History YMMV / MyImmortal

2nd Oct '17 11:30:35 PM AlinhoAlisson
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* EnsembleDarkhorse: Dumbledore, largely for his [[MemeticMutation ever-quotable]] introduction. Falling behind him, there's Preacher McGoogle.

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* EnsembleDarkhorse: Dumbledore, largely for his [[MemeticMutation ever-quotable]] introduction. Falling behind him, there's Preacher McGoogle.[=McGoogle=].
2nd Oct '17 11:30:13 PM AlinhoAlisson
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* EnsembleDarkhorse: Dumbledore, largely for his [[MemeticMutation ever-quotable]] introduction.

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* EnsembleDarkhorse: Dumbledore, largely for his [[MemeticMutation ever-quotable]] introduction. Falling behind him, there's Preacher McGoogle.
1st Oct '17 2:15:31 PM DocJamore
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1st Oct '17 2:06:39 PM DocJamore
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*** Tara also mentioned she was (probably) from Abu Dhabi, which means that a lot of the weirder things in the fanfic could be chalked up to a lack of knowledge or understanding about American and British culture in general and goth culture in particular.
*** Specifically, Tara actually said dubya, which is a nickname for George W. Bush. Given the time when the My Immortal was written, it's very likely she actually is American from the South. This explains a lot about her.
*** Recently, author Rose Christo has come forward as the author, revealing the reason she wrote the fic was to get resources for finding her brother after the foster care system seperated them. Though dark, it's also rather sweet.



* ArtisticLicenseHistory: During the chapters set during TheEighties, there are several references made by media that didn't exist at the time. Special mention goes to James Potter's [[DarknessVonGothickname nickname]] being derived from Samara Morgan from ''Literature/TheRing''. Which didn't come out until 2002 and was an Americanized adaption of a novel that was not originally published until 1991 (with the film adaption released in 1998), so it wouldn't even work even if they wanted to go with "Sadao".



* HarsherInHindsight: In 2017 "Tara" revealed her true identity of Rose Christo, and claimed it was indeed a deliberate TrollFic that she hoped would get the attention of people with the resources to help her find her brother after they were separated in childhood by foster care. If it's true, this puts a lot of FridgeHorror on everyone who was laughing at it for so long. Still, it is heartwarming to know someone would go this far to find her brother.



* [[HolyShitQuotient HSQ]]: After so many years of speculation, there was at last, big closure for fans of the fic when [[https://www.fictionpress.com/u/518933/XXXblodyblaktearz666XXX Tara herself]] (whose real name is Rose Christo) revealed she wrote the fic and explains all what happened when writing it. She admits that, while she feels bad for causing [=FanFiction.Net=] a multitude of problems, she doesn't regret the fact the fic garnered a reputation for how infamous it was. [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming She even thanks those who've followed the fic and continue its following]]. She later [[https://rosechristo1.tumblr.com/faq-personal confirmed]] that it was, in fact, a TrollFic.
25th Sep '17 6:28:51 PM Eievie
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** It's only too easy to see the "preps" as the good guys and the "goffs" as the bad guys. After all, the "goffs" are all utter jerks and we never see the "preps" do anything to deserve the treatment they get. In particular, the fic wants us to see Britney as the AlphaBitch and Enoby as the CoolLoser. But who's the one judging the other for how she dresses? Who's the one who sits by and takes the other's abuse without retaliating until the end? Who's the one gets [[GirlPosse followed around by a large group of friends]] while the other one always seems to be on her own? The only time Britney does anything bad is towards the end of the story when she [[ItMakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext breaks Snap, Loopin, and Hargrid out of Azerbaijan]] and tells Ebony that Voldemort "will, like, totally kill your friends." And Ebony immediately [[DisproportionateRetribution tortures]] her afterwards.
** "Dumblydore". Is he a "poser" just trying to be cool like Ebony thinks? Is he a brilliant [[TheChessmaster Chessmaster]] ObfuscatingStupidity to manipulate Ebony into destroying "Volsemort"? Or is he just an old, senile guy who does things at random?
** When Enoby used the Killing Curse at the end, did she aim it at Voldemort or herself?
** Satan Bombadil Anderson: Attractive 80s goth or {{Time Travel}}ing ConMan?
** Why did Dobby run away crying after witnessing Snap and Loopin doing it? Was he simply horrified by stumbling across such a sight? Or was he actually enjoying it and fled in tears out of embarrassment when Evony caught him watching?
** There is some debate on whether ''My Immortal'' itself is a brilliant TrollFic or just a plain terrible fic. The consensus seems to be that it ''may'' be the former, as some noticed a pattern in the odd choices of words (such as "come"/"came"), that certain elements of the fic (such as the LordOfTheRings reference) could only show up if the author had read novels above the reading level the spelling suggests, and much more. Nobody really knows, and the lack of updates from the creator (both on the fic and on her whereabouts) adds fuel to the fire.
*** If you read some of the later chapters, one starts to notice that the writing was ''getting better.'' It seems as if Tara was actively trying to improve in some way, and let's be honest, who the hell could keep up a troll fic after their account was hacked? Yes, it is possible that the hack was part of the trolling, but one has to ask why.
** Tara also mentioned she was (probably) from Abu Dhabi, which means that a lot of the weirder things in the fanfic could be chalked up to a lack of knowledge or understanding about American and British culture in general and goth culture in particular.
*** Specifically, Tara actually said dubya, which is a nickname for George W. Bush. Given the time when the My Immortal was written, it's very likely she actually is American from the South. This explains a lot about her.
** Recently, author Rose Christo has come forward as the author, revealing the reason she wrote the fic was to get resources for finding her brother after the foster care system seperated them. Though dark, it's also rather sweet.
* AccidentalInnuendo: Whether it's actually accidental depends on whether the fic actually is a parody or not, but regular words are occasionally "accidentally" spelled wrong and [[FreudianSlip turned into obscenities]], e.g. "Minister of Magic Cornelius Fudge" becomes "Mystery of Magic Cornelia Fuck", "Professor Slughorn" becoming "Professor Slutborn", etc.

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** Of the characters:
***
It's only too easy to see the "preps" as the good guys and the "goffs" as the bad guys. After all, the "goffs" are all utter jerks and we never see the "preps" do anything to deserve the treatment they get. In particular, the fic wants us to see Britney as the AlphaBitch and Enoby as the CoolLoser. But who's the one judging the other for how she dresses? Who's the one who sits by and takes the other's abuse without retaliating until the end? Who's the one gets [[GirlPosse followed around by a large group of friends]] while the other one always seems to be on her own? The only time Britney does anything bad is towards the end of the story when she [[ItMakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext breaks Snap, Loopin, and Hargrid out of Azerbaijan]] and tells Ebony that Voldemort "will, like, totally kill your friends." And Ebony immediately [[DisproportionateRetribution tortures]] her afterwards.
** *** "Dumblydore". Is he a "poser" just trying to be cool like Ebony thinks? Is he a brilliant [[TheChessmaster Chessmaster]] ObfuscatingStupidity to manipulate Ebony into destroying "Volsemort"? Or is he just an old, senile guy who does things at random?
** *** When Enoby used the Killing Curse at the end, did she aim it at Voldemort or herself?
** *** Satan Bombadil Anderson: Attractive 80s goth or {{Time Travel}}ing ConMan?
** *** Why did Dobby run away crying after witnessing Snap and Loopin doing it? Was he simply horrified by stumbling across such a sight? Or was he actually enjoying it and fled in tears out of embarrassment when Evony caught him watching?
** Of the fic:
***
There is some debate on whether ''My Immortal'' itself is a brilliant TrollFic or just a plain terrible fic. The consensus seems to be that it ''may'' be the former, as some noticed a pattern in the odd choices of words (such as "come"/"came"), that certain elements of the fic (such as the LordOfTheRings reference) could only show up if the author had read novels above the reading level the spelling suggests, and much more. Nobody really knows, and the lack of updates from the creator (both on the fic and on her whereabouts) adds fuel to the fire.
*** **** If you read some of the later chapters, one starts to notice that the writing was ''getting better.'' It seems as if Tara was actively trying to improve in some way, and let's be honest, who the hell could keep up a troll fic after their account was hacked? Yes, it is possible that the hack was part of the trolling, but one has to ask why.
** *** Tara also mentioned she was (probably) from Abu Dhabi, which means that a lot of the weirder things in the fanfic could be chalked up to a lack of knowledge or understanding about American and British culture in general and goth culture in particular.
*** **** Specifically, Tara actually said dubya, which is a nickname for George W. Bush. Given the time when the My Immortal was written, it's very likely she actually is American from the South. This explains a lot about her.
** *** Recently, author Rose Christo has come forward as the author, revealing the reason she wrote the fic was to get resources for finding her brother after the foster care system seperated them. Though dark, it's also rather sweet.
* AccidentalInnuendo: Whether it's actually accidental ''accidental'' depends on whether the fic actually is a parody or not, but regular words are occasionally "accidentally" spelled wrong and [[FreudianSlip turned into obscenities]], e.g. "Minister of Magic Cornelius Fudge" becomes "Mystery of Magic Cornelia Fuck", "Professor Slughorn" becoming "Professor Slutborn", etc.
19th Sep '17 5:50:38 AM Vampireandthen
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* Recently, author Rose Christo has come forward as the author, revealing the reason she wrote the fic was to get resources for finding here brother after the foster care system seperated them. Though dark, it's also rather sweet.

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* ** Recently, author Rose Christo has come forward as the author, revealing the reason she wrote the fic was to get resources for finding here her brother after the foster care system seperated them. Though dark, it's also rather sweet.
16th Sep '17 8:44:53 AM Vampireandthen
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* Recently, author Rose Christo has come forward as the author, revealing the reason she wrote the fic was to get resources for finding here brother after the foster care system seperated them. Though dark, it's also rather sweet.



* HarsherInHindsight: In 2017 "Tara" revealed her true identity of Rose Christo, and claimed it was indeed a deliberate TrollFic that she hoped would get the attention of people with the resources to help her find her brother after they were separated in childhood by foster care. If it's true, this puts a lot of FridgeHorror on everyone who was laughing at it for so long.

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* HarsherInHindsight: In 2017 "Tara" revealed her true identity of Rose Christo, and claimed it was indeed a deliberate TrollFic that she hoped would get the attention of people with the resources to help her find her brother after they were separated in childhood by foster care. If it's true, this puts a lot of FridgeHorror on everyone who was laughing at it for so long. Still, it is heartwarming to know someone would go this far to find her brother.
15th Sep '17 6:30:30 AM Pren
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* HarsherInHindsight: In 2017 "Tara" revealed her true identity of Rose Christo, and claimed it was indeed a deliberate TrollFic that she hoped would get the attention of people with the resources to help her find her brother after they were separated in childhood by foster care. If it's true, this puts a lot of FrideHorror on everyone who was laughing at it for so long.

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* HarsherInHindsight: In 2017 "Tara" revealed her true identity of Rose Christo, and claimed it was indeed a deliberate TrollFic that she hoped would get the attention of people with the resources to help her find her brother after they were separated in childhood by foster care. If it's true, this puts a lot of FrideHorror FridgeHorror on everyone who was laughing at it for so long.
15th Sep '17 6:29:19 AM Pren
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* HarsherInHindsight: In 2017 "Tara" revealed her true identity of Rose Christo, and claimed it was indeed a deliberate TrollFic that she hoped would get the attention of people with the resources to help her find her brother after they were separated in childhood by foster care. If it's true, this puts a lot of FrideHorror on everyone who was laughing at it for so long.
13th Sep '17 4:26:28 PM Stevebob
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* MarySue: Arguably Ebony. She’s both a vampire and a witch, has an OverlyLong DarknessVonGothickname, bears a strong resemblance to singer Amy Lee, is apparently incredibly beautiful though it sometimes causes her problems (“[[SoBeautifulItsACurse Why did Satan have to make me so beautiful]]?”), is fawned over by ‘canon’ characters (using term canon extremely loosely, considering how OOC they are), is the lead singer of a rock band, can generally get away with breaking all the rules of Hogwarts, is intended to be an edgy CoolLoser and the hero of the story though her actions [[InformedAttribute generally suggest]] [[UnintentionallyUnsympathetic otherwise]], anyone who doesn't like or sympathise with her is a "stupid prep" or "poser" or the villain, she can take on ''[[BigBad Voldemort]]'' in a fight despite [[ImprobableAge still being in high school]] and is rather heavily implied to be an AuthorAvatar [[SelfInsertSue for Tara]].
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