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Week Two Submission Topics

For week number two of our 40 Years of Gen Con FREE badge promo, we've just added four new topics. Remember, you'll have two weeks to post your submissions and vote. The NEW topics are:

Milwaukee: MECCA PHOTOS - Due Noon, Jan 22, 2007
Submit your best photo from when Gen Con was hosted in Milwaukee at the MECCA/Wisconsin Center from 1985 to 1997.

UW-Parkside PHOTOS - Due Noon, Jan 22, 2007
Submit your best photo from when Gen Con was hosted at UW-Parkside from 1978 to 1984.

Best Travel STORIES - Due Noon, Jan 22, 2007
Submit your best story or experience about how you got to Gen Con.

Best Love or Romance at Gen Con STORIES - Due Noon, Jan 22, 2007
Submit your best story or experience about Love... True Love which bloomed at Gen Con.

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Also, there's still one more week to turn in submissions and vote for last week's topics:

Indianapolis PHOTOS - Due Noon, Jan 15, 2007
Submit your best photo from when Gen Con was hosted in Indianapolis from 2003 to present.

Milwaukee: Midwest Express Center PHOTOS - Due Noon, Jan 15, 2007
Submit your best photo from when Gen Con was hosted in Milwaukee at the Midwest Express Center from 1998 to 2002.

Best CCG STORIES - Due Noon, Jan 15, 2007
Submit your best story or experience about a Collectible Card Game.

Best Kid or Family STORIES - Due Noon, Jan 15, 2007
Submit your best story or experience about Kids or Families at Gen Con.

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One of the most memorable Gencons for me was the year it was held at the Lake Geneva Playboy Club. Yet I see nowhere to put a submission for that year, 1978

 
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Hi there! We're actually posting new topics every Monday ... there will be a total of 25 story topics and 25 photo topics in the end, and the Playboy Club is definitely on the list. Be patient! :)

 
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Just wanted to say hi before I read more of the past threads. Looks like there are some crazy people here. ;0) lol


C ya later

 
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LINDENHURST, N.Y. — Three thieves who allegedly stole 14 global positioning system devices didn't get away with their crime for long. The devices led police right to their home.

Town officials said the thieves didn't even know what they had: they thought the GPS devices were cell phones, which they planned to sell.

According to Suffolk County police, the GPS devices were stolen Monday night from the Town of Babylon Public Works garage in Lindenhurst. The town immediately tapped its GPS system, and it showed that one of the devices was inside a house. Police said that when they arrived there, Kurt Husfeldt, 46, had the device in his hands.

Husfeldt was charged with criminal possession of stolen property. His 13-year-old son also was arrested on grand larceny charges.

Town officials said the boy committed the burglary with Steven Mangiapanella, 20, also of Lindenhurst. He was charged with grand larceny.

Babylon installed 300 GPS devices in snow plows, dump trucks, street sweepers and other vehicles last January.

 
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The Book: 40 Years of Gen Con

In 40 Years of Gen Con, gaming guru Robin D. Laws chronicles the story of every gamer's lifetime. It's a documentary history that reaches out to four decades of gamers to form a vast collage of the Gen Con experience from every point of view -- from the gamers playing in the halls, to the staffers behind the scenes, to the exhibitors on the sales floor. 40 Years of Gen Con is a treasure trove of personal interviews with game industry insiders and luminaries, including ...

Peter Adkison * Dave Arneson * Ron Edwards
Larry Elmore * Kaja Foglio * Phil Foglio * Matt Forbeck
Ed Greenwood * E. Gary Gygax * Tracy Hickman
Kenneth Hite * Steve Jackson * Harold Johnson * Tim Kask
Ian Livingstone * Douglas Niles * Mike Pondsmith
Mark Rosewater * R. A. Salvatore * Duke Seifried
Greg Stafford * Lisa Stevens * John Tynes * Jim Ward
Margaret Weis * Jordan Weisman
John Wick * Steve Wieck * Skip Williams

... and many, many more. This epic collection of oral histories, photographs, reminiscences, and more tells the inside story of the best four decades in gaming!

RELEASED IN AUGUST 2007 FOR GEN CON'S 40TH ANNIVERSARY

The Website: GenConHistory.com

This web site was designed specifically for Gen Con attendees to share their personal stories and photos, and to vote for their favorite submissions ... the contributors of the 50 top-ranked submissions each received a FREE 4-day pass to Gen Con Indy 2007! We also selected some of the submissions to use in the book, and those contributors recieved a complimentary copy of it and their name in the credtis. To see all of the submissions, visit the photo gallery and the story forums ... they're closed to new submissions, but they're still a great piece of Gen Con history!


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