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Short for "ACTIve FAN". A fan who participates actively in fandom (club, con, or zine, and now the internet) by making things happen which other, lazier, types (passifans) are content to just appreciate (and/or pay money for).

The term is sometime used as a synonym for trufan, in the sense of one whose fanac takes place in trufandom.

Fanspeak Search: Fanac, Fan, Pro, SFE, Wikipedia, Reasonator

Also involved: - Actifandom - Actifans - Actifen - Ann Arbor, MI - BNF - Bob Lovell - Carl Brandon - Claude Degler - Cosmic Circle - Crifanac (fanspeak) - Eric Bentcliffe - Fanac (disambiguation) - First Contact (fanspeak) - First Fandom - Jean Bogert - Joyce Katz - Juanita Coulson - Larry Tucker - Mark Olson - Neofan - Planet Fantasy Federation - Scientificombination - Virginia Kidd

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