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Re: [midatlanticretro] HOPE, VCF idea

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  • Evan
    Apparently not. They repeated what we heard at Trenton -- If we did that for everyone, we wouldn t make any money... I can somewhat empathy with them.
    Message 1 of 4 , May 12, 2008
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      Apparently not. They repeated what we heard at Trenton -- "If we did that for everyone, we wouldn't make any money..."

      I can somewhat empathy with them. After all, the VCF all charged exhibitors. But in my mind (and Sellam's), outright exhibitors are different from special events.



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      From: Sridhar Ayengar <ploopster@...>
      Subj: Re: [midatlanticretro] HOPE, VCF idea
      Date: Mon May 12, 2008 11:42 am
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      To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com

      Evan Koblentz wrote:
      > Dan's message about 126 days remaining until VCF East 5.0 got me
      > thinking ... maybe we should scale back our HOPE plans. The people who
      > run HOPE are enthusiastic about us exhibiting, as we did in 2006. But
      > they want us to go for at least two days, not one (which is a hassle
      > because it's in Manhattan), and they're not willing to give us free
      > admission. So I'm thinking that maybe I will just go as a guest speaker
      > instead, give a talk (maybe with a small demo or two; hopefully someone
      > like Bill D. or Sridhar can participate as my extra-technical sidekick),
      > and that way we'll have a HOPE presence and be able to devote more
      > effort to the museum and VCF.

      Even if we stay for two days, they're not going to let us in for free?

      Peace... Sridhar

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