[Wvgc-go] Wvgc-go Digest, Vol 72, Issue 5

Neal Wright Neal at hendeca.com
Sat Nov 5 15:39:05 PDT 2016


I am now at Lucky Lab and don't see anyone. Going to do some reading and go
problems for a bit if anyone wants to come and play a game

Le sam. 5 nov. 2016 à 15:21, <wvgc-go-request at computer-go.org> a écrit :

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> Ah, grand! I will come down to the Lucky Lab. Glenn, do you think you could
> remove the Bethany club and the Lewis and Clark club? It would be helpful
> to prevent people from showing up at an empty meeting. I'm going to try to
> go to Lucky Lab meetups more regularly but I agree there could be better
> venues out there
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> >    1. Re: Can we do something about all of the inactive meetings on
> >       the calendar? (Troy Wahl)
> >    2. Re: Can we do something about all of the inactive meetings on
> >       the calendar? (Brad Fujan)
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> > Date: Sat, 5 Nov 2016 20:55:24 +0000 (UTC)
> > From: Troy Wahl <twahl_99 at yahoo.com>
> > To: "wvgc-go at computer-go.org" <wvgc-go at computer-go.org>
> > Subject: Re: [Wvgc-go] Can we do something about all of the inactive
> >         meetings on the calendar?
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> > Well, I'm at the Lucky Lab right now (Sat.) and people come Sunday as
> > well. Once the election is over, I'll be much more regular on Saturdays.
> >
> >     On Saturday, November 5, 2016 12:20 PM, levenick <
> > levenick at willamette.edu> wrote:
> >
> >
> >  Is there a meeting at the Lucky Lab on *both* Sat and Sun?  Or neither?
> > I quit driving up on Sat as there were hardly any players there (plus it
> > is cold, and the food sucks — I sure liked meeting at Olde Town Pizza
> > better… I wonder if it is time to find a new venue?).
> > And… as far as I know there is no meeting at L&C anymore.
> > Glenn: you could add the Weds 5-9 meeting at the New Morning Bakery in
> > Corvallis if you wanted… we always have 6-12 players…
> > Jim
> >
> > On Nov 5, 2016, at 12:12 PM, Glenn Peters <glenn at aenigma.com> wrote:
> > Thank you for writing this up, Neal.  While I admit I haven't always been
> > keeping up the calendar very well, the hardest part is getting feedback
> > about whether clubs are no longer meeting.  What time were you showing up
> > at the Lucky Lab?  I know someone is supposed to be at those meetings.
> > Thank you for doing all this on the ground research.
> > I'll take the Bethany club off the calendar.  I can take the Saturday
> > Lucky Lab meeting off again if no one is attending in the afternoons.
> >  (It's possible people are leaving early with not enough players.)  Does
> > anyone have any feedback on that?
> > As far as getting kyu players to play, that's just a question of finding
> > the kyu players and getting them to come to the club.  If we have enough
> > kyu players showing up to have their own night, I'm fine with that, it
> just
> > has to have someone to be there on a regular basis, as we were supposed
> to
> > have for the Lucky Lab.
> > Thanks,Glenn
> >
> > On Sat, Nov 5, 2016 at 10:38 AM tsuki190 <tsuki190 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Powells on Tuesdays is very consistent.
> >
> > Tom
> >
> > voice mail (971) 238-2703
> > On Fri, Nov 4, 2016 at 8:28 PM, Neal Wright <Neal at hendeca.com> wrote:
> >
> > Hello,
> > Over the last year I've attended no fewer than 5 go club meetings where
> no
> > one was there or the club was on hiatus. It's sad to see that there seem
> to
> > be fewer and fewer players coming to the meetings and I wonder if it
> might
> > be harder to attract new players when the main calendar of go meetings
> can
> > be fairly inconsistent.
> > I'd really like to remedy this by removing clubs that are inactive or at
> > least updating the calendar when there's a meeting that is not meeting
> for
> > part of the year. Recently I've found that:
> >
> >    - The Bethany club was not happening last time a went (a month or tw
> > ago). I tried to contact the organizer via the contact info on
> > oregongo.org and received no reply. Does this club still exist?
> >    - I haven't seen anyone at Lucky lab on Saturdays when I've gone over
> > the last 6 months or so. It could be that it happens sometimes and I have
> > only gone when it's not happening, but so far I haven't seen anyone there
> > in some time.
> >    - Seems that the Lewis and Clark Go Club event has been updated to
> > cease during the summer season so that's great!
> > If there's any way I can help keep the calendar up-to-date, I'd be
> willing
> > to volunteer some of my time to make sure that the schedule is accurate.
> > I've also thought about trying to organize a night aimed at kyu players,
> > but I would probably prefer to wait until after the calendar has been
> > updated to reflect the currently active meetings so it doesn't get lost
> in
> > the mix. When there aren't many players at Powell's, it can be hard for a
> > player who is weaker than 5k or so to find a game. Generally I've found
> the
> > players to be very accommodating and I understand the desire to play with
> > players of one's own strength, so I think such a meeting could serve as a
> > good environment for weaker players looking to improve. If possible it
> > would be great to eventually include lectures from time to time from
> > stronger players.
> > Anyway, I just thought I'd put in my two cents and also offer to assist
> in
> > keeping the calendar organized and up-to-date. Thoughts? Suggestions?
> > Thanks.
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> > Date: Sat, 5 Nov 2016 15:14:40 -0700
> > From: Brad Fujan <brad at fujan.name>
> > To: wvgc-go at computer-go.org, Troy Wahl <twahl_99 at yahoo.com>
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> > Ah man, I miss playing with you all in Portland but it's too long a drive
> > for me atm.  I might stop by Corvallis, my Wednesdays may be free.  Glad
> to
> > see some clubs getting organized on here.
> >
> > The Eugene go club is using the Eugene Go Club Google group to organize
> > meetups/meet at Funagain games at 6 on Wednesdays, but that's not too
> > consistent.  The listing on OregonGo.com links to a club page that links
> to
> > the Google group, so that's probably correct enough to leave as is atm.
> >
> > Brad
> >
> > On Nov 5, 2016 1:59 PM, "Troy Wahl" <twahl_99 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Well, I'm at the Lucky Lab right now (Sat.) and people come Sunday as
> > > well. Once the election is over, I'll be much more regular on
> Saturdays.
> > >
> > >
> > > On Saturday, November 5, 2016 12:20 PM, levenick <
> > levenick at willamette.edu>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > Is there a meeting at the Lucky Lab on *both* Sat and Sun?  Or neither?
> > >
> > > I quit driving up on Sat as there were hardly any players there (plus
> it
> > > is cold, and the food sucks — I sure liked meeting at Olde Town Pizza
> > > better… I wonder if it is time to find a new venue?).
> > >
> > > And… as far as I know there is no meeting at L&C anymore.
> > >
> > > Glenn: you could add the Weds 5-9 meeting at the New Morning Bakery in
> > > Corvallis if you wanted… we always have 6-12 players…
> > >
> > > Jim
> > >
> > > On Nov 5, 2016, at 12:12 PM, Glenn Peters <glenn at aenigma.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Thank you for writing this up, Neal.  While I admit I haven't always
> been
> > > keeping up the calendar very well, the hardest part is getting feedback
> > > about whether clubs are no longer meeting.  What time were you showing
> up
> > > at the Lucky Lab?  I know someone is supposed to be at those meetings.
> > > Thank you for doing all this on the ground research.
> > >
> > > I'll take the Bethany club off the calendar.  I can take the Saturday
> > > Lucky Lab meeting off again if no one is attending in the afternoons.
> > >  (It's possible people are leaving early with not enough players.)
> Does
> > > anyone have any feedback on that?
> > >
> > > As far as getting kyu players to play, that's just a question of
> finding
> > > the kyu players and getting them to come to the club.  If we have
> enough
> > > kyu players showing up to have their own night, I'm fine with that, it
> > just
> > > has to have someone to be there on a regular basis, as we were supposed
> > to
> > > have for the Lucky Lab.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Glenn
> > >
> > >
> > > On Sat, Nov 5, 2016 at 10:38 AM tsuki190 <tsuki190 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Powells on Tuesdays is very consistent.
> > >
> > > Tom
> > >
> > > voice mail (971) 238-2703
> > >
> > > On Fri, Nov 4, 2016 at 8:28 PM, Neal Wright <Neal at hendeca.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > Over the last year I've attended no fewer than 5 go club meetings where
> > no
> > > one was there or the club was on hiatus. It's sad to see that there
> seem
> > to
> > > be fewer and fewer players coming to the meetings and I wonder if it
> > might
> > > be harder to attract new players when the main calendar of go meetings
> > can
> > > be fairly inconsistent.
> > >
> > > I'd really like to remedy this by removing clubs that are inactive or
> at
> > > least updating the calendar when there's a meeting that is not meeting
> > for
> > > part of the year. Recently I've found that:
> > >
> > >
> > >    - The Bethany club was not happening last time a went (a month or tw
> > >    ago). I tried to contact the organizer via the contact info on
> > >    oregongo.org and received no reply. Does this club still exist?
> > >    - I haven't seen anyone at Lucky lab on Saturdays when I've gone
> over
> > >    the last 6 months or so. It could be that it happens sometimes and I
> > have
> > >    only gone when it's not happening, but so far I haven't seen anyone
> > there
> > >    in some time.
> > >    - Seems that the Lewis and Clark Go Club event has been updated to
> > >    cease during the summer season so that's great!
> > >
> > > If there's any way I can help keep the calendar up-to-date, I'd be
> > willing
> > > to volunteer some of my time to make sure that the schedule is
> accurate.
> > > I've also thought about trying to organize a night aimed at kyu
> players,
> > > but I would probably prefer to wait until after the calendar has been
> > > updated to reflect the currently active meetings so it doesn't get lost
> > in
> > > the mix. When there aren't many players at Powell's, it can be hard
> for a
> > > player who is weaker than 5k or so to find a game. Generally I've found
> > the
> > > players to be very accommodating and I understand the desire to play
> with
> > > players of one's own strength, so I think such a meeting could serve
> as a
> > > good environment for weaker players looking to improve. If possible it
> > > would be great to eventually include lectures from time to time from
> > > stronger players.
> > >
> > > Anyway, I just thought I'd put in my two cents and also offer to assist
> > in
> > > keeping the calendar organized and up-to-date. Thoughts? Suggestions?
> > > Thanks.
> > >
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