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    Something to keep in mind, this isn't a prison,...

    Something to keep in mind, this isn't a prison, you don't need to keep the peace through intimidation and yelling. People are either working for the con or have paid to be there, treat them with...
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    It wont matter when people sign up, if they dont...

    It wont matter when people sign up, if they dont have their character down well enough, they are bad at improvisation and timing, and are just flat out not entertaining, you could have them sign up 3...
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    I make masks. Maybe next year for the masquerade...

    I make masks. Maybe next year for the masquerade I can set up a small table outside and sell masks to those that don't have them or want to get one specially designed at the event?
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    Considering how many cons now have a huge influx...

    Considering how many cons now have a huge influx of Steampunk in them, to include steampunk guests (though I love my brothers in the Airship Isabella), you really can't say any con is purely 100%...
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    Correct me if I'm wrong, but wouldn't free badges...

    Correct me if I'm wrong, but wouldn't free badges to the con count as "payment"?
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    I know some cons have you print a pre-reg...

    I know some cons have you print a pre-reg receipt, and have a barcode to scan. They scan the barcode when you get to the front, if everything checks out fine (which is automated) then it marks that...
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    I will say this, a good majority of people will...

    I will say this, a good majority of people will respond to security/safety just by being asked. There's no need to be forceful and not only making it acceptable, but stressing that it is to others,...
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    Aaaaand on that note, you see why we really...

    Aaaaand on that note, you see why we really question the rate of our "security". Seriously, we get that things need to be maintained, but...if you're actually defending the over-the-top actions that...
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    That may be fine for YOUR event or the events...

    That may be fine for YOUR event or the events following in that room, but in a panel heavy con, especially one that has really popular events like Anime Dating Game (a cosplay heavy event), that get...
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    It is the first year, but we didn't just go over...

    It is the first year, but we didn't just go over by a few minutes, we went over by almost an hour. I do believe we not only started late, but the halftime took forever, and so did getting everyone...
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    You know what, having a room set aside with an...

    You know what, having a room set aside with an area to rest, relax, cool down, and so on...that wouldn't be a bad idea. Somewhere small but centralized. It wouldn't be an area to spend all day, but...
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    No more dancing groups. Please. I have never...

    No more dancing groups. Please. I have never seen any group in any way entertain a crowd, no matter how good or bad it was. Hell, if I have to, I'll get up there with my acoustic and do a...
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    If you have legs and you can move, you are not a...

    If you have legs and you can move, you are not a fire hazard. This reasoning is so overdone. If it was an extremely large group of people blocking exitways with things that would be difficult to...
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    Something else to argue is that while the...

    Something else to argue is that while the original room in comparison to the inside area last year is bigger...we also had a large patio last year, where people could go to converse. I actually...
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    Also, there needs to be a clear separation of...

    Also, there needs to be a clear separation of where dancing will occur and where socializing will occur. There wasn't, and it made the room a straight up cluster. It was difficult to navigate at...
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    Hey, I ran the Cosplay Chess panel...who told you...

    Hey, I ran the Cosplay Chess panel...who told you this? The green shirts? I'm highly doubting it was my team but if it was someone at the door I'll make sure that doesn't happen again. You're not...
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    I'll answer a few questions and explain some...

    I'll answer a few questions and explain some things to help put people at ease. Quick FAQ here. Feel free to ask questions and I'll answer them as best as I can.


    A: Bias seems easy with...
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    So, yes, I am running it this year! I will be...

    So, yes, I am running it this year! I will be posting new rules (those shown are for last year, we run it a little differently) soon enough. Let me just give a little info really quick.

    1) We...
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