1. For downloading SimTools plugins you need a Download Package. Get it with virtual coins that you receive for forum activity or Buy Download Package - We have a zero Spam tolerance so read our forum rules first.

    Buy Now a Download Plan!
  2. Do not try to cheat our system and do not post an unnecessary amount of useless posts only to earn credits here. We have a zero spam tolerance policy and this will cause a ban of your user account. Otherwise we wish you a pleasant stay here! Read the forum rules
  3. We have a few rules which you need to read and accept before posting anything here! Following these rules will keep the forum clean and your stay pleasant. Do not follow these rules can lead to permanent exclusion from this website: Read the forum rules.
    Are you a company? Read our company rules

Anyone live near Silverstone?

Discussion in 'Off Topic - All other stuff here' started by Historiker, Jun 2, 2019.

  1. Historiker

    Historiker Dramamine Adict Staff Member Moderator Gold Contributor

    Joined:
    Dec 16, 2010
    Messages:
    1,993
    Occupation:
    Retired
    Location:
    Michigan USA
    Balance:
    9,909Coins
    Ratings:
    +1,929 / 13 / -1
    My Motion Simulator:
    3DOF, DC motor, Arduino, Motion platform, 6DOF
    Well I really should have thought this out a bit more. I am in England for a week and thought I would book a room in Silverstone and watch amateur races today, Sunday. I mapped it out and found how I could get there via public transportation, etc. Didn't think to make sure that the busses ran on Sundays . hint: they don't.

    So, I have a non-refundable room booked and no way to get there.

    I do not seriously expect anyone to respond, but use this as a cautionary tale
  2. Ads Master

    Ads Master

    Balance:
    Coins
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0
  3. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

    Joined:
    Jul 13, 2014
    Messages:
    16,470
    Occupation:
    Innovative tech specialist for NGOs
    Location:
    St Helens, Tasmania, Australia
    Balance:
    119,873Coins
    Ratings:
    +9,535 / 46 / -2
    My Motion Simulator:
    3DOF, DC motor, JRK
    That sucks!

    I struck the same thing when recently visiting Lake Como in Italy, you could not get a bus without a ticket, but you could not buy a ticket online or on the bus, it had to be purchased from a local bar which was closed on Mondays :roll
    • Like Like x 1
  4. Historiker

    Historiker Dramamine Adict Staff Member Moderator Gold Contributor

    Joined:
    Dec 16, 2010
    Messages:
    1,993
    Occupation:
    Retired
    Location:
    Michigan USA
    Balance:
    9,909Coins
    Ratings:
    +1,929 / 13 / -1
    My Motion Simulator:
    3DOF, DC motor, Arduino, Motion platform, 6DOF
    Missing Silverstone is no big deal, I have been to Nurburgring what else matters? (Ducks head)
    • Like Like x 1
  5. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

    Joined:
    Jul 13, 2014
    Messages:
    16,470
    Occupation:
    Innovative tech specialist for NGOs
    Location:
    St Helens, Tasmania, Australia
    Balance:
    119,873Coins
    Ratings:
    +9,535 / 46 / -2
    My Motion Simulator:
    3DOF, DC motor, JRK
    I wanted to go to Nords on my recent holiday, but could not get the 2019 track day dates early enough :(

    So I am very envious!
    • Like Like x 1