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I started to write this up a few weeks ago, but I've been a bit busy and realized I was complaining far too much about the hotel and things that are simply just inherent to Capricon itself and aren't likely to change ever. There were real problems, both with the hotel and the conventio programming. Other than that, let's have ...

The quick, quick version: I had a blast! While the convention itself wasn't that great, I loved visiting my friends, including those that were stuck in the dealer's room trying to turn a profit in this poor economy. (Oddly enough, leather collars and mutant stuffed animals seemed to make up the majority of my purchases this year.) For the first time in well ever, really, I went to the dance. I had a great time and intend to at least try to work that into my schedule for other conventions. (Thanks [livejournal.com profile] ladypoetess)

One story that must be told, though ... )
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"... and ogres preferred human women to be delicate and cuddly, thinking of them more as pets one could fornicate with than as lifelong mates." -- In The Company of Ogres by A. Lee Martinez
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Dorkstock is one of those rare conventions that I could immediately follow again the next weekend. Even with the other conventions which I very obviously enjoy, I don't think I'd want to come back again the next weekend ... maybe in a month, but not that close together! This year was no exception: fun, fun, fun and I could still do more.

One of the big advantages of Dorkstock is that I actually get to play in games as a player. For whatever reason, it seems that at most conventions I schedule so tightly that I just don't have time to play between running games. Now I love to run games, but it's good to be reminded what it's like to play the games (and actually be able to play to win).

I'm not going to go into a lot of detail here. Suffice it to say that I had a great weekend spending time with my sweeties that were there ([livejournal.com profile] bookwurm and [livejournal.com profile] merseine0613) and hanging out and/or flirting with friends that I don't get to see nearly often enough ([livejournal.com profile] cmerun12[livejournal.com profile] ctrlalttabby[livejournal.com profile] delazan[livejournal.com profile] muskrat_john[livejournal.com profile] terheyt[livejournal.com profile] petronivs[livejournal.com profile] nukekitty ... and anyone else I missed or that doesn't have a LJ account) and of course, the traditional meeting old friends I never knew before ([livejournal.com profile] gsharper13).

Thanks to you all for a great time: see you next year. (Or at different points during the year, all depending.)

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