Club Meeting Minutes - 02/22/2003

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    JediOKC Club Meeting Minutes
    02/22/2003
    Mazzio's, N.W. 70th & May

    March Meeting Schedule
    • Rotating a Club Dinner and Club Meeting each month isn't working out, so...

    • Thursday Club Meeting: March 6th, 7 p.m. @ Mazzio's, N.W. 70th & May

    • Saturday Club Meeting: March 22nd, 6 p.m. @ Mazzio's, N.W. 70th & May


    Club T-Shirts are still available
    • We'll be making a new club t-shirt in the coming months... in beautiful BLACK!


    Club Dinner report
    • The last club dinner was held on February 6th at the Hometown Buffet on N.W. Expressway

    • Weather wasn't conducive for driving

    • Some club members showed up an hour early

    • 10 members showed up in all


    Star Wars Trading Card Game World Qualifier in Tulsa
    • Was held at Top Deck Games on February 8th.

    • Our team (Jason, Rick, Brian, Evan, Len) faired average across the board.

    • The top 8 people in the tournament won a "promotional Chewbacca figures", which was really just the one packaged with the RPG game readily available at your local book store.

    • There is dicussion about a roadtrip to Albuquerque, NM to try to qualify again in March.


    LaserQuest party on February 16th
    • Seven club members and a guest arrived for food and fun!

    • We all played 2 games and had pizza (Thanks, Rick Y.!).

    • Some of us stuck around and played a third game.

    • A good, fun time was missed by most!

    • We're already planning to have another club event there soon.


    Upcoming Movies for possible club-going
    • X-Men 2, LotR: Return of the King, Hulk, Matrix Reloaded, Matrix Revolutions and others


    Toy Fair 2003
    • The annual event was recently held in New York

    • Hasbro previewed some Clone Wars figures and vehicles and the Jedi Knight Luke Unleashed figure

    • LEGO previewed some more Star Wars mini-building sets and the awesome AT-AT and Hailfire Droid sets

    • Gentle Giant previewed some new mini-busts

    • Master Replicas previewed the replica Training Remote, Maul's Lightsaber and Vader's Lightsaber


    Clone Wars Cartoon
    • Cartoon Network and Lucasfilm made it official that a series of short cartoons would be aired in the fall.

    • They will be 2-3 minutes in length, and regularly scheduled to appear most likely after another show.

    • Hasbro will be creating and rehashing figures and vehicles for the series. For example:

    1. Vehicles - Anakin's Starfighter, Republic Gunship, Trade Federation Battle Tank, Geonosian Fighter

    2. Figures - Yoda, Clone Troopers


    Hallmark 2003 Star Wars Ornaments
    • TIE Fighter(s), Clone Troopers, Yoda w/ Lightsaber, Padmé (Ep. II), C-3PO (Trilogy)


    Show-and-Tell
    • Evan - FAO Schwartz Shuttle Tydirium with no electronics and incorrect blasters

    • Evan - Faux Clone Trooper figures

    • Evan - Trilogy mini-standups (I don't know what else to call them)

    • Jason - "JEDIOKC" license plate

    • Jason - Latest LEGOs - Mini-figs, Geonosian Fighter, T-16 Skyhopper, TIE Bomber, Jabba's Palace

    • Jason - R2-D2 "Beneath the Dome" DVD


    Newly Released Items
    • Padmé (Droid Factory Chase), Tusken Raider (Tatooine Camp Ambush), Darth Tyranus (Geonosian Escape), Obi-Wan Kenobi (Acklay Battle), SP-4 & JN-66 (Reseach Droids)

    • Kubrick brand (LEGO-like, only more detailed) Star Wars figures are available through mail order (Jason has the information, and they're pricey)


    Drawings
    • Pretty much everyone got something from the Box o' Doom.


    --Len
    (RedneckJedi)/>
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