Thursday 17th July?

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Thursday 17th July?

Post by AHB » 15:05 Wed 09 Jul 2014

Ian mentions here that he is in London on 17 July. So am I.

Would there be enough people interested and available for us to get together?
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Re: Thursday 17th July?

Post by flash_uk » 17:49 Wed 09 Jul 2014

At the theatre that evening with my wife, so will pass.

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Re: Thursday 17th July?

Post by WS1 » 06:19 Thu 10 Jul 2014

Would only be able to join a bit later @7:30 PM. And of course if work is not playing up.

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Re: Thursday 17th July?

Post by idj123 » 12:40 Thu 10 Jul 2014

I'm still on for this (and may be able to rustle up a +1). Anyone else interested, to reach a quorum?

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Re: Thursday 17th July?

Post by DRT » 13:02 Thu 10 Jul 2014

idj123 wrote:Anyone else interested, to reach a quorum?
Rule 42(b) of the :tpf: constitution wrote:A quorum shall be formed when at least one Port drinker is in the presence of at least one bottle of Port
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Re: Thursday 17th July?

Post by jdaw1 » 13:25 Thu 10 Jul 2014

Please could one of the usual suspects send a message to my missus requesting my presence. As if I haven’t yet noticed that there is a tasting next week. She won’t be fooled, but likes the kiddie charm of it.

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Re: Thursday 17th July?

Post by DRT » 13:49 Thu 10 Jul 2014

jdaw1 wrote:Please could one of the usual suspects send a message to my missus requesting my presence. As if I haven’t yet noticed that there is a tasting next week. She won’t be fooled, but likes the kiddie charm of it.
Done. It's a sure thing :wink:
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Re: Thursday 17th July?

Post by jdaw1 » 16:30 Thu 10 Jul 2014

Perfectly handled. Thank you. I'm in.

Blind or sighted?

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Re: Thursday 17th July?

Post by AHB » 16:41 Thu 10 Jul 2014

Sighted.
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Re: Thursday 17th July?

Post by jdaw1 » 16:51 Thu 10 Jul 2014

Should I bring a VP, or a VP and a tawny?

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Re: Thursday 17th July?

Post by AHB » 17:41 Thu 10 Jul 2014

My opinion - just a VP. Save the brown sticky stuff for those who appreciate it.
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Re: Thursday 17th July?

Post by jdaw1 » 22:14 Thu 10 Jul 2014

Placemats: we are AHB, IDJ (and a +1, perhaps), and JDAW. I’ll be bringing a 1970, and will know which tomorrow (the one not being drunk with the Gandys this weekend). Please could others reveal.

Alex: please may I edit the first post, to insert there links to and images of the placemats?

Edit: +WPS, but now –AHB.

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Re: Thursday 17th July?

Post by AHB » 22:19 Thu 10 Jul 2014

Rather embarrassingly, it seems the reason I am in London on the 17th is not to drink port with my chums but is instead to have dinner with my daughter, who is currently working in London (and does not yet drink port).

I will have to drop out. I am very sorry if this causes problems for anyone else.
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Re: Thursday 17th July?

Post by jdaw1 » 22:26 Thu 10 Jul 2014

AHB wrote:Rather embarrassingly, it seems the reason I am in London on the 17th is not to drink port with my chums but is instead to have dinner with my daughter, who is currently working in London (and does not yet drink port).
Bring her along. She can be trained.

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Re: Thursday 17th July?

Post by AHB » 22:46 Thu 10 Jul 2014

jdaw1 wrote:
AHB wrote:Rather embarrassingly, it seems the reason I am in London on the 17th is not to drink port with my chums but is instead to have dinner with my daughter, who is currently working in London (and does not yet drink port).
Bring her along. She can be trained.
I would, but I have promised to take her elsewhere.
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Re: Thursday 17th July?

Post by jdaw1 » 22:47 Thu 10 Jul 2014

Ian, Wolfgang: speak! Either withdraw or reveal.

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Re: Thursday 17th July?

Post by WS1 » 10:57 Fri 11 Jul 2014

Let us withdraw. Embarassingly I forgot to attend to leaving drinks as well! :oops: :roll: :(

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Re: Thursday 17th July?

Post by jdaw1 » 11:46 Fri 11 Jul 2014

Ian: that leaves the two of us, and your possible +1. That’s quorate, but less than exciting.

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Re: Thursday 17th July?

Post by idj123 » 12:22 Fri 11 Jul 2014

And my +1 looks they have a funeral to attend and so disappointingly (and in spite of Derek's definition of a 'quorum'), it looks like we should pull the date-and blame Alex for getting our hopes up!

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Re: Thursday 17th July?

Post by jdaw1 » 13:09 Fri 11 Jul 2014

•◊• Cancelled •◊•

Move along folks. Nothing to see here. Move along please.

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