Fandom Life – When It All Started

This post, wasn’t really my idea so much. Emilia (one of my co-mods on the TDS forum, and who runs Kaos Online), started a thread on our lovely forum that we have, asking when and how people became a fan. So then my co-tweeter (and other co-mod) Gemma, asked the same question. The responses? WERE AWESOME. I loved it. The tweets kept on coming. Everyone loved sharing their story. It was beautiful. Because as Sara (from What Happens On The Backstreet) pointed out, fandom is our common thread. it’s what binds us together. Think of how the force flows through Jedis, only like…the music version through a group a fans who may not have anything in common. So I gathered the tweets and I’ll likely edit this to add the posts from the thread itself.

These are the whens, and the hows…of how many people got Hooked On Backstreet.

 

 

 

 

So how did you become a BSB fan? When did it happen? Comment below!

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4 thoughts on “Fandom Life – When It All Started

  1. I was on a date with a lady in a country western bar and they played Backstreets Back and everyone started cheering and someone commented how huge they were So I checked them out and have every record since…… I love great vocal harmonies and they are the best since the Beatles.

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  2. I have been a fan of the boys since 1997 it was when I heard quit playing games with my heart I loved that song still do I am very proud of the men they have become

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  3. 20 years ago our English teacher got us to learn As Long As You Love Me, most girls in our class knew who they were, I had no idea, but I loved the song and decided to get Backstreet’s Back, a few days later I saw the video of QPG on tv.

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  4. I have known BSB for 25 years but I was never a fan. It change last year in March. I dreamed of them (not the first time). They stood in front of me and sang a song. But when I woke up, I could not remember the song. Now it is March again and I am one year a fan..lol

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