[Ansteorra] RE: Event Locations (WAS: Question from a relative newcomer )
moondrgn at austin.rr.com
Tue Oct 15 13:50:00 PDT 2002
At 11:00 AM 10/15/02 -0700, you wrote:
>> Event websites aren't always a help, neither are Black Star
>> if they do not have adequate directions and maps. My own Barony is
>> somewhat cartographically-challenged in this regard, some
>> people learned
>> unhappily when trying to get to our last event. And it's one
>> of the worst
>> for saying "well, everybody KNOWS where it is!" I got that a
>> few years
>> ago, when I had just moved here, when I asked "where is....?"
>> and was told "well, it's at the usual site."
>Argh. Or "It is the same site as last year. Just look at the map
>in last year's BlackStar."
>Not everyone gets the BlackStar. Not everyone keeps their old
>BlackStar issues. And even those who might intentionally keep
>the old BlackStar issues, or even have many still sitting around,
>can always *find* that year old issue. Some of us have trouble
>finding *this* month's issue. :-)
>Stefan li Rous
I agree that "same site as last year" should not be the only directions
On the other paw, that phrase *in addition* to the regular directions may
help someone remember how to get there if they've been to the site before.
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