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Offline mistericeman

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Leafers at T'pit ....some changes
« on: May 15, 2017, 05:47:36 pm »
Right folks time for a small update ....

Leafers at T'pit 2017 is going to be a little different ...well very different for me personally as I'll no longer be the one stood at the front of the orchestra so to speak .

I've decided (With a heavy heart and a heap of soul searching to be honest) to hand the baton over to someone else to freshen things up somewhat and hopefully increase the popularity of the event AND hopefully to continue to raise the bar as far as raising funds for the NCM higher and higher each year (As we have managed for every year we have held the event)

It's a given that I personally (And the forum as a whole) couldn't possibly have raised the amounts we have in the past and hopefully had as much fun as we have doing so without the incredible amount of hard work the individual members have put in each year,
AND I hope that you will all continue to support the forum,LATP AND the new victim errr organiser ;-)

It's fair to say it's been a blast and I've had some great times with you all (As well as a fair few sleepless nights too) but as they say "Nothing lasts forever" and a change is as good as a rest .

I'll be involved for a short while longer to ensure things are handed over to make the transition as smooth and painless as possible  so hopefully there will be little to notice on the outside barring a new name over the door so to speak ....

Ohhh yes !!!

The new name over the door is Emma,(AND many many thanks to her for offering to take on the event )  so a familiar face to everyone as both Emma and the rest of the team are well used to organising the events that the forum runs .

Anyway please continue to turn up and make leafers at T'pit the glorious weekend it is and support Emma and the rest of the forum and T'pit ...

I'm off outside ....and "may be some time"  whstle

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Re: Leafers at T'pit ....some changes
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2017, 06:17:45 pm »
Thanks for your hard work Ian, much appreciated! And everyone else of course :)

And congrats Emma for taking the reins!

If i can be of any (remote, i.e. S.Wales) help let me know.

I'm pretty good with computers, spreadsheets, and other mundane stuff.  Shpsx

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« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2017, 06:33:38 pm »
We have had some great times at T'pit thanks to you Ian and many a fun turn on the barbie and even more fun with pizzas (please no more pizzas). Emma can still count on me to make the sausages dizzy or what ever other culinary tasks she thinks up. Hope we will still seeyou around for a while even if its just to pop along and say boo.
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Re: Leafers at T'pit ....some changes
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2017, 06:40:03 pm »
Thank you for your services Ian.  yrck

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« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2017, 06:49:46 pm »
Thanks for all you have done, Ian.

Take your turn to enjoy things a bit more.

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Re: Leafers at T'pit ....some changes
« Reply #5 on: May 15, 2017, 07:32:57 pm »
Wowser - that's a bit of a shock, but well done for your efforts over the years mate. As one of the founders of the event, I know the pressures are great, and you have a lot on your shoulders. I had a full head of hair until that first event!!

Good luck to Emma, and I will help her as much as possible of course, but do you think that it is all too much for one person to take on?
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« Reply #6 on: May 15, 2017, 07:37:07 pm »
Thank you Ian for everything you have done hopefully me and team will live upto your standards this year


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« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2017, 08:26:49 pm »
Many thanks Ian for all your hard work in the years gone.
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« Reply #8 on: May 15, 2017, 08:42:36 pm »
Another vote of thanks from me and the Classic Camper (Carawagons etc.) lot, Ian, for all you have done to make this event even better each year and making us so welcome.

I'm sure Emma will keep it heading in the right direction   lkebtn

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« Reply #9 on: May 15, 2017, 08:43:55 pm »
A job well done Sir!

Time to pass on the baton , only you know when it's time.

Thank you for all your work. yrck
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« Reply #10 on: May 15, 2017, 09:19:23 pm »
Thanks ian for all you have done. We will all work together to make sure latp is still an event we all want to go to.
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« Reply #11 on: May 16, 2017, 09:21:46 am »
A big well done for all your sterling efforts, like you said it's time to hand the reins over but your contributions will be greatly missed sh1
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« Reply #12 on: May 16, 2017, 10:08:32 am »
All change!!! Good luck young Emma, I'm sure you at the front and good people at your side latp and future events will be a great success...  Great respect goes to you flower sh1

Size 15 boots to fill as that Mistericeman chap has done a sterling job, are you still Land Rover-ing about young man? You haven't gone all Ford on us have you?

Good to have a change but great times never forgotten  yrck 
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« Reply #13 on: May 16, 2017, 11:31:32 am »
I would like to add my heartfelt thanks to you Ian.

It has become an institution. It reflects the ethos of Series Land Rovers at it's best. Cameraderie, no nonsense, no bling, no pretense.

Everything that it should be.

Thanks to you, not forgetting Vinny, Farlows, Strang et al (from older times) and of course (latterly) the "younger" lot who will take your legacy and evolve it further.

Looking forward to seeing you in August. Let me know when and where you want the banner ! 

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« Reply #14 on: May 16, 2017, 03:00:14 pm »
Just to echo a big thanks for your hard work and commitment. Hope to keep i touch - there's a lot of minez out there need looking at!