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Proposed spring meet 2013

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  1. Sandra
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    [Nov 1, 2012]
    Hi all, how about an adventure meet for the spring?
    Days Out at Go Ape | Outdoor Activities
    There are two sites in Scotland, one in Peebles and one in Aberfoyle. If we go for this we may be able to get a discount. I discussed this with Adam (admin) and he spoke to the marketing department and they would be more than happy for us to have a meet in there carpark as well. Thoughts???

    Sandra. :) x
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    Peebles for me as its only 10 miles away and folk can crash at my gaff and I know lots of cheap B&B's nearby if needs be.
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    There's also one up here, just outside Aberdeen... Just in case. I think that it would be good fun though! :)
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    How about something like karting - car people and all that?

    Sorry dont do those outdoor activity things - dangling from ropes at 40-50 foot up isn't my thing!
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    [Nov 6, 2012]
    Sounds like a good old laugh, I'd be up for it :thumbsup:
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    I suppose that either would work for me! That said, the karting sounds more up our street being a car forum... ;)
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    [Nov 6, 2012]
    So you guys want me to look into karting? :) x
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    You sound excited about that Sandra! Haha. Yeah, why not? Would mean that we can have a few options, even if we don't end up going for it in the end. :) Where were you thinking?
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    Dan, i will need to look, it would be good if its pretty central, yes karting is good fun, enjoyable, oh and im good at it as well :) x
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    Oh great, so I'm going to be shown up at driving by a woman... Perfect. ;) Haha.
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    Lol, i will look forward to running you off the track Dan. I will have a look for a venue later on. :) x
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    [Nov 6, 2012]
    Xtreme in Edinburgh or Falkirk, Raceland in Edinburgh and Knockhill are the big, central karting places. I like the idea of Go Ape, but it'd be better left until some warmth comes back next year.
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    Go karting sounds awesome not been in ages!!!
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    Karting is ace especially when you've got so many competitive petrol-heads in the one place. Livingston have a good one but we will leave the location up to you Sandra. Crack On cuz........hehehehe!!
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    I'm up for the karting :)
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    [Nov 7, 2012]
    Had a stag do at scotcart in Clydebank it was just under £50 for the grand prix and that got you a warm up lap and 3 to 4 races @ 6 laps I think. What I did find was the carts would shift ass if your skinny and struggle to shift if your not.
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    Yup its always the skinny wee runts that win! Maybe we need to even the odds by getting in the faster karts :)
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    [Nov 8, 2012]
    Maybe you guys just needto slim down a little, lmao. Ok so would we like to do karting before xmas? How about beginning of december?? Whats a good day for everyone? Saturday or Sunday???? X
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    just want to say i have been to the go-ape at crathes and i didnt think height bothered me until i went :eek: holy poop ding i had a few twitchy moments! was good fun but wouldnt go again purely because i was still shaking 2 hours later..........

    still a good laugh though!
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    Yup I went to one a month or so ago and have to agree exactly with what you are saying. I'd have to think long and hard about doing anything like that again soon!
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    I'd be up for a bit of go karting, been outdoor karting a few times at raceland and loved it!
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    Like the sound of the Honda buggies !
    Not being the slimmest person go carting not my choice lol
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    Hi folks, any dates yet for a 2013 meet? I would be interested.

    Alz.
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    Like the idea of the racing buggies or the quads.
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    I will look into getting something set up. Should be a fun day out. I will look into venues and dates. :) x
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    buggys look good
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