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The Failure of Dashcon | The world's first Tumblr convention


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  • Internet Historian
    Internet Historian  5 жыл бұрын +11958

    Follow-up Q&A to answer some of your questions: kzclip.org/video/5vfZqByi808/бейне.html

    • Raph Bylestr
      Raph Bylestr 29 күн бұрын

      did you ever get the Dashcon DVD file?

    • Honter Minjares
      Honter Minjares 5 ай бұрын +1

      Did you ever find a copy of the DVD?

    • J-Thugger
      J-Thugger 7 ай бұрын

      you know did you ever get the dashcon dvd?

    • Injun weeb
      Injun weeb 8 ай бұрын

      Las pegasus Unicon?

  • Blake Makowsky
    Blake Makowsky 2 жыл бұрын +22148

    A Gay hispanic man being called a straight white male is the most tumblr thing i have ever heard

    • Ryan Knutsen
      Ryan Knutsen Ай бұрын

      Step one: pretend to be Hispanic and gay
      Step two: ????
      Step three: Profit?

    • southpakrules
      southpakrules Ай бұрын

      @Grendel - So?

    • southpakrules
      southpakrules Ай бұрын

      @Katherine Kennedy Concidering ethicity a race is the real joke here. Are nordic people a race? Are mediteranneans a race? Or is it only reserved for the hispanics?

  • paula carmona
    paula carmona 2 жыл бұрын +15696

    the moment when they all raise their fingers hunger games style is so iconic and pathetic I swear to god I can’t breathe

    • Patrick McCaffery
      Patrick McCaffery Ай бұрын

      @Pedro Fellipe This comment is spot on 🤣🤣

    • THElegostarwars F
      THElegostarwars F Ай бұрын

      Much like George Floyd

    • Wayne O'Neill
      Wayne O'Neill 2 ай бұрын +1

      @Luke Leonetti My god, you're absolutely right. I can picture it! It's actually worse than the Hunger Games salute.

    • Wayne O'Neill
      Wayne O'Neill 2 ай бұрын +1

      Yeah, I felt pure embarrassment for all of them. No sense of self awareness, they are not enduring great hardship under a dictator, they are just mugs.

  • gnbman
    gnbman  Жыл бұрын +5049

    Doesn't look like a failure to me. This is a perfect, PERFECT representation of Tumblr incarnate. Anything better would have been inaccurate.

    • Gustavo
      Gustavo 2 ай бұрын

      @gnbman yeah :D they pocketed 10k for themselves. I don't blame them, I would do the same.

    • gnbman
      gnbman 2 ай бұрын

      @Gustavo I don't remember. The video probably tells that.

    • Gustavo
      Gustavo 2 ай бұрын +1

      @gnbman wasn't it all scam at the end? Those people seems like perfect to scam.

  • Teh Slime
    Teh Slime 3 ай бұрын +1318

    “A group of tumblr users come up with a great idea”
    That statement alone is an oxymoron

    • Ultima Power
      Ultima Power 27 күн бұрын

      Well from what I’ve heard about post 2018 Tumblr the statement above sounds less oxymoronic considering how Most of the easily offended wimps moved to Twitter.

    • Mr Lime
      Mr Lime Ай бұрын +5

      @RollCake Cookie Modern Tumblr is the closest thing to hell I can find with few exceptions.

    • a chicken 🇦🇷&englsh
      a chicken 🇦🇷&englsh Ай бұрын


    • RollCake Cookie
      RollCake Cookie Ай бұрын +4

      To be fair tho, most funny posts you seen on the internet come form tumblr 😬

  • Charlotte Schofield
    Charlotte Schofield 2 жыл бұрын +7039

    Honestly that one girl that screams this is extortion was SCARILY ACCURATE

    • The88Cheat
      The88Cheat 5 ай бұрын

      @Waylon. It's more like a scam than extortion. Extortion is where you pay me money to protect your business from me. i.e. If you don't pay me, I'll break your shit.

    • setsers1
      setsers1 8 ай бұрын


    • Charlotte Schofield
      Charlotte Schofield 11 ай бұрын +3

      @greg77389 the definition of extortion is the practice of obtaining something, especially money, through force or threats.

    • greg77389
      greg77389 11 ай бұрын

      Extortion means "pay me money or I'll hurt you"

  • Unprofessional Professor
    Unprofessional Professor 3 ай бұрын +918

    The irony of singing "We Are the Champions," while getting extorted is palpable.

    • JRGProjects
      JRGProjects 2 ай бұрын +23

      It's easy to "con" at a failed CONvention

  • Montesama314
    Montesama314 3 жыл бұрын +19327

    "Congratulations, you get another hour in the ball pit" sounds like something you'd hear a sadistic scientist say to his human test subject in a Portal-esque video game.

  • Alexander Chebowski
    Alexander Chebowski  Жыл бұрын +11976

    They weren't wrong: Dashcon was a con, and the organizers dashed away.

    • Cameron Henry
      Cameron Henry 5 ай бұрын +1

      That was my favorite joke that came out of it
      "what do u call a quick scam
      a dash con"

    • Karri Kemppainen
      Karri Kemppainen 5 ай бұрын

      Dashing rogues with their dashcons

    • Victoria
      Victoria 6 ай бұрын


    • draggy76
      draggy76 6 ай бұрын


    • Corsim
      Corsim 7 ай бұрын


  • Kuro Akuma
    Kuro Akuma 2 жыл бұрын +7058

    That ballpit carried the whole convention

    • entheo
      entheo 2 ай бұрын

      Yes urine is a liquid and liquids are quite buoyant

    • LateNightwithSirDuke
      LateNightwithSirDuke 5 ай бұрын +2

      Ball pit walked so Twitchcon Foam Pit could run

    • J S
      J S 5 ай бұрын +5

      That ballpit really tied the room together
      ....and those bastards pissed in it

    • Tobias Werner
      Tobias Werner 6 ай бұрын +6

      Best part: they didnt organize the ballpit. Some poor guy brought his own

    • DangerZone
      DangerZone 7 ай бұрын

      But it turned out the pit was full of balls

  • Oso.music.
    Oso.music. 7 ай бұрын +1201

    "we're all gonna sigh together okay? one, two, three.."
    "give me back my money"
    i cannot put into words that i laughed so hard i started vomiting

    • Booster Gold
      Booster Gold 15 күн бұрын

      Looks like you did just fine.

    • milire
      milire Ай бұрын

      somehow i expected cartman being there n shouting that phrase lmao

    • 68Charger
      68Charger 2 ай бұрын +3

      So funny, I replayed that part a few times. That guy was DONE.

    • AnonymousGoat
      AnonymousGoat 2 ай бұрын +2

      @Masterraccoon you don’t mess with golden time

  • Jonathon Cowley-Thom
    Jonathon Cowley-Thom  Жыл бұрын +5996

    The best part about the "free extra hour in the ball pit" is that access to the ball pit wasn't being charged for to start with and there was no system of limiting how much time people could have anyway. They literally gave people nothing in lieu of a refund. It's like if they offered them extra access to air.

    • Astroo
      Astroo 3 ай бұрын

      They also didn't even own the ball pit if i recall

    • tom morrow
      tom morrow 4 ай бұрын

      @Frank Marano they’re bronies

    • Whisk
      Whisk 4 ай бұрын

      And the ball pit wasn't even theirs to begin with lol

    • Jelice Fante
      Jelice Fante 4 ай бұрын

      And why would you spend more than 5 minutes in the ball pit anyway? Like there’s nothing to do.

    • Deranged
      Deranged 4 ай бұрын

      @Jonathon Cowley-Thom coping intensifies even to this day

  • Wild Rabbit
    Wild Rabbit 4 ай бұрын +83

    I wanna see TwitterCon
    Just a room full of people calling each other racists, sexists, and child predators while also BEING racist, sexists, and child predators

    • LanePlays
      LanePlays 3 ай бұрын +7

      And It Will Only Happen On 4/20 Because Funny Number And It's Also Hitler's Birthday

  • MetaFalcon
    MetaFalcon 5 жыл бұрын +36261

    The saddest part of this whole shit show is that the convention didn't even supply the ball pit themselves. Some poor shmuck who saw how miserable it was brought their own ball pit to try and liven up the place.
    And someone pissed in it.

    • Oberon4278
      Oberon4278 2 ай бұрын

      It's a Tumblr con of course someone pissed in it.

    • Katie Bayliss
      Katie Bayliss 3 ай бұрын

      Wow it’s so funny to learn that this isn’t true, it was actually rented. Nessie has talked about this

    • Andrew Jack
      Andrew Jack 3 ай бұрын


    • Masterraccoon
      Masterraccoon 3 ай бұрын

      @Gravelord Sneedobant????

    • Masterraccoon
      Masterraccoon 3 ай бұрын

      @Ananda Daffakek???

  • MagZee7
    MagZee7  Жыл бұрын +1782

    The way the guy said "back to my post" while turning away @9:15 was exactly like an Oblivion NPC after exhausting all dialogue options and disengaging conversation.

    • Shadethewolfy
      Shadethewolfy 6 ай бұрын +19

      I mean to be fair, Tumblr users ARE NPCs...

    • gregg
      gregg 8 ай бұрын +24

      I didn't even realize the guy who was walking away said that when I first watched this video way back 5 years ago. I thought it was the guy recording or some friend standing nearby who said it mockingly because of how awkward it was.

    • Inkubus
      Inkubus  Жыл бұрын +131

      Yeah, disjointed, awkward, and incongruent with any form of social interaction. As to be expected from a tumblr user.

  • Tripple-A
    Tripple-A 2 жыл бұрын +2782

    When your local anime convention is better organised and has more visitors than one for tumblr, a multi million user page.

    • Walter Rising
      Walter Rising 17 күн бұрын +1

      Because weebs know they won't be the only weirdos around other weebs

    • Jane Doe
      Jane Doe 3 ай бұрын

      to be fair they did say this was their first time doing this.

    • EthanWasMe
      EthanWasMe 4 ай бұрын +1

      a billion people like anime 🤣

    • Ho Chi Gaming • 14 years ago
      Ho Chi Gaming • 14 years ago 5 ай бұрын

      Same will happen with pinterest

    • Alolan Starboy
      Alolan Starboy 8 ай бұрын +3

      I mean this convention wasn’t organised by tumblr the company it was effectively just some random people who decided to do it lol

  • k_prominence
    k_prominence  Жыл бұрын +792

    Occasionally I come back to this video, and every time I'm astonished the organizers got away without lawsuits. I mean, hell, lying about partnering with a charity has to be fraud, right? Failing to keep your end of the deal with volunteers, and rewriting rules mid-con to prevent refunds, has to be a form of embezzlement, right?

    • Harmony Saolgrá
      Harmony Saolgrá Ай бұрын +3

      I know this is an old post, but the reason there probably weren’t any lawsuits was because overall the main attendees for this were teenagers

    • Vladimir Lestrad
      Vladimir Lestrad 2 ай бұрын +22

      Were this any other convention, the organizers would have been sued out of their ass. But since this was Tumblr in it’s entirety, the collective intelligence of its members mirrors that of toilet water.

    • StormDog
      StormDog 3 ай бұрын +32

      @Lord of Dawn Using such a gender normative cis het word like intelligence. SMH.

    • Lord of Dawn
      Lord of Dawn 4 ай бұрын +77

      Don't expect much intelligence from tumblr users

  • Crimson Snow
    Crimson Snow 2 жыл бұрын +4208

    "And the con continues."
    I swear that's a double entendre.

    • dfsfds
      dfsfds 5 ай бұрын

      Oh, it definitely is!

    • queueeeee
      queueeeee 5 ай бұрын

      I think you mean double enCONdre

    • ReloadPsi
      ReloadPsi 6 ай бұрын

      I was a fan of it.

    • Carβon reptile
      Carβon reptile 7 ай бұрын

      Shakespeare has been real quiet since that dropped

    • فهد
      فهد   Жыл бұрын

      @Child Of Flesh ,w,e5,r,ew,-

  • ryuuhou998
    ryuuhou998 5 ай бұрын +610

    Can't wait for Internet Historian to make a video on the failure of Twitchcon in a few years' time

    • Lena S
      Lena S Ай бұрын

      probably less shallow overused jokes about lgbt are possible in context of twitchcon so it likely wont happen

    • nameless
      nameless Ай бұрын

      Or the failure of your parents marriage.

    • KEYloh 9
      KEYloh 9 2 ай бұрын

      @OnlyLeblancCoffee I didn't watch twitch con cause I actually have a life and touch grass... they had CP IN THERE CONVENTION!?! WTF?!

    • OnlyLeblancCoffee
      OnlyLeblancCoffee 2 ай бұрын +4

      Several people injured, cp, SA, harassment at panels among other things wasn’t so bad?

  • Snake Snake
    Snake Snake  Жыл бұрын +14773

    When you realize that furries organized a better event than Tumblr users.

    • Joshdoingthings YT
      Joshdoingthings YT Ай бұрын

      They organised it better… it didn’t end up much better, but it was _organised_ better

    • Jane Doe
      Jane Doe 3 ай бұрын

      are you somehow implying that tumblr users aren't furries?

    • Michael Staab
      Michael Staab 5 ай бұрын

      @Robyn cap

    • TropicanJudge
      TropicanJudge 5 ай бұрын

      And yet not acting like a Tumblr user is the norm for democrats. We can already see how them running an entire country is panning out lmao

  • Lenny Cartwright
    Lenny Cartwright  Жыл бұрын +1541

    Dashcon is actually a perfect representation of what Tumblr was back then: a bunch of different people from different places gathering within a big old mess

  • BeezMcGee
    BeezMcGee 2 жыл бұрын +2550

    I was one of the fools that bought a ticket for this. Once I found out that Steam Powered Giraffe wasn’t coming I wanted a refund, that never happened. Wasted $80ish on the tickets for the convention and concert and never actually went and I’m glad I didn’t. Now I can just laugh about this train wreck.

  • HollyCat77
    HollyCat77 8 ай бұрын +276

    A KZclipr named “Sarah Z” did a really in-depth 50 minute video on DashCon after watching this. She was able to find the original kickstarter and original blog posts that started it all. For example, the panels they wanted to do like “British Men with…Cheekbones” lol came from a long post about “What if Tumblr was a school?” and listed all of the different classes they could take. The con lineup basically went off that list and she shows the original list. She also has background on the 3 people that ran it and has emails and all kinds of shit. It’s well worth a 50 minute watch.

    • Sgt Marcus Harris
      Sgt Marcus Harris Ай бұрын +2

      Tumblr as a school
      Even Junko would think that's to much murder and despair

    • - HateFs
      - HateFs 3 ай бұрын +11

      Funny how they'd do that panel despite all their screeching about objectifying women lmao

    • MSAmber
      MSAmber 8 ай бұрын +10

      Yeah, she gave the guilt to the two orcs who abused the work of a teenager
      She probably could make a comment about the fact about the lack of people going there

  • Ender katze
    Ender katze  Жыл бұрын +1984

    From what I've Heard, one of the organizers, significantly Younger than the Other two, was actually trying to do stuff, while the Other two significantly more "expirienced", older organizers were wasting Money, bumming off, activly *hated* the Younger organizer and Had been incredibly rude and catty towards her.
    Honestly, I feel sorry for her. She tried. The Others ruined it.

    • Tycoon Titian01
      Tycoon Titian01 Ай бұрын

      @Esmee Campbell uh no

    • Charlie Foxtrot
      Charlie Foxtrot 4 ай бұрын

      well you know what they say; some people don't grow up, they simply grow older

  • tyler okeefe
    tyler okeefe 6 ай бұрын +189

    Coming back to this video a few years later and gotta be honest. The lady screaming “what if they want more money” may be annoying but shes the only one who seemed to catch on 🗿

    • Paul Mumm
      Paul Mumm 4 ай бұрын +16

      The one-eyed woman in the land of the blind.

  • Killer Orca
    Killer Orca 6 жыл бұрын +2895

    A moment that shall go down in history as a prime example of "why the internet should stay on the internet".
    And to think my friend almost convinced me to go to this.

    • Illusory Knowledge
      Illusory Knowledge Ай бұрын

      The opposite is true. The hope is that, by seeing it all in real life, these people will realize how out of touch and loser-like they are and, in a moment of self-actualization, realize their obsession over internet social credit and fame was for naught.

    • Pom Lamb
      Pom Lamb 6 жыл бұрын +6

      Oh yeah I see it on your google profile. The evolution of Fennekin is awesome.

    • Flaky Patches
      Flaky Patches 6 жыл бұрын +5

      I did change my profile from Zorua earlier today, must've not been updated

    • Pom Lamb
      Pom Lamb 6 жыл бұрын +1

      My icon is Braixen. Zorua is pretty cool too,

    • Flaky Patches
      Flaky Patches 6 жыл бұрын +1

      One with the Delphox? Thanks ^~^ BC?

  • Ploods Smoods
    Ploods Smoods  Жыл бұрын +640

    Imagine how bad the room stunk after the collective sigh.

    • Amy Simmons
      Amy Simmons 4 ай бұрын +4

      Oh God, ew 🤢😂

    • Mage
      Mage 4 ай бұрын +33

      Imagine how bad the room stunk before the collective sigh

    • Koning Mariskaa
      Koning Mariskaa 4 ай бұрын +3

      Underrated comment 😂

    • James Blyth
      James Blyth 5 ай бұрын +8

      🤣🤣🤣 brilliant

  • School Project Productions
    School Project Productions  Жыл бұрын +571

    Gotta love how they all acted like they were being oppressed by the hotel somehow

    • Scotty B
      Scotty B 7 ай бұрын +15

      bc the con organizers literally lied to them.
      instead of saying "we were dishonest and told this hotel it would be filled up for the convention but only 10% of people showed up" they said "the hotel just doesn't like you guys (games are the most oppressed class of people moment) and they're extorting us for extra money" as if there wasn't physical evidence that would prove them wrong

    • Steven Schnepp
      Steven Schnepp 7 ай бұрын +14

      By that point, it was probably just reflex.

    • silver & noise
      silver & noise 7 ай бұрын +2


    • Carβon reptile
      Carβon reptile 9 ай бұрын +30

      force of habit ig

  • IratePirate
    IratePirate 6 ай бұрын +332

    Just remember all these people left Tumblr and ruined Twitter

    • First Last
      First Last Ай бұрын

      @beetle149 it depends. I started using Twitter only a year before the tumblr ban wave in 2018 but unless you were actively searching for political drama or gay crap you wouldn’t be bombarded with it constantly. It’s an entirely different ballgame now, there’s no doubt that kids who start using social media go straight to twitter nowadays instead of just releasing their angst on tumblr (in part due to tumblr’s lack of porn).

    • beetle149
      beetle149 2 ай бұрын +1

      Twitter was always worse than Tumblr

    • Sand in my Toes
      Sand in my Toes 2 ай бұрын +5

      @Luciano Martinez ain’t no way you just said daddy elon unironically

  • Historyguy1918
    Historyguy1918  Жыл бұрын +802

    I’m surprised 4-Chan didn’t have a gigantic field day for thousands of years

    • miso2271
      miso2271 2 ай бұрын +3

      there was a /pol/ meetup once lol
      It actually went better than this

    • James Brendan
      James Brendan 6 ай бұрын +15

      @NightsOfTerror they *did* have one a *loooonggggg* time ago before, their last one was done in 2015-or-something?

    • NightsOfTerror
      NightsOfTerror 6 ай бұрын +39

      Imagine a 4chan con I get shivers of fear thinking about

  • Lev
    Lev 6 ай бұрын +232

    Please I'm begging you, cover crunchyroll expo Melbourne 2022. It's just as much of a wild ride as dashcon.
    We had:
    8000 tickets perday sold, only 4000 were allowed in. There were people getting bitten, people fighting, an ambulance was called. Someone got kicked out after jacking it to a mlp pillow in the bathroom, there were maggots in sealed artbooks and even more fun surprises!
    Today people brought ballpits in honour for what was the closest we could get to dashcon 2022

    • Jägermeister (LSK)
      Jägermeister (LSK) Ай бұрын

      @seva yep. Someone got bitten..

    • Lev
      Lev 4 ай бұрын +11

      @seva yep a volunteer got bitten by an attendee

    • Charlie Foxtrot
      Charlie Foxtrot 4 ай бұрын +30

      @seva Australia is just British Florida

    • seva
      seva 5 ай бұрын +16

      people got BITTEN?!?!?!?

  • Nick Luckman
    Nick Luckman 6 жыл бұрын +9551

    At least that one guy dressed as Satan had a sense of humor

    • Marsayde
      Marsayde Ай бұрын

      What do you mean “dressed”?

    • Walter Comunello
      Walter Comunello 10 ай бұрын

      plot twist: he _was_ Satan. he was just walking around hoping to do some mayhem but he saw what was happening and said "eh, whatever, I'll just have some fun instead"

    • Inkubus
      Inkubus 11 ай бұрын +1

      Woah now, cool it with the antisemitic remarks. Clearly, that’s the Prime Minister of Israel.

    • Bjollnir Bjordsen
      Bjollnir Bjordsen  Жыл бұрын

      @Incognito Googler cry about it nerd im the guy with the camera and I literally do this at conventions across the country. Investigate the carrot incident at acen 2012. Cons are a blight and I ruin them for the sake if humanity

  • Danny Shroyer
    Danny Shroyer  Жыл бұрын +532

    That dubstep "jump in the pit" montage is just absolute fucking perfection, I love that shit 😂

    • Little Babyman
      Little Babyman  Жыл бұрын +5

      That is actually based on a dashcon video in 2014-15, that is brought up to date by replacing a lot of very obviously 2014 humor.

    • cybertek3188
      cybertek3188  Жыл бұрын +16

      What's funny about the free hour in the ball pit implies that they were actually charging people to use the ball pit. That alone is ridiculous!!!

  • therealplnts
    therealplnts 2 жыл бұрын +214

    An "apology panel" is the most tumblr thing imaginable.

    • Chris G
      Chris G 7 ай бұрын +10

      Where no meaningful apology was actually given. Really can't get more Tumblr than that.

  • mojotheaverage
    mojotheaverage 11 ай бұрын +110

    Imagine basing your entire identity around a social media platform you use

    • Chiptux
      Chiptux 24 күн бұрын

      ​@Esmee Campbell most of them are fine

  • Horse Nuggets
    Horse Nuggets 2 жыл бұрын +946

    “Misappropriating the gay for profit” is the most beautifully constructed sentence I’ve ever heard
    edit: I said "said" instead of "heard" for some reason

    • Patrik Kósa
      Patrik Kósa 4 ай бұрын

      @david splooge1 that's the Jeff Bezos diet

    • Osmosis Jones
      Osmosis Jones  Жыл бұрын

      @Appalachia Brauchfrau how you do, fellow gays

  • Ett Gammalt Bergtroll
    Ett Gammalt Bergtroll Ай бұрын +5

    The “They say dress for the job you want.”-Guy was kinda cool and chill though. Witty and snappy response to having a camera shoved up his face.

  • Bright -
    Bright - 2 жыл бұрын +5658

    This is exactly what I'd expect a tumblr convention to be.

  • Dennis Johansen
    Dennis Johansen 2 жыл бұрын +766

    When they say, "We take full responsibility" they don't mean that in a meaningful way where they are actually taking responsibility. They aren't going to foot the bill or refund people's money or make it up to them in any way. They are just saying they take responsibility and then immediately take zero responsibility.

    • José Ángel
      José Ángel  Жыл бұрын +3

      A corporate apology, sounds about right.

    • Zets' Tube
      Zets' Tube  Жыл бұрын +7

      @Mark Keogh yep. Still going with that story even to this day. Everyone else's fault, never the ones who complain and yell. Only sad part is that today just because some act as if they care, they are pushing it harder on everyone.

    • Mark Keogh
      Mark Keogh  Жыл бұрын +27

      "We take full responsibility...but it's mostly *your* fault for expecting a competently organised convention, and the fault of society/the patriarchy/etc. for us being so coddled and narcissistic we couldn't recognise that we were in over our heads."

  • Pun Goblin
    Pun Goblin 2 жыл бұрын +838

    “But they raised the money, and the con continues”

    • SaveRoomKnob
      SaveRoomKnob 2 ай бұрын

      @Pun Goblin username checks out

    • Vojtěch Lehmann
      Vojtěch Lehmann  Жыл бұрын +1

      @Pun Goblin wholesome lad, may the force be with you

    • Quintinius Verginix
      Quintinius Verginix  Жыл бұрын +3

      @wdjh You just gave an example of a confidence trick. It's a form of scam in which you win someone's confidence and then exploit it in order to get something from them.

    • Quintinius Verginix
      Quintinius Verginix  Жыл бұрын +4

      @Eduardo Lindner "con" can mean both "convention" and "confidence trick"

  • Charlie
    Charlie 2 жыл бұрын +422

    Man I miss when tumblr was this huge punching bag for the rest of the internet to make fun of

    • urban frog
      urban frog Ай бұрын

      @A Goat Head Baby twitter and reddit. Atleast twitter is big enough for some fresh air to get into. Reddit nowdays is just fully what tumblr used to be back there, but even worse morally

    • Shanti
      Shanti 5 ай бұрын +1

      We still have Reddit, Twitter and TikTok for that.

    • Ultima Power
      Ultima Power 5 ай бұрын +1

      @DoodleRoar nah twitters a punching bag

    • Giorgi Garsevanidze
      Giorgi Garsevanidze 6 ай бұрын

      Now Reddit has that role

    • ANueUtsuho
      ANueUtsuho 6 ай бұрын +1

      @Amy Tattersfield Yep. People bragging about shoplifting as their way of "sticking it to the man". It became notorious on Tumblr in mid 2015, but then suddenly it came back on Twitter in early 2020

  • Alex Mason
    Alex Mason  Жыл бұрын +61

    I want to feel bad for the people that got ripped off here. But at the same time Tumblr was essentially ground zero for alot of the ideas and problems that have made the past 10 years such a mess

    • TheBowiththemost
      TheBowiththemost 12 күн бұрын +1

      Not sure we can but all the blame, or even most on tumblr. IMO, Twitter deserves most of it.

    • czarnakoza
      czarnakoza  Ай бұрын +5

      Tumblr is the reason wokeness exists

  • Erik Steinman
    Erik Steinman 2 жыл бұрын +6922

    "Let's all sigh together"... I wish I could just call it cringe, but fuck, that might be one of the most disrespectful thing I ever heard.

    • Andy
      Andy  Жыл бұрын +5

      Where are the organizers of Dashcon now?
      Roxanne (Schwieterman) Drake - Sales and catering manager at Hilton Garden Inn Akron
      Megan Eli - Consumer Affairs Analyst at Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission
      Cain Hopkins - Principle Visual Effects Artist at Squanch Games until May 2021

    • Matheus G
      Matheus G  Жыл бұрын +5

      They knew their audience

    • Bayly
      Bayly  Жыл бұрын


    • mario10zeus
      mario10zeus  Жыл бұрын +1

      I expected to hear more "fck you, give me a refund"

  • Haru Tachibana
    Haru Tachibana  Жыл бұрын +617

    “This is legit me crying. You can come see me in person if you’d like” is the biggest “I need attention” sentence I have ever seen . 😂

    • Carβon reptile
      Carβon reptile 7 ай бұрын +8

      a certified Tumblr classic

    • smartalec2001
      smartalec2001  Жыл бұрын +10

      It was the only thing at the con worth seeing

    • Ambizar
      Ambizar  Жыл бұрын +32

      Its Tumblr, what do you expect?

    • Some Crusader 1224
      Some Crusader 1224  Жыл бұрын +23

      It's on brand, to be fair

  • Random User
    Random User  Жыл бұрын +318

    can we talk about how they made Night Vale sound like a villain?

    • Steven Schnepp
      Steven Schnepp 7 ай бұрын +6

      Well, yeah. Did you expect anything else out of tumblrinas?

    • Chris G
      Chris G 7 ай бұрын +19

      How dare they want compensation for their time and effort.

    • Osmosis Jones
      Osmosis Jones  Жыл бұрын +41

      Always someone elses fault

  • KissMyAspergers
    KissMyAspergers 5 ай бұрын +45

    Coming back to enjoy this in a new way now that Twitch Con has officially had a worse pit.

  • Ben Hood
    Ben Hood  Жыл бұрын +414

    I like how Tumblr is still alive if you consider someone in a vegetative state alive

    • Margot Rosendorn
      Margot Rosendorn 5 ай бұрын +3

      Tumblr is like that cockroach in WALL-E, bouncing back up every time it gets smushed

    • Ben Hood
      Ben Hood 5 ай бұрын +1

      @DarthBigBen honestly i kinda wrote this comment without proper knowledge of what tumblr was fr. I kinda thought it was twitter before twitter, but it’s not that really ig (can you tell i don’t use tumblr LOL)
      yeah idk, i sorta wish I never made this comment lmao

    • DarthBigBen
      DarthBigBen 5 ай бұрын +1

      I stick around for the fanart.

    • Wandering Commenter
      Wandering Commenter 11 ай бұрын +30

      @J K It kinda did, but there's still a decent sized contingent that weren't there just for the porn. The remaining population mostly just do funnies, call Tumblr a hellsite, and make fun of the staff's desperate attempts to make money off of them.

    • J K
      J K 11 ай бұрын +7

      I figured it would have been dead soon after they cracked down on adult entertainment

  • Annette Maldonado
    Annette Maldonado  Жыл бұрын +45

    Oh God I can't even imagine what a Twittercon would be like

    • I am Lion Man
      I am Lion Man Ай бұрын +3

      A Royal Rumble with all participants drunk?

  • Caevman
    Caevman 3 жыл бұрын +21759

    “We’re all gonna sigh together” is something the annoying 9th grade teacher says after assigning a project just before a holiday

    • Radialsnow
      Radialsnow 7 ай бұрын

      Imagine doing holiday projects (i almost failed 3 classes)

    • Jimmy Grimes
      Jimmy Grimes 7 ай бұрын

      "Now we all need to sigh together kids"

    • setsers1
      setsers1 8 ай бұрын


    • XaCe
      XaCe 9 ай бұрын


  • Jehan Gunatilake
    Jehan Gunatilake  Жыл бұрын +424

    The world's first Reddit convention

    • sydur graham
      sydur graham Ай бұрын

      @Yoyolons "me no like website so anything positive about it has 2 b fake!!! 😭😭😭😭"

    • Yoyolons
      Yoyolons Ай бұрын

      @sydur graham "successful" yeah right

    • sydur graham
      sydur graham 5 ай бұрын

      @CyniCat good one lol

    • CyniCat
      CyniCat 5 ай бұрын +3

      @sydur graham Found the Redditor

    • sydur graham
      sydur graham 5 ай бұрын +1

      Reddit has actually put together a ton of successful meet ups. You just don't hear about them because they weren't utter failures like dashcon lol

    OFFtheCHIZANE 2 жыл бұрын +794

    I understand so little of this... why is this even a convention - isn’t that like having a convention for all users of StackOverflow, or Reddit, or Twitter? So the premise is that to come to this convention, you have to be, like, a person?

    • akulahirpada1993
      akulahirpada1993 9 ай бұрын +1

      Lmao imagine a convention for stackoverflow users. Would just be booths for ppl to ask more coding questions lol.

    • Philipe Arakaki
      Philipe Arakaki  Жыл бұрын

      @Outgunned Unicum Yeah, there's a lot of Programming Conventions and congresses, it actually makes sense

    • Evan Sageser
      Evan Sageser  Жыл бұрын +6

      It was definitely a different time during this peak period of fandom overlap on tumblr where there was a fairly good chance that if you were part of one of these fandoms and were a tumblr user there was a pretty high chance of being a fan of a bunch of other fandoms.
      Like this was the era when SuperWhoLock was a thing that some people said unironically (that being the collective overlapping fandoms of Supernatural, Doctor Who, and Sherlock)
      It wasn't really possible to define what a Tumblr fandom was, but it was one of those things that was really enjoyed by a lot of teenagers at the time and so it was mostly just something that you knew when you saw it.
      Honestly Dashcon was probably what really killed that era because it was such a collective shock for a lot of naive young people who had previously assumed that they were all part of one big happy fan community where nothing bad could seriously happen. It and a few other scams basically ended that period. Tumblr kind of limped along for several years after but was a lot more insular in its various fandoms, and then the porn ban killed the website for good.

  • Henry Brittons
    Henry Brittons 3 ай бұрын +110

    Had to come back to this after seeing Among Us add a new nameplate: a ball pit, named "Extra Hour Please"

    • AstroKitty
      AstroKitty Ай бұрын

      @encycl07pedia i thought the dialog choices were for console/ minor players

    • The Greatest Mailman
      The Greatest Mailman Ай бұрын

      @encycl07pedia it's fun when you play with your friends but hell when you play with randoms.
      And if you're 20 yr old with same aged friend busy with school and stuff. It'd be hard to find a schedule where everyone free time meets up.

    • B Borjon
      B Borjon Ай бұрын +2

      @encycl07pedia it’s both

    • Kimo Rayn
      Kimo Rayn Ай бұрын +1


  • EddyEdano
    EddyEdano 2 жыл бұрын +327

    I wonder if these Dashcon organizers are still using Tumblr. They'd probably been screwed over by the bad publicity by now.

    • EddyEdano
      EddyEdano  Жыл бұрын +2

      @P T Those are partly the reasons why I left Tumblr years ago; it's also very easy to say the wrong things that can trigger basically any group on there so I feel it's just safer (for my mental well-being) to not use the site anymore.

    • I like stuff
      I like stuff  Жыл бұрын +30

      I'm pretty sure they infest Twitter now

    • reikun86
      reikun86  Жыл бұрын +22

      Probably a lot less since Tumblr’s parent company made them get rid of nudity.

  • Dawnslight16
    Dawnslight16 5 ай бұрын +14

    I think the first mistake was taking some of the most chronically insecure, mentally disturbed and socially inept people on the internet and placing them in one building, honestly I'm amazed the hotel is still standing

  • Gijs Houbregs
    Gijs Houbregs 6 жыл бұрын +8288

    That ball pit really tied the room together.

  • IamStereotype
    IamStereotype  Жыл бұрын +180

    I love the comically large amount of homestuck cosplayers, it really just screams 2014

  • Wondabyne 07
    Wondabyne 07  Жыл бұрын +235

    Watching this is a great reminder why I hated tumblr, I’d begrudgingly post some fanart since there wasn’t really anywhere else to do so, tho eventually early Twitter was okay for art at one point, the sane artists on tumblr sneaked their way over there and it was quite refreshing.
    That is until tumblr changed their policy on porn and a mass migration happened to Twitter, which in its current state is worse than tumblr, which should say a lot.
    Maybe one day there’ll be a place on the Internet that doesn’t get ruined but for now as an artist, unless you are trying to make money, posting art just isn’t worth the drama or the brain cell loss from interactions with “tumblr” personalities.

    • hehexd
      hehexd  Жыл бұрын

      @o a board of peace if you will

    • Bluu Bandette
      Bluu Bandette  Жыл бұрын +1

      My favorite Idol has an account there and I'm worried that she was chased out of that website

    • José Ángel
      José Ángel  Жыл бұрын +7

      @TroudBalos I heard they tried a site like that (I don't remember the name) where they promised NSFW would be allowed, but they backpedal because otherwise they wouldn't be allowed in the Appstore, that pretty much instantly killed the interest.

  • Leslie Martin
    Leslie Martin  Жыл бұрын +41

    Failed high scale events have now become my new binge worthy topic thanks to you Historian. Here's to consuming useless facts instead of sustenence

  • E M
    E M  Жыл бұрын +105

    I like how saying that they get a "free hour in the ball pit" implies they were charging to use the ball pit

  • Erga
    Erga Ай бұрын +4

    Everytime i come back here i always wonder if, one day, someone will finally manage to send HI the official dashcon dvd

  • lol
    lol 2 жыл бұрын +5109

    "Dress for the job you want" that guy was chill got mad respect

    • Just Some Guy with a Goatee
      Just Some Guy with a Goatee  Жыл бұрын +3

      Devil is ironically the most chill guy there.

    • EntLaiser
      EntLaiser  Жыл бұрын +3

      OR maybe there are some chill Tumblr users and you don't ever know or interact with them because you've never actually used Tumblr.

    • Chubby Lemon
      Chubby Lemon 2 жыл бұрын +4

      that was honestly a top tier response lol

    • Dr Coomer
      Dr Coomer 2 жыл бұрын +10

      He was likely a 4chan sleeper cell

  • p b
    p b 2 жыл бұрын +64

    as a tumblr user since 2012, this shit is great. So many weird factions started appearing as it's users entered college and were taught weird social science bullshit (and I say this, as a social science major). There was a fun community, as always, infiltrated and completely ruined by people with narratives to push, which has seemingly become the norm for internet communities

  • Neal X Gaming
    Neal X Gaming  Жыл бұрын +48

    "We're all going to sigh together OK?"
    Because ordering your audience to play Simon Says with you is a GREAT way to placate them.

  • Zephy
    Zephy 3 ай бұрын +78

    A group of tumblrs in one place is something that gives ne nightmares

  • John Doe
    John Doe  Жыл бұрын +91

    "Part of that is on us. We are first-timers. but we intend to learn from our mistakes."
    Yeah "Mistakes" like putting people's money in your own pockets and not paying the bills?!

    • Doug Gil
      Doug Gil  Жыл бұрын +7

      I love the implication that there’d be a “next time”

  • The Enigma Bureau
    The Enigma Bureau Ай бұрын +3

    You know, the local city nerd convention has an annual attendance higher than dashcon’s highest attendance number.
    This thing also survived two years being cancelled due to a pandemic. People still came back when it opened up again.
    Yet something with a massive reach drops flat and disappears.

  • RH3D
    RH3D 2 жыл бұрын +24316

    “they say dress for the job you want” was actually a very fast witty response lol

    • Mr Penguin
      Mr Penguin 3 ай бұрын

      @blank Damn, I'm not sure what... Mayo scapegoat go!

    • jtzr
      jtzr 3 ай бұрын

      @piss sommelier understandable, they have to defend the head of their religion

    • timestamps for good videos
      timestamps for good videos 3 ай бұрын

      @Jane Doe if that’s true it’d be super lame & he got lucky the interviewer asked that question
      imagine dressing as a devil & saying you want to be the devil, that barely makes sense. What’s in the video though is hilarious

    • Jane Doe
      Jane Doe 3 ай бұрын +1

      I'm pretty sure he thought of that ahead of time for if anyone asked him why he chose that costume... I mean, when you dressed up for halloween didn't you have a reason in your head for why you picked that costume?

    • CasualBiscuit 21
      CasualBiscuit 21 4 ай бұрын

      @wheremybike no, the analysis of comedy is not funny, but it does require wit

  • natalie murphy
    natalie murphy 2 жыл бұрын +89

    i don’t understand WHY anyone would donate money to a convention with absolutely nothing. if they weren’t having fun in the first place why would they willingly pay more money for something that wasn’t even promised?

    • Rusty Jones
      Rusty Jones  Жыл бұрын +4

      @Fatal_263 I mean it was great for peeing in.

    • GreekDudeYiannis
      GreekDudeYiannis  Жыл бұрын +30

      Sunk cost fallacy maybe. Like, they're already there, so they might as well.

    • Walter Comunello
      Walter Comunello 2 жыл бұрын +17

      hive mind.

    • Fatal_263
      Fatal_263 2 жыл бұрын +50

      A n
      e x t r a
      h o u r
      I n
      t h e
      b a l l
      p I t!

  • Liam
    Liam 2 жыл бұрын +917

    "What made you decide to dress as the prime minister of Isreal?"
    "You know, they say dress for the job you want."
    Can't even hate this guy as much as I hate the rest of Tumblr, that was a pretty funny respomse

    • abbabubba
      abbabubba 9 ай бұрын +1

      @Amanda0128 kosher

    • Illegal Aryan
      Illegal Aryan  Жыл бұрын +8

      @Amanda0128 All your comments have zero upvotes and everybody else has at least two. Seethe harder, Jew.

    • Millitron
      Millitron  Жыл бұрын +14

      @Amanda0128 The fact that you're here, 4 years later, getting mad about it makes it even funnier.

  • cesar octavio
    cesar octavio Ай бұрын +1

    I can't believe dash-con is almost a decade old, I miss this era so much

  • warmbeer
    warmbeer 2 жыл бұрын +96

    You know the party is over when you start singing Queen collectively.

  • LunaBit
    LunaBit 4 ай бұрын +8

    Most of tumblr ran to twitter cuz the of no nsfw rule added to tumblr. On tumblr it was easy to avoid these people in some ways. I find it harder on twitter. And having been forced to witness what kind of people they are, I am in no way surprised that this con was, as you would say, a giant con.

  • Cosmic Turban
    Cosmic Turban 5 жыл бұрын +1575

    what the fuck? I could've organized a better convention myself with zero social media and zero business contacts. Actually I'm just watching KZclip on my phone in my living room and it's already a better convention than dash con. Like much much better.

    • flask
      flask  Жыл бұрын

      That’s what they thought too

    • Pre destinated
      Pre destinated  Жыл бұрын


    • Designed
      Designed  Жыл бұрын +1

      @the49thline does tax evasion count

    • DravenWolfe
      DravenWolfe 5 жыл бұрын

      Cosmic Turban I had my two dogs and myself. between a Laptop, PS4 and switch. our convention was by far superior

  • ulrickts
    ulrickts  Жыл бұрын +213

    The great Tumblr-to-Twitter migration was one of the worst things to happen in this timeline.
    All the SJWs escaped their containment zone and began to interface with major brands...

  • Robby S
    Robby S 2 жыл бұрын +23

    Dashcon's Apology Panel In A Nutshell: So we're taking partial responsibility, but it's also your fault for what happened even though you're the people who gave us $17,000 for us to continue this convention. Hope you enjoy getting blamed for something you didn't do!

  • Patrick McCaffery
    Patrick McCaffery Ай бұрын +2

    I genuinely for the first time in my 26 years, dropped my jaw in disbelief when they did the Hunger Games BS.

  • RBPK Productions
    RBPK Productions  Жыл бұрын +45

    the hunger games thing and the singing reminds me how occult people act when they are easily manipulated lol

    • CyniCat
      CyniCat 6 ай бұрын +1

      @notanincompoop lastname The way he used "Occult" was linguistically correct in both a literal, and metaphorical sense. What are you complaining about?

    • RBPK Productions
      RBPK Productions  Жыл бұрын +9

      @notanincompoop lastname it was a statement in similarity of actions, not a description of definition, you bumkin....

    • notanincompoop lastname
      notanincompoop lastname  Жыл бұрын

      That's not what occult means. Learn what words mean before you use them.

  • evan
    evan 5 ай бұрын +9

    The "dress for the job you want" always makes me laugh.

  • Michael Z.
    Michael Z. 2 жыл бұрын +4235

    The ballpit is the saddest thing I've ever seen. It just makes me feel dread whenever I see it

    • Scotty B
      Scotty B 7 ай бұрын +1

      it's so creepy seeing a ball pit in a giant drab empty room. it looks like a level of the backrooms lmao

    • Michael Z.
      Michael Z. 7 ай бұрын

      @Sabrina Tschäß ☹

    • Sabrina Tschäß
      Sabrina Tschäß 7 ай бұрын

      I deflate when I see it

    • Realist38
      Realist38 8 ай бұрын

      @hello there a place for refugees lol

    • StoneHeart_Raven
      StoneHeart_Raven 10 ай бұрын

      15 dollar value for $12,000 with an added bonus of paying for the sad sad sad hotel conference room. that ballpit was icing on the cake.

  • Nate Peer
    Nate Peer 2 жыл бұрын +138

    “And the con continues” I see what you did there.

  • Bukuroshe Bytyçi
    Bukuroshe Bytyçi 2 жыл бұрын +13

    Being forced to apologize was probably the first time any of them had been taken to task for their actions

  • mrdaym
    mrdaym 8 ай бұрын +4

    Whenever Internet Historian tells you that someone's come up with a brilliant idea, you know you're in for a treat.

  • Ryuuji •
    Ryuuji • 2 жыл бұрын +31

    I can feel the excitement, being replaced by lukewarm realization and then, angry disappointment.
    What a riot.

  • Black Napalm
    Black Napalm 10 ай бұрын +29

    *It's amazing how badly this 'con' aged. It's 2022 and I honestly do not recognize a single person from the line up. Oh and I don't even know what Tumblr is either haha*

    • Credence
      Credence  Ай бұрын +1

      @Grace Nakimura Considering their text is all in bold it might have been sarcasm

    • Grace Nakimura
      Grace Nakimura 3 ай бұрын +4

      How can you say it aged badly and in the same breath admit you don't know what tumblr is

  • Voodoo Pls
    Voodoo Pls 3 жыл бұрын +2487

    *They say dress for the job you want.*
    What a legend.

    • Grandmaster Kush
      Grandmaster Kush 3 жыл бұрын +12

      Smoothness: 100

    • nibelsnarf
      nibelsnarf 3 жыл бұрын +83

      Taylor even better, I hope he got his extra hour before the pit was pissed in

    • Taylor
      Taylor 3 жыл бұрын +239

      The fact he took that in stride and joked along with it makes me feel bad for him.
      I hope he got another hour in the pit.

  • aresef
    aresef  Жыл бұрын +4

    I came across the con runner on TikTok. She was VERY young at the time. She seems to be in a good mental/emotional place now.

  • MAC
    MAC 4 ай бұрын +7

    I was loose follow friends with one of the organizers of the event, Meg33k, and it was a shit show. She had zero idea how to run anything, promised a room to me and my best friend for free if we’d come as long as she got to see us so her “ship could become canon”. She shipped me and my best friend who is like a sister to me. Creeped me out so badly and I had no interest in going anyway. I watched through posts on tumblr how it all fell apart and then SHE TRIED TO GET ME TO SEND HET MONEY TO KEEP THE SHIT OPEN! ONE OF THE TEENAGE ORGANIZERS, theprofessorstrikesback, TRIED TO ALSO GET NE TO SEND MONEY! NONE OF THE PEOPLE THEY BRAGGED ABOUT BOOKING WERE EVER PAID ANYTHING SO THEY ASKED FOR THEIR PAYMENT UPFRONT AND WERE TOLD THEYD BE PAID AFTER! That’s why WTNV left, why they had to purchase their own hotel room, and why the dashcon organizers went on a smear campaign against them for months. The place this was hosted had few hotels and the one they were at didn’t have enough rooms and only rooms for the event organizers had been paid for. Meg even offered to cover my airfare and travel and hotel and food costs if I’d come. I’m betting the money for that would have come from the money to pay panelists.
    While it may not have STARTED as a scam, there was a lot of embezzlement and fraud that happened. It may have started as unintentional in the very very beginning, but as the months went on and more money came in, it turned into very deliberate scamming and predatory actions. And I say predatory because a lot of teenagers were put in charge of things like organizing schedules and security and running the “artists alley” type space. They were told they were volunteers to avoid paying them and these kids had been halfway groomed by the adults into becoming little sycophants that would flatter and praise them online and do anything they said. These kids flew to a brand new town where they knew no one, were meeting adults they’d met online for the first time, and working for them without being paid. And made to feel they should be grateful just to be in their presence. And then Meg and her friends pocketed thousands, got reported to the IRS iirc or they were sued. She used that money to continue not having a job so she could keep being a “professional writer” who had one shitty book that no one bought and relied on her husband for money. And after she was venomous to anyone who wanted refunds and attacked anyone who spoke about the event even mildly poorly.

  • coolman229
    coolman229 2 жыл бұрын +19

    I remember this going down live. It was certainly a hell of a time and it was fun to be on the side who knew this would be a disaster from the beginning.

  • suma yaya
    suma yaya 5 ай бұрын +3

    being an active peak tumblr user during this is still one of the funniest online experiences I've had

  • Jager Main
    Jager Main  Жыл бұрын +8

    The guy at 1:35 has to be one of the best parts of this video. The quick comeback and rolling with the joke was amazing.

  • timestamps for good videos
    timestamps for good videos 4 ай бұрын +4

    i like how the blue haired girl had to take a second to remember what the Tumblr take on Israel was

  • Yossarian-Lives
    Yossarian-Lives 6 жыл бұрын +11998

    I feel like the hunger games hand thing really just solidifies the fact that these people live in the media they like and don't/can't even face their reality

    • Timothy Oswald
      Timothy Oswald 10 ай бұрын

      Funny, coming from someone with the name "Yossarian-Lives."

    • Timothy Oswald
      Timothy Oswald 10 ай бұрын +1

      Funny, coming from someone with the name "Yossarian-Lives."

    • Mads
      Mads  Жыл бұрын


    • TroudBalos
      TroudBalos  Жыл бұрын

      @Emerald Lance damn you gotta take a deep breath after this long ass sentence!

  • smakfu
    smakfu  Жыл бұрын +15

    Damn... this was funny when it happened 7 years ago, but now it's aged like fine wine.

  • ImmA
    ImmA 2 жыл бұрын +68

    The “dress for the job you want” guy actually seemed pretty cool lul

  • Jazzragon
    Jazzragon 8 ай бұрын +1

    A grand historical moment from the Tumblr community.

  • Devian
    Devian  Жыл бұрын +7

    I love how, when raising the money, they couldn't say, "Please donate to continue this quality event," so they settle for "The hotel wants to stop us, for whatever reason most enrages you, so give us money to keep it open."

  • Judge Boony
    Judge Boony 7 ай бұрын +14

    "We're all gonna sigh together."
    "Gimme back my money!"

  • Garrett Benton
    Garrett Benton 2 жыл бұрын +10450

    All "cringe" aside, it is absolutely criminal what happened here. Those poor kids were unwitting victims, and the organizers knew they could get away with exploiting them.

    • shkeptikal
      shkeptikal 5 ай бұрын +1

      @VictorE "If you don't agree with me you're not worth talking to" holy hell seek therapy bro this is not how interacting with other members of your species works.

    • Scotty B
      Scotty B 7 ай бұрын

      the fact they said "if you volunteer as a staff member we'll comp your hotel" to TEENAGERS who were subsequently locked out of their hotel rooms after working at a shit show for like 8 hours... i cant believe they tried to pull a "see you next year" and got away with it.

    • LilithanCrispiford the 3rd
      LilithanCrispiford the 3rd 7 ай бұрын

      You think this event is what cause Twitter to get the whole "I'm always the victim" mindset?
      Because although they were from Tumblr, they all totally jumped ship to Twitter.

  • Randy Fool
    Randy Fool  Жыл бұрын +9

    Happy 7th year anniversary to Dashcon! May it never happen again!

  • uchihaitachi181
    uchihaitachi181  Жыл бұрын +3

    If I ever go to a convention and the people running the event says “we need X amount of money or the event is cancelled” I am walking right out the door and NEVER looking back