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2016 Boring Conference In London Sells Out

RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin, with news for those who cannot stop talking about their mundane obsessions - you're not alone. The sixth annual Boring Convention (ph) kicks off in London this weekend. Yes, a convention about really boring things, like vending machine sounds, hotel room cooking and stationary. A speech about elevators once got a standing ovation. Although the event organizer concedes that last year's boring buffet - a spread of white bread and lettuce sandwiches - might have taken the theme a bit far. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.