This is v.2.0 of the New Members thread. The Original version became "un-stuck" so I had to start a new one. You can find the original thread here: [link=http://boards.theforce.net/message.asp?topic=10254209&replies=115]New Members Thread v. 1.0[/link] ************************** First of all... Congratulations! You have taken your first step into a larger world. Let me tell you a little bit about our group. We are the San Diego Fan Force. We have only been in existence as a club since May 8th of 2002, yet we have held many fun events in that short period of time. Membership in our club is free. We are currently looking to find sponsorships in the community. We generally have one meeting each month, and at least one event each month. We want everyone who wants to actively participate in our group, to be able to. Ocasionally we will hold an extra meeting if there is an event coming up that we need to plan for, such as the Comic Con. Our past meetings and events have included: Dinner and a movie (Fan films and documentaries), having a mini Convention (Showing off our costumes, lightsabers, collectible items etc.), we have sponsored a "Space Night" at the National City Hometown Buffet, "trooped" the midnight madness event at Toys R Us, appeared on a local radio show and worked the San Diego premier of Episode II, organized Episode II line events, had a barbecue/picnic in Mission Bay, gone to Soup Plantation together, gone to Boomers (Formally "Family Fun Center") and played miniature golf, rode go-carts and played video games. Last year we had a table at the San Diego Comic Con, and plan on doing the same this year. We also had a table at "Conjecture", have had a "Game Day", worked the IMAX opening at the Desert Imax theatre in Palm Springs, worked the Gateway JediKnights II event, and gone to LegoLand in costume. We also frequently can be seen playing Laser tag at Ultrazone laser tag. If there is anything you would like to know about the club that I didn't cover above, please do not hesitate to ask. Again WELCOME!