Save it for the black stuff... OcUK Manchester Meet 3

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After a lot of moaning from the likes of several members :)p) the Manchester Meet 3 thread is finally making an appearance.

The last 2 meets were a total success if I say so myself, and I want to see this one even better! We want more people attending with more fancy cars, mainly to show those French boys how to do it properly.

Going on from the thread we had a month ago, the date for MM3 is going to be Sunday 19th March. That's just under 4 weeks away.

I'm going to be fancy again this time and prepare hand outs with a few notes on about the route. If people would please read them this time, instead of going the wrong way at junctions meaning I have to chase after them to point them in the right direction :rolleyes: :p

Meeting place will be the same as the previous two meets...

MAJOR POST UPDATE

Sunday 19th March 2006 - Meet at 11am
M62 Eastbound, Services between J18-J19

The day will go something like this...

  • Meet up at Service Station, 11am
  • Introduce yourself, take photos, chat about the day ahead, setting off for lunch at 12pm - Carry on down the M62 coming off at junction 22. Take the left turning *watch out for the cattle grid* and follow it round for a few miles. Enter carpark of 'The Turnpike Inn'
  • Have lunch and discuss the day ahead, finish meal around 1:30pm
  • Set off through a small village en route to the 'good roads' - Maps will be provided
  • After running one lap of the 'circuit', proceed to enter another village. When at the junction, turn right. You'll see the large pub on the corner. Car park just behind it.
  • Head off for one more run, stopping along the way for photo opportunities just after dead mans junction
  • At this point, people are free to do as they wish. On the first meet, some of us went back to the 2nd pub for a final drink

So come on, get your names down! I want this meet to be bigger and better than the previous two :cool:

Definite Attendee's
agw_01 - Rover 220 GSi - Andrew (Meal)
cymatty - Saxo VTR - Simon (Meal)
L0rdMike - Toyota MR2 Turbo - Mike (Meal)
Firestar_3x - Mazda Mx-5 1.8i S - Mark (or should that be Mary) (Meal)
paradigm - Saxo VTR - El (Meal)
-westy- - Rover 214 - Ben (Meal)
Goliath - Focus RS - John (Meal)
djbenjo - 200SX S14 - Ben
thedazman67 - Toyota Paseo - Daz (Meal)
thebrasso - Civic VTi - Andy (Meal)
Coco - Clio 172 Cup - Matt (Meal)
paulspiteri - Civic Type R - Paul
worthy - Supra TT
rover220 - Rover 220 SLi - Mike (Meal)
lukechad - Honda CBR 600F - Luke (Meal)
Marvt74 - Lazy slacker coming with me - Martyn (Meal)
Gilly - Clio 172 Cup - Mat (Meal)
Replicant - BMW 318i - Andy (Meal)
Phate - Vauxhall Astra 1.6 - Jacob
Benno_bro - Rover 800 Vitesse Sport - Clive (Meal)
Chris B - Riding with cymatty - Chris (Meal)
Dave - Riding with cymatty - ohhh look who's popular - Dave (Meal)

Possible Attendee's
Siliconslave
Lashout_UK
Enfield
Trickle
TripleT
Fett
Lopez
Phil W
benneh
Trojan
Simon
jonarob
smokedog
Nickg
mattpc
Dangerous
Oblivious

Thanks to cymatty, here are several pictures of the roads you will experience... and a good reason why people keep coming back for more.

http://www.twobeds.com/upload/userfiles/cymatty/DSC00151.JPG
http://www.twobeds.com/upload/userfiles/cymatty/DSC00153.JPG
http://www.twobeds.com/upload/userfiles/cymatty/DSC00160.JPG
http://www.twobeds.com/upload/userfiles/cymatty/DSC00162.JPG
http://www.twobeds.com/upload/userfiles/cymatty/DSC00166.JPG
http://www.twobeds.com/upload/userfiles/cymatty/DSC00155.JPG

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING FUEL

The only petrol station is at the services. There are no other stations en route so make sure you have enough for 50ish miles of fast driving.
 
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Ha El, I used to think one side of the carriageway was Eastbound and the other was Westbound :o

Anyway, it didn't break down on the first meet. I just didn't want to use it incase the battery went flat. Oh, saying that, it did go flat on the second meet. Not to fear though, I'm coming prepared this time!
 
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Simon said:
O, actually my hairwash is the weekend after.

It's my pedicure that date though :p

You're just scared that my car will be faster than yours :p

LOL, you dirty buggers! Yes -westy-, you've got a special place in my house.

cymatty, you're just jealous you won't be able to be part of our Saturday night drinking and playing pool activities.

Argh, there are too many Simon's in this thread.

Excellent stuff Goliath. Hopefully this time you'll get to give the RS some beans :) In fact, why not bring the GF.
 
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lol, I remember it to be something like 7-5... so yeah, you 'TROUNCED' me, but not by much :p

Nah Si, you're more than welcome to the Saturday night festives. I'll text Tupac and see if he wants to join us.
 
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Well, if he comes out on Saturday night, there's no reason why we can't beat him into coming the next day.

He lives just around the corner from my new house actually :)
 
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Oh for gods sake... that's it, the MM3 isn't going to happen! I'm sick of organising something for people to just turn round and take the ******* ****!!!!!! :mad: :mad: :rolleyes:
























































:p

Being totally honest, I do believe it was Si who 'hammered' me... or at least tried to. That's the last time I ever go round to his house for a beer and pizza session.
 
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Firestar_3x said:
bad time to post those two words :p

OMGWTFLOLBBQ! :D

Nice one Ben. If you're not doing anything on the 'eve of the Manc Meet, feel free to come up to Rochdale and join in with the pre-Manc warm up meet, lol.

Catch me on MSN if you want directions etc :)
 
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Wow, wicked pics Si! When did you take those?

OMG @ the last pic :D :D :D

Right Si, you can delete those pics from your posts if you want.
 
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Nice one :D

Lukechad, just go easy on 2 wheels mate. Some of those roads are very bumpy! Don't want another accident :(

Come on Enfield! Westy is coming, you can make it! What car do you have now?

Mark, if I send you some MM1 meet pics, any chance you could put them up?
 
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Good stuff Mark :)

I really really want to wait at dead mans junction with a video camera. Will see if I can ask the nice people to let me do so this time ;)

Nice one Gaz. That didn't take you long.
 
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