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Re: Twinew 2016
« Reply #75 on: January 01, 2016, 07:16:12 pm »
Will pick the keys up around 9:30am, although it might be a little earlier to have more time to set up all the tables and chairs. They haven't given a specific time, so I suppose they won't mind as long as it's roughly 9:30.
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Re: Twinew 2016
« Reply #76 on: January 01, 2016, 09:43:23 pm »
Will be there for 09.30 to help set up etc.

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Re: Twinew 2016
« Reply #77 on: January 02, 2016, 09:12:01 am »
I have the raffle tickets and there is plenty left. I'll get there early as well.
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Re: Twinew 2016
« Reply #78 on: January 02, 2016, 10:43:19 am »
Thanks  :)

Please may you also bring your box for TBs, walktall?
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Re: Twinew 2016
« Reply #79 on: January 02, 2016, 02:22:25 pm »
Please may you also bring your box for TBs, walktall?

No problem. Will bring the money left over from last time as well. Some where on here I post how much but I'll check later to see what is in the kitty :)
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Re: Twinew 2016
« Reply #80 on: January 03, 2016, 09:24:13 pm »
I had been looking forward to this event for quite a while even with the ominous forecast. I was encouraged by the good turnout in the atrocious weather conditions, I really thought more would cry off. I does make me wonder why we get so few visitors to this forum when so many people seem to enjoy the events and walks the group provide.
If I am honest I was upset how the GROUP walk went, as Mrs TJ has always suffered with a bad knee and I am nursing a groin strain at the moment neither of us are the fastest walkers. This has never been a problem at the other events, with regular breaks and a group chat about half way round. Today, we saw one cache from a distance and that was it, by the time we got back to the hall there were people already inside eating their lunch and we weren't the last to finish. Mrs TJ and Maggie were soaked and fed up so we took the decision to forego the event and went home to dry out.
I shall return when the weather is nicer and log the caches when I know what they look like and where they were. Glad the event went well looks like everyone had a nice time.

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Re: Twinew 2016
« Reply #81 on: January 03, 2016, 10:12:57 pm »
Sorry to hear that TJ :(

I wondered where you had gone by the time I got back to the hall, as waited for cachers collecting info for my new CM cache and then I went with some cachers to my new caches.
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Re: Twinew 2016
« Reply #82 on: January 05, 2016, 09:25:53 am »
So sorry to hear you were both struggling with a health problem - I think you did extremely well to get round the route in the awful conditions - especially the sticky and slippy mud [ having had knee surgery myself always makes me anxious in these conditions]
I agree the pace was fast, but as it was our first walk with the group we assumed that was the normal pace. I certainly struggled at times - in the muddy ruts and up the hills. I couldn't follow the route, nor have time to look at my gps so just followed the group. Perhaps the fast pace was indicative of the wish to get back to the hall and get dry and warm again? You were missed at the event - I heard several people wonder where you were.

So are all the people who attended  the event registered on cachewalker? I was surprised at the number of attendees considering the very few people who contribute to the forum.

Lets hope for better weather at the next twixmas/twinew event, so that everyone can enjoy it.


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Re: Twinew 2016
« Reply #83 on: January 05, 2016, 01:48:28 pm »
@Hogshunters - normally we have at least one stop, usually people breakout some chocs or mince pies and the good old Thermos flasks and have a chin wag but with such poor weather, it seemed people wanted to get round and back to the hall as quick as possible :(

Except for the one FTF I wanted, I was more at the back than the front.


There was talk about having one when the weather should be better, say early or late summer. Not sure how much interest there is in doing a "CacheWalker in the Sun" walk and Event?
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Re: Twinew 2016
« Reply #84 on: January 05, 2016, 08:24:43 pm »
There was talk about having one when the weather should be better, say early or late summer. Not sure how much interest there is in doing a "CacheWalker in the Sun" walk and Event?

We could do one on Dovers Hill in the summer, we could all go for a picnic. That should be a good idea. 🤓🤔

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Re: Twinew 2016
« Reply #85 on: January 07, 2016, 11:24:28 am »
Just need Griff Grof to organize the weather

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Re: Twinew 2016
« Reply #86 on: January 07, 2016, 06:20:18 pm »
 :D

To give me some credit, I organised some good weather for Twixmas 2012 in Guiting Power  :)


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Re: Twinew 2016
« Reply #87 on: January 07, 2016, 09:24:57 pm »
Better not mention that other Event then :P ;)
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