Perhaps they're holding on to the reservations in the hopes they score
a ticket to the conference. Not much different than your situation,
right? Maybe they're thinking, "I wish the people that got tickets,
but don't have a hotel room would cancel their Codemash ticket."
On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 11:27 AM, Paul <middl...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I certainly mean no offense to the organizers of the event. I do think it is
> a lot to presume that literally everyone who attends this conferences is
> aware of, and monitoring, this google group. This is the first year that I
> was made aware of it.
> I had not been met with difficulty in making hotel reservations in the past;
> perhaps having to stay at other area hotels is a common occurrence, but I
> had not heard of it. Perhaps that is why people started making reservations
> without having tickets. Still, with all those tickets selling out in under 2
> minutes, I must imagine that there are many people still sitting on
> reservations when they cannot attend the conference. I think it is not
> "wrong" to ask that they cancel these reservations, when they cannot fulfill
> them. Perhaps, the "right" thing to do is not to make reservations at a
> hotel when you do not know if you will be using them, if you are unwilling
> to cancel them?
> I'm really not trying to be a jerk about this, I'm just trying to help all
> On Monday, November 5, 2012 11:08:37 AM UTC-5, Barbie Bash wrote:
>> Everyone that attends code mash is aware of this group. Therefore
>> On Nov 5, 2012, at 9:19 AM, Paul <midd...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Please, if you reserved but never got a CodeMash ticket, cancel your
>> > Many of us who bought tickets are unable to get reservations, especially
>> > I ask you to do the right thing, and remove the complication of trying
>> > To the conference organizers, I think it may be necessary to require
>> > --
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