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FanFiction Pet Peeves

Discussion in 'Fanfic Discussion' started by Levi, May 3, 2005.

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  1. Dark Syaoran

    Dark Syaoran Golden Patronus Admin

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    Really? lol.

    I just reckon its a spell that binds their magic to him... its not that farfetched. I mean, he cant draw magic from them but he can direct where they apparate, cant he? Meh. Parsel or not, its pretty advanced.
     
  2. IndoGhost

    IndoGhost Dark Lord

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    i'm just wondering how he makes it burn just by touching it...i mean can he just call one person or does everyone show up?
     
  3. ChuckDaTruck

    ChuckDaTruck Overlord

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    and Can they hide the Dark Mark, I mean, shit we screen bags, they can't make someone role up their arm?!


    And is he really dependent on having someone who has the mark physically there so he can call the others, or can he do it by himself? I think he used Wormtail because he was weak after just being reborn. I can't imagine the Voldemort we saw in Order of the Phoenix not being able to beat the ever-loving shit out of a wounded fourth year.


    And speaking of Voldemort using Wormtail, what a misuse of fucking resources. I mean he may be a weak wizard, but he does have a VERY discreet and inconspicuous animagus form. Use that for something other than being a man-servant. And the dude knows Hogwarts second only to Lupin, Dumbledore, and Harry (creator of the Marauder's map, Headmaster, and dude who studies the map) I mean, how much smoother would the operation Draco coordinated at the end have gone if they had Wormtail guiding them, or at least advising them beforehand?



    But my biggest pet-peeve is the phrase "the Golden Trio." NO where in Canon does it use this phrase. ANd it fucking glorifies their Friendship as though it somehow transcends what we mortals can comprehend as it is the most pure loyal Friendship EVER. Please. They are FUCKING friends, not the holy trinity, so grow the fuck up and stop idealizing it, it cheapens the relationship the characters have and it removes their humanity.
     
  4. Midknight

    Midknight Middy is SPAI! DLP Supporter Retired Staff

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    That really, really, really irks the shit out of me.

    Wizard world: Oh noes!!11!one!! Death Eaters are everywhere! you never know where!

    Midknight Security Firm, Diagon Alley, London: Wear sleeveless robes or be Avada'd on sight. Period.

    Wizard world: Independant thought! Lets burn the witch!

    The fact that Voldie has a mark that is burned into your godamned FOREARM, easily seen, and yet no one can find the bastards is retarded. The ppl working behind the scene as Imperio'ed slaves make sense, but not the branding


    And thank god someone else thinks that about the "golden trio". I swear ppl wanted to cruicify ME when i said something similar in the past, lol
     
  5. IndoGhost

    IndoGhost Dark Lord

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    "golden trio"....hmmm....i'm thinking gold bunnys on easter or a band
     
  6. Lord Ravenclaw

    Lord Ravenclaw DLP Overlord Admin DLP Supporter

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    Golden Trio...hah! I find the very idea of it revolting...a friendship "so pure and true" that just about EVERY, SINGLE fucking story uses it and glorifies it to the point that utterly ruins the entire story.
     
  7. Dark Syaoran

    Dark Syaoran Golden Patronus Admin

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    It's really annoying. I can see Snape saying it to mock them or something but thats it. If that became their offical 'title' then thats just a load of shit.

    "Oh loook, its the Golden Trio"....... Riiiiiiight.
     
  8. Lord Ravenclaw

    Lord Ravenclaw DLP Overlord Admin DLP Supporter

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    I find myself in awe of the utter stupidity many authors display in their works. ffs, an idea can only be used so many times before it gets seriously old.
     
  9. Avitus

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    Didn't we find out the Dark Mark is some kind of Protean Charm in OOTP?? meh..

    ANYWAYS NEW PET PEEVE:

    Harry Potter is set in THE REAL WORLD early to mid-90's, in Britain... So how come Voldemort is depicted as living in a CAVE and assembling his troops in a cold drippy room where he sits on a throne all day and tortures random people? This whole comicbook style supervillian bullshit makes me want to throw up, ALL of Voldie's servants live in Mansions and Castles, YET THEY MEET IN HIS CONFIDENTIAL TOP SECRET DEATHEATER UNDERGROUND LAIR?! i mean even Hitler met in a goddamn boardroom! So when I see Harry don some black latex bat-inspired armour, or a blue and red spandex body-suit with matching cape THEN and ONLY THEN will I believe Voldemort lives in an evil top secret underground lair.
     
  10. Midknight

    Midknight Middy is SPAI! DLP Supporter Retired Staff

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    I find that as annoying as I find the Little Hangleton lair.

    You'd think in 60 someodd years Dumbledor may of bothered to check the house and put wards all around it. Instead we get the impression he's remained ignorant of the town until the long memory bit in HBP
     
  11. ChuckDaTruck

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    As a person who lives underground I am offended by your assumption that no real people live underground.

    No, seriously, it is ridiculous. I mean, people assume the guy is a mole or something.
     
  12. Dark Syaoran

    Dark Syaoran Golden Patronus Admin

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    I've always pictured him in some dark castle or something. meh.
     
  13. Antivash

    Antivash Until we meet again... DLP Supporter Retired Staff

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    way i see it he was only in little hang for the resurrection, he aint got a hide out there.. and he dun live underground... hes not bat-mort after all... he dun have batarangs or grappling hooks... some of the death eaters might be as fruity as robin but thats not the point... i figure he tortured one of the DE's into giving him one of their castles and fidelused it...
     
  14. Midknight

    Midknight Middy is SPAI! DLP Supporter Retired Staff

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    speaking of which that's another thing that pisses me off.

    A) Lord this, or Lord that, etc. When Harry inherits something he ALWAYS becomes a effing LORD. Other then in reference to dark, dark wizards, when the hell have you heard the common age wizard reffered to as lord?

    b) Castles. Whenever he inherits something, usually after a pathetic "Hi Griphook I remember you so I'm the best wizard there is!" bullshit bit, it's almost always like 2938372782872 castles and he's worth so much $$$$ he could buy GOD. And yet he does nothing with it.
     
  15. IndoGhost

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    I always saw voldemort opperating out of a mannor

    this doesn't make me mad it just confusses me.....Time Turner....do you age when you use it?....i've read some fics where he uses it and doesnt age...others he does age.

    something that makes me mad is all these slash fics popping up out there
     
  16. Lord Ravenclaw

    Lord Ravenclaw DLP Overlord Admin DLP Supporter

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    Today I browsed through some fics on FF.Net...29 out of 30 of them I closed before the end of the first chapter. One sole contender remained, and I loved it.

    http://www.fanfiction.net/s/2109003/1/

    About 300,000 words long...worth the read.
     
  17. Vecna

    Vecna Fourth Year

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    Its ok , H/Hr, but ok.
     
  18. Lord Ravenclaw

    Lord Ravenclaw DLP Overlord Admin DLP Supporter

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    It is H/Hr, but at least 100% less fluffy than 95% of the H/Hr fics...though there are a few egh parts, its not bad.
     
  19. Dark Syaoran

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    I was following this awhile ago but i got annoyed with that stupid Maw dude.
     
  20. ChuckDaTruck

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    I like it, but Harry is not pissed enough.
     
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