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  • ianw's Avatar
    Today, 05:39 PM
    Well, just to report back, from a quick early play... Executive Summary: If you want simple thing that lets you allocate all your transactions to...
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  • hippysurfer's Avatar
    Today, 05:09 PM
    I see that the GDPR training is now everywhere. Grrrr! If they just added a slide to Module 1 on the few bits of GDPR that most adults in Scouting...
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  • JeanieJ's Avatar
    Today, 03:32 PM
    That reminds me of a trip to Gilwell when I was a Venture Scout. Must have been about '84. There were so many people in the pool, we realised that if...
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  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    Today, 01:50 PM
    It's probably all moot anyway. As has been mentioned before, all this was doing was giving a label to stuff that was already happening - for all the...
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  • fenris's Avatar
    Today, 11:56 AM
    fenris replied to a thread The end of YouShape in Scouting Talk
    Problem is, there are only two types of activities they can suggest: a) Activities they have done before, and wouldn't mind repeating. b)...
    17 replies | 982 view(s)
  • PaulArthurs's Avatar
    Today, 11:43 AM
    The POR changes proposed for January, will change the definition of District Youth Commissioners and County Youth Commissioners to "Managers"...
    17 replies | 982 view(s)
  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    Today, 11:16 AM
    In 1997, we attended Lough Dan in Ireland. A very memorable camp indeed. Not huge, and it was charmingly disorganised. Still, one of the best camps...
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  • Bushfella's Avatar
    Today, 10:47 AM
    Bushfella replied to a thread Minibus abroad in Scouting Talk
    Don't do it. The risk of falling foul of the law is too high. And on D1(101) you (the group) must own the vehicle, you can't borrow or hire or you...
    8 replies | 314 view(s)
  • ayates's Avatar
    Today, 12:46 AM
    In the mid 1980's, our group in Toronto, Canada made a number of exchanges back and forth with a group in Streatham, London. This photo was the...
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  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:52 PM
    We usually have one or two young folk who are confident enough to suggest things, but as above, it's usually stuff which is too...
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  • RisingStar's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:41 AM
    Youth have the enthusiasm and energy but I've always been surprised by the lack of imagination beyond the impractical and expensive, quad biking,...
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  • wealdbrook's Avatar
    08-12-2018, 08:40 PM
    We gave the Scouts a few items they might like to do, some they had done and some they had not. We also offered them a chance to suggest new things....
    17 replies | 982 view(s)
  • bernwood's Avatar
    08-12-2018, 02:12 PM
    bernwood replied to a thread The end of YouShape in Scouting Talk
    My pack always decided the program, badges to be covered, how many trips, and camps they wanted to do. We held sixer forums where they would decide...
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  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    08-12-2018, 12:53 PM
    We tried with forums, but the young folk weren't interested. So it was left to leaders to make do. I don't think there is much of a correlation...
    17 replies | 982 view(s)
  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    08-12-2018, 12:40 PM
    pa_broon74 replied to a thread gdpr - sigh and haha in The Lounge
    Mmm... I think we have a bigger duty to think critically about these rules. There is also a bit of a Gordian knot with POR, it's so...
    29 replies | 1679 view(s)
  • Keith at 2M's Avatar
    08-12-2018, 10:11 AM
    I thought the answer made it pretty clear but still there seems to be misunderstanding Ok - fair enough, I'll have a go at getting it wrong...
    29 replies | 1679 view(s)
  • daveb123's Avatar
    08-12-2018, 08:57 AM
    daveb123 replied to a thread gdpr - sigh and haha in The Lounge
    One of the questions in the test was about emails. The answer was send individual or BCC then it explained that. I also understand that you can...
    29 replies | 1679 view(s)
  • pstretch's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 08:56 PM
    pstretch replied to a thread gdpr - sigh and haha in The Lounge
    There is no definitive answer. Even the ICO doesnít understand the GDPR yet.
    29 replies | 1679 view(s)
  • IvanOpinion's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 06:18 PM
    That would make sense. If the incremental VAT exclusive cost of doing a full demolition and rebuild is less than 20% extra, the insurer would be...
    31 replies | 2121 view(s)
  • claire.shadbolt's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 06:00 PM
    claire.shadbolt replied to a thread Creative Christmas in Scouts
    The chances of any of the ingredients making to one piece would be slim in my troop. Even with two leaders who do not eat marshmallows. Sent...
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  • Keith at 2M's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 05:32 PM
    Keith at 2M replied to a thread Creative Christmas in Scouts
    This has the advantage of edibility
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  • Keith at 2M's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 05:04 PM
    I think generally most posters on escouts are the sort of leaders who include and always have included the YP in forums and planning anyway which is...
    17 replies | 982 view(s)
  • Keith at 2M's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 04:29 PM
    So I question why make something mandatory and then not take any action - it rather makes the whole exercise pointless. The test at the end doesn't...
    29 replies | 1679 view(s)
  • pa_broon74's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 04:18 PM
    pa_broon74 replied to a thread gdpr - sigh and haha in The Lounge
    Not sure why people are getting so bent out of shape about replying to all. I'm talking about half a dozen interested parties. It's a small scout...
    29 replies | 1679 view(s)
  • Neil Williams's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 02:16 PM
    Neil Williams replied to a thread Minibus abroad in Scouting Talk
    The best advice is "don't". As other have said, hire a coach with commercial driver, fly, use public transport, use cars or whatever. It's a total...
    8 replies | 314 view(s)
  • shiftypete's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 02:13 PM
    Interesting as POR says otherwise
    17 replies | 982 view(s)
  • pstretch's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 01:05 PM
    pstretch replied to a thread gdpr - sigh and haha in The Lounge
    The nice thing about groups and distribution lists in Office 365 is that they can be 'moderated' i.e. specified users can send to them without...
    29 replies | 1679 view(s)
  • BigBadBaloo's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 12:29 PM
    This tenfold in a work environment! I, as finance manager in an SME, get no end emails because a project manager emails an engineer about a project...
    29 replies | 1679 view(s)
  • Ker-stee's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 12:21 PM
    Ker-stee replied to a thread Minibus abroad in Scouting Talk
    Iíd wait a little bit longer before hiring one. From what Iíve read, the Brexit deal could affect who can drive in Europe.... Sent from my...
    8 replies | 314 view(s)
  • big chris's Avatar
    07-12-2018, 12:00 PM
    big chris replied to a thread gdpr - sigh and haha in The Lounge
    because the other people rarely care and it is desperately annoying to most people it is like the leader who asks a question specific to them and...
    29 replies | 1679 view(s)
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