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Re: Anthrocon '08

PostPosted: Tue Jul 01, 2008 8:05 am
by TheSuburbanLetdown
I just got back from Anthrocon. Holy shit man. Holy shit. It was a blast. It was the greatest thing in the universe.

More on that later.

Re: Anthrocon '08

PostPosted: Tue Jul 01, 2008 9:54 am
by ShannC
Hehe. Wish I could've been there at least to give you creepy obsessive fan attention.

Speaking of which, did you meet any 'End of things' fans?

Re: Anthrocon '08

PostPosted: Tue Jul 01, 2008 1:52 pm
by TheSuburbanLetdown
I met few, which was cool. I didn't spend a whole lot of time in the dealer's den, as I was spotting for another suiter much of the time.

Re: Anthrocon '08

PostPosted: Wed Jul 02, 2008 8:43 am
by Hungrywolf
ShannC wrote:Hehe. Wish I could've been there at least to give you creepy obsessive fan attention.


No I did plenty of that, I assure you.

TheSuburbanLetdown wrote:I met few, which was cool. I didn't spend a whole lot of time in the dealer's den, as I was spotting for another suiter much of the time.


All I can say is, Alcohol's a hell of a drug.

Re: Anthrocon '08

PostPosted: Wed Jul 02, 2008 9:35 am
by ShannC
Hungrywolf wrote:
ShannC wrote:Hehe. Wish I could've been there at least to give you creepy obsessive fan attention.


No I did plenty of that, I assure you.


Glad we can count on you.

TheSuburbanLetdown wrote:I met few, which was cool. I didn't spend a whole lot of time in the dealer's den, as I was spotting for another suiter much of the time.


Pardon, what manner of activity is 'spotting' exactly? 'Looking for'? Oogling? (Not anything perverted, I hope) :lol:

Re: Anthrocon '08

PostPosted: Wed Jul 02, 2008 9:40 am
by TheSuburbanLetdown
That just means I was watching out for another suiter to make sure they're not going to run into stuff or anything. But he can take care of himself. I was mostly the camera man.

Hungrywolf wrote:
TheSuburbanLetdown wrote:I met few, which was cool. I didn't spend a whole lot of time in the dealer's den, as I was spotting for another suiter much of the time.


All I can say is, Alcohol's a hell of a drug.
HA HA! Yeah....

Re: Anthrocon '08

PostPosted: Wed Jul 02, 2008 12:00 pm
by Hungrywolf
It was a real out of comfort zone experience. I think I felt the most twisting and pulling senses of emotions one can feel in 5 days in the entire known universe.

Edit:

A picture of some dude and this really nice young lady.
Image

Re: Anthrocon '08

PostPosted: Thu Jul 03, 2008 10:09 am
by TheSuburbanLetdown
HA! Sweet.

This is pretty funny. Contains bad language and slurs because the dialogue is from "Chappelle's Show" which was later turned into a song. Just a heads up.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMVAqxbTnPw

Re: Anthrocon '08

PostPosted: Thu Jul 03, 2008 11:44 am
by Bloodied Fox
Bloody hell :o

Re: Anthrocon '08

PostPosted: Thu Jul 03, 2008 3:21 pm
by Hungrywolf
Believe me the reaction's more bizarre in person. That was funny though.

Re: Anthrocon '08

PostPosted: Thu Jul 03, 2008 8:16 pm
by Bloodied Fox
That either makes me want to go to a furry con or run far away in the opposite direction

Re: Anthrocon '08

PostPosted: Thu Jul 03, 2008 8:20 pm
by TheSuburbanLetdown
No way dude, it fucking rocked!

Seriously though, we were being silly. One thing I learned at this con is that like minds gravitate towards each other. All the suiters I hung out with are normal people with jobs and careers and such that do this as a vacation. All the weird emo whiney people keep to themsleves and complain to each other. And the horny people? They're in their rooms doing god knows what.

Re: Anthrocon '08

PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 5:32 am
by ShannC
Yeah, I mean honestly. Anthrocon is a big and official event. It's not like a seedy little furry commune of concentrated sad.

Worst has got to be those little groups of people who travel around in Europe to have beers and chat about webcomics. Ewww, can't stand 'em! Major creepage. :roll:

Re: Anthrocon '08

PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 8:28 am
by Hungrywolf
ShannC wrote:Major creepage.


Well there was a far share of creepage there too. I'd rather not say what. Evan should know what I'm talking about though.

Re: Anthrocon '08

PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 10:02 am
by ShannC
Aww, don't fret Hungrywolf. Your malaise will gradually subside with every new convention you visit. Once all your doubt and dignity is gone, you can be a full-fledged furry just like Suburban!

TheSuburbanLetdown wrote:Seriously though, we were being silly. One thing I learned at this con is that like minds gravitate towards each other. All the suiters I hung out with are normal people with jobs and careers and such that do this as a vacation.


I see exactly what you mean. When I trade Pokémon cards, I only stick to the cool and mature people who kiss the wife, land the promotion and level Bulbasaur. XD

Oh damn, I crossed the line again. Sowwy.

Re: Anthrocon '08

PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 10:20 am
by Hungrywolf
ShannC wrote:Aww, don't fret Hungrywolf. Your malaise will gradually subside with every new convention you visit. Once all your doubt and dignity is gone, you can be a full-fledged furry just like Suburban!


Ha ha! Mayhaps... but I have much to learn from Master Evan. *bows respectfully*

ShannC wrote:I see exactly what you mean. When I trade Pokémon cards, I only stick to the cool and mature people who kiss the wife, land the promotion and level Bulbasaur. XD

Oh damn, I crossed the line again. Sowwy.


Speaking of collectibles, you should see the figurine Evan bought at the Con.

Re: Anthrocon '08

PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 11:40 am
by TheSuburbanLetdown
ShannC wrote:
TheSuburbanLetdown wrote:Seriously though, we were being silly. One thing I learned at this con is that like minds gravitate towards each other. All the suiters I hung out with are normal people with jobs and careers and such that do this as a vacation.


I see exactly what you mean. When I trade Pokémon cards, I only stick to the cool and mature people who kiss the wife, land the promotion and level Bulbasaur. XD

Oh damn, I crossed the line again. Sowwy.
When we went out to dinner, we weren't even talking about furry shit. We talked about normal things like people, because that's what we are. Like the cop in the lobby said, he'd rather deal with 1000 of us than one Steelers fan.

Re: Anthrocon '08

PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2008 1:12 pm
by ShannC
I'm sorry. It was a joke, honestly.

I wouldn't say no to one of those conventions(although I guess I would never feel arsed enough if there was a plane ticket required).
I know it's a harmless hobby. No need to be so self-conscious about it.

Hey, what about the figurine?

Re: Anthrocon '08

PostPosted: Sat Jul 05, 2008 4:15 pm
by Paul Escobar
Hungrywolf wrote:Well there was a far share of creepage there too. I'd rather not say what.

Let me guess. Babyfurs shitting their diapers in public?

Re: Anthrocon '08

PostPosted: Sat Jul 05, 2008 5:08 pm
by Hungrywolf
I'm truly grateful I witnessed no such event. I actually didn't see that much of a babyfur presence. Though there were badges and I even heard of a secret babyfur party. But other than that, I must of missed it.

There was this really graphic display of pornographic leather bondage (I'm guessing) pictures in the art gallery.