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Great Moments Behind-The-Scenes at Celebration

Mary Franklin | January 22, 2013

DeathStar_Floor

“This rancor will need to travel across Florida.”

At each and every Star Wars Celebration I find myself either saying or hearing phrases that sound completely out-of-this-galaxy.

“Can we get this landspeeder in the freight elevator?”

“We are going to build a Death Star and I want you to find out how much.”

Either they sound out-of-this-galaxy, or they sound completely impossible, as in “I just lost an entire marching band.”

Typically the responses sound much more in-galaxy than the original statements:
“We can’t get Darth Vader off the ground.”
“That is because the wind is coming too strongly from a direction that threatens to blow the Darth Vader hot-air balloon right into the ExCeL Convention Center and impale it on the roof.”

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