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Anime Convention Gossip! - - THE VICE PIT

The Anime Expo staff joins us for a tell-all about the convention experience. Secrets are revealed! Embarrassments are made public! Go go dancers can't stop dancing! Sam can't stop dancing, either! It's like a whole convention in one video!

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    DocHauson Sept. 25, 2012 at 4:15 p.m.

    Video is Private.

    sora_thekey moderator on Sept. 25, 2012 at 4:24 p.m.

    @DocHaus said:

    Video is Private.

    What he said!

    Bigheart711on Sept. 25, 2012 at 7:31 p.m.

    @sora_thekey: @DocHaus: The problem's fixed and the list has been updated.

    I guess one of 'em made it private at first because of the Go-Go Dancer...

    Daniel_Newton moderator on Sept. 25, 2012 at 8:22 p.m.

    One of the best Vice Pit videos yet, and not just because it has sexy dancers in it.

    I demand a mash-up video of Sam's dancing with pounding dance music. It's the only logical thing to do, I think.

    sora_thekey moderator on Sept. 26, 2012 at 8:39 a.m.

    @Daniel_Newton said:

    One of the best Vice Pit videos yet, and not just because it has sexy dancers in it.

    I demand a mash-up video of Sam's dancing with pounding dance music. It's the only logical thing to do, I think.

    YES and YES!

    No_name_here staff on Sept. 26, 2012 at 11:30 a.m.

    @sora_thekey said:

    @DocHaus said:

    Video is Private.

    What he said!

    Sorry about that guys. I had it set to embargo, but forget to turn off the private setting on YT.

    @Bigheart711 said:

    I guess one of 'em made it private at first because of the Go-Go Dancer...

    We were trying to think some internet equivalent of a velvet rope to hold people back, but ran out of time...

    @Daniel_Newton said:

    I demand a mash-up video of Sam's dancing with pounding dance music. It's the only logical thing to do, I think.

    The clip here is honestly a fraction of Sam's total dance party at AX. I'm not exaggerating that he went on for 10-15 minutes straight. The spirit of the rhythm just took control.

    sickVisionz moderator on Sept. 26, 2012 at 11:53 a.m.

    Certainly one of the most interesting with the Sonic CD sounding music and the dancing clips interspersed. I forget his name but WOW at the guy who said the bar had a line around the corner at 10am.

    What I love about cons the most is just the craziness of being surrounded by cosplayers and people who really love anime and manga and are all going crazy for it nonstop for multiple days straight. Everything else is a distant second.

    samweller999 staff on Sept. 26, 2012 at 3:59 p.m.

    @Daniel_Newton: I'll try to put something together....

    @sickVisionz: Yeah, I've been using the Redline soundtrack as backing material, I credited it in the one video and I should add that in the description for this one... but GO BUY THE OFFICIAL RELEASE :)

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