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Voting Over, Motion Passed: Creation of a Lodging Services Forum (Including AirBnB)

Voting Over, Motion Passed: Creation of a Lodging Services Forum (Including AirBnB)

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This thread documents the creation of the new Non-hotel Lodging Services including Airbnb and VRBO forum from the announcement the vote is open, through the vote and announcement by the Community Director of the new forum's opening. Post-opening discussion is included as well.

The initial forum suggestion thread can be read at Lodging Services forum (such as Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway, etc)

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Old Nov 26, 16, 2:47 pm
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Originally Posted by simons1 View Post
And there is the best illustration of how the current TB have managed themselves out if existence.

Bickering until the last day.

Who cares why the dissenting member voted against.

Thank heavens the CD put them out of their misery. Thank you TB and goodbye.
Being curious about the decision-making behind a particular vote really isn't what I would call "bickering". Some people just like to know.
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Old Nov 26, 16, 2:53 pm
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Originally Posted by GUWonder View Post
Being curious about the decision-making behind a particular vote really isn't what I would call "bickering". Some people just like to know.
Comments like "It wouldn't be a TalkBoard vote if at least one member (who it is will NOT surprise you) didn't hold out their vote til the very end" aren't in any way childish and bickering then?

Almost every thread on here has some element of snark. It's pretty obvious from her own post elsewhere that that's why TB has been canned by the CD.
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Old Nov 26, 16, 8:27 pm
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Originally Posted by GUWonder View Post
Being curious about the decision-making behind a particular vote really isn't what I would call "bickering". Some people just like to know.
Agree. As both a regular FTer and as a TB member who has followed TB for many years (including before I served) I always want to know the rationale behind votes, whether they be yes/no/abstain.

I've gone on record as saying TB members should vote as they think best for FT, and I've also gone on record as saying they have an obligation as TB members to explain their votes to FTers - again, whether those votes are yes/no/abstain.

TB guidelines don't require a TB member to publicly explain their vote (which has given some TB members an out over the years ), but I've never understood the reason for voting (yes/no/abstain) & not explaining the vote to our constituents (aka, FTers) if asked.

So technically MSP doesn't have to explain her No vote to anyone & she may decide to run out the clock, but it would be a sign of good faith as a TB member to her constituents to do so.


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Old Nov 27, 16, 5:32 pm
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Originally Posted by SkiAdcock View Post
Agree. As both a regular FTer and as a TB member who has followed TB for many years (including before I served) I always want to know the rationale behind votes, whether they be yes/no/abstain.

I've gone on record as saying TB members should vote as they think best for FT, and I've also gone on record as saying they have an obligation as TB members to explain their votes to FTers - again, whether those votes are yes/no/abstain.

TB guidelines don't require a TB member to publicly explain their vote (which has given some TB members an out over the years ), but I've never understood the reason for voting (yes/no/abstain) & not explaining the vote to our constituents (aka, FTers) if asked.

So technically MSP doesn't have to explain her No vote to anyone & she may decide to run out the clock, but it would be a sign of good faith as a TB member to her constituents to do so.


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Agreed. The more transparency, the better.
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