Pre Towers Routine

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  1. Rob

    Rob TS Forum Team Team Member

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    Leave the house, drive along the A50, get annoyed at cars/lorries that deem it acceptable to dordle along in the outside lane, stop for a Starbucks if I have time, enjoy the drive from Uttox to Towers.

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  2. GAGrathea

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    Crawl to the shower, spend about half an hour sat in my towel monging out, get dressed, eat something, pop up the road :)
     
  3. Jonathan

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    Get up ridiculously early, eat something, get changed, make sure my bag's ready with all I need, leave for Stoke &/or Uttox stations (or go across Biddulph Moor and via Leek if not picking people up), pick people up, drive to Towers while swearing profusely at many drivers on the A50. :p
     
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  4. Rowe

    Rowe TowersStreet Member

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    The routine Dave (@Cheese) and I do is fairly dependent on whether we do ERT with the group on the Saturday but this my usual run through rather than his.

    6am: Both respective Wodan and Chiapas alarms go off. Dave reluctantly crawls out of bed to get ready.
    7am: I crawl out of bed after a quick mobile social media browse.
    7:15am: Get dressed, style the bed hair to look decent and apply make up.
    7:45am: Have breakfast, pack day bag accordingly and brush teeth.
    8:15am-8:30am: Leave.
     
  5. Russ

    Russ TowersStreet Member

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    Mine is rather simple.

    7am: Get up have breakfast

    8:30am: Pick @Vicky

    9:30am: Arrive at Towers and faff about which route to take to the park.
     
  6. Ian

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    7:00 - Alarm goes off. Snooze button pressed
    7:10 - Alarm goes off. Snooze button pressed
    7:20 - Alarm goes off. Snooze button pressed

    REPEAT UNTIL 8:00

    8:00 - Look at clock, curse loudly and roll out of bed
    8:01 - Into bathroom, high speed morning routine
    8:10 - Back to bedroom, first clothes to hand thrown on
    8:11 - Run downstairs, kettle flicked on, mug on side, teabag in mug
    8:15 - Tea made, fill mouth, burn self, curse loudly
    8:16 - Down cold water to stop mouth burns hurting
    8:17 - Look at clock, curse loudly
    8:20 - Tea drunk, phone in pocket, wallet hunt begins
    8:30 - Still no wallet. Curse loudly
    8:33 - Wallet found. Goes in pocket
    8:34 - Keys and batteries found. Go in pocket
    8:35 - Get in car, look in rearview mirror, look fabulous, start driving
    8:37 - Remember MAP is not in wallet. Turn around. Curse loudly
    8:40 - Pass in wallet. Turn around, resume drive
    8:50 - Reach Markeaton Roundabout in Derby. See big traffic jam. Curse loudly
    9:30 - Arrive at Alton. Lock car, inform others of arrival
    9:31 - Enter Monorail station. See queue. Curse loudly
    9:45 - Arrive at Towers Street station. Go to turnstile queue.
    9:46 - Reach turnstile. Realise pass is in wallet. Wallet is in car. Run back to Monorail. Curse loudly
    10:00 - Finally enter theme park. Meet others. Apologise for lateness. Blame Merlin.


    Yeah, I'm rarely on time...
     
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  7. Tubegirl

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    I generally only get an annual visit in with my work buddies but our routine goes like this.

    3am: grab pre-packed bags and walk to friends house
    3:30: leave friends house in their car, drive to meeting point
    3:45 pit stop at 24h supermarket to buy huge quantities of red bull and booze
    4:45 arrive at meeting point, open red bull
    5:00 phone stragglers and yell at them for being late
    5:30 load up minibus and get enraged by those with small bladders
    6:00 finally leave
    7:00 stop at services to pick up last member of the group and partake in a junk food breakfast
    7:30 back on the road and open first beer/cider of the day
    10:30 arrive at hotel, dump bags, curse the small bladders again and head into the park
    10:45 get mildly frustrated with the group who continue to get over excited by spinball and insist we ride it first
     
  8. josht

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    Normally wake up get changed in to my work stuff realise I'm not going work, redress have a cigarette and drive to towers always saying how did I get here
     
  9. Burbs

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    Here here!
     
  10. Rosie

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    I always like to arrive at towers for ERT however the past few times i have visited with friends it has been at least 12 before we have arrived. I never knew that i could get stressed about something like this yet apparently i can!
     
  11. chris556

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    after waking up curseing how early it is i get in my car and go being a weekday inspires even more cursing at the plebs holding me up on the motorway followed by the ritual damming of every lorry drivers soul for holding me up and cutting me up followed by europhia for arriving followed by looking at diesel gauge and more curseing
     
  12. djtruefitt

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    Mine is pretty much the same, except I don't go to Starbucks :p
     

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