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Re: things not going so well at the Conference

If I would have know no one was on the line, I might have performed one of my looping tunes as no one could have yelled out "You stink"!

From: Lindsey Walker <lindsey.walker@gmail.com>
To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
Cc: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
Sent: Monday, June 4, 2012 3:24 PM
Subject: Re: things not going so well at the Conference

This is the first time I took genuine notice of this but it sounds like a good idea.  If we keep talking about it, that can preserve any momentum generated from the "beta version" of the event.  Hopefully you'll have a better turn out at the next one!

On Jun 4, 2012 11:36 AM, "Tyler" <programmer651@comcast.net> wrote:
> Because I belong to another mailing list, and they started a chat using the mailing list. They used Conversation
> Station too. The list is called BNUI:
> http://braillenoteusers.info
> It's a blind and visually impaired-themed computer-technology chat thing, and Con Station was just fine for
> them. What's the difference? It's a mailing list, and people are invited to the chat via the list. So I said,
> why not?
> Tyler Z
> On Mon, 4 Jun 2012 11:11:57 -0400, Sylvain Poitras wrote:
> >Tyler,
> >Thanks for your efforts, but I can't say the outcome is very
> >surprising.  I can't recall a lot of interest on those threads you
> >started about this teleconference.
> >
> >One thing to keep in mind is that it's extremely unlikely to get any
> >kind of large turnout from a group of busy people living in different
> >time zones who generally "meet" whenever they have 5 minutes to check
> >their emails.  A teleconference does not seem like a natural extension
> >to a mailing list.  For the record, I was outside planting my garden,
> >as I am want to do in late May or early June.
> >
> >A detailed program could have made me want to participate and I would
> >have planned my day around the parts that interested me.  However, I
> >can't plan my day around hanging out with people on the telephone for
> >a few hours (my wife won't let me).
> >
> >Sylvain