[DWJ] knowing other fans

Farah Mendlesohn farah.sf at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 11:43:21 EST 2009

2009/1/28 <devra at aol.com>

> <<Oh, Farah, be fair: there are scads of fandom whom I know only by name,
> face, address, dietary requirements and whether they are allergic to
> feather-pillows (well, I did do hotel liaison for about eight years); there
> are also at least three that I actively *don't* know, don't want to know
> and firmly intend never to get to know or recognise if I see them...  :-)
> Minnow>>
> I'm impressed. I used to know a lot of the people in STAR TREK fandom, but
> now
>  I probably wouldn't know most of them. And the people who buy books from
> me I
> know (more or less) as 'Oh, this one is a costumer' and 'This one is a
> cookbook
> buyer." Lord knows I don't remember the names, let alone the allergies...
> Devra

I' m more likely to remember them by their discussion interests. Minnow
tends to do hotel, I tend to do programme :-)


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