BotCon 2011 TFW2005 Meet and Greet - Friday, 9pm Charlie's Bar at Sheraton Hotel

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  1. Kickback

    Kickback Proud father Administrator Super Mod News Staff

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    Annual event for BotCon goers, the TFW2005 meet and greet (and drink) will be held on Friday night, starting at 9pm, in the Sheraton Hotel bar (Charlie's Bar) at 9pm. Festivities will start there, not guaranteed to end there, but the bar is open till 1am.

    Come meet some of your attending TFW2005 staff (Tony_Bacala, Super_Megatron, Sol Fury, Kickback, Deefuzz, Vangelus, GogDog, Seth Buzzard, Razerwire) and mingle with other TFW2005 board members! The only thing we can guarantee is a good time.

    WHEN: Friday at 9pm
    WHERE: Charlie's Bar, Sheraton Hotel
    HOW LONG: Till the bar is out of beer or we're kicked out!

    See you then!
     
  2. nemesisconvoy

    nemesisconvoy Gundam Pilot

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  3. PurdueAV2003

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    Sweet! Can't wait to finally meet some people from the boards, so make sure you say "Hi!" to the guy in the Purdue shirt! :D 
     
  4. BigRC83

    BigRC83 I'm singing in the rain

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  5. Kickback

    Kickback Proud father Administrator Super Mod News Staff

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    For those curious as to who from TFW2005 staff will be at the convention this year...this is what I have off the top of my head and it's nowhere near complete:

    - Tony_Bacala (Owner, Administrator)
    - Super_Megatron (Administrator, Cybertron.ca owner, TFCon Organizer)
    - Sol Fury (Administrator, the Resources guy, TFWe)
    - Kickback (Administrator, TFWe Editor in Chief)
    - Deefuzz (Super Moderator, TFWe)
    - Vangelus (Moderator, WTF@TFW)
    - GogDog (Moderator, WTF@TFW)
    - Seth Buzzard (Moderator, WTF@TFW)
    - Lupis Convoy (WTF@TFW)
    - Aaron (WTF@TFW)
    - shibamura_prime (Moderator, TFWe Artist, BotCon Artist Alley guest)
    - Boardwise (Super Moderator)
    - Razerwire (Super Moderator)
    - FreshDebesh (Moderator, one day only?)
    - panzerjedi (Photo Staff)
    - megamus (Resources)

    Will complete later.
     
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    Pyro @NurseMidnight

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    Nice, I'll be there. Unless I score it big in Casino night!
     
  7. Motor_Master

    Motor_Master Lets the balls touch

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    Isn't this the 5th anniversary of the infamous "AAAEEEYYY"?
     
  8. Kickback

    Kickback Proud father Administrator Super Mod News Staff

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    Just a forewarning.

    We have been known to:

    1) Drain the bar of all their beer

    This happened, famously, in Lexington, Kentucky (2006). The hotel bar was unprepared for the amount of alcohol that was to be consumed by nerds, and the party moved from the hotel bar to downtown Lexington, where geeks mingled with college girls.

    2) Cincy in 2008

    The hotel bar closed early (though we got hooked up after they closed, that's a story for another time) and so we invaded downtown Cincy and ended up at a bar that, thanks to the downtown scene and a ton of nerds, stopped allowing people in due to capacity limits (their capacity was over 600 easily).

    3) Pasadena, 2004

    Different hotel, but somehow ended up in downtown Los Angelas. Don't ask.
     
  9. Kickback

    Kickback Proud father Administrator Super Mod News Staff

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    The infamous "AAAEEEYYYY" started at OTFCC 2003, the first "gathering" as, at the time, it was the largest group of TFW2005 staff to show up. The "Knuckles Sports Bar" was invaded, and between staff getting alcohol poisoning (Jux), glasses being broken (myself), and our loud noise bringing more people in (Dreamwave, Hasbro, Voice Actors), it was a pretty crazy night.

    Memories :) 
     
  10. jon

    jon That dude from the forest

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    Looking forward to it. Time to finally put faces to names.
     
  11. panzerjedi

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    I pretend to be a part of the photo staff. I'll be there!
     
  12. Kickback

    Kickback Proud father Administrator Super Mod News Staff

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    Word of advice - when you introduce yourself to people, I found this works best:

    "Hey! How are ya? I'm Chris, post as Kickback at 2005".

    Bam. Done. And people will call you by your board name, so get used to it.
     
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    To all those attending, please shower before showing up. :p 
     
  14. Protoman

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    Hope the bar is better then last year. This should be fun, maybe I will build another set of Kabayas again........... nah
     
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    megamus Overworked and Underpaid Veteran

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    I'll be there....and one day I hope to be remember enough by Kickback to be put on the list....
     
  16. Kickback

    Kickback Proud father Administrator Super Mod News Staff

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    As soon as you remember the Minibots re-issue set you said you'd sell me for $60 back in 2006 :) 
     
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    UnicronFTW Don't blink.

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    How great would that be... to meet Vangelus... Shibamura Prime...
    IN TIME, MY FRIENDS. IN TIME.
     
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    Hopefully I can make an appearance this year, though I doubt it since I have to watch over my nephew for the week. Have fun everybody!
     
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    [Wing_Saber-X] Fortress Maximus!

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    Dude. so hard-core and awesome. :D 
     
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