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Offline bocker3

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #50 on: September 18, 2009, 07:41:05 AM »
I'm fine with NOT counting non-members -- in fact, I thought that only members could vote -- that is why I only had my vote originally.  Thanks for clarifying.
As for one vote per household -- I don't agree with that.  If there are 2 members living together, they should get 2 votes.

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #51 on: September 18, 2009, 07:59:58 AM »
If we go with registered members-only voting, that means that Mum gets a vote but Mini doesn't.

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #52 on: September 18, 2009, 09:29:34 AM »
Not a problem and will be done once we get closer to the october 9th deadline.

D- If you're tracking the vote via a spreadsheet, it would be helpful to post that in advance of the end of voting...such that any discrepancies can be addressed prior to the end of voting.

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #53 on: September 18, 2009, 09:34:11 AM »
So how to resolve this as to prevent any skewing of the numbers.

Because I've met them at prior AMG's I know Basqo's partner, Mini, and Ric and Nico's partner.
Do we allow their votes to be counted even though they are not registered members?

Of course this would allow anyone to come into this thread and cast two votes to include their significant other.

I'm fine either way, as long as there some sort of concensus among members.

If we go with registered members-only voting, that means that Mum gets a vote but Mini doesn't.

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #54 on: September 18, 2009, 09:49:58 AM »
Hmmm.... well, I was talking to my bf the other night and again last night about the AMG and he said he'd like to go - if it were in New Orleans. My number one vote would still be with London - however, I would also like to go if it were in NO. Neither one of us has the least interest in Las Vegas. (He's been there and would rather see somewhere else, and Vegas has never held any attraction for me. If we're going to travel half-way around the world, and he has to worry about bringing meds in, then we want to go somewhere we want to go, if you see what I mean.)

So, he's interested in going and would like to vote for NO. Can he vote when it doesn't "add weight", so to speak, to my vote?

It would be kinda silly for him to get an account - he's absolutely computer-phobic and I would have to do it all for him anyway, from my computer. (he obviously doesn't have one!) He hears about you guys all the time from me though, so he feels like he knows some of you already. ;)

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #55 on: September 18, 2009, 10:57:09 AM »
I'm now of the opinion that it should be one vote per forums member. That would be the easiest on the Coordinator.

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #56 on: September 18, 2009, 11:35:05 AM »
It's dangerous to start changing the vote process, mid-vote.  I don't really see any significant harm in the voting process thus far.  If people believe that voting manipulation is happening due to people casting multiple votes, asking folks to set up a forum account just to vote is unlikely to be much of a deterrent.

I am absolutely against only allowing partner votes for people we know.  That closes off the process to potential new attendees at AMG and also unfairly skews the voting towards Las Vegas.  

I do think Carousel's point about one vote per household does raise an interesting point.  But ultimately, I'd rather just keep things the way they are now and make any changes effective for any future voting.

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #57 on: September 18, 2009, 11:55:39 AM »
I see your point.

However, allow me to go on record as saying I am only responsible for tallying the votes, and not who or how they vote.

Voting will continue this year without any change to the process.


It's dangerous to start changing the vote process, mid-vote.  I don't really see any significant harm in the voting process thus far.  If people believe that voting manipulation is happening due to people casting multiple votes, asking folks to set up a forum account just to vote is unlikely to be much of a deterrent.

I am absolutely against only allowing partner votes for people we know.  That closes off the process to potential new attendees at AMG and also unfairly skews the voting towards Las Vegas.  

I do think Carousel's point about one vote per household does raise an interesting point.  But ultimately, I'd rather just keep things the way they are now and make any changes effective for any future voting.

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #58 on: September 18, 2009, 11:57:28 AM »

Voting will continue this year without any change to the process.


In that case, put my bf (Foxtrot Charlie, I've written about him in my blog) down for New Orleans. Thanks! :)

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #59 on: September 18, 2009, 02:40:50 PM »
I think you need to clarify exactly who can vote for the AMG location, because it has always been limited to members only voting on a location.  If you start adding spouses and whatnot, you may get skewed votes that will not represent what the forum members want.  I would think that limiting votes to one per member, or one to a family unit, would be the fairest way to count.  The way it is, you can have a family unit with three votes, to my one and that is hardly representative.  I think we should address this and do it now and get it in writing. 
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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #60 on: September 18, 2009, 04:25:14 PM »
Voting will continue this year without any change to the process.

So, does that mean non-member spouses/family members can vote or only members vote? 

If non-members did vote in the past, I'm wondering -- if you still had prior years spreadsheets, did their vote ultimately swing the results to a different conclusion than if only members were counted?  Not sure if that is feasible to look into, but might at least put some context around the "bigness" of the issue.

I think it would be hard to say "members only", because then you can just have folks register and you have the same result.  If you say one per household/family, then you knock out a member vote from households with 2 members.  In the end, I guess there isn't a "perfect" scenario, and if things have worked one way these past 5 years, maybe leaving well enough alone makes the most sense.

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #61 on: September 18, 2009, 04:42:06 PM »
My understanding has always been that each member has a vote and I propose that it remain that way and for those who are in a family unit, which means anymore than one (members or not), also gets one vote as a family unit.  It does not seem fair to me, for a non-member partner to have the same vote as an actual member here.  This would be easy to administer and a single member vote, will count the same as any family unit.  This is not an issue of swinging a vote, but of having the people who actually attend AMG, voting on where it will be held.

Whether you change the actual voting rules or not, you still need to definitively state who can vote.
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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #62 on: September 18, 2009, 04:43:54 PM »
With the exception of a couple of well known members here who have attended AMG's in the past, this has never been an issue.

Also, the voting for choice of destination has typically not been as close as it is this year. That's why I foresaw it as possibly being a problem this year. More people are wanting to vote by proxy for their significant other. However, I see Cliff's point about changing protocol midway through the vote.

So, how do we deal with this?

If we say members only, are people likely to sign up just to vote? In my opinion this is not likely. If being affected by HIV was not motivation enough to sign up, I don't think AMG is going to be either (I don't mean this as cruel as it sounds.)

Another option may be giving a members, non-member spouse only 1/4 of a vote.

I'll guess we'll let this discussion continue.

 
So, does that mean non-member spouses/family members can vote or only members vote? 

If non-members did vote in the past, I'm wondering -- if you still had prior years spreadsheets, did their vote ultimately swing the results to a different conclusion than if only members were counted?  Not sure if that is feasible to look into, but might at least put some context around the "bigness" of the issue.

I think it would be hard to say "members only", because then you can just have folks register and you have the same result.  If you say one per household/family, then you knock out a member vote from households with 2 members.  In the end, I guess there isn't a "perfect" scenario, and if things have worked one way these past 5 years, maybe leaving well enough alone makes the most sense.

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #63 on: September 18, 2009, 04:45:12 PM »
This seems really simple to me, because the name of the "gatherings" is formally AMG, or AIDS meds Gatherings.  That would suggest that registered members of this site are fully qualified and invited to this event, and to allow those who are not registered opens it up to the universe.  Not particularly fair in my book.  

However, if you all decide to let anyone in the household vote, then I will certainly register my husband's vote since this is possibly the first one he might think about going to if it is held in Las Vegas.  Neither one of us will even cross the border of Texas or any states east of there, so New Orleans is simply out of the question.  (HATE hurricanes, and sopping humidty)
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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #64 on: September 18, 2009, 04:52:01 PM »
Sorry, I still have a problem with giving any non-member a vote, because then you are penalizing anyone without a family, because a family unit vote would be worth at least 1 & 1/4 votes vs. 1 for a single member.  And I'll be both brutal and honest in saying that I resent the possibility that the boyfriend of the month's vote would count the same as mine.  I don't think so.
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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #65 on: September 18, 2009, 04:58:22 PM »
Of those who have voiced their opinion on this issue, there has only been one opposition to limiting voting to members only.

Should we give this more time for discussion or continue on with the terms that voting is only open to registered members?

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #66 on: September 18, 2009, 05:04:46 PM »
I say give it another few days, because time is not critical to determine the location.
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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #67 on: September 18, 2009, 05:05:33 PM »
Time usually is a good idea, but in this voting thread.......   I don't know.  If I were in your shoes, I would probably create another thread to really dig into this......... then if this voting thread needs to be changed accordingly, it would be easy to either add or subtract the votes of non-registered members.  

I'm in the same postion as Ann with my spouse, he is completely computer ignorant.  Still, he knows all of you.

I want to be clear here, I am not in favor of non-registered members voting for a members only site.  This of course would be a problem for those "married" people who consider the marriage sacrosanct and the vote of one naturally assumes the partner gets a vote also.  Marriage and registered members are two unrelated subjects altogether.
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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #68 on: September 18, 2009, 05:10:11 PM »
If the goal is to maximize AMG attendance, then it seems reasonable that we count numbers of those who sincerely intend to attend. We can do this by invoking an honor system among ourselves.

Let's not vote if you really have no interest in attending just to skew location.

Let's VOTE honestly about where you'd really prefer to go, especially if you're hoping to attend.

however, My impression is that AMG gatherings are so special because you gather ... no matter where it's held.

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #69 on: September 18, 2009, 06:13:19 PM »
Personally, I think it's fair to only give a vote to folks that either have attended the event or are active members (i.e. post on these boards). I'm relatively new here but I look forward to attending the next AMG event.

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #70 on: September 18, 2009, 06:33:33 PM »
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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #71 on: September 18, 2009, 08:13:06 PM »
Sorry, I still have a problem with giving any non-member a vote, because then you are penalizing anyone without a family, because a family unit vote would be worth at least 1 & 1/4 votes vs. 1 for a single member.  And I'll be both brutal and honest in saying that I resent the possibility that the boyfriend of the month's vote would count the same as mine.  I don't think so.

I agree with Killfoile

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #72 on: September 18, 2009, 09:00:41 PM »
the discussion on the voting policy for AMG has been moved to

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=28999.0

Please post your comments regarding this issue in the new thread, and continue to leave this thread for voting.

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #73 on: September 19, 2009, 10:00:52 PM »
I'll go to New Orleans to see you guys, but it's hard work for me.  Las Vegas is a three day city. 

Final votes:

1.  Chicago, because I've never seen it right without butt high snow

2.  Las Vegas, because Jan would go

3.  New Orleans, I'm skeered but let's see how it goes
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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #74 on: September 20, 2009, 01:16:50 AM »
Curtis,

I'm not quite sure how to read your vote. Chicago isn't an option at this stage of the game.

So, the choices you get to pick from are Las Vegas, London, or New Orleans. But only one!


I'll go to New Orleans to see you guys, but it's hard work for me.  Las Vegas is a three day city. 

Final votes:

1.  Chicago, because I've never seen it right without butt high snow

2.  Las Vegas, because Jan would go

3.  New Orleans, I'm skeered but let's see how it goes

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #75 on: September 20, 2009, 11:16:31 AM »
My bad.  I'm always so far behind in a conversation here that even reading 70-75 messages before speaking up I still manage to step in it.

Tell me where to show up next summer. 

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #76 on: September 20, 2009, 12:55:47 PM »
Quote from: Curtis
My bad.  I'm always so far behind in a conversation here that even reading 70-75 messages before speaking up I still manage to step in it

70 to 75?!?  i can't finish 7.5 in an hour.  anyway, chicago is a perfectly lovely city so i do not believe you stepped in anything.  this is the AM forums, not JAMA!


'though it appears new orleans is out of the running this year (or any year with a digit in it) my provincial jingoism (jingoistic provincialism?) simply forces me to inquire/post/babble.  

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3.  New Orleans, I'm skeered but let's see how it goes

scared of what?  heat stroke?  crime?  the fact many bars are open 24/7/365.25 so no one tells you to go home at a reasonable hour (except police on horses at midnight between Mardi Gras & Ash Wednesday but if you're in a bar you can stay in until street revelers are encouraged to go home)?   or just getting here would be out of your budget?  any other location besides here and baton rouge is out for me and i wouldn't be caught dead in baton rouge so i understand financial considerations.

regardless of southern etiquette (i guess northern, eastern, & western, too?) about white post labor day in new orleenz (in honor of our midwestern forum members... ;->  ) light-weight 100% cotton clothes of the lightest color are de rigueur year-round, during daylight at least.   leather queens must have their sweat glands removed to wear pants, chaps, jackets, even vests except about 5 - 10 days a year when both heat and humidity are very low.  a former source of bar-plopping amusement for me and my friend al was some of the "fall/winter" clothes guys insisted on wearing -- sweaters, leather jackets, long wool pants, calf-length boots (i had a pair and wore them about twice a year until they dry-rotted -- my nancy sinatra phase).  

media sensationalism about crime in new orleans frequently omits details such as the population is still about 200,000 fewer than before katrina so stats get skewed without adjustment.  besides, as has been the case for at least 30 - 50 years, the vast number of violent crimes occur in easily distinguishable geographic areas.  the common traits are poverty, drugs, gang violence, etc. -- very few locals would go to those areas even in daylight.   as with other urban areas visitors should be careful about following safety tips and information.  
 


my 13 cats & i vote for new orleans.  i'm a bisexual platonic bestial polygamist & they are all consenting adults so in the interest of inclusion and fairness i believe all 14 of our votes should be counted.  who are we to judge others lifestyle choices?  who are we to use such revolting phrases as "lifestyle choices?"



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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #77 on: September 20, 2009, 04:03:34 PM »
I'll go to New Orleans to see you guys, but it's hard work for me.  Las Vegas is a three day city. 

Final votes:

1.  Chicago, because I've never seen it right without butt high snow

2.  Las Vegas, because Jan would go

3.  New Orleans, I'm skeered but let's see how it goes

I'm scared of NO, too... of the humidity (and heat) and mosquitoes.  I bet they aren't any worse than here, which are two reasons I don't like doing much at home in the summer.  If I've got to deal with heat, give me dry heat any day! 
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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #78 on: September 20, 2009, 11:10:56 PM »
Hi there:

I vote for Las Vegas.

Thanks, R.

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #79 on: September 22, 2009, 04:57:26 AM »
LONDON

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #80 on: September 25, 2009, 02:56:54 PM »
london
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Offline SouthSam7

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #81 on: September 26, 2009, 01:07:18 PM »
I think if you're not planning on going you shouldn't be voting.

I vote for London.

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Offline sparky1976

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #82 on: September 26, 2009, 06:59:35 PM »
what the heck, im new on here but i'd show up if it were in: LONDON!!

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #83 on: September 29, 2009, 04:53:17 AM »
new orleans

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #84 on: September 29, 2009, 12:20:55 PM »
Based on the results of a member's poll, voting is restricted to registered members only.

Only 1 vote per registered member will be counted.

The following votes have been removed.

bocker3's partner - Las Vegas
Cliff's partner - London
Ann's partner - New Orleans
confidentIwillbeOK's partner - London
mini - New Orleans
Oscar - New Orleans
Nico's partner - Las Vegas

Preliminary results shows London leading by 2 votes.

London           18
Las Vegas        16
New Orleans     9

Voting will be extended 10 days due to the poll. Voting will end October 19th.
« Last Edit: September 29, 2009, 05:09:33 PM by AMG Coordinator »

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #85 on: September 29, 2009, 02:45:54 PM »
Las Vegas.
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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #86 on: September 29, 2009, 03:43:25 PM »
I'll stick a vote down for London.  Would love to see some of you again!
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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #87 on: September 29, 2009, 09:24:24 PM »
Can I change my vote? I picked New Orleans originally, but now that I think about it, I'd prefer Las Vegas.
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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #88 on: September 30, 2009, 09:01:11 AM »
London

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #89 on: September 30, 2009, 06:30:07 PM »
New Orleans
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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #90 on: September 30, 2009, 09:14:09 PM »
I've tried to attend a couple of AMG's but because of time constraints, distance, money etc, I've not been able to attend. As I'll be 'up north' during that time I could likely attend. I have family in London that I could stay with as well.

So I vote for

London
« Last Edit: October 01, 2009, 02:22:08 AM by OzPaul »

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #91 on: October 05, 2009, 12:54:06 PM »
London
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Offline sdguyloveslife

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #92 on: October 05, 2009, 11:57:16 PM »
Las Vegas
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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #93 on: October 07, 2009, 12:33:59 PM »
London!  :D
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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #94 on: October 07, 2009, 04:32:13 PM »
Has to be LONDON  ;D
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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #95 on: October 07, 2009, 05:57:21 PM »
Less than two weeks remaining to vote.

Below is an update on the results.

London          25

Las Vegas      19

New Orleans   9
« Last Edit: October 07, 2009, 06:10:27 PM by AMG Coordinator »

Offline RAB

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #96 on: October 08, 2009, 03:34:28 PM »
Las Vegas

(@$1425.00 there's no way I could even afford the airfare to London  let alone the other costs  -- especially now   :'()

But we'll see what happens.  Whatever the final choice is, it'll be interesting.

RAB   ;D

(Who's also thinking about a side trip to the Grand Canyon--it's beautiful, spectacur even.  Plus I haven't been there in over 30 years.)




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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #97 on: October 08, 2009, 03:43:07 PM »
Less than two weeks remaining to vote.


This thread says voting closes October 9th at the beginning:

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=28869.msg355157#msg355157

Did that change?
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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #98 on: October 08, 2009, 03:44:15 PM »


Voting will be extended 10 days due to the poll. Voting will end October 19th.

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Re: AMG 2010 Location Final Vote
« Reply #99 on: October 08, 2009, 03:45:25 PM »
Oh, how confusing.  Thanks.
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