Morton Fox (mortonfox) wrote,
Morton Fox

FurFright Day 3

The changeover from Daylight Savings Time to Standard Time screwed me up, so I woke up at 7am. Since I was up, why not do some geocaching? So I went to Northwest Park in nearby Windsor in 37°F weather. (although it really wasn't so cold once I got going) I did the Rock and Knoll Pile and Tobacco Road geocaches. I think the total walk for both geocaches was about a 1.5-mile round trip, but the terrain was flat all the way.

Then I returned to the hotel and went to shy_matsi's breakfast party, which had an abundance of baked goods and orange drink. Thanks, Shy.

Then I changed quickly into the coyote suit and went downstairs to the ballroom for the Fursuit Massacre. (fursuit games) The fursuiters were divided into 3 teams of 6 per team. We had the following events: egg and spoon race, scooter race, a race where we went two at a time carrying a ball between our bellies, and musical chairs.

Changed out of the coyote suit. Then went down to the con floor again. Met up with jbadger and then we and Skunkie played Fluxx in the game room.

Quick dash out to lunch, which turned out not to be so quick because I picked the Chinese buffet (China King Buffet) and just had to go back to the buffet table for a second (and third, fourth... I lost count) round of roast duck.

Went back and attended the closing ceremony. I wrote down the numbers as they were mentioned. Attendance was 318. The charity raffle made $546 and the charity auction made $513.

After the closing ceremony, I heard from a few people about a guerilla fursuiting event. So I changed into the coyote suit again and went to the con floor. A whole bunch of us went out in fursuit to the hotel driveway. And then back into the hotel and into the airport by way of the hotel-airport connector. It was an interesting experience. Some travelers at the airport were saying "Look! It's a costume parade." Then we had the group photo right in the airport. One attendant from United Airlines wanted a picture taken with us, so we did that too.

Then we went back to the hotel and did a walk around the lobby, to the amusement of the people sitting there and the Starbucks folks.

After that, it was time to start the Dead Fur (post-con) Party. There was music, but not a whole lot of people because everyone was basically either packing/leaving or tired. Oh well. Nevertheless, some silliness took place out in the hallway, including: the spinning card of death, the drink holder of death, and the soda spill Rorschach Test that looked like a dragon.

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