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Re: “Crisis of Con-fidence

Yes, it is as plain as day. Clearly, Mr. Brandenburg either did not consider the fact that so many panelists who have chosen to "sit this one out" and are hoping to see change (and therefore would be drawn to supporting Bryan Young) are writers and as such can spot his literary fingerprints from a mile away (I have my own, such as a lot of paranthetical statements and occassionally mixing metaphors), or he thinks very little of our intelligence.

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Posted by Zoom on 06/14/2018 at 2:16 PM

Re: “Crisis of Con-fidence

Hopefully Brandenburg's comment as "Memyselfandfriends" serves to all as a reminder of how they run their convention. As someone who works closely with words, the comment by "Memyselfandfriends" hits several commonalities with Brandenburg's many social media posts and comments. This includes beginning sentences chronically with conjunctions, the use of two similarly meaning emphasis words in a single sentence, a lack of continuity punctuation when being self-referential, unnecessarily truncated sentence fragments... it goes on forever.

Most people can be readily identified using 3 hallmarks. Brandenburg has 8 common hallmarks in this comment alone. Quit while you're ahead, Bryan. It's embarrassing for all of us to watch you struggle to deceive everyone over and over like this. We feel like fools for letting you pull one over on our community and not recognizing you for what you are. You're embarrassing us further by digging your hole deeper.

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Posted by asquaremelon on 06/14/2018 at 1:26 PM

Re: “Crisis of Con-fidence

As someone who read participated in long "disccussions" about Orson Scott Card that included Brandenburg banning at least one person from participating purely because he couldn't keep up with her debating skills (notice it was a her. We've seen a pattern of this with Bryan B), the above article is more than fair. Bryan Young's words above: "The push for more inclusivity threatened to be undermined by an invitation to Orson Scott Card." The invitationexisted. It was not only discussed, but Brandenburg bullied and railed against anyone who was against it. Eventually, due to overwhelming sentiment against it, the invitation was not extended, but again, the proposed invitation posed a threat. Nothing in the above article is untrue.

What is untrue is that the con will not be hurt by losing Bryan Young. As a former panelist myself, I can tell you that we were frequently being told that the strong consensus from people attending the con was the they wanted more panels that featured people who actually worked on specific fandoms. The one and only area where FanX was developing huge success (which kept growing) was in STAR WARS panels, with authors and high level members of the Lucasfilm story group such as Pablo Hidalgo. Pablo told me himself it was easy for him to make it down here and he saw himself as a reular. Do you see his name anywhere on the website? This was because of the work of Bryan Young. Last night, Matt Martin of the Lucasfilm stroygroup tweeted as much as he had enjoyed the con in the past, he will not be attending. Author E.K. Johnson is also not attending, and those are only three names.

To the serious STAR WARS fan, the con was becoming a must attend event, thanks to Bryan Young. We've lost that because of the actions (and inaction) of men who, if they had Captained the TITANIC, would likely have said "Iceburg ahead? I'll bet if speed up we can smashed staright through that sucker", and it's a very big deal.

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Posted by Zoom on 06/14/2018 at 9:07 AM

Re: “Crisis of Con-fidence

Farr and Brandenburg have put so much effort into playing celebrity that they have started to believe it themselves. But they took it a step further and have been acting as if they are beyond criticism, and can do no wrong.
They have fostered a toxic environment where they allowed sexual predators to find sanctuary and have become predators themselves. Obsessed with fame they sold out a community, and have damaged lives.

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Posted by itsnotmeitsyou on 06/14/2018 at 8:22 AM

Re: “Crisis of Con-fidence

Without getting into rumors/gossip, those of us in the local convention running circle learned that Mr. Farr and Mr. Brandenburg are purely for profit and not for building community. When the focus is money and profit, not people and their well-being, the convention cannot count on the support of fans anymore. People are smart, and they are going to take their money to other cons where they know they will feel safe and have a good time.

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Posted by Mellina on 06/14/2018 at 12:21 AM

Re: “Crisis of Con-fidence

Hi Mr. Brandeburg! I mean MeMyselfandFriends.

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Posted by Fix FanX on 06/13/2018 at 10:02 PM

Re: “Crisis of Con-fidence

Good to see you Mr. Brandenburg. Excuse me, Me Myself and Friends

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Posted by Fix FanX on 06/13/2018 at 10:00 PM

Re: “Crisis of Con-fidence

It is sad that you honestly dont have all the facts on the Orson Scott Card situation. And invite was never given. He showed interest, they asked the public and because of backlash they did not extend an invite. Then only choose to post bits and pieces of the facts surrounding Bryan and his social media. I for one will be glad you will not be involved with FanX as I cant in good conscious support your bias views on the event. Things have been done and will continue to be done to make everyone safe. I say good riddance, they don't need your support to be successful.

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Posted by Memyselfandfriends on 06/13/2018 at 6:53 PM

Re: “Crisis of Con-fidence

The Force will be with you, Bryan Young. Always. It's sad that The Dark Side has such a deep hold on FanX.

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Posted by Zoom on 06/13/2018 at 12:36 PM

Re: “Record Time

Make your bed! Dad

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Posted by 555agray on 05/23/2018 at 3:51 PM

Re: “Freewill Astrology: Surprise Your Heart

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Re: “The Essential A&E Picks for February 8-14

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Posted by Joel Lisa on 03/07/2018 at 7:19 AM

Re: “Post-Retailer

It appears you purposely left out Young Livings international convention, which brings over 30,000!

Posted by 827CountryGirl on 02/16/2018 at 5:46 PM

Re: “Morality Play

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Re: “Morality Play

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Re: “Morality Play

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Re: “Morality Play

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Re: “The Essential A&E Picks for April 13-19

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Re: “Morality Play

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Re: “The Essential A&E Picks for January 4-10

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