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Off to Leeds this weekend...

Discussion in 'Chill Out Forum:' started by Greg, Sep 8, 2009.

  1. Greg

    Greg Active Member

    Think I mentioned this on a thread before, but I'm off to a web marketing conference in Leeds this weekend, driving up on Friday (5/6 hr drive - fun!) and then at an all day conference on Saturday and think they have after events drinks (according to accounts of the last time they run this conference the after events drinks finished at 4am!?)

    Anyone else have much planned for the weekend?
    Harry, I have no idea how big Leeds is, are you out this weekend?
     
  2. Renniks

    Renniks Senior Member

    This weekend I have a 12-12 shift friday, 11-6 saturday which is my last shift :D then sunday the girlfriend gets back to uni, really cant wait
     
  3. glenwheeler

    glenwheeler Senior Member

    Where in Leeds Gregg?
     
  4. Greg

    Greg Active Member

    The conference is at the Alea Casino Conference Centre (Clarence Dock)
    Do you know it? & the hotel I'm staying in is about 15 mins walk from there
     
  5. Harry

    Harry Senior Member

    And my house is about ten mins from Clarence Dock haha. Will see if we can meet up mate :)
     
  6. Greg

    Greg Active Member

    Cool, sounds like a plan :batman:
     
  7. mrp2049

    mrp2049 Senior Member

    I havent been to Leeds in ages, last time I was there had an amazing night out in the Cockpit, not sure if it'd be your thing though Greg.
     
  8. LOL @ Mike :p
     
  9. mrp2049

    mrp2049 Senior Member

    I can like to the bands I saw, and it's safe to say I might be one of the only people on here who would like them!
     
  10. Renniks

    Renniks Senior Member

    Depending on the bands, I might like them too :p

    maybe not though, my music taste is very eclectic, but have some pet peeves...
     
  11. eccentric is always good :D
     
  12. mrp2049

    mrp2049 Senior Member

    you so funny
     
  13. naaah i'm not funny... its just the way I walk :p
     
  14. Greg

    Greg Active Member

    Muchos appreciatos to Chris for keeping the spambots at bay whilst I was away!
    Going to be keeping Chris on with moderator powers, so there's now 3 of us to catch any spam that does pop up, should help keep things tidier :)

    Also thanks to Harry for meeting me in Leeds on Friday, enjoyed a few chilled beers in a cool bar :up:
     
  15. Harry

    Harry Senior Member

    Aye, t'was nice!

    Although we did have to meet in the gay part of town*, it looked so wrong me waiting outside a hotel and meeting some random bloke. 'Oh hi, you must be Greg. Drink?'

    *I live 5 mins from the gay area, I mean really gay, dressed as sailors kind of gay and Greg's hotel was smack in the middle of it all haha :D
     
  16. well chosen place there then Harry :p lol :)

    I wonder what the DF meetup will be like (for all of us - or as many as possible :))
     
  17. Greg

    Greg Active Member

    I won't repeat your story of how you "accidentally" ended up in one of the aforementioned gay bars then?!
    ...I wondered why the hotel was so cheap!!
     
  18. Harry

    Harry Senior Member

    I found out it was the gay area by accident (see below) a couple of months after moving there, honest.

    Haha complete accident! We were just looking for a lively bar and the one that was gayest (in the happy sense) was actually gay (in the gay sense). It wasn't 'til a muscly Bobby Davro had the following conversation with me that I realised haha.

    Muscly Bobby Davro: Are you gay?
    Me: No mate, no I'm not.
    Muscly Bobby Davro: That's ****ing shameful!
     
  19. LOL @ Harry being chatted up by a muscular bobby davro... :eek:
     
  20. Harry

    Harry Senior Member

    And another guy, called Richard, came up to me in there and said 'Hi I'm Richard. Don't worry I'm not a paedophile.' I was like 'Erm well that's okay cos I'm not a child.' :lol:
     

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