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London, ON Star Wars Movie Marathon

Discussion in 'Canada Discussion Boards' started by Rabellaka, Sep 21, 2006.

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  1. Rabellaka

    Rabellaka Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Here's the deal. We talked to Fanshawe College, and they would be willing to let us have a movie marathon. Maybe between late October to mid-December.

    Now we need to know if people will come!

    What we need to know: Is the weekend the best time? Do we want all 6 movies in a row with short breaks or 3 movies one day and 3 the next day. Another idea is one per-night for a week. Would people come in costume? Anything other ideas would be welcome as well.

    I'll start a few polls as well.
     
  2. Lord_Robert

    Lord_Robert Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I'd like to at lest wear a robe and bring a lightsaber.
     
  3. Styrofoam_Guy

    Styrofoam_Guy Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I would think after Halloween and before Christmas shopping starts.

    Since i would have to drive for 2 hours to get there I would prefer it all on one day.

    Are these actual films and is it an atual theatre we would be watching the movie in?

    Alex
    Styrofoam Guy

     
  4. Lord_Robert

    Lord_Robert Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I beleave it will be in an amphitheatre. How big of a theatre I do not know the school has been adding new wings every year. From the outside it seems to have doubled in size since I graduated.

    For the move it would be a projection from a DVD. My Alumni association is talking with the student council to find out more. 'cost', 'licencing', 'availability' and so on.
     
  5. grey_starr

    grey_starr Jedi Master star 4

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    I'd go... might be worth mentioning to the 501st... once it's a little more decided on perhaps?... I can post, or Alex could, to the 501st group...
     
  6. Chymaera

    Chymaera Jedi Youngling star 1

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    I'm interested in attending. A Saturday in November would work best for me, a marathon of all 6 movies.

    --Lynda
     
  7. Zaldun

    Zaldun Jedi Youngling

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    Awesome Idea! I'd go for sure..

    Gives me an excuse to go to London, meet some people.. fun times.
     
  8. Rabellaka

    Rabellaka Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Go ahead and post in the 501st. I'll go and mention this in the Rebel Legion as well.
     
  9. Doc_Bev

    Doc_Bev Jedi Knight star 5

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    I might be interested, depending on the date.
    It would be a 4 hour drive so weather might also be a factor (not that we've been getting much snow before Christmas time recently...).

    ~Doc_Bev
     
  10. General_Rieekan

    General_Rieekan Jedi Master star 4

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    had this thought in the Social Thread, but Ill ask here. when they show the OT, will it be the recently released OOT, or the OT SE that came out last year?
     
  11. Lord_Robert

    Lord_Robert Jedi Padawan star 4

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    No idea if it would be the old or new movie. The would be up to them.

    Also I we can't show them our people are interested in this. They probably won't do it. So, to any who just reads the boards and does not post this would be a good reason to start. When you vote on the pole, you can only do it once. So we need all the support we can get.
     
  12. DaleSabers

    DaleSabers Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Well I'd be greatly interested in going if it's still going to run.
     
  13. Rabellaka

    Rabellaka Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Lord_Robert, any news on a date? I can't get any weekends off before Christmas at this point, but I can switch shifts (or call in sick) and there are a lot of people at work that I'm trying to get to post here....
     
  14. Lord_Robert

    Lord_Robert Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I have not hear anything. I'll try to call the Alumni office on Tuesday or Wednesday.
     
  15. Lord_Robert

    Lord_Robert Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Here's an up date.

    I just spoke with Mr. Wickett from the Fanshawe Alumni office. We are looking at Saturday November 25. This weekend is the US Thanksgiving, hopefully we could have more of our American friends join us.
     
  16. Rabellaka

    Rabellaka Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Great, I'll spread the word to my friends at work.
     
  17. DaleSabers

    DaleSabers Jedi Youngling star 3

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    anyone else getting dressed for the movies? I'm going to possibly.
     
  18. Darth-Influenza

    Darth-Influenza Jedi Youngling star 1

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    I want to dress for it.
     
  19. grey_starr

    grey_starr Jedi Master star 4

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    I refuse to wear a dress...
     
  20. Lord_Robert

    Lord_Robert Jedi Padawan star 4

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  21. DaleSabers

    DaleSabers Jedi Youngling star 3

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    You do realize I'm talking about wearing a star wars costume right?
     
  22. Rabellaka

    Rabellaka Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Yes he does... and his costume doesn't allow him to sit either, so I'm assuming he's not coming in costume.
     
  23. Darth-Influenza

    Darth-Influenza Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Yes young one. The week minded do not always understand.

    So strike him down with all of your hate and your journey to the dark side will be complete.
     
  24. Rabellaka

    Rabellaka Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I'll come in costume just for an excuse to wear my robe... my normal costume doesn't include one, so I'll just be a random Jedi - with some traditional Japanese fashion style. Hakama are the only "pants" I own/wear, and Jocasta is one of only a few Jedi wearing a skirt.
     
  25. DaleSabers

    DaleSabers Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Cool I'll see you guys there then.
     
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