|Re: [Hangout-NYLXS] [nylug-talk] RSVP open: Wed Mar 16,
|Quoting Ruben Safir (mrbrklyn-at-panix.com):
> On 03/08/2016 02:14 AM, Rick Moen wrote:
> > As in, you expressed a polite request well in advance (and in writing, so
> > as to leave a solid record) for a means to RSVP via other means, you
> > were ignored or brushed off, you went there, and you were ejected for
> > lack of a Meetup, Inc. RSVP?
> Yes me and Ron Gurin and a half dozen others.
Oh, great, _so_, since you expressed a polite request well in advance of
the specific meeting you wished to attend, that you please be allowed an
alternate means of RSVPing, _and_ did so Q}in writing so as to
leave a solid record, you should have no trouble whatsoever sending me a
Don't forget to specify which meeting it was, and the record of you
being denied admission solely because you didn't RSVP for that meeting
What 'well in advance' means is a judgement call, but two weeks would
seem polite and respectful to me -- and my whole goddamned point, Ruben,
is that if you want to succeed in practical politics, to sway the
uncommitted, if you're dealing with arbitrary stupidity, it's necessary
to pointedly be so reasonable and polite that you cannot be just brushed
off -- and be able to let other people see that and draw obvious
This doesn't mean you win, but the other way means you definitely don't.
I'm expecting 'no', you did nothing like what I asked about.
but go ahead, prove me wrong.
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