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London, ON 2008 Santa Claus Parade

Discussion in 'Canada Discussion Boards' started by Lord_Robert, Sep 16, 2008.

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  1. Lord_Robert

    Lord_Robert Jedi Padawan star 4

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    They did get it moved up a week.
    This year it's Sat Nov 15.

    here's the link
    http://www.londonsantaclausparade.ca/


     
  2. Rabellaka

    Rabellaka Jedi Padawan star 4

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    The stormtroopers showed up on the main page pictures. I'll let the other cities know.
     
  3. Lord_Robert

    Lord_Robert Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Can we get enough people to be in this? We had close to 20 last year and they we let us have up to 50.

    I'l be there with Darth-Sniklefritz.

    Rebellaka if you could post this on Rebel Legion and other FF. I'll post it on 501st.

    Could we have something like a dolly for a stereo and put the banner on the front of it. Then there would be a place for those lightsabers that die.
     
  4. DaleSabers

    DaleSabers Jedi Youngling star 3

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    I'll try to come down for that weekend. No promises till the date comes closer.
     
  5. darthsolvo

    darthsolvo Jedi Youngling star 1

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    me and my brothers will be there
    il pass the word on to tom and il try to get jengo out too
     
  6. Rabellaka

    Rabellaka Jedi Padawan star 4

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    There's some interest from members of other cities. What time do we want to meet, and are we going to meet at the Garrison or at the parade site? I'd like to have at least one person parked downtown so we have a vehicle avaiable to get back after the parade.
     
  7. Lord_Robert

    Lord_Robert Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I've been saying to meet at the garrison at 2:00 for pizza or something. Then we'll go down at 4:00 together. But yes we need to have some cars parked downtown for after. I was going to do the same as last year and leave my van at the market.

    But hears a catch to that, I was going to use a small wagon that we can atach the banner to the handle and carry the stereo for music. It can hold extra sabers too.
    The wagon will fit in my van with out the back seat but not in the car. So if someone (DarthPapa maybe) could take it in his truck. I can take 4 passangers bothways.

    We will also have to decorate the wagon.

    I've been talking with people and Kay, Bradley and Chris the trekie maybe coming too.
     
  8. VaderJay

    VaderJay Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Hi
    Im interested in showing up. I have a vader costume and a few others will be coming with me as stormtroopers and maybe a jedi or two....if you already have a vader Ill find another costume.

    Jay
     
  9. Lord_Robert

    Lord_Robert Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Your in luck our Vader left the group, so no problem there.
     
  10. DarthPapa

    DarthPapa Jedi Youngling star 1

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    I've got room in my truck for it and other stuff if we need to bring more, I'll probably park at the costume store again for the start of the parade.

    Darth papa
     
  11. darthsolvo

    darthsolvo Jedi Youngling star 1

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    il have a darth nihlus and a jawa probably. and il ither be a general kenobi(clonewar armor) or a mandilorian(if i have it finished by then
     
  12. Lord_Robert

    Lord_Robert Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Hey, cold we as a group make some basic costumes for extras. something like rebel solders, just helmets and vests. Then they can get they're own pants and shirts to match.
     
  13. Rabellaka

    Rabellaka Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I also have several spare robes - although two are green and redish.
     
  14. Lord_Robert

    Lord_Robert Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I'm going to go through the costumes that I have because most are reserved already. But StarfleetJedi is coming to the meeting on the 5th to see what we can do for him.
     
  15. Rabellaka

    Rabellaka Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I'll try to remember to bring my costume bits. I just remembered that I have at least one other robe (Anakin Ep II style) and some other pieces that are cut out but not sewn together yet. I've got both the sewing machine and serger setup right now, so I'm going to be sewing in all my spare time this week. :) I also have 13 meters of brown silk noil (it was on sale a few years ago) to make 2 or 3 Jedi outfits out of.

     
  16. DaleSabers

    DaleSabers Jedi Youngling star 3

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    I won't be able to make it down now because I'm heading off to the south pacific for a job on a tv series pilot.
     
  17. DarthPapa

    DarthPapa Jedi Youngling star 1

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    That's too bad
     
  18. darthsolvo

    darthsolvo Jedi Youngling star 1

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    i just finished my obiwan chest armor. and i have a clone trooper helmet
     
  19. Lord_Robert

    Lord_Robert Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Hey darthsolvo. That young guy you know that comes out as Gango, if he needs guns walmart has gango guns for $10 each in the costume area. They've got the sound coming out the end of the barrel.
     
  20. darthsolvo

    darthsolvo Jedi Youngling star 1

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    sick! im guna pick up a pair for myself
     
  21. Rabellaka

    Rabellaka Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I now have a lightsaber that I got as a birthday present. :)
     
  22. TK42Tom

    TK42Tom Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Hi there!

    Will there be directions posted to the Garrison for thos of us from oout of town? I am not familiar with the layout of London. :)
     
  23. darthsolvo

    darthsolvo Jedi Youngling star 1

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    i went to the wallmart near my house and they didint have the jengo guns.
     
  24. Lord_Robert

    Lord_Robert Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Sure thing, it's at 1781 Wavell St. London

    You can google map for turn by turn directions.
    http://maps.google.com/
     
  25. TK42Tom

    TK42Tom Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Hey all!

    I have a question: will there be a Greedo in the parade? I'm working on a Greedo costume, and I hope to have it done by Halloween. I woould like to wear it in the parade if no one else is coming as Greedo.
     
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