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Jul 27 2008 8:59pm

SDCC: In 140 characters or less (Part 2)

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Yes, it is crazy here; yes, I am running way behind. Consequently, I have just now gathered the Tor.com team’s twitters from Friday and Saturday of the San Diego Comic Con. Joining me, irenegallo, and pablod this time is the one (the only) pnh.

2muchexposition Accidentally catching CCIshuttle: awesome. Laying into cache of energy drinks and protein bars because there's no time for breakfast: GROSS. 10:48 AM PDT July 25, 2008 from txt
pablod This silly press badge gets you nothing. 11:59 AM PDT July 25, 2008 from twitterrific
2muchexposition Some guy in a restaurant just burbled himself into likening my geek tat to a "bad girl" tramp stamp. Awkward! 12:45 PM PDT July 25, 2008 from txt
irenegallo Rick Berry crowd is huge- I hope we dont set shut down. 03:42 PM PDT July 25, 2008 from txt
pablod just finished setting up the camera for the Rick Berry demo at the Spectrum booth with @igallo 03:14 PM PDT July 25, 2008 from web
2muchexposition More inexplicable comments from men: "Do you also have a Sally costume?... 'Cause you could pull off Sally; you've got the legs for it." 03:58 PM PDT July 25, 2008 from web
pablod [Excising pablod’s Dr. Horrible postes, from between 4:27 and 5:34, since they’re all over here]
irenegallo Give a cute 14 teen year old a bag of buttons and watch them fly! 04:33 PM PDT July 25, 2008 from txt
pablod in line for the Frank Miller/Zach Snyder/Judd Apatow/Kevin Smith panel. Will I make it in? 04:37 PM PDT July 25, 2008 from web
pablod Made it in, sat through tail end of SW: Clone Wars panel. They showed footage. Looks good. 05:15 PM PDT July 25, 2008 from web
pablod Waiting. Writing. Should probably conserve battery life.... 05:16 PM PDT July 25, 2008 from web
pnh standing around waiting for mister charlie 05:20 PM PDT July 25, 2008 from TwitterBerry
pablod Miller just implied to Snyder that he can make The Dark Knight Returns whenever he wants, if it was up to him. Not in so many words, but... 05:41 PM PDT July 25, 2008 from web
pablod "How often a day do you check your google alerts?" Yeesh. 05:42 PM PDT July 25, 2008 from web
pablod Frank Miller is fucking lost. He's either sleeping, or tired. 05:44 PM PDT July 25, 2008 from web
pablod OK, this is going nowhere, and I've got Avatar to check out. I'm outta heeeere.... 05:54 PM PDT July 25, 2008 from web
2muchexposition OSC's in the booth, so I'm sitting on the floor behind it. T-60 to MST. It'd be smart to eat, but I REALLY want to finish this Spore post. 06:12 PM PDT July 25, 2008 from web
irenegallo Rick is scribbling. Quite nicely. 06:44 PM PDT July 25, 2008 from txt
pablod Avatar FAIL. Line too long, despite my insider friend's best efforts. Gonna try to get a hold of her tomorow... 7:35 PM PDT July 25, 2008 from web
2muchexposition The MST3K panel was pretty awesome. Now I think I go back home, grapple with all these panel notes, and prep for a few interviews. 8:23 PM PDT July 25, 2008 from txt
pnh "Editing! Gerunds! Death!" 08:39 PM PDT July 25, 2008 from web
2muchexposition Just stumbled across a group of thousands of bikers. I guess it must be Critical Mass? Pretty impressive! And no cops! 8:39 PM PDT July 25, 2008 from txt
pablod skywriting outside SDCC at closing time: "SEEK THE SIX". BSG-related? 8:49 PM PDT July 25, 2008 from web
irenegallo Love seeing Tor.com buttons on strangers as they walk by. 09:52 PM PDT July 25, 2008 from web
pnh Other Tor.com staffers are sprucing up the front page and cleaning up format glitches in old posts without even being asked! Joy. 10:12 PM PDT July 25, 2008 from web
irenegallo Just ran into lou ferrigno in my hotel elevator. 10:46 PM PDT July 25, 2008 from txt
2muchexposition Finally added my LONG Spore post to the approval queue. Now debating whether to pull quotes from other panel notes or work on MST questions. 01:38 AM PDT July 26, 2008 from web
pablod Zomfgdonatomanchessmartinierefosterdossantos...illustrators know how to kick it. 01:45 AM PDT July 26, 2008 from twitterrific
2muchexposition Oh, yeah, @reluctantcad: I saw Paul Scheer of Human Giant, like, three times today, though I didn't grok why I knew him until the second. 01:52 AM PDT July 26, 2008 from web
irenegallo Arm wrestling. DOnao just called The Yellow Monster. 03:38 AM PDT July 26, 2008 from txt
irenegallo Leg wrestling. foster v. donato. 04:04 AM PDT July 26, 2008 from txt
irenegallo Donato wins! 04:05 AM PDT July 26, 2008 from txt
irenegallo Awesome conversation with John Howe. ComicCon freakin rulz. 04:19 AM PDT July 26, 2008 from txt
irenegallo Leg wrestling. toby v. pablo. toby wins. 04:32 AM PDT July 26, 2008 from txt
irenegallo Dan dos v. me. Me, two out of three! 04:59 AM PDT July 26, 2008 from txt
pablod Late nights and early mornings: such is the life of a con-goer. I will sleep like the dead upon returning to bklyn. 8:32 AM PDT July 26, 2008 from twitterrific
pablod In the meantime, there are things to do. Today is the BSG panel, w00t! 8:33 AM PDT July 26, 2008 from twitterrific
2muchexposition Kind of freaking out about interview. Just ordered room service for the first time in my life so I'll at least have eaten something. 8:59 AM PDT July 26, 2008 from web
pablod at the Marriot lobby. Gonna back @2muchexposition up on her MST3K interview. 9:21 AM PDT July 26, 2008 from twitterrific
pablod I feel so cut off from the rest of the world here at SDCC. What is this about banks failing, google/digg, wtf. 9:34 AM PDT July 26, 2008 from twitterrific
pablod Random observation: San Diego cabbies are kinda lazy. 9:38 AM PDT July 26, 2008 from twitterrific
pablod Bird shit at the Tor booth?? WTF?! 10:37 AM PDT July 26, 2008 from twitterrific
pablod There are, apparently, birds in the rafters of the convention center. 10:40 AM PDT July 26, 2008 from twitterrific
pablod Standing in line for the Dave Gibbons/Chip Kidd Watchmen panel. 10:58 AM PDT July 26, 2008 from twitterrific
2muchexposition Had to interview humans for "union reasons." Unfortunately, all my clever ?s were for the robots. @pablod said it was ok; hope he's right. 11:22 AM PDT July 26, 2008 from txt
pnh Joomla's creaky image-management tools: bored now. 11:48 AM PDT July 26, 2008 from TwitterBerry
pablod Watching the watchmen panel was very good. Kidd had a slide show of spreads from book. Now on my 'to buy' list. 11:59 AM PDT July 26, 2008 from twitterrific
pablod Off to buy tapes for video cam, then lunch and the BSG panel. about 12:00 PM PDT July 26, 2008 from twitterrific
pablod Hm, time to try fish tacos. about 1:00 PM PDT July 26, 2008 from twitterrific
pablod Hurm... Fish tacos: I approve. about 1:00 PM PDT July 26, 2008 from twitterrific
irenegallo There's a Buffy writer sitting in our booth, three feet away from me. I believe Squeeee, is the word. about 1:00 PM PDT July 26, 2008 from web
2muchexposition Tori panel was pretty good, largely thanks to actual moderation from Douglas. And I cannot deny that I'm now coveting the book. Lunch now? about 1:00 PM PDT July 26, 2008 from web
pnh Editing and approving Tor.com posts in the booth; about to try another Flip video of an entire aisle from wall to wall. about 2:00 PM PDT July 26, 2008 from web
irenegallo Watching Stephan Martiniere draw. about 4:00 PM PDT July 26, 2008 from txt
pablod In line for BSG panel. As expected, the line is frakking long. about 2:00 PM PDT July 26, 2008 from twitterrific
pablod Nope, no joy on BSG. Line is way too long. about 2:00 PM PDT July 26, 2008 from twitterrific
pablod Accosted by a marketer on my smoke break. She was utterly clueless, and waaaay too hardsell. about 4:00 PM PDT July 26, 2008 from twitterrific
pablod The rumors are true: Terry Moore is the nicest guy in the world. about 4:00 PM PDT July 26, 2008 from twitterrific
pablod At the Tor booth, downloading feeds and uploading media. about 5:00 PM PDT July 26, 2008 from twitterrific
2muchexposition Joe Hill, in response to being asked how to break into the biz: "I'm never sure how to answer this one. You know, my parents write." about 5:00 PM PDT July 26, 2008 from txt
2muchexposition Aah, must stop being mesmerized by Disney princesses and go to dinner. about 6:00 PM PDT July 26, 2008 from txt
pnh Off to dinner with io9. about 6:00 PM PDT July 26, 2008 from web
pablod stuck on booth duty with @irenegallo while everybody else is at the i09 dinner. booth schedule=FAIL. about 6:00 PM PDT July 26, 2008 from twitterrific
pablod Tried to crash scifi channel party. No dice. about 9:00 PM PDT July 26, 2008 from twitterrific
pablod Had dinner with Buckell, Stross, Gina from Lifehacker, the io9 crew, and my Tor peeps. about 9:00 PM PDT July 26, 2008 from twitterrific
pablod Tried the rest, but the action's at the Westin, with the art kids, of course. about 11:00 PM PDT July 26, 2008 from twitterrific
2muchexposition Tonight was my night for getting turned away from fancy parties. Unrelatedly, I'm feeling kind of antisocial. about 12:00 AM PDT July 27, 2008from txt
irenegallo I remember sleep. about 1:00 AM PDT July 27, 2008 from txt
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