Tue 13th Nov - An Emergency in London!

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Tue 13th Nov - An Emergency in London!

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An emergency has been declared...

When: Tuesday 13th November 2018 @ 18:30

Where: The Green Room at The Boot & Flogger, 10-20 Redcross Way, London SE1 1TA, tel +44 20 7407 1184 (streetmap.co.uk, bing, maps.google.co.uk)

Theme: Bring a bottle of Port to serve blind.

Attendees:
  1. DRT;
  2. JDAW;
  3. IDJ;
  4. DRL;
  5. SCP;
  6. MPM.
Food Order
Default food orders will be used unless alternatives are requested in this thread.

Any more volunteers?

Draft of the placemats.
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Happy to answer this emergency!
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An excellent idea, I'm also volunteering.
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I’m already on the list, but confirming same.

May I invite a guest, Dave A., who is the husband of a friend of the wife? And I’ll bring a magnum.
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jdaw1 wrote: 23:05 Fri 09 Nov 2018 I’m already on the list, but confirming same.

May I invite a guest, Dave A., who is the husband of a friend of the wife? And I’ll bring a magnum.
Of course Dave A. is welcome.

Do we get two guesses at the Magnum?
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DRT wrote: 00:08 Sat 10 Nov 2018Do we get two guesses at the Magnum?
I’m against this precedent. Would we get only half a guess at a half?
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Dave A. can’t make it.
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jdaw1 wrote:
DRT wrote: 00:08 Sat 10 Nov 2018Do we get two guesses at the Magnum?
I’m against this precedent. Would we get only half a guess at a half?
Given our skills at guessing I'm not against two goes. Bringing a blind magnum in two bottles is enough to confuse us. More guesses might give more points and more joy (but probably won't).
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DaveRL wrote: 14:44 Sat 10 Nov 2018Given our skills at guessing I'm not against two goes.
See new draft of the placemats.
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Answering the request for volunteers. New to TPF and would very much like to attend. Can bring two bottles ..one for enjoyment (hopefully) and one to confuse (well it does me).

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If two bottles creates an issue for the placemat software or methodology then will restrict myself to just the one......


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JAG321 wrote: 22:30 Sat 10 Nov 2018 Answering the request for volunteers. New to TPF and would very much like to attend. Can bring two bottles ..one for enjoyment (hopefully) and one to confuse (well it does me).
JAG321 wrote: 22:46 Sat 10 Nov 2018 If two bottles creates an issue for the placemat software or methodology then will restrict myself to just the one......
You are very welcome to join us, Simon.

Occasionally additional bottles turn up and we have been known to cope admirably :wink:

Are you left or right handed?

Usual form is to enjoy a meal during the tasting. We normally pre-order to make life easy for the staff so if you intend to eat please select from this menu and post your choices of one, two or three courses here.
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The food order can be downloaded from the first port. Please check.

A "Simon P." existed in a previous order so I have left those choices in. If not the same Simon P or different choices wanted please say here.
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Draft of the placemats updated. (Simon P.: Have you middle initials?)

Would seven bottles between five be too much for a school night? Should the magnum be saved for another day?
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Thank you very much for letting me join. I am a new SimonP!

Taking your point on numbers I will bring just one bottle if that helps.

I am right handed.

I do have a middle initial C.....SCP (which I think another member already uses?)

Food order please

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Rib-eye steak (medium-rare) and skinny fries....seems popular and suits me.
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I may be joining also...permission to be sought.
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JAG321 wrote: 10:45 Sun 11 Nov 2018I do have a middle initial C.....SCP (which I think another member already uses?)
Do you want to be “SCP”, or “JAG”?
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Mike's permission has been assumed granted.

Food order and first post updated.
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DRT wrote: 13:30 Sun 11 Nov 2018Food order and first post updated.
… and the draft of the placemats.
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“SCP” would be great. Thanks
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DRT wrote: 13:30 Sun 11 Nov 2018 Mike's permission has been assumed granted.

Food order and first post updated.
Permission had indeed been granted.
A small error on the food order - Simon is after pate rather than crab.
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flash_uk wrote: 15:19 Sun 11 Nov 2018 A small error on the food order - Simon is after pate rather than crab.
Thanks. Updated.

Julian, can you please submit the food order tomorrow?
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jdaw1 wrote: 10:30 Sun 11 Nov 2018Would seven bottles between five be too much for a school night? Should the magnum be saved for another day?
JAG321 wrote: 10:45 Sun 11 Nov 2018Taking your point on numbers I will bring just one bottle if that helps.
Both of these reductions seem to have been implemented (which is fine), but only one is reflected on the placemats.
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DRT wrote: 16:48 Sun 11 Nov 2018Julian, can you please submit the food order tomorrow?
Now easier than from work. Or you could.
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DRT wrote: 16:52 Sun 11 Nov 2018
jdaw1 wrote: 10:30 Sun 11 Nov 2018Would seven bottles between five be too much for a school night? Should the magnum be saved for another day?
JAG321 wrote: 10:45 Sun 11 Nov 2018Taking your point on numbers I will bring just one bottle if that helps.
Both of these reductions seem to have been implemented (which is fine), but only one is reflected on the placemats.
Neither have been. As our numbers grew, two extra went from generous to about right. What do you want done?
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