CONvergence 2012: Day 1

Okay yesterday evening’s “Day 1” post was a teaser. This is the meat and potatoes post for the first day of CONvergence 2012.

I arrived at the RadishTree (Radisson + Sheraton + Doubletree – this hotel changes hands quite a bit) at about 6:30pm on Thursday. The place was already packed, which was very exciting, but not great for those of us who had to find parking, and the elevator line was already wrapped around into the main entry.

So many costumes! I saw three Captain Jack Harknesses just in my walk from the front door to the garden court. Wheeee! I ran upstairs to the second floor to grab a few photos.

A Katniss spotting

Lonely pirate boy. Don’t trust him – he may look all cute and innocent, but he’s a pirate.

Garden Court  – you can see the Freethought Blogs and Skepchicks banners on the second floor.

I was able to go to two panels last night, and I’m going to post my impressions of those separately so this one doesn’t ramble into one looooooong post. After the panel I sat in for the Doctor Horrible’s Sing-A-Long Blog. I love the sing-a-long for so many reasons. I’m going to go with “You had to be there.”

Next I managed to snag some Consuite food, and then stopped by a few party rooms (Seamstress Guild shout out – What up!?). This is a very clever gimmick:

The TARDIS is a frame around the hotel room door, so it really is “bigger on the inside”. Cute side story: As I was setting up this shot, the family in the background was walking toward me. The girl saw the big blue box, got a huge grin on her face, shouted “TARDIS!” and started running toward the door. I <3 nerd families.

I ended the night in the Skepchicks and Freethought Blogs party rooms. I chatted with a few people but the doors closed not long after I arrived, so I bailed before I could be put to work cleaning up. I KID. I was pretty useless, but only because there were so many awesome volunteers that all the work was done before I could finish asking “So what can I do to help?”

Then back home for a few hours of sleep and back again for CONvergence: Day 2!

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