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Why the name?

I'm curious. We all know what con means - So why the chosen name of Hosting Con?

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Short for Convention or Conferance surely?


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As with most somethingCon's its a convention... duh...

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Conferance perhaps or convention

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Yes, the Con on the end signifies "convention" or "conference" ... there are many examples of using Con on the end of the name to signify convention or conference, but a couple I can think of right now are ISPCON and DefCon.

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I would believe conference.

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conference sounds good to me.

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Also the popular ComicCon


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