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The Zed Fest Appreciation Thread!

Discussion in 'Site Announcements and Feedback' started by GazHyde, Jul 22, 2012.

  1. GazHyde

    GazHyde The Gaz Monkey
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    I just wanted to put a few of my thoughts down on the weekend in general. A lot of people put a lot of effort in to making the weekend as fun and enjoyable as possible for not just themselves but for the group.

    Without getting over emotional, that was the best weekend I have had for some years!

    (Apologies if I'm a bit general with details, and I hope I haven't missed anyone/anything out..)

    We all know what Duncan did for us with the overall organisation of the weekend :-bd He had the embarrasing speech in the bar last night, so I won't do that again to him. :ymdevil:

    Thank you to those who catered & cooked bacon butties, made the teas and coffees, baked cakes/brownies. The onsite 'catering' was fantastic. The amount of gas bottles, tea bags, cool bags, cake boxes, deckchairs and other paraphanalia that came out of peoples cars was simply staggering.

    Thanks to Snoops for the cracking show plates, ribbons and magnetic momentos. I took my show plates off when I got back to the hotel :ymblushing:

    Thanks to Aceman for bringing some sample tee shirts, and putting a contribution from the sales in to the charity box!

    Thanks to Daz3 who donated some vinyl exterior Zorg stickers to the site. These will be available to anyone for a donation to MNDA - drop me a PM (stocks are limited).

    Thanks to everyone who put something in the charity box, whether for badges, butties, magnets or just to be lovely! I need to do a final count of what went in the box, but we took just under £145 in donations to the Motor Neurones Disease Association :-bd I shall add that to the sites Virgin Justgiving site later today.

    Thanks to those who spread the Zorg word, handing out greeting cards etc.

    As a final note about the hotel. There were a few issues, but I think in all cases the hotel worked hard to resolve them. From my own personal opinion I thought it was a cracking location, and the staff were keen and willing to resolve any issues. On the whole, would be more than happy to use them again, particularly if we get another free bar.

    Thank you all for making a fantastic weekend, even better!
     
  2. Aceman

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    Here,here well done everyone. :-bd
     
  3. MaryMac

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    It was a brilliant weekend. Thanks to everyone who made it so. Bacon butties were tasty and the chocolate cakes were to die for. it was great to meet so many lovely people.The weather was a big bonus. Thanks again. Mary
     
  4. Macca

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    +1 couldnt have put it better.
     
  5. SeaSurfer

    SeaSurfer Zorg Guru (I)

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    Here Here from me too, very well said Gary - We had an absolutely fantastic weekend to remember - The Track was the highlight for me, and the cruise to the circuit was brill - first time no one left me ;)

    A Huge thank you to everyone who made this such a fantastic event.
     
  6. swamper

    swamper Zorg Guru (V)
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    stunning..best weekend yet...out with my mates and made some new ones ;)
    big thanks to all them put the work in...you should be very proud of your selves you made it even better :ymhug:
     
  7. Ragtop

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    A big thank you from us to everyone who worked hard on our behalf so all we had to do was turn up and enjoy ourselves. :-bd

    We had a fantastic weekend, and that lap around the track was most unexpected, we thought it would be a parade round the track 30 to 40 mph, but as some of us found out it was anything but. The group we went round the track with had an adrenaline filled few minutes. Does anyone know what speeds we were doing, I didn't look at the speedo, I was trying to concentrate on getting in the right gear to accelerate through every corner, loved it. :D

    Photos of the weekend later.
     
  8. zedwheels

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    A big well done to Duncan who worked his socks off to make this the success it turned out to be. :ymhug:
    Garry great stuff mate a well organised event. :ymhug:
    And one last thing just to say what a fab crowd to spend a weekend with. I wanna do it all over again!!
    Especialy that 45mph ;) that i done around the track on two wheels. #:-s :-$
    The Hotel did good in the end after some issues but Duncan kicked some a**se and we ended up with
    a few drinks on the house!! :-bd
     
  9. Snoops

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    I put this on the original thread last night when I was still "high" .........

    I hugged and thanked people yesterday for making the event what it was, it all came together brilliantly.... looking forward to doing it all over again... I maybe won't set the grass on fire next time though :ymblushing: :D

    I only have 1 wish - Can we turn the clock back to Thursday please and do it all over again :D :D :D
     
  10. HornelZ3M

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    Very memorable weekend, absolutly super people and met some great forum members, it was fabulous to put a face to all the names. The cars were also a tribute to all of you. well done Duncan and Gary for all the hard work making it unforgettable.
     
  11. G2JRP

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    Great weekend thanks to all



    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk HD
     
  12. Muppet

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    Great trip, 740 mile weekend with about 700 top down!, strange to recognise cars rather than people!. Nice to meet a few people from the forums, would have been nicer to meet more! A thrill to go round the track an what a sight....Muppet liked shiney things :coolsteer)
     
  13. Freds Dad

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    A great weekend was had by all. Big thanks to Duncan and Gary for all the hard work they put in and of course the lap of the track was fantastic and will be unforgettable.

    I took nearly 600 photos over the two days and will post a few in the next day or so. I also have a video that Jane took on the iPad of the lap which I will also post.

    It was great to meet everyone and it's something we must try to do at least annually.
     
  14. bessieblue

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    A fantastic weekend , thankyou Duncan & Gary for making it such a special weekend. great to meet everyone , must do it again soon ! pete & val
     
  15. z3cade

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    Thanks to Gary, James and Duncan for the the great organising, was a fantastic weekend, one to remember for sure ;)

    Superb people all of you.. Was great to put faces to names..

    The bacon baps, tea and cake went down a treat :-bd thank you to all!!
     
  16. Boysie

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    A big thank you for allowing me and barbara to take part in such a memorable day
    Well done to Gary & Duncan and the people behind the scenes for all their
    hard work making this happen
    :D :D :D :D
     
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    Thank you to all you people that put in so much of your time into organising these events and turn them into something so enjoyable and unforgettable.
     
  18. badman gee

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    Thanks to you all for a great weekend, it was very special.

    We made some new friends that we will hopefully see again soon!

    Swamps, glad to see that you follow the red half of manchester!

    A special thanks goes to duncan for his hard work.

    Mark and Michelle.

    :)
     
  19. badman gee

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    Im posting this on behalf of Mike and Sandy (Enthuziazt), who are on holiday:

    We have had an amazing weekend, we hope everyone had a great time as well.

    We hope everyone had a cuppa or two, and a piece of snoops and seasurfers lovelly cake!

    Look forward to more of the same.

    Mike and Sandy.

    :ymdevil: :eek:) :ymparty: =p~ :(|) :ymtongue: :-j
     

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