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    Post  Vampros Sun Jan 16, 2011 1:12 pm

    OK, so i hope that Santa has brought you all a few new blasters...if not there is still a lot of time in the year yet.

    So time to organise the first war for 2011 for us all, and i'm gona start with putting forward for the 30th of jan that
    is a sunday 2 weeks from 2day. If this date is no good, then lets start to sort our group out and get into it already!!!


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    Post  DRaKe Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:53 pm

    Count me in, I have a bunch of new guns to field test
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    Post  Nerf Sniper 4 Sun Jan 23, 2011 5:35 am

    I might come. Depends where it is.
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    Post  Vampros Tue Jan 25, 2011 10:37 pm

    same bat time, same bat park

    well thats 2, so with my mate thats 4 of us. well if there is not a lot of interest we might just call it an "almost war"
    and we turn up and see what happens, i would have thought that more of us would have posted by now

    actualy, as there seems to be little interest we might postpone it for a while and see if more people are at lwast willing to suggest an alternative
    date for the war, maybe something more agreeable so more of us can come along...what say you?
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    Post  DRaKe Wed Jan 26, 2011 2:48 am

    Actually I probably won't be able to make it because it's my cousin's 18th that day
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    Post  kingkottah Wed Jan 26, 2011 3:06 am

    30th isn't the greatest because its the second or third last day of the school holidays and many people will be getting organised to go to school and such and I need joggers.

    May I put forward not a the 31st which is a monday and everyone should be ready to go to school (hopefully) and be resting and whats more awsome than ending your holidays with a bang!

    Another idea for more tacticool gameplay and a new playfield perhaps we could have the war at jesmond park (or what ever that park is NW of lampton) has cover and such like the little playground for the kiddys (they won't be there they go back to school on the 31st) and massive drains for trolls which could meen a epic CTF or TMD also what gametypes are you putting forward to play?

    Oh before I forget what happend about Fort Scratchly if you had messaged me I didn't get it becouse my inbox was full.

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    Post  Vampros Wed Jan 26, 2011 1:22 pm

    / @kingkottah: have had no official reply for the company that organises the hire of fort scratchly,
    but a .pdf from their website shows that for a group using one of the larger areas available would
    something like $700 for any time up to 4.5 hours and $1100 for more than 4.5 hours.

    i will email them again and see what happens...although one other thought is if we want to go ahead with a fort scratchly war, we
    may want to consider the posability of allowing sydney and centeral coast nerfers to attend to try and make it a better cost for all.
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    Post  kingkottah Wed Jan 26, 2011 4:04 pm

    Wasn't that the plan orginaly because if there is say 10-16 people from just newcastle the cost is roughly 40-70 $ so if we do plan on doing this we should gather atleast the guys from the northern side of sydney and such I belive we should start a topic to suggest and give interest for such an amazing place to have a war.

    If you want I'll start the topic later PM me with idea's and such.

    Also what do you guys think of jesmond park because I think it would be awesome compared to what we have currently.


    PS Admins im not on my PC so my writing isnt great as the keyboard sucks.
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    Post  DRaKe Wed Jan 26, 2011 5:18 pm

    We need somewhere with some obstacles because standing out in the open taking pot-shots at each other gets old really fast
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    Post  kingkottah Thu Jan 27, 2011 4:32 am

    This is the area I reccomend because it has plenty of trees for cover, a massive drain for being a troll and its new.


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    Did I mention M$ PAINT FTW?!?
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    Post  kingkottah Fri Jan 28, 2011 10:07 am

    Ok guys I might not be able to come to this war as I need to go shoe shopping for school on Sunday (which takes an hour couz of my 2E foot:() So I may be a negitive on adendance.

    Just a heads up, if I cant come will ya miss me?
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    Post  Nerf Sniper 4 Fri Jan 28, 2011 2:12 pm

    Guys, I am totally coming! I got a recon and a longshot for christmas and I'm totally bringing them.
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    Post  DRaKe Fri Jan 28, 2011 6:11 pm

    Haha, you can almost see my ex-girlfriend's house in that picture.

    Anyway, I want to pass a motion that this be delayed, get a few more people in so we can decide on a day. That way we can have a proper war, not a mexican stand-off
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    Post  Vampros Sat Jan 29, 2011 4:02 pm

    i concur....a postponement so more ppl can come along is a good idea...oh almost forgot, i heard back from the council about fort Scratchly!!!


    the will need to do a risk assessment due to insurance and it'll likely be $80/hour + a staffing cost....and here is maybe the killer, public
    liability coverage for $10 million. no joke!


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    Post  Foam Militia Thu Feb 03, 2011 12:52 pm

    Me, I'm up for a war. Kottah and I Have both disscussed the possibility of having a war at jesmond park? It has trees, quite a few too, it has an area separate from the kiddies play area so we wouldn't be bothered. What do you think?
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    Post  Vampros Thu Feb 03, 2011 1:52 pm

    i have no issue with jesmond park.

    i am getting a quote for the insurance needed to host an event as fort scratchly, it's no obligation, so i fugure there is no harm in seeing what it's gona cost
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    Post  Foam Militia Tue Feb 08, 2011 10:37 am

    Next weekend sunday? What do you think? No intent to hijack this thread but i believe action is required to get this show on the road. So that would make it as follows
    - 20th of February
    - Jesmond park
    - 11am to 4pm

    Objections?
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    Post  Vampros Tue Feb 08, 2011 3:29 pm

    quite alright FM, this was one of the reasons i started this thread, get ppl to discuss when the first war of the new year is/where to be held

    and no i have no objections
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    Post  kingkottah Wed Feb 09, 2011 7:19 am

    I may not be able to come due to family problems, so im a maybe.

    Dont worry though Ill still be able to pwn your with my newly remodded 3B and posibly my AT3K (If I can mod in time)
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    Post  kingkottah Sun Feb 13, 2011 12:02 pm

    Just a quick update, I definatly cannot come, Im just keeping this thread alive as such to help you guys get organised.

    I will suggest again if anyone has a flag bring it so you guys can have more game types.

    If any of you guys are wondering on the 19th im doing my FTE training at cadets and then going for my .303 badge on sunday.
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    Post  Nerf Sniper 4 Thu Feb 17, 2011 9:45 am

    Unfortunately, I will not be able to come as I am going out west over the weekend.
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    Post  Vampros Sat Feb 19, 2011 5:49 pm

    well what about the 27th?
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    Post  DRaKe Sat Feb 19, 2011 6:42 pm

    Soundwave
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    Post  Vampros Sun Feb 20, 2011 3:02 pm

    argh....crap, forgot about that....hmmm, we may have to toss it back to next month
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    Post  kingkottah Mon Feb 28, 2011 11:11 pm

    Ok guys just so you know the school holidays are comeing up in a month or so, so planning now should give us sufficent time to plan a decent war.


    Please tell me what day is best for you all. For me its Wednsday, Thursday(I think,) Saturday and Sunday so please take your vote on which day is best ill make the thread after school or tomorrow (currently working on my AT3K.)

    Game types probably will be the same as we played on the last ones I organised, any suggestions im quite open.
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    Post  DRaKe Wed Mar 02, 2011 10:29 pm

    Well I have uni on tuesdays and thursdays, any other day is fine by me. I just need at least a weeks notice so i can take the day off work
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    Post  Nerf Sniper 4 Sat Mar 05, 2011 12:14 pm

    From Friday to Wednesday in the first week of the holidays I'll be able to bring my brother aswell. From that Wednesday to Sunday I can't come and from the following Monday I will be able to come possibly with school friend who has tons of nerf. See you then I hope.
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    Post  DRaKe Mon Mar 07, 2011 10:24 pm

    The problem I see is that it looks like no one is checking this thread. It might be worth PM'ing the Newcastle guys either informing them about the thread or straight up asking them what dates are good for them
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    Post  kingkottah Wed Mar 09, 2011 4:55 am

    Yeah I have to agree, ill start to organise the war tomorrow and hopefully everyone will notice. And lets hope the noshowers come this time.
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    Post  Vampros Sat Mar 19, 2011 1:16 pm

    sssooooo, anything new? come on guys, lets say we try for second week of the holidays?
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    Post  Nerf Sniper 4 Tue Mar 22, 2011 8:51 am

    Sounds good The second week of the holidays would work for me
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    Post  Nerf Sniper 4 Sat Apr 09, 2011 11:56 am

    Change of plans peeps. I can't come. My dads gotta work all holidays.
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    Post  Rahteran Thu Apr 14, 2011 11:15 am

    i guess it's time i wade into this conversation with a suggestion of my own, how about instead of us all trying to arrange random wars, why not make it a weekly or fortnightly activity, like weekend sports? that way, any of us that can turn up, have the choice to do so, and those that can't, can just join in the week after.... its just a thought.

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