HEY LOS ANGELES! It’s that time again for another one of our Los Angeles Meet-Ups! It’s hard to believe that all of this started just 1 year ago from a simple thread created by our very own spartanm65… http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/transformers-conventions-get-togethers/312036-los-angeles-meet-up.html Thanks Mikey for taking the initiative in getting the ball rolling! A special thanks goes out to Everyone who has contributed since day 1... You guys are THE BEST! All because of Everyone's efforts and 1 year later our Meet-Ups are still going strong and growing in attendance! We’ve had great times, met a lot of people, made a lot of friends and definitely added more toys to our personal collections and it’s all thanks to everyone coming together to celebrate what we have in common and what we’re passionate about… TRANSFORMERS! So come join the Los Angeles Collective as we get together in celebrating our 1 Year Anniversary of the Los Angeles Meet-Ups! Here’s what you’ll need to know… Date: Sunday, August 7, 2011 Time: 2:00pm to 8:00pm Location: Beautiful Downtown Long Beach. The address will be posted in the Los Angeles Collective group thread on Monday, August 1st Directions: Will be posted in the Los Angeles Collective group thread on Monday, August 1st Parking Instructions: Will be posted in the Los Angeles Collective group thread on Monday, August 1st What to bring to the Meet-Up... 1. Food and Drinks - Got a favorite dish and/or favorite beverage (alcohol and non-alcohol)? Bring it! We're doing it potluck style so please bring any food and/or drinks that you would like to share with everyone. Hint, Hint... Beer and Chicken Wings can never go wrong! Water is a Meet-Up favorite, too. Please PM me to let me know what you plan on bringing or drop a post in this thread. We want to make sure there’s enough food and drinks to go around for everybody. 2. Transformers Toys - Want to share, sell or trade your Transformers? Feel free to bring any Transformers Toys that you would like share, sell and/or trade to the Meet-Up! This also goes for Custom Transformers you want to show-off. Once again, please feel free to bring whatever Transformers you’d like for any reason at all. 3. Personal Laptops - There's free wireless internet available, so feel free to bring your laptops... You never know when you need to hop on the internet to access your PayPal account or surf the web while hanging out! 4. Cameras - Smile Everyone! Pictures and/or videos are a great way to capture the moment, so feel free to bring your cameras to the Meet-Up! 5. Positive Attitude - Be yourself, be cool and enjoy the company of being around fellow fans and collectors because everyone is getting together to have a great time! 6. $5 Donation - To cover Meet-Up expenses and/or future Meet-Ups. As usual we’ll have our Los Angeles regulars at the Meet-Up including TFW2005 Site Sponsors , Thomas from Toy Arena and Tony from Tempting Toys, as well as Joe from Aces Toy Store and Davheed from Toy Hell with some of the latest and hottest Transformers out on the market as well as hard to find Transformers collectibles. If you live in or near the Los Angeles area and would like to attend our Meet-Ups and/or join our group, The Los Angeles Collective, please PM me for details. Be sure to keep checking this thread for further developments and more information as we near the date. Also, you can read about past Meet-Ups and get the latest information in regards to future Meet-Ups by following and/or subscribing to our thread… http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/trans...369669-los-angeles-meet-ups-l-collective.html Thanks for reading and we hope to see you on August 7th!