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The Anti-Ego FC. You, Me--Nobody is Perfect.

Discussion in 'General Fanclubs' started by jkingler, Jun 2, 2005.

  1. jkingler J. Kinglecrab, Esq.

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    Disclaimer: This is probably doomed to be the least popular FC ever!

    If you have read this far: Leave your ego at the door...

    The ever growing number of Fan Clubs devoting themselves to individual users doesn't sit so well with me. If everyone gets a FC, what does that mean? Is everyone really that great? These FCs praise individuals for all of their alleged virtues: this person is a great artist; that person is really funny; the other person is a genius; etc. etc. etc....

    That is fine. Most of these FCs are started by someone other than their namesake, and I feel that appreciation of others is an admirable trait. What bothers me is the way the eponymous users allow these FCs to continue. If these users believe that they are special and deserve a FC, they are mistaken. Anyone who feels superior and entitled to a FC needs a reality check.

    I don't say this to bash anyone. I am in a lot of FCs and they are mostly devoted to amazing people. I just think there is too much praise going being cast on particular users, and that these users, as well as others, should look inwards.

    This FC is for users who have a grip on reality, know that they aren't perfect (or anywhere close to it), and are willing to embrace their flaws. These can be people who have FCs dedicated to them, FC members, or anyone who is in touch with the fact that they are flawed.

    Since I made this FC, I will start.

    -I am a horrible procrastinator.
    -I lack any real work ethic.
    -I never give anything my 100%, best effort.
    -I overuse smileys/pictures/pop-culture references.

    ...and I could go on for days, but I will turn the floor over to you guys.

    If you are given to introspection and you want to share something you dislike about yourself or need to improve upon, post here. If this FC gets off the ground we can find similarly flawed individuals and discuss our flaws.



    Owner: Nobody. (This is a democratic FC. I merely keep the books.)

    Fabulously flawed members:
    jkingler
    FewAgainstMany
    Niabingi
    Im with Stupid
    Vash
    Scenstar
    GMan
    Jackal
    Erkekjetter
     
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  2. metronomy Active Member

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    Let me in, i hate all these member fanclubs, i'm only part off one, and that's the chocobo fanclub, and that's only because she rawks, and she bribed me with an Hisoka key ring. <3
     
  3. jkingler J. Kinglecrab, Esq.

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    Holy smokes. A real, living, breathing member. I am shocked and impressed :omg

    You have been added. Share something about yourself, while you are here, if you would be so kind :)

    I am going to sleep now, but I will add anyone else who might happen to join tomorrow!
     
  4. Niabingi Skyentist

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    Sorry I have the most realisti grasp of my faults and weaknesses here is a little preview

    Im lazy to the worst degree (its why i always use the quick reply box on the forums)
    I have no motivation (barely went to one lecture at uni last semester)
    Im painfully critical
    too judgemental and too honest and loud with my opinions/judgements
    I like to be annoying at times and childish at other times

    is this enough to join cos i have loads more!?
     
  5. jkingler J. Kinglecrab, Esq.

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    You caught me before I left my keyboard :).

    That list gets you in. I am sure that, like myself, with your first post you were barely scraping the tip of the iceberg--it is better that way. That way we don't inundate new users.

    I am tired as hell. I am becoming something of an insomniac! I will add you in the morning.
     
  6. I'm with Stupid Not a Bumblebee.

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    - i'm lazy
    - my handwriting is atrocious
    - i'm a lecher
    - my morals are nonexistant
    - i'm a total nerd
    - when i want to, i can be a true asshole

    despite all that, i'm still the greatest thing to happen since sliced bread :laugh
     
  7. jkingler J. Kinglecrab, Esq.

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    ^You are in, despite that last part about sliced bread (I never really thought sliced bread was THAT great :p).
     
  8. Stealth Tomato It has big taste.

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    I own you all.[/sarcasm]
     
  9. The Scenester ̣

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    ^ I owned all the hops at irc XD

    On that note, I'm a loser and I suck at life. Let me in :laugh
     
  10. Jackal Iscariot Ero-sennin

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    - Im very lazy
    - I can be cruel
    - I have hurt others before (they deserve it thought >_>)
    - I broke someones trust once...
    - I have done stuff Im really not proud of
    - Im the h-mod :laugh

    me wanna join *does puppy eyes and a sad face*
     
  11. GSurge Brilliant Punk

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    -I procrastinate
    -I do drugs
    -I've never had a 'good' relationship
    -The past constantly haunts me
    -I can't seem to permanently snap myself out of depression
    -My important people don't find me that important
    -I always seem to make the wrong choices at the wrong times

    Go me! I am a failure. Let me in.
     
  12. jkingler J. Kinglecrab, Esq.

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    Vash, Scen, GMan, Jackal--you are all in, and all fabulously flawed :thumbs

    Discussinate away.

    Note: Scen, I make you co-owner since I know you to be a horrible insomniac and a good right hand man :thumbs

    EDIT: Co-owner in the "not really" sense, since there is to be no ownership here XD
     
  13. Erkekjetter Phantoms Now.

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    I'd like to join:

    -I am a bitter person
    -I have not studied in years
    -I'm extremely lazy
    -I hate my family
    -I despise almost anyone christian or catholic

    Is that enough for now?
     
  14. The Scenester ̣

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    W00T! You're the man JK ;D

    Although I think I do have an ego XD
    Yet, I shall keep watch like a true insomniac :laugh

    Nobody is perfect... and perfect is my name. :oh

    I actually once received a rep stating :'Scen, you're perfect' XD
     
  15. jkingler J. Kinglecrab, Esq.

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    ^Well, if other people say it, it must be true :p

    Erk: that is an awesome sig. You get a rep for that, and you are in the FC for your flaws.

    I, too, am vehemently against organized religion. I wouldn't say I hate Christians and Catholics, but I would say that they have to do a lot more to earn my respect a lot more than the average individual.
     
  16. I'm with Stupid Not a Bumblebee.

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    i love you too :laugh
     
  17. jkingler J. Kinglecrab, Esq.

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    IwS loves me :love

    I amazed Martryn hasn't posted here yet, seeing as he says he is against a Martryn FC :shifty
     
  18. Niabingi Skyentist

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    I love most organized religions (not a fan of the catholic church)! but im african so...I guess its to be expected!

    so do we generally just post here about being rubbish and stuff? or is there a meandering allowed?

    just in case
    I would rather moan about a problem than do something to help or change the situation...
     
  19. jkingler J. Kinglecrab, Esq.

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    Ooh! Me too, 90% of the time. Getting involved is usually too much work so I steer clear, unless I am or someone I care about is personally involved. What selfish bastards we are, eh?

    P.S. Meandering is definitely allowed. This is me we are talking about--I would have to be the biggest hypocrite ever to disallow it :p
     
  20. Niabingi Skyentist

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    cool well in that case I shall meander..
    I finally finished a job application form I been working on for the past few days which I shoulda finished earlier if it wasnt for the lack of motivation so I sent it then looking through my sent mail realised I sent an earlier rough version not the final thing do I resend the final form and explain or just leave it I been deliberating and then listening to music and playing XBOX cos im tired of deliberating I been telling myself I would decide later.
    I figured it would be easier to ask someone!
     
  21. jkingler J. Kinglecrab, Esq.

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    Send the newer version. Sure, they will think it odd you sent them a rough draft first, but at least then they know you catch your mistakes...eventually :p

    BBL. Have to clean up my new abode.
     
  22. Niabingi Skyentist

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    ^new house?? did you just move?

    yeah i'll send the newer one I reckon your probably right I dont want to reduce my chances..

    my house smells like cat piss and I cant figure out why im getting vexed! we dont have cats my family hates them but all I can smell is cat piss this is disturbing its all up in my nostrils!
     
  23. Erkekjetter Phantoms Now.

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    Has anyone made a fabulously flawed banner?
     
  24. jkingler J. Kinglecrab, Esq.

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    No, we haven't made a banner yet. Volunteers? :)
     
  25. Erkekjetter Phantoms Now.

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    I could try, not making any promises it will be good.


    That's another flaw, perfectionism.
     
  26. jkingler J. Kinglecrab, Esq.

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    Perfectionists are flawed, but in a way I am not going to complain about just yet :p
     
  27. Erkekjetter Phantoms Now.

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    Well, I'm going to post a couple more flaws.



    -I get extremely nervous around almost any female (besides old people)

    -I've wanted to aks a certain girl out for 2 years, and have only almost attempted once. I could only get the words "Hey, bye" out.
     
  28. jkingler J. Kinglecrab, Esq.

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    ^Dude. I am so there with you on just about all the flaws you have posted.

    I am deathly shy around girls I am interested in (or at least I was, before meeting my GF). Add to that the fact that I am dense as a box of rocks, and it is hard to get with girls. My current (and permanent, I hope) GF had to drop the biggest hints ever before I knew she liked me, and THEN I had to ask her out.

    That's a deadly combination of opposite sex related flaws. XP
     
  29. martryn Dick in hand

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    Hell yeah I'm against any fucking FC devoted to a person. I admit I joined one, the Spectrum FC, and I am indeed regretting it as it really sorta blows in there (no fault to Spectrum). Here's a list of my "faults" as other people would call them.
    -I am also a lazy SOB
    -I can be a complete asshole when people do something that irritates me
    -I am very suspicious of people
    -I am never honestly myself and am always putting on different masks to wear
    -I value my own opinion too much and think other people should too

    Damn, I suck. I am an elitist. Maybe I shouldn't join this FC after all.
     
  30. jkingler J. Kinglecrab, Esq.

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    Elitists are welcome :p (even if they are "too good" to join).
     
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