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DFW MACNA 2012

Postby DFWMAS BOD on Sun Sep 11, 2011 1:43 pm

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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby DFWMAS BOD on Sun Sep 11, 2011 1:46 pm

Member's to get a special rate to be announced later this week.
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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby bimmerzs on Sun Sep 11, 2011 4:26 pm

How awesome would it be if they could recast our famous Melev in there in place of the guy who drives up!!!! Can't wait to get my ticket. [smilie=smile.gif]

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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby steelcaveman on Sun Sep 11, 2011 8:50 pm

Now I have a great reason to re-new my membership!
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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby fawnda10 on Mon Sep 12, 2011 9:35 am

It says register by the 12th for the $85 price and today is the 12th, but all I see is $200 and up.......was Sunday the last day for that price and that means by the 12th it will go up? I was thinking I had until Monday to decide :/
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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby Matt on Mon Sep 12, 2011 9:38 am

fawnda10 wrote:It says register by the 12th for the $85 price and today is the 12th, but all I see is $200 and up.......was Sunday the last day for that price and that means by the 12th it will go up? I was thinking I had until Monday to decide :/


I will contact Wes. It should not be $200 at this point! [smilie=lol.gif]
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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby fawnda10 on Mon Sep 12, 2011 9:41 am

Awesome :D I was thinking it was just a *tad* early for that price, lol
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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby Capt_krill on Mon Sep 12, 2011 10:35 am

Also something i was worried about.

Thought I would have until end of day Monday to get everything in.

I hope I did not miss the 85$ special!
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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby ctaylor81 on Mon Sep 12, 2011 10:43 am

It showed $85 yesterday for me, but now it is $100 when you add it to the cart. I was not sure if the "member" price would be lower than $85, so I waited. I hope we didn't miss that special either...
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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby washingtond on Mon Sep 12, 2011 10:46 am

There will be a special price for members coming later this week.

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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby Capt_krill on Mon Sep 12, 2011 10:56 am

The "special price", will it be for people, like significant others of members as well, or do we need to jump on the $85 special for those people going that are not members?
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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby fawnda10 on Mon Sep 12, 2011 11:01 am

Now it is $100; how long will that price last? I am not local, so thinking even if I joined I would not be eligible for a membership price.......$100 is still a great deal though!
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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby Wes on Mon Sep 12, 2011 3:18 pm

How about this, I will make it 85 until the end of the week to give y'all a chance for early registration?
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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby fawnda10 on Mon Sep 12, 2011 3:30 pm

Wes wrote:How about this, I will make it 85 until the end of the week to give y'all a chance for early registration?


I just bought 2 full passes (plus 50 raffle tickets) at $100 each [smilie=worried.gif] Dang it!
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Re: Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby bmonroe1951 on Mon Sep 12, 2011 3:35 pm

Capt_krill wrote:The "special price", will it be for people, like significant others of members as well, or do we need to jump on the $85 special for those people going that are not members?

+1

Is the 85$ till the end of the week wes mentioned the special price for members or are we still on stand by until later in the week?

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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby Wes on Mon Sep 12, 2011 4:54 pm

Stand by till Wed, be at the meeting! I can add the difference in raffle ti keys for ya if you want fawnda
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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby fawnda10 on Mon Sep 12, 2011 5:07 pm

Wes wrote:Stand by till Wed, be at the meeting! I can add the difference in raffle ti keys for ya if you want fawnda


That would be very much appreciated, thank you!
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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby Mike on Mon Sep 12, 2011 5:24 pm

Wes wrote:Stand by till Wed, be at the meeting! I can add the difference in raffle ti keys for ya if you want fawnda


So does this mean I should bring a pocketful of cash? [smilie=smile.gif]
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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby bmonroe1951 on Mon Sep 12, 2011 5:53 pm

I can't make it to the meetings. Its just too far with my work schedule.

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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby Capt_krill on Tue Sep 13, 2011 7:45 am

Wes wrote:Stand by till Wed, be at the meeting! I can add the difference in raffle ti keys for ya if you want fawnda


And what does this mean for those of us that cannot be there?
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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby Drew on Tue Sep 13, 2011 11:50 am

An official announcement will come later tonight. So, please hold off on buying them the next couple of days.
Members will have a discount and we want to make sure it's implemented correctly before opening it.
Let's just say we were a little busy this past weekend and didn't have a a chance to prepare a post. I have one almost ready, but probably won't get it up until to tonight.
The meeting will cover a ton, and we'll do something special there, but for those of you that can't make it, we'll have lots of details for you.
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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby Opus on Tue Sep 13, 2011 11:59 am

Will there be any type of discount for kids. My son has expressed interest in going.
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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby Drew on Tue Sep 13, 2011 12:40 pm

Opus wrote:Will there be any type of discount for kids. My son has expressed interest in going.

It depends on which of "you're" kids it is. [smilie=rofl.gif] I'm sure we'll have an under 18 price, but it hasn't been set yet.
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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby Opus on Tue Sep 13, 2011 3:26 pm

I wouldn't bring them both [smilie=devil.gif] It would be the older one who would be 14 then. I will have to make sure he knows he will have to sit thru some presentations.


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Opus wrote:Will there be any type of discount for kids. My son has expressed interest in going.

It depends on which of "you're" kids it is. [smilie=rofl.gif] I'm sure we'll have an under 18 price, but it hasn't been set yet.
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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby washingtond on Tue Sep 13, 2011 3:56 pm

One of the many promos for MACNA 2012 by Tony Vargas.

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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby Marc on Tue Sep 13, 2011 7:57 pm

The link doesn't work at this time, David. Vimeo is being a pain today.
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DFW MACNA 2012

Postby Lance on Tue Sep 13, 2011 9:19 pm

I had to open a new page and it came up on the site.
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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby Marc on Tue Sep 13, 2011 11:20 pm

It worked. Woot! for Tony Vargas. He's going to be speaking at our Next Wave event next March.
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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby disaznguy817 on Tue Sep 13, 2011 11:33 pm

What exactly is MACNA? Is there a website that I can read up on the event?
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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby Drew on Wed Sep 14, 2011 12:01 am

You can look at www.MASNA.ORG
Last years event, www.Macna2011.com
And our site is still filling in the blanks, www.DFWMACNA.COM
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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby Marc on Wed Sep 14, 2011 1:25 am

And here is a dated write up I did some time ago: http://www.melevsreef.com/macna.html
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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby DuaneD on Wed Sep 14, 2011 6:28 am

Marc!

Just heard about this, and wanted to say Thanks and Congrats! As you know, when we hosted MACNA in 2002, the future of the event was quite uncertain. And by uncertain I don't just mean for 2002. Many thought there would never be another MACNA...ever. The previous year had run a serious deficit, losing some $40,000 if I remember correctly. MASNA was basically washing their hands of the event.

For those of you that know Brad Ward, with a little arm twisting he convinced a few of us that this would be possible to do alone at the club level(basically without alot of MASNA interference), and do well. He was right.

MACNA XIV is one of things I'm most happy to have been a part of in my adult life. We had a great group, and accomplished things people said we would never be able to pull off. DFWMAS effectively changed and preserved the course of future MACNA's proving that a local club could in fact organize and the lead the event, and do so successfully and profitably.

I'm excited for ya'll. It will be hard work, and not without it's frustrations, but in the end it will be worth it. Thanks for carrying on the tradition.

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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby washingtond on Wed Sep 14, 2011 7:15 am

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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby Drew on Wed Sep 14, 2011 8:10 am

DuaneD wrote:Marc!

Just heard about this, and wanted to say Thanks and Congrats! As you know, when we hosted MACNA in 2002, the future of the event was quite uncertain. And by uncertain I don't just mean for 2002. Many thought there would never be another MACNA...ever. The previous year had run a serious deficit, losing some $40,000 if I remember correctly. MASNA was basically washing their hands of the event.

For those of you that know Brad Ward, with a little arm twisting he convinced a few of us that this would be possible to do alone at the club level(basically without alot of MASNA interference), and do well. He was right.

MACNA XIV is one of things I'm most happy to have been a part of in my adult life. We had a great group, and accomplished things people said we would never be able to pull off. DFWMAS effectively changed and preserved the course of future MACNA's proving that a local club could in fact organize and the lead the event, and do so successfully and profitably.

I'm excited for ya'll. It will be hard work, and not without it's frustrations, but in the end it will be worth it. Thanks for carrying on the tradition.

All the best,

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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby ChristinaJ128 on Wed Sep 14, 2011 2:38 pm

Will the 'lowest price' mentioned in the meeting post not be the same as the member price??? I don't think I can make it to the meeting ...but I don't want to miss out on the 'lowest price'
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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby Drew on Wed Sep 14, 2011 3:07 pm

You are correct. Our members will get the lowest possible price. It is separte from the advertised price, and will be posted in the M/O forum after tonight.
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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby washingtond on Wed Sep 14, 2011 9:55 pm

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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby Shmoopy on Wed Sep 14, 2011 10:45 pm

Unfortunatley I had to work during the meeting.. Please let us know where to buy and what will be the price for admission/raffle tickets for members. I am really excited to finally attend a MACNA!
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Re: Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby bmonroe1951 on Wed Sep 14, 2011 10:54 pm

Shmoopy wrote:Unfortunatley I had to work during the meeting.. Please let us know where to buy and what will be the price for admission/raffle tickets for members. I am really excited to finally attend a MACNA!

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Re: DFW MACNA 2012

Postby washingtond on Thu Sep 15, 2011 5:11 am

Club member's should check here: viewtopic.php?f=31&t=89625
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