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Re: Minnesota Steampunks
« Reply #50 on: December 28, 2010, 12:57:15 am »
Howdy,

      Thanks kindly for the greeting, sir.  ;D

       Since I just completed my first steampunk/weird west outfit, I feel much better.  Its a bit crude, but considering my current (lack of) resources, I like it.  ;D

        And I do recognize your face, sir.  But I am sorry I did not make your acquaintance before, being as I used to go to CONvergence religiously while in Minnesota.

        But now, I look forward to meeting you and your lovely companion in your profile photo at some later time.  (Hopefully CONvergence this year!)

Cheers,

Dan :)

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Re: Minnesota Steampunks
« Reply #51 on: December 28, 2010, 03:39:26 am »
Most definitely Sir!
We are going to try and make it to ConVergence this year but will certainly be going to the RenFest again in full Steampunk attire. I am a big fan of Weird Weird West and plan on adding a replica pistol belt and six shooter to my outfit. Did some quick draw shooting up in Wisconsin this past summer and I am now hooked  ;)
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Re: Minnesota Steampunks
« Reply #52 on: December 30, 2010, 08:03:18 pm »
Most definitely Sir!
We are going to try and make it to ConVergence this year but will certainly be going to the RenFest again in full Steampunk attire. I am a big fan of Weird Weird West and plan on adding a replica pistol belt and six shooter to my outfit. Did some quick draw shooting up in Wisconsin this past summer and I am now hooked  ;)
Do you know when tickets go on sale for ConVergence? I might go to it as well, but it is secondary to a road trip to Comic-con.

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Re: Minnesota Steampunks
« Reply #53 on: December 30, 2010, 08:30:36 pm »
Most definitely Sir!
We are going to try and make it to ConVergence this year but will certainly be going to the RenFest again in full Steampunk attire. I am a big fan of Weird Weird West and plan on adding a replica pistol belt and six shooter to my outfit. Did some quick draw shooting up in Wisconsin this past summer and I am now hooked  ;)
Do you know when tickets go on sale for ConVergence? I might go to it as well, but it is secondary to a road trip to Comic-con.

They've been on sale for months (We actually pre-register for the next year as we leave so we don't forget) Register right away, the cost goes up $10 after 12/31
http://www.convergence-con.org/amenities/registration/registration.php
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Re: Minnesota Steampunks
« Reply #54 on: December 30, 2010, 10:27:06 pm »
Oh dear, I've come to the party rather late. Pardon the interruption?

Lifetime Minnesotan here.  Well known in some parts. Infamous in others.

Would be interested in a Minnesota meet-up should one occur in the more clement months.

I am a tinkerer, puppeteer, and builder of things.  My wife and I are great fans of style and steam.

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Re: Minnesota Steampunks
« Reply #55 on: December 30, 2010, 11:04:27 pm »
Better late then never! Welcome spcglider!

I think the idea of a picnic at a park would be splendid. Perhaps Lake Harriet Rose Gardens in Minneapolis or Como Park Conservatory in Saint Paul.

Also, both would be excellent locations to take some great photos.

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Re: Minnesota Steampunks
« Reply #56 on: December 31, 2010, 10:28:22 pm »
Would any MN or WI steampunks be interested in a garden walk at Como Park Conservatory in January?  It will be cold outside but warm and steamy in the green houses.

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Re: Minnesota Steampunks
« Reply #57 on: January 01, 2011, 01:35:34 am »
Howdy,

     I reckon I would, but it would depend on the date.

Cheers,

Dan :)

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Re: Minnesota Steampunks
« Reply #58 on: January 01, 2011, 02:33:59 am »
Oh dear, I've come to the party rather late. Pardon the interruption?

Lifetime Minnesotan here.  Well known in some parts. Infamous in others.

Would be interested in a Minnesota meet-up should one occur in the more clement months.

I am a tinkerer, puppeteer, and builder of things.  My wife and I are great fans of style and steam.

-Gordon (Professor Gordon Weatherbee, founder Gentlemen's Gadgeteer Society)

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Re: Minnesota Steampunks
« Reply #59 on: January 04, 2011, 12:12:59 am »
Howdy,

     Wow!  I met that feller before!  A spiritual ancestor of what made "The Muppets" great.

Cheers,

Dan :)

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Re: Minnesota Steampunks
« Reply #60 on: January 05, 2011, 01:39:47 am »
Thank you gents!  Pleasure to be here!

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Re: Minnesota Steampunks
« Reply #61 on: January 05, 2011, 10:18:29 pm »
Greetings fellow Minnesotans!  I have observed Steampunk for quite some time but now I am finally starting to really get into it and let my imagination take flight :)

If get-togethers are arranged here I will certainly try and attend! I live in Alexandria and I don't see too many others who enjoy the Steamy side of life up here.

Glad to meet all of your acquaintances!
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Re: Minnesota Steampunks
« Reply #62 on: January 06, 2011, 12:04:55 am »
Welcome to Brassgoggles Gimpeh!

Glad to have you with us!

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Re: Minnesota Steampunks
« Reply #63 on: May 03, 2011, 11:23:59 pm »
Hello from the North Suburbs of Anoka County , im fairly interested in steampunk and will be at CONvergence coming up this summer (look for a Bald Eagle fursuit possibly with steampunk gear). Is there any website out there specific to Minnesotans into Steampunk?

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Re: Minnesota Steampunks
« Reply #64 on: May 04, 2011, 12:49:18 pm »
Is there any website out there specific to Minnesotans into Steampunk?

There's a blog at
http://mn-aethernauts.livejournal.com/ but it looks like it's not very active


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Re: Minnesota Steampunks
« Reply #65 on: May 08, 2011, 02:56:16 am »
Oi! I'm a Coon Rapids man. Just thought I'd give a tip of the hat old boy!

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Re: Minnesota Steampunks
« Reply #66 on: May 13, 2011, 12:27:50 am »
Welcome Joseph Marlor

Glad to have you join us!

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Re: Minnesota Steampunks
« Reply #67 on: May 16, 2011, 05:07:07 am »
Oi! I'm a Coon Rapids man. Just thought I'd give a tip of the hat old boy!

cool, I live in Coon Rapids, just off Hwy-10 over by the Round Lake Blvd exit.

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Re: Minnesota Steampunks
« Reply #68 on: June 28, 2011, 09:08:14 pm »
Just wanted to share with the rest of you all. Next month for our second year wedding anniversary Mrs. Voltin and I will be staying at the Rivertown Inn over in Historic Stillwater and plan on once again going Steampunk and should have a few photos to share after.

For those of you that have never been to Stillwater I highly recommend visiting there.
Many antique shops, restaurants, and history to savor.

The room we will be staying in this time is the Agatha Christie suite. Have a look~

http://www.rivertowninn.com/agatha_christie.html

Also, I wanted to start a discussion on a Time Traveller's outing at the Renfest this year. Your thoughts?

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Re: Minnesota Steampunks
« Reply #69 on: June 29, 2011, 10:15:40 pm »
Is anyone going to ConVergence? http://www.convergence-con.org/

I would love to see some pictures of the Steampunk Ball.
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Re: Minnesota Steampunks
« Reply #70 on: July 05, 2011, 06:47:47 pm »
Have been in Minnesota for over a year now.. I hate this weather..

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Re: Minnesota Steampunks
« Reply #71 on: July 05, 2011, 08:49:56 pm »
Welcome Chestnut! The weather is what gives our state character though!

Just kidding, it is a rollercoster ride with the weather I know. The fall is usually pretty nice however.

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Re: Minnesota Steampunks
« Reply #72 on: July 06, 2011, 02:51:28 am »
The fall is what i love most about Minnesota.. well besides the amount of magical people and eclectic shops anyway...

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Re: Minnesota Steampunks
« Reply #73 on: July 25, 2011, 04:11:48 pm »
Hello, fellow Minnesotans!

Seems as if this thread's last post was some time ago... Hope i haven't missed all the excitement!
I am a resident of Burnsville and my profession is culinary.  My girlfriend and I are lifetime Fest junkie, and would love to accumulate some more Fest cronies at '11 fest.
And seeing as RenFest is right around the corner, I'm incredibly excited!

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Re: Minnesota Steampunks
« Reply #74 on: August 04, 2011, 01:49:12 am »
Welcome Captain Vincent!

My wife and I are also looking forward to attending the Fest this year. I will post when we paln on making it out there this year. Hopefully it shall coincide with your date of attendance.