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27th Aug '16 3:07:14 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''TheLifeOfNobTMouse'' features a meta example where series writer/artist Zoe Robinson originally made ''The Life Of Nob T Mouse'' as a fanfiction comic for ''The Blobland Band'', before meeting the franchise's creator, Hubert Schlongson, and winning ownership off him in a game of poker.

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* ''TheLifeOfNobTMouse'' ''Webcomic/TheLifeOfNobTMouse'' features a meta example where series writer/artist Zoe Robinson originally made ''The Life Of Nob T Mouse'' as a fanfiction comic for ''The Blobland Band'', before meeting the franchise's creator, Hubert Schlongson, and winning ownership off him in a game of poker.
22nd Aug '16 10:58:01 PM Anddrix
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* Creator/LilyCollins was a big fan of ''Literature/TheMortalInstruments'' books and made several calls as soon as she heard [[Film/TheMortalInstrumentsCityOfBones a movie]] was being made to get an audition for Clary.
21st Aug '16 12:16:05 PM nombretomado
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* As a kid, John Kassir read and collected ''[[ECComics Tales From The Crypt]]'' comics, which became one of his all-time favorites. Years later after becoming a professional actor, Kassir was called in to audition for and then cast to voice [[TalesFromTheCrypt the Crypt Keeper himself]].

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* As a kid, John Kassir read and collected ''[[ECComics ''[[Creator/ECComics Tales From The Crypt]]'' comics, which became one of his all-time favorites. Years later after becoming a professional actor, Kassir was called in to audition for and then cast to voice [[TalesFromTheCrypt the Crypt Keeper himself]].
20th Aug '16 5:02:18 PM bradlienadine
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* One half of The San Francisco Giants play by play announcers, Dave Flemming, grew up listening to Jon Miller when he did broadcasting for the Baltimore Orioles. If that not enough The other half of the Giants Play by play is Jon Miller Himself.

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* One half of The San Francisco Giants play by play announcers, Dave Flemming, Flemming grew up listening to Jon Miller when he did broadcasting for the Baltimore Orioles. If that not enough The other half He is currently one of the play-by-play announcers for the San Francisco Giants Play by play and his usual partner when broadcasting is none other than Jon Miller Himself.himself.
** Jon Miller grew up idolizing announcers like Russ Hodges and Vin Scully and pretending to "call" the simulated baseball games he played on Strat-o-matic as a kid.



* Brandon Crawford was born and raised in the Bay Area of California and was a huge fan of the San Francisco Giants. His family had season tickets to Giants games and even purchased a commemorative brick outside the Giants' stadium, AT&T Park. He now plays as shortstop for the Giants and has won two World Series with the club, not to mention a Silver Slugger and Gold Glove to boot.



* Jon Miller, radio announcer for the San Francisco Giants and former longtime voice of ESPN's ''Sunday Night Baseball'', grew up idolizing announcers like Russ Hodges and Vin Scully and pretending to "call" the simulated baseball games he played on Strat-o-matic as a kid.
16th Aug '16 6:00:01 PM AcePedro
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*Jon Bailey (a.k.a. the {{WebVideo/Honest Trailers}} voice) is a lifelong {{Franchise/Transformers}} fan. In fact, it was {{Creator/Peter Cullen}}ís work in the [[{{WesternAnimation/TheTransformers}} original cartoon]] that inspired him to pursue a carreer as a voice actor. In 2016, he finally got the chance of working for Hasbro, and voiced none other than Optimus Prime himself in the [[{{WebAnimation/TheTransformersCombiner Wars}} Combiner Wars]] web series.
5th Aug '16 5:20:55 PM WolfThunder
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** And to cap it all off, series writer Gen Urobuchi has admitted to drawing influence from ''Series/KamenRiderBlack'' and... you guessed it... ''Series/KamenRiderRyuki''. Seems a fondness for Ryuki is a common trait in the cast and crew of Kamen Rider Gaim.

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** And to cap it all off, series writer Gen Urobuchi has admitted to drawing influence from ''Series/KamenRiderBlack'' and... and, you guessed it... it, ''Series/KamenRiderRyuki''. Seems a fondness for Ryuki is a common trait in the cast and crew of Kamen Rider Gaim.
4th Aug '16 5:12:13 AM erforce
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** Beth Elderkin was also a fan of Doug's, and pitched a clipless review of ''Film/PhantomOfTheOpera'' to him, the crossover taking six months to complete.

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** Beth Elderkin was also a fan of Doug's, and pitched a clipless review of ''Film/PhantomOfTheOpera'' ''Film/ThePhantomOfTheOpera2004'' to him, the crossover taking six months to complete.
31st Jul '16 6:51:53 PM ultimomant
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** Established fandubbers Kira Buckland and Brittany Lauda got to voice match the characters they often fan-voiced in the [[https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/my-little-pony-power-ponies/id893619699 Power Ponies]] app.

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** Established fandubbers Kira Buckland Creator/KiraBuckland and Brittany Lauda got to voice match the characters they often fan-voiced in the [[https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/my-little-pony-power-ponies/id893619699 Power Ponies]] app.



** Creator/PattonOswalt became a fan of the show after watching it with his daughter and later landed the role of Quibble Pants in the episode "Stranger Than Fan Fiction".



* Keith Scott was an enthusiast of Jay Ward cartoons and wrote a book about the history of ''RockyAndBullwinkle''. He eventually became the voice of Bullwinkle in the LiveActionAdaptation.
** RobertDeNiro was a fan of the show and not only did he get to play Fearless Leader, but he also co-produced the film.

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* Keith Scott was an enthusiast of Jay Ward cartoons and wrote a book about the history of ''RockyAndBullwinkle''.''WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle''. He eventually became the voice of Bullwinkle in the LiveActionAdaptation.
** RobertDeNiro Creator/RobertDeNiro was a fan of the show and not only did he get to play Fearless Leader, but he also co-produced the film.



* Creator/PendletonWard was a huge fan of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' growing up. He even had his mom drive him to Matt Groening's house to get advice on how to create a great animated TV show. Lo and behold, he got a job storyboarding on ''TheMarvelousMisadventuresOfFlapjack'' after graduating from Cal Arts and from there, creating ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime''.

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* Creator/PendletonWard was a huge fan of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' growing up. He even had his mom drive him to Matt Groening's house to get advice on how to create a great animated TV show. Lo and behold, he got a job storyboarding on ''TheMarvelousMisadventuresOfFlapjack'' ''WesternAnimation/TheMarvelousMisadventuresOfFlapjack'' after graduating from Cal Arts and from there, creating ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime''.
31st Jul '16 1:31:15 PM nombretomado
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* Its Just Some Random Guy is known on Website/YouTube for his ''WebVideo/ImAMarvelAndImADC'' videos that use {{Marvel|Comics}} and {{DC|Comics}} action figures to parody spots comparing Marvel and DC movies in the style of the "I'm a Mac, I'm a PC" ads. While not hired by Marvel or DC, he was hired by New York Comic Con to do bits in the style of his videos, which were approved by Marvel.

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* Its Just Some Random Guy is known on Website/YouTube for his ''WebVideo/ImAMarvelAndImADC'' videos that use {{Marvel|Comics}} and {{DC|Comics}} Creator/{{DC|Comics}} action figures to parody spots comparing Marvel and DC movies in the style of the "I'm a Mac, I'm a PC" ads. While not hired by Marvel or DC, he was hired by New York Comic Con to do bits in the style of his videos, which were approved by Marvel.
31st Jul '16 1:29:10 PM nombretomado
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* Stephen De Stefano was originally just a mega-fan from Queens who would send lots of long letters and drawings to DCComics. All the mail attracted the eye of Bob "The Answer Man" Rozakis and the two struck up a friendship. Before long, Stephen was a summer intern at DC and some of his characters started showing up in comics. A few years later, he and Bob co-created 'Mazing Man. Since then, he's done comics and tv storyboards for several companies.

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* Stephen De Stefano was originally just a mega-fan from Queens who would send lots of long letters and drawings to DCComics.Creator/DCComics. All the mail attracted the eye of Bob "The Answer Man" Rozakis and the two struck up a friendship. Before long, Stephen was a summer intern at DC and some of his characters started showing up in comics. A few years later, he and Bob co-created 'Mazing Man. Since then, he's done comics and tv storyboards for several companies.
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