Octane and Indigo signed by Gavin Blair

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Octane and Indigo signed by Gavin Blair

Unread postby pentium » Sat Apr 21, 2012 10:28 pm

Yes, that's the same Gavin Blair who helped create ReBoot.
A Comic convention is blowing through town and there is a booth where he and a few of the other cast members are meeting the fans and doing autographs before a big panel tomorrow. They were also selling NOS toys like the Bucket O Binomes. Me and Jax184 knew this would be an awesome time to do what no other SGI/ReBoot fan has done before: get our systems signed.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJiUQfplJQY&context=C48d556bADvjVQa1PpcFP2p5JxObHgdQAVYzhvxB2zcb6G_4n7Bi8=

Immediately following the signing of the Octane, I pulled out the front skin of my Indigo which while beaten and slightly scuffed, was signed as well.

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Edited:
I have an account on the forum, you know.

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Re: Octane and Indigo signed by Gavin Blair

Unread postby Jax184 » Sun Apr 22, 2012 12:15 pm

I have an account on the forum, you know.

But yeah, Gavin's never been anything less than generious and patient on the times I've met him. I had a feeling he'd be kind enough to sign my SGI on video, and sure enough he was happy to.

It was nice to see a crowd of fans around the Reboot table this year, especially since there was a batmobile directly across from it attempting to steal their thunder. The first time I saw Gavin was at Anime Evolution 2009, where he was manning the Reboot table in the dealers room. No one recognized that this pudgy, balding man was the creator of the show. I was able the walk right up and discuss SGIs with him without holding up a line of fans. Cool for me, but I felt he deserved a bit more recognition.

I'll post a photo of the Octane whe I get home.

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Re: Octane and Indigo signed by Gavin Blair

Unread postby guardian452 » Sun Apr 22, 2012 7:22 pm

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Re: Octane and Indigo signed by Gavin Blair

Unread postby s0ke » Mon Apr 23, 2012 2:04 pm

Ha! Very nice indeed.
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Re: Octane and Indigo signed by Gavin Blair

Unread postby smj » Thu Apr 26, 2012 1:18 am

That. Is. Awesome!!

Now I'm going to have to look into this Bucket o' Binomes business...
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Re: Octane and Indigo signed by Gavin Blair

Unread postby Jax184 » Thu Apr 26, 2012 4:42 pm

Okay, it took me a few days to get around to it, but here's a picture of the Octane in its home on my vintage desk.

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If anyone wants to see a massive gigantic read-the-titles-on-the-jewelcases version, http://www.jax184.com/pictures/room/02-2011+/T1i_9772.JPG

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Re: Octane and Indigo signed by Gavin Blair

Unread postby Ryan Fox » Tue May 08, 2012 4:48 am

Nothing like autographed hardware to spice up your lab/lair :P
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Re: Octane and Indigo signed by Gavin Blair

Unread postby tingo » Wed May 09, 2012 1:29 pm

True. That's why I autograph all my machines. :mrgreen:
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Re: Octane and Indigo signed by Gavin Blair

Unread postby Adrenaline » Wed May 09, 2012 1:40 pm

Jax184 wrote:Okay, it took me a few days to get around to it, but here's a picture of the Octane in its home on my vintage desk.

T1i_9772s.JPG


If anyone wants to see a massive gigantic read-the-titles-on-the-jewelcases version, http://www.jax184.com/pictures/room/02-2011+/T1i_9772.JPG

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Re: Octane and Indigo signed by Gavin Blair

Unread postby jan-jaap » Thu May 10, 2012 12:45 am

Jax184 wrote:my vintage desk.

OMG the phone! :shock: :mrgreen: Does it work, or is it just a weapon?
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Re: Octane and Indigo signed by Gavin Blair

Unread postby hamei » Thu May 10, 2012 1:02 am

jan-jaap wrote:
Jax184 wrote:my vintage desk.

OMG the phone! :shock: :mrgreen: Does it work, or is it just a weapon?

Can you imagine trying to check into an airplane with that ? "but it's just my cell phone !!" :P

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Re: Octane and Indigo signed by Gavin Blair

Unread postby Jax184 » Fri May 11, 2012 3:29 am

jan-jaap wrote:
Jax184 wrote:my vintage desk.

OMG the phone! :shock: :mrgreen: Does it work, or is it just a weapon?


The big Motorola Dynosaur on the shelf is working, outside of its battery. But there's no longer any AMPS services in Canada, so I can't hook it up. The smaller StarTAC down on the desk was my primary phone until a couple years ago. I hacked in a colour OLED screen to replace its monochrome LCD.

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