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Sac, CA WonderCon April 25-27

Discussion in 'Pacific Regional Discussion' started by TionneHawk, Mar 10, 2003.

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  1. TionneHawk

    TionneHawk Jedi Knight star 5

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    I know it's a bit early, but I thought I would post this to keep you all thinking ahead. WonderCon is a ComicCon-type convention being held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

    I will be there either Saturday or Sunday volunteering a few hours with the Rebel Legion in their booth with the 501st. There will be some kind of background set up so people can take pictures with Jedi, Storm troopers, etc. Hopefully we can get a group from the SVRF to go too. (Can we say Carpool?)

    I will have more information as it gets closer, but the website is
    [link=http://www.wondercon.com/pages/WC2003.html]WonderCon[/link]

    May the Force be With you
     
  2. MattesKrymsod

    MattesKrymsod Jedi Youngling star 2

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    J0e, think we can up our "AoY-Graduated" costumes by then? :p
     
  3. Lord_Darth_Vader

    Lord_Darth_Vader Jedi Knight star 5

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    I would like to go to it. Sounds like alot of fun!
     
  4. crutag-ventor

    crutag-ventor Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Odds of me going in costume?. Just one can of Pepsi. ;)

    Odds of Sithtwin going in costume?. 5 bottles of wine, 2 Long Islands, and 3 shots of Tequila. :p
     
  5. JoeSunrider

    JoeSunrider Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Hey, if I'm off work you guys can count me in.
     
  6. TionneHawk

    TionneHawk Jedi Knight star 5

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    Sweet! Time to dust off the liquor cabinet, we're gonna get Sithtwin in costume! ;)

     
  7. Lord_Darth_Vader

    Lord_Darth_Vader Jedi Knight star 5

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    "Going to war without the French is like going hunting without an accordion" [face_laugh] I love your signature crutag!!!!

    I can make good Fuzzy Navels ;)
     
  8. crutag-ventor

    crutag-ventor Jedi Padawan star 4

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    TionneHawk I?m all for that! ;)

    LDV I thought you?d like that. :D
     
  9. qui-gundi_15

    qui-gundi_15 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    i'll go in costume i need to finish my robe though(sighs)
     
  10. hanc

    hanc Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Hmm I might beable to go but I don't have a costume.
    *ponders* Hmm might beable to get something that looks like a imperial uniform.
     
  11. Elvish_Jedi

    Elvish_Jedi Jedi Youngling star 2

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    whaddaya mean dust off liquor cabinet? :D
     
  12. TionneHawk

    TionneHawk Jedi Knight star 5

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    You don't have to go in costume. I will be in costume because I'll be with the RL, but it would be cool to go marching in with a whole group of costumed SVRF "Rogues".*Force theme plays in background*

    501st ain't got nothin' on us! ;) okay...maybe they do...but still!

    Back to my delusions.
     
  13. TionneHawk

    TionneHawk Jedi Knight star 5

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    Just thought I'd drag this back up to the top to keep it on people's minds. If you don't want to pay to get in, you can volunteer with WonderCon for three hours and get to spend the entire day at the event for free. I told them I could do Saturday or Sunday or maybe both at any time.

    Also, if you need a ride, I am sure I or someone else who is going could arrange transportation.

    Hope to see you all there! :)
     
  14. Lord_Darth_Vader

    Lord_Darth_Vader Jedi Knight star 5

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    I will be going. In full Jedi gear. ;)
     
  15. sacul-1138

    sacul-1138 Jedi Youngling star 5

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    how do I volunteer? the link is busted. I want to go.
     
  16. TionneHawk

    TionneHawk Jedi Knight star 5

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    This is the site to volunteer at: (C&P)

    http://www.wondercon.com/Pages/WCVolunteers.html

    or e-mail them volunteers@nucgen.com with your name, age (must be 16 or 18 I think), address, phone number, and when you can work.

    Hope to see you there Sacul and LDV!

     
  17. Mara_Jade_Fan

    Mara_Jade_Fan Jedi Knight star 6

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    I was hoping to go to this as well, but I'm not sure if I can or not. We are having a trooping event in San Diego that same weekend "Earth Day." I sort of owe the So Cal Rebel Legion Commander a big favor as he helped me put my Stormtrooper armor together... I am still working on it though... frantically trying to get it ready for Grand Slam in Pasadena this weekend. Also... the thought of trooping alone without a spotter is kinda scary... I don't think too many 501 from So Cal are coming up... only 1 that I know of. But I am still going to "try" to come, perhaps I won't bring my armor but will wear my Jedi Robes. If I brought armor I'd have to either drive up there, or ship it up there a few days before I arrived anyway. So I guess what I am trying to say is put me down as a "maybe." ;)
     
  18. hanc

    hanc Jedi Youngling star 1

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    *signs up*

    I'll be there Saturday at the least.
     
  19. Aunt Jar Jar Mimah

    Aunt Jar Jar Mimah Jedi Master star 5

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    It sounds like a blast. I'm already going to be in Palo Alto with a group of college friends for lunch already Saturday though. I doubt I could get them to stop by. Besides, I'm sure the SW men would have no interest in meeting my sorority sisters anyway. I'll be with you all in spirit.

    (Love the signature Crutag!) :D
     
  20. TionneHawk

    TionneHawk Jedi Knight star 5

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    Wow! Looks like we have enough people going that this could be our next official event!

    Hope you can come MJF! I went to Grand Slam last year and it was a blast, have fun for all of us up here! ;)
     
  21. Donovan

    Donovan Jedi Youngling star 2

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    I won't be able to make it. :_| I have to go up to Marysville for my little brother's b-day.

    But you guys have fun.

    :_|
    :_|
     
  22. sacul-1138

    sacul-1138 Jedi Youngling star 5

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    "I'm sure the SW men would have no interest in meeting my sorority sisters anyway"...uhhh what now? SW men that don't want to meet Sorority chicks? that's it I'm switching to Star Trek!!!
    Kirk always had the alien booty on full alert!!



     
  23. TionneHawk

    TionneHawk Jedi Knight star 5

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    Yeah, I was gonna say...there's gotta be at least one guy in this place who wants to meet some sorority chicks, Auntie. (Even if they don't have a snowball's chance on Tattooine with them) ;) Just kidding boys!
     
  24. JoeSunrider

    JoeSunrider Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I think you mean Tatooine.
     
  25. MattesKrymsod

    MattesKrymsod Jedi Youngling star 2

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    -ooine is like -quisha. You can pretty much add anything.

    Laquisha, Latooine

    Faquisha, Fatooine

    Gantiquisha, Gantiooine

    Santonioquisha, Santoniooine
     
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