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Star Wars Memory (Hyperspace?) Lane

Discussion in 'Random Discussion' started by Ruralfarmboy, Aug 3, 2017.

  1. Lady Rey

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    Yeah it's fun! My first event I found my self randomly chatting with Ewan in 2001 (he liked my blue hair. I was cosplaying as Bulma from DBZ), then David and I had a nice talk about Vader in 2005 when he wasn't signing. In 2006 I met Carrie at the escalators coming down to sign more stuff, and she called me a sweetie when I asked she would make it there alright balancing a burger and coke on her autograph binder (it was blocking her view lol), met little Anakin all grown up years later (showed him to the green room) and literally ran into Adam at the TIFF a few years ago lol he stopped me from falling. He's like solid rock!
     
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    WoW !! Those'er FanTasTic !!
     
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    I've been attending Fan Expo Canada since 2001 and know the co-founder, other staff, was press once and helped out sometimes, so I met many celebs. Carrie though, will be a memory I hold close to my heart forever.
     
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    No Doubt... Ya got to meet an' talk to Our Princess !
     
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    Yes and I'll never forget what she said to me when I asked if she was alright.

    "You're a sweetie! I'm heading back to sign more autographs through my lunch as long as they don't mind watching me stuff my face!" and then she laughed.
     
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    Probably the First thing we Love about her... ya Never know what's gonna come outta her next... or what she gonna do for that matter.
    Carrie, as only she can be.
     
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    What impressed me most is during lunch hour the actors can go out to eat, eat at the hotel or eat in the guest room. She chose to do an extra signing (not scheduled at all) and eat her lunch at the same time, so more fans could see her.
     
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    Yup, a week 'er two back, Rebel Force Radio had been talkin' ' bout her and the only time Jimmy got to talk with her ... and she took the time with him... while eat tin' her chicken fingers and havin' her Diet Coke, Great stuffs listenin' to them re-tell an' re-play it.
     
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    I love stories like that! She was quite a woman!
     
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    Quite, indeed... and then some.
     
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    Ok....so...here's a memory I have...ok...Ya with me... So... I 'member havin' Such a CRUSH on CarrieFisher thatI(12-13 yrs old) I cut out picsof her, evenout of the Official ESB Collectors Mag...
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    (I CUT it out with Scissors) along with ANY OTHER photo that I could find)[​IMG]


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    ...so, I'd collected up...like8 or 10 scavenged photos of her and glued 'em on a small square piece of cardboard and hung it on the wall next to my bed, right above my pillow...

    ...bein' all of 13-14... oh boy... I was So In LOVE with HER....


    .....talk aout boy crushes...So NOTHIN' like Today....

    ...kids just wouldn't understand....even my Own...

    ...would they ? ....
     
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    Was readin' in threads somewheres about What's you favorite OT star fighter an' got me to thinkin'...an' it took me back...

    to Late Fall/ Early Winter, 1986.
    ('member, for them that can, this's a year or two into The Dark Times)

    6 months and the first 12 pay checks in my first job (job I'd be at for the next 15 years). I was all'a 20.

    On pay days, after payin' on the 2 bills I had I was off, in my first own car, to hunt and scavenge local an' not so local toy stores for "clearances"SW toys. For me those stores were KayBee and Children's Palace, the latter of, I found the RotJ Y-wing is wanted...yep, only three years ago.
    Bucket (literally) loads of Ree-Yees, AT-ST Drivers, Klattyu's... can 'member they were like 50 cents each.
    Wanted a Snow Speeder in a bad way.... Never found one....
     
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    that snow speeder was maybe the best toy of the whole line; it was certainly the best of all the ships.
    still have ours and it still works! : D

    never had the y-wing that i recall ~ might have gotten it, like you long after ROTJ and it's sitting in a box still somewhere. : o p
     
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    I can still remember the last Star Wars ship I brought it was the B-Wng (It still probably my favourite ship) In 86 & Iam positive that it was still full price.
     
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    Now that you mention it @Addi Ras , least as far as OT ships/toys, I do 'member gettin' that B-wing at that same store where I found the Y-wing (as mentioned previous). Was,
    (I think as I recall) the last thing/toy I found.
    That, to me, marked the beginning of the Dark Times.
     
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    I lost my entire SW collection when I moved long ago, but then one day I found a box untouched and look what was inside!

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    Men...
    Never - I say NEVER - you may have hit more TIE's than me.
    I spent hours and hours fightin for the Rebellion. My mother has never known. Every night, she came in my room right after the dinner, laid me down in my bed, tucked me in (warm within would add Metallica), I had a kiss and she left, softly closing the door...
    ... and then, the warning siren began to roar...
    I turned my pillowcase 90 °, placed it behind me and pressed my back on it. My bed became my fierce X-Wing, as I pulled down over my head the pillow-tip that protruded, to close the cockpit. My pajama slowly tinged itself in orange. And I was turning into a pilot... One button feverishly pressed, somewhere on the mattress. Then a second. The voice of Commander Luke resonated in my headphones. Next second, I was taking off from Yavin, towards these squadrons of TIE and the monstrous moon hovering behind them...
    The game was starting and I was ready to fight.

    I've never been shot, men. Never. I'm a veteran :) :) :)

    If Mom only knew...
     
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    Lost my collection too @Lady Rey.

    Sad story time that I got no problem in sharin' with my friends...

    Lost mine, seems maybe taken is the better discription, when my ex separated from me.
    I never got to take Any of it.
    Although, my girls tweet LFL me she still has my original Kenner figs, which I want them to have.
    Slowly over 10 years, I've gotten past not havin' any collection.

    I collect memories now
     
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    I'm so sorry. For me it was during our move after my grandparents died. It was left behind in a large crate, and when I returned, it was gone. Someone has a very special SW collection now.
     
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    Yes Ma'am, Memory Lane does also harbor some of the not so fond as is does the Good.
    Room for all...
     
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