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I Became a Science Fiction Fan At An Early Age

For everyone that has lived long enough to see what was once science fiction become science fact. 144 People

    Star Trek

    My dad is a star trek fan and he's got all the movies and shows and a lot of the novels and I started watching and reading them and now I'm a big fan of science fiction.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 14, 2013

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    Battlestar Galactica!

    Star Wars and Battlestar are my introduction to sci-fi and I didn't look back!  Yippy!!
    Parthenopeaigle Parthenopeaigle 36-40, F Aug 25, 2010

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    I Grew Up With Sci Fi! A List of Films I Enjoyed

    I grew up in the late 50s, early 60s when a lot of shows were still in black-and-white.  Star Trek was a huge one for me.  I also would watch movies like Godzilla, a cross between Sci Fi and horror. Here is a short list out of many I enjoyed.  Some are a cross...
    thinhotwire thinhotwire 51-55, F 1 Response Jun 10, 2009

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    Quite Early

    My parents an a teacher instilled the desire to read before I could do so for myself.  My mother read the hardy boys to me and a my teacher read fantasy (about trolls and elves) to us.  My dad read Si-Fi and I was soon a fan and as soon as I could read between comics...
    LostInTyme LostInTyme 61-65, M May 16, 2009

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    Of Books and Black and White Television

    My grandparents of my mother's side of the family actually had a library filled with science fiction, fantasy (like Tarzan) and UFO books.  They were like a ordinary part of life for me from my very earliest memories, and so I was exposed to rockships, spacesuits and the...
    Centauri4 Centauri4 46-50, M Apr 19, 2009

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    M Dad Told Me I, Robot Stories Before Bed

    He'd simplify them some what, but I knew the three laws of robotics before I knew how to read. I also got my preschool friends to play Star Trek. My first "grown-up" book was a Star Wars novel in third grade.
    sarkadark sarkadark 22-25 Sep 19, 2013

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    Raised On Sci-fi

    Saw all the Star Wars and Star Trek movies in the theater from the age of 2 on...
    IcarusFalling IcarusFalling 31-35, M 1 Response May 20, 2009

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    Sci-fi

    me and my grandpa would watch them all the time, and still do
    trippleA trippleA 18-21, F Jun 18, 2009

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    Always,

    I loved Blade runner, E.T., Fire-starter, Star Wars, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Aliens any and all kinds of sci fi and have since I can remember. Sci-fi/fantasy American werewolf in London is one of my childhood favorites for the comedy favs Young Frankenstein was great...
    BeTheBestMe BeTheBestMe 36-40, F 2 Responses May 21, 2009

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    I Gre Up With Doctor Who, Blake's 7, The Triffids...

    I would watch Doctor Who and Blake's 7 Saturday afternoons on public television.
    2ndDivision 2ndDivision 31-35 Oct 18, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I have always enjoyed watching science fiction movie, television programs or documentaries. I know it is fairly old now, but "Close Encounters of third Kind" was an eye opener for...
    aussieguy01 aussieguy01 51-55, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I love fan fiction... It keeps me going. Though I am young for how I speak. (Not disclosing age) I love how writing works. The fan fiction helps me thrive. Keep me away from my...
    BloodyShatteredStyx BloodyShatteredStyx 13-15 Mar 21

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    I have never understood why religious fundamentalists are feverishly opposed to science. Their feverish denials ********** from their bully pulpits. False celebrities with no...
    ProgressNotPerfection ProgressNotPerfection 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I have done so for many years. My stories mainly consist of the Mass Effect and Dragon Age universe. Though at the moment I am in the middle of my own Supernatural/Avengers cross...
    maqeurious maqeurious 31-35, F Mar 29

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    ALL VS ONE ANOTHER! I loved science especially Biology and I studied science at college I enjoyed learning all about Astronomy and Forensics! I did RE (Religious Education) at...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Well, anyone willing to voice their opinion, and read a pretty long post like this one, is truly welcome to! So, here goes nothing... Since I was knee-high to a grasshopper (about...
    EponymousAnonymous EponymousAnonymous 13-15 5 Responses Apr 8

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    Honestly, I don't really know why I'm posting this. I've been thinking about this all day, and I guess maybe I just want to get it off my chest. As you may be able to guess, I am...
    BrickTheWolf BrickTheWolf 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    I write fan fiction. I read it. In general I love it it makes me smile. Some people say it is stupid but a lot of work goes in to it. I love it.
    Mybiscuits Mybiscuits 16-17, F Apr 1

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    Lots. I'm over some of them, but I'll list them. Did you ever read fanifiction over these fictional characters? (Most of them are manga and video game characters.) • Rickens from...
    Soulsilver89 Soulsilver89 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Hey, everyone. :) I hope you all are doing well. First, I wanna say thank you to all who have supported me when I wasn't feeling well last week. <3 I'm doing much better now...
    Yalanda Yalanda 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Hey, everyone. Today finds me in quite a quandary, in that I don't know if honesty really is the best policy. As you could have probably guessed by the fact that this is entitled...
    EponymousAnonymous EponymousAnonymous 13-15 2 Responses a week ago

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    I wish I could enter the world of fantasy because, it is one of my sweetest escape from the restricting reality. I momentarily escape from the worldly problems that are pulling me...
    NatsukiKuroneko NatsukiKuroneko 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I started watching it when it first came to TV and haven't stopped. I'm not a 'fangirl' as one might say. I don't obsess over the boys, though I do love them as characters. The...
    maqeurious maqeurious 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    It has ruined my life. Literally. All I want to do is read fan fiction... I mean I do other things but its the main thing I do, and I don't just read... On no I also write and I...
    cutekittygirl98 cutekittygirl98 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Or I guess I should say, I'm starting to write it. Damn that Supernatural and it's sexy Destiel! No, I'm not writing Destiel fiction, something a bit different. I have a story I...
    maqeurious maqeurious 31-35, F Mar 29

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    My love always amazes me!... So today I had given Rumplestiltskin the "day off" in a sense. He's so caring and concerned about making sure I'm okay getting through a day in this...
    BelleGold BelleGold 16-17, F Mar 19

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    I think I should have reconsidered my actions before I did what I did. For those that don't know, on March 5 of this year, I posted my Experience on the topic "I Am In Love With A...
    lonelyteen96 lonelyteen96 16-17, M 4 Responses Mar 25

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    I have fallen in love with numerous fictional characters over time. I especially love Willow from Buffy, Neytiri from Avatar, Cara from Legend of the Seeker, Kaylan from Legend of...
    Apasas Apasas 41-45, M Mar 29

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    I had the most amazing experience regarding a Lunar eclipse that happened in the very early morning of this world. For those who have been down or worried, if this isn't a message...
    BelleGold BelleGold 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Hello, everyone. I've decided to write another story about the "fictional character" I love, but it's not Danny Fenton/Phantom. I've fallen out of love with Danny and I now have...
    Yalanda Yalanda 26-30, F 9 Responses Mar 23

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    I believe that science can hold the key to anything... But that includes the science in nature too, for example, to finding most cures. Since a lot of cures are found in plants. I...
    KT98 KT98 13-15, F Mar 29

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    The awkward moment , when you love a fictional character to such an extent , that it makes you really sad when they fall in love with another character. DEAN WINCHESTER GODDAMMIT...
    introvertlife introvertlife 16-17, F Apr 2

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    I know this is going to sound petty but how do you deal with jealousy? I see all these fanboys talking about my Nico it just... really gets to me... I know Nico is mine and I'm...
    MrSchediaphile MrSchediaphile 18-21, M 8 Responses Apr 4

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    I know there are plenty of other experience groups on here that I could write this in but...well, this is where I choose to do it. While this honestly may not be worth sharing...I...
    Sapphirefayth Sapphirefayth 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I was going to post this at the one year mark of joining this group- but as until yesterday I was on holiday, I completely lost track of what day it was. Oops ^^; Still, I'm going...
    pinkanon pinkanon 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    They're endless. 1. Iron man- Robert Downey jr. is the reason why I watch the bloody movie. His humour. His features that seem to be like wine(getting better wit age) 2. Seifer...
    Pandaontherocksplease Pandaontherocksplease 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I don't understand why our society makes age such a huge deal. I know some people who are twice my age and still act like they are freshmen in high school. If someone in their late...
    bunnybear321 bunnybear321 16-17, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am spiritual... HOWEVER, I absolutely DETEST new age propaganda. It is money grabbing bullshit feeding the masses with lies. I don't mind the crystals as they're pretty, I do...
    Lunarflowerrr Lunarflowerrr 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I have no reason to lie about my age (bit over 25) now, and also when I first joined this site, somewhere in 2007, I was over 18. But, when I first started discovering all the...
    fakehotairbaloon fakehotairbaloon 22-25, F Apr 7

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    I just cant stand it when people put their religion before science. Saying that evolution never happend because the bible says it didnt. If science says something happend it did...
    LizWasNotHere LizWasNotHere 13-15, F Apr 7

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    I couldn't ever even think to ask for a better love than my beautiful Rumple. A long and confusing day in the anchors world ended up with me at a little shop by a place she used to...
    BelleGold BelleGold 16-17, F Mar 21

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    Werecreatures is one of the many supernatural subjects that I am heavily passionate about. It started when I watched Teen Wolf (the original movie) on tv, I think it was on MGM and...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M Mar 21

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    HOW??? how do you astral project!?... i tried and tried and tried and nothing. How is it so easy for everyone here and not me?.I want to see fictional characters and work with them...
    dragonrats2 dragonrats2 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 22

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    My first experience was with "Hotel Transylvania" I had fallen in love with the character "Mavis Dracula" and it was so profound I had never fallen for a fictional character...
    Masterlordflame Masterlordflame 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    Characters vibrantly dance around in my head to the music of fiction. No one is ridiculed, everyone is accepted. No one is thought less of, everyone is equal. No one has to feel...
    tormi tormi 16-17, F Mar 24

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    The facts is that I'm in lové with more than one Fictional character ... I'm helpless I guess
    MLJE MLJE 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I love transgendered fiction where I imagine I'm the one being changed. It is the way I most love to **********. I wish there was a magic way I could become the woman of my dreams...
    Seawoodkiter Seawoodkiter 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    This isn't an incredibly interesting experience, but I can't sleep without a fan or space heater! Ever since I was a little girl I have loved going to bed early! I love wrapping...
    discoveringisabel discoveringisabel 13-15, F Apr 3

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    Hi! I've been obsessed with a certain fictional character (as if you couldn't tell by my profile picture) for some time. In fact, I've liked him since I was about 6. Is that normal...
    EponymousAnonymous EponymousAnonymous 13-15 3 Responses Apr 5

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    My own character, actually. I've had a fictional crush or two before (not too long lasting, as people on this group will know, and mainly stupid anyway), but he is perfect. I...
    Ahote Ahote 16-17, T 1 Response Apr 5

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    Ever since a very young age I have been a Liverpool fan. I suppose coming from the family background it was natural. I would love to hear from any Liverpool fans here on EP. Then...
    aussieguy01 aussieguy01 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Oh my, aren't we all? I can honestly say I'm in love with not one but dozens of fictional characters. Sigh. If only they were real.
    Meloryne Meloryne 16-17, F 1 Response