Bigger and Better for 2008

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Bigger and Better for 2008

Postby Momiji-k » Mon Nov 12, 2007 8:54 pm

I met with the hotel today and things were pretty good I would say. They weren't overly happy about the hot tub incident but as long as things like that don't happen next year we should be ok.

We have some plans in the works with the hotel where we might be able to get a little more space from them. The rooms would be small but we might be able to swap one of the video rooms with the smaller one opening up one of the video rooms for a different kind of event.

We plan to have a submission form for panel and workshops this year. This should help us better coordinate with the person running the event and keep last minute surprises to a minium.

There is a lot more in the works for next year but that's all I can really talk about until we have a full staff meeting. Right now you can all talk about what you would like to see in the "Suggestions for 2008" thread.
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Postby Gene_Starwind_ » Wed Nov 14, 2007 9:01 pm

What exactly happened with the Hot Tub? I wasn't too Clear about that one, as my Attention was Elsewhere at the Time. Did someone lose their Clothes in the Jets or something?
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Postby pettruchio » Wed Nov 14, 2007 9:23 pm

Lets just say that there were some things happening that shouldn't have. At this point the staff is taking care of it and I think for decency's sake we should just let the matter drop.

For those of you who do know what happened, lets makes sure not to have a repeat of anything like it in the future and for those who don't well for future reference use common sense in all things!!
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Postby Luinta » Thu Nov 15, 2007 1:00 am

If it's being kept this hush-hush, I think we can all assume what must have happened... But I'm not saying it out of fear of being stoned to death by various people for various reasons.
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Postby Momiji-k » Thu Nov 15, 2007 1:53 am

I can safely say "keep private matters in your hotel room. Some things aren't ment for public display."

And as Kim already said, just use common sense.... and if you don't have any then borrow some! :shock:
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Postby Luinta » Thu Nov 15, 2007 2:01 am

Unfortunately, common sense is anything but! Especially nowadays.

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Re: Bigger and Better for 2008

Postby PatrickD » Wed Aug 13, 2008 11:16 pm

I just noticed the dates. October 23-26. That's four days. Was that a typo at the top of the forums and the top of the main site or is the con really 4 days long now?
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Re: Bigger and Better for 2008

Postby pettruchio » Thu Aug 14, 2008 2:13 am

The con is really 4 days now. We will be setting up at around noon on thursday....this time might change as we get nearer to the con but yeah we wanted to open it up to four days.
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Re: Bigger and Better for 2008

Postby D-Maxwell » Thu Aug 14, 2008 3:23 am

What exactly is the "new" first day gonna entail...seeing how its the middle of a school week??
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Re: Bigger and Better for 2008

Postby Lu the Crappy Artist » Thu Aug 14, 2008 11:06 am

pettruchio wrote:The con is really 4 days now. We will be setting up at around noon on thursday....this time might change as we get nearer to the con but yeah we wanted to open it up to four days.


That's something that should probably be pointed out on the front page. People who have already made reservations at the hotel may have an issue with that.
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Re: Bigger and Better for 2008

Postby jreckers » Fri Aug 15, 2008 10:03 pm

Thursday afternoon/evening "events" are not really planned. There will be no panels, and likely no scheduled showings. From what I have been asked to have available, I wouldn't expect more than random movies/AMVs in a video room, and maybe a panel or hotel room open for board/card games, or generally just hanging out.

It's not a major day of events, just somewhere for people getting out of school or coming in to the hotel on Thursday.

Also, saying "open at Noon" is a rough guesstimate; it's entirely dependent on when myself and my gear (and rental truck) arrive on-site. I can promise I'll have things running ASAP.
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Re: Bigger and Better for 2008

Postby Luinta » Fri Aug 15, 2008 10:18 pm

I can always try to help you guys set stuff up Thrsday night when I get outta work (I work across the street from the hotel), but by 8:30 -9:00PM you'll have things pretty must done, huh...

Well, jsut sayin'. I' can help if you need me then! ^_^
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Re: Bigger and Better for 2008

Postby Hug Me! » Sat Aug 16, 2008 10:18 am

If help is needed I'd also be willing to ...well, help. I don't live that far away and am staying really close to Colchester anyhow.
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Re: Bigger and Better for 2008

Postby Lu the Crappy Artist » Sat Aug 16, 2008 4:53 pm

Well, this is good. I was worried that I might miss something. I'll be checking in that night anyway, and I was hoping that you guys would have early reg thursday night. . . So I guess that's a kinda sorta "yes".

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Re: Bigger and Better for 2008

Postby predaking » Mon Aug 18, 2008 7:53 am

I will definitely be helping out Thursday night after work. I should be there no later than 5:30.

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