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Postby bobsandiego » Wed Jun 27, 2012 1:44 pm

I'm going, is anyone else?
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Re: Chicon 7

Postby Martin L. Shoemaker » Wed Jun 27, 2012 2:03 pm

bobsandiego wrote:I'm going, is anyone else?


Want to. Not sure on the finances with my job change and my sick relatives. I'm going to miss about half a week of income, which was about what I expected it to cost.

But I really want to. I promised a Hudson Hawk showing.
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Re: Chicon 7

Postby ThomasKCarpenter » Wed Jun 27, 2012 2:35 pm

I'll be there! wotf007
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Re: Chicon 7

Postby izanobu » Wed Jun 27, 2012 2:50 pm

I'll be there.
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Re: Chicon 7

Postby bobsandiego » Wed Jun 27, 2012 2:52 pm

we should have some sort of meet up. A looooooosers club. wotf024
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Re: Chicon 7

Postby ThomasKCarpenter » Wed Jun 27, 2012 4:05 pm

bobsandiego wrote:we should have some sort of meet up. A looooooosers club. wotf024


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Re: Chicon 7

Postby katsincommand » Wed Jun 27, 2012 5:27 pm

I'll be there.

No losers club though, that's a self fulfilling prophecy, Bob.

I'd be glad to meet up with you guys. :) Or swap schedules - see if we'll have anything together.
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Re: Chicon 7

Postby Alex Kane » Wed Jun 27, 2012 5:37 pm

I'll be there.
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Re: Chicon 7

Postby bobsandiego » Wed Jun 27, 2012 6:44 pm

you know all those oooooo in looser are satirical wotf001
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Re: Chicon 7

Postby ThomasKCarpenter » Thu Jun 28, 2012 3:31 am

Once the Chicon schedule comes out, we'll have to pick a time and place for a WOTF meet up.
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Re: Chicon 7

Postby katsincommand » Thu Jun 28, 2012 5:30 am

When do they typically post schedules?

This is my first Worldcon...
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Re: Chicon 7

Postby ThomasKCarpenter » Thu Jun 28, 2012 9:27 am

katsincommand wrote:When do they typically post schedules?

This is my first Worldcon...


Mine too, but I'm expecting to see a schedule in July. That should give us plenty of time to plan.
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Re: Chicon 7

Postby bobsandiego » Thu Jun 28, 2012 12:09 pm

Oh, you optimistic people. It'd be nice to get a con schedule in July, but this is a fan run con and it could be August before we see a panel schedule. That said, last time I was in Chicago for a Worldcon I had a pretty good time and the venue is nice and compact. It won't be a con with death marches like in San Jose.
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Re: Chicon 7

Postby LTom » Thu Jun 28, 2012 12:44 pm

I will be there. You'll likely run into other previous winners as well.
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Re: Chicon 7

Postby vanaaron » Thu Jun 28, 2012 7:53 pm

I'll be there, and Brad promised I could polish his Hugo Award if he wins.
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Re: Chicon 7

Postby Jess » Thu Jun 28, 2012 9:53 pm

vanaaron wrote:I'll be there, and Brad promised I could polish his Hugo Award if he wins.

Is that what the kids are calling it these days?
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Re: Chicon 7

Postby morshana » Thu Jun 28, 2012 10:05 pm

Jess wrote:
vanaaron wrote:I'll be there, and Brad promised I could polish his Hugo Award if he wins.

Is that what the kids are calling it these days?


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Re: Chicon 7

Postby Strycher » Fri Jun 29, 2012 4:39 am

morshana wrote:
Jess wrote:
vanaaron wrote:I'll be there, and Brad promised I could polish his Hugo Award if he wins.

Is that what the kids are calling it these days?


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Re: Chicon 7

Postby vanaaron » Fri Jun 29, 2012 10:42 am

I originally wrote "his rocket" but changed it to avoid the double entendre. I guess I underestimated the group's ability to find inuendo . . .
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Re: Chicon 7

Postby bobsandiego » Wed Jul 04, 2012 5:06 pm

Well all my preparations are done, membership, hotel room, and now airline tickets purchased. I am so excited. wotf010
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Re: Chicon 7

Postby dantzel » Fri Jul 06, 2012 6:21 pm

Just saw this - I'll be there!
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Re: Chicon 7

Postby AlistairKimble » Sat Jul 07, 2012 8:34 pm

I will be attending Chicon as well--hope to see everyone there.
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Re: Chicon 7

Postby Mike Resnick » Sun Jul 08, 2012 11:24 pm

Yeah, I kinda thought I'd go.
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Re: Chicon 7

Postby katsincommand » Mon Jul 09, 2012 4:05 am

Mike Resnick wrote:Yeah, I kinda thought I'd go.


Where's the like button? :)

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Re: Chicon 7

Postby bobsandiego » Wed Jul 11, 2012 4:47 pm

Well, Mr. Resnick if you didn't go I think the Con Committee might be a tad disappointed. (And a lot of fans.) wotf015
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Re: Chicon 7

Postby Brad R. Torgersen » Sun Jul 15, 2012 9:24 pm

They tell me I am on a ballot of some sort.

Ah, what the hey, might as well go.

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Re: Chicon 7

Postby E.CaimanSands » Mon Jul 16, 2012 4:04 am

Someone tell me they are live streaming the Hugo's for heaven's sake! If so, I'll be there, chomping on my claws for you, Brad.
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Re: Chicon 7

Postby Jess » Mon Jul 16, 2012 9:56 pm

I'd like to, but I don't think it's in the cards.
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Re: Chicon 7

Postby bobsandiego » Mon Jul 16, 2012 10:01 pm

Mr. Resnick, if I were going to read just one book of yours which would you suggest?
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Re: Chicon 7

Postby Mike Resnick » Sun Jul 22, 2012 12:51 pm

"Mr. Resnick, if I were going to read just one book of yours which would you suggest?"

I hate singling any one out; they're all my children.

If you want my bestseller, SANTIAGO made the NYTimes list and was continuously in print
for 25 years. If you want my most-honored, KIRINYAGA has 67 major and minor awards
and nominations. If you want the author's favorite, it's THE OUTPOST (which sank without a
trace back in 2001).

I don't know how easy or difficult those titles are to find, but I have one coming out at
Chicon that's pretty representative. It's the GOH book, to be published by Isfic Press with
a Vincent diFate cover, titled WIN SOME, LOSE SOME, and contains my 30 short fiction
Hugo nominees -- 5 winners, 24 losers, one as yet undecided.

And I'm Mike. Mister is some other guy.

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