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where (some of) our money goes

Offline Charismaryllis

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Re: where (some of) our money goes
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2016, 09:03:27 PM »
I saw this article a few weeks ago and found it to be very interesting.  It has been said that DragonCon doesn't pay it's guests an attendance fee, so that may be a reason some media guests, eg the Walking Dead folks from a couple of years ago, spend more time at the signing booths than the panels.  That is not "chump change" we are talking about, I mean bags full of twenties?
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Re: where (some of) our money goes
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2016, 01:34:23 PM »
I saw that article previously and thought it was a much higher amount, but totally puts into perspective why some like Norman Reedus basically live on the con circuit. I remember before Walking Dead when he barely cost $30 for a professional photo op at DragonCon  :P

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Re: where (some of) our money goes
« Reply #3 on: October 20, 2016, 09:23:23 AM »
i don't do the autograph thing, but i must admit reading this makes me feel a little.... slimy. :P
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Offline ryansox

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Re: where (some of) our money goes
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2016, 08:19:55 PM »
I love getting photo ops done and autographs. I hate how damn expensive it is. They are making bank off of us.