one who attends (usually science fiction) conventions
It was at the first train stop outside of Los Angeles that I saw my first fellow-congoer.
It might not be a bad idea if one page of future con booklets were used for something along these lines—general guidance of the kind of behaviour expected from neos at their first con, including much of the kind of thing Len had to say here. 'Tis more than likely, were fen to know their work on behalf of the con-goer was appreciated, there might not be so much in evidence the reluctance to take on the duties of a committee.
He is a very good actifan and congoer supreme.
Alarm over the way attendance increased at worldcons in the 1950s inspired some committees in the 1960s to soft pedal or ban advance publicity for the worldcon in the host city, in order to minimize walk-in congoers.
Downtown San Francisco proved to be a very atmospheric location, with the street people and the all-night activity providing an interesting setting for costumed con-goers.
Running the gamut of the role-playing community, we serve the young, the old, the hardened con-goers, the new players…and everyone who cares about role-playing games.
She’d spent the whole night in one corner or another watching the congoers. It was more or less how she’d spent high school, watching all the kids socialize around her and never being able to break in.
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