... You actually believe long-range forecasts?
Anyhoo, can we start some organisation, soonish? Maybe a list of arrival and departure time/day for everyone, so we can figure out who's available when for what. And a master list of phone numbers (cell, for anyone not local) to be guarded by someone who will be on hand for the whole thing. Y'know, planning. It helps things turn out nice.
Edit: wait a minute. I'm expecting a group of under-30s to spontaneously decide to organise
? >.<OKAY FOLKS, LISTEN UP
All confirmed attendees, kindly PM me with:
1) your contact info. Cell number, or landline number if you live in/near Seattle and don't have a cell/never turn it on. Also your real name, or whatever name you expect to be called by during the meetup.
2) Your expected arrival and departure times, and where you'll be sleeping (roughly, you can say "home in Renton"). As an example: I'll probably get to downtown Seattle Friday morning, arriving at the Days Inn Seattle Midtown after 3pm Friday, and leave Sunday afternoonish, checking out of the hotel Sunday morning.
3) Either PM me your emergency contact info (parents, partner, friend, whatever) or carry it with you at all times
in an easy-to-find location, e.g., your wallet or back pocket. If you choose to carry it instead, let me know ("it'll be in my wallet/back pocket/hidden waistbelt") so we can find it in case of zombie attack (or any other medical emergency).
Kellsbells, can I ask you to hold a copy of this info as well, as a local contact? We'll need to make sure we don't forget anyone or leave people behind, since most of us won't know each other by sight (and some of us will likely be a bit shy about walking up to random strangers and saying "hey, are you an xkcder?", especially when that makes one sound rather strange to a normal citizen).
Edited edit: thanks, Zeroignite. I can collect the info, but I'd like a Seattle-ite to have a copy, too. Preferably a couple of them, just to be safe. (Yes, getting old makes one paranoid. It's only paranoia if they aren't out to get you. <.<