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  1. From what I remember most of the problems were with people queuing to get in, my sister was in the queue at the time and she said it was bad. Surely it would make no sense at all to eventually get everyone in and then immediately ask them to get in line and drag all their heavy gear out in the scorching sun. That sounds like a recipe for disaster to me, not a solution.
  2. Yeah, not even close. Can you remember the videos of the rivers that were running across the pyramid in the weeks leading up to the festival?? The ground was totally saturated for weeks or months before and it still probably would have been okay if not for the absolute deluge we got all morning on the Wednesday.
  3. Yes. It was extremely heavy rain for a hour or so though. A couple of mates just had raincoats and no poncho, they were soaked through in minutes (or drawked) if from round my way.
  4. It had some absolutely torrential rain, some of the heaviest I’ve seen at Glasto in eight visits. They even took the bands off the Pyramid at one stage. Tbf, it wasn’t like this every day though.
  5. Yeah, absolutely beautiful just up the road in Sunderland. Nice and Sunny and just the right kind of temperature that would be great for Glasto. I honestly couldn't take a full week like the Wednesday in 2017. I've never felt temperatures like that in this country before. It's never that hot in the north east?
  6. It wasn't there for me but it was on my mates line up who I was talking to on the phone. Spent about ten minutes straight scrolling up and down thinking I'm losing the plot.
  7. Well, got to be honest not the best line up for me personally. Enough I'm happy to go along to see but no must see's. Although, somehow they've managed to clash about half the acts I would like to see on the Saturday night! Cat Empire on twice but are in the Saturday night clash central and then clashing first up on a Saturday against the proclaimers!?? Putting the streets on in the same slot they had a mare in last time seems a bit odd to me as well. Anyway, can't bloody wait to get there and get out and about around the site and perhaps explore some of the areas t
  8. I was at that set and it was brilliant. Just absolute chaos from start to finish. I thought it was a cardboard box as well, haha. The girl playing the guitar on far side of the stage was proper pissed off at something for most of the set, it looked like her peddle wasn't working properly or something. It was amusing to me how much of a contrast she made to the rest of the band, especially the lead.
  9. Hopefully recreate the video for 15 feet of pure white snow.
  10. The natural disasters. What a tag team they were!
  11. ?Fair enough mate. That line up is miles better than this years mind.?
  12. In your opinion maybe. Most people I've spoken to and on this forum don't think JJ should be on the top few lines of the poster. She's not a big name these days in the UK and is too high up the poster. If she was lower down near Sheryl Crow etc nothing would have been mentioned about this imo. No ones complaining about Kylie apart from saying she's the first legend to get on the top line. Dolly Parton didn't even get on the top line.
  13. As mentioned earlier in this thread, Dolly Parton. That's the best comparison you are going to get.
  14. Nothing wrong with the booking of Kylie and JJ. Imo and others they don't belong on the top line (especially JJ) at a big UK festival. It looks to me and others that they've tried to balance most lines on the poster evenly with male and female artists. JJ wouldn't have had that much of a mention imo if she was listed a few rows down with Sheryl Crow etc. But surely with there being more male acts at the moment it's pretty obvious that it's going to be difficult to get anything like a 50/50 split straight away? A 50/50 split is where we want to end up, yes but it has to be done or
  15. I think she's already made it clear where she would be on the poster if she had a say in the matter.?
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