Talk:Slash Cons

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I'm not sure what convention is being used for this page, so I just added the CON.TXT dates behind the listing. Also note, the proper name for the con is CON.TXT. --gblvr 15:10, 21 October 2008 (UTC)

Slash vs. slash friendly

I'm a bit confused by this distinction, which isn't really all that well defined. I think if we're going to keep it, a description needs to be included. For example, I consider Escapade slash-friendly con rather than slash only -- it has lots of meta and even some fandom panels that aren't specifically slash oriented, and there is no "no het" rule in the vid show. -Melina 17:43, 27 January 2009 (UTC)

But Escapade also specifically bills itself as a "slash slumber party" -- the core premise of the con is slash fandom, even though it includes things beyond slash. Glancing at the list, all of the cons listed as slash-cons self-identify as slash cons, or slash parties, or slash-oriented cons, or some-generally-equivalent-to-slash cons (uber, yaoi). I think the "slash-friendly" listing is for cons that don't self-identify as slash cons, but that have no problem with including slash content, whether panels, vids, whatever. It seems like a useful distinction to me, since the makeup of people going to a slash-oriented con and a slash-is-okay-but-not-the-focus con is going to be different, as is the general feel of the con itself. --Arduinna 18:13, 27 January 2009 (UTC)
Perhaps a description like this should be included in the page itself? I hate to think of giving the impression that most or all slash cons are strictly slash content only, especially with the inclusion of the line about "no het vids." -Melina 18:20, 27 January 2009 (UTC)


According to this page there is a specific con called "Slashcon" which does not have an article yet, however, I think slashcon as a term should redirect to this overview and the article for that specific con should become Slashcon (Australia) or something like that.--RatCreature 21:24, 12 January 2010 (UTC)

"Since 1984"

Considering the article says slash cons started in 1984, this isn't a very meaningful division. I think it would be more useful to break it into still-active and defunct cons or to do a sortable table with dates and locations or something. Franzeska 21:29, 15 March 2011 (UTC)