Specific Fandom Solidarity Phrases

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Many fandoms have phrases (or single words) that are a immediately recognizable way for fans to self-identify and to show fannish solidarity with a specific canon source.

These slogans can be used as rallying cries, salutations, support, and a way to show other fans that one is "in the know."

They are often used as a way to close a message of correspondence and to wish other fans well.

Also see: Meme.


Some phrases originate from canon: Examples: Live Long and Prosper and Trust No One

Other phrases are fan-created. Examples: Frodo Lives! and I Believe in Sherlock Holmes

Beauty and the Beast

Due South


Star Trek

Star Wars

Tolkien and Lord of the Rings

The X-Files