Need Input from all members for 2017

Discussion in 'Events & Announcements' started by tankguy, Dec 3, 2016.

  1. roostertech

    roostertech reef noob

    I think the question is, do we even need more fund?

    Seems like the club is financially healthy and we could use more help producing event / activity before we would need more $.
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  2. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer President

    We do not have the interested man power or the will power to make it happen. Nor do we really need to raise a ton of funds. Unless We really Want to have more speakers or other expensive
    Events or something. Not a bad idea at all, But not very realistic for us to make it happen.
  3. pgoonghang

    pgoonghang Guest

    First time poster, and relative newbie, I think.

    I've been keeping aquariums for 30 years (!!), but started off slowly with freshwater for 10 years, then fowlr for 10 years, and finally reef for the last 10. I currently have a RSM S400 that has been running for about 7 years. I've never been to a swap, but would like to start getting more involved in thins like that. Is there a mailing list or something for that?
  4. Gablami

    Gablami Supporting Member

    As far as I know, just check in on this forum. I believe there is a general swap in September and we also had one members only swap earlier this year.

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  5. rygh

    rygh Supporting Member

    The raffles were a great way to raise money.
    Unfortunately, some issues with IRS rules. Fixed yet?

    One thought is if members donated "premium" corals for raffles.
    Pure profit, and I don't think it would upset local businesses like purely selling corals.

    But that is a good question: Do we need to raise more money???
    I do miss the speakers.
    And that was also a good excuse to get together.
    But it seemed like overkill for a few years there when we had lots of them.

    Perhaps a few potluck mini-swaps.
    You bring food, and only ONE frag.
    Person with the best food gets first pick in the single round.
    Really just an excuse for a get together.
  6. roostertech

    roostertech reef noob

    Not event related but it would be good for us to put some effort in our forum, which is main venue for ... everything. There are many long standing usability and stability issues. There should be plenty of tech people in the club to chip in to help. It is unreasonable to expect one person to do everything so it would be good to have a team on it with backups.
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  7. rygh

    rygh Supporting Member

    I am not sure it is quite that simple. From what I remember hearing, it was a bit convoluted keeping the old threads and DBTC when they changed to XenForo.
    So a lot of custom PHP scripts and such.
    Because of that, it is hard to really understands how to fix things.
    I could be totally wrong though. Not really involved.
  8. roostertech

    roostertech reef noob

    Yeah adapting legacy stuff is always a headache. If we can't get it working reliably, I think we can live without and just edit thing manually. But the more important thing is to have more people understand how things are setup to step in and help with maintenance if needed.
  9. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer President

    Everything you say Is spot on. Please contact @denzil to see how you can help.
  10. Edgar Sandoval

    Edgar Sandoval Supporting Member

    How about we have a BBQ soon? I'll get plenty of meats

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  11. pgoonghang

    pgoonghang Guest

    I'll bring plenty of beer.
  12. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Colorado member

    Alright, I think that just about covers it then.
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