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1. Crown Heights, Brooklyn NY: Tues, 06/25/12. Cost: Free. Attendance: 120 (including jewda, bd"e). Location: Nosson's Shul. Organized by Nosson's Shul, Geshem Center, and Crown Heights Young Entrepreneurs. Men only.  Opening line: So the good news is that I hear there's no line for the lady's room.

2. Boro Park, Brooklyn NY: Sun, 05/05/13.  Cost: $5. Attendance: 450. Location: Bais Yaakov of Boro Park. Organized by DovTheBear.  Opening line: I'd like to thank everyone for coming to this internet asifa to learn about the dangers of the internet...

3. Lakewood, NJ: Tues, 05/07/13.  Cost: $5. Attendance: 275. Location: Park Terrace. Organized by Lakewood Lunch N' Learn, Plainbochur.  Opening story: Leaving with Mimi to Buenos Aires for a night on a glitch ticket an hour after ticketing

4. Chicago, IL: Thurs, 06/06/13.  Cost: $8. Attendance: 225. Location: WiFi Building. Organized by Kehilla Fund.  Opening story: Connecting in ORD on the way to a mystery destination trip with Mimi.

5. Cleveland, OH: M"S, 11/09/13.   Cost: $10. Attendance: 200. Location: Chabad of Beachwood. Organized by Chabad of Beachwood.  Opening story: Buenos Aires.

6. Los Angeles, CA: Mon, Dec 23 2013.   Cost: $10. Attendance: 375. Location: Kanner Hall. Organized by BigDanFan, Sharei Tefila.  Opening story: The LA roots of DansDeals.

7. Teaneck, NJ - Scheduled for Tues, 01/07/14. Cost: $10. Attendance: 400. Location: Ma’ayanot School for Girls. Organized by  AMIT of Greater Teaneck.  Opening story: "Does anyone have the password to this laptop?"

8. Five Towns, NY - Scheduled for Weds, 01/08/14  Cost: $10. Attendance: 550. Location: Young Israel of Lawrence-Cedarhurst. Organized by  Levi Yitzchak Family Center and Library.  Opening story:  woke up yesterday morn- house freezing cold- no electricity, flights delayed or cancelled power of HUCA and still made it!
 
9. Weston, FL 04/13-04/23  Attendance 200 (5 sessions, Closed to Smilow pesach attendees)

10. Miami, FL 06/19/14,  Cost: $10, Attendance 150

11. Boro Park 06/24/14, Cost $12,  Attendance 550

12. Monsey 06/25/14, Cost $12,  Attendance 400

13. Crown Heights 11/19/14, Cost $13,  Attendance 450

14. Kinnus Downtown Brooklyn 11/20/14,  Attendance 150 (Closed to kinnus attendees)

15. Jerusalem 03/07/15, Cost $13, Attendance 500

16. Whistler, BC 04/11/17-04/18/17  Attendance 400 (4 sessions, Closed to POTM pesach attendees)

17. Antarctica 12/10/20-12/20/18 Attendance 50 (4 sessions, Closed to Kosher Antarctica attendees)
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Re: Host A DansDeals Seminar?
« Reply #80 on: March 01, 2012, 02:50:11 PM »
Yes.  They said it can hold 115.

115 @ Nossn's shul will be significantly more crowded than 115 at CChovevei.

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Re: Host A DansDeals Seminar?
« Reply #81 on: March 01, 2012, 02:53:24 PM »
You think you're going to get more than 115 people? Really?
No clue.  There were over 150,000 visits to main DD.com site from NYC last month.  How many would be interested in actually hearing me speak I have no clue.
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Re: Host A DansDeals Seminar?
« Reply #82 on: March 01, 2012, 02:54:43 PM »
115 @ Nossn's shul will be significantly more crowded than 115 at CChovevei.
The problem with Chovivei is that it's underground so no cell/4G service if I want to demo something like an award booking or using ITA.  Of course with powerpoint I can just do that stuff beforehand and put it on a slide I guess.
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Re: Host A DansDeals Seminar?
« Reply #83 on: March 01, 2012, 02:55:01 PM »
Practical question, is it going to be mixed, separate seating (mechitza?), or Men only? Are they taking into acount all 115 people being able to see a screen/projector?
115 @ Nossn's shul will be significantly more crowded than 115 at CChovevei.
True but free is free... Maybe we can do Nosson's shul with RSVP for like 90 people and if there is a big demand or it works out well we can do chovevei a different time... Or if the RSVP gets over 115 well revert to chovevei.
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Re: Host A DansDeals Seminar?
« Reply #84 on: March 01, 2012, 02:56:32 PM »
No clue.  There were over 150,000 visits to main DD.com site from NYC last month.  How many would be interested in actually hearing me speak I have no clue.

i think everyone is interested :)


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Re: Re: Host A DansDeals Seminar?
« Reply #85 on: March 01, 2012, 02:57:18 PM »
No clue.  There were over 150,000 visits to main DD.com site from NYC last month.  How many would be interested in actually hearing me speak I have no clue.
How many unique visitors?
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Re: Host A DansDeals Seminar?
« Reply #86 on: March 01, 2012, 02:57:45 PM »
The problem with Chovivei is that it's underground so no cell/4G service if I want to demo something like an award booking or using ITA.  Of course with powerpoint I can just do that stuff beforehand and put it on a slide I guess.

btw i think there is even an unlocked wifi by nossons shul :)
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Re: Host A DansDeals Seminar?
« Reply #87 on: March 01, 2012, 02:58:02 PM »
No clue.  There were over 150,000 visits to main DD.com site from NYC last month.  How many would be interested in actually hearing me speak I have no clue.

How many of those 150k are unique?

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Re: Host A DansDeals Seminar?
« Reply #88 on: March 01, 2012, 02:59:35 PM »
How many unique visitors?
About 40,000 from NYC.
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Re: Host A DansDeals Seminar?
« Reply #89 on: March 01, 2012, 03:00:07 PM »
btw i think there is even an unlocked wifi by nossons shul :)
Doesn't really matter as long as there is VZW 4G service.
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Re: Host A DansDeals Seminar?
« Reply #90 on: March 01, 2012, 03:02:40 PM »
About 40,000 from NYC.

For real? I didn't realize there were that many. I guess 115 isn't that many then.

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Re: Host A DansDeals Seminar?
« Reply #91 on: March 01, 2012, 03:06:06 PM »
For real? I didn't realize there were that many. I guess 115 isn't that many then.
115 is still a lot.  Look how many active NYC DDF'ers we have (which are the most active folks) and how few have been to a DO.
People have other commitments  and/or are lazy or just don't want to be bothered.
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Re: Host A DansDeals Seminar?
« Reply #92 on: March 01, 2012, 03:10:20 PM »
For real? I didn't realize there were that many. I guess 115 isn't that many then.

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Re: Host A DansDeals Seminar?
« Reply #93 on: March 01, 2012, 03:16:31 PM »
115 is still a lot.  Look how many active NYC DDF'ers we have (which are the most active folks) and how few have been to a DO.
People have other commitments  and/or are lazy or just don't want to be bothered.
CMIIW but I think you're trying to attract a very different crown than a DO.

If you advertise on the main site that you will be teaching how to accumulate tons of miles and get statuses and free stuff etc, I think many more people would be interested than the amount of people that were interested in going to a restaurant to meet and greet other forum members.

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Re: Host A DansDeals Seminar?
« Reply #94 on: March 01, 2012, 03:18:10 PM »
CMIIW but I think you're trying to attract a very different crown than a DO.

If you advertise on the main site that you will be teaching how to accumulate tons of miles and get statuses and free stuff etc, I think many more people would be interested than the amount of people that were interested in going to a restaurant to meet and greet other forum members.
Of course, but still most people won't want to be bothered from their daily routines and/or have to get to wherever the seminar would be.
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Re: Host A DansDeals Seminar?
« Reply #95 on: March 01, 2012, 03:27:05 PM »
Of course, but still most people won't want to be bothered from their daily routines and/or have to get to wherever the seminar would be.

lets try :)
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Re: Host A DansDeals Seminar?
« Reply #96 on: March 01, 2012, 03:41:29 PM »
115 is still a lot.  Look how many active NYC DDF'ers we have (which are the most active folks) and how few have been to a DO.
People have other commitments  and/or are lazy or just don't want to be bothered.
Let me just say this. I was in 770 and @ my table we got into a discussion about the whole mile thing. Alot of guys were shocked how easy it is to get miles. And when I mentioned that Dan was looking to do a seminar, they started looking for a place to make it happen. Which led to the invitation from nossons shul, so I would assume you would have a decent amount of bochurim.
P.s. nossons shul recently renovated so it is larger but still very narrow

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Re: Host A DansDeals Seminar?
« Reply #97 on: March 01, 2012, 03:42:45 PM »
if this all will happen, when would it be? (estimate dates)

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Re: Host A DansDeals Seminar?
« Reply #98 on: March 01, 2012, 03:57:54 PM »
Let me just say this. I was in 770 and @ my table we got into a discussion about the whole mile thing. Alot of guys were shocked how easy it is to get miles. And when I mentioned that Dan was looking to do a seminar, they started looking for a place to make it happen. Which led to the invitation from nossons shul, so I would assume you would have a decent amount of bochurim.
P.s. nossons shul recently renovated so it is larger but still very narrow

This begs the question:

Will you (Dan) be spending most of the time on beginner's stuff? Like what is a credit report? What is a hard/soft inquiry? etc etc?
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Re: Host A DansDeals Seminar?
« Reply #99 on: March 01, 2012, 03:59:40 PM »
This begs the question:

Will you (Dan) be spending most of the time on beginner's stuff? Like what is a credit report? What is a hard/soft inquiry? etc etc?
I'd imagine the content would be geared to a beginner/intermediate level.
Advanced DDF users won't really be the target market of the seminar.
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