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#351 · Posted: 14 Jul 2013 16:23 · Edited by: Moderator
You know you're a Tintin-fan when...
- you've tried writing Tintin-fanfiction and stopped because you realized it will never be as good as the original
- you think that someone who thinks the Thompsons are twins, can't be called a Tintin-fan
- you have a mental breakdown when someone spells 'Tintin' wrong (i.e. Tin Tin, TinTin or something like that)
- you want to name your dog Milou
- you never get tired of watching the series
- you learn more French from reading the books (in French) than during the four years you spent studying the language in school

That's pretty much me.
#352 · Posted: 17 Jul 2013 09:36 · Edited by: Moderator
You know you are Tintin fan when:
- you say "Great snakes!" in the worst situations, "Blistering barnacles!" when angry, and "To be precise" while talking;
- you call every man with a bowler hat "Thom(p)son";
- opera singers remind you of Bianca Castafiore, and every deaf man of Cuthbert;
and, lastly,
- you don't believe it was Neil Armstrong who stepped on the Moon first, because we all know it was Tintin!
#353 · Posted: 21 Jul 2013 12:40 · Edited by: Moderator
you don't believe it was Neil Armstrong who stepped on the Moon first

That's me! Did that just last week! I also answered "Professor Cuthbert Calculus" as the guy who invented coloured TV's, submarines and rockets! XD
#354 · Posted: 28 Jul 2013 08:53
You know you're a Tintin fan when:
You find out your friend has the Tintin theme as their ringtone and start calling them repeatedly while in the same room just to hear the music
#355 · Posted: 17 Sep 2013 20:43
You know you're a Tintin fan when:
You keep thinking of songs that can be assosiated with one of the characters and/or adventure
#356 · Posted: 17 Sep 2013 20:48
You know your're too much a Tintin fan when you don't take aspirin, in fear of growing colour-changing beards and having them grow to an exaggerated level. (land of black gold)

this also happened when they went to the moon, remember?
marlinspike hall
#357 · Posted: 3 Nov 2013 23:20
You know you're a Tintin fan when you annoy your friends endlessly at lunch when everything they say you manage to somehow relate it to Tintin!!
marlinspike hall
#358 · Posted: 3 Nov 2013 23:35
And when your family wants to play a game and you suggest Tintin trivia lol 😊
#359 · Posted: 22 Nov 2013 14:24
How about this?
You know you're a Tintin fan when...you afraid to take a shot from doctors because you afraid that the shot was filled with Doctor Krospell's truth serum! (Happened to my little brother last week! XD)
#360 · Posted: 2 Jan 2014 11:02
You know you are a Tintin fan when
-When you read each book of the series an infinite times
-Call out 'pickled herrings', 'jellyfish' etc. to anyone who so much as pushes you in school
-Make your parents mad for over two years in order to make them buy you a coat like Tintin's
-Plan from a month before how to celebrate Tintin's birthday, which flavour cake to have on his birthday etc.
-Relate all your lessons at school (history, geography, science, english etc.) with Tintin
-Think about Tintin the whole day
-Pester your parents to take you to Belgium
-Whenever you are out on road, you search if there are any Tintin posters anywhere
-Ask everyone you know about Tintin
-Include the word Tintin at least once in your essay in the language paper
-Try to memorise even the numbers of all the cars in each of the Tintin comics
-Dream of having adventures like Tintin, or of becoming an animator so that you can work on the next Tintin movies that come out
-Ask people if they'd allow me to draw Tintin on their doors
-If you want a Tintin shop next to your house
-Say Tintin's name out loud even while sleeping at night

Well, it's rather a long list, but that's what I do, and half the people reckon I'm mad, but I'm happy to hear that too.
Cheers for the happy tintinologist team :)

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