I hang my head in shame and embarrassment at the antics of the following "Star Wars Fans."
First we have a German guy dressed as Yoda busted for DUI and hitting a pedestrian (no serious injuries) on the way back from a Halloween party:http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2011/11/01/German-Yoda-charged-with-drunk-driving/UPI-45501320134400/
Next, we have a man in England just convicted for murdering his wife after she allegedly trashed his Star Wars collectibles during an argument. I know how I'd feel if somebody destroyed my collection but I don't think I'd go to death row for it either:http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/8865509/Wife-strangled-after-smashing-up-husbands-Star-Wars-toys.html
Dude, you should have just ponied up for that plane ticket to Thailand.
Finally, we have this hipster nudist crackpot in Portland, OR (where else?) whose idea of great art is to butcher a horse, cover herself up in blood, and crawl inside the carcass in a series of photos. I won't link to the full story because the pictures are NSFW or the sensitive. I'll just quote the relevant part of the article found on Seattle Weekly.com:
"The reason for climbing inside the animal was later explained to deputies as Lottin's desire to "be one with the animal."
That and her love of Star Wars.
From the police report:
Lottin said in the movie Star Wars the character Han Solo cut open and animal with his light saber and placed Luke Skywalker inside the animal. This was due to Luke freezing to death in cold weather. Lottin said there was nothing religious about what she did and didn't intend to offend anyone."
The other day I read that the FBI has now classified Insane Clown Posse's fans, called "Juggalos," as a gang. Given the amount of crime and bizarre behavior attributed to Star Wars fans, are we far behind? Would that make me an OG?