Doctor Who: Peter Davison's QVB Signing

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Couldn’t make it to the Sydney Peter Davison Doctor Who signing this morning? Not to worry. The Wumpus went along to take a stickybeak at the fifth Doctor and his many, many fans.

The Wumpus notes that there are people.
The Wumpus notes that there are people.

Many, many people. A couple of hours before the actual 11:30 kickoff time, it was declared "full".
Many, many people. A couple of hours before the actual 11:30 kickoff time, it was declared “full”. The QVB is typically not this busy on any day, discounting the commuters going to and from Town Hall station every morning and evening.

As long as nobody tells him what happens at Androzani, everything should be fine. Or even finey-winey.
As long as nobody tells him what happens at Androzani, everything should be fine. Or even finey-winey.

This is a man so busy signing that he's gone all blurry. Either that, or he's looked at the queue outside.
This is a man so busy signing that he’s gone all blurry. Either that, or he’s looked at the queue outside.

The Wumpus notes that the ABC Store staff did an excellent job, offering chairs to the very early comers -- the first in line queued from 5am -- and keeping lines moving at a brisk pace.
The Wumpus notes that the ABC Store staff did an excellent job, offering chairs to the very early comers — the first in line queued from 5am — and keeping lines moving at a brisk pace.

The Wumpus wonders what the strangest thing Peter Davison has ever signed was. Probably best not to think about it.
The Wumpus wonders what the strangest thing Peter Davison has ever signed was.
Probably best not to think about it.

The Wumpus won’t be at tomorrow’s Macquarie Centre signing, but strongly suspects that the crowds there will be a little more interesting to organise, given the structure of that particular shopping centre. Or in other words, if you were planning on going, arrive early. Possibly today.

Author: Alex

Alex Kidman is a multi-award winning Australian technology writer, former editor at Gizmodo, CNET, GameSpot, ZDNet, PC Mag, APC, Finder and as a contributor to the ABC, SMH, AFR, Courier Mail, GadgetGuy, PC & Tech Authority, Atomic and many more. He's been writing professionally since 1998, and his passions include technology, social issues, education, retro gaming and professional wrestling.

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