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    (Original post by xxxy)
    Same as me, first lot is Wed, second Thurs, last is us on Fri
    Never knew they did it in lots.
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    Yeah, they do accommodation in blocks (AFAIK, it's random). It just helps lower the load on the servers. Think about how many people are coming into Loughborough in September/October... That many people trying to log in at the same time will cause the server to crash (they'll have DDoS'ed themselves effectively).
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    Oh, I thought it was released in batches, for everyone to apply on the wednesday, and if you can't make it/don't get in to the first batch you apply again on Thurs, then on Fri...
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    (Original post by Pn94)
    ****. We have to start applying from Friday and I'm clueless.

    Anyone got an idea as to where's the best ensuite accommodation with plenty going on?
    William Morris. :cool:
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    My e-mail said 9am on Thursday and that the system "will not be available between 7-9 and 12-2 on Wed the 6th of June"
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    Ah ok, guess you guys were right then..

    Good luck everyone with getting what you want
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    What's the deal with bringing TVs to Loughborough halls? I read on the FAQs that they recommend you don't bring a TV and it says you can get Freewire through wired socket only.

    Ideally I want to bring my TV but if I'm unlikely to be able to watch anything then there's not much point. :erm:

    Opinions from current students please. What do most people do regarding TV? :confused:
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    (Original post by Alxndra)
    What's the deal with bringing TVs to Loughborough halls? I read on the FAQs that they recommend you don't bring a TV and it says you can get Freewire through wired socket only.

    Ideally I want to bring my TV but if I'm unlikely to be able to watch anything then there's not much point. :erm:

    Opinions from current students please. What do most people do regarding TV? :confused:
    If all else fails just connect it to your computer and stream using TVCatchup.com or iPlayer/4oD
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    Okay people,

    I've decided to go with Bill Mo as 1st choice and Telford as 'insurance' as it were but the thingy's saying they're 39 week long contracts.... Then I scroll down and there are halls with like 41, 42, 44 and 50 week contracts.

    Yeah, what's the deal?

    Thanks
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    Okay people,

    I've decided to go with Bill Mo as 1st choice and Telford as 'insurance' as it were but the thingy's saying they're 39 week long contracts.... Then I scroll down and there are halls with like 41, 42, 44 and 50 week contracts.

    Yeah, what's the deal?

    Thanks
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    (Original post by Kunle419)
    Okay people,

    I've decided to go with Bill Mo as 1st choice and Telford as 'insurance' as it were but the thingy's saying they're 39 week long contracts.... Then I scroll down and there are halls with like 41, 42, 44 and 50 week contracts.

    Yeah, what's the deal?

    Thanks
    Some let you stay longer after the summer term finishes, and for some of the shorter ones you may have to move your things out of your room in the Christmas/Easter holidays. There's not much to it really. Depending on your circumstances you might want a longer contract.
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    (Original post by Potally_Tissed)
    Some let you stay longer after the summer term finishes, and for some of the shorter ones you may have to move your things out of your room in the Christmas/Easter holidays. There's not much to it really. Depending on your circumstances you might want a longer contract.
    Okay cheers (Y)

    Is there an opportunity to adjust the contract length during our stay?
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    (Original post by Kunle419)
    Okay cheers (Y)

    Is there an opportunity to adjust the contract length during our stay?
    Not as far as I'm aware :no: You could ask the accommodation centre to be sure but unless you move to a different hall, I doubt it.
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    (Original post by Potally_Tissed)
    Not as far as I'm aware :no: You could ask the accommodation centre to be sure but unless you move to a different hall, I doubt it.
    Okay thanks a lot.

    I know I'm being annoying but just one more thing - I watched a video on youtube by Rigg-Rut and they had a pretty funny chant about how amazing they are as a hall and how shabby all others are and there was one bar that made me laugh but also made me question my choice, "Telford hall, you are so ****e, your parents must be ****ing tight".

    So yeah is Telford considered a lesser hall over there?
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    (Original post by Kunle419)
    Okay thanks a lot.

    I know I'm being annoying but just one more thing - I watched a video on youtube by Rigg-Rut and they had a pretty funny chant about how amazing they are as a hall and how shabby all others are and there was one bar that made me laugh but also made me question my choice, "Telford hall, you are so ****e, your parents must be ****ing tight".

    So yeah is Telford considered a lesser hall over there?

    All the halls have chants which you learn for the sing-off towards the end of freshers week.
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    Helpppppp.
    I've noticed so many people are actually reserving the accommodation of their choice rather than going through the preference system?!
    Obviously going through choosing the accommodation of my choice would be ideal but I don't want to pay money upfront if I won't get it back if I don't get into Loughborough. That's why I was going to go through the preference system with the only 3 accommodations I actually like.
    What are the chances I'll actually get one of those 3 accommodations? As with the amount of people I can see not going through preference, I doubt there'll be space for the preference people?
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    (Original post by Veeceebee)
    Helpppppp.
    I've noticed so many people are actually reserving the accommodation of their choice rather than going through the preference system?!
    Obviously going through choosing the accommodation of my choice would be ideal but I don't want to pay money upfront if I won't get it back if I don't get into Loughborough. That's why I was going to go through the preference system with the only 3 accommodations I actually like.
    What are the chances I'll actually get one of those 3 accommodations? As with the amount of people I can see not going through preference, I doubt there'll be space for the preference people?
    I dont know the exact figures but you can still get popular halls. I got offered a place at William Morris for next year in the second phase of preference. Another flatmate also got offered William Morris too.

    I just advise you dont put down 3 very popular halls.
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    (Original post by Oh my Ms. Coffey)
    I dont know the exact figures but you can still get popular halls. I got offered a place at William Morris for next year in the second phase of preference. Another flatmate also got offered William Morris too.

    I just advise you dont put down 3 very popular halls.
    Oh nooo.....Elvyn, Robert Bakewell and Hazel-rigg Rutland are the only one's I like and I've gathered they're pretty popular
    Considering risking the money...aha
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    (Original post by Veeceebee)
    Oh nooo.....Elvyn, Robert Bakewell and Hazel-rigg Rutland are the only one's I like and I've gathered they're pretty popular
    Considering risking the money...aha
    Some of the most popular. If you ring the Loughborough student accommodation centre they should be able to inform you about the money issue.
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    (Original post by Oh my Ms. Coffey)
    I dont know the exact figures but you can still get popular halls. I got offered a place at William Morris for next year in the second phase of preference. Another flatmate also got offered William Morris too.

    I just advise you dont put down 3 very popular halls.
    Which halls are generally the most popular ones?

    I'm thinking about 1st - Harry French, 2nd- Falk-Egg, 3rd - William Morris
 
 
 
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