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by nix
Wed Dec 10, 2008 9:13 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Free paint...
Replies: 4
Views: 5693

Re: Free paint...

thanks for he offer, Mike..

but there are folk who have cars, no?

could be a lot more efficient if we do a propper mission and drive round and pick up all the paint..



anyone wanna do this?



please..?


I'll make the arrangements... just need a vehicle to do it.

thanks!
by nix
Fri Dec 05, 2008 9:07 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: budget etc
Replies: 3
Views: 4829

Re: budget etc

Depending on the available budget for AF for Nov/Dec... I think we should just get what we need so we can have the facility in use.

what are your needs/desires, Simone ..?

-


I also would like a go at screenprinting..

can we set up a workshop?

thanks.#

N
by nix
Tue Dec 02, 2008 3:13 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: SOUND TEAM
Replies: 20
Views: 15422

Re: SOUND TEAM

Thanks Shane!

your the man! .. sound!
by nix
Tue Dec 02, 2008 1:24 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: 8pm Meeting last Monday of month
Replies: 12
Views: 12989

Re: 8pm Meeting last Monday of month

No.... for winter 7pm Doc every Tuesday! here are some Nix Recommendations.. There are loads more! http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1079452/ View from a Grain of Sand (2006) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0799915/ Air Guitar Nation (2006) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0372279/ Festival Express (2003) http://w...
by nix
Tue Dec 02, 2008 1:10 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: SOUND TEAM
Replies: 20
Views: 15422

Re: SOUND TEAM

Thanks guys!

you guys are great! ..any more folks?

Mike .. The sheets are what we need! we need to get a consensus from the sound team on these and the other signs and stuff. We can do this as as a team! Build the SOUND TEAM!

When is the next SOUND TEAM MEETING?

Thursday night?

Sound Love!
by nix
Mon Dec 01, 2008 6:31 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: SOUND TEAM
Replies: 20
Views: 15422

SOUND TEAM

Hello!

now is born the "Sound Team" ...

a group of individuals within the forest community who are capable and willing to do live sound for events and train others in how to use the sound equipment.

are you in?

do you want to be part of this team?

... thanks....

N.
by nix
Mon Dec 01, 2008 6:28 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: broken deck
Replies: 4
Views: 4993

Re: broken deck

if there not Technics for indefinite loan, then there not much use..

we just need to get out one fixed.

yes?
by nix
Mon Dec 01, 2008 3:51 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: in search of new zines
Replies: 3
Views: 4090

Re: in search of new zines

yes we do have zines! Forest Free Press has been amassing a nice wee collection.. we are hoping to stat up a 'zines by post' project, where we will be sending out boxes of zines to Social Centres, independent shops, and people/places, for them to sell. On a Sale or return basis. What I was thinking...
by nix
Fri Nov 28, 2008 2:32 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Action WG - Sunday, 9th November, 7pm - 8:45pm
Replies: 7
Views: 7636

Re: Action WG - Sunday, 9th November, 7pm - 8:45pm

i have a mouth full of wool.
I eat my hat.

buy them.
by nix
Thu Nov 27, 2008 2:41 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: broken deck
Replies: 4
Views: 4993

Re: broken deck

we have One very broken deck!

inexplicable earth/hum/buss thing.

I have borrowed a wee shite Numark one off my mate Craig, that is going away on sunday 7th Dec.

This is bad.

I will look into getting it fixed.. does anyone now a Turntable repair guy?

THIS IS URGENT.
by nix
Wed Nov 26, 2008 4:36 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Free paint...
Replies: 4
Views: 5693

Re: Free paint...

who is going to pick up the paint?
by nix
Wed Nov 26, 2008 3:54 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: moving the freeshop
Replies: 117
Views: 64354

Re: moving the freeshop

. no drop off area - i brought up the issue of people bringing things out of shop hours and creating a sign was the only suggestion. still, there will be pissed off people who bring things in good faith and are turned away, though i can just see some volly going "oh, um, i'm not sure, but i'm sure ...
by nix
Tue Nov 25, 2008 8:50 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest Hi-Fi Vs Wendy = Reggae Sunday
Replies: 4
Views: 2909

Re: Forest Hi-Fi Vs Wendy = Reggae Sunday

MARTIN IS MY HERO!
by nix
Tue Nov 25, 2008 8:33 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest Hi-Fi Vs Wendy = Reggae Sunday
Replies: 4
Views: 2909

Re: Forest Hi-Fi Vs Wendy = Reggae Sunday

can someone be so kind and make this an event on Forest Facebook?


thanks!
by nix
Tue Nov 25, 2008 7:56 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest Hi-Fi Vs Wendy = Reggae Sunday
Replies: 4
Views: 2909

Forest Hi-Fi Vs Wendy = Reggae Sunday

On Sunday the 7th Dec 2008, the Café will shake to the sounds of:

FOREST HI-FI Vs WENDY

Heavy and rare DJ's and the sweetest sounds .. some live instrumentalism and plenty of bass, please come and dance!
by nix
Tue Nov 25, 2008 7:47 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: September stuff
Replies: 130
Views: 83434

Re: September stuff

wait!


maybe we can stop building if Jack needs to do his show..

what do we think.. I don't want to spoil someones show... was it in the eve?

I dunno!
by nix
Tue Nov 25, 2008 5:22 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: September stuff
Replies: 130
Views: 83434

Re: September stuff

there is loads to do... it would be good to do it in one fell swoop.. could Jack be resheduled.. I am coming to the action day/ building day but not till 3.. I was hoping to work all night.
by nix
Tue Nov 25, 2008 4:02 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Free paint...
Replies: 4
Views: 5693

Free paint...

We can get free paint, and we should. at the moment we are low on all kinds of paint and need more. the way to get it is to phone up the company in advance and ask them nicely nicely .. tell them you are calling from an arts charity and you will put any unwanted paint to good use. we need to organis...
by nix
Sun Nov 23, 2008 6:14 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: gallery vandals
Replies: 17
Views: 11871

Re: gallery vandals

no, prob, it cost 13 on glass .. plus 2.50 on busses.

love art.
by nix
Sat Nov 22, 2008 5:59 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: forest movie now!
Replies: 1
Views: 1820

Re: forest movie now!

I might be around then.

I have a lot of the relevant info..

I am around on monday from 6. (doing zine workshop in action room) .. we could meet?
by nix
Sat Nov 22, 2008 3:39 am
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: let's make a volunteer info guide!
Replies: 29
Views: 26236

Re: let's make a volunteer info guide!

lets be honest. simple. treat people like adults. ... consensus decision making is part of 'how the forest works section' .. important to mention. esp, for volunteers - encouraging people to get involved. yes!? ... give clear instructions as to how to perform specific tasks. e.g.: Cave Money: if som...
by nix
Thu Nov 20, 2008 12:45 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: gallery vandals
Replies: 17
Views: 11871

Re: gallery vandals

shit.

just loggedon.. been workin.. I'll try and get this done on thurs.
by nix
Sun Nov 16, 2008 12:02 am
Forum: Workshops
Topic: Dj workshop!!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 5794

Re: Dj workshop!!!!

also...

the Dacks in the cafe need looked at.. people have told me there is a problem..

I asked Fernando.. but he was unable to clearly describe the problem.. I have not had time to look at them, and I will not be in again before the work shop.
by nix
Sat Nov 15, 2008 11:54 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: gallery vandals
Replies: 17
Views: 11871

Re: gallery vandals

sad..

let us pay for the glass and re glaze it on Monday

the Glaziers are:

A Jack, 0131-667 0277 Address: 133 St Leonards Street, Edinburgh, ....

if no one else has time to do it, I will.. its important to support the artists exhibiting here. .. no?
by nix
Fri Nov 14, 2008 8:01 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: PA loan
Replies: 15
Views: 11188

Re: PA loan

THE MACKIES ARE BACK! and they work, and we have new stands for them. so.. ryan.. there is no worries about your PA, apart from the decks and mixer... (are you sure you need record players? will 2 minijacks for the iPods do?) but I am still working on getting them. all the kit will be ready for you ...
by nix
Fri Nov 14, 2008 7:54 am
Forum: Workshops
Topic: Dj workshop!!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 5794

Re: Dj workshop!!!!

COME ON LAZY BONES.. MAKE A NEW POSTER..!
by nix
Thu Nov 13, 2008 12:49 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: PA loan
Replies: 15
Views: 11188

Re: PA loan

So.. we now have a new PA! (well, 'new' is an overstatement) "WENDY" is a 600w traditional PA with massive/heavy speakers and a 6 channel mixer/amp ..4 channels working. sounds nice, better for DJs than bands, but working. Yesterday, the brilliant Matt helped and we fixed it for the princely sum of ...
by nix
Fri Nov 07, 2008 11:04 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Shop Meeting 6th Nov
Replies: 5
Views: 5804

Re: Shop Meeting 6th Nov

yes, yes.. shaky shake that music maker! we also have a audio ready computer in the cave (needs set-up) .. and the capacity to record gigs straight off the mixing desk in the cafe. Today I asked roman to put a specil advert in the program asking for CDs to sell in shop. yes we like music. music we l...
by nix
Fri Nov 07, 2008 10:16 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: PA loan
Replies: 15
Views: 11188

Re: PA loan

no fret Ryan, no pooch getting screwed... I think there is a solution.. leave it with me... let you ken soon..
by nix
Fri Nov 07, 2008 10:12 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: moving the freeshop
Replies: 117
Views: 64354

Re: moving the freeshop

for the freeshop to work well and bee good, the freeshop coordinator needs to have a place to put overspill (stuff thats too good to throw out, but doesn't fit in the freeshop at the time) .. I cant think of another cupboard. I want the freeshop to be good, so I am offering my valuable cupboard space.
by nix
Fri Nov 07, 2008 9:48 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: moving the freeshop
Replies: 117
Views: 64354

Re: moving the freeshop

there was a proposal No.3 and No.4 3. keep the freeshop where it is, but much reduced in size and tidied every day by shop staff. 4. move the freeshop to the corner of the main room, by the library, but much reduced in size and tidied every day by shop staff. I'm up for No. 4. also.... it was mentio...
by nix
Thu Nov 06, 2008 3:26 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: PA loan
Replies: 15
Views: 11188

Re: PA loan

2 mics.. with stands
decks, dj mixer,
PA,

no amps or drum kit or monitor.



OK?
by nix
Thu Nov 06, 2008 1:50 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Meeting this Sunday: 7pm
Replies: 3
Views: 3155

Re: Meeting this Sunday: 7pm

ACTION MEETING IS ON SUNDAY AT 7pm.

Agenda points I want to talk about:

- action room use.
- workshops.
- forest bikes.
- crafty room.

theres probably more...


thanks!

N.
by nix
Thu Nov 06, 2008 1:43 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: PA loan
Replies: 15
Views: 11188

Re: PA loan

cool.. the "Forest Hire" PA is broken at the moment. 3 of our 4 Mackies are with Red Dog music awaiting repair, they are aware it is urgent. Yesterday, we where given a 600w PA by Ronnie's Mobile Disco. it is also a bit broke. we are working on getting it fixed as a matter of urgency. Ryan, what do ...
by nix
Mon Nov 03, 2008 11:36 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: broken deck
Replies: 4
Views: 4993

Re: broken deck

will check it out on tue.
by nix
Mon Nov 03, 2008 1:27 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Warrior Words Meeting and the Compassionate Living Fayre
Replies: 1
Views: 2954

Warrior Words Meeting and the Compassionate Living Fayre

Warrior Words is a project supported by the Forest Free Press. We have some zines to work on... you are welcome to join us. when shall we meet? Thursday lunchtime? or sooner...? we have a Stall at: ********************************************** Compassionate Living Fayre '08 Sat 8th November 08. 10....
by nix
Fri Oct 31, 2008 8:47 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Shop Unlocked!
Replies: 0
Views: 2380

Shop Unlocked!

:( last night, thurs 30th at about 20:30 .. I found the shop unlocked. this is not good. I understand Cyrille ill .. and there is no blame or anger... we just need to be more vigalant.. I also know the lock on the door could do with some attention.. I will do that this weekend. GO SHOP TEAM! :P
by nix
Fri Oct 31, 2008 8:36 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: moving the freeshop
Replies: 117
Views: 64354

Re: moving the freeshop

OK..

so there is a shop meeting:

Thursday 6th Nov, 4pm . ... in the shop ... . is that OK with every one?

We all have good ideas and the shop needs us to work some stuff out.

cool.
by nix
Fri Oct 31, 2008 3:09 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: what? why? we had a garden.. now we don't
Replies: 4
Views: 5205

Re: what? why? we had a garden.. now we don't

I have spoken to Sam and Baloo...

the plan I now understand!

Viva The Garden!

LETS PLANT PLANTS! They are great!

Also... The Gardening tools now have there place in the workshop, just on the laft as you walk in, a clearly marked basket... let them always return to it.
:wink:
by nix
Thu Oct 30, 2008 12:26 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: what? why? we had a garden.. now we don't
Replies: 4
Views: 5205

what? why? we had a garden.. now we don't

Could someone please tell me why?

I understand Sam has a plan.. but what is it?
by nix
Mon Oct 27, 2008 4:29 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: "Don't DIY Alone!" A radical DIY-o-rama here in Edinburgh!
Replies: 16
Views: 11252

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

Yeah!

this is cool!

I'm 100% into it!

when is the meeting Joey?
(make it a thursday night or sat/sun so I can come!)


lets DIY it!
by nix
Sun Oct 26, 2008 5:53 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Pockets is famous???? no..... really??
Replies: 45
Views: 21045

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

Dear Spark.. I don't know who you are. I am Nix. this is the name people know me by. I would love to meet you and talk to you, as t seems you have a really wrong idea of what the Forest is. and it would be great to help you gain some understanding and for me to understand why you feel like this. ple...
by nix
Thu Oct 23, 2008 7:03 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Minutes - Behind The Scenes - Thursday 16 Oct 2008
Replies: 35
Views: 21063

Re: Minutes - Behind The Scenes - Thursday 16 Oct 2008

it is stupid for the forest to own a badge-maker as it will be destroyed nearly immediately / lost / stolen and is thereby non-conducive to the whole "helping artists" thing. sorry, dude, this is a negative and unhelpful statement. I thnk we should get the badgemaker for Billy Lier. but if there wa...
by nix
Sat Oct 04, 2008 1:36 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Artist Facilities WG meeting, Thursday 2nd October 2008
Replies: 3
Views: 4711

Re: Artist Facilities WG meeting, Thursday 2nd October 2008

Shit..

I was on a long distance bus when this meeting was on.. I would have been there.. well next month...


Please read http://www.theforest.org.uk/bb/viewtopi ... =29&t=5268 this thread concerning balconies



we are an artists facilities provider.. no?

thanks.
by nix
Wed Sep 17, 2008 12:06 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Action Group Meeting 14th August
Replies: 9
Views: 8355

Re: Action Group Meeting 14th August

Nerea, Nix, James, Fernando and Mattus - lets meet soon. Good plan. Thursday?

I am away till 3rd Oct.

I want to be involved in this discussion.

I love bikes. I love you. we are love.
by nix
Sun Sep 14, 2008 10:44 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: hosting large numbers for nosh
Replies: 4
Views: 5502

Re: hosting large numbers for nosh

it could be done easily.

i have loads of expirit=ence catering for such numbers..

ask, and I can help.


just needs good planing.
by nix
Sun Sep 14, 2008 5:13 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Turkish coffee pot?
Replies: 4
Views: 4070

Re: Turkish coffee pot?

go see Osman at Empires Bistro on St. Marys street for tips..
by nix
Sun Sep 14, 2008 5:04 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Action Group Meeting 14th August
Replies: 9
Views: 8355

Re: Action Group Meeting 14th August

:( Hello Action Group... I apologize, but I am unable to make this meeting as I am sick. So, sorry. Agenda points I would like to raise: Action room co-ordinator/ booking system: I did try and make a booking the other day and it was hard. no booking book and no-one with a clear Idea... I propose we ...
by nix
Mon Sep 08, 2008 11:00 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: brief piano soujourns
Replies: 3
Views: 5004

Re: brief piano soujourns

yup,

Only registered users should use the cave.

Come to a 'Cave Meeting' - they are every Thursday, 6-8 - and discuss your needs, the Cave co-ordinator (at the moment Pockets) can sort out your needs.

CAVE USE IS NOT AT THE KITCHEN MANAGERS DISCRETION, SORRY.
by nix
Thu Sep 04, 2008 12:43 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: artists facilities thu 28th aug 2008
Replies: 10
Views: 8597

Re: artists facilities thu 28th aug 2008

WAIT A MINUET! On the 28th was supposed to be Visual arts meeting, not Artists Facilities... that meeting is supposed to be today, 4th Sept,.. what is going on? I will presume that this is a typo and continue .. Firstly, My Apologies that I cannot attend the meeting tonight as I am ill and the city ...