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Re: PagodaFest Chicago 2023
« Reply #75 on: March 11, 2023, 01:33:14 »
i"ve heard that.  I'll figure it out.  meanwhile, don't wait on the rooms.  Just CUT AND PASTE THE LINK INTO YOUR BROWSER.  THAT WORKS FOR SURE.

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It does, but for some reason defaults to departure on Monday, not Sunday.
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Re: PagodaFest Chicago 2023
« Reply #76 on: March 11, 2023, 02:24:41 »
Yes, those are just the blocked days.  Just change the departure date to Sunday.

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Re: PagodaFest Chicago 2023
« Reply #77 on: March 13, 2023, 19:34:30 »
The Hotel just added another 30 rooms to our block for the $170 for Thursday night, because had had sold them out.  Mostly Double queens. They added more for Sunday too.

We had a bunch of registrations this weekend.  Please check the dates and register as soon as you can.  This gives us better visibility for the events.

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Re: PagodaFest Chicago 2023
« Reply #78 on: March 14, 2023, 13:43:25 »
We are almost 25% subscribed for attendees after 2 days of Registration.  Please don't get left out. this will be fun.  Capacity is limited to 125 due to Restaurants.  I suppose we could just order Subway or Pizza....

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Re: PagodaFest Chicago 2023
« Reply #79 on: March 16, 2023, 18:43:54 »
Mike
Made my Hotel reservation.
Now What ?
Totally confusing.
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Re: PagodaFest Chicago 2023
« Reply #80 on: March 16, 2023, 19:18:54 »
Maybe it’s just me, but I don’t see anything even the least bit confusing here.

Go back down to Mike Mizesko’s first post and he has two links. The first link is for the Event Brite page. Read the posting, and it tells you how to get into the Event Brite page; that is to register for Pagodafest. if you want to come to Pagodafest, you must be a full member and you must register—very simple.

The second link is for the hotel. That is to reserve a room at the hotel. Reserving a hotel room, and attending the event are two completely separate and distinct items. Go to that link, or call the hotel directly to make a room reservation. A room reservation will not register you for the event. All it does is reserve a room at the hotel…

So, unless you are local to the Chicago area and staying in your own home, you will probably need to make two separate registrations. One for a hotel room, and one for the event itself.
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Re: PagodaFest Chicago 2023
« Reply #81 on: March 16, 2023, 21:51:27 »
Well, the first confusing thing is that this thread isn't closed and a new one started with the convention information in the first post instead of having to search for it through old posts in a thus far 4 page thread.
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Re: PagodaFest Chicago 2023
« Reply #82 on: March 17, 2023, 01:38:30 »
I'm not 100% sure I can attend but have booked a room just in case for the moment.  Does anyone know what the "everbrite" charge is?  I only ask because it says that their cost is not refundable but I don't know how much of the registration cost that is. 
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Re: PagodaFest Chicago 2023
« Reply #83 on: March 17, 2023, 11:50:42 »
Jordan,

$32 per ticket....  I Know.

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Re: PagodaFest Chicago 2023
« Reply #84 on: March 17, 2023, 11:53:15 »
John,  I'm not sure how to close this topic as it is above my paygrade. 

But we just linked the thread to an email to 1500 full members, so think it WAS a good idea until then.

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Re: PagodaFest Chicago 2023
« Reply #85 on: March 17, 2023, 13:41:57 »
I just registered myself but I didn’t see anything for spouses. Is there a spouse program and separate rate or are the spouses the same $435?

Thanks for everything!
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Re: PagodaFest Chicago 2023
« Reply #86 on: March 17, 2023, 16:01:59 »
John,

Since much of the pricing is for food and drinks, it applies to both members and spouses individually.  We do have a "clean" comic for Friday Night.

Not sure of your route, but maybe we can caravan and meet you in Toledo area.

We don't have the spouse thing set up yet, but were thinking of a Frank Lloyd Wright tour of his studio and maybe the Robie House. About 20 mins away, but parking is on-street and difficult.   maybe a bus or Ubering?  We are trying to stay out of downtown with our pricey cars.  Reports of carjacking in the city makes us nervous.

Can't wait to see your new color.

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Re: PagodaFest Chicago 2023
« Reply #87 on: March 17, 2023, 16:05:03 »
FYI, we are at about 50% of capacity for PagodaFest Chicago.  Don't wait too long.

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Re: PagodaFest Chicago 2023
« Reply #88 on: March 17, 2023, 16:33:05 »
25 Pagodas already. A bunch of folks from both coasts and Europe as well as Australia.

There has be a ton in the Chicagoland area. 

This will be a gas.  Premium, of course.

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Re: PagodaFest Chicago 2023
« Reply #89 on: March 17, 2023, 18:38:13 »
Not sure of your route, but maybe we can caravan and meet you in Toledo area.
I won't be in a Pagoda, but I'm up for the caravan (convoy).
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Re: PagodaFest Chicago 2023
« Reply #90 on: March 18, 2023, 02:53:43 »
John,

Since much of the pricing is for food and drinks, it applies to both members and spouses individually.  We do have a "clean" comic for Friday Night.

Not sure of your route, but maybe we can caravan and meet you in Toledo area.

We don't have the spouse thing set up yet, but were thinking of a Frank Lloyd Wright tour of his studio and maybe the Robie House. About 20 mins away, but parking is on-street and difficult.   maybe a bus or Ubering?  We are trying to stay out of downtown with our pricey cars.  Reports of carjacking in the city makes us nervous.

Can't wait to see your new color.

Mike

Thanks Mike. The cost makes sense. Not sure if I will have enough miles on my car to trust driving it that far yet or just trailering it. Really looking forward to seeing you and everyone else there!

John.
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Re: PagodaFest Chicago 2023
« Reply #91 on: March 18, 2023, 22:56:32 »
Hi all,

Approaching wits end here: Yes, does seem simple, but access to the process is denied me at the very portal, which is to say neither the password given for this event's registration (referencing Paul, the guy who first envisioned it with a conventionally shaped top) nor my own Eventbrite registration password work to provide entrance into the process, though I have been allowed into the hotel's registration site.  What am I missing, please?

TIA,
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Re: PagodaFest Chicago 2023
« Reply #92 on: March 18, 2023, 23:01:58 »
Hi all,

Approaching wits end here: Yes, does seem simple, but access to the process is denied me at the very portal, which is to say neither the password given for this event's registration (referencing Paul, the guy who first envisioned it with a conventionally shaped top) nor my own Eventbrite registration password work to provide entrance into the process, though I have been allowed into the hotel's registration site.  What am I missing, please?

TIA,
Denny

I'm thinking it may be the exclamation mark at the end of the password.
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Re: PagodaFest Chicago 2023
« Reply #93 on: March 18, 2023, 23:14:43 »
Denny, exclamation mark is part of the password, try ut again.

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Re: PagodaFest Chicago 2023
« Reply #94 on: March 19, 2023, 00:18:19 »
Thanks guys,

I've been putting it in the middle between letters and numerals.  Will go now to pound out a few more tries.

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Re: PagodaFest Chicago 2023
« Reply #95 on: March 19, 2023, 00:44:16 »
Yep, you called it; slicked thru, first try when proper sequence employed.  Thanks much for my timely rescue.

Not completely without relevance: i have an appointment on Tuesday to initiate cataract correction procedures.

Cheers,

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Re: PagodaFest Chicago 2023
« Reply #96 on: March 19, 2023, 23:46:41 »
We're into the 70+ zone on attendees.  30+ Pagoda's.  Don't delay too long.  We'll do another email blast in a couple of weeks which may put us at capacity.

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Re: PagodaFest Chicago 2023
« Reply #97 on: March 22, 2023, 21:05:45 »
We'll be over 80 attendees tonight.  45 spots left.  fyi.

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Re: PagodaFest Chicago 2023
« Reply #98 on: March 30, 2023, 08:28:37 »
When you use the hotel link it says there is no availability left. I'm sure that's just an error because that would mean 45/125 people are left without accommodations. How do we go about booking a room? Thank you.
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Re: PagodaFest Chicago 2023
« Reply #99 on: March 30, 2023, 17:44:13 »
« Reply #98 on: Today at 03:28:37 »

Vander,  are you not sleeping?   :P
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