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Old November 19 2012, 08:35 PM   #16
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Re: How fans are called?

Dwarfers.
"Boys from the Dwarf"
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Old November 19 2012, 09:50 PM   #17
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I know the fangirls drooling after Benedict Cumberbatch call themselves Cumberbitches. Which is damn cute.
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Old November 19 2012, 10:13 PM   #18
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I've seen some Supernatural fans called themselves "SuperFans."

Twilight fans are know as "Twihards" (or just "teenagers.")

Not a science fiction show, but fans of the show Cooper are known as "Copperheads"--which I thought was clever, given the historical context.

I know a few LOTR fans who call themselves "Ringers."
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Old November 19 2012, 10:22 PM   #19
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Did the Buffy fans ever go with "scoobies" ?
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Old November 19 2012, 10:26 PM   #20
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Streepers and Mirrenites rather obvious. Is there a collective noun for Dune fans? (and no, not Buggies, though that might work for Starship Troopers ).
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Old November 19 2012, 10:31 PM   #21
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How fans are called?

Telephones, I would think.
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Old November 19 2012, 11:11 PM   #22
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Ba-dum-dum.
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Old November 19 2012, 11:24 PM   #23
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Peter F Hamilton fans can call themselves Starflyers.
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Old November 19 2012, 11:29 PM   #24
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Found a few here:

http://www.vulture.com/2012/10/from-...-a-fandom.html
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Old November 19 2012, 11:50 PM   #25
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Streepers and Mirrenites rather obvious. Is there a collective noun for Dune fans? (and no, not Buggies, though that might work for Starship Troopers ).
Spice Heads.

Okay I just made that up.
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Old November 20 2012, 12:00 AM   #26
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I quite like that. I guess you could have 'Dibbers and Weirders as well. Damn, you could spend all night playing this game
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Old November 20 2012, 12:52 AM   #27
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Whovians is a term used for Doctor Who Fans.
Only by people who want a punch in the face.
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Old November 20 2012, 12:53 AM   #28
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They call themselves that all the time.
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Old November 20 2012, 12:54 AM   #29
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I used to think that Whedoniac was a term you'd use for a fan of Joss Whedon, and then discovered I couldn't find any references to anyone other than myself using the term.

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Streepers and Mirrenites rather obvious. Is there a collective noun for Dune fans?
Considering Dune is another word for desert I suggest Deserters!
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Old November 20 2012, 12:55 AM   #30
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Andrew_Kearley wrote: View Post
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Whovians is a term used for Doctor Who Fans.
Only by people who want a punch in the face.
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They call themselves that all the time.
I've also heard 'Whovian' used many times. Seems a bit awkward though.
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