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Today I was watching a football(soccer) match on the TV.

One of the players had a chance to put his buddy clear through on goal but went for a hopeless shot himself instead.

Which missed.

Rather than let off the usual torrent of swearing and abuse I instinctively shouted: "Ah, you bloody wool-headed sheepherder!"

Does this king of thing happen to anyone else? Does your fandom ever accidentally come out?
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Other than that, I usually catch myself before the geek in me spills out. Except for the occasional, "Oh, bloody Light."
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I tend to use 'mother's milk in a cup' on occasion...
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I use bloody alot although that might be British ancestry. It's really funny when Frenzy & DT get going at the WoT cursing though.
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I once stayed up past 75-80 hours - I wasn't counting real well at the time - and was reading Lord of Chaos for whatever crazy reason I had at the time - I wasn't reasoning real well, either. About the part in the trunk with the beatings of Rand and such, I was, ah, crouching under the table in a dimmly lit dining room having claustraphobia attacks and curled into a ball.

Notably, I do not have claustraphobia.

Insomnia is fun!

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So the answer to your question is no. My fandom has never gotten the better of me.
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Your insomnia, on the other hand, has?
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Oh gods yes.

Anytime it gets me over fifty hours awake, I start getting really interesting stories to tell people.

At least half of those stories have to be alibis.
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Didn't i start WoT swearing during the team trivia contest? i vaguely remember that. Hard to be sure, though, i was pretty hung over. Head-banging to the timer music didn't help much.

damn that was a fun weekend.
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Hopper's got it covered. Really, you reminded me of Mat the morning after his drinking with Birgitte in Ebou Dar. Heh.
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Nope. Birgitte kept the scotch to a minimum. lol... I've been hungover exactly once and it was a Sunday morning that I had to work... Good times... NOT.

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