CONtinuum (US convention)
|Location:||Cape Girardeau, Missouri|
|Click here for related articles on Fanlore.|
CONtinuum was a Star Trek convention.
The con program does not have a date written in it. This was the second con.
The chairperson was Janie McGaugh.
The con skit was "Star Blech: The Motion Sickness."
The con's charity was St. Jude Research Hospital.
At the one in 1991 (Cape Girardeau, Missouri): "Richard Arnold was quoted in the local paper (the Southeast Missourian) as saying that Star Trek conventions '...tend to draw what most people would call society's misfits, the nerds, the just-too-bright-for-their-own good' types.' He also characterized fans as people who are '...happiest at a convention because, for a few days, they're normal, not outcasts.' Needless to say, this did not go do down well with many of the convention attendees..." 
- from Comlink #48