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fanboy

1. noun A male who is very interested in or devoted to an element of pop culture (such as a celebrity, athlete, book series, TV show, band, or movie). My brother Eric is such a "Star Wars" fanboy that his voicemail message is "This isn't the Eric you're looking for," like he's Obi-Wan Kenobi!
2. verb To express excessive glee and excitement over a person or thing that one likes. My brother totally fanboyed when he met his favorite football player.
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The fanboy in me, parang everything that you'd expect for, kasi a lot of real fans or somebody who's been following the comics ever since, you kinda have expectations to what will come out and 'Endgame' just blew everything away.
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Legendary's adaptation of the beloved game has a lot riding on the reaction of the fanboy demo.
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The fanboy fervour endured even when they effectively declared the opposite by charging PS11.99 for a near 25-year-old NES game.
The fanboy blog 'Aint It Cool News' later said it had "compelling independent confirmation that Nimoy is 'absolutely' in the new film", a claim that was supported by a number of other US blogs.
The fanboy handed over to the commentators on Saturday night with a blustering "Come on England....!" for the benefit of viewers in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.
Each of the appealing characters in Makers (Tor), his new novel about a post-scarcity economy set in a near-future wasteland of strip mall shantytowns and Russian weight loss clinics, is a slice of Doctorow himself, from Suzanne, the journalist turned (wildly profitable) blogger, to Perry, the fanboy magnet, always-on-the-road guru, and keeper of an open source Wunderkammer housed in an abandoned Wal-Mart.
For starters, there are the fanboy geeks who spend every waking hour poring over the original material.
What the original merchandise did was create a new breed of devotee - what we now call the fanboy, obsessives that fill their homes and their lives with Star Wars, or Star Trek, Lord of the Rings, or other fantasy/sci fi giants.
This April, the fanboy in me will watch Eric Clapton in Japan.
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Marvel Television's plan to bring second-tier heroes to the screen has found a logical and hospitable home in Netflix, a subscription service that should benefit from capitalizing on the ardor of the fanboy base via a multi-series relationship.
A survey has been mailed to all active EA account holders, who have played or are still playing the game, though there is no clarification whether only PlayStation 4 users got the emails, reported (http://attackofthefanboy.com/news/ea-battlefield-4-feedback/) Attack of the Fanboy .
The fanboy fervour endured even when they effectively declared the opposite by charging [euro]15 for a near 25-year-old NES game.