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BrickCon 2009: Sig-fig Photoshoot

Postby plums_deify » Sun Aug 09, 2009 1:34 am

The following list is for me and the other attendees who are constructing figs to reference. This list means you've signed up in the thread. If the name is bolded, it means I have confirmation that your fig is already built. If it's not bolded, don't panic--your fig will be there.

CastleLord
Hob Took
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Hello, Classic-Castle!

With all the whispers of the upcoming BrickCon 2009, it's now time to put the all call out for your sig-figs.

For newcomers to the community, your sig-fig is your plastic representation of yourself. This does not have to be castle-y for our purposes; not everyone has a castle oriented sig-fig. While preferred, it's certainly not required. :)

The ultimate goal is to get as many sig-figs from CC as possible, line em all up, and take a picture. Pretty simple, right? Here's a look at previous photos:

BrickFest PDX 2007

Northwest BrickCon 2007

BrickCon 2008

BrickFest PDX 2009


There are ALL sorts of figs there. It's a ton of fun. Don't worry, though: sig-figs will be treated with the utmost respect, and will not be placed in compromising situations. ;) (Unless, of course, you'd like them to be, and I assure you the CC attendees would be more than happy to oblige in sig-fig abuse.)

Please also be aware that any fig posted in this thread WILL be present in the photo. Sometimes it’s hard to see since there are so many figs, but I can assure you, everyone will be represented. (Keep in mind that LEGO is not an easy medium to photograph under the best conditions, and this is taken at a convention. With terribly bad lighting.)

Since I said it so aptly when I posted this for the past two BrickFests and BrickCons, I'll just plagiarize my own post:

FOR ATTENDEES: Please be sure to bring your sig-fig with you. Once the schedule for BrickCon becomes more apparent, I'll figure out a time for the figs to assemble somewhere in the display for the picture. All signs point to sometime Saturday. Details for us will be worked out later.

FOR NON ATTENDEES: You have a choice! You can either A) Post in this thread or send me a PM detailing what your fig looks like, or B) if you have a custom fig, you can send it to me and I'll be sure it gets returned to you.

For Option A: You MUST provide picture reference for your fig. For example:

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It's a clear photo, and it's easy to reference the torso, face, hair, and legs. If you don't have a photo and aren't able to take one, please browse either Peeron or Bricklink and give us the references. This makes it easier on us, the attendees, to construct your figs. If you have a particularly rare piece for any of it, please also consider alternatives: If your sig-fig uses the forestwoman torso, for example, or the white ninja, please give us a cheaper, easier-to-find alternative. With the massive collections between the attendees, we should be able to construct your fig, but we'd like a back-up plan.

For Option B: Please send me a PM, and I will let you know what snail-mail address to send your fig to. If at all possible, Option A would be best, because it has less room for the USPS to err and lose your fig. :) But if you really want YOUR fig to be there, we'll do what we can. Just shoot me a PM.

After BrickCon, photos will be posted in a myriad of sites. I'll have mine in my flickr account, and I'm sure plenty will be on various image hosting sites that are used by the community.

Pleas post photos of your fig prior to SEPTEMBER 18, 2009. If you are sending me your fig, PM me no later than September 10. I must receive the fig prior to September 30.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask! Just post em' here. :D
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Re: BrickCon 2009: Sig-fig Photoshoot

Postby CastleLord » Sun Aug 09, 2009 12:46 pm

Well Here's my sigfig:
Face: A classic smiley face
Torso: this body with white arms and yellow hands
Legs: Plain red with black hips
Weapons: Old gray crosbow and a brown quivier
Helmet: the helmet is a plain gray helmet.

Oh and Caylin Don't foget my sigfig this year please?

Ps: use the picture if you dont understand what i wrote.

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Re: BrickCon 2009: Sig-fig Photoshoot

Postby Tedward » Sun Aug 09, 2009 4:38 pm

CastleLord wrote:Oh and Caylin Don't foget my sigfig this year please?

How about I bring "you"? I know I can put those elements together.
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Re: BrickCon 2009: Sig-fig Photoshoot

Postby CastleLord » Sun Aug 09, 2009 5:14 pm

Tedward wrote:
CastleLord wrote:Oh and Caylin Don't foget my sigfig this year please?

How about I bring "you"? I know I can put those elements together.

It's not an issue about building the fig it's that last year my siggy was buildt, but sadly it didn't make it into the pic :(
(Caylin forgot me)

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Re: BrickCon 2009: Sig-fig Photoshoot

Postby Aliencat » Sun Aug 09, 2009 5:29 pm

We can probably make a whole army of yous :D
Between plotting to kill you all and chasing balls of yarn, I also build MOCs

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Re: BrickCon 2009: Sig-fig Photoshoot

Postby CastleLord » Sun Aug 09, 2009 5:46 pm

Aliencat wrote:We can probably make a whole army of yous :D


Hmm then i can take over the world Bwahahahahah :twisted:
Ok. Now seriously that would be fun.

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Re: BrickCon 2009: Sig-fig Photoshoot

Postby plums_deify » Sun Aug 09, 2009 5:47 pm

You're never going to let me live that down, are you?

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Re: BrickCon 2009: Sig-fig Photoshoot

Postby CastleLord » Sun Aug 09, 2009 5:48 pm

plums_deify wrote:You're never going to let me live that down, are you?

:cry:

Maybe......
Ok I forgive you. Just don't forget me this year.
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Re: BrickCon 2009: Sig-fig Photoshoot

Postby plums_deify » Sun Aug 09, 2009 6:15 pm

Okay. No forgetting Castlelord this year. And your fig WAS there--just offscreen, I SWEAR.

Okay. Back to your regularly scheduled sign-ups.
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Re: BrickCon 2009: Sig-fig Photoshoot

Postby JoshWedin » Mon Aug 10, 2009 1:00 am

plums_deify wrote:And your fig WAS there--just offscreen, I SWEAR.


Oh, your fig was there. I saw him. I told him it was time for the photoshoot, but he was off flirting with the Amazons in Caylin's layout. It was his own fault. ;)

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Re: BrickCon 2009: Sig-fig Photoshoot

Postby Hob Took » Mon Aug 10, 2009 12:59 pm

Someday I will make it to Brickcon myself!

Mutt Hair
Classic Smiley face
This Dragon Master's torso
Red belt, black legs
Shiny armor is optional. He looks better without it, I think. I don't know, whatever your decide

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Re: BrickCon 2009: Sig-fig Photoshoot

Postby Bruce N H » Mon Aug 10, 2009 2:33 pm

My sigfig would love to be included again:

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Dumbledore head
Brown Jedi hood
Any brown torso
Brown legs
2 brown capes, one forward, one back, like this:
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Black rubber band as belt

Sometimes he plays dress up for fun:
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Re: BrickCon 2009: Sig-fig Photoshoot

Postby Barbrickian » Mon Aug 10, 2009 5:31 pm

Bruce N H wrote:Sometimes he plays dress up for fun:
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Re: BrickCon 2009: Sig-fig Photoshoot

Postby Foamrider » Wed Aug 12, 2009 7:36 pm

Hey, awesome.

This head:
http://www.bricklink.com/PL/3626bpx332.gif?0

This torso with black arms
http://www.bricklink.com/PL/973pb377c01.jpg?0

Dark red hips with black legs
Black hood
Black cape
Chrome sword

Thanks.
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Re: BrickCon 2009: Sig-fig Photoshoot

Postby Garbageman13 » Thu Aug 13, 2009 1:32 pm

Thanks for doing this Caylin!

Here's my sig-fig, without his armor:
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I think it's pretty obvious what pieces I used, right? Or do you need me to list them?

God bless.

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