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Discussion in 'Mid West Regional Discussion' started by Arwen_Evenstar, Jun 3, 2002.

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  1. Darth_Djinn

    Darth_Djinn Jedi Youngling star 3

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    hey I am just sitting here sipping on my drink of choice waiting for someone to talk to.
     
  2. Jedi_Dajuan

    Jedi_Dajuan Administrator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    So Djinn, how are things in KC?
     
  3. Darth_Djinn

    Darth_Djinn Jedi Youngling star 3

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    picking up! We are forging a truce with the local 501st unit and hope to be doing some events with them very soon!!!
     
  4. Jedi_Dajuan

    Jedi_Dajuan Administrator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Good luck with that! I'm happy you guys are finally picking up again, been quiet around the other side of my state.
     
  5. Darth_Djinn

    Darth_Djinn Jedi Youngling star 3

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    just needed some new, older, blood that had the time to put into the group!

    as you know we also have a couple of our guys going to C3 and working the table! they will be taking lots of photos to put up on the site!

    also have they sent you any of the photos from our local convention yet for your slide show presentation?

    Ah the eternal joys of being the interim PR officer have to make sure EVERY opprotunity is exploited to the fullest!
     
  6. Obi-Wan's Apparition

    Obi-Wan's Apparition Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    A PR officer?! That's just what my chapter needs. [face_devil]
     
  7. Darth_Djinn

    Darth_Djinn Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Hey we have updated our links page on our website to include the Midwest FF's that have websites you guys can check it out @ www.heartofthealliance.com/link.htm

    if anyone has a FF logo image at 150x150 to put above the link you can PM me and I will make arrangements to get the image.

    On PR officer's yes they are important as hell to getting you advertised. Part of my job includes making flyers, getting meeting info to Jedi_Dajuan to put up on TF.n, and with Episode III coming in t-28 I will be getting in contact with all the TV and Radio stations and our local papers.
     
  8. Darth_Djinn

    Darth_Djinn Jedi Youngling star 3

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    man this place gets quiet for long periods of time...
     
  9. Jedi_Dajuan

    Jedi_Dajuan Administrator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I know we all get so busy and forget this place. Been thinking about a banner contest or some other way to draw some life into the forum. I'll have to pester Krash to see what he thinks.
     
  10. Darth_Djinn

    Darth_Djinn Jedi Youngling star 3

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    yea a banner contest would be fun... ahh I cant wait til our elections in July so I can finaly have an "official title" on the forums and on our boards
     
  11. Jedi_Dajuan

    Jedi_Dajuan Administrator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Oh yeah Officialness is fun but a lot of work. People expect things of you, *gasp*. :) I was really pleased when I first became co-CR of my FanForce, felt so useful.
     
  12. Darth_Djinn

    Darth_Djinn Jedi Youngling star 3

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    yea but I have been the interim PR officer of the group for the last 100 days and the responsibilites are already there I just got done sending out the Press releases for our midnight event BTW you have something in your inbox for the ff news site.

    It would just be nice to have the title w/o the Interim before it but this is a republic...
     
  13. Jedi_Dajuan

    Jedi_Dajuan Administrator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Got it and posted it. :) Sounds like a nice event. Makes me feel guilty our's isn't for charity, just fun.
     
  14. Darth_Djinn

    Darth_Djinn Jedi Youngling star 3

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    the last part of it didn't post is it due to the link? if it is could you correct it please!!!
     
  15. TC517

    TC517 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I hate to see this board go unused...

    Anyone have any big plans for the premiere? I'm interested to see what kinda stuff other midwesterners have come up with.

    I will be trooping all night and morning. A local news station is doing their morning news from the theatre. I hope the movie is good enough to keep me awake on adrenaline!!!
     
  16. Jedi_Dajuan

    Jedi_Dajuan Administrator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    We have a big opener on Saturday. It's going to be a 14 hour thing I think. Costume contests, trivia, lightsaber demos, prizes, free food, the works. It's been a killer, in more than one way. Currently my back is killing me from a 13 hour costuming stint I pulled today. I'm working on a friend's Vader, did an Amidala Parade, and Jedi out the wazoo. [link=http://photobucket.com/albums/v239/JediDajuan/RotS%20Event/]Pics of what we did today[/link] and our prizes. I took all the pics so I'm in none of them :( Oh well, my work is though and I'm very proud how it's turning out.
     
  17. LukeSkiewalker

    LukeSkiewalker Jedi Master star 4

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    Only 14 hours? Ours is going to be 15 (17.5 if you include the movie) ;)

    Yeah, it is going to be a very, very long day. But it is going to be lots of fun and it will go by quick.
     
  18. Jedi_Dajuan

    Jedi_Dajuan Administrator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    If it's a quarter as exciting as C3, I'll be happy. I'm not counting prep time or the movie. We're waiting until that Saturday so we have more people able to work.
     
  19. Darth_Djinn

    Darth_Djinn Jedi Youngling star 3

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    We are starting bright and early (9am) me and LukeSkiewalker have been working hard to make this happen... I have to give him all the primary props though he's been prepairing all this and going thru class and now finals... I am glad someone got me involved in FanForce when they did or who knows...

    I know your feeling it, the frenzy, the commercials, its just a matter of a couple days now!!!
     
  20. TC517

    TC517 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Our fanforce made the paper today!!! I am getting SOOOOOOOO excited!! :)
     
  21. LukeSkiewalker

    LukeSkiewalker Jedi Master star 4

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    Good to hear it!
     
  22. Jedi_Dajuan

    Jedi_Dajuan Administrator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Score!! Send me a copy of the article? Seriously, if you will I'll PM you my addy.
     
  23. Darth_Djinn

    Darth_Djinn Jedi Youngling star 3

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    congrats on the article I sent out several Press Releases but AMC 30 is an industrial complex that doesn't follow the rules thus they have an immense number of screens running a movie... I will get off my soapbox now. I am excited that you guys got a news article and good luck to everyone who is off to see Episode III tommorrow
     
  24. Nikana-

    Nikana- Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Grats on the article!

    And to all you who worked sooooo hard on everything:

    /hug

    :)
     
  25. Jedi_Dajuan

    Jedi_Dajuan Administrator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    We got on the local news here this morning. They even listed my name. Scary, but exciting :) I'm so thankful for my FanForce.
     
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