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The stars are against me... no Dragon*Con for me this year?

Offline Trathor

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The stars are against me... no Dragon*Con for me this year?
« on: August 05, 2009, 11:30:22 AM »
I hate to say there is a growing chance I will have to miss Dragon*Con this year... after almost a year, someone has finally offered to buy our house in Memphis, and the closing date is September 3rd... and likely I will have to move from the old house to the new house over Labor Day weekend... I can't describe how bummed I am that I may miss Dragon*Con this year and not get to meet many of you.  I'll still try to make it if I can swing it, but right now it's not looking good. 
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Re: The stars are against me... no Dragon*Con for me this year?
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2009, 12:15:25 PM »
Ouch, that really sucks, but at the same time that's great news that someone is buying your house!
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Re: The stars are against me... no Dragon*Con for me this year?
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2009, 12:27:49 PM »
Yeah, thanks.  It's been really frustrating trying to sell this house. 
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Re: The stars are against me... no Dragon*Con for me this year?
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2009, 12:52:51 PM »


Grats on someone buying the house!  In this economy, that's awesome.

Is there anyway to change the closing date?  I reckon that date was chosen so they can move over the weekend, but doesn't hurt to ask.

Re: The stars are against me... no Dragon*Con for me this year?
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2009, 12:53:44 PM »
Wow...this sounds like the classic "Good news...bad news" scenario.

I wouldn't want to jinx the sale or anything like that but maybe the bank will find a minor clerical error on some paperwork and need to move the closing to a later date.  That way you still get the sale but you don't miss the con.  ;)


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Re: The stars are against me... no Dragon*Con for me this year?
« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2009, 03:13:20 PM »
Wait...our Site Administrator/Forum Founder and leader cannot make it to Dragon*Con?!?

Congrats on the sale of the house, but-(and you know there was going to be one coming from me)-I see a revolt shaping up.

Take me as an example:

I've got something important to do around the same time of the *Con-I don't rember what it is-so A.D.D activate!

See?

Re: The stars are against me... no Dragon*Con for me this year?
« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2009, 11:14:25 AM »
closing date is the 3rd.  With a little planning, pack up and move out in one day :)  Okay unless you have to travel many miles to the new home.  Unpack truck and next day head to DCon.  Unpacking will still be there when the weekend is over.

This is of course from someone who has rented for years and has had to move out and in on the same day.  :)

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Re: The stars are against me... no Dragon*Con for me this year?
« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2009, 09:22:08 PM »
Damn. Now we're going to have to drink all the booze we have already packed for you.  :P

Congrats on selling the house. :)
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