Author Topic: Should we have Zoom meeting(s) on NG?  (Read 4923 times)

Birna Rørslett

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Re: Should we have Zoom meeting(s) on NG?
« Reply #15 on: November 16, 2023, 21:36:07 »
OK, based on the survey, I'll run the first of *two* meet-ups at 2200 Monday 20 Nov. Next 1000 on Monday 27.Nov. Time zone CET.  Duration 1 hour but that can be extended if required.

As these are test runs, we will not restrict participation to Supporters. However, that is one of the possible topics to discuss.

In order to make the event manageable -- to me -- I'set an upper limit of participants to 11. Send me a PM if you wish to join and which of the date/time slots are most suitable. I'll distribute Zoom link and an agenda later to the applicants.




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Re: Should we have Zoom meeting(s) on NG?
« Reply #16 on: November 17, 2023, 21:27:55 »
To anyone interested in participating:

DO use the PM system -- NOT any direct e-mails to me. In the latter case the message might not even make it through the filtering systems of the mail provider. Or the message content is stripped out, which makes the information useless as I don't learn from whom the e-mail is :(

I've already seen several cases of these issues, so please don't exacerbate the situation.

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Re: Should we have Zoom meeting(s) on NG?
« Reply #17 on: November 18, 2023, 16:18:34 »
have just resent my PM from 2 days ago, after cleaning the PM folders
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Re: Should we have Zoom meeting(s) on NG?
« Reply #18 on: November 18, 2023, 21:59:37 »
I would join if available.... of course I would have to download zoom :). haven't used it since I retired.
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Re: Should we have Zoom meeting(s) on NG?
« Reply #19 on: November 18, 2023, 22:49:52 »
There are still vacant positions for both planned events, Bob. Just shoot me a PM if you are interested.

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Re: Should we have Zoom meeting(s) on NG?
« Reply #20 on: November 19, 2023, 01:45:16 »
Can we consider - beside Zoom - other exchange methods such as WhatsApp or Telegram. More flexible and interactive than messaging ?
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Re: Should we have Zoom meeting(s) on NG?
« Reply #21 on: November 19, 2023, 07:13:11 »
Members can communicate any way they want. I'm talking about possible events  that are "official".

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Re: Should we have Zoom meeting(s) on NG?
« Reply #22 on: November 19, 2023, 07:30:11 »
Members can communicate any way they want. I'm talking about possible events  that are "official".

So I do
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Re: Should we have Zoom meeting(s) on NG?
« Reply #23 on: November 19, 2023, 10:13:38 »
Just cleaned my messages and recent one indicating my interest yo participate
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Re: Should we have Zoom meeting(s) on NG?
« Reply #24 on: November 19, 2023, 11:39:33 »
So I do

Then count me out. I'm using Zoom. Not the others. Feel free to set up any system of your own.

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Re: Should we have Zoom meeting(s) on NG?
« Reply #25 on: November 19, 2023, 12:02:30 »
To the participants of the Monday 20th meet-up: I'll send the agenda and link later this evening (hopefully around 2200 CET time). I have to visit a very sick friend today and spend some hours with him -- not sure how long he has left to live.

The participants for Monday 27th: I'll send the needed info in a day or two.

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Re: Should we have Zoom meeting(s) on NG?
« Reply #26 on: November 20, 2023, 10:53:23 »
Hope you have a great session everyone.
I can't make Monday's at those times at the moment, but I'm sure the opportunity will come around soon.

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Re: Should we have Zoom meeting(s) on NG?
« Reply #27 on: November 20, 2023, 11:41:16 »
We shall see. The experience gathered from the two pilot meetings will be important to decide whether we should continue along this path, or push for in-vivo meetings instead.

Real life encounters allow for so much more, but the number of people able to attend always will be quite restricted. In theory, such limits may be lifted for virtual meet-ups.

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Re: Should we have Zoom meeting(s) on NG?
« Reply #28 on: November 20, 2023, 23:39:07 »
Thank you B for arranging the first meeting on Zoom - We are off to a great start  ;D
We already have some topics on the table - Looking forward to next meeting!
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Re: Should we have Zoom meeting(s) on NG?
« Reply #29 on: November 21, 2023, 01:35:14 »
It was awesome to see you on zoom  :)
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