[vcf-midatlantic] Extra HOPE ticket for sale (Re: Anyone going to HOPE?)
evan at vcfed.org
Tue Jun 26 16:05:27 EDT 2018
>> I look forward to seeing many of you there as usual.
Back at ya.
>> The MARCH exhibit has always been a highlight
MARCH doesn't exist anymore, "Vintage Computer Federation / Mid-Atlantic
Chapter" ... rolls off the tongue, don't you think? :)
On Tue, Jun 26, 2018, 4:02 PM Ken via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> I have an extra HOPE ticket for sale (I paid $170), because my friend
> accidentally double booked his weekend.
> Anyone wanting to come to HOPE, let me know if you'd like to buy my ticket
> so I don't worry about selling it anymore!
> I look forward to seeing many of you there as usual. The MARCH exhibit
> has always been a highlight, always attracting interesting/interested folks
> of all ages for great teachings and reminiscings.
> - Ken
> At 6/26/2018 09:20 AM, systems_glitch via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> >Also, the Hotel Penn isn't booked solid, try TripAdvisor. I booked rooms
> >just last night, worked fine and was cheaper than when I used the Hotel
> >Penn site directly two years ago (I'd been warned not to do that in the
> >future). Again, though, the standard of room being provided may be
> >to those who aren't familiar with NYC price/quality curves :P
> >On Mon, Jun 25, 2018 at 5:29 PM, systems_glitch <systems.glitch at gmail.com
> >> Definitely something to note: if you're not used to the standards of
> >> "cheap hotel room in NYC," the Hotel Penn might be a bit of a shock to
> >> I've never seen evidence of bugs or rodents in rooms I've been in, and
> >> one I personally know has either, which is about all you can say for the
> >> older/cheaper rooms at the Hotel Penn. Last time Ethan and I split a
> >> the AC was leaking condensate all over the carpet and made it smell a
> >> like death in there. Fortunately I had my security bits in my toolbox
> >> was able to open the window :P
> >> Beware that they will also try and stick a daily housekeeping charge on
> >> your bill, after you check out.
> >> Thanks,
> >> Jonathan
> >> On Mon, Jun 25, 2018 at 5:22 PM, Ethan O'Toole via vcf-midatlantic <
> >> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> >>> Anyone from VCF going to HOPE this year?
> >>>> The date snuck up on me, and now the hotel Penn is full. If someone
> >>>> of
> >>>> a good / inexpensive place to stay for this conference I'm all ears!
> >>> I will be there! Crashing with a friend I know from the old school
> >>> scene though, I didn't setup the hotel.
> >>> From MAGFest knowledge, it might be that the HOPE Hotel block is full.
> >>> Check to see if the room is available with or without the HOPE code.
> >>> next thing is there is some 5000 club or something that gets access to
> >>> nicer (meaning a normal hotel grade) room.
> >>> Also more rooms might open up as the event gets closer, but it's a pain
> >>> being on that line.
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