…that the word fan is a short version of the word fanatic. According to etymology online it could also be from fancy, but I think it more the former.
Also, I’ve come to the conclusion that I like something about all the potential dates. It’s hard to weed out for that reason. My fear is that I like them online, but in real life when I meet them, I won’t like them as much. Buh. Gotta try to know, though!