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tim49424

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Feel free to message me anytime. I'll try to respond as fast as I can. I try to check AU at least once a day on my laptop on work trips. Especially when I have threads I'm monitoring closely.
I am with him now awaiting #6. I’ll message you when I get settled on the train. The acoustics at Emeryville make it very difficult to concentrate and he can’t hear me well here anyway. Vice versa is true as well.
 

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We are currently in Granby Colorado waiting out an incident that apparently happened in the cafe. I heard the police were involved. We’re moving again after a 40-45 minute delay to resolve the issue. I’ll update if I hear more.
 
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John Bredin

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Never seen a furry on a train despite commuting in Chicago which hosts many conventions. However, I once saw a man carrying a bat'leth (huge funky Klingon sword from Star Trek) on an inbound Metra on a Saturday morning.

He wasn't in costume, so maybe he was going to a convention to sell it? It wasn't in a scabbard, but then I can't recall seeing a bat'leth being drawn from a scabbard on the show.

The guy seemed pleasant when the conductor spoke with him, and the bat'leth didn't have a sharpened edge yet, so he didn't seem threatening, but it was still odd.
 

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They've had their annual convention for years (sans last year) in Pittsburgh. They add a lot of color as they fan out around downtown and throughout the city. They are welcomed with open arms here.
 

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Most pet owners imbue their animals with at least some human characteristics, so I guess it is okay for the reverse to happen too! ;)

As the former proprietor of a fancy dress costume hire business, I did note that sometimes when folk got into their outfits, they acquired a change of personality.

Yes Tim, I know this is off your topic too...
 
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