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by nix
Sun Mar 07, 2010 4:11 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Paint Action Weekend - starts on Saturday 6th March
Replies: 3
Views: 1549

Re: Paint Action Weekend - starts on Saturday 6th March

thanks so much to those that came along and helped today! there is more to be done. today, Sunday 7th Mar, and Saturday & Sunday the 13th/14th - Action days start at 11. Paint Action Days - Action List. * the Green gloss out front. - use: "365 undercoat, primer" and then "365 wint...
by nix
Sun Mar 07, 2010 4:04 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: The Forest Paint Guide
Replies: 2
Views: 1483

Re: The Forest Paint Guide

here. sorry I ha a tech nightmare. I just got the zine compiled, and the Photocopier malfunctioned. agh! I will try again when the machine getd fix. Don't start painting until you've read this Don't just throw paint on willy-nilly…. Pleaseandthankyou. Very Fucking Important. Before painting any surf...
by nix
Sun Mar 07, 2010 2:13 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: The Forest Paint Guide
Replies: 2
Views: 1483

The Forest Paint Guide

Hello here is the rough text from the "how to paint zine" please amend, change and remake the zine to be better!

thanks.

N.
by nix
Thu Mar 04, 2010 1:46 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Artists Facilities Meeting 3 March 10
Replies: 5
Views: 4202

Re: Artists Facilities Meeting 3 March 10

what part of the hall, above and beyond AF Sound Team equipment maintenance, would now be an AF responsibility? fixing windows/wiring/etc i take it? was there anyone specifically responsible for this before, or is this just a responsibility boundary/framework that wasn't explicitly stated before? T...
by nix
Wed Mar 03, 2010 9:21 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Artists Facilities Meeting 3 March 10
Replies: 5
Views: 4202

Artists Facilities Meeting 3 March 10

Present: Gandolf, Sam, rachel, Ken, Lucea, Julie, Grant, Raul, Michal, mike, lynne Studios - evrything is good, Nix has cleared the fire exits. all studios are full, all artists have paid, all bar one are up to date with volunteer hours. ≈ Cave - It is open. All equipment is working, one PA speaker ...
by nix
Wed Mar 03, 2010 5:10 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Paint Action Weekend - starts on Saturday 6th March
Replies: 3
Views: 1549

Paint Action Weekend - starts on Saturday 6th March

Hello. The time has come to lick the Forest with some paint! Paint Action Weekend - starts on Saturday 6th March at 11am, will continue into the afternoon, and there will be more on Sunday, again from 11am. Please let us know if you intend to attend! p a i n t @ t h e f o r e s t . or g . u k or spe...
by nix
Tue Mar 02, 2010 1:15 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: 10 years' worth of Beanos: what do?
Replies: 3
Views: 1042

Re: 10 years' worth of Beanos: what do?

i will gladly take them for art.
by nix
Sun Feb 28, 2010 12:49 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: can anyone lend us a caketin?
Replies: 5
Views: 1263

Re: can anyone lend us a caketin?

fuck me. that was a great cheesecake.

fuck.
by nix
Mon Feb 22, 2010 1:19 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: FIXING/to do
Replies: 18
Views: 5849

Re: FIXING/to do

don't buy speakers.

we have some (6?) mini speakers that would suit.

amp and cd player you will have to find, but I think yous have a DVD player that could function as CD player?

thanks?
N.
by nix
Mon Feb 22, 2010 1:14 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: general darkroom discussion board
Replies: 7
Views: 5134

Re: general darkroom discussion board

i can probably help with chemical transport.

let me know.
by nix
Fri Feb 19, 2010 9:28 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Café Equipment List
Replies: 2
Views: 1556

Re: Café Equipment List

new amended version: Café Sound Equipment List 1 x Guitar Amp 1 x Bass Amp 2 x DI box 3 x Dynamic mics 3 x micstands with clips 8 x XLR->XLR 2 x XLR->TRS 4 x 1/4”-1/4” 2 x phono/1/4" adaptor 2 x phono/phono 1 x phono/minijack complete drum kit This is the sound equipment that must be always ava...
by nix
Fri Feb 19, 2010 9:25 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Guide p1
Replies: 1
Views: 1304

Re: Guide p1

Julie wrote:Beginning a gig
(Right now we only have one monitor - 15 or 16)


not any more! now, both Warfdales can live on the stage, because we have 'Wendy' (with 1 new wedge speaker) serving as a monitor rig in the Hall.
:D
by nix
Fri Feb 19, 2010 6:47 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Space for a wandering arduino hacker?
Replies: 6
Views: 2215

Re: Space for a wandering arduino hacker?

thanks for that, use: p a i n t @ th e f o r e s t .org.uk for now and I'll get that sorted.
by nix
Thu Feb 18, 2010 8:57 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Space for a wandering arduino hacker?
Replies: 6
Views: 2215

Re: Space for a wandering arduino hacker?

we can help.

communicate with : t o o l s @ t h e f o r e s t . o r g . U.k
by nix
Thu Feb 18, 2010 8:54 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: crafty room clutter
Replies: 2
Views: 1466

Re: crafty room clutter

Operation "Crafty Clean-up" is happening on Saturday 20th from 10 -2. a skip will be arriving in 'the morning'...

we need help and boxes! (plastic pref.)

as soon as possible the ScreenPrint Crew will occupy the space and functionate. Yay!
by nix
Wed Feb 17, 2010 7:28 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: flat monitor in the action room
Replies: 2
Views: 1564

Re: flat monitor in the action room

milk.

that screen. was 'earmarked' for the graphics machine for Screenprinting studio.

thanks.
by nix
Tue Feb 16, 2010 6:23 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Next Behind the Scenes meeting....
Replies: 17
Views: 3605

Re: Next Behind the Scenes meeting....

let me ken when the IT Team meet... I wanna be IT too!
by nix
Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:25 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: FIXING/to do
Replies: 18
Views: 5849

Re: FIXING/to do

So, the glass going ahead.

It has been ordered.

I guess it would be best to get the glazier to do the work on the 28th in the morning, so as not to disturb the show.

I will ask if that's possible.


thanks.

N.
by nix
Mon Feb 08, 2010 1:25 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: big IDEA: Jukebox in the Cafe
Replies: 25
Views: 9604

Re: big IDEA: Jukebox in the Cafe

this is a hard one. Paying people to play is something we have never done, and does go against the "Always Free" ethos. Yes, it is limiting and there is a strong argument that a band needs a bit of help to be able to do thair thing and spend there time/energy here. We do offer help in cove...
by nix
Sun Feb 07, 2010 12:27 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: Volunteering tasks Outside the Kitchen
Replies: 2
Views: 2898

Volunteering tasks Outside the Kitchen

Dear Volunteers, There are many ways to add your strength to the Forest ... below is a list of current tasks that need doing and the person to contact about them. Please speak up if there are tasks you think need done. Thanks. ============================================================= Artists Fac...
by nix
Fri Feb 05, 2010 7:45 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Private forum
Replies: 16
Views: 7363

Re: Private forum

please can I join?

I have a serious interest in FR.

thanks.
by nix
Thu Feb 04, 2010 12:06 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: THE CAVE IS NOW OPEN!
Replies: 4
Views: 1631

THE CAVE IS NOW OPEN!

HOT NEWS: THE CAVE IS NOW RE-OPEN! Back better than ever, Edinburgh's community music practice space, is ready for you! For just £5p/h including the use of: drum kit, 2 guitar amps, bass amp, mixer and P.A. complete with 2 mics. To use the Cave you must first become a member. Just signup to our onli...
by nix
Wed Feb 03, 2010 5:22 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: PROMOTION materials
Replies: 4
Views: 4292

Re: PROMOTION materials

very pro!
by nix
Wed Feb 03, 2010 5:05 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Cave "User List"
Replies: 11
Views: 18264

Re: Cave "User List"

it is obsolete.

we now have the online system.

I have copied it so that it can be useful when compiling the new mailing list.

but I reason that it can go. there is no need for these lists to hang around.
by nix
Wed Feb 03, 2010 4:58 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: FIXING/to do
Replies: 18
Views: 5849

Re: FIXING/to do

ah, forgot, nix ( i think? sorry im crap with names) mentioned that the window pane that is broken will be replaced sometime next week or so (nice.) , Errmmm... getting the window fixed is seems to be a possibility, but the quote is very heavy, (429+vat supply & fit for the pair), , and I have ...
by nix
Wed Feb 03, 2010 2:01 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe and Events Meeting - 4 February
Replies: 3
Views: 3009

Re: Cafe and Events Meeting - 4 February

1. possibly selling rye bread sandwiches instead of wraps


Yes! good idea, maybe 'as well as' rather than 'instead of' ...

2. i'd like to suggest to order and sell fresh fruit again


Yes please!
by nix
Wed Feb 03, 2010 1:04 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: phpBB 3.06 soon..
Replies: 13
Views: 7582

Re: phpBB 3.06 soon..

thanks milk.

I was almost dead from my lack of View active topics.
by nix
Mon Dec 21, 2009 10:56 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe and events meeting 3rd december 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 15495

Re: Cafe and events meeting 3rd december 2009

i'm sure stephen posted in disagreement re barred mugs in the volly toilets


I am in disagreement with barred mugs in the volly toilets.

A book with pictures in it in the Night Managers Folder would be helpful, I think. A working Barred Cam would be nice.
by nix
Fri Dec 18, 2009 12:02 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: left over monster bikes?
Replies: 8
Views: 2569

Re: left over monster bikes?

is it possible bikes could be moved to a place where they could be on show ie:out of the garden please?!? It would be ace to keep em somewhere where dey werent jus goin rusty eh. that would be great. but I can't think of anywhere. they are defiantly rusty already and we would need a proper Monster ...
by nix
Thu Dec 10, 2009 3:47 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Paint the Revolution.
Replies: 0
Views: 518

Paint the Revolution.

Paint-Revolution.png Paint Revolution Dear Foresters, On this day, Thursday 10th December, 2009, a small autonomous group has taken a stand in The Forest to have their voices heard. To act , rather than spraff. Through the medium of Paint, and a careful choice of words, we are able to make a statem...
by nix
Thu Dec 10, 2009 3:43 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: left over monster bikes?
Replies: 8
Views: 2569

Re: left over monster bikes?

no.

we have Three Monster Bikes, on the railings on the way to the garden.

thanks.
by nix
Wed Dec 09, 2009 11:18 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: artist friend daniel
Replies: 2
Views: 1091

Re: artist friend daniel

there is an artist painting the toilets tonight! (hopefully)

but there are many other mural spaces..

get him to contact : paint [at] theforest.org.uk

thanks!
by nix
Mon Dec 07, 2009 4:06 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Building day 22/11/9 progress
Replies: 6
Views: 3824

Re: Building day 22/11/9 progress

Scanning works to baoboa. You need to enter the details manually. Someone who knows the printer password could modify the old 'oak' scan settings to send to baoboa instead. The share is set up, called 'scan' or 'scans'. This works. Is there a reason to restrict public scanning to B/W? no it don't. ...
by nix
Fri Dec 04, 2009 9:56 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe and events meeting 3rd december 2009
Replies: 28
Views: 15495

Re: Cafe and events meeting 3rd december 2009

Bread: earthy can’t supply us.


whats wrong with Engine Shed?
by nix
Tue Dec 01, 2009 8:59 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: next volunteer WG meeting: Sunday 6 December, 5pm
Replies: 4
Views: 3260

Re: next volunteer WG meeting: Sunday 6 December, 5pm

Great!

Go Volunteer Guide! ... GO!
by nix
Tue Dec 01, 2009 1:00 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Artists Facilities Meeting Wed 2nd, Dec 7pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2115

Re: Artists Facilities Meeting Wed 2nd, Dec 7pm

OK. so.. I have added a wee bit to the wee Wiki. Sorry abut the confusion. We made some decision to change the title of the group from Sound Team to Tech Team. since the responsibilities of the team go beyond just the sound equipment. a Sound team member is expected to be able to safely operate all ...
by nix
Mon Nov 30, 2009 2:46 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Artists Facilities Meeting Wed 2nd, Dec 7pm
Replies: 5
Views: 2115

Artists Facilities Meeting Wed 2nd, Dec 7pm

Hello People... We will meet on Wednesday at 7 in the Action Room. We will discuss: TechTeam: welcoming Julie as Bottomliner and finding out how best to help her help us have a coherent team. Cave: Action Plan! and Who is the new Cave Bottomliner? Darkroom Update! Screenprint Update! Studios Update!...
by nix
Thu Nov 26, 2009 10:39 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: It's just a goodbye :)
Replies: 6
Views: 1647

Re: It's just a goodbye :)

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by nix
Tue Nov 24, 2009 10:29 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Artist for the toilet.
Replies: 33
Views: 11063

Re: Artist for the toilet.

i'm down with disco balls in the toilet.

It seems Tallulah will paint the outer part, with the sinks and the cubicals will stay Aluminum, with disco balls and flashylights.


I'll install em.
by nix
Tue Nov 24, 2009 9:54 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Tree for Ellie at Forest
Replies: 26
Views: 5557

Re: Tree for Ellie at Forest

call me.

I'll get my hands dirty.
by nix
Tue Nov 24, 2009 9:52 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Scaffolding
Replies: 8
Views: 2900

Re: Scaffolding

hello..

I really don't remember the wheels coming with.

I have had a good good look and I don't think they are at forest.

maybe we could buy 2? shared responsibility?
by nix
Sat Nov 21, 2009 7:06 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Tree for Ellie at Forest
Replies: 26
Views: 5557

Re: Tree for Ellie at Forest

Great ...

Blue still has an overview of the Garden ... and was the last to do something.
by nix
Fri Nov 06, 2009 12:05 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Mural proposal from Lily
Replies: 11
Views: 3698

Re: Mural proposal from Lily

and these:
Rossebo.L_6.jpg
Rossebo.L_10.jpg
by nix
Fri Nov 06, 2009 12:03 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Mural proposal from Lily
Replies: 11
Views: 3698

Mural proposal from Lily

here is a summery of an email conversation regarding a proposed mural. looks good! \:: Lily Rossebo to paint: 2 Nov Hi, I'm interested in painting a mural at the forest. Someone mentioned the main stairway still needed to be painted. Let me know if you are still looking for people, I would love to ...
by nix
Fri Nov 06, 2009 11:50 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Artist for the toilet.
Replies: 33
Views: 11063

Re: Artist for the toilet.

amelia wrote:Or what if we were so bold to draw a huge yoni & penis in there, one painted on either door would be great.


cock and baws is a regular theme in the toilet.
by nix
Wed Nov 04, 2009 5:40 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Artist for the toilet.
Replies: 33
Views: 11063

Re: Artist for the toilet.

milk wrote:put a pub on the shelve


I don't think we have the license for that .. could be a money spinner, though...
by nix
Wed Nov 04, 2009 5:38 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Artist for the toilet.
Replies: 33
Views: 11063

Re: Artist for the toilet.

I have tried this one. I painted the toilets black and regularly provided chalk. the effect was interesting... a lot of people used chalk to write things. a lot of people used pens and scratching techniques to write things. a lot of people complained the toilets where dark and deathlike. if you are ...
by nix
Tue Oct 27, 2009 1:07 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: LET THE HOMELESS TELL THEIR STORY
Replies: 2
Views: 1294

Re: LET THE HOMELESS TELL THEIR STORY


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