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Apps, Books And... Sponges: 9 Things You Need To Check Out If You're A Serious Simpsons Fan

By katedemolder

December 20, 2016 at 12:10am


Even though the best seasons of The Simpsons happened many moons ago, Springfield fans are alive and well. 

The best way to keep in touch with your favourite shows is definitely buy some ridiculous merchandise and don it forever more amen, right?

1. Join Ireland Simpsons Fans on Facebook

You've heard us time and time again praise the incredible humour of the Irish general public – but this group really takes the biscuit. 

You'll find everything from memes to quotes to witty comparisons to daily Irish life in here, all Simpsons related and all absolutely brilliant. 

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2. Pick up a load of Simpsons greeting cards from Red Bubble

On this website you will find 948 different Simpsons themed greeting cards for every occasion you could imagine. And the best bit? They're ALL under €2. Bargain.

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3. Download The Simpsons Tapped Out app

Looking for something actually interesting to do during your commute? Look no further than Tapped Out, the Simpsons game in which you can build the Springfield you've always dreamed of. 

Available on iTunes and Android.

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4. Get stuck into Simpsons-inspired read

The Simpsons has always been so popular because it's so bloody intelligent, simple as. If you go back over episodes you saw years ago, you'll only notice now just how in touch with politics, world culture and sociology that the show is. 

Making it the perfect show to write a book (or four) about. A particularly successful one is The Simpsons: An Uncensored, Unauthorized History by John Ortved available on Amazon. Go on, treat yo' self.


5. Buy this painting from "The Shinning"

Yes, it is spelled correctly. 

You can get this actually timeless art piece for less than €14, what a deal.

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6. Purchase this Marge sponge

Because she's always left cleaning up everyone's mess

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7. Get this Lisa Simpson themed crochet hat

Springfield's trendiest 'do can be yours for the low low price of €23.52

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8. Bake with this Simpsons doughnut maker

This beauty makes six doughnuts, has a non-stick coating AND includes recipes. And just when the doughnut revolution is kicking off in the city, how ideal.

So unfortunately this doesn't ship to Ireland, but surely if there was ever a time to call out a favour from a friend abroad – this is it.

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9. And finally, get your mitts on this Homersapien action figure

Homersapien is the remote-controlled, donut-loving robot of your dreams. It's a Simpsons version of the classic Robosapien, and resembles Homer, in case you didn't get that.

It comes pre-programmed with 67 actions, including the ability to throw, dance, and burp. And is for sure to keep you entertained for hours. 

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