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How to Introduce Someone to Your Fandom

Hello, Wanderers. Sometimes, our friends aren’t fans of the same things we are. And that’s fine; everyone’s different, after all, and it would be boring if we all liked exactly the same thing. But sometimes, you just know that someone … Continue reading

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How to Know Where to Draw the Line

Hello, Wanderers! As we’ve probably said before at some point, it’s easy to get carried away in your fandom-related activities and forget that what you’re doing still needs to be bound by some societal conventions (and no, I don’t mean … Continue reading

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Pumpkins Scream in the Dead of Night: Halloween Tips

Yes, I know, opening with a quote from a song in The Nightmare Before Christmas isn’t exactly original for Hallowe’en, but it’s an epic song, I think we can all agree on that. Hallowe’en is one of those celebrations that … Continue reading

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How to Engage with Tumblr Fandoms

Wanderers, we have previously discussed social networking with people you’re a fan of. This time around, we’re going to think about another aspect of social networking – interacting with people who are also fans of people or things you’re a … Continue reading

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How To Make IRL Friends Through Fandom

Hello, Wanderers! We’re aware that some of you have recently arrived at college, university, new jobs or new schools, so we thought we’d offer you some tips on making new real-life friends using your fandom. (Yes, we know internet friends … Continue reading

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So You’re Getting Into a New Fandom…

Hello Wanderers, and welcome back to your whenever-we-put-it-out [Fortnightly. Is that so hard to remember? -Ed.] tips article! Cue the cheesy intro theme music that sounds like its from the 1980s and that everyone turns and smiles in. Or epic rock … Continue reading

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How to Pose for a Photo with Someone You’re a Fan of

Alright, Wanderers, you all probably know how to pose for a photo. But as a veteran of a fair few meet-and-greets, let me assure you of one thing: people find it very hard to focus when their absolute favourite celebrity … Continue reading

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How to Help a Q & A Go Smoothly

Wanderers! We know some of you are already sad about missing out on your favourite conventions (they do insist on being held so very far away) but some of you may be planning to go to one – or indeed, … Continue reading

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Hide Your Face So the World Will Never Find You: Cosplay Tips

Yeah, we’ve got a bit of a theme going with the tips the past couple of weeks. Blame it being convention season, Wanderers, there’s a lot of things that can be needed to be reminded of. Also as for the … Continue reading

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More of the Same: Further Convention Tips

Hey there Wanderers, hope you’re all having nice enough days and weeks and that your time has been filled with your favourite fandoms having lots of nice stuff to entertain you with. Like cosplays. Or fanart. Or fic. Just something … Continue reading

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