A couple of hours ago, I was walking up Pike Street when I heard the intermittent eruption of loud cheers.
I looked around … nothing.
I looked around some more … nothing.
Of course, being the inquisitive sort, I could not leave the issue alone. I had to investigate.
I searched high, I searched low, and just before giving up, I decided to take a quick walk through Freeway Park.
Here, I found a strange spectacle.
I felt like Bee Girl.
Near the rear entrance of the Convention Center, in the middle of Freeway Park, I encountered a circle of nerds. Since I consider myself a mega-nerd of epic proportions, I do not mean this in a negative way. Also, these folks liberally referred to themselves as nerds.
The costumed creatures were standing in a circle, and random individuals belted out “Guess What?!”.
“What?!”, the crowd would respond.
With that, the person would say something completely irrelevant and the crowd would erupt in cheers.
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Why do they do this?
I do not know, but I spent an hour at this event, and I had a good time.
I hope they have another one tomorrow.
Next year, I think I am going to dress up and attend Sakura-Con. I’m serious.
My only decision at this point is: Thong or no thong.
Party on beautiful nerds.