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** Despite her BaseBreaker status during her season, Adore Delano took the #1 spot on ''[=RuPaul=]'s Drag Race: 15 Fan Favorite Queens of All Time'' out of every single drag queen from the past 6 seasons.

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** Despite her BaseBreaker BaseBreakingCharacter status during her season, Adore Delano took the #1 spot on ''[=RuPaul=]'s Drag Race: 15 Fan Favorite Queens of All Time'' out of every single drag queen from the past 6 seasons.



*** As season 9 continued, a new criticism has popped up as fans have said the lip-syncs this season have been hands down the ''worst'' in all seasons, especially in light of the fact ''three'' lip-syncs saw queens giving half-assed performances because they already knew they were going to be eliminated and decided to not bother trying. This included Charlie Hides because 'lip-syncing isn't what she does' later revealed to be because of a cracked rib, Valentina due to not thinking she was going to be in the bottom two and therefore not even bothering to learn the lyrics to the song, and Nina Bonina Brown falling victim to self-doubt in her third time on the bottom and deciding she didn't deserve to be there anymore. It's been noted by fans as being an incredibly disrespectful display by the contestants, when it's been said time and time again, there are queens who have auditioned for years who would give anything to be on the show at all. The "lip-sync for the crown" finale format, which Ru explicitly said was designed to address the season's lackluster lip-synchs, has become a BaseBreaker in and of itself.

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*** As season 9 continued, a new criticism has popped up as fans have said the lip-syncs this season have been hands down the ''worst'' in all seasons, especially in light of the fact ''three'' lip-syncs saw queens giving half-assed performances because they already knew they were going to be eliminated and decided to not bother trying. This included Charlie Hides because 'lip-syncing isn't what she does' later revealed to be because of a cracked rib, Valentina due to not thinking she was going to be in the bottom two and therefore not even bothering to learn the lyrics to the song, and Nina Bonina Brown falling victim to self-doubt in her third time on the bottom and deciding she didn't deserve to be there anymore. It's been noted by fans as being an incredibly disrespectful display by the contestants, when it's been said time and time again, there are queens who have auditioned for years who would give anything to be on the show at all. The "lip-sync for the crown" finale format, which Ru explicitly said was designed to address the season's lackluster lip-synchs, has become a BaseBreaker in and of itself.divisive.


** Jasmine Masters has become this after her season thanks to her Website/YouTube videos, providing, for example, "My name is Jasmine Masters and I have something to say", "RuPaul's Drag Race have fucked up drag", "#thatpart", and the Get a Job Challenge.

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** Jasmine Masters has become this after her season thanks to her Website/YouTube videos, providing, for example, "My name is Jasmine Masters and I have something to say", "RuPaul's Drag Race have fucked up drag", "#thatpart", and "#thatpart" the Get a Job Challenge. Challenge, and the classic "Anna Oop".
** Nina Bo'nina Brown has reached this too, outside and inside of the show with the infamous "I shoulda been Blac Chyna", "Sashaaa Velooouuuuurrr", "Well it's over", "Sue me", "I don't see it from here but okay"...


** From Season 11, many fans felt Silky Nutmeg Ganache got a Designated Hero slash Underdog edit for the season; being given wins she did not deserve (winning for playing Oprah in the musical challenge when she had a bad attitude about being given the role, and winning the Snatch Game for playing a character who was basically just herself), for receiving almost no negative critique until the end of the season (when many fans thought her looks were messy), and for just being loud, obnoxious, and boisterous when she often came off as one-note. Her constant put downs of fan favorite Yvie Oddley as well as her continually saying how 'American is going to love me' also brought her a lot of ire to the complimentary edit she was getting. Amusingly, many fans joke Yvie and Silky accidentally got each other's edits for the season!

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** From Season 11, many fans felt Silky Nutmeg Ganache got a Designated Hero slash Underdog edit for the season; being given wins she did not deserve (winning for playing Oprah in the musical challenge when she had a bad attitude about being given the role, and winning the Snatch Game for playing a character who was basically just herself), for receiving almost no negative critique until the end of the season (when many fans thought her looks were messy), and for just being loud, obnoxious, and boisterous when she often came off as one-note. Her constant put downs of fan favorite Yvie Oddley Oddly as well as her continually saying how 'American is going to love me' also brought her a lot of ire to the complimentary edit she was getting. Amusingly, many fans joke Yvie and Silky accidentally got each other's edits for the season!



** Yvie Oddly is shaping up to be one before Season 11 has even begun to air. Fans have honed in on her distinctive aesthetic and personality (which many are theorizing will quickly be targeted by Michelle for not being "glamorous" enough à la Milk or Dusty Ray Bottoms).

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** Yvie Oddly is shaping up to be one before Season 11 has even begun to air. Fans have honed in on her distinctive aesthetic and personality (which many are theorizing will quickly be targeted by Michelle for not being "glamorous" enough à la Milk or Dusty Ray Bottoms). [[spoiler:The concerns would be allayed anyway as she would ultimately win the season]]
** Nina West developed this during season 11, with her bubbly positive personality in the face of significant hardship when younger (including receiving death threats after coming out two decades ago), combined with good leadership and comedic skills resulting in her winning over a number of fans. Her winning Miss Congeniality came as no surprise to anyone.

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** Season 11 it seemed obvious that Ru had a soft spot for Silky Nutmeg Ganache, in spite of her lack of polish or humility in the competition. It was so blatant that during the Finale episode of The Pit Stop (an official review from [=WOWPresents=] and [=VH1=]) both hosts, Manila Luzon and Raja, made constant jokes of how much Ru seemed to give Silky preferential treatment.


** Season 11 many fans thought Yvie Oddley received the villain edit as the show seemed to be obsessed with this narrative that Yvie was being rude and unprofessional when she would critique her fellow queens who refused to accept judging. The queens she got on with the worst seemed to be Ra'jah, Silky, and Vanjie, the former two being seen as very defensive and obnoxious by the fanbase, and the Vanjie having admitted Yvie was right (just was being harsh) and eventually forgave her. Up until the finale, however, the show seemed obsessed with twisting this around that Yvie needed to learn humility and it was her own fault for telling her competitors the truth as the 'worst possible time' and it 'hurt their feelings'. Funnily enough, a running gag in the fandom seems to have taken off claiming Silky (who got a very positive edit all season) and Yvie actually had their edits swapped by mistake!

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** Season 11 many fans thought Yvie Oddley received the villain edit as the show seemed to be obsessed with this narrative that Yvie was being rude and unprofessional when she would critique her fellow queens who refused to accept judging. The queens she got on with the worst seemed to be Ra'jah, Silky, and Vanjie, the former two being seen as very defensive and obnoxious by the fanbase, and the Vanjie having admitted Yvie was right (just was being harsh) and eventually forgave her. Up until the finale, however, the show seemed obsessed with twisting this around that Yvie needed to learn humility and it was her own fault for telling her competitors the truth as at the 'worst possible time' and it 'hurt their feelings'. Funnily enough, a running gag in the fandom seems to have taken off claiming Silky (who got a very positive edit all season) and Yvie actually had their edits swapped by mistake!


** Season 11 many fans thought Yvie Oddley received the villain edit as the show seemed to be obsessed with this narrative that Yvie was being rude and unprofessional when she would critique her fellow queens who refused to accept judging. The queens she got on with the worst seemed to be Ra'jah, Silky, and Vanjie, the former two being seen as very defensive and obnoxious by the fanbase, and the Vanjie having admitted constantly Yvie was right (just was being harsh) and eventually forgave her. Up until the finale, however, the show seemed obsessed with twisting this around that Yvie needed to learn humility and it was her own fault for telling her competitors the truth as the 'worst possible time' and it 'hurt their feelings'. Funnily enough, a running gag in the fandom seems to have taken off claiming Silky (who got a very positive edit all season) and Yvie actually had their edits swapped by mistake!

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** Season 11 many fans thought Yvie Oddley received the villain edit as the show seemed to be obsessed with this narrative that Yvie was being rude and unprofessional when she would critique her fellow queens who refused to accept judging. The queens she got on with the worst seemed to be Ra'jah, Silky, and Vanjie, the former two being seen as very defensive and obnoxious by the fanbase, and the Vanjie having admitted constantly Yvie was right (just was being harsh) and eventually forgave her. Up until the finale, however, the show seemed obsessed with twisting this around that Yvie needed to learn humility and it was her own fault for telling her competitors the truth as the 'worst possible time' and it 'hurt their feelings'. Funnily enough, a running gag in the fandom seems to have taken off claiming Silky (who got a very positive edit all season) and Yvie actually had their edits swapped by mistake!


** Season 11 many fans thought Yvie Oddley received the villain edit as the show seemed to be obsessed with this narrative that Yvie was being rude and unprofessional when she would critique her fellow queens who refused to accept judging and that the challenges didn't matter, so long as they could win the elimination lipsynches. The queens she got on with the worst seemed to be Ra'jah, Silky, and Vanjie, the former two being seen as very defensive and obnoxious by the fanbase, and the Vanjie having admitted constantly Yvie was right (just was being harsh) and eventually forgave her. Up until the finale, however, the show seemed obsessed with twisting this around that Yvie needed to learn humility and it was her own fault for telling her competitors the truth as the 'worst possible time' and it 'hurt their feelings'. Funnily enough, a running gag in the fandom seems to have taken off claiming Silky (who got a very positive edit all season) and Yvie actually had their edits swapped by mistake!

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** Season 11 many fans thought Yvie Oddley received the villain edit as the show seemed to be obsessed with this narrative that Yvie was being rude and unprofessional when she would critique her fellow queens who refused to accept judging and that the challenges didn't matter, so long as they could win the elimination lipsynches.judging. The queens she got on with the worst seemed to be Ra'jah, Silky, and Vanjie, the former two being seen as very defensive and obnoxious by the fanbase, and the Vanjie having admitted constantly Yvie was right (just was being harsh) and eventually forgave her. Up until the finale, however, the show seemed obsessed with twisting this around that Yvie needed to learn humility and it was her own fault for telling her competitors the truth as the 'worst possible time' and it 'hurt their feelings'. Funnily enough, a running gag in the fandom seems to have taken off claiming Silky (who got a very positive edit all season) and Yvie actually had their edits swapped by mistake!


* DesignatedHero: For any queen that receives an unusual amount of favorable editing to make them look like an underdog/darkhorse, this may apply. For example, Sharon Needles, despite a very large fanbase, constantly got into screaming matches with [[TheScrappy Phi Phi]] (with all the blame usually lumped on Phi Phi), was all for the plan to bribe Latrice to send Willam home, and has said herself she likes to stir controversy, regardless who she ends up offending.

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For any queen that receives an unusual amount of favorable editing to make them look like an underdog/darkhorse, this may apply. For example, Sharon Needles, despite a very large fanbase, constantly got into screaming matches with [[TheScrappy Phi Phi]] (with all the blame usually lumped on Phi Phi), was all for the plan to bribe Latrice to send Willam home, and has said herself she likes to stir controversy, regardless who she ends up offending.
** From Season 11, many fans felt Silky Nutmeg Ganache got a Designated Hero slash Underdog edit for the season; being given wins she did not deserve (winning for playing Oprah in the musical challenge when she had a bad attitude about being given the role, and winning the Snatch Game for playing a character who was basically just herself), for receiving almost no negative critique until the end of the season (when many fans thought her looks were messy), and for just being loud, obnoxious, and boisterous when she often came off as one-note. Her constant put downs of fan favorite Yvie Oddley as well as her continually saying how 'American is going to love me' also brought her a lot of ire to the complimentary edit she was getting. Amusingly, many fans joke Yvie and Silky accidentally got each other's edits for the season!


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** Season 11 many fans thought Yvie Oddley received the villain edit as the show seemed to be obsessed with this narrative that Yvie was being rude and unprofessional when she would critique her fellow queens who refused to accept judging and that the challenges didn't matter, so long as they could win the elimination lipsynches. The queens she got on with the worst seemed to be Ra'jah, Silky, and Vanjie, the former two being seen as very defensive and obnoxious by the fanbase, and the Vanjie having admitted constantly Yvie was right (just was being harsh) and eventually forgave her. Up until the finale, however, the show seemed obsessed with twisting this around that Yvie needed to learn humility and it was her own fault for telling her competitors the truth as the 'worst possible time' and it 'hurt their feelings'. Funnily enough, a running gag in the fandom seems to have taken off claiming Silky (who got a very positive edit all season) and Yvie actually had their edits swapped by mistake!


* FandomBerserkButton: At least as far as the transgender fanbase is concerned, referring to an openly trans contestant by her former male name (even using née, a feminine term for "formerly") is met with harsh criticism. While most queens have never spoken up on their opinion on if they do find this personally offensive, general consensus is if a trans queen has legally changed their name (or just publicly requests to go by a different name) then it is just polite to refer to them by that name, and disregard a birth name they chose to disassociate with themselves.

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* FandomBerserkButton: FandomEnragingMisconception: At least as far as the transgender fanbase is concerned, referring to an openly trans contestant by her former male name (even using née, a feminine term for "formerly") is met with harsh criticism. While most queens have never spoken up on their opinion on if they do find this personally offensive, general consensus is if a trans queen has legally changed their name (or just publicly requests to go by a different name) then it is just polite to refer to them by that name, and disregard a birth name they chose to disassociate with themselves.

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** Similarly, with the final competition episode of Season 11, Ru didn't announce winners or placement, simply who was through to the finale and who was in the bottom two. Fan consensus seems to be that Yvie Oddly won the challenge.

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** Also from Season 11, Silky drew much of the fanbase's ire right from the jump for her loud personality, even by Drag Race standards. She had enough defenders at this point to qualify more as a BaseBreakingCharacter. She more fully entered this territory [[spoiler:once it became apparent at the end of the makeover challenge episode that her much-touted lipsync skills were largely bluster, and yet she still managed to send Nina home.]]

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** On the very next episode: [[spoiler:Nina West, especially shocking given her mostly strong performance throughout the season and having won the previous challenge. While many of the fans are in agreement that her lipsync was lackluster (although TLC's "No Scrubs" is admittedly a hard pairing with a queen like Nina West), they were still baffled that Ru chose to keep Silky despite her response to the lipsync ''literally being an indifferent "meh"''. Even fans who don't believe Nina should've been saved still believe that the lipsync should've been a double sashay, but it seems that of all the given elimination/save possibilities, saving Silky and eliminating Nina made the least amount of sense. A running fan theory is that the only reason this lipsync wasn't a double sashay was because the episode was too close to the finale, and that they would've had to nix the last challenge before the Top 4.]]


** Jessica Wild, who also went home the week after winning a challenge.

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** Jessica Wild, who also went home the week after winning a challenge. Season 4's Willam has given her two cents that she thinks Jessica was purposely set up for failure because she was too nice and didn't cause drama with the other girls, thus making her bad for reality TV.

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** Also from Season 11 is [[spoiler:Shuga Cain. To recap Shuga had a problem of being "safe" and OvershadowedByAwesome, which came to a head in the magic show challenge where she was good, but not as good as her teammates. However, the other team bombed so hard that it looked to be easy pickings for the lipsynch. However she was still chosen and lost, which sent the fandom into a cry of foul play and ExecutiveMeddling.]]

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** Season 11, Ra'Jah O'Hara had always had a tumultuous relationship with the other queens on the show, to say the least, coming off as very short-tempered and negative. However, what little backing she had with fans seems to have tanked with her final episode, in which she arrogantly dismissed Scarlet's lipstick message for the crime of listing Ra'Jah to go home on the mainstage (instead of herself), cruelly calling out Plastique in confessional after the latter had a touching moment discussing her family with Ru, and then pounced on Plastique again in Untucked after she got touching message from her boyfriend, calling Plastique a liar and saying she didn't deserve any the praise she got that week. Ra'Jah defended herself afterwards at the viewing party for the episode by saying she was the only queen keeping it real, and that if it wasn't for her being controversial everyone would claim the show was boring.

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