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Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2008 3:54 pm
by JohnA
Apathy or what!

Come on lets have a few people joining in, it will be a great day and a chance to play on a whole heap of lovely Tokais.

If I'm prepared to drive 250 miles with a Marshall stack to attend this, surely you can make the effort!

Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2008 4:20 pm
by Rossi
Yep i will be driving from Derbyshire

1 I would like to see a face behind the name

2 See other Tokais and play them and compare

3 Have a good jam

I would like somewhere i can park safe at a hotel or travelodge nearby the place,have a brew or if near to the digs a beer or two,have a good time really,O and depending on the weather a warm place.A pub that does B/B with a room and parking would be the right place :P

Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2008 4:21 pm
by JohnA
Good on Y Rossi!

Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2008 6:32 am
by Mole Man
I am still up for this convention! I agree with stratman that somewhere north of the river would be better for me but can make anywhere in London at a push. I think that the main thing is to just meet up to be honest, it would be a shame to lose the momentum here.

Best regards,
Mole Man

Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2008 7:24 am
by jawilluk
I may be wrong but I think that many members may be selective about which forum catagories they read and consequently some may not have seen these posts. There may be a better response if something was posted in the 'Announcements' & 'Tokai Guitars' catagories as I imagine most people read these.

Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2008 7:47 am
by stratman323
Done. I usually try to avoid spamming several different categories, but I've created two more threads as suggested.


Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2008 8:00 am
by jawilluk
Well done. I don't like cross posting either but I thought it was worth a try.


Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2008 9:20 am
by jawilluk
The posting in 'Announcements' is still there but the one in 'Tokai Guitars' has disappeared. Surely it hasn't been pulled. :roll: After all. these posts are meant for the benefit of Tokai owners and players. Surely they don't count as spam or abuse?

Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2008 9:44 am
by JohnA
Mike, I would suggest dropping Ned a PM and ask if he'll create a sticky in a couple of high profile threads for a week or two.

Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2008 10:04 am
by jawilluk
That sounds ideal.

Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2008 10:56 am
by stratman323

Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2008 9:49 am
by stratman323
So is there really no interest in the convention/get-together, whatever you want to call it, apart from 3 or 4 of us? :o

It's a real shame, if that's the case. :cry:

Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2008 12:08 pm
by JohnA
Can't understand the lack of support for this Mike! If people can spend the time to type about guitars, surely a chance to play loads of them would be worth the effort, it's certainly appeals to me!

So who've we got

me JohnA
Mike Stratman323
Mole Man
Gabe Bluejeannot

I think if we can get it up to 10, it's worth doing!

Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2008 4:55 pm
by stratman323
Sounds reasonable, I'm happy to give it a go if we can get to 10. Are you still out there, Gabe? :o

Anyone else?

Posted: Thu Feb 28, 2008 10:06 am
by Mole Man
Surely we are overlooking the possibility that some of us could bring along guitarist friends who share our passion for Tokais etc but perhaps are not (yet) members of this fine forum? Is this a possibility at all or must the participants be strictly forumites?

Best regards,
Mole Man