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Post by General Kahn Wed Jan 27, 2016 9:37 pm

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Well folks, it's slowly creeping closer so thought that I would start a thread again and see if anyone is coming up to sunny Scarborough in April to the Sci-Fi event which is basically a backdrop for a week end of alcohol and good old fashioned Star Wars vintage talk!


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Post by cantina_patron Fri Jan 29, 2016 12:45 pm

As much as I would like to attend, I don't think I will be able to make it Alex. If circumstances change I will let you know.

I really hope that some of our members can attend, as based on the reports I saw from last year, they will be in for a great time. Very Happy
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Post by Dr Dengar Wed Feb 03, 2016 8:03 pm

Hell, I think I have recovered enough from the last Scarborough event by now to be able to join the next one in April. Very Happy

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Will there be a vintage SW collectors boot like last year?
It was fun to host it last year with Chris, Alex, Jeoff, Stef.

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Post by chris.75 Thu Feb 04, 2016 9:53 pm

I just booked my tickets for the flight, so it looks like I'll be there again this year Very Happy
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Post by General Kahn Sat Feb 06, 2016 1:40 pm

Awesome! We have the option of our own display again gentlemen Very Happy
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Post by Dr Dengar Sat Feb 06, 2016 3:13 pm

Great. I have just finished painting my Lili Ledy Luke Bespin from brown to blond hair to enable a certain switch revenge act. lol!

I hope Michelle will join our boot and it will not be so bloody cold in Scarborough this year. Very Happy
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Post by General Kahn Sat Feb 06, 2016 4:00 pm

Haha, you need to send me a list of the figures you're bringing, so I can make some replacements cheeky
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Post by ChristianC Sun Feb 07, 2016 1:28 pm

Mate I'm more than likely coming. I have a mate visiting from Sydney around then and just have to work out the exact dates.
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Post by chris.75 Fri Apr 15, 2016 10:31 pm

Just wanted to share this cool video of some of the amazing cosplay costumes at this years Sci fi Scarborough.
I had a great weekend with Alex and Christian rockon  
you can just spot a quick glimpse of us and our display behind 'The Doctor', who is fiddling with his tardis, about half way through the video around the 3:09 mark Smile



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Post by cantina_patron Fri Apr 15, 2016 11:01 pm

Thanks for posting the cosplay video Chris. Very Happy

Now where are the pics of the drunken debauchery? What a Face
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Post by Nico Sat Apr 16, 2016 1:02 am

Great vid Chris, Alex kindly said I was welcome to crash at his place and if I hadn't had my knee op on the 6th April I would love to have met you guys, on a positive note Sci Fi Scarborough looks to be a yearly event, so all being well next year cheers
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Post by chris.75 Sun Apr 17, 2016 9:51 pm

Thanks Guys Smile

Its a shame you couldn't make it this year Andy, It would have been great to have met you in person and had a few beers with you mate.
Hopefully we can meet up next year, unless of course you will be attending CE3 Very Happy

here are a few pics from this years convention, apologies for the quality, but these were taken with my phone, as I couldn't take my camera.

Setting up the display
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The band stage, where a lot of local bands performed throughout each day

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Post by Nico Sun Apr 17, 2016 10:25 pm

Great pics Chris mate clapping I've seen pics of you and Alex before Very Happy So that's the famous Christian cheers
Hope to meet you all in person one day guys, looks like you had a blast cheers
Cheers Andy afro
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Post by Commander Clint Sun Apr 17, 2016 11:40 pm

Thanks for posting your pictures. It looks like you guys had a great time. cheers Hopefully one day, I make it to one of the big events over in the UK and meet up with you, Christian & Alex. Or if I'm really lucky, they will have a Celebration in Toronto and you guys can visit me. nanny
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Post by ChristianC Mon Apr 18, 2016 9:04 am

Great photos Chris! I didn't see a lot of that stuff.

That Darth Vader and Stormie beach shot is fantastic! Shame I missed it.

Guys we did party a bit but it didn't get too crazy. Chris and I were pumped to kick on at about 2am on one of the nights but Grandad Kahn was falling asleep at the club. Fair enough though, he'd had a beer in his hand non-stop since midday. You know how he always seems drunk in his forum posts and FB posts? Well that's because he is always drunk.

The first night we arrived there I was pretty exhausted and just wanted to sleep. At 2am Chris and Alex were still talking about variants until I dropped hints that it was time to sleep. I stumbled out of bed and into the kitchen at 8am and they were both talking about variants again. Hardcore...
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Post by chris.75 Wed Apr 20, 2016 7:59 pm

Thanks guys, yeah we had a blast! Lots of beer, bad food, very little sleep and lots of talkin shit about Star Wars  Very Happy

Oh and I could't walk past this place without gettin Al to take a pic. Its not every day that you see your name up in lights  cheeky

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And I don't know whose pic this is, but I got it off our TXI Facebook site  chug

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Post by ourchickenshack Wed Apr 20, 2016 8:18 pm

Great pics Chris cheers

That is 3 good looking mother frackers in that last pic clapping

It's like Charlie's Angels with dudes cheeky
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Post by General Kahn Sun Apr 24, 2016 7:00 pm

This year was another weekend of beer and Star Wars! It was great to finally meet Christian (he's not as handsome in real life, kinda looks a bit weathered) cheeky and was great to meet up with Chris again.

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Post by Commander Clint Sun Apr 24, 2016 9:30 pm

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Alex, are those your "ultra rare" Canadian O-Pee-Chee trading cards I see, sitting on the display table? What a Face

What kind of stuff did you guys manage to bring for display? Did you get a lot of people stopping by and checking out the display?
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Post by Nico Sun Apr 24, 2016 10:16 pm

I wonder how many people walked past your table and did a double take thinking is that Henry Winklers's son scratch

Chris I'm only joking my friend cos I know your a good sport and can take a joke clapping

Love to have a beer with you some day bro beer Very Happy
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Post by chris.75 Mon Apr 25, 2016 9:45 am

lol!
Well I guess there are worse things I could be called (and probably have been) Andy Very Happy

It would be great to meet up with you someday Bro, we can have a drink and talk shit about star wars stormie stormie
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Post by ChristianC Mon Apr 25, 2016 10:28 am

Hey we did get quite a lot of people stopping by to check out the figs. I was quite surprised how interested people were. A lot of dudes reminiscence about their younger days of collecting and wanting a bit of a chat. Was a really good experience.

Next time we need to organise a Tantive XI banner.
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Post by ChristianC Mon Apr 25, 2016 10:28 am

ourchickenshack wrote:
Great pics Chris cheers

That is 3 good looking mother frackers in that last pic clapping

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Haha killer! I'm looking really gangsta with my hand on my hip there.
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Post by Nico Mon Apr 25, 2016 5:02 pm

chris.75 wrote:lol!
Well I guess there are worse things I could be called (and probably have been) Andy Very Happy

It would be great to meet up with you someday Bro, we can have a drink and talk shit about star wars stormie stormie
A few beers (well more than a few  What a Face ) and some hardcore variant chat cheers Now that's what I'm talking about Very Happy
I have learnt loads about Star Wars vintage from my mates on the forums and it's a pleasure, I thank you all bowwing
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Post by grinchy Sat Dec 17, 2016 12:35 am

looks like another great time, beer and star wars is there anything better Very Happy
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