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2000 AD => Suggestions => : matty_ae 14 June, 2021, 11:05:04 PM

: Could we have a 2000AD 45th Anniversary bash?
: matty_ae 14 June, 2021, 11:05:04 PM
I know this is highly unlikely to be near the top of anyone's agenda
But is there a way to put on a 45th bash maybe by bringing in a partner company (who may run an existing type of convention)

My thinking is that it really did seem to bring old reader's back in to the fold.
And frankly the 50th seems such a long way.

I know it's a 'no' but maybe with a partner who was willing to take it on?
: Re: Could we have a 2000AD 45th Anniversary bash?
: Buttonman 14 June, 2021, 11:33:14 PM
I think the 40th sold out and the hotel and bar did a great trade too. Demand is there from the punters - wonder if Tharg has the appetite? If it sways him one way or the other, I'm in!
: Re: Could we have a 2000AD 45th Anniversary bash?
: Colin YNWA 15 June, 2021, 06:10:09 AM
I had a fantastic time at the 40th - in part due to many of the fine folks here - and would love to see another such event. You get the impression it was a lot of effort for not much (if any return) but if there was any possibility I'd be right up for it.
: Re: Could we have a 2000AD 45th Anniversary bash?
: Jim_Campbell 15 June, 2021, 07:38:34 AM
But is there a way to put on a 45th bash maybe by bringing in a partner company (who may run an existing type of convention)

I think I just heard MOLCH-R's stress circuits burn out from here.  ;)
: Re: Could we have a 2000AD 45th Anniversary bash?
: Link Prime 15 June, 2021, 11:21:27 AM
would love to see another such event.

The 40th event was literal lightning in a bottle - I cannot see it being replicated in future years due to the absence of creators and fans we have since lost, and those we could possibly lose before the 50th.

 
: Re: Could we have a 2000AD 45th Anniversary bash?
: Barrington Boots 15 June, 2021, 11:40:28 AM
Maybe for the 45th we could just all meet in a park with a bag of cans and a picnic.
: Re: Could we have a 2000AD 45th Anniversary bash?
: Link Prime 15 June, 2021, 11:46:35 AM
Maybe for the 45th we could just all meet in a park with a bag of cans and a picnic.

Now yer talking.
: Re: Could we have a 2000AD 45th Anniversary bash?
: Tjm86 15 June, 2021, 03:52:43 PM
Maybe for the 45th we could just all meet in a park with a bag of cans and a picnic.

Would it be okay if I brought a Toffee Crisp?
: Re: Could we have a 2000AD 45th Anniversary bash?
: Barrington Boots 15 June, 2021, 04:54:09 PM
Would it be okay if I brought a Toffee Crisp?

Are you going to bring one for everybody?
: Re: Could we have a 2000AD 45th Anniversary bash?
: Tjm86 15 June, 2021, 08:57:16 PM
Well, considering that somebody somewhere is eating one ...
: Re: Could we have a 2000AD 45th Anniversary bash?
: Large48 16 June, 2021, 08:37:41 AM
I'm fighting with Mint Aero Block.....
: Re: Could we have a 2000AD 45th Anniversary bash?
: matty_ae 16 June, 2021, 02:47:54 PM


The 40th event was literal lightning in a bottle - I cannot see it being replicated in future years due to the absence of creators and fans we have since lost, and those we could possibly lose before the 50th.
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I'd be willing to have a 45th with Kev O'Neil and Brian Bolland in attendance. They were obvious omissions. I agree 6 years is along time so I'd accept an event at an earlier year even if the centenary wasnt as prestigious...
: Re: Could we have a 2000AD 45th Anniversary bash?
: Link Prime 17 June, 2021, 09:30:05 AM
Would it be okay if I brought a Toffee Crisp?

Are you going to bring one for everybody?

A Hershey might be welcome.

<Cough>
: Re: Could we have a 2000AD 45th Anniversary bash?
: Proudhuff 21 July, 2021, 12:58:13 PM
Even a series of signings around the countries, not just in that place Italy beat. :lol:
: Re: Could we have a 2000AD 45th Anniversary bash?
: GordonR 21 July, 2021, 01:17:49 PM
Even a series of signings around the countries, not just in that place Italy beat. :lol:

Because the record for attendance at 2000AD events outside of London isn’t generally terrible?
: Re: Could we have a 2000AD 45th Anniversary bash?
: Proudhuff 28 July, 2021, 01:35:57 PM
You get one dizzy....