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NEWS [UO.Com] Registration Open for Ultima Online’s 20th Anniversary Party

Discussion in 'UHall' started by UO News, Mar 9, 2017.

  1. UO News

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    Is there a link specifically to the Hyatt for the room reservations? Or are they going through Broadsword?

    I want to sign up, but if I come, I might have non-UO traveling companions that would use the shuttle service and public transportation to go sightseeing at Dulles (IIRC there's an air & space museum annex there) or take public transportation into DC.
     
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    I highly recommend a visit to that Air and Space museum annex. A caution though... if you have a Garmin GPS, they get the address and directions wrong, and you end up at a highly secure NSA building instead. (Personal experience. :p)
     
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    If I could only convince my wife that this is where we should go on vacation this year.
     
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    The irony on the registration form - it doesn't require an email address.
     
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    That does bother me, it means there is no way for you to confirm you will be "On the List"
     
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    o_O

    Yeah, 'cuz what couldn't possibly go wrong with that?
     
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    I dunno showing up and being told.....You're not welcome?
     
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    I think this is just a preliminary head count.
     
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    Exactly. Or that they have no ide a who you are, the conference room is full, etc.

    Taking emails, then sending a "You're Registered!" mail would have been more professional. Then they could have kept attendees abreast of any changes in the future...like how they expect people to get to the BBQ.
     
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    Originally, for some of the events, they had the EMs pick 5 people each from their shard to invite, and after finding out how many RSVPed the intent to attend, put out the general call for attendees, This time, though, they seemed to have skipped that step.
     
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    I'd believe that except you have to put down your shirt size - which if it's preliminary, then why do that?
     
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    Preliminary shirt count? Which sorta makes sense if they haven't settled on a silkscreener/printer yet.
     
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    I suppose - but I'd still think having an email tied to the order is better advised than not that way if someone has a family emergency that eats up their travel funds and they can't go they can cancel their RSVP.
     
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    Hey Folks, I'm likely going to this one since it's about 5 minutes from my office. It's about 45m drive into DC so there are a ton of things to see there if you want to take an extra day.
     
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    :facepalm:

    From the March newsletter:
    But since none of those 150 people have anything even approaching a confirmation of their registration...
     
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    Shout out if you got confirmation of any type. *crickets* *more crickets* *EVEN MORE crickets* ROFL
     
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    Signed up and looking forward to it. Really hope that there isn't a situation where people would be turned away. Agreed that an email confirmation or something that guarantees you admittance would have been nice.
     
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    180 Cap for a 20 year celebration? Charge a few bucks and get in as many as you can to fire things up.

    If I am paying to travel all that way and stay. I have no problem paying to cover the BBQ, and t-shirt for example.

    While I appreciate the generosity of Broadsword picking up the bill on this, I would rather it be open to as many as can make it.

    If I am going to a conference I am paying hundreds of $$$ just to get in.
     
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    Until today I didn't think it would be even remotely possible for me to attend, but... now it looks like I'll be there after all. Just registered. :)
     
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    I'm one who didn't know that I could register even if I wasn't sure I could attend. Doh! Because of that, I missed registration by about an hour. It's my own fault but I really wanted to have an opportunity to meet the many wonderful people I've played with over the last 17 1/2 yrs. If an opening doesn't come along, I hope you all have a blast and I want to see lots of pictures posted. *deep curtsey*