Funny story… Around early July my sister’s friend (who is arounf 20) asked us (me and my sister)if we watched My Little Pony. mfw she said that:
We just replied with: “Well we don’t watch shows like that…” Then she said that a lot of older people, even guys liked the show. That greatly confused me and I never really thought about it after that. Then one day on youtube a user by the name of “Chiptunecat” Favorited a video called “Pony Bepop”. I had [barley] watched Cowboy Bebop a long time ago and thought it was cool but that isn’t why I watched the video. After watching the uberly high quility video I then realised that my friend was right. I saw then a few other PMVs and then I saw one with Captain Planet. At that moment I realised that there was no way in hell just little children were watching the show.
So with everything you just read, I found out about the show pretty much without knowing about the fanbase, or the internet following.
So then I called my friend (who has an account on this site now) and told him this: “Okay I’m going to watch this show, that appearently has changed so many peoples lives. So I need you to know what I am doing and how I will be affected by it, that is if I like it”. Besides the fact he thought that was rather strange I saw the first (part one of the pilot) episode. My reaction went something like: “Huh? Okay… That was pretty okay” and then I called my friend again and said: “Okay there is another part to this episode, only then I will tell you what I think”. He agreed and I watched the second episode. I still thought it was okay, the animation was great and such but I didn’t see what the bug deal was, but then. Something happened when that episode ended. I had this urge to watch the third episode. I don’t even know why, honestly I thought I saw enough. I could not control this urge, and it was very weird. I called my friend about that and by the end of that day I saw six some episodes. Did some reshearch on KYM and Wikipedia and I was loving this show.
I called my friend and said these excat words: “Hey [Assfro] (not his real name, no shit) I’m sorry it took a little while to call you back but I saw a little more of the show… …I have to say after learning more about it and seeing more episodes… oh about that, I got to watch about six or so and this is the conclusion that my brain has came up with…”
There was a long pause that lasted around three seconds but it felt like twenty seven.
“THIS SHOW IS THE MANLIEST THING SINCE DIE HARD”
He of course laughed his ass off from the positive reaction, and (mostly) my word choice. I showed him a few episodes, doesn’t really care for the show. But I’m glad my best friend was tolerent enough for that. Many of my other friends were like: “…?..!..?..............>.>.........?!?…….wut………wow [skimaskkass]….” So at least from the start one of my friends accepted who I am. But hey, I was the person who infected Minecraft into my school, and who knows… The school year is almost here for me and who know what will happen in the months to come. :P (also getting a 20% cooler in 10 seconds flat shirt for school)