#MyComicConAsAMovieScreenshot proved that everyone has Comic-Con FOMO

Crowds walk through the exhibit hall on the last day of Comic-Con held in San Diego Sunday, July 24, 2011. The annual comic book and popular arts convention attracts over 100,000 people every year.  (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

Crowds walk through the exhibit hall on the last day of Comic-Con held in San Diego Sunday, July 24, 2011. The annual comic book and popular arts convention attracts over 100,000 people every year. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

As always, the three-day, star-studded, nerd-tastic event known as San Diego Comic-Con is here. And as always, everyone who couldn’t make it this year is suffering from a serious feeling of missing out (FOMO, as the kids say).

Between the panels, the autograph signings and the next-level character costuming, everyone wants in on the SDCC action. Including The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.

The Academy tweeted out a new hashtag on Friday, encouraging con-goers to submit a movie still that best described their convention experience.

Several resulting tweets humorously captured the joy of dressing up as a favorite comic or movie character, as well as the feeling of having to lug all your gear and shopping spoils through the convention center all day.

But an overwhelming majority of tweets revealed the sad side of Comic-Con – everyone who had to stay home and miss it. Their collective sorrow has been rounded up below:

There’s always next year…

What movie screenshot best sums up your Comic-Con experience? Tweet us @austin360 and let us know. Give our movie page a look if you need a little inspiration.


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