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Re: [pittscomicon] Digest Number 4

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  • Nicky Blum
    I know the main reason why I won t be attending 2005 s show is that it s directly opposite Star Wars Celebration III in Indianapolis. There s no way I m going
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 24, 2005
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      I know the main reason why I won't be attending 2005's show is that it's
      directly opposite Star Wars Celebration III in Indianapolis. There's no way
      I'm going to miss CIII no matter how much I usually enjoy myself at
      Pittsburgh.

      Nicky
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      From: <pittscomicon@yahoogroups.com>
      To: <pittscomicon@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Monday, January 24, 2005 5:41 PM
      Subject: [pittscomicon] Digest Number 4


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      >
      > There is 1 message in this issue.
      >
      > Topics in this digest:
      >
      > 1. So what improvements are being made?
      > From: "b-cha" <pittsburgh_crew@...>
      >
      >
      > ________________________________________________________________________
      > ________________________________________________________________________
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      > Message: 1
      > Date: Sun, 23 Jan 2005 21:52:05 -0000
      > From: "b-cha" <pittsburgh_crew@...>
      > Subject: So what improvements are being made?
      >
      >
      >
      > Last year there were many good things going, that no one knew about.
      >
      > I think there is alot of attention needed on how you promote events.
      > I remeber the worst being that poor Avalon Hill qualifiers, no one
      > showed up enough to even cover the great prizes they were offering,
      > or the fact that they were giving lessons on how the games worked, so
      > you had a chance at making it to their nationals(free trip)just for
      > showing!! Still no one came. There had to be a reason...
      >
      > I also heard from several vendors, that the convention was so
      > lackluster that they will not come back, due to what they
      > call "outrageous table pricings", in terms of potential revenue
      > issues. Has any of this been addressed with the convention organizers?
      >
      > Last but not least, I also hear alot of gripes about the pricing on
      > daily acess. I know this is a touchy issue, and I will not pretend to
      > know what resources go into planning this event. But alot of people
      > told me "frankly, the content is not worth the cover price".
      > Especially last year.
      >
      > I love the comicon, its great fun. I hope the problems from the last
      > few can be fixed this year.
      >
      > ttyl
      >
      > -B
      >
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