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Memph, TN TIMMYCON! planning thread / TC!2- The Return Of The Geeks!

Discussion in 'South East Regional Discussion' started by Dork-Vader, Apr 14, 2005.

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  1. TheDarknessX

    TheDarknessX Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Count me in... Not sure what I will be doing yet but count me in!
     
  2. Obi_J_Kenobi

    Obi_J_Kenobi Jedi Youngling star 3

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    I'll contribute, just let me know how
     
  3. Qui-Gon Tim

    Qui-Gon Tim Memphis, TN FanForce Chapter Rep star 5

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    TimmyCon!2 will need all kinds of support, from folks with dealer tables to guests from all areas of interest, including horror, comics, costuming, etc. We should start with a wish list of what we'd like to do with TC!2, and go from there.

    Anyone want to lead off?
     
  4. Valeska

    Valeska Jedi Youngling star 2

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    I created an account, when do we get started?
     
  5. Qui-Gon Tim

    Qui-Gon Tim Memphis, TN FanForce Chapter Rep star 5

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    They usually start in August, I think.
     
  6. Dork-Vader

    Dork-Vader Star Wars Sketch Card Artist star 4 VIP

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    I'll be in San Diego/Pheonix for about a week or so for ComicCon this month, but Todd and Pat will be working out the layout and all, so hopefully late July/early August we'll crank up. I'm hoping to get a lot of the promo stuff out of the way before we start construction.

    We'll need bodies for sure once we start, and once it's open. As soon as I know more about the layout for TC!2 and how many tables we'll have room for I'll let ya know. In the meantime start getting anythign you want to bring to it ready, and get those costumes ready. It'll also be Kidz Day and the weekend of Halloween so it's a good excuse to dress up!

    Lin
     
  7. Qui-Gon Tim

    Qui-Gon Tim Memphis, TN FanForce Chapter Rep star 5

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    Live bodies.... dead bodies.... I don't think they'll discriminate against a body that volunteers. Well, maybe against nude bodies...

    Then again.... Nope. We won't follow that line of thought.

    Just tell me that Ronald McDonald won't be there again this year and I can deal with anything else you send my way.
     
  8. mr_nightmarez

    mr_nightmarez Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Say NO to Ronalds!
    [face_talk_hand][face_not_talking]

    We will be benefiting Youth Villages AGAIN!
    And they are WONDERFUL to work with... ;)

    We will begin in a few weeks - so keep posted!! AND THANK YOU!
     
  9. Qui-Gon Tim

    Qui-Gon Tim Memphis, TN FanForce Chapter Rep star 5

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    You going to be in town this weekend, Todd?

    Glad to hear that you're sponsoring Youth Villages again. And if Libby is still there, I know that Lin and Sal will be extremely happy that you're sponsoring Youth Villages again!
     
  10. Dork-Vader

    Dork-Vader Star Wars Sketch Card Artist star 4 VIP

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    Lin likes Libby and Crissy- especially when Libby wears the schoolgirl outfit! Now if we could just convince them to wear a nurse outfit or metal bikini..! :p
     
  11. Qui-Gon Tim

    Qui-Gon Tim Memphis, TN FanForce Chapter Rep star 5

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    Don't look at me! I'm not making another one!
     
  12. TheDarknessX

    TheDarknessX Jedi Youngling star 3

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    It doesnt matter to me who will be there I'll be there to help when I can and however I can... Still on the patch...




     
  13. Dork-Vader

    Dork-Vader Star Wars Sketch Card Artist star 4 VIP

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    Tim- I'd make it if she'd agree! :p

    How's that patch working, Sal? Shame, you've got the ho' hauler. Can I borrow it some weekend..? :)
     
  14. mr_nightmarez

    mr_nightmarez Jedi Youngling star 2

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    YES![face_beatup]
    Tim we were scoping, scooping, checkin' out, doin' R thing...
    This weekend - Wait:rolleyes: This past weekend!
    I will be back THIS weekend (JULY 15th)

    We will be UNLOADING the Truck(s) SO ANY/ALL Strong Type Macho Dudes will be needed to heeve - hoooo and haul![face_praying]

    LIN took pictures and measurements of the TIMMYCON area and we decided it is nearly twice the size of the MidSouthCon dealer room!![face_dancing]

    Should be plenty of room!!:D

    You can grab a 'sneak peek' if ya come help too!! [face_whistling]

    I will be there by 2pm on Friday and we will work all weekend to get it all unloaded.
     
  15. Qui-Gon Tim

    Qui-Gon Tim Memphis, TN FanForce Chapter Rep star 5

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    I'll see you over at the haunt then between 2 and 3 tomorrow, Todd. I can help out until around 6:30 tomorrow night. Unfortunately, I'll be tied up for the rest of the weekend thanks to three birthday parties for family members on Saturday and Traci's work schedule.
     
  16. mr_nightmarez

    mr_nightmarez Jedi Youngling star 2

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    :mad:Ok TIM Where were ye et?
    [face_not_talking]

    The Good News!
    Truck #1 has been unloaded and we have some walls up![face_tired]

    We still have Truck #2 that HAS TO BE Unloaded in 4-5 hours :eek:

    I'll keep ya posted as we find the right day to do that!

    I probably won't be back to Mempho until August 13th or 20th.
     
  17. Dork-Vader

    Dork-Vader Star Wars Sketch Card Artist star 4 VIP

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    I'm in AZ right now- about to head to the airport in Pheonix to fly back home. Had a heck of a trip- will fill you all in when I get back. Did get to get an autograph from Ray Park and saw Kenny Baker and Peter Mayhew. MEt lots of folks, including 'lunchbox'!

    Ready to get going on the Haunt and TIMMYCON!

    Lin
     
  18. Valeska

    Valeska Jedi Youngling star 2

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    But the most important question is, did you have fun?
     
  19. DarthMule

    DarthMule Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Come home safe, man!!

    And if anybody tries to take over the plane, show 'em what for!!

    WHAP! POW! THUD!!

    Holler when you're home. You know the number.
     
  20. Dork-Vader

    Dork-Vader Star Wars Sketch Card Artist star 4 VIP

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    I had fun, but the crowds reminded me why I didn't go to C3! There were a few bumps here and there and I lost my cool twice and went off on a couple members of the staff, oh and had my sketchbook stolen, but other than that I did have a good time. Got to meet Ray Park, Bruce Campbell, Kevin Smith, Thomas Jane, and a few others- including a lot of artists and writers like Bernie Wrightson, Bruce Timm, Paul Dini, Timothy Bradstreet, Adam Hughes, Jim Lee, and Frank Cho. Also ran into Kell and Ash, Antone, Janet, Penny, Adam, and a few other MSCA members. Didn't get a chance to see all I wanted, and missed the King Kong and Tenatious D panels, but did catch Kevin Smith live and got to see Bryan Singer and Superman teaser trailer/montage.

    Home now, which is cool- but man after being in San Diego I didn't want to come back to Memphis humidity!

     
  21. mr_nightmarez

    mr_nightmarez Jedi Youngling star 2

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    :eek:Bout time you came back![face_skull]
    We thought you might be going AWOL![face_thinking]

    Glad you had fun... I'm off to California this Weekend!
    YAY:_| I hate that long flight....

    BTW: A lot has been done since you left! lol:D

     
  22. Valeska

    Valeska Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Welcome back to being human flypaper. ;)
     
  23. DarthMule

    DarthMule Jedi Youngling star 3

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    YAY! Lin's home safe!

    YAY!! I got Muppet Penguins!!

    YAY!!! Lin's home safe!!!
     
  24. Echo7Solo

    Echo7Solo Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Lin, glad to hear you made it home safe and had a good time. Kevin Smith must have been a blast to talk to. I just have one question for you... well, make that two. Did you see the Optimas Prime they had set up for the new Transformers movie and if so did you get any pics of it?
     
  25. Obi_J_Kenobi

    Obi_J_Kenobi Jedi Youngling star 3

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    I'll bet meeting Jim Lee and Thomas Jane was awsome!
     
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