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Syra, NY 2nd Annual Regional FF Holiday Dinner - Jan 2006

Discussion in 'NorthEast Regional Discussion' started by Doc_Bev, Nov 3, 2005.

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  1. Doc_Bev

    Doc_Bev Jedi Knight star 5

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    To continue the tradition started by Salt City Jedi on [link=http://tinyurl.com/e4xq5]Jan 30th 2005[/link], The Rebellion has volunteered to host the 2nd Annual Regional FanForce Holiday Dinner and Gift Exchange.

    Please head over to [link=http://boards.theforce.net/rochester_ny/b10259/22186683/p1/?0]this poll[/link] and vote for one date that would work the best for you. If there are multiple dates that would work, vote for the one that works the best and then make a post stating the other dates you are available.

    Please keep the poll thread to date discussions only. For other questions/comments about this event please use the [link=http://boards.theforce.net/rochester_ny/b10259/17147308/p1]current planning thread[/link].

    Hope everyone can make it!

    ~Doc_Bev
     
  2. strawbary

    strawbary Syracuse CR, RSA Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Nicky , are we going to continue tradition and do the gift exchange? :D
     
  3. Doc_Bev

    Doc_Bev Jedi Knight star 5

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    Yup, that's why I called it the 2nd Annual Regional FanForce Holiday Dinner and Gift Exchange. ;)

    ~Doc_Bev
     
  4. strawbary

    strawbary Syracuse CR, RSA Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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  5. Doc_Bev

    Doc_Bev Jedi Knight star 5

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    I started a [link=http://boards.theforce.net/rochester_ny/b10259/22345359/p1/?0]round 2 poll[/link] for this as the first poll was getting a little unruly. I hate to make folks do this, but please vote (or revote in some cases) in the new poll.

    ~Doc_Bev
     
  6. Doc_Bev

    Doc_Bev Jedi Knight star 5

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    I've ended the round 2 voting early and set the final details for this event.
    Please head over to [link=http://boards.theforce.net/rochester_ny/b10259/22390611/p1/?0]this thread[/link] for all the info.

    ~Doc_Bev
     
  7. strawbary

    strawbary Syracuse CR, RSA Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Hey guys, friendly reminder - Nicky is looking for everyone who is planning on attending to RSVP for the dinner. So if everyone can pop over there and let her know that would be superdeeduper!!!!:D

    Thanks!!!!
     
  8. Doc_Bev

    Doc_Bev Jedi Knight star 5

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    OK, we're on to the next phase...

    What I need from folks now are food preferences. Please head over to the [link=http://boards.theforce.net/Board.aspx?brd=10259]food options thread[/link] and select your 3 favorite choices.

    I will need this information by December 20th.

    ~Doc_Bev
     
  9. Doc_Bev

    Doc_Bev Jedi Knight star 5

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    We are now on to the next phase of the banquet planning.
    I have updated the first post in [link=http://boards.theforce.net/rochester_ny/b10259/22390611/p1]this thread[/link] with all the newest details.
    The biggest update being that the price has been set at $15 per person in advance or $20 per person at the door.
    Please don't hesitate to ask me questions about any detail of this event.

    ~Doc_Bev
     
  10. Doc_Bev

    Doc_Bev Jedi Knight star 5

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    Oh - I forgot to mention. Kids 12 and under are $10 pre-order or at the door.

    ~Doc_Bev
     
  11. strawbary

    strawbary Syracuse CR, RSA Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    why r they charging more at the door, thats crazy..... its a restaurant......
     
  12. Doc_Bev

    Doc_Bev Jedi Knight star 5

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    As our banquet will be buffet style our order must be placed one week in advance. A majority of the cost is locked in at that time. The difference in price is to encourage pre-registration so that we can ensure the best banquet possible. Pre-registration will be used to determine the final menu and also ensures that there is no financial risk to those hosting the banquet.

    The other option would be to not allow people to pay at the door at all and only have pre-registration like they had at the FanForce/501st/RL dinner at CIII.

    If you have any further questions - don't hesitate to ask.

    ~Doc_Bev


     
  13. strawbary

    strawbary Syracuse CR, RSA Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I understand its just that we paid for our own at the lest one so it didnt come out of anyones pocket. I guess I just hate to see anyone have to go to that length is my point. ;)
     
  14. Doc_Bev

    Doc_Bev Jedi Knight star 5

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    Reminder: One week until the pre-reg deadline date of January 4th..
    Check out [link=http://boards.theforce.net/rochester_ny/b10259/22390611/p1/?41]the main thread[/link] for all the details.

    ~Doc_Bev
     
  15. Doc_Bev

    Doc_Bev Jedi Knight star 5

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    Today is the deadline for pre-registration, however for those who can't afford to pay until payday (Friday) you can still pay the pre-reg amount until 11:59pm Friday night. That's the absolute cut-off as I will be placing the food order Saturday morning.

    ~Doc_Bev
     
  16. strawbary

    strawbary Syracuse CR, RSA Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Thanks Bev,


    Can I get everyone from Syracuse to post here who are going? I dont think there are many of us who are making the trek out there....

    I know there are 4 of us in my clan ;)
    Anyone else?
     
  17. Chang

    Chang Jedi Youngling star 1

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    I'm planning on going.
     
  18. BobaChris12

    BobaChris12 NE RSA & North Ridge VP star 9 Manager

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    Anyone else from Syracuse coming? I haven't seen some of you in ages!!
     
  19. strawbary

    strawbary Syracuse CR, RSA Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    we have chang and my 4 in the clan attending. We are even going to try the bowling event afterwards :)

    Chris I am going to bring my vader Helmet for you to look at :)
     
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    BobaChris12 NE RSA & North Ridge VP star 9 Manager

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  21. TX4277

    TX4277 Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Thanks for making the trek out our way. It was yet another fun event!

    Mike
    TX4277
     
  22. RogueSquadronWingnut

    RogueSquadronWingnut Jedi Master star 4

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    Great to finally meet you Strawbary as well as the rest of the Strawbary Clan!!
     
  23. Doc_Bev

    Doc_Bev Jedi Knight star 5

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    Thanks Strawbary clan and Chang for making it out to Rochester for the banquet! It was great to see you guys again. Hope the drive home wasn't too bad.

    ~Doc_Bev
     
  24. Doc_Bev

    Doc_Bev Jedi Knight star 5

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    [link=http://www.rochesterfandom.com/phpBB2/gallery2.php?g2_view=core.ShowItem&g2_itemId=22944]Photos[/link] from my camera are now uploaded! I apologize in advance for the potential neck cramp you'll receive viewing these. I have to manually rotate all of the portrait photos and haven't finished that part yet. If there are any photos that you'd rather not have online - just let me know and I'll take them down. I'm still also working on weeding out the duplicates so right now there's still 175+ pictures up there.

    ~Doc_Bev
     
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