Being Boring
December 3, 2012 9:13 AM   Subscribe

Dispatch from the Boring 2012 conference.
posted by Chrysostom (8 comments total) 7 users marked this as a favorite

posted by kmz at 9:28 AM on December 3, 2012

Nice article, thanks for posting it.
posted by Tell Me No Lies at 9:35 AM on December 3, 2012

I am deeply disappointed. I thought this was going to be about the Geological Society of America.... Boring, from a technical standpoint, is surprisingly interesting.

Some of my favorite Library Congress Subject Headings (surely a candidate for the actual topic of this FPP) -- "Boring -- Congresses," "Boring -- Anecdotes and Stories," "Boring -- Dictionaries," "Boring -- Early Works to 1800..." Oh, is that too much?

Sorry, I get carried away.
posted by GenjiandProust at 10:46 AM on December 3, 2012 [1 favorite]

In eastern Ohio, both boring and fracking are generating considerable, even earth-shaking interest. With a bit of effort, you could attend a fracking Boring Conference and a boring Fracking Conference on the same day.

Wait, no, not conference. Hearing.
posted by Herodios at 11:42 AM on December 3, 2012 [2 favorites]

More boring notes. Boring photographs.
posted by verstegan at 12:16 PM on December 3, 2012

Come to think of it, it would have been nice if a post titled "Being Boring" was actually about the Merrill Bainbridge song and finally explained the line about spores.
posted by Tell Me No Lies at 7:15 PM on December 4, 2012

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