Optag

Discussion in 'The Intelligence Cell' started by Wilkinson, Aug 13, 2010.

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  1. Hi All,

    I've got OPTAG coming up in a few weeks time and have been told that it's going to finish no earlier than 1700 on the Friday. I know they change the course dates and timings fairly often, but I was wondering if anyone has been on one recently that's run from the 1700 Mon-1700 Fri? If so, does it finish earlier than the *sounds good on paper* 1700 on Friday. I'm hoping to get away for the weekend with an 8pm flight from Gatwick.

    Cheers,
    W
     
  2. good luck depends on how big the course load, which given the time of year i would guess its big
     
  3. I did the 5 day course in March, there wasn't any room for manoeuvre on the program and no-one got away early. They had clamped down on people tipping up in the morning getting their names ticked off and then scarpering. This was down to some gobby ******* Rodneys being overheard loudly guffawing in the mess how they only attend the lectures that they needed and binned the rest. Now each syndicate has a leader who has to escort his party around school trip style and ensure that everybody attends each lecture.
     
  4. Lydd - Gatwick is eminently do-able in 2 hrs, even on a Friday afternoon. You are very unlikely to get away early, but the sprint to the car on the offski call is all-important... Up to Ashford (count your wheels on the way out, there's a sizeable pikey presence), onto the M20 and Bob's getting very cozy with your mum's sister. Have fun, and while you're there try the Pilot pub's glow in the dark fish & chips in Dungeness.