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The Official "Hey, I'm at TONMOCON II" Thread

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Ok, people are definitely in motion now, migrating toward TONMOCON II in Sarasota like the characters in Stephen King's "The Stand", except that this has a happier ending.

Let's use this thread to share info live as it happens. If I learn anything more about a cephaloctopodcast (Jason's and mine combined), we'll post it here.

See you in Florida!
 

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Physically, I'm still in San Diego and won't be hopping on a plane until late tonight, but my mind has been in Sarasota for about a week now. I hope it's staying dry...
 

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I guess I'll be the anchor in Arizona...sigh. Really am going to miss this one. If you all get a chance, post up pics as they occur, to keep those of us out of the loop, in.
 

Thales

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Hey Guys,

I have partially relapsed and am completely unfit to fly, so I am not coming to the con. I am very unhappy about it, but there really is no way I can get on a plan in good conscience, or in good health or without moaning. Good news is at least it looks like I won't be having to go back into the hospital.

SUCK - I was getting so happy with my presentation and was so looking forward to the event and hanging out with everyone.

I am pretty grumpy about this, so I guess its good that I can hardly stay awake. :biggrin2:

Rich
 

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Thales;96878 said:
Hey Guys,

I have partially relapsed and am completely unfit to fly, so I am not coming to the con. I am very unhappy about it, but there really is no way I can get on a plan in good conscience, or in good health or without moaning. Good news is at least it looks like I won't be having to go back into the hospital.

SUCK - I was getting so happy with my presentation and was so looking forward to the event and hanging out with everyone.

I am pretty grumpy about this, so I guess its good that I can hardly stay awake. :biggrin2:

Rich

aw, crap, but it's good that you're taking care of yourself.

I wonder if we could do some sort of remote variant of your presentation? You're a mac guy, right? Maybe we can scrounge another mac and do iChatAV?

- M
 

corw314

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So sorry to hear Rich! Hope you feel better! I'm sure something can be worked out between Tony, MOTE and my son....and on an exciting note.....we saw a resident manatee near where you all are staying!!!!!
 

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Look on the bright side, you have a bunch of cuttles to keep you company, and you probably didn't want to listen to Neal Diamond this weekend anyway, right?

Seriously though, major bummer. Pour yourself a shot of NyQuil with a scotch chaser and dream of the Great Old Ones.
 

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Sorry about the relapse and that it happened just before you were about to leave - on the other hand, better to be home than off somewhere else and very ill. Hope you're feeling better and we'll tell you all about it!

Nancy
 
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If there is anything I can do in the way of your presentation-I 'd be happy to help.

Maybe save it as a PDF and we can use the arrow keys to turn pages? I live in Florida so I won't be leaving until tomorrow morning.

You always have the BEST ceph photography I have ever seen.
 

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