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Eve Vegas in 2 months

Eve Vegas is coming in 2 months (well 10 weeks).

I made my hotel reservations about ten minutes ago at Paris. I still have to tend to my flight but I've been watching the prices and seeing what will worth best for me.

I decided to stay from Oct 4th to the 9th. The convention rates only go from the 5th to the 7th. However, they were more then happy to accomidate me and give me the convention rate for the entire stay.

Because I get my free upgrade (I won something still so excited) I booked the lower tier of room.

I'll be arriving Thursday afternoon. The start meet and greet is not until Friday evening, so this is a good thing.

I have no idea how many people going plan to do the Eve Convention side of it and how many are just there to enjoy Eve and hang out with their peeps. I'll be attending the bulk of the actual conference. The after stuff is up in the air since it seems like a lot of drinking binges to me. I'd prefer to spend that time with my people who may also be having drinking binges.

This is going to be rather interesting in many ways.

So far we've set up a few tentative plans. We have a BBQ place that Diz has picked out. We've some people who know the area and will drag us around for fun. We have to figure out stuff like what to call each other. Diz said he doesn't want to be called Diz. I think almost everyone else is fine with their game names. It will also save us from people with the same name. How terrible would that be?

I'll be taking pictures and putting up a photo gallery. My hope is to keep up with my blog in the convention and update on what is being talked about. We're supposed to have power and connections right there so that would be very nice. I don't know if they are going to stream it or not.

I'm excited. My days off have been approved at work. My hotel is booked. Now just my flight and packing.

Convention tickets for those still buying them are $250 with 186 left. It seems like the outpouring has been higher this year then others. Along with all of the other player gatherings, this is good stuff for Eve. This type of gathering helps to deepen player interest and create another layer to the game.

I love it.

Maybe if I find someone to go with me I'll debate fanfest in the spring.

Edit: I said 6 weeks but meant 10. I can't count.

Comments

  1. Shit, I guess I gotta move fast on the EVE Tix. :-/ Just when I got a notice in the mail: "Heh, a month ago when you were working 120hr pay periods, we overpaid you by 300 bucks and it was totally our fault... fuck you though, cause we're taking it back out of your next check -- Sincerely, The Gubmint"
    Cause, you know, Big Gub needs every penny it can get nowadays. lol.
    That woulda bought my ticket and at least 3 meals... :-/ Fuckers.

    Fuck it, I'm gonna go anyways, I think. It's my b-day and I'll say fuck it if I want to. lol.

    You know, you guys sound like you'd prob be a moar fun crowd to hang with than my SoCo cohorts, helicopter-dicking over their killboards and all.

    lol Still, fuckers: I have a blog. And it hates on everybody. >:-D Besides, who else has "tl;dr Theatre"???

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