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Come One, Come All

No more need you waste time reading the journals of those whose fannish priorities are misaligned with yours, but don't display their true colors until you've made the mistake of praising them publicly for something you do agree with them about. No longer need there be ten comments worth of disclaimering and "But I didn't mean you because..." or "But what about me -- I fit those criteria but I don't act that way..."

Now you can just fill out this handy-dandy sheet, post it in your user info, and all Whedonverse Fandom can make a quick, balanced decision about whether to hate you or not, with one convenient click!

The Jossverse Fancred Stats Sheet

  1. I have watched BtVS [A - since Season _______] [B - never].

  2. I have watched Angel [A - since Season _______] [B - never].

  3. I am a Buffy/Angel [A - shipper] [B - hater] [C - ambivalent viewer].

    • If A, I [a - am rabid] [b - am not rabid because _______]

    • If B, I [a - hate the relationship because I am a conflicting shipper] [b - hate it based on its own lack of merits] [c - both]

    Complete the previous formula for each of the following canon relationships, as well as any UC 'ships you feel are an important part of your fannish identity: Buffy/Spike. Buffy/Riley. Buffy/Wood. Faith/Wood. Angel/Cordy. Doyle/Cordy. Angel/Darla. Spike/Dru. Spike/Harmony. Lindsey/Darla. Connor/Cordy. Willow/Tara. Willow/Oz. Giles/Jenny. Giles/Joyce. Fred/Gunn. Gunn/Gwen. Wes/Fred. Wes/Lilah. Xander/Anya. Xander/Cordy. Cordy/Groo. Groo/Merl. Willow/Kennedy.

  4. I [A - like/love] [B - am ambivalent about] [C - dislike/hate] [D - am conflicted about] Buffy.

    • If any answer but A, this is because of [a - her treatment of Spike] [b - other (please describe in detail, with specific references to your Spuffy and Spike-loving status.)]

    Complete the previous formula for all of the full-time (shown in credits) cast members, with Spuffy and Spike-loving creds referenced as appropriate.

  5. I [A - think Angel is better than Spike] [B - think Spike is better than Angel] [C - think they're even] [D - don't care about either character] [E - dislike being asked to compare them].

  6. I have liked Spike [A - since Season _____] [B - never].

  7. I have liked Wes [A - since BtVS Season 3] [B - since Angel Season ______] [C - since he got scruffy and dark] [D - never].

  8. My favorite character(s) is/are ____________________.

    • I [a - only watch the show(s) for that/those character(s)] [b - care about the character(s) more, but have an interest in the whole production(s)].

    • I [a - consider myself a rabid __________ fan] [b - am not rabid because _______________________ (please state mitigating circumstances, with footnotes)] .

  9. I am [A - worried that __________________ will steal all of _____________'s screentime this season of Angel] [B - more worried about the production as a whole than character screentime] [C - not at all worried; perfectly happy] [D - keeping an open mind; Christ, we're only _________ episodes in -- shut up already!].

  10. I [A - approve of] [B - disapprove of but ignore] [C vocally disapprove of] [D - am unsure about] [E - don't care about] Real Person Fiction.

  11. I am a slash [A - fan] [B - writer] [C - hater] [D - ignorer] [E - occasional reader]. (You may choose more than one.)

    • If A, I have been a fan since ____________ and [a - am] [b - am not] part of the recent influx of "trendy" slashers because _________.

    • If A, and I am or was a Spuffy fan, I [a - have] [b - have not] "jumped 'ship" for slash, never to return to Spuffy.

    • If C (not D), I [a - am not homophobic, I just think it's out of character] [b - am not homophobic, it just squicks me to read it and I feel the need to state that at every available opportunity instead of just not reading it] [c - am not homophobic; my brother is gay!][d - am not homophobic; it just messes with my preferred 'ships] [e - am not "homophobic" but my beliefs do not include approval of gay relationships; please respect that] [f - am not homophobic and resent the need to continually explain why].

  12. I am a spoiler [A - whore] [B - virgin] [C - occasional reader].

    • If A, I [will] [will not] place spoilers behind cut-tags, barring accidents.

    • If B or C, I [will] [will not] throw a shitfit if I am accidentally spoiled. (List circumstances under which shitfits will or will not be thrown, if there are more specific criteria.)

  13. Please add any pertinent fannish credentials not specified above or answers to the listed questions which do not fit the provided options, in the blank space at the end of the sheet. Be sure to give specific attention to pet peeves, fans you like/dislike/have vowed to scratch out the eyes of, Mutant Enemy insiders who may read your LJ, correct plot predictions you have made, and whether you consider icon-stealing to be a mortal or venal sin.
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