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Old September 26 2012, 10:39 PM   #299
MacLeod
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Re: Star Trek London - All 5 captains to be there!

nacelle wrote: View Post
Just got back from vegas so having a catch up.
9000 tickets sold my ass!!! Me thinks he's added a zero or two on the actual figure. There's no more than 4 or 5 thousand people a day at the vegas con and thats a huge convention. There's was 4 and a half thousand people at the 2001 voyager blackpool convention on the sunday.
I don't believe 9000 for a second.
Talk ticket price is unreal. Its made creation look cheap! I hope they don't get any ideas!
Vegas has pretty much wiped me out so unless i win the lottery in the next couple of months i won't be going.
Well I don't think it was as high as 4 500, more like 3 500 which I think is as many as the hotel could hold under regulations. Even if you take the 4 500 figure for the Voyager: The Return Convention in Blackpool (which I attended), 9 000 seems plausable for an event being held in London. While Blackpool isn't out of the way, London has a higher population, is easier to get to from the continent, It's easier to get London than to Blackpool for a lot of people in the UK.
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