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C3 Fan Party - Friday, April 22 - Post Party Discussion

Discussion in 'FanForce: Star Wars Celebrations' started by Sebulba-X, Dec 13, 2004.

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  1. Sebulba-X

    Sebulba-X •X C2 C3 MW RSA• star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    The Official FanForce - RebelLegion - 501st Celebration 3 Party
    Hosted by the [link=http://www.indyknights.com/]Indy Knights[/link] and the [link=http://www.bloodfingarrison.com/]Bloodfin 501st Garrison[/link]

    When: 7:00 p.m. to Midnight, Friday, April 22, 2005

    Where: 2nd Floor Hyatt Regency Ballroom

    Ticket Price: $20 pre-registration, $30 day of event

    The $20 registration fee includes ballroom rental, security, taxes and gratuity, food and multimedia rentals.

    This event is limited to 1,000 people.

    Registration:
    Because of the need to keep things organized, registration will be staggered. Registration for members of the 501st and Rebel Legion will begin on January 1. On January 14, registration will begin for FanForce members as well as anyone and everyone else. Many FanForce members are also members of the 501st and/or Rebel Legion, hence the reason those two group will register first. Don't worry, the tickets will be quite available when your registration time arrives. //emperor

    Payment:
    Payments will be accepted through PayPal and through money orders.

    PayPal I.D.: party's over, so this is gonzo

    Money Order Mail-To Address:

    [link=http://boards.theforce.net/user.asp?usr=543630]Jay Newnum[/link]
    party's over, so this is gonzo

    Getting in:

    Your PayPal receipt is your ticket!

    On the day of the party, beginning at 6:00 p.m. on the 1st floor Waterwall, check in with the table and present your name, address and city, or a PayPal receipt, and you?ll receive your wristband for entrance to the party. There will most likely be two tables/lists, one for FanForce and one for 501st/Rebel Legion, make sure you are in the right line to get in quickly and easily. If you are members of more than one group, you'll need to line up with the group you registered with.

    If you pay by money order, you must send your name, address and city along with the money order so that when you check in at the table, we can verify your registration and give you your wristband.

    Security will be stationed at both elevators and escalators on the 2nd floor. No one will be allowed past security without a wristband.

    Your PayPal receipt is your ticket!

    Food:
    At 7:00 p.m., there will be four carving stations serving baked Virginia ham (80 slices per ham) with mustard, mayonnaise and mini croissants. There will also be vegetable and cheese trays at each carving station. All four carving stations will restock at 8:00 p.m. with the above-mentioned food. At 9:00 p.m., only three serving stations will restock. At 10:00 p.m., only one serving station will restock. Food is on a first come first serve basis.

    Drinks:
    There will be three fully-stocked bars serving cocktails, imported and domestic beer, house wines, still & sparkling waters and soft drinks.

    Cocktails - $5.00 House - $5.50 Call -$6.00 Premium
    House Wines- $5.25 House - $5.50 Call - $6.00 Premium
    Imported Beer - $4.50
    Domestic Beer - $4.00
    Non-Alcoholic Beer - $4.00
    Cordials & Cognacs - $6.50

    Still & Sparkling Waters - $3.50
    Soft Drinks - $2.50

    There will also be three beer troughs throughout the ballroom.

    Extras:

    - We will also have a 9? x 12? screen with LCD projector showing Star Wars fan films.

    - Star Wars celebrities will be there. There will be no autographs at the party. The stars will sign autographs all day at C3. This is also a party for them.

    - $2.00 from each ticket sale will go to the Troopers for Katie Fund. For more information or to make additional donations, please go to [link=http://www.forkatie.org]www.forkatie.org[/link].

    - Guests who've confirmed they will be in attendance
    Michael Stackpole (Author)
    Gerald Home (Tessk, Mon Calamari Officer - ROTJ)
    Steve Sansweet - Director of Fan Relations LFL
    Mary Franklin - Fan Event Specialist LFL
    ...more to come!
     
  2. DarthLucanas

    DarthLucanas Jedi Padawan star 4

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    YES!!!!

    See everyone there!!!! WOOHOO!!!
     
  3. Jedi_Lite

    Jedi_Lite Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I'll be there. Bells or no bells on?

    I hope one of the celebrities in attendance is none other than Peter Mayhew.
     
  4. Enji

    Enji Jedi Master star 6

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    Yay! This is going to be so much fun... :)
     
  5. Connemara

    Connemara Jedi Knight star 6

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    Oh...I was under the impression it wasn't FF and 501st only. I dunno why, just something someone said in the other thread. I've never been to any fan force meetings...this means I can't go?
     
  6. Sebulba-X

    Sebulba-X •X C2 C3 MW RSA• star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Read the title of the thread:

    "All Welcome to attend"

    :p

    The party is hosted by us (IK & Bloodfin), it's a little pub for the larger organizations in general, but anyone and everyone who wants to buy a ticket can come. Hopefully the only restriction is that people are SW fans who are at C3.

    If you're not a member of any particular group, you would fall into the "FanForce" category for registration. I'll verify this with the Ron & Jay before editing the original post.
     
  7. F16WarBird

    F16WarBird Jedi Youngling star 4

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    SWEET!!!!
     
  8. _-Reborn_Jedi-_

    _-Reborn_Jedi-_ Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Yeesh, downtown beer prices! But hey, I'm down! ONLY ABOUT 4 MONTHS AWAY, w00t!
     
  9. DARTHLARS

    DARTHLARS Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    What about using one PayPal account to pay for several people?
    Some people in my FF chapter has asked me to pay for them, because they don't have PayPal accounts.

    BTW, half of them are also members of the Rebel Legion.
     
  10. Jedi_Dajuan

    Jedi_Dajuan Administrator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I'm so there!!!! Buying tickets now.
     
  11. VaderFanForever

    VaderFanForever Jedi Youngling star 3

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    YEEE HAAAA!!! Finally Tickets went on sale! I got mine!! This party is going to rock!!! I still have one question... is this a casual affair, or can we dress up in our costumes? Just wondering. Maybe sweating for several hours in the ICC, then going to the party in costume may not work, eh? Never mind!

    See you guys there!!
     
  12. mirax80

    mirax80 Retired Midwest RSA star 4 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Sweeeety! Party with the monkeys!
     
  13. Krash

    Krash RSA Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Quick question, is there an age limit on this party? I'm fine...just curious if I can bring my 18 year old padawan with me.
     
  14. Sebulba-X

    Sebulba-X •X C2 C3 MW RSA• star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    It's all ages.
     
  15. Silmarillion

    Silmarillion Manager Emerita/Ex RSA star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    There will also be three beer troughs throughout the ballroom.

    This is the bit I'm intrigued about, because the picture in my head of what a beer trough is just can't be right. :p


     
  16. Captain_Typho

    Captain_Typho Jedi Master star 5

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    ^^^^^

    agreed.....please explain seb-x
     
  17. Incom4

    Incom4 Jedi Master star 4

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    [image=http://www.amnow.com/amcphotos/TROUGH.jpg]

    Same principal only bigger
     
  18. Silmarillion

    Silmarillion Manager Emerita/Ex RSA star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Aha! Thanks Ron.
     
  19. Sebulba-X

    Sebulba-X •X C2 C3 MW RSA• star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    [face_laugh] @ Ron ...couldn't have said it better myself.
     
  20. jedi_master_sal

    jedi_master_sal Jedi Padawan star 4

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    There was a valid question earlier. What about paying for multiple people with one Payapl transaction?

    If I do this, I would be paying for myself and fiancee.

    So, how will you deal with that or in the case above, groups of people?

    Especailly if said groups don't all show up at the same time, which is VERY possible.

    Example: Fanforce Pittsburgh-a member purchases 6 passes. Four of those six show up right away, the other two will be coming later (say 8pm for instance). Since the reciept has already been shown for the 4, how will you keep track of the other two? It should not fall upon the attendees to have to be there at the same time.

    One possibility is in the notes section (when sending a Paypal payment, to state whom exactly the extra passes are being paid for. Screen name and real name. Then you can keep a list based on that. the person would then need to show some form of official ID (ie State ID or Driver's license)

    Cool?
     
  21. Sebulba-X

    Sebulba-X •X C2 C3 MW RSA• star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I wasn't ignorning the question, but since I'm not actually the person collecting the money, I was hoping Ron or Jay would jump in.

    Basically, the PayPal reciept is the ticket, but the other part of that is the checklist at the door...so, sure, a person can buy tickets for multiple people, but you'd need to send in a list of all the required info listed above for each person, then you would just need to print off multiple copies of the reciept for each person's entry, and then when they arrive, they would all need to check in the line for the group you signed up with....their name is scratched off the list and they are given a wristband. If someone else tries to use a copy of that reciept and the same name, then they will be denied entry.

    I don't recall if ID was required or not, but it would probably be a good idea to have some anyway, esepcially if you plan on drinking. You have to be 21 years old to drink alcohol in Indiana, and if you don't have a valid photo ID, you won't be served, and I imagine if you don't look 54, you'll be carded.
     
  22. DARTHLARS

    DARTHLARS Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    What does it mean that registration begins at Jan 1 or Jan 14 ?
    There is nothing stopping me from paying right now. :p
    What will happen if I do?

    Shouldn't there also be set dates for when pre-purchase of tickets closes ?
     
  23. Incom4

    Incom4 Jedi Master star 4

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    What about using one PayPal account to pay for several people?

    You can do this BUT here is what has to happen. The person who pays with the Paypal recipt needs to list all the names (real names not board names) in the notes section of the PayPal transaction. That person will need to make a photocopy of the Paypal receipt and give to each of the persons he/she has paid for. We will be checking IDs against the list of paid individuals.

    Upon check in you will be given a numbered wristband and that number will be recorded against your name on the list for the party.
     
  24. Incom4

    Incom4 Jedi Master star 4

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    There is nothing stopping me from paying right now.
    What will happen if I do?


    You money will be refunded

    Reg. BEGINS 1-1-2005 for 501st and Rebel Legion

    Reg. BEGINS 1-14-2005 For Fan Force & Everyone else
     
  25. Sebulba-X

    Sebulba-X •X C2 C3 MW RSA• star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    The registration dates are a courtesy to those collecting and organizing the money...I guess you could pay now and everything would be fine, or the complete opposite could happen where your money is refunded back....or maybe the money wouldn't be refunded and you'd get a thank you email for your $20 donation to the Katie Fund. I would just wait. :p

    I also know that Ron & Jay are working with the higher ups with the 501st and probably Rebel Legion too, so there might be some cross-checking of membership lists there.

    There is no end date for registration, tickets will be sold until they sell out. Actually, I think 8pm the night of the party is when any tickets unsold will be cut off, but don't quote me on that, just yet.

    Edit:
    OR what Ron said. Also, the FanForce date would include anyone and everyone else not associated with any particular group.
     
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