Day Three of the 2012 DC Supershow set the standard for Indulging in the Madness.
Greg Minuskin is spotted in the lobby toting a large inventory of of extremely desirable pens. Stephen and Eric visit the Executive Lounge for a third day of bland scrambled eggs.
Stephen Brown proudly purchases his first Edison, a Collier in Persimmon Swirl with a Broad nib. Elation ensues. The crowd goes wild. The nib performs perfectly.
Stephen Brown proudly purchases his first Parker 51, an aerometric filling Cordovan Brown with a 1.3mm Minuskin Stub. Elation ensues. The crowd goes wild. The nib is a dream!
FPGeeks define Geek Chic by donning tuxedos. Elation ensues. The crowd goes wild. The tuxedos fit well.
Tuxedos too hot. FPGeeks don street clothing. Elation ensues. The crowd goes wild. The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.
FPGeeks Official East Coast Photographer, Bo Ramos, appears on scene. Product photography ensues.
Stephen Brown proudly purchases his first Pelikan 400NN in Tortoise Brown (copy cat!). Elation ensues. The crowd goes wild. The nib is Extra Fine and Extra Flexy.
Stephen, Bo, and Eric geek out with pens during lunch. Stephen and Eric lead Bo to the Anderson Pens table. Bo proudly purchases his first TWSBI Micarta. Elation ensues. The crowd goes wild. Bo goes home happy.
Stephen meets up with YouTube fan and disappears. Eric roams the ballroom in search of Kaweco Sport Safety and/or Montblanc 146 with Platinum Furniture, finds neither.
Eric and Greg Minuskin chat in the lobby. Stephen reappears looking only slightly disheveled. Stephen, Eric, Brian and Lisa Anderson, Brian and Andrea Gray, Judy, and Bryan dine together at hotel. Food, conversation, and wine are abundant.
Two bottles of wine are procured and party moves to hotel lobby. In short order, hotel staff reprimands wine party and requests they disperse. Members of wine party look at one another and continue drinking.
Brian Gray denounces the high cost of theme park attendance.
Wine supply depletes. Wine party members visit Ink Testing Station and attempt to turn ink into wine. All efforts fail. Sorrow ensues. The crowd goes silent. The party is over.
See also: DC Pen Show Gallery for Saturday