Boring Conference sells out in minutes

Tom Peck
Tuesday 30 November 2010 01:00
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The first batch of tickets sold out in two minutes, the second in five minutes. Now the 2010 Boring Conference in London, the first of its kind, has completely sold out.

Organised by James Ward, a 29-year-old DVD distribution manager, the conference aims to push back the boundaries of human knowledge of boring things.

"A lot of people have been getting excited about Peter Fletcher's talk on sneezing and mortality," Mr Ward said. "Since July 2007 he has logged every single time that he sneezed. He'll be talking about the findings of his sneeze data."

A very small number of tickets may yet be made available for the conference, in the Dominion Theatre on 11 December.

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