The Daily Revel is a brilliant idea that is currently under-utilized on the Revel site. It offers so many opportunities for connection. Please allow me to proselytize:
It’s an empty Zoom room! Twice a day, every day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, Revel provides a free, open, and completely unstructured Zoom room in which our members can meet and hang. It opens every day at the same times, 8:30 Pacific /11:30 Eastern and then again at 3pm Pacific / 6:00 Eastern, and there is no closing time. It’s just there for you.
It’s always pinned to the top of the Events Page on our website only (not on app, but the push notification will come there soon). When the room is open there’s a link to simply click and join.
We chat, plan, plot, commiserate, share successes, joys, failures. Swap recipes. Talk about hosting ideas, complain about unvaccinated relatives, share book and streaming recommendations, talk about climate change, ruminate on our dreams and fears. You name it, and it can all happen in The Daily Revel.
That is, admittedly, currently the too-frequent problem, and we know it can be a bummer. The answer is two-fold: a) no biggie, just “leave room” and go on with your day; it’s certainly not personal that no one showed up to a room where they didn’t know you’d be! and b) spread the word. Announce in your favorite Revel Group that you’ll be on at a certain day/time, plan to meet some friends at the same time every week, text your bestie and say “meet me on the Daily Revel for a drink at 6pm?”
The bottom line is, it’s always good to widen our circles. That’s what Revel is all about, after all.
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