As for the somethingaweful kids trolling way back, "humor" is in the eye of the beholder. If it makes me laugh, that's good. As long as it doesn't harm. Don't waste people's time with epic-length posts interrupting a serious conversation. That's not cool. And not even funny. Stick to harmless fun, like Cosby, bitcoin show theme, quadricopters etc. Thanks. I still love you.
Obviously, as has been discussed, when bitcoin drops from $13.50 to $5.50 due to thieves devistating trust in Bitcoin..... that's a big problem. The Roosevelt Hotel won't accept a fixed Bitcoin amount ( and you know I tried to get them to! you know I did! )
Ed and I and OnlyOneTV are not trying to make a profit on this event. But we can't afford for it to lose money either.
We could have made the price a fixed 6 BTC or something... and kept it there. But our desire was / is to keep it very affordable..... so every little startup and individual and even super smart high school kid..... with a passion for Bitcoin.... can attend.
We certainly don't want anyone turned away because they can't afford the admission price.... No no no! ( if anyone is in that situation, email me ) No one will be turned away because they don't have $26. Not on my watch.
Meanwhile, nothing is being kept secret ( except some big announcements being saved for the event )..... We're just VERY busy. And as for the numbers of registrations... that is a moving target.
To complainers, I'll say only two things: (1) If you don't like anything about how this is run, you can let me know via email. If you wanna complain to the world about it, just start your own conference. (2) If you're the type of person who always finds something to complain about... Please don't come to this conference. Please. Just don't come.
This is going to be a MAGICAL event... filled with unbelievable positive energy.
TRUST ME. This is not gonna be like any Bitcoin Meetup you've ever been to... I know for sure that ALL the key players WILL be here. Flying here from Africa, Europe, China, Japan, Central and South America, Australia, etc.
No matter the exact number of attendees.... The measure of its success will NOT be measured in number of attendees....
It will be measured in the QUALITY of the MINDS present... and the QUALITY of the CONVERSATIONS that will ensue.... and continue....24 hours a day for all those days...
And the personal ( and thus business ) CONNECTIONS that will be made.
OMG. I am so excited!!!
Someone buy me a drink!
The conversations that will happen around the bar at the Roosevelt, and at Hudson Eatery ( a classy nightlife celebrity hangout too, btw )... It's gonna be sooooo amazing!
And the ANNOUNCEMENTS that are going to happen on Saturday..... The Bitcoin World will be a-buzz.....
We decided for sure last night. OnlyOneTV will be making a HUGE HUGE HUGE announcement at the Conference. One you're all gonna be VERY excited about... when you hear it. I can't say now. It's a surprise. But I will say it during my opening speech on Saturday morning. :-)
Actually, we'll be announcing another super exciting thing at the Conference too. I'm not really sure which one more people will be excited about. Probably Both. Both of these things will change the Bitcoin world immediately!
Oh, and those are only my OWN announcements... I'm also privy to some major announcements to be made at the Conference by major vendors also. They're gonna Rock your World too!!
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