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Discussion in 'ProgPower USA' started by Ralf Walter, Sep 14, 2015.

  1. Ralf Walter

    Ralf Walter Member

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    Thank you, thank you, thank you, not only for your support but also for your patience with me with all the running around and for your professionalism. It was a joy to work with all of you this year. There was only one issue and it was dealt with abruptly. The details are not necessary to post about it but the VIP badge holder was shown the door.

    I hope you had a great time because I know I sure did - and it was because of you. See you next year!!

    Ralf :wave:
     
  2. Diamond45

    Diamond45 Terminate Bad Music

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    Thank you Ralf. I had reservations when Glenn said he was hiring a VIP coordinator. We are glad to have you and I look forward to working with you next year! :)
     
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    AngraRULES Member

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    Ralf rules. Looking forward to next time, brother!
     
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    Thank you Ralf for your professionalism, humor, and for helping Glenn - especially this year! See you next year.
     
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    Some day, I'm going to return to VIP and that day, I will be happy to have a coordinator so I don't need to bug Tommy for everything hahahaha. :)
     
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    Thank you Ralf. Your personality and professionalism helped make for another awesome VIP experience. Every time we saw you, you were quick to ask how everything was going and crack jokes with us. The generosity with the Soto set list was truly appreciated and major props for the quick handling of the situation previously mentioned. A true asset to what is the best crew in the business. Thanks again and counting the days until next year.
     
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    Kimavir Metal Hippy

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    You were awesome man, thanks so much.
     
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    Thank you Ralf! You did a great job. Looking forward to next year already!

    Bill
     
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    Dragongrrrl Mistress Sassmuffin

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    Yeah, I was a bit skeptical when Glenn said he was bringing in a VIP coordinator...until I found out it was you. You totally rocked it! Can't wait for next year! :headbang:
     
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    KS METALHEAD Heavy Metal Thunder

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    Thanks Ralf for showing me the ropes and making me feel comfortable as a first time V.I.P.! Looking forward to being a V.I.P. again for PP XVII and seeing you next year! Thanks again for the Royal Hunt setlist too!

    Cheers!
     
  11. sarbah77

    sarbah77 Hey you. With the hair.

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    Thanks, Ralf! And thanks to Glenn for bringing Ralf on; it was just kind of cool. Also, it's Ralf. :)
     
  12. mattbrood

    mattbrood PPUSA Facebook *****

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    great job bro (fuck you Ralf! lol)
     
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    Great job, Ralph. I felt adequately coordinated. :D
     
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    PromisedLand Master of Corgis

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    Ralf - you were amazing... Getting us the Soto set lists, waiting with us in the hallway from Hell, making sure we got to see the band... It was all perfect. :)
     
  15. OrbWeaver

    OrbWeaver BECAUSE FALCONER

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    I was well-hydrated thanks to Ralf. Even if he DID pick a fight with me on Wednesday. Come at me, bro! :lol:
     
  16. Pellaz

    Pellaz Tigron of Immanion

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    Great job, Ralf!

    I'm really glad Glenn finally brought someone onboard to handle VIP and photo-pit pass duties, too. It always seemed like something he could delegate to a trustworthy soul, and as the overall CO of this awesome ship we call ProgPower, Glenn CAN get kinda busy. :D
     
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    Prog_Muse Ëana Novía

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    Ralf is a prince. And my coordination was made much more betterly by him.
     
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    metalprof Ken Luther

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    Ralf's coordination skills are so awesome and far reaching that I myself felt quite coordinated all weekend, and I was not even a VIP. Good job, Ralf! :)
     
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    KingsGene God of Thunder

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    Forgive my ignorance, but what falls under the "VIP" designation?
    • Are these the folks that have helped sponsor the bands?
    • Are these folks that are working/volunteering for the festival in some sort of capacity?
    • Are these folks that have press credentials?
    • Assumption is that this is different from a gold badge holder. How does one become a VIP?
     
  20. Pellaz

    Pellaz Tigron of Immanion

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    • Yes, sponsors get a VIP badge for their contributions to the fest. Part of Ralf's duties involves administering some of the sponsor perks, such as barricade passes (so a sponsor can watch their sponsored band's entire set from the photo pit area, instead of being kicked out after two songs).

      Not in the context of Ralf's duties as coordinator; they would generally fall under "crew."

      Yes...but there are not too many of those.

    Basically, you co-sponsor a band. (Or belong to one. :) )
     

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