Memph, TN CELEBRATION III

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  1. Qui-Gon Tim Memphis, TN FanForce Chapter Rep

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    True, it takes, what, about a gallon of gas to get to MSC.

    We'll go through about 8-10 tanks of gas to get to and from CIII. That's probably about $200 in gas to get 6 people there versus $1500 in airfare. And the way it looks right now, we're going to have to have a caravan to get there.

  2. Dork-Vader Star Wars Sketch Card Artist

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    (In best C.W. McCoy CB voice) "Looks like we got us a Con-Voy!"
  3. IrishThunder Jedi Knight

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    April wants to fly. I'm not very happy bout that. I don't feel that my fat arse should be off the ground that long. I'd rather just rent a car and drive. Get more vacation time, more vegg out time while driving, scary thought though. I wanted to go so bad last time was trying to get a group together but it just didn't work out. This time I don't have to worry about getting a group together!
  4. TK_1427 Jedi Knight

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    Hey Lin that's C.W. McCall. Don't you southern boys know your country music? :)

    Chuck
  5. Qui-Gon Tim Memphis, TN FanForce Chapter Rep

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    Dale: Yep, you definitely won't have to worry about getting up a group of fans. I'm sure there will be even more of us by then.

    Chuck: Shouldn't we be quoting Red Sovine, too?
  6. Steja_Palex Jedi Master

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    Nice catch, Chuck. I'm somewhat of a musicologist, and I let that one slip by me. Quick!! Who starred in the made-for-TV movie based on the song? Anyone?
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  8. Steja_Palex Jedi Master

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    Close, Tim. It is a singer/songwriter. Extra points if you can name his love interest in the movie.
  9. Qui-Gon Tim Memphis, TN FanForce Chapter Rep

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    OK, that leaves me to guess Kris Kristofferson.

    As for his love interest, was it a LOVE STORY? ;)

  10. Steja_Palex Jedi Master

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    Way to go, Tim! You are da man! You win a replica of the infamous swan dress Bjork wore to the Oscars a few years back! My, won't that look nice with those multi-colored bowling shoes Saturday night!

    Was it a LOVE STORY?

    Not really. Actually, I don't think there was much plot at all. By the way, the love interest was play by a young Shari Belafonte-Harper.
  11. Qui-Gon Tim Memphis, TN FanForce Chapter Rep

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    Hey, but it did have Ernest Borgnine, so it can't be that bad. You know, he can kill a bear with a pocketknife.

    And it was directed by the guy who brought us that cinematic masterpiece-

    Bring Me The Head Of Alfredo Garcia.

    One of my brother's all-time favorites.
  12. Dork-Vader Star Wars Sketch Card Artist

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    "Hey Lin that's C.W. McCall. Don't you southern boys know your country music?

    I guess not, and I loved that song- when I was 10!

    Do remember catching that movie at the drive-in off Third, that Spider-Mike got the crap beat out of him in the movie, and one of my favoite line, "I knew I shoulda got a black truck!"

    That was back when trucker movies were big. Remeber 'Breaker-Breaker' with Chuck Norris, 'White Line Fever' with Jan Michael Vincent, and of course- 'Smokey and the Bandit'!
  13. Qui-Gon Tim Memphis, TN FanForce Chapter Rep

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    How could one forget Smokey and the Bandit?? I haven't seen that in years.


    Somehow, though, I just had the biggest urge to watch Cannonball Run. Which, according to Sal, would be somewhat like our coming roadtrip to CIII.
  14. Dork-Vader Star Wars Sketch Card Artist

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    So ahould I pack my 'Captain Chaos' costume and Farrah Fawcett wig?
  15. Qui-Gon Tim Memphis, TN FanForce Chapter Rep

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    As long as you don't wear the wig, Lin.

    Better yet, we want you to be the doctor.

    Excuse me for a moment. I have to make the van look like an ambulance.
  16. Dork-Vader Star Wars Sketch Card Artist

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    I'll make sure to bring a box of the rubber gloves- it's gonna be a long trip!
  17. Qui-Gon Tim Memphis, TN FanForce Chapter Rep

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    Never mind. You'll be Captain Chaos.
  18. Dork-Vader Star Wars Sketch Card Artist

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    Cool, my fingers are too short, anyway.

    "Dum-duh-duh-dum- Captain Chaos!"
  19. Qui-Gon Tim Memphis, TN FanForce Chapter Rep

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    Our's will be the only road trip video with outtakes, then.

    "It's a living!"

    I'll have to do the "Pretending I'm about to punch your lights out" bit.

    Have to make Traci and Rhonda some costumes. Gotta go to Hancock's and buy some zippers.
  20. WonderPants Jedi Knight

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    Have you thought about becoming a costume designer/maker? You could aim to put Trisha Biggar out of a job. ;)
  21. Qui-Gon Tim Memphis, TN FanForce Chapter Rep

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    I want to be a professional jack-of-all-trades. I want to be able to make a living doing everything from making costumes, to designing websites, to hooking up people's audio-visual electronics. Where do I apply for something like that? I mean, where do I go to become a professional little brother?
  22. Dork-Vader Star Wars Sketch Card Artist

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    Hey, when you figure it out you let me know!

    Saw this thread on the Nashville boards about CIII. Had some comments on how to better enjoy the Celebration. Any othere suggestions?
  23. IrishThunder Jedi Knight

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    I know how to better enjoy Celebration III. Have someone else pay for the whole trip!
  24. rhonderoo Former Head Admin

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    Some good advice. Especially on getting tickets early and picking what you want to see. Looks like we'll spend Thursday getting tickets for stuff we want to see. I'll be in the autograph line for sure probably if a certain new sith lord is there! 8-}

    Can't wait to see some of the videos, etc.

    We get extra stuff for being Hyperspace and Insider subscribers? Suh-weet! :D
  25. Dork-Vader Star Wars Sketch Card Artist

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    "I want to be able to make a living doing everything from making costumes, to designing websites, to hooking up people's audio-visual electronics. Where do I apply for something like that? "

    This guys seems to be doing it on ebay!
    Cape and suit, or this guy. Then there's always this one.
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