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Re: SDCC 2013 On-Site Pre-Reg -- Yes people are talking already
« Reply #75 on: March 31, 2012, 01:28:57 PM »
I agree. And actually, I'm surprised at how low their overall revenues and expenses are. It doesn't seem to me as if they are 'rolling in it', but rather just being financially prudent.

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Re: SDCC 2013 On-Site Pre-Reg -- Yes people are talking already
« Reply #76 on: April 11, 2012, 07:04:18 AM »
I am glad to see they're putting some money into an android app!
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Re: SDCC 2013 On-Site Pre-Reg -- Yes people are talking already
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Re: SDCC 2013 On-Site Pre-Reg -- Yes people are talking already
« Reply #77 on: May 20, 2012, 04:15:22 PM »
Just something to think about should they do pre-reg for 2013...

MAKE SURE TO BUDGET AND SAVE FOR IT!

Store away a few bucks from each of the next paychecks. Clear a little bit of room on a credit card. You've got just under 2 months to prep for it. But make sure you have around $200 safely tucked away so you can save yourself the headache of online sales and hoping for the best...
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Re: SDCC 2013 On-Site Pre-Reg -- Yes people are talking already
« Reply #78 on: May 20, 2012, 04:21:43 PM »
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Just something to think about should they do pre-reg for 2013...

MAKE SURE TO BUDGET AND SAVE FOR IT!

Store away a few bucks from each of the next paychecks. Clear a little bit of room on a credit card. You've got just under 2 months to prep for it. But make sure you have around $200 safely tucked away so you can save yourself the headache of online sales and hoping for the best...


Definitely agree 100 percent.  It's a good reminder too. ^_^  I would personally set the actual funds aside (move them into your savings account and then transfer them just before con), so that if all else fails, you'll have the payment covered.
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Re: SDCC 2013 On-Site Pre-Reg -- Yes people are talking already
« Reply #79 on: May 20, 2012, 07:01:39 PM »
Good idea. Also make sure you have a credit card you can use, if possible. I recall last year at pre-reg the lines for cash purchases were few and far between, and backed up. That meant that people behind you in line (who were using a credit card) could go to many more machines and might check out faster, getting to the limited badge supply before you did.

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Re: SDCC 2013 On-Site Pre-Reg -- Yes people are talking already
« Reply #80 on: May 20, 2012, 07:47:01 PM »
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Good idea. Also make sure you have a credit card you can use, if possible. I recall last year at pre-reg the lines for cash purchases were few and far between, and backed up. That meant that people behind you in line (who were using a credit card) could go to many more machines and might check out faster, getting to the limited badge supply before you did.

What they stated last year is that if you got in (and were given the temp IDs to register w/), that you were guaranteed either a 4 day badge or 4 single day badges so whether you paid w/ credit card or cash, if you were in, you were set.

With that said though, you are definitely right - the cash transactions did take longer and there were only a couple of terminals set up for it so it's not recommended. I'd also say that paying w/ a credit card provides you with a paper trail in case something happens and you lose a receipt or the system breaks down and you need to provide proof of payment.
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Re: SDCC 2013 On-Site Pre-Reg -- Yes people are talking already
« Reply #81 on: May 20, 2012, 11:25:20 PM »
It's also helpful to get an RFID wallet, or wrap at least 10 layers of aluminum foil around your debit and credit cards in your wallet to protect them while you're at.

If you want to save some cash, here's how to make your own RFID shield:
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(Check out the tips/advice thread for more information!)

Moral of the story: budget money for pre-registration for next year. ^_^d
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Re: SDCC 2013 On-Site Pre-Reg -- Yes people are talking already
« Reply #82 on: May 21, 2012, 01:13:27 AM »
A little more clarification on 2013 Pre Reg here.

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Basically no onsite pre reg.
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Re: SDCC 2013 On-Site Pre-Reg -- Yes people are talking already
« Reply #83 on: May 21, 2012, 07:38:05 AM »
This no onsite pre-reg thing is giving me nightmares already. Yikes!!!! :o