History Main / FanHater

14th Nov '17 12:14:49 AM rjd1922
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** And don't get us started on Franchise/{{Pokemon}}. His treatment of this fandom alone has inspired so many Main/DethroningMomentOfSuck entries [[UpToEleven that we had to make a rule about it.]]

to:

** And don't get us started on Franchise/{{Pokemon}}. His treatment of this fandom alone has inspired so many Main/DethroningMomentOfSuck DarthWiki/DethroningMomentOfSuck entries [[UpToEleven that we had to make a rule about it.]]]] [[invoked]]
1st Nov '17 9:20:02 AM Sakubara
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* WebVideo/IHateEverything despite the title being an exegaetion is also pretty notorious for this with a short list of fandoms he hates (to the point of making a Top 5 Worst Fandoms list) including: [[OccidentalOtaku Anime fans]], Bronies, VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys, and (most recently) WesternAnimation/RickAndMorty.
20th Oct '17 10:42:48 PM marcoasalazarm
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': Multiple episodes like "The Day The Violence Died", "Bart After Dark" and "The Great Wife Homer" make it perfectly clear that Marge will go after any kind of entertainment she considers unwholesome with zeal in a relentless hunt to shut it down, even if (and at least once directly said ''especially if'') it's something she cannot herself see enjoying because she is [[TheBore an incredibly boring woman]] and [[IncrediblyLameFun her beliefs of what's "fun" are equally annoying.]]
10th Oct '17 5:42:11 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''Website/GameShowGarbage'', a ''Website/{{WrestleCrap}}''-type site that focuses on {{Game Show}}s, recently featured the ''[[Series/ThePriceIsRight Price is Right]]'' fan site Golden-Road.net as one of their inductions. In the article, Robert Seidelman collectively dismisses the members of the community as FanDumb, accusing them of having overactive {{Nostalgia Filter}}s and being too quick to cry TheyChangedItNowItSucks. He also takes a milder swipe at the {{GSN}} message boards. The article eventually was toned down to be a little less harsh and remove attacks on specific members.

to:

* ''Website/GameShowGarbage'', a ''Website/{{WrestleCrap}}''-type site that focuses on {{Game Show}}s, recently featured the ''[[Series/ThePriceIsRight Price is Right]]'' fan site Golden-Road.net as one of their inductions. In the article, Robert Seidelman collectively dismisses the members of the community as FanDumb, accusing them of having overactive {{Nostalgia Filter}}s and being too quick to cry TheyChangedItNowItSucks. He also takes a milder swipe at the {{GSN}} Creator/{{GSN}} message boards. The article eventually was toned down to be a little less harsh and remove attacks on specific members.
31st Aug '17 6:30:46 PM LinTaylor
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** In another episode, Peter is watching a public access show devoted entirely to talking about how awesome Music/{{KISS}} is. They get a caller who says "KISS sucks!", prompting Peter to angrily declare "Trace the call!" The host recognizes the voice as Music/{{Styx}}'s lead singer Dennis [=DeYoung=], and proceeds to insult him and his band.
30th May '17 5:00:33 AM nanakiro
Is there an issue? Send a Message


The thing is that to these people, art is SeriousBusiness and they treat their enjoyment of art the way [[StopHavingFunGuys some people]] take to [[TournamentPlay competitive gaming]]. If you like anything not up to their standards, they will either mock you, mock that thing in front of your face, or just go on a diatribe about why you shouldn't like that thing. To make matters worse, they will also stereotype fans (e.g., anybody who likes comic books is an obese loser; anyone who likes anime is some annoying, anti-American, over-obsessive wannabe Japan-fetishizing freak; people who like cartoons are [[ManChild Man Children]]; [[DoubleStandard boys who watch]] [[GirlShowGhetto girls' cartoons]] [[UnfortunateImplications are gay]]; anyone who likes metal/punk is a wannabe tough guy or a pretentious hipster jackass; people who like rap are wangsters; anyone who watches ProfessionalWrestling is a redneck-homo and thinks it's 100% real; etc.) and not fitting any of these stereotypes will induce either a NoTrueScotsman or they'll still find at least one thing they find negative and stereotype the fans of the work with said negative thing. Fan Haters tend to refer to the targets of their hatred as the "LowestCommonDenominator" or "unwashed masses".

to:

The thing is that to these people, art is SeriousBusiness and they treat their enjoyment of art the way [[StopHavingFunGuys some people]] take to [[TournamentPlay competitive gaming]]. If you like anything not up to their standards, they will either mock you, mock that thing in front of your face, or just go on a diatribe about why you shouldn't like that thing. To make matters worse, they will also stereotype fans (e.g., anybody who likes comic books is an obese loser; anyone who likes anime is some annoying, anti-American, over-obsessive wannabe Japan-fetishizing freak; people who like cartoons are [[ManChild Man Children]]; [[DoubleStandard boys who watch]] [[GirlShowGhetto girls' cartoons]] [[UnfortunateImplications are gay]]; girls who watch boys' cartoons are [[GamerChick fake geeks]] or {{Yaoi Fangirl}}s; anyone who likes metal/punk is a wannabe tough guy or a pretentious hipster jackass; people who like rap are wangsters; anyone who watches ProfessionalWrestling is a redneck-homo and thinks it's 100% real; etc.) and not fitting any of these stereotypes will induce either a NoTrueScotsman or they'll still find at least one thing they find negative and stereotype the fans of the work with said negative thing. Fan Haters tend to refer to the targets of their hatred as the "LowestCommonDenominator" or "unwashed masses".
20th Apr '17 11:15:29 AM appealus
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Quite a few people thought that ''WebVideo/TheBlockbusterBuster'' fell into this with his review of ''Film/BatmanVSuperman'' wherein he had a sycophantic fanboy blind to the flaws of the film appear on screen during his review of the film, and earlier in the review insisted that "True Fans" of the DCU shouldn't like the movie or the ''Franchise/DCEU.''

to:

* Quite a few people thought that ''WebVideo/TheBlockbusterBuster'' fell into this with his review of ''Film/BatmanVSuperman'' ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'' wherein he had a sycophantic fanboy blind to the flaws of the film appear on screen during his review of the film, and earlier in the review insisted that "True Fans" of the DCU shouldn't like the movie or the ''Franchise/DCEU.''Film/DCExtendedUniverse.''
26th Mar '17 3:01:16 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* See this article from TheOnion: [[http://www.theonion.com/content/news_briefs/man_who_enjoys_thing Man Who Enjoys Thing Informed He Is Wrong]]

to:

* See this article from TheOnion: ''Website/TheOnion'': [[http://www.theonion.com/content/news_briefs/man_who_enjoys_thing Man Who Enjoys Thing Informed He Is Wrong]]
3rd Mar '17 10:28:00 AM HighCrate
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Don East of ''Anime Abomination'' usually avoids this, but he had a particularly sour spot towards ''Manga/BlueExorcist.'' When the show was airing on Toonami, he would get annoyed that the series got better ratings than ''Manga/OnePiece,'' [[BiasSteamroller a series he regularly puts on a pedestal]]. At one point, he said that if ''Blue Exorcist'' got better ratings than ''One Piece,'' he said he hoped for the fan's sake he would never meet them at a convention he was going to, which sound like a threat.

to:

* Don East of ''Anime Abomination'' usually avoids this, but he had a particularly sour spot towards ''Manga/BlueExorcist.'' When the show was airing on Toonami, he would get annoyed that the series got better ratings than ''Manga/OnePiece,'' [[BiasSteamroller a series he regularly puts on a pedestal]]. ''Manga/OnePiece.'' At one point, he said that if ''Blue Exorcist'' got better ratings than ''One Piece,'' he said he hoped for the fan's sake he would never meet them at a convention he was going to, which sound like a threat.
15th Feb '17 11:40:58 AM KhaosKyuubi
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* WebVideo/TheRageaholic falls into this A LOT. Especially towards fans of the ''Franchise/MetalGear'' Franchise and Hideo Kojima in general. But this extends to pretty much anyone who enjoys things he doesn't like, the list of which is extensive.
* Quite a few people thought that ''WebVideo/TheBlockbusterBuster'' fell into this with his review of ''Film/BatmanVSuperman'' wherein he had a sycophantic fanboy blind to the flaws of the film appear on screen during his review of the film, and earlier in the review insisted that "True Fans" of the DCU shouldn't like the movie or the ''Franchise/DCEU.''
This list shows the last 10 events of 350. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Main.FanHater