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Re: 2016 Homebrew Con
« Reply #15 on: February 24, 2016, 02:13:07 AM »
While I think it's a lame name, I feel that it should have a different name to prevent confusion between NHC the conference and NHC the competition.

How about giving the comp a new name?
How about National Competition of Homebrewers?

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Re: 2016 Homebrew Con
« Reply #16 on: February 24, 2016, 02:15:25 AM »
Sorry folks, but NHC stands for at least a couple of things in our world. National Homebrew Contest and National Homebrewers Conference. We got tired of confusing these things and frankly, we wanted to freshen the convention perception. Therefore, you now have HomebrewCon. Yes, it is geeky, but its our new moniker.
Yep. Though I will still say NHC for a few years out of habit.

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Re: 2016 Homebrew Con
« Reply #17 on: February 24, 2016, 02:19:43 AM »
Sorry folks, but NHC stands for at least a couple of things in our world. National Homebrew Contest and National Homebrewers Conference. We got tired of confusing these things and frankly, we wanted to freshen the convention perception. Therefore, you now have HomebrewCon. Yes, it is geeky, but its our new moniker.
I for one like the new title! Kudos!

By the way I think Kudos is the word used by command staff when proposing a toast with Romulan Ale, which by the way is made with 100% pale quatrotricticale, and never ever step mashed.

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Re: 2016 Homebrew Con
« Reply #18 on: February 24, 2016, 02:51:09 AM »
we wanted to freshen the convention perception.

I'd love to hear what said perception is, and what "freshen" means, specifically

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Re: 2016 Homebrew Con
« Reply #19 on: February 24, 2016, 03:16:02 AM »
Jim... you handcuff cons right? at least escaped cons?


I have never liked "Con" because of the convict association... but I maybe the only person that feels that way. I guess it is slightly better that "Convent"... but that might be slightly fun for NHC.



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Re: 2016 Homebrew Con
« Reply #20 on: February 24, 2016, 03:48:30 AM »
Jim... you handcuff cons right? at least escaped cons?


I have never liked "Con" because of the convict association... but I maybe the only person that feels that way. I guess it is slightly better that "Convent"... but that might be slightly fun for NHC.

Perhaps some club will do a "CONfessional" theme booth at club night. Hafta step inside and admit you "occasionally like me a few Natty Lights" before you're given the good Mead.

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Re: 2016 Homebrew Con
« Reply #21 on: February 24, 2016, 04:11:25 AM »
Sorry folks, but NHC stands for at least a couple of things in our world. National Homebrew Contest and National Homebrewers Conference. We got tired of confusing these things and frankly, we wanted to freshen the convention perception. Therefore, you now have HomebrewCon. Yes, it is geeky, but its our new moniker.
Why not AHA Conference like the website if we're going to rename it?

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Re: 2016 Homebrew Con
« Reply #22 on: February 24, 2016, 12:04:12 PM »
Con always means convention in terms of Comic-con, dragon-con, etc. etc. Since this has always been the National Homebrewers Conference I think they just misused the term.

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Re: 2016 Homebrew Con
« Reply #23 on: February 24, 2016, 12:12:26 PM »
Con always means convention in terms of Comic-con, dragon-con, etc. etc. Since this has always been the National Homebrewers Conference I think they just misused the term.

+1. Isn't part of being geeky using proper terminology?
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Re: 2016 Homebrew Con
« Reply #24 on: February 24, 2016, 12:23:25 PM »
I saw the subject line and thought it was some new, unrelated conference. Since there's no way I'd have time for that (at least this year), I deleted it without reading it!

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Re: 2016 Homebrew Con
« Reply #25 on: February 24, 2016, 12:59:07 PM »
The local organizers gave the AHA a lot of grief over it too. It doesn't help that Otakon and BronyCon (conVENTIONs) are also held here.  The association is embarrassing.  :)
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Re: 2016 Homebrew Con
« Reply #26 on: February 24, 2016, 01:16:52 PM »
CON!!!!!!!!!!!!

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« Reply #27 on: February 24, 2016, 01:21:53 PM »
Nice Jim! I needed a laugh! Perfect
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Re: 2016 Homebrew Con
« Reply #28 on: February 24, 2016, 01:23:20 PM »
Jim... you handcuff cons right? at least escaped cons?


I have never liked "Con" because of the convict association... but I maybe the only person that feels that way. I guess it is slightly better that "Convent"... but that might be slightly fun for NHC.

Perhaps some club will do a "CONfessional" theme booth at club night. Hafta step inside and admit you "occasionally like me a few Natty Lights" before you're given the good Mead.

I'll admit to drinking Natty if it means I get the good mead.  8)
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Re: 2016 Homebrew Con
« Reply #29 on: February 24, 2016, 01:30:47 PM »
CON!!!!!!!!!!!!




Just choked on my coffee. Awesome !
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