[Coco] Get Al to the Fest!

Steve Batson steve at batsonphotography.com
Mon Feb 20 15:43:58 EST 2012

Charge same as event tickets and stream or make video download available seems like a no brainier to me. Increases participation which I'd think everyone would want.

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On Feb 20, 2012, at 12:21 PM, Aaron Wolfe <aawolfe at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 3:04 PM, John Orwen <jorwen at neb.rr.com> wrote:
>> Sometimes I don't think things out thoroughly before making suggestions.
>> At times I don't take the time to think what is fair to one group vs another
>> group
>> but only what benefits me.
>> I can't help but think I am not the only person in the Universe that would
>> like to be
>> at the event to take part in it and enjoy it but are just not able to.
>> The intent of my suggestion was to increase the audience within the
>> community
>> for the event.  It was not in any way meant to detract from it.
>> I didn't realize that it required special equipment that members of the
>> Glenside
>> Color Computer Club do not have.  I just assumed that with today's
>> technology
>> all that would be required would be an iphone or ipad2 with WiFi and a PC
>> with
>> Streamer software installed on it and hard wired to Inet located
>> Somewhere/Anywhere.
> There is no technical reason streaming from the fest cannot be done.
> No special equipment is required, nor are any iThings required.
> It is purely a question of whether it should be done, not one of if it
> can be done.
>> In recent times I think in the most simplest of ideas.
>> I apologize for that.
>> As another suggestion, someone who is able to attend that is not involved in
>> sales or
>> demonstrations may be willing to use a digital camera and take detailed
>> coverage of
>> events, discussions and demonstrations and package it up as a downloadable
>> DVD .
>> Something more comprehensive than the short videos on Utube.  Possibly it
>> could be
>> made available to download shortly after the event has concluded.  Since it
>> would required time and effort on someone's part possibly a Paypal link
>> could be attached
>> to the download to compensate for it.  I would be willing to pay $15-$30 for
>> one. Possibly
>> others who cannot attend would to.  Is there any interest in this suggestion
>> ?
>> John
>> On 2/18/2012 1:37 PM, Boisy G. Pitre wrote:
>>> I'm in favor of making video available after the fest, but live streaming
>>> is simply not fair for those people who make the effort to spend money to
>>> fly or drive to the fest and pay to attend.
>>> Best Regards,
>>> Boisy G. Pitre
>>> Join our forums at http://www.tee-boy.com/forums/ to exchange ideas and
>>> information with other WeatherSnoop enthusiasts.
>>> On Feb 18, 2012, at 1:32 PM, John Orwen wrote:
>>>> Wouldn't it be nice if there would be a way to stream video/audio live
>>>> during the hours of the events in the Cocofest
>>>> so that those of us that aren't able or won't be able to attend could
>>>> partially enjoy it as it takes place as well ?
>>>> I have only been able to attend one of them and I can say that I
>>>> thoroughly enjoyed the entire experience.
>>>> John N0GFB
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