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10:44:40 PM Sep 16th 2011
edited by Stoogebie
Is there a specific trope for fanon that is included in, say, a fanfic, but makes a sort of Continuity Nod explaining how it became fanon...ugh, I have an example of it, too...
05:34:15 PM Mar 18th 2011
edited by Jcatgrl
Would anyone object to the creation of actual fanon sections for the works pages, e.g., Fanon /Harry Potter?
09:44:12 PM Oct 19th 2010
Does anyone else think that this page needs to be split into sub-pages much like the Crowning pages have? This page is currently 88 pages on my browser when fully expanded.
08:25:15 AM Sep 24th 2010
Would anyone mind if I did a broad culling of the "Harry Potter" example in the "Literature" section? There's tons of crap in there that isn't so much fanon as it is "fanfiction writers pretending that their interpretations are real".
08:29:21 AM Sep 24th 2010
It's done. A lot of the examples were basically "this seems to appear in fanfiction" and "this is what some fans prefer over the actual thing".
09:39:52 PM Oct 19th 2010
Wait. Isn't "fanfiction writers pretending that their interpretations are real" practically a dictionary definition of fanon? Would someone mind explaining the difference?
07:39:25 PM Oct 1st 2013
edited by
Yes and no. Fanon simply means "information not explicitly canon that is generally accepted as such by the fans". Admittedly, there can be overlap between the two, but there's a difference.
01:18:57 PM Jul 12th 2010
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Who said the page quote?
03:34:52 PM Jul 12th 2010
It's been a while since I saw the episode, but I'm pretty sure that it was actor!Sokka from "The Ember Island Players."
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