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It's official! East is going to 4 days!

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Reposted from Reddit fromthe official Pax Twitter:

"Did you catch the announcement from Gabe and Tycho at #PAXWest? Starting next year, #PAXEast will become four days (April 5-8th in 2018)!!"



  • stitchingdragonstitchingdragon MA, USARegistered User new member
    Much harder to get 2 days off than one. This is tricky.

  • Canderson1989Canderson1989 Registered User regular
    Thank goodness it's from Thursday - Sunday and not Friday - Monday like West.


  • Streetlight345Streetlight345 Seekonk, MARegistered User regular
    I'm excited. The 5th is a Thursday. Makes it a little different from the Friday to Monday at PAX West. Curious if some of the after hours events that occur on Thursday night will stay on Thursday or switch to Wednesday night.

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  • CatalepticalCataleptical New JerseyRegistered User regular
    Awesome news! Of course, my body will fall apart sometime Saturday afternoon...but my mind will still be active. (little victories!)

  • XenigmaXenigma Registered User regular
    Nice to have a date confirmation, and definitely curious about the implications of an extra day. Is it worth taking an extra day off work? (Probably)

  • gigabraingigabrain Some guy...yknow New HampshireRegistered User regular
    I'd be more hyped about this if I didn't have to then take 2 days off the next week for a wedding....

    Guess I need to talk with the boss now.


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  • Bobkins FlymoBobkins Flymo Fantastic Registered User, Moderator mod
    Much harder to get 2 days off than one. This is tricky.
    More if you gotta travel. Wednesday to get there, Thurs/Fri, and then Monday to fly home unless you're made of stone and able to do a red-eye flight on Sunday night and work straight after PAX without a full night's sleep in 5+ days.

  • SleepSleep Registered User regular

    So what's up with pre pax boardgame night?

  • jdixon1972jdixon1972 Registered User regular
    Wow, didn't think that would actually happen. Now I have to decide if i'm going all 4, the usual 3, or stick to just Saturday and Sunday that I was thinking about after last year, hehe. As for the pre-Pax stuff, it will probably all happen a day early but we all wont know until the organization starts.

  • ScoJoMoScoJoMo Registered User regular
    Sleep wrote: »

    So what's up with pre pax boardgame night?

    Was thinking the same thing. Will it be Wednesday night now?

  • RedK232RedK232 Registered User regular
    Yea i usually head up the day before just cause driving up there in the morning sucks and just so much more stressful. So if i can go and do all days your looking at at least 5 days off maybe 6 since there is always the last hurrah at the westin sunday night.

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  • LoonyEclipseLoonyEclipse WWHRD? Montreal, QCRegistered User regular
    Well, on this plus side: this lets us experience the glory that is 'I can do that tomorrow' in regards to stuff on the show floor. It's massively liberating.

    One the downside, 4 days is exhausting.

    I will see my feelings after having lived through an East in early spring with it, as opposed to a pleasant summer's day at West.

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