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Memph, TN TIMMYCON!

Discussion in 'South East Regional Discussion' started by Dork-Vader, Feb 20, 2004.

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  1. Nyborg13

    Nyborg13 Jedi Youngling star 3

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    The family and I plan on being there (if it is ok with SMT)to sell and hopefully to buy. I am hoping that I will have my Stormtrooper armour ready by then and will wear it part of the time. Also hope to have the 12" scale X-Wing done enough to bring as a backdrop.This Con is for comic and Star Wars only or will any toys do.
     
  2. rhonderoo

    rhonderoo Former Head Admin star 9 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I don't have a table, but will need table space. :(

    Can I use some of yours, Tim? [face_praying]
     
  3. Qui-Gon Tim

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

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    You can use my camp table, Rhonda. I'll also have another camp table I can borrow from my sister if you need more room than that.
     
  4. Dork-Vader

    Dork-Vader Star Wars Sketch Card Artist star 4 VIP

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    I may have an extra table or two in the in the dressing room we can share.

    Any and all toys and comics are welcome!

    I'll measure tonight and post how many spaces will be available.
     
  5. Dork-Vader

    Dork-Vader Star Wars Sketch Card Artist star 4 VIP

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    Looks like we can do 10-12 tables easily, with room for another 2-4 if needed. Should still give us some good traffic flow space.
     
  6. Qui-Gon Tim

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

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    Pretty much any toy line is fine with me. As long as it isn't Star Trek.... :p

     
  7. Qui-Gon Tim

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

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    I have now updated the website with more information about TIMMYCON! Check it out and let me know what you think.
     
  8. Dork-Vader

    Dork-Vader Star Wars Sketch Card Artist star 4 VIP

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    Pretty dang funny! I liked the Guest Bribes!

    Can't wait...no, still have walls to build!
     
  9. Qui-Gon Tim

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

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    Glad you liked it, Lin. I had a good time writing bios for you and me. Yours was easy- You have so damned many credits and accomplishments that I probably could've written another paragraph. I made my own self-deprecating. Hey, it added some length to it!
     
  10. Jedi Trace

    Jedi Trace SouthEast RSA star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    Just checked out the TimmyCon page.

    Very cool. :cool:

    The bio portion was the best. [face_peace]
     
  11. Dork-Vader

    Dork-Vader Star Wars Sketch Card Artist star 4 VIP

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    Funny, with my bio you'd think I'd be richer!

    I'm hoping my buddy Dave will be able to make it in for TC1. We'll have some 'Bushi Tales' promos to hand out, and maybe some stuffs to sell. Still hoping the MSCA comic is printed by then...
     
  12. Qui-Gon Tim

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

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    No word from the celebs, yet. Maybe I should go on and throw in the Hot Apple Pie. (I still can pull the milkshake card.)

    Anyone have any ideas on how to promote TC1? We need cheap and effective. But most of all, we need cheap.

    Did I mention that it needed to be cheap?
     
  13. TK_1427

    TK_1427 Jedi Youngling star 1

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    You could always invite the boys (and girls) from the Southern Outpost.

    Chuck
     
  14. Qui-Gon Tim

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

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    As always, there's a standing invitation to the 501st. I don't know if they'll want to worry with TimmyCon, though. We won't have much room for marching, but the stormies can come all the same!
     
  15. Dork-Vader

    Dork-Vader Star Wars Sketch Card Artist star 4 VIP

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    Would love to see some Imperials around. Plenty of room to park a Star Destroyer or troop transport out back! They are more than welcome to come out to Kidz Day the following weekend as well!

    Tim, what if we Super-Size the meal, or throw in a happy meal toy or two..?

    I'm looking at getting some postcards done soon. I'll put them out at the local comic and hobby shops, along with a few posters. They'll all be at the haunt, too. We should have a good crowd come thru before TC1.

    Having it posted on our site, the haunt's site and all will help. We need to get it on TFN. I'll see if I can get it mentioned in the Bartlett Express and Memphis Flyer.

    Any other suggestions?
     
  16. Qui-Gon Tim

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

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    I'm afraid that if I supersize the meal, then some of the older, more worn-out SW celebs may not survive to see the end of TC1. That much cholesterol... well, you get the picture.

    Yeah, TFN would be a good place to post a blurb about it. The Commercial Appeal will be useless as usual, but there's always the Flyer.
     
  17. otisdodge

    otisdodge Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I'm there! Anybody have extra table space, or want to share my table if I bring one? In addition to SW stuff, I would like to bring some hand-turned magic wands and maybe some of my own sculpture.
    I will tell my friend who is a Joe-collector who is just getting into SW again.
     
  18. Qui-Gon Tim

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

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    Cool! Looking forward to seeing you there, Jacob. I'll go ahead and reserve you a table space if you'd like. (Space is really limited.)
     
  19. Nyborg13

    Nyborg13 Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Hey Tim if you havent yet put the McDonald gang down for one of those table spots. The spots marked off is there room for two tables like maybe in an "L" shape or somthing or just one.
    Thanks
    Henry
     
  20. Qui-Gon Tim

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

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    Will do, Henry! I need to start a list on the first post of this thread. I'll add it now.

    EDIT: I can't add to the first post. It wasn't mine!

    So, the table list is as follows:

    Henry
    Rhonda
    Sal
    Jacob

     
  21. Dork-Vader

    Dork-Vader Star Wars Sketch Card Artist star 4 VIP

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    Don't forget there will be an SMT and MSCA table set up, as well as one for me.
     
  22. Qui-Gon Tim

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

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    OK, so the table list is now:

    Henry
    Rhonda
    Sal
    Jacob
    Lin
    SMT/MSCA


    One month until TimmyCon! Can you feel the excitement?

    Feels kinda like gas, doesn't it?

    :p
     
  23. otisdodge

    otisdodge Jedi Padawan star 4

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    [blockquote]Tim said:
    One month until TimmyCon! Can you feel the excitement?
    [/blockquote]

    "Oh, I can feel it." -Cronk, The Emperor's New Groove
     
  24. mr_nightmarez

    mr_nightmarez Jedi Youngling star 2

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    I can feel the excitement all the way from Chattanooga!

    Get about 2,000 flyers and I'll drop them off at every rest area from here to Memphis!

    Actually we need to do that for the Haunt also...
    Hmmmmmm

    Cheap easy advertising in a rest area! haha

    Looking forward to TIMMYCON...

     
  25. Qui-Gon Tim

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

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    And thanks to you, Todd, as well as Lin and Patrick for giving TimmyCon a home!
     
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