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18th May '18 9:58:08 PM Gideoncrawle
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* One that raised a good point occurs in ''WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland'' fanfic ''Fanfic/CheerUpEmoGirl.'' Bridgette is raped by a female OC named Brittney, and it was intended to be taken as seriously as male-on-female rape. However, most of the reviewers didn't find the scene to [[DoubleStandardRapeFemaleOnFemale be a rape]]. Every single review that referenced that scene called it [[GirlOnGirlIsHot hot,]] and suggested a [[AThreesomeIsHot threesome]] take place between Bridgette, Brittney, and Bridgette's then-boyfriend. This resulted in a rather scathing author's note at the beginning of the next chapter, lashing out at the people who wrote this commenting that had the OC been a man, they would have called him a monster. To the author's credit, it is also stated that the NotIfTheyEnjoyedItRationalization is not true as well.
15th Apr '18 5:24:06 AM Somariel
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***More generally, copy-pasting bits from '''any''' relevant wiki will piss him off, as explicitly stated in response to someone who did that with a page from the Harry Potter Wiki
--->"Also, please in future assume that if I am so inclined, I can look such things up, and be advised that copying and pasting the wiki will not encourage me. Instead, it will irritate me immensely."
7th Apr '18 5:20:26 PM nombretomado
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* In a case happening to the reviewer, once WebVideo/TheCinemaSnob did a review of the incomplete ''Film/{{Grizzly}} II'', [[http://thecinemasnob.com/2011/03/24/grizzly-ii-the-predator.aspx the film's producer sent him an e-mail to take the video off his website.]] (His fans still [[KeepCirculatingTheTapes made sure it survived]] by uploading it to YouTube. [[spoiler:He even implied in a con-exclusive DVD that ''he'' was the one who initially uploaded it to YouTube.]])

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* In a case happening to the reviewer, once WebVideo/TheCinemaSnob did a review of the incomplete ''Film/{{Grizzly}} II'', [[http://thecinemasnob.com/2011/03/24/grizzly-ii-the-predator.aspx the film's producer sent him an e-mail to take the video off his website.]] (His fans still [[KeepCirculatingTheTapes made sure it survived]] by uploading it to YouTube. Website/YouTube. [[spoiler:He even implied in a con-exclusive DVD that ''he'' was the one who initially uploaded it to YouTube.[=YouTube=].]])
1st Apr '18 12:53:36 PM Flameal15k
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* Nathanoraptor, co-author of ''Fanfic/PrehistoricEarth'', is generally a reasonable person, but after a reader complained one times two many about their choice of Gorgonopsid in ''Passport to Hell'', which they viewed as inaccurate (the authors chose ''Gorgonops'', but the reader thought they should go with ''Inostrancevia'', which was native to Siberia, where the story takes place, while ''Gorgonops'' is from Africa), he did a very calm example of this trope by deleting all of said reader's reviews (at the request of another reader), and leaving a warning to not do this again.

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* Nathanoraptor, co-author of ''Fanfic/PrehistoricEarth'', is generally a reasonable person, but after a reader complained one times two many about their choice of Gorgonopsid in ''Passport to Hell'', which they viewed as inaccurate (the authors chose ''Gorgonops'', but the reader thought they should go with ''Inostrancevia'', which was native to Siberia, where the story takes place, while ''Gorgonops'' is from Africa), he did a very calm example of this trope by deleting all of said reader's reviews (at the request of another reader), and leaving a warning to not do this again.


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* Nathanoraptor, co-author of ''Fanfic/PrehistoricEarth'', is generally a reasonable person, but after a reader complained one times two many about their choice of Gorgonopsid in ''Passport to Hell'', which they viewed as inaccurate (the authors chose ''Gorgonops'', but the reader thought they should go with ''Inostrancevia'', which was native to Siberia, where the story takes place, while ''Gorgonops'' is from Africa), he did a very calm example of this trope by deleting all of said reader's reviews (at the request of another reader), and leaving a warning to not do this again.
1st Apr '18 12:52:51 PM Flameal15k
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* Nathanoraptor, co-author of ''Fanfic/PrehistoricEarth'', is generally a reasonable person, but after a reader complained one times two many about their choice of Gorgonopsid in ''Passport to Hell'', which they viewed as inaccurate (the authors chose ''Gorgonops'', but the reader thought they should go with ''Inostrancevia'', which was native to Siberia, where the story takes place, while ''Gorgonops'' is from Africa), he did a very calm example of this trope by deleting all of said reader's reviews (at the request of another reader), and leaving a warning to not do this again.
11th Mar '18 1:03:00 PM WillBGood
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* Famous Disney Imagineer Marty Sklar [[http://thedisneyblog.com/2008/04/04/its-a-small-world-imagineer-marty-sklar-letter/ wrote a response]] to the [[InternetBackdraft fan backlash]] that came with the decision to add Disney and Pixar characters to ''Ride/ItsASmallWorld'' at [[Ride/DisneyThemeParks Disneyland]], a change that was one of the last projects he worked on for the company before retiring. In the response, he defends the decision and claims that it was being done to make the attraction more relevant for the current generation; and not as a way of commercializing the ride. The way he phrased his response (by seemingly implying that the people against the additions "don't like change") only caused more controversy among the Disney fandom, with many believing that his response was just him towing the company line.

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* Famous Disney Imagineer Marty Sklar [[http://thedisneyblog.com/2008/04/04/its-a-small-world-imagineer-marty-sklar-letter/ wrote a response]] to the [[InternetBackdraft fan backlash]] that came with the decision to add Disney and Pixar characters to ''Ride/ItsASmallWorld'' at [[Ride/DisneyThemeParks Disneyland]], a change that was one of the last projects he worked on for the company before retiring. In the response, he defends the decision and claims that it was being done to make the attraction more relevant for the current generation; and not as a way of commercializing the ride. The way he phrased his response (by seemingly implying that the people against the additions "don't like change") only caused more controversy among the Disney fandom, with many believing that his response was just him towing toeing the company line.
19th Feb '18 6:00:39 AM RedScharlach
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* ''Film/KongSkullIsland'' director Jordan Vogt-Roberts isn't fond of ''WebVideo/CinemaSins'', a sentiment best shown when he tweeted about [[CriticalResearchFailure/CinemaSins their Critical Research Failure]] for the film, pointing out that among other things that the film stated that Skull Island can't be access by airplane and was only recently (in the film's universe, the 1970s) found by satellite and that they got a character confused with another. That said, he did also co-write and even appeared in the episode for the film on ''WebVideo/HonestTrailers''.

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* ''Film/KongSkullIsland'' director Jordan Vogt-Roberts isn't fond of ''WebVideo/CinemaSins'', a sentiment best shown when he tweeted about [[CriticalResearchFailure/CinemaSins their Critical Research Failure]] for the film, pointing out that among other things that the film stated that Skull Island can't be access accessed by airplane and was only recently (in the film's universe, the 1970s) found by satellite and that they got a character confused with another. That said, he did also co-write and even appeared in the episode for the film on ''WebVideo/HonestTrailers''.



* Self published author Jacqueline Howett had a spectacular meltdown on "Big Al's Books and Pals" after he criticized the numerous grammatical and spelling errors in his review of her e-book, ''The Greek Seaman'' (otherwise he thought it was good). Howett deleted most of her comments after her tantrum went viral, but she obviously never heard of the wayback machine. [[http://web.archive.org/web/20110401071913/http://booksandpals.blogspot.com/2011/03/greek-seaman-jacqueline-howett.html Observe in all its glory.]] She later posted an "apology" on [[http://jacquelinehowett.blogspot.ie/2011_05_01_archive.html her blog]] in which she rather unconvincingly argued that the whole farce was Big Al's fault for downloading her book in the wrong file format (seriously) and all her outraged comments that there was nothing wrong with her writing somehow related to that.

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* Self published Self-published author Jacqueline Howett had a spectacular meltdown on "Big Al's Books and Pals" after he criticized the numerous grammatical and spelling errors in his review of her e-book, ''The Greek Seaman'' (otherwise he thought it was good). Howett deleted most of her comments after her tantrum went viral, but she obviously never heard of the wayback machine. [[http://web.archive.org/web/20110401071913/http://booksandpals.blogspot.com/2011/03/greek-seaman-jacqueline-howett.html Observe in all its glory.]] She later posted an "apology" on [[http://jacquelinehowett.blogspot.ie/2011_05_01_archive.html her blog]] in which she rather unconvincingly argued that the whole farce was Big Al's fault for downloading her book in the wrong file format (seriously) and all her outraged comments that there was nothing wrong with her writing somehow related to that.



** Depending on your point of view, she's either calmed down a lot since, or has gotten a lot sneakier about handling negativity. Her latest incident involved a small-time blogger who needed a beat-up book for a craft project, picked up a copy of ''Pandora'', and discovered in the process that she also disliked the book. While Rice didn't respond herself, she ''did'' post both a link to the project/review and the blogger's personal information on her facebook, and invited "discussion". Cue the rabid fans on the attack ''for'' Rice, and when Rice was called out for this, she gave a condescending response that she was only helping a small blogger get more page views.

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** Depending on your point of view, she's either calmed down a lot since, or has gotten a lot sneakier about handling negativity. Her latest incident involved a small-time blogger who needed a beat-up book for a craft project, picked up a copy of ''Pandora'', and discovered in the process that she also disliked the book. While Rice didn't respond herself, she ''did'' post both a link to the project/review and the blogger's personal information on her facebook, Facebook, and invited "discussion". Cue the rabid fans on the attack ''for'' Rice, and when Rice was called out for this, she gave a condescending response that she was only helping a small blogger get more page views.



* [[Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse Karen Traviss]] is a little bit infamous for this in the ''Franchise/StarWars'' fandom, going so far as to call her critics Talifans, sexist losers, and having no life. Her critics claim it was because they called her out on the [[SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale ridiculously low clone troop numbers, 3 million for a million star system Republic]] and she going so far as to make those numbers a bigger part of her stories when they were originally just trivia. Traviss and her supporters claim she only used such vitriolic terminology for a [[HateDumb belligerent subgroup of such critics whom she says harassed and threatened her]], and [[ScapegoatCreator that she didn't even come up with the numbers in the first place.]] Although the clone troop numbers found in the ''Film/AttackOfTheClones'' [[AllThereInTheManual movie novelization]] would support the numbers she's been attributed to, the fact that neither side was aware of it during the apparently months-long arguments reflects poorly on both sides. One of the mods on the old Star Wars.com forums gave his account of the events [[https://web.archive.org/web/20120411215622/http://blogs.starwars.com/bluemodgroup/42 here.]]

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* [[Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse Karen Traviss]] is a little bit infamous for this in the ''Franchise/StarWars'' fandom, going so far as to call her critics Talifans, sexist losers, and having no life. Her critics claim it was because they called her out on the [[SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale ridiculously low clone troop numbers, 3 million for a million star system Republic]] and she going so far as to make those numbers a bigger part of her stories when they were originally just trivia. Traviss and her supporters claim she only used such vitriolic terminology for a [[HateDumb belligerent subgroup of such critics whom she says harassed and threatened her]], and [[ScapegoatCreator that she didn't even come up with the numbers in the first place.]] Although the clone troop numbers found in the ''Film/AttackOfTheClones'' [[AllThereInTheManual movie novelization]] would support the numbers she's been attributed to, with, the fact that neither side was aware of it during the apparently months-long arguments reflects poorly on both sides. One of the mods on the old Star Wars.com forums gave his account of the events [[https://web.archive.org/web/20120411215622/http://blogs.starwars.com/bluemodgroup/42 here.]]



--> To answer your questions>>>>> I write what I do because I can. This is fiction. If you don't like my writing why did you continue to read the series? Oh, that's right, because they were entertaining. I rest my case. Characters are human just like the rest of us mortals. Again, this is fiction. I make it a point to never defend my writing because . . . I write fiction. Fiction is make believe, in other words, it's whatever the author wants to make it. Thank you for taking the time to write and offer your opinions and your insight. FM

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--> To answer your questions>>>>> I write what I do because I can. This is fiction. If you don't like my writing why did you continue to read the series? Oh, that's right, because they were entertaining. I rest my case. Characters are human just like the rest of us mortals. Again, this is fiction. I make it a point to never defend my writing because . . .because ... I write fiction. Fiction is make believe, in other words, it's whatever the author wants to make it. Thank you for taking the time to write and offer your opinions and your insight. FM



* The 19th century poet Julia Moore (sort of the female American counterpart to William [=MacGonnagall=]), responded to critics of her poems, some of whom had suggested she was "semi-literate": "The Editors that has spoken in a scandalous manner, have went beyond reason."

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* The 19th century 19th-century poet Julia Moore (sort of the female American counterpart to William [=MacGonnagall=]), responded to critics of her poems, some of whom had suggested she was "semi-literate": "The Editors that has spoken in a scandalous manner, have went beyond reason."



* What sort of published author reacts to online criticism by tracking down an 18-yr-old reader, travelling 500 miles from Bedford (near London) to her place of work, and attacks her with a wine bottle? Why, [[http://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-reviews/RC3UYBXYE63QK/ref=cm_cr_pr_rvw_ttl?ie=UTF8&ASIN=B00NIX0UPG Richard Brittain]], of course. [[http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-35128139 We're not kidding.]] Try [[strike:getting a reservation at Dorsia now]] giving him a one star review now!

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* What sort of published author reacts to online criticism by tracking down an 18-yr-old 18-year-old reader, travelling 500 miles from Bedford (near London) to her place of work, and attacks her with a wine bottle? Why, [[http://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-reviews/RC3UYBXYE63QK/ref=cm_cr_pr_rvw_ttl?ie=UTF8&ASIN=B00NIX0UPG Richard Brittain]], of course. [[http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-35128139 We're not kidding.]] Try [[strike:getting a reservation at Dorsia now]] giving him a one star review now!



** He's kind of gained a reputation for reacting badly to criticism (though he's getting better) . The miscarriage incident was actually fairly restrained, compared to the aftermath of some of his other stunts (several of which have culminated in Buckley banning from his forum anyone who mentions those stunts).

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** He's kind of gained a reputation for reacting badly to criticism (though he's getting better) .better). The miscarriage incident was actually fairly restrained, compared to the aftermath of some of his other stunts (several of which have culminated in Buckley banning from his forum anyone who mentions those stunts).



* In ''Film/JayAndSilentBobStrikeBack'', Jay does just this upon seeing Internet commenters giving negative feedback on the upcoming Bluntman and Chronic movie. Parodied in which Jay is unknowingly feeding {{troll}}s.

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* In ''Film/JayAndSilentBobStrikeBack'', Jay does just this upon seeing Internet commenters giving negative feedback on the upcoming Bluntman and Chronic movie. Parodied in which when Jay is unknowingly feeding {{troll}}s.
11th Feb '18 6:23:38 PM Megafighter343
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* Any and all authors notes in ''Fanfic/MyImmortal'', some of which can get a little on the long side, are full of Tara Gilesbie ranting at the reviewers who are criticizing her story.
10th Jan '18 9:30:21 AM PF
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* Creator/TiteKubo released [[DontLikeDontRead a couple]] [[LetsSeeYouDoBetter of these]] on his Website/{{Twitter}} sometime during early 2010 in response to fan complaints over the SeasonalRot of ''Manga/{{Bleach}}''. He even went as far as comparing said fans to [[ManChild children.]] Since it's a shonen manga, this may or may not have been intended as an insult. Upon being told by a fan that they could draw something better than ''Bleach'':
-->'''Kubo''': If you can draw something more interesting than ''Bleach'', you should become a manga artist right away! If it is more interesting than ''Bleach'' it will definitely sell!
* Done at the beginning of Arkada's review of ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' in reference to its hatedom. But it still didn't stop some Evangelion {{Fan Hater}}s from commenting.
* Haven Paschall, the English voice actress of Serena in ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'', has stated that while she respects that [[Main/SubbingVsDubbing some people prefer the Sub voices]] and couldn't please everyone, it can be irritating when people review the English cast's work with cruel comments while using anonymous screen names and asked that people considered what they were saying before commenting.

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* Creator/TiteKubo released [[DontLikeDontRead a couple]] [[LetsSeeYouDoBetter of these]] on his Website/{{Twitter}} account sometime during early 2010 in response to fan complaints over the SeasonalRot of ''Manga/{{Bleach}}''. He even went as far as comparing said fans to [[ManChild children.]] children]]. Since it's a shonen manga, this may or may not have been intended as an insult. Upon being told by a fan that they could draw something better than ''Bleach'':
-->'''Kubo''': -->'''Kubo:''' If you can draw something more interesting than ''Bleach'', you should become a manga artist right away! If it is more interesting than ''Bleach'' it will definitely sell!
* Done at the beginning of Arkada's review of ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' in reference to its hatedom. But it still didn't stop some Evangelion ''Evangelion'' {{Fan Hater}}s from commenting.
* Haven Paschall, the English voice actress of Serena in ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'', has stated that while she respects that [[Main/SubbingVsDubbing some people fans prefer the Sub Japanese voices]] and couldn't please everyone, it can be irritating when people they review the English cast's work with cruel comments while using anonymous screen names and asked that people fans considered what they were saying before commenting.



* [[ProfessionalWrestling Mick Foley]] did this on [=411Mania's=] Wrestling section. It can be read [[http://www.411mania.com/wrestling/news/107738/Mick-Foley-Responds-to-the-411-Comment-Section.htm here]].
* This was also largely the concept behind the "Right To Censor" group, a humongous TakeThat against the Parents Television Council that had been hounding the then-WWF about their use of language, sexuality and over-the-top violence. Ironically, it actually afforded an in-road for WWF to tone down some of its more outrageous characters by "forcing" them to join through complicated schemes, and was one of the early starts towards the current "PG Era".

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* [[ProfessionalWrestling Mick Foley]] Wrestling/MickFoley did this on [=411Mania's=] [=411Mania=]'s Wrestling section. It can be read [[http://www.411mania.com/wrestling/news/107738/Mick-Foley-Responds-to-the-411-Comment-Section.htm here]].
* This was also largely the concept behind the "Right To Censor" Right to Censor group, a humongous TakeThat against the Parents Television Council that had been hounding the then-WWF about their use of language, sexuality sexuality, and over-the-top violence. Ironically, it actually afforded an in-road for the WWF to tone down some of its more outrageous characters by "forcing" them to join through complicated schemes, and was one of the early starts towards the current "PG Era".



* Dixie Carter responded negatively on twitter to a negative review of Wrestling/{{TNA}} Impact after a fan of the "Spoony One" sent a link to an episode of ''Wrestle Wrestle'', getting him some traffic he otherwise [[NoSuchThingAsBadPublicity likely never would have had.]]

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* Dixie Carter responded negatively on twitter Twitter to a negative review of Wrestling/{{TNA}} Impact after a fan of the "Spoony One" sent a link to an episode of ''Wrestle Wrestle'', getting him some traffic he otherwise [[NoSuchThingAsBadPublicity likely never would have had.]]



* Creator/MasahiroSakurai is definitely starting to exhibit this with regards to the particularly vocal ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' fanbase who like to blame him for everything they perceive wrong with their beloved franchise, ranging from legitimate-if-overblown grievances to petty whining that their favorite character(s) were not included. He [[http://nintendoeverything.com/sakurai-on-the-clone-characters-in-smash-bros-wii-u3ds/ expressed this]] in an interview regarding the MovesetClone characters in ''SSB for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U''.

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* Creator/MasahiroSakurai is definitely starting started to exhibit this with regards to the particularly vocal ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros'' fanbase who like to blame him for everything they perceive wrong with their beloved franchise, ranging from legitimate-if-overblown grievances to petty whining complaints that their favorite character(s) were not included. He [[http://nintendoeverything.com/sakurai-on-the-clone-characters-in-smash-bros-wii-u3ds/ expressed this]] in an interview regarding the MovesetClone characters in ''SSB for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U''.



* In ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle'', it's pretty clear that Wiz and Boomstick are tired of the FanDumb and InternetBackdraft that ''"[[Anime/DragonBallZ Goku]] vs. Franchise/{{Superman}}"'' generated. On the ''Sidescrollers'' episode "Reactionary Reaction", the two spend at least 10 minutes commenting on comments and emails sent to them from angry fans. They spend it justifying the research used to come to the result, reminding fans of the rules of ''Death Battle'', explaining that the fight scene at the end of the episode is simply a dramatization to show how they think the fight would go down based on the research, and saying that, no, they are not biased fanboys and that in the past they ''have'' killed off their personal favourite characters because the research indicates they would lose. Chad then tells them to just chill out and stop taking the show so seriously.

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* In ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle'', it's pretty clear that Wiz and Boomstick are were tired of the FanDumb and InternetBackdraft that ''"[[Anime/DragonBallZ Goku]] vs. Franchise/{{Superman}}"'' generated. On the ''Sidescrollers'' episode "Reactionary Reaction", the two spend at least 10 minutes commenting on comments and emails sent to them from angry fans. They spend it justifying the research used to come to the result, reminding fans of the rules of ''Death Battle'', explaining that the fight scene at the end of the episode is simply a dramatization to show how they think the fight would go down based on the research, and saying that, no, they are not biased fanboys and that in the past they ''have'' killed off their personal favourite favorite characters because the research indicates they would lose. Chad then tells them to just chill out and stop taking the show so seriously.
10th Jan '18 9:16:07 AM PF
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* Fanfiction writer Worldmaker famously has a section on his fanfiction.net profile entitled "Things I Hate to Read in Harry Potter Fan Fiction", that includes such things as an explanation why hatred for the Weasley family is idiotic and why the DracoInLeatherPants trope is a bad thing. A few months after he added that section, he added another section entitled "Fun With Morons", in which he publicly responded to the hate mail he received because of the "Things I Hate to Read" list. His response to one young woman, who had said in her hate mail, "No wonder your wife or whatever left you", is [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome particularly epic]]:
-->''"I have the right to criticize other people's things and beliefs because I have a right to criticize other people's things and beliefs. Just as other people, including the hypocritical moron who calls herself '[=LadyLilyMalfoy=]', have the right to criticize my things and beliefs. That's the great thing about Freedom of Expression: it cuts both ways.''

-->''As I say elsewhere in this screed, your right to hold a silly-ass opinion in no way prevents the opinion from being silly. Nor does it protect you from having someone else come up and point out how silly-assed your opinion is.''

-->''So... to everyone who thinks... or rather doesn't think... just like this LLM person, kiss my wide white ass.''

-->''And for the record, my wife didn't leave me. She died after a prolonged and extremely painful fight against cancer. But hey, thanks for taking an interest, you insensitive bitch."''
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