The Manchester Marrow Meet
The Science of Star Trek Exhibition is on at the Manchester Museum of Science and Technology. Your Committee thought it may be of interest to some members!! (Non-members will be very welcome and will qualify for membership of the FCAMSASC). The cost will depend on the number attending, but concessions are available so don't forget your student card/bus pass/little piece of plastic that never really gets you into anywhere free.
Anyone interested in going to a Manchester Marrow Meet, then look no further. Have your say on when the meet should be held here. The date's under consideration are 24th August, 31st August or the 21st September.
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.
Your Help is Needed
A New HHGTTG Poll
H.L.E. wants to know who your favourite character is
from the five Hiker books. If you would like to cast your vote then head over to The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy Character Poll and
follow the instructions.
AGG/GAG Repository of Games for a Rainy
The H2G2 Guild of Wizards
Are you an expert on something or have you an ability that could help others? If the
answer is yes, then why not register with The H2G2 Guild of
Wizards. If the answer is no, but you need to find someone who can help you
with a problem, then the Guild of Wizards may be able to help.
The All H2G2 Patrick Rafter and Tennis Appreciation
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
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 or few...
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
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
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.
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
'to raise awareness, and efface the negativity and stereotypes associated with
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
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
'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.'
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.'
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!
All entries for this feature should be mailed to [email protected]com