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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian22 Jun 2022 3:53 p.m. PST

You were asked – TMP link

Would you be willing to shake hands with fellow gamers at your next game or convention? Some say that 'shaking hands' will not be coming back after the pandemic.

86% said "yes, I would shake hands"
9% said "no, I would not shake hands"

KSmyth22 Jun 2022 4:25 p.m. PST

I would say a fair amount of handshaking and even some hugs at Enfilade May 27-29.

Rev Zoom22 Jun 2022 5:07 p.m. PST

Fist bumps do just fine for me

nnascati Supporting Member of TMP22 Jun 2022 5:17 p.m. PST

No, fist bump only. The only people I shake hands with are my sons in law.

Gozerius22 Jun 2022 6:21 p.m. PST

what pandemic?

Korvessa22 Jun 2022 8:57 p.m. PST

Being as the origin of the custom of shaking hands was to demonstrate you are unarmed – perhaps still not a bad idea.

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP22 Jun 2022 9:18 p.m. PST

I agree with Korvessa.

I also train my left hand with the same weapons as my right.

Martin Rapier22 Jun 2022 11:45 p.m. PST

I have gone back to hand shaking. Covid is airborne so it really doesn't matter.

Fighting 15s23 Jun 2022 6:37 a.m. PST

Covid is airborne so it really doesn't matter.

That basic lack of knowledge about how droplet/aerosol/airborne infections spread is why I won't be shaking anyone's hand at a show.

Doug MSC Supporting Member of TMP23 Jun 2022 6:38 a.m. PST

Yes hand shakes and hugs too!

Rev Zoom23 Jun 2022 12:34 p.m. PST

I hate hugs. Go away.

ARMY Strong23 Jun 2022 12:34 p.m. PST


Rev Zoom23 Jun 2022 3:32 p.m. PST

There's no smiley face emoji but that's what I intended.

Tgerritsen Supporting Member of TMP23 Jun 2022 8:47 p.m. PST

Booty bump?

Fighting 15s24 Jun 2022 3:29 a.m. PST

Booty bump

Risk of monkey pox these days 🙂

Personal logo Milhouse Supporting Member of TMP30 Jun 2022 6:55 a.m. PST

Here's how me and Double G plan to "shake hands".

Double G Supporting Member of TMP30 Jun 2022 9:23 a.m. PST

I'd go this route instead.

Personal logo Milhouse Supporting Member of TMP30 Jun 2022 9:59 a.m. PST

Moe and Shemp are a pretty good preview of Double G and Milhouse at the Fall In Minutemen tables.

Double G Supporting Member of TMP30 Jun 2022 11:47 a.m. PST

I'm not getting tables in the dealer hall, I'm going the fleabag market route, Pipenbrink said it's a license to print money………………..can see it now "Will you give me 5.00 for this?!?!……….."No, but I'll give you two!"………"I'll take it!"………"PLINK!!"

Personal logo Milhouse Supporting Member of TMP30 Jun 2022 11:56 a.m. PST

Double G I'm dying 😵😵😵

Double G Supporting Member of TMP30 Jun 2022 11:59 a.m. PST

Just libin my truf.

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