Well, if you really want to get crazy ....... there are some very nice
hotels in Portland, Oregon that would be great for a Westercon. <g> And
within walking distance of my sister's house, too. <g><g>
Really, I'm not surprised that Portland's Westercon was under par since
they're busy running Renovation from Portland.
On 7/6/2011 3:53 AM, ICG-D@yahoogroups.com wrote:
> 1a. Big Westercon News
> Posted by: "Kevin Roche"kevin@... sjleather
> Date: Mon Jul 4, 2011 9:42 pm ((PDT))
> Andy and I threw a hoax bid party for "California Olive Country" at
> Westercon 64 this weekend in San Jose.
> We did such an effective job that in the regular voting, the write-in
> votes for our hoax defeated the actual filed bid for Portland in 2013.
> Under the Westercon bylaws, this meant the decision had to be made at
> the Sunday business meeting.
> After 3+ hours of parliamentary exercise, "Olive Country" (aka a
> committee chaired by Andy and me) was selected by the membership to
> organize Westercon 66 in 2013.
> Yes, that's right -- Andy and I are now chairing Westercon in 2 years!
> We'll let you know when registration opens.
> (We currently investigating venues in Sacramento; Granzella's
> Delicatessen in Williams, the site in our hoax, can't actually support a
It is now clear that the Krell** never invented an internet.
Because if they had, they would have known about that id problem.
**The Krell: the super-beings from the movie 'Forbidden Planet'
who destroyed themselves overnight after linking their minds to the
nearly unlimited energy source that powered their civiliation and
unleashing the dark id lurking beneath their vast intellects.
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