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Quoted from Spyderturbo007:
I've never been to Expo, but as chance would have it, I'm going to be about an hour away for work that week.
Am I correct to understand that I can purchase a one-day pass for $30 and be allowed into the free play area? It looks like it's open from 6pm to 6am, so once I got done with my meetings, I could swing in for a few hours.
Quoted from APB_Enterprises:
Chicago dogs always have onions.
Agreed. Very familiar with the various Chicago dogs including the Vienna beef version you pictured. Will make a Gene & Jude's run (or two) during Expo. Just mentioned it since CFH loves to bitch at me when I bring coney dogs to the VFW as he hates the stench from onions.
Are you sure it's gone? I read it's there on the internet just now so it must be true....
All of the rental cars I've had in Chicago offer an IPass transponder for a set fee/day, IIRC, about $10.00/day.
Most Toll Plazas accept cash (IPass holders pay half the cash toll. Some plazas/interchanges are IPass only. The Pinball Life/Huntley interchange is IPass only. If you go through without a transponder or registered plate, you'll pay double the toll plus a Ticketmaster-esque "processing fee".
Get the transponder in the rental car. It's only money and electronic toll collection is fast and CONvenient....
I never look closely with rental cars as its not my money. For my personal vehicles, I have a Transponder.
Quoted from Pugsley:
Well its 8:00 and some of the vendors are already packing up. Attendance seems way low. In the freeplay hall its probably 2 ratio of pins to players. Just seems rather lackluster this year.
Keep in mind there are hundreds of attendees and some vendor staff attending the banquet during this time. Only a few years ago, the free play room and vendor hall was closed from 5 pm to 11pm on Saturday for the banquet.
Mike heard the cries from attendees and now keeps everything open. Some vendors will close their booths as they want to attend the banquet.
The less crowded free play room is a win for those that would rather play pinball than eat.
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