Home Entertainment & Technology Resource

  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Have you ever met up with Avforum members, Does it work?

Discussion in 'General Chat Forum' started by Chadford, Feb 19, 2012.

  1. Chadford

    Chadford Active Member

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2006
    Messages:
    4,960
    Trophy Points:
    136
    Ratings:
    +1,272
    Well then?

    :)
  2. Mr Incredible

    Mr Incredible Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2003
    Messages:
    20,878
    Trophy Points:
    171
    Ratings:
    +8,420
    A few years ago I went on a bender with Signs, Abbeygoo, Woodywizz, Pave (no longer a member) with drinks provided by Kieron. Kieron just lives 5 mins frm me and we've met up a couple of times for a cuppa and a catch up.
  3. Desmo

    Desmo Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2001
    Messages:
    10,841
    Trophy Points:
    166
    Ratings:
    +2,319
    I've only met met up with Deadringers for a few hours one day as we were in the same area. Didn't get to chat a great deal as we were at a show but he's a nice guy. I've been to plenty of various forum meets over the years and some of my best mates are from forum meets from years ago and most people are really nice. I can't think of many times I've come away not liking somebody.
  4. pixelpixel

    pixelpixel Active Member

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2005
    Messages:
    12,487
    Media:
    6
    Albums:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    136
    Ratings:
    +1,811
    A while ago some of the photography section members did run weekends away and things like that.
  5. 7ofnine

    7ofnine Active Member

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2009
    Messages:
    3,296
    Trophy Points:
    106
    Ratings:
    +438
    Don't think anyone on here lives near me.
  6. imightbewrong

    imightbewrong Active Member

    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2005
    Messages:
    22,418
    Trophy Points:
    166
    Ratings:
    +4,349
    Did once - was very disappointing though - most of them looked nothing like their avatars :(
  7. 7ofnine

    7ofnine Active Member

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2009
    Messages:
    3,296
    Trophy Points:
    106
    Ratings:
    +438
    I'd like to see Gasdad meet up with PP
  8. Begonia

    Begonia Active Member

    Joined:
    Nov 19, 2006
    Messages:
    2,849
    Trophy Points:
    136
    Ratings:
    +574
    It's probably best, depending on the nature of the meeting topic, to maybe keep it to a small gathering and meet at someone's home. This allows you to have a machine(s) running and also provide other useful facilities too.

    Photography is also a great topic as somone has already mentioned.

    First you have to think of a theme. Next you have to think of a location. Then you see what develops.
  9. MrSossidge

    MrSossidge Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2006
    Messages:
    2,341
    Trophy Points:
    116
    Ratings:
    +501
    Yes.

    Went out in Rugby. People from all over the country, Devon, Southampton, Blackpool, London, Birmingham.

    Went mental. Got hammered.

    Stayed in a travel lodge.

    What happens in Rugby stays in Rugby.
  10. Trollslayer

    Trollslayer Active Member

    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2007
    Messages:
    10,571
    Trophy Points:
    136
    Ratings:
    +1,749
    You beat me to it!
  11. SeanT

    SeanT Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 28, 2005
    Messages:
    6,074
    Trophy Points:
    106
    Ratings:
    +373
    Properly missed this, when's the next one?
  12. kav

    kav Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2007
    Messages:
    22,903
    Trophy Points:
    166
    Ratings:
    +10,249
    Yes, a few times. Met up, got drunk. Good nights. Would definitely do it again. In fact we were due to meet in Liverpool in March but that's fallen through.
  13. Iccz

    Iccz Active Member

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2008
    Messages:
    24,173
    Trophy Points:
    166
    Ratings:
    +6,763
    I dislike you all, why would I want to meet any of you? :D
  14. Abbeygoo

    Abbeygoo Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2005
    Messages:
    19,915
    Trophy Points:
    166
    Ratings:
    +4,453
    I remember that .... just. ;)

    As well as Mr Incredible, Signs, Woodywizz, Pave etc - I've also been on the golf days and met Deanym, Dony (top man), Ultima (legend), domtheone and always had a blast ..... golf, beer and naked ladies. Quality.

    Kieron is the host with the most though .... what a genuine, kind and generous bloke. Always sorts me out with drinks, tickets etc when in Blackpool ... top man and a really nice family.

    I've met plenty of people from AVF and always had a great laugh.
  15. Hillskill

    Hillskill Moderator/Games Reviewer

    Joined:
    Mar 10, 2005
    Messages:
    20,535
    Trophy Points:
    166
    Ratings:
    +4,495
    Met loads. A few through trades but most through planned meetups.
  16. mason

    mason Member

    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2003
    Messages:
    1,783
    Trophy Points:
    66
    Ratings:
    +100
    Met a few member down at the Bristol Show a few years ago........ Can't really remember which year exactly but thinking it was about 2004/2005!?!?!?

    Met up and the show and then went out for some drinks..... Was quite good
  17. BAN5HEE

    BAN5HEE Active Member

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2004
    Messages:
    3,854
    Trophy Points:
    106
    Ratings:
    +291
    Met one or two AVF folk but have met a couple of times With People on my XBOX LIVE. It's a bit akward though when in a pub and you talk to people using their Gamertag name instead of their real names...
  18. MIghtyG

    MIghtyG Active Member

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2008
    Messages:
    2,775
    Trophy Points:
    136
    Ratings:
    +784
    Haven't met anyone from here but I have met some folk from another forum I moderate on, went pretty well, went to a gig and had a decent night out in Edinburgh.

    Got my first blue-light taxi to the bus station too which was nice! :laugh:
  19. Andyh4324

    Andyh4324 Active Member

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2009
    Messages:
    1,641
    Trophy Points:
    86
    Ratings:
    +316
    Only time i've met with people have been for trades at a motorway services and a train station. So not very exciting to be honest.
  20. ODP

    ODP Active Member

    Joined:
    May 26, 2009
    Messages:
    7,642
    Trophy Points:
    136
    Ratings:
    +1,012
    You're right. You get some funny looks shouting "BEARMAN!!!" across a bar at the top of your voice. :laugh:

    Met some really good chaps through this forum. With the exception of Iccz, he is a tool.
  21. Deadringers

    Deadringers Active Member

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2008
    Messages:
    9,691
    Trophy Points:
    136
    Ratings:
    +1,761
    aww Aren't you sweet! :p

    Yep as Desmo said we met up when him and his wife were in my neck of the woods at a show.

    Unfortunately Desmo is also a nice guy and I wanted to give you all some gossip of how we ended up having a drunken punch up but it was all actually rather civilized!

    There has been talk on the PC gaming Forums for a LAN gaming session which I think would be pretty good...The only problem is finding somewhere that we can use for all those PCs for a weekend!
  22. Greg Hook

    Greg Hook Moderator & Reviewer

    Joined:
    Nov 25, 2001
    Messages:
    16,174
    Trophy Points:
    166
    Ratings:
    +3,800
    Dave's house. :D
  23. Desmo

    Desmo Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2001
    Messages:
    10,841
    Trophy Points:
    166
    Ratings:
    +2,319
    You an' me, ooouuutside....noooooooow!!!
  24. GuitarGuy

    GuitarGuy Active Member

    Joined:
    Jun 2, 2011
    Messages:
    4,698
    Trophy Points:
    106
    Ratings:
    +274
    I'd be up for that only problem is my pc weighs a tonne! And I don't have a car.... So I'd have no way to get anywhere :L
  25. domtheone

    domtheone Active Member

    Joined:
    Nov 23, 2004
    Messages:
    10,983
    Trophy Points:
    136
    Ratings:
    +845

    Miss those days:D
  26. IronGiant

    IronGiant Moderator

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2003
    Messages:
    36,131
    Trophy Points:
    166
    Ratings:
    +12,723
    So why did you stop.?
    :)
  27. simplicity96

    simplicity96 Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 25, 2011
    Messages:
    6,522
    Trophy Points:
    136
    Ratings:
    +596
    I need to keep my eyes peeled more for these meets, wouldn't mind meeting a few folk from here.
  28. domtheone

    domtheone Active Member

    Joined:
    Nov 23, 2004
    Messages:
    10,983
    Trophy Points:
    136
    Ratings:
    +845
    Not sure. Peeps lost interest.

    Must have been the golf:laugh:
  29. IronGiant

    IronGiant Moderator

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2003
    Messages:
    36,131
    Trophy Points:
    166
    Ratings:
    +12,723
    Or your wives? :)
  30. dudeness

    dudeness Member

    Joined:
    May 10, 2005
    Messages:
    1,725
    Trophy Points:
    66
    Ratings:
    +163
    I've had a few offers :)

Share This Page