X-Phile n.

a fan of the TV show The X-Files

SF Fandom

  • 1994 X-ophiles?, in Usenet newsgroup alt.tv.x-files 14 Jan.

    Shouldn’t it be X-philes instead?

  • 1995 C. Carter Truth is out There: Official Guide to The X Files 42

    Debra, a self-proclaimed X-Phile—one of the show’s legion of die-hard fans—who proudly points out that it’s the first time all the promotional drinks have ever been tied to a single show.

  • 1997 C. Hirsch Games in Science Fiction Age Jan. 98/1 page image

    It will not be necessary to be a fan (X-Phile!) of the TV show in order to enjoy the game…. All this rich detail supplies a lot of quip hooks—opportunities to crack wise—to the X-Phile or even the casual gamer.

  • 2000 Wicked Fall 43/2 (advt.)

    Adventure Cruises.net presents a unique 1st Annual X-Philes gathering.

  • 2016 J. Bottomley The Merch is Out There in Starburst Magazine Jan. 22 page image

    Today the figures are quite the little collectable [sic] for the X-Phile out there.

Research requirements

antedating 1994

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