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My Weekend At Anthrocon

I'll try to keep this short; but not likely.

Thursday: Left 30th Street Station in Philadelphia by train at 12:42 PM. Like I said before; WAY better than driving. And cheaper, too! Never have I had such a relaxing ride across PA. At 8:00 PM the train arrived in Pittsburgh in the middle of the pouring rain! I managed to brave the elements during that one block walk to the Westin.

Friday: Had breakfast at Steel City Diner. First time there by the way. Saw the opening ceremonies. Bought stuff in the Dealer Room. Performed stand-up at Open mic featuring Jibba. I've always wanted to do stand-up and Anthrocon! Let's see...Anthropoly, Uncle Kage's Story Hour...Yeah, that was my Friday.

Saturday: I was playing with my digital camera and shot this shaky video-

*makes sure you didn't throw up* You okay?... Alright. Anyway, I bought more stuff in the Dealer Room. Saw the Fursuit parade. Saw Bucktown Tiger in concert. He rocked! Then I was interviewed by a couple of guys doing a documentary on different conventions. Then there was the Masquerade, 2's Rant, and the Comedy Improv.

Sunday: More stuff purchased in the Dealer Room. Saw "Memories with the Mouse" with Floyd Norman. Saw the last of the Fursuit Games. Then after the closing ceremonies I shot this other shaky video-

Monday: Took the 7:20 AM train back to Philly. At 3:20 PM took the train from 30th Street Station back to New Jersey.

In conclusion: Anthrocon was great. I can tell everyone else who went had fun. Hope to do it again next year.


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Jul. 2nd, 2008 06:45 am (UTC)
Thanks for the video diary! For someone who didn't go, it was great to experience some of the sights and sounds.

I also liked your epilogue in the second video. :)
Jul. 2nd, 2008 04:51 pm (UTC)
Thanks! I was hoping to get some feedback on that. I like to inspire people with my thoughts on furry fandom. You know, put us in a more positive light.
Jul. 2nd, 2008 01:25 pm (UTC)
Hey, what part of NJ are you from, Flash? I'm in Haddonfield and my mate is in Sewell.
Jul. 2nd, 2008 04:48 pm (UTC)
I live in Washington Township; right next to Sewell.
Jul. 3rd, 2008 03:33 am (UTC)
*waves a paw* Hey there! Glad you liked my concert ^^ Furs like you are why I enjoy what I do so much :)
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