History Main / OneTruePairing

19th Nov '17 1:24:12 PM Eievie
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->''"You're on the canon ground, I'm up in crack ship space\\
Let's start a shipping war, don't care if I get hate\\
Don't like my pairings, well, then you can hit the bricks\\
This is my OTP, I'll go down with this ship\\
I ship it\\
I ship it"''
-->-- '''Not Literally Productions''', ''"Ship Happens"''

to:

->''"You're on the canon ground, I'm up in crack ship space\\
space,\\
Let's start a shipping war, don't care if I get hate\\
hate.\\
Don't like my pairings, well, then you can hit the bricks\\
bricks.\\
This is my OTP, I'll go down with this ship\\
ship!\\
I ship it\\
it!\\
I ship it"''
it!"''
-->-- '''Not Literally Productions''', ''"Ship Happens"''
"I Ship It"
13th Nov '17 4:53:38 PM Eievie
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The One True Pairing (usually abbreviated as {{OTP}}, not to be confused with [[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix OOTP or OotP]]) is the couple that a fan or group of fans prefers over all other '{{ship|ping}}s. {{Canon}} and logic do not necessarily apply, and {{crossover}} [=OTPs=] are not uncommon.

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The One '''One True Pairing Pairing''' (usually abbreviated as {{OTP}}, '''{{OTP}}''', not to be confused with [[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix OOTP or OotP]]) is the couple that a fan or group of fans prefers over all other '{{ship|ping}}s. {{Canon}} and logic do not necessarily apply, and {{crossover}} [=OTPs=] are not uncommon.



Some people refer to their favourite [[LoveTriangle threesome ship]] by the similar term OneTrueThreesome, or OT3. Or really, "OT" appended with any number if they're even more ambitious with the number of people involved.

[=BroTP=] is used as a term for [[PlatonicLifePartners non]]-[[HeterosexualLifePartners romantic]] [=OTP=]s, of the "these people are best friends and no one will tell me otherwise" variety (for instance, John Sheridan and Susan Ivanova of ''Series/BabylonFive''). Male/female and female/female [=BroTP=]s are sometimes also called [=FrOTP=]s.

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Some people refer to their favourite [[LoveTriangle threesome ship]] by the similar term OneTrueThreesome, or OT3.'''OT3'''. Or really, "OT" appended with any number if they're even more ambitious with the number of people involved.

[=BroTP=] '''[=BroTP=]''' is used as a term for [[PlatonicLifePartners non]]-[[HeterosexualLifePartners romantic]] [=OTP=]s, of the "these people are best friends and no one will tell me otherwise" variety (for instance, John Sheridan and Susan Ivanova of ''Series/BabylonFive''). Male/female and female/female [=BroTP=]s are sometimes also called [=FrOTP=]s.
[=FrOTP=]s.

Inversely, a '''[=NoTP=]''' is a ship that one opposes vehemently.
18th Jul '17 4:53:43 PM digiman619
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-->-- '''Not Literally Productions''', ''"I Ship It"''

to:

-->-- '''Not Literally Productions''', ''"I Ship It"''
''"Ship Happens"''
4th Jan '17 4:03:32 PM BrendanRizzo
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The degrees to which this is taken varies wildly. It can mean anything from "I just like [[WesternAnimation/KimPossible Drakken/Shego]] best" to "I won't read FanFic that pairs [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Anya and Xander]] with anyone but each other" to "[[Videogame/FinalFantasyVII Cloud always and still loves Aerith]] and they made love to each other in the flower field at the end of the movie", to the extreme "All the canon evidence that [[Literature/HarryPotter Harry and Hermione]] are not going to get together is a lie spread by the Ron/Hermione 'shippers, who must be [[DieForOurShip stopped]] before their evil [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt destroys the universe]]". [[note]] All examples chosen at random, but the last group really are that scary sometimes. When one of the Ron/Hermione shippers turned out to be [[OfficialCouple J. K. Rowling herself]], some of the "Harmonians" abandoned the series in anger, lashing out at Rowling for "ruining the story." [[FanDumb That's right, some think Rowling intentionally ruined her own story.]][[/note]]

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The degrees to which this is taken varies wildly. It can mean anything from "I just like [[WesternAnimation/KimPossible Drakken/Shego]] best" to "I won't read FanFic that pairs [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Anya and Xander]] with anyone but each other" to "[[Videogame/FinalFantasyVII Cloud always and still loves Aerith]] and they made love to each other in the flower field at the end of the movie", to the extreme "All of the canon canonical evidence that [[Literature/HarryPotter Harry and Hermione]] are not going to get together is a lie spread by the Ron/Hermione 'shippers, who must be [[DieForOurShip stopped]] before their evil [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt destroys the universe]]". [[note]] All examples chosen at random, but the last group really are that scary sometimes. When one of the Ron/Hermione shippers turned out to be [[OfficialCouple J. K. Rowling herself]], some of the "Harmonians" abandoned the series in anger, lashing out at Rowling for "ruining the story." [[FanDumb That's right, some think Rowling intentionally ruined her own story.]][[/note]]
21st Feb '16 12:37:56 PM SgtFrog1
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The degrees to which this is taken varies wildly. It can mean anything from "I just like [[WesternAnimation/KimPossible Drakken/Shego]] best" to "I won't read FanFic that pairs [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Anya and Xander]] with anyone but each other" to "[[Videogame/FinalFantasyVII Cloud always and still loves Aerith]] and they made love to each other in the flower field at the end of the movie", to the extreme "All the canon evidence that [[Literature/HarryPotter Harry and Hermione]] are not going to get together is a lie spread by the Ron/Hermione 'shippers, who must be [[DieForOurShip stopped]] before their evil [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt destroys the universe]]". [[note]] All examples chosen at random, but the last group really are that scary sometimes. When one of the Ron/Hermione shippers turned out to be [[OfficialCouple J. K. Rowling herself]], some of the "Harmonians" abandoned the series in anger, lashing out at Rowling for "ruining the story."[[/note]]

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The degrees to which this is taken varies wildly. It can mean anything from "I just like [[WesternAnimation/KimPossible Drakken/Shego]] best" to "I won't read FanFic that pairs [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Anya and Xander]] with anyone but each other" to "[[Videogame/FinalFantasyVII Cloud always and still loves Aerith]] and they made love to each other in the flower field at the end of the movie", to the extreme "All the canon evidence that [[Literature/HarryPotter Harry and Hermione]] are not going to get together is a lie spread by the Ron/Hermione 'shippers, who must be [[DieForOurShip stopped]] before their evil [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt destroys the universe]]". [[note]] All examples chosen at random, but the last group really are that scary sometimes. When one of the Ron/Hermione shippers turned out to be [[OfficialCouple J. K. Rowling herself]], some of the "Harmonians" abandoned the series in anger, lashing out at Rowling for "ruining the story."[[/note]]
" [[FanDumb That's right, some think Rowling intentionally ruined her own story.]][[/note]]
11th Dec '15 2:32:28 PM RoseAndHeather
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[=BroTP=] is used as a term for [[PlatonicLifePartners non]]-[[HeterosexualLifePartners romantic]] [=OTP=]s.

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[=BroTP=] is used as a term for [[PlatonicLifePartners non]]-[[HeterosexualLifePartners romantic]] [=OTP=]s.
[=OTP=]s, of the "these people are best friends and no one will tell me otherwise" variety (for instance, John Sheridan and Susan Ivanova of ''Series/BabylonFive''). Male/female and female/female [=BroTP=]s are sometimes also called [=FrOTP=]s.
12th Nov '15 4:23:29 AM Berrenta
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In some cases, holding their preferred characters to completely different standards than the official pairing is an excellent mark of OTP shippers. If someone argues that you need to show that X and Y got married to prove they're in love, and the rings on their fingers [[AntiGoggles don't count]], but they know that X and Z love each other because of '[[ShippingGoggles chemistry]]', they're definitely defending their OTP.

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In some cases, holding their preferred characters to completely different standards than the official pairing is an excellent mark of OTP shippers. If someone argues that you need to show that X and Y got married to prove they're in love, and the rings on their fingers [[AntiGoggles don't count]], count, but they know that X and Z love each other because of '[[ShippingGoggles chemistry]]', they're definitely defending their OTP.
24th May '15 7:12:17 PM ShinyTsukkomi
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The degrees to which this is taken varies wildly. It can mean anything from "I just like [[KimPossible Drakken/Shego]] best" to "I won't read FanFic that pairs [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Anya and Xander]] with anyone but each other" to "[[Videogame/FinalFantasyVII Cloud always and still loves Aerith]] and they made love to each other in the flower field at the end of the movie", to the extreme "All the canon evidence that [[Literature/HarryPotter Harry and Hermione]] are not going to get together is a lie spread by the Ron/Hermione 'shippers, who must be [[DieForOurShip stopped]] before their evil [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt destroys the universe]]". [[note]] All examples chosen at random, but the last group really are that scary sometimes. When one of the Ron/Hermione shippers turned out to be [[OfficialCouple J. K. Rowling herself]], some of the "Harmonians" abandoned the series in anger, lashing out at Rowling for "ruining the story."[[/note]]

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The degrees to which this is taken varies wildly. It can mean anything from "I just like [[KimPossible [[WesternAnimation/KimPossible Drakken/Shego]] best" to "I won't read FanFic that pairs [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Anya and Xander]] with anyone but each other" to "[[Videogame/FinalFantasyVII Cloud always and still loves Aerith]] and they made love to each other in the flower field at the end of the movie", to the extreme "All the canon evidence that [[Literature/HarryPotter Harry and Hermione]] are not going to get together is a lie spread by the Ron/Hermione 'shippers, who must be [[DieForOurShip stopped]] before their evil [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt destroys the universe]]". [[note]] All examples chosen at random, but the last group really are that scary sometimes. When one of the Ron/Hermione shippers turned out to be [[OfficialCouple J. K. Rowling herself]], some of the "Harmonians" abandoned the series in anger, lashing out at Rowling for "ruining the story."[[/note]]
16th Apr '15 7:50:38 PM Elusivehawk
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->''"You're on the canon ground, I'm up in crack ship space \\
Let's start a shipping war, don't care if I get hate \\
Don't like my pairings, well, then you can hit the bricks \\
This is my OTP, I'll go down with this ship \\
I ship it \\
I ship it"'' \\
-- '''Not Literally Productions''', ''"I Ship It"''

to:

->''"You're on the canon ground, I'm up in crack ship space \\
space\\
Let's start a shipping war, don't care if I get hate \\
hate\\
Don't like my pairings, well, then you can hit the bricks \\
bricks\\
This is my OTP, I'll go down with this ship \\
ship\\
I ship it \\
it\\
I ship it"'' \\
--
it"''
-->--
'''Not Literally Productions''', ''"I Ship It"''
22nd Mar '15 9:21:11 AM Anthrax_0
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The degrees to which this is taken varies wildly. It can mean anything from "I just like [[KimPossible Drakken/Shego]] best" to "I won't read FanFic that pairs [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Anya and Xander]] with anyone but each other" to "[[Videogame/FinalFantasyVII Cloud always and still loves Aerith]] and they made love to each other in the flower field at the end of the movie", to the extreme "All the canon evidence that [[Literature/HarryPotter Harry and Hermione]] are not going to get together is a lie spread by the Ron/Hermione 'shippers, who must be [[DieForOurShip stopped]] before their evil [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt destroys the universe]]". [[note]] All examples chosen at random, but the last group really are that scary sometimes. When one of the Ron/Hermione shippers turned out to be [[OfficialCouple J. K. Rowling herself]], some of the "Harmonians" abandoned the series in anger, lashing out at Rowling for "ruining the story."

OTP [[ShipToShipCombat shipping wars]] are second only to SubbingVersusDubbing for heat and violence. The degree of fanaticism displayed for a particular OTP may be proportional to their distance from the OfficialCouple and/or the WordOfGod for the work in question.

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The degrees to which this is taken varies wildly. It can mean anything from "I just like [[KimPossible Drakken/Shego]] best" to "I won't read FanFic that pairs [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Anya and Xander]] with anyone but each other" to "[[Videogame/FinalFantasyVII Cloud always and still loves Aerith]] and they made love to each other in the flower field at the end of the movie", to the extreme "All the canon evidence that [[Literature/HarryPotter Harry and Hermione]] are not going to get together is a lie spread by the Ron/Hermione 'shippers, who must be [[DieForOurShip stopped]] before their evil [[TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt destroys the universe]]". [[note]] All examples chosen at random, but the last group really are that scary sometimes. When one of the Ron/Hermione shippers turned out to be [[OfficialCouple J. K. Rowling herself]], some of the "Harmonians" abandoned the series in anger, lashing out at Rowling for "ruining the story."

"[[/note]]

OTP [[ShipToShipCombat shipping wars]] are were second only to SubbingVersusDubbing for heat and violence. The degree of fanaticism displayed for a particular OTP may be proportional to their distance from the OfficialCouple and/or the WordOfGod for the work in question.
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