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May 15, 2013

WHEN NERDS COLLIDE

Rival science-fiction clubs had to be separated by the force last weekend as the Norwich Star Wars Convention descended into a daft brawl.

(Thanks to DaninTustin and Allen at Division)

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For extra credit, what is the blog headline referring to? When was it written? Does it have a sequel?

Wylie & Balmer.
Yes, "After"...


Read them both!

How dumb can people be? Everybody knows if it was a real contest between Dr. Who and Luke Skywalker, Dr.Who would definitely win. Afterall, he does have a sonic screwdriver. Or so I've heard.

( Obi Wan winces and grabs forehead ) " I sense a disturbance in the Force. "

a haiku:

belligerant nerds
square off over perceived slight
set phasers to "dumb"

The link to this article is not working.

I blame Vlad.

Good thing there aren't any rival Dave Barry blogs. That could get real ugly.

Can you IMAGINE the weapons they used?
'Cause I believe they surely can.

Can you imagine the size of that slap fight?

Didn't Daft Brawl close the show after Daft Punk finished their set?

These are not the droids you seek.

Isn't "daft brawl" redundant?

OK, that's dishonest, on my part. Loves me a good brawl, especially if there are mud, paint, or big guys with orange mustaches involved.

The BBC report is here.

A comment from my twitter feed said local news was reporting "It wouldn't have come to blows; no self respecting nerd would remove a weapon from its original packaging"

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