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[DMCForum] Re: Registration



Hi Mike,

I am afraid you cannot register for the show as early as you can for 
the hotel (I should have made that more clear). What I meant to say 
was that there is no reason not to register for the show as soon as 
registrations open. Gary needs to prepare the website for 
registrations, and last time it opened on November 1, which gives 
everyone plenty of time for everyone to register.

Flavia
--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Mike <milesperhour79@...> wrote:
>
> I would love to register for the show now so I don't have to worry 
about it.  Is it possible to have it start this early?  Or would it 
be too much of a problem?  Just wondering!
>    
>   Thanks!
>    
>   Mike
> 
> Flavia <frvianna@...> wrote:
>           True...it took us at least 15-20 minutes to put 
everything away, shut 
> down computers, etc... Even so I left the dinner table twice to 
> assist people who got stuck in traffic. 
> So there is no way that on Thursday anyone got turned away at 5:50 
> pm. All of the registration people were still sitting while there 
> were hundreds of people grabbing their food. 
> The more feedback we have on registration the better. I am a firm 
> believer that those who went online and registered ahead of time 
had 
> no problem getting their badges, free t-shirts and goodie bags. 
There 
> were a few who pre registered and I didn't have the record of, but 
we 
> quickly printed their badges and went on with registration. At 
times 
> there were lines, but I printed 511 badges early that week and well 
> over 300 of those people were expected to be there on Thursday, so 
> there will be lines and we rushed to help everyone as quickly as 
> possible. There were a few people who wanted to register after we 
> closed registration, but they weren't going to do dinner on 
Thursday, 
> so we asked them to register the next morning, but as far as I know 
> everyone who wanted to have dinner on Thursday talked to us and had 
> no problems, we even had people eat dinner and pay us later! It is 
> also important to know that Ken has to guess how many people that 
> will be fed, so if everyone registers early, there is no running 
out 
> of food or late registration issues. Those that registered early 
and 
> told ken they couldn't make it, I canceled the registration and Ken 
> refunded their money, so like the hotel, there is no reason not to 
> register in advance.
> I have a number of funny stories, but I won't mention in public 
> because I don't want to hurt one person or another who 
asked "stupid 
> questions". You all know we are volunteers and do it for the 
> community but handling 500+ registrations is not an easy job, given 
> the number, I think it ran smoothly although there is room for 
> improvement, thanks to the awesome group that was working together.
> 
> Anyway, Dave... thanks for giving us the heads up...
> 
> Flavia
> --- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Josh Haldeman" <jhaldeman@> 
> wrote:
> >
> > Uhh!? I worked that registration booth on Thursday until 
> approximately 6:20 registering everyone who came in. No one was 
> refused unless they hadn't paid in advance and the dinner was sold 
> out. I don't think we had that problem Thursday, but Saturday I 
know 
> we sold the dinner out and had to turn a few people away. Maybe 
> that's what you heard about?
> > 
> > Flavia has some particularly awesome registration stories. Care 
to 
> share Flavia?
> > 
> > -Josh
> > 
> > 
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: Dave Stragand 
> > To: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> > Sent: Wednesday, June 21, 2006 11:44 AM
> > Subject: RE: [DMCForum] Game for DCS 2008
> > 
> > 
> > I know one of the big buzzes at the show was about the 
> registrations. A
> > story was floating around about someone who got stuck in traffic 
> after
> > driving all day, arriving at the registration booth at about 5:50 
> when
> > the registration closed at 6, and he was refused the opportunity 
> to
> > register as the registration stand was "already closed" and 
> whoever was
> > working it refused to let him register, causing him to miss 
> dinner and
> > be refused entry into the show for the evening.
> > 
> > My wife witnessed a part of the incident, and at least 4 other 
> people
> > also told me about this, and I really, really hope this isn't 
> true.
> > Could anyone who was working registrations shed some light on what
> > happened?
> > 
> > -Dave
> > 
> > ________________________________
> > 
> > From: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
> On
> > Behalf Of Flavia
> > Sent: Wednesday, June 21, 2006 11:19 AM
> > To: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [DMCForum] Game for DCS 2008
> > 
> > I hope the discussion about the stickers is over by now.... There 
> are 
> > a lot of more interesting things to talk about! Here's one:
> > I wanted some feedback and ideas from you guys about the DCS 
> 2008. 
> > 
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> >
> 
> 
> 
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> 
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