Newbie at meets and rallys, whats the form?

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  1. gazza280

    gazza280 Read Only Funster

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    Hi Funsters

    Been on the site for a while now. Few posts and got some good advice from others, but taken the plunge and bought an Autocruise Starblazer XL.
    Toured it round Scotland for a good run out and loving it. Can't wait to explore UK and Europe.

    Now I can finally get the most out of the site and meet some funsters at rally's and meets.
    As a relative newbie to social etiquette at meets, just want to be sure what to do when I arrive.
    I assume that funsters all park close to each other and then we can have a few introductions and put a few faces to the names.

    Obviously I'll stock up with a few beers for sharing and a few bottles of fruit based alcoholic beverage for the ladies, but I don't want to stand out like a total newbie.
    So any advice please?

    I am going to put a sign in the cab with my funster name on so if you see an Autocruise Starblazer at a meet soon with a driver with a ridiculously big smile on his face that will be me. ( gazza280 )

    Looking forward to making some new friends and joining the community so if you see my van please come over and say hi!! :BigGrin::BigGrin::BigGrin:
     
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  2. Carol

    Carol Funster Life Member

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    Think you are on the right track :thumb:
     
  3. GJH

    GJH Funster Life Member

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    Nowt to worry about.

    When you arrive at the event you'll be directed to the Fun area where the rally marshalls will help you park up and make sure you are OK.

    There is a template for a window sign in the Downloads area Here. All ready for adding your name in Word or Open Office, printing and (if you like) laminating.
     
  4. haganap

    haganap Funster Life Member

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    You will be fine :Wink:

    But let me warn ya, its the ladies that drink the Beer and the Men who have the cocktails in this club.:Cool:
     
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  5. haganap

    haganap Funster Life Member

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    As for advice?

    You will need to improve your table dancing to fit in if Carols there :Laughing:
     
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  6. GJH

    GJH Funster Life Member

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    Speak for yourself sweetie :Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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  7. Madwife

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    I was just thinking the same thing! Welcome to the madhouse aka funsters at a meet:Rofl1: its all good fun and you can join in as much or as little as you want.

    Kath
     
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  8. enery8

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    We went to Newbury last month as total newbies. When we arrived we were given a card to put in the front window with our names and forum name on and name badges. We found it very easy to integrate and had a great time. There were a number of newbies at Newbury and all who wanted to join in were made more than welcome.:BigGrin:
    The one thing to remember is that you are the one who makes the decision to become part of the Fun - nobody will force you to join in, there is no press gang. :BigGrin:
    If you want to be part of it you have to make the effort. If you do then the reward is a great rally/meet and lots of fun and new friends.:thumb::thumb:
    We had a great time and booked Stratford and Malvern when we got home. :thumb:
    Don't sit in your van waiting for someone to come and invite you to join in, it won't happen.:Doh:
     
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  9. FIDGET

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    Hi & Welcome from along the coast ,The isle of Wight. as said before all very informal at meets everybody's willing to muck in but there's no pressure, We went to our first meet last year at Shepton Mallet had a great time ,when we got back booked 2 more Stratford and Shrewsbury for this year. Give it a try.
    Terry:rain::sin::rain:
     
  10. cruiser

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    we went to the thetford bash.had a great time.one of the best weekend ever.but as was said before,you have to join in.we want to get to know you.so jus say hello.and we will bore you to death,with our tales of fun with our motorhomes.then you can do the same. ps I ike sellla.:Rofl1::thumb::thumb:.welcome.:thumb:
     
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