Quotes / Vocal Minority

"Usually the people they piss off are either on the conservative or liberal extremes, but these voices are always loud enough to keep Disney just a little bit on edge."

"The fact that a majority of voices in fandom are disgusted by it doesn't matter. The damage has already been done at the point where the list of nominees is 68% controlled by fascists."
El Sandifer on the Hugo Awards, "The Day Fandom Ended"

"I’m starting to develop a Grand Unified Douchebag Theory that begins and ends with Libertarians ruin everything...And in fact, every group that has tenuously accepted the Libertarians in their midst have eventually ended up with an explosion of hostile sexism and racism that created “great schisms” in the community (see video games, comic books, atheism) between douchebro assholes and everyone else."
Cerberus, "My Fedora Brings All the Girls to the Yard"

Now, I only do insurance statistics as a hobby, but according to my numbers, this particular war on the Catholic church affected the lower half of approximately one specific guy. Instead of calling all those belligerent religious pundits into the studio, maybe they could have taken up a collection to reimburse that guy for the condom.

If there's one thing that any popular video game did, it got people to like it. There are actually a lot of people who love these games, buy products, and are legitimate fans of the series. You'd never know this by looking on the developers' official boards, though.
— A random internet musing.

"Ten percent of the people cause ninety percent of the problems."
— The 90/10 rule

"Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent."
— Napoleon Bonaparte