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* To plan the SkullSpace Anti-Social in September of 2016.
 
* To plan the SkullSpace Anti-Social in September of 2016.
 
* Leader: A. Michael
 
* Leader: A. Michael
* Members: A. Michael, you? (Yes, you can add your name here! This is a wiki, and can be edited freely!)
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* Members: A. Michael, Thor, Shab, Edwin
* Status: Tickets and posters printing; license in process
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* Status: Tickets and posters printed; license still in process
  
 
==Concept==
 
==Concept==
  
The Anti-Social is a geek-themed social, but also a not-social. Music, but not too loud; dancing, but not all the time; alcohol, of course; people dressing in costumes; raffles full of geeky gifts; food, both generic party snacks and home-cooked treats; video games projected on the walls.
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The Anti-Social is a geek-themed social, but also a not-social. Music, but not too loud; dancing, but not all the time; alcohol, of course; people dressing in costumes, but only if it's not going to end up weird; raffles full of geeky gifts; food, both generic party snacks and home-cooked treats; video games projected on the walls.
  
 
==Plans==
 
==Plans==
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*** Tape and more tape
 
*** Tape and more tape
 
*** Raffle Ticket rolls
 
*** Raffle Ticket rolls
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** Bartender, Music, other hires
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** Total so far: about $170. Expected: $330
 
* Venue
 
* Venue
 
** September 30th
 
** September 30th
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* Pre-Work
 
* Pre-Work
 
** Prizes for silent auction
 
** Prizes for silent auction
** Make sure audio setup is all good. Playlists, too
 
 
** Secure some volunteers for set-up
 
** Secure some volunteers for set-up
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** Get people for bar tending
 
** Cars for moving things before and after
 
** Cars for moving things before and after
 
** Projection systems. From SkullSpace? Who has games?
 
** Projection systems. From SkullSpace? Who has games?
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** Video game systems
 
* Advertising
 
* Advertising
 
** Poster
 
** Poster
 
*** [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1czzrfr-UKbTz4GHSmKkKQ5HClJ7doaz4TWFZynexUzs/edit#gid=0 Thor's Spreadsheet]
 
*** [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1czzrfr-UKbTz4GHSmKkKQ5HClJ7doaz4TWFZynexUzs/edit#gid=0 Thor's Spreadsheet]
 
** Facebook, Twitter, Meetup, Discuss, Meeting, Secret Handshake, Reddit/r/Winnipeg, ur mom (and also your friends)
 
** Facebook, Twitter, Meetup, Discuss, Meeting, Secret Handshake, Reddit/r/Winnipeg, ur mom (and also your friends)
* Tickets
 
 
* Deadlines: Yes, very!
 
* Deadlines: Yes, very!
  
 
Timeline:
 
Timeline:
* By the 2nd, have promotional items (especially tickets) printed and in hand.
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* Get last bit of licensing sorted out
* Send out an update to our social media channels: when we have tickets, the week before, the day before, and a few hours before.
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* Send out an update to our social media channels: after the above, the week before, the day before, and a few hours before.
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* Order alcohol
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* Think about food. Do we need to place an order somewhere?
 
* Plan out all the events and volunteers right away.
 
* Plan out all the events and volunteers right away.
 
* Design some decorations, if we can. The more time we give ourselves, the better it'll all be.
 
* Design some decorations, if we can. The more time we give ourselves, the better it'll all be.
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* The day before is the best day for doing prep baking.
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* The day of, we'll arrive early with refreshments, board games, and decorations to get everything set up.
  
 
==Theme==
 
==Theme==
  
The design of the venue will start after everything else has been done, probably in the second full week of September.
 
 
Can we design everything with pixels and modified 4-bit colour? [http://www.creativecolorschemes.com/resources/free-color-schemes/exotic-color-scheme.shtml (For example)]  
 
Can we design everything with pixels and modified 4-bit colour? [http://www.creativecolorschemes.com/resources/free-color-schemes/exotic-color-scheme.shtml (For example)]  
 
Emphasis on cards and boards as design elements (maybe real-life Material Design). Maybe dice.
 
Emphasis on cards and boards as design elements (maybe real-life Material Design). Maybe dice.
 
Play up the hacker aesthetic, if we can. Green numbers and stuff. Some hardware hacks with blinkenlights, if possible.
 
Play up the hacker aesthetic, if we can. Green numbers and stuff. Some hardware hacks with blinkenlights, if possible.

Revision as of 22:31, 19 September 2016

  • To plan the SkullSpace Anti-Social in September of 2016.
  • Leader: A. Michael
  • Members: A. Michael, Thor, Shab, Edwin
  • Status: Tickets and posters printed; license still in process

Concept

The Anti-Social is a geek-themed social, but also a not-social. Music, but not too loud; dancing, but not all the time; alcohol, of course; people dressing in costumes, but only if it's not going to end up weird; raffles full of geeky gifts; food, both generic party snacks and home-cooked treats; video games projected on the walls.

Plans

  • Cost (What costs us money?)
    • licenses
    • posters
    • flyers
    • tickets
    • pizza/snacks/food
    • Supplies
      • Pens
      • Markers
      • Paper
      • Tape and more tape
      • Raffle Ticket rolls
    • Bartender, Music, other hires
    • Total so far: about $170. Expected: $330
  • Venue
    • September 30th
    • Ralph Brown CC
  • Licensing
    • Liquor (with Gambling for 50/50 and raffles)
    • Do we need something special to prepare food?
  • Pre-Work
    • Prizes for silent auction
    • Secure some volunteers for set-up
    • Get people for bar tending
    • Cars for moving things before and after
    • Projection systems. From SkullSpace? Who has games?
    • Video game systems
  • Advertising
    • Poster
    • Facebook, Twitter, Meetup, Discuss, Meeting, Secret Handshake, Reddit/r/Winnipeg, ur mom (and also your friends)
  • Deadlines: Yes, very!

Timeline:

  • Get last bit of licensing sorted out
  • Send out an update to our social media channels: after the above, the week before, the day before, and a few hours before.
  • Order alcohol
  • Think about food. Do we need to place an order somewhere?
  • Plan out all the events and volunteers right away.
  • Design some decorations, if we can. The more time we give ourselves, the better it'll all be.
  • The day before is the best day for doing prep baking.
  • The day of, we'll arrive early with refreshments, board games, and decorations to get everything set up.

Theme

Can we design everything with pixels and modified 4-bit colour? (For example) Emphasis on cards and boards as design elements (maybe real-life Material Design). Maybe dice. Play up the hacker aesthetic, if we can. Green numbers and stuff. Some hardware hacks with blinkenlights, if possible.