Screaming Tiki Comic & Pop Culture Con Oct. 17-19 2008

Discussion in 'Carbondale, IL' started by khristenkenobi, Feb 19, 2008.

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  1. khristenkenobi Jedi Grand Master

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    This is a comic convention that is going on in oct. Yuri & I will be attending this and thought some of you guys might be interested too. It's about 8 hrs away so were going to make it a weekend trip. But it is 8 months from now so there might be some of you that could start planning now to go also. We'll be talking more about this at the meetings in the near future, Just wanted to give you guys a heads up now. If we have enough people going I might be able to get us some good hotel rates.

    $150 for VIP Pass
    $25 for the weekend

    So Far these guests will be in attendance:
    Adam West (Batman)
    Burt Ward (Robin)
    Julie Newmar (Catwoman)
    Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca)
    More Guests to be announced

    Other Special Features:
    * 60,000 square feet
    * A dealers room with 275 tables
    * Artist Alley
    * Gaming area with tournaments for Magic the Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons, Hero Clix, and Warhammer
    * Video game tournaments including Halo 3, Call of Duty 4, Guitar Hero, and Star Wars Battlefront
    * Art Show and competition
    * Superhero / Sci-Fi Museum
    * 1966 and 1989 Batmobiles on display
  2. khristenkenobi Jedi Grand Master

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    The con is in Niles, Ohio.
    (that didn't make it into the earlier message. sorry)
  3. rodan70 FanForce Chapter Rep

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    We are totaly going! Adam Wii!
  4. khristenkenobi Jedi Grand Master

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    I know there are about 15 of us going to this so far. I've got more details about this that we will be going over at the meeting. I'll be reserving hotel rooms in July. We're going to make this a fun weekend get away, so we can all chill out and relax for a change.
  5. BibFortune Jedi Padawan

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  6. Mavrik1989 Jedi Knight

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    If I get a job bye then I hope I can go with you guys
  7. khristenkenobi Jedi Grand Master

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    Just wanted to bump this back up on the list. I know there are several of us planning on going. If everyone planning on going will let me know, we need to get our hotel rooms asap.
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