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However, beyond a certain level of obscurity, the size of the fandom drops to a point where it can no longer support an elevated level of jackassery: if the whole fan community consists of six guys, they just stop hanging out with [[{{Jerkass}} the guy who's a giant jerk]]. Thus, for example, the fandom of ''WesternAnimation/PotsworthAndCompany'' has some of the most nicest people you'll ever meet. [[LowCountGag All three of them]].

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However, beyond a certain level of obscurity, the size of the fandom drops to a point where it can no longer support an elevated level of jackassery: if the whole fan community consists of six guys, they just stop hanging out with [[{{Jerkass}} the guy who's a giant jerk]]. Thus, for example, the fandom fans of ''WesternAnimation/PotsworthAndCompany'' has ''Literature/TheHermuxTantamoqAdventures'' are some of the most nicest people you'll ever meet. [[LowCountGag All three of them]].


However, beyond a certain level of obscurity, the size of the fandom drops to a point where it can no longer support an elevated level of jackassery: if the whole fan community consists of six guys, they just stop hanging out with [[{{Jerkass}} the guy who's a giant jerk]]. Thus, for example, the fandoms of ''[[Series/VR5 VR.5]]'' and ''Literature/{{Remnants}}'' are some of the most nicest people you'll ever meet. [[LowCountGag All four of them]].

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However, beyond a certain level of obscurity, the size of the fandom drops to a point where it can no longer support an elevated level of jackassery: if the whole fan community consists of six guys, they just stop hanging out with [[{{Jerkass}} the guy who's a giant jerk]]. Thus, for example, the fandoms fandom of ''[[Series/VR5 VR.5]]'' and ''Literature/{{Remnants}}'' are ''WesternAnimation/PotsworthAndCompany'' has some of the most nicest people you'll ever meet. [[LowCountGag All four three of them]].


However, beyond a certain level of obscurity, the size of the fandom drops to a point where it can no longer support an elevated level of jackassery: if the whole fan community consists of six guys, they just stop hanging out with [[{{Jerkass}} the guy who's a giant jerk]]. Thus, for example, the fandoms of ''[[Series/Vr5 VR.5]]'' and ''Literature/{{Remnants}}'' are some of the most nicest people you'll ever meet. [[LowCountGag All four of them]].

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However, beyond a certain level of obscurity, the size of the fandom drops to a point where it can no longer support an elevated level of jackassery: if the whole fan community consists of six guys, they just stop hanging out with [[{{Jerkass}} the guy who's a giant jerk]]. Thus, for example, the fandoms of ''[[Series/Vr5 ''[[Series/VR5 VR.5]]'' and ''Literature/{{Remnants}}'' are some of the most nicest people you'll ever meet. [[LowCountGag All four of them]].


However, beyond a certain level of obscurity, the size of the fandom drops to a point where it can no longer support an elevated level of jackassery: if the whole fan community consists of six guys, they just stop hanging out with [[{{Jerkass}} the guy who's a giant jerk]]. Thus, for example, the fandoms of ''Series/{{Vr5}}'' and ''Literature/{{Remnants}}'' are some of the most nicest people you'll ever meet. [[LowCountGag All four of them]].

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However, beyond a certain level of obscurity, the size of the fandom drops to a point where it can no longer support an elevated level of jackassery: if the whole fan community consists of six guys, they just stop hanging out with [[{{Jerkass}} the guy who's a giant jerk]]. Thus, for example, the fandoms of ''Series/{{Vr5}}'' ''[[Series/Vr5 VR.5]]'' and ''Literature/{{Remnants}}'' are some of the most nicest people you'll ever meet. [[LowCountGag All four of them]].


However, beyond a certain level of obscurity, the size of the fandom drops to a point where it can no longer support an elevated level of jackassery: if the whole fan community consists of six guys, they just stop hanging out with [[{{Jerkass}} the guy who's a giant jerk]]. Thus, for example, the respective fandoms of ''Series/{{Vr5}}'' and ''Literature/{{Remnants}}'' are some of the most nicest people you'll met. [[LowCountGag Both/all four of them]].

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However, beyond a certain level of obscurity, the size of the fandom drops to a point where it can no longer support an elevated level of jackassery: if the whole fan community consists of six guys, they just stop hanging out with [[{{Jerkass}} the guy who's a giant jerk]]. Thus, for example, the respective fandoms of ''Series/{{Vr5}}'' and ''Literature/{{Remnants}}'' are some of the most nicest people you'll met. ever meet. [[LowCountGag Both/all All four of them]].


However, beyond a certain level of obscurity, the size of the fandom drops to a point where it can no longer support an elevated level of jackassery: if the whole fan community consists of six guys, they just stop hanging out with [[{{Jerkass}} the guy who's a giant jerk]]. Thus, for example, the respective fandoms of ''Series/{{Vr5}}'', ''Series/ThePlayboyClub'' and ''Series/{{Revolution}}'' are full of really nice people. [[LowCountGag Both/all four/all seven of them]].

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However, beyond a certain level of obscurity, the size of the fandom drops to a point where it can no longer support an elevated level of jackassery: if the whole fan community consists of six guys, they just stop hanging out with [[{{Jerkass}} the guy who's a giant jerk]]. Thus, for example, the respective fandoms of ''Series/{{Vr5}}'', ''Series/ThePlayboyClub'' and ''Series/{{Revolution}}'' ''Series/{{Vr5}}'' and ''Literature/{{Remnants}}'' are full some of really nice people. the most nicest people you'll met. [[LowCountGag Both/all four/all seven four of them]].


However, beyond a certain level of obscurity, the size of the fandom drops to a point where it can no longer support an elevated level of jackassery: if the whole fan community consists of six guys, they just stop hanging out with [[{{Jerkass}} the guy who's a giant jerk]]. Thus, for example, the fans of ''Series/ThePlayboyClub'' are really nice people. [[LowCountGag All four of them.]]

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However, beyond a certain level of obscurity, the size of the fandom drops to a point where it can no longer support an elevated level of jackassery: if the whole fan community consists of six guys, they just stop hanging out with [[{{Jerkass}} the guy who's a giant jerk]]. Thus, for example, the fans respective fandoms of ''Series/{{Vr5}}'', ''Series/ThePlayboyClub'' and ''Series/{{Revolution}}'' are full of really nice people. [[LowCountGag All four Both/all four/all seven of them.]]
them]].


However, beyond a certain level of obscurity, the size of the fandom drops to a point where it can no longer support an elevated level of jackassery: if the whole fan community consists of six guys, they just stop hanging out with [[{{Jerkass}} the guy who's a giant jerk]]. Thus, for example, the fans of ''Series/VR5'' are really nice people. [[LowCountGag Both of them.]]

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However, beyond a certain level of obscurity, the size of the fandom drops to a point where it can no longer support an elevated level of jackassery: if the whole fan community consists of six guys, they just stop hanging out with [[{{Jerkass}} the guy who's a giant jerk]]. Thus, for example, the fans of ''Series/VR5'' ''Series/ThePlayboyClub'' are really nice people. [[LowCountGag Both All four of them.]]


However, beyond a certain level of obscurity, the size of the fandom drops to a point where it can no longer support an elevated level of jackassery: if the whole fan community consists of six guys, they just stop hanging out with [[{{Jerkass}} the guy who's a giant jerk]]. Thus, for example, the fans of ''Series/VR5'' are really nice people. [[SnarkBait Both of them.]]

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However, beyond a certain level of obscurity, the size of the fandom drops to a point where it can no longer support an elevated level of jackassery: if the whole fan community consists of six guys, they just stop hanging out with [[{{Jerkass}} the guy who's a giant jerk]]. Thus, for example, the fans of ''Series/VR5'' are really nice people. [[SnarkBait [[LowCountGag Both of them.]]


''The amount of jackassery in a fandom is a function of the fandom's obscurity.''[[note]]A unimodal function, that is, but if we start off with a word like "unimodal", ''pop!'' The readership disintegrates.[[/note]]

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''The amount of jackassery in a fandom is a function of the fandom's obscurity.''[[note]]A unimodal function, that is, but if we start off with a word like "unimodal", ''pop!'' [[EverybodyHatesMathematics The readership disintegrates.[[/note]]
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For fandoms not too far from the mainstream, the fanbase is larger, and therefore its native level of jackassery becomes more representative of the baseline level of jackassery in the population at large. Jackassery is discouraged because the community is large enough to drown out the voices of individual jackasses.

As you move away from the mainstream, fandom becomes more geeky, composed of people who are, at best, less normal, and often, less sane.

However, beyond a certain level of obscurity, the size of the fandom drops to a point where it can no longer support an elevated level of jackassery: if the whole fan community consists of six guys, they just stop hanging out with the guy who's a giant jerk. Thus, for example, the fans of ''Series/VR5'' are really nice people. [[SnarkBait Both of them]].

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For fandoms not too far from the mainstream, the fanbase is larger, and therefore its native level of jackassery becomes more representative of the baseline level of jackassery in the population at large. Jackassery is discouraged because the community is large enough to drown out the voices of individual jackasses. \n\n [[note]]Even if this doesn’t ''discourage'' the jackasses, it at least makes them less noticeable.[[/note]]

As you move away from the mainstream, fandom becomes more geeky, composed of people who are, at best, less normal, and often, [[FanDumb less sane.

sane]].

However, beyond a certain level of obscurity, the size of the fandom drops to a point where it can no longer support an elevated level of jackassery: if the whole fan community consists of six guys, they just stop hanging out with [[{{Jerkass}} the guy who's a giant jerk.jerk]]. Thus, for example, the fans of ''Series/VR5'' are really nice people. [[SnarkBait Both of them]].
them.]]


'''''The amount of jackassery in a fandom is a function of the fandom's obscurity.'''''[[note]]A unimodal function, that is, but if we start off with a word like "unimodal", ''pop!'' The readership disintegrates.[[/note]]

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'''''The ''The amount of jackassery in a fandom is a function of the fandom's obscurity.'''''[[note]]A ''[[note]]A unimodal function, that is, but if we start off with a word like "unimodal", ''pop!'' The readership disintegrates.[[/note]]


However, beyond a certain level of obscurity, the size of the fandom drops to a point where it can no longer support an elevated level of jackassery: if the whole fan community consists of six guys, they just stop hanging out with the guy who's a giant jerk. Thus, for example, the fans of ''[[{{Vr5}} VR.5]]'' are really nice people. [[SnarkBait Both of them]].

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However, beyond a certain level of obscurity, the size of the fandom drops to a point where it can no longer support an elevated level of jackassery: if the whole fan community consists of six guys, they just stop hanging out with the guy who's a giant jerk. Thus, for example, the fans of ''[[{{Vr5}} VR.5]]'' ''Series/VR5'' are really nice people. [[SnarkBait Both of them]].


For fandoms not too far from the mainstream, the fanbase is larger, and therefore its native level of jackassery becomes more representative of the level of jackassery in the population at large. Jackassery is discouraged because the community is large enough to drown out the voices of individual jackasses.

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For fandoms not too far from the mainstream, the fanbase is larger, and therefore its native level of jackassery becomes more representative of the baseline level of jackassery in the population at large. Jackassery is discouraged because the community is large enough to drown out the voices of individual jackasses.


Peak jackassery occurs when obscurity is sufficient that acting like a normal human being is no longer expected of the fans, but the fan community remains too large and diverse to make a unified stand against the jackasses. See also: FanDumb, MisaimedFandom, and WhyFandomCantHaveNiceThings.

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Peak jackassery occurs when obscurity is sufficient that acting like a normal human being is no longer expected of the fans, but the fan community remains too large and diverse to make a unified stand against the jackasses. See also: FanDumb, MisaimedFandom, and WhyFandomCantHaveNiceThings.WhyFandomCantHaveNiceThings.
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