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Re: Change In Venue Time
Quoting goossbears (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> Among the most significant renovations the owners made during the
> last couple of months that have significantly affected our BerkeleyLUG
> meetups were their adding more TV screens around the restuarant, adding
> more TV speakers all around the place routinely blaring televised sports,
> and making enough structural renovations to the place (e.g., raising the
> ceiling) so that the televised sports sounds heavily reverberate all around
> the place.
Aw, man, that _so_ majorly sucks -- and I've seen it happen to LUGs
before, e.g., a LUG in Santa Cruz kept needing to give up on otherwise
attractive venues because management would not reduce the imported (TV or
music) noise level _anywhere_ on the premises sufficient for reasonable
conversation. (And then a couple more places where that wasn't yet the
case started doing karaoke.)
The rationale for 85c Bakery seems impeccable.
I assume Au Coquelet Cafe, 2000 University Avenue
between Milvia and Shattuck, was considered and found wanting? It's
been a very long time since I checked the place, but it's where Berkeley
Unix User Group met (and possibly still does).
(Above is not a recommendation, exactly, just throwing out a place a
group has used.)
Cheers, Harahefet sh'eli mele'ah betzlofahim.
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