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The Ringo Syndrome

The Ringo Syndrome: The psychological tendency to identify with, or be excessively fond of, the most paavam and over-looked character in a group, out of sheer cussedness. Symptoms include Beatles posters with John, Paul and George cut out of them, building altars to Bifur Bofur and Bombur, and Brahma worship. Complications that may arise from Ringo Syndrome may include an obsession with all drummers, a fervid fondness for Branwell Bronte, and a passion for the Thomas Covenant books. (Thomas Covenant is a Stephen Donaldson hero whose primary characteristic is the ability to whine “Leper! Outcast! Unclean!” and writhe in his own pathetic-ness whenever he is called upon to so something plot-related.)


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