Feb. 9th, 2016

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This year is an important anniversary for CON.TXT! We're now 10 years old and have had 5 cons. We're looking forward to our 6th, but we're feeling a little nostalgic...

*Flashback fade*

When the first CON.TXT was held in 2006, YouTube was a year old, Twitter was only a few months old, and Tumblr and the AO3 didn't even exist yet! We were impatiently awaiting the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, and the first MCU movie (Iron Man) was still two years away. Fandom was primarily on LiveJournal and Fanfiction.net, and the largest fandoms were Harry Potter, Stargate: Atlantis, and Bandom.

Our fandoms and online hangouts may have changed in the 10 years since the first CON.TXT, but our goal is the same--to bring you the best possible con!

Over the next few months as we look forward to this year’s con, we’d like to invite you to talk about CON.TXT, reminisce, and celebrate with our community! Let's begin by talking about what we're most known for as a con: our fantastic panels!

What was the most interesting panel that you attended at CON.TXT? We want to hear your memories of great panels! (Panel suggestions open next week!)