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Armed only with what you know *right now*, do you think SDCC will return to an in-person event in 2021?

Yes
33 (36.7%)
No
57 (63.3%)

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Re: Poll: The Status of SDCC 2021 (In Light of the Pandemic)
« Reply #225 on: March 02, 2021, 10:32:36 AM »
Agreed on return registration having a real-but-difficult-to-quantify value. But Comic-Con days already have stated values - it would be the cost of buying that single day ticket. It wouldn't be hard for CCI to 'make change' if they want to.

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Re: Poll: The Status of SDCC 2021 (In Light of the Pandemic)
« Reply #226 on: March 02, 2021, 12:50:06 PM »
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I wouldn’t necessarily read much into the November 19-21 “Convention With Trade Show” being SDCC’s event. There are multiple other “Convention with Trade Shows” of similar sizes listed in surrounding months so that description alone does not make me think SDCC (the bigger giveaway when that description was used in July was the estimated attendance of 135,000.). I also think the November event will be bigger than 7000 (although 7000 is still within the realm of possibility.)

it may be that cci is setting expectations for a low attendance rate in case they can't get a large venue. I would imagine they could do 7K at the museum but if they could do another venue.....
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Re: Poll: The Status of SDCC 2021 (In Light of the Pandemic)
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Re: Poll: The Status of SDCC 2021 (In Light of the Pandemic)
« Reply #227 on: March 02, 2021, 12:58:07 PM »
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Re: Poll: The Status of SDCC 2021 (In Light of the Pandemic)
« Reply #228 on: March 02, 2021, 01:33:38 PM »
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Re: Poll: The Status of SDCC 2021 (In Light of the Pandemic)
« Reply #229 on: March 02, 2021, 01:52:25 PM »
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This is pure speculation on my part, but...

Based on an article from the unofficial blog, that is linked to an interview with David Glanzer, if all ducks line up in a row, we're looking at more than 7000.

Just speculating...

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Re: Poll: The Status of SDCC 2021 (In Light of the Pandemic)
« Reply #230 on: March 04, 2021, 12:03:20 AM »
This is most likely the November 19-21 "Private Event: Convention With Trade Show / Not Open to the Public": You are not allowed to view links. Register or Login

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Re: Poll: The Status of SDCC 2021 (In Light of the Pandemic)
« Reply #231 on: March 04, 2021, 07:34:24 AM »
We've started a new thread and poll for speculation about the date of the as yet unNamed Nov con.
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I, and the rest of the moderating team, kindly encourage moving the Nov date discussion to the new thread ;)  #fairWarrning
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Re: Poll: The Status of SDCC 2021 (In Light of the Pandemic)
« Reply #232 on: March 04, 2021, 02:52:24 PM »
So when does this thread get changed to "Poll: The Status of SDCC 2022" :D
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Re: Poll: The Status of SDCC 2021 (In Light of the Pandemic)
« Reply #233 on: March 04, 2021, 09:47:04 PM »
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So when does this thread get changed to "Poll: The Status of SDCC 2022" :D
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it's likely going to be locked but for now it's a free play zone about summer cons in SD ;)
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Re: Poll: The Status of SDCC 2021 (In Light of the Pandemic)
« Reply #234 on: April 10, 2021, 12:48:12 PM »
ColossalCon is taking place in Sandusky, Ohio, on the weekend of June 2-6. These are the COVID-related restrictions.

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It will be interesting to see how this plays out. If cons like this are successful, that could have an impact on the kinds of restrictions in place for Comic Con Special Edition in November.

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Re: Poll: The Status of SDCC 2021 (In Light of the Pandemic)
« Reply #235 on: May 03, 2021, 11:33:01 AM »
I'd be interested to see what happens to Con season this summer. I'm vaccinated up, optimistic and hopeful for San Diego in 2022. Maybe by then I'll be ready to be in a room with thousands of people again  :D :D

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Re: Poll: The Status of SDCC 2021 (In Light of the Pandemic)
« Reply #236 on: May 04, 2021, 02:14:15 PM »
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ColossalCon is taking place in Sandusky, Ohio, on the weekend of June 2-6. These are the COVID-related restrictions.

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It will be interesting to see how this plays out. If cons like this are successful, that could have an impact on the kinds of restrictions in place for Comic Con Special Edition in November.
IMO they have too many exceptions to who doesn't have to wear a mask, doing this makes it so basically anyone who doesn't want to wear one, won't .  Which makes it dangerous for everyone.  Easy pass for me on a show set up like this.

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Re: Poll: The Status of SDCC 2021 (In Light of the Pandemic)
« Reply #237 on: May 05, 2021, 08:27:10 AM »
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IMO they have too many exceptions to who doesn't have to wear a mask, doing this makes it so basically anyone who doesn't want to wear one, won't .  Which makes it dangerous for everyone.  Easy pass for me on a show set up like this.
I agree; that feels like reckless behavior, and if organizers are going to be cavalier about a pandemic decision, I would be concerned about other poor decisions management may make.

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Re: Poll: The Status of SDCC 2021 (In Light of the Pandemic)
« Reply #238 on: May 05, 2021, 11:14:48 AM »
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I agree; that feels like reckless behavior, and if organizers are going to be cavalier about a pandemic decision, I would be concerned about other poor decisions management they may make.

This perfectly sums up how I look at those I come into contact with now.  I'm becoming a judgmental person, though I wish I weren't.