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Re: I wanna do a full network

Postby Steeevooo » 15 Mar 2017, 09:27

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FelixJ20000 wrote:
Iain wrote:Have you actually been to the stations you're changing at? Because if you have I really don't see how you think you're going to make some of them.


The linked sheet isn't the record time, many changes have subsequently been made. Thanks for the advice, but I have made room for most of those tight interchanges. The other thing that may help is the support team we'll have...


Especially if they are door holding eh :wink:


Or if they have a motorbike/scooter/taxi/uber/car waiting for them ;)

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Re: I wanna do a full network

Postby FelixJ20000 » 15 Mar 2017, 16:13

Steeevooo wrote:
Going Underground wrote:
FelixJ20000 wrote:
Iain wrote:Have you actually been to the stations you're changing at? Because if you have I really don't see how you think you're going to make some of them.


The linked sheet isn't the record time, many changes have subsequently been made. Thanks for the advice, but I have made room for most of those tight interchanges. The other thing that may help is the support team we'll have...


Especially if they are door holding eh :wink:


Or if they have a motorbike/scooter/taxi/uber/car waiting for them ;)


Now that's outright cheating!

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Re: I wanna do a full network

Postby tufnellpark » 22 Mar 2017, 13:55

FelixJ20000 wrote:Got down to 15:28.... Heh


Believe it when I see it. It's one thing planning routes on a spreadsheet and another thing getting out there and doing everything as planned. Correct carriage positions, which corridors/escalators to head down (or up), rush hour, bus stops, the roads to run down etc. Also it will be warm for the runs and Bakerloo Line in the summer.

I've done a few FNCs and every time some things have gone wrong costing 20-45 mins time. Good planning builds in some slack and alternatives. My advice is not to publicise a theoretical time but let us know how it actually goes on the day. Good luck.
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Re: I wanna do a full network

Postby tufnellpark » 22 Mar 2017, 13:57

Steeevooo wrote:Or if they have a motorbike/scooter/taxi/uber/car waiting for them ;)


Now that's an idea. Just got my theoretical time down to 14:12 by linking all the stations by car instead of running/buses. Result. I'll try it tomorrow.
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Re: I wanna do a full network

Postby Steeevooo » 22 Mar 2017, 15:30

tufnellpark wrote:
Steeevooo wrote:Or if they have a motorbike/scooter/taxi/uber/car waiting for them ;)


Now that's an idea. Just got my theoretical time down to 14:12 by linking all the stations by car instead of running/buses. Result. I'll try it tomorrow.


:lol: :lol: Have you built in enough slack to compensate for emergency Thames Water mains repair works though? ;)

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Re: I'm gonna do a full network

Postby Iain » 22 Mar 2017, 17:39

I reckon the Tomorrow People should have had a go at the record. They were based in a disused tube station iirc

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Re: I wanna do a full network

Postby FelixJ20000 » 22 Mar 2017, 18:19

tufnellpark wrote:
FelixJ20000 wrote:Got down to 15:28.... Heh


Believe it when I see it. It's one thing planning routes on a spreadsheet and another thing getting out there and doing everything as planned. Correct carriage positions, which corridors/escalators to head down (or up), rush hour, bus stops, the roads to run down etc. Also it will be warm for the runs and Bakerloo Line in the summer.

I've done a few FNCs and every time some things have gone wrong costing 20-45 mins time. Good planning builds in some slack and alternatives. My advice is not to publicise a theoretical time but let us know how it actually goes on the day. Good luck.


You're probably right, we shall indeed have to see how it goes!

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Re: I'm gonna do a full network

Postby Tube Geek » 22 Mar 2017, 20:07

Well I trump you all - I've bought Concorde,thus giving me a 01:56 time!
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Re: I'm gonna do a full network

Postby Steeevooo » 23 Mar 2017, 11:51

Because Concorde would be so useful on a Tube Challenge...

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Re: I'm gonna do a full network

Postby Tube Geek » 23 Mar 2017, 12:45

They've changed the rules yet again - you just have to see the station
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Re: I'm gonna do a full network

Postby FelixJ20000 » 23 Mar 2017, 19:09

What food is good to get delivered to us during the challenge?

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Re: I'm gonna do a full network

Postby Iain » 23 Mar 2017, 23:42

Whatever you like - although if it's anything heavy I'd try to schedule it away from a run.

Drink is also important
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Re: RE: Re: I'm gonna do a full network

Postby FelixJ20000 » 24 Mar 2017, 08:21

Iain wrote:Whatever you like - although if it's anything heavy I'd try to schedule it away from a run.

Drink is also important

Ok - I assumed it'd be best to avoid fast food etc

Drinks are of course important

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Re: I'm gonna do a full network

Postby Iain » 24 Mar 2017, 08:38

I guess it depends what you like - although if you want anything non-fast food you may find it harder to obtain.

On unsupported runs I've taken stuff that is fairly harder to destroy by having it bouncing around on a run - so flapjack, Scotch eggs etc
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