Which skater(s) have the most loyal fanbase? Their skater/deity can do no wrong. :P

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by museksk8r, Nov 26, 2013.

Which skater(s) have the most loyal fanbase? Their skater/deity can do no wrong. :P

  1. Mao Asada

    14.9%
  2. Jason Brown

    4.0%
  3. Patrick Chan

    10.8%
  4. Davis/White

    9.6%
  5. Gracie Gold

    2.0%
  6. Yu-Na Kim

    36.1%
  7. Michelle Kwan

    38.2%
  8. Evan Lysacek

    1.6%
  9. Mirai Nagasu

    11.2%
  10. Evgeni Plushenko

    17.7%
  11. Virtue/Moir

    37.8%
  12. Johnny Weir

    8.0%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. museksk8r

    museksk8r Holding an edge and looking dangerously sexy

    3,301
    472
    83
    Which skater(s) have the most loyal fanbase? Their skater/deity can do no wrong. :p

    Choices:

    Mao Asada

    Jason Brown

    Patrick Chan

    Davis/White

    Gracie Gold

    Yu-Na Kim

    Michelle Kwan

    Evan Lysacek

    Mirai Nagasu

    Evgeni Plushenko

    Virtue/Moir

    Johnny Weir

    Other, please state who.
     
  2. misskarne

    misskarne #408

    6,418
    1,367
    113
    But Jason can do no wrong! How dare you! :p :drama:
     
  3. museksk8r

    museksk8r Holding an edge and looking dangerously sexy

    3,301
    472
    83
    I know, I love Jason too! :D :p
     
  4. eurodance2001

    eurodance2001 Active Member

    759
    79
    28
    I ventured into the V/M thread recently and it's safe to say their fan base is straight up crazy; insane is more like it. V/M are gods with no rival.. I made it thru two pages and I was done. So V/M by a mile..
     
  5. ciocio

    ciocio Active Member

    578
    38
    28
    Yuna and Mao. :D
     
  6. Holley Calmes

    Holley Calmes Well-Known Member

    3,867
    824
    113
    Went with Plushenko, although I've been following the thread where V/M ubers have been thrashing others for not being like minded....But uber doesn't necessarily denote evil or crazy, just extreme enthusiasm, and we all know that Plushy is a god who walks on water....so. (Where's the eye-rolling icon???)
     
  7. theshrew

    theshrew New Member

    221
    51
    0
    It's a pity Yagudin is not in the poll. His fans are the epitome of hypocrisy: don't miss any occasion to criticize Plushenko on lack of transitions, two-feet skating, simple spins,simple footwork, posing, empty programs yet their God (who obviously had the same shortcomings) can do no wrong and is the best skater ever...
     
  8. rustyskater

    rustyskater Active Member

    129
    40
    28
    Some VM fans are full of vitriol, disguised as loyalty. I can name a few but won't. They know who they are. Bullies.
     
  9. immoimeme

    immoimeme my posts r modded

    8,266
    910
    113
    Plushenko is Perfect. Everyone knows that and if they don't they are so soooo wrong !;-)
     
  10. froh1981

    froh1981 New Member

    16
    2
    0
    Yuna Kim.
    Her loyal fans in Korea are really buying stuff that she endorses.
     
  11. Dolore

    Dolore Member

    63
    9
    8
    Is it really necessary to start a poll that has the only purpose to insult others ? Especially because one shouldn't judge a whole group of people by the behaviour of few. The are always some more vivid people but that doesn't mean the entire fanbase is like this. Everybody jumps on the VM fans now even though they are usually the first that point out what they don't like about VM.
     
  12. Golightly

    Golightly Well-Known Member

    1,232
    67
    48
    I do believe, right now, V-M have a loyal fan base. As Dolore mentioned, there are different types of fans just as there are different types of people. Not everyone behaves the same way. I recently watched a video of V-M with their Russian and Ukrainian fans in Paris and it was actually amazing what these guys came up with, it reminded me of the Yu-Na fans in how creative they are. So, yeah, I'd right now it's them.
     
  13. volunteer

    volunteer Member

    176
    10
    18
    Wow. Does it make you feel good to bash a whole fanbase?
     
  14. Susan M

    Susan M Well-Known Member

    1,542
    215
    63
    What makes you think anyone who criticizes Plushenko must be a Yagudin fan? I mean, we are 15 years out from when any of that mattered. IMO lots of other folks (like Lysacek fans 4 years ago or like me, who has not been a fan of any particular make since Kulik) would make similar criticisms of Plushenko.

    I think the Yu Na fans are most adoring, but Plushy and V/M ubers the most blindly devoted. I agree with those who find the most obsessive of the V-M fans who post here positively scary.
     
  15. eurodance2001

    eurodance2001 Active Member

    759
    79
    28

    Yes, I feel great thanks.. I was answering the question and giving my experience.
     
  16. eurodance2001

    eurodance2001 Active Member

    759
    79
    28
    Thank you Susan M.. You summed me up perfectly..
     
  17. Jessiebanana

    Jessiebanana Well-Known Member

    1,482
    57
    48
    This poll won't start drama at all :watch:.
     
  18. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to Nationals!

    32,500
    4,875
    113
    :lol: orientalplane, you HATER! :D
     
  19. museksk8r

    museksk8r Holding an edge and looking dangerously sexy

    3,301
    472
    83
    ;) :blah: :2faced: :watch: :drama: :p :shuffle: :slinkaway
     
  20. lauravvv

    lauravvv Well-Known Member

    1,477
    127
    63
    There are a few among D/W fans as well. Sorry.
     
  21. museksk8r

    museksk8r Holding an edge and looking dangerously sexy

    3,301
    472
    83
    :respec: Hehe, no one can deny le perfecto Plushenko.
     
  22. museksk8r

    museksk8r Holding an edge and looking dangerously sexy

    3,301
    472
    83
    I must admit I guess I was somewhat oblivious to the drama that exists between V/M and D/W fans as I don't typically venture into threads designated specifically towards the two teams and their fans. As someone who likes and respects both teams (with a preference towards V/M based on Carmen last season and their programs this season), it's a little sad to see some of their fans engage in such flaming fan wars. After all, they are from the same training base and came up in the sport as friendly rivals. This Olympic season it seems to have snowballed into SKAREY Kim/Asada proportions. Any second I expect to see youtube videos with the headings, "Meryl Davis is hated by other skaters" or "Scott Moir can piss off!" :lynch::yikes:
     
  23. misskarne

    misskarne #408

    6,418
    1,367
    113
    museksk8r, whatever you do, don't stumble across the sekret baby idiots. They are actually terrifying, all convinced that V/M are actually married and that - without a shred of proof - Tessa had their baby a few years ago. It is seriously traumatising stuff.
     
    flutzilla1 and (deleted member) like this.
  24. museksk8r

    museksk8r Holding an edge and looking dangerously sexy

    3,301
    472
    83
    :rollin: Wait, but I heard that Irina Slutskaya is pregnant yet again, but with Tessa & Scott's baby as Virtue cannot have children. BUTT, will the birth mother be willing to part with mini Moir? :drama:
     
  25. museksk8r

    museksk8r Holding an edge and looking dangerously sexy

    3,301
    472
    83
    orientalplane, love how you took everyone's name. :rofl::respec:
     
  26. museksk8r

    museksk8r Holding an edge and looking dangerously sexy

    3,301
    472
    83
    This in all honesty is not my intent at all for starting this poll thread. If anything, I was hoping that we could poke fun at each other over how really ridiculous some of the fan wars are. I really don't take any of it that seriously, but it's usually fun to get an eye and ear full of people who do. There's nothing wrong with passion and loyalty until it crosses that sketchy, shady line that I know all of us has seen before browsing through online skating forums.

    I totally agree with you. :)
     
  27. Proustable

    Proustable New Member

    1,592
    155
    0
    I voted for Chan, Plushenko, Brown, Kim, Kwan, Weir, and V/M

    I uber two of those, enthusiastic about one, mildly positive on another, neutral on two, mixed on the final one, fwiw.
     
  28. Jessiebanana

    Jessiebanana Well-Known Member

    1,482
    57
    48
    I commented, but didn't vote, so I had to vote to figure out what you were talking about! So much for staying out of it.
     
  29. skatingguy

    skatingguy Active Member

    476
    47
    28
    I voted Asada but I think the obvious choice was Takahashi - the Japanese fans go absolutely wild for him and it wouldn't matter to them if he spent the entire time making snow angels at centre ice or landing perfect quads.
     
  30. skateboy

    skateboy Well-Known Member

    4,367
    916
    113
    I don't think any fans can match the lovefest awarded to Kwan, from her ubers. :)