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A former member
Post #: 262
(under construction)
This thread on the topic of "Processing incoming members".

  • Relevant settings are mostly in http://www.meetup.com...­ , which includes

    • Profile Questions
    • "Who can join this group?", currently "anyone can join the group, there are no restrictions"
    • "Profile requirements for new members": "Introduction", "Photo", "Profile questions" are currently all YES.
    • Welcome message to new members: now "Text LA6GTJ updated 2010.10.20st0135..."


A former member
Post #: 263
10 of the last 20 new members (currently) did not meet reasonable standards for a main profile pic, wasting me considerable time telling each to correct it. But it turns out the shared intro was
Text LA6GTJ updated 2010.10.20st0135:
...including:
(a) YOUR MAIN PHOTO clearly shows your face as u appear in person,
so not fully spelling it out, and given this lesser standard, indeed only 5 didn't meet the standard (so the other 5 could be paying attention, it's just the written standard was weak. But in any case, updated to
Text LA6GTJ updated 2011.09.06pst0008:
...including these REQUIREMENTS:
(a) UR MAIN PIC clearly&accurately shows ur face so most anyone seeing it can then easily recognize&find u in person, including CLOSEUP, FILLS FRAME, REAL, &EYES+NOSE+MOUTH VISIBLE(NO SUNGLASSES)
hopefully making it crystal clear, and then

  • Relevant settings are mostly in http://www.meetup.com...­ :

    • Welcome message to new members: now "Text LA6GTJ updated 2011.09.06pst0008"
    • "Who can join this group?" - considered also changing this to "Anyone can try to join, but they must be approved by a group Organizer" but will try the above and see if it is enough


A former member
Post #: 265
To further get members to meet reasonable standards for a main profile pic and more, update the the shared intro considerably; now
Text LA6GTJ updated 20110906pst1118:
...including:
(a) UR *MAIN* PIC clearly&accurately&fully shows ur face so anyone seeing it can then easily spot u in person(2meet-up 1must find!), including REAL,EYES+NOSE+MOUTH VISIBLE,FILLS FRAME,JUST U,&CLOSEUP

A former member
Post #: 404
(LW7WU0=In the last months since the last post, approved a few batches of incoming members. I leave this post here for further details of that.)
A former member
Post #: 405
(LW7WVK=I DestinyArchitect processed some pending members:

  • (LW7XKT=Approve this person with Greet
    IT recruiter Brighette http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ , (LW7WY3=I just approved ur app 2join our group: WELCOME TO http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ ! ---the largest Android community group in Orange County, also partnering & including the events of the 2nd largest+events of related groups --ur 1stop-shop4 OC Android community!
    +Follow ur welcome email, incl RSVP2 @least 2 events (r some 2nite!)
    +Read "Read more about us" incl recruiter/job rules: we link u up!
    See u@the events!)
    )

  • (LW7XN1=Approve this person with Greet
    OCAndroid applicant Rivertiger http://meetup.com/OCA...­ ; thanks for applying to our group, the by-far largest community Android group in OC. Because your main group pic meets all guidelines http://1.JotHere.com/...­ except being a closeup of your face, I will approve it for now provided you please update to these full standards within the next 7 days. Sound good? Thanks.
    Dec 14, 2011 7:14 PM
    iOS programmer Rivertiger http://meetup.com/OCA...­
    (LW7WY3=I just approved ur app 2join our group: WELCOME TO http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ ! ---the largest Android community group in Orange County, also partnering & including the events of the 2nd largest+events of related groups --ur 1stop-shop4 OC Android community!
    +Follow ur welcome email, incl RSVP2 @least 2 events (r some 2nite!)
    +Read "Read more about us" incl recruiter/job rules: we link u up!
    See u@the events!)
    Dec 14, 2011 7:18 PM
    )
  • (LW7YC0=Approved with Greet
    Comic app programmer Dylan http://meetup.com/OCA...­
    (LW7WY3=I just approved ur app 2join our group: WELCOME TO http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ ! ---the largest Android community group in Orange County, also partnering & including the events of the 2nd largest+events of related groups --ur 1stop-shop4 OC Android community!
    +Follow ur welcome email, incl RSVP2 @least 2 events (r some 2nite!)
    +Read "Read more about us" incl recruiter/job rules: we link u up!
    See u@the events!)
    Dec 14, 2011 7:24 PM
    )
  • (LW7YJY=Approved with Greet
    OS coder&college stu Garret http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ -nice page!
    (LW7YTA=I just approved ur app 2join our group: WELCOME TO http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ ! ---the largest Android community grp in Orange County, also partnering w/the 2nd largest&incl all their events+events of related grps --ur 1stop-shop4 OC Android community!
    +Follow ur welcome email, incl RSVP2 2+ events (r some 2nite!)
    +Read "Read more about us" incl recruiter/job rules: we link u up!
    See u@the events!)
    Dec 14, 2011 7:35 PM
    )
  • (LW7Z18=Approved with Greet
    Digital app artist 2b Joel http://meetup.com/OCA...­ -nice page!
    (LW7YTA=I just approved ur app 2join our group: WELCOME TO http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ ! ---the largest Android community grp in Orange County, also partnering w/the 2nd largest&incl all their events+events of related grps --ur 1stop-shop4 OC Android community!
    +Follow ur welcome email, incl RSVP2 2+ events (r some 2nite!)
    +Read "Read more about us" incl recruiter/job rules: we link u up!
    See u@the events!)
    Dec 14, 2011 7:41 PM
    )
  • (LW7ZEY=Approved with Greet
    33yr software engineer Tom http://meetup.com/OCA...­ -nice page!
    (LW7YTA=I just approved ur app 2join our group: WELCOME TO http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ ! ---the largest Android community grp in Orange County, also partnering w/the 2nd largest&incl all their events+events of related grps --ur 1stop-shop4 OC Android community!
    +Follow ur welcome email, incl RSVP2 2+ events (r some 2nite!)
    +Read "Read more about us" incl recruiter/job rules: we link u up!
    See u@the events!)
    Dec 14, 2011 7:46 PM
    )
  • (LW7XN1=Approve this person with Greet
    OCAndroid applicant LOU http://Meetup.com/OCA...­
    (LW7ZPG=Thanks for applying to our group, the by-far largest community Android group in Orange County. Because your main group picture meets standard http://1.JotHere.com/...­ EXCEPT [being full-sized and a closeup of your face], I will approve it for now PROVIDED you kindly update it to the FULL standard within the next 7 days. Sound good? Thanks.)
    Dec 14, 2011 7:56 PM
    Software engineer LOU http://meetup.com/OCA...­
    (LW7YTA=I just approved ur app 2join our group: WELCOME TO http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ ! ---the largest Android community grp in Orange County, also partnering w/the 2nd largest&incl all their events+events of related grps --ur 1stop-shop4 OC Android community!
    +Follow ur welcome email, incl RSVP2 2+ events (r some 2nite!)
    +Read "Read more about us" incl recruiter/job rules: we link u up!
    See u@the events!)
    Dec 14, 2011 8:00 PM
    )
    )
  • A former member
    Post #: 412
    (LWJKV9=I DestinyArchitect processed some pending members:

    • (LWJKWZ=Approve this person with Greet
      OCAndroid applicant Michael S. http://meetup.com/OCA...­
      (LW7ZPG=Thanks for applying to our group, the by-far largest community Android group in Orange County. Because your main group picture meets standard http://1.JotHere.com/...­ EXCEPT [being a closeup of your face], I will approve it for now PROVIDED you kindly update it to the FULL standard within the next 7 days. Sound good? Thanks.)
      Dec 21, 2011 2:04 AM
      Coder & upcoming Android devper Michael http://meetup.com/OCA...­
      (LW7YTA=I just approved ur app 2join our group: WELCOME TO http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ ! ---the largest Android community grp in Orange County, also partnering w/the 2nd largest&incl all their events+events of related grps --ur 1stop-shop4 OC Android community!
      +Follow ur welcome email, incl RSVP2 2+ events (r some 2nite!)
      +Read "Read more about us" incl recruiter/job rules: we link u up!
      See u@the events!)
      Dec 20, 2011 11:08 PM
      )
    • (LWJLDS=Approve this person with Greet
      Ex MSFT turning Android coder Lynn http://meetup.com/OCA...­
      (LW7YTA=I just approved ur app 2join our group: WELCOME TO http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ ! ---the largest Android community grp in Orange County, also partnering w/the 2nd largest&incl all their events+events of related grps --ur 1stop-shop4 OC Android community!
      +Follow ur welcome email, incl RSVP2 2+ events (r some 2nite!)
      +Read "Read more about us" incl recruiter/job rules: we link u up!
      See u@the events!)
      Dec 21, 2011 2:16 AM
      )
    • (pause)
    • (LWJNNN=Approve this person with Greet
      Safe-driving app Android coder2be Diop http://meetup.com/OCA...­
      (LW7YTA=I just approved ur app 2join our group: WELCOME TO http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ ! ---the largest Android community grp in Orange County, also partnering w/the 2nd largest&incl all their events+events of related grps --ur 1stop-shop4 OC Android community!
      +Follow ur welcome email, incl RSVP2 2+ events (r some 2nite!)
      +Read "Read more about us" incl recruiter/job rules: we link u up!
      See u@the events!)
      Dec 21, 2011 12:06 AM
      )
    • (LWJO1J=Approve this person with Greet
      Former DB dev 2turn Android dev Steve C http://meetup.com/OCA...­
      (LW7YTA=I just approved ur app 2join our group: WELCOME TO http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ ! ---the largest Android community grp in Orange County, also partnering w/the 2nd largest&incl all their events+events of related grps --ur 1stop-shop4 OC Android community!
      +Follow ur welcome email, incl RSVP2 2+ events (r some 2nite!)
      +Read "Read more about us" incl recruiter/job rules: we link u up!
      See u@the events!)
      Dec 21, 2011 3:14 AM
      )
    • (LWJOAR=There are 26 pending members left but none of them meet the profile criteria; I will need to find out how Meetup has one have them correct that (as refuse membership & ask them reapply?), so put them on hold until.)
    • (Note Lou http://www.meetup.com...­ has not updated his photo, so post Greet

      OCAndroid newcomer LOU http://meetup.com/OCA...­
      * We've got some great events at 7pm great for ur skill level. Please RSVP.
      * My "Dec 14, 2011 4:56 PM" Greet said "update [ur grp pic] to the FULL standard within the next 7 days" but it looks like nothing has changed with it and I haven't heard from u. This will take u just a few mins & it must be fixed to remain a member. So pls correct it before next week, else let me know. Thanks.
      *Lkg fwd to seeing u@our events!
      Dec 21, 2011 3:23 AM
      )
    )
    A former member
    Post #: 416
    (LWL5GO=I DestinyArchitect processed some pending members:

    • (LWL5HO=Approve this person with Greet
      (in-person) Cloud&Linux sysadmin Ralf http://meetup.com/OCA...­
      (LW7YTA=I just approved ur app 2join our group: WELCOME TO http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ ! ---the largest Android community grp in Orange County, also partnering w/the 2nd largest&incl all their events+events of related grps --ur 1stop-shop4 OC Android community!
      +Follow ur welcome email, incl RSVP2 2+ events (r some 2nite!)
      +Read "Read more about us" incl recruiter/job rules: we link u up!
      See u@the events!)
      Dec 21, 2011 10:27 PM
      )
      so I could RSVP him for 2night's mtgs as http://www.meetup.com...­
    )

    A former member
    Post #: 428
    LXAU83=I DestinyArchitect processed some so they could RSVP for 2nite's events. pending members:

    • LXAUJX=Approve this profile with Greet
      Long Bch worker&Android dev beg Gino http://meetup.com/OCA...­
      (LW7YTA=I just approved ur app 2join our group: WELCOME TO http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ ! ---the largest Android community grp in Orange County, also partnering w/the 2nd largest&incl all their events+events of related grps --ur 1stop-shop4 OC Android community!
      +Follow ur welcome email, incl RSVP2 2+ events (r some 2nite!)
      +Read "Read more about us" incl recruiter/job rules: we link u up!
      See u@the events!)
      Jan 04, 2012 4:24 PM
      also in response to RSVP YES
      Mashhood Syed
      of la; joined 2011.07.24;2+rsvp,0+attend.mbrsp pending valid pic
      +1 guest
      Hello, My friend Gino Ferrari would like to join me in this meetup. Please let me know if there is anything he or I need to do. Mashhood Syed
    • LXAV1W=Approve this profile with Greet
      Android begDev &UCI DirOfComputing John R http://meetup.com/OCA...­
      (LW7YTA=I just approved ur app 2join our group: WELCOME TO http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ ! ---the largest Android community grp in Orange County, also partnering w/the 2nd largest&incl all their events+events of related grps --ur 1stop-shop4 OC Android community!
      +Follow ur welcome email, incl RSVP2 2+ events (r some 2nite!)
      +Read "Read more about us" incl recruiter/job rules: we link u up!
      See u@the events!)
      Jan 4, 2012 7:38 PM
    • LXAV5Q=Approve this profile with Greet
      Android Beg2Int Dlpr & CS stu Bladymir http://meetup.com/OCA...­
      (LW7YTA=I just approved ur app 2join our group: WELCOME TO http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ ! ---the largest Android community grp in Orange County, also partnering w/the 2nd largest&incl all their events+events of related grps --ur 1stop-shop4 OC Android community!
      +Follow ur welcome email, incl RSVP2 2+ events (r some 2nite!)
      +Read "Read more about us" incl recruiter/job rules: we link u up!
      See u@the events!)
      Jan 4, 2012 7:50 PM
    • LXAVPN=
      Post greet
      GalileeSteve http://meetup.com/OCA...­
      U write in ur intro "Urgh, change of email address requires I re-key everything in!"
      * Are u referring to Meetup? Meetup allows one to easily change one's email address at http://meetup.com/acc...­ .
      * U now have 2 profiles. U are already our mbr at http://meetup.com/OCA...­
      * Pls use http://meetup.com/acc...­ to suffix these "1"&"2" respectively.
      * Which will be ur main one & which will u close?
      Jan 04, 2012 5:39 PM

      Approve this profile with Greet
      Coder&religion-themed blogger Galilee http://meetup.com/OCA...­
      (LW7YTA=I just approved ur app 2join our group: WELCOME TO http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ ! ---the largest Android community grp in Orange County, also partnering w/the 2nd largest&incl all their events+events of related grps --ur 1stop-shop4 OC Android community!
      +Follow ur welcome email, incl RSVP2 2+ events (r some 2nite!)
      +Read "Read more about us" incl recruiter/job rules: we link u up!
      See u@the events!)
      Jan 4, 2012 8:46 PM
    • LXAYGS=Thom Hallgren http://www.meetup.com...­ still needs processing but that will take a careful greet asking him to promise to this time do right (incl warning & details before anything brash as quitting), and he probably wdn't be attending tonight's mtgs anyway.

    A former member
    Post #: 437
    LY0USQ=I DestinyArchitect processed some so they could RSVP for 2nite's events. pending members:

    • LY0UUB=Post greet

      Recruiter Anu http://meetup.com/OCA...­
      Thanks for applying to our group OCAndroid.
      * Nice profile answers.
      * Especially as a recruiter, be sure to read our "Read more about us" under "you will need to follow some good rules" esp rules 6&7.
      * How do you plan to participate when you are in "Ashburn, VA"?? Or if that's out-of-date, please update. Thx.
      Jan 18, 2012 8:38 PM

      Approve this profile with Greet

      IT recuriter&passionate Android user Anu http://meetup.com/OCA...­ (LW7YTA=I just approved ur app 2join our group: WELCOME TO http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ ! ---the largest Android community grp in Orange County, also partnering w/the 2nd largest&incl all their events+events of related grps --ur 1stop-shop4 OC Android community!
      +Follow ur welcome email, incl RSVP2 2+ events (r some 2nite!)
      +Read "Read more about us" incl recruiter/job rules: we link u up!
      See u@the events!)
      Jan 4, 2012 8:46 PM
    • LY0VG3=Thats all pending whom I could quickly approve; 31 remaining (got to deal with those tough cases)

    A former member
    Post #: 440
    LY4HI5=I DestinyArchitect processed some pending members so they could RSVP for SCALE10x
    :

    • LY4HM0=decline applicant with reason
      (LY4IXP=As we live by our rule "LTECO0=With each other (and ideally everyone), members should (communicate foremost by appropriate posting http://1.jothere.com/...­ ) and avoid private-messages & calls when possible to avoid.", please [see ]the Greet I'm now placing on your profile for the important reason.)
      and post Greet

      Duke Krautim http://meetup.com/mem...­
      (LY4IA3=Thx4 applying2 http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ -the largest Android community grp in OC,&also incl all the events of the 2nd largest+of related grps --ur 1stop-shop4 OC Android community!
      But ur app is 1 of few not yet up2our stds on every pg in "Read more about us": "LC78Q2=--Yes, membership means something here. ..some good rules..." -PLS READ; so I declining ur app so u can correct it&submit again. Notably,u gave) no profile Q answers.
    • Approve, Post greet
      Hiroko http://meetup.com/OCA...­
      * Ur profile looks great. Except for your pic displays too small. But I checked and indeed to my surprise this requirement was missing from our standard (thank u for making me aware), so I added it: http://1.JotHere.com/...­ . Pls get ur pic to std within 7 days. But because this wasn't in the std till now, I want thank u for pointing it out and approve you!
      * Since u want 2learn Android, RSVP YES 4our awesome Beg-to-Int sessions. :-)
      Jan 20, 2012 10:47 PM
      Post Greet
      Beg GIS Android app coder Hiroko Wilensky
      http://meetup.com/OCA...­
      (LY4QW6=I just approved ur app 2join our group: WELCOME TO http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ ! ---the largest Android community grp in the OC, incl partnering w/the 2nd largest&incl all their events+events of related grps --ur 1stop-shop4 OC Android community!
      +Follow ur welcome email, incl RSVP2 2+ events (some r today!)
      +Read "Read more about us" incl recruiter/job rules: we link u up!
      See u@the events!)
      Jan 20, 2012 10:54 PM-deleted as bad ID
      Jan 20, 2012 10:55 PM
      -note some rewrites to std msg, so new ID.
    • LY4R2I=Approve with Greet
      http://OCJUG.Org...­ (Java) co-chair Ray
      meetup.com/OCAndroid/members/9232902
      (LY4QW6=I just approved ur app 2join our group: WELCOME TO http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ ! ---the largest Android community grp in the OC, incl partnering w/the 2nd largest&incl all their events+events of related grps --ur 1stop-shop4 OC Android community!
      +Follow ur welcome email, incl RSVP2 2+ events (some r today!)
      +Read "Read more about us" incl recruiter/job rules: we link u up!
      See u@the events!)
      Jan 20, 2012 8:02 PM
      Set title to "of Lakewood; joined 2012.01.20;0+RSVP,4+attend;co-runs OCJUG.Org"
      Post Greet
      Ray http://meetup.com/OCA...­
      Thanks for coming to our last meeting, and thanks for joining!
      * Now that you're a member, if you can look thru our http://www.meetup.com...­ and for each one you attended post a comment there ~"I went to this, too", I'll update your attendance on that roster. Plus u'll get a good feel of what sort of events we do.
      * Don't forget we can get into SCALE10x this Sat&Sun if u RSVP YES &help our booth!
    • LY4SHX=Based on std text LY4IA3, wrote & used
      Andy http://meetup.com/mem...­
      (LY4SK4=Thx4 applying2 http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ -the largest Android community grp in OC,&also incl all the events of the 2nd largest+of related grps --ur 1stop-shop4 OC Android community!
      But contrary 2ur app ans,ur pic does NOT meet std http://1.JotHere.com/...­ :[#LY4K6A(sunglasses) & #LY4KV4(size)]. But2avoid hving2decline u&u doing over,if u hv/get in ur MAIN profile (URL above) a pic-to-std &Greet2me promising u'll use it,I'll approve u now.)
      Jan 20, 2012 11:55 PM
    • LY4TR9=Post Greet
      charles http://meetup.com/mem...­
      (LY4SK4=Thx4 applying2 http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ -the largest Android community grp in OC,&also incl all the events of the 2nd largest+of related grps --ur 1stop-shop4 OC Android community!
      But contrary 2ur app ans,ur pic does NOT meet std http://1.JotHere.com/...­ :[closeup & #LY4K6A(sunglasses) & more]. But2avoid hving2decline u&u doing over,if u hv/get in ur MAIN profile (URL above) a pic-to-std &Greet2me promising u'll use it,I'll approve u now.)
      Jan 21, 2012 12:01 AM
    • LY4U1P=Post Greet
      Keith http://meetup.com/mem...­
      (LY4SK4=Thx4 applying2 http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ -the largest Android community grp in OC,&also incl all the events of the 2nd largest+of related grps --ur 1stop-shop4 OC Android community!
      But contrary 2ur app ans,ur pic does NOT meet std http://1.JotHere.com/...­ :[as LY4MRD;read; it's even clearer now]. But2avoid hving2decline u&u doing over,if u hv/get in ur MAIN profile (URL above) a pic-to-std &Greet2me promising u'll use it,I'll approve u now.)
      Jan 21, 2012 12:09 AM
    • LY4UEO=Post Greet
      dave http://meetup.com/mem...­
      (LY4UNH=Thx4 applying2 http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ -the largest Android community grp in OC,&also incl all the events of the 2nd largest+of related grps --ur 1stop-shop4 OC Android community!
      But contrary 2ur app ans,ur pic does NOT meet std http://1.JotHere.com/...­ [cute but LY4KE6(only u)& LY4KAB(closeup)]. But2avoid hving2decline u&u doing over,if u hv/get in ur MAIN profile (URL above) a pic-to-std &Greet2me promising u'll use it,I'll approve u now.)
      Jan 21, 2012 12:16 AM
    • LY4UPB=
      Da­vid of Foothill http://meetup.com/mem...­
      (LY4UNH=Thx4 applying2 http://Meetup.com/OCA...­ -the largest Android community grp in OC,&also incl all the events of the 2nd largest+of related grps --ur 1stop-shop4 OC Android community!
      But ur pic does not meet std http://1.JotHere.com/...­ [incl LY4KAB(closeup) -reread; it's clearer]. But2avoid hving2decline u&u doing over,if u hv/get in ur MAIN profile (URL above) a pic-to-std &Greet2me promising u'll use it,I'll approve u now.)
      Jan 21, 2012 12:22 AM

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