Talk:gunzel

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Etymology[edit]

Added to the article itself by an IP editor: --EncycloPetey 03:51, 17 June 2009 (UTC)

Additional; Adrian Gunzberg (Author) is noted for his devotion to photographing and documenting Western Australian steam trains. He has devoted most of his life to his passion, writing several excellent books on the subject. To be an avid rail fan (like Adrian Gunzberg), is to be a "Gunzel". This would also tie in with the Sydney Tramway Museum's fist use of the term.

RFV discussion: August–October 2017[edit]

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Apparently in Australia a train enthusiast. Looking through Google Books, it seems pretty rare - a few mentions, like here, and seems to be broader than trains - more like a nerd in whatever field. --WF on Holiday (talk) 07:12, 19 August 2017 (UTC)

It's possible to cite the specific meaning as well, with media from the Australian south east. There are now four independent cites for "train/tram enthusiast". Lingo Bingo Dingo (talk) 10:20, 14 September 2017 (UTC)

RFV-passed Kiwima (talk) 20:19, 22 October 2017 (UTC)

RFC discussion: December 2012–January 2018[edit]

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"In Australia, a railway enthusiast. Originally derogatory, referring to overly enthusiastic or foolish rail fans. Now refers to railway enthusiasts in general, and the term is often used with pride." Also etymology. Mglovesfun (talk) 14:27, 7 December 2012 (UTC)

  • Looks awesome now. Split definitions, added cites. I added a picture, but the dude is probably Belgian, not Australian. So maybe it doesn't count as a good pic. --Gente como tú (talk) 13:25, 16 January 2018 (UTC)
Neither the train nor the terrain look Belgian. DCDuring (talk) 13:35, 16 January 2018 (UTC)
The image just says the photographer is from Belgium, not that the photo was taken there. —Mahāgaja (formerly Angr) · talk 13:49, 16 January 2018 (UTC)