Toowoomba Christmas Wonderland 2018
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Troop Report 
Transmission start: AR-33827 Captain Ordo/CC-33827 Commander Cody, Bolt Reporting!
 
Toowoomba Christmas Wonderland 2018
 
Dates: 8/12/18, 15/12/18, 22/12/18
 
Mission: To bring Republic law and justice to the Wonderland!
 
Mission Status: Success!!
 
Details:

8/12/18

501st attendance: CC:33827 Bolt, TK:90579 Scotty33, TS:15070 Rebelrach
RL attendance: Beskaryc Marev
 
Weather conditions: Good. Not too cold and not too hot, great weather for trooping!
 
18:30 – Arrived and suited up
19:00 – Entered park and signed in. We walked down to our arches and awaited the crowd!
19:10 – The crowds filled the park and we did what we do best
21:00 – After many, many photo’s we finished up for the night
 
Malfunctions/injuries: Scotty’s shoulder bell popped off when he lifted his arm
Public incidents: One young lady mistook us for characters from Fortnite..
 
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501st attendance: AR:33827 Bolt, TK:90579 Scotty33, TB:12311 Teiwaz, TI:20552 Mykill, DZ:70809 Dark Dora, DZ:10389 Beccyd, IG:11005 Blue, TS:61912 Raptor, ID-17305 Kelz, TI:18415 Ashlyn-Dubreas
RL attendance: Ashlyn_Dubreas and Casta

Weather conditions: Humid then raining later on
 
18:30 – Arrived and suited up. This time Scotty and I tried our light up candy canes to try and funnel the crowd in a reasonably orderly fashion.
19:00 – Entered park and signed in. We walked down to our arches and awaited the crowd!
19:10 – The crowds filled the park and we did what we do best
20:30 – Raptor finished for the night and not long after it started raining
21:15 – We finished up and headed home as the rain continued!
 
Malfunctions/injuries: The Velcro on my chest piece kept letting go throughout the night.
Public incidents: The Gunner and jawa’s made a few children cry and some kids tried to steal my thermal detonator.

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22/12/18

501st attendance: AR:33827 Bolt, TK:90579 Scotty33, TI:20552 Mykill, DS:81915 Bikuchan, DS:66682 Flashheart, ID:22008 Sharpshooter, ID:86662 Darth Cooper
Wrangler: Blue

Weather conditions: Good then becoming quite cold as the night went on
 
18:30 – Arrived and suited up
19:00 – Entered park and signed in. We walked down to our arches and awaited the crowd!
19:10 – The crowds filled the park and we did what we do best
20:30 – By this time we had spread out more than the last few years and it worked great
21:15 – We finished up and headed home after possibly the biggest crowds we have had yet!
 
Malfunctions/injuries: Bikuchan had some issues suiting up, JD had someone try to pull off one of his horns and Scotty forgot to do up his crotch strap. Oh and sharpshooter disappeared in all the photos!
Public incidents: Savage scared lots of kids, Kylo and the TIE were mistook for Vader on a few occasions.

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Charity funds raised: Nil (this is a community event)
Thanks to all that came up the hill this year. We had a great time and the Wonderland is already requesting us back next year. It’s always their busiest nights when we are there and the love having us!
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Hehe the other Jedi was Catsa. Not sure whether or not I should be listed under both 501st and Rebel though cause I did both costumes. Anyways iut was a great night. Cannot wait until next year!
TI Ashlyn Dubreas 
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(Saturday 29-Dec-2018, 04:24 PM)Ashlyn_Dubreas Wrote:  Hehe the other Jedi was Catsa. Not sure whether or not I should be listed under both 501st and Rebel though cause I did both costumes. Anyways iut was a great night. Cannot wait until next year!

Amended! Thanks Wink
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Good to know, now I can be sneaky for night photos Smile
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