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

Discussion in 'FanForce: Star Wars Celebration VI, VII, Europe II' started by Sebulba-X, Dec 13, 2004.

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  1. TheRandomMenace Jedi Master

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    I never had a paypal account prior to this... I just set mine up for this very event. It says I have to wait 2-3 business days for verification. Can I still order tickets now? What should I do?
  2. whojedi Jedi Master

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    Nov 14, 2001
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    We will have some available at the door if your account is not set up by Wednesday.
  3. TheRandomMenace Jedi Master

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    Yeah but I'd like to order tonight, lol
  4. The_Sith_Hunter Jedi Knight

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    I'm rather annoyed with PayPal. I set up my account and transfer the funds. It's out of my bank account for two days and they still don't show it in their database! Come on! We live in an age of instant transactions. I got til noon central time. For some reason I doubt it will happen...
  5. The_Sith_Hunter Jedi Knight

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    I stand corrected! It just went through and I sent payment via pay pal. The force is with me today! I hope so, I got an interview today!!
  6. GoG Jedi Knight

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    Feb 12, 2005
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    Is there any more update/info on which celebs will join the Fan party?
  7. DarthLucanas Jedi Master

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    Looking forward to tonight. :) Can't wait
  8. BobaChris12 NE RSA & Buffalo, NY CR

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    I know that there has to be many, many others with complaints about this one!
  9. Go-Mer-Tonic Jedi Youngling

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    Complaints? We raised $7,000 for someone afflicted with Cancer, we met the people who played Rune Hakko, Admiral Motti, David Prowse himself, Steve Sanweet, Rena Owen, I think Ozzel was there, they had free ham, cheese and crackers, and they showed fan films like Revelations all night long. It was a great place to take pics of some of the better fan costumes, and it was especially cool to meet SW fans from all over the world. The Japanese storm troopers and the women dressed up in Kimonos with Imperial logos on them were especially cool.

    What's to complain about?
  10. whojedi Jedi Master

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    I would like to thank everyone who helped out with the party!!!

    $7,700 for Kisses for Katie!!!

    Tons of actors, authors, artists, Lucasfilm reps and executives came to the party and hung out almost all night!!!

    My only complaint is that the we couldn't get more people in there so that we could raise more money for Katie!!!

    Thanks to all who came up to me and Incom over the weekend to thank us and tell us what a great time they had.

    More importantly, thanks to all who came and helped us make the single largest donation to Kisses for Katie ever!!!
  11. Captain_Typho Force Ghost

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    I enjoyed it. This was the one time I had to really meet everyone from the JC and it was fantastic. Also, there was dinner included in that cost, we raised money for a very good cause, and there were some celebreties who were there just to hang out with the fans which was great.


    question: how much kisses for katie revenue was generated through other fund raising efforts like wristband sales?
  12. Hama Retired GSA, Retired RSA

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    Does that $7,700 include the money from the silent auction?
  13. whojedi Jedi Master

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    No, that is only counting the funds raised from ticket sales!!!
  14. Incom4 Jedi Master

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    I would like to thank everyone who came and made this party one to remember. The only complaint I have heard of was that there was not enoght chairs and tables for everyone. The great thing is that we did raise $7,700 for Katie Johnson and that was WAY more than we expected. We were shooting for $2,000 (1000 tickets X $2.00) but we ending up selling only 900 presell and sold another 100 at the door at $30.00 each. The Hyatt also shaved a little of the price of the hall and food so that gave us more money for Katie. I know there was alot of VIPs there here are the ones I saw.

    Steve Sansweet From LFL
    Howard Roffman From LFL
    Allan Rusco
    Mike Quinn
    Ray Park
    Dave Prowse
    Leanna Walsman
    Tim Zahn
    Aaron Aslston
    Jerome Blake
    Jeremy Bullock
    Matt Stover
    Mike Stackpole
    Rena Owen
    Gerald Home
    Zach Jensen
    Jesse Jensen
    Richard LeParmentier

    These are only the ones I saw I have heard there was a few more.
  15. jedilona Jedi Master

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  16. Eeth-my-Koth Chosen One

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    I saw Daniel Logan with his hat slumped low.
    I got to hang out with Nalini Krishan(Baris Offee) for a little while too.
    Bought her some drinks and tried to trick her into thinking Nabooty Call was really Ewan. :p
    Good fun.
  17. Sebulba-X •X C2 C3 MW RSA•

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    Add to Ron's list the official Star Wars artists I went fanboy upon...

    Justin Chung
    Cynthia Cummens
    Randy Martinez
    Chris Trevas

    and I think, but am not 100% sure, I saw Tom Hodges there too.

    I also know Mike Sheard had guests come, but I didn't actually see Mike arrive, though I assume he probably did.
  18. eddie-wan-kenobi Jedi Master

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    That was you, Eeth? LOL! Yeah, that was pretty funny. Friday was a blast. And thanks again Sebulba for pulling yourself away to help us with the ticket situation.
  19. Sebulba-X •X C2 C3 MW RSA•

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    Hey buddy, it was my pleasure. ;) Glad you 3 got to have a good time.
  20. Sebulba-X •X C2 C3 MW RSA•

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    Just informed Dave Dorman was there was well. :)
  21. F16WarBird Jedi Youngling

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    Great job helping Katie.

    I had a blast at the party.

    Dressed to kilt!
  22. Captain_Typho Force Ghost

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    David Barclay (Jabba Puppateer) was there as well.
  23. Eeth-my-Koth Chosen One

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    Yeah that was me.
    I also helped check wristbands at the entrance with the hotel security.
    I had to rip mine off at one point and give it to Rena Owen when they wouldn't let her in.
  24. Meriwyn Former RSA

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    This party was one of the highlights for me. Well done everyone!! Special thanks to the organizers, you did a brilliant job!

    And Sebulba, I managed to tell the artists about the party that day, as many of them didn't know about it :) Was so psyched to see some of them come by!
  25. Sebulba-X •X C2 C3 MW RSA•

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    Bah, I not at all mad, but when I heard they were putting together their own private site to organize for C3 I passed along an open invitation for all of them to come be on the VIP list...that must of either not gotten passed along or it was too early on in the game with, admittedly, no follow up on my part.

    I'm so glad they came though, because I went total fanboy on them.
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