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926Re: [pittscomicon] Re: 501st Legion (was: Color me very flattered)

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    May 5, 2007
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      I couldnt agree more

      "To the world you are just one person, but to one person you just may be the world."

      ----- Original Message ----
      From: Dan Kirk <dpk99@...>
      To: pittscomicon@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Saturday, May 5, 2007 12:18:07 PM
      Subject: [pittscomicon] Re: 501st Legion (was: Color me very flattered)

      There were at least 10 Star Wars costumes there on Sunday, but not
      everyone entered the contest.

      Frankly, I do not think that any costuming group should receive
      special treatment at the Comicon. If you wear a costume, you get free
      admission on Sunday. That sounds like a good deal to me.

      --- In pittscomicon@ yahoogroups. com, "Nicole Blum" <nickyb@...> wrote:
      > --- In pittscomicon@ yahoogroups. com, "EEGAH316" <eegah316@> wrote:
      > >
      > > And I noticed we had a Star Wars category, which was needed after
      > > last year, but there were a lot less Star Wars costumes, probably
      > > since the 501st and Rebel Legion weren't around. Not sure why;
      > > hardly feels like a Con without 'em!
      > As a 501st & Rebel Legion member I can say that the Garrison for PA
      > was disinclined to make PCC an official event (or even attend in
      > capacity) based on the ill treatment and disrespect they've
      > each time they try to work with the organizers (since 2001).
      > They have instead chosen to donate their time to events such as
      > City Con (the organizer is a HUGE 501st supporter), Wizard World
      > Philly and of course their charity work for Make-A-Wish, Special
      > Olympics, Autism and many more.
      > It is unfortunate that it has turned out this way as PCC was a fun
      > con in the past, but you will never see the 501st there officially
      > (probably not even unofficially as they were last year) ever again.
      > Nicky
      > Public Relations Officer
      > Garrison Excelsior

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