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13th Jan '17 4:43:01 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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** It is ''very'' heavily implied that Applejack's parents are both deceased, and fans almost universally liked and accepted the idea that [[NiceHat Applejack's hat]] was a TragicKeepsake from one of them to the point that it fell into WordOfDante territory. When Hot Minute [[{{Jossed}} torpedoed that headcanon]] by declaring she won it bobbing for apples at a fair, fans were quick to fanwank a compromise. When that was further jossed by showing she has a closet full of them, the bronies proved they were ''that'' dedicated to the TragicKeepsake idea and ''still'' insisted that one of the hats was special or simply chose to [[FanonDiscontinuity ignore the closet scene altogether]]. When this happened in "Made In Manehattan", fans threw the hat a quick funeral, and '''still''' embraced the TragicKeepsake fanon, [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/291791/mare-of-many-hats some less seriously than others]].

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** It is ''very'' heavily implied that Applejack's parents are both deceased, and fans almost universally liked and accepted the idea that [[NiceHat Applejack's hat]] was a TragicKeepsake from one of them to the point that it fell into WordOfDante territory. When Hot Minute [[{{Jossed}} torpedoed that headcanon]] by declaring she won it bobbing for apples at a fair, fans were [[https://derpibooru.org/435899 quick to fanwank a compromise.compromise]]. When that was further jossed by showing she has a closet full of them, the bronies proved they were ''that'' dedicated to the TragicKeepsake idea and ''still'' insisted that one of the hats was special or simply chose to [[FanonDiscontinuity ignore the closet scene altogether]]. When this happened in "Made In Manehattan", she threw her damaged hat away without any of the angst that would support the fanon, fans threw the hat a quick funeral, and '''still''' embraced the TragicKeepsake fanon, [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/291791/mare-of-many-hats some less seriously than others]].
6th Dec '16 7:34:00 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}'' had the mysterious character of Titania whisper something in Fox's ear--whatever it was, it caused the latter character to gasp in shock. Shortly after, the show was canceled. Fans clambered for an answer, but GenreSavvy creator Creator/GregWeisman is reluctant to share it; he notes that at this point, fans have built the mystery up so high that the actual answer is doomed to seem like a letdown.

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* One episode of ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}'' had the mysterious character of Titania whisper something in Fox's ear--whatever it was, it caused the latter character to gasp in shock. Shortly after, the show was canceled. Fans clambered for an answer, but GenreSavvy creator Creator/GregWeisman is reluctant to share it; he notes that at this point, fans have built the mystery up so high that the actual answer is doomed to seem like a letdown.
5th Dec '16 6:29:23 AM Kelothan
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17th Nov '16 8:41:55 AM Eagal
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** It is ''very'' heavily implied that Applejack's parents are both deceased, and fans almost universally liked and accepted the idea that [[NiceHat Applejack's hat]] was a TragicKeepsake from one of them to the point that it fell into WordOfDante territory. When Hot Minute [[{{Jossed}} torpedoed that headcanon]] by declaring she won it bobbing for apples at a fair, fans were [[https://derpiboo.ru/435899 quick to fanwank a compromise]]. When that was further jossed by showing she has a [[https://derpiboo.ru/569582 closet full of them]], the bronies proved they were ''that'' dedicated to the TragicKeepsake idea and ''still'' insisted that one of the hats was special or simply chose to [[FanonDiscontinuity ignore the closet scene altogether]]. When [[https://derpiboo.ru/988840 this happened]] in "Made In Manehattan", fans threw the hat a [[https://derpiboo.ru/988186 quick]] [[https://derpiboo.ru/988246 funeral]], and '''still''' embraced the TragicKeepsake fanon, [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/291791/mare-of-many-hats some less seriously than others]].

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** It is ''very'' heavily implied that Applejack's parents are both deceased, and fans almost universally liked and accepted the idea that [[NiceHat Applejack's hat]] was a TragicKeepsake from one of them to the point that it fell into WordOfDante territory. When Hot Minute [[{{Jossed}} torpedoed that headcanon]] by declaring she won it bobbing for apples at a fair, fans were [[https://derpiboo.ru/435899 quick to fanwank a compromise]]. compromise. When that was further jossed by showing she has a [[https://derpiboo.ru/569582 closet full of them]], them, the bronies proved they were ''that'' dedicated to the TragicKeepsake idea and ''still'' insisted that one of the hats was special or simply chose to [[FanonDiscontinuity ignore the closet scene altogether]]. When [[https://derpiboo.ru/988840 this happened]] happened in "Made In Manehattan", fans threw the hat a [[https://derpiboo.ru/988186 quick]] [[https://derpiboo.ru/988246 funeral]], quick funeral, and '''still''' embraced the TragicKeepsake fanon, [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/291791/mare-of-many-hats some less seriously than others]].
17th Nov '16 8:27:30 AM Eagal
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* ''ComicBook/AvatarTheLastAirbenderTheSearch'': Many dislike the plot-twist that [[spoiler:Zuko isn't Ozai's son]], mainly because many fans feel it completely renders pointless a lot of [[spoiler:Zuko's]] character development from [[WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender the animated series]] and [[BrokenAesop undermines]] its original aesop: "[[spoiler:You are not your bloodline, your family does not define who you have to be]]." As it turns out, [[spoiler:this twist isn't true, but the ''actual'' explanation- namely that Ursa lied about it to see if Ozai was reading her correspondence- makes her come across as incredibly petty, shortsighted, and stupid, because it led to Ozai abusing Zuko, so a lot of people aren't any happier about it.]] In addition, the reveal of why Ursa disappeared has become it's own Fan Disliked Explanation. [[spoiler: She intentionally wiped her memories of her time with Ozai and her children because she couldn't endure the trauma she had suffered, essentially abandoning them to suffer at Ozai's hands.]] As most fans thought of Ursa as a MamaBear who would do anything for her children, this has not gone down well at all.

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* ''ComicBook/AvatarTheLastAirbenderTheSearch'': Many dislike the plot-twist that [[spoiler:Zuko isn't Ozai's son]], mainly because many fans feel it completely renders pointless a lot of [[spoiler:Zuko's]] character development from [[WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender the animated series]] and [[BrokenAesop undermines]] its original aesop: "[[spoiler:You are not your bloodline, your family does not define who you have to be]]." As it turns out, [[spoiler:this twist isn't true, but the ''actual'' explanation- namely that Ursa lied about it to see if Ozai was reading her correspondence- makes her come across as incredibly petty, shortsighted, and stupid, because it led to Ozai abusing Zuko, so a lot of people aren't any happier about it.]] In addition, the reveal of why Ursa disappeared has become it's its own Fan Disliked Explanation. [[spoiler: She intentionally wiped her memories of her time with Ozai and her children because she couldn't endure the trauma she had suffered, essentially abandoning them to suffer at Ozai's hands.]] As most fans thought of Ursa as a MamaBear who would do anything for her children, this has not gone down well at all.
8th Nov '16 10:09:02 AM Kelothan
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2nd Nov '16 12:35:48 AM PaulA
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* H.P. Lovecraft's Franchise/CthulhuMythos might well be unknown if not for the championing and hard work of AugustDerleth... but Derleth's own additions to the Mythos are widely disliked. His quasi-FanFiction imposes an orderly conceptual symmetry on it, and deals in humanly recognizable categories of morality -- both of which are foreign to Lovecraft's conception, and tend to "domesticate" HPL's cosmic horrors into far duller and more traditional boogeymen.

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* H.P. Lovecraft's Creator/HPLovecraft's Franchise/CthulhuMythos might well be unknown if not for the championing and hard work of AugustDerleth...Creator/AugustDerleth... but Derleth's own additions to the Mythos are widely disliked. His quasi-FanFiction imposes an orderly conceptual symmetry on it, and deals in humanly recognizable categories of morality -- both of which are foreign to Lovecraft's conception, and tend to "domesticate" HPL's cosmic horrors into far duller and more traditional boogeymen.
20th Oct '16 8:42:34 AM Peridonyx
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* Ever since ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsBirthBySleep'' came out and revealed [[BigBad Xehanort]]'s backstory, it was heavily implied he'd actually preplanned at least some of [[VideoGame/KingdomHearts "Ansem"]]'s and [[VideoGame/KingdomHeartsII Xemnas]]'s actions somehow. But when ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts3DDreamDropDistance'' came out and revealed [[spoiler:he'd been secretly using a complicated TimeTravel spell to zip back and forth between his other selves in order to micromanage an overarching AssimilationPlot behind the scenes all along]], more than a few fans just felt like it turned all their progress into one big ShootTheShaggyDog story simply for the sake of getting quick hype for ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsIII'' in the laziest way possible.

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* Ever since ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsBirthBySleep'' came out and revealed [[BigBad Xehanort]]'s backstory, it was heavily implied he'd actually preplanned at least some of [[VideoGame/KingdomHearts "Ansem"]]'s [[VideoGame/KingdomHeartsI Ansem]]'s and [[VideoGame/KingdomHeartsII Xemnas]]'s actions somehow. actions. But when ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts3DDreamDropDistance'' came out and revealed [[spoiler:he'd been secretly using a complicated TimeTravel spell to zip back and forth between his other selves in order to and micromanage an overarching AssimilationPlot behind the scenes all along]], more than a few fans just felt like it turned all their progress into one big ShootTheShaggyDog story simply just for the sake of getting quick hype for ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsIII'' in the laziest way possible.
21st Sep '16 11:55:30 PM jormis29
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* In the LiveActionAdaptation of ''Manga/AttackOnTitan,'' it is revealed that [[spoiler: the setting is a post-apocalyptic future and the Titans were a failed government experiment]]. Needless to say, fans of the anime thought the twist was stupid not only because it was a cliched explanation for how the Titans came to be, but the manga has yet to reveal the origin of the Titans and it was seen as an example of the movie being InNameOnly.

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* In the LiveActionAdaptation of ''Manga/AttackOnTitan,'' ''Film/AttackOnTitan,'' it is revealed that [[spoiler: the setting is a post-apocalyptic future and the Titans were a failed government experiment]]. Needless to say, fans of the anime thought the twist was stupid not only because it was a cliched explanation for how the Titans came to be, but the manga has yet to reveal the origin of the Titans and it was seen as an example of the movie being InNameOnly.



* There are many fans of ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'' who love both ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX'' and ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'', but reject the CanonWelding that states a character from ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX-2'' ends up travelling into space and becoming the inventor of ''VII'''s Mako technology. Some reject it because both games have some of the most unique, detailed and complete worldbuilding in the series, so going with this theory involves attempting to reconcile different [[MagicAIsMagicA magic rules]], afterlife mythologies, historical details, and so on. Some don't like it because it involves a reasonably sympathetic character being responsible for nearly killing a [[GaiasVengeance living planet]]. Some don't like ''X-2'' and think {{Fan Wank}}ing it to ''VII'' is mild CanonDefilement. Some just reject it for being a silly bit of attempted fanservice that no-one actually wanted.

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* There are many fans of ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'' who love both ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX'' and ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'', but reject the CanonWelding that states a character from ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX-2'' ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX2'' ends up travelling into space and becoming the inventor of ''VII'''s Mako technology. Some reject it because both games have some of the most unique, detailed and complete worldbuilding in the series, so going with this theory involves attempting to reconcile different [[MagicAIsMagicA magic rules]], afterlife mythologies, historical details, and so on. Some don't like it because it involves a reasonably sympathetic character being responsible for nearly killing a [[GaiasVengeance living planet]]. Some don't like ''X-2'' and think {{Fan Wank}}ing it to ''VII'' is mild CanonDefilement. Some just reject it for being a silly bit of attempted fanservice that no-one actually wanted.
21st Sep '16 4:21:22 PM pinkdalek
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* There are many fans of ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'' who love both games but reject the CanonWelding that places ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX'' and ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'' in the same universe but on different planets, with the conceit that a character from ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX-2'' ends up travelling into space and becoming the progenitor of ''VII'''s human race. Some reject it because both games have some of the most unique, detailed and complete worldbuilding in the series means going with this theory involves attempting to reconcile different [[MagicAIsMagicA magic rules]], afterlife mythologies and so on - not to mention, it contradicts things we're told about the origins of the human race in ''VII''. Some don't like it because it involves a reasonably sympathetic character being responsible for nearly killing a [[GaiasVengeance living planet]]. Some just reject it for being a silly addition that no-one actually wanted.

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* There are many fans of ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'' who love both games but reject the CanonWelding that places ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX'' and ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'' in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'', but reject the same universe but on different planets, with the conceit CanonWelding that states a character from ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX-2'' ends up travelling into space and becoming the progenitor inventor of ''VII'''s human race. Mako technology. Some reject it because both games have some of the most unique, detailed and complete worldbuilding in the series means series, so going with this theory involves attempting to reconcile different [[MagicAIsMagicA magic rules]], afterlife mythologies mythologies, historical details, and so on - not to mention, it contradicts things we're told about the origins of the human race in ''VII''.on. Some don't like it because it involves a reasonably sympathetic character being responsible for nearly killing a [[GaiasVengeance living planet]]. Some don't like ''X-2'' and think {{Fan Wank}}ing it to ''VII'' is mild CanonDefilement. Some just reject it for being a silly addition bit of attempted fanservice that no-one actually wanted.
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