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FOFD Rose Red from ...good question. Relationship Status: Wishing you were here
Rose Red
Apr 9th 2021 at 6:28:10 PM

I thought one of them might have been dead, and people who watch DBZA might not be into TFS' other works so I'd get a wider range of answers from the latter. Ironically I got more suggestions here than in the other one. My apologies.

I'll look at the ones suggested.

"Whatever you were after, I hope it was worth it."
Codafett Knows-Many-Things Relationship Status: Waiting for you *wink*
Knows-Many-Things
Apr 10th 2021 at 2:06:25 PM

TFS' claim to fame is being the first group to make a really competent, really high quality abridged series. Once you get past that, you begin to see the cracks. There's a reason that their other shows, excluding Hellsing, didn't take off.

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theLibrarian That all you got? from his own little world
That all you got?
Apr 10th 2021 at 7:09:00 PM

What other shows were those that didn't do well? I've seen a good number of them be pretty successful, and most of them are still being worked on.

That is the face of a man who just ate a kitten. Raw.
Codafett Knows-Many-Things Relationship Status: Waiting for you *wink*
Knows-Many-Things
Apr 10th 2021 at 8:16:54 PM

It's all relative to DBZA. The viewer drop off between that and the other projects is staggering.

Obviously the group still exists but they're kind of like a relic at this point. Kept alive by collabs and the sheer breadth of the fanbase they created.

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theLibrarian That all you got? from his own little world
That all you got?
Apr 11th 2021 at 9:30:50 AM

They still have a solid fanbase supporting them. If the stupidly-specialized audience doesn't care about any of their work other than DBZA then they're better off gone than coming back. Every time they post on Facebook there's idiots in the comments going "WHEN SEASON 4 FUCK YOU GUYS FOR DOING OTHER THINGS". Those kinds of fans are better off leaving than sticking around dragging down their work just because it's not Dragon Ball.

That is the face of a man who just ate a kitten. Raw.
Codafett Knows-Many-Things Relationship Status: Waiting for you *wink*
Knows-Many-Things
Apr 11th 2021 at 1:48:30 PM

No one uses Facebook.

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TheMageofFire Born to Destroy from ????? Relationship Status: Desperate
Born to Destroy
Apr 11th 2021 at 2:00:46 PM

Millions of people would beg to disagree.

Doomsday Sonata
Apr 11th 2021 at 3:32:03 PM

[up][up]Don't let reality get in the way of the picture you have in your head, pal.

Niche internet forums pale in comparation to the big social media sites.

Also, the Hellsing finale has 4 million hits. If that's what irrelevance is like...

Edited by Eriorguez on Apr 11th 2021 at 12:34:37 PM

Apr 11th 2021 at 3:36:12 PM

TFS is definitely not as high as it used to be, but I feel like that's more due to 1) abridging not being as popular as it used to be and 2) they themselves being burnt out on it. (haven't they more or less said this?)

Thoughts on quality aside, it does strike me as a major stretch to say "people started seeing the cracks" as the reason for the drop off.

Edited by LSBK on Apr 11th 2021 at 5:36:31 AM

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He / Him
Apr 11th 2021 at 4:20:28 PM

[up] Not "more or less", they've explicitly said this.

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terumokou Pitiable and Illegally Dumped Object from In a bamboo forest full of bunnies, California Relationship Status: Mu
Pitiable and Illegally Dumped Object
Apr 11th 2021 at 7:07:25 PM

Like multiple times. It's pretty much a broken record of a dead horse being beaten to death.

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Codafett Knows-Many-Things Relationship Status: Waiting for you *wink*
Knows-Many-Things
Apr 11th 2021 at 7:32:03 PM

And I don't blame them. Poor bastards spent 10 years doing it.

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FOFD Rose Red from ...good question. Relationship Status: Wishing you were here
Rose Red
Apr 12th 2021 at 7:36:28 AM

I always meant to watch those "making of" videos in their entirety. It's astounding just how much detail they put into fixing little animation mistakes or chopping up scenes to fit a joke.

"Whatever you were after, I hope it was worth it."
Apr 12th 2021 at 7:54:12 AM

I have nothing but respect for Kaiser.

fredhot16 from Baton Rogue, Louisiana. Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
Apr 18th 2021 at 11:10:01 PM

...So, did anybody notice the use of the phrase "that's my B" from other people before Episode 60?

Suspension of disbelief: I can believe in time travel but it still has to make sense with it's own rules.
TobiasDrake Exposition Dragon from Colorado, USA Relationship Status: She's holding a very large knife
Apr 19th 2021 at 2:29:54 PM

  • Dodoria: If you spare me, I'll tell you what really happened to your planet!
  • Vegeta: You mean that Frieza blew it up?
  • Dodoria: No, that Frieza blew it up! ...what.
  • Vegeta: Really should have told Frieza to keep off the Twitter.

Wow, that joke hits so much harder in the post-Trump era.

If you think that was wordy, you should check out my Tumblr: The Exposition Dragon.
PushoverMediaCritic I'm sorry Tien, but I must go all out! from the Italy of America Relationship Status: Is that a kind of food?
I'm sorry Tien, but I must go all out!
Apr 19th 2021 at 2:32:28 PM

Wow, it really does.

The Republican Party is a terrorist organization.
HBarnill from New Hampshire Relationship Status: All is for my lord
Apr 19th 2021 at 2:41:19 PM

Funny, given Season 3 Vegeta ("I AM THE HYPE!") is far more Trump-like than Frieza in this show.

Edited by HBarnill on Apr 19th 2021 at 2:41:46 AM

"The trouble with this country is that there are too many people going about saying, "The trouble with this country is...." - Sinclair Lewis
Apr 19th 2021 at 2:50:21 PM

Freeza is the egomaniac in a position of power tho.

HBarnill from New Hampshire Relationship Status: All is for my lord
Apr 19th 2021 at 2:54:34 PM

Well, every country has their own Trump. tongue

"The trouble with this country is that there are too many people going about saying, "The trouble with this country is...." - Sinclair Lewis
PushoverMediaCritic I'm sorry Tien, but I must go all out! from the Italy of America Relationship Status: Is that a kind of food?
I'm sorry Tien, but I must go all out!
Apr 19th 2021 at 3:20:56 PM

They had Freeza call himself Space Napol-Hitler in Kai, that alone makes him a really good comparison to Trump.

The Republican Party is a terrorist organization.
FOFD Rose Red from ...good question. Relationship Status: Wishing you were here
Rose Red
Apr 19th 2021 at 3:31:59 PM

So, did anybody notice the use of the phrase "that's my B" from other people before Episode 60?

When else was it was used?

Crap baskets was Gohan and Trunks' thing. There were a few others I noticed too.

"Whatever you were after, I hope it was worth it."
fredhot16 from Baton Rogue, Louisiana. Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
Apr 19th 2021 at 4:15:02 PM

[up]I mean, like, by real people. I'm pretty sure I saw the phrase used by somebody on this forum way before Episode 60. Somewhere in 2014?

Suspension of disbelief: I can believe in time travel but it still has to make sense with it's own rules.
PushoverMediaCritic I'm sorry Tien, but I must go all out! from the Italy of America Relationship Status: Is that a kind of food?
I'm sorry Tien, but I must go all out!
Apr 19th 2021 at 4:23:47 PM

They didn't invent the phrase "that's my B". That's been around for a couple decades, at least.

The Republican Party is a terrorist organization.
Zeromaeus Mighty No. 51345 from Neo Arcadia
Mighty No. 51345
Apr 19th 2021 at 6:05:21 PM

That was a common thing to hear in middle school for me some odd -too long- years ago. Before DBZA for sure.

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