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    Boskone and a large guy came over and opened his arms and said, "Hug?"

    I gave him the hug: he didn't seem TOO scary: then I went and found my friends who were giving me a ride home to NYC and stuck by them until we left.  This was, of course, the last day of the convention, and we were leaving shortly.

    But that has always been a major memory of fandom:  "Hug?" from someone I've never met, with no other dialogue.  And who doesn't look all that tightly wrapped, if you know what I mean.

    'S why I hung out with the pros: they were never scary.  And (back then) I was one of 'em.

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