BotCon Dinner, what did I miss?

Discussion in 'Transformers Conventions and Get Togethers' started by cefuroxx, Sep 27, 2005.

  1. cefuroxx

    cefuroxx Well-Known Member

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    I had planned on going to the dinner, I even circled "yes" when I registered, but I passed out drunk around 6:30 Saturday night, so what did I miss?
     
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    Ruination04 8 Years Old Since 1984!

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    Fruit salad..yummy yummy
     
  3. undertaker

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    You missed out on your entree and dessert: beef, rice, broccoli, and cheesecake (goooood meal).

    The program of the night consisted of the voice actors and a few other people giving a "radio show" performance complete with commercials (as an A-Team fan, their A-Team commercial was great). There were Cybertronized Shakespeare readings (what did they say, ... they were reading Shakespearecon?) among other things.

    They concluded with the Dobson brothers singing a couple songs like "Knockin' on Primus' Door" (a rendition of the original "Knockin' on Heaven's Door." I don't remember who wrote the song originally, but I know Guns 'N Roses remade it). They also
    sang that song that goes "In the jungle, the mighty jungle, the lion sleeps tonight..." (Yes, I'm that bad with song names). Of course, the modified it to be on Jungle Planet.

    Overall, a nice program. They had centerpiece prizes at each table: Alternators. Some tables had a Windcharger; some had a Battle Ravage or a Shockblast. Then there were the tables that had a Wheeljack or a Decepticharge. Not quite "balanced" in value in my opinion, but nice nontheless.
     
  4. Nevermore

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    Bob Dylan.

    "The Lion Sleeps Tonight", originally by... uhm... that's difficult, since even the "original" version of the song under that title is already a cover version of a cover version, so to say. ;) 
     
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    I should do what I tell my students, and go with my gut. I thought it was Bob Dylan. I even knew the name of the other song, but I just didn't trust my instincts...

    I think I prefer the Dobsons' versions of both songs.
     
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    "On the planet the Jungle planet the beasties sleep tonight"

    The dinner and show was really good. I was at the table on the far right (one of the many swinging the candles back and forth during the Three Dobson Night performance) and it was a lot of fun.
     
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    Omegatron Mandatory Fun. Buy it now TFW2005 Supporter

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    That would be 'The Tokens,' who hit the chats with it for the first time in the early 60s. I'm pretty sure it was based on an African folk song, and other groups covered it before they made it a hit.

    -Tony!
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    Oh GOD, that was funny.
     
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    i'm still in shock that mr. savage actually said grace before dinner.
     
  10. Vangelus

    Vangelus Long Live the New Flesh Moderator Content Contributor

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    Funny story:

    I had no idea what he was doing until about 2 minutes after he said it.
     
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    Shocked maybe, but we were in Texas. hehe Didn't bother me one bit, it was quite normal, but I can see where it might have suprised some people.
     
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    :D 

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    Yeah my pic of the candle waving didn't turn out so well. Camera was in the wrong mode and everything was blurry.
     
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    And here is a little artsy photo of the candle waving. :lol 

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