[yapc] Packing for YAPC

Drew Taylor drew at drewtaylor.com
Tue Jun 10 07:36:14 PDT 2008

On 10 Jun 2008, at 15:18, Nathan Gray wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 10, 2008 at 09:41:56AM -0400, Karen Hoofnagle wrote:
>> This is my first YAPC, and I'm staying in the dorms.
>> Do I need to bring earplugs to get a decent night's sleep?  Anything
>> else one usually needs (other than a laptop with a perl install, a
>> camera and some advil for the hangovers)?
> You may want to bring some warm clothes or a blanket in case the air
> conditioning is set too cold in the dorms.  I've been to dorms where
> the rooms (or sometimes just my room) do not have a thermostat.

Though I'll be attending YAPC::Europe this year, I can vouch for this.  
Last year in Houston there were no controls in the room and it was  
quite cold at times. Alternately, just bring a towel you can put over  
the vent (which is what we did).


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