[clug-talk] LinuxFest tickets

Mitchell Brown mbgb14 at gmail.com
Mon May 1 09:52:30 PDT 2006


So you mean its so easy to get in for free, that nobody has to pay? Oh, I
get it :P lol
So I don't really get any tickets or anything then eh?

On 5/1/06, Aaron J. Seigo <aseigo at kde.org> wrote:
>
> On Monday 01 May 2006 10:31, Mitchell Brown wrote:
> > It's a free event? O_o
> > How come you can get "earlybird tickets" for free, but the regular ones
> are
> > like, $25 each?!
>
> to trick people into registering earlier so the organizers know how many
> people to roughly expect (as shawn pointed out). given pre-regs, you can
> pretty safely extrapolate expectations for final numbers. this is a very
> common way of going about things for events ... charge for admission at
> the
> door, but make it so amazingly easy to get in for free that nobody
> actually
> does (at some events, i've seen bins of "get in free" cards at the entry
> to
> the event ;) just so the event team gets some early data =)
>
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