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Re: Beer and Gear surprise

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Wed Feb 21 20:16:27 2001

> I only have an issue of expecting one thing, and getting quite another, 
> without warning or knowing about the true reason why.  It's like going to 
> McDonalds to get a meal and finding out your Big Mac is on a regular bun 
> instead of the sesame seed bun because the guy that cleaned the restrooms 
> took offence to all the seeds in the toilet.
> 
> Think of the people that went to NANOG like your kids.  You go get them a 
> Happy Meal only to find out that there is no surprise inside.  Your kids 
> still get to eat, and that was the important thing, but are still 
> disappointed that they didn't get their toy.

i agree.  there should be a question on the nanog reservation form

   "do you really want trinkets from the beer and gear?"

anyone who says "yes" should have their reservation turned down.  we don't
have enough space for serious operators and this really might help.

randy





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