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Countdown
« on: August 05, 2018, 04:02:14 PM »
So is anyone else boring the bejeesus out of their families/work colleagues* with countdown to Canada and Gatecon.

Would you believe it, I'm down to 23 days 19 hours to go till I set off to Canada.

Share any plans???


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Re: Countdown
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2018, 06:32:58 AM »
32 days, 11 hours for me.  Still collecting items to bring, but most of my lists are made.  Trying to get as much prepaid as possible. 
 

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Re: Countdown
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2018, 05:25:07 PM »
I haven’t started gathering, list making, or packing anything yet, hahaha! I’ll probably start making lists in a week or 2.
 

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Re: Countdown
« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2018, 11:01:17 PM »
Dying to be gone already! I'll be doing the lists and packing thing this weekend then enduring two and half days of work next week before I can escape!
 

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Re: Countdown
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2018, 12:17:53 AM »
I’m heading to the airport in six hours, then the wonderful three hours of doom at the airport followed by nine hours of “no-one can contact me” bliss...oh wait, there’s free wi-fi on board.
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Re: Countdown
« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2018, 02:20:11 PM »
Just because it's free doesn't mean you have to use it.  ;) Safe travels and see you next week!
 

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Re: Countdown
« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2018, 06:36:00 PM »
I’m heading to the airport in six hours, then the wonderful three hours of doom at the airport followed by nine hours of “no-one can contact me” bliss...oh wait, there’s free wi-fi on board.

*makes note to send Richard lots and lots of messages just because* =)


i leave in about 3 days....

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Re: Countdown
« Reply #7 on: September 09, 2018, 02:55:53 AM »
Random question for anyone not a newbie like me as I'm making my packing list. I just checked the 10 day forecast and see rain and cloudy weather with the sun coming out by Monday the 17th. How cold is it liable to be inside? I can layer, but I was curious. I'm from the bottom of Washington State and it was 79F/26C today.

 

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Re: Countdown
« Reply #8 on: September 09, 2018, 04:40:44 PM »
I'm usually moving around so much that I don't need extra sleeves.

But sitting in the main talk auditorium with the A/C running it could get chilly. Mostly, depending on how many ppl are at the panel. So layers are good.

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Re: Countdown
« Reply #9 on: September 09, 2018, 06:48:05 PM »
I’m heading to the airport in six hours, then the wonderful three hours of doom at the airport followed by nine hours of “no-one can contact me” bliss...oh wait, there’s free wi-fi on board.

So you on Air Canada right?

Says someone sat on Galiano Island in the rain.

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Re: Countdown
« Reply #10 on: September 09, 2018, 07:14:29 PM »
Can't believe we're almost there, con time!!!   :D  As for what to wear, I found that my fleece does the trick keeping me warm in the con hall if the AC gets too cold and just right to wear under a light rain jacket when going outside with the temperature being around 16/17c now and for the rest of the week. It's light and easy to carry around if I get too hot.

I'm sitting looking at the rain now :( , a big change from the hot weather we've had in Vancouver for weeks. It was a sudden change from 28/29c last Wednesday to cooler cloudy weather the next day down to 17c. I have my lighter rain jacket and an umbrella which I will need now to walk to and from the B&B I'll be staying at. A bit of a pain this weather as it means I have extra stuff to carry with me during the day at the con.

 

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Re: Countdown
« Reply #11 on: September 10, 2018, 10:15:33 PM »
Thanks for the replies, I appreciate it! As far as temperatures changing we've abruptly gotten colder in the last week too. I wonder if Mother Nature is trying to tell me fall is coming?  ;) For me we went from 90-100F to 74-75F... roughly 32-37C down to about 23C... as of today. And yes, I'm using the Google converter because I can't convert F to C without it. Lol! I'm thankful the car shows both MPH and KPH... I just need to remember which to look at after the border crossing...