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I'm 7 for 7, so I am likely for this one.  Who else is going?

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Re: Star Wars Celebration VIII - Orlando; April 13-16, 2017
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2016, 12:27 PM »
I'm 7 for 7, so I am likely for this one.  Who else is going?

I haven't been there since #3, so might be time to get to another.  I need to start working on my sales pitch to the wife...
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Re: Star Wars Celebration VIII - Orlando; April 13-16, 2017
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2016, 10:37 PM »
And it's Easter Sunday so that should make it EASY.

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Re: Star Wars Celebration VIII - Orlando; April 13-16, 2017
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2016, 03:58 PM »
Picked up 4-day tickets for my step-son and myself just now. Was toying with the idea of the Jedi VIP ticket for myself, but those appear to have sold out pretty fast. REALLY looking forward to finally attending a Star Wars Celebration!

Already booked my stay at a Disney Resort too - so it'll be a nice mix of Star Wars and Disney!
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Re: Star Wars Celebration VIII - Orlando; April 13-16, 2017
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2016, 04:50 PM »
I want to go but I kinda want to wait till the new SW section is done and open to book a vaca there.  Being out east at least trips to Orlando are easy enough.
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Re: Star Wars Celebration VIII - Orlando; April 13-16, 2017
« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2017, 05:48 PM »
So who all is going from JD?

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Re: Star Wars Celebration VIII - Orlando; April 13-16, 2017
« Reply #6 on: March 9, 2017, 06:41 PM »
I have some local buddies going, but not myself.  I don't travel outside driving or train too often and while Orlando's driveable, it's also kind of expensive and I want to save that for when Star Wars Land opens.  I can't say going to shows is much appeal to me anymore.  I don't really do panels and stuff, I just kind of meander around.  I'd rather meander around Star Wars Land, hehe. :P
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Re: Star Wars Celebration VIII - Orlando; April 13-16, 2017
« Reply #7 on: March 9, 2017, 08:19 PM »
Yep, I am a volunteer at the Collecting Track panels again. Come on by & check the panels out & collect the Star Tots & say Hi.  :)

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Re: Star Wars Celebration VIII - Orlando; April 13-16, 2017
« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2017, 10:43 AM »
I wish I could go, but sometimes personal things get in the way.

There's a very significant announcement on the guest list today.  Making his first ever U.S. convention appearance at Celebration Orlando will be Denis Lawson (Wedge Antilles).  He's had a bit of a complicated relationship with Lucasfilm over the years, but it's nice to see something like this appearance at Celebration.  Is it a sign that he may be involved in the Sequel trilogy?  Who knows?
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Re: Star Wars Celebration VIII - Orlando; April 13-16, 2017
« Reply #9 on: April 4, 2017, 02:59 PM »
If you're going to Celebration Orlando and are interested in the Lego exclusive, which is a mini scene build of Detention Block AA-23, you can go to the lottery page here: http://www.starwarscelebration.com/Events/LEGO-lottery/ and sign up for a chance to be selected to purchase the set.

Looks pretty nicely organized, so I'm hoping that both my son and I will get picked as we have 4-day passes so neither of us really care when we'll get slots.

Here's a pic of the set:
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Re: Star Wars Celebration VIII - Orlando; April 13-16, 2017
« Reply #10 on: April 4, 2017, 05:57 PM »
That's the only exclusive for this show I've seen that actually seemed interesting to me.  I'm not buying Legos but that's pretty neat looking.
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Re: Star Wars Celebration VIII - Orlando; April 13-16, 2017
« Reply #11 on: April 5, 2017, 02:46 PM »
That's the only exclusive for this show I've seen that actually seemed interesting to me.  I'm not buying Legos but that's pretty neat looking.

Is there a good site for seeing all of the exclusives that have been announced so far?
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Re: Star Wars Celebration VIII - Orlando; April 13-16, 2017
« Reply #12 on: April 5, 2017, 04:33 PM »
Is there a good site for seeing all of the exclusives that have been announced so far?

http://www.starwarscelebration.com/Show-Floor/Exhibitor-Exclusives/#search=rpp%3D64

It's usually a day or two behind capturing everything that gets announcved, but it's still pretty good reference.
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Re: Star Wars Celebration VIII - Orlando; April 13-16, 2017
« Reply #13 on: April 5, 2017, 04:36 PM »
That Lego set looks awesome.   :'(
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Re: Star Wars Celebration VIII - Orlando; April 13-16, 2017
« Reply #14 on: April 10, 2017, 11:28 PM »
Is there a good site for seeing all of the exclusives that have been announced so far?

http://www.starwarscelebration.com/Show-Floor/Exhibitor-Exclusives/#search=rpp%3D64

It's usually a day or two behind capturing everything that gets announcved, but it's still pretty good reference.

Thanks Jeff.

Unfortunately, I got an email this afternoon indicating that I was NOT selected for the Lego exclusive lottery.

I still have the "opportunity" to queue up for the Lego booth opening at 4pm each day for a chance to buy the set. My guess is that means basically sitting by the booth for the entire day to ensure that you're the first one in the line and therefore IF any sets are left, you can get one.

My step-son also put his name in and he did not get the same email. My hope is that he was selected and that will be how I'm able to get one. Bummer is that I won't have a 2nd one to use to help someone who didn't go to Celebration get their hands on one for cost...  >:(
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