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Jonny-Jimbo
March 14, 2017, 8:33am Report to Moderator

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Just a suggestion;

There was a breakdown of communication for the 2016 run which meant that AJ got a picture frame rather than a tankard. She was really looking forward to getting said tankard though and is unsure what she might do with a picture frame. I'm not sure how many of the women that take part actually want picture frames? Maybe AJ is the odd-one-out, but it seems maybe a little bit off to make assumptions on what someone wants based on gender. Therefore, I suggest on the entry forms you could add a little check box that says something like;

1) Main Entrant - Jon Fallowell. Souvenir selection; Tankard [ ] Picture Frame [ ] Other option? [ ]
2) Second Entrant - Alex Joslin. Souvenir selection;  Tankard [ ] Picture Frame [ ] Other option? [ ]
3) Third Entrant - Joe Bloggs. Souvenir selection;  Tankard [ ] Picture Frame [ ] Other option? [ ]

That way people just tick the box of what they want and organisers have a confirmed list too, everyone get's what they want, and the organisers have a hard copy of peoples selections.


62 Vitesse 1600 - Slammed & modified
67 2000 - Fitted with 2.5 o/d - 2012 RBRR, 2015 Essex Rally, 2016 HCR, 2016 RBRR
67 2000 Estate - Dormant
70 Herald 13/60 - First car, many bits
77 CZ 125 Sport - 70 miles on the clock
77 Kawasaki KM90 - Shop hack
81 Yamaha DT125 - Many bits
88 Ginetta G4/4 - Dead
88 BMW E30 320i - For Sale
89 Citroen AX GT - Rally car!
90 BMW E30 318iS - Building to FIA spec
90 Mazda Eunos 1.6 - 'Popeye'
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RobPearce
March 14, 2017, 9:21am Report to Moderator

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Good idea Jon. I know Alex isn't alone - the last female co-driver in one of my RBRR teams would have preferred the tankard, too. Iris probably would go for the picture frame, though, as we've already got cupboards full of RBRR tankards taking up space she could otherwise fill with crockery


Current fleet
1967 Vitesse 2L conv "Tessa"
1970 Spitfire Mk3 (project) "Toby"
1972 GT6 Mk3
Not enough time or space
Recently sold:
1972 2.5 PI estate "Harry" (gone to russell on here)
1973 Toledo 2-door "Spike" (gone to a club official)
Used to have:
1968 Vitesse 2L saloon
1980 Dolomite 1500
1977 Dolomite 1850
1980 Dolomite Sprint
1982 TR7 DHC Sprint
1975 2500S saloon
1971 Herald 13/60 Estate (with 1500 Spit engine)
1975 Stag
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Tim Hunt
March 17, 2017, 9:03am Report to Moderator

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What about it Tim and the Team? Jon's suggestion sounds excellent to me. You will have a record in case of query and If this section is not completed then no one can have a beef afterwards if they don't get what they wanted.

Tim
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TedTaylor
March 17, 2017, 11:27am Report to Moderator

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Or everyone gets a tankard unless they opt for whatever the alternative is (picture frame etc) - only these alternatives then need to be recorded.
Or as it is a 'souvenir' of completing the run why not everyone simply get a tankard - like getting a cup as an award.

Should save admin for Tim or whoever deals with it.

MUT


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timbancroft61
March 18, 2017, 6:52am Report to Moderator

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Do you all realise how difficult it is to co-ordinate all these Tankards.

Some women did get Tankards, and I can only apologise that Alex got a Tankard, but I do not remember getting a request. I have had to sort out over 250 Awards for the RBRR and so far only one mistake.

BTW, all (both sexes) used to get Tankards, but when I took over in 2004, many women asked for something else, hence the Picture Frame.

I will try and sort out a Tankard for Alex.

BTW Jon, thanks for the discreet nature of your complaint!

BTW, all RBRR organisers do this job in their spare time....in case any have forgotten. Therefore we are not about to start to make the organisational work anymore complicated, so we will carry on in the same vein. 1 complaint in 250 is not enough to make it necessary for wholesale changes.



Club Triumph Round Britain Reliability Run (Part of the organising team, what a team)!
RBRR is the best car event in the UK, not probably, it is!

1970 GT6 Mk.2: Royal Blue 6 RBRRs (98, 00,02,04,06 & 10), 2 10CRs (03 & 07). 2 HCRs 1 LCC, lots of Autosolos and numerous track days. Bought in 1983, crikey where did the time go! Now running the Roy Lacey cooling system!

1969 2.5Pi Mk.1: Slate Grey 3 10CRs (05,09 & 15), 3 RBRRs (08, 12 & 16), 3 HCRs, 2 LCCs. A few alloy panels, does need the pi kit fitting. Bought April '04. Needs paint! Just fitted some new 7J Minilites-not copies!

1967 Spitfire mk2: Wedgewood Blue. Bought November 2010. Almost seems civilised. Car has done a RBRR (Dave Picton 2010). Blimey, could be on the road soon!
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Wilfrid
March 18, 2017, 8:52am Report to Moderator
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As an organiser of the RBRR from 1966 to 2002 I can fully sympathise with Tim because there have always been entrants binding about their awards. The task of dealing with the sheer volume of boxes of tankards and other items is just mind boggling.
Perhaps one of those members making various suggestions might like to volunteer to join the organising team solely to deasl with the awards? No?
Derek Pollock
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Steve28
March 18, 2017, 1:27pm Report to Moderator
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Our R.B.R.R. Tankards arrived thursday, Many thanks to the R.B.R.R. staff, really appreciated.


1971 2000 mk2 sal auto wedgwood blue
1974 2000 mk2 sal auto white
1972 Toledo 2 door 2014 RBRR
1973 sprint yellow (L reg)
1979 1500se 2008 RBRR  2010 RBRR
1980 1500hl vermillion
1975 1500tc auto green 2016 RBRR
1977 datsun 100a f2
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Alex
March 19, 2017, 12:29am Report to Moderator

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Tim, my tankard was empty.....please remedy this situation next time I see you  


Triumph spitfire 1500 white.....rbr04,06,2012,2014 and 2016


RBRR 2004,2006,2008,2010, 2012,2014 and 2016

Triumph spitfire 1500 Blue for sale.

Triumph Herald 1200 CV project.

Andover,Hants
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timbancroft61
March 19, 2017, 7:13am Report to Moderator

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Alex, from what I understand, your Tankard is always empty!


Club Triumph Round Britain Reliability Run (Part of the organising team, what a team)!
RBRR is the best car event in the UK, not probably, it is!

1970 GT6 Mk.2: Royal Blue 6 RBRRs (98, 00,02,04,06 & 10), 2 10CRs (03 & 07). 2 HCRs 1 LCC, lots of Autosolos and numerous track days. Bought in 1983, crikey where did the time go! Now running the Roy Lacey cooling system!

1969 2.5Pi Mk.1: Slate Grey 3 10CRs (05,09 & 15), 3 RBRRs (08, 12 & 16), 3 HCRs, 2 LCCs. A few alloy panels, does need the pi kit fitting. Bought April '04. Needs paint! Just fitted some new 7J Minilites-not copies!

1967 Spitfire mk2: Wedgewood Blue. Bought November 2010. Almost seems civilised. Car has done a RBRR (Dave Picton 2010). Blimey, could be on the road soon!
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Jonny-Jimbo
March 19, 2017, 9:58am Report to Moderator

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It wasn't a complaint. I was explaining the situation we found ourselves in, and a suggestion of how to avoid it in future.

Remember I do run events as well, maybe not to the same scale, but there were 60 people involved in last years summer treasure hunt and I do EVERYTHING apart from the catering, so it's not like I'm not used to having to deal with these things - however, if someone makes a suggestion which could improve the event I listen to it and take it on board if possible.

Essentially, yes, I am happy to do the organisation of the awards for RBRR, if we can make the paperwork side of it work - Living n Coventry would make it very difficult to share paperwork etc unless we're up to the point of online applications for the next event.


62 Vitesse 1600 - Slammed & modified
67 2000 - Fitted with 2.5 o/d - 2012 RBRR, 2015 Essex Rally, 2016 HCR, 2016 RBRR
67 2000 Estate - Dormant
70 Herald 13/60 - First car, many bits
77 CZ 125 Sport - 70 miles on the clock
77 Kawasaki KM90 - Shop hack
81 Yamaha DT125 - Many bits
88 Ginetta G4/4 - Dead
88 BMW E30 320i - For Sale
89 Citroen AX GT - Rally car!
90 BMW E30 318iS - Building to FIA spec
90 Mazda Eunos 1.6 - 'Popeye'
93 BMW 530i - Donor
95 BMW E34 540i - 4L V8
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