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by Shannon
Tue Oct 28, 2008 10:07 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: bulk t shirts
Replies: 8
Views: 4998

Re: bulk t shirts

I don't think it necessarily needs a logo, as long as it looks like they've got an alright labour policy. Traidcraft is good.
by Shannon
Tue Oct 28, 2008 9:06 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: bulk t shirts
Replies: 8
Views: 4998

Re: bulk t shirts

On t-shirts: I haven't looked closely at your choices, but I think you should make sure there is some sort of fair labour standard involved as well. Sorry to add another complication... I think Neil did the last batch of t-shirt ordering. He may have some advice. I could probably dig something up if...
by Shannon
Mon Oct 27, 2008 4:00 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Pockets is famous???? no..... really??
Replies: 45
Views: 11213

Re: Pockets is famous???? no..... really??

I think amelia was demonstrating a tried and true tactic used in the online world to deal with trolls : Pick up some little piece of what they've written and derail the thread like crazy. Ignore aforementioned troll and give prizes for the most amusing derailment. Repeat until you get bored or reali...
by Shannon
Mon Oct 27, 2008 3:47 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: The bigger picture
Replies: 106
Views: 24582

Re: The bigger picture

Further, we have no bureaucratic types. Every member of the collective is a practising artist in their own way and your tone makes we wish everyone here would stop indulging you. I don't know if everyone at Forest is an artist, but I do know that we should thank our stars that enough good people ca...
by Shannon
Tue Oct 21, 2008 10:23 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Wet Paint - free space in Worcester
Replies: 3
Views: 2135

Re: Wet Paint - free space in Worcester

... and we aren't officially open to the public yet either but anyone is welcome round.. 07965710354 is the phone number... get your mates to explain to whoever answers the phone that neck sent an email saying it'd be cool... excited about getting some more people there... its small numbers at the ...
by Shannon
Mon Oct 20, 2008 5:38 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Wet Paint - free space in Worcester
Replies: 3
Views: 2135

Re: Wet Paint - free space in Worcester

I think you need to email them. Maybe they didn't post it as it's also a living space? Not really sure.
by Shannon
Mon Oct 20, 2008 4:39 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Wet Paint - free space in Worcester
Replies: 3
Views: 2135

Wet Paint - free space in Worcester

In case you find yourself in Worcester... Hey, we're WET PAINT, we've occupied a building and are transforming it into a billion dreams.. This is the first time we've attempted something quite like this, and we're aiming to 'open our doors' as it were, as soon as we can, once the building is sorted....
by Shannon
Mon Oct 20, 2008 12:04 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Pekarna under threat...
Replies: 0
Views: 852

Pekarna under threat...

Received this in my email today. Some of us went on an exchange to Pekarna a couple of years ago. It's a good space with lots of different stuff happening cultural/art/community/political/etc. Maybe the Forest can sign as an organisation? Dear friends, bands, artists, creators... For the past 14 yea...
by Shannon
Thu Oct 16, 2008 9:51 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Free or cheap paint NEEDED
Replies: 2
Views: 1138

Re: Free or cheap paint NEEDED

Dan and Nix have names I think. There is a paint store in Marchmont that you can ask, tell them it's for a charity...can't remember the name, sorry.
by Shannon
Thu Oct 16, 2008 9:47 am
Forum: Events
Topic: New Flyer for the Forest
Replies: 23
Views: 9209

Re: New Flyer for the Forest

Don't forget to change the text as Ryan suggested before sending them off...
by Shannon
Wed Oct 15, 2008 3:08 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: FOOD NOT BOMBS!
Replies: 47
Views: 16567

Re: FOOD NOT BOMBS!

nice!
by Shannon
Tue Oct 14, 2008 1:27 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest Programme 6th-12th October
Replies: 4
Views: 2708

Re: Forest Programme 6th-12th October

Why are we advertising the non-free non-Forest workshops being held in the hall upstairs??
by Shannon
Thu Oct 09, 2008 1:03 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: "Don't DIY Alone!" A radical DIY-o-rama here in Edinburgh!
Replies: 16
Views: 6657

Re: "Don't DIY Alone!" A radical DIY-o-rama here in Edinburgh!

Not sure if the action group is functioning but maybe run it past them? Also, it seems like it might be a good project for one or some of the EVS peoples to get involved with?
by Shannon
Tue Oct 07, 2008 11:11 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: "Don't DIY Alone!" A radical DIY-o-rama here in Edinburgh!
Replies: 16
Views: 6657

Re: "Don't DIY Alone!" A radical DIY-o-rama here in Edinburgh!

Sounds awesome. Do it!! Sounds like it might be worth a grant application as well...
by Shannon
Thu Oct 02, 2008 9:24 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: other cool foresty organisations
Replies: 84
Views: 94578

Re: other cool foresty organisations

Overtoom 301, Amsterdam:

http://squat.net/overtoom301/pages/home.html

Vegan kitchen, cheap organic beer, studio space, cinema, parties, gigs, beehive gallery and more. more. more.
by Shannon
Thu Oct 02, 2008 8:24 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Am i able to DJ this saturday at your party??
Replies: 2
Views: 1218

Re: Am i able to DJ this saturday at your party??

In general, if you want to get in for a dj slot you need to go to the counter in the cafe and ask for the events book. Instructions are in the front of it and the kitchen can usually help if you have other questions.
by Shannon
Mon Sep 29, 2008 7:06 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: social centre promo
Replies: 11
Views: 3882

Re: social centre promo

I can send the laser thing, but I doubt we will get included unless it also says something that will mean something to people who are not us. It would be good to have some combination of concrete description and abstract interestingness...in two lines.

xxxxx
by Shannon
Mon Sep 29, 2008 11:58 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: social centre promo
Replies: 11
Views: 3882

Re: social centre promo

It would probably be good if people agreed on the description for this and I'm really busy until the beginning of October... Should it be the standard '...self-managed, independent, not-for-profit arts and community space....powered by a vegetarian cafe'?? Laser good but maybe not without something ...
by Shannon
Sun Sep 28, 2008 6:58 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: social centre promo
Replies: 11
Views: 3882

social centre promo

From Paul at the Common Place: folks ive been asked to a do a two page spread from new internationalist amgazine in their action section. they have section in it called hotspots. have you seen it? ive got a scanned in version I can send off list - please ask me. it's a great opportunty - one page is...
by Shannon
Sun Sep 28, 2008 6:53 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: recipees
Replies: 4
Views: 3458

Re: recipees

peanut butter????
by Shannon
Fri Sep 19, 2008 11:34 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: moving the freeshop
Replies: 117
Views: 39594

Re: moving the freeshop

"I think not moving the free shop will compromise the fundamental aims of the organisation or the project." No, I guess I don't. Still, this is more than a shop decision and yet kicking it up to FWG doesn't seem fair in some people's minds. you aren't the only person who needs to go over ...
by Shannon
Fri Sep 19, 2008 9:36 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: moving the freeshop
Replies: 117
Views: 39594

Re: moving the freeshop

People need to understand what it means to block. I hear Neal's point and agree that it is difficult to get change or get things done if the people using consensus don't actually understand it. You don't block just because you don't like an idea. First you try and come up with creative proposals tha...
by Shannon
Fri Sep 19, 2008 9:15 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Project:“Talking for a Change”
Replies: 2
Views: 1973

Re: Project:“Talking for a Change”

Nice one. I have lots of names too. I would also suggest that you try and give preference to horizontal, self-organised groups who work in a similar way to the Forest. Or, innovative groups doing something different than the same old boring tried and failed methods... For example, I'm in Sweden wher...
by Shannon
Fri Sep 19, 2008 8:56 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Behind the Scenes 18/09/2008 8pm
Replies: 8
Views: 4031

Re: Behind the Scenes 18/09/2008 8pm

Wasn't there an application from Alice plus friend for help putting together a planned exhibition???
by Shannon
Wed Sep 17, 2008 11:26 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: The bigger picture
Replies: 106
Views: 24582

Re: The bigger picture

by Shannon
Mon Sep 15, 2008 2:35 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Turkish coffee pot?
Replies: 4
Views: 2356

Re: Turkish coffee pot?

Osman is awesome - you should go see him for sure! But there must be a shop nearby to get one? If not, Glasgow...certainly you shouldn't need to wait for people heading to Turkey.
by Shannon
Thu Sep 11, 2008 7:50 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: studio space available...
Replies: 0
Views: 820

studio space available...

Greetings! Have you been struggling to find a central, clean, cosy and collaborative workshop space in Edinburgh? If so we've found your solution. Loads of excellent spaces (approx 22,000sqft) have just become available in a new complex in Meadowbank called Art's Complex. * For example get approx 17...
by Shannon
Thu Sep 11, 2008 7:39 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: moving the freeshop
Replies: 117
Views: 39594

Re: moving the freeshop

I think this is all a very good idea.
by Shannon
Tue Sep 09, 2008 3:40 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Thank you Forest!
Replies: 7
Views: 2879

Re: Thank you Forest!

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx!!
by Shannon
Tue Sep 02, 2008 8:34 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: events budget - major matt mason --
Replies: 12
Views: 4435

Re: events budget - major matt mason --

Yes I'll be there...

(Give the boys whatever they need!)
by Shannon
Tue Sep 02, 2008 12:46 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: events budget - major matt mason --
Replies: 12
Views: 4435

Re: events budget - major matt mason --

Major Matt Mason - yes, yes, yes!!!!!! When, when, when????
by Shannon
Mon Sep 01, 2008 6:34 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: social centres network meeting - anyone want to go?
Replies: 1
Views: 1087

social centres network meeting - anyone want to go?

The UK social centres network is holding another meeting. Could be a good chance to check out another autonomous, collectively-run space and maybe visit Matthew in Bristol?? The network put out a reader on social centres called 'What is this place?' a few months ago and we have an article in it (see...
by Shannon
Mon Aug 25, 2008 3:49 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: ECOTOPIA - 30 arrested, support needed
Replies: 2
Views: 1484

Re: ECOTOPIA - 30 arrested, support needed

http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2008/08/23/europe/EU-Turkey-Nuclear-Protest.php http://www.turkishdailynews.com.tr/article.php?enewsid=113537 http://canadianpress.google.com/article/ALeqM5j6wkpQdH1NUYIwzSPz4yzdBjO0MA http://derstandard.at/?url=/?id=1219060482511 It is all over the newspapers here - f...
by Shannon
Mon Aug 11, 2008 11:03 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: phpBB2 to phpBB3 move, a.k.a upgrading the bb.
Replies: 70
Views: 33372

Re: phpBB2 to phpBB3 move, a.k.a upgrading the bb.

I can't read prıvate messages since the change. I get some error sayıng no authorization or something.
by Shannon
Mon Jul 28, 2008 1:28 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: cheap bus tickets for climate camp
Replies: 0
Views: 768

cheap bus tickets for climate camp

Want to go to Climate Camp and haven´t managed to organise any transport to get there yet? All is not lost! The Scotland Barrio has Mega Bus tickets to sell for the bargain price of £9.75 from Edinburgh to London and £11.00 London to Edinburgh. The bus down leaves on the 2nd of August at 11:00 and a...
by Shannon
Fri Jul 25, 2008 12:18 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Volunteer application
Replies: 8
Views: 6071

Re: Volunteer application

Looks really good. Emi and I talked about her doing this yesterday. Would be good to tell her you've already done it! She is volunteer coordinator, so she'll be slotting people onto the rota and maintaining the information. Not sure about the wording on the disability/impairment question. When we ta...
by Shannon
Fri Jul 25, 2008 12:07 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Menu Change Meeting
Replies: 31
Views: 18217

Re: Menu Change Meeting

Maybe one day the burrito will return as a 'special'??

Fridge looks nice, but I think maybe we can get away with a much cheaper option. Kim has the old bar... Any luck finding the tall, glass display fridge?
by Shannon
Thu Jul 24, 2008 8:59 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: 88888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888
Replies: 34
Views: 11504

Re: 88888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888

sounds good.
by Shannon
Thu Jul 24, 2008 7:48 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: 88888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888
Replies: 34
Views: 11504

Re: 88888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888

I like the font but it's very difficult to read. Is it possible to make it more legible but still cool?
by Shannon
Thu Jul 24, 2008 7:05 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Kitchen Floor
Replies: 4
Views: 3701

Re: Kitchen Floor

I'm not sure if the old bar is actually practical for what we need right now. If we have something more like the counter then we can fit two bar fridges underneath. Don't think there'll be a place for fridges with the old bar, but maybe I am wrong? The old bar is super sexy.
by Shannon
Thu Jul 24, 2008 6:43 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: EURO SOUP DAYS 24/25/26 July 2008 - At the Forest Café
Replies: 8
Views: 3161

Re: EURO SOUP DAYS 24/25/26 July 2008 - At the Forest Café

Looks like we're going to have a projector in the Cave after all...sorry!
by Shannon
Wed Jul 23, 2008 9:39 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: EURO SOUP DAYS 24/25/26 July 2008 - At the Forest Café
Replies: 8
Views: 3161

Dudes - is it cool if we're showing zine fair related films in the cafe during daytime hours? Will it be a problem for Olivier's bread workshop?
by Shannon
Wed Jul 23, 2008 7:09 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: stockroom shelf stacking
Replies: 7
Views: 6248

She's all better. I was down there today doing the Green City order and it was atrocious. Why doesn't anyone ever take the boxes out? We would have more room if we didn't keep boxes with only one or two items in them. There were three different containers of bread and another order coming tomorrow! ...
by Shannon
Wed Jul 23, 2008 6:00 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Kitchen Floor
Replies: 4
Views: 3701

I was just going to post about this. Something really needs to be done. Is it really that impractical to redo that section of flooring? Should I ask Ken?
by Shannon
Wed Jul 23, 2008 5:31 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: Volunteer Co-ordinator
Replies: 15
Views: 9195

Emi - let's do the volunteer application form! We're going to need it soon soon soon...start of the festival means many new vollies.
by Shannon
Wed Jul 23, 2008 5:30 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Menu Change Meeting
Replies: 31
Views: 18217

Getting rid of burritos, falafel AND nachos. Don't forget the nachos. Might be worth talking to Engine Shed to see if we can change from the wholemeal loaves to something more like baguette or foccacia...things that would be better on the mezze plates but still good for beans and cheese. With falafe...
by Shannon
Wed Jul 23, 2008 1:12 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: 12 hours of comedy in august ....
Replies: 8
Views: 3390

by Shannon
Wed Jul 23, 2008 1:11 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: cold coffee request for events assistance
Replies: 1
Views: 1569

by Shannon
Wed Jul 23, 2008 1:10 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: T-shirts
Replies: 18
Views: 9634

by Shannon
Wed Jul 23, 2008 11:00 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Projector not working properly
Replies: 11
Views: 5985

Projector was sorted out last night. I saw Ryan on a ladder. Any ideas about a projector on Saturday, Stephen? Dai has been cooking up films, but the cafe might be the only place we have to show them without a projector... Also, I turned the projector off last night. Where is the remote to turn the ...

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