Just found out
that I won an Xbox 360 - pretty cool.
I'd like to thank the academy...
Seriously though, it's pretty nice that Microsoft recognise the efforts of the .NET community. Around the country there are a lot of hours volunteered each month preparing sessions, speaking, catering and hosting events - all run at no charge by
the community for
Without the support of Microsoft and Darryl Burling
in particular, it would be a lot harder for us to provide pizza every few weeks to hungry punters.
Last year I calculated I'd ordered 800 pizza
since starting the Wellington .NET user group, and it must have been another 200 since then! I recently put together list of all the pizza we buy in a month nationwide, and it's about 200 pizza across all the user groups. That much fat don't come cheap!
So, thanks to Darryl and Microsoft, and thanks to all the great speakers and attendees that come along to meetings every few weeks and make the user group what it is!
P.S. Two user group events in Wellington coming up -- one tomorrow and one next Wednesday -- check out http://www.dot.net.nz/wellington