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Nocturnity is dead!
by Bunny hugs and cookie crumbs... (kissindra)
at November 17th, 2006 (02:48 am)

Votes have been tallied, including those oppinions lodged previously online or off and in comments.

The majority of people voted to give the remaining money to charity.

I will ask Meli to post another pole to decide on which charity, please reply with suggestions. With Christmas being so close I'll suggest the money goes on toys or giftvouchers from Kmart to be placed under the Kmart giving tree for children who would otherwise not be getting presents this year. Whatever the final decision the reciept/reciepts will be scanned and posted on the community for all to see and if the vote goes towards putting gifts under the tree I will invite you all to come witness this being done.

Those of you that wanted to keep it going may be unsure as to why the decision has been made to wind it down.

Nocturnity has garnered a bad reputation by fair means or foul.

While it would be possible in future to run a club with the remaining money, what Nocturnity was supposed to be would not be possible. Given the vote and the feeling that any club that came out of the remaining money would not be in the original spirit of Nocturnity - it is best that the money that is left, which belongs to noone, should go to charity as per the vote rather than financing another enterprise.

In the end, it comes down to the vote. Majority rules at Nocturnity, and while that has been debated and subject to change I think it fitting that in the end we go out as we started, with the emphasis on what the majority of the community wants.

Obviously people will be angry and disagree but what Nocturnity should have reinforced to everyone is that you can't please everyone. It's time to end it but another thing to be learn't is that if you want to, you can put a club together, and you can make it happen. It won't always last and there are many mistakes you can learn by but you can give it a go.

Thankyou to everyone ever involved either by vollunteering, turning up or other. Thankyou to Cassie and Sara for proving you can take an idea a long way.

adios and goodnight people, I look forward to seeing our DJ's continue and maybe some new clubs run by familiar faces turn up when the time is right.

xxoo Cat.


Posted by: L (atypia)
Posted at: November 17th, 2006 04:07 am (UTC)

I think I'd prefer if we waited three more days. Then it's been up online for a week, and people will have had more than enough time to vote (imo).

I think KMart giftcards left under that giving tree would be awesome. We could do a bunch of $15 giftcards that would really be great for someone (and let them buy what they wanted, instead of what we thought they wanted).

Posted by: Bunny hugs and cookie crumbs... (kissindra)
Posted at: November 18th, 2006 02:47 am (UTC)

you cant actually leave giftcards under the tree:

"To participate in the appeal, simply leave a gift under the Wishing Tree located at the front of any Kmart store. Take a gift tag from the tree to identify the appropriate age and gender of a suitable recipient and place it with your gift. Alternatively, you can make a cash contribution at any Kmart store register. All cash contributions are converted by Kmart into Kmart gift cards, which will be distributed to people in need by the welfare groups, allowing appeal recipients to choose their own Christmas gift."

Posted by: L (atypia)
Posted at: November 18th, 2006 04:21 am (UTC)

OK. I'm still very pro giftcards, since people can then buy what they need.

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