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Tidewater, VA TRU Clone Wars Midnight Toy Release.

Discussion in 'NorthEast Regional Discussion' started by jediknight88, Jul 9, 2008.

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  1. jediknight88

    jediknight88 Jedi Master star 6

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    Alright peeps.

    I have been in contact with Toy's R Us on North Mall Drive (By Lynhaven Mall) in regards to us, The Tidewater Alliance, providing support for their midnight Clone Wars Toy release. So far I have heard nothing but encouraging words about us coming back out for this event. (For newer members, we attended and supported the Midnight toy release for Revenge of the Sith).

    As you all know, we had a blast at the last one, and hopefully we can have a blast at this one too.

    Once I talk to the Head Honcho at Toy's R Us, I will be able to post specifics.

    I am sceduled to call and possibly meet with the Big Wigs for Toy's R Us on Friday to actually confirm if they would officially like us to come out or not. The Assistant Manager has already given us her approval, and said she thinks it is a good idea, we just need to get word from the head honcho.

    Details are as follows.

    Event: Midnight Clone Wars Toy Release
    Date: July 26th
    Time: Midnight (But we will be showing up around 11pm so we can change and get ready)

    What I need from all of you is to let me know if you can commit to this event and if you would like to participate. Please post here if you can commit to this event. Thanks.
     
  2. Ashara_Leiani

    Ashara_Leiani Jedi Knight star 1

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  3. Ayla_Ku

    Ayla_Ku Jedi Youngling

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    July 26th as in midnight on a Saturday night? Or Friday night? (Sorry the dates confuse me when midnight is involved T_T) Either way, since it's a weekend I should be able to make it out.
     
  4. jediknight88

    jediknight88 Jedi Master star 6

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    LOL that is a good question. I will make sure to clarify once I have the rest of the info.
     
  5. Darth_Ruan

    Darth_Ruan Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Sounds cool! Hopefully, I can stay awake. :)
     
  6. larame_kaine

    larame_kaine Jedi Knight star 2

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  7. jediknight88

    jediknight88 Jedi Master star 6

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    Spoke with TRU today.

    They would love to have us out there. So we are good on that.

    Changing Room. They are unsure on actually which manager is going to working this event, so they are unsure if they will be able to provide us the changing room. So we might need to partially wear our stuff and finish changing in the Parking Lot. I will let you know more on that when I find out what manager is going to be there.

    Time: Doors open Saturday, July 26th at 12:01 AM. So we are going to show up at 11:00pm on Friday, July 25th.

    Hope that clears up the confusion on the times and dates. Please feel free to pm me or post here if there are any questions.
     
  8. ABC42

    ABC42 Jedi Youngling star 1

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    That's the weekend I'm going camping. Drat! But I'm definitely going to the movie premiere
     
  9. jatsu-aiki

    jatsu-aiki Jedi Youngling

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    Im in guys ...Jatsu...out
     
  10. Darth_Primus6

    Darth_Primus6 Jedi Youngling star 1

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    chris and i are in
     
  11. jediknight88

    jediknight88 Jedi Master star 6

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    Alright peeps, tonight is the night. See everyone there at 11.

    Spoke to management, and they are going to let us use the room to change in again. I have the number to call the manager and let her know when to let us in, so meet with me in the parking lot.
     
  12. larame_kaine

    larame_kaine Jedi Knight star 2

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    Unfortunately I will not be able to make this trip guys. I just don't have the gas to drive all the way out to Lynnhaven atm, and I have a meeting early tomorrow morning. Sorry. =(
     
  13. jediknight88

    jediknight88 Jedi Master star 6

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    Well I would like to thank everyone who showed for this event.

    Thanks go out to:

    Chris & Barry, Dawn, Nihilus, Alan and wife, Noel, Stacey, and Thad.

    While Toy's R Us was in no way shape or form supporting us and treated us terrible, we still stuck it out and changed into costumes. The actual fans loved it. We even possible gained someone who does the Qui Gon Costume. So all was not lost.

    Feel free to post what wondrous toys you picked up.

    I picked up:

    Legacy Series
    Clone Scuba Trooper - BD10

    Clone Wars
    Clone Captain Rex
    Yoda
    Clone Trooper

    Exclusive Holographic General Grievous

    Evolutions
    The Padme Amidala Legacy
     
  14. jatsu-aiki

    jatsu-aiki Jedi Youngling

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    Vanessa and I had great time it was good to see everyone.

    toys
    STAR WARS THE CLONE WARS ANAKIN SKYWALKER
    STAR WARS THE LEGACY COLLECTION MACE WINDU
    STAR WARS LEGO IMPERIAL DROPSHIP

    thanks for calling us,
    Allen & Vanessa
     
  15. Solo_Jaina

    Solo_Jaina Jedi Youngling

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    Sorry I couldn't make it. Glad you guys had fun though...bummer they treated you like crap. =/
     
  16. ABC42

    ABC42 Jedi Youngling star 1

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    I'm glad you guys did stick it out, and sorry to hear TRUs treated you badly, which isn't good considering fans are customers. I hope what you yielded was a good haul in toys and a good learning experience.
    Sorry I missed out.
     
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