Kylie Ding kylie_ding at hotmail.com
Sun Jan 8 06:16:49 EST 2012

Oh, I didn't mean naming you as to verify people have attended cons, just
that you are probably known of by the administrators as a fan (James,
anyway), due to your real-life con activities and can verify that people on
this list are active in fandom by being on the list, as they might not be
known much outside here.

> I'm afraid that I cannot honestly vouch for the identity of anyone I
> have only met on t'internet, since for all I know they might be Wendi
> Deng (or someone pretending to be someone pretending to be her, I
> do love that Twitterer); and since Minnow is a nom de net and not the
> one under which I have run conventions, it isn't much use to anyone as
> a
> referee. Better to stick to Farah, who is a real person! <grin>
> Actually I suspect that knowing about GUFF in the first place makes it
> likely that you are active in fandom, if only by propinquity: how else
> does someone learn about it, if not through fandom or fannish friends?
> I would guess that naming a member of the committee (Membership or
> Hotel Liaison seem a fair bet to know your fannish name) of a
> convention you have attended would do the trick.  I am certain I have
> been used thus when I did both those jobs.
> Minnow

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