Song Fight! Live 2014: Running Commentary

All about the next annual live event. Are you coming?. Discuss travel & lodging. Recruit band members, discuss equipment, setlists, etc.
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Re: Song Fight! Live 2014: Running Commentary

Post by fluffy » Wed Aug 13, 2014 8:47 am

So far my trip has involved me getting food poisoning and laying on the couch with frequent rushes to the bathroom. SO MUCH FUN GUYS

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Post by Caravan Ray » Wed Aug 13, 2014 9:09 am

Manhattan Glutton wrote:Jon - when do you get in?
Ray - only Wednesday, or any day after too?

I'd like to maximize the attendance since I do get tired of karaoke. :). But I'm up for going out all the nights, and hey sometimes you accidentally end up at karaoke...
Anytime. Anywhere. But I arrive in town about 8pm tonight. I will have gone about 30 hours without sleep and be chock full of free drinks from various airport lounges and ready to sing
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Post by Caravan Ray » Wed Aug 13, 2014 9:13 am

Now on US soil and have had my first few Budweisers. Cool here - you can just ask for a 'beer' without all of the complex state based glass size names of back home. God bless America
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Post by roymond » Wed Aug 13, 2014 10:51 am

Welcome to the land of opportunity!
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Post by fluffy » Wed Aug 13, 2014 10:51 am

Caravan Ray wrote:Now on US soil and have had my first few Budweisers. Cool here - you can just ask for a 'beer' without all of the complex state based glass size names of back home. God bless America
You asked for beer and they gave you Budweiser?
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Post by fluffy » Wed Aug 13, 2014 11:12 am

Okay, despite my colon still trying to invert itself as painfully as possible, I think I'm able to actually get out and about now. Who else is in DC? I'm near 13th and R street (same general 'hood as the venue), and there's apparently lots to do around here, if anyone wants to meet up.
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Post by Manhattan Glutton » Wed Aug 13, 2014 12:05 pm

I'm about 5 hours out- crossing pa right now.
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Post by Manhattan Glutton » Wed Aug 13, 2014 4:52 pm

We are arrived - 12th and independence.

I'm going to recover from the drive a little and then head out to explore/dinner/drinks. Prob around 8:30 or so.

I can look up places or I'm open to suggestions. It's my first time here so I have no idea yet.
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Post by Caravan Ray » Wed Aug 13, 2014 5:17 pm

I'm here! But my luggage is still on the way from Dallas. Just what I needed after over 24 hours of travel! Another hours wait at the airport
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Post by Manhattan Glutton » Wed Aug 13, 2014 5:32 pm

http://www.trustedtours.com/store/dc-ducks.aspx

I just bought two tickets for tomorrow at 11am. Sorry Bjam, I need to know what DC has to offer nooooowww!!
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Post by Lunkhead » Wed Aug 13, 2014 8:57 pm

For those of you that use Facebook, it seems like the Facebook events for this weekend tied to the Song Fight! Facebook page dropped off the radar. Here they are if you want to say you're going and/or share the word. I've adjusted the times and added the link to Jon Eric's YouTube channel and cross linked the two events.

Night 1
https://www.facebook.com/events/648247451927966/
Night 2
https://www.facebook.com/events/1453387781574578/

EDIT: In a fit of craziness I also gave Facebook a couple bucks to "boost" the Song Fight! page post about the event. Never done that before, figured this would be an opportunity to experiment with it...
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Post by jb » Wed Aug 13, 2014 9:40 pm

did you target the boost at all?
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Post by jb » Wed Aug 13, 2014 9:41 pm

I am currently about to race Lunkhead to DC. Waiting for my 10:15 red eye to board.
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Post by jimtyrrell » Wed Aug 13, 2014 9:59 pm

Holly Furlone and I are hitting the road at daybreak on Friday. It'll take us about 10-11 hours probably. Really looking forward to seeing you all.
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Post by Lunkhead » Wed Aug 13, 2014 10:21 pm

Um, no, no targeting, just people who like the page and their friends I think. Is that bad? I've never done this before. :/

Also, to reiterate, I mistyped earlier, I'm getting in Friday morning, not tomorrow morning.
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Post by jb » Wed Aug 13, 2014 10:26 pm

cool.

re: targeting-- depends on the goal. if you want ppl to watch the stream then fans is good. if you want ppl to show up to the show or enter their own live fight song, then target ppl in the DC area. probably could restrict some other demos to narrow the audience as well and increase the engagement rate etc etc I know too much about this shit

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Post by fluffy » Wed Aug 13, 2014 10:39 pm

Manhattan Glutton + his fiancee, Caravan Ray, and I just had a wonderful time at a pub near DuPont Circle. Wish you were here, XOXOXO
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Post by Caravan Ray » Wed Aug 13, 2014 10:39 pm

Hey Fluffy and Man Glut. I made it back to my hotel. But I did get lost. Google maps got me home with 1% power to spare. Oh, and I had to do a piss in a nightclub. At least they had the decency to ask for my ID to prove I was over 18. Not like those other rude bastards.
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Post by Caravan Ray » Wed Aug 13, 2014 10:44 pm

Actually.... The bouncer asked for my ID , and when I went to get my wallet out, he cracked up and said "just joking man". Bastards.
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Post by Generic » Thu Aug 14, 2014 2:07 pm

My flight has landed. Waiting on baggage claim right now, then the subway down to the apartment we've rented. John, John, Mike, and fluffy, is there anything going on this evening?
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Post by Manhattan Glutton » Thu Aug 14, 2014 2:31 pm

We (Janelle and I) are going to meet one of her friends tonight around 8. You guys are free to join us.
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Post by jack » Thu Aug 14, 2014 2:31 pm

If you're in Georgetown at any point, be sure to check out the Exorcist Steps!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exorcist_steps

Right next to the Key Bridge.
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