All the time I spent at Linden Lab working 14+ hour days, weekends...heck, sometimes even overnight (grey goo attacks, anyone?)...none of it ever seemed like "crunch" time. Maybe that's because being in perpetual crunch means there is no crunch. Just work.
So now we're crunching over the weekend to get ready for IGC. I am only here for one day of it -- not that bad. The others who've been here longer than me seem in good spirits.
Still, I wish I could have had a day off after attending the H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival in Portland yesterday.