Emergency, Tue 30 Aug 2022

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Emergency, Tue 30 Aug 2022

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This post to hold plans, as and when agreed.

When: Tuesday 30th August 2022.

Location: likely as not, The Boot & Flogger (OpenStreetMap; google.co.uk; What3Words cafe.humid.palace; StreetMap.co.uk; bing.com).

Theme: Good Port, blind.

People:
  1. JDAW;
  2. GEAG;
  3. AHB.

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Re: Emergency, Tue 23 Aug 2022

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An emergency is hereby declared, for Tuesday 23rd 30th August 2022. You know what to do.
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Re: Emergency, Tue 23 Aug 2022

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As it seems that there is uncertainty about numbers, I’ll delay reserving a room.
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Re: Emergency, Tue 23 Aug 2022

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Would love to. But, work. So that everyone else can be on holiday.
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Re: Emergency, Tue 23 Aug 2022

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Maybe I slightly sense some team non-availability.

Would more people (i.e., anybody other than me) be available a week later, Tuesday 30th August 2022?
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Re: Emergency, Tue 30 Aug 2022

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Unfortunately away both 23rd and 30th.
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Re: Emergency, Tue 30 Aug 2022

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I'm up for 30th
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Re: Emergency, Tue 30 Aug 2022

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Sorry…would very much like to as I am well past emergency status, but the silly season does not allow. Enjoy!
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Re: Emergency, Tue 30 Aug 2022

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winesecretary wrote: 20:57 Sun 21 Aug 2022I'm up for 30th
Two people!That’s more than a quorum.
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Re: Emergency, Tue 30 Aug 2022

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Three people now. A little unexpectedly I will be with you too (unless there is a rail strike).
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Top Port in 2022 so far: the most stunning bottle of Quinta do Noval Nacional 1931. I have never drunk such a wonderful bottle of Port.
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Re: Emergency, Tue 30 Aug 2022

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Do we need a theme more detailed than “Port blind”? I intend to bring a good Port that is not old VP.
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Re: Emergency, Tue 30 Aug 2022

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I have a bottle selected which meets the theme of “Port, blind.”

Making the theme any more specific than “Good Port, blind.” might cause me to have to change my selection.
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Top Port in 2022 so far: the most stunning bottle of Quinta do Noval Nacional 1931. I have never drunk such a wonderful bottle of Port.
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Re: Emergency, Tue 30 Aug 2022

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Alex Bridgeman wrote: 22:20 Sat 27 Aug 2022Making the theme any more specific than “Good Port, blind.” might cause me to have to change my selection.
Theme changed to “Good Port, blind”.
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Re: Emergency, Tue 30 Aug 2022

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I have a port that I believe to be good which I shall bring along blinded.

I like blind tastings.
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Re: Emergency, Tue 30 Aug 2022

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Could you confirm the venue please JDAW?
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Re: Emergency, Tue 30 Aug 2022

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Alex Bridgeman wrote: 20:50 Sun 28 Aug 2022Could you confirm the venue please JDAW?
Translation: “Have you remembered to make a reservation?” Err, I now have, at the B&F. With only three of us I have said that a table would suffice, rather than a room.

George: can you print the placemats?
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jdaw1 wrote: 12:14 Mon 29 Aug 2022George: can you print the placemats?
George says “Yes”.
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Re: Emergency, Tue 30 Aug 2022

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I like decanters. If people can bring their blind in a decanter, that would be welcome.
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Re: Emergency, Tue 30 Aug 2022

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What I trust will be a good bottle of port decanted 0800. Alas, into a screwtop Australian pinot noir bottle, rather than a decanter, as I am in the office today.
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Re: Emergency, Tue 30 Aug 2022

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jdaw1 wrote: 07:50 Tue 30 Aug 2022 I like decanters. If people can bring their blind in a decanter, that would be welcome.
Noted. If I am able to do so without too much inconvenience, I shall.

Unless instructed otherwise, I am planning to arrive at the B&F at about 6pm.
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Top Port in 2022 so far: the most stunning bottle of Quinta do Noval Nacional 1931. I have never drunk such a wonderful bottle of Port.
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Re: Emergency, Tue 30 Aug 2022

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Placemats printed
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