Afterwards we went to see the Water Tower, and then we headed back to the IIT.
Once there, we went to the early registration site. I found out that the speakers didn't have to wait in line and headed straight to the registration desk, passing Dave Rolski in the process:
David: Hey! Why is he going first?
Me: Because I'm a speaker!
David: I'm a speaker too!
Me: Er... But I'm speaking three times!
After that we went to the arrival dinner at Goose Island; I'm not sure how many Perl hackers we had there, but certainly a lot.
I met a bunch of people so far (including Bill Odom, Ann Barcomb, Joey Kelly, David Romano and Liz Cortell), and I've also seen a lot of familiar faces.
Well, and now I'm off to bed.
I can't wait for tomorrow