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Dragon Con Newbie 2014 Activities

Dragon Con Newbie 2014 Activities
« on: July 30, 2014, 12:50:50 PM »
Hey everyone,

Our Dragon Con Newbie group is very excited to be officially working with the con this year and we are putting on three events that will be listed in the con program/app.  Everyone is invited to attend any of these events.

http://www.dragonconnewbies.org


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Newbie Walking Tour
Thursday 5pm-6pm  Marriott A601-A602 (Atrium level)  *

Want to know the best way to get from one hotel to another? Need to learn where the food court is? If so, come on this walking tour and find out!

https://www.facebook.com/events/333619500125873/

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Newbies Meet and Greet
Thursday 6pm - 8pm Marriott A601-A602 (Atrium level)  *

Meet fellow first time con attendees and many long time attendees in a casual setting. Ask questions and learn about the awesomeness that is DragonCon.

https://www.facebook.com/events/925414694141367/

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Dragon Con 101
Friday 10am - noon  Hyatt Regency V (Ballroom level) *

Connect with fellow newbies and get helpful advice/tips from several long time con attendees so you get the most out of your Dragon Con experience.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1505297926370970/

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* As with all things Dragon Con the date, time and location are subject to change.


Hope to see some of you there!


Kevin
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Re: Dragon Con Newbie 2014 Activities
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2014, 05:15:14 PM »
+1 Kevin, you rock. 
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Re: Dragon Con Newbie 2014 Activities
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2014, 10:16:36 AM »
+1 Kevin, you rock.

Thank you.  8)

Just paying it forward for all those folks who helped me out in my early years.


Kevin
Community for new and newish Dragon Con attendees
http://www.dragonconnewbies.org

Tuning In To Scifi TV podcast (covering all genre TV shows)
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Re: Dragon Con Newbie 2014 Activities
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2014, 11:22:20 AM »
I gave you a Plus-1 as well, Kevin.

Every year you put 110% to helping out!

Stand-up Dude you are!

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Re: Dragon Con Newbie 2014 Activities
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2014, 12:29:43 PM »
I'll give you a plus 1 to you as well plus I sent my friend to the group last night because he gets lost and I told him about the tour.
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Re: Dragon Con Newbie 2014 Activities
« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2014, 12:34:02 PM »
Thanks for all the kind words everyone.   Much appreciated.


Kevin
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http://www.dragonconnewbies.org

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Re: Dragon Con Newbie 2014 Activities
« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2014, 06:43:55 PM »
+1 - Thanks for the info. As a newbie I'll have to check some of it out! lol

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Re: Dragon Con Newbie 2014 Activities
« Reply #7 on: August 04, 2014, 10:33:57 AM »
You are the MAN! Thanks, I

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Re: Dragon Con Newbie 2014 Activities
« Reply #8 on: August 04, 2014, 11:35:42 AM »
out of curiosity, generally what does the walking tour cover? I was thinking of walking the hotels anyway but this might be an even better plan!

Re: Dragon Con Newbie 2014 Activities
« Reply #9 on: August 04, 2014, 12:43:56 PM »
out of curiosity, generally what does the walking tour cover? I was thinking of walking the hotels anyway but this might be an even better plan!

We will walk between all five official hotels to give folks an idea of which is which and how to get between them.  Using the habit trails and getting an idea on where things are. 

Whether you come on our tour or you do it yourself this is best done on Thursday before things get really crowded.


Take care,

Kevin
Community for new and newish Dragon Con attendees
http://www.dragonconnewbies.org

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http://www.tuningintoscifitv.com

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Re: Dragon Con Newbie 2014 Activities
« Reply #10 on: August 04, 2014, 12:52:54 PM »
out of curiosity, generally what does the walking tour cover? I was thinking of walking the hotels anyway but this might be an even better plan!

We will walk between all five official hotels to give folks an idea of which is which and how to get between them.  Using the habit trails and getting an idea on where things are. 

Whether you come on our tour or you do it yourself this is best done on Thursday before things get really crowded.


Take care,

Kevin

Sounds like a great plan to me.  I'll have to drop in on this. I was absolutely planning Thursday for my walk as well for the same crowding issues.

Re: Dragon Con Newbie 2014 Activities
« Reply #11 on: August 04, 2014, 02:35:52 PM »
For the absolute newbie, do yourself a favor and go on the tour. Dragon Con is huge and can be overwhelming. Getting your bearings is half the battle. Even if this isn't your first time at Dragon Con, you'll still probably learn some new things.

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Re: Dragon Con Newbie 2014 Activities
« Reply #12 on: August 04, 2014, 03:41:05 PM »
For the absolute newbie, do yourself a favor and go on the tour. Dragon Con is huge and can be overwhelming. Getting your bearings is half the battle. Even if this isn't your first time at Dragon Con, you'll still probably learn some new things.

This is my Second year so I'm definitely still a newbie but have a bit of a clue on where things are and how to get around.  I definitely see it as an opportunity to learn a few new things though!

Re: Dragon Con Newbie 2014 Activities
« Reply #13 on: August 06, 2014, 03:29:07 PM »
This is my Second year so I'm definitely still a newbie but have a bit of a clue on where things are and how to get around.  I definitely see it as an opportunity to learn a few new things though!

It took me several years to really learn my way around and to find out about some of the shortcuts, etc.


Kevin
Community for new and newish Dragon Con attendees
http://www.dragonconnewbies.org

Tuning In To Scifi TV podcast (covering all genre TV shows)
http://www.tuningintoscifitv.com

Tales Of The Black Badge - A Wynonna Earp Fan Podcast
http://www.wynonnaearppodcast.com

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Re: Dragon Con Newbie 2014 Activities
« Reply #14 on: August 08, 2014, 01:24:39 AM »
Well that stinks. I won't be able to go on the tour or the noobie 101. I won't be there till Saturday