Well, it wasn't my intention to make anyone feel guilty. I was happy to spend it, if the end result was as good a time as we all had. I just didn't want anyone to think something like this is cheap or easy to pull together - in fact, it took a lot of planning and a lot of money to make happen.
Next year's registration fees will be more in line with what we'll need to have, to make less of an impact on my wallet. And if anyone feels like throwing extra at me to blow on the craps table, well, I won't say no