[wplug-plan] Problem with rude audience members at recent talks

Bill Moran wmoran at potentialtech.com
Mon May 2 11:35:55 EDT 2005

wplug at badgertronics.com (Mark Dalrymple) wrote:

> > In particular, I can think of one person at the talk
> > last Saturday who was constantly interrupting the speaker, and who even
> > had the gall to answer his cell phone and talk on it.  Finally, the
> > speaker had to politely tell him to take the phone outside.
> I felt really embarassed for WPLUG at that moment, and pretty ashamed
> myself since I was supposedly on anti-BS duty for that meeting.  I had
> to ask said individual to stop interrupting Warren Duke's talk a month
> or two earlier.  I had hoped it would stick, but apparently not.  I
> hesitated to do anything this time lest it be "MarkD hates him and is
> on his case all the time" which would be a shame, since I enjoy
> talking with him outside of the Formal Presentations.

The only one I was aware of was the cell-phone usage.  Were there other
disruptions that I was unaware of?

Bill Moran
Potential Technologies

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