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21st Sep '17 11:24:15 AM Wooboo
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* The Afro. Influenced by the "Black Is Beautiful" cultural movement, which saw Africans and African-Americans embrace African traditions as a means of resisting assimilation and integration into the predominantly white society of 1960's America, the Afro became a symbol of rebellion against racism and the demand to conform to Western cultural norms. Eventually, it became part of the UsefulNotes/CivilRightsMovement and was thus adopted by a number of notable African-American celebrities to show their support of the movement. However, as it became more popular in the mainstream--to the point where it was [[DramaticallyMissingThePoint being adopted by people not of African ancestry]]--it became considerably less popular among African-Americans. Now, most people see the hair style [[FunnyAfro as a goofy anachronism]].

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* The Afro. Influenced by the "Black Is Beautiful" cultural movement, which saw Africans and African-Americans embrace African traditions as a means of resisting assimilation and integration into the predominantly white society societies of 1960's America, the Western world of the 1960's, the Afro became a symbol of rebellion against racism and the demand to conform to Western cultural norms. Eventually, it became part of the UsefulNotes/CivilRightsMovement and was thus adopted by a number of notable African-American celebrities to show their support of the movement. movement, and people started wearing Afros of gigantic proportions. However, as it became more popular in the mainstream--to the point where it was [[DramaticallyMissingThePoint being adopted by people not of African ancestry]]--it became considerably less popular among African-Americans. African-Americans, and was largely a thing of the past by the end of the 1970's. Now, most people see the hair style [[FunnyAfro as a goofy anachronism]].anachronism]], though smaller and less outrageous versions still see some popularity.
21st Sep '17 11:12:04 AM Wooboo
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* The Afro. Influenced by the "Black Is Beautiful" cultural movement, which saw Africans and African-Americans embrace African traditions as a means of resisting assimilation and integration into the predominantly white society of 1960's America, the Afro became a symbol of rebellion against racism and the demand to conform to Western cultural norms. Eventually, it became part of the UsefulNotes/CivilRightsMovement and was thus adopted by a number of notable African-American celebrities to show their support of the movement. However, as it became more popular in the mainstream--to the point where it was [[DramaticallyMissingThePoint being adopted by people not of African ancestry]]--it became considerably less popular among African-Americans. Now, most people see the hair style [[FunnyAfro as a goofy anachronism]].
21st Sep '17 3:47:37 AM mack
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* ''WesternAnimation/RickAndMorty'' in Season 3 deciding to add female writers to the show saw a marked increase in "ruined", "never liked it anyway" and "Website/{{Reddit}}: The show" posts from alt-right internet users on twitter & 4chan.
16th Sep '17 3:47:21 PM nombretomado
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* Ask an art historian what s/he thinks of Creator/LeonardoDaVinci or any other [[TheRenaissance Renaissance]] master.

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* Ask an art historian what s/he thinks of Creator/LeonardoDaVinci or any other [[TheRenaissance [[UsefulNotes/TheRenaissance Renaissance]] master.
15th Sep '17 3:29:32 AM Korodzik
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* ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}''. Act 5, which introduced the [[RubberForeheadAliens trolls]] and their convoluted, [[EveryoneIsBi bisexual]] romance led to a gigantic influx of fans, mostly from Website/{{Tumblr}}, who mostly obsessed over that aspect of the comic. Some readers--mostly on Website/FourChan--believe that this led to the comic jumping the shark, as the author began to [[RomanticPlotTumor pander to the Tumblr demographic's tastes]].

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* ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}''. Act 5, which properly introduced the [[RubberForeheadAliens trolls]] and their convoluted, [[EveryoneIsBi bisexual]] romance led to a gigantic influx of fans, mostly from Website/{{Tumblr}}, who mostly obsessed over that aspect of the comic. Some readers--mostly on Website/FourChan--believe that this led to the comic jumping the shark, as the author began to [[RomanticPlotTumor pander to the Tumblr demographic's tastes]].tastes, leading to things such as [[RomanticPlotTumor increased focus on romantic subplots]].



* Polish {{Demoscene}}. When the Polish videogame magazine, ''CD-Action'', began publishing a series about the hitherto rather hermetic demoscene, many old sceners claimed that it ruined the demoscene forever, caused an [[EternalSeptember influx of talentless newbies]], and were angry that while ''they'' had to go to great lengths to learn about the community in the first place, all those new youngsters know everything by just reading a magazine.

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* Polish {{Demoscene}}. When the Polish videogame magazine, ''CD-Action'', magazine ''CD-Action'' began publishing a series about the hitherto rather hermetic demoscene, many old sceners claimed that it ruined the demoscene forever, caused an [[EternalSeptember influx of talentless newbies]], and were angry that while ''they'' had to go to great lengths to learn about the community in the first place, all those new youngsters know everything by just reading a magazine.
15th Sep '17 3:27:41 AM Korodzik
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* ''Webcomic/MSPaintAdventures''. Originally there was a suggestion box where readers could suggest commands for the characters. At some point in ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'', the author closed the suggestion box because there were just too many entries...and he would have picked the one that would advance the story the way he wanted to anyway.
** Such notions went out the window shortly thereafter, as Act 5 led to a gigantic influx of fans that had no idea the comic was about suggestion boxes, or indeed, about anything that is not troll romance.

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* ''Webcomic/MSPaintAdventures''. Originally there was a suggestion box where readers could suggest commands for ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}''. Act 5, which introduced the characters. At some point in ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'', the author closed the suggestion box because there were just too many entries...[[RubberForeheadAliens trolls]] and he would have picked the one that would advance the story the way he wanted to anyway.
** Such notions went out the window shortly thereafter, as Act 5
their convoluted, [[EveryoneIsBi bisexual]] romance led to a gigantic influx of fans fans, mostly from Website/{{Tumblr}}, who mostly obsessed over that had no idea aspect of the comic. Some readers--mostly on Website/FourChan--believe that this led to the comic was about suggestion boxes, or indeed, about anything that is not troll romance.jumping the shark, as the author began to [[RomanticPlotTumor pander to the Tumblr demographic's tastes]].
15th Sep '17 3:20:48 AM Korodzik
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* Some fans say they liked ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' better back during its early years [[SeinfeldIsUnfunny when it was new and edgy]], and most kids [[ForbiddenFruit had to watch the show in secret]] since their parents had [[MoralGuardians banned it from the house]]. Now that it is Creator/ComedyCentral's highest rated show and widely popular, some people don't like it anymore.

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* Some fans say they liked ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' better back during its early years [[SeinfeldIsUnfunny when it was new and edgy]], and most kids [[ForbiddenFruit had to watch the show in secret]] since their parents had [[MoralGuardians banned it from the house]].house. Now that it is Creator/ComedyCentral's highest rated show and widely popular, some people don't like it anymore.
14th Sep '17 10:16:37 AM DivineFlame100
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* Part of the reason why most westerners show [[AmericansHateTingle great resentment]] towards the {{Moe}} trend is a combination of this and other numerous factors. Originally, back in the 90s when Moe was starting to get its feet on the ground, a lot of westerners didn't mind it that much, since it was still relatively obscure and shounen works still dominated at the time. Then, after the success of the ''LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya'' anime in 2006, Moe suddenly exploded in popularity in Japan, which paved the way for more works being entirely centered on Moe for otaku pandering. The overexposure in later years resulted in HypeBacklash in the west, with many westerners suddenly clamoring for anime to return to its pre-90s roots or take on styles akin to ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'' or ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'', and westerners that did liked Moe back then suddenly backed off from the trend.

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* Part of the reason why most westerners show [[AmericansHateTingle great resentment]] towards the {{Moe}} trend is a combination of this and other numerous factors. Originally, back in the 90s when Moe was starting to get its feet on the ground, a lot of westerners didn't mind it that much, since it was still relatively obscure and shounen works still dominated at the time. Then, after the success of the ''LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya'' anime in 2006, Moe suddenly exploded in popularity in Japan, which paved the way for more works being entirely centered on Moe for otaku pandering. The overexposure in later years resulted in HypeBacklash in the west, with many westerners suddenly clamoring wishing for anime to return to its pre-90s roots or take on styles akin to ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'' or ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'', and westerners that did liked Moe back then suddenly backed off from the trend.
12th Sep '17 9:17:09 AM Wooboo
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** Then it became common knowledge that the Netherlands had legalized weed and suddenly, the tourists came in like a tidal wave seeking legal pot. This has caused considerable backlash among people who find the idea that the Netherlands' biggest draw may be for drug tourism a mite embarrassing, in addition to the problems (perceived and actual) that these foreigners cause. In 2012, a law was passed which forbade tourists from getting cannabis at [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coffeeshop_(Netherlands) cannabis coffee shops]] nationwide, and restricted the purchase of cannabis among citizens to those carrying a "pot pass". However, actual enforcement of this law has proven to be a bit hit-or-miss. In Amsterdam, for instance, foreigners can come in and purchase pot from a coffeeshop without discrimination or legal repercussion.

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** Then it became common knowledge that the Netherlands had legalized weed and suddenly, the tourists came in like a tidal wave seeking legal pot. This has caused considerable backlash among people who find the idea that the Netherlands' biggest draw may be for drug tourism a mite embarrassing, in addition to the problems (perceived and actual) that these foreigners cause. In 2012, a law was passed which forbade tourists from getting cannabis at [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coffeeshop_(Netherlands) cannabis coffee shops]] nationwide, and restricted the purchase of cannabis among citizens to those carrying a "pot pass". However, actual enforcement of this law has proven to be a bit hit-or-miss. In Amsterdam, for instance, foreigners can come in and purchase pot from a coffeeshop without discrimination or legal repercussion. repercussion, whereas some smaller towns and villages in more rural parts of the country, [[WhyWeCantHaveNiceThings its banned across the board, for everyone.]]
29th Aug '17 12:15:57 PM Augusto
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* The Harlem Shake meme. Most people detest its guts because of how viral it is - the videos are easy to produce, which makes it harder to get people to stop making them. Go to Website/KnowYourMeme or any other meme site, and you'll see what we mean.

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* The Harlem Shake meme. Most people detest its guts because of how viral it is - the videos are easy to produce, which makes it harder to get people to stop making them. Go to Just look up what Website/KnowYourMeme or (or any other meme site, really) [[http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/harlem-shake has to say about it]] and you'll see what we mean.
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