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The Next Meet's Here In Dublin

AdvantagesAll the cracking Ciao members

DisadvantagesThe Hotel and the bloody seagulls!!

"...The big Ciao Meet in Birmingham has been and gone, and I think a great time was had by all. Well, I can’t really speak for others, but as far as the ‘mad cabbie’ is concerned, it was a thoroughly enjoyable experience, the best part of which was finally being able to put a face to the many different members that I’ve got to know so well online here at Ciao. I was actually the first to arrive at the Brittania Hotel on the Saturday ..." Read review
19.08.2002

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Community Level 7deano_76

deano_76

Raise your mugs, and bow down to the Deanster

AdvantagesThe best company in the world

DisadvantagesThat bloody Hotel

"...right? WRONG! You get her lost in Birmingham with a set of dodgy directions and then cut her up with your motor vehicle and she turns into the Gorgon. I’m telling you, snakes sprout from her head, her teeth grow pointy and anyone who so much as gets within 5 yards of the car, is greeted with a: “You F****ng useless W***er, watch where your F****ng going T**T” Ahem! As you can imagine, me and Trish just sat there and kept ..." Read review
21.08.2002

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Community Level 5Glorificus1

Glorificus1

For the 50th time, YES I am Pinkprincess

AdvantagesMeeting some fab people

DisadvantagesTime and money shortages

"I’m kinda on the same vibe as Boxing Day. You know the day you have been waiting for has been and gone and now you are left being skint but happy and with a bagful of Lush goodies. Life BC (Before Ciaoing) Ok I had been a bit silly and gone out with a mate the night before. I awoke later than anticipated with a swirly tummy and a rebellious head. I dashed around the flat to find my tiara, glitter and the like. I got on the train feeling ..." Read review
22.08.2002

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Community Level 7Cheekychic...

Cheekychicken

Who wants the goss then..

AdvantagesDrink, friends and fun

DisadvantagesHangovers, seagulls, dodgy maids

"Aren't you really bored of reading these opinions yet? Or are you waiting for the one that has all the juicy secrets, you know, the things that people wonder whether they should mention or not. Well look no further, The Chicken as you probably already know is not afraid to say what she thinks so this might just be that opinion you have been waiting for.....Or not! So what can I tell you that the others didn't? It rather depends on what you want ..." Read review
22.08.2002

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Community Level 6superpricee

superpricee

A weekend with Mr.Richard D.Price, BSc Hons

AdvantagesToo many to list

DisadvantagesI am now, officially, el skinto

"You know, this is my fourth attempt at writing about the events of the Ciao Meet – it’s a lot harder than you’d think! After all, what do I put in? What do I leave out? Which characters do I assassinate, and who do I elevate to the stature of Ciao God? The power’s intoxicating! Well, not quite, but I think you get the point. I think that a chronological rundown of what went on would be a bit pointless / too long / boring (delete where applicable), ..." Read review
21.08.2002

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Community Level 6coolchanty

coolchanty

What a great community we are

Advantagessee op

Disadvantagesn/a

"...meet up. It was in Birmingham near New Street Station in a place called the Britania hotel. A great choice I say. The Britania was a very largge hotel with 8 - 9 floors and thousands of rooms. It was lcated right in the town centre near to all the shops, restuarants, pubs and clubs and was fairly posh inside. Many people turned up for this meeting, including some members of CIAO that I have never heard of so it was good to meet these people ..." Read review
19.08.2002

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Community Level 6michaird

michaird

Vomit, Chinese Food, Kudos and Apologies

AdvantagesGreat time

Disadvantages-

"I was going to write this as soon as I got home, I’m sure I was one of the very first, arriving back at around midnight, but I was a little bit pie-eye having drunk a bottle of southern comfort and figured I’d probably just write a pile of garbage. It’ll still be garbage of course, just sober garbage. The Pre Meet ************ I haven’t been on Ciao very long; I’m not that familiar with everyone. Its not as if there are member that I have ..." Read review
21.08.2002

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Community Level 7sandrabarber

sandrabarber

Have you had more than ten sexual partners

Advantagesbrilliant

Disadvantagespost meet hangover

"...work' on the Stoke to Birmingham train lines. A journey of under an hour becomes a journey of over two hours, taking in the unnecessary delights of Rugby station on route. That means getting up at 7.30, which for someone who only ever sees 7.30 if she's been up all night, is almost enough reason to cancel the whole thing. Sitting on the train, half asleep, she begins to think that it should have been enough reason. What the hell is she doing, taking ..." Read review
29.08.2002

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Community Level 7kazziebears

kazziebears

Hot in the city tonight...tomorrow...and today

AdvantagesOh...there are soo many...read the op...in two or three days if you don't have the time all at once..hee hee;o)

Disadvantagesa big resounding none....if there is one person you don't get on with, then the guarantee is that there will be a dozen more that you do get on with!q

"...were sitting! I have to mention Birmingham here. I wish I had had the time to see a bit more of it, in less humid conditions. I have never been to Birmingham before and imagined it to be very grey, depressing and dull. I am sad to say that is the impression I have been left with. Some pals on MSN had told me that there were some lovely green areas, and am I right in thinking that there is water, a canal or something not too far away too? I would ..." Read review
24.08.2002

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Community Level 5dibalmond

dibalmond

Mommy, Why Are People Laughing At My Pink Giraffe

AdvantagesGot loads of sweeties.

DisadvantagesMommy made me go home early.

"17th August 2002 This morning Mommy made me get ready early, I had to eat my breakfast and have a bath without being able to play with my toys. She keeps saying ‘Come on Jessica we’ve got to catch the bus soon to meet some friends up town’. Katie is my big sister and she looks after me too, she helps Mommy get me ready and plays games with me, she likes drawing and painting with me. She can be a bit moody sometimes though, especially when I ..." Read review
23.08.2002

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Community Level 2enahs1

enahs1

Is This Real Life...

AdvantagesThe People!!!

DisadvantagesThe Hotel!!!

"So you find yourself in a stiflingly hot room, full of strangers, drink is a long way away (you know down the hall lift or stairs and then only to find a limited stock). Is this some kind of nightmare, a dream of epic proportions, which would have your shrink doing mental somersaults and charging accordingly? Is this one of those dodgy fifties sci-fi ‘B’ movies? No it is the annual(?) Ciao Down (or meet). Following the success of Oxford in 2001, the ..." Read review
25.08.2002

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Community Level 5Shufflebum

Shufflebum

HEY BARMAN LEND ME YOUR FUNKY AFRO...

AdvantagesI met loads of great people

DisadvantagesHad to leave far too early.

"This op is an attempt to enlighten those of you who could not join us in Birmingham. Believe me you missed out on a superb day with plenty of revelations, and hilarious moments. Having spent over an hour wandering around an unusually hot and sunny Birmingham, trying to decide if meeting with over 40 strangers (well almost strangers), whom may all turn out to be cyber-geeks after all, was a good idea, I finally plucked up courage to go into the ..." Read review
19.08.2002

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Community Level 5jimblob

jimblob

Meets-R-Us

AdvantagesGreat people lots of beer

DisadvantagesThe pubs have to close sometime

"Not so long ago I was a virgin, not in the biblical sense I hasten to add, I am the father of three of the devils spawn. I was a virgin at this “meet” thing, I had heard and saw pics of various dooyoo and ciao meets but had never been able to participate myself. In May of this year I drove to Bristol with my wife, we left Greenock at about 11am and arrived at our destination at around 10 PM, it was a horrendous drive down, lots of ..." Read review
06.10.2002

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Community Level 6alliecat

alliecat

The Naked Truth About Brum

AdvantagesBrilliant fun

DisadvantagesToo hot

"Our sweaty bodies brushed together, gently swaying backwards and forwards with a rocking motion, our flushed, dewy skin shining, reflected back at us from strategically placed wall and ceiling mirrors. Anticipation reached fever pitch, the moment we had been striving for was coming. After what seemed like months of excitement, the tension was almost unbearable. We were hot, sweaty and panting from the exertion of our journey together. And then suddenly ..." Read review
20.08.2002

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Community Level 6Broksababie

Broksababie

THERE WERE TWO IN THE BED AND.........

AdvantagesMade lots of new friends and finally got to meet everyone, a brilliant day.

DisadvantagesFar too short.

"...the get several trains to Birmingham was due to be met at the other end by my old(old as in known for a long time not as in age…) pal Squiggles, plus 2 of my other friends Craiggy_boy and Excelle,(Craig I have also met a few times in person) Of course Squiggles was going to be late as she was travelling with Wigglypuff and her hubbie and son (We know what The wiggly family’s time keepings like don’t we Wiggs..hehe.. So it was ..." Read review
21.08.2002

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