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  1. Got Maul's Avatar
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    Feb 27, 2005, 6:36 PM - Megacon Report '05 #1

    Hey kids ! I am sitting here in Orlando Airport being bored off my booty. Anyhow, just wanted throw up a quick review of Megacon 2005. This year was interesting as this was my first con down in "sunny" florida. Supposedly the con was in a bigger room last year, so it made for an interesting cramped quarters with the con attendees moving from booth to booth. The con itself was alright, very heaving into Anime. There were a lot of Anime costumes which will most likely be posted soon, but nothing that really stood out. Our group did Starship Troopers today (Sunday) which was a smashing success.

    Though as I attend more and more of these things, I am really coming to recognize the fact that it is not so much the con that makes the con, but the people you go with. This year was interesting mix as a great deal of evening time was spent with Sradler, Roguestudios, SSTcop, Mirax, Seeker, SithCamaro, Optinerd (and husband), BraksBuddy, SWFreak (and his beautiful wife), chris, mike, angie, ed, and tons of Georgia 501st.. Individually these people are incredible people, together...well, let's just say the laughter never ends. I also wanted to post this to thank you guys for making this one hell of a memorable experience. Judging from the Dangerous pictures taken in some cases, even the experiences that are not so desirable, are going to be remembered, like it or not !


    BTW- did you know Mirax could do ONE handed push-ups ? She's one solid lady, tough as a nails, but sweeeet as HONEY.
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    Feb 27, 2005, 8:08 PM - Re: Megacon Report '05 #2

    Sounds like it was a great time...

    But where are the pics?

  3. Feb 27, 2005, 8:52 PM - Re: Megacon Report '05 #3

    Sounds great and sounds like ya had fun.
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    Feb 28, 2005, 11:38 AM - Re: Megacon Report '05 #4

    Yep! everything Gotmaul said.
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    Feb 28, 2005, 11:47 AM - Re: Megacon Report '05 #5

    ...but tastes like...
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    Feb 28, 2005, 11:54 AM - Re: Megacon Report '05 #6

    honey!
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    Feb 28, 2005, 12:13 PM - Re: Megacon Report '05 #7

    I have to agree with Got Maul, it was more about the friends and less about the con. I had a great time, and it was a refreshing break from "normal" life.

    However "life" got back to "normal" as soon as I got to the airport. My flight was delayed for TWO HOURS. I didn't get to bed till 1:30 this morning. Damn am I tired.
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    Feb 28, 2005, 1:53 PM - Re: Megacon Report '05 #8

    sorry to hear that chris. Turo, Toby and I flew on seperate flights but both out at 8:30. Man, I have never seen a plane thrust out of Orlando so fast, for about 20 minutes straight you could feel the G's on your chest. For good reason too, as we were flying out, we hit some chops that bounced our plane like a diving rollercoaster for a few moments, but nothing big (I've been in worse). Otherwise, our whole flight was smooth sailing to Chicago and even got in twenty minutes early. From what I understand we missed the big downpour in florida of which I think you got in. No less, good to have you home. I think its time for a Chi-town bar night. What say us ?
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    Feb 28, 2005, 2:35 PM - Re: Megacon Report '05 #9

    Chris - you fleww AA? Our plane was delayed for 2 hours too. we left at 10:10. it wasn't good.
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    Feb 28, 2005, 2:41 PM - Re: Megacon Report '05 #10

    Quote SEEKER said:
    Chris - you fleww AA? Our plane was delayed for 2 hours too. we left at 10:10. it wasn't good.
    damn ! sorry to hear that you and Toby were caught up too ! Didn't realize that, I thought when I touched down you would have beaten me to O'hare. Get some sleep people !!!
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    Mar 1, 2005, 8:33 AM - Re: Megacon Report '05 #11

    no pics???
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    Mar 1, 2005, 8:55 AM - Re: Megacon Report '05 #12

    Quote SEEKER said:
    Chris - you fleww AA? Our plane was delayed for 2 hours too. we left at 10:10. it wasn't good.
    We flew Southwest. Our flight was dealyed coming out of Ft. Laurderdale earlier that day. So that messed up all of it's stops.
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    Mar 1, 2005, 10:26 AM - Re: Megacon Report '05 #13

    Cmon, at least give us the pics of Mirax doing the one arm pushups!
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    Mar 1, 2005, 12:23 PM - Re: Megacon Report '05 #14

    Just got in this min. Will have pics tonight!!!
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    Mar 1, 2005, 12:55 PM - Re: Megacon Report '05 #15

    sith camero as Captain Jack.
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    Mar 1, 2005, 1:35 PM - Re: Megacon Report '05 #16

    Con was "ok"...........really went there to see folks than be at the con. Was great seeing my old friends.........wish I spent more time with them. I mean if you like anime.......you would have been in heaven. The highlight of the trip was taking my best friend's 4 year old daughter to meet Spiderman at Islands of Adventure...........she was awestruck. Got some amazing photos. It was worth the trip just for that. Seeing Art, Turo, Jose, Mirax, Photonmagic and wife, Optinerd and hubby was good too Jose...we need to gear up and be having a few soon
    Met some new people who were really cool. Suprisingly Shannon did not get us in to too much trouble.........


    Word of the weekend.............NECRO !!


    This was a primer for DC.....................184 days till the fun starts

    Steve
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    Mar 1, 2005, 8:35 PM - Re: Megacon Report '05 #17

    Hey all, just got home. Man, what a fun time- the con was ok but the friends made it worth while! I will try and post a few pics in the next couple days here. It was the first time for a couple of us trooping in Starship Troopers gear and that just totally rocked!!! Just wanted to say thanks to y'all for such a total blast and can't wait to do it again soon! And um, I thought it smells like honey
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    Mar 1, 2005, 9:14 PM - Re: Megacon Report '05 #18

    you bloody necrophiliacs ! can't wait steve , you BETTER gear up...time to live up to the glory and hype !

    Mirax, oh man...what can I say..besides, HOWDY ROOMMATE !

    oh and braks, just in case you thought you're parting thoughts of me were of sadness that our group was seperating, I am about to erase all that...check in your backseat's cupholder...just remember, smells like honey baby ! YEEEE HAWWW !
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    Mar 1, 2005, 9:20 PM - Re: Megacon Report '05 #19





    just


    a couple of pics for now. guest who these clowns are?



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    Mar 1, 2005, 9:23 PM - Re: Megacon Report '05 #20

    Mmm, you could say you are bringing the peanut M&M's roomie!!!! D*con here we come!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Mar 1, 2005, 9:44 PM - Re: Megacon Report '05 #21

    You guys look great!
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    Mar 1, 2005, 9:56 PM - Re: Megacon Report '05 #22

    That's right, tastes just like honey....
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    Mar 1, 2005, 10:39 PM - Re: Megacon Report '05 #23

    oh baby, 'member that rock I promised you ?!!?

    Peanut M&M's...make that TWO bags...just keeps going and going and going......
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    Mar 1, 2005, 10:57 PM - Re: Megacon Report '05 #24

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    Mar 2, 2005, 6:38 AM - Re: Megacon Report '05 #25

    Jose, I think that you need to invest in a red stocking cap, a hooded sweatshirt and a packet of sugar. lol
    I'd do it, but I'd also have to invest in a heavy tan.

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