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MC Fat not at Stainsby

GUEST,MC Fat 14 Jul 07 - 07:56 AM
Geoff the Duck 14 Jul 07 - 11:12 AM
r.padgett 14 Jul 07 - 11:48 AM
nutty 14 Jul 07 - 03:03 PM
Kampervan 14 Jul 07 - 03:18 PM
Emma B 14 Jul 07 - 03:30 PM
GUEST,MC Fat 15 Jul 07 - 05:27 AM
Partridge 15 Jul 07 - 05:54 AM
GUEST,MC Fat 15 Jul 07 - 06:39 AM
Kampervan 15 Jul 07 - 10:07 AM
GUEST 15 Jul 07 - 10:32 AM
nutty 15 Jul 07 - 10:36 AM
Kampervan 15 Jul 07 - 10:46 AM
muppitz 15 Jul 07 - 11:21 AM
Kampervan 15 Jul 07 - 11:35 AM
GUEST 15 Jul 07 - 11:43 AM
Kampervan 15 Jul 07 - 11:45 AM
GUEST 15 Jul 07 - 11:58 AM
Kampervan 15 Jul 07 - 12:09 PM
GUEST,MC Fat 15 Jul 07 - 07:41 PM
GUEST,MC Fat 15 Jul 07 - 07:47 PM
GUEST,MC Fat 15 Jul 07 - 07:52 PM
Raggytash 16 Jul 07 - 03:21 AM
GUEST,MC Fat 16 Jul 07 - 03:58 AM
Alio 16 Jul 07 - 04:07 AM
Raggytash 16 Jul 07 - 06:47 AM
Red and White Rabbit 16 Jul 07 - 02:43 PM
Alio 16 Jul 07 - 04:11 PM
GUEST,Richard 16 Jul 07 - 06:48 PM
GUEST,MC Fat 16 Jul 07 - 07:33 PM
Pistachio 17 Jul 07 - 07:21 AM
Folkiedave 18 Jul 07 - 12:47 PM
GUEST,MC Fat 18 Jul 07 - 01:22 PM
The Sandman 18 Jul 07 - 01:51 PM
GUEST,MC Fat 19 Jul 07 - 04:24 AM
Alio 19 Jul 07 - 11:02 AM
Raggytash 19 Jul 07 - 11:31 AM
GUEST,MC Fat 19 Jul 07 - 07:08 PM
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Subject: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 14 Jul 07 - 07:56 AM

Just to let any friends of mine know. Stainsby Festival ( or certain people) have decided in their infinite wisdom to inform me at a week notice that after 15 years they don't want my compering this year. A fact that has saddened and annoyed me. I've decided I'm not going but hope those who are there have a good time and hope to catch up with people at Warwick, Whitby, Shrewsbury, Bromyard and Sheffield Festivals.


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: Geoff the Duck
Date: 14 Jul 07 - 11:12 AM

Are there any other places you are not going to be, Jim? ;@)
Quack!
GtD.


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: r.padgett
Date: 14 Jul 07 - 11:48 AM

O B****r 'em

get to Barnsley I'll take you to Saddleworth FF, back Monday if they'll have you!

Ray


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: nutty
Date: 14 Jul 07 - 03:03 PM

I agree with Ray ......

Come to Saddleworth, Jim - it's a far better option


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: Kampervan
Date: 14 Jul 07 - 03:18 PM

Jim

There are people in this world that it is better not to comment on.
Then there are the good guys like Ray.
Have a great time at Saddleworth and see you at Shrewsbury.
Bigbird sends her love.

All the best mate.
K/van


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: Emma B
Date: 14 Jul 07 - 03:30 PM

Sorry to hear that Jim - I have many fond memories of Stainsby, but am heading out to this festival
this year!
Keep well


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 15 Jul 07 - 05:27 AM

Thanks for the kind thoughts chaps and chappesses. Not sure what I'm doing but thanks for the offer Ray


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: Partridge
Date: 15 Jul 07 - 05:54 AM

Try your best to be there (saddleworth) Jim. I need a good laugh - you always cheer me up.

Sorry about Stainsby - there loss could be our gain!

love

Pat xx


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 15 Jul 07 - 06:39 AM

Thanks Pat I will certainly be there but I don't know for how long


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: Kampervan
Date: 15 Jul 07 - 10:07 AM

I don't think that there's any need to comment on the previous posting except to say that I notice that guest hasn't the bottle to identify themself.


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: GUEST
Date: 15 Jul 07 - 10:32 AM

But you have been slagging the organisers of Stainsby


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: nutty
Date: 15 Jul 07 - 10:36 AM

You are being extremely over sensitive Guest ... there is nothing posted in this thread that I feel could be interpreted as "slagging the organisers of Stainsby"


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: Kampervan
Date: 15 Jul 07 - 10:46 AM

I thought that anonymous 'guest' postings on Mudcat had been done away with?


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: muppitz
Date: 15 Jul 07 - 11:21 AM

Jim, I'm setting off for Saddleworth on around midday Friday, I'd be more than happy to make a small detour, it's in the right direction!
As for the guest, Jim would have every right to slag the organisers off the way he's been treated, he's been a strong supporter of the festival for many years, they could at least have some common human decency.
A week's notice for someone who has been a devotee and supporter to your cause for so long is totally unacceptable!

muppitz
x


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: Kampervan
Date: 15 Jul 07 - 11:35 AM

From the Mudcat controllers ....

News as of 30 May 07 From the FAQ, January 9, 2007: From now on, anonymous posting will be watched and controlled. We've had far too many problems with anonymous posters. If you want to post, use a consistent name. We're not requiring registration, although we certainly prefer that. You may certainly use a pseudonym as a user name, but please use that same name every time you post. If you post without using a consistent name, you risk having your messages deleted. ... [more]

And the reason for this was people like you 'guest'. Whatever Jim has or has not said, at least everyone knew who was speaking. I repeat - you're gutless.


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: GUEST
Date: 15 Jul 07 - 11:43 AM

still not been succesfull
    Please remember to put a consistent poster name in the "from" box when you post a message. Anonymous messages risk deletion.
    Thanks.
    -Joe Offer, Forum Moderator-


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: Kampervan
Date: 15 Jul 07 - 11:45 AM

No, you haven't.


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: GUEST
Date: 15 Jul 07 - 11:58 AM

Yes I have
    Please remember to put a consistent poster name in the "from" box when you post a message. Anonymous messages risk deletion.
    Thanks.
    -Joe Offer, Forum Moderator-


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: Kampervan
Date: 15 Jul 07 - 12:09 PM

At what?


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 15 Jul 07 - 07:41 PM

was going to reply but thot what is the popint in resonding to twats


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 15 Jul 07 - 07:47 PM

I have spent my week end raising money for the pubs and people affected by the floods. I suppose the anon twat who wants to slag me off has been polishing his halo. I am happy that i can hold my head high.


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 15 Jul 07 - 07:52 PM

at no point have i slagged the organisers of Stainsby. However let us look at the evidence....7 days notice of not working....15 years service....you can work the rest out.


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: Raggytash
Date: 16 Jul 07 - 03:21 AM

Jim
You should challenge them to a duel .......... guess who can be your trusty second ?


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 16 Jul 07 - 03:58 AM

Duals are for honourable people as you know my leige but thanks for the offer Sir Ragtash


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: Alio
Date: 16 Jul 07 - 04:07 AM

Jim,

Come and join us in Saddleworth - we'd love to see you again!!

Ali x


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: Raggytash
Date: 16 Jul 07 - 06:47 AM

Au Contaire my Lord, they are the opportunity for good Knights such as yourself to rid the world of scoundrels .......... however if you don't want to get your hands dirty Saddleworth is a very good reason to avoid the same. Excellent little festival and this will be the first time I've ever missed it but due to work I cannot get there.


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: Red and White Rabbit
Date: 16 Jul 07 - 02:43 PM

Sorry to hear about Stainsby Jim - I know you loved the festival

Sometimes there comes a time when you have to move on though - as you know both as a festival organiser, comparee and artist and sometimes decisions are made last minute but dont look back at the last 15 years look forward to new opportunities and seeing those of us that'll be at Saddlworth!


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: Alio
Date: 16 Jul 07 - 04:11 PM

Quite right - well said!!


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: GUEST,Richard
Date: 16 Jul 07 - 06:48 PM

I hope you chaps and chappeses wont mind if I lend an oar to this thread, even though I am not registered.
I met said MC Fat some years ago at Whitby, the Tap and Stile to be specific.
I have since seen him in "action" at Stainsby,Sheffield,Worral, Warwick and some other events both MC'ing and playing.
Personally I have always enjoyed his style and clear love for folk.
When someone as dedicated to the craft is dismissed behind the cover of a last minute letter I wonder at the character of the instigator of the action.
Far from being a natural folkie, I have been drawn into its wake because all the people I have met so far have been thoughtful, caring people.
This news is not the sort of thing I perhaps naively expect. Credit for loyalty and dedication please. If as it seems you don't respect what someone is doing at least have the decency to discuss it with them directly and positively.
Long live MC Fat at quality festivals


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 16 Jul 07 - 07:33 PM

Must buy the last poster Richard a pint. His post perhaps makes what we are all doing worthwhile and at the same time knocks into touch the nasty comments of the cowardly 'guest'. I will be at Saddleworth certainly Friday and most of Saturday maybe a bit more we'll see. I had a really crap week last week but the nice thoughts and proper friendship have seen it through. I will be there all right and i will be on fire. Let us let it roll.......


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: Pistachio
Date: 17 Jul 07 - 07:21 AM

Oh Good - see you there Jim. Hope there'll be no rain to dampen your fire!
Hazel.


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: Folkiedave
Date: 18 Jul 07 - 12:47 PM

It has just occurred to me. If Jim is no longer an MC at Stainsby will he now be Guest - Fat?

I'll get mi coat......


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 18 Jul 07 - 01:22 PM

..well Dave I am still MC'ing at Warwick, Bromyard , Shrewsbury and Sheffield plus it is a play on McDonald


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: The Sandman
Date: 18 Jul 07 - 01:51 PM

Jim Mcdonald,It must be twenty years since our paths crossed,Ithink it was when I was with the New Mexborough English Concertina Quartet,I hope you are keeping well,you are a fine MC.DickMiles


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 19 Jul 07 - 04:24 AM

Thanks Dick hope you are well and still playing Mexborough Concertina Band tunes !!! The actual Concertina Club brews some very fine beer indeed.


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: Alio
Date: 19 Jul 07 - 11:02 AM

See you in Saddleworth tomorrow Jim.

Ali


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: Raggytash
Date: 19 Jul 07 - 11:31 AM

Jim
Please do me a small favour, as I cannot attend cos I'm working all day Saturday (and laying more bricks at home on Sunday), could you sing a song or two on my behalf and perhaps imbibe a modicum of alcoholic refreshment on my behalf

Cheers

Nick


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Subject: RE: MC Fat not at Stainsby
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 19 Jul 07 - 07:08 PM

Singinging perhaps I can my twusty second. Imbibing ? being a man of temperate means......yeah ok I'll drink you're share.


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