[clug] [Wanted] Someone to manage CLUG meetings
daz111 at rsphysse.anu.edu.au
Tue Sep 7 04:30:26 GMT 2004
On Tue, 2004-09-07 at 01:34, Brett Worth wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 07, 2004 at 01:01:09AM +1000, Kristy Bennett wrote:
> 2. Does everyone there actually know each other? Would name tags be a lame
> suggestion? I think it would help those not part of the "In Crowd".
I think name tags would kill the mood. If you need alcohol, maybe you
should bring some... =)
> 3. I always end up arriving late and therefore have to sit within the
> dreaded 3 metre radius of the door and have to suffer in constant
> beeping of some security device. Does that thing drive anyone
> else insane?
I'M NOT INSANE!! YOU'RE INSANE!! THAT DAMN BEEPING IS DRIVING ME..
Yes it's a royal pain. We need some kind of inverse ear muffs which go
on the beeping thing.
> A first year ANU software engineering student I know tried to attend CLUG two
> meetings ago. A bit shy and non-agressive. He tried the door and it was shut.
> He knocked some people turned to see him there then look back at the speaker.
> He knocked again. Someone tried the door which wouldn't open (or was difficult
> to open) and sat down again. He went home. Nice one.
I'm sorry to hear it but since only a couple of people can open the door
and the others probably arrived late and were new too it wasn't a good
situation to start with.
I think people should not mistake CLUG for a place to learn how to meet
people. If somebody's that shy then they shouldn't expect CLUG to fix it
in a hurry. But it is a good place to go nonetheless, I'm sure shyness
would be cured in a matter of a few meetings if the initial door thing
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