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Guardian fans interview

Postby LeoBenedictus » Wed May 18, 2011 9:30 am

Hi there

My name’s Leo Benedictus. I’m a writer for the Guardian, and I was wondering if someone could help me with an article I’m researching?

I’m looking for people who are extremely dedicated fans of particular people, who keep a large collection of memorabilia, and who would be willing to do a quick interview with me.

Is there anyone on here who might qualify as a Terry Pratchett superfan?

If in doubt, email/reply and I'll happily explain more.

Cheerio

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Postby pip » Wed May 18, 2011 9:43 am

There would be quite a few superfans on here and a few commited collecters as well. I only collect the books with a small bit of memorabilia but i know some of the guys here have everything
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed May 18, 2011 9:54 am

I'm not sure about superfans on this board. But who knows? Good luck with your hunt. :)
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Postby LeoBenedictus » Wed May 18, 2011 9:54 am

Hi Pip

That sounds brilliant. What do you think would be the best way for me to get in touch with them?

Needless to say, I don't want to hassle anyone - just ask if they'd be willing to take part.

Thanks

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Postby pip » Wed May 18, 2011 9:57 am

Theres a cunning artificer forum -
http://www.discworldstamps.co.uk/forum/ where there would probably be a greater concentration of collecters than here .
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Postby LeoBenedictus » Wed May 18, 2011 10:09 am

Thanks again Pip - I'll try there too.

Although I'd still love to hear from anyone on here that fits the bill!
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Wed May 18, 2011 1:22 pm

Hi Leo, Yes on the Cunning one's site there are some really serious Discworld stamp collectors and all sorts of memorabilia there,While I have the books,the DVD's some stamps,artwork, and figurines and such,mine pales in comparison to some there Just check out the shop when you log in there which will give you a good idea. :)
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Wed May 18, 2011 2:03 pm

There's a member on here called The Mad Collector. That's a bit of a hint!!
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Postby DaveC » Wed May 18, 2011 2:13 pm

I wasn't going to be the one to nudge in him forwards!

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But he is the one.
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Wed May 18, 2011 2:17 pm

Mad is being a bit shy maybe. :lol:
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Postby pip » Wed May 18, 2011 2:19 pm

shame that Pooh would possibly fit the bill as well what with the whole Proof collection and stuff.
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Postby spideyGirl » Wed May 18, 2011 5:08 pm

DaveC wrote:I wasn't going to be the one to nudge in him forwards!

:idea:

But he is the one.


:lol: :lol: me neither!
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Postby meerkat » Wed May 18, 2011 5:39 pm

I wasn't going to tell him anything! (I doubt he'd have enough money to bribe me with any way!) :lol:
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Postby The Mad Collector » Wed May 18, 2011 6:36 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:There's a member on here called The Mad Collector. That's a bit of a hint!!

I've dropped him an email with links to the flickr albums of some of my stuff. Could be interesting :)

Not sure if I'm a committed collector or a collector who should be committed though :wink:
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Wed May 18, 2011 7:14 pm

pip wrote:shame that Pooh would possibly fit the bill as well what with the whole Proof collection and stuff.
I had to look at that twice Pip about the PROOF collection ahem. :lol:
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