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"Also towards Fan Fiction writers who'd take glee in tormenting fictional characters as some form of a Power Fantasy."
I don't want to delete this but this is unfair; this strikes as a low blow. Fictional characters by definition are not real or sentient, and the best writing comes from making characters suffer. (There's a reason why Game of Thrones is possible.) Also, most fan fiction writers are young people learning the ropes of word crafting. Daly's crime is that his victims are sentient, and he is a middle-aged man who created the ropes. Thoughts?
I don't know about the power fantasy thing, but I'm inclined to agree that it's not really equivalent — Daly torturing real people is much worse than making fictional characters suffer.
Bringing this up for discussion:
No Celebrities Were Harmed needs to be an unambiguous expy of an RL person. Judging from the description this seems more coincidental than anything (especially in the wake of all the sexual harassment allegations in Hollywood). Not to mention that the Lasseter scandal broke in late November 2017, which meant this would already have been fairly far in production. Are there any more conclusive sources for this? If not, I'll zap it.
Would agree. Without a Word of God, this is pure speculation. You could google for an answer. Otherwise, wait a week and and zap it.
(there's a tl;dr at the bottom)
Gamer691 is an example, but someone then added the sub-bullet here (it has been edited since, this is the version I removed):
In short, no regular person on the internet has the ability to make everyone bend to their will, a G.I.F.T. is more likely to engage in argument, and it is the platform that makes them assholes, not the asshole making the platform. Daly is not even representing the internet jerk, so it can't even qualify as a shoehorn, and doesn't start as a "normal person", he's a sociopath.
Good point. Daly probably developed into a Jerkass in his mod over time as he noticed that he could get away with his dick moves every time. Nonetherless, the presence of clones is not the same as internet anonymity. I vote for cutting the entry.
That looks like it's skirting into real life, and at the very worst, it probably should be YMMV.
Based on how that's written, I also say zap it.
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