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Old 09-22-05, 10:54 AM
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What should I take for John Travolta to sign?

I'm not such a huge fan but he's going to be at a book signing with his wife so I thought I'd get his autograph. Place is easy to get to.

So what extra stuff does everyone suggest I take to get signed?
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Well I don't know what you have, but I'd bring some LD covers so the resale price might be a tad higher... But that's just me.
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I would go with Saturday Night Fever. Or Battlefield Earth. Hard To Choose.
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I don't frequent book signings so I don't know, but isn't the established etiquette that one buys the book and then takes it to be signed? The whole point of the book signing (for the author) is to promote the book, and you get a free autograph in the deal. Not that he might not sign something besides the book anyway, but I thought that this was the unspoken (or perhaps explicit) rule for these events.
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When I ran in to him all I had was my pay stub. So I have a old paystub signed by John Travolta framed.
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You have to buy the book to get an autograph, but yes you normally can get alternate items signed. Even if they say “no alternate items” or whatever, if you put something in front of them they will normally sign it. It’s more time consuming to say no than to just sign it.
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A contract that says 10% of all future earnings goes to Quentin Tarantino, because that's what he should have signed before Pulp Fiction. But since that's probably out, Pulp Fiction CE Disc 1.
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You can take whatever items that he's affiliated with such as any Saturday Night Fever memorabilia, a DVD movie he'd starred in, etc, if he's willing autographed any other merchandise. But basically, he's only scheduled in appearance to sign his book. There will be a massive crowd of fans waiting in line, so arrive early as possible.

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I'm in Arlington, VA.

I'm thinking of ordering a magazine or two on ebay. That might work best. There seems to be a bunch of them at good prices.
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...a bottle of prescription drugs. Have him sign it "To Xenu:"
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I think you should find out first what the protocol is. When Robert Jordan had a signing, you couldn't take pictures and all he did was sign his name over the first page in what was easily forgeable print. The new book--Path of Daggers--was the only thing you could get signed. Whereas when Weis and Hickman were in town, not only did they personalize each dedication, they didn't mind how many pics you took or if you brought a duffel bag full of all their old stuff--which someone actually did--for them to sign.
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I did a bit more research online and by calling. Apparently to get in the event you have to pay $24 and they won’t have book on hand. If you want to get a book signed “you have to bring your own book” (according to what I was told). When I asked if I could get autographs without a book I was told “you can try”. Personally I’d prefer not to get the book as I have no interest in it (it’s Hollywood at Home).

I did ask about taking pictures and was told “you have to ask at the event”.

Maybe I’ll call another time and hopefully get someone more knowledgeable, but from the looks of it there’s too many unknowns to risk losing up to $40 (for the ticket plus cost for a couple of magazines on ebay).
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