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Something Different

Post by The Orange One » 30 Dec 2019, 20:22

I'm not sure whether this should even go in Alternative Challenges - please move it if you consider it should be moved!

Saturday 1st February will see a challenge different from any that have gone before it... welcome to the London IKEA Challenge. The aim? Using scheduled public transport, visit all five London IKEAs (Croydon Ampere Way, Greenwich Peninsula, Lakeside, Tottenham Meridian Water, Wembley Neasden) and complete a task at each one.

The five tasks will likely include getting something to eat and buying something relatively cheap given the Swedish name alone... but certainly not just those two!

The time starts when officially declared at IKEA Lakeside, and ends when you walk through the doors of the pub.

Start time: 1045
Start location: IKEA Lakeside
Possible parkruns: Thurrock, Harrow Lodge
Finishing location: Penderel's Oak (Holborn or Chancery Lane)

Further details will be provided at the start... hope to see some people there!
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Re: Something Different

Post by A Challenge » 14 Feb 2020, 10:00

Did this happen?
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Re: Something Different

Post by roblo97 » 14 Feb 2020, 19:40

It very much happened, I did it before a 9-hour shift at work!
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Re: Something Different

Post by EastActionWoman » 14 Feb 2020, 20:03

Omari's video of the day:
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Re: Something Different

Post by tubeguru » 15 Feb 2020, 09:06

The Orange One wrote:
30 Dec 2019, 20:22
I'm not sure whether this should even go in Alternative Challenges - please move it if you consider it should be moved!
You're right - it shouldn't.

So I moved it to Off Topic Chat. :D
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