Category: Fan Behavior

  • Making Patterns Rhyme

    Making Patterns Rhyme

    I’ve been observing this fan community for over twenty-three years now. I’ve learned some things along the way.

  • I acknowledge the FOMO!

    In fandom, FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) is a huge deal. A “Big Thing”, if you will. No one wants to miss a single thing, but some of us—okay, many of us—have to pick and choose what we do. Maybe it’s finances that deter us, perhaps it is geographic location, or both. (I haven’t forgotten…

  • Give yourself a break!

    This week in the Real Life of Rhonda, marching band started for my youngest. She is about to start high school, and along with that comes all of the football games, rallies, parades and practices. So this past week served as “Band Camp”. Now, I remember Band Camp very well – sure, it may have…

  • People are nutty

    People are nutty

    I know I’ve typed those words before. Some of my readers over the years may even have taken offense to them. Truth of the matter is, we – the people – ARE nutty at times. Lately, and I hardly think I’m the only one, I’ve been getting so many “fake” accounts following me on Instagram…