[tog] rogntudjuuu

Jules Fitzsimons fitzsij at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 23:40:25 GMT 2012


The Duck & Bones society
On 9 Feb 2012 22:46, "Christian Kortenhorst" <namit at namit.org> wrote:

> yes you have to attack a rubber duck.
>
> 2012/2/9 Jules Fitzsimons <fitzsij at gmail.com>
>
>> Is there a hazing ritual after the probationary 3 months?
>>
>> *shifts seat nervously*
>>
>>
>>
>> 2012/2/8 Armin Haas <armin at awawa.de>
>>
>>>  Dear TOG members and non-members,,
>>>
>>> today, once again, at around 5pm, I stood in front of the locked gates
>>> of TOG.
>>>
>>> Of course, I did not literally stand at the gate, because I learned many
>>> weeks ago that calling before trying to visit TOG is a good idea. Still
>>> this is generating a lot of 'bad vibes' on my side, and not only 'since
>>> yesterday'.
>>>
>>> My 3rd trial month is not over yet. I knew of the '3 month rule'
>>> beforehand. What I completely misjudged is the number of times when
>>> there is noone in TOG to open the door for probationary members. And I
>>> am not talking 10am here, but late afternoon/early evening.
>>>
>>> I don't know what other probationary members think about a locked TOG,
>>> or what full members thought about that in the time they were not full
>>> members yet. For myself, the subject line says it all and it looks like
>>> TOG is trying to scare away prospective new members.
>>>
>>> (For those unfamiliar with the term, see the Léon Prunelle section in
>>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rogntudjuuu )
>>>
>>> I would like to get feedback, from full, probationary and also
>>> non-members. People in TOG keep organising open socials (even if
>>> sometimes the event gets to be an open antisocial) so the scaring-off of
>>> new people might be unintentional. And maybe I am the only one to see it
>>> that way.
>>>
>>> Apparently 'Computing Night' is on in a few minutes so I'll probably
>>> see some of you then.
>>>
>>> Cheers
>>>
>>> Armin
>>>
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>>
>>
>> --
>> regards,
>>
>> Julian
>>
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> Christian Kortenhorst
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