So, it's Not Just a BotCon Problem...

Discussion in 'Transformers Conventions and Get Togethers' started by Sidecutter, Jul 16, 2007.

  1. Sidecutter

    Sidecutter Evil Dealer Scum TFW2005 Supporter

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  3. tobecat

    tobecat Transformers KISS Toby TFW2005 Supporter

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    This should be required reading for everyone going to a con!
     
  4. Draven

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    *applauds loudly* Preach it brother!
     
  5. Scourge_151

    Scourge_151 Dangerous when naked! TFW2005 Supporter

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    So worryingly true!
     
  6. atlianz

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    So freakin true. I gave up on my hunt for TF treasures due to the dealer room smelling like foul armpit half the time.
     
  7. Vangelus

    Vangelus Long Live the New Flesh Moderator Content Contributor

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    I'll abide armpit stink if the worse smell could be forever removed.

    That being the classic mid-day stench that quite honestly smells like someone decided to forego the washroom and just took a crap in their own pants.
     
  8. Motor_Master

    Motor_Master Lets the balls touch TFW2005 Supporter

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    ... yeah that was me sorry :redface2: 

    There's nothing better than sitting in a panel and when ever the slightest breeze occurs, you get nailed by a cloud of BO emanating from the dirty bastard sitting in front of you.
     
  9. dak

    dak <b><font color=blue>I am DAK! The customizer!</fon

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  10. sodawilly

    sodawilly Old School fan since 1984 TFW2005 Supporter

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    There is no excuse for someone not bathing or using deodorant......I haven't been to a con in a couple of years and would like to go to next years......It always my wife and I ill when we walk by people who obviously haven't showered or either don't have deodorant on.......put that shit on! lol

    -Gregg
     
  11. nOObiE do0

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    I go to alot of computer shows,I always thought is was a kind of defence.
    To keep other people away from them so they can look un-interrupted.
     
  12. Vangelus

    Vangelus Long Live the New Flesh Moderator Content Contributor

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    I just want to understand the fecal smell.

    Sweaty or unshowered BO is one thing, and the fecal smell is another. Do people just start smelling quite literally like crap if they don't bathe for long enough??
     
  13. RandomFerret

    RandomFerret Fuzzy Forever

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    It's just bottom-burps from everybody who's been eating absolute garbage because they don't want to spend any more money than they have to.

    Plus at big cons, there are always people in diapers.
     
  14. thoughtcrime

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    Yes. Not bathing means the exit doesn't get washed either. Add in the likely concept that some individuals might not be careful wipers, and well, yeah.

    This year's was my first Botcon. I went in expecting the worst, and the fans delivered. As always, its a minority who ruin it for everyone else. There were plenty of fit, well-groomed, clean folks there. There was also a disturbing number of people there who clearly live on fast food and several who wore the same clothes Thursday-Sunday. Some of the stenches drove me away. Unacceptable.

    Con-goers, if you weigh as much as two or more people, breathe heavy while sitting still, or have trouble getting up a flight of stairs, you damn well better compensate with soap & water. Not being able to reach is no excuse, there are brushes with long handles for that.
     
  15. Bryan

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    I ended up sharing a room with 6 other guys, and honestly was stressed that come day two or three it was gonna be rank from one of them. Fortunately, they all turned out to be normal folks.

    I honestly thought it was better this year than last, but still not acceptable. I'm thinking about bringing a small aerosol air-freshener next year to just spritz up my personal space when necessary.
     
  16. Star Sabre James

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    I guess I got lucky, there was only one time that I had a problem with another person's BO. I was about to gag too from it.

    It shouldn't be that tough to bathe.
     
  17. Blackstar

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    I hate walking around behind people who are quite obviously farting. I'm standing at a dealer table when all of a sudden a blast of buttfunk comes wafting my way.....these people just don't get out much, I don't think.
     
  18. VAwitch

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    And "geeks" wonder why they can't get a girlfriend? :poke  :banghead: 

    At Dragon*Con in Atlanta last year, I heard that for the online/LAN gaming, they instituted a Frebreze rule - 1) verbal warning from the cute chick in the japanese schoolgril outfit to go take a break, eat & clean up. 2) she came by & Febreze'd ya & asked again. 3) You were escorted out & told to not return until hygiene was addressed.

    More cons ought to institute this. ;) 
     
  19. Samana Rombuca

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    Damn, I'd do that just to get sprayed by the chick... :D  yah, not really. But I do wonder if this would be counter-productived, yah? (well, besides part 3)
     
  20. Galvatro

    Galvatro Make mine Animated! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Hello All!

    AMEN, Orson nails this one on the head- take a freaking bath, people! These 'olfactory-challenged' people are bound to know SOMEONE there! PAY someone for 15 minutes in their shower if you must.

    Galvatro
     

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