‘Jolly Ups’

in reality, all of this has been a total load of old bollocks

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ENORMOUS fun
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I’ve enjoyed them, mostly
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I like to meet other BCBers but not keen on big groups
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23%
FUCK OFF
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13%
 
Total votes: 31

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Re: ‘Jolly Ups’

Postby The Great Defector » 05 Jan 2018, 19:03

hippopotamus wrote:
The Great Defector wrote:
WG Kaspar wrote:Is there any point in telling you? You're not gonna show up anyway!


Depends on who goes if i'm being honest. I don't want to be sat next to someone I don't like on here. This thing of "oh they're different in real life" doesn't sit with me. If you need to act the cunt on a website and then be totally different off it, then I think you have some issues. Either way the Irish JU will go ahead if i'm there or not.



Ah! That's why you never came to one when I lived there.


Aw......no.......um........shit :? ;)
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Re: ‘Jolly Ups’

Postby WG Kaspar » 05 Jan 2018, 19:04

So basically we're back to square one. Didn't you once organise a jolly up and didn't turn up?
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Re: ‘Jolly Ups’

Postby The Great Defector » 05 Jan 2018, 19:07

WG Kaspar wrote:So basically we're back to square one. Didn't you once organise a jolly up and didn't turn up?


Um yeah, I never denied that. :?
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Re: ‘Jolly Ups’

Postby WG Kaspar » 05 Jan 2018, 19:09

The Great Defector wrote:
WG Kaspar wrote:So basically we're back to square one. Didn't you once organise a jolly up and didn't turn up?


Um yeah, I never denied that. :?

OK how about next week then?
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Re: ‘Jolly Ups’

Postby The Great Defector » 05 Jan 2018, 20:03

Few months down the line, I assume its gonna be in Dublin.
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Re: ‘Jolly Ups’

Postby Harvey K-Tel » 05 Jan 2018, 20:15

The Great Defector wrote:I'll go if I know who is going first pretty much.


From my experience, some of the people that behave all nice and kind on here are some of the biggest assholes I've met in real life, and vice-versa, so you might be in for a surprise if you only go to meet BCBers that you think are "nice".
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Postby toomanyhatz » 05 Jan 2018, 20:29

I've yet to meet a BCBer in person that I didn't like. And I've met a lot of them.
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Re: ‘Jolly Ups’

Postby OCT » 06 Jan 2018, 00:29

I met one BCBer once who I really didn't like. Everybody else was at least tolerable.
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Re: ‘Jolly Ups’

Postby quix » 06 Jan 2018, 09:30

I’ve only been to three. I lost my glasses, my reputation and my virginity.

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Re: ‘Jolly Ups’

Postby WG Kaspar » 06 Jan 2018, 10:32

Yes but you got all 3 back eventually
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Re: ‘Jolly Ups’

Postby German Dave » 06 Jan 2018, 11:29

quix wrote:I’ve only been to three. I lost my glasses, my reputation and my virginity.


To be fair, you immediately acquired a different reputation.
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Re: ‘Jolly Ups’

Postby German Dave » 06 Jan 2018, 11:35

BCB's Most Tedious Poster wrote:
The Great Defector wrote:This thing of "oh they're different in real life" doesn't sit with me.


:)

I’m with you, Markus.


Yeah, right.
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Re: ‘Jolly Ups’

Postby nev harp » 06 Jan 2018, 13:34

Jolly Ups are the preserve of the first generation of BCBers.

How many posters who joined after the ex-Mojo crew had disappeared off to Facebook in the early 2010’s attend Jollys?

How many of the Jolly Uppers actually chip in on BCB these days?
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Re: ‘Jolly Ups’

Postby Very Stable Baron » 06 Jan 2018, 13:39

Your loss, old top.
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Re: ‘Jolly Ups’

Postby nev harp » 06 Jan 2018, 13:40

Oh, no doubt.
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Re: ‘Jolly Ups’

Postby German Dave » 06 Jan 2018, 13:56

kewl klive wrote:Jolly Ups are the preserve of the first generation of BCBers.


Not true - everyone is invited and anyone would be made welcome. You know I've been urging you to get your arse into gear for ages.

How many posters who joined after the ex-Mojo crew had disappeared off to Facebook in the early 2010’s attend Jollys?


Gosh, I hadn't realised that a Great Migration was perceived to have happened. Seems a bit of a revisionist viewpoint.

How many of the Jolly Uppers actually chip in on BCB these days?


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It's true that few post as regularly as they used to but it's probably a lot to do with being jaded by retreading old ground (and I'd be lying if I said it wasn't partly to do with a weariness of dickheadery which is much easier to filter out on FB).
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Re: ‘Jolly Ups’

Postby K » 06 Jan 2018, 14:42

I've been to three, I think. 2 in Manchester and 1 in Leeds. All great. I met loads of great people like Jumper K, Kid P, Betty, Prof, Minnie, Josh, Monkey, Witchypoo and Martin, Evil Dave and Sensi, Djanjo, Brother Louie. Others I've missed too. Was great. I just can't get to London or Scotland.

However, I did go to see Springsteen with Kid P which was a great experience.
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Re: ‘Jolly Ups’

Postby sloopjohnc » 06 Jan 2018, 16:54

kewl klive wrote:Jolly Ups are the preserve of the first generation of BCBers.


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Re: ‘Jolly Ups’

Postby quix » 06 Jan 2018, 17:00

German Dave wrote:
quix wrote:I’ve only been to three. I lost my glasses, my reputation and my virginity.


To be fair, you immediately acquired a different reputation.


Yes but after that I lost my dignity. Or so I’m told. :(

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Re: ‘Jolly Ups’

Postby German Dave » 06 Jan 2018, 17:18

quix wrote:Yes but after that I lost my dignity. Or so I’m told. :(


Last time I saw it, it was in a skip outside the Blue Posts next to my self-respect.
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