When will the next UK Atari meet take place?

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When will the next UK Atari meet take place?

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I'd like to tag along to the next one...
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After failing to make it to JagFest I would also like to do an event if there's gonna be one anywhere nearby.
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The only Atari one that's in the UK is the Jagfest. It's down in Rochester, Kent next year and has a Jaguar element as well as a lot of Atari people visiting (mostly from Cheshunt Computer Club).
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South East of London? Any idea when it'll be? October 2007?

Edit: Nope - it'll be on the 30th June, venue TBC.
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Should be great for all you short range southern softies dahn there eh? :o
I may not be able to make it this time, you never know your luck ;)
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RetroGamerUK wrote:Should be great for all you short range southern softies dahn there eh? :o
I may not be able to make it this time, you never know your luck ;)
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WTF is "Cheshunt Computer Club"? Sounds like a computer version of the "Get Along Gang"...

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Dammit dammit dammit....

You lot finally come down for a meeting in my home county of Kent and what happens? Its for when I'm on my bloody honeymoon!!!!

I can't say to my new bride, 2 days after the wedding, "sorry, we gotta head back early, I need to hang out with my Atari geek friends..."

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NiceGuy, chin up mate - you're getting married! That's better than an Atari meet!

On second thoughts...

In all seriousness, all the best with the wedding and preparations. I got married last year and I have to say it was one of the best days of my life. I don't mean to get all romatic and gushing, but that's the truth.

Congratulations (in advance)!
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Heavy Stylus wrote:WTF is "Cheshunt Computer Club"? Sounds like a computer version of the "Get Along Gang"...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Get-Along_Gang
Errrrrrm, :) without being too unkind I would have to say that the members of the Computer Club in question are slightly less teddy-bear lucking and a tad more "intelligent" looking than this Get-Along-Gang (although the main man (Mug's twin bro ;) ) is a rather cuddly sort of chap), yet surprisingly they are all just as happy looking in a room full of Jaguars! :D
I wonder who the teddy with "M" on his cardigan represents?? and I am sure there was a Lady at the last JF whos name began with "D" 8O.....
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RetroGamerUK wrote:Should be great for all you short range southern softies dahn there eh? :o
I may not be able to make it this time, you never know your luck ;)
Share a car ride with your mate Mug.


Actually I don't necessarily have a problem with the distance of this one, after all it is nice to venture from this simple country life up here down into the big bad City and get to drive on tarmac instead of cobbles every now and then ;)

I will consider your offer of a lift in Mug's car though Stylus ;) , especially if you also offered me a place at Unseen's house to stop over. :)

Me happy now :D
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No offence intended! Just wanted to know what the Chestnut club was. Google gave no joy (again).

Edit: Montgomery Moose would be a good new avatar for Mug anyway!
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Actually I never intended to imply that you was being unkind, as for the Jagfest, here is the official site: http://www.jagfest.org/
Ignore my rambling :) (except the link).
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:wink: I'll be Rocky Racoon.
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The real Cheshunt (chestnut!) Computer Club Yahoo Group is here:

http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/cheshunt/
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Cheshunt! Whoops, damn this keyboard(!) Chestnut indeed. Who are all those old boys then? Looks like the dressing room for Dad's Army... :wink:
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Heavy Stylus wrote:Cheshunt! Whoops, damn this keyboard(!) Chestnut indeed. Who are all those old boys then? Looks like the dressing room for Dad's Army... :wink:
Most of them don't use anything *other* than Atari's - that includes browsing, email and photo editing.
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Of course, the comment above was meant in jest - please don't take offence!
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Heavy Stylus wrote:Of course, the comment above was meant in jest - please don't take offence!
None taken as I ain't a member of the group but they do take their Atari stuff seriously. They're a good bunch of blokes and always interested in names from the past (as I found out at JagFest '05).
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muguk wrote:Most of them don't use anything *other* than Atari's - that includes browsing, email and photo editing.
Do most of them still live with their Mum ? ;)
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They've probably buried her / interred her in a nursing home judging by the ages of the blokes I've met :)
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Post by carmel_andrews »

i seem to remember cheshunt computer group, they were based out near hertfordshire somewhere, one of there members was or is derryck or derek crocker, if memory serves me right

I only remember them because they were constantly bought up when i used to attend the LACE (london atari conmputer enthusiasts) meetings in essex (grays/sth. ockenden) and eventually in sw and central london around 1996-8 period, unfortunately one of the main members, peter mattock fell seriously ill...i hope he's better, he was a wizard with hardware repairs...as he fixed my ste when i had one

I think cheshunt computer group dealt with mostly atari stuff (though i was told they did have members with non atari equipment as well

I thought that they were a real cool group as i was told they had a few asm/ml programmers there (nifty or what)
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Heavy Stylus wrote:Who are all those old boys then? Looks like the dressing room for Dad's Army... :wink:
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Cheshunt Computer Club's website is here http://ccc.atari.org/
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