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Discussion in 'Fresno, CA' started by aero-, Apr 28, 2005.

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  1. aero-

    aero- Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Is anyone from Merced lining up outside Mainplace? For episode II I lined up with the phoenix fan force for 2 weeks, and I'd be performing a disservice to my geekdom if I didn't lineup at least four hours in advance on opening night!

    Anyone is welcome to join me!
     
  2. Obi1kenny

    Obi1kenny Jedi Youngling star 1

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    I actually need to go down and talk to the managment here soon and see if they would want the 501st to come out for this event.

    But I am pretty sure that there will be a line no matter what.

     
  3. Jirin_Raman

    Jirin_Raman Jedi Master star 4

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    As happy as I am that Mainplace finally gets a Star Wars movie, it is too little, too late. I will once again return to Fresno's Edwards Theatre, just like I did for Episode II. I'll be in line in Fresno probably around 6-6:30pm, for the Midnight Showing.

    As for Merced, I'll probably check Ep III out again during the weekend here at home.
     
  4. DarksiderGeorge

    DarksiderGeorge Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Look for a possible 501st sighting in Merced, on the weekend premiere its highly possible..... ;)

     
  5. Obi1kenny

    Obi1kenny Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Crap, I keep forgetting to go down to the theater here and check in about this, might get a chance today.

     
  6. DarksiderGeorge

    DarksiderGeorge Jedi Youngling star 2

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    It would be Diane's finale, perhaps we should do one after all???
     
  7. aero-

    aero- Jedi Youngling star 2

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    are you guys going on the weekend? if so, what time?

    im gonna be there for the midnight showing opening night and i've already recruited some to hang out with me. hopefully i can also persuade them to join fresno fan force as well....
     
  8. Obi1kenny

    Obi1kenny Jedi Youngling star 1

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    We are not going to be able to do the midnight show I know that for sure, as well will be in Modesto.

    Right now, Firday night looks best so far. Or Sunday during the day but who want's that.

     
  9. Jirin_Raman

    Jirin_Raman Jedi Master star 4

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    I will be in Fresno for the Midnight opening, but I'll probably be at Mainplace either on Friday or Saturday for a follow-up viewing.
     
  10. DarksiderGeorge

    DarksiderGeorge Jedi Youngling star 2

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    That being the case Jirin, you may see us after all... That would be cool if we can coordinate....
     
  11. aero-

    aero- Jedi Youngling star 2

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    yeah let me know when you're going to be at mainplace because i was planning on taking the kids during the day on the weekend and i'd like to let them hang out with leet troopers :)
     
  12. DarksiderGeorge

    DarksiderGeorge Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Will do, Ken it appears that we may have a date for an appearance then??


     
  13. Obi1kenny

    Obi1kenny Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Yes, we are trying to iron out the details still but we look good for being in Merced on Friday night the 20th. So to recap:

    The 501st is planning on being at Main Place Cinemas in downtown Merced on Friday night the 20th of May. Come meet the Stormtroopers of the Merced Detachment of the Central CA Garrison of the 501st.

    More detail here when they become available.

     
  14. Jirin_Raman

    Jirin_Raman Jedi Master star 4

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    Count me in to see you guys there, then. We'll see if I feel like donning the Dark Jedi robes or not. :cool:

    Now, I just need to know what time you guys will be there.
     
  15. DarksiderGeorge

    DarksiderGeorge Jedi Youngling star 2

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    I still think that some of our Modesto comrades should help us out, but oh well.... :cool:

     
  16. Obi1kenny

    Obi1kenny Jedi Youngling star 1

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    And they think we should help them out that night...
     
  17. Obi1kenny

    Obi1kenny Jedi Youngling star 1

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    OK, Merced is a go for Friday night the 20th. Here is a small version of the flyer I did up real quick.


    http://hooverae.com/upload/files/ep3flyer_sm.jpg



     
  18. DarksiderGeorge

    DarksiderGeorge Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Ahhhh.... very nice, me likes!!!
     
  19. Jirin_Raman

    Jirin_Raman Jedi Master star 4

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    Nice work, Ken.

    I spoke with Diane at work the past few days, and she has been pushing me to attend, as well...even if I don't have armor. She wants me to don the Dark Jedi robes for the event, to slay the lightsider scum. :D
     
  20. DarksiderGeorge

    DarksiderGeorge Jedi Youngling star 2

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    I dont have a problem with it, Ken would be the ranking 501st person in the Merced Squad/Detachment, so..... Its pretty much his call, right???

    Id love to have you join us...

    It would be cool to have Scotts wife dressed up as the Twilek... and that new TK we just recruited....

     
  21. Obi1kenny

    Obi1kenny Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Anyone and everyone are welcome to dress up or not dress up but the main pint is just comeing out to have some fun.

    As far as any perks or the use of the changing room, that is 501st only.

    But once again, all are welcome to come out and act the fool with us.

     
  22. Jirin_Raman

    Jirin_Raman Jedi Master star 4

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    What....you mean I'd have to change out of costume in the bathroom!? [face_laugh]

    Seriously, if I go in costume, I'm watching the movie in costume. Why would I have it any other way? :cool:
     
  23. Obi1kenny

    Obi1kenny Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Well yeah, the Jedi always change in the bathroom, duh.

    Isn't that where the phrase 'Bathrobe Jedi' comes from.

    :lol

    I keed, I keed.

    Bur yeah, it's always easier for the Rebels as they can sit down comfortable in thier outfits and watch a moive and such. Not so true in full body plastic. ;)

     
  24. Jirin_Raman

    Jirin_Raman Jedi Master star 4

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    Those Rebel scum (and Jedi scum!)! [face_laugh]
     
  25. DarksiderGeorge

    DarksiderGeorge Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Yeah man, id totally love to be able to sit down comfortably in our armor, but that is a mere pipe dream! Hey, Aero, are you dressing up too???
     
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