2009 4:53 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 23078

Re: Can we give the Forest a new push???

Also, what do bladder infections have to do with unsightly toilets? Have I been missing out on something? Do women regularly rub their vulva on the seat? Microbiology isn't my strong point, but as far as I know bladder-infection causing microbes don't jump from the toilet seat, into your vagina. Jus...
by Shannon
Thu Jun 04, 2009 4:41 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 23078

Re: Can we give the Forest a new push???

Regardless of how we feel or our behaviour, and that is my interpretion of gender, we are in a form though. Actually, no. If you want to get all uppity with your biological imperative there are more than just XY and XX variations in the world. It's not all 'feeling' or 'behaviour.' There is more to...
by Shannon
Thu May 28, 2009 10:43 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: A new meeting!
Replies: 37
Views: 11987

Re: A new meeting!

The work is great. But she will just supply the design and Forest crew will have to paint it - is that right?
by Shannon
Wed May 27, 2009 4:49 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Kitchen Managers Wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 2200

Re: Kitchen Managers Wanted

Who's leaving?
by Shannon
Wed May 20, 2009 1:46 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: bill is cute!
Replies: 3
Views: 1275

Re: bill is cute!

double true!
by Shannon
Sat May 02, 2009 6:01 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Does anyone have the time or expertise to promote this play?
Replies: 1
Views: 1240

Re: Does anyone have the time or expertise to promote this play?

shit, I just double posted this...really hope someone will take this on and look into it!
by Shannon
Sat May 02, 2009 6:00 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Howard Zinn's Marx in SOHO
Replies: 0
Views: 630

Howard Zinn's Marx in SOHO

These folks are trying to put a UK tour together during the end of July/first week of August. Sounds quite good and could be great for Forest Fringe or even in the cafe? For nearly four years we have been touring Howard Zinn's, one man show, MARX IN SOHO. Howard Zinn's is most known for his book, A ...
by Shannon
Wed Apr 01, 2009 1:46 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Madame Nana's Cafe JACOBINS - Forest inspired Korean seed
Replies: 10
Views: 3414

Re: Madame Nana's Cafe JACOBINS - Forest inspired Korean seed

It's so clean because it was college space I think?? It is nice to see the white walls morphing in the photos... Awesome.
by Shannon
Thu Feb 19, 2009 10:27 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Call For Submissions - TWEE
Replies: 2
Views: 1215

Re: Call For Submissions - TWEE

Sounds fucking cool. But didn't Forest Fringe launch in 07??
by Shannon
Tue Jan 13, 2009 5:30 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Stolen Stories Sales / Budget
Replies: 4
Views: 2944

Re: Stolen Stories Sales / Budget

I think originally we decided that budgets didn't roll over from one year to the next, which makes sense if the budgets are set in line with the money we have in the bank account and making a decent yearly prediction of income/expenses, etc. From what I've been reading, it sounds like finances aren'...
by Shannon
Tue Jan 13, 2009 2:34 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Teenagers- are they all evil?
Replies: 59
Views: 14197

Re: Teenagers- are they all evil?

Looks like utter and total wank to me. (Thanks for wading through it Milk.)
by Shannon
Mon Jan 12, 2009 3:40 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: FOREST
Replies: 4
Views: 1091

Re: FOREST

didn't you hear about the make out party?
by Shannon
Tue Dec 23, 2008 11:04 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Send me your posters!
Replies: 9
Views: 3918

Re: Send me your posters!

Great!!
by Shannon
Thu Dec 18, 2008 4:24 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: good one
Replies: 30
Views: 4972

Re: good one

Look at the three email addresses it was sent to...
by Shannon
Sat Nov 15, 2008 8:51 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Cleaning System and Colours
Replies: 3
Views: 2139

Re: Cleaning System and Colours

fancy pants! who knew you could be so anal retentive...(i also like it.)
by Shannon
Sat Nov 15, 2008 8:25 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: those squares
Replies: 8
Views: 3481

Re: those squares

They are surprisingly genius.
by Shannon
Mon Nov 10, 2008 2:54 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: other cool foresty organisations
Replies: 84
Views: 83013

Re: other cool foresty organisations

Also in Malmo:

Utkanten
20 Industrigatan
http://www.utkanten.net/english.php

Autonomous social centre extraordinaire...really great warehouse space with lots of politics, art, food and more.
by Shannon
Tue Oct 28, 2008 4:57 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Teenagers- are they all evil?
Replies: 59
Views: 14197

Re: Teenagers- are they all evil?

lets not have one of those epic discussions. If the council is already kicking up a fuss about the cameras then i would say that it's almost now a complete neccesity and therefore Ryan you should just buy them immediately. It would be nice not to go through the epic discussions again, but it is als...

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