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Mini Meet (Melbourne)
« on: Friday 24 May 13 07:25 BST (UK) »
Just seeing all those others arranging themselves a day out . . . .  8) ;D ;D

I wonder if anyone in or around Melbourne is interested in a meet?   Mid June to Mid July a goer for anyone?

After arranging a family meet yesterday, I know just the place now - no view at all, but very easy access from Melbourne's Southern Cross Station - the people were nice and the room we had was quiet and we had it to ourselves.  We all arrived by public transport and then walked back to the station together afterwards - we had the room for four hours and though the menu didn't run to anything exotic, I believe we could have had 'afters' if we'd asked.

Anyhow this is a suggestion to float abroad.

http://www.grandhotelmelbourne.com.au/restaurant-and-bar

Anyone think this is a good idea?   :)

Any other suggestions close to public transport are very welcome.

Wiggy

Gaunt, Ransom, McNally, Stanfield, Kimberley. (Tasmania)
Brown, Johnstone, Eskdale, Brand  (Dumfriess,  Scotland)
Booth, Bruerton, Deakin, Wilkes, Kimberley
(Warwicks, Staffords)
Gaunt (Yorks)
Percy, Dunning, Hyne, Grigg, Farley (Devon, UK)
Duncan (Fife, Devon), Hugh, Blee (Cornwall)
Green, Mansfield, (Herts)
Cavenaugh, Ransom (Middlesex)
 

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Re: Mini Meet (Melbourne)
« Reply #1 on: Friday 24 May 13 08:00 BST (UK) »
I think that's a great idea Wiggy ;D With the weather you get in Mid June to Mid July you should have it in a park by the Yarra, you know,, get a bit of Sunshine. You should get swamped by offers by two or three. :P

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Re: Mini Meet (Melbourne)
« Reply #2 on: Friday 24 May 13 09:06 BST (UK) »
I think that's a great idea Wiggy ;D With the weather you get in Mid June to Mid July you should have it in a park by the Yarra, you know,, get a bit of Sunshine. You should get swamped by offers by two or three. :P

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I can see you know our weather - NOT!! (Or you are being rather mean !!   And I just know that isn't you!!   :P ::) ;D)

I've no idea how many RCers even live in or around Melbourne, so it may not be a goer at all!  - and some who do may possibly try to escape north for Winter. 

Like the sound of yours though.  There probably are places with views around our city - but I know so little about Melbourne I wouldn't know - and also this one is so good for trains:  country buses also pull in at Southern Cross.  So it really is ideal transport-wise.

UN-citified!    ;D
Gaunt, Ransom, McNally, Stanfield, Kimberley. (Tasmania)
Brown, Johnstone, Eskdale, Brand  (Dumfriess,  Scotland)
Booth, Bruerton, Deakin, Wilkes, Kimberley
(Warwicks, Staffords)
Gaunt (Yorks)
Percy, Dunning, Hyne, Grigg, Farley (Devon, UK)
Duncan (Fife, Devon), Hugh, Blee (Cornwall)
Green, Mansfield, (Herts)
Cavenaugh, Ransom (Middlesex)
 

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Re: Mini Meet (Melbourne)
« Reply #3 on: Friday 24 May 13 11:07 BST (UK) »
Hi Wiggy ... I attended a Mini Meet last month in Sydney and it was just terrific ... what fun and laughter we had ... we didn't need a view, just a cooling cocktails and yummy deserts was the icing on the cake!!  I will be in Melbourne 7-12 June so if it's happening thing then, and I'm not engrossed in your wonderful shops  ;D  would love to come along.  Bonnie

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Re: Mini Meet (Melbourne)
« Reply #4 on: Friday 24 May 13 11:15 BST (UK) »
Got a feeling it would be later than that Bonnie  - pity 'cos you'd be very welcome - (it might have been just you and me) - I mean that's only a fortnight away - and I won't be in Melbourne then!   :D

 - I don't know if there are many people in Melbourne who would be interested -

The sound of the one in Sydney and the planning in Newcastle sound like fun so I thought putting out a feeler might be worth it.   We shall see.
Gaunt, Ransom, McNally, Stanfield, Kimberley. (Tasmania)
Brown, Johnstone, Eskdale, Brand  (Dumfriess,  Scotland)
Booth, Bruerton, Deakin, Wilkes, Kimberley
(Warwicks, Staffords)
Gaunt (Yorks)
Percy, Dunning, Hyne, Grigg, Farley (Devon, UK)
Duncan (Fife, Devon), Hugh, Blee (Cornwall)
Green, Mansfield, (Herts)
Cavenaugh, Ransom (Middlesex)
 

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Re: Mini Meet (Melbourne)
« Reply #5 on: Friday 24 May 13 23:27 BST (UK) »
ME MEAN >:( NAH ;D

Just keeping the interstate rivalry alive and well ;D I really hope you can put a successful meet together, even if it is in Melbourne ::) ;D

Anyway we have to keep the post at the top of the board so everyone knows its ON IN MELBOURNE, come on you MEXICANS get behind it. 8)

ANONYMOUS from NSW :o
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Re: Mini Meet (Melbourne)
« Reply #6 on: Friday 24 May 13 23:55 BST (UK) »
Something tells me it is going to be a non-starter! 

Never mind - you never know if you don't try!   ;)   

I think it was the mention of a quiet room - (It doesn't mean you can't be noisy as we had the whole area to ourselves   :D
- but we needed quiet as we had two fairly hard of hearing people in our midst so it suited us!    :))
Gaunt, Ransom, McNally, Stanfield, Kimberley. (Tasmania)
Brown, Johnstone, Eskdale, Brand  (Dumfriess,  Scotland)
Booth, Bruerton, Deakin, Wilkes, Kimberley
(Warwicks, Staffords)
Gaunt (Yorks)
Percy, Dunning, Hyne, Grigg, Farley (Devon, UK)
Duncan (Fife, Devon), Hugh, Blee (Cornwall)
Green, Mansfield, (Herts)
Cavenaugh, Ransom (Middlesex)
 

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Re: Mini Meet (Melbourne)
« Reply #7 on: Saturday 25 May 13 00:27 BST (UK) »
Early days yet ;)

Don't get discouraged Wiggy :D Just have to keep it up there so everyone knows it's on. ;D

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Re: Mini Meet (Melbourne)
« Reply #8 on: Saturday 25 May 13 01:10 BST (UK) »
Week days are tricky for those of us who work.
Had you any thoughts on which day of the week?

Sue
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