The most pleasant surprise was being able to shoot the whole set rather than just three songs, and being allowed to use flash (though of course I didn't have mine with me and probably wouldn't have anyway. It'll make going through the photos a good first job for the new "critique" custom friends list as I filled a 2GB CF card on Nightwish alone, and then snuck a couple more from the balcony.
Hello to all who I saw or passed by, but special mention to upcoming supermodel frozen_wishes who I've not spoken to for ages.
Oh, and ephraim was impressed so there must have been something going on.
And here's what you've all be waiting for/dreading (depending on your LJ style) - Tarja's underwear