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Re: Newbie FAQs/Discussion for SDCC Badge Buying
« Reply #105 on: July 25, 2018, 03:05:21 PM »
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Although...  Open Reg for 2018 occurred last quarter of 2017.

Keep checking the Comic-Con site.

Hey there! Thanks, yes I plan on definitely volunteering, I've been actively checking on the volunteers tab. Hope I get selected!

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Welcome to the FoCC!  Buying groups for Returning Registration (for people who attended in 2018) will likely open in a couple months.  You didn't attend, though?  If not, you'll be trying for a badge in Open Registration, which probably won't happen until first quarter of 2019.  There will be an additional opening time between the sales.  Space is limited so keep an eye on the forum over the next few months.  You'll want to do that anyway!!   ;)

I'll be trying for open registration again this year as I'm not not a returning member but I really prefer not to try by myself this time. I'm very familiar with how registration works but this time I'd rather operate with a group. I checked these forums and I saw a thread for 2018 buying groups but didn't get much info on upcoming SDCC. I've been looking for buying groups on Reddit but some of the people there seems sketchy, I was recommended by a few people to look for groups here on this site but I have no idea how to go about it. Thanks for all the help btw guys.


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Re: Newbie FAQs/Discussion for SDCC Badge Buying
« Reply #106 on: July 25, 2018, 03:21:33 PM »
We will be organizing the 2019 open registration buying groups once pre-registration has been completed. We will do our best to add new people, however our technology is limited. In order for the buying groups to work, they have to all be connected during the sale. Our current platform limits the number of groups. We are exploring new ways to expand the buying groups. If anyone has technical skills in app development, we'd love some assistance!

But for the moment, we will do our best with what we have.

I am hoping to make announcements for pre-registration buying groups toward the end of August.

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Re: Newbie FAQs/Discussion for SDCC Badge Buying
« Reply #107 on: August 28, 2018, 09:51:26 AM »
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We will be organizing the 2019 open registration buying groups once pre-registration has been completed. We will do our best to add new people, however our technology is limited. In order for the buying groups to work, they have to all be connected during the sale. Our current platform limits the number of groups. We are exploring new ways to expand the buying groups. If anyone has technical skills in app development, we'd love some assistance!

But for the moment, we will do our best with what we have.

I am hoping to make announcements for pre-registration buying groups toward the end of August.

The new technology should be up and running by the end of the year so will have plenty of test time before 2020 registrations start :)

I think people will like it


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Re: Newbie FAQs/Discussion for SDCC Badge Buying
« Reply #108 on: August 28, 2018, 12:19:09 PM »
Sounds great, Clambert1273! I am looking forward to it!

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Re: Newbie FAQs/Discussion for SDCC Badge Buying
« Reply #109 on: March 01, 2019, 07:35:14 AM »
Has anyone ever had to return a badge and how smooth was that process? Are there stipulations for returning a badge?

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Re: Newbie FAQs/Discussion for SDCC Badge Buying
« Reply #110 on: March 01, 2019, 08:32:11 AM »
You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login It's usually pretty smooth, although they do keep 10% as a processing fee. You can find all the information here: You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login

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Re: Newbie FAQs/Discussion for SDCC Badge Buying
« Reply #111 on: March 01, 2019, 08:40:53 AM »
Okay thanks You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login, Good to know about that processing fee too. I didn't even think about that.