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  2. StarCreator

    Arcades thread the third

    Did you know today is the 20th anniversary of DDR's release? If you haven't gone to play DDR in a while, now's a great time to get back into it!
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  5. I'd love to see Carmilla Jo come out to Otakon! She's from the San Francisco Bay Area and has guested at several cons in that area and won several awards. She's super nice and her craftsmanship is awesome and creative, and I'd love to see her here! She's done a lot from Cartoon Network characters (Samurai Jack and Courage the Cowardly Dog), and anime and manga characters, to Overwatch (like Hanzo and Mercy). Her Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/circusofmissjo/ Her Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CarmillaJoModel/
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  7. MattTheMinion

    Panel reimbursement question

    You need to contact Matt Graves. I believe the panels2018@otakorp.org address is one they are still using.
  8. moeris

    Panel reimbursement question

    I still have not received my panelist reimbursement check at this time. Who can contact to discuss this further.
  9. :( He was so nice at Otakon. I wonder if he wasn't feeling well then @RevInstant
  10. Wow -- lots of stuff to research when deciding on a smartphone. All your comments sure are helpful in narrowing this down!
  11. EdKitten

    New Book: Miyazaki World, A Life In Art

    2002 was an Otakon I missed. Drats! Awesome title "Super Sempai Squad"! Too bad it didn't work (if I read your post correctly). But thanks for all your hard work!
  12. https://nichegamer.com/2018/09/19/nobuo-uematsu-confirms-leave-from-work-will-return-once-his-health-improves/
  13. alabaster

    New Book: Miyazaki World, A Life In Art

    We had Dr Napier here wayyyyy back in 2002, I believe. She was on the short list for the Super Sempai Squad I was attempting to put together a few years back. (Fred Schodt, Roland Kelts, Helen McCarthy, and Jonathan Clements were among the others) Still a little salty I couldn't make that work.
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  15. GasparAKAShiggitay

    Otakon 2018 Vlog Series from yours truly!

    Aaaannd Sunday vlog should be live...
  16. RevInstant

    The Otakon 2019 Guest Request Thread

    I'd also like to suggest Shu Takami, Motohide Eshiro, Takeshi Yamazaki, Ayumu Watanabe or Atsuhiro Tomioka. All of these have had a hand in the Phoenix Wright game series or anime.
  17. RevInstant

    The Otakon 2019 Guest Request Thread

    This would be a huge one for me. Almost anything Bebop related is an immediate "must" on my radar.
  18. Seeing as I drive for a rideshare service I had to switch to an unlimited data plan (the phone is constantly sending my location to the rideshare service via the internet). As a consequence I didn't even pay attention to the amount of data that was being used by Guidebook.
  19. Kewshi

    Guest request cosplay

    I was hoping and wondering if @sakuraflorr could be a guest for a cosplay guest she does some tutorials and makes everything for all her cosplays she and her team I think is teamdeathstrikecosplay do everything from overwatch to Diablo to anime I would really like to see her as a guest at otakon 2019
  20. I use about 60-70gigs of cell data amonth on the low just me and I have 2 phones on my account
  21. Adding to the smartphone discussion: Though I work as a PC tech and keep a school's tech running, I'm a bit of a Luddite when it comes to my own tech. I don't upgrade my computer until the I either run it into the ground or it's so old that current tech cripples it. I had to be dragged kicking and screaming into the smartphone world. My current phone plan runs about $90/month for two people. We have two smartphones for free with a 2-year contract and 4GB of data. The plan also has rollover, which means whatever data we don't use is rolled over to the next month. We both barely use 1GB, so the rollover is great for conventions where we have heavy data usage. I often use my cell phone as a wireless hot spot (because the convention center and hotel wireless often sucks) and use GPS to navigate unfamiliar areas, which can eat a lot of data.
  22. KSweeley

    How was your hotel?

    I stayed at the Marriott Marquis for Otakon 2018. Reserved a room from Thursday, August 9th to Monday, August 13th on the Experient site for Otakon, emailed confirmation said the final total charged would be $1,005.65 so I put $1,010 into my checking account since I withdrew the remaining amount I had for spending during Otakon in cash. Well when I got to the Marquis to check in on Thursday, I handed over my debit card to the front desk and was being told "Sir, your card is being declined." and I was like "What??? Why???" and the front desk person said "We're trying to charge your card $200." and I said "What??? What's the $200 for???" and was told "It's for incidentals." I said "Put a block on all incidentals please, the amount I have on my card is enough to cover the final total I got in my confirmation email." I was asked "What amount was in your confirmation email?" I said "$1,005.65." and I showed the front desk person my confirmation email from Experient, I was then told "Sir, that amount should've been $1,205.65." I stated again "Please put a block on all incidentals." and the front desk person told me "Sir, we can't do that, Marriott corporate policy requires a incidentals deposit of $200, if you cannot pay the incidentals deposit, you cannot check in." I then immediately took out my cell phone and called my dad up and explained what was going on, my dad asked to talk to the front desk so I gave my phone to the front desk. My dad and the front desk had a 5 minute conversation then I was given back the phone and my dad told me he would use his card to pay the deposit, I thanked him and hung up. The front desk gave me my keycard and I went to my room. This required deposit of $200 was NOT stated anywhere on the Experient site so I was not expecting to arrive at the hotel and suddenly be required to pay two hundred dollars additional just to check in. This required at-hotel deposit needs to be put on the Experient site for the Marriott Marquis. Also, the Marriott took a long time to refund this deposit to my dad, my dad told me that his card wasn't refunded until September 5th and I checked out on August 13th. Other than the required $200 deposit, my stay at the Marquis was really nice. I liked being able to take the elevator down to the meeting level that has the underground connector to the convention center and using the underground connector especially since it was really hot during Otakon 2018. The room was really nice, the bed was very comfortable. However when I got back to my room late at night, usually around 2 or 3 AM, I heard people yelling, laughing and then loud music playing, I tried sleeping as best as I could despite the loud noises. Would I stay at the Marquis again? Potentially yes if I have enough to cover the room and this deposit.
  23. MattTheMinion

    Panel reimbursement question

    So due to some project commitments at my real job, I've been a slowed down in getting to the reimbursement checks. Basically, if I'm in the lab for 12+ hours a day I don't have time to get through reviewing requests once I get home. However, all but 3 of the panelist reimbursement checks (these 3 are missing documentation) should be going into the mailbox by Monday.
  24. EdKitten

    Hero Union BBS

    Have only had time to see a few panels of the manga -- it's really great and interesting! Thanks for link! Now just gotta find the time to view it all -- orz!
  25. Just a reminder, the movie will be at some theaters this Saturday (9/15/18). Example: Rockville theater (in Rockville, Maryland), is having just one showing at 12:55pm. Found at: Fandango.com and Fathomevents.com After their World Tour Booth at Otakon, I gotta see the movie.
  26. LegendaryBroli

    Panel reimbursement question

    I was wondering the same thing because I have yet to get it myself
  27. moeris

    Panel reimbursement question

    Who do we contact if we have yet received our panelist reimbursement check?
  28. GasparAKAShiggitay

    Otakon 2018 Vlog Series from yours truly!

    Saturday vlog is live!
  29. Fadamor

    Hero Union BBS

    Wut?! I just learned something... From an isekai manga!!! https://mangadex.org/title/12956/hero-union-bbs "orz": I always thought this was just some weird ending to sentences uttered by some Japanese youth. It turns out it is an emoticon. It's a person on their knees with their hands on the ground and lowering their head in despair/frustration. (explained in chapter 13 of the manga) This manga has turned out to be pretty funny so far. The premise is there is a BBS for heroes across all the parallel universes out there - both active heroes and retired heroes. The active heroes can ask for advice from the retired ones. "Retired Hero Student" seems to be from a world close to our earth in timelines, and he definitely acts as a BBS troll in his posts.
  30. w-deremer

    September 11, 2001

    Absolutely... 17 years later & I have not forgotten, nor will I ever forget. RIP to the almost 3,000 who perished that day in NYC and those who have died since then of the horrible diseases working at Ground Zero has brought on, as well as those who passed on at the Pentagon and in a field in Pennsylvania....
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