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BETT 2014 Thread, Wondering whether to go to BETT? in General; Originally Posted by rad ...use the entrance behind the main one, go up the external stairs. You end up waiting ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by rad View Post
    ...use the entrance behind the main one, go up the external stairs. You end up waiting in a heated room...
    Knock on the door and tell the person who opens it "sudo let me in."

    You will be presented with a stuffed penguin.

    Next you must combine the penguin with a smartphone to create the TUXDROID.

    The Tuxdroid will give you the password to enter BETT along with a list of where the good freebies are.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rad View Post
    If arriving before 10 use the entrance behind the main one, go up the external stairs. You end up waiting in a heated room, better than outside. You can print badges there too
    Is it obvious to find?

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    I'm still torn between casual suit or extra-geeky T-Shirt.

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    Easy to find yes, its opens before main shutter and is to the left its between exhibitors and main entrance.

    Go geek, then people can spot you... like a certain eg tiger...

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    Quote Originally Posted by CAM View Post
    I'm still torn between casual suit or extra-geeky T-Shirt.
    Geeky suit.

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    Very glad I went - it was a good day. My learning point for next time is to dress like a geek not like a teacher lol! Either that or wear a sign on my back saying "I am a techie with an IT degree and 13 years experience of the industry."

    And next year, I'm definitely being Network Manager, not ICT Technician! Thanks @witch for the tip!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kaphc View Post
    Very glad I went - it was a good day. My learning point for next time is to dress like a geek not like a teacher lol! Either that or wear a sign on my back saying "I am a techie with an IT degree and 13 years experience of the industry."

    And next year, I'm definitely being Network Manager, not ICT Technician! Thanks @witch for the tip!


    Nice to meet you there... the band of sisters is growing

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    Quote Originally Posted by elsiegee40 View Post


    Nice to meet you there... the band of sisters is growing
    Right back at you .... one day we'll take over the world!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kaphc View Post
    Right back at you .... one day we'll take over the world!
    What DO you mean?
    We've been there, done that!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by witch View Post
    What DO you mean?
    We've been there, done that!!
    Absolutely, but we have to give the guys the impression that they're still in charge .... even if we know otherwise!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kaphc View Post
    Absolutely, but we have to give the guys the impression that they're still in charge .... even if we know otherwise!
    Incorrect.

    @witch was referring to all of us Nerds/Geeks when she said "we".

    It doesn't matter if they're male or female, Nerds/Geeks run the world.

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    Right at the end on Saturday @witch and I were walking past a stand desperately trying to get rid of freebies (pen holders).

    The guy handing them out asked what I did.

    "Network Manager" I replied.

    He needs to learn that a surprised look in response is not a good marketing tool! (I resisted the urge to knee him somewhere painful)

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    Quote Originally Posted by elsiegee40 View Post
    He needs to learn that a surprised look in response is not a good marketing tool! (I resisted the urge to knee him somewhere painful)
    I used to be a sexist like him... Then I took a knee to the groin.

    [I didn't really.]

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    I used to be a sexist like him... Then I took a knee to the groin.

    [I didn't really.]
    I was waiting for the arrow to the knee jokes to start invading Edugeek.

    Well done sir.

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