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Fanfiction's Worst Summaries v9.0

Discussion in 'Fanfic Discussion' started by Dark Syaoran, Feb 13, 2012.

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  1. Celtic Bard

    Celtic Bard First Year

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    Apparently Merlin came back from the dead to stop Dumbledore's plans.
     
  2. Myrrdin Emrys

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    Worst summary I've seen in a few weeks.
     
  3. Killerz187s

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    The Pranking Princess by BurningPhoenix-001

    So I'm horrible at summary but I'm trying to do this right for once. This Fan Fiction is about a girl called Nymph Collins and the Weasley twins. This year it's the Weasley twins' goal to find out who the person pranking them is. Oh and there are a lot of OC's in it. So, ta da! And bye!
    Rated: T - English - Chapters: 17 - Words: 40,070 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 3h ago - Published: Jan 7 - OC, Fred W.

    Just....why?!
     
  4. Goten Askil

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    The suspense is killing me. What could happen in this fic?
     
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    Nymph "Totally not a SI" Collins totally outsmarts the Weasely twins in an epic and totes loltastic prank war.

    They both fall in love with her because she is so totally funny and smart and such a good prankster

    All of the OC's cheer her on because she is so perfect and pretty and smart.

    That sound about right to you?
     
  6. blob

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    Okay, so when I read it I just thought that it's some random shitty porn fic (and with incest, because why not?) and plot that makes you facepalm. Nothing special.

    But...

    Seeing just what the summary implies... and of all the characters...
    why?
     
  7. Pure Infinity

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    Funnily enough, I actually remember reading this a while back (I read a lot of shitfics). It's actually a pretty good summary, in that it tells you exactly what you're getting into from the start, without causing me an aneurysm. Ignoring the "!AdjectiveCharacter" part, the story manages to get across the major plot divergences, the main characters motivation, and the main characters role in the story.

    It's better than a lot of the summaries I see on ff.net, in any case.
     
  8. Download

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    Dear god, it appear this shit has leaked into other fandoms.
     
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    Speechless by gunner brat
    He would never speak again.
    Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,059 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 5h ago - Complete

    Like thats it?
     
  10. Ghosthree3

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    What.

    /10char
     
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    Ghosthree3. That's my point.... there is nothing in the summary except the line:

     
  12. Killerz187s

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    Master of Darkness by The Dark Lord Andros reviews

    Starting before 1st year. What happens when the title of goblin king falls to Harry? What happens when Harry is the last of a long forgotten race? Harry discovered his abilities at age 5, now, the wizarding world is in for a new dawn. HAREM STORY/SUPER-POWERED HARRY/AU/WILL CONTAIN STAR WARS ELEMEMENTS RATING MA FOR LEMONS LATER ON/MY SUMMARY SUCKS


    Cliche Random royalty gimmick? Check
    Super OP? Check
    Harem? Of course
    Obligatory long lost forgotten race? You betcha

    At least they know their summary is poop.
     
  13. Gene

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    Maybe it isn't clear where this goes wrong, since the description of the story is weird, but not overly so relative to FF.net.

    However, including the data in the story summary, this person wrote a 110k+ word story in a single chapter. That's just impressively incompetent, if in a manner somewhat different than the usual idiocy displayed in this thread.
     
  14. moonpotato

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    I mean, the summary itself is pretty terrible too.

    What indeed. How will this relate to HP? What type of story will it be? Nobody knows and I doubt anyone cares enough to find out, especially considering the aforementioned issue.
     
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  15. Pure Infinity

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    Beyond that, it's very clearly plagiarized. Like... what? I don't get it. He even bothered to tag Harry, Hermione, and Ron as characters (they don't appear, btw). I know it's not completely unheard of for other fanfics to get stolen, but original fiction? And a rather obscure e-book, at that.

    Either the author is employing a rather... unique... marketing strategy, or... actually, I have no idea. Why would anyone bother to do this? It makes literally no sense. Even less sense than plagiarizing other fanfics. There is no gain, whatsoever.
     
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    Smile, no one cares about how you feel By: GenderlessInsomniac Summary inside. Altenative universe and Fred Centric. trigger warnings inside too.
    Rated: Fiction M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - [Hermione G., Fred W.] Harry P., George W. - Chapters: 11 - Words: 30,661 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 12 - Updated: Jun 5 - Published: Jan 30 - id: 11761914

    Tumblr is leaking again...
     
  17. Dark Syaoran

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    Close time! New thread here.
     
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