Convention etiquette is something that is very important to me. Maybe because I’m getting older, but I find myself shaking my fist and going, “you damn kids” a lot at conventions. I’m not trying to rain on anyone’s parade, conventions are for having fun and I am not a miserable bitter old lady. What I am more getting towards is politeness and courtesy towards other people.
Conventions can be pretty intimidating sometimes, especially for a first-timer. The first time I attended Anime Boston, it was a total sensory overload. Eventually, you get accustomed to it, but for those of you that have never been to a con (or even those of you that have!), here are a few tips and pointers on con etiquette, things to expect at a con, and general tips for surviving con weekend unscathed.