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Unread 05-16-2013, 07:19 AM   #1
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Police called as Star Wars and Doctor Who fans clash at sci-fi con

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk...n-8618529.html

"The row follows a long-running dispute between the two groups and the hosts had reportedly warned the rival Norwich Sci-Fi Club to stay away from the event after a number of comments were posted on Facebook. "

Can't we all just get along?
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Unread 05-16-2013, 09:12 AM   #2
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PFFFFFFT AHAHAHA.

"The two rival groups were spoken to and advised to keep out of each other's way."

This sounds like my job.

Except I would of been more pissed because now I have to write this incident in my report, THANKS YA JERK NERDS.

I also imagine a bunch of people with glow sticks waving them at people pointing fancy pens at them.
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Unread 05-16-2013, 09:18 AM   #3
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http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk...n-8618529.html

"The row follows a long-running dispute between the two groups and the hosts had reportedly warned the rival Norwich Sci-Fi Club to stay away from the event after a number of comments were posted on Facebook. "

Can't we all just get along?
HAH NERD!

Also the comments are GOLD:

"Everyone in fandom knows... Dr Who is for homosexuals, Star Wars is for fatties.

But fat homosexuals? They're Bronies."

Glad to see stupidity amongst nerds isn't limited to the States.
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Unread 05-16-2013, 12:45 PM   #4
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Makes me glad my own local con's not a douche magnet like this. Nerd rage sucks
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Unread 05-16-2013, 12:48 PM   #5
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Where's the story here? An argument broke out at a convention, someone called the police and nothing got physical.

If anything, I'm surprised it wasn't treated as a crank call.
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Unread 05-16-2013, 04:34 PM   #6
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Where's the story here? An argument broke out at a convention, someone called the police and nothing got physical.
News outlets routinely seek something to write --- this isn't very noteworthy. Maybe the "nobody got physical" thing.

Which speaks better than most of loud bar nights around where I live.
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Unread 05-19-2013, 07:14 AM   #7
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My brother's a student there and he's a fan of both. When I questioned him whether he was there or not, he said "I wish."
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Unread 05-20-2013, 03:30 AM   #8
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Bros, you are both practically science fantasy these days kiss and make up/out.
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Star wars and Dr. Who fans are at it now?
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Unread 06-03-2013, 08:53 PM   #10
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The fans are stupid. :l
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Unread 06-03-2013, 09:06 PM   #11
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Fans are usually quite cool in my experience. Yes.
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Unread 06-05-2013, 03:29 PM   #14
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This...this saddens me.
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