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    AGPI convention in Denver - May 17-19, 2019.

    https://mailchi.mp/177eeeedd4f8/anno...n?e=4a27aa1fa0

    Very interesting program!

    bb
    Regards,
    Brian

    visit us at Pickens Puzzles: www.pickenspuzzles.com

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    Way out of my league.
    Scott
    Creator of fine designer sawdust.

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    • #3
      I went to the AGPI convention in Denver. Fun, fun, fun. And interesting tours. All puzzlers should consider joining the AGPI @ $40/yr!

      http://www.gamesandpuzzles.org/index.php

      bb
      Regards,
      Brian

      visit us at Pickens Puzzles: www.pickenspuzzles.com

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      • #4
        Originally posted by bbofpp View Post
        I went to the AGPI convention in Denver. Fun, fun, fun. And interesting tours. All puzzlers should consider joining the AGPI @ $40/yr!

        http://www.gamesandpuzzles.org/index.php

        bb
        I might have to look into it when I have time.
        Scott
        Creator of fine designer sawdust.

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        • #5
          The next Association of Games and Puzzles International (AGPI) will be APR/MAY 2020 in the Washington, DC area. The next Puzzle Parley will be in Sturbridge, MA July 24-26, 2020.

          Puzzle Parleys are where jigsaw puzzle collectors, cutters and just plain enthusiasts get together for one weekend. Founded in 1994, by Pagey Elliott and Bob Armstrong, one is usually held every two years.
          Regards,
          Brian

          visit us at Pickens Puzzles: www.pickenspuzzles.com

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          • #6
            Originally posted by bbofpp View Post
            I went to the AGPI convention in Denver. Fun, fun, fun. And interesting tours. All puzzlers should consider joining the AGPI @ $40/yr!

            http://www.gamesandpuzzles.org/index.php

            bb
            I would recommend NOT joining at the platinum level for $40 per year and instead, Join for the $20 per year.

            My reasons are as follows (I've posted this on their woefully neglected forum that is advertised as part of the perks of platinum membership, without any reply)

            THE FOLLOWING WAS POSTED ON THE AGPI FORUM:


            ********** START **********
            No Newsletter since May/June of 2018. Other Non-addressed issues

            aside from my previous post(s) which have not been answered:
            "Still unable to create topic in Games, Jigsaw or Mechanical section of forum(s)"

            I would like to know why there has been no newsletter since May June 2018 ?

            I signed up for the Platinum Membership, which included the magazine, access to the forum and the Newsletter

            1. The forum is pretty much DOA in my opinion. I see that the "webmaster" has been online lately, so he must know the problems I addressed. What an avoidable shame this is.

            2. We haven't seen a new newsletter online since May/June 2018

            3. I have rec'd a couple magazines and they are great, but I don't need the print copy if I can save the extra money by accessing them online.

            I did get an email from one of the senior members explaining that the AGPI is a volunteer organization and that was the reason for the issues above.

            Que sera. I explained that you really shouldn't advertise services that can't be delivered, but ... as expected, it fell on deaf/uncaring ears, at least here on the forum and all emails from TPTB ceased.

            sorry if I seem harsh, but if I ran my business or volunteer social club by ignoring what started out to be simple suggestions that have become issues resulting in lost members or customers, I would be out of business.

            I sincerely hope you get it straightened out and let anyone joining the AGPI know that all of the features advertised may not be available at this time.

            ********** END **********


            So, I am sorry to be posting this here, but not one person has even replied at AGPI, not even to welcome "bbofpp", aka Brian, who originated the post on their welcome mat at the AGPI forum.

            Apologize to have hijacked your thread here Brian, but I feel people should be aware that what they are paying for in the Platinum membership that is advertised on the AGPI website and in the magazine, is not what they will receive.

            IMO, Better to just get the $20 membership so you can read the mag online.
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