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Pintastic New England 2015! Thank You Everyone!!!


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    #101 4 years ago

    Thanks Jim. Stay tuned to FaceBook and the thread.. MAJOR event announcements are forth coming.

    #102 4 years ago

    Jersey Jack posted this yesterday to our Facebook page.....

    Pinball Sales
    Yesterday at 4:25pm
    Jersey Jack Pinball will be supporting this show, we will be attending this show and we will be sending lot of goodies to this show!

    This is great news for New England pin heads that have not played woz yet. Who knows what else or who else Jack will bring with him.

    #103 4 years ago
    Quoted from dannunz:

    Jersey Jack posted this yesterday to our Facebook page.....
    Pinball Sales
    Yesterday at 4:25pm
    Jersey Jack Pinball will be supporting this show, we will be attending this show and we will be sending lot of goodies to this show!
    This is great news for New England pin heads that have not played woz yet. Who knows what else or who else Jack will bring with him.

    That's really cool of him to do that. Thank you Jack!

    Jack is top notch and we should have him make a couple of our major announcements.

    #104 4 years ago

    I am very excited about our custom logo and t shirt being designed by Jake! One thing I always thought was lacking in show t shirt design. Hand drawn art! Jake is a amazing artist and we are lucky to have him working with us!

    #105 4 years ago

    Hotel booked for sanctums Thursday,Friday and Saturday nights. . We are there to play hard and party for the long haul.

    #106 4 years ago

    That's great guys. I know that all the vendors are going to gobble up the rooms quick. So we're hoping that everyone that pretty much knows they are going to go will grab those discounted room rates first.

    My thoughts are that if we can get the discounted rooms they have allotted for us taken up by regular pinheads, it will be easier for me to ask for more rooms for the vendors and sponsors who are coming to the show. I'm going to try and push the hotel manager on the fact that these are the people (in essence) who are paying for the event. Support them because they are the ones supporting you.

    I promise that Friday's after party is going to be a blast! Hopefully we get the rooms we need taken so we can get the pool and hot tub area kept open to 12. We're also going to be having Pizza and drinks (including many different brands of beer) available as well. The vendors and staff will be able to just chillax and have a good time playing some pinball after working hard all day. They'll also be able to talk to one another when they couldn't during the craziness of the event. It's going to be a great time.

    #107 4 years ago
    Quoted from Pinfidel:

    That's great guys. I know that all the vendors are going to gobble up the rooms quick. So we're hoping that everyone that pretty much knows they are going to go will grab those discounted room rates first.
    My thoughts are that if we can get the discounted rooms they have allotted for us taken up by regular pinheads, it will be easier for me to ask for more rooms for the vendors and sponsors who are coming to the show. I'm going to try and push the hotel manager on the fact that these are the people (in essence) who are paying for the event. Support them because they are the ones supporting you.
    I promise that Friday's after party is going to be a blast! Hopefully we get the rooms we need taken so we can get the pool and hot tub area kept open to 12. We're also going to be having Pizza and drinks (including many different brands of beer) available as well. The vendors and staff will be able to just chillax and have a good time playing some pinball after working hard all day. They'll also be able to talk to one another when they couldn't during the craziness of the event. It's going to be a great time.

    We have a great set up at the event. One large room that will house 200 plus pinball machines which is were the after party will take place. The other huge room with 15' ceilings and double the size of the free play room will be the vendor area. This room will be closed for the after party. Just play pinball and relax for a few hr's. Than just stroll on up to your room. Next morning wake up go down to the buffet breakfast and back to work lol.

    #108 4 years ago

    I had an idea I wanted to pitch by,

    I know EaBundy has done some balls out restores, as well as Jim Swain, and was wondering what the general consensus was to have a restore contest, or best in show section? With awards, or cash prize, 1st 2nd and 3rd place, etc?

    I think it would give some needed credit that sometimes goes under the radar to some of these beauties, and make it just gravy for the few that go the extra mile with these pins. I would be tempted to try my hand at doing one, ( like an old bally) and would love to view some of the extra clean stunning works of art!

    Thoughts?

    #109 4 years ago
    Quoted from shacklersrevenge:

    I had an idea I wanted to pitch by,
    I know EaBundy has done some balls out restores, as well as Jim Swain, and was wondering what the general consensus was to have a restore contest, or best in show section? With awards, or cash prize, 1st 2nd and 3rd place, etc?
    I think it would give some needed credit that sometimes goes under the radar to some of these beauties, and make it just gravy for the few that go the extra mile with these pins. I would be tempted to try my hand at doing one, ( like an old bally) and would love to view some of the extra clean stunning works of art!
    Thoughts?

    This is a great idea!! We have some amazing restorers in New England. Our many sponsors have been and will be providing us with many prizes that we can use for things like this. I'm thinking maybe a before picture next to the actual final product that is at the show. First....second and third.

    #110 4 years ago

    I would be down for a best in show contest

    #111 4 years ago

    Anyone from Maine want to bring machines to the show? Let me know and we can work out something transport wise.

    #112 4 years ago
    Quoted from eabundy:

    I would be down for a best in show contest

    Is that a challage from Mr. Bundy lol.

    #113 4 years ago

    "And now for something completely different"

    I have a question about bringing a game for the free play area. I understand that there can be breakdowns with a game you bring, I'm fine with that. They can be repaired. My concern is what happens if a game is stolen, cosmetically damaged or a total loss in a fire? Does the facility or the promoters have insurance? I can't stay and babysit it during the whole show, I have other responsibilities at home. The game in question is my Williams Joust. I know that many collectors have never seen or played one and I'd like to share it with others.

    Steve

    #114 4 years ago

    I'm all in for a best in show contest! Always wished Allentown had that.

    -Jim

    #115 4 years ago
    Quoted from shacklersrevenge:

    I had an idea I wanted to pitch by,
    I know EaBundy has done some balls out restores, as well as Jim Swain, and was wondering what the general consensus was to have a restore contest, or best in show section? With awards, or cash prize, 1st 2nd and 3rd place, etc?
    I think it would give some needed credit that sometimes goes under the radar to some of these beauties, and make it just gravy for the few that go the extra mile with these pins. I would be tempted to try my hand at doing one, ( like an old bally) and would love to view some of the extra clean stunning works of art!
    Thoughts?

    You know, we have some people here in New England with some serious talent and ability. They do this because they have such an intense passion and love for pinball. For them, bringing a game back from the dead to better than when it was new condition is what drives them. Knowing they saved a machine from the thrash heap is all the encouragement they need.

    James, thumbs up and kudos my brothah! I LOVE this idea as well and I say...YES!!!

    What better way to show our appreciation to these guys and their amazing efforts and abilities by rewarding them with something as a way of saying,.. Great job guys. Congrats, and Thank You for the hard work?

    Now, I am going to say, that in my honest opinion, the 2 stars of the Allentown show were Eric's T2 and Jim's Taxi. There was also a gorgeous BK2K that looked fantastic as well. But you couldn't get near Taxi and T2. People know that this is my honest opinion because I have said it multiple times in various threads on Pinside. And as much as I've said it, many others have said it as well.

    So with that, I'd like to officially implement this contest into Pintasic! We can call it... The Pintastic Restoration Throw Down! PRTD for short! LOL

    Now, if I had to choose between which guys machine was better I'd have to say...YEAH RIGHT! Like I could choose!? What are you NUTS!?

    So I think that what we can do is first, PLEASE register your machines that you are taking in to Pintastic in the soon to be activated (hopefully next week) game registration form. I am setting this up for 3 reasons. #1 - This guarantees you a spot at the event. #2 - Helps to give us an up to date rough idea of how many games to expect so we can set up the Pinball Room properly. And #3 - I am going to keep an up to date running list of machines that we are expecting to have at the show in a link on PintasticNewEngland.com. That way people can click on the link and they will know (for the most part) most of the games that will be there to see, play and possibly buy at the event.

    So if you are going to enter a machine into the PRTD contest, register your machine and in the provided comments box, please tell us that your are entering the machine into the "Restoration Throw Down" contest. We'll be sure to add them to the link as well.

    We will set up the machines in a row so that they can all be seen and played in one easy to find location. Then, we will make ballots available so everyone can vote for the machine they think is the best one. I'll have to figure out a way to prevent people from voting multiple times. But I'd like to think that we could all be honest and vote once and see how the chips fall. So, we'll have to see what we can come up with for a voting system/strategy.

    Additionally, I will definitely do my best to get some great prizes and possibly some cash together for the contest.. Depending on how many games we get, I'd like to award prizes to the top 3 machines. I just think it's nice to spread the loot around a little. But if we only have 2 or 3 machines entered, than it will be a winner take all contest.

    So, since I have already gotten the go ahead from my partner on this, I'd like to officially say...LET THE CONTEST BEGIN!!!

    Good luck to you all!

    #116 4 years ago
    Quoted from Steve-in-CT:

    "And now for something completely different"
    I have a question about bringing a game for the free play area. I understand that there can be breakdowns with a game you bring, I'm fine with that. They can be repaired. My concern is what happens if a game is stolen, cosmetically damaged or a total loss in a fire? Does the facility or the promoters have insurance? I can't stay and babysit it during the whole show, I have other responsibilities at home. The game in question is my Williams Joust. I know that many collectors have never seen or played one and I'd like to share it with others.
    Steve

    Hey Steve. We already have an insurance policy in place that would cover an event like a fire or flood or other act of God. However, we cannot be responsible for damages caused to any machine, or if a machine were somehow stolen. Just as you can't baby sit it, I'm sorry to say, we can't either.

    I'll have to check with the director of the facility, but I'm sure there are many security guards and cameras in and around the entire property. If someone were to steal a machine, it would be far too easy to roll back the footage and catch the thieves.

    But I'll reiterate again that in no way will Pintastic or the hotel be held liable to any lost, stolen or (and especially) damaged property. I'm sure you understand that we cannot control other people's actions.

    Additionally, we have already retained a lawyer who is in the process of writing legal disclaimers that state that by bringing a machine to the show, you acknowledge and accept these facts and understand that problems and situations arise that are simply out of our hands and thus we cannot be held responsible.

    All that said, anyone who would be nervous, uncomfortable or afraid that something may happen to their machine is probably better off not bringing it.

    I hope that you will still take your Joust as many people (myself included) would love to see and play it.

    Does anyone have any horror stories of things like this happening at other events?

    #117 4 years ago
    Quoted from Steve-in-CT:

    "And now for something completely different"
    I have a question about bringing a game for the free play area. I understand that there can be breakdowns with a game you bring, I'm fine with that. They can be repaired. My concern is what happens if a game is stolen, cosmetically damaged or a total loss in a fire? Does the facility or the promoters have insurance? I can't stay and babysit it during the whole show, I have other responsibilities at home. The game in question is my Williams Joust. I know that many collectors have never seen or played one and I'd like to share it with others.
    Steve

    Steve I can say this....pinball people in general are a very great and caring bunch of people. They treat machines as they would want there own game treated. If you were to bring your game or anyone else for that matter. Me and Derick will be instructing out staff to watch out for people miss treating other peoples games. I don't like it and it will not be tolerated!

    #118 4 years ago
    Quoted from Pinfidel:

    Hey Steve. We already have an insurance policy in place that would cover an event like a fire or flood or other act of God. However, we cannot be responsible for damages caused to any machine, or if a machine were somehow stolen. Just as you can't baby sit it, I'm sorry to say, we can't either.
    I'll have to check with the director of the facility, but I'm sure there are many security guards and cameras in and around the entire property. If someone were to steal a machine, it would be far too easy to roll back the footage and catch the thieves.
    But I'll reiterate again that in no way will Pintastic or the hotel be held liable to any lost, stolen or (and especially) damaged property. I'm sure you understand that we cannot control other people's actions.
    Additionally, we have already retained a lawyer who is in the process of writing legal disclaimers that state that by bringing a machine to the show, you acknowledge and accept these facts and understand that problems and situations arise that are simply out of our hands and thus we cannot be held responsible.
    All that said, anyone who would be nervous, uncomfortable or afraid that something may happen to their machine is probably better off not bringing it.
    I hope that you will still take your Joust as many people (myself included) would love to see and play it.
    Does anyone have any horror stories of things like this happening at other events?

    Any game leaving the event will be check to make sure it is a legitimate transaction. Also after the show closes for the day both event rooms will be locked for the night.

    #119 4 years ago

    I've run a bracket style double elimination style tourney on a bank of Classics (mid 70's EMs - early solid state) and it was a blast. Maybe do that?

    I should be able to bring a few restored beauties for the tourney.

    Dave (Doc)

    Quoted from Whridlsoncestood:

    I'm ready for the party! Besides the tournament let me know if you need anything else. Along with with suggestions for the guys for the show what about tournament format? We can do bracket style, knockout elimination, Match play, pingolf. Maybe even work out some kinks for some crazy other formats we've been brainstorming on.
    I will be in touch later this week Derek to talk out some stuff.
    -Jim

    #120 4 years ago

    Me too. =)

    Quoted from eabundy:

    I would be down for a best in show contest

    #121 4 years ago

    It's a great idea. Texas Pinball Festival has been doing it for years. Handing out ribbons and cash for best EM, Best Early Solid State, Best 90's DMD. And Peoples Choice Award..

    -Dave (Doc)

    Quoted from Whridlsoncestood:

    I'm all in for a best in show contest! Always wished Allentown had that.
    -Jim

    #122 4 years ago
    Quoted from DRDAVE:

    It's a great idea. Texas Pinball Festival has been doing it for years. Handing out ribbons and cash for best EM, Best Early Solid State, Best 90's DMD. And Peoples Choice Award..
    -Dave (Doc)

    We will be doing this! I'm not sure of the format yet but a lot of that depends on the response we get. How many entries and if we do different eras. I do think we need to have a before photo framed up next to the final product. People need to see what the restorer had to work with when they started. Restorers in New England are amazing for sure.

    #123 4 years ago

    Well I have no idea what I will be restoring at the time so I won't be able to register until much closer.

    A double elimination bracket may be the bet and easiest format to run for Saturdays event doc.

    -Jim

    #124 4 years ago
    Quoted from Pinfidel:

    But if we only have 2 or 3 machines entered, than it will be a winner take all contest.

    Come on Derek this is New England! Competition and bragging rights are very high around here! I have seen what you guys can do and its amazing for sure. Now all of New England will see it, let the games begin!

    #125 4 years ago
    Quoted from dannunz:

    Come on Derek this is New England! Competition and bragging rights are very high around here! I have seen what you guys can do and its amazing for sure. Now all of New England will see it, let the games begin!

    I must confess that I am really excited about this. It's going to be an awesome competition and a lot of fun.

    By the sounds of just the last few posts, I think we'll get quite a few machines for the competition. I'm going to try hard to get a nice chunk of prize money together for this.

    As Gabe stated, please make sure you take some well document before pics. There's a difference with starting with a decent game to begin with and a machine that went through Hurricane Sandy that gets restored. So document it well.

    I don't know if we'll have game categories or what, but I'm expecting it will be a contest based on the best of the best with prizes and cash for the top 3 spots. But, we'll see.

    To answer Jim's question on game registration... There's no rush to register your game. Heck, I don't care if you register it a couple days before the show, but it MUST be registered to enter the contest.

    As for ballots and judging, I was thinking of handing everyone out a ballot right when they get their Pintastic Wrist Pass. The ballot will have an explanation of the contest and how to vote, that way, everyone will get 1 and only 1 vote.

    Thoughts?

    #126 4 years ago

    Good idea about handing out ballots when getting their wrist pass. I do like the era categories for voting though. As people into a particular era or eras know what the game(s) should look like / play like and would judge appropriately and not on a whim as some voters who may vote for a game because they are into that particular era or title.

    The Northeast is home to a wonderful pool of restoration talent.
    Looking forward to some great competition across a bunch of eras and titles.

    -Dave (Doc)

    Quoted from Pinfidel:

    I must confess that I am really excited about this. It's going to be an awesome competition and a lot of fun.
    By the sounds of just the last few posts, I think we'll get quite a few machines for the competition. I'm going to try hard to get a nice chunk of prize money together for this.
    As Gabe stated, please make sure you take some well document before pics. There's a difference with starting with a decent game to begin with and a machine that went through Hurricane Sandy that gets restored. So document it well.
    I don't know if we'll have game categories or what, but I'm expecting it will be a contest based on the best of the best with prizes and cash for the top 3 spots. But, we'll see.
    To answer Jim's question on game registration... There's no rush to register your game. Heck, I don't care if you register it a couple days before the show, but it MUST be registered to enter the contest.
    As for ballots and judging, I was thinking of handing everyone out a ballot right when they get their Pintastic Wrist Pass. The ballot will have an explanation of the contest and how to vote, that way, everyone will get 1 and only 1 vote.
    Thoughts?

    #127 4 years ago

    Pinball Code is not working now. Might need to call the hotel, bet ya the 50 rooms are gone

    #128 4 years ago
    Quoted from drgnlair:

    Pinball Code is not working now. Might need to call the hotel, bet ya the 50 rooms are gone

    The code works you just have to click on "Group rate" in the discount area. So lets make them give us more rooms. Lets fill the place with pin heads. Thanks everyone!

    #129 4 years ago

    Just reserved a room. Looking forward to this summer pinball extravaganza. I plan on bringing an EM or two. Let's get all eras of games represented like at PPE. This is going to be fun!

    #130 4 years ago

    Looks like you guys are around 3 hours from NYC? I'm from Western PA, but my daughter lives in NYC, so I'll just make a side trip to come out for the day.

    Maybe I missed it, but will there be a repair person on premise to help out with repairs in the free-play area? That was a big help at Expo.

    #131 4 years ago
    Quoted from Chippewa-Pin:

    Looks like you guys are around 3 hours from NYC? I'm from Western PA, but my daughter lives in NYC, so I'll just make a side trip to come out for the day.
    Maybe I missed it, but will there be a repair person on premise to help out with repairs in the free-play area? That was a big help at Expo.

    We will have a few repair guys at the show. Also LTG said he would come to the show and do a seminar on pinball repair. We are working on getting a sponsor to cover his travel costs. How exciting would that be? We are working very hard to make this a great show!

    #132 4 years ago

    Would love to meet Loyld! Would gladly buy him a drink

    -Jim

    #133 4 years ago
    Quoted from Whridlsoncestood:

    Would love to meet Loyld! Would gladly buy him a drink
    -Jim

    You can do that we will have many different selections of beer on hand at the concession stand.

    #134 4 years ago

    This show is going to be great and get me in trouble at the sane time!

    -Jim

    #135 4 years ago

    Any microbrew IPA at the concession stand? =)

    Quoted from dannunz:

    You can do that we will have many different selections of beer on hand at the concession stand.

    #136 4 years ago
    Quoted from DRDAVE:

    Any microbrew IPA at the concession stand? =)

    I'm sure they will have like a Sam Adams. What would you suggest?

    #137 4 years ago
    Quoted from DRDAVE:

    Good idea about handing out ballots when getting their wrist pass. I do like the era categories for voting though. As people into a particular era or eras know what the game(s) should look like / play like and would judge appropriately and not on a whim as some voters who may vote for a game because they are into that particular era or title.
    The Northeast is home to a wonderful pool of restoration talent.
    Looking forward to some great competition across a bunch of eras and titles.
    -Dave (Doc)

    There re a lot of extremely talented restorers here in NE. I'm hoping that the contest will get them to come out and show off their skills. Of course, some cash and prizes is extra incentive for them to bring something to the show.

    As for separating eras, I'd love that, it's just going to depend on if we get enough machines from said era that determines how we will run the contest.

    Thanks for all the great input and suggestions Dave.

    Also, I'm going to be encouraging several repair techs to rent a space at the event. One thing about shows, as machines are always in need of a little love, and attention.They'll be no shortage of opportunities for repairing stuff for people. I think some serious money will be there to be made at the show. Ideally, I'd like to have 3 or 4 techs available to repair machines for people. Let me Know if you'd be interested and thanks.

    #138 4 years ago
    Quoted from drgnlair:

    Pinball Code is not working now. Might need to call the hotel, bet ya the 50 rooms are gone

    I just hung up the phone with the hotel liaison and she confirmed that Gabe/Dannunz is correct. In order for the discount code to work, you must choose a discount category after typing in the rate code 1507pintas. Choose the "Group Rate" code and the 1507pintas code will be accepted and you will get the $99 rate.

    BTW, the regular room rate for those nights in July are $159 a night. So make sure you use that code so you get that discount.

    #139 4 years ago
    Quoted from jrpinball:

    Just reserved a room. Looking forward to this summer pinball extravaganza. I plan on bringing an EM or two. Let's get all eras of games represented like at PPE. This is going to be fun!

    Glad your coming. You can never have too many EMs.

    It's going to be a great event with a lot of games, vendors and special guests. We're going to ALL put New England back on the pinball map!

    Quoted from Whridlsoncestood:

    Would love to meet Loyld! Would gladly buy him a drink
    -Jim

    They don't get any nicer or better than Llyod! Keep an eye out for guest announcements on this thread!

    #140 4 years ago

    I'm in the processes of getting speakers for the show. Who does New England want to see do a seminar at the show? We have a very nice seminar room with stadium seating for 70 people. 100 people with standing room.

    #141 4 years ago
    Quoted from dannunz:

    I'm in the processes of getting speakers for the show. Who does New England want to see do a seminar at the show? We have a very nice seminar room with stadium seating for 70 people. 100 people with standing room.

    Bowen's local. Would love to see him do a seminar on 'trick shots', illegal saves, etc etc

    #142 4 years ago

    Any chance you guys can get the discount rate to apply to rooms with queen beds so us married folk can bring the better half?

    #143 4 years ago
    Quoted from Richthofen:

    Bowen's local. Would love to see him do a seminar on 'trick shots', illegal saves, etc etc

    I have talked to Bowen and he does not think he can make it. Pintastic is the same weekend as California extreme. He runs the tournament for that show. We would love to have him. You never know.

    #144 4 years ago
    Quoted from jadziedzic:

    Any chance you guys can get the discount rate to apply to rooms with queen beds so us married folk can bring the better half?

    Let me look into that. I will post an update soon. We have about 30 rooms rented so far and the show is almost a year away. People are excited for sure!

    #145 4 years ago

    For the concession stand might I suggest Down The Road Brewery. Donovan is a local pinhead and a damn fine brewer.

    http://downtheroadbrewery.com/

    #146 4 years ago
    Quoted from dannunz:

    I have talked to Bowen and he does not think he can make it. Pintastic is the same weekend as California extreme. He runs the tournament for that show. We would love to have him. You never know.

    I can't make it. Even if CA Extreme didn't exist, I am away on business throughout early July every year. But yes, CA Extreme is scheduled for the same weekend and ReplayFX is only two or three weeks later.

    My fingers are crossed that the second show will be some other time of year!

    #147 4 years ago
    Quoted from nerdygrrl:

    For the concession stand might I suggest Down The Road Brewery. Donovan is a local pinhead and a damn fine brewer.
    http://downtheroadbrewery.com/

    That is a great suggestion. No promises obviously, but I will see what I can do. Thanks NG!

    #148 4 years ago
    Quoted from jadziedzic:

    Any chance you guys can get the discount rate to apply to rooms with queen beds so us married folk can bring the better half?

    Thank you for this heads up Jad. Since seeing you post, I have had multiple talks with the hotel management. I finally went down there for a face to face with the corporate "Big Wig".

    Here's the nut shell of how it went down...

    I said to him that this is going to be the type of event that draws over 2,000 people through the doors and will fill up your hotel. NOW, if you want to see other hotels take your business away, by all means, keep things the way they are. But if you want to see this place filled, then drop the rates down and give people a deal.

    He then asked, "What would you like to see the rates at for the other rooms?".

    I said, "$99 for the doubles, $109 for the queens and $119 for the kings. That's a fair deal.".

    He then asks, "So, you think you're gonna fill this place?".

    I said, "I know you don't know this hobby, but I'm telling you, this facility will be swarming with people and everyone is going to want to stay here. Especially because we're going to let everyone who stays here go to our exclusive Friday after party we're having. Everywhere there's a pinball show across the country, ALL the hotels always sell out and this place WILL sell out too."

    He said, "Okay, I tell you what...I'll make ALL the rooms available for the $99 price."

    I start laughing and I'm like... "WHAT!? REALLY!?". LOL

    He said yup. "I want to see this hotel filled for a great event."

    I said, "Hold on to your seat brothah. By this time next week, the rooms we already have booked will double. And I haven't even started booking the sponsors yet. Once they are on board this place will fill up fast!"

    So, THEN I asked him, "Will you give us the whole hotel at this price!?".

    He turned to our hotel liaison and asked her how many rooms we already have blocked off. She said 50 but I extended them an additional 50. He asked how many rooms were already booked, she said 32.

    So he turns to me and says, "We'll cross that bridge when we get to it, but I'm sure we can come to an agreement that will make everyone happy."

    So this is it. I just got word that the links are all livened up. So whether you need a double bed, or want a queen or even KING, they are ALL ONLY $99!!!

    I'm sure this goes without saying, but I'll say it anyway. Obviously the suites are NOT included in this special price. This is for all the basic rooms. Just want to be clear and save someone from calling the hotel and asking this question.

    So, get in on these now while you can. Just remember, you choose your room, then put in the discount code... 1507Pintas Then choose the group rate and you should be good to go. If anyone has a problem, let me know here and I'll work it out for you.

    Good luck guys!

    Here's the hotel link again... http://www.sturbridgehosthotel.com

    #149 4 years ago

    You da man. Nice job!

    #150 4 years ago

    Thanks for the hard work - I just booked a king mini-suite lake view room at the $99 rate!

    Tony

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