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On 21 Oct 2016 at 10:04am Irene wrote:
Hi all! I'm a student filmmaker hoping to make a film about lewes bonfire. I was hoping to get in touch with one of the infamous tab makers to talk about the process of making a tab. I know it's all very top secret but I was hoping to have just a general chat about the process rather than details of what's being made. If anyone could be of any help I'd be very grateful. Have a look at my stuff on vimeo if you're interested!

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On 21 Oct 2016 at 12:59pm GirlAboutTahn wrote:
Keep up the good work Irene - enjoyed your video.
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On 21 Oct 2016 at 3:42pm We're the good guides. wrote:
We are at our tab shed every weekend from 9. Pop down. Your be more than welcome. And maybe we could use your stuff in our guide next year. ???
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On 21 Oct 2016 at 4:29pm Gas man wrote:
I smell GAS
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On 21 Oct 2016 at 4:42pm Irene wrote:
Hey we're the good guides, that sounds great! Would you be able to drop me an e-mail with some more details? irene.dj.carter@gmail.com
Thanks!
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On 21 Oct 2016 at 7:47pm Irene wrote:
I fear this is a wind-up. I cannot imagine any tab builder is going to be risking everything at this stage of the game. You need to build some relationships over the course of a few months, and then ask those questions next year.
 
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On 21 Oct 2016 at 8:50pm Irene wrote:
Ah. I have been fooled! Is the fear that I would leak the material before bonfire? Or is there a more general reason that the tab builders don't want to be filmed? I'm not local so I don't know the protocols.
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On 21 Oct 2016 at 9:19pm Local wrote:
Ask yourself why anyone should simply invite in some student from outside Lewes, to further publicise part of an event that is becoming over-run by outsiders including drunken students? Not difficult to twig why people are taking the p*ss out of you (in a nice gentle way).
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On 22 Oct 2016 at 2:09am The Greek wrote:
You lost it at "i'm not local"
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On 22 Oct 2016 at 6:48am Cinema buff wrote:
I watched the movie but it was very brief. Did that nice young lady get her job as an engineer? I hope those men weren't horrid to her.
 
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On 22 Oct 2016 at 8:58pm Justathought wrote:
Irene
Surely you have more imagination than to make a film about the somewhat boring lives of a tab builder. There are a lot more thought provoking and interesting subject matters out there.
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On 23 Oct 2016 at 7:29pm Rocket Science wrote:
Do you know any tab builders on which you base that statement then Justathought ? I suspect not.
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On 24 Oct 2016 at 11:22am HenryVIII wrote:
You have more chance of filming a Unicorn mating than filming a Tableaux before midday on the 5th However, be in Lewes on the fifth and you can with luck film 6 of them, Tabs are like buses, never one around when you want one, but then 6 come along together.
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On 24 Oct 2016 at 7:38pm Tabber wrote:
It is quite boring actually. All PVA, paper cuts and staple guns.
And that's just torturing the journalists.
Stay away.


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