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San Diego, CA Comic Con 2006 July 19th - 23rd!

Discussion in 'Pacific Regional Discussion' started by Mara_Jade_Fan, Jan 20, 2006.

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  1. TI-525

    TI-525 Jedi Youngling star 2

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    this will be my 2nd comic-con
     
  2. Volntyr

    Volntyr Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Well, I have a little news about a certain hotel downtown. While I was walking by, I noticed that the Pickwick has finally closed it doors with the sign stating..."Thank you very much for choosing the Pickwick over the last eighty years. We are now closed."
    There are construction crews inside right now tearing it up. The hotel was open last week, as far as I know.

    Vol
     
  3. Mara_Jade_Fan

    Mara_Jade_Fan Jedi Knight star 6

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    /\ Awww... so sad. I have some theatre seats from the old North Park theatre which opened in 1927 complete with "vintage gum" on the bottom of the seat. If you can sell William Shatner's kidney stone on ebay, I wonder how much I'd get for vintage gum?

    Anyway, back on topic. Luigi, I've contacted Justin Dutta at Comic con about the club buying a $850 table on the dealers floor this year. Quite a few club members expressed interest in donating towards a table. He told me that the Executive Director might not want to sell a table to a fan club this year, and he'd get back to me. Do you know anything about this because it is something new, since we have had either a table or a booth on the dealer floor for the past 4 years.
     
  4. Volntyr

    Volntyr Jedi Youngling star 2

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    If there was something I could share to the board, I would. As far as this, I have no information about this so you have to wait for their decision. Sorry :(
     
  5. skywalker_1982

    skywalker_1982 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    You never told me about the gum stuck to them seats :p
    I will have to look at that sometime.
     
  6. varza

    varza Jedi Padawan star 4

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    well, I just checked my CC online and it went thru. The first part of attendence is done. Now to just wait and scrape together the money for the room... thinking of holding off for the planet ticket.

    is it possible to get anymore excited?
     
  7. Master--Kenobi

    Master--Kenobi Jedi Padawan star 4

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    OH YEAH!!!!!!!;) :D
     
  8. varza

    varza Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I have a question on the hotels - do you have to pay up front when you reserve or do they just take your credit card #?
     
  9. Mara_Jade_Fan

    Mara_Jade_Fan Jedi Knight star 6

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    They take your credit card number, you do not have to pay up front.
     
  10. varza

    varza Jedi Padawan star 4

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    sweet! thanks... that aleves some fears for me and makes things a bit easier
     
  11. Gecko_Fett

    Gecko_Fett Jedi Padawan star 4

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    It looks like there may be a Mos Alba crowd coming too.....the guys doing the "Fanboys" film made mention that it would be fun to have our group and their people meet up there to promote the film!
     
  12. Miana Kenobi

    Miana Kenobi Admin Emeritus star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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  13. TionneHawk

    TionneHawk Jedi Knight star 5

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    If all goes according to plan, I may take you up on your offer, Miana. :D
     
  14. Miana Kenobi

    Miana Kenobi Admin Emeritus star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    LOL, offer was for Disneyland Day, honey. ;)
     
  15. varza

    varza Jedi Padawan star 4

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    question - does anyone know much about the courtyard marriot downtown? the one on broadway in the old bank building?
     
  16. Mara_Jade_Fan

    Mara_Jade_Fan Jedi Knight star 6

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    Thats great Jess! And its appropriate, since the main actors appear in Veronica Mars as well, which is shot right here in San Diego.
     
  17. TionneHawk

    TionneHawk Jedi Knight star 5

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    Ack! I knew that. Sorry Rach. :oops:
    That's what I get for reading it once at 7 am.
     
  18. Volntyr

    Volntyr Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Just remember, the time to call the Comic Con Hotel hotline is tomorrow at 9am pacific.
    I know people have had bad luck with them in the past but it is the recommended way to reserve and to get the discounted convention price.

    Vol
     
  19. varza

    varza Jedi Padawan star 4

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    well, it was confirmed for me today - I will be staying at the Courtyard... blessed, blessed Marriot points.
     
  20. Mara_Jade_Fan

    Mara_Jade_Fan Jedi Knight star 6

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    Marriot points.. hmmm... I have some, don't think I have enough to get a really good deal though. Worth looking into anyway.
     
  21. varza

    varza Jedi Padawan star 4

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    yeah, my dad said all the point rooms at the marriott marina are already reserved, same with the gaslight. Only thing is I don't know if the courtyard will get a deal this year. I was looking in the Update#1 and the list in the back didn't have it... but who knows, could be wrong.

    I am booked from the 18th to the 24th, so I have a few extra nights if anyone wants to do something or needs help with anything.
     
  22. Mara_Jade_Fan

    Mara_Jade_Fan Jedi Knight star 6

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    /\ Anywhere you want to go, let me know! I love showing people around town. :D
     
  23. varza

    varza Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I would love to go to the zoo but that may have to wait. I just want to see San Diego - from what I have seen its beautiful and I may never leave again.

    A trip to the beach is a must from what I understand... I will do some research and let you know what I find.
     
  24. Miana Kenobi

    Miana Kenobi Admin Emeritus star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    And we must take you to In N Out. ;)
     
  25. varza

    varza Jedi Padawan star 4

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    um... In'n'Out... homer drool I love that place... been 4 years since I had one of the their lovely burgers on lettuce.
     
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