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Theme events
« on: March 30, 2004, 10:51:27 AM »
Ever since Ninja day I've been thinking we need to do monthy events.  I'm useing GRW as a launch for such events, hopefuly.  Now I realy don't think we can or would want to do weeklong events every month, but I think we can easly do a single day once a month.  Ninja Day got great support, and GRW is as well (which I that you).  I'm thinking that one day (like a monday or wensday) on the last week of a month should be a theme day.  We can easly set up a topic (or just keep useing this one) to take suggestions and get artices assigned.

So what do you all think?  Talk at me.
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Re: Theme events
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2004, 11:02:13 AM »
sounds neat  ;D
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Re: Theme events
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2004, 11:06:23 AM »
i think it's a fun idea that gives some focus. Something to advertise and talk about ahead of time. We need to get something less Japan oriented though. With ninjas and giant robots, Japan seems to have a corner on our market. Perhaps "Western" day or something.

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Re: Theme events
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2004, 11:07:53 AM »
Spagetti Western Week!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I love it!

Post World War III day would be cool too.
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Re: Theme events
« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2004, 11:09:02 AM »
No argument there.  I think the critera for chooseing a theme should basicly be

1) have we done it before, or something similar? if so how long ago?

2) Can we get a minimum of 3 articles for the day?
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Re: Theme events
« Reply #5 on: March 30, 2004, 11:12:58 AM »
bimonthly or quarterly might be a little smarter/easier
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Re: Theme events
« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2004, 11:15:43 AM »
Well that's why I posted this.  Do you think we can do it every month?  Or should it be bimonthly like Jeffe sugested.  Also if we do it, should we try and do theme weeks everyonce and a while?  Like twice a year, or 4 times a year?
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Re: Theme events
« Reply #7 on: March 30, 2004, 11:22:07 AM »
I think we can do a theme day with three articles once a month. I mean, 30 days to get 3 articles shouldn't be that hard, especially if we decide on the theme ahead of time.

Potential themes:
gun fights
monkeys
dragons
superheroes

THeme weeks once a quarter might be doable, if we find something we're very excited about.

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Re: Theme events
« Reply #8 on: March 30, 2004, 11:35:25 AM »
Oh i meant the gala weeks moreso than the day a month deal.
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Re: Theme events
« Reply #9 on: March 30, 2004, 01:09:58 PM »
Howsabout REALLY Bad B-movies week?

Start it out with "FROGS" actual Tagline: "Today the pond! Tomorrow the world!"

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Re: Theme events
« Reply #10 on: March 30, 2004, 01:55:05 PM »
uhm.
no.

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Re: Theme events
« Reply #11 on: March 30, 2004, 02:16:55 PM »
I say, for June, we should do a theme day for the 60th anniversary of D-Day. I think if we start planning it now we can pull it out on the 6th. Right?
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Re: Theme events
« Reply #12 on: March 30, 2004, 02:27:50 PM »
Hmm Gurps WWII lite,  Savage Settings, and Axis and Allies I could do.
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Re: Theme events
« Reply #13 on: March 30, 2004, 02:28:20 PM »
well we still have april and may before June.  I do kinda want the theme day to take part the same time of the month each time so people aren't confuesed as to when they are.  But I'm willing to make an exception for D-day, allthough we'd have to do on the 7th.  The 6th is a Sunday, which is the Admins day off.
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Re: Theme events
« Reply #14 on: March 30, 2004, 02:39:47 PM »
Right, thats fine.

There's a couple movies that could be reviewed. Saving Private Ryan, Band of Brothers (although, that could take our own band to complete), Thin Red Line, I'm not sure if there are any others.

For video games there Battlefield 1942 and Call of Duty could be reviewed.

Jeffe's RPGs are good.

And if I could kick myself to do some reviews I could posibble do an article on a few WWII books I've read.
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