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Stinkfly3
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08:49:58 PM Nov 14th 2012
edited by Stinkfly3
Can we change the page image to that of Wreck-It Ralph in a speedo? I noticed a lot of the YouTube readers don't want to see that image again.
numol
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10:48:04 PM Sep 8th 2010
edited by numol
I also take issue with the "Crying Game" entry in "Film" — not because I disagree that the reveal was meant to shock viewers rather than turn us on, but because of this last part:

"While this is okay for some people, it isn't for the people who were expected a hot, hetero sex scene and thought Dil was a woman."

This is a technical inaccuracy at best. If someone's transgender, that means they *are* the gender they identify as, regardless of the situation downstairs. In other words: it was the package, rather than the actual gender of the person, that was the turnoff, and there should be a distinction there.

And along similar lines: the "District B-13: Ultimatum" entry — I'm pretty sure "trap" isn't an okay term if you mean "transgender" (I haven't seen the movie, but from the context it seems like that's what was meant).

I'll edit both of these, too. I haven't got a problem with either definition, since I know the first example was intentional Fan Disservice and the second one seems like it was, too — I just have a problem with the way the original posters worded things.
numol
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10:06:28 PM Sep 8th 2010
edited by numol
Re: Fanservice misinterpreted as Fan Disservice by straight guys because it involves a guy — this would also include dude-Fanservice aimed at other dudes. Although it's comparatively rare, and sometimes overlapping with (or indistinguishable from) male Fanservice aimed at women, it's still an oversight to say that all male Fanservice is for women.

I'm gonna go ahead and edit the page to reflect this.
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