Tag Archives: Conventions

Didn’t See That Coming

In the immortal words of Bender: We’re boned. It’s official: Robo-Con has gone virtual. There’s even a virtual con package so you can get the BotCon exclusives without a lot of worry. I pretty much expected this. There really was … Continue reading

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Postponed

Totally. Last weekend was supposed to be Pete’s Robo-Con but it’s been moved to July because of the pandemic. Now, I took the time off thinking that Prime and I would take a brief road trip and go, but that … Continue reading

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Seven Quick Takes Friday: Staycation Edition

1) Current mood: 2) As always: This is your weekly reminder that #FacebookIsTrash, as well as filled to capacity with racists. 3) Thought for the week: Racism hasn’t changed. It’s just being caught on camera regularly now. 4) The current … Continue reading

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Buzzing

First off, let me wish a happy birthday to none other than Dan Gilvezan, the voice of Bumblebee in the original Transformers series. This was probably the most Bumblebee image I could find on the internet, so it seemed fitting. … Continue reading

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That Old Familiar Feeling

On Friday, I went in to work a bit early; we’ve been dealing with severely cold weather and dangerous wind chills. Rather than risk me getting frostbite, Prime took me in at noon, giving me a chance to shop. I … Continue reading

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Morning Coffee: Cup Thirty-Two

Current cup: McDonald’s chocolate chip McFrappe. I’m not blogging at home right now. It’s time for another Morning Coffee post, where I toss up some letters and see what falls. Enjoy!

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HasConned

Prime and I just got some news from our friend, DA this morning and it isn’t good. Now, supposedly, the limits on the show exclusives were two a day. About that… That’s been changed. The limits are now two per show. I’m … Continue reading

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A Minor HasCon Update: Now with Slight Controversy

There’s been another slight update with HasCon: there have been a few more vendors added but none of them really sell toys. There’s also a brand new bonus, if you get the VIP ticket, you’ll get a $100 gift card … Continue reading

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So This Happened

It was announced at the 2016 GI Joe convention that JoeCon and the GI Joe Collectors Club will continue until 2018. The news was greeted with a cheer so loud that it could be heard from the panel room and … Continue reading

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Things I Learned Attending BotCon

Part one of who knows how many at this point. -Wally Burr learned how to boat in Wisconsin. No joke. (2013) -The Dobson brothers are cool (2005) -Come for the convention, stay for the friends. (1999) -Peter Cullen thought it … Continue reading

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