"Oh bugger! I'm dead, aren't I? I've been murdered, haven't I?"
"UM...THAT IS CORRECT."
"Oh well! It can't be helped, I suppose."
"I MUST SAY, YOU ARE TAKING THIS VERY WELL. MOST PEOPLE DON'T BELIEVE ME WHEN I TELL THEM."
"Woolly thinkers, the lot of 'em! Anyway, I can't be doing with all that black sandy desert nonsense. I believe that people get next what they believe they should get. Is that right?"
"YOU ARE QUITE CORRECT. IN YOUR CASE, WHEN YOU DECAY, YOUR ATOMS WILL DISPERSE THROUGHOUT THE PLANET, AND IN 5 BILLION YEARS TIME WHEN THE SUN DESTROYS THE EARTH, YOUR ATOMS WILL BE SCATTERED THROUGHOUT THE GALAXY AND EVENTUALLY THEY WILL END UP ON ANOTHER PLANET. THIS PLANET WILL BE DISC-SHAPED AND WILL BE CARRIED BY 4 ELEPHANTS STANDING ON THE BACK OF A GIANT TURTLE."
"Cool! See you around, Bone Man"
"WOW! WHAT A WOMAN!"
...and then there were 4;
Voting for the next day ends at 11:00pm Friday April 30th.
You will then have 48 hours to PM me with your decisions.
On Sunday May 2nd at 11:00 pm the game could possibly be over (unless something silly happens which I haven't forseen).
A hands-on demonstration from a member of the Watch on examining a Discworld crime scene. Can you close the case?
Desert Island Books
Strange as it may seem, there are some authors worth reading other than Sir Terry. Our panel discuss which fantasy and sci-fi works they would take if they were to be marooned on the Nation.
Every two years you give a significant amount of money to our principal charity. This event is a chance for you to find out how they spend it, as one of the Foundation's volunteers will be giving a presentation on their work.
Sunday evening's headline event. Break out your poshest frock, your snazziest suit and your silver-plated eating rammer, and join the Convention dignitaries at table.
Warning: Danger of speeches.
Note: This is the Convention's only extra-cost event. There will be a limited number of tickets available, and the theme and booking details will be revealed in April.
Grand Stamp Exchange
An opportunity to exchange stamps and chat about all things flataly.
Great Hedgehog Race
It's very simple. We give teams of competitors a pile of junk each and challenge them to make something useful. Well, not very useful, but at least something that functions. OK, something that tries to function for at least 5 seconds before falling apart. Come along to the Race Registration session to find out how it all works.
alt.fan.pratchett (AFP) is one of the oldest bastions of online Discworld fandom where fans can talk about almost anything. Some days, they even talk about the books. AFP invites you to join then at their biannual party.
Leonard Da Quirm Aerial Challenge
Pit your paper folding skills against those of your fellow conventioneers to create a paper plane that can sour into the air and fly like the wind. OK - we'll accept anything that doesn't nosedive into the ground and fly like a brick budgie.
Saturday evening's grand attraction, and the Discworld fan's ultimate fashion show
"Disliking Carrot would be like kicking a puppy."
"You kicked a puppy," Lobsang said accusingly.