robobitchou (likeafox) wrote,
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Con envy is a very dangerous thing.

Sigh. I have con envy again. It comes it bouts which, at their worst, make me consider selling all my worldly belongings on ebay, dropping out of school, and dedicating my life to running about the country and hanging out in hotels with unredeemable dorks.

Anyway, I know this is far in advance but as prereg has already started and I have an absolutely raging case of con envy from all the people now back from Prophecy, I thought I'd make this post. Next summer there are going to be two Harry Potter conventions, Portus (run by the people who did Nimbus 2003, The Witching Hour, and Lumos) and Terminus (run by the people who did Pheonix Rising).

Portus is in Dallas, July 10-13 2008. Terminus is in Chicago, August 7-11 2008. I'm not sure where I'll be next summer yet (Katie and I are going to try to get internships somewhere, so I honestly could end up pretty much anywhere) but I suspect Chicago would be easier to get to. Terminus is also cheaper. I'll have to wait to register until I can at least somewhat work out what next summer will involve, and by that point Portus will run me $220, and Terminus $160-$180. Both of those are pretty big factors, but I also suspect that a lot more people I know will be going to Portus than Terminus.

ANYWAY, your thoughts on cons, please show them to me.

Poll #1035386 HP Cons, summer 2008

Have you heard of either Portus or Terminus before now?

I hadn't known about either.
4(25.0%)
I'd heard of them, but I don't know much.
7(43.8%)
I knew about Portus, and it's going to be AWESOME. I'll tell you why in the comments.
1(6.2%)
I knew about Terminus, and it's going to be AWESOME. I'll tell you why in the comments.
0(0.0%)
Tickycon 2008. Best con ever.
0(0.0%)

Are you planning on attending either convention?

I probably won't be going to either.
9(52.9%)
I'll look into going, but at this point I don't know.
5(29.4%)
I might be going to Portus.
1(5.9%)
I might be going to Terminus.
1(5.9%)
I might be going to both.
0(0.0%)
I'll probably be going to Portus.
0(0.0%)
I'll probably be going to Terminus.
0(0.0%)
I'll probably be going to both.
0(0.0%)
I'm definitely going to Portus!
1(5.9%)
I'm definitely going to Terminus!
0(0.0%)
I'm definitely going to both!
0(0.0%)

Holy crap question two had a lot of choices.

Y?
0(0.0%)
Y?
2(11.1%)
MFY?
2(11.1%)
TKYBX?
9(50.0%)
Tags: con envy, fight-o harry potter, summer 2008
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