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Poll Results: Can you come to this event?

 
  • 9% (23)
    Yes - I would like to bench rigs with Ln2.
  • 7% (18)
    Yes - I would like to spectate for the whole day.
  • 4% (12)
    Yes - I would like to spectate for part of the day.
  • 47% (118)
    Yes - I would like to participate in the LAN.
  • 31% (78)
    No - I can't come and would like to suggest another event location / time.
249 Total Votes  
post #681 of 750
I'll have to ask Admin if he wants to use the upper area as premium seating with 8 ft by 3 ft tables instead of the 6 by 3. As far as special power requirements go I'll have to defer that as well. Typical LAN party power budgeting provides 4 to 5 amps a seat so that's somewhere in the neighborhood of 3 times the norm.
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I think that for an event such as this that the door price of $20 is not enough. I think that we could raise the door price to $30-$35. This would help cover some of the costs. If you think about it its not that much. Heck going to a movie in the theatre is $50 for one person.
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Originally Posted by xNovax View Post

I think that for an event such as this that the door price of $20 is not enough. I think that we could raise the door price to $30-$35. This would help cover some of the costs. If you think about it its not that much. Heck going to a movie in the theatre is $50 for one person.

I agree.. But bad example

I would pay $30 and im a cheapie. $50 movie. What, costs around 15..
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Originally Posted by kevinf View Post

I agree.. But bad example

I would pay $30 and im a cheapie. $50 movie. What, costs around 15..

Dinner before movie $20
Movie ticket $15
Popcorn $7
Drink $6
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I would be all over this but i don't have a passport yet so Canada throws a nail in that coffin. I would totally drive from PGH to Canada if i saw this earlier frown.gif

Is there a plan to do one in the states sometime this year?
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Originally Posted by Shiftstealth View Post

I would be all over this but i don't have a passport yet so Canada throws a nail in that coffin. I would totally drive from PGH to Canada if i saw this earlier frown.gif

Is there a plan to do one in the states sometime this year?
I don't have any knowledge of an upcoming event in the states but I think the crew that does US events is in the San Fran area.
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I don't have any knowledge of an upcoming event in the states but I think the crew that does US events is in the San Fran area.

Guess this kid needs a passport for the next event! Do you try for 1 a year or something?
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Dinner before movie $20
Movie ticket $15
Popcorn $7
Drink $6

how about ramen at the house before movie @ 25c

movie ticket $10

candy that I purchased at 7/11 prior to arriving at the movies $4

bottle of water that I brought from the house (free)

able to purchase a game off steam with the leftover money biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by Maiky View Post

how about ramen at the house before movie @ 25c

movie ticket $10

candy that I purchased at 7/11 prior to arriving at the movies $4

bottle of water that I brought from the house (free)

able to purchase a game off steam with the leftover money biggrin.gif

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In the short term we won't exceed the $20 to $30 price range. I've been trying to convince Admin to move us to a 2-day format to take advantage of multiple days since right now we currently open doors at 10 AM and have to be closed up by 2 AM (16 hours). Most LAN parties eventually make the jump to a Saturday and Sunday format once they grow beyond about 100 people just to give enough time to actually do everything that attendees want to do (basically 10 am to 2 AM then 10 AM to 8ish PM 16+10 hours). This is, of course, versus the 10 AM to 10 AM 24 hour event we hosted at the AMD Markham location which had everyone burnt out by morning. A lot of major LANs even adopt longer formats just because the more things you want to do (and we want to do a lot) the more time you need. Doubly so now that we're going to try and stream everything.
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