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fandom

Date: Aug 02 2018

Themes: Hobbies, Sports

引語

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The fandom of the show has to be led by what we’re doing as opposed to us being led by them.

—Actor Martin Freeman, speaking about the storylines on the TV show Sherlock (buzzfeed.com)

定義

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online community of fans who like a certain TV show, book, movie, etc.

2. 用法 - Learn how the slang is used.

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Most people are a fan of at least one thing. Some people might support a certain sports team or be fans of a musical artist or group. Others might be fans of a book series, like Harry Potter, or a TV show, like Game of Thrones. However, there are different degrees of being a fan. For example, if you watch Game of Thrones every time it is on, you’re probably a casual fan. But if you dressed up as Daenerys Targaryen for Halloween, named your dog after one of her dragons, and constantly comment on online message boards about the show, you are a member of the Game of Thrones fandom.

A fandom is an online community for fans of a certain thing. People in a fandom usually spend a lot of time talking to each other about the thing they like. If they are fans of a person, like Beyoncé, they might check her Instagram many times every day. If they are fans of a book, movie, or TV show, they might share theories about what will happen next in the series. They might write stories called “fanfiction” about the characters.

Actor Martin Freeman plays John Watson on the TV show Sherlock. This show has a huge fandom, but Martin Freeman thinks that the writers of the show should come up with their own ideas rather than using suggestions from the fans.

Are you a member of any fandoms?

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“I am part of the Star Wars fandom. I dressed up as BB-8 at the premier of The Force Awakens.”

“Beyoncé’s fandom call themselves the Beyhive.”

“In English soccer, the Manchester United fandom is always fighting with the Arsenal fandom.”

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Press1

Press1

Aruba

Me too @faezeh14


I quite enjoy this site! 

01:24 PM Aug 14 2018 |

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faezeh14

faezeh14

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I’m a member of the  englishbaby fandom!  

04:59 PM Jan 25 2017 |

vanesa207

vanesa207Super Member!

Colombia

I’m not fandom of anything at all. I Like series like Orange is the New Black and Suits but I’m not consider me a fandom of them. I agree with @Jansladek when he says ”...the fandom person loses his own identity and personality”

06:40 PM Jan 20 2017 |

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nava1202

nava1202

Mexico

Is it possible to say that I’m fandom of the love? I think it’s the only real force in the life, in th world, that will save them and save the humankind.

06:01 PM Jan 19 2017 |

jansladek

jansladek

Slovakia

being a fandom of someone or something is quite scary thing, becouse the fandom person loses his own identity and personality….To like or fancy someone or something is pretty normal…..in order to don´t lose our own characters..

07:12 AM Jan 19 2017 |

hernald

India


Wow! this post is really amazing and I appreciate the work


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05:31 AM Jan 19 2017 |

ola3

ola3Super Member!

Ukraine

I don’t particularly belong to any fandom. I’ m torn. I want to be a book, jog, dance, knit, swim, English fandom, but I thing it’s too much on a plate, so I go with just books and jog community fellas.

02:26 AM Jan 19 2017 |

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