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Old 11-05-2007, 08:24 AM   #11
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Have a great time, YT! ( I was going to say have a blast.....)
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Old 11-05-2007, 08:25 AM   #12
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Tonight I`m catering for 50+ people in a kitchen with no oven, only a grill and a 4 ring hob.

I`m doing baked potatoes (at home 1`st) and hoping the grill will keep them warm.
I`ve made a Large pot of Chili (over 6 Kilos).
and I`m doing hot dogs too.

and at the same time I have to coordinate the firing of over 600GBP (about 1200 dollars) worth of fireworks.

the bonfire isn`t even made yet, and I`m waiting for a few lads from different places around the UK to arrive here with all the Pyro, I`ve never met these guys before either.

there`s so much to do today and I`m feeling quite nervous
If it happens again, portable roasters make great baked potatoes!!!!
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Old 11-05-2007, 08:39 AM   #13
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Thinking of You

Just to let you know, I will be thinking of you. And I thought I had reasons to be nervous. Don't know how I would feel with that situation. Remember this is true challenge and I have faith in you to complete it. You will do 'real good'. Tomorrow hopefully, you will be able to relax. Please let us know how it all turned out and how everybody appreciated your efforts. Keep the faith!
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Old 11-05-2007, 08:42 AM   #14
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I don`t have one and there`s nothing like that on site.
But... we got a Great deal on the hot-dogs and buns, they will cost exactly 7.875 pence each (about 15 cents).
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Old 11-05-2007, 08:51 AM   #15
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Good luck! Keep us posted!
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Old 11-05-2007, 08:59 AM   #16
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Yt I have a feeling everything will be fine. Have fun. Enjoy yourselves.
Wish I was there, it sounds like it'll be alot of fun.
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Old 11-05-2007, 09:09 AM   #17
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well after a few phone calls, the Pyro crew are on their way as I type, 2 from down London and one from Lancashire. I`ve also dispatched bonfire building team and a Demolitions guy break up the wood into usable sizes.

Everything is on track so far, I`ve decided to use String and flourescent ribbon tied along it as the cordon marker.
AND while typing this I had a txt message saying that the Grill works! (I wasn`t sure if it was on the same circuit as the Oven).

I think all your good wishes and our prayers are working! :)
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Old 11-05-2007, 09:40 AM   #18
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YT,
sounds as if you have everything in control..Good luck, have fun and enjoy as much as you can..With you in charge i've no doubt things will go perfectly.

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Old 11-05-2007, 09:44 AM   #19
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Have a great time YT, sounds like you have everything under control except of course the pyros. Hope they turn out just fine.

One thing that amazes me is that over here in the US in most, if not all, states one cannot cook anything in one's home kitchen if you are catering.

Just bringing a dish, or fifty, to a friends house, that is OK. But once you charge for it, you really need all sorts of insurance and permits. And the regs kill us.

Am sure it will all turn out OK. You have to be fast on your feet to accomplish what you are doing. But you certainly seem to have the ability.

God bless and good luck.
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Old 11-05-2007, 03:40 PM   #20
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... and one from Lancashire.
I sure hope he doesn't fall down one of those 4,000 holes in Blackburn!
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