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Personal logo Colonel Bill Supporting Member of TMP01 Apr 2017 5:43 a.m. PST

Seriously, it is April 1st you know.*

Gotcha :)!

* ducks to avoid digital cleavers spinning past head . . .

Best wishes, Colonel Bill

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP01 Apr 2017 6:24 a.m. PST

Sounds good to me, assuming you are talking about Dayton, Ohio. Hell, even Dayton, Kentucky would be OK.

Personal logo Jeff Ewing Supporting Member of TMP01 Apr 2017 6:29 a.m. PST

My wife's professional conference (MLA) changes yearly, it's been in DC, Baltimore, Toronto, San Diego, San Francisco, etc. I think it would go a long way toward addressing members' complaints about distance if Historicon could move up and down the I-95 corridor. I guess it is hard enough to find one good location.

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP01 Apr 2017 7:20 a.m. PST

Multiple year contracts are cheaper than one offs.
And we are a tiny con.

Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian01 Apr 2017 7:24 a.m. PST

Dayton Wyoming would be welcome too

Disco Joe01 Apr 2017 7:38 a.m. PST

Are you certain it is not the White House for the next 3 years? I heard that the Donald is trying to make it the art of the deal.

zoneofcontrol01 Apr 2017 8:02 a.m. PST

Move Canada NOW!

TSD10101 Apr 2017 10:06 a.m. PST

I think it would go a long way toward addressing members' complaints about distance if Historicon could move up and down the I-95 corridor.

Other regions have their own HMGS branches and cons.

Personal logo Colonel Bill Supporting Member of TMP01 Apr 2017 10:47 a.m. PST

You guys do know this is a joke, right?

Bill

Personal logo capncarp Supporting Member of TMP01 Apr 2017 11:14 a.m. PST

A joke? Awwwwww…..

Personal logo Bobgnar Supporting Member of TMP01 Apr 2017 12:20 p.m. PST

I remember when origins moved every year. It was in Ann Arbor one year then Baltimore then Detroit then Texas and California. I think two years in one city like Pittsburgh then two years on the East Coast, then two years towards the south would be perfect. Great idea thanks Bill

Charlie 1201 Apr 2017 1:16 p.m. PST

And we are a tiny con.

And a very skin flint one…

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP01 Apr 2017 8:08 p.m. PST

OK, so it sounds like Bill is going to start contacting venues in order to push his idea forward.

RudyNelson02 Apr 2017 6:47 a.m. PST

Bob I was a dealer at Origins when it moved around. I sold at shows in Towson-Baltimore, Milwaukee, Dallas which really was north in Denton, Atlanta.

Fred Mills02 Apr 2017 6:49 a.m. PST

Just to be sure of a room, I've made advance bookings in Moncton, Yellowknife, and Kelowna and several other major metropoles. In each case, hotel staff apologized for not knowing about the meeting and, as compensation, offered me a reduced rate plus free maple syrup and a hockey jersey of my choice. The Mounties have promised to drive all attendees from the nearest airport…..

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP02 Apr 2017 9:11 a.m. PST

Historicon moving up and down the I-95 corridor.

Did anyone else flash to an old (1968) Sidney Poitier movie titled For Love of Ivy? A casino inside a huge long-haul truck?

We'd need a convoy, of course. And we'd have to pull into truck stops from time to time to switch from a gaming trailer to the flea market trailer. But still…

historygamer Supporting Member of TMP02 Apr 2017 1:56 p.m. PST

I had heard it was moving to Disney World?

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP02 Apr 2017 2:19 p.m. PST

historygamer, that was just confusion caused by the frequent references to Dopey.

RudyNelson03 Apr 2017 3:05 p.m. PST

If I remember correctly, a few years ago the IPMS show was heard at Disney World in Florida.

Tumbleweed Supporting Member of TMP04 Apr 2017 7:01 p.m. PST

I'm still holding out for the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan.Then while we game our wives can shop at Tiffany's.

Make it BIG so we can GROW THE HOBBY!!!!

GamesPoet Supporting Member of TMP08 Apr 2017 8:52 a.m. PST

It's going to the Yukon!

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