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Back from The Discworld Convention

Postby Jason » Mon Aug 27, 2012 7:58 pm

We've just arrived back from the Discworld Convention. It was brilliant fun meeting up with Toothy (and family), Jan Van Quirm, Penfold, The Mad Collector, michelanCello, Sjoerd3000, Dotsie and TwoShotTino (and anyone else I may have missed!).

Discworld Strangely Fascinating was a huge success. Well done to all involved!
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Re: Back from The Discworld Convention

Postby Dotsie » Mon Aug 27, 2012 8:33 pm

Ahem! (taps foot)
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Re: Back from The Discworld Convention

Postby Toothy » Mon Aug 27, 2012 8:35 pm

I agree, Jason. It was fabulous to meet everyone, including Dotsie, of course, ;) and some from the old Harper Collins board, too - such lovely, friendly people, every single one.

Terry himself said it was the best ever Con so far and that he had had a wonderful time. It's always a privilege to have chance to say even a few words to TP and, while he's clearly battling his illness, he hasn't lost his sharp wit. :D

The Committee did it's usual amazing job. There weren't many things people could be unhappy about and, considering the multitude of elements to think of, plan, implement and resource, they can be justly proud of themselves. And now, there's a new committee chairman, John Hix, the Necromancer himself. Watch out 2014, it's going to be a serious blast! :D
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Re: Back from The Discworld Convention

Postby Jason » Mon Aug 27, 2012 8:40 pm

Dotsie wrote:Ahem! (taps foot)


How could I forget you Dotsie - I am so sorry. I was trying really hard to remember everyone :(

I blame a lack of sleep over the last few days. So tired, must step away form computer and go to bed.
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Re: Back from The Discworld Convention

Postby Dotsie » Mon Aug 27, 2012 8:57 pm

I forgive you :D Your brain got a bit stretched playing Strangely Fascinating! I had a great time too, shame I didn't get to talk to Terry this time though.
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Re: Back from The Discworld Convention

Postby Dotsie » Mon Aug 27, 2012 9:02 pm

Toothy wrote: It was fabulous to meet everyone, including Dotsie, of course, ;)

I saw Mr Totty as I was leaving the hotel, and he said loudly "Good luck with the gonorrhea!" The face on the woman next to me was a picture, I told her it's because I'm a microbiologist, hopefully she believed me :lol:
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Re: Back from The Discworld Convention

Postby Tonyblack » Mon Aug 27, 2012 9:06 pm

:text-worthless:

How about some pictures folks? :mrgreen:
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Re: Back from The Discworld Convention

Postby spideyGirl » Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:18 am

Tonyblack wrote::text-worthless:

How about some pictures folks? :mrgreen:


What he said! :D
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Re: Back from The Discworld Convention

Postby Toothy » Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:58 am

Dotsie wrote:I saw Mr Totty as I was leaving the hotel, and he said loudly "Good luck with the gonorrhea!" The face on the woman next to me was a picture, I told her it's because I'm a microbiologist, hopefully she believed me :lol:


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

I shall have words with aforementioned spouse, although I should have warned everyone that he is a bit of a prankster despite innocuous appearances. ;)
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Re: Back from The Discworld Convention

Postby pip » Tue Aug 28, 2012 8:09 am

Post pictures rather than patting each other on the back :roll:
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Re: Back from The Discworld Convention

Postby Jason » Tue Aug 28, 2012 8:22 am

Lots of pictures were being taken but none by me. Didn't have my camera with me. Penfold took a lot of pictures so I am sure they will be on-line soon (once he has had time to process them all).
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Re: Back from The Discworld Convention

Postby pip » Tue Aug 28, 2012 8:44 am

Hurry penners
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Re: Back from The Discworld Convention

Postby Leia Tortoise » Tue Aug 28, 2012 12:49 pm

I've seen some pics on Facebook, seems that have been great fun indeed! Awesome costumes, including a very cunning Death one...
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Re: Back from The Discworld Convention

Postby The Mad Collector » Tue Aug 28, 2012 5:36 pm

Pics are coming, :D I am posting mine later this evening, Penners will be home late tonight and is planning on sorting his out during the week.

It was great fun, and between us we should have 400 or 500 usable shots so there is a lot to get ready. :D
One of those? Oh I'm sure I have one somewhere..

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Re: Back from The Discworld Convention

Postby Dotsie » Tue Aug 28, 2012 8:18 pm

pip wrote:Post pictures rather than patting each other on the back :roll:

Alright, mardy jealous pants :P Mr Dotie took my camera to work with him on friday without thinking, so I don't have any. I'll just carry on patting backs.
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