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Personal logo Dervel Supporting Member of TMP Fezian19 Mar 2018 2:45 p.m. PST

Since nobody started this one or I missed it.

It's a tough job and if somebody doesn't do it, my friends and I don't get to run and enjoy all those games and shopping.

We had a blast running Triumph events this year and the HMGS people and the host staff we had the pleasure of talking to were all very helpful in making sure we had what we needed for a successful weekend.

Great job guys!

looking forward to Historicon.

Personal logo Hollywood Supporting Member of TMP19 Mar 2018 2:50 p.m. PST

Seconded.

Double G Sponsoring Member of TMP19 Mar 2018 2:56 p.m. PST

Agreed, thanks to HMGS and all the staff and volunteers who made Cold Wars so enjoyable.

A special thanks to Greg who ran the dealer hall, it was his first time and he did a spectacular job, extremely helpful, courteous and a pleasure to deal with. I hope he's back for Cold Wars next year; thanks again Greg……………

Lord Ashram19 Mar 2018 3:05 p.m. PST

Absolutely! First time really dealing with HMGS in an "official" capacity and everyone courteous, quick to respond, and knowledgeable. Thanks to all, for what is, in many ways, a thankless job!

pzivh43 Supporting Member of TMP19 Mar 2018 4:13 p.m. PST

Ditto! Great experience. Many thanks to Heather Blush and all the staff!

23rdFusilier Supporting Member of TMP19 Mar 2018 4:17 p.m. PST

Thank you to all for your hard work, dedication and passion. Thank you for giving freely of your free time, and time away from your family and friends. And thank you for not listening to the negative voices but instead moving ahead to try and improve the convention.

BTCTerrainman Supporting Member of TMP19 Mar 2018 5:09 p.m. PST

The staff did a great job. I have never been visited by the coordinator so often, nor the convention director and other BOD members during a show. Hats off to a great job done by all! There was plenty to overcome for them and everything seemed to operate smoothly.

rmcaras Supporting Member of TMP19 Mar 2018 5:28 p.m. PST

yes, thanks indeed. I think they were dealt a tough hand, what with the facility under renovation. I sense they were not as well informed by the Hotel and had to adapt quickly on site.

Ity may be that way for? another 6 months? longer?….

Will be interesting to see if we continue to stay at the LHR in the future.

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP19 Mar 2018 5:38 p.m. PST

Agreed. First rate job all around, and my special thanks to Registration, Hobby U and Greg at the Flea Market. And we should say something nice about the GMs who are also volunteers, entertaining us at considerable expense and effort.

The Host. I agree. I'd like us to go on holding one of the annual conventions there--but the Host has to make more of an effort. They're spending the money, but starting everything and finishing nothing provides us with inconvenience rather than benefit. There were a lot of promises about Historicon, but I'd heard some of them before about Cold Wars. And "hopefully" is never an encouraging word.

Personal logo enfant perdus Supporting Member of TMP19 Mar 2018 6:15 p.m. PST

Allow me to add my applause.

I hadn't been to an HMGS convention in longer-than-you-can-believe and I was very pleasantly surprised at how well things ran. From my online registration process to onsite badge pickup, registering for additional games at the con, confirming my table for Wally's Basement, it all went humming along like a well oiled machine. Reading some of these post-convention threads, I'm now aware that there were headaches behind the scenes but I think few of us punters saw it at the time, which is the important thing.

Tumbleweed Supporting Member of TMP19 Mar 2018 6:24 p.m. PST

A super job by the dealer hall staff. Thanks Greg!

Regards, the Viking Forge

civildisobedience19 Mar 2018 7:29 p.m. PST

Particular congratulations to whatever person or people were responsible for registration. You fixed a problem that utterly baffled thirty years of your predecessors.

Well done!

Personal logo capncarp Supporting Member of TMP19 Mar 2018 7:47 p.m. PST

Three cheers for an attentive, responsive, and conscientious Convention Staff!
Huzzah!
Hooray!
Yowza!

bogdanwaz20 Mar 2018 3:51 a.m. PST

Yep, thanks for all the hard work on a job well done!

redbanner414520 Mar 2018 4:24 a.m. PST

as above!

95th Division Supporting Member of TMP20 Mar 2018 5:07 a.m. PST

Ditto on the congratulations. Cold Wars was the best convention I have attended in some time. Very enjoyable experience. Thank you!

foot soldier Sponsoring Member of TMP20 Mar 2018 6:22 a.m. PST

Greg,
Your constant attention to our needs really made the Cold Wars dealer's hall experience as smooth as could be expected. In our opinion you easily surpassed any previous dealer's hall coordinator's performance.

Thank to you and your staff
Rob/ Eureka Miniatures USA

Daribuck Supporting Member of TMP20 Mar 2018 6:55 a.m. PST

Agreed! When reading this forum, you would think that HMGS is the second coming… of Satan! However, I too was impressed by the number of times someone came by and asked me if everything was OK… Thanks to all the staff and volunteers for another great show…

Daniel/Six Sided Simulations.

Tom D120 Mar 2018 7:24 a.m. PST

Very enjoyable Thanks to the staff,the ambassadors and the gamemasters. Can't wait for Historicon.

Tom D120 Mar 2018 7:24 a.m. PST

Very enjoyable Thanks to the staff,the ambassadors and the gamemasters. Can't wait for Historicon.

CoffeeCooler20 Mar 2018 7:49 a.m. PST

As a volunteer for Fall In and know the struggles that go on. SHOUT OUT to all the folks who give up valuable playing time to volunteer at this years Cold Wars!

Personal logo BrigadeGames Sponsoring Member of TMP20 Mar 2018 1:13 p.m. PST

Heather and her staff, especially Greg in the dealers hall, a big THANK YOU.

It was much appreciated.

I have to say the positive waves from customers and friends who spoke to me about registration was amazing.

Great job all around despite the Host constantly rolling marbles under your feet.

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