The Rough Guide to FrightFest

Have your say on what you would like to see new, changed or just kept the same at the next FrightFest.
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Post by arrangedletters » Mon Jun 30, 2008 4:55 pm

good plan kim. vomit all over the shop :P
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Post by kimblebee » Mon Jun 30, 2008 5:05 pm

hmm maybe I meant AFTER.. not sure - before to avoid being put off by all the disturbing images..yes Im sticking with my original answer.. Anyway, food stops you feeling sick (like when having a tattoo, they advise you have a good meal beforehand)

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Post by Rue-morgue Jay » Mon Jun 30, 2008 5:50 pm

Some great points been made.

Um, Heckling.
It's not big or clever, keep it to a minimum. We don't want another 'uwe boll incident'. Kidding. :lol:

Er yeah, be good to each other, shine on your brother and try to love one another right now. :lol: (pump up the volume rules!)

Oh, and nothing says 'hello' like a nice pint of red stripe or snake-bite at the phoenix. Bear that in mind! :wink:

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Post by Grindhouse » Mon Jun 30, 2008 5:50 pm

kimblebee wrote:hmm maybe I meant AFTER.. not sure - before to avoid being put off by all the disturbing images..yes Im sticking with my original answer.. Anyway, food stops you feeling sick (like when having a tattoo, they advise you have a good meal beforehand)
eating food is good before a movie its means that huge a mounts of blood will be needed to transport all those goodies round the body,making folks very tired,just ready for a snooze add alcohol then its typical sunday afternoon snooze time :D
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Post by ghouldrool » Mon Jun 30, 2008 5:56 pm

have a 2 litre bottle of water in ur backpack.

perhaps a selection of fruit (apples and bananas)

budget now for each day then bring around £10 more than uve budgeted for (beer in OWE is £3 a bottle atm)

know your coffee hotspots
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Post by streetrw » Mon Jun 30, 2008 8:24 pm

I don't think it's been mentioned yet - BE ON TIME! Coming in, and having to clamber through to the middle of a row, ten minutes into the movie, is not on!

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Post by orlovsky » Mon Jun 30, 2008 9:08 pm

ghouldrool wrote:
know your coffee hotspots
You *cannot* beat the coffee from the coffee shop on the corner, near the burger king. I know this, as I visit at least twice a week (if not daily!) There's a fantastic little place a little further up the road, for those that don't like their coffee quite so strong (and they do a quality hot chocolate!)

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Post by Payne » Tue Jul 01, 2008 1:28 am

I don't drink coffee, but the bagels are great

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Post by soulmining » Tue Jul 01, 2008 1:49 am

Another thing I forgot to mention... don't be surprised if the line up changes, right up until the very last moment. Unfortunately things do happen with distributors, prints, changing release dates, other festivals etc. outside of the FF boys' control which can sometimes means that a film has to be dropped, so be prepared. The good news is, there's always a back up plan! In the last few years we've had Teeth (replacing P2), The Ghost Of Mae Nak (replacing Re-cycle) and Red Eye (replacing Boo!).

With regards to checking the forum for meet-ups etc, that reminds me - and I hope Rob doesn't mind me mentioning - that we've having a pre-FrightFest gathering at The Phoenix Artist Club (off Charing Cross Road) on Friday 15th August from 6.30pm onwards to celebrate our joint birthdays - all FrightFesters are welcome!
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Post by orlovsky » Tue Jul 01, 2008 8:05 am

soulmining wrote: With regards to checking the forum for meet-ups etc, that reminds me - and I hope Rob doesn't mind me mentioning - that we've having a pre-FrightFest gathering at The Phoenix Artist Club (off Charing Cross Road) on Friday 15th August from 6.30pm onwards to celebrate our joint birthdays - all FrightFesters are welcome!

I may well gatecrash then, if that's ok! Might as well get hello's out of the way before the big day. :)

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Post by Bearded Avenger » Wed Jul 02, 2008 12:45 pm

ghouldrool wrote:have a 2 litre bottle of water in ur backpack.

perhaps a selection of fruit (apples and bananas)

budget now for each day then bring around £10 more than uve budgeted for (beer in OWE is £3 a bottle atm)

know your coffee hotspots
Fruit? Fruit? Five days of burgers and icecream (plus maybe a jaunt to a Bavarian Resteraunt if there's time).

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Post by dangerous_jamie » Wed Jul 02, 2008 12:50 pm

The idea of a Bavarian restaurant intrigues me a lot!

In Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire, they have a fantastic Mongolian Barbeque restaurant which I would recommend to anyone who loves food*.


*Relevance factor: 0.1
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Mongolian Barbeque ...

Post by Notts Pete » Wed Jul 02, 2008 1:23 pm

dangerous_jamie wrote:The idea of a Bavarian restaurant intrigues me a lot!

In Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire, they have a fantastic Mongolian Barbeque restaurant which I would recommend to anyone who loves food*.


*Relevance factor: 0.1
That sounds fantastic Jamie.
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Post by Gungrave » Fri Jul 25, 2008 10:16 am

2 things missed out from that fantastic list:

- If you suffer from violent attacks of gas forewarn those around you and carry an air freshner in your pants.

- After each movie be aware of smokers sitting near you. They tend to develop a twitching crazed look after 2 hours. Get out of their way as fast as possible, letting them get to the exits as fast as possible. Thanks :D
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Post by SarahP » Mon Aug 04, 2008 4:23 pm

Hi all. I have a cushion related question. Being my first FF i just wondered if we have to carry our cushions there on a daily basis and away each evening or are we able to leave it in our seats for the duration of the festival? Also i'm after a really cool cushion, any sugestions on where to shop?

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