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Apr 26, 2012, 9:41 PM


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I would imagine they easiest way is to simply use usernames on a page on the Wikimania wiki somewhere, then work something out through email or IRC?

Joe

On 27 Apr 2012, at 12:39, James Hare wrote:

> I've been wanting to do this for some time. :) The trouble is coming
> up with a solution that balances convenience and safety. Does anyone
> have any thoughts on this?
>
> James
>
> On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 12:38 AM, Abbas Mahmood <abbasjnr [at] hotmail> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Could you please create a page on-wiki where those who are planning to stay
>> in the hotel could list down their names -- making it easy for people to
>> look for a potential pair?
>>
>> --Abbas.
>>
>>
>>> Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2012 18:59:21 -0400
>>> From: messedrocker [at] gmail
>>> To: wikimania-l [at] lists
>>> Subject: Re: [Wikimania-l] Accomodations page is now live!
>>
>>>
>>> The market rate is subject to fluctuation; the deal we have is a
>>> guaranteed fixed rate. I don't know if you can get $139 for July, but
>>> since Wikimedia DC is not obliged to give them any money in any case,
>>> it couldn't hurt to try.
>>>
>>> James
>>>
>>> On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 6:54 PM, Itzik Edri <itzik [at] infra> wrote:
>>>> Hi James,
>>>>
>>>> Can you clarify something? because it doesn't make sense to me... I
>>>> tried to
>>>> order via the website (hope the link will work):
>>>>
>>>> https://booking.ihotelier.com/istay/istay.jsp?hotelid=4614&LanguageID=1&locale=EN&dateIn=07%2F11%2F2012&Adults=2&Children=0&dateOut=07%2F15%2F2012&Rooms=1&x=28&y=8#STD
>>>>
>>>> The same room, the same dates - via your deal will costs 149$ per night,
>>>> and
>>>> direct by the website cost 139$ without any discount... Maybe for now it
>>>> will be better to order directly while the pre-orders prices on this
>>>> hotel
>>>> are lower?
>>>>
>>>> Itzik
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 1:30 AM, James Hare <messedrocker [at] gmail>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Hello!
>>>>>
>>>>> I have posted links to the room reservation forms for our two hotel
>>>>> options in DC: <http://wikimania2012.wikimedia.org/wiki/Accommodation>.
>>>>>
>>>>> The two hotels we have group deals with are the Dupont Circle Hotel
>>>>> and the State Plaza Hotel. The Dupont Circle is an incredibly cool
>>>>> hotel with everything a traveling Wikimedian could want. The State
>>>>> Plaza Hotel is not as awesome, but it is three blocks away from the
>>>>> venue and costs less. (It's still a good hotel, all things
>>>>> considered.) With both hotels, you are allowed to have a second person
>>>>> stay with you for no additional cost—that way, you can split the costs
>>>>> with someone.
>>>>>
>>>>> We also have a sizable reservation at Hostelling International, but
>>>>> due to the many people receiving scholarships we cannot open that
>>>>> option up to the public right now.
>>>>>
>>>>> We will be adding more options later, including more low-cost rooms as
>>>>> well as links to cheap hotels in the suburbs. I understand that cost
>>>>> is an issue for many attendees, so we are working to find
>>>>> accommodations that will work for everyone.
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>> James Hare
>>>>> Coordinator, Wikimania 2012
>>>>>
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Subject User Time
Accomodations page is now live! messedrocker at gmail Apr 26, 2012, 3:30 PM
    Re: Accomodations page is now live! itzik at infra Apr 26, 2012, 3:54 PM
    Re: Accomodations page is now live! messedrocker at gmail Apr 26, 2012, 3:59 PM
    Re: Accomodations page is now live! abbasjnr at hotmail Apr 26, 2012, 9:38 PM
        Re: Accomodations page is now live! messedrocker at gmail Apr 26, 2012, 9:39 PM
    Re: Accomodations page is now live! josephfoxwiki at gmail Apr 26, 2012, 9:41 PM
        Re: Accomodations page is now live! abbasjnr at hotmail Apr 26, 2012, 9:45 PM
    Re: Accomodations page is now live! cyriel at wmnederland Apr 26, 2012, 11:14 PM
    Re: Accomodations page is now live! messedrocker at gmail May 1, 2012, 2:46 PM
    Re: Accomodations page is now live! i at blue May 1, 2012, 8:34 PM

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