The Official Comic Cookout Six: Nashvegas! (2009) Thread

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Re: The Official Comic Cookout Six: Nashvegas! (2009) Thread

Postby Kris X on Wed May 27, 2009 7:45 am

I'm planning on showing up...Next year.

Wait did I say that out loud?! Crap!
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Re: The Official Comic Cookout Six: Nashvegas! (2009) Thread

Postby Dragonmajik on Wed May 27, 2009 3:35 pm

Ekolter wrote:So who's all offically gonna be there next week? Rumor has it a Naga is coming.


A naga? :o

Vort and I will definitely be there, seeing as we got tickets and days off and all that :)
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Re: The Official Comic Cookout Six: Nashvegas! (2009) Thread

Postby Ekolter on Wed May 27, 2009 4:18 pm

As for next year's Cookout - we'll see. We WILL be moving August 2010 with a 18 month old. Gonna be interesting. 8-)
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Re: The Official Comic Cookout Six: Nashvegas! (2009) Thread

Postby Americangothic on Wed May 27, 2009 4:58 pm

Next year I won't be planning it, may not even attend. I've got a wedding to plan!

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Re: The Official Comic Cookout Six: Nashvegas! (2009) Thread

Postby Killbert-Robby on Wed May 27, 2009 9:25 pm

Well, against all odds, I've booked my ticket, got a room and........ :(
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Re: The Official Comic Cookout Six: Nashvegas! (2009) Thread

Postby STrRedWolf on Fri May 29, 2009 3:40 am

Any word on getting from the airport to the hotel and back?
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Re: The Official Comic Cookout Six: Nashvegas! (2009) Thread

Postby Ekolter on Sat May 30, 2009 7:33 am

STrRedWolf wrote:Any word on getting from the airport to the hotel and back?


From the first page of this thread:

" From June 4 - 7, 2009, it's being hosted at the La Quinta Inn & Suites at Nashville Airport/Opryland with transportation available to and from the airport (Nashville International, BNA). "
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Re: The Official Comic Cookout Six: Nashvegas! (2009) Thread

Postby Americangothic on Sat May 30, 2009 2:36 pm

They told me they would have shuttle service. I will call Monday and double check that with them. If all else fails, we can shuttle in my minivan.

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Re: The Official Comic Cookout Six: Nashvegas! (2009) Thread

Postby STrRedWolf on Tue Jun 02, 2009 2:38 pm

Good to hear. Also got word from the Consumerist is that if you are renting a specialty vehicle (like a 15-passenger bus) to call ahead and confirm the reservation got into the system and that they'll have it.
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SHUTTLE INFO **IMPORTANT***

Postby Americangothic on Tue Jun 02, 2009 5:39 pm

Shuttle info:

They DO have shuttle now. Just call the hotel to get the shuttle to come get you at the airport!!!
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Re: The Official Comic Cookout Six: Nashvegas! (2009) Thread

Postby Rkolter on Tue Jun 02, 2009 6:44 pm

We're packing our nerf guns. Don't forget to pack yours. :D
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Re: SHUTTLE INFO **IMPORTANT***

Postby Dragonmajik on Tue Jun 02, 2009 7:08 pm

Americangothic wrote:Shuttle info:

They DO have shuttle now. Just call the hotel to get the shuttle to come get you at the airport!!!
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Thanks, Aggie! Um... how much advanced notice do they need to come pick us up. Like, do we call when we get there, or call tomorrow to let them know when we're suppose to land?

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Shuttle info

Postby Americangothic on Wed Jun 03, 2009 10:49 am

You need to call when you get to the airport and arrive. If you call and tell them your flight schedule, that wont account for any delays or anything like that.

Once at Nashville airport, collect your luggage to make sure you have all of it (I went to Amsterdam only to find my luggage wasn't arriving until the next day....*sigh*) then call. You can sit outside on the benches and wait for the shuttle. They are only about 15 minutes drive away, so it shouldn't take long for them to show up.

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Re: The Official Comic Cookout Six: Nashvegas! (2009) Thread

Postby Dragonkingdoms on Wed Jun 03, 2009 7:42 pm

There will be some sort of shelter at the benches, right? Because it's supposed to be a chilly (for me this time of year) 72 degrees and raining in Nashville tomorrow afternoon when I arrive. I suppose I could buy an umbrella at a gift shop, though.
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Re: The Official Comic Cookout Six: Nashvegas! (2009) Thread

Postby Americangothic on Wed Jun 03, 2009 8:56 pm

DragonKingdoms:

It is completely covered and dry.

We (Reinder and I) will be at the hotel some time in the afternoon. My cell number is 931-349-2292 for anyone who needs assistance.

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Re: The Official Comic Cookout Six: Nashvegas! (2009) Thread

Postby Cortland on Thu Jun 04, 2009 9:39 am

Vivian and I are here, and not entirely sure if we're the first ones to arrive or not. We checked into the hotel and are waiting for some cool people to show up before we go to lunch.
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Re: The Official Comic Cookout Six: Nashvegas! (2009) Thread

Postby Fading Aura on Thu Jun 04, 2009 9:58 am

Probably so, Cortland. Aggie, Reinder, Lia and I are still getting things together - loading the van, etc. We should be there later this afternoon, before or around 5 PM or so if everything goes smoothly.
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Re: The Official Comic Cookout Six: Nashvegas! (2009) Thread

Postby Rkolter on Thu Jun 04, 2009 11:33 am

The Kolters have arrived, and we are in room #511.

I'm told others have arrived as well, and that all our rooms are close to each other.
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Re: The Official Comic Cookout Six: Nashvegas! (2009) Thread

Postby Americangothic on Thu Jun 04, 2009 1:56 pm

it's almost 5 pm-- this is what's going on so far:

Room 519 Aggie/Reinder
Room 511 Kolter family
Room 517 Lia, Silent B
Room 520 Aura, Hogan Dave
Room 522 Cortland and Vivian

After 6 pm we are going to the Opry Mills mall, gonna hit the food court for cheap dinner, shopping etc. Tomorrow will likely be hitting Nashville for the sights. I already have the key for the meeting room and tomorrow I will be going home for a little bit to pick up my large screen television and feed my farm animals (I have goats and chickens to be checked up on). Cortland and Vivian want to head out and see the sights of Nashville, and I have suggested a lunch at the Sitar Hindu restaurant for their week day lunch buffet.

There is a sign up sheet on my hotel room door to tell us all what room you are in. It also has my cell phone number listed on there again if you need it.

YAY THE PARTY IS STARTING!!!

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SHUTTLE UPDATE

Postby Americangothic on Thu Jun 04, 2009 7:20 pm

Shuttle UPDATE:

When you call for the shuttle, please say the name of the party who has RENTED/RESERVED THE ROOM. They will only send a shuttle if you are able to prove you have reserved a room.
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