Nuttiest, Whacked-out Fellow Fan You've Known

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  1. Defiler-Of-Redshirts

    Defiler-Of-Redshirts Commander Red Shirt

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    Back when I was a teenager in the late '80s, my parents divorced and my dad started dating this really ditzy, flaky, almost schizoid sci-fi fanatic named Julie, who AMAZINGLY never did any drug in her entire life. One time when I was alone with her (Dad was out working on her car), she told me her theory: Spock is actually a real-life person and in real-life Spock is this interstellar Jesus Christ who travels from one solar system to another to spread his Zen message of peace and love. And any time now, the real-life Spock was going to land on Earth and share his enlightenment with us.....that was 30 years ago and I'm still waiting for the Spock/Jesus/Buddha visit to this planet.

    Also, she had a toddler daughter from a previous relationship and Julie told me that she knew her daughter came from another dimension in which people can pass through matter......because the other day her toddler walked directly into a wall. At that point I silently thought to myself, "Maybe your daughter is just fucking STUPID and that's why she walked into a wall."

    This Julie ditzy Trek fan also told me that the stars in the night sky are REALLY thousands of UFO's watching us.....silly me, I thought those points of light in the sky were alien solar systems! And again, (unlike a former drug abuser like me) this woman had never done any drug in her entire life, not even smoking weed. I'll bet if you gave her a dose of pure LSD-25 it would have the reverse effect and make her as logical/rational as her Spock/Jesus/Buddha figure is.
     
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    I know of no one like this but, even if i did, I'm not going to shit on people who can't defend themselves here.
     
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    Please don't get me wrong, Julie was a very harmless, kind, gentle-natured sweetheart of a lady (she called herself the "sweetie-beast"), but in some ways she was psychologically a bit "out to lunch" and touring the outer gas giant plants when it came to her sci-fi fanaticism. Eventually she and Dad had their differences, gradually broke up and drifted apart. But I still can't forget Julie's larger-than-life sci-fi conspiracies...while sober as a librarian.
     
  7. 1001001

    1001001 Pull Up a Groove and Get Fabulous! Moderator

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    She sounds like she might have suffered from mental illness.

    I thought you meant like “the biggest, over-the-top” fan or something like that.

    I’m not sure “nutty” or “whacked out” are the best terms to use.

    I’m going to see what @The Old Mixer thinks, but I’m not sure this is a great topic to continue.
     
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  8. The Old Mixer

    The Old Mixer Mih ssim, mih ssim, nam, daed si Xim. Moderator

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    My thumb is wavering in a roughly horizontal position.
     
  9. Defiler-Of-Redshirts

    Defiler-Of-Redshirts Commander Red Shirt

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    Good! Will you please delete my account right now and I promise I will never darken this doorstep again?! I'm so sick and tired of such humorless, whining, crybaby PC-butthurt discourse on this site I don't wish to be here any more. Please delete me. I don't care to deal with fussy, butthurt shit for another post.
     
  10. 1001001

    1001001 Pull Up a Groove and Get Fabulous! Moderator

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    Okay, well that’s certainly a rational, reasonable response.

    Of course you could just not come here anymore, but that wouldn’t be as dramatic, now would it?

    I’ll close this and pass on your request to TPTB.
     
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  11. The Old Mixer

    The Old Mixer Mih ssim, mih ssim, nam, daed si Xim. Moderator

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    Well that’s certainly a case of seeing the thumb as half-empty...or something.
     
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