December 7th, 2014.
As an analyst I constantly advise people that they should never use three datapoints in deciding whether there is an underlying trend. That's because any series of three points can be used to 'prove' a trend : it's either upwards, downwards, curving upwards, curving downwards, or steady. Ie. a trend. So don't do it. Don't fall into the trap.
I've done three BIFAs now, and every single one has been worse than the last, and I'm calling it a trend. I think the only reason you'd ever go is if you were a diehard fan, an autograph dealer, or literally had nothing better to do on a Sunday evening.
And I'm neither a fan nor a dealer. Here's how it went down.
So... that was rather... something. I won't lie... this wasn't one of the better ones, but there are only two more events this year and I figured I might as well make this the third.
Fortunately, I've done better, and recently, at: