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XKCD Meetup


This was the original strip, the one that led us all there - a set of coordinates from a dream girl in a comic strip. The coordinates turned out to be a park in Cambridge, on Sunday, September 23, at 2:38pm.

So of course people came from all over the country to see what, if anything, would happen.


Not the original sign. :)


Someone was spray-painting stenciled shirts right at the entrance of the park. Wish I'd had cash!




My god - it's full of geeks. (I heard at least one person call it NerdStock. So true. :) )



Several people were acting out XKCD strips - example: the one about the tape-measure-flinging contests.


Original strip...


Chocolate-cake version of strip. :)


Banhammer!


This guy rawked.


Impromptu concert!




This guy threw down his bag, all ready to do a dance-off with the raptor.


feste_sylvain held Elayna aloft, the better to search for me in the crowd.



Elayna, exhilarated. :) We were in our element, all of us...



And she hit the swings, and flew. :)


I joined her. :)


And hugged her crazy when we tumbled off the swings.


And hey! I can has boyfriend. :)


Fight!


There was much chalking of the sidewalk. :)



Since the original last panel was proven false, Randall invited us all to finish the comic. There were four posterboards stretched along the fence... I was only able to get close enough for two shots.

It was all great fun - lots of energy, lots of wonderful people. :)


And we went home, happily exhausted.

Other posts: BikerGeek, CKD, Lis Riba, and Scott. :)
Tags: pictures, xkcd meetup
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