Say Da to Moscow

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A hoax Worldcon bid run by Mike and Christa Sinclair which ran in the late ’80s allegedly to bring the Worldcon to the USSR. The bid was Communist Party/USSR themed, gave out "passports," poured a lot of vodka, and was generally pretty funny.

It started at a Midwestcon when they noticed that the upcoming Worldcon bid parties seemed dull and Christa Sinclair made a joke about the current summit meeting in Reykjavik that it was a GorbyCon. One thing led to another and soon a flyer for Say Da to Moscow appeared on the freebie table.

Bid committee members included:

It very carefully never filed and when the USSR faded away and [[the Sinclairs had a son, the bid also faded away.


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Also involved: - Hoax bid - Say-da-to-moscow - Worldcon Bid

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