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

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  • geoffhomgeoffhom Registered User
    edited August 2008
    In hindsight, maybe this could have been co-coordinated/promoted with the cross-country super trip? Aren't all of them arriving Thur afternoon? Too bad they probably don't have Internet access right now. Well, just an idea for next year.

    Thank you two for all your hard work. I have some idea of how hard it is to organize an event this large; definitely a lot of time and energy.

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    I am also interested in carpooling Thur; I live in Lake City. FYI, I also want to pick my badge up at Will Call on Thursday evening. You can reach me at [email protected]

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  • ElectricTurtleElectricTurtle Registered User
    edited August 2008
    Moe Fwacky and some other CCST'ers are coming. I'm sure most of them knew about it, but a lot of them are too tired to leave their hotels after the trip.

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  • InfidelInfidel Heretic Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Anyone on the supertrip likely is going or at least knows about the dinner, there are plenty of people going afaik.

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  • ElectricTurtleElectricTurtle Registered User
    edited August 2008
    We're at 193 and only an hour and 15 minutes to go...

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  • AstayonixAstayonix Registered User
    edited August 2008
    Final Pre-PAX 2008 Dinner Count: 194 fellow PAXers!

    THANK YOU GUYS SO MUCH! What an amazing zero-hour effort! :) We didn't quite hit 200, but we're close enough. Registration is now closed, but we'll be working hard in the background to make sure tomorrow night will be an awesome way to kick off the PAX weekend!

    Remember to bring your photo IDs with you as we'll check your names against a list. I'll send out a reminder email tonight. Anyone with changes to tickets should notify me ASAP.

    Thank you and goodnight! 8-)

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  • SpawnOfCthulhuSpawnOfCthulhu Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Sweet, I'm so excited to see everyone there.

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  • That_GuyThat_Guy I don't wanna be that guy Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    I plan on being (probably) the only person there in a suit and tie. I figure, I JUST got it dry cleaned, I really shouldn't let it go to waste collecting dust while I ignore it for another 6-8 months. I can't wait to see you all there. It will be a great time to be had by all.

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  • parabolaparabola Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    That_Guy wrote: »
    I plan on being (probably) the only person there in a suit and tie. I figure, I JUST got it dry cleaned, I really shouldn't let it go to waste collecting dust while I ignore it for another 6-8 months. I can't wait to see you all there. It will be a great time to be had by all.

    I was going to bring the suit but not the tie.


    194 is pretty good work... Not quite 200 but still close enough.

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  • proXimityproXimity Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    I finally managed to convince my friend who is staying with me to come, so we're a couple of the last minute registrants. I can't wait now!

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  • ColdbrewColdbrew Down in Front Productions Lake Stevens, WARegistered User regular
    edited August 2008
    I honestly have no idea what to expect, but I'm excited as all hell! I'm coming down with 3 other people, and I can't fricken wait!

    BTW, sorry if this has been answered already, but will there be people checking bags or anything like that? cuz I'll have a backpack with a laptop, camera, DS, camcorder, tripod, etc... Gotta get that Chris Taylor keynote on film!

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  • SpawnOfCthulhuSpawnOfCthulhu Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Hey.
    The dinner is today, and I finished my Saren mask to accompany Vthornhearts Wrex mask.

    It's not that good, but it works.
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  • Fran GoatFran Goat Registered User
    edited August 2008
    I'm looking forward to meeting you all. Great to hear Bioware will be attending. This years PAX will be amazing.

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  • parabolaparabola Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Bioware AND Valve.

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  • LewiePLewieP Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    I cannot wait for the dinner, it's going to be epic. See you all there!

    My mum is unable to volunteer for the set up now, she has to return our rental car, but I'll be there still.

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  • TekuTeku Registered User
    edited August 2008
    This is going to be a awesome weekend and dinner.

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  • AliasunknownAliasunknown Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    I board my flight in 5 hours. Can hardly contain my excitement!!!!!!

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  • SpawnOfCthulhuSpawnOfCthulhu Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    I'm excited! I'll see you guys at the Dinner.

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  • ElectricTurtleElectricTurtle Registered User
    edited August 2008
    I'm trying not to collapse into a twitching, writhing mass of mixed excitement and apprehension. Note to self: choosing a venue that you can see from your office and going to work the same day as the event is not a good thing for your mental condition.

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  • enderwiggin13enderwiggin13 Registered User
    edited August 2008
    Just got to my hotel, I can't wait for dinner. The 3 hour time difference from the east coast is messing with me though...feels like 5 but it's only 2. I think I'll need a snack to tide me over.

    See everyone at dinner!

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  • StomStom Registered User
    edited August 2008
    I wanted to ask someone who has been to this before - how crucial is it to get there on time? I have another commitment that just shifted to coincide with the start of the dinner. I don't want to miss much, but if I can buy even 15 minutes to help smooth things over, I need to. If I need to be there for every second, I can make that arrangement too. Advice?

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  • BlackDragon480BlackDragon480 Bluster Kerfuffle Master of Windy ImportRegistered User regular
    edited August 2008
    I'd just like to give a big thanks to ET, Astayonix, all the volunteers, Bioware, Chris Taylor, Kim Swift, VTThornheart, and everyone else involved with this wonderful event.

    It certainly didn't dissapoint and was a nice way for me to unwind after having what was up till then a very shitty day (one of my connecting flights was delayed and my luggage is lost somewhere between here and Denver. Looks like I'm buying a new outfit and some toiletries early in the morning tomorrow, oh yea! D: )

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  • mentok1982mentok1982 I could never leave you PAX baby. BaltimoreRegistered User regular
    edited August 2008
    I want to know if it has waggle!

    o_O

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  • BlackDragon480BlackDragon480 Bluster Kerfuffle Master of Windy ImportRegistered User regular
    edited August 2008
    mentok1982 wrote: »
    I want to know if it has waggle!

    o_O

    Is waggle good?

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  • PikaPuffPikaPuff Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Stom wrote: »
    I wanted to ask someone who has been to this before - how crucial is it to get there on time? I have another commitment that just shifted to coincide with the start of the dinner. I don't want to miss much, but if I can buy even 15 minutes to help smooth things over, I need to. If I need to be there for every second, I can make that arrangement too. Advice?
    Hope you worked it out. I myself was an hour late, but was fine.

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  • MacCartneyMacCartney Registered User
    edited August 2008
    hey.. i found the thread!! lol

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  • MasterHeliosMasterHelios Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Well, that was awesome. Thanks Astayonix and ElectricTurtle for a great kickoff to PAX weekend!
    And thanks again everybody I got a button from!

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  • Mystral721Mystral721 Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Pre-PAX Dinner: Huge Success! <3

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  • WhytmageWhytmage Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Amazing and a half. Thank you so much and it was so awesome to meet everyone. Can't wait for tomorrow.

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  • Royale Wih CheeseRoyale Wih Cheese Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Very awesome dinner! Thanks to all who stuck around and helped clean up afterwards; it would have been a tall order for just the original volunteers :-P

    In other news, who all is cruising the forums from the Sheraton lobby? :-D Hint: this guy is!

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  • Queen BrewerQueen Brewer Registered User
    edited August 2008
    I feel bad. I kinda ditched out on cleaning up, though I did help set up. I needed to give BA a ride though, and she and her boyfriend are like super-VIP Omegathon awesome winnars.

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  • ColdbrewColdbrew Down in Front Productions Lake Stevens, WARegistered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Just got back, it was an amazing event! I'll post pics later when my laptop stops failing :P

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  • RaymanRayman Registered User
    edited August 2008
    i loved the dinner, all together, i got 65 buttons.. i cant wait for the rest of the weekend!

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  • MacCartneyMacCartney Registered User
    edited August 2008
    oops, that was me on my dads account. my bad :P

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  • ColdbrewColdbrew Down in Front Productions Lake Stevens, WARegistered User regular
    edited August 2008
    I got 31 buttons (not including my own) This is also how you will find me through-out the rest of PAX.
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    Uploading the rest of them to my Photobucket account right now, first 50 are up, rest on the way. They're not the greatest quality, but I had a camcorder on my tripod the entire time (yes that was my tripod sitting in the middle of my table) and recording pretty much the entire thing.

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  • Fran GoatFran Goat Registered User
    edited August 2008
    The Dinner was great, keynote was amazing. Big thanks to Electric Turtle and Astrayonyx, as well as to everyone who showed up.

    Managed to snag a fair amount of pins at the dinner, though I missed a few there like Sumi since I was going table to table just before the keynote started. Hopefully you guys save me a few.

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  • dyaballikldyaballikl PAX Main Theatre House & Security Manager • PAX Community Cartographer Gold Coast QLD AustraliaRegistered User regular
    edited August 2008
    great show, just got back from the pub crawl, and it was all around a great night.

    btw, special thanks to electricturtle for the great cardboard tube, much nicer than the one I brought!

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  • dyaballikldyaballikl PAX Main Theatre House & Security Manager • PAX Community Cartographer Gold Coast QLD AustraliaRegistered User regular
    edited August 2008
    Moe Fwacky and some other CCST'ers are coming. I'm sure most of them knew about it, but a lot of them are too tired to leave their hotels after the trip.

    he wasn't there!

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  • Fran GoatFran Goat Registered User
    edited August 2008
    dyaballikl wrote: »
    Moe Fwacky and some other CCST'ers are coming. I'm sure most of them knew about it, but a lot of them are too tired to leave their hotels after the trip.

    he wasn't there!

    Crap I was looking all over for him. Should have known. Were any CCST'ers actually there?

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  • VThornheartVThornheart Registered User regular
    edited August 2008
    FANTASTIC dinner, it was really good meeting you all! Man, what a BLAST! =)

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  • ColdbrewColdbrew Down in Front Productions Lake Stevens, WARegistered User regular
    edited August 2008
    ahh yes it was indeed epic, really nice meeting everybody, especially Chris Taylor! And Moe was at the dinner, I got his button there! Anyway, gotta get up in about 3-4 hours, might as well try and get some sleep.

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