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[[JustForFun/IThoughtItMeant If you really were looking for]] the trope about naval vessels fighting each other, try EpicShipOnShipAction, HotSubOnSubAction, or even StandardStarshipScuffle [[SpaceIsAnOcean if your definition of "naval" isn't strict]]


** The Shipping War that erupted after the events of "End of the Beginning" between the "Arkos" (Jaune Arc/Pyrrha Nikos) and the "Lancaster" (Jaune Arc/Ruby Rose) pairings. The end of "End of the Beginning" had [[spoiler:Pyrrha kissing Jaune and then dying at the hands of Cinder Fall]], leading to the "Arkos" pairing to suffer a ShipSinking. Many of those connected to that ship bailed over to "Lancaster" as a response. However, despite this, many "Arkos" shippers are still defiant that their ship is still viable, that [[spoiler:she's not dead]], and that those who went over to "Lancaster" are traitors to the ship.
** Less brutally, Lancaster (as the current leading ship for Ruby and Jaune) is generally targeted by every other Ruby-related ship, most notably White Rose (Ruby/Weiss) and Nuts and Dolts (Ruby/Penny). Unlike with Arkos, Season 3's events had no effect on Nuts and Dolts, largely because ''nobody'' believes that [[spoiler: Penny's dead for keeps]].
** There is also a Shipping War between "Bumblebee" (Yang Xiao Long/Blake Belladonna) and "Eclipse" or "Black Sun" (Sun Wukong/Blake Belladonna) after the Volume 3 finale [[spoiler:had Adam refer to Yang as someone Blake loves and Yang act heartbroken after being abandoned by Blake]]. This gave hope to the shippers of Bumblebee, one of the most popular fan pairings, that they could actually beat out the seemingly obvious canon of Black Sun. Unfortunately, this lead to fans on both sides getting very defensive over their ship's chances and absolutely hating the other. Tensions rose when a volume 4 song "Like Morning follows Night" was released with the focus on Blake and Sun's relationship. Things get worse when the Volume 4's soundtrack contains a love song called "Bmblb", which is clearly titled with Blake and Yang's ship in mind, that hints to be written from Yang's perspective about Blake. However, the song was not originally intended for the show or soundtrack, but was added last minute as an injury delayed the release of Volume 4's soundtrack, allowing time to compose the song. Unsurprisngly this clarification has only poured more fuel on the fire.
** The fandom in general '''hates''' Neptune and his [[TheCasanova casanova]] ways, decrying all his ships except "Seamonkeys" (a HoYay ship that pairs him with his best friend Sun).
** There is a mild shipping war between Bumblebee (Yang/Blake) and White Rose (Ruby/Weiss) vs Monochrome (Blake/Weiss). The former two are much more popular.
** And now, from the first episode of Volume 5, we have two new ships: Rose Garden, which is Oscar/Ruby, and Changing Colours, which is Blake/Ilia. Meaning that the two people most subject to shipping, Ruby and Blake, now are ''both'' involved in a three way ship war. Dear Lord, this fandom has very little in the way of sanity...

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** The Shipping War that erupted after the events of "End of the Beginning" between the "Arkos" (Jaune Arc/Pyrrha Nikos) and the "Lancaster" (Jaune Arc/Ruby Rose) pairings. The end of "End of the Beginning" had [[spoiler:Pyrrha kissing Jaune and then dying at the hands of Cinder Fall]], leading to the "Arkos" Arkos pairing to suffer a ShipSinking. Many of those connected to that ship bailed over to "Lancaster" Lancaster as a response. However, despite this, many "Arkos" Arkos shippers are still defiant that their ship is still viable, that [[spoiler:she's not dead]], and that those who went over to "Lancaster" Lancaster are traitors to the ship.
** Less brutally, Lancaster (as the current leading ship for Ruby and Jaune) is generally targeted by every other Ruby-related ship, most notably White Rose the popular "White Rose" (Ruby/Weiss) and Nuts "Nuts and Dolts Dolts" (Ruby/Penny). Unlike with Arkos, Season 3's events had no effect on Nuts and Dolts, largely because ''nobody'' believes that [[spoiler: Penny's dead for keeps]].
** There is also a Shipping War between "Bumblebee" (Yang Xiao Long/Blake Belladonna) and "Eclipse" or "Black Sun" (Sun Wukong/Blake Belladonna) after the Volume 3 finale [[spoiler:had Adam refer to Yang as someone Blake loves and Yang act heartbroken after being abandoned by Blake]]. This gave hope to the shippers of Bumblebee, one of the most popular fan pairings, that they could actually beat out the seemingly obvious canon of Black Sun. Unfortunately, this lead to fans on both sides getting very defensive over their ship's chances and absolutely hating the other. Tensions rose when a volume 4 song "Like Morning follows Night" was released with the focus on Blake and Sun's relationship. Things get worse when the Volume 4's soundtrack contains a love song called "Bmblb", which is clearly titled with Blake and Yang's ship in mind, that hints to be written from Yang's perspective about Blake. However, the song was not originally intended for the show or soundtrack, but was added last minute as an injury delayed the release of Volume 4's soundtrack, allowing time to compose the song. Unsurprisngly Unsurprisingly this clarification has only poured more fuel on into the fire.
** The fandom in general '''hates''' Neptune and his [[TheCasanova casanova]] ways, decrying all his ships except "Seamonkeys" "Sea Monkeys" (a HoYay ship that pairs him with his best friend Sun).
Sun). Ships like "Iceberg" (Weiss/Neptune) and "Combat Goggles" (Yang/Neptune) receive little support as a result.
** There is a mild shipping war between Bumblebee "Bumblebee" (Yang/Blake) and White Rose "White Rose" (Ruby/Weiss) vs Monochrome (Blake/Weiss)."Monochrome" (Blake/Weiss) and "Freezerburn" (Weiss/Yang). The former two are much more popular.
** And now, from the first episode of Volume 5, we have two new ships: Rose Garden, which is Oscar/Ruby, "Rose Garden", (Oscar/Ruby), and Changing Colours, which is Blake/Ilia."Changing Colours" or "Reading Rainbow", (Blake/Ilia). Meaning that the two people most subject to shipping, Ruby and Blake, now are ''both'' involved in a three way ship war. Dear Lord, this fandom has very little in the way of sanity...sanity...
** There is some friction between shippers of "Flour Power" (Ren/Nora) and "Martial Arcs" (Jaune/Ren). Though it is a bit one-sided as Flour Power massively beats Martial Arcs in popularity.


* ''WebAnimation/TheMostPopularGirlsInSchool'': During Season 5, there was a bit of this between Thanner (Than x Tanner) and Tristanner (Tanner x Tristan) shippers.

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* ''WebAnimation/TheMostPopularGirlsInSchool'': During Season 5, there was a bit of this between Thanner (Than x Tanner) (Than/Tanner) and Tristanner (Tanner x Tristan) shippers.(Tanner/Tristan) shippers, all of which pretty much died down by that season's eleventh episode after certain loose ends were tied up.


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'''Donatello:''' [''feels his head for a bit''] Elf Lips.

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'''Donatello:''' [''feels ''[feels his head for a bit''] bit]'' Elf Lips.


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[[caption-width-right:330:[[http://sora-ko.deviantart.com/art/Avatar-The-true-showdown-41464296 'Tis what you get]] when ''Avatar'' fans [[VisualPun go mad]].]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:[[http://sora-ko.
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** There is also a Shipping War between "Bumblebee" (Yang Xiao Long/Blake Belladonna) and "Eclipse" or "Black Sun" (Sun Wukong/Blake Belladonna) after the Volume 3 finale [[spoiler:had Adam refer to Yang as someone Blake loves and Yang act heartbroken after being abandoned by Blake]]. This gave hope to the shippers of Bumblebee, the most popular fan pairing, that they could actually beat out the seemingly obvious canon of Black Sun. Unfortunately, this lead to fans on both sides getting very defensive over their ship's chances and absolutely hating the other. Things get worse when the Volume 4's soundtrack contains a love song called "Bmblb", which is clearly titled with Blake and Yang's ship in mind, that hints to be written from Yang's perspective about Blake and that pretty much added more fuel to the fire. Also from Volume 4 was "Like Morning Follows Night," which seems to be about Sun and Blake. Now both ships have songs about them....

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** There is also a Shipping War between "Bumblebee" (Yang Xiao Long/Blake Belladonna) and "Eclipse" or "Black Sun" (Sun Wukong/Blake Belladonna) after the Volume 3 finale [[spoiler:had Adam refer to Yang as someone Blake loves and Yang act heartbroken after being abandoned by Blake]]. This gave hope to the shippers of Bumblebee, one of the most popular fan pairing, pairings, that they could actually beat out the seemingly obvious canon of Black Sun. Unfortunately, this lead to fans on both sides getting very defensive over their ship's chances and absolutely hating the other. Tensions rose when a volume 4 song "Like Morning follows Night" was released with the focus on Blake and Sun's relationship. Things get worse when the Volume 4's soundtrack contains a love song called "Bmblb", which is clearly titled with Blake and Yang's ship in mind, that hints to be written from Yang's perspective about Blake and that pretty much Blake. However, the song was not originally intended for the show or soundtrack, but was added last minute as an injury delayed the release of Volume 4's soundtrack, allowing time to compose the song. Unsurprisngly this clarification has only poured more fuel to on the fire. Also from Volume 4 was "Like Morning Follows Night," which seems to be about Sun and Blake. Now both ships have songs about them....fire.


TropeCo, we'd like to order an emergency supply of MST3KMantra, please.

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TropeCo, TropeCo/TropeCo, we'd like to order an emergency supply of MST3KMantra, please.


Many fans {{ship|ping}}. Some of them have [[{{OTP}} a distinct ship that they like over all others]], while some of them support several, sometimes contradictory, pairings. Some of them like to debate a pairing while keeping in mind its status in {{canon}}, while some of them discuss it [[ShippingGoggles believing their pairing]] ''is'' {{canon}} (or, in the case of those who argue over what's going to happen like they think they're pooling money for a bet, will inevitably be). [[{{GIFT}} Now throw in the power of the Internet to connect everybody (and everybody's opinions) with everybody else…]]

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Many fans {{ship|ping}}. Some of them have [[{{OTP}} a distinct ship that they like over all others]], while some of them support several, sometimes contradictory, are torn between contradictory pairings. Some of them like to debate a pairing while keeping in mind its status in {{canon}}, while some of them discuss it [[ShippingGoggles believing their pairing]] ''is'' {{canon}} (or, in the case of those who argue over what's going to happen like they think they're pooling money for a bet, will inevitably be). [[{{GIFT}} Now throw in the power of the Internet to connect everybody (and everybody's opinions) with everybody else…]]


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* ''WebAnimation/TheMostPopularGirlsInSchool'': During Season 5, there was a bit of this between Thanner and Tristanner shippers.

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* ''WebAnimation/TheMostPopularGirlsInSchool'': During Season 5, there was a bit of this between Thanner (Than x Tanner) and Tristanner (Tanner x Tristan) shippers.


** And now, from the first episode of Volume 5, we have two new ships: Rose Garden, which is Oscar/Ruby, and Changing Colours, which is Blake/Ilia. Meaning that the two people most subject to shipping, Ruby and Blake, now are ''both'' involved in a three way ship war. Dear Lord, this fandom has very little in the way of sanity.....

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** And now, from the first episode of Volume 5, we have two new ships: Rose Garden, which is Oscar/Ruby, and Changing Colours, which is Blake/Ilia. Meaning that the two people most subject to shipping, Ruby and Blake, now are ''both'' involved in a three way ship war. Dear Lord, this fandom has very little in the way of sanity.....sanity...
* ''WebAnimation/TheMostPopularGirlsInSchool'': During Season 5, there was a bit of this between Thanner and Tristanner shippers.

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** And now, from the first episode of Volume 5, we have two new ships: Rose Garden, which is Oscar/Ruby, and Changing Colours, which is Blake/Ilia. Meaning that the two people most subject to shipping, Ruby and Blake, now are ''both'' involved in a three way ship war. Dear Lord, this fandom has very little in the way of sanity.....

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