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Questions about a convention

GPO87

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Ok, I was reading the tonmocon 1 thread, and I was wondering if anything became of that? If it happened, when is the next one? If it didn't, are there plans to have it in 2005?
And one more thing, if we have a convention, could it be in like Seattle, or better yet Vancouver BC, for those of us who live on the west coast and cannot get to the other side of the country!

I hope we have one!
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erich orser

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Hey There GPO87!

Vancouver has a nice aquarium - Seattle has the Open Sound dome exhibit where they placed a GPO in the mixed environment with big predators. They hoped that the camoflage would make enable the GPO to survive being eaten by sharks, wolf eels, etc.; instead, it enabled the octo to stalk, kill, and eat the sharks! This was featured on the special Incredible Suckers, if I recall! I'm personally jockeying for Monterey Bay Aquarium - still on the West Coast, but a bit of a distance for either of us. It's all up to Melissa when she gets back, but remember, regardless of where Tonmocon I takes place, all of our international members will have a long jaunt to get there if it is indeed in North America, so you shouldn't despair about distance - just start saving for that airline ticket now! :cthulhu:
 

GPO87

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erich orser said:
They hoped that the camoflage would make enable the GPO to survive being eaten by sharks, wolf eels, etc.; instead, it enabled the octo to stalk, kill, and eat the sharks! This was featured on the special Incredible Suckers, if I recall!

Really? That's the incredible suckers that was part of the "Nature" documentaries, right? I don't recal that being on it, unless they've made an updated version! Maybe my memories failing me :lol:

Anyway, I have the tape so maybe I'll check when I have some free time (which could be in about seven or so years)
 
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GPO87 said:
Really? That's the incredible suckers that was part of the "Nature" documentaries, right? I don't recal that being on it, unless they've made an updated version! Maybe my memories failing me :lol:

Anyway, I have the tape so maybe I'll check when I have some free time (which could be in about seven or so years)

LOL :lol:
 

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I THINK it was Incredible Suckers... I don't know for sure, though. I have so many ceph-docs on tape that I might be confused! Plus, last night was my delayed birthday party, so I'm a trifle fuzzy-headed at the moment :sink:
 

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Enjoyed, yes. Probably a little too much, as the hair of the dog came in to play the next day - it was a three-day holiday weekend. Then I went online. I don't really ever recommend doing that. It can be rather troubling when you view your posts the next day and realize, well... but thanks! I had a very happy birthday!

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