As far as Jaune goes, I really don't understand the hate directed towards him. The show has a really weak cast as far as 'main character potential' goes. Jaune and Blake are the only characters that even have character arcs. Jaune's is cliche and Blake's is pretty irritating to emphasize with, but they are something for writers to work with. So unless a writer wants to start from scratch, Jaune is one of two options. A huge part of judging a story is how successfully it manages to take the reader away from reality and into its fictional world. It is called reader immersion. Whenever a writer gets cute and has a character say "for Oum's sake" to pay tribute to the dead creator of RWBY, they are removing their reader's attention from the story and back into reality. It is a practically identical mistake to breaking the fourth wall. Whenever I see this happen, I get completely sucked out of the story and am directly faced with the authors stupidity and incompetence. Like I said, I know that it is silly to close the story when a author does this, but it is a juvenile mistake. Anyone older than ten should fucking know better. Also, it is one of the few mistakes a writer can make that has no subjectivity applied to it. It is just dead wrong, no arguments exist to defend it.