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Anyone managed to book yet?

Postby chrisboote » Mon Jul 10, 2017 06:06 pm

Been trying since 19:00, refreshing again and again, and keep getting the message

Membership sales will open at 19:00 BST on 10 July 2017.
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Re: Anyone managed to book yet?

Postby chrisboote » Mon Jul 10, 2017 06:14 pm

... and now the site has crashed :(
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Re: Anyone managed to book yet?

Postby phazedout » Mon Jul 10, 2017 06:18 pm

the've asked us to please stop so they can give Hex a swift kick... ahem
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Re: Anyone managed to book yet?

Postby chrisboote » Mon Jul 10, 2017 06:23 pm

Hi Alan
Where have they asked that?
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Re: Anyone managed to book yet?

Postby chrisboote » Mon Jul 10, 2017 06:38 pm

Hooray! Booked!
Good luck everyone
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Re: Anyone managed to book yet?

Postby phazedout » Mon Jul 10, 2017 06:46 pm

A130
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Re: Anyone managed to book yet?

Postby AgnesNitt » Mon Jul 10, 2017 07:25 pm

I've booked, finally, but the person I want to share with can't get it to load the pay options! Urggh

Ironically, it was me that thought I wouldn't get home in time!

Phew, I think it worked... now we just have a three week wait for the room lottery.

Am I the only one who finds this stressful?
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Re: Anyone managed to book yet?

Postby Madame Meserole » Mon Jul 10, 2017 09:17 pm

I'm in! I wasn't able to navigate to a room but luckily Rentawtich got me covered.
Now I guess we need to wait for the room lottery.
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Re: Anyone managed to book yet?

Postby Nonny Mouse » Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:49 am

A527 :D I stepped away for a few mins so I didn't punch my computer monitor, lo and behold it was working.
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Re: Anyone managed to book yet?

Postby phalarope » Tue Jul 11, 2017 02:36 am

Fiber optic cable cut this morning, no internet and no phones in the entire county, and still out by the time I had to leave work for a meeting across the Bay. Sold out by the time I got home, so no UK Con for me next year. :(
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Re: Anyone managed to book yet?

Postby Nonny Mouse » Tue Jul 11, 2017 02:50 am

Get on the wait list, lots of people drop.

If all else fails, come anyway and hang out in the bar, and then scamper around Derbyshire with me after :)

Edit: I'm dead serious, I'd love to show you the awesome things I"ve found up there.
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Re: Anyone managed to book yet?

Postby Murgatroyd » Tue Jul 11, 2017 01:26 pm

A298... Thank goodness. Room and dealers pitch applied for. Phew! :D
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Re: Anyone managed to book yet?

Postby Librarians Apprentice » Tue Jul 11, 2017 07:15 pm

Oook!

271 & 272 (Spikey & I). The tickets started selling at 9pm, my time - the adrenaline rush kept me up till after midnight afterwards :lol:
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Re: Anyone managed to book yet?

Postby Madame Meserole » Wed Jul 12, 2017 07:17 pm

Nonny Mouse wrote:Get on the wait list, lots of people drop.

If all else fails, come anyway and hang out in the bar, and then scamper around Derbyshire with me after :)

Edit: I'm dead serious, I'd love to show you the awesome things I"ve found up there.


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Re: Anyone managed to book yet?

Postby Pat » Thu Jul 13, 2017 08:36 am

Nonny Mouse wrote:If all else fails, come anyway and hang out in the bar, and then scamper around Derbyshire with me after :)

And as I've said before, Derbyshire isn't far[1] from Castle Harkin if you want to drop in.

1. And that's by UK standards. By US standards they're actually the same place.
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