Pros and Cons of Malvern Show

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  1. maz

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    Do I want to go to Malvern or not? It's a tricky one.

    Pros:

    1. Get to meet up with that [STRIKE]old reprobate[/STRIKE] god amongst Funsters JJ again. :Wink:

    2. Get to meet Frankie. :Smile:


    Cons:

    1. It will be full of misguided individuals who take Country & Western seriously. :wub:

    2. There will be massed line dancing. :Eek!:

    3. Apparently Fun gets parked next to the dung heap. :Sad:


    Any other pros and cons I need to consider?
     
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    Go on Maz, you know you want to really:BigGrin:

    We wont be there ..... cant stand the smell and flies:Wink:
     
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    unfortunately if you go you will miss the Ilfracombe rally.:Sad:
     
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    Oh yes ....thats where we're going ..... no dung heap...... or is there?
     
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    It's all win/win, Maz!

    No dung heap last year - we were t'other end of the campsite!

    Lots of great music by very good musicians! (We won't be playing, you'll be relieved to know)

    Brilliant atmosphere with not too many freaks :Laughing:

    ..and we all get to meet Frankie...oh, yes, and re-meet JJ :Laughing:

    Best show of the year, in my opinion.
     
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    Malvern is nice:Wink:
     
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  7. maz

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    Thanks for all the input so far. :Smile:

    Updated Pros & Cons

    Pros:

    1. Get to meet up with that [STRIKE]old reprobate[/STRIKE] god amongst Funsters JJ again. :Wink:

    2. Get to meet Frankie. :Smile:

    3. Great music (allegedly) - within the limitations of a Country & Western context. :Wink:

    4. We may not get parked next to the dung heap.

    Cons:

    1. It will be full of misguided individuals who take Country & Western seriously. :wub:

    2. There will be massed line dancing. :Eek!:

    3. Fun may get parked next to the dung heap. :Sad:

    4. Massed bacon sandwiches - for a vegetarian this is not a 'good thing'. :RollEyes:

    5. Clashes with Roger's Ilfracombe rally.
     
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  8. Jim

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    Malvern is one of the best shows of the year, only a tiny minority of the showgoers wear sixguns. :BigGrin: We were pitched right next to the show last year. The actual show is not quite as big as Peterborough, but the atmosphere is always excellent. I get up early and enjoy a walk in the Malvern hills overlooking the showground, its very nice indeed:thumb:
     
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    I am not a fan of American culture, Country music or dancing of any variety..........

    However JJ will be there so I am going :Rofl1:
     
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    Pro's

    Its cheap bearing in mind its during school summer holidays

    You are not surrounded by noisy children who misbehave all the time :thumb::thumb:

    Its fun to see others dress up and enjoy themselves regardless of whether you are into line dancing, cowboys and indians etc

    You get to make new friends and meet old ones :thumb::thumb::thumb:

    The views are lovely :Eeek::Eeek:

    There was no dung heap near the funsters last year :Laughing::Laughing::Laughing:

    You can hate country music but still have a good time

    You get to see JJ and Frankie (note rumour has it they are having a""visit us day" as so many want to catch up with them so join the queue early entrance for an audience will be £5 per person as their time is so precious - funds raised go towards frankies little funmobile :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Frankie is a lovely person and great fun :thumb::thumb::thumb:

    Con's

    Its the same time as the ilfracombe rally :Blush::Blush::Blush::Blush:

    There is a very slim possibility funsters could be near the dung heap (but as there are so many perhaps this is very very slim. :Doh::Doh::Doh:

    It could rain (not that that has ever stopped funsters before)

    You HAVE to have FUN

    The funster tents get full :Blush::Blush::Blush:

    You may have to join in with funster fun :thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb:

    Your photo may appear on fun :Wink::Wink::Wink::Wink:

    Sunshine has been requested but is not guaranteed :Smile::Smile::Smile:



    Finally there is no contest - The actual question is

    Funster meet or NO funster meet

    Well funster meet will always get our vote every time xxxxxx
     
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    Updated Pros & Cons

    Pros:

    1. Get to meet up with that [STRIKE]old reprobate[/STRIKE] god amongst Funsters JJ again. :Wink:

    2. Get to meet Frankie. :Smile:

    3. Great music (allegedly) - within the limitations of a Country & Western context. :Wink:

    4. We may not get parked next to the dung heap.

    5. Walks in the Malvern Hills. :thumb:

    6. A whole ten-gallon hatful of reasons (as per Gail's post above). :thumb:

    Cons:

    1. It will be full of misguided individuals who take Country & Western seriously. :wub:

    2. There will be massed line dancing. :Eek!:

    3. Fun may get parked next to the dung heap. :Sad:

    4. Massed bacon sandwiches - for a vegetarian this is not a 'good thing'. :RollEyes:

    5. Clashes with Roger's Ilfracombe rally.
     
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    malvern show is not to be missed u can rally with roger any time, so come and join the fun you dont have to fetch your gun .:thumb:
     
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    and theres nothing I can do about this one being on at the same time :Blush::Blush::Blush::Blush::Blush:

    This is where I make everyone laugh and say THE PROS HAVE IT :thumb::thumb:
     
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    End the debate lovely.
    I will be there
    Come along and enjoy your self

    There you go
    No further debate required. He he he

    Seriously. It is a good venue and the people are great
    Get along and you'll want to return. Next year

    Yours Ian x
     
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    :Blush::Blush: I'm very flattered, but I can't be that important ( nor ...His Highness Something.. and you know what ... there will be foot on, the same week end:RollEyes:).. Now the bottles of Champagne Rosé I'll be bringing for the auction will be much more important:Wink::BigGrin::thumb::thumb:... but you'll have to beat Kath (Champers) on this one... she was not meant to come but now she does.......:Doh:

    Bubbles bubbles.....

    Frankie:Cool:
     
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    :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1: Good idea Gail but I think 5£ might be a bit too much for the kind of van I want:Laughing: !!

    It's nice to see you didn't keep a too bad souvenir of our 5 days together!!:Wink::BigGrin:


    Frankie:Smile::Smile:
     
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    <table border="0" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" width="800"><tbody><tr><td colspan="2">Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900-1944) the author of "Le Petit Prince" a well known French children's book.

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    "Well, I must endure the presence of (JJ) two or three caterpillars if I wish to become acquainted with the Princess. It seems that she is very beautiful. "

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    :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1: Never read it that way.... been french too long apparently!!
     
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    Actually I have fond memories of it and you are always very welcome but I wont be as hard on us both with a much more leisurely schedule should you want some fun with us in the future
     
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    How very sweet some of you lot are...:Eeek:

    A few points my legal people want me to clarify.

    1. The rumours of a £5 charge to meet Frankie are false.

    It is one Fray Bentos Pie per person (no chicken or kidney please).

    2. It is NOT true that I have bought two tickets to the opening game of the season at the Etihad. (How far is Malvern from Manchester?)

    3. I am attending Malvern to keep my Princess safe from smooth talking, young predators and to meet Lord Brisey and Lady Pamalaaaar again... and Karl The SGN2 King... and Jim and Sian...and Eddie with his teenage bride Carol... and Champers with the Sheriff... and Rock Star Rex with my Baby Sister... and Peter the Brain (aka Welsh Cake Man)... and Graham the Recorder of history and each and every single wonderful Funster (even the FB pie hating, Kipor bashing, City knocking, line dancing ones) who are attending... and of course Queen of the Quizs, Maz should she decide to come along!


    4. As an assistant marshal who might have to take a turn or two parking arrivals I advise against wearing any Red football tops/scarves/badges/caps or find yourself next to the dung heap (ajacent to the naughty corner).

    5. Those of you requiring Kipor advice please note I plan to have taken possession of a Onan 2.2 kva Whisper generator and might be playing with that unless under orders to cook/wash up/clean etc. :Rofl1:

    6. If City get drawn to play against the Salford mob (away) and win 3-0 or more I will go line dancing in full cowboy outfit with a "I love Hondas and RVs" badge on.

    See you all there?


    JJ :Cool:
     
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