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    Escouts 15th Birthday Ideas

    Escouts was started on 06th April 2001, by my maths we will be 15 years old in April!!!!!!!!

    Anyone got any interesting ideas on how we might celebrate this milestone?

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    I personally am going to optimise the database and finish all the half arses ideas RichW and I started

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    Quote Originally Posted by Magician View Post
    I personally am going to optimise the database and finish all the half arses ideas RichW and I started
    *All* of them?

    How about a nice birthday cake adaptation of the logo?

    And a new strapline, I dunno, "15 years arguing about Explorer Scouts" or something?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Magician View Post
    I personally am going to optimise the database and finish all the half arses ideas RichW and I started
    Oh yeah I remember, wasnt it 'Escouts Apps' 10 years ago, with Awards / CMS / Weblinks / taking over the world.

    Think things have moved on

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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard View Post
    Oh yeah I remember, wasnt it 'Escouts Apps' 10 years ago, with Awards / CMS / Weblinks / taking over the world.

    Think things have moved on
    Not quite 10, but yes. I still have the source code!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ianw View Post
    And a new strapline, I dunno, "15 years arguing about Explorer Scouts" or something?
    That had been happening on UKRS for 5 years previous to that though ;-)
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    Quote Originally Posted by PeterSheppard View Post
    That had been happening on UKRS for 5 years previous to that though ;-)
    and the biggest culprits in the explorer scout argument back then were a chap called Scott - not sure where he's gone, probably left scouts by now - and a shady character called GAGS, who also seems to have totally disappeared.

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    Quote Originally Posted by merryweather View Post
    and the biggest culprits in the explorer scout argument back then were a chap called Scott - not sure where he's gone, probably left scouts by now - and a shady character called GAGS, who also seems to have totally disappeared.
    Yes, GAGS was an interesting character... I think someone said he was called Bob, or was it Dave, no Alan... or Steve!
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    Although he did turn up to one of the f2f meetings I believe
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    Although he did turn up to one of the f2f meetings I believe
    while going through the empties from camp i did notice this:

    P290412_23.59.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeGH View Post
    Although he did turn up to one of the f2f meetings I believe
    as soon as i saw that bottle i said:

    litterbugs!

    i looked for a name but all that i could find on the badly-torn label was:

    f2f label.jpg

    their memories of usenet recorded on a beer bottle for nostalgia?

    if i searched compass do you think i could find this gags character?

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    Quote Originally Posted by merryweather View Post
    and a shady character called GAGS, who also seems to have totally disappeared.

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    if i searched compass do you think i could find this gags character?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard View Post
    I must say I'm impressed with your memory about GAGS....................................
    when i asked myself about him i found the answer within 5 minutes.

    when i interrogated compass about GAGS i found.............nothing..........it's still looking!



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    Quote Originally Posted by merryweather View Post
    when i interrogated compass about GAGS i found.............nothing..........it's still looking!
    But that record will be marked Teal Helicopter, so wouldn't be accessible to mere mortals...
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    Quote Originally Posted by PeterSheppard View Post
    But that record will be marked Teal Helicopter, so wouldn't be accessible to mere mortals...
    that is very true!

    i believe he is known to immortals such as the ukcc and others here who i suspect have part time jobs flying the Teal Helicopter!

    there are people in scouting that even compass doesn't know about!



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