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Hey all! Time for the 2018 ReaperCon Forumite Bingo! So, those of you who were on the cards last year, or got a card last year know how the game works, so you can skip the next paragraph.

 

What is Forumite Bingo? It's a convention game I came up that is generally well received so I will do it again this year. The game is just like what a bingo game would be, but rather than calling out numbers to fill your card, you must go around and introduce yourself to members of the forum who are on your card. Say hi to them, and you can cross their box off. Once you've made "bingo", return to me for your Bingo ribbon. Blackout isn't required, but several people did it for the grins. And there's nothing to 'prove' you met those who you have said you have, just the honor system. You only punish yourself by cheating yourself out of meeting wonderful people.

 

Last year there were more volunteers than spaces, so not every one was on every card, and hopefully there will be enough volunteers again this year. It made for a good variety. So, this thread is not for signing up to receive a card to play. This is a signup for people who are willing to be on a card. The cards will be freely handed out at the convention. Just come find me, and potentially my wife who may have my materials. Be aware, volunteering to be on the card will mean that complete strangers will be coming up to meet you, and they may not be actually signed up and be on this forum. That happened more often than I thought it would last year. If that makes you uncomfortable, then reconsider volunteering.

 

So, the ground rules:

 

  1. I exclude the Reaper peeps since they are all pretty accessible. The game's purpose is to meet the less visible and vocal forum members. I will continue that. Sorry peeps, we love ya, but I feel that's best.
  2. The free square in the middle will be me, since everybody has to meet me to get the card it seems the fairest way.
  3. You must be going to ReaperCon to be on the card please! And if possible, the full Thursday to Saturday at least. It's unfair to those whose card you are on if you don't show, or are a Saturday only person. I will not exclude you if you are a Saturday only (or similar) limited attendee. However, people who have you on their cards will get to cross you off without meeting you if you aren't there when they need you for bingo.
  4. By replying with the information below, you are giving your permission to use the picture provided and your name provided, and to be inundated with people introducing themselves to you.
  5. Once I've printed the cards (much closer to the con than I want), they are set in stone. I can't remove people from the cards, and they're a bit pricey to just toss. Plans change, life happens, and if you become a no-show, you simply become a gimme square and are crossed off automatically by those who need your square. It already happened once and well, it will probably happen again. We'll just roll along in those cases.
  6. Signups will be open from now until August 15th. That gives me a mere two weeks to randomize the cards and have them printed on card stock. I'll get a mod to lock this thread on that date, and once the thread is locked, no more volunteers will be accepted.
  7. One does not need to be very active on these forums to be on the card, but it helps people to recognize you. But I will not turn away anybody that isn't very active if they really want to be on the card.
  8. If there's a question about any of these numbered questions, please quote the text since the numbering is automatic and I can't control it if there's an insertion.
  9. I will update these rules as questions and issues come up.

 

All ready to sign up? Good! Here's what you need to do. Reply to this thread with:

  1. The name you want to use. I prefer your forum handle, so people might have some idea of who you are. They can always write your real name across the square as a way of crossing you off, but it's up to you what name to have on the card.
  2. What picture you wish to use for your square. Again, I prefer your forum picture, but if you are someone who changes it often, I might grab one that isn't current so having you explicitly give me one helps.
  3. What days you will be at ReaperCon. I'll put the days you won't be there on the square, and this will help us know if your are there that day or not. I'm only using Thursday thru Sunday, with Wednesday as a simple bonus day.

 

This is optional, but if you could also send a recent picture of your actual self via PM to me, I'd appreciate it. Something like a full on face shot, without costume. I plan to have a "cheat sheet" of sorts to help myself remember who is who. This way I can help direct people to those members they're still needing to collect. My brain isn't wired to put names to faces easily, and being tired from the Con won't help that. So, having something I can use to point the way will help. Again, this is optional.

 

I think that's it for now. See you all in a month!

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6 minutes ago, Pegazus said:

 Sorry peeps, we love ya, but I feel that's best.

 

Signups will be open from now until August 15th. That gives me a mere two weeks to randomize the cards and have them printed on card stock. I'll get a mod to lock this thread on that date, and once the thread is locked, no more volunteers will be accepted.

It's really for the best, I understand.

 

Regarding locking thread: I have set up the auto-lock feature for you so at the stated time, your thread will automatically lock. No need to hunt down a Mod to do it for you.  

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1. Guindyloo

2. I have no intention of changing my forum pic, so it’s good to go. 

3. Wednesday through Sunday. 

 

I’ll pm you a pic of me and Buglips, I’m sure he’ll sign up as well. Thanks for doing this again. ^_^

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1 hour ago, ladystorm said:

It's really for the best, I understand.

 

Regarding locking thread: I have set up the auto-lock feature for you so at the stated time, your thread will automatically lock. No need to hunt down a Mod to do it for you.  

 

Thanks. Will it lock on the 15th (12:01am), or once it becomes the 16th?

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I'm in! 

 

Forum name

I'll send you the pic (I want to use the purple cat hat one I used last year) 

Wednesday - Sunday

 

Huzzah! 

--OneBoot :D 

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Forum name and picture. Wednesday through Sunday. If you have more participants than squares, I can be a filler or replaced. :)

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12 minutes ago, OneBoot said:

I'm in! 

 

Forum name

I'll send you the pic (I want to use the purple cat hat one I used last year) 

Wednesday - Sunday

 

Huzzah! 

--OneBoot :D 

 

I have the picture from last year, so I'll use that.

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What the heck, count me in again.

 

haldir

forum pic

Weds thru Sund

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Count me in please::):

 

Green Eyed Monster

My Avatar

Wednesday all the way through Sunday. [Hearing disability permitting]

 

At least one day I will be looking very much like my Avatar but with a beard. [probably Friday]

I'll have very long pointy ears every day.

GEM

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7 hours ago, Tripleh5133 said:

Sign me up.

 

Forum name

Forum pic

I'll be there the entire con.

ditto....

 

Not that it is gonna be hard for peeps to find me on one day....

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