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At YUL in the AC lounge; it was definitely a good call to get the lounge pass add-on for my flight. Wi-Fi, snacks, drinks, comfy chairs, power outlets, and OMG clean bathroom yay. I'm tired and worn out but I had a damn good con despite shut-down parties, overly long elevator lines, and the nearly endless walk to the panel rooms.

Back to work tomorrow. Urgh.

ETA: flight delayed ~1hr. Back in the lounge. Very glad I got the pass.

Date: 2009-08-11 22:25 (UTC)
From: [identity profile] querldox.livejournal.com
Related to being in an airport and the panel room walk, it occurred to me around day two that I could've made a handsome profit by renting one of those tramcarts that airports use to move disabled folk between gates and running it on a circle in the long 500 level corridor. Charge 25 cents a trip and I would've cleaned up.

Date: 2009-08-11 23:35 (UTC)
From: [identity profile] mjlayman.livejournal.com
Some airports, like National, have people push you long distances in wheelchairs. And the carts only work on the inside of the x-ray barrier. Once you're out (or on the way in), like Minneapolis, you still get pushed in wheelchairs by people. I wish we could get carts from entry to exit.

Date: 2009-08-13 13:14 (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sethb.livejournal.com
Except that you have to go through security separate from the cart anyway.

Date: 2009-08-13 20:12 (UTC)
From: [identity profile] mjlayman.livejournal.com
Yeah, and that would be fine with me. Even just to change carts -- one for inside security and one for outside, so they knew the inside one was clear -- would be fine. It just takes forever to get anywhere with the wheelchairs.

Date: 2009-08-12 01:46 (UTC)
From: [identity profile] readsalot.livejournal.com
You would have either made a fortune or caused bloodshed when you could only take one or two people at a time. Does anyone know how long that &*^% corridor is? After a couple of days, I started picking program items by how far away they were.

Date: 2009-08-11 22:38 (UTC)
From: [identity profile] pnkrokhockeymom.livejournal.com
I'm glad you had fun! I'm trying to think of when is the next con I can consider going to that you will attend?

Date: 2009-08-12 02:50 (UTC)
From: [identity profile] pnkrokhockeymom.livejournal.com
I like Boston....this is a possibility.

Also, since the ABA conference in DC is so late this year I am probably not going to Penguicon but might be able to instead go to WISCON! So I will have to see.

Date: 2009-08-13 14:07 (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sethb.livejournal.com
Penguicon is switching hotels (and chairs).

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