With so many shows to choose from, how do you decide?

Fun fact, Fringe-goers: with more than 3,500 shows in the programme, it’d take you somewhere in the region of eight years to watch them all. Obviously, then, you have to be somewhat selective about which shows you put on your wishlist – but how on earth do you choose?

There are some straightforward answers to this – you could base your decisions on past shows you’ve seen by the same company or artist, or wait until the awards and five-star reviews start flying and pick the hottest shows that way – but we’re more interested in the weirdly serendipitous rituals people go through. Like these:

Have you got a special tried-and-tested method you return to each year?

Let us know how you get your inspiration and share how you #MakeYourFringe on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.