play expo, manchester, october 11-12 2014

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Re: play expo, manchester, october 11-12 2014

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Sun Sep 28, 2014 12:54 am

flatapex wrote:
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:oops: my bad, not my intention at all.
No offence caused, no apology necessary - I just thought it was funny how you kept saying we'd recognise you by having a wife, when usually there's at least 40% female attendees at these things :D
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Re: play expo, manchester, october 11-12 2014

Post by flatapex » Sun Sep 28, 2014 10:55 am

TwoHeadedBoy wrote:
flatapex wrote:
TwoHeadedBoy wrote:
:wink:
:oops: my bad, not my intention at all.
No offence caused, no apology necessary - I just thought it was funny how you kept saying we'd recognise you by having a wife, when usually there's at least 40% female attendees at these things :D
I've only been going to events for a year, i used to be a retro seller years ago but events didnt exist then, playexpo last year was a shock because it was huge and having been there for car shows (i go as part of an owners club) so was naive as to how big these things could be. Still a bit naive as to what to expect too. The one thing i was gutted about was i didnt meet many rg people as i was still relatively new then, but hopefully that will be different this year.

Been looking into that exhibition at the lowry, will probably head over friday daytime, got a day off work then so cramming in a few non gaming things before playexpo
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Re: play expo, manchester, october 11-12 2014

Post by sscott » Sun Sep 28, 2014 1:26 pm

I may come with my son on Sunday while the wife goes shopping at the Trafford centre, he'd really enjoy it.
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Re: play expo, manchester, october 11-12 2014

Post by badger2609 » Sun Sep 28, 2014 8:16 pm

flatapex wrote:ok so who is up for a rg forum meet up?

pics/descriptions etc so others can recognise you


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Re: play expo, manchester, october 11-12 2014

Post by playzooki » Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:01 am

Going on the sunday, tickets booked

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Post by ArchaicKoala » Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:47 am

I'll be around from Friday PM more than likely loitering around the hotel bar with my scruffy haired mate :lol:
To give a useless description of myself that will also describe 90% of the male attendees of the expo, I'll be wearing jeans and a game/band related Tshirt :wink: :P

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Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Mon Sep 29, 2014 10:34 am

flatapex wrote: I've only been going to events for a year, i used to be a retro seller years ago but events didnt exist then, playexpo last year was a shock because it was huge and having been there for car shows (i go as part of an owners club) so was naive as to how big these things could be. Still a bit naive as to what to expect too. The one thing i was gutted about was i didnt meet many rg people as i was still relatively new then, but hopefully that will be different this year.

Been looking into that exhibition at the lowry, will probably head over friday daytime, got a day off work then so cramming in a few non gaming things before playexpo
Well a lot of the folk on the staff are from these parts, so they'll always be approachable - and if you make it through the weekend without managing to catch anyone, there's usually group photos towards the end of the Sunday when different forums and whatnot have group photos. I've got a collection of them now!

Here's some from past events:

Blackpool 2014:
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Manchester 2012:
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Manchester 2010:
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Re: play expo, manchester, october 11-12 2014

Post by flatapex » Mon Sep 29, 2014 1:38 pm

I missed the blackpool one. Pretty sure that was around the time i was sat talking to archaickoala and dprinny.

If there is one this time someone drag me- with force if necessary
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Re: play expo, manchester, october 11-12 2014

Post by sscott » Mon Sep 29, 2014 7:23 pm

Now confirmed on Sunday! :D
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Post by SirClive » Tue Sep 30, 2014 4:00 pm

How am I not in the photo for the 2012 one???
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Post by DPrinny » Tue Sep 30, 2014 11:58 pm

SirClive wrote:How am I not in the photo for the 2012 one???
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Re: play expo, manchester, october 11-12 2014

Post by Arcadian » Wed Oct 01, 2014 7:54 pm

Another group photo ... this is from the 2011 show in Blackpool:

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Re: play expo, manchester, october 11-12 2014

Post by markopoloman » Thu Oct 02, 2014 1:22 am

Arcadian wrote:Another group photo ... this is from the 2011 show in Blackpool:

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It's about time you got into the photo! I think we need to grab you, tie you up and lay you down in front of the gang this time :lol:
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Re: play expo, manchester, october 11-12 2014

Post by samhain81 » Sun Oct 05, 2014 12:13 pm

I'll be heading down there with my bros

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Re: play expo, manchester, october 11-12 2014

Post by mohicankid » Sun Oct 05, 2014 5:58 pm

And of course I'll be there too!

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