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    RPS & RTRS 1st Birthday: Shenanigans?

    It occured to me the other day that I've been playing Planetside 2 for over a year now.

    Both [RPS] and [RTRS], have existed in some form since ~25th August 2012:
    http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/foru...ck-Planet-Beta

    Of course, the formal outfits begin with PS2's release on 22nd November.

    So, whichever way we look at things, 1st birthdays are coming up. Seems to me like this should be recognised in some manner.

    1) Is there enough desire for an actual, proper, meetup? Preferably involving drinks. I'd be up for this. London seems an obvious choice due to connectivity, but it's hardly cheap. Any better suggestions?
    Dates for meetup? Probably not August...

    2) Meetup-or-no we should probably do something in-game to mark the occasion. Ideas?

    3) What date is the actual birthday? Does it matter?
    Last edited by Cooper; 13-08-2013 at 03:13 PM.
    Quote Originally Posted by CROCONOUGHTKEY
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    le BANG~__-MICHEAL FUCK OFF~~__-INTERPOL KNOW YOU WELLBIENG~—
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    NOT RUSHMORE MOUNTAIN
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    TEXASISDEADINPARISHEWASAMAN..BINGBING.TETTOHEAD.SP ACEOK,TIMEDEADANDSTOPPED1920HOKKAIDO.UNDERSTOODAT1 ONE.
    UNDERSTANDTHISANDFUCKOFFPIRATEBAY.TIMEDOESNTEXSIST FORMEASIMPATEKPHILLPE.
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    Meetup would be really nice, but if we are going for a meetup 25th of august is probably wee bit short notice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wardancer View Post
    Meetup would be really nice, but if we are going for a meetup 25th of august is probably wee bit short notice.
    Yeah, thought I had mentioned that in the post. Realised I hadn't. I'd done that thing of thinking about something then thinking about doing it, but then not actually doing it...
    Quote Originally Posted by CROCONOUGHTKEY
    KING GEORGE IS A FROG
    le BANG~__-MICHEAL FUCK OFF~~__-INTERPOL KNOW YOU WELLBIENG~—
    OFF
    NOT RUSHMORE MOUNTAIN
    KILL WESTON KILL MUST KILLTHEWESTERNINMYHEADDOESN’TEXSIST
    TEXASISDEADINPARISHEWASAMAN..BINGBING.TETTOHEAD.SP ACEOK,TIMEDEADANDSTOPPED1920HOKKAIDO.UNDERSTOODAT1 ONE.
    UNDERSTANDTHISANDFUCKOFFPIRATEBAY.TIMEDOESNTEXSIST FORMEASIMPATEKPHILLPE.
    BANG

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    I'm definitely in. I would suggest aiming for november would be best as it will allow us to get cheaper train / planes tickets.

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    And also much too close to Wife's birthday. (Which takes precedence...)

    I would love to come to a meetup! It would have to be a Saturday during September or so, for it to suit my schedule, I think. I could probably get away with a daytime flight over go London and one night's stay, at least if I fly home reasonably early the next day.

    For in game stuff, how about we all go throw a disco around the TR warp gate or something?

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    I'm going to be a bit biased, but hey, screw it. Location wise I find Manchester a good idea. It's relatively central in the country, is nowhere near as expensive as London and has one of the busiest airports for our international compadres. Also lot's of different kinds of bars and stuff to suit everyone. Again it depends if people are planning on clubbing or not (not a massive fan myself, find me a decent pub where we can all get drunk and laugh at Grible) as to where we go but Manchester should be able to easily accomodate.

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    Manchester would suit me pretty well (I'll not suggest you come to me in North Wales because well, it wouldn't be great). I'm always suprised by how much drinks cost in the city though.

    With it being a bit close to do something end of August, I wonder if we should go by the "offical" days. as told in game.

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    Mandatory post

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    I anything was going on at the end of august it would suit me to a T, since I'm off that week. lol. In fact I'm about to book my holidays for Novemeber at the moment. Since My birthday is the 23rd November i should be off around then as well. So either way that'd be awesome. A mini meet at the end of august for those who can make it and a main one in Novemeber maybe?

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    End of August is too close for anyone international who'd have to fly in. That's two weeks away.
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    Definitely game for another meetup, last was fun. Would be good for some other Traitors to turn up Manchester works for me, assuming I'm earning at that point (or I'm eligible for more student loan, finishing off my degree this year). I'd be cool with Birmingham again too.
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    Ill be in London and Birmingham in October. In London Im (very likely) hosting a radio play being recorded (with audience) so maybe itd be a good time to meet up then?
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    Manchester, Newcastle or Glasgow would do me. London's a bit of a pain.

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    I would be game for any of that, but I'm busy on both the 25th of August and the 22nd of November.

    Someone organise a meet up some other time... preferably in Oxford :P

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    Somehwere north of the Arctic circle would be good. Rest of the world is a bit of a pain to get to.
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    Dag nabbit, expecting another clan member at the start of September so I am fairly sure the wife will say no to me heading off at the 11th hour

    Any chance of getting some tshirts organised?

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    I cannot do end of August / early September anywhere else but London. Otherwise I'm more free.

    I agree that plans for August seem a bit too soon (though manchester is pretty easy to get to from Newcastle)
    Last edited by Cooper; 13-08-2013 at 05:26 PM.
    Quote Originally Posted by CROCONOUGHTKEY
    KING GEORGE IS A FROG
    le BANG~__-MICHEAL FUCK OFF~~__-INTERPOL KNOW YOU WELLBIENG~—
    OFF
    NOT RUSHMORE MOUNTAIN
    KILL WESTON KILL MUST KILLTHEWESTERNINMYHEADDOESN’TEXSIST
    TEXASISDEADINPARISHEWASAMAN..BINGBING.TETTOHEAD.SP ACEOK,TIMEDEADANDSTOPPED1920HOKKAIDO.UNDERSTOODAT1 ONE.
    UNDERSTANDTHISANDFUCKOFFPIRATEBAY.TIMEDOESNTEXSIST FORMEASIMPATEKPHILLPE.
    BANG

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dewi View Post
    nowhere near as expensive as London.
    Thats true enough. Last time I was in manchester, a 14 year old was harassing people coming out of a pizza express trying to sell them drugs. If you're willing to shell out a little bit more I guarantee you that sort of shit wont happen in soho
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    Another one? I dont remember you mentioning that before?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nxHcx7FO8nI

    Quote Originally Posted by SaintFillan View Post
    Dag nabbit, expecting another clan member at the start of September so I am fairly sure the wife will say no to me heading off at the 11th hour

    Any chance of getting some tshirts organised?
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    I think what Kanye West is going to mean is something similar to what Steve Jobs means. I am undoubtedly, you know, Steve of Internet, downtown, fashion, culture. Period.
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    I am God's vessel. But my greatest pain in life is that I will never be able to see myself perform live.



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