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Windows 7 Thread, Windows 7 (and Windows Server) briefing at Microsoft on 21st August (free, of course) in Technical; Nice! Yeah i will be there place booked....
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    Nice! Yeah i will be there place booked.

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    Is anyone overnighting, or is anyone intersted in staying overnight on the Friday?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    Is anyone overnighting, or is anyone intersted in staying overnight on the Friday?
    Can't stay overnight unfortunately - I've got to get to Aldershot sometime after the MS event. Would be interested in staying for a few more hours if there's a gathering of fellow Edugeek members however

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soulfish View Post
    Can't stay overnight unfortunately - I've got to get to Aldershot sometime after the MS event. Would be interested in staying for a few more hours if there's a gathering of fellow Edugeek members however
    I'm sure we can buy you your dinner

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    I'm still debating on whether to go or not.. might as well sign up though...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    Is anyone overnighting, or is anyone intersted in staying overnight on the Friday?
    Well I live in Reading so I stay overnight there quite often

    (There you go Ray, that should be enough for you to narrow it down...)

    For anyone looking for accommodation who is NOT driving, I'd recommend the Novotel Reading. It's a 4* hotel a few minutes walk from the train station, and there is a free shuttle bus from the station to Microsoft's offices at Thames Valley Park. If you don't mind sharing a twin room the prices are very reasonable.

    For those driving, take your pick of any hotel outside the town centre!
    Last edited by AngryTechnician; 7th August 2009 at 01:28 PM.

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    [QUOTE=AngryTechnician;369810]Well I live in Reading so I stay overnight there quite often

    (There you go Ray, that should be enough for you to narrow it down...)

    For anyone looking for accommodation who is NOT driving, I'd recommend the Novotel Reading.[QUOTE]

    Very nice hotel!!!

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    I vote for this in Manchester, myself and DB went to one that was run on Server 2008 in the Odeon in The Print Works in Manchester and it was very well attended and a great event, so shame its down in Reading, don't think I can squeeze that day off, well I will have to play diary juggle but think I am on lock and unlock duty that day so as a result no me at work = no access to the place

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    Quote Originally Posted by AngryTechnician View Post
    Well I live in Reading so I stay overnight there quite often

    (There you go Ray, that should be enough for you to narrow it down...)

    For anyone looking for accommodation who is NOT driving, I'd recommend the Novotel Reading. It's a 4* hotel a few minutes walk from the train station, and there is a free shuttle bus from the station to Microsoft's offices at Thames Valley Park. If you don't mind sharing a twin room the prices are very reasonable.

    For those driving, take your pick of any hotel outside the town centre!
    Thanks dude. I'll book Ric and myself in there for Thursday\Friday. If ayone wants to overnight I'd be perfectly willing for EduGeek to pay for 2 twin rooms for our members on Friday night if anyone want to bend Ric and my ear for a few hours over drinks and a meal.
    The further away people come from the more chance they have of getting a bed sounds like a fair way of doing it.

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    I wont be attending - Saturday is err.. our 1st Anniversary
    Would be interested if there was ever one in Manchester though

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    Mr and Mrs Gatt at the Microsoft Briefing! that is a cool way to spend your anniversary!! and you so know it

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    Um... I can think of better ways to spend it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    I'd be perfectly willing for EduGeek to pay for 2 twin rooms for our members of
    And who would I get to share with

    Don't remember being offered a free room when the Edugeek conference was so far away for me that it was practically on another planet......

    Would love to come though - still not THAT near - anyone else going from down this way????? Willing to share fuel costs

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    @ DB if and only if no one else takes you up on that i wouldn't mind staying over night especially if Shaun is going to be their and we can hit the bar again ;-) Find a nice young bird to share the other bed with even better (free aswell mind) *joke*

    @ Witch, everyone get's a free meal paid for by Edugeek in return :-) and thats not cheap from what i remember @ both conferences, amongst everything else.

    @ GATT, Oh yeah!! and what might that be then eh? hehe

    James.

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    Yeah - I was joking y'know
    Still want to know who I get to share a room with....

    Anyone going from this way? Netman? Adams_dad?, anyone?

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