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echo_bravo 07-05-2012 03:24 PM

Guys who like My Little Pony gather for BronyCon
In all fairness, it wasn't a complete sausage fest there werer some chicks there too

Silverload 07-05-2012 06:01 PM

I don't understand this. Why would guys even be there? Why are there far more guys there than girls? My Little Pony was the Twilight to our He-Men & Transformers. Maybe the theory of modern men being feminized by the media is true. :confused:

oh-dae-su 07-05-2012 06:44 PM

I don't understand the appeal but I'm not gonna make fun of them. I go to Comic Con every year and someone could say the same about me.

vesaker 07-05-2012 08:27 PM

i cant tell if the dude on the far right in the first pic has a mullet or a gigantic rat tail.....

The Postmaster General 07-06-2012 01:52 AM

My favorite is Rainbow Dash.

Shinigami 07-06-2012 10:27 AM


Maybe the theory of modern men being feminized by the media is true.
I think it's more of a rampant childishness. The internet has a good sense of irony, and shows like mlp seem to latch on when you have a large group of adults watching (with amusement, I'm sure) a show aimed at younger audiences. Most of the mlp things I see reference nazi reich allusions in the large princess horse who rules the kingdom, murderous insanity in some of the characters, rumors of a lesbian character, zebra racism, puzzlement over how animals without hands could build houses, and other good-natured ribbing. It's like a silent mystery science theater 3000. I figure most of the older male fans get a kick out of misinterpreting the innocence of children's shows. It's not my cup of tea, but I have done the same thing with some anime shows or manga aimed at younger audiences than myself.

Didn't the same thing happen with spongebob squarepants?

I would guess people have a mocking sorta affinity for the show. I don't know how seriously the audience takes it.

Bondgirl 07-06-2012 09:14 PM

Hey was this festival held in Melbourne Australia

There was a festival for Anime and comic characters last week which was held over the weekend for two days

jaw2929 07-07-2012 12:22 AM

Badbird 07-07-2012 12:28 AM

This is like a bad joke that's been carried way too far.

The Postmaster General 07-07-2012 04:55 AM

Maybe all the guys at the convention have daughters and they are really supportive of their interests. [/yeah I know]

jolanar 07-08-2012 11:19 AM


Originally Posted by Badbird (Post 3572355)
This is like a bad joke that's been carried way too far.

Except to those people I really don't think it is a joke. They actually take it seriously and I just feel sorry for them.

Bondgirl 07-08-2012 09:50 PM

Well there is alot of adults and children who like to dress up in character form

Plus there is a club at the local uni in melbourne where they watch anieme cartoons

Some of the people there can range from 18yrs to people in there thirtys

This convention is real because it was advertised on tv

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