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2013-01-04 07:11:18 PM  
forum.unity3d.com
 
2013-01-04 08:13:03 PM  
Please stop with the pony pics. We are all adults here.
 
2013-01-04 08:22:50 PM  

Because People in power are Stupid: Please stop with the pony pics. We are all adults here.


I know, right?  I mean, why the heck would anyone post a pony pic in this thread?  TFA may be talking about ponies, but that's obviously no excuse to post a pony in this thread.
 
2013-01-04 08:23:00 PM  
Wait until you find out that Bourdain is going to be on Archer.
 
2013-01-04 08:25:42 PM  

Because People in power are Stupid: Please stop with the pony pics. We are all adults here.


Yeah... good luck with that wish.
/game on bronies
 
2013-01-04 08:29:39 PM  

Grand_Moff_Joseph: Because People in power are Stupid: Please stop with the pony pics. We are all adults here.

I know, right?  I mean, why the heck would anyone post a pony pic in this thread?  TFA may be talking about ponies, but that's obviously no excuse to post a pony in this thread.


I know.

I mean, I would farking hate it every time I would go into a thread about the 2012 Presidential Election, I would see people talking about Obama, Romney, Democrats, and Republicans. Like we couldn't have an election thread without mentioning those things?

And why is it everytime I see an NFL thread, some jackoffs are talking about Football?!?!

i6.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-04 08:38:46 PM  

FirstNationalBastard: Grand_Moff_Joseph: Because People in power are Stupid: Please stop with the pony pics. We are all adults here.

I know, right?  I mean, why the heck would anyone post a pony pic in this thread?  TFA may be talking about ponies, but that's obviously no excuse to post a pony in this thread.

I know.

I mean, I would farking hate it every time I would go into a thread about the 2012 Presidential Election, I would see people talking about Obama, Romney, Democrats, and Republicans. Like we couldn't have an election thread without mentioning those things?

And why is it everytime I see an NFL thread, some jackoffs are talking about Football?!?!


Enough!

You guys are a bunch of sexual deviants  Warning Not Safe For Work
Who are using a cartoon franchise meant for 7 year old girls to lure them into your mom's basements.

I mean, why can't we have a world without My Little Pony?
 
2013-01-04 08:42:03 PM  
I'd settle for him to be at 100% room temperature.
 
2013-01-04 08:42:05 PM  

Because People in power are Stupid: FirstNationalBastard: Grand_Moff_Joseph: Because People in power are Stupid: Please stop with the pony pics. We are all adults here.

I know, right?  I mean, why the heck would anyone post a pony pic in this thread?  TFA may be talking about ponies, but that's obviously no excuse to post a pony in this thread.

I know.

I mean, I would farking hate it every time I would go into a thread about the 2012 Presidential Election, I would see people talking about Obama, Romney, Democrats, and Republicans. Like we couldn't have an election thread without mentioning those things?

And why is it everytime I see an NFL thread, some jackoffs are talking about Football?!?!

Enough!

You guys are a bunch of sexual deviants  Warning Not Safe For Work
Who are using a cartoon franchise meant for 7 year old girls to lure them into your mom's basements.

I mean, why can't we have a world without My Little Pony?




NFL Slash Fiction

So, from this, I am to draw the conclusion that all NFL Fans are gay sexual deviants who don't like to use condoms, right?
 
2013-01-04 08:42:55 PM  
Oh, and the NFL Slashfic? NOT SAFE FOR WORK.

Duh.
 
2013-01-04 08:45:34 PM  

Grand_Moff_Joseph: Because People in power are Stupid: Please stop with the pony pics. We are all adults here.

I know, right?  I mean, why the heck would anyone post a pony pic in this thread?  TFA may be talking about ponies, but that's obviously no excuse to post a pony in this thread.


I've always thought the whole Bronie thing was incredibly creepy.  It's not like a kids show you grew up with.
 
2013-01-04 08:50:48 PM  

GAT_00: Grand_Moff_Joseph: Because People in power are Stupid: Please stop with the pony pics. We are all adults here.

I know, right?  I mean, why the heck would anyone post a pony pic in this thread?  TFA may be talking about ponies, but that's obviously no excuse to post a pony in this thread.

I've always thought the whole Bronie thing was incredibly creepy.  It's not like a kids show you grew up with.


Hey, I defend 'em, and I think they're farking weird.

Of course, I think any group of fanatics who feel the need to identify with a group and have conventions and gatherings and cosplay and all that sort of shiat are weird... Trekkies, comic book geeks, NFL Fans...

Being a normal fan of something, watching a show, reading a book, that's one thing. Going off the deep end with it is something else entirely.
 
2013-01-04 08:52:20 PM  

GAT_00: It's not like a kids show you grew up with


thats true, at least for me. I was after all 13 when it started .
/not a bronie but the pics make me laugh
 
2013-01-04 09:02:00 PM  

Vodka Zombie: Wait until you find out that Bourdain is going to be on Archer.


HA! I didn't know that.
www.thebraiser.com

I was wondering who did the animation for this bit in one of his last episodes.
blogs.browardpalmbeach.com
I was thinking either the people behind Archer or Assy McGee.
 
2013-01-04 09:33:57 PM  
Anthony Bourdain of CNN

Is he really "of CNN" if his show there hasn't even started yet?
 
2013-01-04 09:35:38 PM  

fusillade762: Anthony Bourdain of CNN

Is he really "of CNN" if his show there hasn't even started yet?


Depends on whether he's received his complimentary Kathy Griffin attempted blowjob yet.
 
2013-01-04 09:51:25 PM  
If by "cooler" you mean "more likely to now own a white windowless van with a cage in the back", then yes, at least a full 20% "cooler".
 
2013-01-04 10:07:26 PM  

FirstNationalBastard: fusillade762: Anthony Bourdain of CNN

Is he really "of CNN" if his show there hasn't even started yet?

Depends on whether he's received his complimentary Kathy Griffin attempted blowjob yet.


If that's the case, then I think half of Hollywood Blvd. is on CNN.

Or, does that explain iReport?
 
2013-01-04 11:07:12 PM  
Make no mistake bronies, Bourdain despises you and everything you love. The two "extremelies" in the article make it clear that he thinks you're sad farking manchildren, just like the other 95% of adult humanity.
 
2013-01-04 11:11:01 PM  

farkingismybusiness: Vodka Zombie: Wait until you find out that Bourdain is going to be on Archer.

HA! I didn't know that.
[www.thebraiser.cge 540x304]


This is really happening!?? Really and truly? It will hurt, if its not true ..
 
2013-01-04 11:11:38 PM  

MacEnvy: Make no mistake bronies, Bourdain despises you and everything you love. The two "extremelies" in the article make it clear that he thinks you're sad farking manchildren, just like the other 95% of adult humanity.


notsureifserious.jpg
 
2013-01-04 11:12:32 PM  

Keigh: farkingismybusiness: Vodka Zombie: Wait until you find out that Bourdain is going to be on Archer.

HA! I didn't know that.
[www.thebraiser.cge 540x304]


This is really happening!?? Really and truly? It will hurt, if its not true ..


Yes it is!
 
2013-01-04 11:19:21 PM  
Not possible. The guy is an ass.
 
2013-01-04 11:20:48 PM  

Grand_Moff_Joseph: MacEnvy: Make no mistake bronies, Bourdain despises you and everything you love. The two "extremelies" in the article make it clear that he thinks you're sad farking manchildren, just like the other 95% of adult humanity.

notsureifserious.jpg


You don't have to *like* it. But you should accept it.
 
2013-01-04 11:28:57 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2013-01-04 11:30:24 PM  
So he's at -80%? Nice.

Also, that ironic pony shiat is gay.
 
2013-01-04 11:30:34 PM  
Admitting that you have a problem is the first step towards recovery.
 
2013-01-04 11:33:08 PM  
Bourdain's wife is hot.
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2013-01-04 11:36:25 PM  

FirstNationalBastard: Oh, and the NFL Slashfic? NOT SAFE FOR WORK.

Duh.


"Looks like it's time to take a bounty out on that ass" said Roger in a low tone. That night, Drew broke Johnny U's record for orgasms in consecutive hours.

/got nothing
 
2013-01-04 11:39:23 PM  
*scans thread*

media.tumblr.com
 
2013-01-04 11:39:27 PM  
Why do bronies always look exactly like you'd expect them to look?
 
2013-01-04 11:45:02 PM  
Nothing like a pony thread to bring all the sexually insecure Farkers out of the woodwork to biatch about bronies.
 
2013-01-04 11:54:43 PM  

red5ish: Bourdain's wife is hot.
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I don't think there's any dispute about that. She could probably kick all of our collective asses, too.
 
2013-01-05 12:13:07 AM  
Heh, good on Anthony Bourdain.

/Brony
//Understands that the stereotypes exist for a reason
 
2013-01-05 12:20:58 AM  

fusillade762: red5ish: Bourdain's wife is hot.
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I don't think there's any dispute about that. She could probably kick all of our collective asses, too.


I bet 20 years ago, when Bourdain was sweating in a shiatty kitchen (before Les Halles), maybe a little dope sick, he had ZERO idea that in 2013, he would be famous, i imagine rich, married to a hot Sardinian girl and have a platform of any kind where he could opine on Bronies.

More likely he thought he would be dead, or in a Layne Staley stupor, slingin' hash browns at Waffle house.

I love Bourdain.
 
2013-01-05 12:22:22 AM  
The fact that the Rule 34 of bronies actually has a name different than just "Pony Porn" means that the whole thing is basically one step below animal cosplay.
 
2013-01-05 12:22:57 AM  
0.0 x 1.2 = 0.0
 
2013-01-05 12:39:18 AM  
the bronies like to distract from the real issue people have with them, which is, any movement with "bro" in the name is made up of complete douchebags.
 
2013-01-05 12:39:19 AM  
i1089.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-05 12:50:34 AM  
fc07.deviantart.net

Post Ponies. DO EEET.
 
gad
2013-01-05 12:51:38 AM  
Also Anthony Bourdain is not cool, when I see his name I think about someone who calls out and says uncalled for nasty things about various television cooks/ food personalities cause he doesn't like their particular brand of presenting or whatever. So he has no credibility with me regardless of what he says or does. The opposite of 'cool'
 
2013-01-05 12:53:57 AM  

gad: Also Anthony Bourdain is not cool, when I see his name I think about someone who calls out and says uncalled for nasty things about various television cooks/ food personalities cause he doesn't like their particular brand of presenting or whatever. So he has no credibility with me regardless of what he says or does. The opposite of 'cool'


and yet you're in this thread.
 
2013-01-05 01:00:26 AM  
If you're a grown man, without kids, and you're watching My Little Pony, you had better be stoned. Otherwise, I really have to assume you have some sort of emotional or mental immaturity or that you're close to being a pedophile.

This stuff is remarkably creepy. It's not an "all ages" show, it's for little girls and, yes, I judge you for obsessing over it. I'm all for geekdom, but at a certain point, it has to be said: if you're a man, be a man. You people are about a step away from leering at children on a swing set.
 
2013-01-05 01:02:54 AM  
MLP is lame and idiotic.
Adventure Time forever.
 
2013-01-05 01:05:29 AM  

Wayne 985: If you're a grown man, without kids, and you're watching My Little Pony, you had better be stoned. Otherwise, I really have to assume you have some sort of emotional or mental immaturity or that you're close to being a pedophile.

This stuff is remarkably creepy. It's not an "all ages" show, it's for little girls and, yes, I judge you for obsessing over it. I'm all for geekdom, but at a certain point, it has to be said: if you're a man, be a man. You people are about a step away from leering at children on a swing set.


what if you're a dude w/ kids? then is it okay to watch?

/lots of mature humor in that show. kids won't get 1/2 the jokes.
//yes it's funny.
///bolded for ridiculous
 
2013-01-05 01:06:53 AM  
By the way, I'm just going to leave this here: The Howard Stern Show visits Brony-Con and comes away with some of the most disturbing audio you can imagine:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATBuvElZZig
 
2013-01-05 01:10:35 AM  

Wayne 985: If you're a grown man, without kids, and you're watching My Little Pony, you had better be stoned. Otherwise, I really have to assume you have some sort of emotional or mental immaturity or that you're close to being a pedophile.

This stuff is remarkably creepy. It's not an "all ages" show, it's for little girls and, yes, I judge you for obsessing over it. I'm all for geekdom, but at a certain point, it has to be said: if you're a man, be a man. You people are about a step away from leering at children on a swing set.


Phew, good thing I have kids then! Well, not as many as I did before, some of them got away, but I still have a few left.
 
2013-01-05 01:16:53 AM  
So...why is Pinkie Pie in the Farktags but not Rainbow Dash?

Because People in power are Stupid: Please stop with the pony pics. We are all adults here.


Lighten up, Francis.
 
2013-01-05 01:26:06 AM  
I don't mind the ponies, I guess, but... seriously, this is the toy-based franchise from my childhood we brought back? What's a man gotta do to get some Masters of the Universe?

Or Transformers? Or GI Joe?!

/What do you mean, "go watch the movies?" There were no movies.
//THERE WERE NO MOVIES!!!
 
2013-01-05 01:29:47 AM  

Wayne 985: If you're a grown man, without kids, and you're watching My Little Pony, you had better be stoned. Otherwise, I really have to assume you have some sort of emotional or mental immaturity or that you're close to being a pedophile.

This stuff is remarkably creepy. It's not an "all ages" show, it's for little girls and, yes, I judge you for obsessing over it. I'm all for geekdom, but at a certain point, it has to be said: if you're a man, be a man. You people are about a step away from leering at children on a swing set.


0-media-cdn.foolz.us
 
2013-01-05 01:58:12 AM  

fusillade762: Anthony Bourdain of CNN

Is he really "of CNN" if his show there hasn't even started yet?


www.veteransnewsnow.com
 
2013-01-05 01:59:32 AM  

WhippingBoy: Why do bronies always look exactly like you'd expect them to look?


Because stereotypes are true.
 
2013-01-05 02:02:08 AM  

HaveBeerWillTravel: I don't mind the ponies, I guess, but... seriously, this is the toy-based franchise from my childhood we brought back? What's a man gotta do to get some Masters of the Universe?

Or Transformers? Or GI Joe?!


Well, He-Man is Mattel and I don't know what those guys are doing with their franchises, but the other two have seen as much reboot action as MLP. Not sure if the most recent series are any good, but I have to think they at least don't suck. Hasbro is taking their half-hour toy commercials seriously these days.
 
2013-01-05 02:02:37 AM  

Wayne 985: If you're a grown man, without kids, and you're watching My Little Pony, you had better be stoned. Otherwise, I really have to assume you have some sort of emotional or mental immaturity or that you're close to being a pedophile.

This stuff is remarkably creepy. It's not an "all ages" show, it's for little girls and, yes, I judge you for obsessing over it. I'm all for geekdom, but at a certain point, it has to be said: if you're a man, be a man. You people are about a step away from leering at children on a swing set.


The problem isn't that they watch it. I watch childish shows and i'm ok with that, but i don't label myself but what I watch. I'm just a guy. I don't consider myself a GAMER because i play video games. I'm just a guy and one of my hobbies is playing games. I also have many other hobbies.

I never watched My Little Pony and i'm willing to accept that it may actually be entertaining, but i would never label myself a BRONY just because i watch it. People who consider themselves Bronies are just people with nothing else going on in their lives who need to seek attention because OH MY GOD I'M A GUY AND I WATCH A SHOW MARKETED TO GIRLS! I used to watch "Invader Zim", but i never went around calling myself a ZIMMY or a ZIMITE or whatever. I watched it, i enjoyed it and i never felt the need to yell random catch phrases from the show in peoples faces, unlike many others I've met who have since made me hate the show.

And the only reason i say that Bronie's seem to have nothing else going on in their lives, is because 9x out of 10 when one is called out, they usually start spewing out about their education and what they do for a living, as though it makes it any less sad that they're people who define themselves by the fact that they watch a tv show marketed to little girls. Congrats, you watch my little poney, i doubt you literally have "10 Masters degrees" and play over "5000 different instruments" (Yes thats one of the many arguements I've heard as to why it's ok that they're a "brony").
 
2013-01-05 02:03:50 AM  

StoPPeRmobile: WhippingBoy: Why do bronies always look exactly like you'd expect them to look?

Because stereotypes are true.

It's true. We all look like this.
i.chzbgr.com
tdwgeeks.files.wordpress.com

th05.deviantart.net
 
2013-01-05 02:10:13 AM  

thatboyoverthere: StoPPeRmobile: WhippingBoy: Why do bronies always look exactly like you'd expect them to look?

Because stereotypes are true.
It's true. We all look like this.


What's the "bro" in "brony" stand for, again?
 
2013-01-05 02:10:47 AM  

thatboyoverthere: StoPPeRmobile: WhippingBoy: Why do bronies always look exactly like you'd expect them to look?

Because stereotypes are true.
It's true. We all look like this.
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[tdwgeeks.files.wordpress.com image 500x385]

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except..... bronies are guys.... always. There's no grey area. They're just guys... so... ?
 
2013-01-05 02:11:07 AM  
I have a Rainbow Dash hat (there is a bad picture of it in my profile). It is 900 million percent cooler than anything else I could ever put on my body. That hat gets me dates.
Even if I do have a non-ironic appreciation of ponies and friendship and little purple dragons, which I totally do, I also have an appreciation for the fact that I put on that hat and girls think it's adorable. I am not trying to brag here in any specific fashion but I am doing very well at this point and it is all because I have an awesome hat.
 
2013-01-05 02:11:52 AM  

Because People in power are Stupid: Please stop with the pony pics. We are all adults here.


Fark is serious business!
 
2013-01-05 02:12:27 AM  

thatboyoverthere: StoPPeRmobile: WhippingBoy: Why do bronies always look exactly like you'd expect them to look?

Because stereotypes are true.
It's true. We all look like this.
[i.chzbgr.com image 500x665]
[tdwgeeks.files.wordpress.com image 500x385]

[th05.deviantart.net image 833x959]


Well, if were doin this...

i.imgur.com
 
2013-01-05 02:15:30 AM  

likefunbutnot: I have a Rainbow Dash hat (there is a bad picture of it in my profile). It is 900 million percent cooler than anything else I could ever put on my body. That hat gets me dates.
Even if I do have a non-ironic appreciation of ponies and friendship and little purple dragons, which I totally do, I also have an appreciation for the fact that I put on that hat and girls think it's adorable. I am not trying to brag here in any specific fashion but I am doing very well at this point and it is all because I have an awesome hat.


Oh just stop it. Not even you believe what you just said.
 
2013-01-05 02:17:17 AM  

ImNotFatImFluffy: except..... bronies are guys.... always.


If you talk to the people who are serious about it, you can have a whole gender politics lesson on whether "Bronies" are sufficiently inclusive of the feminine or whether the proper term for adult female fans is "Pegasisters." The truly serious fangirls I know mostly go with "Brony" as a gender-neutral term, but there are a couple who really do feel that the distinction and recognition of their gender is important enough to require its own terminology. It's half-ridiculous, but at the same time just about anybody who has ever taken a Woman or Queer Studies Class gets to hear all the same arguments about a slightly different set of distinctions.
 
2013-01-05 02:17:56 AM  

HaveBeerWillTravel: I don't mind the ponies, I guess, but... seriously, this is the toy-based franchise from my childhood we brought back? What's a man gotta do to get some Masters of the Universe?

Or Transformers? Or GI Joe?!

/What do you mean, "go watch the movies?" There were no movies.
//THERE WERE NO MOVIES!!!


They did two He-Man reboots in 1990 and in 2000. Neither stuck around for very long.

As for GI Joe, there has been one movie out and another on the way, plus several ongoing comic book series.

Transformers, for those not living under a rock in their closet, have had 3 live action films released, with a 4th coming soon. Not to mention a sh*tload of comics, video games and action figures.
 
2013-01-05 02:19:00 AM  

Because People in power are Stupid: Please stop with the pony pics. We are all adults here.


Adults stopped appearing when people over the age of 18 started watching Spongebob. It's just manchildren now.
 
2013-01-05 02:19:20 AM  

ImNotFatImFluffy: Oh just stop it. Not even you believe what you just said.


You can believe whatever you want and just go on being wrong.
 
2013-01-05 02:27:47 AM  
Is this the weekly pony thread since there isn't a new episode tomorrow?

/fluttershy is best pony!
 
2013-01-05 02:29:11 AM  

OregonVet: I'd settle for him to be at 100% room temperature.


That's very creepy sounding.
 
2013-01-05 02:35:13 AM  
So... why can't people just like stuff?

I like fishing, but some people would find that boring. These threads always become " stop liking what I don't like."

Maybe being a brony is slightly weird but no weirder than being a wrestling or football nut. Congratulations, you nerd out about grown men wrestling each other to the ground over and over again. It's only acceptable because people have been doing it for generations but you have to admit, objectively it looks a little homosexual. People with glass houses and everything...
 
2013-01-05 02:35:40 AM  

StoPPeRmobile: fusillade762: Anthony Bourdain of CNN

Is he really "of CNN" if his show there hasn't even started yet?

[www.veteransnewsnow.com image 480x360]


Nothing like bringing the derp to a Brony thread.
 
2013-01-05 02:37:19 AM  

Kaybeck: Adults stopped appearing when people over the age of 18 started watching Spongebob.


Yes, because enjoying cartoon unicorns or D&D or building Lego sets in an adult's spare time is sooo much less pathetic than spending 30 hours a week watching sports on TV.
 
2013-01-05 02:38:49 AM  

FirstNationalBastard: Oh, and the NFL Slashfic? NOT SAFE FOR WORK.

Duh.


That phrase has never been typed before.
 
2013-01-05 02:42:41 AM  
Mr. Hands was the original Brony.
 
2013-01-05 02:43:26 AM  

fusillade762: Nothing like bringing the derp to a Brony thread.


And people bring ponies to derp threads. It's an exchange program.
 
2013-01-05 03:04:11 AM  

FirstNationalBastard: So, from this, I am to draw the conclusion that all NFL Fans are gay sexual deviants who don't like to use condoms, right?


Oh look, it's FirstNationalPedo again here to tell us how his pederastic urges are totally normal.
 
2013-01-05 03:04:16 AM  
Nope
 
2013-01-05 03:10:40 AM  
Some people sure have very strong opinions about a Saturday morning cartoon.

www.titaniumteddybear.net
 
2013-01-05 03:28:03 AM  

Wayne 985: By the way, I'm just going to leave this here: The Howard Stern Show visits Brony-Con and comes away with some of the most disturbing audio you can imagine:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATBuvElZZig


This was one of my favorite bits of the year!!
 
2013-01-05 03:28:56 AM  

President Merkin Muffley: Oh look, it's FirstNationalPedo again here to tell us how his pederastic urges are totally normal.


Aw, you're just mad because he didn't like your Peyton x Eli fic.
 
2013-01-05 03:36:34 AM  
So if liking MLP makes me a pedo instantly, then does my Thundercats, and Adventure Time DVDs make me king Pedo?
 
2013-01-05 03:38:37 AM  
I have no problems with bronies if they submit to spaying/neutering. Can't have their defective genes continuing. They are nothing but attention whores who think they are being unfairly singled out. They need to shut up
 
2013-01-05 03:45:25 AM  

davidphogan: Mr. Hands was the original Brony.


Because its funny enough to bear repeating.

bencoon: Some people sure have very strong opinions about a Saturday morning cartoon.


I don't think anyone really cares if you like watching My Little Pony, regardless of age or gender.  What is creeping is 30 year male who is OBSESSED with a show written for little girls.  Its the obsession that gets mocked/creeps you out.
 
2013-01-05 03:47:45 AM  

Kaybeck: Adults stopped appearing when people over the age of 18 started watching Spongebob.


There have been a lot of jokes on Spongebob written for adults. Hell there have been entire episodes of Spongebob that really aren't for kids, oh sure they'll think they're cute and all, but the setting and context just fly over their heads. There's the classic POOP, People Order Our Patties, job training video segment. Except for giggling at the mention of the word poop no kid knows why that segment is so awesomely funny.
 
2013-01-05 03:50:01 AM  
Bronies = Gaynies.

(Not to be confused with being gay, which is perfectly good. Yes, there's a difference).
 
2013-01-05 03:53:24 AM  
Who was the guy last week in the MLP thread complaining about the lack of condoms in the NFL fanfic?
 
2013-01-05 03:56:42 AM  
denver.mylittlefacewhen.com
 
2013-01-05 04:04:58 AM  

Olympic Trolling Judge: President Merkin Muffley: Oh look, it's FirstNationalPedo again here to tell us how his pederastic urges are totally normal.

Aw, you're just mad because he didn't like your Peyton x Eli fic.


You're the least funny shiatty novelty Fark account.
 
2013-01-05 04:06:53 AM  

Apos: *scans thread*

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FTFY:

i.imgur.com

Ya gotta admit, this show does have its fans.

i.chzbgr.com

Felon on bass, gettin' horse on the mic,
We're getting 20% cooler. (Wow. Catchy...)

Welcome to the Herd, Mr. Bourdain, Pinkie's got cupcakes... You'd like them, they taste like Dash!
 
2013-01-05 04:25:14 AM  

Olympic Trolling Judge: President Merkin Muffley: Oh look, it's FirstNationalPedo again here to tell us how his pederastic urges are totally normal.

Aw, you're just mad because he didn't like your Peyton x Eli fic.


I don't know why he's calling himself "FirstNationalPedo"... Must be a tribute to me and a way to finally express his true feelings.
 
2013-01-05 04:27:55 AM  

Snark Shark II: So... why can't people just like stuff?

I like fishing, but some people would find that boring. These threads always become " stop liking what I don't like."

Maybe being a brony is slightly weird but no weirder than being a wrestling or football nut. Congratulations, you nerd out about grown men wrestling each other to the ground over and over again. It's only acceptable because people have been doing it for generations but you have to admit, objectively it looks a little homosexual. People with glass houses and everything...


There's nothing wrong with being homosexual. There is something wrong with mental or emotional regression.
 
2013-01-05 04:27:57 AM  

President Merkin Muffley: Olympic Trolling Judge: President Merkin Muffley: Oh look, it's FirstNationalPedo again here to tell us how his pederastic urges are totally normal.

Aw, you're just mad because he didn't like your Peyton x Eli fic.

You're the least funny shiatty novelty Fark account.


Hey, don't get biatchy with me. I liked "I'll Make a Manning Out of You."
 
2013-01-05 04:29:35 AM  

FirstNationalBastard: Olympic Trolling Judge: President Merkin Muffley: Oh look, it's FirstNationalPedo again here to tell us how his pederastic urges are totally normal.

Aw, you're just mad because he didn't like your Peyton x Eli fic.

I don't know why he's calling himself "FirstNationalPedo"... Must be a tribute to me and a way to finally express his true feelings.


Your days as a free man are numbered, Mr. Pedo. One day soon you'll be just another non-news headline.
 
2013-01-05 04:42:53 AM  

FuryOfFirestorm: HaveBeerWillTravel: I don't mind the ponies, I guess, but... seriously, this is the toy-based franchise from my childhood we brought back? What's a man gotta do to get some Masters of the Universe?

Or Transformers? Or GI Joe?!

/What do you mean, "go watch the movies?" There were no movies.
//THERE WERE NO MOVIES!!!

They did two He-Man reboots in 1990 and in 2000. Neither stuck around for very long.

As for GI Joe, there has been one movie out and another on the way, plus several ongoing comic book series.

Transformers, for those not living under a rock in their closet, have had 3 live action films released, with a 4th coming soon. Not to mention a sh*tload of comics, video games and action figures.


FACT: There have been zero live action Transformers movies. LALALALALAaaa
 
2013-01-05 05:09:17 AM  
api.ning.com

What is going on in this thread?
Oh....
 
2013-01-05 05:28:53 AM  

HaveBeerWillTravel: I don't mind the ponies, I guess, but... seriously, this is the toy-based franchise from my childhood we brought back? What's a man gotta do to get some Masters of the Universe?

Or Transformers? Or GI Joe?!

/What do you mean, "go watch the movies?" There were no movies.
//THERE WERE NO MOVIES!!!


I do belive they have revived both cartoon franchises as well as the movies. Not 100% about GI Joe but there is a new Transformers cartoon showing. Don't know which channel, though. But I stumbled upon it on Netflix streaming.
 
2013-01-05 05:30:06 AM  

gunga galunga: HaveBeerWillTravel: I don't mind the ponies, I guess, but... seriously, this is the toy-based franchise from my childhood we brought back? What's a man gotta do to get some Masters of the Universe?

Or Transformers? Or GI Joe?!

/What do you mean, "go watch the movies?" There were no movies.
//THERE WERE NO MOVIES!!!

I do belive they have revived both cartoon franchises as well as the movies. Not 100% about GI Joe but there is a new Transformers cartoon showing. Don't know which channel, though. But I stumbled upon it on Netflix streaming.


Transformers also airs on The Hub, the same network that has Ponies (and a lot of old shows... like Animaniacs.)
 
2013-01-05 05:41:25 AM  
And as far as MLP goes, I honestly don't get the whole brony thing, but...

(1) Extremists of any sort of fandom are creepy. Although I would keep further distance from an NFL nut than a brony. At least I don't have to worry about a brony being a drunken lout who wants to punch me in the face because Rainbow Dash botches a field goal.

(2) Kids entertainment that adults can enjoy with their children is always a good thing. It's way too easy to crank out banal crap that distracts the kids with "shiny things" but make the grown-ups want to take a drill to their own brain.

(3) I don't know what it is about the MLP animated gifs and the captioned pics, but they always make me smile smile smile.
 
2013-01-05 05:48:27 AM  
The only thing creepier and far less mature than bronies?

People who complain about bronies. Honestly, you guys are so devoted to your little fringe obsession. It's creepy. You shouldn't be allowed around children, you'll only hurt them. Seriously, you're an embarassment, grow up.

files.gamebanana.com
 
2013-01-05 05:59:25 AM  

Shadowtag: The only thing creepier and far less mature than bronies?

People who complain about bronies. Honestly, you guys are so devoted to your little fringe obsession. It's creepy. You shouldn't be allowed around children, you'll only hurt them. Seriously, you're an embarassment, grow up.

[files.gamebanana.com image 256x256]


They do seem to fixate on children far more than anyone watching a cartoon does, don't they?
 
2013-01-05 06:04:29 AM  

Shadowtag: The only thing creepier and far less mature than bronies?

People who complain about bronies. Honestly, you guys are so devoted to your little fringe obsession. It's creepy. You shouldn't be allowed around children, you'll only hurt them. Seriously, you're an embarassment, grow up.

[files.gamebanana.com image 256x256]


You must be a hit with the ladies at the McDonald's Playplace ball pit.
 
2013-01-05 06:16:21 AM  

Vodka Zombie: Wait until you find out that Bourdain is going to be on Archer.



He's Green Arrow?!

/Wait I read that wrong
 
2013-01-05 07:00:31 AM  

Shadowtag: People who complain about bronies. Honestly, you guys are so devoted to your little fringe obsession. It's creepy


Excellent failed attempt at inoculation.
 
2013-01-05 08:20:33 AM  

Snark Shark II: So... why can't people just like stuff?

I like fishing, but some people would find that boring. These threads always become " stop liking what I don't like."

Maybe being a brony is slightly weird but no weirder than being a wrestling or football nut. Congratulations, you nerd out about grown men wrestling each other to the ground over and over again. It's only acceptable because people have been doing it for generations but you have to admit, objectively it looks a little homosexual. People with glass houses and everything...


It has to do with the fact that grown men are fans of a show that is targeted, marketed, made for....PRIMARILY... little girls. It's creepy and strange. A grown man being way into wrestling is also a bit strange, but it doesn't carry the caveat of being targeted mainly towards little girls. When it comes to these Bronies it has and will always be the little girl factor. It's downright scary. Could you imagine being a little kid back in the day and saying to your dad, "Hey, let's play some catch." Your father turns to you and says, "Not right now son, Strawberry Shortcake is on and I want to catch the end of it." But, the Bronies will say, Strawberry Shortcake didn't have the types of adult references that MLP has. All cartoons have winks and nods to adults because many of us have to watch this dreck with our kids. It has nothing to do with watching a cartoon. It has everything to do with an adult male watching a little girl's cartoon.
 
2013-01-05 08:32:41 AM  

broktune: Snark Shark II: So... why can't people just like stuff?

I like fishing, but some people would find that boring. These threads always become " stop liking what I don't like."

Maybe being a brony is slightly weird but no weirder than being a wrestling or football nut. Congratulations, you nerd out about grown men wrestling each other to the ground over and over again. It's only acceptable because people have been doing it for generations but you have to admit, objectively it looks a little homosexual. People with glass houses and everything...

It has to do with the fact that grown men are fans of a show that is targeted, marketed, made for....PRIMARILY... little girls. It's creepy and strange. A grown man being way into wrestling is also a bit strange, but it doesn't carry the caveat of being targeted mainly towards little girls. When it comes to these Bronies it has and will always be the little girl factor. It's downright scary. Could you imagine being a little kid back in the day and saying to your dad, "Hey, let's play some catch." Your father turns to you and says, "Not right now son, Strawberry Shortcake is on and I want to catch the end of it." But, the Bronies will say, Strawberry Shortcake didn't have the types of adult references that MLP has. All cartoons have winks and nods to adults because many of us have to watch this dreck with our kids. It has nothing to do with watching a cartoon. It has everything to do with an adult male watching a little girl's cartoon.


Actually, the current show was designed for all ages and genders, specifically to appeal to a much broader demographic than the 80s show was aimed at, and more importantly, it was designed to make Hasbro some money.
 
2013-01-05 08:42:18 AM  

Gosling: FirstNationalBastard: Oh, and the NFL Slashfic? NOT SAFE FOR WORK.

Duh.

That phrase has never been typed before.


You would think that.

Well, you'd be wrong. (Warning: The linked NFL slash fiction is NSFW)
 
2013-01-05 08:55:59 AM  
Bronies are just the new furries. There are many many similarities between the two fandoms, and very few differences. And in fact, there is a huge amount of overlap between the two.

And just like there's nothing inherently wrong with liking anthropomorphic animals, there's nothing wrong with liking My Little Pony. The wrong part is when you identify yourself based on this fandom, spent large amounts of time dedicating yourself to things about the fandom, and turn it into a sexual fetish.
 
2013-01-05 09:19:37 AM  
These threads are so entertaining. And great for figuring out who has a stick up their ass.

I just don't get the outrage.
 
2013-01-05 09:24:07 AM  

Twigz221: Bronies are just the new furries. There are many many similarities between the two fandoms


Bronies by and large aren't going to tell you that they're an animal spirit in a human's body and real-life meetings of MLP fans are pretty damned wholesome and entirely above-board. If it's creepy, it's on the level of adults being fond of something that might be meant for children, but it's not sexualized. There's no Brony equivalent of "yiffing."
 
2013-01-05 09:33:18 AM  
My wife and I use MLP as a palate cleanser after watching depressing shows and movies. We're burning through Downton Abbey and my wife cried 3 times in one episode and when it was over she asked for MLP because it's fun, happy, colorful, and everything works out in the end. I have no problem admitting this.
 
2013-01-05 09:35:26 AM  
Oh and let me add: Not a brony, wife isn't a pegasister. We just enjoy the show.
 
2013-01-05 09:37:40 AM  
This thread...

4.bp.blogspot.com
 
2013-01-05 10:05:27 AM  

likefunbutnot: Twigz221: Bronies are just the new furries. There are many many similarities between the two fandoms

Bronies by and large aren't going to tell you that they're an animal spirit in a human's body and real-life meetings of MLP fans are pretty damned wholesome and entirely above-board. If it's creepy, it's on the level of adults being fond of something that might be meant for children, but it's not sexualized. There's no Brony equivalent of "yiffing."


My experience has been (and of course YMMV) that furries take their fetish very seriously.. Bronies, on the other hand, fully admit the whole fascination with the show is goofy. It's just something they have fun with. Interesting how all the haters insist that their connection with the show is sexual. I just don't see it myself. Personally, these people remind me of that NC pastor who told fathers that they should punch their son if they were to ever catch them doing girly things.
 
2013-01-05 10:41:30 AM  
As a dedicated brony artist and musician....I don't know how to take this.

Haters quit hating though.
 
2013-01-05 10:41:40 AM  

likefunbutnot: Twigz221: Bronies are just the new furries. There are many many similarities between the two fandoms

Bronies by and large aren't going to tell you that they're an animal spirit in a human's body and real-life meetings of MLP fans are pretty damned wholesome and entirely above-board. If it's creepy, it's on the level of adults being fond of something that might be meant for children, but it's not sexualized. There's no Brony equivalent of "yiffing."


Yes, they do, my friend. It's termed "clopping" and I'm disturbed to even be aware of it.
 
2013-01-05 10:52:57 AM  

Wayne 985: likefunbutnot: Twigz221: Bronies are just the new furries. There are many many similarities between the two fandoms

Bronies by and large aren't going to tell you that they're an animal spirit in a human's body and real-life meetings of MLP fans are pretty damned wholesome and entirely above-board. If it's creepy, it's on the level of adults being fond of something that might be meant for children, but it's not sexualized. There's no Brony equivalent of "yiffing."

Yes, they do, my friend. It's termed "clopping" and I'm disturbed to even be aware of it.


Oh yes and i'd say about 3/4 of artists doing those "clopfic/art" are in fact well known furries... So there is that and now you know where it is coming from. Does that suprise you?
 
2013-01-05 10:53:24 AM  

Wayne 985: clopping


That's a NSFW google image search term as well.
Anime pony porn
 
2013-01-05 11:03:45 AM  
Some people buy big cars, some people hate cute stuff...

Overcompensation does that to you...
 
2013-01-05 11:07:09 AM  

gad: Also Anthony Bourdain is not cool, when I see his name I think about someone who calls out and says uncalled for nasty things about various television cooks/ food personalities cause he doesn't like their particular brand of presenting or whatever. So he has no credibility with me regardless of what he says or does. The opposite of 'cool'


I'm with you, mate. Any Bourdain thread on Fark must contain 80% of posts where he gets his balls licked.
 
2013-01-05 11:14:35 AM  

Wayne 985: likefunbutnot: Twigz221: Bronies are just the new furries. There are many many similarities between the two fandoms

Bronies by and large aren't going to tell you that they're an animal spirit in a human's body and real-life meetings of MLP fans are pretty damned wholesome and entirely above-board. If it's creepy, it's on the level of adults being fond of something that might be meant for children, but it's not sexualized. There's no Brony equivalent of "yiffing."

Yes, they do, my friend. It's termed "clopping" and I'm disturbed to even be aware of it.


pinkie.mylittlefacewhen.com

The percentage of the community that clops is low. Believe me, they're quite open about what they like and don't like sexually if you ask them. The majority of the community is just about loving ponies and other bronies (and not in "that" way).

And while there are bronies who are furries and vice-versa, most aren't. The average brony is an 14-25 yr. old. guy who just loves the show.
 
2013-01-05 11:31:30 AM  

encyclopediaplushuman: The average brony is an 14-25 yr. old. guy who just loves the show.


One of my TFette friends has an 11 year old son who really wants to go to New York's next big Brony convention. We had a serious conversation a few months ago about whether or not he was turning in to a pervert or something, which was really grounded in her concerns about furries or possibly concerns about his prepubescent masculinity. I guess those fears are valid, but the reality of the fandom is ridiculously inclusive and pretty much the same as the ideals of the cartoon. It's not like it's a bad thing to espouse the value of sharing and kindness and library science.
 
2013-01-05 11:44:43 AM  

encyclopediaplushuman: As a dedicated brony artist and musician....I don't know how to take this.

Haters quit hating though.


The image macros pique our curiosity, I mean, this has to be some ironic hipster thing... Then the quality of the writing and animation keeps us watching. But it's the incredible diversity and prolific community of artists who spring into action after every episode - and maybe a little magic - that makes it all complete.

i.imgur.com

Thanks. Have a cider! Made with quality and care...
 
2013-01-05 11:47:42 AM  
Bourdain is my man-crush

/not gay
//really
///stop asking
 
2013-01-05 11:52:17 AM  

likefunbutnot: encyclopediaplushuman: The average brony is an 14-25 yr. old. guy who just loves the show.

One of my TFette friends has an 11 year old son who really wants to go to New York's next big Brony convention. We had a serious conversation a few months ago about whether or not he was turning in to a pervert or something, which was really grounded in her concerns about furries or possibly concerns about his prepubescent masculinity. I guess those fears are valid, but the reality of the fandom is ridiculously inclusive and pretty much the same as the ideals of the cartoon. It's not like it's a bad thing to espouse the value of sharing and kindness and library science.


I was at a hotel in Florida at the same time as furry convention, and they were just the nicest most sincere people ever. Somewhat socially awkward, sure. But there was never any kind of perverted-ness, or creepyness. Just people who like to wear silly outfits. Actually, some really well made, well thought out outfits. Frankly I don't see it as being any different than wearing a football jersey around town or buying a silly hat at a renaissance fair.
 
2013-01-05 11:57:48 AM  
Wow. So much raw butthurt over other people liking things. And I'm also shocked that popular things have porn made about them. That's never happened in the history of the internet!

/Brony
//Considers the fandom a cousin of the furry community
///Has a lot of respect for the furry community
 
2013-01-05 12:01:37 PM  
Show me brony who isn't messed up in one way or another (fat, ugly, pedophilic or basement-dwelling--take your pick) and I'll show you a real unicorn. Neither exist in real life.
 
2013-01-05 12:03:32 PM  
What about the fact that these guys are imparting the wrong ideas on the boys of America? We are creating a generation of wimpy girly men. We most find a way to make real men out of these bronies. I suggest hard sweaty labor on my farm to straighten them out.
 
2013-01-05 12:11:35 PM  

fickenchucker: Show me brony who isn't messed up in one way or another (fat, ugly, pedophilic or basement-dwelling--take your pick) and I'll show you a real unicorn. Neither exist in real life.


dashie.mylittlefacewhen.com
 
2013-01-05 12:13:30 PM  

Mid_mo_mad_man: What about the fact that these guys are imparting the wrong ideas on the boys of America? We are creating a generation of wimpy girly men. We most find a way to make real men out of these bronies. I suggest hard sweaty labor on my farm to straighten them out.


...I finally understand you now.

You're subtle.
 
2013-01-05 12:15:23 PM  

Twilight Farkle: But it's the incredible diversity and prolific community of artists who spring into action after every episode - and maybe a little magic - that makes it all complete.


Indeed, I'm one of them. Maybe I only do vectors, and that's not exceptional compared to the community greats, it's still great fun. So many dedicated artists and musicians make it wonderful and newbies are always tolerated, loved, and generally trained quite well. I've learned music mastering and production techniques, vectoring, and lots of other stuff in the community. It's truly a wonderful place to be unless your involvement is with 4chan or other imageboards.
 
2013-01-05 12:18:01 PM  

FirstNationalBastard: Mid_mo_mad_man: What about the fact that these guys are imparting the wrong ideas on the boys of America? We are creating a generation of wimpy girly men. We most find a way to make real men out of these bronies. I suggest hard sweaty labor on my farm to straighten them out.

...I finally understand you now.

You're subtle.


There is no hidden message. Need to make them in to real men
 
2013-01-05 12:19:48 PM  

Snarcoleptic_Hoosier: And I'm also shocked that popular things have porn made about them. That's never happened in the history of the internet!


You don't hear people biatching about porn made from Family Guy, Spongebob, Avatar (both Airbender and blue people), Naruto, and endless other cartoons. The association with bronies and the small percentage that do make such r34/clop is mainly just because males liking "female" things is seen as a threat to conventional society.
 
2013-01-05 12:26:12 PM  

Mid_mo_mad_man: FirstNationalBastard: Mid_mo_mad_man: What about the fact that these guys are imparting the wrong ideas on the boys of America? We are creating a generation of wimpy girly men. We most find a way to make real men out of these bronies. I suggest hard sweaty labor on my farm to straighten them out.

...I finally understand you now.

You're subtle.

There is no hidden message. Need to make them in to real men


i2.kym-cdn.com
 
2013-01-05 12:31:15 PM  

DarkPascual: Mid_mo_mad_man: FirstNationalBastard: Mid_mo_mad_man: What about the fact that these guys are imparting the wrong ideas on the boys of America? We are creating a generation of wimpy girly men. We most find a way to make real men out of these bronies. I suggest hard sweaty labor on my farm to straighten them out.

...I finally understand you now.

You're subtle.

There is no hidden message. Need to make them in to real men

[i2.kym-cdn.com image 850x476]


Bring it on brony. I got a a short tempered half Mexican fiancé. You don't scare me
 
2013-01-05 12:33:12 PM  
Mid_mo_mad_man:

Bring it on brony. I got a a short tempered half Mexican fiancé. You don't scare me

It sounds like you got yourself a sparkplug of a man there.
 
2013-01-05 12:38:40 PM  

Mid_mo_mad_man: DarkPascual: Mid_mo_mad_man: FirstNationalBastard: Mid_mo_mad_man: What about the fact that these guys are imparting the wrong ideas on the boys of America? We are creating a generation of wimpy girly men. We most find a way to make real men out of these bronies. I suggest hard sweaty labor on my farm to straighten them out.

...I finally understand you now.

You're subtle.

There is no hidden message. Need to make them in to real men

[i2.kym-cdn.com image 850x476]

Bring it on brony. I got a a short tempered half Mexican fiancé. You don't scare me


i3.kym-cdn.com
 
2013-01-05 12:40:19 PM  

Mid_mo_mad_man: You don't scare me


dashie.mylittlefacewhen.com
 
2013-01-05 12:52:08 PM  

Twigz221: Bronies are just the new furries. There are many many similarities between the two fandoms, and very few differences. And in fact, there is a huge amount of overlap between the two.

And just like there's nothing inherently wrong with liking anthropomorphic animals, there's nothing wrong with liking My Little Pony. The wrong part is when you identify yourself based on this fandom, spent large amounts of time dedicating yourself to things about the fandom, and turn it into a sexual fetish.


EXACTLY this. You said it better than I ever could.

I went to summer camp one summer with a kid who literally could not be in a conversation for longer than 3 minutes without making it about Mega Man. Bronies remind me of him.
 
2013-01-05 12:54:53 PM  

Because People in power are Stupid: Please stop with the pony pics. We are all adults here.


(welcometofark.jpg)
 
2013-01-05 01:05:03 PM  

encyclopediaplushuman: Mid_mo_mad_man: You don't scare me

[dashie.mylittlefacewhen.com image 850x476]


He does sound a little pony-curious, doesn't he?

i.imgur.com
 
2013-01-05 01:41:36 PM  
Meh, pony fandom is just as bad as watching any other child intended works, it reflects a child-like mindset-ability-affinity. You know, like we all have denigrated Micheal Jackson for.

People addicted to bright colors as children are.
People who's ability is limited to the short and quick events that need little to no attention span.
People find attraction in puerile stories that need little functioning intellectual ability

The show as a whole is manufactured for people of those "qualities", and they eat it up wholesale. Man-children, no better than ICP asking how magnets work and then cursing those that offer education on the topic. Vehemently defending their infatuation of child-like wonder against those who find it distasteful.

In fact, Ponies are the new ICP. ICP tried to teach acceptance and tolerance(social outcasts all banding together to enjoy life), it is a big part of their culture. Don't judge. Only it's stylized cute, instead of stylized clowns with axes and decapitations. ICP washed of all the make-up and imagery and results in pure inanity.
 
2013-01-05 01:44:38 PM  
I always thought the internet brony thing was just an ironic joke, but I'm starting to think some of you people actually watch and are interested in the show.

The ironic thing was creepy enough, but thinking of adult men being captivated by a cartoon for female children? Can you guys keep that shiat to whatever sick bowels of the internet it came from?
 
2013-01-05 01:51:34 PM  

omeganuepsilon: Meh, pony fandom is just as bad as watching any other child intended works, it reflects a child-like mindset-ability-affinity. You know, like we all have denigrated Micheal Jackson for.

People addicted to bright colors as children are.
People who's ability is limited to the short and quick events that need little to no attention span.
People find attraction in puerile stories that need little functioning intellectual ability

The show as a whole is manufactured for people of those "qualities", and they eat it up wholesale. Man-children, no better than ICP asking how magnets work and then cursing those that offer education on the topic. Vehemently defending their infatuation of child-like wonder against those who find it distasteful.

In fact, Ponies are the new ICP. ICP tried to teach acceptance and tolerance(social outcasts all banding together to enjoy life), it is a big part of their culture. Don't judge. Only it's stylized cute, instead of stylized clowns with axes and decapitations. ICP washed of all the make-up and imagery and results in pure inanity.


This is.......beautiful. Not your typical Fark post for sure.
 
2013-01-05 01:58:11 PM  
The amount of haters in this thread is kind of comical, actually.  Sorry if anyone ruined your day, ITGs.
 
2013-01-05 02:06:50 PM  

Grand_Moff_Joseph: The amount of haters in this thread is kind of comical, actually.  Sorry if anyone ruined your day, ITGs.


Almost as comical as the projection and shoddy reasons they give for being assholes.

You have the "ZOMG PEDOFILE U WANT LITTL GURLS" people who are projecting in imax, you have the "SOMEONE WATCHING CANDY COLORED PONIES COULD CONCEIVABLY MAKE ME LESS OF A MAN!" geniuses, and there's always the "SEXUAL DEVIANTS! WE IGNORE ALL OTHER RULE 34 BESIDES PONIES! NFL SLASHFIC? I HAVE NO RESPONSE FOR THAT! PONIES ARE ALL THAT LEAD TO DEVIANCY!" people.

Really, if someone you don't even know watching a show about candy colored ponies threatens your masculinity, you ain't much of a man to begin with, are you? And BTW, your standards of masculinity are about century out of date.

The Pedophile screamers? Projecting their own urges. They're the ones with children on the brain.

Deviants? Eh, go look at Anime fans if you want to see deviance in action. And even then, what business is it of yours?

So, take to your fainting couches, and deal with it.

i6.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-05 02:09:06 PM  

omeganuepsilon: Meh, pony fandom is just as bad as watching any other child intended works, it reflects a child-like mindset-ability-affinity. You know, like we all have denigrated Micheal Jackson for.

People addicted to bright colors as children are.
People who's ability is limited to the short and quick events that need little to no attention span.
People find attraction in puerile stories that need little functioning intellectual ability

The show as a whole is manufactured for people of those "qualities", and they eat it up wholesale. Man-children, no better than ICP asking how magnets work and then cursing those that offer education on the topic. Vehemently defending their infatuation of child-like wonder against those who find it distasteful.

In fact, Ponies are the new ICP. ICP tried to teach acceptance and tolerance(social outcasts all banding together to enjoy life), it is a big part of their culture. Don't judge. Only it's stylized cute, instead of stylized clowns with axes and decapitations. ICP washed of all the make-up and imagery and results in pure inanity.


Laughing at fart jokes shows a child-like sensibility. Participating in an internet phenomenon about a little girl's cartoon shows indicates something else.

Seriously, how many "bronies" are healthy, well-adjusted adults with healthy friendships (in real life), relationships (in real life), careers, etc... Vs how many are weird internet people with poor lifestyle habits and little going for them (in real life)?

And I get it, I'm a huge Nick Cage fan. Non-ironically. I love his work. But I also admit that that's a little weird, and its one of my quirks. But I'm also a healthy adult, which is why I'm able to admit that.

How many bronies admit that their interest in the show is farking creepy? Not many, just look at this thread. Full of comments about how being a fan of a show intended for 8 year old girls is perfectly normal, and that anyone who dares otherwise is a sexist (or some other -ist) and is overcompensating for a small penis.

Either way, whatever, watch Dora The Explorer or Bratz or The Wiggles as a grown man, but don't get upset when people think its creepy.
 
2013-01-05 02:13:21 PM  

Grand_Moff_Joseph: The amount of haters in this thread is kind of comical, actually.  Sorry if anyone ruined your day, ITGs.


What gets me is that it's the same people who show up in every single brony thread without fail.

Now I'm not saying that there's any sort of Larry Craig "wide stance" thing going on with these people, but.......

No, no. That's exactly what I'm saying. The way they keep bellowing out "you people are pedophiles" sounds like any given Republican who bellows about what perverts gay people are, and are then later caught sneaking out of some motel room with a young male intern.
 
2013-01-05 02:20:17 PM  

omeganuepsilon:
In fact, Ponies are the new ICP. ICP tried to teach acceptance and tolerance(social outcasts all banding together to enjoy life), it is a big part of their culture. Don't judge. Only it's stylized cute, instead of stylized clowns with axes and decapitations. ICP washed of all the make-up and imagery and results in pure inanity.


I LOL'd, and then I wondered, can't it be both?

i.imgur.com

The screencap from "It's About Time" where Future Twilight derives time dilation might mean the show's a little too cerebral for the ICP crowd...

i.imgur.com

...nope.

My Little Pony: Friendship is Miracles.

The herd never ceases to amaze, or at least, amuse.
 
2013-01-05 02:20:33 PM  

FirstNationalBastard: Grand_Moff_Joseph: The amount of haters in this thread is kind of comical, actually.  Sorry if anyone ruined your day, ITGs.

Almost as comical as the projection and shoddy reasons they give for being assholes.

You have the "ZOMG PEDOFILE U WANT LITTL GURLS" people who are projecting in imax, you have the "SOMEONE WATCHING CANDY COLORED PONIES COULD CONCEIVABLY MAKE ME LESS OF A MAN!" geniuses, and there's always the "SEXUAL DEVIANTS! WE IGNORE ALL OTHER RULE 34 BESIDES PONIES! NFL SLASHFIC? I HAVE NO RESPONSE FOR THAT! PONIES ARE ALL THAT LEAD TO DEVIANCY!" people.

Really, if someone you don't even know watching a show about candy colored ponies threatens your masculinity, you ain't much of a man to begin with, are you? And BTW, your standards of masculinity are about century out of date.

The Pedophile screamers? Projecting their own urges. They're the ones with children on the brain.

Deviants? Eh, go look at Anime fans if you want to see deviance in action. And even then, what business is it of yours?

So, take to your fainting couches, and deal with it.

[i6.photobucket.com image 500x281]


Masculinity never goes out of style. Why just the other day I was felling trees on the back forty and thinking damn I'm manly. All kidding aside bronies that I've met are the stereotype basement living scared of gals type.
 
2013-01-05 02:22:45 PM  

gunga galunga: Grand_Moff_Joseph: The amount of haters in this thread is kind of comical, actually.  Sorry if anyone ruined your day, ITGs.

What gets me is that it's the same people who show up in every single brony thread without fail.

Now I'm not saying that there's any sort of Larry Craig "wide stance" thing going on with these people, but.......

No, no. That's exactly what I'm saying. The way they keep bellowing out "you people are pedophiles" sounds like any given Republican who bellows about what perverts gay people are, and are then later caught sneaking out of some motel room with a young male intern.


To be fair, I thought I was coming into an Anthony Bourdain thread. I was all ready to hate on that guy, but somehow this turned into a pony thread.
 
2013-01-05 02:32:31 PM  

Mid_mo_mad_man: Masculinity never goes out of style. Why just the other day I was felling trees on the back forty and thinking damn I'm manly. All kidding aside bronies that I've met are the stereotype basement living scared of gals type


Well, that strikes me as the same jerk who swear that every single woman is a gold-digging, manipulating whore or the pseudo-feminists that think that every man is a misogynistic potential rapist.

I mean, all (American) football fans that I've found just happen to be idiotic douchebags, the living stereotype of the moronic jock... That doesn't mean that ALL football fans are like that...
 
2013-01-05 02:33:19 PM  

omeganuepsilon: Ponies are the new ICP


The difference between ponies and ICP is that it actually has some creativity. Farking Steven Magnets, MLP knows how he works.
 
2013-01-05 02:34:01 PM  

Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: gunga galunga: Grand_Moff_Joseph: The amount of haters in this thread is kind of comical, actually.  Sorry if anyone ruined your day, ITGs.

What gets me is that it's the same people who show up in every single brony thread without fail.

Now I'm not saying that there's any sort of Larry Craig "wide stance" thing going on with these people, but.......

No, no. That's exactly what I'm saying. The way they keep bellowing out "you people are pedophiles" sounds like any given Republican who bellows about what perverts gay people are, and are then later caught sneaking out of some motel room with a young male intern.

To be fair, I thought I was coming into an Anthony Bourdain thread. I was all ready to hate on that guy, but somehow this turned into a pony thread.


And I can understand that. If you hadn't RTFA, and were not familiar with the "20% cooler" meme, you'd have no idea that it was going to be a pony thread. I was referring to those who make it a point to troll these threads week after week. They honestly believe they are performing a public service with their "men needs to act like men" rhetoric. As I said before, it reminds me of that pastor from NC who advocated beating their sons who did not conform to traditional gender roles.

/not a brony
//saw one episode, could see myself tolerating it watching it with my niece, but that's it
///always comes to these threads because the pics crack me up
////the usual gang of haters are funny, too, but in a sad sort of "don't you have anything better to do" way
 
2013-01-05 02:36:58 PM  
20% of zero
 
2013-01-05 02:38:00 PM  

gunga galunga: Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: gunga galunga: Grand_Moff_Joseph: The amount of haters in this thread is kind of comical, actually.  Sorry if anyone ruined your day, ITGs.

What gets me is that it's the same people who show up in every single brony thread without fail.

Now I'm not saying that there's any sort of Larry Craig "wide stance" thing going on with these people, but.......

No, no. That's exactly what I'm saying. The way they keep bellowing out "you people are pedophiles" sounds like any given Republican who bellows about what perverts gay people are, and are then later caught sneaking out of some motel room with a young male intern.

To be fair, I thought I was coming into an Anthony Bourdain thread. I was all ready to hate on that guy, but somehow this turned into a pony thread.

And I can understand that. If you hadn't RTFA, and were not familiar with the "20% cooler" meme, you'd have no idea that it was going to be a pony thread. I was referring to those who make it a point to troll these threads week after week. They honestly believe they are performing a public service with their "men needs to act like men" rhetoric. As I said before, it reminds me of that pastor from NC who advocated beating their sons who did not conform to traditional gender roles.

/not a brony
//saw one episode, could see myself tolerating it watching it with my niece, but that's it
///always comes to these threads because the pics crack me up
////the usual gang of haters are funny, too, but in a sad sort of "don't you have anything better to do" way


Oh, yeah. If I know its a pony thread, I won't come in and threadshiat. I honestly thought this was a Bourdain thread that the bronies were trolling. My bad! I'm now aware of the 20% cooler thing. Carry on, bronies and brony-haters.
 
2013-01-05 02:43:49 PM  
Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom:

How many bronies admit that their interest in the show is farking creepy?

It's a TV Show. Is watching MLP: FiM any creepier than watching, say Doctor Who (another Children's show, BTW)?

Now, taking it to extremes as some people do is definitely farking weird (as I've said, approximately, half a dozen times in this thread so far. And, no one who wants to biatch and moan has bothered to listen when I or someone else have admitted as much). But the same can be said for any weird, obsessive fan of any show, book, musician, whatever.

And to pre-emptively (rainbow) Dash your 8-year-old girl argument that I know is coming up next, the current show was purposely designed to appeal to a wider demographic than young girls, because one, the creator wanted the show to have mass appeal, and two, Hasbro wanted to make more money than the demographic the 80s show was targeted at would make them.

But, no one will read what I type for the 6th time today, and we'll get another 20 inane posts of the same shiat from the same people.
 
2013-01-05 02:45:22 PM  
Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom:

Oh, yeah. If I know its a pony thread, I won't come in and threadshiat. I honestly thought this was a Bourdain thread that the bronies were trolling. My bad! I'm now aware of the 20% cooler thing. Carry on, bronies and brony-haters.

The Bourdain thing happened last summer... might have even been a thread about it on FARK.

Hell, I even worked in a Spike eating popcorn pic in Thursday's Bourdain iCarly thread to see if anyone would pick up on it.
 
2013-01-05 02:51:40 PM  

FirstNationalBastard: Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom:

How many bronies admit that their interest in the show is farking creepy?

It's a TV Show. Is watching MLP: FiM any creepier than watching, say Doctor Who (another Children's show, BTW)?

Now, taking it to extremes as some people do is definitely farking weird (as I've said, approximately, half a dozen times in this thread so far. And, no one who wants to biatch and moan has bothered to listen when I or someone else have admitted as much). But the same can be said for any weird, obsessive fan of any show, book, musician, whatever.

And to pre-emptively (rainbow) Dash your 8-year-old girl argument that I know is coming up next, the current show was purposely designed to appeal to a wider demographic than young girls, because one, the creator wanted the show to have mass appeal, and two, Hasbro wanted to make more money than the demographic the 80s show was targeted at would make them.

But, no one will read what I type for the 6th time today, and we'll get another 20 inane posts of the same shiat from the same people.


Alright, fair enough.
 
2013-01-05 02:54:03 PM  

Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: FirstNationalBastard: Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom:

How many bronies admit that their interest in the show is farking creepy?

It's a TV Show. Is watching MLP: FiM any creepier than watching, say Doctor Who (another Children's show, BTW)?

Now, taking it to extremes as some people do is definitely farking weird (as I've said, approximately, half a dozen times in this thread so far. And, no one who wants to biatch and moan has bothered to listen when I or someone else have admitted as much). But the same can be said for any weird, obsessive fan of any show, book, musician, whatever.

And to pre-emptively (rainbow) Dash your 8-year-old girl argument that I know is coming up next, the current show was purposely designed to appeal to a wider demographic than young girls, because one, the creator wanted the show to have mass appeal, and two, Hasbro wanted to make more money than the demographic the 80s show was targeted at would make them.

But, no one will read what I type for the 6th time today, and we'll get another 20 inane posts of the same shiat from the same people.

Alright, fair enough.


And, it's understandable that you came in for a Bourdain thread without knowing his history with Rainbow Dash.

But would the postcount have been a tipoff. Do Bourdain threads usually go this long?
 
2013-01-05 03:02:09 PM  
First Tony tweets about the sexual aspects of 'iCarly'

and NOW he's a 'Bronie'?

If anything he's become a lot less cooler.
 
2013-01-05 03:16:14 PM  

Twilight Farkle: The screencap from "It's About Time" where Future Twilight derives time dilation might mean the show's a little too cerebral for the ICP crowd...


A touch of science in one episode does not invalidate my perception of the show's inane format or the creepy factor that many of us outsiders see in the adult children who watch it so piously.

I wonder how many fark pony fans show up just to denigrate or mock people who listen to Beiber, or watch 2 and a Half Men, any given reality TV show, etc, yet act like victimized saints here.

Seriously, this is fark, we don't make the news, we mock it.
 
2013-01-05 03:25:18 PM  

omeganuepsilon: Twilight Farkle: The screencap from "It's About Time" where Future Twilight derives time dilation might mean the show's a little too cerebral for the ICP crowd...

A touch of science in one episode does not invalidate my perception of the show's inane format or the creepy factor that many of us outsiders see in the adult children who watch it so piously.

I wonder how many fark pony fans show up just to denigrate or mock people who listen to Beiber, or watch 2 and a Half Men, any given reality TV show, etc, yet act like victimized saints here.

Seriously, this is fark, we don't make the news, we mock it.


Why don't you go scan all fark threads for these people and let us know what your results are. Do not forget citation.
 
2013-01-05 04:17:10 PM  
In his newest book, Bourdain recounted a time he saw a 20-something cook in the kitchen of the place he was eating flip him off and call him a sell-out. I sympathized, since like him, if you had even been the littlest bit inspired by Kitchen Confidential, then you too would consider Tony a sellout. And I do too. I can't really blame him for it though. And while I have nothing against MLP in general, seeing Tony anywhere near it is just sad.

Seriously Tony, you're still awesome and a great food writer and I so wish I had your job, but f*ck you for the collective backstabbing that was Medium Raw.
 
2013-01-05 05:48:03 PM  
So if I understand this thread...

We should all live and let live, accept diversity, honor different opinions and support good morals... unless you like ponies in which case you should DIAF.

// I watch ponies. not fanatic about it. just genuinely find it humorous, well crafted, well animated and I love the adult gags(big lebowski, blues brothers, etc.)
 
2013-01-05 05:53:17 PM  
Hater gonna hate.

Bronies gonna jones for the next ep.

/i wish that Celestia cosplayer would do Luna
//and we need some hot guys to cosplay Big Mac and Shining Armor
 
2013-01-05 05:53:23 PM  

GAT_00: I've always thought the whole Bronie thing was incredibly creepy. It's not like a kids show you grew up with.


Actually, it kind of is. Bronies and pegasisters tend to be ages 24-34, which puts them squarely in the demographic for G1 My Little Pony, which peaked in popularity around 1986. A great many of the new fans enjoy 'My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic' (G4,) simply because it's a better version of the same ponies we pegasisters or the female siblings of bronies (as it was a less tolerant time for gender expression,) enjoyed when we were little. Applejack is still there, Spike is still there, but instead of two-dimensional cardboard-cutouts who are just there to sell toys, the newer versions are credible, realistic characters with plots entertaining enough for adults and a significant quality increase in every aspect, particularly music and voice acting.

If you examine the first-generation version and the current one, it's a similar quality and features upgrade between, say, an Apple IIe and an Apple iPhone. Nobody argues with a bunch of Eighties and early-Nineties kids liking iStuff. And then, when you consider how many bronies and pegasisters are at the age when they and their friends are all having children on purpose (seriously, it's like Babies R' Us up in my Facebook,) and what absolute drivel the rest of children's programming tends to be (except 'Adventure Time,' 'Young Justice' and 'Legend of Korra,') then the whole Brony phenomenon really starts to look more like a lot of expectant dads adjusting to the idea that the new baby may be a girl.

That, and consider what's been happening, economically and socially, for 24 to 34-year-olds. We've had a stagnant economy, overwhelming student-loan debt for degrees that in no way guarantee better career performance, housing is still in crisis, outsourcing is removing a lot of the fields we're good at, a lot of us have served in the war, and politics continue to completely ignore the needs of people our age in favor of pandering to the Boomers, the old people who show up to every election, and, in a really cruel move, the Millennials who really don't know how lucky they have it. A lot of us want children desperately, but are too responsible to have them until our finances are better, and others in the group have children at the expense of everything else they love.

It is a dark, struggly time for the demographic, with the horrible job market frequently forcing us to move far away from every friend we have just to survive. All the social media in the world can't replace friendship, and with jobs, housing and opportunities going the way they are, this is a generation that feels incredibly alone.

Until we put on 'My Little Pony' and log into the forums to talk with the others of our kind.

What other media is there that is SO escapist, so cheerful and so hopeful? There are no Democrat-Bronies or Republican-Pegasisters, because we are all fans of the show and that is what we gather to talk about. When work is a horrible pain in the ass and our friends are far away, we still have our fellow Bronies, and considering how many local meet-ups and watch parties there are, becoming a Brony is one of the quickest ways for a person in a new area to find friends of their same age and education level. The show emphasizes tolerance, acceptance and sharing, which is the same basis that many religions use to bring people together, except that this, being a TV show, isn't un-PC to discuss around the watercooler or controversial enough to provoke fights.

There are Brony charities to give us purpose and every day brings new triumphs, some as small as bringing a Princess Cadence toy to the Toys For Tots drive and knowing it will make a poor child's Christmas and some as big as the school Bronies For Good is building in Uganda. It gives us something to share and something to live for, even at times when the rest of our lives are, by necessity, fairly dull and gray.

If it wasn't 'My Little Pony,' something else would have come along to give this broken, bent generation hope.

And considering what our parents did with this time in their lives, I think we could do worse than collecting a few plastic ponies and writing a few fanfics. I mean, the Greatest Generation invented outlaw bikers, the Boomers did more drugs than Keith Richards on a bad day and Generation X gave us the dot-com bubble crash. Compared to that, I think y'all can put up with some bucking image macros and the odd Shining Armor cosplay.
 
2013-01-05 06:13:12 PM  
i.imgur.com

Boy, this thread was a trainwreck of antipathy and hatred, wasn't it?
You guys have a bad holiday or something?
Being you have never and likely will never see in real life are different from you. Get used to it.
 
2013-01-05 06:13:49 PM  

God-is-a-Taco:
Being you have never and likely will never see in real life are different from you. Get used to it.


Err, replace "being" with "people".
 
2013-01-05 06:38:01 PM  
I'm not a Brony, but I've seen snippets of the this version of MLP on YouTube and I'm old enough to remember the original MLP series in the 80's. I have no problem with the fandom. To be fair, there is always fringe wierdos in every fandom that take things too far, but it's unfair to hold these kooks up as the standard for all members of a fandom. There are some people that like watching Star Trek. There are some people that collect the action figures on eBay and read the novels. And then there are the people who spend hours typing up fanfic of Spock and Kirk gangbanging a Tribble in a pool full of Klingon Blood Wine. Even then, I have no problem with the last group because they're not forcing me to read their fan fiction nor are they hurting anyone else.

TL;DR version: DEAL WITH IT.
 
2013-01-05 06:43:33 PM  

mraythor83: Why don't you go scan all fark threads for these people and let us know what your results are. Do not forget citation.


Why don't I?
Because I have no inclination to as it was just a passing curiosity?
Because I made no claims that make citations necessary?

Why don't you?

victrin: So if I understand this thread...

We should all live and let live, accept diversity, honor different opinions and support good morals... unless you like ponies in which case you should DIAF.


You don't. Yours is the first DIAF I've seen.
/see below

God-is-a-Taco: Boy, this thread was a trainwreck of antipathy and hatred, wasn't it?


Hatred, not so much. Antipathy, sure.

To each his own, really. Identifying what's creepy =/= hatred of what's creepy
 
2013-01-05 06:51:10 PM  

SpiderQueenDemon: GAT_00: I've always thought the whole Bronie thing was incredibly creepy. It's not like a kids show you grew up with.


Actually, it kind of is. Bronies and pegasisters tend to be ages 24-34, which puts them squarely in the demographic for G1 My Little Pony, which peaked in popularity around 1986. A great many of the new fans enjoy 'My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic' (G4,) simply because it's a better version of the same ponies we pegasisters or the female siblings of bronies (as it was a less tolerant time for gender expression,) enjoyed when we were little. Applejack is still there, Spike is still there, but instead of two-dimensional cardboard-cutouts who are just there to sell toys, the newer versions are credible, realistic characters with plots entertaining enough for adults and a significant quality increase in every aspect, particularly music and voice acting.

If you examine the first-generation version and the current one, it's a similar quality and features upgrade between, say, an Apple IIe and an Apple iPhone. Nobody argues with a bunch of Eighties and early-Nineties kids liking iStuff. And then, when you consider how many bronies and pegasisters are at the age when they and their friends are all having children on purpose (seriously, it's like Babies R' Us up in my Facebook,) and what absolute drivel the rest of children's programming tends to be (except 'Adventure Time,' 'Young Justice' and 'Legend of Korra,') then the whole Brony phenomenon really starts to look more like a lot of expectant dads adjusting to the idea that the new baby may be a girl.

That, and consider what's been happening, economically and socially, for 24 to 34-year-olds. We've had a stagnant economy, overwhelming student-loan debt for degrees that in no way guarantee better career performance, housing is still in crisis, outsourcing is removing a lot of the fields we're good at, a lot of us have served in the war, and politics continue to completely ignore the needs of people our age in favor of pandering to the Boomers, the old people who show up to every election, and, in a really cruel move, the Millennials who really don't know how lucky they have it. A lot of us want children desperately, but are too responsible to have them until our finances are better, and others in the group have children at the expense of everything else they love.

It is a dark, struggly time for the demographic, with the horrible job market frequently forcing us to move far away from every friend we have just to survive. All the social media in the world can't replace friendship, and with jobs, housing and opportunities going the way they are, this is a generation that feels incredibly alone.

Until we put on 'My Little Pony' and log into the forums to talk with the others of our kind.

What other media is there that is SO escapist, so cheerful and so hopeful? There are no Democrat-Bronies or Republican-Pegasisters, because we are all fans of the show and that is what we gather to talk about. When work is a horrible pain in the ass and our friends are far away, we still have our fellow Bronies, and considering how many local meet-ups and watch parties there are, becoming a Brony is one of the quickest ways for a person in a new area to find friends of their same age and education level. The show emphasizes tolerance, acceptance and sharing, which is the same basis that many religions use to bring people together, except that this, being a TV show, isn't un-PC to discuss around the watercooler or controversial enough to provoke fights.

There are Brony charities to give us purpose and every day brings new triumphs, some as small as bringing a Princess Cadence toy to the Toys For Tots drive and knowing it will make a poor child's Christmas and some as big as the school Bronies For Good is building in Uganda. It gives us something to share and something to live for, even at times when the rest of our lives are, by necessity, fairly dull and gray.

If it wasn't 'My Little Pony,' something else would have come along to give this broken, bent generation hope.

And considering what our parents did with this time in their lives, I think we could do worse than collecting a few plastic ponies and writing a few fanfics. I mean, the Greatest Generation invented outlaw bikers, the Boomers did more drugs than Keith Richards on a bad day and Generation X gave us the dot-com bubble crash. Compared to that, I think y'all can put up with some bucking image macros and the odd Shining Armor cosplay.


dashie.mylittlefacewhen.com
 
2013-01-05 08:16:43 PM  

FirstNationalBastard: It's a TV Show. Is watching MLP: FiM any creepier than watching, say Doctor Who (another Children's show, BTW)?


YES.
 
2013-01-05 08:29:37 PM  

Wayne 985: FirstNationalBastard: It's a TV Show. Is watching MLP: FiM any creepier than watching, say Doctor Who (another Children's show, BTW)?

YES.


a cartoon is a cartoon, dude. Stop being a drama queen.
It's no different than a girl liking Transformers or GI Joe.
 
2013-01-05 08:45:23 PM  

Snark Shark II: It's no different than a girl an adult liking Transformers or GI Joe.


That's the creepy we're on about, it's not a boy/girl thing at it's base.

____

As to the thread in general(and my earlier post), I got curious so I went to google image search.

fc06.deviantart.net
 
2013-01-05 08:59:22 PM  

omeganuepsilon: Snark Shark II: It's no different than a girl an adult liking Transformers or GI Joe.

That's the creepy we're on about, it's not a boy/girl thing at it's base.

____

As to the thread in general(and my earlier post), I got curious so I went to google image search.

[fc06.deviantart.net image 850x629]

yes, people who are adults like cartoons. people who are adults play video games, board games, paint, draw, play sports, and generally enjoy things they enjoy that children might enjoy also. Becoming an adult doesn't mean you stop enjoying a few childish things here and there.
You act like this is some new thing, but sports started out as kids games and then they became professional careers that adults entered into. Adults enjoying kids stuff is nothing new. Stop acting like it is.
 
2013-01-05 09:11:05 PM  
Okay, there's a difference between "adults watching cartoons" and "adults watching something that is CLEARLY geared towards little girls". If Barbie came out with their own new cartoon, which adults started watching, and started calling themselves "Brobies", people who think there is something seriously wrong with them. The same goes for Rainbow Brite.
 
2013-01-05 09:15:34 PM  

blue_2501: Okay, there's a difference between "adults watching cartoons" and "adults watching something that is CLEARLY geared towards little girls". If Barbie came out with their own new cartoon, which adults started watching, and started calling themselves "Brobies", people who think there is something seriously wrong with them. The same goes for Rainbow Brite.


It's really all a matter of perspective. If they're not hurting anyone, then it's just a hypocritical condoned kind of snobbery.
 
2013-01-05 10:06:15 PM  

Snark Shark II: If they're not hurting anyone, then it's just a hypocritical condoned kind of snobbery.


Like you posting on fark?

Snark Shark II: yes, some creepy people who are adults like children's cartoons


FTFY


Snark Shark II: You act like this is some new thing


Fully grown people that never manage to get over their childhood addictions, in such numbers, is sort of new, a softening of society.

I will put forth like you are the one acting like "this is some new thing". It's pretty obvious you didn't read all of my former posts and you just wanted to chime in like some johnny come lately, and do so with ignorant abandon.

Snark Shark II: Becoming an adult doesn't mean you stop enjoying a few childish things here and there.


Key words: "here and there"
People who obsess over it, are another matter entirely. They call such things guilty pleasures for a reason. Healthy people by and large are shamed by some such habits. That's no bad thing, in that it stops people from incessantly bringing it up in public, it's a reinforcement of being considerate of others, and not being so quirky as to be outcast.

Whether we like it or not, you will be judged by your actions and statements. Even kids realize that some things are just meant for kids and will look oddly upon adults who like to partake just a little too much.

Come on, everyone and their mother and their kids thought Micheal Jackson was a little off, long before the accusations even started, and he went on and proved later in life. Hell, he named his kid "blanket".

This whole, love who you are and be loud and proud and don't let anyone tell you different, are rather juvenile concepts. We're taught we're special and unique and something to celebrate as kids, but in reality that's not true. Spoiling kids in such a way is a poor substitute for adequately teaching confidence, and society at large suffers for it. Why? People are shocked, SHOCKED, to come to find out that they're not all that special at all, and can develop fair amounts of stress and depression because they were greatly misled.

People who come to the point of flaunting their guilty pleasure obsessions are, in short, attention whores.

Snark Shark II: sports started out as kids games and then they became professional careers that adults entered into.


Citation needed, even though I never mentioned sports as some kind of alternative, or sports at all.

In fact, nevermind, it's an easy enough google, and you're flat out wrong.

From the wiki on sports:

The history of sports can be traced to that of hunting sports with flint arrowheads proving the practice of archery and javelin. Projectile points dating back 64,000 years were excavated from layers of ancient sediment in Sibudu Cave, South Africa, by a team of scientists from the University of the Witwatersrand.

Sports originated as practice for hunting and then was turned into games for children.
___________
So, thanks for playing, come back after you score double digits on an IQ test.
 
2013-01-05 10:47:55 PM  
omeganuepsilon

Yeah, that's great. just a big text wall when you could have just said fark you. Ah, whatever. It's Fark.

I dunno, all I see is a bunch of close-minded people. Fark is overly liberal, so it surprises me when people on here are so intolerant of something so innocuous.
 
2013-01-05 10:52:25 PM  

Snark Shark II: omeganuepsilon

Yeah, that's great. just a big text wall when you could have just said fark you. Ah, whatever. It's Fark.

I dunno, all I see is a bunch of close-minded people. Fark is overly liberal, so it surprises me when people on here are so intolerant of something so innocuous.


also I wasn't flat out wrong. it was hunting, then it was games for children. now it's stuff for adults to watch and play.

So, you don't even win on a technicality.
The IQ comment was rather boorish by the way.
 
2013-01-05 11:10:31 PM  
Says "Snark Shark II"

/with the nice 2 part obsessive and consecutive post
//Ha!

Snark Shark II: also I wasn't flat out wrong. it was hunting, then it was games for children. now it's stuff for adults to watch and play.


Wow. That's some incredible rationalization there.

Hunting was done by adults.
They sucked at it, and therefore practiced.
Then the children emulated them.

Your inane statement is like saying cowboys and indians got into real fights because kids did it first.
Really, your logic was pretty blatantly anecdotal and grossly flawed in it's simplicity.
Today, kids play sports, and grow up to be professionals, ergo, it started as a kid's thing.
Whatever, deny it all you want.

Not really much of a conceptual thinker are you? No wonder you watch cartoons and defend the practice so vehemently(if poorly) on the internet.
 
2013-01-05 11:33:32 PM  
www.inquisitr.com
 
2013-01-06 12:12:37 AM  

omeganuepsilon: Says "Snark Shark II"

/with the nice 2 part obsessive and consecutive post
//Ha!

Snark Shark II: also I wasn't flat out wrong. it was hunting, then it was games for children. now it's stuff for adults to watch and play.

Wow. That's some incredible rationalization there.

Hunting was done by adults.
They sucked at it, and therefore practiced.
Then the children emulated them.

Your inane statement is like saying cowboys and indians got into real fights because kids did it first.
Really, your logic was pretty blatantly anecdotal and grossly flawed in it's simplicity.
Today, kids play sports, and grow up to be professionals, ergo, it started as a kid's thing.
Whatever, deny it all you want.

Not really much of a conceptual thinker are you? No wonder you watch cartoons and defend the practice so vehemently(if poorly) on the internet.


no, I'm defending tolerance, which seems like a civil thing to do. I don't know why you feel you have to insult me about this when I could be talking about tolerating homosexuality, or free speech, or diversity or whatever. You don't actually come out looking more intelligent when you insult me about this. I don't even like the show. Notice up-thread I thought Bronies are weird? I'm just advocating being a decent person and not starting drama where it's really not even necessary.

But whatever, you'll probably just insult my intelligence again because you have nothing else to work with when someone is trying to ask you to be a more tolerant person.
 
2013-01-06 12:44:10 AM  

omeganuepsilon:
People addicted to bright colors as children are.
People who's ability is limited to the short and quick events that need little to no attention span.
People find attraction in puerile stories that need little functioning intellectual ability

The show as a whole is manufactured for people of those "qualities", and they eat it up wholesale. Man-children, no better than ICP asking how magnets work and then cursing those that offer education on the topic.


Well, we'll just let you go back to reading War and Peace while doing differential equations and chatting on Skype with Stephen Hawking.

Given that so much of humanity DOES have those cognitive limitations...I still prefer Bronies over Fox News fanatics, who you'll surely notice fit the exact same limitations, except they prefer to operate on hatred.
 
2013-01-06 01:49:04 AM  
The more I see it, the more I'm convinced that the hatred towards the show boils down to deep misogyny.

The issue is not that adults are watching a kid's show, that's been happening for awhile. The issue is that MEN are watching a show for GIRLS.

The issue is not the weirdness coming from a portion of the fanbase, there have been weirdos devoted to different franchises for awhile. The issue is that there are MEN in the fanbase of show for GIRLS.

Friendship is Magic is not the first, last or only kids show that has been able to get an adult fandom (Animaniacs, Tiny Toons, Rocko's Modern Life to more recently Adventure Time, Regular Show, Phineas & Ferb come to my mind), but you don't hear the old farts decrying the collapse of society about those shows between their sessions of cloud yelling and fixing the onions on their belts, because at least those are not shows specifically for GIRLS.

Bottom line is, some "adult men" are concerned about their precious sense of "masculinity" being tarnished by the possibility of enjoyment of something that is not pre approved by the Great Committee of Manliness that seems to exist somewhere in their brains...

Because if there is something seemingly terrible, is a show that not only has 6 lead characters that happen to be female, but those female characters have aspirations, ambitions, virtues, faults, fears and shortcomings that are NOT related to or defined by their interactions with MEN. Almost like if they where individuals...

So at the end, all talks about pedophile tendencies, and not being an Adult TM is all a way to not discuss their latent chauvinism or their need to over compensate.

/See, I can stretch and generalize too...
//Great deal of the show's success is due the haters, so thank you, Manly Men Brigade...
///I don't agree at a 100% (not even close), but George Carlin had an interesting (IMO) piece about the subject of (misguided) masculinity.
 
2013-01-06 02:29:28 AM  
Dear Princess Celestia,

I used to think it was weird to watch MLP. I'd make fun of "bronies" or just shake my head and wonder at those creepy guys watchin a girls show. Then I actually started to think about it, and I realized that for some reason, I found it ok for adult women to watch not only My Little Pony, but also GI Joe/x-men, just not adult men. However, when I tried switching "man watching MLP" to "gay man watching MLP" it became more acceptable to me, which was somewhat of a shock as I considered myself fairly liberal/progressive yet apparently still held onto some pretty ugly stereotypes. It was an uncomfortable and embarrassing self-realization.

So then I tried watchin the show, and turns out it was pretty awesome. I don't call myself a brony or a trekkie, or a whedonite, or (insert-fandom-moniker-here), I just enjoy the show and laugh at the image macros. I also remind myself anytime I'm presented with something that seems weird that it is not my place to judge, and my own interests could be scrutinized the same way. I became that which I once made fun of, after all.

In a way, I like to think I've matured out of "being a man" the same way you grow out of "being a teenager," and am hopefully on my way to "being an adult" - where in addition to paying your bills and taking care of friends and family, you accept that everyone is allowed their own happiness no matter how unusual it may seem.

And that is the power of ponies.
 
2013-01-06 03:07:22 AM  
Hey hey hey!

fc04.deviantart.net

/Lets just end this thread
 
2013-01-06 11:14:49 AM  

Ishidan: omeganuepsilon:
People addicted to bright colors as children are.
People who's ability is limited to the short and quick events that need little to no attention span.
People find attraction in puerile stories that need little functioning intellectual ability

The show as a whole is manufactured for people of those "qualities", and they eat it up wholesale. Man-children, no better than ICP asking how magnets work and then cursing those that offer education on the topic.

Well, we'll just let you go back to reading War and Peace while doing differential equations and chatting on Skype with Stephen Hawking.

Given that so much of humanity DOES have those cognitive limitations...I still prefer Bronies over Fox News fanatics, who you'll surely notice fit the exact same limitations, except they prefer to operate on hatred.


You are SUCH a...

I have never...

Points well made.
 
2013-01-06 12:18:00 PM  

Because People in power are Stupid: FirstNationalBastard: Grand_Moff_Joseph: Because People in power are Stupid: Please stop with the pony pics. We are all adults here.

I know, right?  I mean, why the heck would anyone post a pony pic in this thread?  TFA may be talking about ponies, but that's obviously no excuse to post a pony in this thread.

I know.

I mean, I would farking hate it every time I would go into a thread about the 2012 Presidential Election, I would see people talking about Obama, Romney, Democrats, and Republicans. Like we couldn't have an election thread without mentioning those things?

And why is it everytime I see an NFL thread, some jackoffs are talking about Football?!?!

Enough!

You guys are a bunch of sexual deviants  Warning Not Safe For Work
Who are using a cartoon franchise meant for 7 year old girls to lure them into your mom's basements.

I mean, why can't we have a world without My Little Pony?


Because fark you, that's why.

Seriously, you see what will very goddamned obviously be a pony thread and, instead of ignoring it like a rational person (of course, this is Fark, so I shouldn't expect rationality), you go in and complain that it's a pony thread. Do you have some need to hate others and torture yourself, or are you just a moran?
 
2013-01-06 12:41:11 PM  

fickenchucker: Show me brony who isn't messed up in one way or another (fat, ugly, pedophilic or basement-dwelling--take your pick) and I'll show you a real unicorn. Neither exist in real life.


I have forwarded your request to some of my friends at FOB Equestria. Hopefully when they wake up, (Not sure what time it is in Afghanistan right now) they'll get back to you.

Or you can google FOB Equestria or just look up military bronies. I'm sure you already knew you were wrong though.
 
2013-01-06 12:47:39 PM  

Shadow Blasko: fickenchucker: Show me brony who isn't messed up in one way or another (fat, ugly, pedophilic or basement-dwelling--take your pick) and I'll show you a real unicorn. Neither exist in real life.

I have forwarded your request to some of my friends at FOB Equestria. Hopefully when they wake up, (Not sure what time it is in Afghanistan right now) they'll get back to you.

Or you can google FOB Equestria or just look up military bronies. I'm sure you already knew you were wrong though.


Wait, you're going to quantify "not messed up" as military members?

That's a riot.
 
2013-01-06 01:03:28 PM  

omeganuepsilon: I
You are SUCH a...

I have never...

Points well made.


Yes I am, you have now, and your attention span really IS as long as you claim it is. Nice.
 
2013-01-06 01:50:33 PM  

Ishidan: omeganuepsilon: I
You are SUCH a...

I have never...

Points well made.

Yes I am, you have now, and your attention span really IS as long as you claim it is. Nice.


Not sure what you mean by that, but whatever. The point was I couldn't find fault with any of that.

Bronies aren't any worse than a great amount of humanity in their...tastes. They can be more annoying than a lot of them, however, which is largely a subjective matter.

I find it funny that you chose FOX news(and therefore conservatives and fundies) as the comparison. The whole "peace love and harmony" thing is the polar opposite almost, but yet they crucify themselves just as much as their more stern counterparts.

I find that liberal attitude to surface quite often, no matter the topic. They'll self justify, often vehemently, based on an argument that isn't being made.(Ie the guy who implies we(non-bronies) are all saying DIAF). They want to play the victim, in order to utilize that effective yet fallic appeal to spite, so much so that they'll fabricate the argument.

At some point they've got to set the trolls(those that come closest to the DIAF/hate thing) aside, as with any rational debate, and deal with the realities of the concepts of maturity and accuracy of world views, if they want to be dealt with in a respectful manner. An unfortunate few do that. They play as if we live in that utopia, or that if they try hard enough they can create that utopia, nevermind that it's not currently possible.

Man is an animal, aggressive response is a natural state, and indeed, more rational than the delusional fantasy they project. Denying that, makes them fall into the same traps mental traps that so hamper the conservatives. A belief that man is "better" and needs to live up to some idealized standard. The only difference is one standard comes from a bible, and the other standard, equally fabricated, comes from...well...the bible. Turn the other cheek and all that. Jesus was pretty much a hippy, and they're emulating him.

That, at root, is why I find it funny. They(Disclaimer: as a collective, not certain individuals, if my posts don't apply to an individual, that individual can disregard, simply as a matter of efficiency) play moral police just as much as those they condemn for doing just that.

That's why so many of us come into these threads. We're not all conservative or fundy assholes, as much as people would like to project, but we find both extremes guilty of the same errors in human reasoning.
 
2013-01-06 01:59:06 PM  

DarkPascual: The more I see it, the more I'm convinced that the hatred towards the show boils down to deep misogyny.

The issue is not that adults are watching a kid's show, that's been happening for awhile. The issue is that MEN are watching a show for GIRLS.

The issue is not the weirdness coming from a portion of the fanbase, there have been weirdos devoted to different franchises for awhile. The issue is that there are MEN in the fanbase of show for GIRLS.

Friendship is Magic is not the first, last or only kids show that has been able to get an adult fandom (Animaniacs, Tiny Toons, Rocko's Modern Life to more recently Adventure Time, Regular Show, Phineas & Ferb come to my mind), but you don't hear the old farts decrying the collapse of society about those shows between their sessions of cloud yelling and fixing the onions on their belts, because at least those are not shows specifically for GIRLS.

Bottom line is, some "adult men" are concerned about their precious sense of "masculinity" being tarnished by the possibility of enjoyment of something that is not pre approved by the Great Committee of Manliness that seems to exist somewhere in their brains...

Because if there is something seemingly terrible, is a show that not only has 6 lead characters that happen to be female, but those female characters have aspirations, ambitions, virtues, faults, fears and shortcomings that are NOT related to or defined by their interactions with MEN. Almost like if they where individuals...

So at the end, all talks about pedophile tendencies, and not being an Adult TM is all a way to not discuss their latent chauvinism or their need to over compensate.

/See, I can stretch and generalize too...
//Great deal of the show's success is due the haters, so thank you, Manly Men Brigade...
///I don't agree at a 100% (not even close), but George Carlin had an interesting (IMO) piece about the subject of (misguided) masculinity.


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2013-01-06 02:46:26 PM  

omeganuepsilon: Words


I'll explain the first bit first.

Yes I am...as big a prick as your first impression was. But I like setting up long games, like this one.
You have now...been set up like I set you up.
Your attention span is long...most people never get to the punchline of one of my setups, they give up in the first sentence.

As for the rest, of course I targeted Fox News and their viewership of what is generally called 'low-information voters'. We do that around here, and it worked: they do, after all, also demand their world be presented in color-coded soundbites.

However, the rest of your post is wrong.

Bronies do not hate others. Fox News viewers do. You'll not hear a Bronie say "I watch MLP, you watch CNN...you're an idiot for watching that mainstream media, only and I mean ONLY MLP has the truth!" Bronies generally also do not project an assumption of hatred by others onto people they meet who don't share their interests. When a non-Bronie tells a Bronie "You must be a pedo!"(as you can see has happened in this thread), tell me again which one is projecting an assumption onto which one.

Bronies understand that it's fiction, because, well, it is. Fiction, however, is fun: the ability to create a virtual world that is NOT 'realistic' is one of the things that sets human cognition apart from the animals. We all do it, to some degree or another-the question is, what's your fiction?

You also overgeneralize. Bronies don't need to defend themselves against ALL non-Bronies, any more than any other subculture needs to defend itself against all people not of that subculture (failure to recognize this is generally a sign of a cult), but when a screaming hater does pop up, a defense is mounted. Amazingly, this is true for every other human interaction as well. There is no 'projection of an argument that's not being made'.
 
2013-01-06 03:20:51 PM  

Ishidan: Bronies generally also do not project an assumption of hatred by others onto people they meet who don't share their interests.


Your reading comprehension really isn't all that great. It's happened in this very thread.

Ishidan: There is no 'projection of an argument that's not being made'.


Um, again...the denial.

Since you're reading comprehension is bad, or your ignorance pattently willful, I'll link one example:

victrin: So if I understand this thread...

We should all live and let live, accept diversity, honor different opinions and support good morals... unless you like ponies in which case you should DIAF.

// I watch ponies. not fanatic about it. just genuinely find it humorous, well crafted, well animated and I love the adult gags(big lebowski, blues brothers, etc.)


Suck it.
 
2013-01-06 03:44:09 PM  

omeganuepsilon: Suck it.


It's fun watching you mentally decay so you can hold on to your anti-Bronie hatred. (it's even in his profile, everybody!)

Let's try YOUR reading comprehension again.

victrin: So if I understand this thread... which indicates that the following is a paraphrase of what Victrin is seeing in this thread, and ONLY this thread. There is no statement that this reflects Victrin's opinion of the world at large.

We should all live and let live, accept diversity, honor different opinions and support good morals... unless you like ponies in which case you should DIAF. This is the part you latched onto, no doubt. Hey, guess who Victrin was paraphrasing? Yeah...YOU, among others. Again, no projection is present, only a defense against an attack in the form of hyperbolic paraphrasing.

// I watch ponies. not fanatic about it. just genuinely find it humorous, well crafted, well animated and I love the adult gags(big lebowski, blues brothers, etc.) Also, Victrin is not even a Bronie, as the fanatacism is not present. Therefore, Victrin is not speaking for bronies, Victrin is speaking as an observer who was watching YOU hate.
 
2013-01-06 03:47:00 PM  

omeganuepsilon:
Also.

Since you're reading comprehension is bad, or your ignorance pattently willful, I'll link one example:


/might as well throw in the spelling-nazi act while I'm at it
 
2013-01-06 04:21:44 PM  
The more he posts, it looks like he started agreeing with me, then when the bronies didn't take issue with what he said(comparing them to fox news people), he started trolling me.


Whatever, far has features for trolls like that.
 
2013-01-06 04:22:42 PM  
Fark has

Doh!
 
2013-01-06 05:40:06 PM  

DarkPascual: The more I see it, the more I'm convinced that the hatred towards the show boils down to deep misogyny.

The issue is not that adults are watching a kid's show, that's been happening for awhile. The issue is that MEN are watching a show for GIRLS.

The issue is not the weirdness coming from a portion of the fanbase, there have been weirdos devoted to different franchises for awhile. The issue is that there are MEN in the fanbase of show for GIRLS.

Friendship is Magic is not the first, last or only kids show that has been able to get an adult fandom (Animaniacs, Tiny Toons, Rocko's Modern Life to more recently Adventure Time, Regular Show, Phineas & Ferb come to my mind), but you don't hear the old farts decrying the collapse of society about those shows between their sessions of cloud yelling and fixing the onions on their belts, because at least those are not shows specifically for GIRLS.

Bottom line is, some "adult men" are concerned about their precious sense of "masculinity" being tarnished by the possibility of enjoyment of something that is not pre approved by the Great Committee of Manliness that seems to exist somewhere in their brains...

Because if there is something seemingly terrible, is a show that not only has 6 lead characters that happen to be female, but those female characters have aspirations, ambitions, virtues, faults, fears and shortcomings that are NOT related to or defined by their interactions with MEN. Almost like if they where individuals...

So at the end, all talks about pedophile tendencies, and not being an Adult TM is all a way to not discuss their latent chauvinism or their need to over compensate.

/See, I can stretch and generalize too...
//Great deal of the show's success is due the haters, so thank you, Manly Men Brigade...
///I don't agree at a 100% (not even close), but George Carlin had an interesting (IMO) piece about the subject of (misguided) masculinity.


I'd be interested to see how many brony-haters are ultra-manly misogynists vs how many are just normal guys, compared to the bronies that are socially inept losers vs normal guys.

I think the stereotype would be much more accurate for the bronies.

Myself, I'm not much of a cliches manly man. I love Lady Gaga, I get my eyebrows done, I dress well. But that whole brony thing seems creepy as shiat. Just sayin
 
2013-01-06 06:33:25 PM  

Dow Jones and the Temple of Doom: I'd be interested to see how many brony-haters are ultra-manly misogynists vs how many are just normal guys, compared to the bronies that are socially inept losers vs normal guys.

I think the stereotype would be much more accurate for the bronies.

Myself, I'm not much of a cliches manly man. I love Lady Gaga, I get my eyebrows done, I dress well. But that whole brony thing seems creepy as shiat. Just sayin


I think they intentionally confuse "normal adult" or "rational maturity" with some derogatory stereotype of masculinity, mostly because they want to rail against something that's more generally accepted as "bad" in order to self validate. They perceive that that is an argument they can "win". Much easier to argue against "Man up!" than it is to argue against "Grow up!".

Similar to the way some overly flamboyant homosexuals will call modest/professional outfits "dressing straight"(with contempt) when the appropriateness of their ostentatious feather boa style is questioned.
 
2013-01-06 07:01:17 PM  
They're not pedos. Sorry.

Suffering from narcissistic/histrionic personality disorder, yes. But not pedos.
 
2013-01-06 07:07:09 PM  

spamdog: histrionic


That's a very good catch.
 
2013-01-06 09:50:25 PM  
I loved meeting this guy at a brony con (not bronycon, a brony con)
th08.deviantart.net
 
2013-01-06 10:34:28 PM  

omeganuepsilon: The more he posts, it looks like he started agreeing with me, then when the bronies didn't take issue with what he said(comparing them to fox news people), he started trolling me.
Whatever, far has features for trolls like that.

Case in point. Amazing how I'm right again. Not that you'll see this, I'm sure you've put me on Ignore, which is what people like you do to people who have shredded their fragile egos.
 
2013-01-06 10:42:06 PM  

Ishidan: Amazing how I'm pulling idea's straight from my anus again


Indeed.
 
2013-01-06 11:11:23 PM  
If you're still here....

http://bronysay.tumblr.com/ (NSFW)
 
2013-01-06 11:17:28 PM  

omeganuepsilon: Ishidan: Amazing how I'm pulling idea's straight from my anus again

Indeed.

Just don't learn, do you?
/see, the Bronies didn't take issue...unlike you, who felt the need to take issue with them, and with me. And since I find batting around people like you to be entertaining, well...
 
2013-01-06 11:34:28 PM  
Here's another couple of youtube links that may explain why people hate bronies:

Link 1
Link 2 (NSFW)
 
2013-01-07 12:19:29 AM  

Ishidan: and with me.


Here's where I duck down to your level for just a moment:

You started it!

Ok, that moment's over.

Your posting style. It bears a remarkable resemblance(lack of coherency, very poor memory, and irrational leaps in "logic") to a fellow from creationist threads, the fellow's fark handle is initialized with IDW.

You aren't related to him by chance?
 
2013-01-07 03:35:53 AM  

omeganuepsilon:
Your posting style. It bears a remarkable resemblance(lack of coherency, very poor memory, and irrational leaps in "logic") to a fellow from creationist threads, the fellow's fark handle is initialized with IDW.

You aren't related to him by chance?


Nope. Your perceptual abilities are once again inaccurate.
 
2013-01-07 07:03:06 AM  

GAT_00: Grand_Moff_Joseph: Because People in power are Stupid: Please stop with the pony pics. We are all adults here.

I know, right?  I mean, why the heck would anyone post a pony pic in this thread?  TFA may be talking about ponies, but that's obviously no excuse to post a pony in this thread.

I've always thought the whole Bronie thing was incredibly creepy.  It's not like a kids show you grew up with.


So liking any animated show you didn't grow up with makes an adult "creepy"? I wasn't aware that sequential drawings magically became pornography at the age of 18.
 
2013-01-07 07:08:25 AM  

HaveBeerWillTravel: I don't mind the ponies, I guess, but... seriously, this is the toy-based franchise from my childhood we brought back? What's a man gotta do to get some Masters of the Universe?

Or Transformers? Or GI Joe?!

/What do you mean, "go watch the movies?" There were no movies.
//THERE WERE NO MOVIES!!!


They tried that a few years ago; It was basically a re-imagining of He-man as the story of a world populated only by body-building baton majors and color-guards. It did not garner a wide audience.
 
2013-01-07 07:09:01 AM  

Grand_Moff_Joseph: Wayne 985: If you're a grown man, without kids, and you're watching My Little Pony, you had better be stoned. Otherwise, I really have to assume you have some sort of emotional or mental immaturity or that you're close to being a pedophile.

This stuff is remarkably creepy. It's not an "all ages" show, it's for little girls and, yes, I judge you for obsessing over it. I'm all for geekdom, but at a certain point, it has to be said: if you're a man, be a man. You people are about a step away from leering at children on a swing set.

[0-media-cdn.foolz.us image 490x333]


hahahaha! Zing!!!
 
2013-01-07 09:25:24 AM  

Heron: So liking any animated show you didn't grow up with makes an adult "creepy"? I wasn't aware that sequential drawings magically became pornography at the age of 18.


It's creepy because it's meant for little girls and their parents, not 20 somethings living in Mom's basement.
 
2013-01-07 09:52:01 AM  
You know what else is weird?  This thread still going.

/last pony standing
 
2013-01-07 10:11:46 AM  

Because People in power are Stupid: Heron: So liking any animated show you didn't grow up with makes an adult "creepy"? I wasn't aware that sequential drawings magically became pornography at the age of 18.

It's creepy because it's meant for little girls and their parents, not 20 somethings living in Mom's basement.


The moment that you say that there is room for adults (as in parents) to find some enjoyment in the show, you admit that there is something for everybody in the show.

The adults don't get the references because they are parents, they get them because they have certain age.

If the argument was about OBSESSING about the show, then I would agree that it's not healthy, but no more or no less than being obsessed with any other aspect of popular culture (or anything really).

If you found creepy the liking in Pixar movies or other kids shows that are NOT specifically for girls (Phineas and Ferb, for example), I wouldn't agree, but at least there would be a consequent line of thought.

However, finding the mere LIKING and ENJOYMENT of the show creepy because it has certain demographic is a dumb argument.
 
2013-01-07 10:43:42 AM  

Disciple_of_Trogdor: [fc07.deviantart.net image 650x450]

Post Ponies. DO EEET.


By Celestia's plot, this should have been a brony food thread. Oh well, there's always the next one.

th07.deviantart.net

Ponifiying the Internet,
Ponyfiying Bourdain,
Ponyfiying all the foodies,
And their gingerbread-roof COTTAGES!
GINGERBREAD-ROOF COTTAGES!

25.media.tumblr.com

AND THE LUNA COMES IN THE NIGHT!

Anyone for Marzipan Mascarpone Meringue Madness and Exceptional Eclairs? How 'bout Epic ChimiCherryChonga Time (NSFW language)? Epic Pie Time, now with 20% more bass. And finally, the main course...

4.bp.blogspot.com

So sweet and tasty...
 
2013-01-07 10:49:19 AM  

DarkPascual: The moment that you say that there is room for adults (as in parents) to find some enjoyment in the show, you admit that there is something for everybody in the show.


No. Adults enjoy it because their children enjoy it. Not because of some sick ideas of using the imagery to lure 7 year olds into their basement  or to have something to discuss with 7 year olds.
 
2013-01-07 11:05:23 AM  

Because People in power are Stupid: DarkPascual: The moment that you say that there is room for adults (as in parents) to find some enjoyment in the show, you admit that there is something for everybody in the show.

No. Adults enjoy it because their children enjoy it. Not because of some sick ideas of using the imagery to lure 7 year olds into their basement  or to have something to discuss with 7 year olds.


Seems to be that this is a pointless question giving that you are not interested in have a rational argument about it, but have you ever considered the possibility that the show has merits on it's own that makes them interesting to anybody, like good writing, good animation and design and interesting characters?

Or ANY adult that likes ANY kid's show is suddenly a pedophile?

Do you deem ALL people of certain age that likes Last Airbender or Ben 10 or Adventure Time as pedophiles too?

Do you deem ALL people that like Dexter as potential serial killers?

I could understand arguments like that the show "it's silly", "it's childish", "it's immature" and even "it's girly"... but the minute that you label an ENTIRE fanbase of being potential criminals because they like something that doesn't adjust to your particular worldview, you are both irresponsible and stupid.

As I said, I could stretch things out the same way the "PEDOPHILES!!!" crew to do and state that anybody who hates the show is secretly a misogynistic woman-beater that hates the mere idea of a work of fiction not been centered around males...

/Arguing on Internet is an fun exercise of futility...
 
2013-01-07 11:12:59 AM  
ok, those cupcakes do look good!
 
2013-01-07 12:35:31 PM  

DarkPascual: but have you ever considered the possibility that the show has merits on it's own that makes them interesting to anybody, like good writing, good animation and design and interesting characters?


No.
 
2013-01-07 12:56:27 PM  
dashie.mylittlefacewhen.com
/that's funny
 
2013-01-07 04:13:34 PM  

Because People in power are Stupid: DarkPascual: but have you ever considered the possibility that the show has merits on it's own that makes them interesting to anybody, like good writing, good animation and design and interesting characters?

No.


At least you're honest. Now run along, scamp, and take your 3/10 with you. The grown-ups are talking.
 
2013-01-07 04:42:36 PM  

encyclopediaplushuman: [dashie.mylittlefacewhen.com image 281x200]
/that's funny


poor Rainbow.
 
2013-01-07 04:59:24 PM  
All you have to do is take a cup of flour, add it to the mix...

th00.deviantart.netth06.deviantart.net

Now just take a boatload of something sweet, not sour, and a chunk of marzipan, way more than a pinch...

fc09.deviantart.net

The cakes are not a lie.
 
2013-01-07 05:02:37 PM  

Twilight Farkle: All you have to do is take a cup of flour, add it to the mix...

[th00.deviantart.net image 294x200][th06.deviantart.net image 212x200]

Now just take a boatload of something sweet, not sour, and a chunk of marzipan, way more than a pinch...

[fc09.deviantart.net image 640x695]

The cakes are not a lie.


wow, those are cool!  I'm not a baker, so is the marzipan a substitute for something else in the cake?
 
2013-01-07 07:03:57 PM  

Grand_Moff_Joseph: Twilight Farkle: All you have to do is take a cup of flour, add it to the mix...

[th00.deviantart.net image 294x200][th06.deviantart.net image 212x200]

Now just take a boatload of something sweet, not sour, and a chunk of marzipan, way more than a pinch...

[fc09.deviantart.net image 640x695]

The cakes are not a lie.

wow, those are cool!  I'm not a baker, so is the marzipan a substitute for something else in the cake?


I'm assuming the marzipan was used to create the humongous Pinkamena Diane Pie on that cake.
 
2013-01-07 08:42:56 PM  

Grand_Moff_Joseph: encyclopediaplushuman: [dashie.mylittlefacewhen.com image 281x200]
/that's funny

poor Rainbow.


Indeed

dashie.mylittlefacewhen.com
 
2013-01-08 12:39:29 AM  

encyclopediaplushuman: Grand_Moff_Joseph: encyclopediaplushuman: [dashie.mylittlefacewhen.com image 281x200]
/that's funny

poor Rainbow.

Indeed

[dashie.mylittlefacewhen.com image 526x422]


Well, at least that stick figure got 20% cooler.
 
2013-01-08 01:18:02 AM  

Ceiling Moran: Grand_Moff_Joseph:

wow, those are cool!  I'm not a baker, so is the marzipan a substitute for something else in the cake?

I'm assuming the marzipan was used to create the humongous Pinkamena Diane Pie on that cake.


Eeyup. Since we're still open here, I'm down for one more round of sugar overdose!

Marzipan is honey and/or sugar and ground almonds, and Fondant is sugar and a little gelatin (and glycerine) to keep it flexible. Both of these confections constitute the sculpting clays of the goofy cake decoration world. Marzipan holds its shape a little better, and fondant is easier to roll flat.

It's kinda hard to tell the two apart on camera, but it's usually "3D objects" vs sheets of single color. Upthread, the almost-3D Pinkie Pie was made of marzipan, and those sheets of decorative sugary wrapping that you see enveloping cakes, like this Fluttershy Fondant Cake, are fondant.

They're both easy to make, though. You can make 'em from scratch, but for fondant, if you look at the ingredients on a bag of marshmallows, you'll see they're basically made of sugar and gelatin, which is close enough to "sugar, gelatin, and food-grade glycerine," and much cheaper. Just nuke some marshmallows in the microwave and add a bucket of powdered sugar, like this. If you enjoyed making things out of clay or plasticine when you were a kid, you'll get the idea for what comes next pretty quickly, whatever your fandom.

i39.tinypic.com

Put all that together and you end up with something like this tutorial on how to decorate a fondant cake, with associated sub-recipes.

And here's something just completely silly, because this is, after all, still a pony thread.

th05.deviantart.net

Luna, stop that! (Hmm. Or maybe don't stop that...)

fc07.deviantart.net

The cake may not be a lie, but what about the cupcake?
 
2013-01-08 05:38:13 AM  
I'll be impressed when some baker creates MMM.
 
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