When? Thursday 30th November 2017.
- JDAW (S70 mag?);
- SCD (W70);
- AHB (F70?);
- CPR (S77);
- DRT (Cr70);
- WPS (S66).
Reserves and possibles:
Doggett wrote:I wondered if there is some significance that I am not aware of for the date and/or the ports to be tasted?
You have enough clues, and enough time to follow them. I expect that you will approve. If and when you deduce the answer, please post something cryptic and smug and giving two weeks notice of posting the answer, rather than going straight to it.AHB wrote:Why this date and theme?
Woman (of whom I have never previously heard) born in 1970. In which year will be her fiftieth birthday? Clue: not 2017.PhilW wrote:Clearly it is to celebrate the 50th birthday of Natalie Williams, the well known volleyball player from Long Beach (sandy) who played for Port(land) Power and was born on this date in 1970. I trust she will be attending.
Phew.PhilW wrote:I just realised the real reason for the tasting; where is the smug icon, anyway?
[url=http://www.theportforum.com/viewtopic.php?p=90410#p90410]Here[/url] jdaw1 wrote:After some digital archaeology, jdaw1, in [url=http://www.jdawiseman.com/papers/placemat/placemats_list.html#a20021130]the list of old placemats[/url], wrote:
30 Nov 02 www.jdawiseman.com/port/20021130_Sandeman_1970s.pdf R. In Fulham: Sandemans, and 1970s A draft of these placemats was made by hand in Adobe Illustrator, about three weeks before the event. … Placemats for earlier events were also made in Illustrator. But the used placemats were made in PostScript. So this seems to have been the event at which placemats switched from being artisanal to being industrial.
I don't suppose anyone has any early to mid 1st century port lying around?jdaw1 wrote:With twelve people we need more than seven bottles. How should the theme be extended? Obviously ‘both’. But what else?
Do we want a second page of Mackenzie? Do we have enough?DRT wrote:Or, alternatively but connected to that link, something produced by a family of Scottish origin?
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