Last Tour to Endor

Discussion in 'FanForce: Star Wars Celebration VI, VII, Europe II' started by Fistofury, May 5, 2010.

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  1. ardavenport Force Ghost

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    It sounds tempting -- I'm sure that Disney will put on a quality event -- but it's very likely that I wouldn't have time to go to my hotel between the OCCC and the Disney event, so I would be in costume. Is there anything in writing from Disney that says that wearing costumes would be OK for the Star Tours event?
  2. MattDoc Jedi Knight

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    They are encouraging it. Says so right on the main page: http://www.starwarscelebration.com/en/Events/Disney-Event/
  3. ardavenport Force Ghost

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    Oh.

    Well, that will teach me to read all the way to the end of the paragraph in tiny print. :oops:

    Now, my next question is about transportation. The ticket includes transport to and from the event. But it ends at 1 AM, after the shuttles between hotels and OCCC end their service at 9 PM. How do you get all the way from the Disney event to your hotel if it's not easy walking distance from the OCCC?

  4. HanSolo29 Manager Emeritus + Official Star Wars Artist

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    I wonder if that includes armor... [face_thinking]

    I know they were pretty strict about not wearing that around the park with SW Weekends.
  5. JarJarJedi Force Ghost

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    That's what I'm waiting to hear about. Armor. I've already been to MK with my Jedi costume on (MNSSHP last year), but I really wanted to be in my stormtrooper armor. Someone suggested on the 501st boards that if you have a car, you could just pay to park, then when you were ready to change out of your armor, you could go out to your car and change. Then today I was wondering if you could exit and then re-enter the park. At the Halloween party that I was at last year, we had writstbands, but will we have that for this event? (I didn't have nifty passes for MNSSHP... just our printed tickets from the computer.)

    Just two little things on if I go or not. Plus what my roomies want to do.
  6. wertyfun Jedi Padawan

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    did anyone call disney or order tickets yet.Would like more details what you get for 75 and is there any exclusive items at party or event
  7. dab1313 Jedi Padawan

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    i got my ticket in the mail today. The picture was not of mickey mouse BUT of minnie mouse.
  8. JedHead1 Force Ghost

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    Got mine too. Donald was on mine.
  9. wookieesrus Jedi Knight

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    Just got mine a few minutes ago...with Mickey on mine :p
  10. Zepherous Jedi Knight

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    Got mine. Mickey, Goofy, and Donald. I was a little distressed they didn't do a special picture on the ticket.
  11. HanSolo29 Manager Emeritus + Official Star Wars Artist

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    Add me to the list of people receiving their tickets today. Got Pluto and Minnie. I can't wait! :D
  12. Beretta911 Jedi Knight

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    Looks like the Last Tour to Endor bash on August 14th will really be the beginning of the end for Star Tours 1.0, Disney moved up the closing date to September 8th for Disney World, July 27th for Disneyland.
  13. JedHead1 Force Ghost

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    Me too. :(
  14. Darth_Beanie Jedi Master

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    Just got my ticket a few days ago. :)

    How many tickets are they selling?
  15. Beretta911 Jedi Knight

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    Nothing official has been announced on the available # of tickets, but it will be in the thousands.

  16. JedHead1 Force Ghost

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    I'll trade a Minnie ticket for a Mickey.

    :)

  17. Maulfly Moderator Emeritus

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    We got Mickey and Goofy. :p


    Strife and I were at one of the very first Pirate and Princess events at WDW a couple years back. We were in pirate costume and in the park while the regular guests were still milling about. (Course, we also had park hopper passes already, since we were already there for a Disney vacation.) Strife had a costume good enough that even the Disney cast members would give him a double-look as if making sure one of their own wasn't goofing off and getting on the rides. But no, at least for that event they encouraged guests to get dressed up and enjoy themselves. (And yes, we hopped onto the Pirates of the Carrabean ride in full pirate glory probably around 12:45am or so...last thing right before the special event ended and they herded us all out of the park). [face_mischief]

    I would expect it should be something similar for this event. Considering they'll be picking up potentially hundreds to thousands of geeks directly from a major SW convention, they better be ready for all sorts of costumes (or at least give warning well enough in advance if certian outfits aren't allowed).
  18. HanSolo29 Manager Emeritus + Official Star Wars Artist

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    For those wanting to know whether we can wear armor to this event, it looks like it has been approved!

    During the mixed period from 4-8pm, we can wear the armor, but we must have the helmet off. We can't even put it on for photo ops. Once 8pm rolls around and it's just the exclusive SW event, then we can wear them.

    I'm definitely taking advantage of this! Walking around a Disney park in my TK will be priceless! :D
  19. Zepherous Jedi Knight

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    I have a stupid question:

    Do you have to come in costume? My brother has Stormtrooper armor, but we didn't plan to bring it.
  20. Miana Kenobi Costuming & Props Mod - Retired Admin

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    No, only if you want to. :)
  21. ksomm814 Force Ghost

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    My sister and I weren't planning on wearing one. I'll probably wear a Star Wars shirt but she won't even wear that. You'll probably see all ranges--people who completely dress up and others who don't since this event isn't just for CV attendees.
  22. Lowbacca_1977 Force Ghost

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    I never go in costume to this stuff, its never a problem. Feel comfortable to come as you're comfortable.
  23. MomMaster Jedi Knight

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  24. MomMaster Jedi Knight

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    Wearing the costumes is so much fun!
  25. EnviousSerious-Rue Jedi Grand Master

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    Well . . . I'm not going to pass up the opportunity to get "costumed-up"![face_dancing]
    I will be bringing my Jedi and RL Ralleyman gear to this event.
    Just completed my Republic Commando armor this past weekend and debuted it at Motor City comic Con. But since I'm flying, I'll leave it at home.
    I'll be bringing two cameras to take pictures of the entire event, for the last TOUR TO ENDOR![face_laugh]
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