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What do you do when it’s Winter ? – you play Paintball !

By Maelinar - 11 May 2007 18

You play Paintball !

I’ve got a team together, challenge has already gone out to another three teams, the option is open for a further team of RiotACTers to get together and warm yourselves from Winter.

Date: 16th June
Venue: AP, Hume

Confirmations essential so I can plot a leaderboard/after paintball function/food/etc.

What’s Your opinion?


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18 Responses to
What do you do when it’s Winter ? – you play Paintball !
kieran AP 5:04 pm 16 May 07

teams of 5!

Blamemonkey 3:14 pm 16 May 07

What size are the teams? 20??

kieran AP 3:02 pm 16 May 07

quick incentive plan:

I believe there are already teams from ausaid, DEWR and the SES interested. If there is 10 Teams, I will drop the price of paint to $200/box. If 20 teams sign up, I will drop the price to $150/box! More teams = cheaper day for all!
Kieran

Maelinar 3:01 pm 16 May 07

So far I have 3 confirmed teams, Belconnen SES, AusAID, and DEWR are putting themselves forward for a challenge.

Blamemonkey is hereby named team leader of the RA team, even if he has to play solo.

If you would like to put an entire team of your workmates in for a challenge match, that’s ok too – although we are still intending to run composite teams on the day as I’ve already got 2 extras on my team.

And did I say how about that free pizza !

Bella 2:22 pm 16 May 07

Hi all
Good to see so many new people getting involved in a great sport.
Sounds like we are going to have a great turn out.
Look forward to meeting you all and calling a few one for ones =)

Maelinar 1:39 pm 16 May 07

*err* last week…

I’m hallucinating…

Maelinar 1:38 pm 16 May 07

*ahem* the girl you know as Rambo called you about it earlier this week 🙂

kieran AP 12:57 pm 16 May 07

Gday all,
thanks Maelinar for organising this…although contacting me first to confirm date availability and a proposed format might have been a good idea :). My counter proposal:
1. 16 Jun. arrive at 8:30 for and 9:00 start.
2. run as 5 man teams.
3. play mixed games of tournament format and generic woodsball games.
4. go through til 1 pm with a running points score.
5. there will be novelty prizes etc for the day.
6. I will throw in pizzas for lunch at 1pm.
7. initial price will be $40. This includes basic equipment hire of cam overalls, semi-automatic gun and mask and 200 balls. As it is a RA crew, I will throw in an extra 100 balls per person.
8. Extra paint will be at the discounted price of $250/box of 2000 balls (savings of $25/box!).
9. Maelinar to get a $10 credit per person for each person after the 10th to be used on the day for whatever HE wishes!!! So hit him up for extra paint 🙂
10. Che, Johnboy and any other RA mods will be worth bonus points on the day 😉
11. any other rules will be made up on the day.
12. to prove you are from RA, you must present a peg to receive the discount price! Anyone with out a peg will be punished appropriately…

stay tuned!

Kieran

Blamemonkey 4:31 pm 14 May 07

Hey Mate, I am happy to help run the day, I’ll probably be out at the field any way. have to talked to Keiran about specifics?

Maelinar 2:45 pm 14 May 07

BTW – RESPEKT THE CHE

Maelinar 2:44 pm 14 May 07

16th June, paint starts flying by 9:30-10am, paintball will set you back something like $60 for a beginner pack, but bring a few green notes along if you like pulling triggers – most people will know how much it costs them to play paintball already (Keiran – up to you to offer a discount old buddy old pal). 🙂

My team consists of at least 6 confirmed, but I can expand that without too much of a problem to about 15 or even 20 if the chinese hordes are willing to descend.

There are another 3 people who have been invited to put teams together, so best bet would be ~60 pax not including a RA team, consideration to the cold I’d consider about 20 hardcore players will show up regardless.

Depending on the turnout, I’ll either be playing or running a leaderboard, and I have already got a marshall lined up, although she may play depending on turnout as well.

che 2:43 pm 14 May 07

Putting stuff up at 4 PM on a Friday and you expect replies from this crowd?

So now that we’ve seen it, what are the details?

Nik_the_Pig 2:23 pm 14 May 07

and what’s the cost of the day? Times, etc??

Nik_the_Pig 2:22 pm 14 May 07

Alright Mael, how many people needed for a team?

Maelinar 10:30 am 14 May 07

What ?

Not even Blamemonkey ?
S4anta ?
Random ?
AD ?

Come on… You know your wives want you to.

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