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Comic Con Update

10:00 – I stare at the Epic registration page
11:55 – I begin clicking the link to ticket sales
11:56 – click
11:57 – click
11:58 – CLICK
11:59 – CLICK CLICK CLICK
12:00 – It’s loading!
– it’s not loading
– it’s loading!
– run time error
– …click
– run time error
12:01 – CLICK WORK DAMN YOU WORK
– run time error
– *weeping* CLICK CLICK CLICK OHMYGOD WORK
12:02 – loading…
12:03 – loading…
12:04 – loading…
12:05 – loading?
12:06 – LOADING!
12:07 – service unavailable
12:08 – REFRESSSSSSSSSSSH WAHHHHHHH
12:09 – We are sorry, but the EPIC online waiting room has reached capacity and it is unlikely that badges are still available. Please click here to return to the Comic-Con website.


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nnngggaAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH WHY WHY WHY WHY WHY.

This was my experience with trying to buy Comic Con tickets. I think it goes without saying that the attempt was unsuccessful. Unfortunately, there is always a tiny kernel of hope which will remain within me until July comes and goes, because tickets apparently may be re-sold at some point, and no matter how realistic I try to be, I just can’t help hoping. Damn you, uncontrollable optimism. Damn. You.

*Updated for clarity*

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100 things to do in 1000 days IN PROGRESS; #23: Go to a San Diego ComicCon.

The day of reckoning is nearly upon us; Comic Con tickets go on sale tomorrow at noon. Tickets sold out within half an hour last year, so wish me luck! Failing that, I shall replace number 23 with “Go to a Toronto ComicCon.” This costume is too awesome to go to waste.