Random draw from a list of meetup.com participants

Well, that’s fairly easy:

  • First, you need to get all the names from meetup
  • Then, you need to feed those names into a wheel of fortune

Export participants names from meetup.com

Well, obviously there’s the « Export attendees » button, that will create a spreadsheet (.xls) with all participants.

But, if for a reason this button no longer exists, then you can hack around with your favorite browser Developer tools and its Javascript console:

This small piece of code will display all the participants names, provided meetup.com does not update the class name.

Use an online wheel of fortune

You want it to accept a list of names, here are some options: