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Fan fiction or fanfiction (also abbreviated to fan fic, fanfic, fic or ff) is fiction about characters or settings from an original work of fiction, created by fans of that work rather than by its creator. [1]

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A Song of Ice and Fire

A Song of Ice and Fire is a series of epic fantasy novels by the American novelist and screenwriter George R. R. Martin.

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Amazon (company)

Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994.

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Anime is a style of hand-drawn and computer animation originating in, and commonly associated with, Japan.

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Anna Todd

Anna Renee Todd (born March 20, 1989) is the New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author of the After series.

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Anne McCaffrey

Anne Inez McCaffrey (1 April 1926 – 21 November 2011) was an American-born writer who emigrated to Ireland and was best known for the Dragonriders of Pern science fiction series.

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Anne Rice

Anne Rice (born Howard Allen Frances O'Brien; October 4, 1941) is an American author of gothic fiction, Christian literature, and erotica.

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Bella Swan

Isabella Marie "Bella" Swan (later Bella Cullen) is a character and the protagonist of the ''Twilight'' series, written by Stephenie Meyer.

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Canon (fiction)

In fiction, canon is the material accepted as officially part of the story in the fictional universe of that story.

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Castiel (Supernatural)

Castiel is a fictional character portrayed by Misha Collins on The CW's American television series Supernatural.

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Catherine Driscoll

Catherine Driscoll is an Australian professor of Gender and Cultural Studies at the University of Sydney.

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Collaborative fiction

Collaborative fiction is a form of writing by a group of three or more authors who share creative control of a story.

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, otherwise known as the, is the world's largest dōjinshi fair, held twice a year in Tokyo, Japan.

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Copyright is a legal right, existing globally in many countries, that basically grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights to determine and decide whether, and under what conditions, this original work may be used by others.

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Copyright infringement

Copyright infringement is the use of works protected by copyright law without permission, infringing certain exclusive rights granted to the copyright holder, such as the right to reproduce, distribute, display or perform the protected work, or to make derivative works.

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Copyright law of the United States

The copyright law of the United States is intended to encourage the creation of art and culture by rewarding authors and artists with a set of exclusive rights.

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Criminal Minds

Criminal Minds is an American police procedural crime drama television series created by Jeff Davis and is the original show in the ''Criminal Minds'' franchise.

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A curtain (sometimes known as a drape, mainly in the United States) is a piece of cloth intended to block or obscure light, or drafts, or (in the case of a shower curtain) water.

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Daniel Howell

Daniel James "Dan" Howell (born 11 June 1991) is an English YouTuber and former radio personality.

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, often romanized as doujin, is a general Japanese term for a group of people or friends who share an interest, activity, hobbies, or achievement.

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is the Japanese term for self-published works, usually magazines, manga or novels.

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Dean Winchester

Dean Winchester is a fictional character and one of the two protagonists of the American drama television series Supernatural.

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Derek Morgan (Criminal Minds)

Derek Morgan is a fictional character on the CBS crime drama Criminal Minds, portrayed by Emmy Award winner Shemar Moore.

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Derivative work

In copyright law, a derivative work is an expressive creation that includes major copyright-protected elements of an original, previously created first work (the underlying work).

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A disclaimer is generally any statement intended to specify or delimit the scope of rights and obligations that may be exercised and enforced by parties in a legally recognized relationship.

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E. L. James

Erika Leonard (née Mitchell; born 7 March 1963), known by her pen name E. L. James, is an English author.

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Edward Cullen

Edward Cullen (né Edward Anthony Masen) is a fictional character in Stephenie Meyer's ''Twilight'' series.

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Electronic mailing list

An electronic mailing list or email list is a special use of email that allows for widespread distribution of information to many Internet users.

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Encyclopædia Britannica

The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.

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Ender's Game

Ender's Game is a 1985 military science fiction novel by American author Orson Scott Card.

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Fair use

Fair use is a doctrine in the law of the United States that permits limited use of copyrighted material without having to first acquire permission from the copyright holder.

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Fan (person)

A fan, or fanatic, sometimes also termed aficionado or supporter, is a person who is enthusiastically devoted to something or somebody, such as a singer or band, a sports team, a genre, a politician, a book, a movie or an entertainer.

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Fan labor

Fan labor is a term used to refer to the productive creative activities engaged in by fans, primarily those of various media properties or musical groups.

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Fandom is a subculture composed of fans characterized by a feeling of empathy and camaraderie with others who share a common interest.

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FanFiction.Net (often abbreviated as FF.net or FFN) is an automated fan fiction archive site.

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A fanzine (blend of fan and magazine or -zine) is a non-professional and non-official publication produced by enthusiasts of a particular cultural phenomenon (such as a literary or musical genre) for the pleasure of others who share their interest.

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Femslash (also known as "f/f slash", "femmeslash", "altfic" and "saffic") is a subgenre of slash fan fiction which focuses on romantic and/or sexual relationships between female fictional characters.

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Fiction is any story or setting that is derived from imagination—in other words, not based strictly on history or fact.

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Fictional universe

A fictional universe is a self-consistent setting with events, and often other elements, that differ from the real world.

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Fifty Shades (novel series)

Fifty Shades is a series of erotic novels by E. L. James.

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Fifty Shades of Grey

Fifty Shades of Grey is a 2011 erotic romance novel by British author E. L. James It is the first instalment in the ''Fifty Shades'' trilogy that traces the deepening relationship between a college graduate, Anastasia Steele, and a young business magnate, Christian Grey.

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Mozilla Firefox (or simply Firefox) is a free and open-source web browser developed by Mozilla Foundation and its subsidiary, Mozilla Corporation.

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First-person narrative

A first-person narrative is a mode of storytelling in which a narrator relays events from their own point of view using the first person It may be narrated by a first person protagonist (or other focal character), first person re-teller, first person witness, or first person peripheral (also called a peripheral narrator).

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Flaming (Internet)

Flaming is a hostile and insulting interaction between persons over the Internet, often involving the use of profanity.

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Fujiko Fujio

was a pen name of a manga writing duo formed by two Japanese manga artists.

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George R. R. Martin

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Groundhog Day (film)

Groundhog Day is a 1993 American comedy film directed by Harold Ramis and written by Ramis and Danny Rubin.

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Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality

Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality, often abbreviated HPMOR, is a Harry Potter fan fiction by Eliezer Yudkowsky.

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Holden Caulfield

Holden Caulfield is a fictional character in author J. D. Salinger's 1951 novel The Catcher in the Rye.

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Internet troll

In Internet slang, a troll is a person who starts quarrels or upsets people on the Internet to distract and sow discord by posting inflammatory and digressive, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community (such as a newsgroup, forum, chat room, or blog) with the intent of provoking readers into displaying emotional responses and normalizing tangential discussion, whether for the troll's amusement or a specific gain.

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Interview with the Vampire

Interview with the Vampire is a gothic horror and vampire novel by American author Anne Rice, published in 1976.

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J. K. Rowling

Joanne Rowling, ("rolling";Rowling, J.K. (16 February 2007).. Accio Quote (accio-quote.org). Retrieved 28 April 2008. born 31 July 1965), writing under the pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist, philanthropist, film and television producer and screenwriter best known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series.

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Japanese literature

Early works of Japanese literature were heavily influenced by cultural contact with China and Chinese literature, often written in Classical Chinese.

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Jargon is a type of language that is used in a particular context and may not be well understood outside that context.

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Kindle Store

The Kindle Store is an online e-book e-commerce store operated by Amazon as part of its retail website and can be accessed from any Amazon Kindle, Fire tablet or Kindle mobile app.

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Kindle Worlds

Kindle Worlds is a publisher service of the online retailer Amazon, devoted to providing a commercial venue for fan fiction creations of specific licensed media properties.

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Legal issues with fan fiction

Legal issues with fan fiction arise due to the prospect that a piece of fan fiction may constitute a derivative work, most prominently (but not exclusively) under United States copyright law.

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Liaden universe

The Liaden universe is the setting for an ongoing series of science fiction stories written by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller.

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List of genres

This is a list of genres of literature and entertainment, excluding genres in the visual arts.

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List of Star Wars characters

This list of characters from the Star Wars franchise contains only those which are considered part of the official Star Wars canon.

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List of Teen Wolf characters

Teen Wolf is an American television series that airs on MTV.

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Lucasfilm Ltd.

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are comics created in Japan or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.

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is the Japanese word for manga artist.

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Mary Sue

A Mary Sue is an idealized and seemingly perfect fictional character.

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McFarland & Company

McFarland & Company, Inc. is an independent book publisher based in Jefferson, North Carolina that specializes in academic and reference works, as well as general interest adult nonfiction.

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The stencil duplicator or mimeograph machine (often abbreviated to mimeo) is a low-cost duplicating machine that works by forcing ink through a stencil onto paper.

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One Direction

One Direction are an English-Irish pop boy band based in London, composed of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and, until his departure from the band in 2015, Zayn Malik.

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Organization for Transformative Works

The Organization for Transformative Works (OTW) is a non-profit, fan activist organization.

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Orson Scott Card

Orson Scott Card (born August 24, 1951) is an American novelist, critic, public speaker, essayist, and columnist.

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Parallel novel

The parallel novel is a piece of literature written within, derived from, or taking place during, the framework of another work of fiction by the same or another author.

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A pastiche is a work of visual art, literature, theatre, or music that imitates the style or character of the work of one or more other artists.

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Peggy Sue Got Married

Peggy Sue Got Married is a 1986 American comedy-drama film directed by Francis Ford Coppola starring Kathleen Turner as a woman on the verge of a divorce, who finds herself transported back to the days of her senior year in high school in 1960.

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Penelope Garcia

Penelope Grace Garcia is a fictional character on the CBS crime dramas Criminal Minds and its short-lived spin-off Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, portrayed by Kirsten Vangsness.

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Phil Lester

Philip Michael "Phil" Lester (born 30 January 1987) is an English YouTuber and former radio personality from Rawtenstall in the valley of Rossendale, Lancashire. He is best known for his YouTube channel AmazingPhil. Together with frequent collaborator Daniel Howell, Lester presented Sunday night entertainment show Dan and Phil on BBC Radio 1 from January 2013 until August 2014, and from September 2014 to April 2016 the duo were monthly hosts on the station's ''Internet Takeover'' slot.

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Plagiarism is the "wrongful appropriation" and "stealing and publication" of another author's "language, thoughts, ideas, or expressions" and the representation of them as one's own original work.

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Pornography (often abbreviated porn) is the portrayal of sexual subject matter for the exclusive purpose of sexual arousal.

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A portmanteau or portmanteau word is a linguistic blend of words,, p. 644 in which parts of multiple words or their phones (sounds) are combined into a new word, as in smog, coined by blending smoke and fog, or motel, from motor and hotel.

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Public domain

The public domain consists of all the creative works to which no exclusive intellectual property rights apply.

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Raymond E. Feist

Raymond E. Feist (born Raymond Elias Gonzales III; 1945) is an American fantasy fiction author who wrote The Riftwar Cycle, a series of novels and short stories.

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Rebuild of Evangelion

Rebuild of Evangelion, known in Japan as, is a Japanese animated film series and a reboot of the original Neon Genesis Evangelion anime television series, produced by Studio Khara.

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Revisionism (fictional)

In analysis of works of fiction, revisionism denotes the retelling of a conventional or established narrative with significant variations which deliberately "revise" the view shown in the original work.

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School Library Journal

The School Library Journal is a monthly magazine with articles and reviews for school librarians, media specialists, and public librarians who work with young people.

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Science fiction convention

Science fiction conventions are gatherings of fans of the speculative fiction genre, science fiction.

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Self-publishing is the publication of any book, album, or other media by its author without the involvement of an established publisher.

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Sharon Lee (writer)

Sharon Lee (born September 11, 1952) is an American science fiction, fantasy and mystery author who lives in Winslow, Maine since 1988.

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Shotaro Ishinomori

was a Japanese manga artist who became an influential figure in manga, anime, and tokusatsu, creating several immensely popular long-running series such as Cyborg 009, the Super Sentai series and the Kamen Rider Series.

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Electronic spamming is the use of electronic messaging systems to send an unsolicited message (spam), especially advertising, as well as sending messages repeatedly on the same site.

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Star Trek

Star Trek is an American media franchise based on the science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry.

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Stephenie Meyer

Stephenie Meyer (née Morgan;; born December 24, 1973) is an American novelist and film producer, best known for her vampire romance series Twilight.

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Steve Miller (science fiction writer)

Steve Miller (born July 31, 1950) is an American science fiction writer from Winslow, Maine, best known for his works set in the Liaden universe, written in collaboration with his wife Sharon Lee.

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The supernatural (Medieval Latin: supernātūrālis: supra "above" + naturalis "natural", first used: 1520–1530 AD) is that which exists (or is claimed to exist), yet cannot be explained by laws of nature.

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Teen Wolf

Teen Wolf is a 1985 American fantasy-comedy film directed by Rod Daniel and written by Jeph Loeb and Matthew Weisman.

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The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye is a story by J. D. Salinger, first published in serial form in 1945-6 and as a novel in 1951.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Vampire Chronicles

The Vampire Chronicles is a series of novels by American writer Anne Rice that revolves around the fictional character Lestat de Lioncourt, a French nobleman turned into a vampire in the 18th century.

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Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

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Transformation (law)

In United States copyright law, transformation is a possible justification that use of a copyrighted work may qualify as fair use, i.e., that a certain use of a work does not infringe its holder's copyright due to the public interest in the usage.

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Trauma trigger

A trauma trigger is the subjective attribution that a psychologic stimulus caused someone to recall the memory of a previous psychological trauma, although the stimulus itself need not be frightening or traumatic and can be indirectly or superficially reminiscent of an earlier traumatic incident.

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A Trekkie or Trekker is a fan of the Star Trek franchise, or of specific television series or films within that franchise.

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Twilight (novel series)

Twilight is a series of four vampire-themed fantasy romance novels by American author Stephenie Meyer.

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United States district court

The United States district courts are the general trial courts of the United States federal court system.

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University of Southampton

The University of Southampton (abbreviated as Soton in post-nominal letters) is a research university located in Southampton, England.

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University of Sydney

The University of Sydney (informally, USyd or USYD) is an Australian public research university in Sydney, Australia.

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Usenet newsgroup

A Usenet newsgroup is a repository usually within the Usenet system, for messages posted from many users in different locations using Internet.

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Vanity Fair (magazine)

Vanity Fair is a magazine of popular culture, fashion, and current affairs published by Condé Nast in the United States.

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Varieties of criticism

There are many varieties of criticism.

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Video game

A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.

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Virtual season

A Virtual Season or Virtual Series is a fan-driven continuation of a television program.

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Wish fulfillment

Wish fulfillment is the satisfaction of a desire through an involuntary thought process.

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YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.

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