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**PRE-PAX 2008 DINNER: THANKS AND AFTERMATH**

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  • Atlus ParkerAtlus Parker Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Question: I'm thinking of attending for at least the first hour before the pub crawl kicks off. How difficult would it be to get a taxi from here to the first bar? It's about a 15 minute ride according to google maps.

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  • VThornheartVThornheart Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    From what I've heard, it shouldn't be too bad. Someone was talking about contacting the taxi company (which would get us a small fleet of taxis)... I wonder how that went. Any updates on that from whoever it was that was going to check up on that? I don't remember who, it was probably 10 pages back or so.

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  • ColdbrewColdbrew Down in Front Productions Lake Stevens, WARegistered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Just signed up yesterday along with 2 others - currently trying to talk my bosses/ associates into going.

    BTW guys he's part of my group, in case you do another count, I'm making sure you don't double count us. :P

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  • Moe FwackyMoe Fwacky Moderator mod
    edited August 2008
    The count is based on the number of tickets bought, so unless your group bought multiple tickets, I don't think that will be a problem.

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  • mentok1982mentok1982 I could never leave you PAX baby. BaltimoreRegistered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Every second that you or a loved one does not register for the Pre-PAX Dinner your local ASPCA liquifies 9
    puppies and 3 kitties. The dedicated agents of the ASPCA love animals more than anyone and being forced to
    liquify these animals into a gooey paste is killing them inside!

    Won't you think of these poor ASPCA agents? Won't you think of these poor puppies and kitties?

    Register for the dinner now, before it's too late!

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  • AstayonixAstayonix Registered User
    edited August 2008
    Question: I'm thinking of attending for at least the first hour before the pub crawl kicks off. How difficult would it be to get a taxi from here to the first bar? It's about a 15 minute ride according to google maps.

    Come see me when you check in and I'll get you set up. Besides, we need to meet up anyway so that we can "synchronize watches" if you will 8-)

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  • BlainBlain Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Astayonix wrote: »
    Question: I'm thinking of attending for at least the first hour before the pub crawl kicks off. How difficult would it be to get a taxi from here to the first bar? It's about a 15 minute ride according to google maps.

    Come see me when you check in and I'll get you set up. Besides, we need to meet up anyway so that we can "synchronize watches" if you will 8-)

    <Obscure Reference>Atlus Parker Can't Lose</Obscure Reference>

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  • Atlus ParkerAtlus Parker Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Blain wrote: »
    Astayonix wrote: »
    Question: I'm thinking of attending for at least the first hour before the pub crawl kicks off. How difficult would it be to get a taxi from here to the first bar? It's about a 15 minute ride according to google maps.

    Come see me when you check in and I'll get you set up. Besides, we need to meet up anyway so that we can "synchronize watches" if you will 8-)

    <Obscure Reference>Atlus Parker Can't Lose</Obscure Reference>

    Nah I got it. I've thought of it before. ;)

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  • BrokenAngelBrokenAngel Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Blain wrote: »
    Astayonix wrote: »
    Question: I'm thinking of attending for at least the first hour before the pub crawl kicks off. How difficult would it be to get a taxi from here to the first bar? It's about a 15 minute ride according to google maps.

    Come see me when you check in and I'll get you set up. Besides, we need to meet up anyway so that we can "synchronize watches" if you will 8-)

    <Obscure Reference>Atlus Parker Can't Lose</Obscure Reference>

    Fuck yeah Parker Lewis! I had a huuuuge crush on him as a kid XD

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  • MetaverseNomadMetaverseNomad Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    It took me awhile, but I bought my ticket!

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  • VThornheartVThornheart Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Excellent! =) Welcome new Dinner-goers!

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  • BadlcukBadlcuk Registered User
    edited August 2008
    Bought my ticket online!

    So do i just show up with ID?
    I was too lazy to look at the rest of it, need coffee :(
    I hope i didnt need to print anything.

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  • redhaloredhalo Registered User
    edited August 2008
    Blain wrote: »
    Astayonix wrote: »
    Question: I'm thinking of attending for at least the first hour before the pub crawl kicks off. How difficult would it be to get a taxi from here to the first bar? It's about a 15 minute ride according to google maps.

    Come see me when you check in and I'll get you set up. Besides, we need to meet up anyway so that we can "synchronize watches" if you will 8-)

    <Obscure Reference>Atlus Parker Can't Lose</Obscure Reference>

    Fuck yeah Parker Lewis! I had a huuuuge crush on him as a kid XD

    So did I. It really messed with me. I have to seek therapy now.

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  • John_FN_SeilerJohn_FN_Seiler Registered User
    edited August 2008
    If I buy a Ticket, am I put on a list or is it sent to me?

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  • ElectricTurtleElectricTurtle Registered User
    edited August 2008
    Printing stuff costs even more money, so you go on a list and we pass the savings on.
    Badlcuk wrote: »
    Bought my ticket online!

    So do i just show up with ID?
    I was too lazy to look at the rest of it, need coffee :(
    I hope i didnt need to print anything.

    Yes, everything is done via ID.

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  • BadlcukBadlcuk Registered User
    edited August 2008

    Yes, everything is done via ID.


    Good job savin' some trees there!
    And thanks for the quick reply.

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  • SkinnaySkinnay Registered User
    edited August 2008
    so if we bring our printed copy of the reciept is there like an express line for us or do we not need to worry about bringing that?

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  • ElectricTurtleElectricTurtle Registered User
    edited August 2008
    We're not really going to be set up to deal with people in more than one way. Besides, there's only going to be at most a couple hundred, that shouldn't take long to process. Printed receipts are never a bad thing, but I don't think we'll need to require them.

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  • SkinnaySkinnay Registered User
    edited August 2008
    ok cool... because i have a feeling that even though it's on my pile of important papers and stuff that i can't lose.... that i'll probably forget it lol

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  • AstayonixAstayonix Registered User
    edited August 2008
    We are currently at 126 pre-registrants for the Pre-PAX 2008 Dinner! 8-)

    There are only 9 days left to pre-register for the Pre-PAX 2008 Dinner, so if you've been thinking about going, DO IT NOW! Don't get turned away at the door! Don't get laughed at by the cool kids inside while you do the walk of shame back to your hotel! Don't be that guy! :p Register today (link in signature)! :winky:

    P.S. MoeFwacky is entirely correct - only a paid reservation will ensure your inclusion in the headcount and reserve your spot.

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  • BlainBlain Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Astayonix wrote: »
    Don't get laughed at by the cool kids inside while you do the walk of shame back to your hotel! Don't be that guy!

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  • ElectricTurtleElectricTurtle Registered User
    edited August 2008
    So the venue is getting paid this week and final arrangements are being made. If I'm not a complete lazy ass, volunteers will get some kind of briefing today or tomorrow.

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  • mentok1982mentok1982 I could never leave you PAX baby. BaltimoreRegistered User regular
    edited August 2008
    So the venue is getting paid this week and final arrangements are being made. If I'm not a complete lazy ass, volunteers will get some kind of briefing today or tomorrow.

    Ahhhhh Yeahhhhh!

    I can't wait for the briefing. I want a video briefing with a shadowy figure and a booming voice.

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  • WhytmageWhytmage Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    volunteers will get some kind of briefing today or tomorrow.

    I'm kinda glad I didn't volunteer now. Briefs are way too constrictive. :D

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  • ElectricTurtleElectricTurtle Registered User
    edited August 2008
    Whytmage wrote: »
    volunteers will get some kind of briefing today or tomorrow.

    I'm kinda glad I didn't volunteer now. Briefs are way too constrictive. :D

    Careful now... that joke's an antique... :P

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  • mentok1982mentok1982 I could never leave you PAX baby. BaltimoreRegistered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Whytmage wrote: »
    volunteers will get some kind of briefing today or tomorrow.

    I'm kinda glad I didn't volunteer now. Briefs are way too constrictive. :D

    Careful now... that joke's an antique... :P

    I think that ElectricTurtle knows all about the constrictiveness of briefs. Why else would he choose to wear
    those stylin' flowing robes all the time? 10 to 1 that he is either wearing loose boxers or nothing at all under
    there...

    o_O

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  • AstayonixAstayonix Registered User
    edited August 2008
    mentok1982 wrote: »
    Whytmage wrote: »
    volunteers will get some kind of briefing today or tomorrow.

    I'm kinda glad I didn't volunteer now. Briefs are way too constrictive. :D

    Careful now... that joke's an antique... :P

    I think that ElectricTurtle knows all about the constrictiveness of briefs. Why else would he choose to wear
    those stylin' flowing robes all the time? 10 to 1 that he is either wearing loose boxers or nothing at all under
    there...

    o_O

    And yet I can't get him to wear a kilt.. even though they're similarly conducive to commando-ness (and super HAWT)! :winky:

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  • TekuTeku Registered User
    edited August 2008
    Hello just purchased my ticket. See you all there. (Could be alittle late. Tacoma -> Seattle traffic and work ends at 5:00pm x.x)

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  • VThornheartVThornheart Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    No worries, should be plenty of food! Excellent!

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  • BlackDragon480BlackDragon480 Bluster Kerfuffle Master of Windy ImportRegistered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Well, I finally got around to registering and ponying up my 30 bucks.

    See ya all there.

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  • AstayonixAstayonix Registered User
    edited August 2008
    OP Updated with PAX08 DVD information.

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  • TekuTeku Registered User
    edited August 2008
    Thats awesome

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  • mentok1982mentok1982 I could never leave you PAX baby. BaltimoreRegistered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Astayonix wrote: »

    An added plus this year is that the Pre-PAX 2008 Dinner will be featured in the PAX08 DVD. Porkfry and a film crew will be there at the beginning of the dinner to record (and probably interview a few folks). This is the first time pre-PAX events will be featured on the official DVD. Come and be a part of PAX history! :)

    I will make sure to wear my most fancy eatin' bib.

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  • VThornheartVThornheart Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Cool! =) =) Man, this is gonna be great!

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  • WelderWelder Registered User
    edited August 2008
    Registered! NUM NUM NUM!

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  • ElectricTurtleElectricTurtle Registered User
    edited August 2008
    Apparently VT's finally got a hold of Bioware again, ECP was in Germany for the GDC, so we should hear something about whether the Bioware staff might come to the dinner soon.

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  • mentok1982mentok1982 I could never leave you PAX baby. BaltimoreRegistered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Apparently VT's finally got a hold of Bioware again, ECP was in Germany for the GDC, so we should hear something about whether the Bioware staff might come to the dinner soon.

    Bioware was out of com range...


    This will give me the opprortunity to grab a napkin used by a member of the Bioware team so that I can sell it on eBay for profit$.

    EDIT:

    The Bioware people still have to pay to get in don't they? I wonder how difficult it will be to convince them that the
    dinner experience is worth $30. Or maybe they will just subtract like $60-$90 from VT's $500 prize... :x

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  • parabolaparabola Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Yay we get to be on TV.

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  • AstayonixAstayonix Registered User
    edited August 2008
    mentok1982 wrote: »
    EDIT:

    The Bioware people still have to pay to get in don't they? I wonder how difficult it will be to convince them that the
    dinner experience is worth $30. Or maybe they will just subtract like $60-$90 from VT's $500 prize... :x

    Nobody gets a free pass to the dinner. Even ElectricTurtle and I have to pay the $30 fee (given my role I probably won't be able to sit down and eat either - such is a labor of love). How they want to split it up is their call, but nobody (game dev, intertube celb, etc.) gets to dine free of charge.

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  • ElectricTurtleElectricTurtle Registered User
    edited August 2008
    Uh, not quite, I did say to Chris Taylor that he didn't have to pay, but that's because he's writing and delivering a speech and bringing swag.

    Also there's a Chris Taylor signed up, so he might have paid anyway (but it's common name).

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