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15 Secrets People Who Love Comic Con Will Never Tell You

It's a jungle in there.

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1. They know that, technically, this headline should say "People Who Love Comic Cons."

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Each one has its own personality, and don't you forget it.

2. They find it perpetually entertaining to see people in costume do normal things.

Hey, a bounty hunter's gotta eat...
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Hey, a bounty hunter's gotta eat...

3. Flash mobs barely faze them anymore...

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A bunch of people staring up at the sky? Totally normal.

4. ...but impromptu dramatic scenes still get their attention.

So many feels.
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So many feels.

5. They have a strong kinship with other con attendees...until someone with a giant headdress sits in front of them at a panel.

"ALL I CAN SEE IS BLUE. HELP."
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"ALL I CAN SEE IS BLUE. HELP."

6. They never take the value of an empty chair for granted.

Because panel squatters are everywhere.
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Because panel squatters are everywhere.

7. When it comes to feelin' themselves, they know nothing does the trick quite like cosplay.

Kirk Damato

8. They're so used to carrying a prop that they're certain they could survive with just one hand.

In the grand scheme of things, that scepter is way more important than your dominant hand.
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In the grand scheme of things, that scepter is way more important than your dominant hand.

9. They know the makings of a con survival kit.

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Preparation is an art.

10. No matter how early they wake up, they know they'll never be first in line.

"Doors at 7 a.m." = "Get there at 3:30 a.m. sharp."
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"Doors at 7 a.m." = "Get there at 3:30 a.m. sharp."

11. They know that no matter how hardcore you are, there's always someone more hardcore than you.

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12. Even after rehearsing it a million times, they'll still always embarrass themselves when meeting their favorite star.

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And they don't care.

13. They can't read signatures.

No one can — just have faith it's from someone important and act impressed.
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No one can — just have faith it's from someone important and act impressed.

14. They know you don't even need to go inside the con to have a ~super~-good time.

(They also hate puns on the word "super.")
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(They also hate puns on the word "super.")

15. Because, at the end of the day, it just feels incredible to hang out with people (or Ewoks) who understand you.

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