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flipper78
Member
#1 · Posted: 14 Mar 2006 08:00
Just wondering if anybody was inspired by Tintin. My friend and I became journalist because of Tintin comic books :)
Danagasta
Member
#2 · Posted: 14 Mar 2006 13:11
Me too! As a matter of fact, I became a radio journalist and production person because of Tintin.
thmthm
Member
#3 · Posted: 16 Mar 2006 02:26 · Edited by: thmthm
My dream is to be a photojournalist - but I guess I'm more inspired by Herge cause Im a concept artist/ illustrator.
SingingGandalf
Member
#4 · Posted: 17 Mar 2006 16:53
Tintin seeing the Yeti made me interested in cryptozoology. I have heard other people say the same thing, as well as about aliens due to 'Flight 714'.
flipper78
Member
#5 · Posted: 19 Mar 2006 18:43
i am working as a journalist because i read too many tintin comic books :)
Starlight
Member
#6 · Posted: 17 Nov 2006 13:02 · Edited by: Starlight
Tintin inspired me when I was around 7 or 8 to become a journalist, and that's still my ambition!
Tintinrulz
Member
#7 · Posted: 17 Nov 2006 13:19
Not career-wise, but Herge's Tintin adventures inspired me to look into everything from cryptology (not too seriously) and world cultures, history - you name it. They are quite an educational series.
I also was inspired to draw (cartoon style) largely because of Herge's works.
maxmordon
Member
#8 · Posted: 6 Jun 2007 17:51
I read a fasinating analysis about the Syldavian language and saw that wasn't as hard as I though inveting a language based on other languages(unlike Klingon) so this inspired to trying to create one for the fictional Mediterranean nation in a novel I am working using French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese

Also I think I am a little influenced in the use of fictional countries
tintinspartan
Member
#9 · Posted: 7 Jun 2007 16:11
I'm totally influenced by Tintin. I must say that I dress up like Tintin just recently. I wore plusfours and I do stickout like the moon at night. I must confess, my dad called me a clown, while my teacher called me cute. I love my teacher.

I have used some of Tintin's detecting skills in normal life to judge things here and there. I became activly involved in Journalism and Photography and I had published a few articles at my local forum.
jock123
Moderator
#10 · Posted: 7 Jun 2007 17:47 · Edited by: jock123
Danagasta
I became a radio journalist and production person because of Tintin.
Off-topic tangent: pardon if you have mentioned this before, but is your radio station available on the net as a stream?

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