Re: [newtech-1] Your NY Tech Meetup receipt

From: Michael S.
Sent on: Sunday, March 1, 2009 11:20 PM
On Sun, Mar 1, 2009 at 10:58 PM, Amit <[address removed]> wrote:
> Baba,
>
> a) you should be GLAD you have an organizer

Well the price was the same without an organizer.

I hope Nate will report the extra $72,000 of income. :-)

Michael


> b) what Nate does with the money is NONE of your business, 10 bucks is
> peanuts; if you don't think you're getting any value of it, try going to
> free events
> c) how do u know Nate didn't do jack?
> d) if only u'd knew what it takes to organize such events, u'd be a little
> wiser.
> for now, suck some knowledge before spiting.
>
>
>
> On Sun, Mar 1, 2009 at 7:28 PM, Baba <[address removed]> wrote:
>>
>> well I surely will like answers if nobody else cares.
>> Amazes me that Nate Westheimer gets this money & he did not do jack to get
>> it. Wow I must be a sucker but Ill hope to get some answers then Ill cut my
>> losses as I see fit.
>>
>> On Sun, Mar 1, 2009 at 8:33 PM, Konstantin <[address removed]> wrote:
>>>
>>> Maybe these questions should be raised at tomorrow's meeting?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sun, Mar 1, 2009 at 8:02 PM, Adam Black <[address removed]>
>>> wrote:
>>> > good points.
>>> > 600 people 12 times a year *10 bucks = $72,000 .
>>> > Wheres it going exactly???
>>> > Not a bad revenue and suspect enough to pay for room hire and then
>>> > some.
>>> > On Mar 1, 2009, at 7:28 PM, Baba wrote:
>>> >
>>> > I just signed up for the meet up tomorrow.
>>> > The reciept I got for paying $10 says that the payment was credited to
>>> > this
>>> > person:-
>>> > ?"Recipient: Nathaniel Westheimer For: Payment (for 1 person) for NY
>>> > Tech
>>> > March Meetup - Unbelievably Cool Tech to Nate Westheimer"
>>> >
>>> > I have posed this question once before and not a single person
>>> > responded to
>>> > the question being,
>>> > ?WHAT happens to all this money being collected?
>>> >
>>> > If this meetup group is a For Profit Meeting run by a group of folks,
>>> > then
>>> > we should get a receipt which states the money is going to a
>>> > Corporation, if
>>> > it is going to a Non-Profit group then it should state that on the
>>> > receipt.
>>> > I just don't like this lack of transparency and if I don't get the
>>> > answers
>>> > my only choice would be to not partake in the activities. TO me the
>>> > idea is
>>> > that a group of folks who have interest in new technologies in NYC
>>> > gathering
>>> > together and exchanging ideas. If it is run by a bunch of folks who
>>> > want
>>> > make money from it then so be it, I don't have to participate if I so
>>> > choose.
>>> > Also if one is going to expense this event then a receipt from an
>>> > Individual
>>> > is not acceptable to the Tax authrities, they would like more
>>> > information.
>>> > One may argue that this is such a small price why make a big deal of
>>> > it, but
>>> > it is not the amount in question it is the Principle.
>>> > Hopefully one of the folks who run this event will be willing to answer
>>> > these questions.
>>> > Definately somebody is making money and if I check last over 600
>>> > people had
>>> > signed up for tomorrow so $6000 was collected, could we get a breakdown
>>> > of
>>> > costs associated with this event and if not then let us know that this
>>> > meetup is run by a group that profits in hosting this event and that
>>> > will be
>>> > the end of the discussion.
>>> > Awaiting a response
>>> > Sincerely
>>> > A tech meetup member.
>>> >
>>> > On Sun, Mar 1, 2009 at 6:26 PM, Meetup <[address removed]> wrote:
>>> >>
>>> >> Hi Baba,
>>> >>
>>> >> Thanks for paying for NY Tech March Meetup - Unbelievably Cool
>>> >> Tech.
>>> >> http://www.meetup...­
>>> >>
>>> >> Below is a confirmation of your payment.
>>> >>
>>> >> Number purchased: 1
>>> >> Price (per person): $10.00
>>> >> Total paid: $10.00
>>> >>
>>> >> Your unique confirmation number for this Meetup is A91792.
>>> >>
>>> >> To view your payment information online, click here:
>>> >> http://www.meetup...­
>>> >>
>>> >> If you have any questions, please contact your organizer, Nate
>>> >> Westheimer.
>>> >> http://www.meetup...­
>>> >>
>>> >> Best regards,
>>> >> The Team at Meetup HQ
>>> >>
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > --
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>>> > have
>>> > to say something." Plato
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