Search found 441 matches

by James
Mon Sep 15, 2008 11:49 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Action Group Meeting 14th August
Replies: 9
Views: 3484

Re: Action Group Meeting 14th August

I apologise for missing this. 1. Action room co-ordinator Sorry Chris, but the action room was always planned as a open space that could be booked by other groups. If The Forest needs it they can book it; that has actually been happening. If you look in the diary you will see lots of bookings for CI...
by James
Sat Sep 13, 2008 12:36 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: geek meet/workshop evening!
Replies: 9
Views: 3970

Re: geek meet/workshop evening!

well, I'm in forest till 6pm today and around on Monday
by James
Sat Sep 13, 2008 9:53 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Working Groups Meeting Schedule 2007-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 8250

Re: Working Groups Meeting Schedule 2007-2008

for those of us blessed with "fish memory", as nana would say ...
by James
Thu Sep 11, 2008 6:33 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: geek meet/workshop evening!
Replies: 9
Views: 3970

Re: geek meet/workshop evening!

so shall we meet soon and talk plans? I have some ideas ...
by James
Thu Sep 11, 2008 1:28 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Internet trouble
Replies: 13
Views: 4273

Re: Internet trouble

Martin wrote:Also: the typo wouldn't have been the problem when we tried before. I had a quick go on Tuesday night to see if I could get it going for dorkbot and typed it in then.


really? it should have worked when we unplugged the admin phone that night then. wierd. oh well.
by James
Thu Sep 11, 2008 1:23 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Internet trouble
Replies: 13
Views: 4273

Re: Internet trouble

they are on different channels.
still seems wierd - wifi hangs sometimes and i have to hit refresh a couple of times
haven't tried a wired connection yet
swapping would be good, thanks martin
by James
Thu Sep 11, 2008 12:49 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Internet trouble
Replies: 13
Views: 4273

Re: Internet trouble

righty righty oh i rule give me cake so I traced wires and it turns out the admin phone in the office does not go through the microfilter in the kitchen as we thought. thus there was interface on the line, hence dropped signal however we did try unplugging it one night to see and that didn't fix it ...
by James
Thu Sep 11, 2008 10:15 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: geek meet/workshop evening!
Replies: 9
Views: 3970

Re: geek meet/workshop evening!

i have a couple of pointers .... I will get back on this topic and plan a meeting as soon as our fecking broadband is working.
by James
Wed Sep 10, 2008 5:59 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Who wants to cycle 47miles on Sept 14th?
Replies: 23
Views: 3615

Re: Who wants to cycle 47miles on Sept 14th?

i got a pack in the post today
i'll phone you later, i'll be in town tonight if you are ...
by James
Tue Sep 09, 2008 12:49 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Who wants to cycle 47miles on Sept 14th?
Replies: 23
Views: 3615

Re: Who wants to cycle 47miles on Sept 14th?

ok. cool. and Tom is to now. Hope you put down a 10am start time ...
by James
Mon Sep 08, 2008 11:13 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: hosting large numbers for nosh
Replies: 4
Views: 2454

hosting large numbers for nosh

50-80 members of an LGBT choir are coming through on December 5th .. can we host them in the cafe? Probably have to be the hall, right? And they want a buffet meal - could we do that? how much?
by James
Mon Sep 08, 2008 10:34 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Who wants to cycle 47miles on Sept 14th?
Replies: 23
Views: 3615

Re: Who wants to cycle 47miles on Sept 14th?

I'm louise's friend also saw you, james? at the ticket desk, i remember you had a little bit of something in your teeth but i didn't feel close enough to you to mention it but now i do apparently. But now you do on a public message board? you rock :-) anyway, anyone who wants to register must do so...
by James
Sun Sep 07, 2008 2:21 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: geek meet/workshop evening!
Replies: 9
Views: 3970

geek meet/workshop evening!

what can we do with our computers?
printing control?
server?
can the new admin computer do anything? (It's got a 120GB disk for the home partition, you know).

shall we all lock ourselves in the action room one evening soon?
by James
Sat Sep 06, 2008 8:39 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: VA 04/09/2008
Replies: 5
Views: 2377

Re: VA 04/09/2008

James has suggested we invoice the artist for a fee and use that to claim their money. However the moeny given to artists is not supposed to be a fee, it us a budget to cover expenses purtaining to the exhibition. We can put an invoice in the receipts drawer but still ask the artists to provide rec...
by James
Fri Aug 29, 2008 12:29 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Who wants to cycle 47miles on Sept 14th?
Replies: 23
Views: 3615

Re: Who wants to cycle 47miles on Sept 14th?

Ok - Me, Simone and Graeme have been registered.
Everyone else - you have to register your details under the team "Team Forest"
Or if you don't have a British bank account, send me the details and I'll do it and you can pay me back.
Looking forwards to it!
by James
Mon Aug 25, 2008 2:38 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: artists facilities thu 28th aug 2008
Replies: 10
Views: 3359

artists facilities thu 28th aug 2008

agenda point 1: using some of our yearly budget to buy this: http://www.blankbadge.co.uk/25mm-button-badge-machine--500-badge-components-34-p.asp - £133.50 You have to buy different size moulds if you want other than 25mm: http://www.blankbadge.co.uk/index.asp?function=DISPLAYCAT&catid=19 Consum...
by James
Mon Aug 25, 2008 1:55 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest in Guardian
Replies: 17
Views: 2929

Re: Forest in Guardian

That just goes on all my photos from my website automatically.
by James
Mon Aug 25, 2008 1:40 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest in Guardian
Replies: 17
Views: 2929

Re: Forest in Guardian

Image
by James
Sat Aug 23, 2008 3:37 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: wanted: wireless usb thingy, ubuntu compatibile
Replies: 2
Views: 1799

wanted: wireless usb thingy, ubuntu compatibile

Does anyone have one spare? If not I'm going to go and buy this and the RAM we need on Monday. Advice welcome ...
by James
Fri Aug 22, 2008 6:00 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: 256MB DDR RAM
Replies: 0
Views: 1143

256MB DDR RAM

Does anyone have one spare?
Trying to get the old white admin computer going again, hopefully almost there
by James
Tue Aug 19, 2008 12:00 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: New wireless router
Replies: 8
Views: 3040

Re: New wireless router

don't worry, I won't have time till after august anyway.
have moved computer to windowsill and put a note on it so its safe for a bit.
by James
Tue Aug 19, 2008 10:20 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: New wireless router
Replies: 8
Views: 3040

Re: New wireless router

So one of the problems we had making oak the server was lack of space for HD's. Can we use this computer, or at least it's case as a server?
by James
Mon Aug 18, 2008 6:57 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: other cool foresty organisations
Replies: 84
Views: 77293

Re: other cool foresty organisations

I've just been told about The Foundry on Old Street ... I think this is it. Kinda like the forest, I've been told. http://www.foundry.tv/
by James
Sun Aug 17, 2008 10:11 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Who wants to cycle 47miles on Sept 14th?
Replies: 23
Views: 3615

Re: Who wants to cycle 47miles on Sept 14th?

I can register for everyone and get money of everyone later. What start time do we want? 9.00am 9.20am 9.40am 10.00am I vote for later myself. So they are asking people to raise money for Lukemia research - http://pedalforscotland.org/files/charity.htm Personally I quite like the idea of raising mon...
by James
Fri Aug 15, 2008 12:15 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Who wants to cycle 47miles on Sept 14th?
Replies: 23
Views: 3615

Re: Who wants to cycle 47miles on Sept 14th?

yes we can!
and helllo "are we playing" - are you the girl i talked to when I was on the ticket desk? I remember :-p

we have to register
£18.50 fee, and another £12 for transport to glasgow in the morning
if we do a team we get 4th person free tho.

So, team name and shirt design .... ?
by James
Tue Aug 12, 2008 11:10 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Help! We need volunteers!
Replies: 0
Views: 534

Help! We need volunteers!

So, you may be used to getting regular messages from The Forest Cafe saying things like “Help! We need volunteers! We're so busy our elbows have fallen off!” And you may have noticed you haven't gotten one for a while. “Wow, they must be doing well.” you must muse to yourself, “and during the festiv...
by James
Tue Aug 12, 2008 1:31 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: phpBB2 to phpBB3 move, a.k.a upgrading the bb.
Replies: 70
Views: 22675

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

swithun wrote:Your message is probably from me, JB. It is vital that you read it.


not sure which message you are referring to ... maybe send again? sorry :-(
by James
Tue Aug 12, 2008 1:29 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: phpBB2 to phpBB3 move, a.k.a upgrading the bb.
Replies: 70
Views: 22675

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

Martin wrote:I do wonder about removing the join date and post count from under people's names too, for the same reasons.


yes
by James
Sun Aug 10, 2008 9:15 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Action Meeting 10th Aug
Replies: 1
Views: 1479

Action Meeting 10th Aug

Present: James, Nix, Taskin, Roman (some of these minutes are truncated for security reasons) 1) Reiterate No ppl drinking in craft room. On the 22nd aug, 6pm, craft room action night. At this a decision will be made whether to replace the lock. 2) The action room is becoming a mess like the old off...
by James
Sat Aug 02, 2008 5:08 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Our BB - Friends and Foes ....
Replies: 11
Views: 3234

Re: Our BB - Friends and Foes ....

I was going to FOE jane, thehemulen and milk but then I read this ..... Foes are users which will be ignored by default. Posts by these users will not be fully visible. Personal messages from foes are still permitted. Please note that you cannot ignore moderators or administrators. and i decided I w...
by James
Sat Aug 02, 2008 5:00 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: computer actiond day
Replies: 2
Views: 1863

Re: computer actiond day

what did we think was wrong with the 4th computer?
new sata cable?
that alone would be amazing for aug
by James
Fri Aug 01, 2008 3:52 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: taking old infoseed junk (and other junk) to recycle
Replies: 0
Views: 1186

taking old infoseed junk (and other junk) to recycle

On the action room there is two windows ...
the left hand window contains good stuff.
the right hand window contains bad stuff which Jay and Fudge will take to the recyling place Sat or Sunday afternoon
any other electrical stuff can be added to the right window (within reason)
sorry for short notice
by James
Thu Jul 31, 2008 2:43 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: how to print the august programme
Replies: 1
Views: 1330

Re: how to print the august programme

also when designing in scribus
file .... document setup .....; 0pt all margin guides ......apply to all document pages

also when exporting to PDF
pre-press tab
and select use document bleeds
by James
Wed Jul 30, 2008 8:28 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: how to print the august programme
Replies: 1
Views: 1330

how to print the august programme

1) design in scribus A5 pages, folded. How many pages? Multiple of 4. 2) export to PDF compress all images to 300DPI include all fonts 3) open PDF in Document Viewer on a Ubuntu forest machine a) file ..print setup ... A5! b) file .... print ....tab marked general. All pages, 1 or more copy c) tab m...
by James
Wed Jul 30, 2008 6:53 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Our BB - Friends and Foes ....
Replies: 11
Views: 3234

Our BB - Friends and Foes ....

if you go into your control panel you have a "friends and foes" section ..... dear god.
Can we turn that off?
by James
Wed Jul 30, 2008 11:12 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: phpBB2 to phpBB3 move, a.k.a upgrading the bb.
Replies: 70
Views: 22675

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

wait, does your pm inbox really only have a limit of 100 msgs? can we increase that? thanks
by James
Wed Jul 30, 2008 11:10 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: phpBB2 to phpBB3 move, a.k.a upgrading the bb.
Replies: 70
Views: 22675

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

and i've just noticed private messages have a history thing so you can see the whole conversation in one window. brilliant.
add this add on to restore a "unread topics" button but please don't go back.
by James
Tue Jul 29, 2008 10:49 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: phpBB2 to phpBB3 move, a.k.a upgrading the bb.
Replies: 70
Views: 22675

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

the time was wrong on the old one to. keep the new one i say i found a great feature yesterday - if you hit reply to a thread, then start writeing a long reply but someone else gets in with a post before you finish your message, it warns you and gives you a chance to see their post and review your p...
by James
Mon Jul 28, 2008 10:23 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Lost/moved things
Replies: 8
Views: 1636

Re: Lost/moved things

back room of craft room
on a shelf marked radios
two, base unit, but not the charger plug
by James
Sat Jul 26, 2008 2:12 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: anyone have a spare mobile phone handset for august?
Replies: 0
Views: 510

anyone have a spare mobile phone handset for august?

We would really like to borrow it - we have our own sim card to put in it and anything with basic phone call and text facilities is great
Thanks,
James
by James
Sat Jul 26, 2008 10:28 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Lost/moved things
Replies: 8
Views: 1636

Re: Lost/moved things

last seen in back room of craft room, nestled in the shelves. I'll look when I come in.
we talked last year about buying headsets for them to ...
by James
Fri Jul 25, 2008 1:09 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: action working group meat-in Sun 13/7 mins
Replies: 30
Views: 8782

Re:

we arent hiring bikes are we? we are lending bikes on a 'as seen, and self inspected' basis, certainly we offer no guaruntee on the safety of the bikes, or there road-worthyness. etc. i imagine our insurance does not cover this etc.. and we are certainly in no position to guaruntee these things... ...
by James
Fri Jul 25, 2008 12:59 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: august programmme: information needed
Replies: 4
Views: 2213

Re: august programmme: information needed

thanks. if you have any images we would appreciate those to. (send to ida or carlos not me)
by James
Wed Jul 23, 2008 1:13 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: action working group meat-in Sun 13/7 mins
Replies: 30
Views: 8782

or just leave the deposit as it is, if they don't bring the lights (or replacements they buy themselves) back they lose the deposit? just the same as if they don't bring any other part of the bike back.
by James
Wed Jul 23, 2008 1:09 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: action working group meat-in Sun 13/7 mins
Replies: 30
Views: 8782

disagree very strongly maybe EVS is a different case but for bike hire to people we must do lights it is completely unsafe to cycle at night without lights (as well as illegal - one of the times the law is there for a damn good reason) if we hire a bike to someone for a couple of days its ridiculous...
by James
Wed Jul 23, 2008 1:04 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: 12 hours of comedy in august ....
Replies: 8
Views: 2014

well, I'll talk to Xabina about fitting these guys in if noone else wants to comment ....
by James
Wed Jul 23, 2008 1:02 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Who wants to cycle 47miles on Sept 14th?
Replies: 23
Views: 3615

Who wants to cycle 47miles on Sept 14th?

http://pedalforscotland.org/

Glasgow to Edinburgh ... lets make a team Forest
by James
Wed Jul 23, 2008 9:40 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Ideas for upcoming films
Replies: 73
Views: 18125

jerry springer the opera
I have a DVD made from the TV
because 50,000 complaining christians can't be wrong!
by James
Mon Jul 21, 2008 9:39 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: tate modern uses the forest as inspiration for a new space
Replies: 14
Views: 2550

wow, we've been co-opted into the hallowed halls of high art. This is really going to ruin our street cred.
by James
Mon Jul 21, 2008 3:13 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: computer actiond day
Replies: 2
Views: 1863

computer actiond day

fix the middle one ..
update all ..
use accounts ...
security ....

Anyone up for a day of this before august?

Go to advanced search