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    Breaking WMA Info...

    This comes from the mertailor page, It's just a quote I can't say if it's right or not...

    The Mertailor Eric Ducharme
    For everyone involved with or attending the World Mermaid Awards in Las Vegas, the Silverton Casino of Las Vegas is not sponsoring or providing assistance with the World Mermaid Awards. According to my contact at the Silverton Casino of Las Vegas, Sita Lange of Maui Mermaids has not signed any contracts, agreements, or provided funding to rent the facility. The contract was due two days ago and has now expired.

    I think his contact is Mermaid Melissa, but I dont see how the hotel would be allowed to give out confidential information like contract signing to someone who is not Sita. That sounds a little odd. It's kinda disappointing to see him throw Sita under the bus like that too... not professional. He has nothing to do with the WMA it's not really his business...

    that being said he may still be right... posting it on WMA page to get some answers

    Sponsoring VS Hosting is different too.
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    He deleted the post, but as I tell everyone SCREENCAPS or it didnt happen. I screencapped it. Name:  drama.JPG
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    I saw that actually. :/ I know there has been issues with the WMA lately, but I don't think he should have called Sita out like that. It just really puts me off.
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    According to Chris aka freethinker aka husband of mer shelly (he commented on this on the WMA FB page and told me I could repost it)

    Ok look, I just got off the phone with Sita. Contracts are signed and everything is on. Eric is just a lying little bastard, pissed off because Sita wouldn't pay to fly him out. She told me to come on here and set that straight because she is there right now. The lesson? NEVER believe anything you hear from Eric or Melissa. They are both full of shit, liars, and have NOTHING to do with the event. The whole community would be much better off if both of them were just blackballed.
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    glad to hear Sita is there and working things out! Just to clarify I dont know for sure if his contact was Melissa, just that she is at that hotel right now and he just did an interview with her so who would it be?

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    I agree that the mertailor was wrong to post what he did, which is why I haven't posted my information either. However now seems like the time...

    I have also been in contact with the Silverton and recieved a startling email yesterday explaining that the event has not been confirmed and the contracts have not been signed. As I type this I just got off the phone with the Silverton and the event is still not confirmed.

    I am starting to feel as though Sita might not be giving us all the information. I know she is very busy and that lines are getting crossed, but when the actual venue is saying that things have not been confirmed, this is a serious cause for concern.

    And yes, sponsoring vs hosting is a totally different thing. Either way, we need some real answers.

    I have been in contact with Sita and was trying to help her sort this out which only made her angry. I cannot feel upset as the rest of you because she has not been treating me very well. This all started because of the email I sent to the hotel.

    In my defense I will simply say that as a consumer and a person attending this event I do have a right to know where my money is going and what is happening. This is only fair.

    I would also like to comment on the lack of respect you all show your fellow merfolk. Name calling is inappropriate. We are all on the same team aren't we?

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    From what Chris said, Sita is at the silverton right now setting it up. And uh in regards to name calling, Im not a fan of it either, but I would certainly say we're not all on the same team though it would be nice.

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    @Raina: I hope she is. I tried to get in touch with her over lunch, but she signed off gmail. I figured she might be tired of me offering help... I won't jump to conclusions though. It would be really amazing if we could all have a great time at WMA and move past the mistakes that have been made on all sides.

    Yeah, the name calling really needs to stop. We are all part of this community (I don't necessarily mean the forum so much as that we are all merfolk working towards a variety of goals) and we need to treat each other with respect and dignity and this goes for everyone. Giving information and posting details and whatnot is one thing, but calling someone a "lying little bastard" is not necessary at all.

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    Well, I can understand your point of view Courtney. It probably would been nice to have that information as well though. I can only make comments as the info pops up, so it is good for you to post your side. I am sorry that you got snapped at. You do have a right as a consumer to know..and well if they can't do it..they should just say so and give refunds.

    And I also don't like the name calling, or the pointing of fingers, or anything. It makes me really uncomfortable. That's why Eric makes me uncomfortable. x__c
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    Thank you kazekoh for your input! I appreciate the fact that you can see where I am coming from on this subject. So far as posting the information I have, I am going to wait to let Sita take care of things on her end. What I posted previously is all the information I have collected so far aside from all the emails and back and forth instant messages (all of which I have saved and printed).

    I am still cheering her on. I know there is still time to salvage this situation and I wish her all the luck and positive force out there that she will be able to pull it off.

    On another note, I agree that there is way to much underhanded stuff going on in this community... (again I'm not necessarily referring to this forum only, I am referring to the community as a whole).

    @Chris: You are making me pretty uncomfortable speaking the way you have been. You are completely entitled to your opinions, but I would really appreciate it if you wouldn't force them on those of us who might not agree with you.

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    I know several people have reported calling the Silverton and the employees didn't have any clue what they were talking about with the WMAs. Sita said it was becuase it's just happened so recently. She said besides the people who went through the booking process her employees won't know, and it won't be posted on the Silverton website since the booking happened so late. I'm going to be calling next Wed to verify before I leave- they SHOULD know regardless by then.

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    The information I have received explains that the event has yet to be confirmed and that is why it hasn't been posted on their site. So far as employees not knowing, I asked the rep I spoke to find out for me specifically and she was able to ask for the information. She came back at me with exactly what I said above about the confirmation.

    I really hope we all receive an update soon.

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    @Chris: I completely understand and thank you for apologizing. Like I said, you are definitely entitled to your own opinion as are we all. And please don't misinterpret my posts, I am rooting for Sita and I really hope she is able to pull through! She has been working hard and I understand the pressure and stress she must be under. She did make me feel pretty bad and hurt yesterday though and I will be letting her know that personally. In the end, I just hope we are all able to move past this, be friends and have a great time together!

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    I know you are, I know you want this to happen too. As for Sita.....please do not take how she may have been personally. She is under an enourmous amount of stress already, and then this happens. I know Sita very, very well, more than anyone else on this board. She will not let this fail.
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    He is so annoying. He's not even going so why does he care, it's none of his business what Sita and the Silverton have or have not done.

    As for the WMA, I wish something was 100% set in stone with proof. I love Sita and trust her (obviously, I mean we paid and know this event is going to happen! ) But I feel like when someone OTHER than the people directly INVOLVED in the process, post things... rumors get started and all hell breaks loose because no one knows what to believe. Anyone can make up a "source"; not saying he did but honestly, unless your source is the creator or the hotel, don't even say anything.

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    Update from the Mertailor page:

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    Since now a very public apology and clarification has been posted making it clear that the wma is ON AND A GO, I am deleting my comments since they no longer apply.

    It is going to be a GREAT weekend in Vegas.

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    ugh, Im telling you he trolls us so hard, lol. reads everything. He still had no right, it's one thing to come on the board and have a conversation or your personal page, but to post it on your professional page with all those fans... that upsets me. And he deleted it within 5 minutes of my posting it here so I doubt he got his information that fast. Just because someone is your client doesnt mean you have business giving "official word" on something you have nothing to do with at all. I still think he threw Sita under the bus and it shows his true colours. Where's the "sorry, that was none of my business" in that message? Actually... I dont see a sorry anywhere.. doesnt matter he deleted it again! See why you gotta screencap this guy?

    *big angry breath*

    but I digress, happy to see Sita got everything figured out, and Chris too
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    The Silverton is one of his clients? What does that even mean?

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    You know what courtney? i am appauled at this comment. You know my contracts are signed and dated and i dont need to post them to the public. I let you help with the blog and then you told the silverton you were the new event planner/web designer. I have the email to prove it. Of course they did tell you my event details and chewed me out why my web designer was telling people they can all swim in the tank???. HELLO I AM THE WEB DESIGNER!!!! AND EVENT OWNER. Courtney asked if we can all swim in the AQUARIUM and what's the limits on mermaids. I WILL POST THE EMAIL. I was accused of mermaids wanting to jump in the tank and swim topless in the pool. You almost cost me me a loss of the contact. Thanks girly!!!

    I told them to ignore all crazy mermaid peoples. I am deleting the blog and giving you a full refund on your tickets asap you are no longer welcome to be at the event you are a slanderous and liability case. You better take this comment down asap or email me and explain why you would talk like this behind my back? ALL OF YOU? You thought i was upset before when u told the Silverton you were the web designer and new event planner? this makes me even me more upset. Are you even over 18?



    Quote Originally Posted by courtneymermaid View Post
    I agree that the mertailor was wrong to post what he did, which is why I haven't posted my information either. However now seems like the time...

    I have also been in contact with the Silverton and recieved a startling email yesterday explaining that the event has not been confirmed and the contracts have not been signed. As I type this I just got off the phone with the Silverton and the event is still not confirmed.

    I am starting to feel as though Sita might not be giving us all the information. I know she is very busy and that lines are getting crossed, but when the actual venue is saying that things have not been confirmed, this is a serious cause for concern.

    And yes, sponsoring vs hosting is a totally different thing. Either way, we need some real answers.

    I have been in contact with Sita and was trying to help her sort this out which only made her angry. I cannot feel upset as the rest of you because she has not been treating me very well. This all started because of the email I sent to the hotel.

    In my defense I will simply say that as a consumer and a person attending this event I do have a right to know where my money is going and what is happening. This is only fair.

    I would also like to comment on the lack of respect you all show your fellow merfolk. Name calling is inappropriate. We are all on the same team aren't we?
    Last edited by sitalannge; 08-05-2011 at 10:41 AM.

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    YES THANK YOU

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