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The Good, The Bad and The Skinny Of The Westworld Experience at SDCC 2017 - What Was Your Take?

The Good, The Bad and The Skinny Of The Westworld Experience at SDCC 2017 - What Was Your Take?Here is my takeaways.

I missed my time slot due to a press room. I vomited in hand running to get there. Pretty sure everyone eating at those outdoor establishments thought I was drunk. Nope, asthma and heat = vomiting due to overexertion. 

I couldn't get a taxi or uber in time like I had planned. So hoofing it was my only way there. This experience was top on my list. I had no clue it was so limited. I have years of visiting the Game Of Thrones experience without drama. The only time that was offered to me, was unfortunately dangerously close to my press room. However, I promised I would attend to press room. So in with tears and vom in hand, 15 minutes late (and my party onsite explaining what occurred) I could not attend. 

Little did I know there were standby tickets. They swore they told us. Yet our reservations were made in less than 2 minutes, name, how many people, here is the time w…

The Good, The Bad and The Skinny Of The Westworld Experience at SDCC 2017 - What Did You Miss?

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The Good, The Bad and The Skinny Of The Westworld Experience at SDCC 2017 - What Did You Miss?Here is @Stardust1006 with her recollection of the Westworld Experience:

It played out like the show. A Host greeted you at the front desk with the full screen video scenery behind.





The waiting area with the display of weapons and another host asking what you would choose.






Then you were taken down a hall with all the doors labeled like the show and creepy host head molds on the wall.






Then you went into your interview room. It looked just like the show. Your interviewer host sat really close made a lot of eye contact. Consulted her reader after each question. It was like being in therapy. Then she rattles off as an eerily accurate character assessment and chose the black hat for me. Told me to look in the mirror and see my real self.



Lights blink briefly and you see it's a two way mirror and you are being observed. Then you are led out to the hall. Watch another video that has glitches. Then …

The Good, The Bad and The Skinny of The Westworld Experience at SDCC 2017 - Getting In or NOT

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The Good, The Bad and The Skinny of The Westworld Experience at SDCC 2017 - Getting In or NOT
We all heard it. The Westworld Experience is the best experience at SDCC. It started flying around on Twitter after press received access on Wednesday night. Let me lay out what exactly went down.

The Westworld Experience claimed there was to be no line formed before 9 am. Yet it opened for reservations at 9:30 am. It was also a VERY LIMITED event. Word on the block 75-100 people a day. At SDCC what would this equal? Someone being hurt or trampled. Also note, the Hilton was telling people that called if they wanted to reserve an UBER expense room, they could feel free to wait as guests of the hotel. **This was not a Hilton Exclusive Event**

Personal experience, I have lost a shoe in a mob just trying to obtain a swag bag! Mind you we all pretty much look like we are Sherpas out for a month long expedition by the size of our poster rolls and back packs. HBO wanted a swarm of people that were lurk…

HBO's GOTopoly at San Diego Comic Con

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Sometimes you win some, sometimes you lose some... with GOTopoly it doesn't really matter because it's a beautiful game based on an amazing franchise.
We won SDCC by being picked on Twitter to participate in the GOTopoly party! The tables were decked out with two boards setup at each round table. We were given instructions to play a quick version of the game and given the go ahead to begin our war of lands. 

Our group was dead set to be super ruthless and not sell anything to anyone! I mean it's Game of Thrones. Then we decided whatever let's just make some super shady deals in true GOT fashion. 
HBO and USAopoly made the entire night a blast! They USAopoly people came around helping to make the game play more dynamic. While HBO had fun prizes for everyone, I won a GOT map mousepad/screencleaner.
Then just to top the night off, Davos (Liam Cunningham) showed up to say Hi! I had to tell him how I thought Stannis did the right thing burning his poor daughter up. (it's tr…

Talk Nerdy To ANYONE at SDCC

If we ever meet, you'll probably realize my superhero power is most likely related to being outgoing and people oriented. I'd like to share some possible talking points for nerds that may have different interests than you.
Maybe they are wearing a shirt, reading a comic or standing in line for the panel, no matter the clue SDCC gives you a great opportunity to meet people based on their interests.
Batman or Superman-
It's going to be everywhere. So if it's not your cup o character, here's some ideas to approach a fan.
Since the popular theme is versus, let's stick with it. 
Who would you rather- 
Share an apartment with in a Perfect Strangers television situation spinoff? 
Go on a cross country road trip in your car?
Make all of your decisions for a month?

Squirrel Girl- 
If you could talk to a species of animal, what would it be? They have to be your friends and follow you around too 😊
Does it play down the villians powers or evil? 
Could she be a hero for an anti bully …

Doctor Who Inspired Playlist For SDCC Enjoyment

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I present my Doctor Who inspired playlist For SDCC enjoyment during travel or epic line waiting. I picked songs inspired by either the characters or the storyline. So leave a comment with any songs you think belong also or if you can figure out why I picked a song, leave that too!Geronimo - Sheppard
First - Cold War Kids
I lived- One Republic


Dangerous - Big Data

Stolen Dance - Milky Dance

Like I'm Gonna Lose You - Megan Trainer

Hold Back the River - James Bay

I Bet my Life - Imagine Dragons


Tear In My Heart - Twenty One Pilots


Believe - Mumford and Sons

Mr. Blue Sky- Electric Light Orchestra


Ex's and Oh's - Elle King


What Kind Of Man - Florence + the Machine


Thousand years- John Barrowman


Follow Me- Muse

Saga the Comic Inspired Playlist For SDCC Enjoyment

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I present my Saga the comic inspired playlist For SDCC enjoyment during travel or epic line waiting. Ok, same the deal as Squirrel Girl Playlist. I picked songs inspired by either the characters or the story line of the comic itself. So leave a comment with any songs you think belong also or if you can figure out why I picked a song, leave that too! Also if your not reading Saga yet, WHY NOT? Your new SDCC assignment is to read Saga while listening to the playlist (or just read Saga, lol I'm not easily offended)Here is Image Comic's synopsis: "Saga is an epic space opera/fantasy comic book series created by writer Brian K. Vaughan and artist Fiona Staples, published monthly by Image Comics. The series is heavily influenced by Star Wars, and based on ideas Vaughan conceived both as a child and as a parent. It depicts two lovers from long-warring extraterrestrial races, Alana and Marko, fleeing authorities from both sides of a galactic war as they struggle to care for their …