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Fanboys of iOS Games Discussion

View Poll Results: Do you like the word "Fanboy"?
Yes 2 10.00%
No 5 25.00%
I dont care... 13 65.00%
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05-22-2011, 05:20 PM
#1
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Fanboys of iOS Games Discussion

What do we (TouchArcadians) think about fanboys of iOS games? I personally think that some people misunderstand the meaning of a "fanboy". People say that people who like a certain game is a fanboy. I hate people who try to defend or justify themselves by arguing about games and including the word fanboys in their argument. Overall, I just hate the word "fanboy"!
This will be a discussion of what you think about fanboys!

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Last edited by Jdragoon19; 05-22-2011 at 05:24 PM.
05-22-2011, 05:27 PM
#2
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Eh. I think it's annoying. "Xbox fanboy". "apple fanboy". nintendo fanboy". Yeah yeah yeah, whatever. people act as if you can't like anything. but whatever. Trolls will be trolls.
05-22-2011, 05:30 PM
#3
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Originally Posted by crex View Post
Eh. I think it's annoying. "Xbox fanboy". "apple fanboy". nintendo fanboy". Yeah yeah yeah, whatever. people act as if you can't like anything. but whatever. Trolls will be trolls.
Ya the reason I hate the word is cuz ppl use it in a negative way!

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05-22-2011, 08:21 PM
#4
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jdragoon19 View Post
Ya the reason I hate the word is cuz ppl use it in a negative way!
You're a fanboy.

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05-22-2011, 09:43 PM
#5
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It's supposed to be negative. Let's head to Urban Dictionary for the lowdown:

Quote:
A passionate fan of various elements of geek culture (e.g. sci-fi, comics, Star Wars, video games, anime, hobbits, Magic: the Gathering, etc.), but who lets his passion override social graces.

A person who is completely loyal to a game or company reguardless of if they suck or not.

An arrogant person who goes into an outburst every time something he likes is questioned.

A person who loves something without question.
If you're looking for the positive version of the word, it's "fan". The word fanboy definitely gets thrown around too much, but it's a perfectly good descriptor when used properly.

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