Re: [lunchclub-159] IMPORTANT INFO FOR ALL LUNCH EVENTS

From: Michael S.
Sent on: Monday, May 4, 2009 1:17 PM
Hmmm, I'm not sure what all the fuss is about. If there's enough variety, most people will have dishes they can enjoy and it's simply too hard in a large group to cater to everyone's special dietary requirements. Sounds like Sarina is trying to ensure that everyone can try lots of different tastes and items they might not usually order and also keep the process from becoming a logistical nightmare. I'm all for the no-special-orders policy - in fact, I'm MORE interested in the group because of it - and I think anyone who can't handle it should either be in a special group for their dietary needs or merely in a dining situation where they don't share. Being a big sharer myself, I can't imagine a better way to hold a lunch Meet-up.
 
Cheers,
Michael
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From: K. <[address removed]>
To: [address removed]
Sent: Monday, May 4,[masked]:11:52 PM
Subject: Re: [lunchclub-159] IMPORTANT INFO FOR ALL LUNCH EVENTS

I thought this would be a nice groups to belong to, but you sound like someone who is on a serious POWER TRIP. Please REMOVE me from this group.
 
Thanks!


 
On Sat, May 2, 2009 at 5:27 PM, Sarina <[address removed]> wrote:
As many of you know I have recently posted two lunch events and I see some new people have responded which is very nice.
However I want to be sure everyone is clear on the rules for my Lunch events.
1. Unless otherwise stated all meals are shared family style and we share the bill.
2. I do all the ordering of food unless I ask for someone's assistance which I have prearranged to do.
3. There are no special diets or special foods for people who are allergic etc. We try to order a variety and I will usually order some spice dishes.
****4. If you respond YES I expect you to show up. This is Most IMPORTANT! Because I am not asking for money in advance I expect people to attend if they respond YES. As My Regular members know I expect 100% attendance. If anyone does not show and responds Yes even once they will be removed from the group. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!
5. I usually have small groups of about 10 people and I expect a wait list. If you change your mind on the last day you may also be removed from the group unless you have a very good reason.
6. I would like all members to post a picture, unless I know you personally. If there are people on a wait list and you do not have a picture, I may replace you with someone who does.
I am aware that many MU people are not reliable and do not show for many reasons. This will not be acceptable in this group. I am sorry if you do not like my rules but I run very sucessful events and I plan to keep it that way for the benefit of my responsible members.
Sarina




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