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Old 13 December 2005, 16:32   #81
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Could we not set up a members poll that list the venue options and let the members vote?
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I guess that the weekend would encompass a guest speaker/s, some RIBing and alot of drinking. Perhaps there could be a more serious content like basic First Aid or Emergancy Action demo's, demo's on GPS navigation plotting etc, with donated moneys going to RNLI or another worthy cause.
Are you volunteering to organise it?

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Could we not set up a members poll that list the venue options and let the members vote?
I can do, but I'm not sure that it would actually be of any great benefit.

There's no guarantee that anyone will be prepared to organise anything at the most favoured location, and the results will probably have little semblance to the actual attendance. It may result in only one event, where there could quite feasably have been two or three.

Anyway a couple of people have asked for it now, so I will set one up. What options do you want in the poll? Do you want to vote on it?

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I guess the two main ones are:

1. Location.

2. Time of year (month).

With further catagories of what might happen at such an event.
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Should you also ask if it is better to have one or two (or more) events? Is there a risk that this would "dilute" the effects of both? One big event might get a better turnout.

How about the duration - weekend, long weekend, week ? etc
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I recon a long weekend would suit most, say Thursday to Sunday. I do agree though that an even like RIBEX or SBS would be a good oppertunity to combine a more formal RIBnet meet and another function and would appeal more to those traveling from further away destinations. Bogi, Eupa, Rene and the like.

The Solent (although pretty boring for some) is the best place for a large scale meet like this without a dought.

I would like to point out though that more (organised (not official)) Cruises be organised thoughout the year, like a weekend in Scotland, Wales, the East coast and Cornwall/Devon perhaps. These would almost certainly be smaller and less formal, a good chance for RIBnutters from all over the country to meet one another. Mabe these should be organised by local RIBbers?
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I can do, but I'm not sure that it would actually be of any great benefit.

There's no guarantee that anyone will be prepared to organise anything at the most favoured location, and the results will probably have little semblance to the actual attendance. It may result in only one event, whre there could quite fesably have been two or three.

Anyway a couple of people have asked for it now, so I will set one up. What options do you want in the poll? Do you want to vote on it?

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I think you are right - it is all down to someone being able to organise things at the venue in question!!!
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I can do, but I'm not sure that it would actually be of any great benefit.

There's no guarantee that anyone will be prepared to organise anything at the most favoured location, and the results will probably have little semblance to the actual attendance. It may result in only one event, whre there could quite fesably have been two or three.

Anyway a couple of people have asked for it now, so I will set one up. What options do you want in the poll? Do you want to vote on it?

John
Poll Questions suggestions:

Do you want a RIBnet Meet in 2006?
When? (Give viable options)
Venue (Give 2 options - looks like SW (Mumbles) or Scot?)
How Long? Week/Long Weekend
Would you be prepared to assist in the organisation? (in either chosen venue)
Shall we still have a meet @ RIBEX anyway?
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A simpler poll might be better ? e.g.

Where should the RIBnet Conference be in 2006?

Cowes
Inverkip
South Wales


and time of year

May
June


After that volunteer 'helpers' could get stuck in to do the necessary bookings etc.

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I think you are right - it is all down to someone being able to organise things at the venue in question!!!
Codders, are you offering to organise the South West conference then, as with all your infinite knowledge it should be a good one. Perhaps you could organise some off roading fun as well for us all.
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