ULTRA SUPER SPECTACULAR KARAOKE CONTEST THREAD - Update 5

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Do you like the way this contest was handled?

Poll ended at Mon Apr 09, 2012 1:22 pm

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Re: ULTRA SUPER SPECTACULAR KARAOKE CONTEST THREAD - Update

Post by moetwinstyle » Sun Mar 18, 2012 3:57 pm

Just for clarification, the best way to make sure we can enter the contest is to be there first thing on Friday and sign up, right? ヾ(。・ω・。)ノ
We're really looking forward to the contest, so we want to do our best to make sure we can get a spot!
Thanks~ ♡

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Post by otakuforlife » Mon Mar 19, 2012 1:48 pm

JapanAi - yes you can change your song..

moetwinstyle - You are correct on that.. This idea was two fold, in that some people might
not a have access to the AB forums or know about the contest ahead of time. It also builds suspense about
who other 5 people might be. However this dose not stop people who are still on the online waiting list
from getting to us first on friday and signing up.

A little reminder: Karaoke shuffle ie (K-shuffle) sign ups will be on friday as well..
Though the song choices for the contestants are random and pre-picked by a theme
by the karaoke staff. Also if there is a duet preforming you still only get one prize for first
place. Though last year we gave away some pretty good prizes!
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Post by moetwinstyle » Mon Mar 19, 2012 9:37 pm

otakuforlife wrote:JapanAi - yes you can change your song..

moetwinstyle - You are correct on that.. This idea was two fold, in that some people might
not a have access to the AB forums or know about the contest ahead of time. It also builds suspense about
who other 5 people might be. However this dose not stop people who are still on the online waiting list
from getting to us first on friday and signing up.

A little reminder: Karaoke shuffle ie (K-shuffle) sign ups will be on friday as well..
Though the song choices for the contestants are random and pre-picked by a theme
by the karaoke staff. Also if there is a duet preforming you still only get one prize for first
place. Though last year we gave away some pretty good prizes!
Thanks for the clarification~!! (*´ω`*)

K-shuffle also sounds super fun! We'll definitely enter it if it's not colliding with any other plans of ours~ ヽ(*・ω・)ノ

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Post by Chrissii » Fri Mar 23, 2012 11:23 am

Hi there! Just a quick question since I haven't done the AB karaoke in years and thus don't know what kind of equipment you've got. Do you know if there is going to be a microphone stand, or will performers have to hold them? Just trying to plan what I'm going to do~ Thank you!!
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Post by otakuforlife » Fri Mar 23, 2012 1:19 pm

There will be two mic stands.
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Post by Yuusuke » Sun Mar 25, 2012 1:24 am

otakuforlife wrote:A little reminder: Karaoke shuffle ie (K-shuffle) sign ups will be on friday as well..
Though the song choices for the contestants are random and pre-picked by a theme
by the karaoke staff. Also if there is a duet preforming you still only get one prize for first
place. Though last year we gave away some pretty good prizes!
Winner of last year's Karaoke Shuffle here. I can confirm that last part. I still wear the shirt and listen to the CD I won.

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Post by JapanAi » Sun Mar 25, 2012 9:08 pm

we have chosen song!!
~Who I will be Cosplaying as for this 2012~
Medusa ( Soul Eater )
Shana ( Shakugan No Shana)

Message me if you want to talk to me. :3

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Post by ShokatsuryouKomei » Thu Mar 29, 2012 8:19 pm

This is probably a stupid question, but is the sign up in the karaoke room? Is there someone I should talk to to sign up on Friday?
Thank you!
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Post by otakuforlife » Fri Mar 30, 2012 12:00 pm

ShokatsuryouKomei - You are correct! Sign up's will be at the karaoke room once it's open.
Just walk over to us in the blue shirts and put your name down.

Oh same deal with karaoke shuffle, you need to stay the whole time.
The event lengths can vary a bit, due to the fact the department needs to scare away
the gremlins that occur.

Minor update to info:
Contest will run at Saturday 6pm-8pm
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Post by Chrissii » Sun Apr 01, 2012 1:14 pm

Please don't hate me. ._. Um, I promise I'm decided now for real. L'Arc changed my life the other night in NYC and I decided I must honor them via karaoke T_T

Name (Stage Name): Lady Starstorm
Song : "Good Luck My Way" from Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos
Artist: L'Arc~en~Ciel
Song Running Time (UNDER SIX MINS): 4:25 .. I might bring a shortened version with me if it's all the same though.
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Post by Chrissii » Mon Apr 02, 2012 12:04 pm

So I just noticed the karaoke contest is running into the same time as the Masquerade as well as a few popular panels... is this really the only time the contest could be? It seems counter-productive to have something with audience voting at a time when most people aren't gonna want to sit for 2 hours because of other popular events? :\ Just a thought, sorry, not trying to be a witch with a 'b'... XD

Also, do you truly expect that this will be a 2-hour long event? If there are only going to be 10 contestants total, and everyone did a 5-minute song, that would be a bit less than an hour... I assume there will be some MC'ing in between and such but can't see there being an hour more's worth of in-between suchery? Just curious since contestants are required to stay the entire show. Thank you!
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Post by otakuforlife » Mon Apr 02, 2012 11:32 pm

Very true! It can be less then 2 hours but every year the tech gremlins come out and
try to ruin everything. Plus herding people and god knows what else.
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Post by Chrissii » Tue Apr 03, 2012 9:10 am

Ah, okay. I wasn't sure if I was missing something, and there would be more contestants than what I read XD
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Post by otakuforlife » Wed Apr 04, 2012 1:20 pm

Final notes and considerations.
We at the karaoke department, do our part to get all the music we can for you to enjoy.
However, if you have a specific version of a song you want to sing please bring it with you.
We can plug into nearly anything with a standard audio jack using our mixer. You have till Friday to tell
us your final song choices because we need to print ballots etc. These changes must be made in person
because thread will be closed.. See you all at the convention.

For rules related questions see this thread.
viewtopic.php?f=11&t=14229
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Post by Chrissii » Wed Apr 04, 2012 1:31 pm

Just want to confirm you saw my second-to-last post containing my final song decision? I'll be bringing the karaoke track with me on my iPod Classic if that's alright. Thanks!!
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Post by otakuforlife » Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:35 pm

Yeah I got it, all under control :)
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Post by Cave » Mon Apr 09, 2012 3:58 pm

Congratulations to all our Karaoke winners this year! There were a few problems, as always, and we're hoping to keep these in mind to make it even better, more fun, and easier next year!

1st place: Purpleman
2nd place: Yu
3rd place: Purple

Our karaoke shuffle contestants also did very well! Congrats to our winner, Mami! It was quite exciting to have THREE contestants with perfect scores! ^^

If anyone has feedback, videos, pictures, feel free to share any and all!
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Post by Chrissii » Mon Apr 09, 2012 4:46 pm

I had such a fun time~!! Such a great vibe in that room. Those cheering guys were hysterical, everyone was so talented, and the whole contest was a blast!! Even my husband said it was his favorite event of the con, hehe.

Thanks for supporting the supremely nervous me for my first time singing in front of anyone in 5 years~ XD I'm going to try to get better again at it and hopefully spend more time in the karaoke room next year now that I've seen how fun it can be :3
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Post by Cave » Mon Apr 09, 2012 5:30 pm

Chrissii wrote:I had such a fun time~!! Such a great vibe in that room. Those cheering guys were hysterical, everyone was so talented, and the whole contest was a blast!! Even my husband said it was his favorite event of the con, hehe.

Thanks for supporting the supremely nervous me for my first time singing in front of anyone in 5 years~ XD I'm going to try to get better again at it and hopefully spend more time in the karaoke room next year now that I've seen how fun it can be :3
Yes, I also loved the cheering guys! The karaoke room is always an energetic and fun bunch.

The contest, despite having a couple of technical difficulties, was really good this year imo.
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Post by El_Shamro » Mon Apr 09, 2012 7:23 pm

The karaoke contest was definitely the highlight of my entire weekend. I think I'll start practicing now, so I can be part of the contest next year.

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Post by Vibrant Wings » Mon Oct 01, 2012 4:52 pm

Name (Stage Name): Kathryn Lambert
Song : Yakusoku Wa Iranai
Artist: Maaya Sakamoto
Song Running Time (UNDER SIX MINS): 3:31
Instruments (if any):
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Post by Cave » Mon Oct 22, 2012 12:07 pm

Sorry Sango, but we aren't accepting sign ups for 2013's contest yet. Keep an eye out for when it does go up though!
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