Re: 2nd Event Proposal
On 10/6/07, Daniel Watkins <D.M.Watkins@...> wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-10-06 at 17:28 +0100, Richard Warburton wrote:
> > I had optimistically hoped that this kind of thing could run in
> > parallel to gaming on fridays, but its not really been
> > happening.Consequently I propose that we start running saturday night
> > QING again. Try and get stuff done on projects. Thoughts?
> I think a problem we have now that we hold gaming in DCS (our primary
> location for *ING) is that it's too easy for us to get distracted and
> start playing games (especially when running alongside gaming). This
> means that some people will come along hoping to do something of some
> interest or use to the world and find a load of WUGLUG people shouting
> at each other over DotA/UT/Proball.
> We also have an issue that many people won't want to give both their
> Friday and Saturday nights to CompSoc events and so will only go to one
> or the other. If people have to go to gaming because they have
> technical duties to perform, we make it very difficult for them...
I'm inclined to agree here, I would rather not have saturday taken
over, it was just mooted as an idea time.
> One solution might be to run XING at the same time as gaming but in the
> other DCS room, so we don't have the distractions of gaming unless we
> make the conscious decision to switch rooms.
I'd rather not have this as a 'split the society' thing, I think we've
had enough of that already.