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Anyone in London, UK?
« on: October 12, 2014, 11:44:54 AM »
It looks like the majority of people here are from the US but I'm sure there are a lot of Londoners too.
Why don't try to meet up?

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2014, 09:34:27 AM »
I'm in :)

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2014, 04:06:17 AM »
I'm in London as well.

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2014, 12:36:57 PM »
This is probably a bit late, but I'm in London!

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2014, 12:33:40 PM »
I'm in London too

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #5 on: January 24, 2015, 04:33:53 PM »
I'm not in London but thought I'd show support for the UK groups. (Are we whiskers rather than mustaches?) Am in the Shrewsbury, Shropshire area of England btw. :-)

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #6 on: January 26, 2015, 04:53:23 PM »
I'm from Germany, but London is definitely in reach (plus I'm hanging around in the UK anyway from time to time :))

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2015, 02:38:47 PM »
Not living in London or the UK, but working from London a couple of days a week most weeks. I looked into living in London however the high cost of living scared me, would be very difficult to have the lifestyle I have in The Netherlands there. Also I am afraid my savings would go down the drain, literally, I am too fond of pubs and real ale...

I do know a number of people with nice apartments in central London who never have to work again at 45, if you work(ed) for the right companies there, I think the sky is the limit.

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #8 on: February 20, 2015, 11:00:26 AM »
I turned on notifications for this post. If there would be enough people to meet, I would definitely go.

And I bet there are more mustachians in London, they just shy on showing in the forum.

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #9 on: February 20, 2015, 05:10:37 PM »
I turned on notifications for this post. If there would be enough people to meet, I would definitely go.
Same here. After starting this topic I am not very active on the forum, but I am going to follow it

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #10 on: February 22, 2015, 12:26:43 AM »
Hi,

like a few of the others have mentioned, just wanted to lend support to a meet up, if when one happens!

I work in Australia half the yr and the other half in the UK, mainly in Lincolnshire and Shropshire. I and my partner would be interested in day tripping to London or else where for a meet up, if the date suited.

Hope the weather is easing in the UK, I'll be back in a month and  looking forward to the beautiful English spring time :-)

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #11 on: March 23, 2015, 05:00:56 PM »
I live in York, not far by train, but I'd need good notice to bag a cheap rail ticket to the Big Smoke!

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #12 on: April 05, 2015, 10:59:40 AM »
Hey dudes, another Londoner here. Definitely down to join a meetup.

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #13 on: April 06, 2015, 12:57:49 PM »
Delayed response, but I just moved to London and would be interested in meeting like minded people (although my frugality skills still have huge opportunities for improvement)...

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #14 on: April 26, 2015, 11:50:49 AM »
I am in london too. Although only Until Mid July. After that I will be a fairly short train ride away and would be making regular weekend trips to london anyway

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #15 on: May 04, 2015, 07:39:28 PM »
I'll be in London starting early August if you guys don't manage to get something together before then. I'd love to meet you all because after I move overseas a lot of the frugality tricks I know will no longer apply. Also, damn London is expensive.

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #16 on: May 09, 2015, 05:09:32 AM »
There are a couple of people from Shropshire already and I'm based in the West Midlands. Maybe a Birmingham meetup would be another UK option for people who are further from London? BTW there is an existing thread at http://forum.mrmoneymustache.com/meetups-and-social-events/mustache-map!/ where you can add your location to a Google map. Might be useful to get an idea of where UK moustachians are based.

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #17 on: May 15, 2015, 03:24:52 PM »
Trying to revive the thread here. I'm in London too. Would be interested for a meet up even if it is a fairly small group!

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #18 on: May 20, 2015, 11:24:30 PM »
Well is there any particular time that works before 20th July for anyone?

I can do pretty much any day other than one week in June (Exams over, have a few elective modules and that is it)

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #19 on: May 22, 2015, 05:44:21 AM »
I would also be keen to meet up with some Londoners, although unfortunately I am away most weekends until mid-June; however, I could currently do virtually any weekend from 20th June if that works for others.

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #20 on: May 22, 2015, 06:26:39 AM »
London here too, would love to meet up

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #21 on: May 22, 2015, 06:45:43 AM »
In the Midlands, but London isn't too far away. If someone organises something I can see my availability.

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #22 on: May 24, 2015, 04:14:43 AM »
I'm in. :)

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #23 on: May 24, 2015, 06:30:13 AM »
I'm still in for this.

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #24 on: May 25, 2015, 03:37:17 AM »
Hello - I'm based in London, it would certainly be fun to meet other people who follow MMM. I also involved in several public speaking clubs so if people were interested in doing a short talk on the their MMM experiences, then I can extend an invite.

PS: I'm an engineer at heart working in the city; I got my own fixer upper when I was 24, then sold it recently to get somewhere more convenient to the new cross rail being built. I'm quite a few years away from full independence probably because I really enjoy London life, but it's certainly not cheap.

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #25 on: May 31, 2015, 08:02:23 AM »
I'm also up for a London meet up.

Weekday evenings and/or weekends good for me.

Still early days for me - would love to hear from people further along!

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #26 on: June 24, 2015, 08:44:03 AM »
How is August 8th or 9th for everyone? Anybody have suggestions for where to meet? A park could be nice, but we'd need an alternate location in case of poor weather.

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #27 on: June 29, 2015, 11:50:07 AM »
How about the Barbican centre, it's quite central and easy to find as an initial meet up point

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #28 on: June 29, 2015, 11:58:22 AM »
What is there to do there exactly? I caught the LSO there last summer and noticed there was also a movie theater but that was all.

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #29 on: July 05, 2015, 05:58:21 AM »
August 8/9th could work for me. Barbican is OK. Fairly central.

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #30 on: July 06, 2015, 05:47:39 AM »
I'm in for August 8th or 9th!

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #31 on: July 06, 2015, 06:12:35 AM »
The wife and I should be about 8th or 9th and would love to join in.

I'd also question the Barbican, it does have some nice outdoor space but it's not very grassy and much of the area around there winds down at the weekend.

Howabout Greenwich park for beautiful open space, great value street food at the market and a free museum or several pubs as a fallback if the british summer strikes? Alternatively one of the central royal parks ie Hyde Park, Regent's Park or St James?

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #32 on: July 10, 2015, 05:54:52 AM »
Hey Guys, I'm in London as well. Can't make it 8th or 9th tho

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #33 on: July 12, 2015, 11:36:18 AM »
I'm up for meeting. Would anyone want me to make a facebook group to make organising meets a bit easier (I would have gone for Meetup but they charge $9.99 a month).

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #34 on: July 14, 2015, 03:16:29 PM »
Sure! Will join the facebook group once it is created.

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #35 on: July 14, 2015, 04:47:45 PM »
I would join one if that's what we decide to do. It looks like many of the cities just organize the meetup within the city thread rather than create an external group, though - is there anything you had in mind that you could do with facebook that you couldn't do with the forum software?

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #36 on: July 16, 2015, 07:11:49 AM »
I think with facebook and meetup they are better designed for organising a meetup or even just a quick drink if one person posts there and anyone is nearby. People also seem to check FB more regularly than MMM so dates can be set and you can see how many people are attending easily.

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #37 on: July 21, 2015, 01:59:58 AM »
I'm fairly near London and often travel in for work (although am trying to reduce that...) At a wedding on 8th/9th August, though.

P.S. Doodle poll for dates? Don't know if you can just generate a link to post.

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #38 on: July 21, 2015, 06:09:56 AM »
Would a later weekend be better?

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #39 on: July 22, 2015, 03:06:05 PM »
I could be around as well. Any weekend in August fits. :)

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #40 on: July 22, 2015, 04:20:17 PM »
I made a group here if anyone wants to join and arrange an event or do a poll for good dates.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/FILondon/

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #41 on: July 29, 2015, 02:45:37 PM »
Hi all. I am in the UK and available to visit between Thursday 30th and Monday morning.

I am originally from the UK, but live in Oregon, (west coast USA). I unexpectedly find myself available during that time.

I am already FIRED (53 years old) but choose to work part time.

Send me a PM if anyone want to meet up.

Cheers

Frank

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #42 on: July 29, 2015, 03:08:34 PM »
I made a group here if anyone wants to join and arrange an event or do a poll for good dates.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/FILondon/
Not a lot to go on in the poll but the 15th and 22nd look pretty good for now. Shall we just pick one?

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« Reply #43 on: September 28, 2015, 10:37:20 AM »
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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #44 on: October 01, 2015, 03:59:37 AM »
A London meetup would be great! Hadn't realised there were so many of us here.

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #45 on: October 02, 2015, 12:41:35 AM »
I'm in London the evening of Thursday 29th October.

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #46 on: October 27, 2015, 03:34:41 AM »
I'm also in London the evening of Thursday 29th October. Could meet in a pub after work near the City around 6:30/7ish?

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #47 on: October 27, 2015, 03:45:40 AM »
I live in Kent so very close to London. Unavailable this week but certainly keen for a future meet

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #48 on: October 30, 2015, 04:40:41 AM »
Sorry I missed your message CalmFrog. That would have been good. Would next Thursday 5th November work? And anyone else? Pub near the City is perfect for me.

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Re: Anyone in London, UK?
« Reply #49 on: October 30, 2015, 01:03:36 PM »
I'm likely to be in London soonish.  Although I suspect that trying to round up London/UK mustachians is akin to herding cats, and I'm out of the London scene so open to alternative suggestions on a venue, I'm going to suggest -

The French House
Dean Street, Soho
Wednesday 11th November
5pm onwards
With a fake moustache in your buttonhole.

Any takers?
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