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I woke early before all of my family and I was wide awake right away. I jumped out of bed and started to make breakfast. The kids woke up and I got them seated and fed. I went on to pack the lunch bags for the kids and then skipped out of the door.
We got there early got registration set up pretty fast and mounted the video cameras in the 4 auditoriums. Everything got started, domm announced next years venue Lisbon and cog gave his 'How to get the most out of a YAPC' talk.
It was good to see so many familiar faces, I cannot remember any names but a few, it is so difficult when people have both real names and nicks and PAUSE ids and in addition I am bad with names.
The conference seems to run smoothly, apart from the WLAN, which does not cover so good in the auditoriums. We got approached by a lot of vegetarians who did not tells us they where vegetarians in advance. A lot of people also paid for a guest to the conference dinner without having a guest, so we will have some refunding to do, but that will have to be done after the conference.
The first day seemed to go quite well, I got home late and never made it to the Globe for the party there.
The Oslo.pm was handing out business cards promoting the next NPW in Oslo in April 2009, the front side had some text and the back side a picture of Larry Wall. When I got home my oldest sun showed me his pokemon cards, I told him I had a card too and showed him my Larry Wall card, so now Larry Wall is a part of his deck...