Loncon 3, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention

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  1. scifan57

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    I was doing volunteer work to help set up the convention today. The actual convention starts on Thursday morning.

    Here are a few pictures I took while the set up was in progress.

    The first two photos are of the set up for the dealers room.
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    These next two photos are are of the auditorium.
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    This last photo shows some of the volunteers helping set up the art show.
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    Here's some more photos of the convention centre. image.jpgimage.jpgimage.jpg
     
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    Thanks for those photos sci! Quite interesting the amount of work there to set things up. That is a huge auditorium to cater for like minded "scifans":)
    Andrew
     
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    That makes me wonder: do you have an idea how many people are supposed to take part? Just an estimate will do.

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    Never mind. I found something on the website: more than 8000 people are expected.
     
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    Just dawned on me where you were! I voted in the Hugos for this convention!

    Small world...

    Marilyn
     
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    That must mean that you're a supporting member of the convention. Congratulations on voting. There was record voter turnout this year. If you want to watch the Hugo awards live, Ustream will be carrying the live program. Details are on the convention website.

    Here's the front cover of the souvenir book you'll be getting in the mail after the convention.
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    Here are some pictures from the start of registration, this morning.
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    Here are photos of the long registration lines, the exhibits, and the dealers room at the convention.
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    Here is a photo of a convention member from Idaho who's attending the convention remotely.image.jpg
     
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    Is there a special reason why he's not there in person?
     

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