2017 NATIONAL RALLY

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2017 NATIONAL RALLY

Postby minorsrus » Mon Aug 08, 2016 10:43 pm

Anyone know where and when next year's rally is?

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Re: 2017 NATIONAL RALLY

Postby WPR678B » Mon Aug 08, 2016 10:50 pm

To quote from the thread at the very top of this page :

http://www.mmoc.org.uk/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=64449

It says :
simmitc wrote:It moves around. We are awaiting confirmation of venue for 2017, but understood to be somewhere in Kent.
Hope this helps?

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Re: 2017 NATIONAL RALLY

Postby greendefender123 » Tue Aug 09, 2016 7:24 am

Hopefully il make next year's![frame]Image[/frame]

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Re: 2017 NATIONAL RALLY

Postby The Issigonis Kid » Wed Aug 10, 2016 1:16 pm

Kent - you've got to be joking - that'll be a right trip for anyone north of Midlands. What about a compromise and North M25 bottom of M1 area. I admit it was North Yorks a couple of years ago, looks like I may be stopping over night, travelling through the night or not going. If it is Kent, I might as well stop off at my previous keepers house and show him his old car !


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Re: 2017 NATIONAL RALLY

Postby qwertyhenry » Wed Aug 10, 2016 3:14 pm

kent??????? that's no really fair to the ones who come down for Scotland every year , it ment to be a national so souldnt it be around the middle of the country that's fair to everyone

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Re: 2017 NATIONAL RALLY

Postby alexandermclaren » Wed Aug 10, 2016 4:59 pm

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qwertyhenry wrote:kent??????? that's no really fair to the ones who come down for Scotland every year , it ment to be a national so souldnt it be around the middle of the country that's fair to everyone


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Re: 2017 NATIONAL RALLY

Postby les » Wed Aug 10, 2016 5:09 pm

This time I might just have to roll out of bed. I've done my whack of travelling north. ie most years! About time we down here had a bite of the apple ! :D


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Re: 2017 NATIONAL RALLY

Postby John Naylor » Wed Aug 10, 2016 9:46 pm

I moved to Kent from just near Catton Hall last year. Timing is everything (?) :roll:

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Re: 2017 NATIONAL RALLY

Postby bigboy » Thu Aug 11, 2016 9:45 pm

Kent won't be very popular with the majority of rally fans! :( :(

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Re: 2017 NATIONAL RALLY

Postby IaininTenbury » Thu Aug 11, 2016 10:48 pm

It's always been the case that whenever the rally has been biased towards the extremities of the country, that attendance drops. I'm surprised that the club have even considered a location such as that. As a trader I'd think twice about going and I've only ever missed one National since I joined the club in 1989
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Re: 2017 NATIONAL RALLY

Postby simmitc » Fri Aug 12, 2016 12:25 pm

Kent won't be very popular with the majority of rally fans! :( :(
It's fantastic to know that you have managed to speak with and canvass the opinions of so many people. The literally thousands of people who have attended rallies over the years have generally been quite reticent in expressing their views. :-?

There seem to be three types of member so far as this is concerned:
a) Those who will attend wherever it is
b) Those who will never attend wherever it is
c) Those who will attend if it's close enough / somewhere different.
A fourth type might be those who complain wherever it is.

In order to cater for a and c the rally moves around the country and has been central, North East, South, and South West. It seems only fair to consider South East, and in due course North West and North.

It's not easy finding a site that meets our requirements, and Andrew does a fantastic job of trying to please as many people as possible. He is always open to suggestions and offers of help. If anyone has any constructive ideas then please do contact Andrew via the details in Minor Matters. In the meantime, let's look forward to another fantastic rally with enthusiasm rather than talking it down before it's even confirmed.

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Re: 2017 NATIONAL RALLY

Postby IaininTenbury » Fri Aug 12, 2016 10:20 pm

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Re: 2017 NATIONAL RALLY

Postby IaininTenbury » Fri Aug 12, 2016 10:26 pm

Fair point really. Gives a fair chance to all for an easy journey. I'd generally consider myself in catagory a - just generally trog aalong to em all, but its not as easy these days with children in term time when its a long way.
Probably been spoilt with all the Midlands ones over the last few years. If I lived in Kent I guess I'd be thrilled to bits....
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Marina p.u., '56 Morris Isis Traveller, a '59 Morris JB van, a'66 J4 van, a '54 Land Rover, Land Rover 130, Renault 5, '36Railton, '35 Hudson, a Mk1 Transit and a Sherpa Camper...

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Re: 2017 NATIONAL RALLY

Postby orb596 » Sat Aug 13, 2016 5:35 pm

It would be only fair to hold the rally in the south. The last couple have been in Yorkshire and in Derby - both a very long trip if you live in the south.
As Iain said - its very hard when you've got children at school especially as it's always during term time. This has meant we have been unable to attend the last 2 Nationals.
So personally I hope it is "down south" for a change :D
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Re: 2017 NATIONAL RALLY

Postby les » Sat Aug 13, 2016 8:39 pm

Years ago the club held one in the New forest area, fabulous scenery on the way, and you don't spend all day on the M25, well, not if you live down south!


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Re: 2017 NATIONAL RALLY

Postby aupickup » Sat Aug 13, 2016 8:43 pm

and that was a good rally
but needs to be up north now :D :D

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Re: 2017 NATIONAL RALLY

Postby Brian in Saudi » Wed Aug 17, 2016 1:00 pm

If not where, I'd like to know when.

I'm in Saudi so North or South UK makes little difference. But I need to book holidays well ahead of time.

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Re: 2017 NATIONAL RALLY

Postby ASL642 » Wed Aug 17, 2016 1:11 pm

Sorry no one knows ..... date or place yet - it will be posted on here as soon as all details are finalised. :D

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Re: 2017 NATIONAL RALLY

Postby les » Wed Aug 17, 2016 6:33 pm

Who starts these rumours, and more to the point why? :roll:


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Re: 2017 NATIONAL RALLY

Postby simmitc » Thu Aug 18, 2016 10:53 am

What rumour?


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