Tuesday, April 1, 2008
NorsU and The Nuts
I found this blog post last night and had quite a laugh thinking about how it describes a fandom I know.
"I don't really have any keen observations about this to tell the absolute truth. I guess I just wanted to acknowledge to myself and any of the folks on my flist who may have gotten into an online verbal smackdown contest over something that has left you shaking your head at the intensity of your own nerd fury....
...don't worry, I know you're probably not crazy fer reals.
Fandom can indeed make you blackout every now and again."
It really doesn't surprise me anymore that the CBS Jericho board is in a shambles. That's why you won't find all the old Rangers there anymore. The day CBS takes it down will be a blessing.
This brings me to NorsU who is diligently working to write letters, send nuts to Nielsen, and keep everyone on the board up to date.NorsU has been one of the very best Rangers ever.
"I am going to get flamed for this... What is drawing more attention than a few nuts to Nielsen is a attempt to put down a sincere effort by Jericho fans to do what they feel is right to save Jericho. This is a large community and everyone has a voice. The negativity has done more damage at this point than a few pounds of snack food. People are going to read these post and be afraid to try anything new or not approved by self appointed leaders. If I was not dedicated to get Jericho back on the air I would have bailed by now."
NorsU you have my respect as you have stood your ground for what you belive is the right thing to do.
Check the board and see what has happened to him since he started advocating Nuts To Nielsen. Gang attack. What makes him so wrong and them so right? They demand answers from him yet, in the past, have never provided any when they were asked.
Are they jealous? Are they mad because he had a good idea and it wasn't theirs? Oh, maybe it's that Leader thing again. Perhaps they perceive him as trying to be a Leader and we all know they're not going to let that happen.
The first campaign was totally different. The Rangers had class. What a shame.
Oh, I almost forgot to mention the title of the link I posted. It's " Fandoms Can Turn Otherwise Normal Folks Into Stark Raving Crazies."
Keep it up, NorsU. Great job.