Don't Slurp Your Soup: A Guide to Fandom Etiquette

I am part of many a fandom as you all know, and because of that I am always on the internet searching for news about tv shows, movies, bands, books, etc. Because of this, I am always coming across amazing fan art, hilarious gif sets, and mildly inappropriate dreams of teenage girls. I love being in fandoms because the people are all bonding over a similar interest and everything is good!

Except for last night.

Last night I experienced something that made me almost physically sick. And as someone who does not involve herself in fandom drama because it is pointless, I have to take a stand now. I’m sorry, but what I experienced is not okay.

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First off, the fact that this trended makes me ridiculously upset. No, this is not okay. At all. Ashton Irwin is a real person with real feelings and you cannot do that. Telling someone to harm themselves, whether they are famous or not, is the most inhumane thing you can do. And it’s deplorable. To anyone who used this hashtag, please get some therapy and get some major detox time. You obviously need an attitude adjustment. Second, this is unnecessary. If you’re upset with what someone does, take it up with them personally, do not hide behind your computer screen. And third, Ashton Irwin is a little piece of sunshine, so back off!Read More

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How Many Pale British Boys Can I Fit in One Post? (Man Crush Monday)

A few months ago I went on Instagram on a Monday and noticed that everyone was posting pictures of attractive males with the hashtag #ManCrushMonday.

I thought about joining in on the fun (we all know I love a good picture of someone attractive) but found that if I were to do that I’d be posting basically the same person every Monday. Because, let’s face it, I’ve had the same taste in boys since I was nine. (Before that my only crush had been on Peter Pan.)

Pale, brunette, and with an accent. (Dimples and curly hair optional.)

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