Guillermo del Toro at BotCon

Discussion in 'Transformers Conventions and Get Togethers' started by GogDog, Jun 2, 2009.

  1. GogDog

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    I have neat little story to tell:

    I was taking pictures of the new Animated figures at the Hasbro booth when suddenly Derrick Wyatt runs over and says "GogDog, can you please take a picture for me?" I said sure and followed him. He posed with a dude, and I snapped a few shots of them. Derrick excitedly asked me to email him the pics, and I said I would.

    After I caught up with Vang, Seth, and the rest of the crew walking around the dealer room, Derrick comes over, and thanks me for taking the pic and said he looked forward to them. We asked who the guy was, and he said it was none other than freaking Guillermo del Toro! Apparently Guillermo's kids are huge Animated fans, and they even shed tears when it ended. He apparently took them to BotCon, and met Aaron Archer, who told them about how much his kids loved the show. Aaron then said, "Well I have someone who you might like to meet" and introduced him to Derrick who was in the booth. I just happened to be standing there at the right time, and luckily Derrick recognized me!

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  2. NintenPhill

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    now THAT is awsome
     
  3. GogDog

    GogDog Logic's wayward son Veteran

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    Yup. One of my BotCon highlights, easily. So random and awesome.
     
  4. Ktulu

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    Deserves a hearty :thumb 
     
  5. Vangelus

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    I am still going O_O!!!!! at that.
     
  6. Superquad7

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    Wow, that's awesome. He got to meet Gogdog! :thumb 
     
  7. McBradders

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    Jeremy, you're an idiot for not recognising the guy :lol 
     
  8. Joe Moore

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    Damn. Now that is really cool. That's a guy I'd love to have met. Awesome.
     
  9. revlimiter

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    Awesome. One of those priceless moments (not in a lame visa way).
     
  10. DreadwindsGhost

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    The true definition of epic win, right there.

    Del Toro's ace.
     
  11. shibamura_prime

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    That's awesome!

    And you didn't call me? SHAME!!!
     
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    Cool as hell!
     
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    That's f'n awesome! I would love to meet him. What day was this? Please say Sunday, so I won't feel bummed about not seeing him on Saturday. Lol.
     
  14. GogDog

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    You will find ANY reason to call me an idiot, so this one is a no-brainer. :lol 

    You were too busy looking for your Go-Bot. :lol 
    Yeah, it was Sunday afternoon, so don't feel bad.
     
  15. shibamura_prime

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    Curse our early afternoon flight!

    You love my GoBot. You're jealous. Just admit it.
     
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    Heck, I had to google both of them. :lol 
     
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    That is hands down the coolest thing i have seen or heard about this years Botcon. He is definitely a creative powerhouse.
     
  18. Aaron

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    That was startling, but even "teh famouses" people are going to have kids interested in stuff, and will be parents that want to give their kids what they want.
     
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    That is pretty sweet.
     
  20. Vangelus

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    When he showed us the pic the first time, we were all going "Huh...who's that bearded dude". XD
     

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