London Star Wars Day at Forbidden Planet

Discussion in 'United Kingdom' started by LAJ_FETT, Mar 15, 2013.

  1. LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Games Mod

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    The FP London Megastore is holding a Star Wars Day on May 4 from 1pm-5pm to celebrate the release of Vader's Little Princess. You can check out the details here!
  2. darthhelinith Force Ghost

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    Thanks for the heads up! I'll be checking that out.
  3. SithLordDarthRichie London CR

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    Will probably be working when this is on, but it sounds like fun
  4. LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Games Mod

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    I might go. Depends on train/Tube maintenance.
  5. emilsson Chosen One

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    I will probably go as well. It's been far too long since I went to a SW event.
  6. moosemousse CR - FF:UK South

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    I really want to go! It'd be good to meet you guys at least, and there's a few things I want to pick up from FP too.
  7. LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Games Mod

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    I probably won't know til late April. The event is on a Bank Holiday weekend and there's normally quite a bit of train/tube disruption then for maintenance. I need Southwest Trains and the Northern Line to be running to get to FP.
  8. emilsson Chosen One

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    I'm definitely up for a meet up.

    In regards to planned enginering works, according to the TFL website, the southern sections of the Northern Line will be running as usual during that weekend (however, the line will be closed between Edgware and Hampstead). Southwest has the following information: http://www.southwesttrains.co.uk/MayEng2013.aspx#115590
  9. LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Games Mod

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    So far so good on SW trains. The works at Barnes are the closest to me but the route via Hounslow is a branch line. Most of the trains to Waterloo from here don't go that way.
  10. moosemousse CR - FF:UK South

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    Can we arrange to meet at Waterloo? If I go then I'll be arriving at 11:50am.
  11. LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Games Mod

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    If Bonapartes is still in Waterloo that's not a bad place to meet up. It was over near the Ladies last time I was there.
  12. halibut Chosen One

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    Have we gone back in time?
  13. LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Games Mod

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  14. SithLordDarthRichie London CR

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  15. CrashTheHedgehog100 Jedi Knight

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    Sounds cool, I will probably go.
  16. moosemousse CR - FF:UK South

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    I know this isn't Star Wars related but I thought there might be fans who would be interested. Dan Abnett is going to be at Forbidden Planet! The only question is, would asking him to sign all the books and comics that I have by him be too much? [face_mischief]
  17. emilsson Chosen One

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    Seeing as it is now only two days shall we try to decide on a time and place for those of us who want to meet up? Waterloo is fine by me :).
  18. moosemousse CR - FF:UK South

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    How about 12 outside Starbucks or the pasty shop?

    Oh, and we should probably swap phone numbers. I have Richie's, but that's all.
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  19. emilsson Chosen One

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    Sounds like a good idea. 12pm works for me.
  20. SithLordDarthRichie London CR

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  21. emilsson Chosen One

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    It turned out very well. Forbidden Planet was a lot of fun and I managed to get hold of two books that I have wanted for years. Then we went to Camden and had a very nice time at a pub :).
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  22. moosemousse CR - FF:UK South

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    Yup, it was rather good. I had my picture taken with some stormtroopers, Darth Vader, and Dan Abnett, who also signed some of my books! Turned out I was in the queue just in front of someone who had written for Games Workshop and had written 'fighting fantasy' books as well as someone who didn't like their agent. Was good tiems. @emilsson dragged me around London some, but we saw a statue of a naked man beating a naked boy. Rather surreal.
  23. LAJ_FETT Tech Admin and Collecting/Games Mod

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    I don't think we need a pic of that.. :p