1) Indianapolis oftimes smells like raw sewage. This is not mentioned in any of the GenCon promotional materials.
2) Tracking down gaming professionals you've worked to say "Hello" is a great deal easier than tracking down gamers you know, because the gamers are all like, "Well, I'm in four events simultaneously tomorrow morning, and then things start getting busy…"
3) The bourbon chicken at the Chinese place in the mall food court is surprisingly good. (No, I have no idea how bourbon chicken is considered Chinese.)