Go Back   Cosplay.com > US Convention Forums > Otakon > Rides / Roommates

Reply
Thread Tools Rate Thread
Unread 09-16-2003, 03:41 PM   #1
Polylina
Sesshoumaru's AIM icon
 
Polylina's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 129
Exclamation SOMEONE HELP!!!(Otakon 2004)

Ok, I RRRRRREEEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL LLLYYYYYY
wanna go to Otakon!! The problem is I won't have a license for another year and my folks won't drive me cause they aren't going to the con..anyway I live in the NC area and am in DESPERATE need of transportation to Otakon and from Otakon.I live in Charlotte NC, and I have room arrangements, money, and I'm a really good car rider! Really! I'm quiet, I have good music, I'll help pay for gas and everything! Please let me ride with you nice NC dwellers to Otakon 2004!! I have so many plans and so little....transportation..
__________________
It's a turkeykitty!!!

"Be sure to open the glass door, it really hurts if you don't!"
Polylina is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Unread 09-16-2003, 03:44 PM   #2
Studmaster
The King of Games!
 
Studmaster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Posts: 1,566
Polyana: Two things.

1) Otakon isn't for another 10 months+. Isn't it a little TOO EARLY to be making driving arrangements. More often than not, plans made too early without the right resources will fall through.

2) The Otakon board has a forum for this. Moving it to there.
__________________
2004 has just begun. Are you ready to seize this new year, and grasp things never thought possible. Let go of the past, and the pain it may have bought. It is time to make the best of the present, to secure the future.

The 2004 Studmaster World Tour as of 11/25/03: Katuscon, Philly Gaming Classic (Satuday only), Anime Boston, Animazement Anime Next , Anime Expo, Otakon, Dragon*Con, Nekocon? Anime USA?, MagFest 3.0?
Studmaster is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-21-2003, 12:20 PM   #3
trigunvash
Zombie eliminator
 
trigunvash's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Posts: 1,112
I agree its a bit too early to make arrangments, you'll never know what will pop up.

However there are some options you might want to look into if things don't work out.

1. Airlines
2. Amtrak (train, about a 10hour trip)
3. Greyhound (or some other bus service)
trigunvash is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-22-2003, 08:13 PM   #4
projectanime
Registered User
 
projectanime's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Posts: 168
Aww, I don't think it's too early at all! I've already made so many plans. My hotel room will be booked soon I believe and I'm securing a ride down right now. I wish that I could help ya, but I don't live down there ^.^
__________________
Highlight of 2005 so far:
PLC concert, FRONT ROW
projectanime is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 10-08-2003, 12:45 PM   #5
Inque
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 93
I think im getting there via bus ^_^; My friend talked me into riding a bus with him there. If I had a car...Id drive and pick you up from NC Polyina...me sowwy...Ill try to look and figure out ways for you to get there.

-Inque
Inque is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 10-30-2003, 03:33 PM   #6
SamuriSmurfX
No distractions.
 
SamuriSmurfX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 444
You can get a greyhound CHEAP!!!! and the greyhound bus stop in baltimore isnt even 6 blocks away from the convention. If you need a place to stay, thats anouther thing but im sure i can help you with that
__________________
http://www.facebook.com/?ref=logo#!/maverick.marquee My facebook. There you'll find some of my workouts under my notes. Other than that, you'll see me causing trouble.

There are things that don't go smoothly but sometimes, you come to see things because they don't go smoothly
--Yukino Miyazawa
SamuriSmurfX is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 10-31-2003, 09:21 AM   #7
Romann
Fantastic Explosion
 
Romann's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 1,220
Geez...I wonder if some people are already planning for Otakon 2005...

Yeah...usually you can find a friend to ride with, and take the Bus or Train ( if you're rich) up to Baltimore. Just make sure you include the fares to get from the Bus/train port to the Hotel you're staying at... That extra cost is often overlooked.
__________________
This is it.
Romann is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 11-12-2003, 02:31 PM   #8
Polylina
Sesshoumaru's AIM icon
 
Polylina's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Posts: 129
Okie-doke, here's the deal:
Otakon will be my first solo convention, which I alone will be paying for. I come to you good people with a request!! If anyone in the Charlotte NC area is going to Otakon, I would be much obliged to help, meaning a ride to the convention and am prepared to chip in gas, snack, new appolstry money. I'm not particular to who takes me, either sex of any age (that can drive of course). Once again, if you're in the NC area and are willing to take a fellow cosplayer to her first solo convention, who will help pay for the trip there and back, PLEASE respond!! I have already decided to get my own room, so all I need now is a ride. I'm spending the majority of my money on the room so I can't really pay for one, like a plane or bus, but I can chip in gas money and stuff. So please people!! Have a heart! Help a girl out!
__________________
It's a turkeykitty!!!

"Be sure to open the glass door, it really hurts if you don't!"
Polylina is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 11-24-2003, 10:21 PM   #9
Inamichan
abbreviate!
 
Inamichan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 380
Oooh..if this were last year, I'd love to help. :\ I'm from the Winston-Salem area...this year I'll probably be flying, though. I've heard it's actually pretty cheap. ^^; I'd actually suggest avoiding driving at all costs - it's a 7/8-hour trip with constant rush-hour traffic in Washington. @_@

And I don't think it's too early for planning. I did it around this time last year - if I had started any later, I wouldn't have been able to go (darn parents and their planning!). ^^;;;
Inamichan is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 12-01-2003, 10:20 PM   #10
sniper001
Run very fast.
 
sniper001's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 254
10+ months? What have you been smoking man? wasent this thing posted like 11/25? and isent the con....... Oh shiesta wrong con. lol
__________________
Cain-The-Longshot

If you run, you only die tired.
sniper001 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:35 PM.


Copyright 2002-2013 Cosplay.com, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
All comments and posts in our forums are the opinion of the respective poster.