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RainingRoses
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24 Nov 2010, 6:06 pm

wornlight wrote:
were you hanging from a chandelier when you took this photo?

:mrgreen: Believe it or not, there were three "tiers" (like balconies) of tables overlooking the main floor. That's the ballroom of the Waldorf-Astoria BTW. It's like an airplane hanger (only lots bigger). And, as you suggest, it's got lots of (creepy) chandeliers!


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24 Nov 2010, 11:21 pm

The only times I'm at a gathering of that magnitude are weddings. At concerts, or the robot competition I went to, or the thanksgiving buffet I was at a year ago, strangers don't usually talk to each other.

I wonder what a good analogy would be - to portray to NTs what we see in that image. Perhaps a herd a LFAs stimming? (No offense, but it's generally better as a private thing.)


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25 Nov 2010, 12:25 am

Apera wrote:
I wonder what a good analogy would be - to portray to NTs what we see in that image.


Remember the Godzilla movie from, what, 5, 6 years ago? And they were in Madison Square Garden and the whole damn place was full of hungry baby 'zillas? That.



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25 Nov 2010, 8:34 am

See that table, the one in the far left of the picture. Yeah, that one. I would be hiding under it.


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25 Nov 2010, 10:16 am

I get anxious at large events like these but its not nearly as bad as the smaller ones where everyone else seems to be good friends and know each other and your just some freak who showed up. Work picnics and things like that when your boss or coworkers try to talk to you.

At least with super large events you can just hide in the crowd a bit, still makes me feel anxious and irritable but not terrified.