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  Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Fan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Fans find home base: Some developers are betting that school spirit will move alumni, other supporters to look for housing close to campus, sporting events.
Nothing goes Florida's way: Orlando Hudson's controversial 'homer,' which the Marlins contend was fan interference, was just part of the Diamondbacks' assault.
A local fan (L) reaches around the barrier to take a photo of...
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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)   (1735 words)

 Fan (aficionado)
The term fan characterises one who has an intense, occasionally overwhelming and often irrational/uncritical admiration or like of a person, work of art, idea, or trend.
Fans collectively may, especially if expressing interest in some organised or consistent manner, coalesce into fandom, or be known as a fanbase[?], particularly when they are fans of music groups.
In a few cases, fans may become so obsessed with the (presumably human) objects of their infatuation that they become stalkers.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/fa/Fanatic.html   (95 words)

 Fan convention: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
An autograph is a document written entirely in the handwriting of its author, as opposed to a typeset document or one transcribed by an amanuensis or a copyist...
Fans may also speak in fictional language[Click link for more facts about this topic]s relevant to the theme of the convention.
Fan art or fanart is a type of artwork that is based on a person or item that the artist did not create....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/f/fa/fan_convention.htm   (1162 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
Japanese war fan, an object used in Japanese feudal warfare, also used in martial arts
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fan   (158 words)

 Fandom - TheBestLinks.com - Author, Fan fiction, Fashion, Hobby, ...
Fans typically are interested in even minor details of the object of their fandom; this is what differentiates them from those with only casual interest.
The term "fandom" is particularly associated with fans of the science fiction and fantasy genres.
Many fans also write fan fiction, stories based around the universe and characters of their chosen fandom.
www.thebestlinks.com /Fandom.html   (193 words)

 Fan (aficionado) - Game Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
In trendy speech, fans may coalesce collectively into fandom and even become known as a "fanbase".
Obsessive nerdy fans may classify as anoraks in British English.
When fans write fan mail to the objects of their fanaticism, they expect a positive response; this can create considerable burdens for celebrities, who may react by fostering commercial fan clubs for admirers.
www.games.bestdownload.biz /encyclopedia/index.php?title=Fan_(aficionado)   (356 words)

Fan discourse contains multitudes of acceptable dicourses, and the ratio of analysis to squee (or whatever) is determined by context and the individual fan.
Fan communities have various mechanisms for something like mutual accountability -- in theory, you can be banned or kicked out or shunned, or at least mocked and taken down a peg.
There are also doubtless fan fic writers out there now who’ll treat it like life and death, live for the reactions of their readers, and remain content to entertain them.
community.livejournal.com /fandebate/2726.html?format=light   (12682 words)

 fan - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Fan (machine), power-driven device that produces a flow of air or gas.
Mechanical fans move air and gases through ventilating systems, force air...
admirer, enthusiast, aficionado, aficionada, follower, devotee, supporter, buff, addict, fanatic, groupie
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 Dictionary.com/Word of the Day Archive/aficionado
An aficionado of Chinese food, Diffie was also known for carrying around a pair of elegant chopsticks, much the way a serious billiard player totes his favorite cue.
Aficionados of spy fiction may find the plot by itself enough to keep them reading -- the book is certainly never boring.
For one thing, they listened to classical records together; Sagan was a real aficionado of the musical masters.
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 SportsFan Magazine -- Celebrating the Life and Times of America's Sports Fans
He believes that fans have a vested interest in the sports they follow and should demand a voice when it comes to "integrity of the game" issues.
JOE FAN is the name of the strip, and it appeals to the man who is able to laugh at himself, and the woman who has been laughing at him all along.
Somehow, a neighbor who was a fanatical fan of the American football club, The Washington Redskins, force fed him NFL football back in the 1980s when he was young and impressionable.
www.sportsfanmagazine.com /sfm/columnists.html   (880 words)

 Install a Ceiling Fan and Light: Introduction
And you can enjoy a fan all year long as it creates a welcome breeze in the summer and circulates warm air in the winter.
Ceiling fans (technically called “paddle fans”) used to be frustrating to install, to say the least.
Since most fan installations are retrofits into existing electrical boxes, there’s usually a single electrical cable connecting the fixture to a single wall switch.
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 fan - Wiktionary
A hand-held device consisting of concertinaed material, or slats of material, gathered together at one end, that may be opened out into the shape of a sector of a circle and waved back and forth in order to move air towards oneself and cool oneself.
Polish: wachlować (with a hand-held fan), wentylować, dmuchać
An admirer or aficionado, especially of a sport or performer; someone who is fond of something or someone; an admirer
en.wiktionary.org /wiki/fan   (356 words)

 Fan (aficionado) -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The difference between a fan and a fanatic is that while both have an overwhelming liking or interest in a given subject, behaviour of a fanatic will be viewed as violating prevailing social norms, while that of a fan will not violate those norms (although is usually considered unusual).(ThorneandBruner 2006)
Fanboys are often experts on minor details regarding their hobbies, and they take these details extremely seriously.
When a game is finally released, the graphic whore is usually one of the first to purchase the game.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Fan_(aficionado)   (1578 words)

 Cooling 101 - Half-Life Fallout Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Larger, 120mm fans often have lower RPMs (revolutions per minute) than smaller, 80mm fans, and because of this are often a lot quieter.
The amount of air a fan is capable of 'moving' is referred to as its' CFM (cubic feet per minute) value.
As shown earlier, larger fan sizes tend to move a larger volume of air at a lower RPM and dB value.
www.hlfallout.net /forums/index.php?showtopic=39955   (2458 words)

 Heirloom Humidors - Sale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The Aficionado Cigar Chest is a large and luxurious humidor designed to hold approximately 300 of your favorite cigars.
The humidifier constantly measures the humidity and uses a quiet, electric fan to filter and circulate the air to a perfect 70% relative humidity.
Also included with the Aficionado is an accessory drawer for your lighter, cutter and punch.
www.heirloomhumidors.com /sale.html   (341 words)

 AB, GE & Mikemenn
Although Food Network and the producers of the "Good Eats" series are pleased by the enthusiasm of the show's fans, your particular site incorporates substantial amounts of protected intellectual property owned by Food Network.
Unfortunately, this occasionally means that the network must enforce its rights against loyal fans, such as yourself.
Per your request to "remove any text and other material" on my web site, Good Eats Fan Page , that was "taken directly from Food Network's Internet site", I have removed all text, photographs, promotional material, biographical and background information material from my web pages.
www.goodeatsfanpage.com /Mikemenn/ABGEMikemenn.htm   (531 words)

 AVC Sunflower inquiry - ABXZone.com Forums
Just to be sure the fan header isn't the problem, I've retest the fan header with another HSF and it definitely functions correctly.
I bought the fan at a local computer show today and it will be tough to track down a seller who doesn't have store front.
I moded the AVC with an Amuzuma fan adapter, that made it possible to install a 92mm low noise Panaflo on it.
www.abxzone.com /forums/showthread.php?t=16125   (1169 words)

 aficionado - Synonyms from Thesaurus.com
aficionado, buff, devotee, enthusiast, fan, fanatic, fiend, follower, habitué, hound*, junkie*, nut, practitioner, zealot
aficionado, connoisseur, connoisseur of food, connoisseur of wine, enthusiast, epicure, epicurean, gastronome, gastronomist, gourmand, gourmet, refined palate, social person
Pollyanna, addict, admirer, aficionado, believer, buff, bug*, bum*, crackpot, crazy, devotee, eccentric, fan, fanatic, fiend, follower, freak, gate, habitué, lover, maniac, monomaniac, nut*, optimist, participant, partisan, rooter, supporter, votary, worshiper, zealot
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 Cigar Aficionado | Web Features | Camacho Cigar Bar Opens at Comerica Park
Given the turnout of enthusiastic Motor City cigar smokers at the grand opening of the bar and lounge on June 23, Tigers fans are becoming Camacho fans, too.
The Camacho Cigar Bar is located on the Club Level of Comerica Park along the first-base side and is open to luxury suite owners and guests, and to any fan sitting on the Club Level or in the Tiger Den area.
Fans enjoying a smoke and a drink in comfort at the park.
www.cigaraficionado.com /Cigar/CA_Features/CA_Feature_Basic_Template/0,2344,1535,00.html   (603 words)

 Fans that beat the heat. - By Doree Shafrir - Slate Magazine
Ultimately, you want a fan that keeps you cool, so fans were ranked on a 20-point scale for coolness and a 10-point scale for design and noise.
So, unless you're a fan aficionado, or you're yearning for a vintage-looking accessory for your living room, this expense is probably too big to justify.
This fan, available from Restoration Hardware, has a classic, streamlined design and features lots of extras: You can adjust the height as well as the fan's angle, and it rotates.
www.slate.com /id/2147392   (1507 words)

 Cigar Aficionado | Archives | Sports: Cuban Baseball
The fan throws it back on the field, and it is returned to the umpire to be put back into play.
Baseball was in Cuba's blood by that time, and the fans were very familiar with the American ballplayers, having followed their seasonal exploits closely in the newspapers.
If, at the end of the brief season, their team was victorious, the fans would include in their celebration a funeral for the opposition club, complete with draped casket, funereal music, and a procession to the cemetery where the losing team would be laid to rest.
www.winespectator.com /Cigar/CA_Archives/CA_Show_Article_Print/0,2812,826,00.html   (3980 words)

 The Ultimate Fen - American History Information Guide and Reference
Fen is an invented alternate plural of fan, and is used by science fiction, fantasy, and anime enthusiasts to distinguish themselves from "fans" such as football fans, originating by analogy to "men" being the plural of "man".
FEN is an acronym for the Far East Network, a former name for those AFN radio and television stations in Japan, Korea and other parts of East Asia.
Also, it was the name of a magazine for Japanese fans of the Far East Network.
www.historymania.com /american_history/Fen   (235 words)

 Search: fans
Big Ass Fans is a manufacturer of large Ceiling Fans.
A fan is a device used to induce airflow and generally made from broad, flat surfaces which revolve or oscillate.
Ceiling Fans by Monte Carlo Fan Co. Monte Carlo Fans are available in 23 designer and plated...
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 Cigar Aficionado | Web Features | It's Not a Tumor; It's a Chessboard Humidor
You might not know it, but the bodybuilding, Predator-slaying, Sarah Connor terminating Hollywood action star is a big fan of the strategic board game.
Franco Columbu, a fellow bodybuilder and actor, brainstormed with renowned humidor maker and chess aficionado Daniel Marshall to combine the game of chess with another of Arnold's favored pastimes, smoking fine cigars.
The commercial model doesn't have the image; however, cigar and chess aficionados can choose to customize their chessboard humidors with an engraved brassplate placed beneath the right corner square.
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 Hero fan films absent at this year's Comic-Con - Story @ Comics2Film.com
Rumors have spread over the past few weeks about a crack-down on fan films depicting intellectual property of DC Comics/Warner Bros. being screened at the upcoming Comic-Con International in San Diego.
Further, the proliferation of bootleg copies, sold on DVD or VHS directly to fans is in direct violation of Warner Bros. copyrights.
Another aspect that may have Warner Bros. concerned is that the buzz generated by fan films may detract from the presentation of their feature film projects.
www.comics2film.com /StoryFrame.php?f_id=8019&f_sec=16   (783 words)

The entire line of Emerson ceiling fans and accessories has been developed with an emphasis on quality, variety and style.With over 100 different fan models and endless accessory combinations, there is sure to be an Emerson fan perfectly suited to your decor.
We are convinced you will find no other product that equals the performance and value Vornado delivers." The original Vornado fans were built in Wichita, Kansas, in the 1940s and '50s by the O.A. Sutton Company, which has long-since retired.
In the mid 1980s, Michael C. Coup, a former physics instructor, aircraft systems analyst and fan aficionado, saw an unserved market in environmental comfort.
www.buildingtradesdir.com /html/fans_.html   (319 words)

 The Fans of Star Trek: Enterprise are in a Word...ENTERPRISING
With the input of savvy members and discussion amongst the full membership, the group ultimately settled on the fan driven initiative of advertising the show on their own to a key demographic — viewers between the ages of 18 to 25.
The fan organization raised funds in record time and now has plans in place to advertise on college campuses across the country.
ENTERPRISE appeals across the board whether you are a sci-fi fan, Trek aficionado, or simply a drama enthusiast who appreciates well-scripted shows, interesting characters, and actual plot lines that are exciting and well structured.
www.emediawire.com /releases/2004/10/emw166478.htm   (670 words)

 fan - OneLook Dictionary Search
Fan (m), fan, fan, fan, fan (de) : AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
Phrases that include fan: fan tan, fan out, fan vault, fan dance, fan tailed, more...
Words similar to fan: devotee, afficionado, buff, fang, fanlike, fanned, fanner, fanning, lover, rooter, winnow, adorer, aficionado, cooler, groupie, punkah, sports fan, strikeout, strike out, more...
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