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events:gate [2012/07/19 13:33]
glynnis [Try not do it alone]
events:gate [2018/02/22 16:57] (current)
exchequer [Write it down]
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 Sharing a table with the Constable can be convenient for both you and the attendees.  DO NOT assume that the Constable can, or is willing to do your work in addition to their own.  In an emergency, they may be willing to watch a locked cash tin while you make that dash to the privies but even then, ask politely! Sharing a table with the Constable can be convenient for both you and the attendees.  DO NOT assume that the Constable can, or is willing to do your work in addition to their own.  In an emergency, they may be willing to watch a locked cash tin while you make that dash to the privies but even then, ask politely!
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 +Please note when looking for help - as group Reeves are now required to sign off on the gate sign-in forms for cash received, they are NOT permitted to handle gate takings cash themselves and so can't act as gate staff.
  
 ===== Know the entry fees ===== ===== Know the entry fees =====
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 Unless you are the Autocrat, you are unlikely to have been given any decision making capability, for example to give discounts.  Always refer such questions to the Autocrat or other designated official. Unless you are the Autocrat, you are unlikely to have been given any decision making capability, for example to give discounts.  Always refer such questions to the Autocrat or other designated official.
  
-Errors can be made and sometimes there are differences sometimes when there are odd amounts and the change given might not have been correct.  Record the actual amount in the cash box on the tally sheet (and sign it).  If an error is found, report it as soon as it is noticed.+Errors can be made and sometimes there are differences when there are odd amounts and the change given might not have been correct.  Record the actual amount in the cash box on the tally sheet (and sign it).  If an error is found, report it as soon as it is noticed.
  
 ===== Arriving and leaving ===== ===== Arriving and leaving =====
  
 If you are to be there at the start of the event, when you arrive, look around and see if you need to hunt up a chair, pen and paper etc.  If you have been given money for change, count it, write it down and sign it. If you are to be there at the start of the event, when you arrive, look around and see if you need to hunt up a chair, pen and paper etc.  If you have been given money for change, count it, write it down and sign it.
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 +{{:cash_float_sheet.pdf|}} - This form is useful for keeping track of cash at a Troll gate.
  
 If you are arriving or leaving the table and handing the cash box over or receiving it, count the money, write it down, both check it and both sign it.  The few minutes it takes will not cause too much delay and it is so worthwhile. If you are arriving or leaving the table and handing the cash box over or receiving it, count the money, write it down, both check it and both sign it.  The few minutes it takes will not cause too much delay and it is so worthwhile.
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 ===== Write it down ===== ===== Write it down =====
  
-When you are given money, write down the details the autocrat will need later.  An orderly list of details on a sheet of paper (a tally sheet) will be well received.  If you are asked for a receipt, please use mundane names.  Please write down every name not just “Peter + 3”+When you are given money, write down the details the autocrat will need later.  An orderly list of details on a sheet of paper (a tally sheet) will be well received if you can not fit all details on the sign in sheet.   
 +If you are asked for a receipt, please use mundane names.  Please write down every name not just “Peter + 3”
  
 The minimum at an SCA event in Australia where the entry is not free, you need to record: The minimum at an SCA event in Australia where the entry is not free, you need to record:

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