30th Anniversary Star Wars Con in Plano

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  1. Phuong_Solo Jedi Knight

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    October 20 & 21, 2007
    Plano Convention Center
    General Admission is FREE

    Guests
    Steve Sansweet- Director of Content and Fan Club Relations

    Amy Allen- Aayla Secura in Episode II and III

    Jeremy Bulloch- Boba Fett in Classic Trilogy and Captain Colton in Episode III

    Grey DeLisle- voices of Assajj Ventress, Padme, and Shaak Ti from the Cartoon
    network Clone War series

    Tom Kane- Yoda from the Cartoon Network Clone War series

    David Prowse- Darth Vader in Classic Trilogy

    Events
    Official stop of the very popular FAN CLUB Breakfast.

    Hear the latest news direct from Lucasfilm?s own Steve Sansweet on the upcoming CLONE WARS cartoon series, & live action TV project
  2. DarthElizur Jedi Master

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    Bravo! This should be fun. We had a good time at the Plano convention center when they had the comic con some time ago.

    Does Amy Allen go to every convention in the country?
  3. Phuong_Solo Jedi Knight

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    As of late, it would seem so. I did notice that too.
  4. Danpa_Wamem Jedi Knight

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    I'm going to try and make it to this event. How big/little is the Plano convention center?
  5. Phuong_Solo Jedi Knight

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    I just know that it has one large convention room and about sixteen rooms for breakout sessions and small group presentations. I would say that it was the size of a high school football field including the stadium seats.
  6. Amidala Starkiller Force Ghost

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    And here is a map of the layout I found at scifiexpo.com

    http://www.scifiexpo.com/dcc/SFX-Floorplan.html
  7. Phuong_Solo Jedi Knight

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    Just Added!!!

    Anthony Forrest-Fixer, Stormtrooper
    Julian Glover-General Veers and Donovan in Indiana Jones movie
    Tim Rose-Admiral Ackbar, Sy Snootles, Salicious Crumb
    Bruce Spence-Tion Medon
  8. JediMaraJadeSkyMaul Jedi Master

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    WOW! Cool! When and were? I would love to go. Danny, do you wanna carpool, or are you even going??
  9. Phuong_Solo Jedi Knight

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    When: Saturday 11am-6pm, Sunday 12noon-5pm. As an added benefit, VIP and SpeedPass will be allowed into the exhibit hall and the autograph room at 10am on Saturday.

    Where: Plano Convention Center (just north of Dallas) located at 2000 E Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. FREE Parking.
  10. JediMaraJadeSkyMaul Jedi Master

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    That sounds so cool!! I'm really gonna see if I can't make it to that! But I may have to be back in Florida by then, but I'm not sure yet!! How many people do you know that are going??
  11. Danpa_Wamem Jedi Knight

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    We could probably try that (carpool). So far I am going to try and make it to this.

    I'm only debating on if I want to go for a day or for the full weekend (more leaning toward the full weekend though).
  12. JediMaraJadeSkyMaul Jedi Master

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    Yeah I think so too! Hopefully I'll have one or two of the costumes ready for it! I dunno, but My mum, sister, and her husband may wanna go too, so we'll be taking the Suburban so everyone can fit!! You're more than welcome to join us! But then again they may not go wither, so we;'ll just have to play it by ear!!
  13. JediMaraJadeSkyMaul Jedi Master

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    Sorry! Double post here, but I just realized I may already be back in Florida then, but you never know. So like I said, we'll wait and see what develops!
  14. Danpa_Wamem Jedi Knight

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    That's how I do most of everything ... ha ha
  15. JediMaraJadeSkyMaul Jedi Master

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    LOLZ! It's kinda Han/Indy's look on life too! "I'm makin it up as I go!"
  16. Phuong_Solo Jedi Knight

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    JUST FYI

    I have booked at the Red Roof Inn which is about a 2-3 minute drive away from the convention hall for $47.99/night which is the cheapest price that I found and at a super close distance. I believe it is just for one queen though. I have stayed at it before and a met with a bunch of other Con goers staying there. One time a ran into an Imperial guard waxing his helmet in the hallway. How often does that happen to a person? The rooms have the bare minimum essentials, but I hardly spent anytime in the rooms because after the Con, I went to see some of the Dallas sites anyways.
  17. Danpa_Wamem Jedi Knight

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    Thanks Phuong_Solo ... I completely forgot about reserving a room (in case I need one for spending the weekend there).
  18. Phuong_Solo Jedi Knight

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    Forgot to Mention...oops

    Star Wars Artists

    Tommy Lee Edwards (Star Wars RPG rulebook, Star Wars Insider covers, etc.)
    Tom Hodges (Star Wars webstrip, TOPPS sketch cards, etc.)
    Cat Staggs (Star Wars TOPPS sketch cards)
  19. Montague44 Jedi Padawan

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    There are sites in Dallas? lol. Well, I guess among the many downsides of living here, atleast this event will be within driving distance....I live in Denton...just North of Dallas. If I were you, I'd see the sites in Ft. Worth...more history and cowboys!
  20. Phuong_Solo Jedi Knight

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    Breaking News!!!

    Hasbro will be attending this Con and speaking about and displaying some of their upcoming product line.
  21. JediMaraJadeSkyMaul Jedi Master

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    That makes me wanna go even more!!!

    I'm on a mission now: to arrange my schedule in such a way as to be able to attend!!!

    (crosses fingers and everything else!!)
    "Hold on to your butts!! "
  22. Phuong_Solo Jedi Knight

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    Updated List

    October 20 & 21, 2007
    Plano Convention Center
    General Admission is FREE

    Guests
    Steve Sansweet- Director of Content and Fan Club Relations
    Hasbro Toys
    Shane Turgeon- Force in the Flesh author
    Cartamundi- Star Wars poker chips maker

    Amy Allen- Aayla Secura in Episode II and III
    Kenny Baker- R2-D2
    Jeremy Bulloch- Boba Fett in Classic Trilogy and Captain Colton in Episode III
    Grey DeLisle- voices of Assajj Ventress, Padme, and Shaak Ti from the Cartoon
    network Clone War series
    Anthony Forrest-Stormtrooper, Fixer
    Julian Glover- General Veers
    Tom Kane- Yoda from the Cartoon Network Clone War series
    Peter Mayhew- Chewbacca
    David Prowse- Darth Vader in Classic Trilogy
    Tim Rose- Admiral Ackbar
    Bruce Spence- Tion Medon
    Mike Quinn- Nien Nunb, Jabba puppeteer

    Star Wars Artists

    Justin Chung
    Joe Corroney
    Tommy Lee Edwards
    Tom Hodges
    Cat Staggs

    Events
    Official stop of the very popular FAN CLUB Breakfast.

    Hear the latest news direct from Lucasfilm?s own Steve Sansweet on the upcoming CLONE WARS cartoon series, & live action TV project
  23. JediMaraJadeSkyMaul Jedi Master

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    I so wanna go now!!!! I'm am going to die, because I can't go!! I've always wanted to meet Amy Allen & Julian Glover!!!! This is so not fair!!!
  24. Danpa_Wamem Jedi Knight

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    I know I will be there. I might be able to get a few signatures this time, as I really didn't want to stand in the long lines at CIV ... I figure the lines might be a little long for this convention but nothing like CIV.
  25. JediMaraJadeSkyMaul Jedi Master

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    Danpa, do you think you could get Amy Allen's and Julian Glover's autographs for me??? I would love you forever if you did, well I already love you forever, but I'd love you even more!!
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