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Madness!!  In a very good cause though.[http://digg.com/d1WTeD]
 
Madness!!  In a very good cause though.[http://digg.com/d1WTeD]
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The Connonball was originally a cross promotion between [[Leprecon]], [[Warpcon]] and [[Itzacon]], intended discount prebook ticket.
 
The Connonball was originally a cross promotion between [[Leprecon]], [[Warpcon]] and [[Itzacon]], intended discount prebook ticket.
  
Due to a delay with production, the planned t-shirt fell through; however, a Spectra photo store was open that day. Instead of a shoddy t-shirt, a mad decision was made to have a shoddy printed pillow instead, creating the famous ConnonBall pillow.
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Due to a delay with production, the planned t-shirt fell through; however, a Spectra photo store was open that day. Instead of a shoddy t-shirt, a mad decision was made to have a shoddy printed pillow instead, creating the famous [[Connonball Pillow]].
  
[[Image:ConnonballRun1.jpg]]
 
  
 
The first Pillow, in 2007, though ranked only midway in the [[Gaelcon]] auction, immediately caught the attention of other conventions - every con in the country, and several international cons, offered free entry to the purchaser. The final price was €2000.
 
The first Pillow, in 2007, though ranked only midway in the [[Gaelcon]] auction, immediately caught the attention of other conventions - every con in the country, and several international cons, offered free entry to the purchaser. The final price was €2000.
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The second Pillow, the "Sorchacon" pillow, went for €1000 in 2008. It was known as this as [[Cian O'Sullivan]] offered to rename his planned "Ciancon" to Sorchacon if it broke €1000. Sorchacon has yet to run...
 
The second Pillow, the "Sorchacon" pillow, went for €1000 in 2008. It was known as this as [[Cian O'Sullivan]] offered to rename his planned "Ciancon" to Sorchacon if it broke €1000. Sorchacon has yet to run...
  
There was no 2009 pillow, but rumours of a 2010 bedspread have been heard.
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There was no 2009 pillow, but rumours of a 2010 bedspread did surface.

Latest revision as of 00:02, 20 March 2011


Madness!! In a very good cause though.[1]


The Connonball was originally a cross promotion between Leprecon, Warpcon and Itzacon, intended discount prebook ticket.

Due to a delay with production, the planned t-shirt fell through; however, a Spectra photo store was open that day. Instead of a shoddy t-shirt, a mad decision was made to have a shoddy printed pillow instead, creating the famous Connonball Pillow.


The first Pillow, in 2007, though ranked only midway in the Gaelcon auction, immediately caught the attention of other conventions - every con in the country, and several international cons, offered free entry to the purchaser. The final price was €2000.

The second Pillow, the "Sorchacon" pillow, went for €1000 in 2008. It was known as this as Cian O'Sullivan offered to rename his planned "Ciancon" to Sorchacon if it broke €1000. Sorchacon has yet to run...

There was no 2009 pillow, but rumours of a 2010 bedspread did surface.