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A long day in the trenches

Well, we all thought Detour was going to hit the registration cap this year, but I don't think anyone thought we'd hit it by 5 PM on Friday. That's what we did, though, and we then spent the rest of the evening (and a good part of the following day) telling people that we had reached our cap and walk-up registration was closed. No exceptions. I was on duty all day from 9 AM when we set up until 10 PM when we finally closed up shop in operations for the night, with a break to do my panel at around 5 and another brief one between 7 and 8 to put my feet up.

Today was a lot easier with just the pre-registrations and badge replacements, and we knocked off at 4 for dinner after getting left off the sandwich order. Back on at 5 and closed at 7, because we only had about 50 badges remaining unclaimed and the number of people looking for replacements dropped to near zero. Besides I wanted to listen to the State of the Goonion address tonight.


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Mar. 25th, 2007 03:29 am (UTC)
Wow, congrats!

What was the cap?
Mar. 25th, 2007 08:56 am (UTC)
I believe it was 3000...
Mar. 26th, 2007 02:17 pm (UTC)
You are correct, sir!
Mar. 26th, 2007 02:16 pm (UTC)
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