Celebration 5 in 2010

Discussion in 'Shows & Conventions' started by darthskellington, Aug 1, 2009.

  1. darthskellington

    darthskellington Dark Lord of the Typos

    So....no one has really commented on this here yet....but as most of you probably know it was confirmed that C5 will be sometime in summer 2010.

    They have not announced dates or location yet....probably will this fall around Sept or Oct, IMO. The last time they talked about locations, they mentioned Baltimore, Orlando, Indianapolis, Chicago, and Minneapolis.

    Personally, I'm hoping for one of the midwest locations, like Minneapolis.


    Erica and I plan on being there. Anyone else?
     
  2. Alf

    Alf Agent

    I have to start saving up my money and vacation time :)

    I hope to see my friends again from C 3!
     
  3. Jedi_Joel

    Jedi_Joel Agent

    Nope, I expect to be deployed when it comes about.
     
  4. wookiee_cookiee

    wookiee_cookiee Moderator Staff Member

    I thikn I can go, just as long as someone else holds on to my wallet while I'm in the dealer's room and the celebration store!! :) And I am only getting 1 exclusive fig this time. :p
     
  5. IG-PPO

    IG-PPO Sith Hamsters Handler

    I think I could go depending on my workload. Hoping that they give more details soon.
     
  6. scifirefly

    scifirefly New Recruit

    My husband Chuck & I are definitely planning to be there... whenever, whereever. :) Just wish they would announce the details soon so we can all start making plans - and count downs! We would have loved to come to Fan Days but no more vacation time this year... :mad:
     
  7. wookiee_cookiee

    wookiee_cookiee Moderator Staff Member

  8. Jedi Freezeman

    Jedi Freezeman Infiltrator

    Was hoping for something a bit closer... but I can't complain about Orlando- a chance to see my dad, sister and her family. Starting to save pennies!!!
     
  9. wookiee_cookiee

    wookiee_cookiee Moderator Staff Member

    Yay! Hope to see you there Freezeman!
     
  10. chris solo

    chris solo Agent

    It looks like I'll probably be going. The last I was at was CIII with Mynock11 and our boys. It was good to run into DS, WC, Borsk, Amshak (I think), Alf (I think), and BB (not to leave people from the southern hemisphere last).

    I'm sorry that I was busy "jonesing" and the vendors booths finding different vintage carded R2s instead of mingling more. This year will be different.
     
  11. IG-PPO

    IG-PPO Sith Hamsters Handler

    Got the time off from work and the plane tickets!!! CV HERE I COME!! :)
     
  12. wookiee_cookiee

    wookiee_cookiee Moderator Staff Member

    Yay!!


     
  13. SWfan

    SWfan Infiltrator

    I'll be there at least 1 day! Maybe more.
     
  14. wookiee_cookiee

    wookiee_cookiee Moderator Staff Member

    Double Yay!
     
  15. darthskellington

    darthskellington Dark Lord of the Typos

    Cool deal. One day is better than none....but you really got push for all four days....you'll have a blast!
     
  16. darthskellington

    darthskellington Dark Lord of the Typos

    Just noticed your post Chris....glad to hear you'll make it this time. Yes,a t C3 you did meet Alf, AmShak, Darth Boru, and Darth Aussie (but no Buzz Bumble). Speaking of which, Buzz, isn't it about high time you made it to a US Celebration? :p


    There were a few difference between C3 and C4....mainly...the Celebration Store was open 24 hours and pretty much everything was readily available (although a few random things sold out). Also, everything from the con, like shirts or action figures, will be readily available online or on ebay later. If you want to panic about a Gentle Giant bust or statue....go for that. Now, this time they've said the exclusives (Hasbro's comic pack) will be more limited. I'm not falling for it. I don't care how limited they are, they will be available at a reasonable price within a year later. So, I would recommend spending your time doing the things you really want to do, be it shopping dealers, attending panels, etc. :)
     
  17. wookiee_cookiee

    wookiee_cookiee Moderator Staff Member

    And the last day at the con everything at the store was 1/2 price!! That rocked!! I got my awesome Chewie winter coat there for $30.
     
  18. SWfan

    SWfan Infiltrator

    The first guest has been announced! Carrie Fisher!
     
  19. SWfan

    SWfan Infiltrator

    Ten more guests have been added!

    Jeremy Bulloch
    Dickey Beer
    Peter Mayhew
    Paul Blake
    Richard Bonehill
    John Coppinger
    Orli Shoshan
    Mike Quinn
    Tim Rose
    Dermot Crowley

    I'm planning on meeting all but one of them.
     
  20. darthskellington

    darthskellington Dark Lord of the Typos

    The only autograph I need from that list is Dickey Beer. I have not met Richard Bonehill before, but I believe I've everyone else at previous Celebrations or conventions. They're all great people. Glad to see Mike Quinn is back doing conventions.
     

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