Polyglot Gathering 2018 open for registration

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Re: Polyglot Gathering 2018 open for registration

Postby tarvos » Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:01 pm

I picked vegetarian because I am a vegetarian, so. I registered. The financials should be okay (I am planning to give a talk again, which would probably reduce the price). I don't have to pay lodging and I'm not travelling around on this trip (instead I'll plan another holiday to do that instead).
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Re: Polyglot Gathering 2018 open for registration

Postby Serpent » Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:53 am

Elenia wrote:I'll have to check the financials, but I want to be there!

Also, I bought my food day by day and could decide what I wanted (meaty, veggie, vegan). I think you have to pick just one to make it easier online.

Did you buy it at the venue?
Yeah on the registration page you can choose only one type, but this year I asked if it was possible to combine and then allowed me (and a few days before the event they sent me the menu in Slovak and I changed one of my choices).
It seems like they want to avoid that for next year though :lol:
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Re: Polyglot Gathering 2018 open for registration

Postby Stelle » Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:40 pm

I’d love to go someday! But then i’d have to quit my job....which would mean that I wouldn’t have enough money to travel. Chicken, meet egg. I’d like to go to LangFest in Montreal in august.
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Re: Polyglot Gathering 2018 open for registration

Postby Elenia » Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:39 pm

Serpent wrote:
Elenia wrote:I'll have to check the financials, but I want to be there!

Also, I bought my food day by day and could decide what I wanted (meaty, veggie, vegan). I think you have to pick just one to make it easier online.

Did you buy it at the venue?
Yeah on the registration page you can choose only one type, but this year I asked if it was possible to combine and then allowed me (and a few days before the event they sent me the menu in Slovak and I changed one of my choices).
It seems like they want to avoid that for next year though :lol:


I did, yes. They just picked and chose out of the tickets they had available.
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Re: Polyglot Gathering 2018 open for registration

Postby Iversen » Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:37 pm

I have not registered yet, but intend to do so. However I don't intend to sign up for the food, part one because I want to choose where to eat myself (and what) ... point two because there actually is a nice supermarket just across the street from the venue (although with its facade turning the other way so you can't see it from the street), and that's where I intend to buy most of my comestibles.
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Re: Polyglot Gathering 2018 open for registration

Postby rdearman » Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:45 am

Iversen wrote:I have not registered yet, but intend to do it. However I don't intend to sign up for the food, part one because I want to choose where to eat myself (and what) ... point two because there actually is a nice supermarket just across the street from the venue (although with its facade turning the other way so you can't see it from the street), and that's where I intend to buy most of my comestibles.

Yeah, the do a nice iced coffee and some ice creams if it is as hot next year as last!
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Re: Polyglot Gathering 2018 open for registration

Postby Serpent » Sat Dec 09, 2017 6:07 pm

Elenia wrote:
Serpent wrote:
Elenia wrote:Also, I bought my food day by day and could decide what I wanted (meaty, veggie, vegan). I think you have to pick just one to make it easier online.

Did you buy it at the venue?
Yeah on the registration page you can choose only one type, but this year I asked if it was possible to combine and then allowed me (and a few days before the event they sent me the menu in Slovak and I changed one of my choices).
It seems like they want to avoid that for next year though :lol:


I did, yes. They just picked and chose out of the tickets they had available.

That's cool :) I guess they're deliberately keeping this option low-profile :?
Did they tell you what the menu was before you decided?
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Re: Polyglot Gathering 2018 open for registration

Postby Elenia » Sat Dec 09, 2017 6:11 pm

Serpent wrote:That's cool :) I guess they're deliberately keeping this option low-profile :?
Did they tell you what the menu was before you decided?


They didn't, but I also didn't ask. I imagine they must have some menus on hand for allergy information etc.
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