While discussing the various "levels" of bidding support, Kent Bloom made the good point that the levels somewhat mirror the different levels of support of a PBS station. This may make it easier to explain to someone who doesn't know us.
Near the end, the importance of every vote was emphasized. Ben Yalow reminded us that Seattle won the 2005 NASFiC by five votes, and that eight members of their opponent's committee (Charlotte) did not vote.
Margene has done a good job pulling all of the bits into a single presentation.