Difference between revisions of "Mundane"

From Fancyclopedia 3
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Line 6: Line 6:
  
 
(adj.) Pertaining to '''[[mundania]]''', the world outside [[fandom]].  ("In mundane life, Joe Fann is a stockbroker.")
 
(adj.) Pertaining to '''[[mundania]]''', the world outside [[fandom]].  ("In mundane life, Joe Fann is a stockbroker.")
 +
 +
In the [[Enchanted Duplicator]], the '''Country of Mundane''' is where [[Jophan]] lived before he was inspired by the [[Spirit of Fandom]] to seek [[Trufandom]] on the other side of the [[Mountains of Inertia]].
  
 
==[[Unfannish]]==
 
==[[Unfannish]]==
  
 
(adj.) [[Unfannish]] or not [[fan]]-like.  ("You're skipping the [[con]] in order to play baseball? How mundane.")
 
(adj.) [[Unfannish]] or not [[fan]]-like.  ("You're skipping the [[con]] in order to play baseball? How mundane.")
 
==The Country of Mundane==
 
 
In the [[Enchanted Duplicator]], the '''Country of Mundane''' is where [[Jophan]] lived before he was inspired by the [[Spirit of Fandom]] to seek [[Trufandom]] on the other side of the [[Mountains of Inertia]].
 
  
 
==A Character==
 
==A Character==
  
'''John Q. Mundane''',  the hotel detective, one of the main characters in [[Larry Tucker]]'s video ''[[Faans (video)]]'', played by [[Roger Sims]].
+
'''John Q. Mundane''',  the hotel detective, one of the main characters in [[Larry Tucker]]'s video ''[[Faans (video)]]'', played by [[Roger Sims]]. “I’m Mundane,” he said. “You certainly are,” said [[Uncle Albert]].
  
  

Revision as of 03:16, 7 August 2020

A Non-Fan[edit]

(n.) A mundane is someone who is not a fan. ("He is a mundane; they are mundanes.") In this sense it is equivalent to gwai lo, goy or muggle, meaning an outsider, Someone Who is Not One of Us. The term is used for people who are completely outside of the sf community. ("Don't freak out the mundanes. The hotel won't like it.)

The World Outside Fandom[edit]

(adj.) Pertaining to mundania, the world outside fandom. ("In mundane life, Joe Fann is a stockbroker.")

In the Enchanted Duplicator, the Country of Mundane is where Jophan lived before he was inspired by the Spirit of Fandom to seek Trufandom on the other side of the Mountains of Inertia.

Unfannish[edit]

(adj.) Unfannish or not fan-like. ("You're skipping the con in order to play baseball? How mundane.")

A Character[edit]

John Q. Mundane, the hotel detective, one of the main characters in Larry Tucker's video Faans, played by Roger Sims. “I’m Mundane,” he said. “You certainly are,” said Uncle Albert.


From Fancyclopedia 2 ca 1959
Non-fannish. Pertaining to the Outside World.

Fanspeak Reasonator
This is a fanspeak page. Please extend it by adding information about when and by whom it was coined, whether it’s still in use, etc.