You Know You're a NoEx Fan When...

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• You find yourself checking the weather maps to see what the weather is like in Roslyn/Cicely. [Snoqualmie Pass Cams]

• You're thinking about buying a Harley.

• You excuse yourself from Christmas dinner so you can go take a peek at the NX Christmas marathon.

• When you watch a TV show and see a snowy landscape, you think to yourself "Boy, I bet this show was influenced by NX!"

• Sometimes you wonder what Hayden Keyes is doing right now.

• You already have all 110 episodes on tape, but you're thinking about taping them all again to get higher quality. [or DVD!]

• On Halloween you dress up as Adam.

• Before going to bed every night, you scan all the channels to make sure there isn't some made-for-cable movie on starring Cynthia Geary, John Corbett, or Janine Turner.

• You subscribe to the alt.animals.moose newsgroup just for the heck of it.

• When TV Guide compares a new show to NX, you think to yourself "Yeah, right..."

• You decide not to go out on New Year's Eve because you might miss an interesting post on the NX newsgroup.

• Just hearing the name "Iris DeMent" makes you weep instantly.

• You begin to reconsider the films of Bergman simply because Ed likes them.

• You're constantly whining about there being no real-life radio stations as good as KBHR.

• When you meet a stranger and strike up a conversation, it's only a matter of time before you ask "Have you ever seen Northern Exposure?"

• You'll actually sit through a Pauly Shore film just because Janine Turner is in it.

• You're proud to be from the same state that John Cullum is from.

• You attempt to build a fling in your back yard and get strange glances from the neighbors.

• When you go birdwatching and see a unique bird, you wonder if Holling or Ruth-Anne has this bird on their life list.

• You're willing to watch any movie that is set in Alaska just because it makes you think of NX.

• You go out of your way to see concerts by such musical acts as Bela Fleck, Lionel Hampton, and The Coasters, hoping to hear one of the tunes that was played on NX.

• Realizing that "The Russian Flu" is airing on A&E [Hallmark Channel], you suddenly cancel your big hiking trip so you can get a five-second glimpse of Maggie in her pilot's get-up.

• You send more email to cyber-cicelians than to family members.

• You sometimes wonder if the sixth season wasn't a bad dream and that perhaps you'll wake up tomorrow and find that NX is still on the air and Joel is still in Cicely and all is well.

• You're on a life-long search to find a bar as cool as The Brick.

• And when you do find a half-decent bar, you request that they put antlers on the walls and serve mooseburgers.

• You were devastated when Morty passed on.

• You quit your job because it interfered with your NX-related activities.

• Your constant worrying over inconsequential numbers—the ages of the characters, the dates of events, the population of Cicely—keeps you awake at night.

• You annoy your friends and family by constantly playing your homemade NX music tapes in your car.

• You often wonder if you've read every magazine and newspaper article that mentions NX.

• You doubt an NX reunion movie would be successful, but you'd love to see 'em try it anyway.

• Even though you think you've found "Miss Right," you hold off on getting married because you still think you might have a shot at Janine Turner or Cynthia Geary.

• Even though you live in Tennessee, you walk out onto your porch every night to look for the aurora borealis.

• You unknowingly begin to emulate Adam's hygiene habits. After attending your local circus, you demand a refund because there was no flying man.

• You'd love to hear Chris Stevens read Call of the Wild in its entirety.

• Just hearing the words "Monday night" still makes you feel funny.

• You'd give anything to have Maurice's wax figure decorating your living room.

• You wonder if eating lots of spicy food just before bedtime will increase your chances of having Joel's "Simply Irresistible" dream.

• Seeing what good it did for Chris, you think a little time behind bars might do you some good.

• You don't think it's extreme to empty your bank account, quit your job, and travel half-way across the county to something called a Moosefest; in fact, it seems perfectly reasonable.

• You'd love to work at Ruth-Anne's store, even if it meant taking a huge pay cut.

• Even though you hate almost everything Maurice stands for, well... darn it, you still love the guy!

• Just hearing the words "Doc Capra" makes you yawn instantly.

• When you refer to the early 90s as the "good ol' days," your friends just stare at you, puzzled.

• You feel bad, even guilty, when you miss an NX episode on A&E [Hallmark Channel].

• You think the people of Cicely are perfectly normal; it's everyone else who's eccentric.


Created 4/17/02
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