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  Fan (aficionado) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fans focus more of their time and resources intently on a specific area of interest then a non-fan would, and are not significantly concerned if non-fans (including family or friends) don't derive pleasure from the area of interest.
Fans usually have a strong enough interest that small to major changes in their lifestyles are made to accommodate devotion to the focal object.
Otakus are fans focused on anime and manga.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fan_(aficionado)   (1719 words)

 Fan sign - Encyclopedia Dramatica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Fan signs are made by friends of the LJ user, usually a 16 year old girl with big tits holding a sign that says "LJUSER IS SEXY" covering their rack.
Fan signs are also used by Goth AltModels who claim their pictures are posted elsewhere by people dying to be them, or simply to attract unwelcome solicitors for the "real" owners of the images.
Livejournal user un_popular was one of many to request this of her "fans" and of the communties she moderated.
www.encyclopediadramatica.com /index.php/Fan_sign   (130 words)

 Fan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fan (aficionado) (the bracketed word being the Spanish translation), someone who has an intense liking of a person, group of persons, work of art, idea, or trend.
Fan (implement), a device to agitate or move air or gas
Fan, a Swedish swear word roughly translated as "devil"
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fan   (166 words)

 Topical Words: Fan
Fan is assumed by dictionaries to be an abbreviation of fanatic, though there seems to be no evidence of any intermediate stages of development of the one from the other.
Fanac is short for “fan activities”; and the desperately politically incorrect femmefan is a female SF fan (as in Fallen Angels by Niven, Pournelle and Flynn: “Downstairs in one of the function rooms, he found Dinsby in a circle of femmefans surrounding Gordon”).
The football fans in particular seem set to be a permanent part of the landscape and are having a wonderful time this month, even though, as Nick Hornby says in Fever Pitch, “The natural state of the football fan is bitter disappointment, no matter what the score”.
www.worldwidewords.org /topicalwords/tw-fan1.htm   (890 words)

 Review: Y.S. Tech TMD fan
Different fan manufacturers make fans with somewhat different blade profiles and somewhat different motor designs and various other points of differentiation, but all normal computer fans are similar in their basic architecture.
The mike's quite close to the fan for this recording, which means it sounds rather more like a jet car than it does in real life, at least if you don't have your ear close enough to the fan that it's trying to eat your hair.
Fan speed monitoring lets you run software that'll sound an alarm or shut down if a fan stops turning, which is better than some other systems for dealing with dud fans.
www.dansdata.com /tmdfan.htm   (2446 words)

 SatCure miniature fan kit
Position the fan between the two metal-body crystals, as shown, with the arrow pointing towards the tuner.
Remove the fan and on the rear panel draw a vertical line through the centre point of the marked area.
The fan is now fixed on a cushion of rubber which will prevent any noise or vibration from reaching the cabinet.
www.satcure.co.uk /tech/fan.htm   (3036 words)

 Chilling Effects Clearinghouse: Fan Fiction
Fan fiction stories may be derivative works because they use the copyright protected characters from someone else's creation.  Now that many fan fiction authors publish on the Internet, copyright holders can use search engines to discover their characters being used in unauthorized or unapproved ways.
Fan fiction authors who distribute their work commercially may be accused of trademark dilution in addition to other intellectual property violations.
Not all fan fiction is a violation of law - the purpose of these pages is to describe for fan fiction authors possible legal problems, in the hopes that the writers can then avoid these problems.
chillingeffects.org /fanfic   (895 words)

 Pen Y Fan Encyclopedia Articles @ LocalColorArt.com (Local Color Art)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Pen y Fan is the highest mountain in south Wales, part of the Brecon Beacons national park.
Pen Y Fan has claimed large numbers of casualties ranging from inexperienced hill walkers and climbers to highly trained special forces troops who utilise the area as part of a special forces selection training area (See "Fan Dance"), due to rapidly changing weather conditions.
Pen Y Fan has earned the infamous title of being the most dangerous peak in Wales.
www.localcolorart.com /encyclopedia/Pen_y_Fan   (244 words)

The folding fan was probably invented in Japan in the seventh century.
Examples of fans from the East were brought into Europe during the Crusades.
Folding fans were common as costume accessories by the eighteenth century and were introduced to America as early as 1732.
www.nga.gov /collection/gallery/iadcost/iadcost-14300.0.html   (167 words)

 Introduction to FAN Language and Utilities
FAN (File Array Notation) is an array-oriented language for identifying data items in files for the purpose of extraction or modification.
However FAN is intended to be generic and it is hoped that there will eventually also be FAN interfaces to various other formats.
A FAN specification can be either a single command-line argument or span several arguments.
www.unidata.ucar.edu /packages/netcdf/fan_utils.html   (4167 words)

 Ceiling Fan .com - Ceiling Fans by Casablanca, Emerson, Fanimation, Minka Aire, Monte Carlo, Craftmade, ...
Ceiling Fan.com has been specializing in ceiling fans and accessories for ceiling fans in a wide variety of styles and manufacturers for over 23 years.
Our friendly certified staff of ceiling fans specialists are here to assist you in selecting the right ceiling fan according to your needs.
Monte Carlo Fan Company has developed a reputation for combining the latest ceiling fan technology and design in their ceiling fans.
www.ceilingfan.com   (292 words)

 SpeedFan - Access temperature sensor in your computer
When choosing parameters for the minimum and maximum fan speed, try to set them by hand (disable all the VARIATE FANs checkboxes) and listen to the noise.
I suggest using 100 as the maximum value, unless you hear a lot of noise from it, in which case you might reduce the maximum speed to 95 or 90.
When you have properly identified which temperature sensor is which, try to lower the speed of each fan and look at reported speed and temperatures.
www.almico.com /speedfan.php   (1073 words)

 The Straight Dope: Will sleeping in a closed room with an electric fan cause death?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Also unlikely--few rooms are totally sealed, and the fan would tend to keep CO and other gases well mixed.
Told that "fan deaths" are unknown outside Korea, some locals claim Koreans are uniquely vulnerable due to a peculiarity either of their own physiology or of Korean fans.
Then I would be sure my toxicology studies were thorough [to check for poisons and drugs], that I had extensive microscopic examination [to check for disease], that the heart and brain were further examined by specialists [for abnormalities], and that assorted microbiologic studies had been done.
www.straightdope.com /classics/a970912.html   (754 words)

 Casablanca Fan Company
At Casablanca Fan Company, Style for Life is an expression of the guiding principle behind the creation of the World's Finest Ceiling and Portable Fans.™ It represents the successful synergy of elegance, versatility, efficiency, endurance and comfort.
Each Casablanca fan is created with an eye for timeless design, to be a classic fixture in the home that is enjoyed for generations.
Every fan is assembled with great care from the highest quality parts, and is engineered for superior energy efficiency.
www.casablancafanco.com /home.html   (227 words)

 ESPN.com - MLB/PLAYOFFS2003 - Cubs' fan apologizes for interference
CHICAGO -- The fan who played in a key role in the Chicago Cubs' collapse in Game 6 of the NL Championship Series apologized Wednesday, saying he was brokenhearted.
The 26-year-old Bartman, a youth baseball coach, was escorted by security guards from Wrigley Field after he was threatened by angry fans and pelted with debris.
Bartman was described by neighbors as such a big Cubs fan that he traveled to Arizona to see the team in spring training.
sports.espn.go.com /mlb/playoffs2003/news/story?id=1638975   (830 words)

 fanla.org - The Filipino American Network of Los Angeles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I have served FAN as a guest speaker and as a general adviser and continue to remain involved as a member.
I have found FAN to be a wonderful and informative organization filled with an amazin' group of Filipino entrepreneurs and workers from all industries...
I would like to represent FAN as the publicity director because I have a strong belief in the overall goals of FAN in bringing together the Filipino professional community to network, support and educate each other, and strengthen the community.
www.fanla.org   (5230 words)

 The Ratzinger Fan Club: Homepage
On April 19, 2005, Cardinal Ratzinger was elected by his fellow Cardinals to the throne of St. Peter, Bishop of Rome, Shepherd of the Holy Catholic Church.
The Cardinal Ratzinger Fan Club remains as a tribute to Joseph, now Benedict, for his service to the Church -- an online resource for his writings and addresses as priest, prefect and theologian prior to his election.
With his pontificate, the world may come to appreciate him as we always have: a Christian whose faith, honesty, integrity and unswerving devotion to the Truth is readily apparent.
www.ratzingerfanclub.com   (789 words)

 Pogo Fan Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Pogo Fan Club is a loosely-knit mail fan club, which began in 1984.
The Pogo Fan Club operates with the approval of the Walt Kelly Estate, The Okefenokee Glee and Perloo, Inc. (OGPI).
If you are a fan of Walt Kelly or Pogo, we invite you to join our version of the ol' Swamp boat -- all it takes is an expression of interest.
www.pogo-fan-club.org /pages/1   (1196 words)

 China Fan Product directory - china manufacturers, exporters, factories, suppliers, traders, wholeslers, producers
Features: 1) 16"/40cm stand fan 2) Grille or mesh guard are available 3) 3 speed control 4) Ajustable height 5) 2 hours...
We supply of all kinds of decorative fans, stand fans, table fans, wall fans, tower fans, ventilators and etc. The products...
We can supply a variety of home appliances, including fans, air coolers, clothes dryers and heaters....
chinasuppliers.alibaba.com /products/china/618/Fan.html   (725 words)

 FAN development - homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
FAN proudly presents the release v2.0 of BikiniDots.
All FAN plug-ins now works with Adobe After Effects 7.0.
October 20, 2003 - FAN proudly presents the new Quantel Import-Export plug-in
www.fandev.com   (95 words)

 Qinguo Fan
Fan, D. Lewis, K. Tapley, "The Characterization of Cellulose Aldehyde Using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy", J. Appl.
Fan, S. Hoskote and Y. Hou, "Reduction of Colorants in Nylon Flock Dyeing Effluent", Journal of Hazardous Materials, Vol.
Fan, Y. Kim, M. Perruzzi and A. Lewis, "Effects of Pretreatments on Print Qualities of Digital Printed Fabrics", accepted as a focal report, Proceedings of NIP 18, International Conference on Digital Printing Technologies, San Diego, CA, Sept. 29-Oct. 4, 2002
www.tesumassd.org /faculty/fan/fan.html   (885 words)

 DBLP: Wenfei Fan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Wenfei Fan, Jeffrey Xu Yu, Hongjun Lu, Jianhua Lu, Rajeev Rastogi: Query Translation from XPath to SQL in the Presence of Recursive DTDs.
Wenfei Fan, Leonid Libkin: On XML integrity constraints in the presence of DTDs.
Peter Buneman, Wenfei Fan, Scott Weinstein: Path Constraints in Semistructured and Structured Databases.
www.informatik.uni-trier.de /~ley/db/indices/a-tree/f/Fan:Wenfei.html   (658 words)

 Rat Fan Club
The club currently has about 430 members in Australia, Canada, England, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland, South Africa, Switzerland, and the U.S. Our goal is to share our love of rats, promote them as companion animals, and spread information about their proper care.
The Rat Fan Club is not registered as a non-profit organization so donations are not tax-deductible, but you are still welcome to send donations to help support the education of rat owners, the rescue of rats, and research into the best treatments for rat diseases.
We have a brochure about rats designed to be given out at pet shops, veterinary hospitals, etc. The tri-fold brochure includes information on why rats make good pets, tips to help purchasers decide if rats are the right pets for them and what supplies and accessories need to be purchased when getting pet rats.
www.ratfanclub.org   (635 words)

 fan.TheOneRing.net™ | Tolkien Fan Art and Writing
If you have any ideas for the fan section, or you'd like submit something of your own, send it to Calisuri.
Unlike most fan films it is not a spoof or parody, but a serious drama.
The Tolkien forums Friday night and Saturday were attended by small groups of knowledgeable and interested fans who discussed a wide range of themes, including hope, Middle Earth’s multicultural society, environmentalism and respect for nature (appropriate for Earth Day weekend), loss and separation, family relationships, and Tolkien’s female characters.
fan.theonering.net   (1063 words)

 Open Directory - Arts: Animation: Anime: Fandom: Fan Works   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Ai Delicatessen - An extension of a Neopets guild, this is a fan's paradise, especially for aspiring artists and writers.
Anime Fan Art - A community for people to submit their writings and other designs.
The Crossroad to Dreams - Fan art and fanfiction from series such as Inuyasha and Ranma 1/2.
dmoz.org /Arts/Animation/Anime/Fandom/Fan_Works   (1410 words)

 CJAS Newsletter Archives -- "Fan Service" in Anime   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Such shots are called "fan service." Although I don't know where the term was first coined, Gainax (of Evangelion, Gunbuster, and Nadia fame) is well known for sprinkling such shots into their works.
Fan service is often used by studios as comic relief or parody.
Anime like Magical Girl Pretty Sami, which we are showing today, can almost be considered an entire work of fan service, derived from the fan response generated from the character in the Mihoshi Special.
www.cjas.org /~echen/articles/spring96/05_04c.html   (281 words)

 Amazon.com: The Fan: DVD: Tony Scott,Robert De Niro,Wesley Snipes,Ellen Barkin,John Leguizamo,Benicio Del Toro,Patti ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In "The Fan" there's more at stake then the pennant for $40 million dollar centerfielder Bobby Rayburn(Wesley Snipes).One swing of the bat could cost him everything that is precious to him.
He is a poor role model to his young son, he has a major problem with his people skills, and he is about to lose his job at the company that was founded by his own father.
The Fan has got to be one of the weirdest movies I have ever seen in my whole life.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0800141822?v=glance   (2261 words)

 Freshwater Action Network
FAN-Central America was formed in February 2003 by a group of civil society organisations from the region.
FAN co-organised 2 meetings in South Asia at the beginning of 2005
FAN currently has over 400 Members and over 40 Associate Members from all over the world.
www.freshwateraction.net   (351 words)

 Thermaltake A2018 120mm 1 Ball, 1 Sleeve Blue LED Light Case Cooling Fan - Retail at Newegg.com
Pros: For the volume of air this moves and the noise level, this seems to be the best fan there is. Also comes with-3pin, 4pin,manual speed control,and auto speed control w/temp senc.
Other Thoughts: When looking at fans look at cmfs and db and you will see this one is the best.
Temperature control: Fan speed varies according to the temp detected by the sensor
www.newegg.com /Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16811999122   (560 words)

 Fan Manufacturer Directory - Fan Manufacturers, Fan Factories, Fan Suppliers, China Fans
Start here to find manufacturers and exporters of Fans, Electric Fans from China and around the world.
"Alibaba Fan" connects you directly to prequalified Fan manufacturers and exporters from China and around the world.
If you are a supplier, factory, manufacturing company or exporter, and want to have more international Buyers, Join Alibaba now to become a Gold Supplier (for Chinese suppliers), or a TrustPass® Member (for suppliers outside mainland China), and have the opportunity to be included here in the featured supplier list!
hotproducts.alibaba.com /manufacturers-exporters/Fan.html   (327 words)

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