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Offline hmbrw4life

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Re: NHC Scoresheets?
« Reply #15 on: June 22, 2021, 06:50:04 pm »
That's how it works in the real world.  We give our estimates and if we have an issue, we would immediately contact our customers to let them know.
Very much so. Get in front of the bad news (even as minor as a delay) and people are more understanding. Otherwise, things like this and other minor annoyances will make people think twice when it is time to renew their membership.

This x1000.

I had a little birdie tell me they had the results as soon as the 14th.

Unfortunately this is the straw that broke my camels back.

They can't send out scoresheets unto the results are announced at the conference.
Pesky rules.

Obviously..However that means you had how many days to draft the emails and make sure all way ready to go out "immediately" like they said?
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Re: NHC Scoresheets?
« Reply #16 on: June 22, 2021, 06:52:14 pm »
That's how it works in the real world.  We give our estimates and if we have an issue, we would immediately contact our customers to let them know.
Very much so. Get in front of the bad news (even as minor as a delay) and people are more understanding. Otherwise, things like this and other minor annoyances will make people think twice when it is time to renew their membership.

This x1000.

I had a little birdie tell me they had the results as soon as the 14th.

Unfortunately this is the straw that broke my camels back.

They can't send out scoresheets unto the results are announced at the conference.
Pesky rules.

Obviously..However that means you had how many days to draft the emails and make sure all way ready to go out "immediately" like they said?

Which is assuming they knew in advance there would be a problem
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Offline braufessor

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Re: NHC Scoresheets?
« Reply #17 on: June 22, 2021, 07:11:01 pm »
Mistakes happen. Things come up that are unexpected.  Most people get it.

That said,  taking a minute to send out an  e-mail or a simple post to facebook, etc.  would have been nice (and expected).  When people spend a lot of money, are already waiting a long time, and are told to expect something "immediately".... I can see where they are frustrated by A.) not delivering on the deadline..... and, much more - B.) lack of simple, easy communication as to it not happening.

Not the end of the world.  But, there was a REALLY easy way to head off the questions, concerns and frustrations.
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Re: NHC Scoresheets?
« Reply #18 on: June 22, 2021, 09:02:14 pm »
And just like that, my sheets appeared. The Dunkel advanced, no medal. The Rauchbier didn't advance. Sigh.
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Re: NHC Scoresheets?
« Reply #19 on: June 22, 2021, 11:18:33 pm »
Congratulations to the NHC for pulling off a successful competition in these post(?) pandemic times!

When I was awarded a gold medal ten years ago, I was just happy to see the announcement online Monday morning at work. As seems to be the case with the current competition, everyone was notified.

I got the paper copies of my score sheets a week or two later. Sheesh. Today's society expects instant gratification with PDFs delivered immediately.

As an aside, my favorite comment to my gold medal winning gueuze: "I would drink the sh!t out of this beer."