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    what scouts hall do we hire for the war.

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    Post  brianlholden Tue Jun 14, 2011 9:53 am

    You can get Fridge boxes for free + old wooden crates from the good guys in bayswater, and other similar shops. we used them for a nerf war in ringwood and it was great!
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    Post  boosted6 Tue Jun 14, 2011 10:05 am

    If you need materials for barriers let me know.
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    Post  Pronga Tue Jun 14, 2011 10:09 am

    since this thread is back near the top... any update on a venue Cam?
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    Post  KingCam Tue Jun 14, 2011 10:16 am

    Pronga wrote:since this thread is back near the top... any update on a venue Cam?

    Not at the moment I will make a post soon about it.
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    Post  brianlholden Tue Jun 14, 2011 10:28 am

    Im happy for you to come check out the space we have at the Church i work in but its not that big, having a staircase is only fun for about 3 seconds too, but if we did indoor outdoor it could work...and if i claim it as a youth activity it would be free.
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    Post  Luke Tue Jun 14, 2011 10:42 am

    Have you looked at School Halls they usually lend them out?
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    Post  KingCam Tue Jun 14, 2011 11:14 am

    The way thing are looking, I may be canceling this indoor war for now until I can find a hall we can use.
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    Post  brianlholden Tue Jun 14, 2011 11:37 am

    I can get a school gym hall in Ringwood for $50-100 for that kind of time, i also have our Church hall and buildings, both in walkable distance of Ringwood train station. shoot me a messageif your keen
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    Post  KingCam Tue Jun 14, 2011 11:43 am

    brianlholden wrote:I can get a school gym hall in Ringwood for $50-100 for that kind of time, I also have our Church hall and buildings, both in walkable distance of Ringwood train station. shoot me a messageif your keen

    Sorry mate we need a hall closer to the city to get more people to turn up, That why I was trying to get the Melba's Own 1st city of Camberwell scout group hall, but I email them two weeks ago and I have had no word back from them.
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    Post  KingCam Tue Jun 14, 2011 12:24 pm

    Silent Scope wrote:Did you ring them?

    How can I when they have no phone number on there website.
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    Post  TooBz Tue Jun 14, 2011 12:28 pm

    KingCam wrote:
    Silent Scope wrote:Did you ring them?

    How can I when they have no phone number on there website.
    Email them again.
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    Post  Pronga Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:10 pm

    I prefer the direct approach, go see them or call them?


    Scouts Australia (Victorian Branch)
    Youth Organisations, Hostels & Activities - Camberwell, VIC
    12 Palmerston St, Camberwell VIC 3124, Australia
    (03) 9882 0619
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    Post  royal86 Tue Jun 14, 2011 2:01 pm

    May I suggest a local YMCA (srsly) they're usually 5 bucks for a couple of hours to use the facilities.

    OP: Any local / central that might be viable?
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    Post  KingCam Tue Jun 14, 2011 2:29 pm

    Pronga wrote:I prefer the direct approach, go see them or call them?


    Scouts Australia (Victorian Branch)
    Youth Organisations, Hostels & Activities - Camberwell, VIC
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    I will tell you now Pronga that phone number is a dead phone number, I have tried calling it already.

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    On Sat May 14 I went to the National Tradesman's Expo today and on the way home I have a quick look at the hall in Blackburn, It not a scout hall it a church.

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    Post  Pronga Thu Jun 16, 2011 4:12 am

    KingCam wrote:
    I will tell you now Pronga that phone number is a dead phone number, I have tried calling it already.

    That's right, you did mention something about that. Still might worth a visit one day while a scout group is there.
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    Post  SNIPER-X Thu Jun 16, 2011 5:38 am

    If that hall falls through kc i may be able to suss out another. Best of luck
    May have a few large boxes to contribute as barriers.
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    Post  Pronga Thu Jun 16, 2011 3:13 pm

    Oh yeah, I work at a place that sells fridges and stuff so can get some bigger boxes if need be.
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    Post  KingCam Thu Jun 16, 2011 3:18 pm

    Pronga wrote:Oh yeah, I work at a place that sells fridges and stuff so can get some bigger boxes if need be.

    that good to know thank's for telling me Pronga
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    Post  SNIPER-X Sun Jun 19, 2011 1:01 pm

    Hey guys, any luck with securing a venue?
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    Post  Luke Sun Jun 19, 2011 2:55 pm

    Mate, Stop pestering him he will post when he has a update
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    Post  boosted6 Mon Jun 20, 2011 9:27 am

    Luke, he wasnt pestering. Guys, was not directed at any one person. He simply asked if ANYONE had any luck.

    Fair enough question.
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    Post  SNIPER-X Mon Jun 20, 2011 9:57 am

    boosted6 wrote:Luke, he wasnt pestering. Guys, was not directed at any one person. He simply asked if ANYONE had any luck.

    Fair enough question.

    thanks boosted

    like i said, keep an eye out everyone
    I'll see if there's anywhere in my area that would be suitable

    how many people can we expect to attend if it was in south eastern suburbs??

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    Post  boosted6 Mon Jun 20, 2011 10:03 am

    Could expect around 30 or more i'd presume.
    I live near afew places, will pop my head in to afew and see what i can get sorted.
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    Post  redcricket077 Mon Jun 20, 2011 10:35 am

    Thanks boosted, I'd really like to see some success with this war. I know of a gym that can be rented but it's too far east, all those northern Nerfers will have to be rejected.
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    Post  Johnnus Mon Jun 20, 2011 10:36 am

    I'd love for this war to go ahead - it'll be my first one! (like those 'my first ___' toys and books)
    Unfortunately, I can't help because I don't really know anywhere near me that would be suitable.
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    Post  Luke Mon Jun 20, 2011 11:12 am

    It is Pestering because its only been 3 days.
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    Post  boosted6 Mon Jun 20, 2011 11:14 am

    Again Luke you missed the point...


    Read posts carefully before you flame someone.
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    Post  redcricket077 Mon Jun 20, 2011 11:15 am

    As far I see it, if everyone else thinks it isn't pestering, it isn't pestering...

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    Post  YoTanaka Tue Jun 21, 2011 2:44 am

    I work at a hotel that has some function rooms that can be joined together to make one long room. They usually use it for weddings and corporate events.

    Take a look and if its suitable, I can ask the Functions Manager. She would hook us up with a good deal.

    Its the Parkview Hotel on St Kilda Rd.
    Heres the link:
    http://www.viewhotels.com.au/st_kilda_road_parkview/conferences_events.aspx


    I have never done a war, and I only found this forum yesterday, so I dont even know if its suitable...

    EDIT: I've just found out it would most likely be free or close to it.

    Please try not to double post again. - Silent Scope
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    Post  boosted6 Tue Jun 21, 2011 7:16 am

    Hey Tanaka sounds great, but if exposed dry walls, it could be a problem..
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    Post  YoTanaka Tue Jun 21, 2011 8:43 am

    What are some of the problems you run into with drywall?
    The whole left side of the room is windows/doors out to a balcony, and the opposite side is doors out to the main hallway. I'm not actually sure what type of walls they are.
    Excuse my ignorance. I've only ever nerfed at home.
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    Post  boosted6 Tue Jun 21, 2011 8:45 am

    Oh ok, it wont be a problem then.

    Dry wall, its just a normal plastered wall.
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    Post  KingCam Tue Jun 21, 2011 9:03 am

    YoTanaka wrote:I work at a hotel that has some function rooms that can be joined together to make one long room. They usually use it for weddings and corporate events.

    Take a look and if its suitable, I can ask the Functions Manager. She would hook us up with a good deal.

    It's the Parkview Hotel on St Kilda Rd.
    Heres the link:
    http://www.viewhotels.com.au/st_kilda_road_parkview/conferences_events.aspx


    I have never done a war, and I only found this forum yesterday, so I don't even know if its suitable...

    EDIT: I've just found out it would most likely be free or close to it.


    How big would the room be if you put the folding walls away?

    How long would we be able to use the room for and would we be able to use it at night time from say 4pm to say 10pm?
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    Post  YoTanaka Tue Jun 21, 2011 11:52 am

    The three rooms connected are 196sqm.
    We have weddings in there till 2300 with a DJ, so those times are totally fine. Wouldn't have to worry about noise or anything.
    I told the functions manager it would be in use all day and she said that was fine, just depends what else they have on at the moment. For example, these are the same rooms that the AFL teams use when they stay, but they aren't back for a bit I think.

    Whats the go with darts at a nerf war? BYO? Or is there a stash at the venue?

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    Post  Alpha_Chick Tue Jun 21, 2011 11:56 am

    BYO, but cam is trying to start up a dart hire, dunno if it will be ready for this war

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