Rally Chat What is ok at a rally or meet

Discussion in 'Rally Planning Discussion and Chat' started by Brian and Jo, Apr 6, 2015.

  1. Brian and Jo

    Brian and Jo Funster Life Member

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    When Jo and myself started motorhoming about 15yrs ago we were going out as many times a year as we could and attending as many rallies as we could with different clubs for a number of years.Now a few more years down the line our outlook has changed,and after loosing our mo-jo for a while we are now waiting for the arrival of our next motorhome and are very excited for this season.the point of this thread is to ask this question,is it acceptable to want your own company at a rally?We would like to try and attend some rallies this year but after dealing with the public head-on for 9hrs every day at work all we want to do is get some "our time",we like to have a stroll around the other motorhomes and have a good old natter with others in the daytime but is it wrong to want to retire to the motorhome in the evening for some our time.Would,nt want to be landed with the stigma of being anti-social.hope this thread and the question it aims at make some sort of sense:LOL:(y)
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  2. old-mo

    old-mo Funster Extra Special Life Member

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    I think that is the beauty of "Fun".... do as much or little as you like... (y)

    I enjoy the day time chat`s and get together`s...

    Still like the evening do`s but Paul don`t like crowds or noise, and it don`t seem right for me to go off in the evening and leave Judy to keep an eye on Paul..

    So hence go to very few evening/night do`s...

    Plus I`m becoming a miserable grumpy old bastard.. :crying:

    So people keep telling me.. :wink::rofl:

     
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  3. Puddleduck

    Puddleduck Funster Life Member

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    Thanks for the question.

    Not that we will be at many rallies.......
     
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  4. JJ

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    Fun meets are perfect in this respect.

    You join in when you want and no one judges you if you don't.

    I never hang around when the Ukulele Band is playing but Janine still talks to me!

    JJ :cool:
     
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    Brisey Funster Life Member

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    Hi Brian & Jo, Pam and I are rally marshals at quite a few of the Fun meets, we meet and greet the Funsters as they arrive on site. Upon arrival we issue them with a welcome letter which outlines the planned activities during the meet. It is then up to the individual as to whether they attend them or not. It is quite acceptable to spend the evening in your own van, nobody will come knocking on your door saying come on over to the marquee or such, you certainly will not be classed as anti social. The main thing is for you to enjoy your weekend in the manner you choose. We look forward to seeing you at a few Funster meets in the coming months.
    Safe travels,
    Brisey &Pamelaaar.
     
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    Gellyneck Funster Life Member

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    Eh!!!!!
     
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    GJH Funster Life Member

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    We've found the same at C&CC and MCC rallies as at Fun rallies - welcomed when we get there and welcomed if we want to join in with anything but nobody worries if we want a quiet time.
     
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    Dawn B Funster

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    That is not how I phrased it :whistle:
     
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  9. Reallyretired

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    There are some things we like to avoid at rallies too, not that we've been to any this year. The ukelele band may seem bad enough but at some rallies certain funsters get completely ratted and perpetrate karaoke. Pitch well away from the marquee.
    That said we have enjoyed those rallies we have been on.
     
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    Bailey58 Funster Life Member

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    We only tend to Rally when we are on the look out for something for the van but do enjoy wandering around during the day annoying meeting up with the few folk we know and others we don't, and the cake and bacon buttie gatherings. Evenings we'd rather relax in the van and watch a bit of tv or catch up with the papers, otherwise we might end up sitting with Shifty and Graham and listen to the pros and cons of Rapidos and Burstners. :LOL:
     
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    We tend to sit with ukBill, Haggers, Silkcut and the sheriff and enjoy a nice cup of tea and a slice of cake :ROFLMAO: Then serenade Jim and Sian as the sun goes down :) Sometimes we go look at motorhomes;)
     
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    What a load of rubbish - he's only here for the beer...
     
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    Good question so thanks for posting. It's inteesting to know what goes on and what to expect. (y)
     
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    No he isn't. He's here for the Scotch as well :D
     
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    Jez and Lin Funster Life Member

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    The cardboard box game :D
     
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    Waaaaaaaaaaaay too late for that.:rofl: ;)
     
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    Oh Lordy,
    on our upcoming rally thread (the Funsters Bristol Balloon Fiesta) there is already talk of shotguns, knickerless ladies, generators, debauchery, ukuleles, didgeridoos, ropes, gaffer tape, crawling across the Clifton bridge at night, and wait for it,,,,,,,, even someone bringing 'golf clubs'...........
    :Eeek:

    Now this could be some rally - someone even said they wanted to see the balloons.:laughing:

    Trikeman. :doh:
     
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    As long as the shotguns are not for seeing if you can shoot down a balloon!:LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL:
     
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  19. Janine

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    There are Funsters who like to party and Funsters who don't - each to their own. No-one will come looking for you and force you to mingle :)

    PS @JJ @Reallyretired and @Trikeman: Barrie & I won't be playing at any future meets. Enough's enough, we think.
     
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