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Star Wars exhibit at Museum of Science

Discussion in 'Boston, MA' started by AnakinGirl05, Jun 15, 2005.

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  1. chewykingwookie

    chewykingwookie Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I was there early on Sunday. I saw the exhibit at 9:15 am and the Falcon was only operational for the rides they were giving away in drawing. They had various times available to put your name in to win a ride. I am not sure if they did that all day or not, because I left around 11:00 once I was finished with the exhibit and store. When I was leaving I did check to see if the Falcon was running and it didn't look like it, no one was in line and I didn't see anyone near it.
     
  2. kronas

    kronas Jedi Youngling star 1

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    It was so cool. They did run the drawing all day, I went in at 12. I didn't win the drawing, so I'm going back some other day. The Falcon looked really cool from the outside. I wish they had more stuff in the store.
     
  3. chewykingwookie

    chewykingwookie Jedi Padawan star 4

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    The store was kinda lame. I definitely figured there would be more to it. O well it prevented me from spending a ton of cash so I am happy. lol

    I didn't stick around long enough to see if I won a trip on the Falcon. My wife put us in for the noon slot which had everyone and their mother in it. So I figured it was safe to say we wouldn't get it and I decided to go home.
     
  4. PadmeSusyQ

    PadmeSusyQ Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Is anyone planning on going opening day?
     
  5. chewykingwookie

    chewykingwookie Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I have to work Thursday night so this would be out for me. I am going again on Nov 18th, which is another member's only night. If I go then I can be at Megafest all day Sat and not have to rush around trying to do too many things at once.
     
  6. bostonfan

    bostonfan Jedi Youngling

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    They have more than the exhibit--they are having discussions with Luscasfilm people.

    next friday-oct 4-The animation director, Rob Coleman will be there at 7 talking about Yoda and digital doubles.

    check out www.mos.org/faces for more info. tix are only $10 and they'll have dessert!


     
  7. kronas

    kronas Jedi Youngling star 1

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    I'm going back somedays to see the Falcon, Far, Far Away: The worlds of Star Wars(planetarium oct.27-april 30), Special Effects(omni oct.27- april 30), The building of a Dream: A Droid Presentation(nov. 5). On sun. I saw the R2-D2 Presentation, it was cool. You got to see one of the R2 robots. This bot was one that stayed in the 3 wheel form all the time. You got to ask Don Bies, the man who drives R2 the most questions. I was in the exhibit for like 1 hour. I would have been in there longer, but my parents were getting bored, so we left that.
     
  8. Doc_Bev

    Doc_Bev Jedi Knight star 5

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    Here's [link=http://tinyurl.com/97jfv]our pictures[/link] when we went to the exhibit on the 22nd.

    ~Doc_Bev
     
  9. CaptainWedge

    CaptainWedge Jedi Youngling

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    Im definetly going there if i dont ill never live it down
     
  10. kronas

    kronas Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Don't worry, it is there until April 30th
     
  11. chewykingwookie

    chewykingwookie Jedi Padawan star 4

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    There are plenty of times to go to this exhibit. I will probably hit it a few more times while it is here and then hit it when it goes to MN and OH. I go to those states a few times a few and by then the exhibit may be a distant memory. lol
     
  12. kronas

    kronas Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Hey, I want to see it one more time, when it is here. I didn't know you could take pictures, so I didn't bring my camera. There are tons of cool pictures to get there.
     
  13. chewykingwookie

    chewykingwookie Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I knew you could take pics and brought my camera, but I waited to see if anyone else would be taking pics before I started to. I only saw a handful of cameras maybe 10 at the most Sunday morning. I almost didn't take any pics because I saw so few cameras and out of the ones I saw hardly anybody were taking pics.
     
  14. JEDIMASTER6872

    JEDIMASTER6872 Jedi Youngling star 2

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    so you saw me escorting DOn and R2 then ... hehehehehe I was the XWing pilot ....
     
  15. Jedi_Outcast77

    Jedi_Outcast77 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Is there a lot of people here that haven't been to see this exhibit yet? MEPA is planning a trip up here to see it and I figured it would be a good excuse for a multi-group meet. I know there's talk of the Christmas get together for December but I just figured that I'd throw it out there. I know I am dying to see the exhibit and might take the time to go and do it soon.
     
  16. YodaChick

    YodaChick Jedi Youngling

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    May 23, 2005
    If a group gets together to go into the science museum, there are three of us who will be there
     
  17. chewykingwookie

    chewykingwookie Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I plan on going a few more times before it is gone in April. I would be willing to meet up with the group(s) to share the experience. I know I am going again on Friday 18th with my brother for a member's only night.
     
  18. WifeofVader

    WifeofVader Jedi Youngling star 3

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    I haven't been yet and I think that the MoS offers discount tickets for large groups... might be worth checking out!
     
  19. Wildstar02301

    Wildstar02301 Jedi Master star 4

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    How big would the group have to be, though? All things considered, the Boston FanForce is a small group for a big city.
     
  20. Lord_Noah

    Lord_Noah Jedi Youngling

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    I went...it was awesome!

    You can even built a miniature model of a hovercar. It's really cool. Highly recommended.
     
  21. hchristensenfan

    hchristensenfan Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Jul 24, 2003
    I have yet to see the exhibit but I hope to see it before going back to school.
     
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