Dont buy into the 'Rootes is where it is' carp! Rootes is for people trying to be hardcore living on the poverty line dispite the fact they obviously got the grades to go to Warwick and have also evidently got the funding to attend...somehow.
There are plenty of awesome partys at AV. You guys have the benefit of a lounge area which Jack Martin doesnt have and since nobody wants to spend money on drinks at the union, everybody ends up drinking before hand. Voila, lounge!