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Tecmo Madison XIII: Where are you staying?

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I think OToole, Moskwa, myself, and others in the Tecmo Yukon will be staying at the Hampton Inn too.  It is a 5 min walk to the venue according to google maps, where as Clarion Suites is outside of downtown, from what I could tell.  

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5 hours ago, modeezie said:

I think OToole, Moskwa, myself, and others in the Tecmo Yukon will be staying at the Hampton Inn too.  It is a 5 min walk to the venue according to google maps, where as Clarion Suites is outside of downtown, from what I could tell.  

 

Fancy AF!! No Super 8 East? You guys have gone soft. *disappointed emoji* 

 

I expect this shit from @segathonsov, but not you guys. 

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So what is the deal with the TVs at Hampton and Clarion? Do they know to unlock the inputs and put the things in game mode? I'm thinking a Super 8 East for myself, just not to have to deal with that business. (Plus we gotta save a spot at the Hampton for Marino, wouldn't want him to get sober on a ride to and from the motel)

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So I just called all 3 recommended lodging options. Here's what I was able quickly to get:

- Hampton Inn should be OK; for all of you that have reserved there, it looks like they will have to unlock the TVs via the master controller, so ask for that when you check in. No idea of the model, beyond them being LGs.

- Clarion inputs are already unlocked. The lady at the desk didn't know the model number offhand, I may have some time to call this week when the general manager is around to get the model number (i.e. to figure out if game mode or not).

- Super 8 East is in the middle of a TV "upgrade" to flat panels. About half the building is done so far. I tried to get a sense of whether we could get the inputs unlocked, and the answer did not leave me with a warm fuzzy. However, one question we could ask - could we have them store the CRTs for us to pick up for the tournament? 8)

 

Sounds like I'm changing my leaning to the Clarion, although I assume I'll be transiting amongst all the buildings. I just booked flight and car for Thursday, so hopefully I shouldn't be crapping out early b/c of other fatigue on Friday night.

 

Maybe I should go get an xRGB mini...:?

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21 hours ago, Nameless Loser said:

So I just called all 3 recommended lodging options. Here's what I was able quickly to get:

- Hampton Inn should be OK; for all of you that have reserved there, it looks like they will have to unlock the TVs via the master controller, so ask for that when you check in. No idea of the model, beyond them being LGs.

- Clarion inputs are already unlocked. The lady at the desk didn't know the model number offhand, I may have some time to call this week when the general manager is around to get the model number (i.e. to figure out if game mode or not).

- Super 8 East is in the middle of a TV "upgrade" to flat panels. About half the building is done so far. I tried to get a sense of whether we could get the inputs unlocked, and the answer did not leave me with a warm fuzzy. However, one question we could ask - could we have them store the CRTs for us to pick up for the tournament? 8)

 

Sounds like I'm changing my leaning to the Clarion, although I assume I'll be transiting amongst all the buildings. I just booked flight and car for Thursday, so hopefully I shouldn't be crapping out early b/c of other fatigue on Friday night.

 

Maybe I should go get an xRGB mini...:?

I'll call the Super.8 South. i think we.both stayed there.last year. Correct?

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I'm local, so no hotel for me. I updated my info on the sheet Dave provided here. I'll probaby be off Friday afternoon and will have the area's choicest IPAs, so let's swap some brew and play some games!

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9 hours ago, red98sethuthut said:

I'll call the Super.8 South. i think we.both stayed there.last year. Correct?

 

Yes - for us, and many others, the Super 8 South was the venue of choice last year.

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Just now, Nameless Loser said:

Yes - for us, and many others, the Super 8 South was the venue of choice last year.

 

That was my fault. I started the rebellion. This year we should be more civilized and stay downtown. #HampStamp

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Me and mort will stay at the Super8 East Weds night and Thursday. Then hampton inn FRI and sat. best of both worlds.

Edited by red98sethuthut

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I'm booked at the Hampton Inn for at least Friday for sure. Looking forward to the weekend gents!

Edited by RetroNathan

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I'm at the Sheraton because, well, I got a smoking* deal and I hate all of you. I'll be over at the Hampton Inn causing trouble as necessary starting Thursday.

 

For a non-smoking room. I am not a smoker

Edited by tecmoaz

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Sega usually brings a little tv to use in our room so no need for us to jack with the hotel one.

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Anyone looking for a roommate? Looking to fly in Friday early or possibly Thursday night if able to split rooms with someone. 

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Looking to stay somewhere on Saturday night willing to pay my share for the night and sleep on the floor if I need to.

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