I don't think anyone could guarantee a regular attendance, but the
question is are there enough people who will collectively guarantee an
attendence? If everyone is doing it last minute, the chances of Joe
Newuser walking in and finding no-one are much greater, but if every
week someone will agree to be the patsy who is GUARANTEEING to sit there
from 2-4 (or whatever hour(s)) then this could easily work and grow and
be lots of fun.
Hence I suggested an icon (cuddly Tux) which will be transferred to
the patsy^H^H^H^H^Hvolunteer every week to show that ilug is in the pub.
The hard bit would be getting someone to pin themselves every week, we
probably need 5-20 candidates to ensure it, how many have we got?
I'd be willing to guarantee my presence every (say) couple of months
Any more patsys?
John P. Looney wrote:
>On Tue, Dec 11, 2001 at 06:00:33PM +0000, Niall Walsh mentioned:
>>>Now it doesn't effect me, but is mssrs friendly to under-age people (not
>>to break the law, but to sit around drinking coke)? If not I think
>>that should be a priority to pick somewhere that won't care if there are
>>10 15-17 year olds sitting around hacking, chatting and fragging.
>>>> Yeah, it's no problem.
>>>Saturday Afternoon (or mayber even Sunday?) sounds good to me :-)
>>Where you thinking weekly or ??? I'd go for weekly (the pub better be
>>happy about it) or maybe monthly (first Xday of the month and yes Xday
>>is a new MS invention). With any sort of a regular arrangement we
>>night even get back some of the atmosphere from the old computer club days.
>>>> Saturday, people use for shopping...that's why I suggested it...
>>>The only question is can we/you guarantee to have someone there every
>>time (perhaps buy/co-opt a penguin which must be brought each time by
>>someone to show that we are there) cause it wouldn't be good to have
>>people turning up to no-one.
>>>>If you build it, they will come?
>>>> Perhaps. Only I *know* I won't be able to make it in every week. So
>depending on me to start it is a bad idea. The thing is, most people
>won't know they'll be there until that afternoon. If it was a standing
>order, people would be more likely to head in for an hour or so.
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