Sywell Great War Airshow 2014

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Great line up. Such a massive shame sywell couldn't delay sold out for 2 days so those that did get paid then could get tickets.
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Once they've sold the lot, they've sold the lot, whether it's your payday or not! They ALWAYS said that if they sold out in advance, there would be no sales on the day like previous years. That's fair. If payday was crucial, why not use the June one?

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Does anyone know why the BBMF Dakota is "Flypast only" ?

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32mph winds currently forecast :roll:

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tommo999 wrote:32mph winds currently forecast :roll:


Gusting to 40mph. :wall:

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Does anyone know what the display frequency is likely to be? I have tower, bbmf and the reds have they used a common display frequency in previous years?
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Flare Path wrote:
tommo999 wrote:32mph winds currently forecast :roll:


Gusting to 40mph. :wall:

A few people trying to cash-in on eBay now, presumably having seen the forecast!
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If the wind is that strong, how much of the flying display will have to cancel? Presumably all of the WW1 and 1930's contingent will be grounded?

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There is a listing on eBay for two adult tickets for £175 with 50% (originally only 10%) going towards the Great North Air Ambulance Service.

The information slip that comes with it is tiny compared to the normal size and it says "With Compliments" meaning that the seller got the tickets for free off the organisers.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Sywell-Great-War-Air-Show-17-August-2014-TWO-Adult-General-Tickets-/151379422269?pt=UK_Tickets_Tickets_LE&hash=item233eeaac3d

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Yes, sadly a very abusive individual in emails too. Feel free to make sillly bids on the profiteering tosser's auction.

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But "silly bids" would be an abuse of your ebay account. If you won, you'd be negged! Why not go the legitimate way with ebay and try the VeRO program or whatever part of the system is appropriate?

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Fair play to the bloke at least its to charity in part

no skin off Sywells nose, they already have the money in the bank for a sell out, dont they?

If Sywell want to cynically insure themselves against the weatger at punters expense, they shouldnt act suprised when punters do the sane imgo

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Apparently they've been getting abuse and threats from people unable to buy tickets, and people hoping they have a crash as a result. What a bunch of nutters, what's wrong with some people.
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Duxfordian wrote:Fair play to the bloke at least its to charity in part


AFTER we complained to him. He's a tout, pure and simple.

Duxfordian wrote:no skin off Sywells nose, they already have the money in the bank for a sell out, dont they?

If Sywell want to cynically insure themselves against the weatger at punters expense, they shouldnt act suprised when punters do the sane imgo


About the only thing I can work out from that pathetic attempt at stringing together an English sentence is that you are really just a troll.

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I then noted that a current high bid received yesterday evening was from the same individual. On cancelling this bid it was discovered that he'd bid a maximum of £9999.00. This would appear to be a crass attempt to sabotage the auction for me, and any potential genuine bidder. A sorry state of affairs.


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Where have these forecasts come from??

Doesn't look bad here!

http://www.xcweather.co.uk/forecast/sywell

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From here http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/7668194

Back to the old argument as to which website to believe :grin:

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xc weather told me I'd be utterly screwed for the Canadians arriving, and they were right!

In fact, they've been right pretty consistently all season, so I'll trust 'em again. If it all goes wrong, it's not the end of the world!

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Just checked eBay for tickets and a pair of adult tickets (link posted in earlier post by myself) went for £266.99.

Completely unbelievably that someone would pay that much.

But at least the buyer donated £133.49 to the Great North Air Ambulance Service, shame it wasn't the Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance though.

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And now as with all shows tomorrow it seems we have no BBMF at all. Whoops!!
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Hi,
Is that definite no BBMF tomorrow. Not seen anything official. Just curious.

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Seen on the BBMF facebook posted 25mins ago

An update for you,all of the events tomorrow are cancelled except Sywell which may or may not happen. Sorry I can not give you any more info than this at this time. Paul B

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Had a bit of a reprieve wind-wise; BBC, previously showing 31mph now says 20mph so shouldnt be too bad.

Still no official word on the Lancs (that really is all everyone cares about on the Facebook page) - feel free to read everyone's comments if you fancy some early morning entertainment!

Edit: Been queuing for at least an hour and still havent got within a mile of the entrance. Good job they cap ticket sales!

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Lancs looking doubtful for their appearance at Sywell, unfortunately. Wind is picking up.

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posted on twiter by CWH #Lanc2UK Update: All Lancaster flypasts today are canceled but Sywell due to weather. A decision on Sywell will be made later in the day.
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