How fans are called?

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by MadaBidyoni, Nov 19, 2012.

  1. MadaBidyoni

    MadaBidyoni Lieutenant Red Shirt

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    Hi
    Star trek fans called Trekkie & Stargate fans - Gaters
    do you know about others? how for example Galactica fans called?
     
  2. Jan

    Jan Commodore Commodore

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    Firefly fans are Browncoats.

    Babylon 5 fans are "People of Infinite Discretion and Taste" (old joke, sorry) or sometimes 'Fivers'.
     
  3. Robert D. Robot

    Robert D. Robot Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Whovians is a term used for Doctor Who Fans.
    MSTies (pronounced MIS-teez) used by some fans of Mystery Science Theater 3000...
     
  4. Sindatur

    Sindatur The Grey Owl Wizard Premium Member

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    Farscape are 'Scapers

    Not sure I recall ever hearing a nickname for BSG Fans? I suppose Capricans or Galacticans would probably work, but, I don't think I've heard them used
     
  5. Forbin

    Forbin Admiral Admiral

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    Wait, I though B5 fans were "Lurkers."

    Enterprise and Voyager fans are "Idiots."

    (I KID!!! I KID!!!! :))
     
  6. B.J.

    B.J. Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I've seen "Frakheads" used for BSG fans, and not in a disparaging way.
     
  7. Silvercrest

    Silvercrest Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I've seen Star Wars fans called "Warsies" on this board. Which is the stupidest nickname ever, but it is out there.
     
  8. Drago-Kazov

    Drago-Kazov Fleet Captain

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    There are the Ronulans and there is a book called Rise of the Vulcans about the Bush administration.
     
  9. The Mirrorball Man

    The Mirrorball Man Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I've seen them called "Warheads", but that might have just been one guy's idea.
     
  10. Drago-Kazov

    Drago-Kazov Fleet Captain

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    Sounds like a band to me.
     
  11. Tosk

    Tosk Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    One old school one that springs to mind...Leapers. Quantum Leap fans.
     
  12. Sindatur

    Sindatur The Grey Owl Wizard Premium Member

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    Lurker was adopted to name those who only read BBSes, but, don't post
     
  13. Pingfah

    Pingfah Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I don't think I like anything enough to want to add an "er" to the end of the name and call myself one.
     
  14. Klaus

    Klaus Vice Admiral Admiral

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    As someone old enough to remember when the" Trekker"/"Trekkie" debate was fresh, call me anything but late for dinner, I don't care...
     
  15. Sindatur

    Sindatur The Grey Owl Wizard Premium Member

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    I wouldn't call most LotR fans "Hobbits", though. Calling someone a Hobbit on the internet seems to generally be meant as an insult ;)
     
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    Dwarfers.
    "Boys from the Dwarf"
    Skutters
     
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    teacake Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I know the fangirls drooling after Benedict Cumberbatch call themselves Cumberbitches. Which is damn cute.
     
  18. auntiehill

    auntiehill Fleet Admiral Admiral

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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."
     
  19. Chemahkuu

    Chemahkuu Admiral Admiral

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    Did the Buffy fans ever go with "scoobies" ?
     
  20. lurok

    lurok Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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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 :)).