Past Meetup

GeekOut Bristol Meet - January 11th: New Year's Resolutions

This Meetup is past

14 people went

Old Market Tavern

29-30 Old Market St, Bristol, Avon BS2 0HB · Bristol

How to find us

We're all over the pub playing many games, but look out for a bunch of geeks in the conservatory with a games table.

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Details

18+ Event

Happy new year GeekOut fans and friends, for we've added another year to our lives. Once you've finished celebrating the new year, come and join us and share with us your passion for board games and more, as we gather once again for GeekOut Bristol Meet!

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FOODIE PRE-MEET 12:00-13:45 (Casa Brasil):
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Wanna grab some grub with us before the event? Pick from one of these options and share it in the comments, or on our facebook event (See comments):

> Casa Brasil, Cabot Circus
> Giraffe, Cabot Circus
> Nandos, Cabot Circus

Allergen menus
Casa Brasil - https://www.casabrasilrestaurants.co.uk/bristol-menus/
Giraffe - https://www.giraffe.net/allergens/menu/bristol
Nandos - https://www.nandos.co.uk/food/menu

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MAIN EVENT: 14:00-Midnight (Old Market Tavern)
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Cutting back the carbs? Gonna clear your Steam library? Buying more board games? Reading more?

What are your new year's resolutions?! Come join us, share your new year's resolutions and show us how proudly geeky you're going to be this 2019!

Oh and while you're at it, let's play some games and have great geeky conversation.

PLEASE NOTE:

Food & drink can NOT be brought in with you to the Old Market Tavern. If you are caught with food and drink on the premises, you will be asked to leave until you've disposed of your food or drink.

There will be a food menu at Old Market Tavern in the evening! The food is cheap and it's delicious - usually available from 6pm.

Final note: If you are asked for ID by the bar staff, we will not vouch for your age - You must provide ID.

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BOARD GAMES (& a dash of video games)
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As always, we'll have a large selection of board games available, so please do check out what we have:

- Bears vs Babies
- Bucket of Doom
- Cards Against Humanity (UK Edition + Expansions 1, 2 and 3)
- Cash n Guns
- Chess
- Exploding Kittens
- Fluxx
- Harry Potter Trivial Pursuit
- Jungle Speed
- Love Letter
- Pokemon Monopoly
- Rogues to Riches
- Scrabble
- Star Trek Settlers of Catan
- Three Wishes
- Unusual Suspects
- Zombie Munchkin
- Zombies!

AND MANY MORE!

We won't be bringing every game listed above with us: If there's a specific game you want to see, please let me know in the comments below.

A new game will be brought along if possible. Once we know what it is, we'll announce it in the comments.

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COSPLAYERS
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Is this year going to be a big year for cosplay for you? Why not rep your favourite characters and show us what cool costumes you've been working on?

*CHANGING FACILITIES* If you want to change into a costume when here, please note there are no changing facilities. There are just standard toilet cubicles - Which are fine to change in, but you might want to consider this first.

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COMPETITION: New Year's Resolutions
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The New Year's Resolutions competition is pretty simple: Share your resolution with us... Haha I kid, there's more to it.

You'll get a sheet, which you'll be able to write what the resolution is. Then you'll explain how you'll achieve it. The geekiest entry will win. The sheet will be available printed on the day, but it's in the comments below.

1st Place: £25, a GeekOut poster and first dibs on a physical prize.
2nd Place: £15, a GeekOut poster and second dibs on a physical prize.
3rd Place: £10, a GeekOut poster and whatever's left of the physical prizes.

Prizes: Marvel Desk Calendar, Book of Inspirational Quotes, Leather Bound Journal

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As part of our commitment to being a great night out, we do not discriminate based upon age (although our min age requirement is venue policy), disability, gender, race, religion or sexuality. If at any point you feel you need to speak to someone about another's actions, please grab the host (Timlah) and we'll sort it out!