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  • the fan

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    C reature comforts have always been a need or want debate. One creature comfort that man has used is the fan. Fans started out simple from hand fans into overhead tapestries or carpets through the use of pulleys to create drafts operated by servants. As technology advanced, the need for a more efficient method to circulate air to control the temperature in any given structure became a demand. One example of an early attempt for ventilation was by Dr. John Théophile Desaguliers, toying with the idea

  • Fan Violence

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    Sports fans must have certain rules and regulations against them in order to maintain violence outbreaks during games. For the past decade, fan violence has gotten more and more out of control. There should be certain limits for fans so that violence can be prevented during games. The route of fan behavior comes from many different things, all of which can escalate into very serious situations during games. That’s when it can get very dangerous for the fans and even for the players. There are lots

  • Categories of Sports Fans

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    but was unable to score. However, the most amazing part wasn’t the game itself; it was the fans. The was an assortment of Most of the fans in the sports world fall into the category of the die-hard fan, the bandwagon/ fair-weather fan, and the casual fan. The camera pans overhead at the sea of maroon and silver to find a diverse field of spectators. Then as the camera zooms in, screaming and crazed fans capture the attention of the viewing audience. Men and women in a variety of ages are clapping

  • Fan Fact or Fan Fiction?

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    same concept holds true with fan fiction. Fan fiction is a story written by a fan of a book, movie, comic, or television show depicting a mixture of characters, plotlines and settings that appear in the original work. Like folklore, fan fiction follows a basic storyline with concrete elements while reflecting the beliefs of the person telling the story (Schaffner 616). While the two share many similarities such as strong educational implications, the difference between fan fiction and its ancient predecessor

  • Analysis Of One Direction Fans

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    Direction fans. Every famous musical artist or group always has a following of fans, that following of fans is what keeps these artists popular in the industry. Everyone knows that the more fans an artist has, the more successful they are. When the band One Direction was formed on The X Factor, a reality television music competition, it was the start of something big. Compared to the likes of a modern day ‘Beatlemania’, One Direction have taken the world by storm. And so have their fans. With the

  • The Three Classification Groups of Sport Fans

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    Sport fans, sometimes also called sport devotees, followers, or supporters, are persons who are enthusiastically devoted to a particular athlete, team or sport. They may show their enthusiasm by often attending sporting events or watch on television, being members of a fan club, follow sport news through newspapers, online websites, and creating fanzines. Their disposition is often such that they will experience a game or event by living through their favored players or teams. These behaviors manifest

  • Free Definition Essays - A Baseball Fan

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    A Baseball Fan What is a baseball fan? The word "fan" is an abbreviation of the word "fanatic," meaning "insane." In the case of baseball fans, the term is very appropriate. They behave insanely, they are insane about baseball trivia, and they are insanely loyal. Certainly the behavior of baseball fans is insane. They wear their official team t-shirts and warm-up jackets to the mall, the store, the classroom, and, if they can get away with it, to work. Then, whenever the team offers

  • Attracting More Fans to College Games

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    Attracting More Fans to College Games Where are the fans? That is the most commonly asked question at a University football game. During the past few years at University football games, the university has been lacking with their football fans. How come nobody comes to the games? At most universities, football season is the largest season of the year. People spend hundreds of dollars on season tickets and go out of their way to attend the games. What can the university do to attract more fans to their

  • The Matrix – Over-Zealous Fans and Hero Worship

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    The Matrix – Over-Zealous Fans and Hero Worship There are too many zealous fanzines on the web devoted to The Matrix and its sequels, and these are not fan sites that dissect CGI or allow you to download doctored photos of Keanu Reeves. Such obvious surface obsessions are no longer the norm. Instead, these new sites cater to a much more frightening fantasy. They foretell of the "depth" within The Matrix: the great religious teachings, the deep philosophies, the hidden Christ elements. And

  • Fan Fiction Essay

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    Although fan fiction has always been created by fans of numerous works it was not always called “fan fiction.” However, only until the 1920s did fanfiction become “fan fiction,” meaning that all the previous fan written stories were considered literature. The stories began popping up on the pages of fanzines. Fanzines are fan made magazines. Fanzines were created and maintained by and for the fans. Many people wanted to see new stories with their favorite characters of novels. They circulated through

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