Coming This Weekend!
The h2g2 Summer Party 2002, 20th July
Twice a year h2g2 throws a big party in London to which all Researchers are invited. This year is no exception!
The party kicks off around 2pm at the Bandstand in Hyde Park with either softball or outings to museums/exhibitions depending on the weather.
At 7pm everyone adjourns to a pub, The Leicester Arms, for more fun and frolics. I have heard, from a reliable source, that the prizes for the Badge Competition and the quiz are exciting and well worth trying to win!
Subscription to this event is pretty full (I make it 86 definites!), but there is room for maybe one or two more. More information can be found at The h2g2 Summer Party 2002 page.
The Pennsylvania Dutch Meet
'We're looking at going to Hersheypark on Saturday, 3rd August, for a day of fun at an amusement park. Then to recover on Sunday, 4th August, we're planning to spend the day in Lancaster's Long's Park. We're still making some arrangements and more details will follow soon.
More information and a chance to sign up can be found at the The Pennsylvania Dutch Meet page
Alton Towers Meet 2002
After the success of the first Alton Towers meet in 2001, another bigger, better meet-up is being planned for 2002. As per last year, this will be a weekend-long meet, with accomodation in the form of camping/caravans, at The Star campsite near Alton Towers. The meet is to be held on the weekend of
13th/14th/15th September, find out more at the Alton Towers Meet 2002 page
Central US Researchers Group
The planning is in the early stages, and only a possible venue has been decided, in Chicago. If you live around the Central US area and would like to know more details, then check out
this conversation on the Central US Researchers Group homepage.
The All H2G2 Patrick Rafter and Tennis Appreciation Club
We are so impressed by the full description of this new venture given to us by Caper Plip that we are publishing the entire introduction.
Missing Wimbledon, but can't wait until the US Open? Can't
wait to see Marat, Tim, Lleyton, Jennifer, Venus or Serena in action again?
Do you love the players for their technique and excellent ball control, as
well as their other aesthetically-pleasing features?
And if not, why not?
The All H2G2 Patrick Rafter and Tennis Appreciation Club is for
all those tennis fans on H2G2, who love the thrill of the sport but rue the
lack of broadcasting on good-old terrestrial, and want the coolest player on
the circuit, Patrick Rafter, to pull himself out of retirement and amaze the
crowds once more! Become a member, apply for a job on the management, wander
the grounds in style. Buy fruity snacks from Safin's Strawberry
Shop... celebrate triumph in the Banquetting Hall... learn how to
do a proper tantrum at the McEnroe Lecture Theatre... and much more,
including knocking up on our exclusive grass and clay showcourts! And can
you solve the mysteries of the Club?
But if you really want to know what goes on in the Locker Room,
this is the place to find out! Who knows, you might even bump into a player
The Church of the True Brownie
Archbishop Marv has swept off the dusty steps into the Temple and found the Right Moment to open the doors and repent for his absence from the Holy Temple.
'Come One, Come All to the Church of the True Brownie's Temple dedication! - an ongoing party affair with added brownies!
Shagbarks Alternate Party Page.
Would you believe that the one year ANNIVERSARY of the campaign for a towel smiley is upon us, and that a huge party in its honour is being celebrated here - towel rack included. Everyone is invited to join in with the festivities, so don't be shy, and if you want to find out more about the non-appearing towel smiley, then head over to SATS, and find out what it's all
Online Tuit Store
The h2g2 Campsite was set up by Abi as a place to stay whilst researchers went to the h2g2 Festival in the Park in the year 2000.
Now it has been re-opened for business, so if you want to join in the fun, then take a trip over to the Campsite, pitch your tent and become one of
the happy h2g2 campers.
H2G2 Researchers Top 10 CD's
Researcher Em is looking for people to help her create a Top 10 Cd list for h2g2. If you would like to tell her your list of favourites, plus the best track from each CD, then click along to HERE, and let your likes be known.
H2G2 Living Earth Society
The h2g2 Living Earth Society hopes that you will visit and join in discussions about all sorts of natural earth phenomena.
'This is an area where people with an interest in the forces affecting our home planet can come to discuss news items of interest, share their experiences, seek advice and read interesting guide entries related to natural phenomena on our planet.'.
The Post is happy to welcome the h2g2 Living Earth Society to its pages; you can read their first report here
The Feminist Alliance
Feminists want an end to sexism and are NOT male-bashers, want to find out more then take a look at the h2g2 Feminist Alliance which hopes
'to raise awareness, and efface the negativity and stereotypes associated with feminism'.
Why not take a look at the People United in Defence of Depression, Irritability and Natural Grumpiness. It's a new society on h2g2, who believe it is alright to feel whatever you want to feel, be it happy or sad, it might even
tempt you into joining.
'PUDDING does NOT celebrate or promote sadness, we simply demand our right to express natural emotions'.
The H2G2 Sprint
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a virtual racer, well here's your chance, visit The H2G2 Sprint and take up the challenge.
'It's just a bit of fun to explore the possibilities of virtual racing around a virtual track. The idea is to complete the H2G2 sprint track in the shortest time.'
The Alphabet Sentence Challenge
Could you write a 26-word sentence, making sure that the initial letters of each successive word, constitutes the entire alphabet in the correct order. If you think you would like to give it a go, then visit The Alphabet Sentence Challenge
Society Against Weather
If you love rain and cloudy skies then take a look at the Society Against Weather Discrimination.
'For those of us who abhore hot sunny days. For those of us who love the rain. For those of us to whom 'fine' isn't fine.'
Write a message to the community on a brick and see it preserved for posterity on the h2g2 Wall.
'Messages need to be quite short, and there is NO advertising, but you can choose your own colour.'
The Environmental Society
The Environmental Society welcomes all h2g2 and sense-of-place site members, to the brand new Environmental Society. This hopes to be a place where members of all the various dna sites can come together and meet others with an interest in the environment.
Special Sites at this time
The new, improved Post Links Page
points you towards the best of h2g2. Everything from information and campaigns to eating and drinking venues, virtual lands or clubs.
The Post Archives are a repository for all things Post related... now revamped and divided into easy-to-follow categories, they are ever expanding and well worth a visit!
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