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Tucson DOWNTOWN LIGHT PARADE - Saturday December 9th

Discussion in 'SouthWest Region Discussion' started by dialswiftjustice, Nov 3, 2006.

  1. Bylar

    Bylar Jedi Youngling star 1

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    dialswiftjustice posted:
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    It is going to be two miles long from start to finish with a aprty at armoroy park to follow until 9 (but we are not obligated to stay for that)

    I had an idea for the float, we take th backdrops an dput them on it, death star on one side, and stars onthe other, set up blinking light on the starts (or through the back) so we have more lgith effects, and then back light the death star backdrops. We would have to set them up in a triangle type way fromt he back and front of the flatbed so the points face each other so the crowd on either side can see them. Then maybe put out banner strung in between them, and several posters of our work (which i can print up) fixed to the sides of the flatbed.


    this sounds great, im in, but i missed the part where we actually got the flatbed trailer???
    i will b glad to fill any positions needed, costumed or not, also i could tentively include both my kids with me as well, so we're all in lol
     
  2. dialswiftjustice

    dialswiftjustice Jedi Master star 4

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    Just a few details to give a scale to this, last year there were 75 entrants. Everything from a corvette club that drove it with 15 cars, to the humnane society who walked about 30 dogs.

     
  3. _Anakin_Vader_

    _Anakin_Vader_ Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Oh, and FYI Bylar, all you have to do is hit "Quote Reply" under any post and it will show up like ^ this ^
     
  4. dialswiftjustice

    dialswiftjustice Jedi Master star 4

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    Just cause you're emporer Mike doesnt mean you get to NIT-PICK everyone!



    I havnt secured the trailer yet pending a vote on whether we want to do the parade at all.
     
  5. thatsMISTERwookiee

    thatsMISTERwookiee Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I take it you will inform us at the meeting what all the costs will be, for trailer, fees, etc...

    It might make more sense to walk it our first year...
     
  6. hal9k1

    hal9k1 Jedi Master star 4

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    Just a thought, is this something a "local" lightsaber manufacture might want to help fund to get their products noticed in Tucson?
     
  7. dialswiftjustice

    dialswiftjustice Jedi Master star 4

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    I asked, and we wouldnt be able to enter the non profit category
     
  8. hal9k1

    hal9k1 Jedi Master star 4

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    O, IC. Just a thought anyway.
     
  9. dialswiftjustice

    dialswiftjustice Jedi Master star 4

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    But I am going to extend the invitation to Ultrasabers because this would be the event for Jedi to shine! They want light, and creative use of it, and Ill bet we would be the only ones with sabers!
     
  10. hal9k1

    hal9k1 Jedi Master star 4

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    It sure would look impressive.
     
  11. Bylar

    Bylar Jedi Youngling star 1

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    any chance they could bring some "loaners" with them for "advertiseing" purposes, like a double sunriders???(hint, hint, nudge, nudge, know what i mean, know what i mean) lol
     
  12. thatsMISTERwookiee

    thatsMISTERwookiee Jedi Padawan star 4

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    He shoots, he scores!

    All right, by NEAR-UNAMINOUS vote, the group has APPROVED this event. We will walk this year, depending on how it goes, maybe next year a float.

    Providing the GROUP approves it next year, of course.
     
  13. dialswiftjustice

    dialswiftjustice Jedi Master star 4

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    Here is some footage from previous years

    http://accesstucson.org/news/2006/11/downtown_parade_of_lights/?detectqt=false&
     
  14. Mugen

    Mugen Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Cool! I'll be there. I can see if the Ultra boys wil be able to make it, but with the buisy schedule there is no promises. Heck, I may throw together a LIGHT SIDE jedi for this event... :eek: [face_beatup]
     
  15. jedirevan1

    jedirevan1 Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Where should I meet everybody at?
     
  16. dialswiftjustice

    dialswiftjustice Jedi Master star 4

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    Ok hopefully should have this and several other questions answered soon. Here is what I am going to ask, does anyone have anything else?

    Where do we park?

    What time are we needed in costume and in position?

    Are we required to stay for the after party?

     
  17. jedirevan1

    jedirevan1 Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Light Side Jedi???? What the blazes is the galaxy coming to???[face_devil]
     
  18. dialswiftjustice

    dialswiftjustice Jedi Master star 4

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    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
     
  19. Bylar

    Bylar Jedi Youngling star 1

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    yes, come to the Light lol, the Light Side has gained a great victory on this day!!!!

    May The Force Be Wtih You and With Us All
     
  20. Mugen

    Mugen Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I was JOKING! I am 501st and everyone knows I am darkside to the bone!!! :mad:

    YAY DARKSIDE!!!!

    [image=http://paizo.com/image/product/catalog/PSS/PSS734250XL_500.jpeg]
     
  21. jedirevan1

    jedirevan1 Jedi Youngling star 1

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    LOL...I know..Easy tiger...:)
     
  22. Mugen

    Mugen Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Alrighty, I guess a role call for this event would be in order. I want to get a round about number so that I can talk the Ultra boys into coming.

    Im in! D.Nihilus carrying 1 red and white striped saber and 1 green and white striped saber.
     
  23. _Anakin_Vader_

    _Anakin_Vader_ Jedi Youngling star 3

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    I'm In. And please explain "striped". And please send me my lightsaber :D
     
  24. jedirevan1

    jedirevan1 Jedi Youngling star 1

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    I'm in. Probably wearing my Dark Jedi outfit. It looks I'll be the only SV FFer marching, unless Morgan finds a costume.
     
  25. dialswiftjustice

    dialswiftjustice Jedi Master star 4

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    Tell Morgan thats no excuse!! We have extra t-shirts, and lightsabers!! This is a light parade and we need as much as we can get!