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Buzzfeed List of Best Fanfic

Discussion in 'FanFic Discussion' started by samghost, Apr 29, 2017.

  1. samghost

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    Wut? Not a single fic from the DLP 5 Star community?

    Screw buzzfeed.
     
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    Ched Da Trek Moderator DLP Supporter

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    Wow, yeah... I've read a few of these and none of them would make my own Top 10 list. Not by a long shot. Though perhaps one or two might make, say, Top 50.

    I didn't check, but are all of the ones on the list completed at least? That might explain why a few of the best ones out there aren't on it, as they're WIPs, but still. Damn.
     
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    Methods of Rationality is on there, I'm shaking with laughter.
    I've got better things to do with my time before I die then read that.
     
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    Jeram Elder of Zion DLP Supporter

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    I remember when they first posted this (checks) in 2015. I seriously considered just anon posting recs of DLP fics.
     
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    ScottPress The Horny Sovereign Prestige

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    *looks at list*

    Harry Crow at #1

    AAAAAYYYEEEIIAAA EXCUSE ME WHILE I BUST A RIB OR SEVEN

    #robst4evah
     
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    That was my reaction too. I've actually read the entirety of that shitpile of bad characterization and cliches. I've read the better part of a million words of absolute shit. :mad: I used to have this thing about finishing anything I started.
     
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    Tbh, I'm fine with the the venn diagram of "Buzzfeed recommendations" and "DLP recommendations" being two non-intersecting circles.

    We're a small, elite community: emphasis on elite. Buzzfeed pezunts: Can't even read quality, let alone write it.

    Also OP plz use teh "insert link" option in editor my phone is long but it lacks girth ;_;.
     
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    I just think about how I might not have been exposed to so much good fanfic if I hadn't stumbled upon this place like 7 years ago and how dreary and valueless my life would have subsequently been and it makes me want to share good fics with all those poor plebeians.

    Somewhat relatedly, I actually just decided to stop lurking yesterday. I was telling people about DLP and how cool it is and I was like...I'mma start posting shit.

    And woops. I'll keep that in mind 'bout the link, bby.
     
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    ScottPress The Horny Sovereign Prestige

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    Today In Friendly Advice: adopt alternate strategy to stated above

    jokes
     
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    I mean some of my first posts were in the politics thread...

    #smartmoves

    Also a longtime lurker here.
     
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    Sweet merciful God. That fucking list has Hermione/Malfoy, Harry/Malfoy, Remus/Sirius... I'm surprised they didn't throw in Snape/Harry or Hermione/Snape or something as equally revolting.
     
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    While I haven't red any of the mentioned fics I think The Life and Times, Dumbledores Army and Promises Unbroken actually got some decent reviews on DLP and I will maybe check them out one day.

    But I have skimmed parts of Harry Crow and HPMOR which were complete garbage.

    The only thing they seem to like is Harmony, Slash, Dramione, Maurauder school day garbage.

    I am a bit suprised that there aren't more RESPONSIBLE SIRIUS let's save Harry from being raped by the Dursleys with a good deal of bashing and the rest of the story being family fluff. But they probably think Harry deserves it since he is a male and should feel what it's like living in a "rape culture".

    This is actually almost exactly what I thought Buzzfeed would consider good storys what did you expect of this cancerous piece of shit. Have you seen the manspreading video?
     
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    Andrela Plot Bunny DLP Supporter

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    I think this list is bad and I don't like it.

    Also, Buzzfeed is lowest of the low tiers of the internet. Fake News.
     
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    I thought it was alternative facts? :sherlock:
     
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    ;)

    Either way, BuzzFeed isn't all that good lol.
     
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    Easily the most BuzzFeed thing I have ever read.
     
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    Alternative title: 21 things only people who read shitfics will GET!!
     
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    The fact that this features both HC and MoR pretty much automatically invalidates any and all arguments. Think of their inclusion as a fanfiction version of the misused version of Godwin's Law [the one that says invoking Hitler = lost the argument]: if someone invokes either one of these as examples of the best HP fanfiction ever produced, well... Does anyone know where we left the tar and feathers?

    There's also someone in the comments demanding Snarry representation. Make of that what you will of the audience this post gets/got.
     
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    Zeelthor Scissor Me Timbers

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    At least we know what to do if Trump makes The Purge a reality.
     
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