X Mysterie Fanclub
|Name:||X Mysterie Fanclub|
|Dates:||1998 - 2000?|
|Leadership:||Sylvia Rietdorff, Sammy und Mausi|
|Country based in:||Germany|
|External Links:||http://privat.schlund.de/The_Sammy/index.htm (defunct, no wayback copy)|
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It was run by Sylvia Rietdorff. Rietdorff also made at least two public appearances in her function as head of the fan club. One was a June 1998 appearance at local Berlin channel tvberlin where she appeared along side the German voice actors for Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny, the other was in 2000 for a ZDF show called Besucher aus dem All, the other.
The as of July 1998, monthly membership fee was 40 DM for adults and 30 DM for pupil/students for the remainder of the year 1998.
Rietdorff posted a few times to de.rec.tv.akte-x in 1998, mainly to promote her fan club. Her posts were usually not met with a warm welcome by the other fans. After a conventions called Charity Mystery Convention (in corporation of company called CCC - Crazy Creative Company based in Frankfurt) was announced via a flyer that was attributed to the X Mysterie Fanclub for 2000 that was supposed to happen in Munich and included a very unlikely guest list.
In 1998, the club raffled tickets for the 1998 European premiere of the first X-Files feature film Fight the Future which was held at the Brandenburger Tor that had no appearances by any X-Files celebrity guests, only German B and C celebrities, for example some soap starlets from GZSZ. The premiere was also attended by Rietdorff.
1999 X-Mysterie Meeting (X-Meeting)
In summer 1999 a fan convention called X-Meeting was planned in Berlin. Guest were the German voice actors for Anderson (Franziska Pigulla) and Duchovny (Benjamin Völz) and author and BNF X-Phile Jane Goldman. Also announced was actor A Martinez from the TV show Profiler. The event was covered in the German monthly genre magazine TV Highlights, which also included interviews with the voice actors.