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The TUTS & EARTHBOUND - How It All Began
« on: May 05, 2002, 11:39:09 AM »
Thanks Klaus - This is a post I've been thinking about for a while and now thanks to you know what coming back here it is:

A couple of people have asked me how the TUTS (TV UK Tour Supporters) began and why the Southwick 2 gig has become such a major TV event. It's hard to believe that their are 10 pages of posts on Southwick 2. This surge has mainly been led by, the man getting most of the punters their, my good friend PK :D  :wink:

So here is TUTS 1 - The Prologue.


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Hi TV and the TVers,

I was aghast to see the latest tour news. Where oh where is the home countries? Just when I thought we were coming out of this SAD time of year I get news like this.

ARSE!!!

There that feels better!

I suppose I shouldn't feel too bad as I did catch Southwick and that wasn't A Bad Day!

Tj  




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TUTS 2
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2002, 11:42:21 AM »
TUTS 2 (The Prologue Continues):

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Hi Tj,

what should I tell you. For some minutes I saw the new TV tourdates and this time he will play in Paderborn (thatīs where I am coming from.
So I hope that you are now a little bit jealous (hihi)!

But maybe are the lot of tourdates in Germany, Austria and so a reason for you to visiting Germany, Austria or Swiss?

Despite of all I wish you a great day today

Simone




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TUTS 3
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2002, 11:47:46 AM »
TUTS 3 - First mention of original name:


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Great news for Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Ireland...Tut! Tut!

Now we are ready for the votes for the UK jury... nil points!

"May be it will turn out right, maybe it will be okay" Tj & the T.U.T.S. (TV UK Tour Society)




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TUTS 4
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2002, 11:50:01 AM »
TUTS 4 - First new recruit:


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Totally agree TJ !
Where's the gig's in the U.K. !!

TV how can I drive you to anywhere if your not playing. Sort it out,I feel the withdrawl symptoms
setting in !!!

PK - New Member (T.U.T.S.)



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TUTS 5
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2002, 11:55:08 AM »
TUTS 5 - "Tune in to the call of the wild" "It's up to you to heed the call up" The 'Join the TV TUTS Army' call up begins:


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The TV Army is growing - sign up now!

Every one knows that it is dead easy to force TV Smith into doing things he does not want to do - my (_!_)

Maybe we should shower him with compliments or better still buy tons of his CD's like other coutries do - wake up the UK before it's too late!

Tj - "I can see the shite on the horizon" and I guess I'll get my coat.



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TUTS 6
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2002, 12:01:09 PM »
TUTS 6 - Germany get onboard. Klaus starts the rise of the G-TUTS (German TV UK Tour Supporters):

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I like T.U.T.S and wish you success!

Klaus




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TUTS 7
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2002, 12:04:12 PM »
TUTS 7 - Interest grows as Tj gets excited:

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Blimey! This is getting lively that's two emails posted about TUTS just whilst I have been posting mine. Britain arise!

"Theres a fire in the darkness now!" Tj




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TUTS 8
« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2002, 12:07:20 PM »
TUTS 8 - The main man takes action:


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Posted by TV on Mar. 13, 2002 - 20:45:17

1st of June. Southwick "Glastonwick" Festival. A TV Smith gig, a Ruts tribute band, lots of other bands and hundreds of cask conditioned real ales. So TJ - NOW are you happy?!!  



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TUTS 9
« Reply #8 on: May 05, 2002, 12:10:01 PM »
TUTS 9 - PK takes action:

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Hi TV !!
Knew we would get your attention with all this T.U.T.S. business.
Your transport awaits if you need it. Just call Steve (the fish)or e-mail me! The boot will be empty this time so bring as many of those wonderful CD's for sale as you like.
All the Best

The Southwick Chauffeur




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TUTS 10
« Reply #9 on: May 05, 2002, 12:12:49 PM »
TUTS 10 - Fred is the latest recruit:

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Posted by Fred on Mar. 14, 2002 - 10:44:09

Looks like I could make this one - and it looks like a belter. Not sure about these ales though - leave them for Tj I say.

Only one flavour - lager!  



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TUTS 11
« Reply #10 on: May 05, 2002, 12:15:37 PM »
TUTS 11 - Alan signs up next with a quick chant from the terraces:


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Posted by A,lan on Mar. 15, 2002 - 20:41:13

I might just force myself along - It'll be a good start to the world cup - Sweden the next morning...

TV do you know any good footballing songs - or will we have to settle with "TV's coming home!"?

Alan



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TUTS 12
« Reply #11 on: May 05, 2002, 12:17:36 PM »
TUTS 12 - Tj contemplates a house move to Southwick:

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Posted by Tj on Mar. 15, 2002 - 23:43:59

A big thank you to Mr TV Smith for Southwick 2 (I wonder if Lisa is up for a house move?).

"Day dreaming, day dreaming, your dreaming your life away"
Tj  



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TUTS 13
« Reply #12 on: May 05, 2002, 12:22:03 PM »
TUTS 13 - Klaus and PK announce new TV forum:

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New Forum!

Posted by Klaus on Mar. 15, 2002 - 18:15:52

The poll made it clear.
Most of you want a new forum.
Fred, MrC5, TJ and even TV did some testing in the last week and I think we can now launch the new forum.
You can access it here:
www.tvsmith.com/forum

The old forum will still be available for viewing, but posting will be disabled, soon.

It probably will take some to to get used to the new forum, but I am sure, you will like the new features.
If your native language isn't English, you might appreciate the option to choose between English, French, Finnish and German.
If someone needs a different language, post a request in the Bug&Request forum and I will see, what we can do for you.

Klaus

 
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Hey Tj,
Just posted on the new forum under,you guessed it,the T.U.T.S.section !
Looks like Klaus likes the new phrase you've coined.
Read my post,IT'S IMPORTANT,I made need your help to rally the troops for the summer fun at Southwick.Any ideas you have you know where I am.

PK



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TUTS 14
« Reply #13 on: May 05, 2002, 12:28:02 PM »
TUTS 14 - Tj wipes atear and says farewell to the old TV forum:

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Bye Old Forum - I'll miss You Mate!

Posted by Tj on Mar. 16, 2002 - 00:51:11

Such a sad parting.

"Tj has tested the new site - my (_!_) he has (thanks anyway Klaus.)

Well it's been fun - time to take the plunge and dive into the new site.

"Turn around face the flow - start to swim"
Tj

Bye...



Check out LIVE TV > TUTS > Southwick 2 > Pages 1 to 19 onwards for the ongoing story. Many thanks to PK, Klaus, Fred and Alan for their support.


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TUTS 15 ?
« Reply #14 on: May 05, 2002, 06:27:36 PM »
hI tj,


BLEEDING HELL ...YOU DID ALL THESE POSTS IN ONE DAY  :!:  8O

Thanks for the praise  :oops: but we all know the main mover and shaker of the T.U.T.S. movement is you mate  :wink:

I dont think there's another TV fan out there that can compete with the knowledge & support that you bring to this forum. :lol: With the exception of one album....yes that's you Mr C5  :!:

Yes the Southwick 2 posting has been quite astonishing especially as its been fired up by just a few "forward" thinking individuals.I'm quite proud to be involved in helping resurrect interest in the UK but we shouldnt forget there are going to be many other gig's as well  :?
I wonder if the London & Ipswich gigs will be as well attended  :?:

London I dont think will be too bad but I'm worried about Ipswich  :!:
Does anyone know of any fans in Suffolk/Norfolk areas,I certainly hav'nt come across any  :(
I'm still working on the flyers to promote the website.I hope this will draw some more people to get involved.

I know I dont have to say this but keep it up TJ  :!:

HOBGOBLIN  :twisted:
HE DODGY CHAUFFEUR RETURNS !!!