Straight from the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon: How to Survive a Hackathon

Competing in a hackathon is a unique experience where only the strong survive. Once you arrive, you’ll spend the next 24 hours plus coding nonstop. The question is can you physically and mentally handle the challenge?

We asked attendees of the 2012 TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon in San Francisco how they survived and what advice they had for newbies. Here are their answers:'

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