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Muppet Convention Thread #2: Where Should it be Held?

Discussion in 'Muppet Appearances' started by Muppet fan 123, May 3, 2012.

  1. Pinkflower7783

    Pinkflower7783 Well-Known Member

    Well at least Lola helped revive this thread. Lol!
  2. Ceris

    Ceris New Member

    No matter what the choice, it means some travel time for me. I do like the idea of Greenville, if they are, in fact on board. Could they host a great deal of people? Do they have facilities for something that may grow? Either way, I've got a long travel time ahead of me when it does happen, so the most important thing is lots of notice for planning and saving and please, not during the school year. If at all possible. I live in eastern Canada, so Eastern US does make my life easier.
  3. bandit

    bandit Well-Known Member

    Hi Ceris!
    Well, for the moment this project is in kind of a holding pattern while we are in negotiations with one of the big companies. We may have to reevaluate our approach to some of this but we still hope to put on a celebration of sorts. The plan was to aim (roughly) for the summer of 2014. Sooooo, that much is in your favor. As for Greenville, we are also in the talks with them.
    I know that seems like a big nebulous answer but that's more or less where we are right now.
    I promise to update as we go along.
    Still, we appreciate the input-- ALWAYS!
  4. MelissaY1

    MelissaY1 Well-Known Member

    One thing I was thinking about, as really nice as it would be to have this convention in Jim's hometown and much cheaper than a major city, like Ceris said, does Greenville have the accommodations to host such an event? You have to take into consideration people will be coming from possibly all over the world, and will need access to easy/affordable transportation, restaurants or at least someplace for people to get a quick bite to eat. It's always good to have a local pharmacy nearby for any toiletries, medical needs, etc.
  5. bandit

    bandit Well-Known Member

    Those are precisely some of the questions we asked them. ^_^ Like I said, for the moment, we're very much in a holding pattern. Many things are uncertain but I think these issues will be resolved soon and then we will be able to proceed as we need to and, of course, you guys will be filled right in.
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  6. catherine

    catherine Active Member

    could you guys get us some pictures? are the muppets, themselves going to be ther? I would love that if we had one of them over in the uk.
  7. Pinkflower7783

    Pinkflower7783 Well-Known Member

    Everything is on HOLD right now. We are currently in negotiations at this point. Once we know more we will let you know.
  8. catherine

    catherine Active Member

    thanks pinkflower
  9. bandit

    bandit Well-Known Member

    But I promise that when we pull something together, we will get plenty of pictures. No matter who comes or doesn't come. It'll still be a worthy celebratory event!
  10. HandsomeFrog

    HandsomeFrog New Member

  11. HandsomeFrog

    HandsomeFrog New Member

    Just read the thread, Greenville works for me. :D

    Can't wait for this.
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  12. bandit

    bandit Well-Known Member

    Thank you! Neither can WE....though, WAITING is something we are becoming quite accustomed to....@_@ Whee
  13. Pinkflower7783

    Pinkflower7783 Well-Known Member

    Yeah we're gonna write a book about waiting. Should become a best seller. :p
  14. Hubert

    Hubert Well-Known Member

    I just want to say, I really have to commend you guys for all the work you've been doing to make this happen. I know this is very time consuming and a lot of effort and you guys have been doing a great job thus far.
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  15. Pinkflower7783

    Pinkflower7783 Well-Known Member

    Hubert thank you so much for your kind words they mean more to us then you know. We will keep you all updated and let you know what's going on as soon as we know more. Once again thanks so much for your support!
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  16. DannyRWW

    DannyRWW Well-Known Member

    Aww Thanks....
  17. Borples

    Borples Active Member

    Thank you, Hubert!
  18. bandit

    bandit Well-Known Member

    Aw Blunderbrain, I'm only just now seeing your post. I concur with what everyone's said already. Thanks for kind words. ^_^


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