Do club members get a discount on Botcon registration?

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  1. Insane Galvatron

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    If I were to join the Club, I'd want to do it in time to get the free figure. Though I personally don't think it's worth it for just the figure and the newsletter. A discount on the convention registration could tip the scales as I plan to go anyway. Seems like someone told me that if I sign up, I get a discount, but they were uncertain on how much of a discount. I can't find any info about it at the club website. Does anyone have any information? Pete, are you reading this?
     
  2. Dio

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    I signed up TO get the BotCon discount. Spend $40 for membership, get $50 off the attendance price. So basically, it's like a $10 discount AND a free figure, along with the magazine. Note that this only applies if you go to the convention, though.
     
  3. G.B. Blackrock

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    Just for clarification, the deal last year was for a $50 discount on your Botcon registration if you were a club member. There's no reason to expect that this trend won't continue this year.
     
  4. Kickback

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    It's likely that will happen again, and if it doesn't, expect an outrage like none have seen before. Because for most people who renewed, their main reason was the BotCon discount.
     
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    That's for sure.

    Its really the only reason I ever signed up to the club to begin with. I know for me it cost $70 for the club but I saved like $50 due to the club membership in pre-registering for the con, so in real terms I only paid $20 for the club itself.
     
  6. Omnibus Prime

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    Ditto that. The only reason I signed up last year was for the Con discount. It would have cost $50 more to go so I figured what the hell and signed up. Still not sure if I can go this year, but if I do, I'll probably renew...b/c well, what the hell? I fI can't go, I very likely won't renew.
     
  7. Edgewise

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    Also to clarify, the $50 discount was on the "full" attendance package with the boxset, dinner, et al. The "no frills" registration was a $45 discount.

    FP's "full" 3.75 inch GI Joe attendance package for this year is $50 cheaper for GI Joe club members than non-members.

    As for the "free figure" deadline.... for people that sign up after the deadline, I believe they just get next year's "free figure" instead of this year's.
     
  8. McBradders

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    To save mony it's better that I don't renew... how messed up is that?

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH :lol 
     
  9. G.B. Blackrock

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  10. McBradders

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    Booo! Undelete!
     
  11. Insane Galvatron

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    I just signed up. It cost me $40, but I get a $50 discount on the convention package ( yes, I'm going. It's in my backyard afterall ) and a free toy. Mathmatically, it made no sense not to join.
     
  12. G.B. Blackrock

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    It was nothing, really. I misunderstood Edgewise's post to say that people who signed up now that they've extended the deadline would be getting next year's figure instead of Landquake, which is clearly wrong.

    But that's not what he meant, and so I deleted the post.

    However, it does raise the interesting question: If a person becomes a member on March 17th, and therefore their membership is good until March 17th next year, does that mean they get this year's figure AND next's years freebie, without needing to renew?

    That's a pretty good deal, if true.
     
  13. fschuler

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    I think I may sign up. When does Botcon '06 registration start?
     
  14. Insane Galvatron

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    On the phone, they told me about 3 weeks. I asked about the "when" so I would know how long before I'd find out just how much my discount would be.
     

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