|Some would call this early planning, however that was in all reality happening upstairs|
|Fortunately it turns out that the Excelsior Hotel is well equipped for the modern Internet Ops Event|
|Finally after repeating warnings of "If you're still not ready and we have to go back to the bar one more time - you're gonna regret it", it was decided we could begin.|
|Of course by then it was all getting too much for some people - this guy's head was clearly about to fly into orbit if not held in position.|
|Stephen 'PAIX God' Stuart clearly felt that this conference was going to be tight on space.|
Now where did this bit come from?
Static strap? I don't need to steeenking static strap!
|And a while later it was clearly all getting too much for him !|
|Meanwhile - back at the IX FIPs|
And at last!
(even the Bay Box)!
|Mind you, the PAIX God seemed a bit dissapointed that his well-travelled RJ45 crimp tool had been utterly unneccessary.|