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Friday, January 30th, 2009
12:57 pm
[seductressofall]
Expansion?
I have been doing a lot of thinking and it will take a while to come together completely, but if things work out right, and Thandor is okay with it, then I might be branching to help the boozepack from where I am.

Let me explain: I hate that the Order is falling short on funding and the boozepack has done a lot for me, so I would like to return the favor. I was thinking of trying out some conventions towards where I live, Louisiana, and finding one to try and start up at. I would be doing advertising the first time I come and trying to gain the public's interest in the Order so that maybe funding will come in. Then, as interest grows, I will begin to be able to start throwing parties, maybe get proper music equipment, which costs a bundle, and learn to DJ, or find one out here.

All of this has been onmy mind, mostly because I love the Order and want to see it succeed, but to you guys I pose the question: Would you guys be interested in doing stuff out towards Louisiana? I know there are boozepack members everywhere, so maybe this will be a way for the ones who can't go to Georgia or who want to go to more than just Georgia, to commune and have fun. Let me know, I respect all input and appreciate it.
Thanks,
Belle2
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Wednesday, January 14th, 2009
9:20 am
[seductressofall]
Conventions near Louisiana??
Anyone know of any conventions near Louisiana? Please let me know. This is my first year living here and I miss Georgia already, but at the same time I love where I live. Maybe I can expand the boozepack so we can be country-wide, who knows. Any information would be great peoples, thank you very much. I figured since Boozepack has members from all over the country, I would try here as well. I miss all of you guys by the way.
Monday, November 10th, 2008
1:36 pm
[thandor]
the future of the Order
The idea has been bantered about of letting go of party throwing for the Order and instead be a band of drunken fools wandering about. The shift in focus is due in part (or in full) to the difficulty of nailing you jerks down to do stuff or pool funds. Staffing and funding have always been our weak point, and it's just too much. Instead, we'd wander about with sanctioned BoozePacks (yes, I'm building a small army of them, or you can bring your own for the blessing) and meeting up at semi-regular intervolves to exchange stories and refill with glorious blue stuff or whatever. We’ll also have other little stuff and the occasional chill party/home base. I few other bits are in the works, but that’s where we’re looking at things

But Thandor, you LOVE throwing parties, what about that?

Damn right I do, and I’m going to continue to do so on my own. We drink too much and can’t be controlled well enough to expect staffing and funding to not come up as an issue in the future. So I’ve started to build something else. Other parties, other ideas, no blue stuff (well, maybe a little). If you want in on the ground floor of that, feel free to get with me, but expect to be put to work, involved in planning, putting money into costuming and throwing money into the giant cash pit that is parties. No half-assed shit.

I loves the Order, how we gonna get down at D*Con and what not?

Well, here’s how I sees things. We all get together on Thursday night, pack up, and go wandering. We’ll set a meeting place and time (like motor lobby elevator, Hyatt @ 1am) to get back together for those that wander off, rinse and repeat. If someone wants to provide us their hotel room for a meeting place/refueling station/lodge for a while, all the better, and you will be justly recognized. And I’ll expect loyalties for and from everyone. If you see one of your brothers/sisters in a pinch, pack or no pack, you need to step up. Be a good wing-man, help a sister somewhere safe (without copping a feel), or tell the cop you’ll get them off the curb and cover em up so they don’t scar the childrens. That sorta thing. Yes, we do think of the children.
Wednesday, August 27th, 2008
2:30 am
[kive]
Kive Party Announcement for Dragon*Con 2008

Announcing the Kive Party - Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights - somewhere in the Hyatt.

Many of you know of the BoozePack and ConHeaven parties of fame at Dragon*Con. These parties aren't going under either name, but most of the same people are involved, with the blessing of all of the folks that you know from either team. We look forward to another year of Dragon*Con with all of you.

http://community.livejournal.com/kive_party/498.html has the details.

The kive_party community will be monitored and updated - go there for the most current information.

-kive
Monday, July 28th, 2008
10:22 pm
[thandor]
Aid to the Thandor
as D*Con approaches, we find ourselves in a little sticky situation. The Order be doing only closed door, as we all know. sadly, our drunken leader, Thandor, carrier of the BoozePack and holder of the room in which we will party, is in a rough spot. He are short a roommate in the living situation and thus even shorter on the D*Con fund situation. So if you aren't sure you're on the invite list, or even if you are, and you know someone in Atlanta what needs a place to live, send em Thandor's way, and earn his much gratitude and praise and drinkosity at all times there is booze to be had
Monday, July 21st, 2008
9:49 pm
[thandor]
Bingo Book RSVP
aight, so since we're not going open door this year, Thandor is going to put together a little 'Bingo Book' of things to do and events to be at. It shall consist of Room parties (invite and open door), events Thandor will be endorsing, meet-ups, and other useful and awesome info.

Right now, we're looking at 2 different books, one for core Order, and one for the rest of you slugs. The big difference is that the Order proper (staff types and core members) got invites to several private parties and events. I do have a limit to how much awesome I can arrange for how many people. So if you don't get the super one, um, tough?

This will serve, along with a post on the forums, as an RSVP for a copy of the regular. The open policy one won't be as sexy, won't have as much awesome info in, and likely won't get you into some of the invite only parties. There are a few parties even the good book won't get you into, you just gotta be awesome and see if the directions in there get you someplace.

This will also serve as a way to get a good book, if you can provide something of value to add. Like your own party (or a hidden one you can get us into), or some other awesome that earns the BoozePack's love.
Sunday, July 20th, 2008
7:52 pm
[thandor]
POC & D*Con
POC ruled. If you missed it, that's awful. you really missed out. it were the awesome. we had some fun, some drinks, and a good time was had by all

As for D*Con, well, things ain't looking good. between low funding and lack of space, we're not looking to be doing much this year. we're on the dance card for many of the other crews, and if you know how to find ol Thandor, you know where we're chilling at after the other parties. just don't expect anyone there to hang out with until late into the evening (after everything else is done) and then we'll show up to drink like fish. But since this is where said Thandor is sleeping, the party only goes until he passes the hell out or need sex'n. Tis the only announcement we got, stay tuned for further developments
Monday, April 28th, 2008
6:27 pm
[thandor]
POC status
POC status
Okay, so I pushed one more of the minions into going to POC. now we have enough to bare-bones the main party, but it makes me really squishy at this point. it basically sits at me bartending all night, Cloud running the door and Hex working music. All night. No breaks. So yea. I need a couple more people to step up on this one. I can't let POC crash, and the Order needs to be there in force to support.

Why am I so bent on this con? cuz I know stuff most of you don't. For 1, the guys running this con are freaking awesome. honestly, Dan, the guy in charge of parties and such, is who I want to be in a few years. for those that don't know, that was his party that won Saturday night of frolicon. for 2, this looks to be the con that I would host if I was hosting a con, and you all know how I work. well, mine would have a bit more adult stuff and be non-family friendly, but you catch my meaning. So help me help others and yourselves, step up to the plate

for those that want to go, but not drive, I'll drive. friday is a federal holiday, so we're gonna head out on Thursday. I'll postpone until after rush-hour if need be, but I'd like to leave a little after lunch and get there early enough to take it easy on set-up
Thursday, April 24th, 2008
3:53 pm
[dionysus69]
POC staff and peoples
I need some more folks who are going to POC to step up and give a brother a hand. at the moment, we don't have enough people going that are going to help me throw down proper-like (just me and the DJ so far). that being said, I'm also not getting the feeling as many of you are going to attend the con as I would like. Those that have ever gone to a con on my recomendation, or done anything else cuz I told you it would be awesome, this is one of those times, so make the effort to attend. I currently have 2 spare rooms in the hotel, and we got a major party to throw. So, if you are going and/or want to help me out throwing the party(s), leave me a post here, and make sure you get on the Order forums and sign up, since that's where I'm keeping the staffing lists.

also, I trust everyone has seen the thing on the D*Con LJ. something so large and I'm not even a part of it. But it does beg some questions I'll ask later. For now, I'm staying out of it for the moment, I have too many other things to get myself in trouble with

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3:53 pm
[thandor]
POC staff and peoples
I need some more folks who are going to POC to step up and give a brother a hand. at the moment, we don't have enough people going that are going to help me throw down proper-like (just me and the DJ so far). that being said, I'm also not getting the feeling as many of you are going to attend the con as I would like. Those that have ever gone to a con on my recomendation, or done anything else cuz I told you it would be awesome, this is one of those times, so make the effort to attend. I currently have 2 spare rooms in the hotel, and we got a major party to throw. So, if you are going and/or want to help me out throwing the party(s), leave me a post here, and make sure you get on the Order forums and sign up, since that's where I'm keeping the staffing lists.

also, I trust everyone has seen the thing on the D*Con LJ. something so large and I'm not even a part of it. But it does beg some questions I'll ask later. For now, I'm staying out of it for the moment, I have too many other things to get myself in trouble with

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Wednesday, April 16th, 2008
9:00 am
[thandor]
POC staffing
Current plans (subject to changes based on on-going discussion with people who count) have us only throwing 1 night with a lounge in my room the other nights. Staffing will be set up by day.
thursday night: 1 DJ, 1 BT, 1 sec. This will be Order only. there will be a list posted at the door of everyone I can remember. if you end up showing up and you know you're supposed to be there and you ain't on the list, send someone for me and I'll fix it. Door person will have final say on randoms/max occupancy.

Saturday will require 1 DJ, 2 BT, 3 Sec and will be on shifts.

Friday we have special needs. We'll have the lounge and same needs there, but I may also need volenteers for a special project to help out with rigging and a little help earlier in the night. Lounge on Friday night won't open until after a special event I'm involved in is over, or until 3 people for the posts show up to the lounge area along with someone I feel like giving a key to.

Sunday, we'll need 3 folks to help me remove the gear from the party room.

If things change on days, I'll make other posts, and we may be able to dispense with the Sunday crew. but other than that, only the day of the con will change on those needs. 2 closed door parties and one open door is still the count, along with the special event. Depending on what happens, we may do something big after the event and move all the gear and stuff on short notice, but I'll play that by ear.

I have 3 rooms besides the one-night party room already reserved. total costs for the con in rooms right now sits at $600 (half of which I'll cover, at least). Booze costs are still in flux, but I'm working on that. Worst case, we're looking at some $400. All things considered, cheap-ass con. Also, I'll be rolling out to B-ham in the van that Thursday at a reasonable hour in the day, say just before 3pm. Anyone that wants to ride with, I'll have a number on the gas tab in a few days or once someone wants a ride.

you can sign up for shifts on the message boards once I put up the staffing post. link is still http://www.boozepack.com/phpBB2/ I also use the email list from there for any mailings I do, few as they are, so make sure to put in a good email there.
Tuesday, April 1st, 2008
4:41 pm
[geminiknight]
Hey all... I am a totally total newbie to the Order, it's been a few years since I got a chance to go Con'ing..but things are looking up this year!

All the happy fuzzy howdies aside, the main reason I wanted to post is that I know you guys are planning to hit POC (Play On Con) in Birmingham this year. I'm a Birmingham local, so I figured I would pipe up and let you guys know if you need anything, I'm all for helping.

Looking forward to POC and D*C this year!
Saturday, March 29th, 2008
1:41 pm
[thandor]
Welcome
Welcome to all the new peoples. um, that's all I got. Thandor dun worked over 75 hrs in the 5 days after con, too burnt out to think. but yea, POC is just around the corner, and D*Con is fast approaching
Thursday, March 27th, 2008
5:05 am
[seductressofall]
I must say I miss last weekend a lot. I felt a certain sense of closeness with everyone and got to catch up with some real close friends. It was nice seeing thandor, cloud, goose, Hex, Julie n the rest of the order. As well, it was good to see others I haven't seen in a hot minute. I'm looking forward to playoncon now. Hoping 2 help out bigtime too. For those who don't kno, I was the female bartender in 911
Sunday, March 16th, 2008
4:33 pm
[dionysus69]
Order at Frolicon
Okay, last chance to PayPal money to the Order. if it ain't in ny 8pm EST, then you need to get it to me on site. If you plan on doing the weekend Order membership thing, make sure to email me at Thandor@boozepack.com and let me know.

Current party plan is Thursday night chill thingy, and taste-test for Friday. Friday is our concoction contest entry thing, so make sure to bring your voting form thing so we can win. Sunday AM (like 3am) we'll be opening up with mimosas and screw drivers and what not, funding permitting.

See everyone there :) unloading time is tentativly set for 5pm on Thursday, so drop in if you got time
Wednesday, March 5th, 2008
3:58 pm
[thandor]
Zoning Board
Aight, so we got a lot of things set up for rooms at cons. Currently, we have 5 rooms in the Hyatt for D*Con (maybe 6 and a suite, still waiting on that one). We'll try to get more. Also have 4 rooms in the main hotel for Chattacon, also working on a suite. About to call and make extra reservations for Play On Con and AWA.

Also, Ive set up the stuff to take in rewards points from several of the hotel chains. The list now includes Hyatt, Marriott, Hilton, Holiday Inn, and Sheraton. Any others that I need to be told about, let me know. If you plan to donate points, leave a message here and/or email me at Thandor@boozepack.com and I'll get you the info. If you are staying in any of the hotels in the near future, make sure to get in touch with me, since a lot of the programs have limits and restrictions for transferring points. We can go ahead and get the rewards number on your reservations now, that way the points drop right in and I get email notifications so as to update the database (which I will soon publish to the web site, now that I learned I know PHP).

Also, anyone attending a con and you desire to spread the word of the Order, let me know. We currently have 2 spare boozepacks that can be loaned out if you are going to spread the word. The more cons we have a basis at, the sooner we can expand operations, and I like the idea of expanding operations.
Monday, February 25th, 2008
11:33 pm
[dionysus69]
Peoples
Oh yea, I need a list of those working for me at cons this year and those attending. make sure to tell me what you plan on doing at each con. Main con list is:

Frolicon
Play On Con
D*Con
AWA

Remember, if you don't let me know, I won't have badges ready and you may get stuck standing in a hallway waiting to get into something. If you plan on working, you really need to get to the message boards on the site and get signed up, since that's where I'll be taking shift info. If you believe you are getting free membership, you also need to let me know who you are and why you deserve it. If you don't, don't assume I'll remember everyone the day I go to print badges. Several people didn't get one last year because I forgot them at 2am the night before con while I was laminating badges.
11:06 pm
[thandor]
News you can use
aight, since I just sorta made a D*Con communities post trying to find us a suite to use for D*Con, and I put out a bit about us throwing parties, I figured I'd make another post to follow-up on the events list for the rest of the year.

First off, go look at the site if you haven't www.boozepack.com
second, get yourselves on the message boards, cuz I'm lazy
thirdly, donate some money, work, and/or hotel points.  Thandor is broke as shit and we need rooms to party in.
forthly, um, I got nothing. Just go look at the site and read up on the Munchkin Drinking LARP rules, you'll feel better about it. We may try a closed-door test game at POC, if I feel like it.

remember, once the still is up and running, we'll have booze forever, so get me some cash sooner rather than later. It'll help everyone. Use the donate button on the site.  Also remember to email me before you send money for memberships, I need to keep things organized. Also email me if you want to staff at any events.  I'm going to put up a list shortly of the people we need at POC and D*Con.

Welcome to all the new peoples, we love you and want to do you drunk.
6:36 pm
[dionysus69]
2008 events and parties
Frolicon March 20-23 2008
-Friday - Open Door
--Theme-less party
--drink a lot
-Sunday (am)
--Sunrise Suprise
--Mimosas
--Screwdrivers
--stay up till it's time to check out

POC July 3-6 2008
-Not sure what the hell we're doing

DraconCon Aug 29 - Sep 1 2008
-Thursday - nadda
-Friday - Munchkin Drinking LARP
--wait for the page, it'll explain everything
-Saturday
--Theme-less party
--Follow-on Order/VIP only
-Sunday
--Sunrise Suprise party
--Order/VIP only

AWA Sep 19-21 2008
-Hell if I know
Sunday, February 3rd, 2008
3:30 pm
[dionysus69]
the Order in need
Frolicon is coming up, and the Order is short on funds (mostly cuz I didn't work for 3 months). So heres the deal, we got 2 options. Option 1: $1200 total budget, but I need the fir st $300 in the next 2 weeks for building the still. Option 2: $2000 and we can get that any time up until the day before. I posted all this on the Forums www.boozepack.com so get over there and hit the snazzy donate button and register for the forums. Um, I think that's all I got. Feel free to spread the word as you see fit for the raising of the funds. it helps everyone, ya know.
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