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Convention dos and don’ts, from your friendly campus newspaper


Preregister for tickets so you pay less.

Wear comfortable shoes.

Bring cash — some vendors don’t accept cards!

Budget expenditures before going to the convention.

Ask before taking a picture with someone.

Be aware of photos being taken around you — avoid unintentional photobombs!

Finish your p-sets beforehand! Stay guilt free.


Glomp people randomly.

Leave items unattended (cameras, expensive props, shopping bags).

Expect to get into a panel five minutes before it starts — go early!

Stop in the middle of foot traffic for a photo op.

Harass cosplayers.