The new Disney Star Wars doesn't suck ... THE FANS SUCK!!!!1!!!

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon May 27, 2019 12:56 am

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Post by Anaxagoras » Wed Dec 18, 2019 11:14 pm

The Rise of Skywalker Is So Bad It Actually Makes the Trilogy Worse

Reviewer accuses filmmakers of capitulating to toxic fans.
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Post by gnome » Thu Dec 19, 2019 5:26 pm

So basically whatever they do, they'll be accused of "pandering" or "capitulating" to some kind of fans, that are bad.
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Dec 20, 2019 1:44 am

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Post by Nyarlathotep » Sat Dec 21, 2019 5:52 am

Meanwhile, on Arrakis....

The Only Good Online Fandom Left is Dune

So all you Star Wars fans can suck it.
In the contemporary internet sense, the Dune discourse is wild and wide open, without the warring-camp, protect it at all costs mentality that plagues so many other geek-culture staples. If you say “The spice must flow,” you aren’t risking hours of replies from angry pedants the way you might if, oh I don’t know, you point out that in Justice League, Aquaman’s trident (from the Latin for “three teeth”) has five points instead of three. Unless you try very hard, you’re also unlikely to encounter anyone complaining that Dune has been ruined by SJWs and soyboys, or that critics who like it have been bought off by that sweet De Laurentiis money. Yet it’s still a sprawling invented world that provides you with all the esoterica and trivia and map-reading and jargon-slinging joy of any other. You can get stoned and stay up until the wee hours making dank Duncan Idaho memes with your friends, or with no one at all, completely unmolested.
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sat Dec 21, 2019 3:13 pm

Dune fandom -- Too bad the original material sucks. :)
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Post by Nyarlathotep » Sun Dec 22, 2019 2:03 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
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Dune fandom -- Too bad the original material sucks. :)

I just finished a re-read of the original novels. I have always enjoyed them.
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Dec 22, 2019 2:10 am

As long as what sucks isn't the fans, it's all good.

Ever read Frank Herbert's AWF Unlimited?

That's a short story about women astronauts. Very "past is a foreign country" stuff.

I know the whole run of Galaxy Magazine is in the Internet Archive, but I don't feel like hunting for it right now.
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Post by Nyarlathotep » Sun Dec 22, 2019 2:13 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
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As long as what sucks isn't the fans, it's all good.

Ever read Frank Herbert's AWF Unlimited?

That's a short story about women astronauts. Very "past is a foreign country" stuff.

I know the whole run of Galaxy Magazine is in the Internet Archive, but I don't feel like hunting for it right now.
Nope. The only Herbert books I have read are the ones in the Dunce series.
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Post by Anaxagoras » Sun Dec 22, 2019 6:53 am

Nyarlathotep wrote:
Sun Dec 22, 2019 2:13 am
Nope. The only Herbert books I have read are the ones in the Dunce series.
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Post by Nyarlathotep » Sun Dec 22, 2019 7:03 am

Fuggin’ autocorrect
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Post by Anaxagoras » Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:38 am

Saw the Uber-broey-neckbeard take on The Witcher. It's not actually a review of the show since he spent the whole video bitching about the media critics. Very little useful information about the show itself.

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Post by Nyarlathotep » Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:18 pm

Anaxagoras wrote:
Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:38 am
Saw the Uber-broey-neckbeard take on The Witcher. It's not actually a review of the show since he spent the whole video bitching about the media critics. Very little useful information about the show itself.


Critics have snobbier tastes than the general public. Film at 11.

It has nothing to do with being woke like this dumbass implies, it has always been so.

And his definition of “toxic fandoms” is pretty self serving too. It isn’t just “fans who criticize the show” like he says. Lots of ‘fandoms’ have critical, even loudly critical, fans. It’s bullshit like organizing campaigns to drive the stars of the show off of social media. Only certain ‘fandoms’ have that.
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