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Adventures in Blizzcon: Part Deux

Discussion in 'WoW Stratics Announcements' started by Skycapp, Oct 21, 2008.

  1. Skycapp

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    Day 2

    *"Nobody leaves this place without singing the blues."

    -Albert Collins, Adventures in Babysitting-

     

    That should have gone more like, nobody leaves this place without standing in line.* Essentially, my experience was a lot of line waiting.* I was in line to get in, then in line at the BlizzCon store for the opening ceremonies and panels for the majority of the day.* My wait was approximately five hours in that line.* I got all my loot, but my legs were killing me when I was done.* One man ahead of me shouted, "Yes, I made it and I know exactly what I want."* When he was done, "Yes!* I got all my loot!"* Then he ran off, as everyone got a good laugh.*

     

    From what I saw of the opening ceremonies, it was a lot of stuff we already knew.* I was a bit dissapointed as it was rather short and not up to the hype I was expecting.

     

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    The best parts of day one were definately the costume contest, joke contest and dance contest.* We saw some amazing costumes, dances and the jokes were overall rather entertaining.* The highlight, was Jay Mohr holding Frostmourne, "Now everyone you listen to me and you listen close.* We're going to Disney Land and*we're taking*over.**TONIGHT!* Meet me at Space Mountain!"*

     

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    Overall, I ended my first day at Blizzcon tired and irritated.* The lack of organization was predominant in my opinion and there was a vast opportunity for improvement.* My reccomendation, hire an event planner.* For the amount of people, I do not think things were planned out thoroughly.* Even the dinner with the developers was a bit chaotic as the meeting place was changed from the hotel lobby to the convention center.* There were no real meal options for the vegetarians in our group and the food was not that great, except for dessert. ​

     



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