Dorking Wanderers

Discussion in 'Dulwich Hamlet FC' started by liamdhfc, Sep 4, 2017.

  1. Latahs

    Latahs Well-Known Member

    I'm going to cycle to this one. Weather looks amenable at the moment.

    Anyone want to join? I was planning to set-off from Camberwell about 11am.
     
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  2. Al Crane

    Al Crane Well-Known Member

    Liam - have you sent Dorking a response yet?

    Lots of good suggestions...I would have thought a couple of barrels of real ale from Surrey Hills brewery would be ideal for the majority.
     
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  3. Scolly

    Scolly Well-Known Member

    Love to but my MkII Raleigh Chopper is unlikely to make it that far
     
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  4. liamdhfc

    liamdhfc Well-Known Member

    Dorking Wanderers have confirmed teh following options will be available in their clubhouse:

    3 kegs of Shere Drop from Surrey Hills brewery as well as cans of Fursty Ferret and Tanglefoot and the usual lagers and ciders.
     
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  5. Pink Panther

    Pink Panther Well-Known Member

    Cobbett's is quirky and well worth a visit for the real ale drinker, but it's basically an off licence with a small bar at the back. The only time I've been it was packed around 5pm on a Saturday so it's not really going to work for groups of more than 2 or 3 turning up. Unless you get there at opening time and piss off all the regulars by packing it out! If it's too busy to stay there are several traditional type town centre pubs nearby around West Street and South Street - The Cricketers and the King's Arms have been decent enough on my previous visits. The Red Lounge in Dene Street has been in the Good Beer Guide for the last few years but I found it a bit too trendy for my taste.

    Surrey Hills Brewery adjacent to the ground is open from 10am to 5pm: Surrey Hills Brewery - Home of the famous Shere Drop

    Oystercards will be valid on the 465 bus even though it's well outside Greater London.
     
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  6. YTC

    YTC Human Man

    Really great stuff from Dorking, much appreciated.
     
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  7. vornstyle76

    vornstyle76 Vorn Chic Vorn Genre

    I went to Box Hill on a school trip once.
     
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  8. mrs quoad

    mrs quoad Well-Known Member

    I would like to lay claim to being one of the original Dorking Wanderers.

    In the truest sense of that term:

     
  9. editor

    editor hiraethified

    Yep. My soft spot for this team has now been firmly established.
     
  10. EDC

    EDC A Slightly Less Invisible Cyber Fan These Days

    How many soft spots is that now?
     
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  11. EDC

    EDC A Slightly Less Invisible Cyber Fan These Days

    I once swam in the River Mole at the bottom of it while my Dad was fishing. Banged my knee on a submerged tree, hurt like fuck.
     
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  12. Joe K

    Joe K no al calcio con orchestra di ukulele

    Just so someone who by origin is far more bourgeois than me can make an issue of it on a Kingstonian or Billericay forum, I feel duty-bound to point out that Box Hill is also the song for a vitally important scene in Jane Austen's novel Emma.
     
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  13. EDC

    EDC A Slightly Less Invisible Cyber Fan These Days

    Honestly, as if we didn't already know that.
     
  14. Pink Panther

    Pink Panther Well-Known Member

    So did I. Not the same trip though.

    I was once in a car with friends driving aroudn somewhere near the Surrey/Sussex boundary. The B52's song 'Love Shack' was playing on the car stereo, and no more than one or two seconds after the line "It's fifteen miles to the Love Shack" played, we passed a road sign indicating "Dorking 15 miles".
     
  15. mrs quoad

    mrs quoad Well-Known Member

    Are you sure it wasn't woking?

    I used to get stoned in a friend's shed in Woking.

    For reasons that only seem bizarre twenty years later, his brother kept an old mattress in it, under which he kept a stash of 1970s grot mags.

    So, you know. Nearly fits the description.
     
  16. Dulwich Mishi

    Dulwich Mishi Old Skool Terrace Dinosaur-embracing the new-veau!

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  17. Noss

    Noss Well-Known Member

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  18. NPDHFC

    NPDHFC NAC-ITM

    Is that the same pompeydunc who occasionally reported from our FA Youth Cup away win on Monday?
     
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  19. YTC

    YTC Human Man

    shots fired
     
  20. PartisanDulwich

    PartisanDulwich Well-Known Member

    really nice to see a welcoming club - well done Dorking Wanderers
    #moreincommon
     
  21. Dulwich Mishi

    Dulwich Mishi Old Skool Terrace Dinosaur-embracing the new-veau!

    I'm sorry, it's difficult to follow who is who on here, when there's so many people called Duncan supporting the Club. I think I know who pompeydunc is now, it's confusing following who is who when there are so many nom de plumes on this site, and what with him saying he is a groundhopper... I will change my post on the club site now...
     
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  22. Fingers

    Fingers From Tuscany SE22

    CycloDunc is PhotoDunc aka Pointless Dunc.
     
  23. Nivag

    Nivag Well-Known Member

    Picturesque and dry so far, Preston warming up. DSC_4893.JPG
     
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  24. editor

    editor hiraethified

    Can't bloody make this after all :(
    Have a great day folks and up the Hamlet!
     
  25. PartisanDulwich

    PartisanDulwich Well-Known Member

    Quick calculation Dulwich Hamlet now 8th on 11 points but just 3 points behind Leiston who are now second with 14 points
     
  26. editor

    editor hiraethified

    We're 9th behind Folkestone and Margate who also have 11 points but better goal average.
     
  27. PartisanDulwich

    PartisanDulwich Well-Known Member

    bostic e3.jpg
     
    Last edited: Sep 9, 2017
  28. editor

    editor hiraethified

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  29. PartisanDulwich

    PartisanDulwich Well-Known Member

    They seemed to have missed Hendon's 90th minute winner at Met Police
    so as you say were 9th
     
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  30. Nivag

    Nivag Well-Known Member

    Not the most convincing win, but 3 points and clean sheet is always good!
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    Hayes goal!!
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    Almost a rainbow after the rain
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    Marc having a polite word with the ref as to why our players weren't being protected.
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    condiment table for editor
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    Nice bike at Rykas cafe just up the road from the ground.
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    Last edited: Sep 9, 2017
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