Definitions

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  • n. Behaviour characteristic of fanboys; blind, aggressive devotion.

Etymologies

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fanboy +‎ -ism

Examples

  • Cargill's absud fanboyism is starting to get to me right now - I mean, I'm one of the few people who genuinely like Ruffalo but he had so little to do in this film it's hard to imagine how he could be 'great'.

    /Filmcast Ep. 88 - Shutter Island (GUEST: C. Robert Cargill from Aint It Cool News) | /Film

  • Imagining fanboyism is many orders of magnitude worse than simply being a fanboy, imo.

    7stacks Does OS X Stacks In Windows 7 Style | Lifehacker Australia

  • So over the weekend, Aberrant Gamer elaborated on just how powerful fanboyism is in the game industry -- how none of us can escape it, and how we can't help it being a factor in review scores, either.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Apple fanboyism is generally a reaction to the sheer pleasure of working on a Mac.

    Fanboys Are Stupid, But You Are Not - Anil Dash

  • Destructoid, BioShock 2 creative director Jordan Thomas discussed the idea of fanboyism and how it applied to the console wars.

    The Escapist : Latest News

  • Logically these conflicts of fact would suggest a strong bias, hence the accusation of "fanboyism".

    confusion

  • If you take the OS "fanboyism" out of the picture and just assume both pieces of hardware ran a free copy of Linux for example, you'd see very clearly that the consumer is getting a better deal by choosing non-Apple hardware.

    Neowin.net / All

  • If you take the OS "fanboyism" out of the picture and just assume both pieces of hardware ran a free copy of Linux for example, you'd see very clearly that the consumer is getting a better deal by choosing non-Apple hardware. shakey_snake on 05 Apr 2009 - 01: 20

    Neowin.net / All

  • More From Our Gaming Network im not sure if its so much "fanboyism" as much as it is good / poor development and production value.

    Joystiq

  • This "fanboyism" that has swept the board of late with regard to AR almost as if he is the second coming …. is getting stale to say the least.

    Golden State Of Mind

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