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Caption contest: MileHiCon 43's Star Trek dance floor

MileHiCon 43 went down over the weekend at the Hyatt Regency Tech Center, and photographer Stephen Cummings was there to capture what SciFi fans do in their down time. Among his pics was this gem. Feel free to write your own caption for it in the comments section below. The best one gets our unyielding admiration and respect.

Cummings' explanation for what exactly is going on in the photo is on Page 2 of this post. For now, enjoy these selected photos from MileHiCon 43.

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An explanation of that curious first photo is on the next page.

"So there's a witch's hat on the floor there and he's actually lost [the hat] and had to do the Mexican hat dance. I walked in on the tail end of his speech and he said, "So I lost this bet and now I have to do the Mexican hat dance.' This was about 10 p.m. Saturday. Everybody was just pumped, yelling, laughing and having a great time. It was hilarious, there wasn't a single person laughing their butt off." - Stephen Cummings, photographer

So there you have it.

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