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Geocoin Fest 2007- A National coin event!

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Looks like someone made that Vegas geocoin coin. Read about it on the cachebug blog site .

The design that was in the now closed thread,, Glenn

 

OPPS edit, this when there was talk about a Vegas event, sorry , just read the first page this is in CA,, :(:sad:

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Quick question about pre-registration:

If we are shooting for Mega status, why only 250 registration packs! With plenty of time before the event, why not make that all the people who register in the first, say, 10 days, gets a pack. That would give you a good count.

Looking great though, keep up the good work!!!

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We are really looking forward to this event! I live locally but may even get a hotel room with Mamaloo and stay the entire time...

 

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Quick question about pre-registration:

If we are shooting for Mega status, why only 250 registration packs! With plenty of time before the event, why not make that all the people who register in the first, say, 10 days, gets a pack. That would give you a good count.

Looking great though, keep up the good work!!!

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prnt1, we were told that the next event would be listed as MEGA if we had the attendance in the premier event. This is not a MEGA event per say. There is a MEGA event the following day in a nearby town and perhaps that is what you are confused with.

 

The reason for 250 max... because these bags are heavily vendor sponsored.

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Quick question about pre-registration:

If we are shooting for Mega status, why only 250 registration packs! With plenty of time before the event, why not make that all the people who register in the first, say, 10 days, gets a pack. That would give you a good count.

Looking great though, keep up the good work!!!

 

We tried to keep the cost of the goodie bags as low as possible. Sponsors have donated the majority of the goodies you will be getting with the bag. Keep in mind, each bag will contain a T-shirt, 1 of the event only coins, one entry into the coin challenge game, (which will give each entrant a custom coin), a pin, patch, and other stuff I can't remeber right now. That's a lot of stuff for $15!!

 

We need time to get the shirts in, and we don't have enough discretionary money left over to buy extra bags. So, we picked a number that we were confident that we could sell. This is the first year for this event. If we get a good response this year, it will be easier to sell advertising, and get vendor participation next year. Also, it will give us a good idea of how many people will attend.

 

The event itself is open to anyone that cares to attend. We will have many other local cachers that will come for the event, but aren't necessarily in to buying coins. If we end up with 500 people in attendance, we will see if Groundspeak will modify the status of this event. .

 

Pre-registration will only be open for 6 weeks or so. I anticipate a flurry of purchases the first few days, but I'm not really sure we are going to sell out of goodie bags...only time will tell!

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I'll be the guy dropping free coins from a hot air balloon.

 

LOL!

 

Sure hope you can make it. I'd love to finally meet you.

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I just added a map to the event listing. I highlighted all the states that have cachers that are planning to attend. If you are coming, and don't see your state listed, please drop me a line.

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Attendee-ONLY pre-registration for the Goodie Bags is now active. Link is on bottom of pre-registration page.

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Or click Pre-registration

 

Please read the form carefully! And keep in mind:

• The advanced registration goodie bags are only available for pickup at the event

• There is a limit of one (1) bag per attending cacher

• A team can order multiple bags for members who are physically attending (no ordering for the spouse who isn't attending!) :D

• This bag will not be shipped and has to be picked up in-person by the person who ordered it (7 points of valid ID will be required! :P )

 

:D

 

If I come, bring your helmets. I'll be the guy dropping free coins from a hot air balloon.

 

Despite serveral requests (pleas) there won't be a helmet provided in the goodie :D

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Attendee-ONLY pre-registration for the Goodie Bags is now active. Link is on bottom of pre-registration page.

 

Will we get any confirmation other than the Paypal confirmation? Also, what needs to be brought to the event to prove (other than the 7 ID's) we preregistered?

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Attendee-ONLY pre-registration for the Goodie Bags is now active. Link is on bottom of pre-registration page.

 

Will we get any confirmation other than the Paypal confirmation? Also, what needs to be brought to the event to prove (other than the 7 ID's) we preregistered?

 

Check the website forums, aside from a few payments made recently, a list of attendees by geonick is posted.

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• The advanced registration goodie bags are only available for pickup at the event

 

Why does this have to be on the other side of the continent from me? :P

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• The advanced registration goodie bags are only available for pickup at the event

 

Why does this have to be on the other side of the continent from me? :P

Same reason the first couple of GeoWoodstocks were on the wrong side of the continent.

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• The advanced registration goodie bags are only available for pickup at the event

 

Why does this have to be on the other side of the continent from me? :P

Same reason the first couple of GeoWoodstocks were on the wrong side of the continent.

 

Well, leaving 'right' and 'wrong' labels out of it (so geo-situationally subjective!), all I can say is 'thanks for the fantastic frequent flyer program, Alaska Airlines' :D and 'It's an event on the warm side of the continent'! :D

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Pre-registered. I will be there, for those of you who are interested, and I don't seem to.... see.... anyone that... is, so...alrighty then. I just might see you there - and you won't know who I am (hehehe) - so you will just have to be on your best behavior. :mad:

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I might be able to make this one. It depends on some business that I have in California during February, but here's hoping!

 

It would certainly be nice to meet you! Maybe we could even get in some caching together :anitongue:

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I might be able to make this one. It depends on some business that I have in California during February, but here's hoping!

 

It would certainly be nice to meet you! Maybe we could even get in some caching together :anitongue:

 

Cool! I'll be the slightly over-wieght, bearded, middle-aged guy with the GPS in my hand. :laughing:

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...

 

Cool! I'll be the slightly over-wieght, bearded, middle-aged guy with the GPS in my hand. :anitongue:

 

Yeahhhh right! ... Mr. Leno :

 

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I might be able to make this one. It depends on some business that I have in California during February, but here's hoping!

 

I saw your pre-registration come it and I let out a loud woot! Would love to meetcha :anitongue:

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Pre-registered and I'm ready to go. Will work on expanding my geocoin collection to bring on down with me. Glad this event is close (not local) but we will have fun caching a bit in your area of SoCal. Looking forward to meeting folks and trading coin lists, etc. It looks like a lot of fun!!

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I might be able to make this one. It depends on some business that I have in California during February, but here's hoping!

 

No need to mail the Rot 13 coin then. :laughing::rolleyes: I will just add it to the raffle.

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Is there a way to add the link to the event page on the very first post? I keep having to look for the link & have trouble finding it. Thanks.

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Should be there - not pre-registering as I haven't nailed down all the details yet.

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Should be there - not pre-registering as I haven't nailed down all the details yet.

 

You have plenty of time.

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Yeah, it's 90% sure - just working out the details....nobody seems to want me swimming in the same pool as them so it's hard to find a hotel with room :laughing:

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Yeah, it's 90% sure - just working out the details....nobody seems to want me swimming in the same pool as them so it's hard to find a hotel with room :cry:

 

LMAO! :laughing:

I hope it's well chlorinated! :huh:

 

Is there a way to add the link to the event page on the very first post?

 

Not sure how to do that, but you could bookmark both for quick access.

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Is there a way to add the link to the event page on the very first post?

 

Not sure how to do that, but you could bookmark both for quick access.

 

Or add the event cache page to your watchlist. It's linked from there too I believe. Once 24-hours has past, posts can only be edited by a moderator.

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I'm hearing a lot of buzz about various people bringing their coins to sell at the event (other than the known vendors), just curious as to how many people will have their coins with them for sale? Sounds like it may get to be a shopping spree for coin collectors!

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I'm hearing a lot of buzz about various people bringing their coins to sell at the event (other than the known vendors), just curious as to how many people will have their coins with them for sale? Sounds like it may get to be a shopping spree for coin collectors!

 

Yes, I saw this as well in another thread...

 

As a commitment to our sponsors, nobody will get a table to sell their coins unless they pay for sponsorship. The paid sponsors will each have their own tables to display their product, and do some general schmoozing. :unsure:

 

That being said, we have also told our sponsors that we do not have the means, nor the desire to police the event for people selling their own coins.

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I'm hearing a lot of buzz about various people bringing their coins to sell at the event (other than the known vendors), just curious as to how many people will have their coins with them for sale? Sounds like it may get to be a shopping spree for coin collectors!

 

I'm looking to trade not buy.

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I'm hearing a lot of buzz about various people bringing their coins to sell at the event (other than the known vendors), just curious as to how many people will have their coins with them for sale? Sounds like it may get to be a shopping spree for coin collectors!

 

I'm looking to trade not buy.

 

This was my hope as well. Though not having my own personal coin probably means buying more than trading.

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I'm hearing a lot of buzz about various people bringing their coins to sell at the event (other than the known vendors), just curious as to how many people will have their coins with them for sale? Sounds like it may get to be a shopping spree for coin collectors!

 

I'm looking to trade not buy.

 

This was my hope as well. Though not having my own personal coin probably means buying more than trading.

 

Maybe not...

 

I just saw a thread today that if you bought 10 or more coins, the price was under $5. I'd bet that if you bought 10 of those, you would find some trades at the event!

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I'll have my 2007 personal for trades. I don't sell my personals. There will be pleanty of trading, buying and selling at GeocoinFest.

 

To add to what C4 said, individuals can sell a single coin edition at the event since there is no way to police that kind of activity. However, if an attendee comes and tries to sell multiple types of coins, they will be asked to pay for a vendor table or be shut down from selling.

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Anyone from Oregon attending?

 

Heh Avroair... can you tell me how many coins are going to be in the 'guess the number of coins' contest :cry:

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Sure it's..........doh! :cry::cry:

 

Nearly got me! I shall never tell! NEVER! :cry: :cry:

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Ok cachers, make sure to bring your hard hats...coins may be falling from the sky!

 

This picture was sent to me by a reliable source...

 

This was taken as this contraption slowly made it's way westward. ETA to the west coast, sometime in mid to late February!

 

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Sure it's..........doh! :(:)

 

Nearly got me! I shall never tell! NEVER! :mad::(

Not even after the contest? That doesn't seem fair! No one can win, Avroair isn't going to tell us how many coins are in there! :)

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Just an update to let you know, we still have 130 goodie bags left for-sale.

 

We won't produce what isn't pre-sold, so if you want a bag, make sure you register for one.

 

At $15, for a T-Shirt, 2 coins, a nice bag, and other goodies, it's a down-right bargain!

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Might sound crazy, but is there a way to sign up for more than one goodie bag?

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Anyone from Oregon attending?

 

 

I'm seriously considering it...almost have the wife (LitLens) talked into going. It will be our 30th Anniversary on that day.

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Anyone from Oregon attending?

 

 

I'm seriously considering it...almost have the wife (LitLens) talked into going. It will be our 30th Anniversary on that day.

 

Oh gosh, that would be a cool celebration. I really hope you can come. I would love to meet you!!

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I'd LOVE to go to this event but I don't have the $$ to go :wub::D:P:)

 

That's easily solved. Mint a personal coin and sell it between now and then!

 

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124 bags left now.

 

Attendee list and bag count are updated every morning on the GF forum :wub:

Edited by AtlantaGal

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