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3rd Nov '16 9:17:03 PM nombretomado
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* Several members of Website/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses are big fans of ''Series/RedDwarf'' - Linkara and Spoony frequently reference the show in their videos, Creator/DougWalker cites it as his favorite live-action show, and fourth-favorite television show overall (behind ''HomeMovies'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Daria}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'') and Rob Walker has stated that Santa Christ was inspired by Ace Rimmer.

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* Several members of Website/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses are big fans of ''Series/RedDwarf'' - Linkara and Spoony frequently reference the show in their videos, Creator/DougWalker cites it as his favorite live-action show, and fourth-favorite television show overall (behind ''HomeMovies'', ''WesternAnimation/HomeMovies'', ''WesternAnimation/{{Daria}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'') and Rob Walker has stated that Santa Christ was inspired by Ace Rimmer.
24th Oct '16 3:34:26 PM nombretomado
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** When the ''VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends'' subreddit's rallying threatened to upend the status quo in the 2013 [[GameFAQs GameFAQs]] Character Battle, the regulars on the contest board went to insane lengths trying to find ways to counterrally, eventually trying to appeal to famous people to help. [[https://twitter.com/DavidBHayter/status/379120492176621568 David answered the call]] [[https://twitter.com/DavidBHayter/status/379122279528931328 in spectacular fashion.]]

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** When the ''VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends'' subreddit's rallying threatened to upend the status quo in the 2013 [[GameFAQs GameFAQs]] Website/GameFAQs Character Battle, the regulars on the contest board went to insane lengths trying to find ways to counterrally, eventually trying to appeal to famous people to help. [[https://twitter.com/DavidBHayter/status/379120492176621568 David answered the call]] [[https://twitter.com/DavidBHayter/status/379122279528931328 in spectacular fashion.]]
17th Oct '16 4:27:22 PM ergeis
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* Creator/YasumiMatsuno is a huge fan of Music/Queen and Franchise/StarWars. Recently as of 2009, he became a fan of Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire.

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* Creator/YasumiMatsuno is a huge fan of Music/Queen [[Music/Queen]] and Franchise/StarWars. Recently as of 2009, he became a fan of Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire.
17th Oct '16 4:26:36 PM ergeis
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* Creator/YasumiMatsuno is a huge fan of Music/Queen and Franchise/StarWars. Recently as of 2009, he became a fan of Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire.
15th Oct '16 7:56:00 PM nombretomado
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* Billionaire {{Facebook}} founder Mark Zuckerberg is reputedly a geek who learns Chinese by himself[[note]]It also helps that his wife is Chinese[[/note]], owns and drives a [=VW=] Golf [=GTi=].

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* Billionaire {{Facebook}} Website/{{Facebook}} founder Mark Zuckerberg is reputedly a geek who learns Chinese by himself[[note]]It also helps that his wife is Chinese[[/note]], owns and drives a [=VW=] Golf [=GTi=].
14th Oct '16 8:08:24 PM falcon2484
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** Unsurprisingly, Dahmer was also a horror movie nerd; his favorite film was ''Film/TheExorcistIII''.
12th Oct '16 4:06:15 AM KeithM
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** The New Horizons team that informally named features on Pluto and Charon, as well, as taking suggestions from the public, went to town with the naming: Pluto has regions named Cthulhu, Morgoth and Balrog as well as a canyon named Sun Wukong. Charon takes it to 11 since all the features there are named after fictional characters or places from science fiction: canyons named Macross, Tardis, Serenity and Nostromo; craters named Kirk, Sulu, Uhura, Spock, Riply, Skywalker, Vader, and Organa; and regions named Gallifrey and Vulcan.

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** The New Horizons team that informally named features on Pluto and Charon, as well, as taking suggestions from the public, went to town with the naming: Pluto has regions named Cthulhu, Morgoth and Balrog as well as a canyon named Sun Wukong. Charon takes it to 11 since all the features there are named after fictional characters or places from science fiction: canyons named Macross, Tardis, Serenity and Nostromo; craters named Kirk, Sulu, Uhura, Spock, Riply, Ripley, Skywalker, Vader, and Organa; and regions named Gallifrey and Vulcan.
12th Oct '16 4:05:22 AM KeithM
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** The New Horizons team that informally named features on Pluto and Charon, as well, as taking suggestions from the public, went to town with the naming: Pluto has regions named Cthulhu, Morgoth and Balrog as well as a canyon named Sun Wukong. Charon takes it to 11 since all the features there are named after fictional characters or places from science fiction: canyons named Macross, Tardis, Serenity and Nostromo; craters named Kirk, Sulu, Uhura, Spock, Riply, Skywalker, Vader, and Organa; and regions named Gallifrey and Vulcan.
12th Oct '16 3:55:29 AM KeithM
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* Scientists found a planet that orbited around two suns. They promptly named it [[Franchise/StarWars Tatooine]].
* An asteroid, once thought to have ~3% chance of [[EndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt hitting Earth]] in 2029, is named [[Series/StargateSG1 Apophis]]. Two of the scientists who discovered it admitted to being ''Stargate'' fans.

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* Upon discovery of a new planet, Kuiper Belt Object, or landform on a celestial body, before it gets named formally expect the discoverers to name it after something from science fiction or fantasy.
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Scientists found a planet that orbited around two suns. They promptly named it [[Franchise/StarWars Tatooine]].
* ** An asteroid, once thought to have ~3% chance of [[EndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt hitting Earth]] in 2029, is named [[Series/StargateSG1 Apophis]]. Two of the scientists who discovered it admitted to being ''Stargate'' fans.fans.
** When the dwarf planet now officially named Eris was discovered to also have a moon, it was immediately called [[Series/XenaWarriorPrincess Xena and the moon, Gabrielle]].
11th Oct '16 12:47:40 PM Crewx
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** Once admitted to uttering ''[[PreMortemOneLiner "It's High Noon..."]]'' into the voice chat during a game of ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'' to freak out his teammates. Mercer is, of course, the voice of [[TheGunslinger McCree]].
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