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#328357 - 06/06/19 10:37 PM Re: Convention Update Email [Re: susan in florida]
beaglebabes Offline
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Registered: 03/19/14
Posts: 2448
Loc: WI
Originally Posted By: susan in florida
Frosty Fun Decade Repaint will be given as you enter the Winter Wonderland buffet dinner Friday evening.


Remember the Magic KOC 2019 Convention Snowflake will be given as you enter the Magic of Christmas dinner Saturday evening.
I really don't like this idea. What if someone wants to leave early or they were only going to be there for two days. I and I think others thought those three ornaments would be in our bags or registration packets.

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#328358 - 06/06/19 10:40 PM Re: Convention Update Email [Re: hazelstovey]
beaglebabes Offline
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Loc: WI
I don't have a smart phone either. I don't think it is Hallmark doing this, it is Cvent, the people putting this on. I am really dreading this event as from the start it has been nothing but problems.

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#328359 - 06/06/19 11:32 PM Re: Convention Update Email [Re: hazelstovey]
susan in florida Offline
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Just 62 more days and we will find out.

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#328363 - 06/07/19 09:35 AM Re: Convention Update Email [Re: hazelstovey]
MicheleB Offline
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Loc: Monroe Township, NJ
I'm with Susan from Florida and debbieg, I don't have a smartphone either.
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#328369 - 06/07/19 07:13 PM Re: Convention Update Email [Re: hazelstovey]
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I like the idea of a smartphone app during the event myself. I have been to several conferences for my job, and there is usually some type of app.
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#328370 - 06/07/19 10:06 PM Re: Convention Update Email [Re: hazelstovey]
susan in florida Offline
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I was going to use the Remember the Magic KOC 2019 Convention Snowflake as one of my ornaments to get signed but Terri S.
I just don't know what Hallmark is thinking. Those 3 ornaments should have be in our event bag.
IF they want to give out something for dinner...then they should find something else.

We need more information to make plans.

It's coming up fast and we still don't know anything about the local club dinner/ get together.

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#328372 - 06/07/19 10:13 PM Re: Convention Update Email [Re: hazelstovey]
susan in florida Offline
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No local club dinner info.

But we can BUY a Kansas City Train ornament early for $19.99..
I haven't looked to see if it the same as in the dream book.

Not really anything I would purchase anyway.

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#328373 - 06/07/19 10:20 PM Re: Convention Update Email [Re: susan in florida]
Nancy C. in Shawnee, KS Offline
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Registered: 05/15/99
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Loc: Shawnee, KS USA
Originally Posted By: susan in florida
No local club dinner info.

But we can BUY a Kansas City Train early for $19.99..
I haven't look to see if it the same as in the dream book.

Not really anything I would purchase.


This isn't in the Dream Book. It appeared on Hallmark.com one day and that's how we found out about it. I'm debating if I want to buy it then so I can have Orville sign it (and I'll take my silver pen so he can since I expect to find it has a black bottom) or if I want to buy it from my local club sponsor's store when it comes out in October.

One thing that I like about it is that it has the shapes of some of the Plaza buildings, including lights, on the engine section. It's kind of hard to see in the picture the event people sent out but you can see it better on Hallmark.com. But if you've never been to the Plaza it doesn't mean as much.

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#328374 - 06/07/19 10:43 PM Re: Convention Update Email [Re: Nancy C. in Shawnee, KS]
susan in florida Offline
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Thanks I will go to Hallmark.com and see a better picture.

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#328375 - 06/07/19 10:47 PM Re: Convention Update Email [Re: hazelstovey]
susan in florida Offline
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You are correct. I don't know what the country club plaza is...

maybe this link will work to see the locomotive:
https://www.hallmark.com/ornaments/keeps...999QSR1097.html

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#328384 - 06/08/19 04:24 PM Re: Convention Update Email [Re: susan in florida]
Nancy C. in Shawnee, KS Offline
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Registered: 05/15/99
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Originally Posted By: susan in florida
You are correct. I don't know what the country club plaza is...

maybe this link will work to see the locomotive:
https://www.hallmark.com/ornaments/keeps...999QSR1097.html


The Country Club Plaza is one of the oldest shopping districts in the country. The buildings are done in Moorish architecture, paying tribute to Kansas City, MO's sister city Seville, Spain. One of the buildings has a scale model of the tower of Seville on it. Every year they have the buildings outlined in lights, with the lights coming on for the first time in the season on Thanksgiving night and staying on until mid-January. Some of the Plaza buildings were included on the Christmas in KC ornament that came out a couple of years ago.

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#328386 - 06/08/19 09:58 PM Re: Convention Update Email [Re: susan in florida]
beaglebabes Offline
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Registered: 03/19/14
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Loc: WI
Originally Posted By: susan in florida
I was going to use the Remember the Magic KOC 2019 Convention Snowflake as one of my ornaments to get signed but Terri S.
I just don't know what Hallmark is thinking. Those 3 ornaments should have be in our event bag.
IF they want to give out something for dinner...then they should find something else.

We need more information to make plans.

It's coming up fast and we still don't know anything about the local club dinner/ get together.
I commented the same about the three ornaments on their facebook page and keepsake community. Others are saying the same.

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#328387 - 06/08/19 10:04 PM Re: Convention Update Email [Re: hazelstovey]
susan in florida Offline
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Loc: Clearwater, Florida
I posted in the Hallmark community too!

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#328389 - 06/09/19 07:58 AM Re: Convention Update Email [Re: susan in florida]
AnneTx Offline
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Registered: 04/28/99
Posts: 1136
Loc: Austin,Texas,USA
I am wondering how the smart phone app will work when my husband and I share one iphone? Will we be able to see both of our schedules, etc.? I think we used the same email for both of us to register for the event.

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#328392 - 06/09/19 01:14 PM Re: Convention Update Email [Re: hazelstovey]
SharonB Offline
Elf Engineer - Toy Design

Registered: 08/30/10
Posts: 239
Loc: California
I, too, posted on Keepsake Community regarding the handing out of the ornaments following dinners. This is a very bad idea. As stated, not everyone will be going to all the events. When we registered, these ornaments were listed as part of our registration package. Many of us who fly use event ornaments for the Artists to sign so we have less things to carry. Receiving the ornaments so late in the event won't allow us to have these event ornaments signed. I think Hallmark hasn't thought this through. I encourage everyone to contact Hallmark - call, post on Keepsake Community, post on Facebook, write - to object to this plan. I hope they will listen to us. Maybe if they hear from enough of us they will change their minds. I'm sure they want us to have a positive Convention experience.

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#328429 - 06/12/19 04:30 PM Re: Convention Update Email [Re: hazelstovey]
beaglebabes Offline
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Loc: WI
I just looked at the sheet and it said, "Ornaments included with Registration". So they changed it. Shame on them.

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#328430 - 06/12/19 05:46 PM Re: Convention Update Email [Re: hazelstovey]
JAS51 Offline
Elf Engineer - Toy Design

Registered: 08/14/11
Posts: 442
I agree. Wondering what else will change before the event?

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#328439 - 06/13/19 09:07 PM Re: Convention Update Email [Re: hazelstovey]
hazelstovey Offline
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Registered: 07/31/11
Posts: 54
Loc: Bellevue, Ohio
I'd also planned to have an ornament signed that I thought would be in the registration bag -- "Remember the Magic" Snowflake -- so am disappointed to learn I won't get it until afterwards. Guess I'll just have to pack another ornament and take the Snowflake to a future signing event! Hopefully Hallmark comes to its senses soon and stops making these sort of changes to previously announced convention information...

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