[vcf-midatlantic] Swap Meet feedback: vendor early access
dnotarnicola at gmail.com
Wed Mar 2 19:39:38 UTC 2022
“One person’s trash is another’s treasure” holds true here. What one may
consider a golden discovery may have been overlooked by many others. I was
finding things I wanted well into the swap meet.
Speaking strictly for myself, my three tables were not nearly enough space
to display all I had for sale, so it came out in batches over the course of
the morning. Persistence was rewarded for those who came back for second or
On Wed, Mar 2, 2022 at 2:25 PM skogkatt007--- via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> I was not exhibiting anger, but a measure of frustration at continually
> hearing how vendors are the whole show. I had a reasonably good time at
> this show, more so the last albeit.
> There's nothing wrong with suggesting the rules be made more fair.
> Feedback was requested and provided. If ⁴4people want to pretend that
> something less then a gushing review constitutes anger, that's their
> On Wednesday, March 2, 2022, 02:09:17 PM EST, Herb Johnson via
> vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> > skogkatt007 at yahoo.com skogkatt007 at yahoo.com
> > Wed Mar 2 11:19:11 UTC 2022
> A lot of anger in that response. It's fact of experience, that some
> people will be angry about money; theirs or someone else's.
> This poster, myself, and others, have suggested a number of rules
> followed by various organizations at various times. To me that makes a
> point, that there's not a single classic solution to these matters of
> what is sold when to whom, or who is charged for access to these events.
> Resolutions and rules won't please everyone; and as pointed out, rules
> can be circumvented. Practices and rules state an intention, and
> intentions are half the battle. The rest is up to individuals, as they
> act or not.
> That's what I draw from the discussion.
> Regards, Herb Johnson
> Herbert R. Johnson, New Jersey in the USA
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