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Re: 'Other' events this year - dates please?
« Reply #15 on: March 24, 2012, 06:26:59 PM »
I hope to make this Replay . . . Manchester is so much easier to get to! :)

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Re: 'Other' events this year - dates please?
« Reply #16 on: March 24, 2012, 07:03:26 PM »
Depends what part of Manchester it is?
It's a very big city!

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Re: 'Other' events this year - dates please?
« Reply #17 on: March 24, 2012, 07:36:11 PM »
Anything is better than Blackpool! :)
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Re: 'Other' events this year - dates please?
« Reply #18 on: March 30, 2012, 01:09:23 PM »
Replay has change it's name to 'PLAY EXPO' & the venue is at 'Event City' next to the Trafford Centre in manchester on the 13-14 October this year.

There a link to this.
Link: http://us2.campaign-archive1.com/?u=9b22c82467aea0b979e68e4a6&id=a8e62078dd

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Re: 'Other' events this year - dates please?
« Reply #19 on: March 30, 2012, 02:36:10 PM »
The change of name may indicate a wider scope - taking in more of current gen consoles/gaming and maybe even next gen - I'm sure there will be retro there - but maybe now that just a section like it is at other large events?

Will be watching the details emerge with interest as I do prefer the atmosphere at dedicated retro events - just always seems more friendly.

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Re: 'Other' events this year - dates please?
« Reply #20 on: March 30, 2012, 07:15:23 PM »
Cancelled my hotel room today as it was in the centre of Manchester due to me thinking (obviously, wrongly now) that they were aiming to put the event on at one of the event places in the centre of Manchester.  Not out in the sticks, without decent rail coverage - and then inserting a whopper about it being good for rail links on that web page / press release above!  The nearest stations are Trafford Park and Urmston.  Check them out on Google and tell me which one is in a good location :)

I'll still go but I'll probably stay at home and get the bus/train combo into the event instead.  Cheaper than a hotel room :)

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Re: 'Other' events this year - dates please?
« Reply #21 on: March 31, 2012, 10:47:59 AM »
Dave Moore has given me a new sig for the event!

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Re: 'Other' events this year - dates please?
« Reply #22 on: March 31, 2012, 03:58:16 PM »
It looks good on you, Paul!  8)

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Re: 'Other' events this year - dates please?
« Reply #23 on: March 31, 2012, 04:59:02 PM »
LOL at that link........wish I could see his face when he clicks on it.... ;D

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Re: 'Other' events this year - dates please?
« Reply #24 on: March 31, 2012, 07:14:19 PM »
Someone in work has already suggested that.  I would only drive if:

a) I would feel confident with that much iron & steel under my control

b) I could afford the petrol, insurance and other outgoings

c) I could be arsed.


As a), b) and c) are completely unlikely, I'm more than happy to use the public transport paid for by you car drivers :)

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Re: 'Other' events this year - dates please?
« Reply #25 on: August 20, 2012, 11:07:26 PM »
Cancelled my hotel room today as it was in the centre of Manchester due to me thinking (obviously, wrongly now) that they were aiming to put the event on at one of the event places in the centre of Manchester.  Not out in the sticks, without decent rail coverage - and then inserting a whopper about it being good for rail links on that web page / press release above!  The nearest stations are Trafford Park and Urmston.  Check them out on Google and tell me which one is in a good location :)

I'll still go but I'll probably stay at home and get the bus/train combo into the event instead.  Cheaper than a hotel room :)

Its actually pretty easy to get to from Central Manchester even though its one change. You get the TRAM to Stretford, from where there is a shuttle bus to the Trafford Centre. Alternativley there are direct buses. 
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Re: 'Other' events this year - dates please?
« Reply #26 on: August 21, 2012, 07:00:34 AM »
Cancelled my hotel room today as it was in the centre of Manchester due to me thinking (obviously, wrongly now) that they were aiming to put the event on at one of the event places in the centre of Manchester.  Not out in the sticks, without decent rail coverage - and then inserting a whopper about it being good for rail links on that web page / press release above!  The nearest stations are Trafford Park and Urmston.  Check them out on Google and tell me which one is in a good location :)

I'll still go but I'll probably stay at home and get the bus/train combo into the event instead.  Cheaper than a hotel room :)

Its actually pretty easy to get to from Central Manchester even though its one change. You get the TRAM to Stretford, from where there is a shuttle bus to the Trafford Centre. Alternativley there are direct buses. 

Not worth the hassle for someone, like myself, who's coming from the Warrington end.  I go to Bowlers (in Trafford Park) on a semi-regular basis so I know how to get to the Trafford Centre - but only after I've had a lobotomy ... or was forced at gun point ;-)