Virtual meetings anyone?

Any social or anti-social get togethers, track days, shows, stag nights etc. that may be of interest to members. The occational blast down the road, or trip down to the local.

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As we are all locked in and unable to attend events, would anyone be interested in regular 'virtual' meetings run over Zoom or similar? I'd suggest monthly to start with, initially as a meet & greet and catch-up, but then developing into themed meetings such as technical q&a with some of the more knowledgeable people on the forum, restoration stories, and maybe also inviting guest speakers.

If you're interested please reply and let me know simply so I have the feedback I need - no commitment! I'm also posting this message on TLF for owners there to consider participating.

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I don't have any meetings local to me (that I know of) so would be up for this. Can't do Thursday evening as that is virtual pun night with some old work colleagues. Free otherwise.

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I'd be open for a virtual meet.
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Sounds like a good idea Richard

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Thanks all, there are another three owners interested on TLF. I'll look into platforms other than Zoom (the free version limits the length of the call to 40 minutes) - someone has suggested HouseParty, which I'm not familiar with.

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Hi Richard. I would be interested in this.

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Had a Zoom meeting the other day and the time restriction was lifted during meet-up so we could, and did, go on for over 2 hours. We think it's their contribution to helping with dealing with Covid-19.

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I've used Zoom, Google Meet, Skype and Cisco Webex in the last few weeks and Zoom is by far the superior, IMHO.
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Thanks all, I feel Zoom is the best choice so far especially if they lift the 40 minute restriction - thanks for the feedback Hodders.

Let's aim for one evening next week - how about Tuesday at 6pm?

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Had another Zoom meeting with friends this evening and it was limited to 40minutes. It may be that your first meeting is unlimited but subsequent ones are.

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OK folks lets give it a try at 6.00pm tomorrow. Here are the joining details:

Richard Woollaston is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Elite Eclat Excel meeting
Time: Apr 22, 2020 06:00 PM London

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/73577054702

Meeting ID: 735 7705 4702
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General update - if we're kicked off after 40 minutes apparently we just need to sign back in to the same meeting - so my daughter tells me!

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I think that went very well, Richard. Thanks for organising it. Here's to the next one.

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Thanks Trevor, it was good to meet everyone!

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Poop!! I forgot to subscribe to thread so missed this :oops:

Any plans for another in the future?

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