[Balug-admin] BALUG 2006-03-21: reserverations or anything of that sort?

Michael Paoli Michael.Paoli@cal.berkeley.edu
Sat Mar 11 12:32:51 PST 2006

We'll probably be okay without RSVP or reservation system.  The
restaurant can handle a fair sized crowd - hopefully we will have a good


Quoting Raymond Wong:
> Sorry to bug you, but none of the linked-to messages for the Tom Limoncelli
> event indicates any sort of RSVP, is it really just going to be a free for
> all at the restaurant?  Are we that sure we won't max the place out, or did I
> miss spotting another message about that?

< Date: Sat,  4 Mar 2006 00:15:19 -0800
< From: Michael Paoli
< To: Tom Limoncelli
< Cc: Dick Verna, Larry Platzek
< Subject: Re: Tom Limoncelli talk/presentation March 21st at BALUG

< Sounds good.  Attendance varies - I think it's ranged from about 8 to
< roughly 200 or more, at least historically.  These days with a speaker
< such as yourself, and with us getting the information out fairly well
< ahead of time, we'd likely be somewhere in the 15 to 35 range, and
< probably more towards the mid to high end of that range, and possibly
< more than 35.  Since we haven't done or found need to do any RSVP type
< system, at least thus far in recent years (the restaurant has space to
< generally accommodate 100+ of us, though service might be something of
< an issue if we caught them quite off-guard relative to their
< expectations), we often don't really know what the turnout will be
< until about the time the meeting starts.

< Quoting Tom Limoncelli:

< > About how many people tend to show up?


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