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Re: GenCon 2015 and the 6th Annual RPPR Fan Meet-up: The Edition Wars Edition
« Reply #30 on: January 26, 2015, 11:45:58 AM »
I'm not disregarding anyone's feelings.  Some of the stories I have read and I feel for them.  I hope that some groups overbooked themselves and as they consolidate plans downtown rooms get dumped and ready for pickup.  No system is perfect and can match every lifestyle.  A first-come, first serve starting at a set time is impossible for me and my current job to manage, it causes me to rely on others in the group to make sure there is space for me.  A random que was better in that I had a shorter gap to find coverage so I could leave and either come back or not, depending on the time.

However, the question that needs to be asked is how many people who felt cheated before/did not know how to navigate older systems get a decent room this year?  How many first timers will have a more memorable experience because they get to experience more of GenCon, and less Walk/Cab/ShuttleCon?  My hope it is a comparable number to those who felt cheated.
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Re: GenCon 2015 and the 6th Annual RPPR Fan Meet-up: The Edition Wars Edition
« Reply #31 on: January 26, 2015, 11:51:55 AM »
Also JW has at least one open Double Queen room open right now....
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Re: GenCon 2015 and the 6th Annual RPPR Fan Meet-up: The Edition Wars Edition
« Reply #32 on: January 26, 2015, 12:21:09 PM »
Since there is not official waiting process this year I suggest that anyone who is looking to move up to a closer hotel check the system regularly as people will release their holds over the course of the year, especially as we get close to the fees and penalties deadline in June/July.

I would also be interested in comparative numbers Dan. Personally this worked much better for me than the first come system; I'm curious if there was a per capita increase in satisfaction or not.
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Re: GenCon 2015 and the 6th Annual RPPR Fan Meet-up: The Edition Wars Edition
« Reply #33 on: January 26, 2015, 12:25:29 PM »
Someone just pointed out to me the use of Airbnb.  That may become my go-to housing option (at least the backup) after this year.  one of the options was $500 for four guests for the weekend.  About 3-4 blocks away. 

Jus Sayin.  If it is half as awesome as it seems we could start renting an RPPR Party house/loft for GenCon weekends...
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Re: GenCon 2015 and the 6th Annual RPPR Fan Meet-up: The Edition Wars Edition
« Reply #34 on: January 26, 2015, 02:23:43 PM »
I was considering ways around the housing problem and that one had occurred to me. I was also considering finding a large lot near the convention center and creating a gamer tent city.

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Re: GenCon 2015 and the 6th Annual RPPR Fan Meet-up: The Edition Wars Edition
« Reply #35 on: January 26, 2015, 08:43:41 PM »
I was considering ways around the housing problem and that one had occurred to me. I was also considering finding a large lot near the convention center and creating a gamer tent city.

Please tell me we would name it Border Town?
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Re: GenCon 2015 and the 6th Annual RPPR Fan Meet-up: The Edition Wars Edition
« Reply #36 on: January 27, 2015, 06:48:21 PM »
I was considering ways around the housing problem and that one had occurred to me. I was also considering finding a large lot near the convention center and creating a gamer tent city.

Please tell me we would name it BorderBarter Town?

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Re: GenCon 2015 and the 6th Annual RPPR Fan Meet-up: The Edition Wars Edition
« Reply #37 on: January 28, 2015, 04:25:32 AM »
So we're all gonna start chanting "Mr. A..." if/when Bill shows up to the meet-up right?

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Re: GenCon 2015 and the 6th Annual RPPR Fan Meet-up: The Edition Wars Edition
« Reply #38 on: January 28, 2015, 11:18:11 AM »
I can't think of any reason why we shouldn't.

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Re: GenCon 2015 and the 6th Annual RPPR Fan Meet-up: The Edition Wars Edition
« Reply #39 on: January 28, 2015, 01:00:31 PM »
I was considering ways around the housing problem and that one had occurred to me. I was also considering finding a large lot near the convention center and creating a gamer tent city.

Please tell me we would name it BorderBarter Town?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hgq4w4dqKsU

Dan, I don't think I can pull off the Tina look.  I mean, i've got the legs, but those shoulderpads would KILL after an hour or two...
On the other hand, gotta admit I would rock the fuck outta the heels

Will Aaron be forced to carry Ross around on his shoulders?

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Re: GenCon 2015 and the 6th Annual RPPR Fan Meet-up: The Edition Wars Edition
« Reply #40 on: January 28, 2015, 02:25:19 PM »
Will Aaron be forced to carry Ross around on his shoulders?

Since Tom is the official co-host, that falls under his responsibilities. 
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Re: GenCon 2015 and the 6th Annual RPPR Fan Meet-up: The Edition Wars Edition
« Reply #41 on: January 29, 2015, 07:24:34 PM »
So in preparation to Gencon 2015 (I know it's months away), should I do a 2015 update to the Money Unit? And if so, suggestions?

I was thinking of adding new quotes, new images for the back, stuff like that.
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Re: GenCon 2015 and the 6th Annual RPPR Fan Meet-up: The Edition Wars Edition
« Reply #42 on: January 29, 2015, 07:53:28 PM »
So in preparation to Gencon 2015 (I know it's months away), should I do a 2015 update to the Money Unit? And if so, suggestions?

I was thinking of adding new quotes, new images for the back, stuff like that.

I think a shark fight image is in order.

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Re: GenCon 2015 and the 6th Annual RPPR Fan Meet-up: The Edition Wars Edition
« Reply #43 on: January 29, 2015, 09:07:32 PM »
If you do it I'll print up new copies to hand out.

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Re: GenCon 2015 and the 6th Annual RPPR Fan Meet-up: The Edition Wars Edition
« Reply #44 on: January 29, 2015, 09:18:17 PM »
Man, I'm looking forward to seeing them in person!
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