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Discussion in 'MidSouth Regional Discussion' started by Nabooty_Call, May 7, 2003.

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  1. Nabooty_Call

    Nabooty_Call Former RSA / Obi-Wan Impersonator star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Attention, all MidSouth FanForce CR's and members!

    If you'd like to be involved in a regional get-together some time this summer/fall, post here with ideas.

    We have several conventions coming our way, but we could also meet up for a large group picnic, campout, or whatever you'd like.

    Let's get together and plan this! :D
     
  2. Amidala Starkiller

    Amidala Starkiller Jedi Master star 6

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    I was really hoping to get together at Wizard World Con on November 21-23, 2003 in Arlington.

    I posted a thread a while back about it in the SouthWest Regional Discussion forum too. But got no response :(
     
  3. FaceLoran

    FaceLoran Jedi Youngling star 3

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    I think the Tulsa FanForce is currently planning to go to the Sci-Fi Expo/Comicon in October.
     
  4. Amidala Starkiller

    Amidala Starkiller Jedi Master star 6

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    Do you have any plans for the July show?

    Billy Dee Williams, Jesse Jensen (Saesee Tiin), Warwick Davis, Matt Sloan (Plo-Koon Ep2) and Daniel Logan will be there. :)
     
  5. ObiJuan70

    ObiJuan70 Jedi Master star 3

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    Hi Elizabeth, I know that some of us from SA are thinking about going to that show. That may be the one where I finally debut my Stormtrooper armor at . . .

    As for a Mid-South Get-together, I'm definitely all for that !!!

    We had talked about that in the past maybe having a Mid-South gathering at one of our wonderful state parks or at a river or lake.

    I can mention a bunch of places but I'd like to hear what all people would be interested in more, whether in or outdoors and whether it be convention related or just a gathering.

    Take Care Friends

    John
     
  6. FaceLoran

    FaceLoran Jedi Youngling star 3

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    [blockquote]Do you have any plans for the July show?

    Billy Dee Williams, Jesse Jensen (Saesee Tiin), Warwick Davis, Matt Sloan (Plo-Koon Ep2) and Daniel Logan will be there.
    [/blockquote]

    Actually, we don't. A couple of our members may go, but with Tulsa's main con, TrekExpo, just 2 weeks before, we'll be swamped with plans for it, and pretty exhausted afterwards, if last year is any indication. Of course, last year we got hosed by a local restaurant when we took Peter Mayhew to dinner.
     
  7. Rycove

    Rycove Jedi Youngling star 1

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    The Twin City Suns Chapter in Monroe/West Monroe would love to come to a mid south event. I personaly would like to meet up at a convention.
     
  8. FaceLoran

    FaceLoran Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Just wondering if any any other FanForces in the area will be at the Dallas ComiCon next weekend. A bunch of us from Tulsa will be there.
     
  9. xwing25

    xwing25 Jedi Youngling star 2

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    allot of use from oklahoma city will be there also see you there
     
  10. Nabooty_Call

    Nabooty_Call Former RSA / Obi-Wan Impersonator star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Yes, yes, come to Plano you must!

    Bring costumes too, and a few extra bucks for dinner and we'll all go out Saturday night :D

     
  11. xwing25

    xwing25 Jedi Youngling star 2

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    we should know more by Wednesday as to what all we are doing for the weekend as we wanted to do some stuff down there like a possible lag-tag at laser quest in Plano and some other stuff we should know more on Wednesday
     
  12. TI1420

    TI1420 Jedi Youngling star 2

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    A couple of us from Lubbock will be at the October ComicCon, with the 501st.

    Look for the Death Star Gunner, that's me! Come up and say "hi"... I'll give Rebels a bit of diplomatic lee-way. :D

     
  13. goldbubbly

    goldbubbly Jedi Padawan star 4

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    sweeeeeeeeeeeeeet par-tay. i'll be there.
     
  14. FaceLoran

    FaceLoran Jedi Youngling star 3

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    We from Tulsa will definitely be bringing our costumes! :D
     
  15. Darth_Chocolate

    Darth_Chocolate Jedi Youngling star 3

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    OK. We're all talking about going out to dinner on Friday to kick off this convention weekend here in Dallas. So we've decided upon what one of our members has said is one of the best Italian food places around. It's family owned in one of the suburbs here. Here's a link to the place.

    [link=http://www.guidelive.com/profile/100294/]A Taste Of Italy[/link]

    I would suggest 7:30pm we all meet there. Anyone is welcome to join us. If you think you will be going, let us know so we can try to let the restaurant know how many will be coming, but but RSVP is not required. So far it looks like Amanda, Brian, Traci, myself and David from Houston FF will be there. We hope you will join us!

     
  16. FaceLoran

    FaceLoran Jedi Youngling star 3

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    The majority of us in Tulsa will be driving down on Friday afternoon and so we won't be able to make dinner that night, but Saturday evening's a definite possibility. I'll talk to the group and see what they think.
     
  17. xwing25

    xwing25 Jedi Youngling star 2

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    the group from okc will be going to dinner at Magic Time Machine on Sat night, sorry i don't know excactly where it is but i heard it is a great place to go
     
  18. Darth_Chocolate

    Darth_Chocolate Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Magic Time Machine is off of the N.Dallas Toll road. here's what you can expect: food sucks, atmosphere is fantastic, prices are terrible. it's one of those things where you only go once a decade or so just to remember why you don't go more often. it's fun, but expensive. and pancho's has better food.
     
  19. TI1420

    TI1420 Jedi Youngling star 2

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    The Lubbock crew unfortunately will not be in time to make the Taste of Italy dinner (Brian, thanks much for the invite!) but are up for Saturday evening activities.

    This looks like a great weekend! I'm really looking forward to meeting everybody, and seeing those of you I met at Imax last year again!

     
  20. Nabooty_Call

    Nabooty_Call Former RSA / Obi-Wan Impersonator star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Cool, looking forward to seeing everyone this weekend! Never been to Magic Time Machine before, could be interesting.

    For the rowdier crowd, it's also right next door to a Hooter's restaurant, and that stretch of Belt Line Rd. has just about every other type of restaurant too!

    See y'all this weekend! :D
     
  21. Darth-Stryphe

    Darth-Stryphe Former Mod and City Rep star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Magic Time Machine is off of the N.Dallas Toll road. here's what you can expect: food sucks, atmosphere is fantastic, prices are terrible. it's one of those things where you only go once a decade or so just to remember why you don't go more often. it's fun, but expensive. and pancho's has better food.

    LOL! Well said, D_C! :D
     
  22. Darth_Chocolate

    Darth_Chocolate Jedi Youngling star 3

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    thanks D-S. :)


    looks like we have 11 folks that have said they're coming tonight. so i just made a reservation for 15 under the name "FanForce" at the restaurant. anyone is welcome tho.

    see you all there!


     
  23. Amidala Starkiller

    Amidala Starkiller Jedi Master star 6

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    NC and I talked a little about having a paintball match around October or November. I'm looking for a few places inbetween Waco and Dallas.

    Anyone else interested?
     
  24. BroodMcEto

    BroodMcEto Jedi Padawan star 4

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    How about a rap concert in New Orleans?
     
  25. Amidala Starkiller

    Amidala Starkiller Jedi Master star 6

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