>>2635> I'm, uh, not really seeing /fic/'s tendencies and personalities as three individuals who interact with each other. We're pretty close-knit and I don't see us in factions.
FiMchan, Ponychan, and mlpchan.
Or alternately TTG, SFG, and the wolves.
Or alternatively Authors, Reviewers, Pre-readers.
Or instead of that
, FiMfic, /fic/, and EqD.
Which is why the example in >>2595
and the norns fits so well. It's still a family structure, we still have things in common.
We also have a great deal of lingering frustration between the groups, but an overall sense of camaraderie. Especially when threatened by an outside source such as /meta/. Internally we don't mesh up, but that's fine. Homogeneity sucks.
> so we aren't really seeing the same air of hate.
Oh, I wasn't limited to the welcome 'hate'.
I was referring to the desire, a push button if you will, that most reviewers have to start channeling Cassius when faced with certain issues.
The wide eyed child, the serious adult, and the cranky old codger can always be found at some point. Even if the players shift around based on outside influence.