Saltfleet meet

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  1. the stig

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    Just want to say a big thank you to Chris for arranging and allowing us all to come along to yet another fantastic weekend for the Village Gala.

    The entertainment has been fabulous, gutted thou that the Roast Hog ran out on both days!!

    Met up with some lovely new funsters, and always lovely to see the older ones!

    The weather was superb, the company was superb. It was an all round win win fab weekend. Literally win win, as Our Funster Boys won the Tug O War, so thank you to you boys: Chris (FreelanderUK) Dave (Manda3000gt) Jeff (The Stig) Shaun (12Volt) Rhys (12Volt) Callum (Callumwa) Paul (Pablomc) Ralph (RalphnBev)
    and the generous cheering (which is what really did it)
    So, we have one trophy in the cabinet, and really looking forward to next year. Perhaps we can get the lads some team T-shirts. Go Funsters...
    and some rah rah skirts for the cheer leaders, can just see Sandy (Loujess) in one now!
    Oh and also some great entertainment from Shaun (12volt) for his very own version of Bingo. Priceless!!!

    thanks again guys, you are all stars!

    xxx :thumb:
     
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  2. freelanderuk

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    we are now home and just had a beer with Kieth and his family and most of their tug of war team, and to say they are gutted that they lost is an understatement ,well done team funsters :BigGrin: champions for a year

    thank you to all that turned up, its you people that make these meets what they are :thumb::thumb:
     
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  3. pablomc

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    Great weekend. Thanks Chris et all. :thumb:
     
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    Thanks Chris for a great weekend.
    Nice to see such a small place really knows how to throw a party.
    Stig has said it all. Good weekend with good company and new,Go to defend next year.
    Brilliant performance by the TOW team. Well done, guys.
     
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    Thanks again Chris for a great weekend :thumb:
    I'm sure the team will keep up the intensive training on the Funster weekends over the next year, bacon butties BBQ's & plenty of ale :BigGrin:
     
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    What a great weekend, great weather, great folks and of course such great FUN......

    Big big thanks to Chris for all his super efforts .......:thumb:


    And the Funsters "Allstars Funstars" team are now the official undefeated World, Olympic, oh, and Saltfleet Gala, Tug of War Champions.....:thumb::thumb:

    Here's to next year, and the defence of our title.........:BigGrin::BigGrin:
     
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    Thanks Chris for organizing a fantastic meet. Saltfleet really know how to throw a party. :party2: Put us down for next year please.
    It was great to meet lots of new , and old friends. The weather was gorgeous and the stars were amazing on Friday night , there were billions of them. The clear skies and no light pollution had us laying outside the motorhome staring up to the Heavens . Looking at the galaxy's and counting shooting stars.
    PS do anyone else in the tug of war team have rope burns , Ralph has a couple of corkers under his arm :Laughing:
     
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  8. the stig

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    Are you sure it's from tug o war bev, thought I saw you reading 50 shades!!! :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    I think the tug of war team had been practising 50 shades.........very rhythmic they were.

    However I did hear some of the lady supporters muttering under their breath.........shame they can't last as long at other things :BigGrin::BigGrin:
     
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  10. weekenders

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    As all ready been said, what a great weekend, had lot's of drink, food and FUN
    Our boys did good in the Tug of War game and of course they WON!!
    Music on Saturday night and Sunday was brill.
    put us down for next year Chris:thumb:
     
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    Just home from Saltfleet, only 3 left when AuntieSandra and I departed. We had a splendid weekend and wish to thank all those involved in the organisation, especially Chris. Well done also to the tug-o'-war team.
     
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    Dear Chris

    I wish to complain in no uncertain terms.

    My plans for the weekend were totally destroyed. I am convinced that Sue Barker was parked up just outside Lincoln, with that bazooka, that was the cause of my blowout.
    When I got there, I was placed downwind of Sundance Flatcap.

    My Alcohol free and cholesterol free diet went down the pan and to cap it all Pinkie turned up, even thought I had sent him directions to a Temperance Society gathering in West Bromwich.

    Sandy, failed to win my art work and insisted on trying to climb Hadrian’s wall, at every moment in time, the very instant I sat down to have my organic free range lettuce salad on Organic bread who would turn up Chris, whistling the theme tune from Popeye.
    "Eating again are we Shifty?" Was the question?
    No I am not, I am looking after it for Callum Mwah (actually that sounds better than Hello Sailor)

    Would I risk going that far North again, having forgotten to take any anti malaria and anti altitude sickness pills?

    Too right I would, I enjoyed Misterton and this was no different, the people who attended were brill, impromptu unplanned BBQ (even kept me back some liver). I only wished I have known that Grimsby/Cleethorpes was the origin of Paella, next time, I will try and avoid being kidnapped and forced to go to the pub.
    I am going to stay near Andrea and her magic spatula. Her bacon and Eggs are something to look forward to, to put it in a nutshell, its ½ a sucking pig (organic), two free range eggs and that’s about as good as you can get.

    Would I go again?

    Yep, try and keep me away, it was a delight, beaten only by Sundance haggling over a second hand porta potty, but, that’s another story.

    A big thanks and an ever bigger KISS to Chris, mien host and a decent bloke, THANKS, We will be back..
     
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  13. freelanderuk

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    as i said earlier its the people that turn up that make these meets great :thumb: but thank you all for you thanks:Smile:
     
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    Just like to add my thanks as well...first meet for me, won't be the last.
    Ruby the killer dog was greatfull for the sheep fleece and blanket on Saturday eve outside the beer tent...was a little chilly, wasn't it? But the days were fab...sunny and warm. And I got first dips on the hog roast...Ruby got the crackling.

    Cheer muchly MikeM
     
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    a few photos of the field

    Beer Tent
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    Setting up
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    across to the motorhomes
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    across to the motorhomes
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    car boot
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    the stage
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    sunset friday night
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  16. Teasy2007

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    Thanks for the brilliant weekend Chris, it was even better than last year! and you managed to book fantastic weather to cap it all.

    Thanks for your support and sorry we managed to win the line and full house at the Bingo! well we aren't really.

    A great time Kris, it a shame you cant organise more rallies.

    Ginny and Mike
     
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    Just got Home

    Hahahaha what a great weekend just got home leaving Saltfleet in blue skies and sunshine to arriving home to black skies .What a great village only about 5/600 people but what a do they put on, and we were camped with the action. Great organisation Chris superb hope to be back next year.

    cheers and thanks Chris

    Herb and Sheila
     
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  18. GJH

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    We got back home just after 3pm having had a great time at Saltfleet, so many thanks to Chris for organising it and to those who attended for their great company.

    Also apologies for not managing to keep Hiilda muzzled 24/7 :Laughing:
     
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    you would have had to keep taking it off for him to stuff his face:Laughing:
     
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    Nice big marques Chris, to keep us dry and warm, great field for rallies and brilliant village carnival:thumb:
     
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