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Post by depluto »

Oh hell I got passes again ... four days. Got lucky in open registration after getting skunked in returning registration.

Usually I drag some of the family along ... this year we are gonna do some Europe trip instead so it will be just me out there.

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Man you are one lucky SOB! I shoud have checked with you and teamed up because I was only able to get a Sunday pass for Jaeden.

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Congrats. Got no ticket, but probably just as well as it would have been difficult to fix the flight anyway.

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I have done the stinking waitroom for years now and nothing. I don’t think this is a fair system. Literally years.

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Supposedly there is about a 6 percent chance in open registration. I usually make everyone in my family try for tickets to get a multiplier and this time I had a friend who tried as well. My wife's account was the one that popped so she bought a Sunday pass for herself (just in case) and four-day passes for me and my friend.

I don't think it's possible to completely game the system so I still get pretty lucky this time. It's a lot easier in returning reg (about a 50 percent or better chance per ID and three of us went last year) but I somehow missed there.

I'll probably just go early bird for the hotel this time (about $500 since I will be splitting a room) and get my plane ticket early (about $300) and have the whole trip paid for eight months in advance. I've spent a lot more on previous trips due to bringing 2-3 people with me and tacking on extra vacation time.

I plan on acting up when I arrive in San Diego, however.

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And at this point I probably would have flown out for a couple of days even if I didn't get passes. We do have fun.

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The Comic-Con gods were kind got 4 day passes, it's been 5 years of no luck. Now it's just hotel and/or parking.

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THEWGZK wrote:The Comic-Con gods were kind got 4 day passes, it's been 5 years of no luck. Now it's just hotel and/or parking.
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Outstanding!

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THEWGZK wrote:The Comic-Con gods were kind got 4 day passes, it's been 5 years of no luck. Now it's just hotel and/or parking.
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First time trying and I got tickets for a friend of mine and myself for Thursday-Saturday. :high-five:

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1st Among Equals wrote:First time trying and I got tickets for a friend of mine and myself for Thursday-Saturday. :high-five:
Awesome!

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depluto wrote: I plan on acting up when I arrive in San Diego, however.
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I always plan on coming for a few days, but sometimes it just doesn't work out for me. The whole process of tickets, rooms, etc. has really gotten to be no fun.

If it wasn't for the West Coast Valiant Gang I wouldn't bother to think about it at all.

Now, what night is the poker game this year? How about an early decision Greg?
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wrunow wrote: Now, what night is the poker game this year? How about an early decision Greg?
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Friday? Assuming we do it at my parents' house again it'll probably be Friday. But July is a loooooooong way off.

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Wednesday night is for Taco Libre!

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Also we need to do another Saturday night Gaslamp walkabout.

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depluto wrote:Also we need to do another Saturday night Gaslamp walkabout.
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I agree that was fun

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I plan on being on the floor of the show at some point this year.

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I know a guy who was on the floor at the Valiant panel a couple of years ago.

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betterthanezra wrote:
depluto wrote:Also we need to do another Saturday night Gaslamp walkabout.
+1

I agree that was fun

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Yes this and more. Maybe another CBLDF book tour.

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depluto wrote:I know a guy who was on the floor at the Valiant panel a couple of years ago.

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Put in my request for the hotel lottery. Now I have to wait until Tuesday to see what pops. Last year at the MMM was freaking wonderful.

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Takes them five days to sort it out?

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Yep, and that's just if you get a good room. Otherwise you have to wait another week for a second chance and then the week after that they open up a mad scramble for the remaining rooms.

Worst case scenario I sleep in your yard.

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depluto wrote:
Worst case scenario I sleep in your yard.

We have chickens now. So a continental breakfast of sorts.





But just eat the eggs. If you eat the chickens you won't have anything to eat the next day.


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