Geek cred where cred is due

Written By: admin - Sep• 21•09

So last weekend was Dragon*Con, the annual science fiction and fantasy convention that draws over 30,000 fans a year.  I was pleased to note that there were very, very few glaring errors that jumped out at me anywhere on the premises.  I wasn’t able to get good shots of the one other great one I found, which was in a catalog provided by a t-shirt company, and was made fabulous by the fact that it had already been scribbled on and corrected.  So cheers to you anyway, Anonymous Honorary Red Pen Brigade Member!

But then there was this:

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I just hate this error, y’all.  I don’t care if it’s a dialect thing.  Stop.

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4 Comments

  1. Kacia says:

    To be fair, it *would* be awfully disruptive if attendees began laying eggs in traffic areas…

  2. Shannon says:

    This error bothers me, too, but I think it’s a little too much to ask. If you’re going to pick your battles, don’t pick Verdun. 🙂

  3. Alden says:

    Didn’t I hear something once about someone making phone calls to vending machine companies about an error that bothered him?

  4. […] These signs have been wrong every year since I started attending. Here’s our blog post in 2009. […]

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