Unlike most of the previous WorldCons, we were so good (cough, cough) at our jobs in registration that we essentially never had a line. Seriously, after dealing with lines varying anywhere from 2 to hundreds of dedicated fans.
By the end of today, we had logged in almost three thousand without really straining ourselves. Lots of individuals who were preregistered and the rest who seemed to be competent in filling out forms. One of the changes with this Con is the complete switch to Square Register for processing payments (rather than the old credit card machines which were bulky at best and cranky at worst.
I had fully intended to see something, anything today but it proved pretty much to be a plan not able to come to fruition.
Instead, I headed up to the main floor after 1900 when we closed to capture a bit of the flavor and exhibits….
Not counting, of course – the ever popular