Re: [messengers] advice wanted: cmwc results

Date: 24 Jul 2012 19:51:39 +0200
From: Kyle Goodmaster <kyle.goodmaster@xxxxxxxxx>


I am gunning for second to last place, and this is of UTMOST importance.
DFL takes nothing but booze, Second to DFL takes finesse.

KG

On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 11:53 AM, Austin Osmer <osmerp@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Full transparency. Share all the data.
>
>
>
> On Jul 24, 2012, at 12:51 PM, Shawn bega Blumenfeld <shawnbega@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>
> > so im very thankful that im not handling results for the main race in
> > chicago this year. but i am sitting down with them when i get there on
> > sunday to try to add some advice. most importantly, im trying to give
> > them my list of mistakes that could have been avoided if only someone
> > had mentioned to watch out for these simple potential screw ups a week
> > before the race.
> >
> > examples:
> >
> > gender issues. they got mixed up during the registration because of a
> > slip of the keyboard and not double checked at packet pick up, or the
> > gender column wasnt downloaded with the race numbers by the results
> > person, or the 3rd place male gets skipped at the best dressed
> > competition because his name is tracy and he wore a dress so the jury
> > thinks he's a women and gives 3rd place best dressed male to the 4th
> > place guy.
> >
> > fixed gears: the person deciding the fixie king/queen wants to include
> > the main race but no one running the main race checks to see who is
> > riding a fixed.
> >
> > technology: the qualifying runs 2 hours long and the computer battery,
> > tested for 5 hours, dies at 5:01.
> >
> >
> > dont hold back. you can email me directly if you wish. dont be shy. my
> > list is really long, but im sure several of you have noticed things
> > like this and can add to it. folllowing this consolidation of notes,
> > memories, emails, that ive been going through the last month or so, i
> > will be creating a single document of mistakes that can be passed
> > along and added to.
> >
> > see you in chicago.
> >
> > --
> > Shawn "bega" Blumenfeld
> > http://www.dcbikeracing.com
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