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Discussion in 'NorthEast Regional Discussion' started by LadySith, Jul 14, 2003.

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  1. LadySith

    LadySith Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Just opening a new thread that I EXPECT to stay on topic. Thanks! :D
     
  2. LadySith

    LadySith Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Ok....

    While the con is still several months away an no contracts have been signed or anything concrete agreed to yet three Star Wars contacts have been made and interest expressed! Meriwyn spoke to them and I am happy to say All three wish to be kept informed and have expressed more than passing interest in appearing. Of Course, I will keep everyone informed as soon as any appearance is agreed upon. :D
     
  3. Jedi_Satimber

    Jedi_Satimber Jedi Knight star 8

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    awesome...can';t wait to get all of the juicy details...

    I hope to expand my meetings of SW celebs. :p


    [hl=black]~J.Sat~

    co-Prez/NJO
    [/hl]

    In my dreams here, I have seen the destruction of the Jedi. The death of the Republic. I have seen the Temple in ruins, the Senate smashed, and Coruscant itself shattered by orbital bombardment from immense ships of impossible design. I have seen Coruscant, the seat of galactic culture, become a jungle far more hostile and alien than any on Haruun Kal.
    I have seen the end of civilization.
    -Mace Windu, Shatterpoint


     
  4. LadySith

    LadySith Jedi Padawan star 4

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    The con date has changed to Feb 28-29th 2004
    A week earlier!!! YAY
     
  5. MysterySith

    MysterySith MEPA Founder/Advisor FF NYC, NY star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Now thats a leap. ;)
     
  6. Jediwoman

    Jediwoman Jedi Youngling star 1

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    that sounds like a great date to me. And i'm glad it's not a weak earlier cause there's another con taht weekend. LOL. It'll be a busy two weeks for me then. but I'll look forward to it. :)

    -Tanya :)
     
  7. Jedi_Satimber

    Jedi_Satimber Jedi Knight star 8

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    :eek:

    So, since the date is official...

    Word can start to leak?
     
  8. Jedi_Satimber

    Jedi_Satimber Jedi Knight star 8

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    so...I am hearing now April for this CON...is this true?

    What is the latest news?
     
  9. LadySith

    LadySith Jedi Padawan star 4

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    The latest news is Kenny the K from K & S promotions who puts on Super Mega Show caused all kinds of BS for us and as a result we have had to move the date to April.

    He threw the equivalent of a 5 year old's tantrum with us and the hotel and harassed my partner to no end. I tried to talk to him and reason with him but there is no resoning with someone with the mentality of an angry child.
     
  10. Jedi_Satimber

    Jedi_Satimber Jedi Knight star 8

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    well then...I am sure that I can pound some sense into him. [face_devil]

    He can get a nice size 14 foot up his temper-tantrum @$$.


     
  11. LadySith

    LadySith Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Eh...who cares...he cannot stop us.


    We will be needing volunteers on all levels.

    We will also be inviting people who own costumes on an individual basis. More info coming shortly as soon as we organize the peoplewho will be in charge of various convention aspects.
     
  12. Jedi_Satimber

    Jedi_Satimber Jedi Knight star 8

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    sounds good...like a good solid plan. :p
     
  13. LadySith

    LadySith Jedi Padawan star 4

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    OK...in the next few days we will be organizing the people who will be in charge of various aspects of the convention. We still need someone to organize the volunteers and arrange their shifts. The ideal candidate will be available from Friday Night April 16th through Sunday April 18th when the con is fully shut down around 8pm. You will of course be comped admission and given other perks still being discussed. If you are interested, please contact Meriwyn or myself.
     
  14. LadySith

    LadySith Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Ok..I had forgotten we already had someone to cover the volunteer coordination. I was tactfully reminded AFTER I made my last post. :D

    We Do, however need someone to handle managing the program track. They will need to work with me on setting it up but they will basically be responsible for overseeing it. Again if interetsed contact meri or myself.
     
  15. LadySith

    LadySith Jedi Padawan star 4

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    We also need ideas for panels, discussions and demonstrations so let's here them! post them here or email me or meri! thanks!
     
  16. Jedi_Satimber

    Jedi_Satimber Jedi Knight star 8

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    I still think that that idea we had at the BBQ would be sweet...

    Remember....with that old SW game?


     
  17. Meriwyn

    Meriwyn Former RSA star 4

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    We're working on that Shawn ;)
     
  18. LadySith

    LadySith Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Just added as a guest
    Larry Kenney
    Voice of Lion-O from Thundercats
    Voice of Count Chocula and Sonny the coCoa Puffs bird
    Don Imus Show Personality for 30 years!!!
     
  19. Jedi_Satimber

    Jedi_Satimber Jedi Knight star 8

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    awesome...
    very nice.



    On both the game and the guest. :p
     
  20. LadySith

    LadySith Jedi Padawan star 4

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    We need a content writer!

    The convention needs someone to take the basic outline of what we need said on our website and write it up so that it's attractive to our site visitors. This requires the use of spell check and good writing skills. This is a volunteer position. Anyone interested contact myself or Meriwyn. Thanks! :D
     
  21. Jedi_Samantha

    Jedi_Samantha Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Good speeling? Im out for that one :p
     
  22. LadySith

    LadySith Jedi Padawan star 4

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    HAHA! Thats for sure!
     
  23. Happy Ninja

    Happy Ninja Jedi Knight star 6

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    And if you guys need help getting guests from this side of the pond, let me know.
     
  24. LadySith

    LadySith Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Just added!

    Bob Bergen
    The voice of Tweety in Space Jam,
    Marvin martian and Porky Pig In the new Duck Dodgers series, Masaru from Akira and the voice of Luke Skywalker in the games Battleground, Rogue Squadren 2, Force Commander, Shadows of the Empire Video games and others! (I did not know this until I looked him up :D ! )
     
  25. Jedi_Satimber

    Jedi_Satimber Jedi Knight star 8

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    That makes 2 confirmed guests?
     
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