The reason why it took so long is they were funneling everyone through airport-style security -- including bag checks, magnetometers, and wand checks. Even with about 15 stations, it was a pretty big bottleneck.
Between standing in line outside, then walking around for a few hours at the show, I was out in the sun for about 5 hours. And the weather was that sunny, cool and breezy thing that suckers me into a sunburn every time.
It's readily apparent that I missed a few spots with the sunscreen:
The tip of my nose is also pretty red.
Stupid, silly person.