This year’s TwitchCon threw down in San Diego, California, with top streamers from across the globe gathering in a single spot to meet their fans and catch up with friends.
However, not every fan was there for the general TwitchCon experience, with one attendee making a brave move on their favorite streamer during a meet-and-greet photoshoot.
During Pokimane’s vlog of her meet-and-greet event at the convention, one fan presented her with a note, which appeared to be for an autograph. However, the fan had instead written a message on the paper, which Pokimane answered with a quick scribble of her pen, laughing all the while.
As it turns out, the fan had actually asked the streamer out, giving her two “yes” boxes to checkmark her response.
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Despite his apparent hopes, Anys didn’t mark inside the boxes: rather, she wrote a quick message beneath his question, answering, “Don’t ask people out at TwitchCon :P”
Rather than being upset at her answer, the fan appeared to be delighted at her humorous response, explaining the situation to her cameraman.
“So, I asked, ‘Date me – yes or yes,’” the fan clarified. “And she responded what I hoped she did.”
While this fan interaction ended on a wholesome note, Pokimane’s TwitchCon experience saw the streamer receive a bodyguard, explaining that Twitch gave certain personalities extra security, should they receive threats or disturbing messages across social media sites.
“They started giving extra protection/bodyguards to people who were getting weird messages,” the Twitch star said. “It was really, really, really nice from Twitch’s side, I got to say that. It’s just ah, spooky – and you guys will see my bodyguard in my vlog.”
The streamer likewise claimed that her bodyguard had to escort an individual out of the event – and although she failed to elaborate on the instance, it appears that her TwitchCon experience was relatively drama-free, as told by her humorous vlog.