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NYC, NY Dragon Con 2003

Discussion in 'NorthEast Regional Discussion' started by Jedi_Samantha, Feb 8, 2003.

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  1. Reaper63

    Reaper63 Jedi Master star 4

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    God Damnit! I will be at Dcon 04!!!
    And if you think I am missing CIII you are smoking something evil :)
     
  2. BellaSabrina

    BellaSabrina Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Unfortunately, I had bills and other responsibilities to attend to.

    So I didn't bother with Dragon Con.

    I'll bother with it next year!
     
  3. citizenjohn

    citizenjohn Jedi Knight star 5

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    Definately going back next year.
     
  4. Minacia_Brightstar

    Minacia_Brightstar Jedi Youngling star 5

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    Hello my New York bretheren! :D

    I just wanted to drop in to say that it was a total blast meeting many of you at Dragon*Con. The Northeastern table was definitely rockin' at the FF dinner, and it was very enjoyable talking with all of you.

    Obi-Will, you were a terrific contestant in the Mr. Star Wars contest. I do hope that you'll make the trip to Dragon*Con and enter again next year. :)

    Meriwyn and others, it was wonderful to finally meet you and I do hope that you all will be trekking down to Atlanta for DC 2004. :D

    And next time, I'm going to drink whatever you guys were drinking...if I'm not commuting in to the con every day like I did this time. ;)
     
  5. Meriwyn

    Meriwyn Former RSA star 4

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    Yay! Hi Mandy! We loved meeting you and your crew as well. Can't wait for next year! Hope our two groups can do more together in the future.
     
  6. Jace Darkrider

    Jace Darkrider Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Well, any big events or cons in the NYC area before next DragonCon? We definitely got to make our way to your neck of the woods some time. I'm originally from New Hampshire, so winter time doesn't phase me too much. But I've never been to NYC and have always wanted to go and visit, even for a lonnggg weekend.

     
  7. ObiWill

    ObiWill Jedi Padawan star 4

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    You guys should come up for the [link=http://www.halloween-nyc.com]Halloween Parade[/link]. Imagine DragonCon on the streets of Greenwich Village. :D
     
  8. LadySith

    LadySith Jedi Padawan star 4

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    We are having a con here April 17 and 18th 2004 called Empire Fan Fest.....I wonder who is putting that on. :D

     
  9. Minacia_Brightstar

    Minacia_Brightstar Jedi Youngling star 5

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    I'd love to come up there for Halloween, but my wallet still will not have recovered from Dragon*Con. ;)

    Empire Fan Fest, you say? Gee, I do wonder who would be organazing that event? ;)



     
  10. Meriwyn

    Meriwyn Former RSA star 4

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    Yes yes, April is plenty of time for your wallet to recover from Dragon*Con :D

    Besides Mandy, if you and some of your crew come up, I've got some work for ya ;) LOL
     
  11. Jedi_Samantha

    Jedi_Samantha Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Wallets recover from D*con? I'm already saving for next year!!!
     
  12. Minacia_Brightstar

    Minacia_Brightstar Jedi Youngling star 5

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    LOL!

    Work? Work, you say? Don't you think I've done enough work this year? :p

    Nah, if I do actually get to come up, I'd be glad to help out. :)

    Do you guys have a website up for this event yet?

     
  13. Jace Darkrider

    Jace Darkrider Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Dec 30, 1998
    Yes, yes...details on Empire Fest. Please? Is it a con or just a BIG get together? Is it actually in NYC? Details. It's all about the details.
     
  14. LadySith

    LadySith Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Empire Fan Fest is a real convention that will be held over a period of 2 days Sat April 17th and Sunday April 18 2004 in a 10 thousand sq ft exhibit hall attached to the Crowne Plaza hotel in Secaucus NJ which is 4 miles from Times Square.

    Our focus will be American Animation, Sci Fi and gaming. We have several rooms on the second floor which will have various panels, screenings and games of all types going on from morning til night. And you can bet there will be a Star Wars presence at this show! :D
     
  15. Minacia_Brightstar

    Minacia_Brightstar Jedi Youngling star 5

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    Sounds like it will be tons of fun! :D

    I've been looking for an excuse to visit New York. Perhaps this can be it. :)
     
  16. Minacia_Brightstar

    Minacia_Brightstar Jedi Youngling star 5

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    By the way, we have two pictures from the Mr. Star Wars contest up on our website, [link=http://www.hothlantarebels.com]www.HothlantaRebels.com[/link]. We hope to have a few more pictures up soon. :)
     
  17. Jedi_Satimber

    Jedi_Satimber Jedi Knight star 8

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    Hey Ed...who are you posing with on this:



    [image=http://fantasticdreams.50megs.com/images/crossdressing_leia,_luke_and_hans.jpg] Han & Leia I know....
    [image=http://fantasticdreams.50megs.com/images/zippy_as_sandman_and_girlfriend_as_jessica.jpg] Darth Vader he is normally...have some pics of him and Peter Mayhew choking each other.
    [image=http://fantasticdreams.50megs.com/images/c2_had_best_buddies_yeahright.jpg] Rebel Scum?
     
  18. Minacia_Brightstar

    Minacia_Brightstar Jedi Youngling star 5

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    Hey all! :)

    Since many of you make the trip down to my fair city of Atlanta every year, I thought that the least I can do is make a trip up to New York.

    Right now, my mom and I are planning on flying up to New York for the Empire Fan Fest...if all goes well. My mom and I both have always wanted to visit the New York area and it will give me the chance to hang out with my New York FF friends again. :)

     
  19. Meriwyn

    Meriwyn Former RSA star 4

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    Mar 22, 2002
    Wooo hoooo!!! Yay!! I'm so psyched you'll be joining us! Can't wait to have you visit our neck of the woods :)
     
  20. Minacia_Brightstar

    Minacia_Brightstar Jedi Youngling star 5

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    I'm pretty psyched about it too. :)
     
  21. citizenjohn

    citizenjohn Jedi Knight star 5

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    Mandy

    Thats good news :)

    John
     
  22. Reaper63

    Reaper63 Jedi Master star 4

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    That picture was taken at CII.
    It's me and A friend of mine from another message board. He's a Deputy Sherrif for the Cook County Il. Department.

    That was just me haming it up for the Camera. And he's actually a bounty Hunter, not a Rebel.

    I'm not in any of the other pics you posted
     
  23. Jedi_Samantha

    Jedi_Samantha Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Feb 15, 2002
    1st picture is Spat... Being Spat..

    2nd picture is Zippy

    3rd is actually Ed
     
  24. Jedi_Satimber

    Jedi_Satimber Jedi Knight star 8

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    Min, that is awesome that you are going to visit us lonely Northeasterners.


    Can't wait to meet you.


    I need to save for Dragon Con for next year.


    Ed, that was from C II? Wonder why it was on someone's DC pics.


     
  25. Minacia_Brightstar

    Minacia_Brightstar Jedi Youngling star 5

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    May 23, 2001
    The most difficult part of the trip will be getting me on a plane. :p

    I haven't flown in 22 years (I was 8 years old the last time I flew). I told my mom that she might have to drug me to get me on the plane. ;)
     
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