Sci-fi convention descends into brawl between rival fans...

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by ConRefit79, May 15, 2013.

  1. ConRefit79

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  2. sojourner

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    3rd thread about this. Other 2 are in the sci-fi/fantasy forum.
     
  3. ConRefit79

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    Sorry. Didn't check first. Please close this thread.
     
  4. Locutus of Bored

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    Well, it's no big deal to have it posted in more than one forum, especially since there are a lot of people who post here but not in SF&F, and vice versa. Plus, while this story seems to be greatly overblown because of the humorous circumstances (there wasn't even an actual fight), I'm looking forward to seeing how people will have fun talking about it here.

    However, it does need a working article link, so here are the two from the other threads on this:

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-22542222

    http://metro.co.uk/2013/05/15/police-break-up-rival-sci-fi-fan-feud-3760056/
     
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  6. B.J.

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    First thing that came to mind is the Phineas & Ferb episode. :lol:
     
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  8. teacake

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    Doctor Who fans had an actual fight at a mini con here a couple years back. Some long held dispute.
     
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    Dr. Who versus Star Wars? I thought it'd be Trekkies versus Star Wars fans.
     
  10. Mr. Laser Beam

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    Wasn't this an episode of the new Outer Limits, starring (of all people) Colin Mochrie?
     
  11. Gary7

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    "People! You're desperately fighting over fiction. Fiction. Get a life!"
    :rommie:
     
  12. Ain Jalut

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    Just 3 people. I tought it was a massive bar fight.
     
  13. Pingfah

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    Clearly you haven't been paying attention to the last two thousand years ;)
     
  14. teacake

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    ZING!