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Old December 24 2008, 02:33 AM   #1
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For those who attend conventions, boy do I have an article for you...

I thought you all might appreciate this:

Keeping the Con Crud at Bay: 6 Tips for Staying Healthy at Conventions


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Old December 24 2008, 02:46 AM   #2
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Staying away from those involved with JJ Abrams' Trek would be a good way to stay healthy.
I would bet just hanging around Zoe Saldana is a big enough risk of catching an STD.
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Old December 24 2008, 02:46 AM   #3
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Staying away from those involved with JJ Abrams' Trek would be a good way to avoid getting nausea, IMO.
LOL...wow.
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Old December 24 2008, 04:38 AM   #4
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Seriously, how many convention attendees have ever actually been able to make out with a hot chick dressed like Sailor Moon (or any one else, for that matter)? And if the opportunity was to actually present itself, who could afford to turn her down just because she was sick? I'm just saying.
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Old December 24 2008, 05:03 AM   #5
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Seriously, how many convention attendees have ever actually been able to make out with a hot chick dressed like Sailor Moon (or any one else, for that matter)? And if the opportunity was to actually present itself, who could afford to turn her down just because she was sick? I'm just saying.
hahaha. Great response.
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Old December 24 2008, 08:29 AM   #6
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I've never in my life come down with con lurgi. I hear people do, though. I think I'll let my immune system and a couple of weeks workth of echineaca do battle for me.
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Old December 24 2008, 12:33 PM   #7
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I've never in my life come down with con lurgi. I hear people do, though. I think I'll let my immune system and a couple of weeks workth of echineaca do battle for me.
LOL... con lurgi.
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Old December 24 2008, 02:39 PM   #8
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Hahaha, that was cute. I'll have to remember that! I've never been to a convention, but I plan on starting to fill my summers with them next year.
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Old December 24 2008, 03:17 PM   #9
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Hahaha, that was cute. I'll have to remember that! I've never been to a convention, but I plan on starting to fill my summers with them next year.

You should definitely look at some of the articles on my blog. There are some tips about food, and some articles about large cons vs small cons, etc.
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Hahaha, that was cute. I'll have to remember that! I've never been to a convention, but I plan on starting to fill my summers with them next year.

You should definitely look at some of the articles on my blog. There are some tips about food, and some articles about large cons vs small cons, etc.
HOLY SMOKES at some of that cosplay! uunngghh I wish I had the time/money/patience to do stuff like that!

One of these days...I'm going to make a Caitian costume...someday
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Old December 24 2008, 03:50 PM   #11
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Hahaha, that was cute. I'll have to remember that! I've never been to a convention, but I plan on starting to fill my summers with them next year.

You should definitely look at some of the articles on my blog. There are some tips about food, and some articles about large cons vs small cons, etc.
HOLY SMOKES at some of that cosplay! uunngghh I wish I had the time/money/patience to do stuff like that!

One of these days...I'm going to make a Caitian costume...someday
Yeah, I have run into a lot of immensely talented people in the process of doing this blog.
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Re: For those who attend conventions, boy do I have an article for you

I have been going to cons for over 30 years and I always plan it well. I sleep in the mornings, I have a hearty lunch and dinner, I try not to be intimate with hot ladies with colds or flu plus I take a couple extra days off to catch up on rest.
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Old December 24 2008, 04:15 PM   #13
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I have been going to cons for over 30 years and I always plan it well. I sleep in the mornings, I have a hearty lunch and dinner, I try not to be intimate with hot ladies with colds or flu plus I take a couple extra days off to catch up on rest.
I definitely recommend taking at least a day to rest when you get home if you traveled for a con. I always take the Tuesday after Dragon*con off to "recover."
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Old December 26 2008, 03:13 PM   #14
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Seriously, how many convention attendees have ever actually been able to make out with a hot chick dressed like Sailor Moon (or any one else, for that matter)? And if the opportunity was to actually present itself, who could afford to turn her down just because she was sick? I'm just saying.
I dunno about you, but I see a LOT of hot girls are cons.
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Old December 27 2008, 04:34 AM   #15
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^^^^Yes, the hot girls are definately there. I'm just wondering how many of the guys going would actually have a chance to make out with any of them.


I'm just saying.
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