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#1 skunky

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Posted 03 July 2008 - 11:21 AM

Do you feel left out the party?
Do you feel like billy no mates with your rev?
Do you want to join our band of merry men/women in a mega fly?
Then just get your name down here to lets us know....

Rules...there ain't none :kid_smartass:
kite any rev(1.5 if poss) :kid_smartass:
lines any size (90' if poss) :kid_smartass:
NO crying if your kite gets broke :blue-confused:
NO crying if you spend hours untangling lines :blue-confused:
Skill if any it will help :kid_smartass:

This is not a wind up on the pro's mega fly lets let the big boys do there thing and we do ours,it has come to my attention that a lot of people are unhappy with the plans for the rev party and the only way for me to know just how many is for you to get your name on the list here and where you are going to be bristol/southsea.

the time for each informal fly will be at 3pm meet to be up in the air by 4pm(hopefully),bring your party hats and blowers and lets make some noise,let the fun begin :kid_smartass:

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Posted 03 July 2008 - 11:45 AM

Skunky,

I have sent you a PM.

Felix


thank you Felix :kid_content:

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Posted 03 July 2008 - 11:55 AM

And would it be OK to publish your message and my response?

Thanks

Felix

yeah for sure we nothing to hide :blue-confused: :kid_smartass:

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Posted 03 July 2008 - 12:03 PM

I would be delighted to take part in an informal mega-fly. In fact it would be great fun and if someone other that felix organises I am sure felix would be delighted - he has enough on his plate.

While I love the idea of an all inclusive mega fly, I could not support it if it compromises our friends from America who are spending their hard earned cash and time to come and see us. But other than that, I think its an even better idea than the first one.
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Posted 03 July 2008 - 12:10 PM

I could not support it if it compromises our friends from America who are spending their hard earned cash and time to come and see us.
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well over to you Johnny(Baressi) boy.....lets hear your views on this..Felix and me are ok with it no wars going on here :kid_smartass:

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Posted 03 July 2008 - 12:47 PM

ok let make this clear this is a informal mega fly of rev friends in the public flying areas,just a gathering of rev flyers trying to all fly together,if any moves are pulled then alll the better ,we fly foy fun :kid_smartass:

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Posted 03 July 2008 - 01:06 PM

I'm sure we could find somewhere to fly.
I'm with you Skunky
Just put em up and see what happens
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Posted 03 July 2008 - 01:23 PM

I'm sure we could find somewhere to fly.
I'm with you Skunky
Just put em up and see what happens


Nice one Jade, will be good to fly with you again, do you reckon we could have uncle T come clear some room for us?
See ya at one of them Sailor, will be good to meet up again.

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Posted 06 July 2008 - 01:43 AM

I had to do a long drive last night, so got a chance to think about this whole thing, pro-mega flies, informal mega-flies, iQuad training and the 20th anniversary.

I feel dragged into something I really didn't want. I am getting messages from, what seems to me to be, both sides of an argument either looking for support or apparently telling me to go swivel. All I wanted from August was a chance to meet some new people with common interests, to see some friends, to get some great instruction and to celebrate 20 years of the kites we all seem so affectionate for. I get enough politics and infighting at work and don't need it in my leisure time. We seem to have forgotten the celebration in all the shouting.

So I will be at both festivals and the clinic. If the wind allows, I will be flying my kites. I will be having beers with friends, and probably rather too much beer. If there is a pro-mega fly I will be cheering everyone on from the sidelines. If there is an informal mega-fly I will do likewise. And I will be telling people how great rev kites are to fly.

In other words I will be celebrating the 20th anniversary and friendship. I rather hope other people will too.
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Posted 06 July 2008 - 04:23 AM

Well said Jeremy. :)
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Posted 07 July 2008 - 12:01 AM

Thats your slice of lemon drizzle sorted Sailor.


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Posted 07 July 2008 - 02:19 AM

Thats your slice of lemon drizzle sorted Sailor.


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Oi don't you go giving OUR cake away !! :P :lol:
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Posted 07 July 2008 - 03:27 AM

Oi don't you go giving OUR cake away !! :P :lol:

I hate to say this Guys, but there may not be any to give away at all, the :chef: is getting old and feeling extremely sorry for herself, she's not sure if she's up to it any more, we may have seen, nay tested our last slice of her lemon drizzle. :(
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Posted 09 July 2008 - 09:17 AM


I could not support it if it compromises our friends from America who are spending their hard earned cash and time to come and see us.

well over to you Johnny(Baressi) boy.....lets hear your views on this..Felix and me are ok with it no wars going on here :kid_smartass:

Hey, what's good for y'all is good for me!

Honestly, I'd LOVE an opportunity to fly with both the established UK team fliers, AND the "regular joe" fliers who are still picking it up. :)

I'm 100% cool with it, as long iQuad can play in both mega flies. <grin>

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Posted 09 July 2008 - 11:16 AM

well over to you Johnny(Baressi) boy.....lets hear your views on this..Felix and me are ok with it no wars going on here :kid_smartass:

Hey, what's good for y'all is good for me!

Honestly, I'd LOVE an opportunity to fly with both the established UK team fliers, AND the "regular joe" fliers who are still picking it up. :)

I'm 100% cool with it, as long iQuad can play in both mega flies. <grin>


I am hoping to get the arena layouts soon and had envisage a mass ascension of all the rev fliers, Mexican wave maybe!

Felix

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Posted 09 July 2008 - 11:17 AM

yahoo to the mexican wave :)
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Posted 09 July 2008 - 11:22 AM

yahoo to the mexican wave :)


Is that a 'yes'?

I would also hope, once we see the layout of the arenas to persuade Ben to occupy a corner of the Rev arena and do the kite games!

Felix

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Posted 10 July 2008 - 01:01 AM

A yes from me too - the Mexican wave was something I suggested a while back - it's easy to understand, no calling needed (just need to know to keep an eye on the kite to the left of you), everybody can do it, and it will look great! It even gives the experts a chance to do something spectacular too - us regular Joe's (I like being a regular Joe, it makes me sound normal for a change!!!) can hover the right way up, and those who are up to it can try inverted?!! LOL

Nice one Felix - let's get the ball rolling on this...


Sounds good to me!

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Posted 10 July 2008 - 04:11 AM

A yes from me too - the Mexican wave was something I suggested a while back - it's easy to understand, no calling needed (just need to know to keep an eye on the kite to the left of you), everybody can do it, and it will look great! It even gives the experts a chance to do something spectacular too - us regular Joe's (I like being a regular Joe, it makes me sound normal for a change!!!) can hover the right way up, and those who are up to it can try inverted?!! LOL

Nice one Felix - let's get the ball rolling on this...


I am hoping that we can see the agenda from both festivals soon as well as the field layouts.

We do not want to have people needing to be in two places at once, that is watching the 'formal team-mega fly' and needing to prepare for the 'mass rev ascension'. For Bristol it has been suggested that the 'formal team-mega fly' would be the final programmed event. Maybe the 'mass rev ascension' should occur just before the 'formal team-mega fly' and be followed by the 'Team 36' proposal.

Let me know what you think.

Thanks

Felix

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Posted 10 July 2008 - 05:39 AM

If it is just the up and down of a Mexican wave, then I am in.
We did a nice bit of smooth synchronous launching practice at the Sunderland Rev clinic.
And it worked very well (walking backwards, then forwards etc) :)

I also need to be free to take photos of the professional megafly.
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