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bharat4ever
11-08-2009, 02:25 AM
You know you're a fanboy/fangirl if...

...you have tattoos depicting your favorite brand of tech, or characters from a graphic novel. --Mark Sullivan, PC World

...you sleep in pajamas bearing your favorite [company's] logo. --Troy R. King (@pcrtech), via Twitter

...you've gone to a baseball game dressed up as one of your favorite Star Trek characters. --Nick Mediati, PC World

Fanboy Behavior and Habits
You know you're a fanboy/fangirl if...

...everybody else is just plain wrong. Those idiots. --Alan Stafford, via our Facebook page

...you drop counterarguments the way a firewall drops packets. --Carl Tessier, via Facebook

...you've taken multiple joyrides around Infinite Loop. --Ginny Mies, PC World

...you find yourself defending each and every App Store rejection. --Blair Hanley Frank, Macworld

...you've experienced feelings of sexual arousal during new product demonstrations. --Mark Sullivan, PC World

...you spend more time (including hours asleep) in your favorite gaming universe than in the universe of actual matter (and antimatter). --Steven Gray, PC World

...you check the Wikipedia page of your favorite product every couple of hours to ensure that no unfair, unsubstantiated, and deeply hurtful comments have been added to the entry and are now just sitting there unchallenged. --Steven Gray, PC World

Fanboys in Society
You know you're a fanboy/fangirl if...

...you refuse to reply to any your friends or loved ones' e-mails until they switch to Gmail. --Ginny Mies, PC World

...you think there's nothing weird about starting a Facebook page for your iPhone. --Mark Sullivan, PC World

...you have little difficulty working the terms "Linux distribution" or "pressure-sensitive touchpad" into "normal" conversation. --Mark Sullivan, PC World

Fanboy Worldview and Philosophy
You know you're a fanboy/fangirl if...




...you can quote your favorite company's "Official Press Release" the way a preacher quotes the New Testament. --Ed Albro, PC World

...you can't get over the fact that a Mac user (like me) can get a job at a publication called PC World. --Nick Mediati, PC World

...every story written by professional journalists who don't think like you are totally "teh biased", "on the take" or "in the back pocket of [Insert your least favorite company here]." --Darren Gladstone, PC World

...you feel utter contempt not only for Mac and Windows users, but for users of any Linux distribution other than your own. --Steven Gray, PC World

...you believe that the world is divided into a force for good, as embodied in Steve (Ballmer or Jobs), and a force for evil, as embodied in Steve (Jobs or Ballmer). --Steven Gray, PC World

...you can't get over the fact that they're just computers. --David Murphy, PC World

trediddy
11-08-2009, 03:49 AM
true lol

Sauberbmw
11-08-2009, 04:08 AM
haha this reminds me of a game we played on a forum once.

bharat4ever
11-08-2009, 07:26 AM
waht was the game about?

m0tl3sl4y3r
11-08-2009, 05:10 PM
that is so true

Sauberbmw
11-08-2009, 10:27 PM
the game was like you choose a topic then you make a "you know you are a fanboy if.." statement..

Ill start.
Topic: Gran Turismo
you know your a fanboy when you get mad for missing the Apex

Dustin S.
12-08-2009, 02:43 AM
Halo
you know your a fanboy if you get mad when someone says "halo isnt anything special."

Sauberbmw
12-08-2009, 03:08 AM
Mortal Kombat
When you knock out someone and yell "FATALITY"

trediddy
12-08-2009, 03:08 AM
Xbox360
you know your a fanboy if you say everything about ps3 is wack

vice versa

Dustin S.
12-08-2009, 03:47 PM
Forums
your a fanboy if your name is trediddy, nuff said (only joking with you lol)

trediddy
12-08-2009, 03:55 PM
haha lolz

Movies

You know ur a fanboy if you know almost every line of the movie lolz

EDIT: or an episode of a show

iiiSAYRISiii
12-08-2009, 05:47 PM
Nice Thread.

m0tl3sl4y3r
12-08-2009, 05:59 PM
Xbox360
you know your a fanboy if you say everything about ps3 is wack

vice versa

I know, eh, I find fanboys who don't see the good in the other system pretty bad

Halo
you know your a fanboy if you get mad when someone says "halo isnt anything special."

I know, eh