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by James
Sat Nov 08, 2008 5:41 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: moving the freeshop
Replies: 117
Views: 30287

Re: moving the freeshop

not into the library corner. Come to think of it, option1 is right out. I was thinking it could be kept thin against the wall but then remembering that last time I talked to a fire guy they don't like anything being in that hallway. option 2 - but i think we have to reply on staff knowing the stock ...
by James
Sat Nov 08, 2008 5:00 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: moving the freeshop
Replies: 117
Views: 30287

Re: moving the freeshop

not into the library corner. Come to think of it, option1 is right out. I was thinking it could be kept thin against the wall but then remembering that last time I talked to a fire guy they don't like anything being in that hallway. option 2 - but i think we have to reply on staff knowing the stock ...
by James
Sat Nov 08, 2008 4:50 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Where is stuff from Old Bluey?
Replies: 26
Views: 9916

Re: Where is stuff from Old Bluey?

may be able to help ... when do you want to meet in the office at the forest to delve the HD?
by James
Thu Nov 06, 2008 2:51 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: US elections
Replies: 4
Views: 1514

Re: US elections

the popular vote was something like 52% - 46% wasn't it? I would call that close .... electrol college bollocks aside, of course
by James
Thu Nov 06, 2008 12:17 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Meeting this Sunday: 7pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1244

Meeting this Sunday: 7pm

or is it saturday? everyone is saying this but it has always been sun.
by James
Mon Nov 03, 2008 5:37 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: broken deck
Replies: 4
Views: 2371

broken deck

I'm told by someone one of our decks in the cafe is broken. Can someone look at it? ta
by James
Mon Nov 03, 2008 10:32 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Working Groups Meeting Schedule 2007-2008
Replies: 8
Views: 8600

Re: Working Groups Meeting Schedule 2007-2008

good catch
by James
Mon Nov 03, 2008 10:27 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: VA 30/10/2008
Replies: 18
Views: 6545

Re: VA 30/10/2008

I saw Jack Webb 3 or 4 days ago (can't remember exactly) and he said he hadn't heard back from anyone and it had been a week or something and what was happening? can there be a policy of just sending a "thanks for your submission, we'll let you know" email so ppl know whats happening? ps. ...
by James
Sat Nov 01, 2008 11:42 am
Forum: Events
Topic: New Flyer for the Forest
Replies: 23
Views: 6887

Re: New Flyer for the Forest

the bank transfer will happen on monday
we must get a reciept for this .. can you hassle them? thanks
by James
Thu Oct 30, 2008 1:23 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Radical Book Fair (Word Power) - Mark Thomas
Replies: 1
Views: 691

Re: Radical Book Fair (Word Power) - Mark Thomas

my, it was good
we are planning a mark thomas film night
stay tuned!
by James
Thu Oct 30, 2008 1:21 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Clown Army Workshop
Replies: 1
Views: 1164

Re: Clown Army Workshop

i have pmed you
by James
Thu Oct 30, 2008 1:19 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: what? why? we had a garden.. now we don't
Replies: 4
Views: 2715

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

hes usually around on mondays, talk to him then or i will point him to this
by James
Mon Oct 27, 2008 8:44 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Pockets is famous???? no..... really??
Replies: 45
Views: 7935

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

Would that still work if Morrisey was the troll? (Dah dah dahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhH!)
by James
Mon Oct 27, 2008 8:26 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Minutes - Behind The Scenes - Thursday 16 Oct 2008
Replies: 35
Views: 9619

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

well, I still feel grants should be for helping as many people as possible and not one persons commercial endeavours, as much as we like that person. I don't like this as a grant, or indeed at all, but will stand aside. I agree with Ryan that just buying something in the hope someone will look after...
by James
Thu Oct 23, 2008 6:31 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Minutes - Behind The Scenes - Thursday 16 Oct 2008
Replies: 35
Views: 9619

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

it wasn't a hack decision not to give billy the grant. it was a decision made after discussion among the very competent people at the meeting the fact there were only 2 of them is a different matter. as far as I know, alice wasn't saying move hers back because she wanted to avoid billy. she did it b...
by James
Thu Oct 23, 2008 2:11 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Minutes - Behind The Scenes - Thursday 16 Oct 2008
Replies: 35
Views: 9619

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

theres not actually a ungiven grant, we gave last months grant to alice in the end it seems there is a concensous on giving a grant to billy (next months one if no better apps?), I will happily stand aside in that case but generally i feel that if we have a problem ("chances are we will lose al...
by James
Thu Oct 23, 2008 2:04 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: the photocopier is killing me
Replies: 12
Views: 5228

Re: the photocopier is killing me

I've just remembered - I said I'd do a printer workshop at three this afternoon
thats in a hour
i'm a advertising genius.
i can do more later
by James
Thu Oct 23, 2008 2:01 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: FOOD NOT BOMBS!
Replies: 47
Views: 12766

Re: FOOD NOT BOMBS!

http://mail.theforest.org.uk/mailman/li ... est.org.uk
sign up and send a email to our list yourself :-p
by James
Sat Oct 18, 2008 6:01 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: allowed file extensions on the bb
Replies: 1
Views: 1450

allowed file extensions on the bb

were meant to like open source
why is ods, and the other open office formats not allowed? can an admin fix that?
thanks
by James
Fri Oct 17, 2008 10:38 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Minutes - Behind The Scenes - Thursday 16 Oct 2008
Replies: 35
Views: 9619

Re: Minutes

disagree with billy liar.
the reasons we had at the time still stand
I looked into badge machines, i got to busy to do anything about them.
Maybe someone wants to take on as a project buying one, looking after it and making workshops available for people to use it?
by James
Thu Oct 16, 2008 5:31 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: behind the scenes, 16th Oct
Replies: 6
Views: 2722

behind the scenes, 16th Oct

I apologise, I will be missing this ...
Ryan will be there at 8:30pm but he says to start without him.
by James
Thu Oct 16, 2008 12:31 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Pockets is famous???? no..... really??
Replies: 45
Views: 7935

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

only one way to find out .... phone them ... (he might not like it that you posted a private phone number in public tho)
I've been to america. I'm more qualified than ryan to go with you. not sure how, but i am. :-p
by James
Thu Oct 16, 2008 12:27 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Improvised Theatre Workshop - Saturday 18th October
Replies: 1
Views: 730

Re: Improvised Theatre Workshop - Saturday 18th October

if anyone is interested, this is in bristo hall not the cafe ....
by James
Thu Oct 16, 2008 11:28 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Pockets is famous???? no..... really??
Replies: 45
Views: 7935

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

is talking about yourself in the 3rd person the 1st sign your losing touch with reality? :-P
nice one
we added a view last night, 250,000+
by James
Thu Oct 16, 2008 10:53 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: internet down again.
Replies: 6
Views: 3509

Re: internet down again.

would have been before
sorry
was forgetting i was away for a week
by James
Mon Oct 13, 2008 11:57 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: "Don't DIY Alone!" A radical DIY-o-rama here in Edinburgh!
Replies: 16
Views: 4997

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

Joey,
Come past the Action Working Group meetings
or PM me and arrange to meet me in the cafe sometime and I will tell you all about the possibilities The Forest has. (mon, thu or sat are my usual days there)
the little I read so far sounds great :-)
by James
Mon Oct 13, 2008 11:53 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Ideas for upcoming films
Replies: 73
Views: 21215

Re: Ideas for upcoming films

i still want to put forward jerry springer the opera some time
by James
Mon Oct 13, 2008 11:52 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: proposal for new films
Replies: 6
Views: 2019

Re: proposal for new films

is the 2nd one persopolis? the comic is great but I would hope that ppl here will want to show less mainstream films.
the 1st one -
we are not afraid of showing things that require a warning ... :-)
tell us more
by James
Mon Oct 13, 2008 11:46 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: internet down again.
Replies: 6
Views: 3509

Re: internet down again.

it does seem bad recently. It was off a whole evening a while back and this is not rare

Martin, I can probably donate a ZyXEL p660HW-t1 802.1g wireless router in 2 weeks. would this be any help?
by James
Mon Oct 13, 2008 11:38 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: web team meeting, monday 6th
Replies: 29
Views: 12829

Re: web team meeting, monday 6th

I fucking rock at css and php
In a computing job, I once asked for a pay rise and to work less hours at the same time
I got both

Milk, lets meet very soon.
by James
Sun Oct 05, 2008 11:42 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: web team meeting, monday 6th
Replies: 29
Views: 12829

Re: web team meeting, monday 6th

Websites never "Finish.". there is always more you can do on them and the list just carries on growing, especially if the old site is in use. I do this shit professionally, I've seen massively missed deadlines. If were going to wait, we need a clearly defined list of things that are necess...
by James
Sat Oct 04, 2008 11:21 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: web team meeting, monday 6th
Replies: 29
Views: 12829

Re: web team meeting, monday 6th

I should be able to make it I know some of the EVS are intrested, make sure you talk to them as they don't read the bb sometimes. If i can't make it: If the website is basically there, which from what I've seen I think it is, we should just launch. We could spend ages doing little tweaks till its pe...
by James
Thu Oct 02, 2008 7:23 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Artist Facilities WG meeting, Thursday 2nd October 2008
Replies: 3
Views: 2366

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

I turned up
Noone else did

I need a list of ppl who have balcony space. I should be keeping track of this stuff, and chasing ppl for Septembers money. who can give it to me?

(money in safe in a marked envelope please)
by James
Mon Sep 29, 2008 12:27 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: social centre promo
Replies: 11
Views: 2821

Re: social centre promo

def with some context. I've used the book thing Shannon wrote us some text for before to point out places to ppl ... this is a good opportunity. something like: "The Forest is a volunteer run arts center, with a fully vegetarian cafe, with free and open submission events, workshops, gallery exh...
by James
Thu Sep 25, 2008 10:08 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: the photocopier is killing me
Replies: 12
Views: 5228

Re: the photocopier is killing me

you need to turn off combination printing and duplex, probably.
there is a poster on the wall about paying for printing which explains this.
by James
Thu Sep 25, 2008 9:45 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: 15 Min Theatre Night
Replies: 1
Views: 2364

15 Min Theatre Night

I have a plan ... will start sending this to local and not so local groups shortly ... Invitation to participate in “The Forest Presents 15 Minute Theatre” night Good Morning, The Forest would like your help in presenting a “15 Minute Theatre” night. One night in early December we plan to turn the o...
by James
Tue Sep 23, 2008 6:05 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: The bigger picture
Replies: 106
Views: 16226

Re: The bigger picture

I failed one of my art modules because I provided no coursework to go with it showing how I got my inspiration and idea for the piece although i just painted what I wanted to paint...to be fair to them though that particular piece was pretty sh*t! haha I still standard by the rule that I shouldn't ...
by James
Tue Sep 23, 2008 3:28 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: The bigger picture
Replies: 106
Views: 16226

Re: The bigger picture

ps. i almost failed my ma of photography cos the course people thought there was a right answer to what art was and a lot of time i disagreed :-)
by James
Tue Sep 23, 2008 3:22 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: The bigger picture
Replies: 106
Views: 16226

Re: The bigger picture

FWIW I do appreciate the fact that you have at least tried to put your ideas forward in a reasonable way, but you need to understand that (without wanting to sound like a drama queen) to be involved in the creation or promotion of contemporary art for any length of time is to feel in some sense con...
by James
Mon Sep 22, 2008 5:50 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: darkroom - how does money work?
Replies: 3
Views: 2449

Re: darkroom - how does money work?

does anyone collect the money? we can start doing that ....
by James
Sun Sep 21, 2008 12:54 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: darkroom - how does money work?
Replies: 3
Views: 2449

darkroom - how does money work?

where do darkroom users put there money? can whoever is in charge at the moment come and chat to me about it?
by James
Sat Sep 20, 2008 5:42 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe & Events Wed 1st Oct 08
Replies: 1
Views: 1654

Cafe & Events Wed 1st Oct 08

agenda:

* What to do about the problem of our amazing jaw-droppingly accurate z-totals
by James
Fri Sep 19, 2008 11:20 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Behind the Scenes 18/09/2008 8pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2949

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

it specifically asked for October or November
by James
Thu Sep 18, 2008 8:25 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Behind the Scenes 18/09/2008 8pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2949

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

present: me, stephen Billy Liar: if the forest is going to buy a badge machine lets have it here for everyone to use. We feel the grants should benefit as many people as possible. Billy is of course welcome to visit and use it. Record Co: Taking on board the other points made, it does seem kinda str...
by James
Thu Sep 18, 2008 9:42 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: moving the freeshop
Replies: 117
Views: 30287

Re: moving the freeshop

So I argued this point repeatedly at the shop meeting to the point I pissed people of for being a bore I was the only one who turned up to do so They weren't in favour. However, they are getting (almost) free space from the forest and really, they are the forest, not a separate project. given the co...
by James
Mon Sep 15, 2008 7:39 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Behind the Scenes 18/09/2008 8pm
Replies: 8
Views: 2949

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

banks.
by James
Mon Sep 15, 2008 7:11 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: moving the freeshop
Replies: 117
Views: 30287

Re: moving the freeshop

shop meeting Wednesday 7pm!
by James
Mon Sep 15, 2008 6:14 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Front of House Team
Replies: 10
Views: 4383

Re: Front of House Team

some of the EVS who don't read the BB will be interested. Talk to them all personally, or come to a meeting at 4pm mondays if you can. Or I can mention things for you next week.
by James
Mon Sep 15, 2008 12:19 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: moving the freeshop
Replies: 117
Views: 30287

Re: moving the freeshop

Quick post ... i have shit to do. I kinda agree with moving the Free Shop. When I 1st started in the forest, the red room felt like a actual space that was welcoming to hang out in. And lots of people did. Not now. It's sad. Back then, if someone said "were doing an event in the cafe, if you do...

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