The Urban Dictionary defines "fandom" as: "The community that surrounds a tv show/movie/book etc. Fanfiction writers, artists, poets, and cosplayers are all members of that fandom. Fandoms often consist of message boards, livejournal communities, and people."
As I see it, there are three main groups of fandomers: casual participants, analysts, and content creators. The lines between these three aren't too hard to cross, and I'm not saying any one of these three is better than another. But I will say this; I really appreciate a good fan work. Be it a fanfiction, animation, webcomic, song or what have you, if it clearly took some effort and becomes a big deal, 9 times out of 10 I will enjoy it. Unfortunately, the Fossil Fighters Fandom doesn'…Read more >
Halloween is coming up, folks. I'm thinking it'd be nice to give the wiki a little... seasonal touch. So, let's have a little contest to see see who can come up with the best Halloween theme for this wiki.
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If you've been on DeviantArt searching for Fossil Fighters stuff, you've likely seen ShayminMarx. She's a fellow Fossil Fighter, famous for a fanfic of great length. Back in October, she announced plans to make an audio version of the fic- plans that I just found today. *sheepish*. Anyways, from the looks of the comments she's still interested in making it, but lacks the voice actors for it. I think it sounds like a great idea, and I would welcome support from my fellow Wikians. (Dibs on Rockin' Billy if this goes anywhere).
Here's her official DeviantArt journal... post... thingy.
And a youtube video she made on the subject:
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As you are likely aware, the internet is (sadly) not a guaranteed safe place. That goes for this site, too. With this in mind, I'd like to take a moment to specify the kinds of personal information that you may or may not be asked to share.
By this, we mean Time Zone. This is used to get an idea of when you are likely to be on for Chat RSVP, project collaborations, etc. More to come on location, as it is an important topic.
You have the right to decline to answer if you would rather not. The only reasons we would ask for this are for referring to you in the third person when you aren't around, and/or as a very basic idea of chat conversation topics. But again, if it bothers you, don't answer. It's no skin off my nose.
Be careful with this, as …
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So, I guess Wikia is having a spook-tacular contest for the best halloween-themed wiki (that stays true to its main topic). I think it sounds like fun! We could set up the home page with Zonga and the Zombies, having them square-off with Don and the Boneys... tying it all together with a darker brown, black, and/or purple background. Full contest rules can be viewed here:
I need support on this, as only a d m i n (s) can control the theme... *sigh*.
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