Hi, Jon!

Please don't forget to send your and Phoebe cell phone numbers to
volunteers today/Friday.

Sure, it should be in private mails.


On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 11:55 AM, Jon Davis <w...@konsoletek.com> wrote:
> Ok, I was a lazy bastard, I apologize.  I've finally gone and created the
> shift signup for Maker Faire:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/San_Francisco/Maker_Faire_2010#Volunteers
> Last year, we had the problem with having too many people at the booth first
> thing in the morning and then not enough later in the day. This year we're
> going to break things up into "shifts". I ask that you show up at least 10mn
> early for your shift and be ready to stay around for the duration of your
> shift (Obviously 100% is not required, but I ask that you don't plan on
> wandering off for half the time of the shift). After the shift, you're more
> than welcome to stay at the Faire (since you're already in the gate) and do
> what ever your heart desires. If you've got a late shift, we can get you in
> early to the Faire so you can "check things out", and then work later.
> On the wiki, I put 3 "slots" per shift.  Replace the slot with your name for
> your desired shift.  If your desired shift is already full, please consider
> filling out the other shifts before "expanding" a filled shift.
> FAQ's
> Q) Can we have more than 3 people working at once?
> A) Yes, but per my previous mention, I'd like to try and balance out the
> volunteers.
> Q) Can we work multiple shifts?
> A) Of course.  I'm not going to say no to anyone that wants to spend the
> entire day with Phoebe and I, loosing our voice shouting over what ever
> noisy thing we'll be next to this year.
> Q) I'm not exactly sure when I can work/Your times don't work for me.  What
> can I do?
> A) It's not a perfect system.  If you're not sure, put yourself down as a
> maybe.  If you're travel arrangements preclude a specific time period
> (you're going to be an hour late, etc), just note that too.  We'll have
> people there, I'm just trying to space them out over the entire day.
> Q) Do I have to pay to get in?
> A) No.  We get a set of badges (generally not enough for everyone, but we
> make it work), and we'll get you in and out of the "staff" entrance -
> details to follow.
> Q) Do I get to see the Faire?
> A) Yes, the Faire is open 10am to 8pm Saturday and 10am to 6pm Sunday.  We
> only ask for 3 hours of that time.
> Q) Can I come multiple days?
> A) Yes
> Q) What does a volunteer have to do?
> A)  Basically, you get to sit at our booth, look pretty, accept compliments
> (people love Wikipedia) and tell people about Wikimedia/Wikipedia/All the
> projects.  If we're lucky, you might even convince a few people to edit.
> We'll have "stuff" to give away (like flyers, and stickers and such).
> Q) I'm confused, I have more questions
> A) That isn't a question - but email the list, or me personally - I can tell
> you about Maker Faire till your ears bleed.
> -Jon
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