Probably have to skip on it this year with it being so close to sw celebration time-wise... A little too broke to make two trips this year, I think...
Photog is here! thank you, Mattel!
Now how about some mini-comics love (like Lodar, Geldor, Dakon......)? And Mermista?
I hope I have the money to make 2 trips to California.Really wanted to go to SDCC and Power Con this year...Aaaaargh!
I think I WILL be able to come!!! I wasn't sure, but it looks like I can work it out scheduling-wise!
We need a mechanical Battle Cat!
Musclor, you have to come. You have no choice!
A Want List of Sorts: at this point... I just hope there is a 2017...
Mechanical Battle Cat? Like one of those bulls?
I have our discount rate information for both the Torrance Marriott South Bay Hotel and SuperShuttle!
Book your room at the Torrance Marriott South Bay today to secure our special rate pricing! You must reserve your room by Thursday, September 6th to receive your discounted Power-Con/ThunderCon rate. Hotel taxes and fees apply. Please adjust your room information on the Marriott site to match your itinerary and room occupancy.
Our special rates:
- Group Code for the $109 Single/Double standard room (1 to 2 people per room):POWPOWA
- Group Code for the $119 Triple standard room (3 people per room): POWPOWB
- Group Code for the $129 Quad standard room (4 people per room): POWPOWC
You can book online at http://www.marriott.com/
hotels/travel/laxtr-torrance-or via phone by calling Marriott reservations at 1-800-228-9290. Please specify that you are attending the Power-Con/ThunderCon event on September 22nd and 23rd. marriott-south-bay/
But wait, that's not all!
Wondering how you can get from LAX to the hotel? We have secured a 10% discount with Super Shuttle for all Power-Con/ThunderCon attendees! Tips are excluded from the discount.
If you would like to utilize Super Shuttle for your roundtrip from LAX to the Marriott and back, visit this special URL:
Follow these steps to complete your reservation with Super Shuttle:
- Fill out the info in the Airport Service menu on the upper left of the screen.
- Select Round Trip (From/To Airport) in the Select Trip Type menu, which is the last one in the list,
- Select Los Angeles Airport (LAX) for the airport,
- Select Hotel / Popular Landmark for Address Type,*for Passengers, enter the number of adults and children and let them know if you need wheelchair access,
if you used the link above, it will put the Group/Discount Code in for you automatically. If not, the code is POWER then click Next.
- Please click Next on the POWER-CON THUNDERCON notice screen.
- Enter the zipcode of the hotel which is 90503 then click on Search.
- From the list that appears, select Marriot - Torrance using the arrow to the right. Depending on your browser, the hotel may appear on page 2 of the hotel listings
- For FROM the Airport (Arrival flight) Service Type, click on the Book Now button next to Shared Ride Van,
the TO the Airport (Departure flight) should list Shared Ride Van as only option available on the next screen. Regardless, click on the Book Now button next to Shared Ride Van.
- For the following screens, enter the information relative to yourself.
They need your flight info for both arrival and departure. Then your name, phone number and the quantity of bags you'll be bringing. And for Payment, enter all the relative payment info.
- Then Review everything and confirm in the final few steps.
- Be sure to print out and bring any required confirmations with you.
We cannot wait to see you at the second annual Power-Con / ThunderCon, September 22-23, 2012! Let the power and thunder RETURN!
I urge everyone to book their room as soon as they can, the hotel does not run your card and as long as you cancel within 24 hours you always have an out. But reserving early (speaking from hotel manager experience) you will get more requests granted (if you want feather pillows, low or high floor, near an elevator, early check-in, etc) and you will be placed in overall better rooms by booking early.
Just don't want anyone to miss out because they think they will have to pay up front, the card is only put in so they have an account to start the reservation under and charge you if you do not cancel and then no-show (which believe me happens plenty)
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Markatisu speaks wisdom. Book those rooms, folks! And please spread the word!
Booking done. Looking forward to my first Powercon!
Most wanted: Starburst She-ra, Lodar, Vintage Toy Catra, Lady Slither, and the Great Black Wizard!
So pretty sure Im not going to go this year, still not sure I will "mix" well with the rest of the .ogers lol
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...and the room is booked. Looking forward to meeting some of ya'll.
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I'll be there again for sure! Thankfully I live fairly locally so I won't need a room. If anyone is on the fence - jump off it and come to PowerCon! You won't regret it!
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I'm already making plans to try and make it to a couple comic publishers while I'm in town. This trip is starting to get better & better (and I need to find money for it somehow, too).
I booked my room. I am flying in on the Thursday and leaving Monday. I liked getting there a day before so I can help out, unwind and just basically extend my fun a bit. I really think people should stay through Sunday and hang out after the Con is over. That was some of the best part of last year.
So, who is wanting to split a room with me this year?
I want NA Skeletor and Rio Blast and I want them now!
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You are correct. I am sure there is something about the ninja per room occupancy . We'd probably have to pay some sort of deposit..... in the blood of our enemies.
I want NA Skeletor and Rio Blast and I want them now!
Heads up! One third of our hotel block is already sold out!
It looks like our fellow Eternians, Etherians, and Thundarians are eager to come to the 2nd annual Power-Con / ThunderCon this September!
We've already SOLD OUT of 1/3 of our room block at the Torrance Marriott South Bay Hotel!
Make sure to reserve your room today using our special discounted rate! Details can be found here on how to book your room.
We can't wait to see you in September!
Wish I had someone to share a room with. Would make it cheaper for me
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I still think we should go in together rent the biggest suite they have and bring sleeping bags , like one big slumber party. Sharing a bathroom would suck though , but a big suite would have more than 1.
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I booked my room. I'll have a spare bed if someone wants to split the cost LMK.
My concern is the cost of transportation. My whole life (and 85% of my stuff) is back in Cali, so I'd be flying a week before and staying an indeterminate amount of time. I'd prefer to drive. It certainly more relaxing then flying! Is anyone up for a road trip? I figure the total cost for round trip per person would be $225 assuming we have 5 people and rent a van for a week. It might even cheaper if we just rent it for a day, drive in shifts, return it before the convention and repeat the process to get home. I however would not be on the return home drive. I can guarantee you 4 things;
1: cheaper then flying.
2: more comfortable.
3: more fun then flying.
4: a real opportunity to get to know each other...which could be a good or bad thing
Some people are impossible to get along with, and complain about any little thing. Like taking too long in the bathroom, using more then 5 pillows, watching TV at 4 am or that I snore between sleep screaming and farting. What do people want me to stop breathing too?!?!
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