|Synonyms:||Neophile, newbie, baby-phile, Baby phile|
|See also:||Bitter Old Fanfic Queen, X-Phile|
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- A new fan of The X-Files who just recently became a fan of the show (sometimes also referred to as "neophile"). One of the first uses of this term with this definition was during the 2012 X-Files Paley Event by an X-Phile in the audience.
- A fan who was born after 2002 when the original run of the show ended (see also Second Wave or second generation fans).
- The offspring of one or more X-Philes who is exposed to the fandom and thus most likely will become or became a fan by proxy.
"If you call Mulder and Scully "Sculder", everbody in fandom will know that you were born after the Millennium *lol* #babyphile #neophile." https://twitter.com/Lady3Jane1013/status/928538878650314753
Are you all long-time Philes or are any of you watching for the first time? What got you into The X-Files?
"Carolyn and Vanessa have been watching since they were in middle school. They are both long-term and hard core Philes. Amanda is a Baby-Phile whom they are leading through the Mulder and Scully journey."Introducing Not Another X-Files Podcast, by Keva Andersen, November 26, 2015 on XFilesNews
When did you become an X-Phile?
"I'm pretty much a "Baby-Phile" - I started watching The X-Files in October 2014 and became hooked immediately."FanArt Wednesdays - Milly Packham by XFN Staff On July 22, 2015 on XFN
- I don't get up much, but there seems to be a LOT of brand new baby Philes here in the last two weeks, and before the "DD's Porn Career" balloon gets inflated again, let's cut the string with the scissor of FACTS (was that profound, or WHAT??) by KLL...@aol.com on alt.tv.x-files on 7/10/96
- 2 Philes and A New Born Podcast
- Audience question an 1:12:00 during the The X-Files 'The Truth is in here' Paley Event
- posts tagged #baby phile on storybycorey.tumblr.com