We had a little slower pace on day three of the show - fewer appointments and more time to browse. That's good because we came up with more unexpected discoveries, and also good because we are starting to wear down. There are over 1400 booths at OR, and about 24,000 people in attendance, so it's a gigantic treasure hunt.

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