First Ever Attempt - Thursday 13th April

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First Ever Attempt - Thursday 13th April

Post by Tube Geek » 01 Jan 2017, 20:07

Oh yes. It's finally happening. Sometime in the Easter Holidays (probably either 18th, 19th or 20th April), me and my dad will hopefully be attempting the big'un. The father of them all. The king of Tube Challenges. The Full Network Challenge. I am using my own route (not the quickest, but allows for a couple of hours worth of delays), however i have a couple of questions:
  • 1. Where are the best places to go to the toilet
    2. Where are the best places to get food (it will just be the two of us, so probably no drop-offs :()
I know these depend on the route, etc. etc., but i know there are some popular places!

Thanks, TG
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Re: First Ever Attempt - EASTER HOLIDAYS (Hopefully!)

Post by Steeevooo » 01 Jan 2017, 21:13

1. In a bottle
2. Tesco and carry it around with you

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Re: First Ever Attempt - EASTER HOLIDAYS (Hopefully!)

Post by xcooler123 » 01 Jan 2017, 22:18

1. Have a look here. It tends to be the extremities of the map that are the best places. Mill Hill East in particular becuase you pretty much always have a 6-8 minute or so wait. Also, if you use the c2c between West Ham and Upminster they have toilets on the trains. Or as Steeevooo said, a 2ltr empty bottle.

2. Meal deals from any supermarket and carry them around with you. One less thing to worry about.
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Re: First Ever Attempt - EASTER HOLIDAYS (Hopefully!)

Post by RJSRdg » 01 Jan 2017, 22:31

There's also a cafe at Upminster which could prove useful for food (my current route involves a 10 minute wait there!)
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Re: First Ever Attempt - EASTER HOLIDAYS (Hopefully!)

Post by tractakid » 02 Jan 2017, 00:42

£2 this won't happen?
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Post by Tube Geek » 02 Jan 2017, 09:02

tractakid wrote:£2 this won't happen?
Make it £100
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Post by tubeguru » 02 Jan 2017, 09:55

Tube Geek wrote:
tractakid wrote:£2 this won't happen?
Make it £100
You're willing to bet that you won't do the thing you just said you were doing?
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Post by Tube Geek » 02 Jan 2017, 13:11

I'm betting it WILL happen, and if it does tractakid has to pay £100.
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Re: First Ever Attempt - EASTER HOLIDAYS (Hopefully!)

Post by al » 02 Jan 2017, 13:35

I didn't think MHE had toilets? Finchley Central does if you time the shuttle slightly wrong, but they are usually disgusting.

Ealing Broadway has a pasty shop on the platform, next to the toilets.
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Re: First Ever Attempt - EASTER HOLIDAYS (Hopefully!)

Post by Das » 02 Jan 2017, 15:23

Toilet at Stamford Brook has come in handy before,its a staff toilet at Hainault but didnt stop me from getting staff to open it,Woodford has a nice baguette shop opposite if delayed there,most Termini have toilets like Cockfosters for example although I couldnt find one at Edgware,at Morden I used the Sainsbury next door.

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Post by quisquidillius » 02 Jan 2017, 21:01

Earl's Court has one outside of the ticket barriers, in case you get delayed there.
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Post by Iain » 02 Jan 2017, 21:52

Edgware one is far right corner if you're coming out there. Morden hasn't had a public loo for a few years
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Post by Going Underground » 03 Jan 2017, 12:31

You sometimes have 3-4 minutes at Epping (just pass the entrance to the station on the platform)
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Re: First Ever Attempt - EASTER HOLIDAYS (Hopefully!)

Post by RJSRdg » 03 Jan 2017, 13:18

Northwick Park might be a useful place for a loo stop if you have to wait there - I used them during the Park Challenge.
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