It is time for another 5 Fandom Friday! What is 5 Fandom Friday you may ask? It is a weekly nerdy link up where bloggers share a personalized top 5 list based on a given topic. Read the 5 Fandom Friday origin story here.
This Friday’s theme is: Fandoms I couldn’t get into
1.The Avengers Fandom
Now, before you strip me off my geek cred, let me explain. I’ve seen the first Iron Man movie, I’ve seen the first Thor movie, and I’ve also seen the first Avengers movie, but none of these movies got me hoocked. Sure they are nice popcorn entertainment, but none of these movies or its characters made me want to see more. At the end of the day, I really just don’t care about this fandom… which is a huge shock to some of my best friends who are obsessed with the Avengers.
2. Game of Thrones
Alright, I know I’ve only seen season one and haven’t read the books yet, but there really is nothing at the moment about GoT that makes me want to explore this world and fandom. There are so many other TV shows and books I’d rather explore than GoT.
3. Star Trek
Alright, this one is a bit different. In number 1 & 2 I didn’t like the product and therefore had no connection to the fandom. This time, I do like the product, but I just can’t get into the fandom for some reason. I’ve seen most of the very first seasons with Kirk and Spock and their movies, I’ve seen (and loved) Voyager & Enterprise, I’ve seen (and loved) Picard’s team. Yet, for some reason I couldn’t make any connections to the fandom itself even though one one of my best friends is a HUGE Trekkie. Oh and I haven’t seen, nor do I intent to see, the new Star Trek movies with Chris Pine.
With Sherlock, it is the same thing as with Star Trek: I love the TV show, but I just don’t care about the fandom. And to be honest, some of the Sherlock fans in the fandom discourage me to join in…
5. The Hunger Games
This one is the same as no 1 & 2. I’ve seen the first installment and regard it to be nice popcorn entertainment, but don’t like it enough to see the rest of it (nor do I want to read the books). So, again, I really just don’t care about the Hunger Games fandom, at all.
What about you? Are there any popular fandoms out there you just don’t care about at all? Where you don’t get the hype? Also, do you know that feeling where you love a TV show/movie/book/game, but just don’t care about the fandom or possibly dislike the fandom?
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