[Ansteorra] Question from a relative newcomer
ecrouchet at austin.rr.com
Tue Oct 15 12:35:21 PDT 2002
Excellent point taken.
I will consider that when I send stuff to the list and when I build a web site for any future
Baronial Events that I may do one for.
I make an effort to see that my directions can be followed by any one with a state hwy
map. I also like to link to Mapquest or use one of their maps on my site. If it needs
further explanation closer to the site I try to acquire or make a map that others can
understand. This does take time and effort and is an easy thing to volunteer for to help
out for your group's event. Play test it with others in your area that have not been there if
you can. Also re-use any previous maps for any previously used sites if they were
helpful. Don't re-invent the wheel.
Any other suggestions are welcome.
Thanks for the suggestions,
Bryn Gwlad Baronial Event Web Master
On 15 Oct 2002 at 10:58, Mercedes/Stephanie wrote:
> I recently received the message below from one of our relatively new
> people. I'm thinking that if there is one person who is having trouble
> with these issues, there are bound to be more. Just thought I would
> share this as kind of a head's up (with their permission - names have
> been removed to protect the potentially embarrassed.)
> In service
> Baroness of Northkeep
> A number of events have been posted recently, but they usually only
> name the barony or canton an event is being held at ... but for those
> of us who are new, figuring out where that is, can be kind of tough.
> Also, places tend to be described as 'such and such campsite'... but
> Mapquest hasn't ever heard of the place. I've looked at the maps on
> the Baronial and Kingdom site, and sometimes they're not much more
> informative, or have been scanned at such low resolution they are
> illegible. I feel like an idiot asking on the main list where
> everything is... so I've probably missed out on some events within
> Is there any way to ask that announcements of events could be more
> 'newbie friendly'... ? ie with clearer indication of where the actual
> event takes place? It sure would help a lot.
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