What are Discworld fans called?

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What are Discworld fans called?

Postby raptornx01 » Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:02 pm

Pretty much every fanbase has a moniker. Star Trek fans are trekkies, Firefly fans are Browncoats, whovians, bronies, potheads, narutards, beliebers, etc etc. What about discworld (or general pratchett) fans? I don't remember ever seeing anything around.
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Re: What are Discworld fans called?

Postby Jack Remillard » Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:17 pm

Tracks? Sectors? Probably not... :D Redo from start, etc.
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Re: What are Discworld fans called?

Postby MongoGutman » Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:34 pm

Discers?
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Re: What are Discworld fans called?

Postby Conforumist » Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:39 pm

I can think of a couple, but I don't want to get booted off the forum. :D
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Re: What are Discworld fans called?

Postby Watchman44 » Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:41 pm

Terry regularly calles us "A bunch of bloody loonies!" :)
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Re: What are Discworld fans called?

Postby Ghost » Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:45 pm

I found the term Flatalists but I'm not sure I like that
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Re: What are Discworld fans called?

Postby =Tamar » Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:47 pm

"Much of the world"? Millions and millions...
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Re: What are Discworld fans called?

Postby Catch-up » Fri Jan 18, 2013 9:11 pm

Ghost wrote:I found the term Flatalists but I'm not sure I like that


That's what the Discworld stamp collectors are called.
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Re: What are Discworld fans called?

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Jan 18, 2013 9:57 pm

Disc-iples of course! :D
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Re: What are Discworld fans called?

Postby jaznbonnie » Sat Jan 19, 2013 12:02 am

Tonyblack wrote:Disc-iples of course! :D


I like that one Tony! :D

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Re: What are Discworld fans called?

Postby Sister Jennifer » Sat Jan 19, 2013 12:19 am

^ :D

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Re: What are Discworld fans called?

Postby Quatermass » Sat Jan 19, 2013 9:07 am

raptornx01 wrote:Pretty much every fanbase has a moniker. Star Trek fans are trekkies, Firefly fans are Browncoats, whovians, bronies, potheads, narutards, beliebers, etc etc. What about discworld (or general pratchett) fans? I don't remember ever seeing anything around.


Narutards! :lol:
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Re: What are Discworld fans called?

Postby Jack Remillard » Sat Jan 19, 2013 9:27 am

Disc-ettes? :D
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Re: What are Discworld fans called?

Postby Ghost » Sat Jan 19, 2013 11:15 am

Tonyblack wrote:Disc-iples of course! :D

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Re: What are Discworld fans called?

Postby AuntyVague » Sat Jan 19, 2013 11:18 am

Jack Remillard wrote:Disc-ettes? :D


That one is good too!
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