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Hold your ground but do not be unkind. (Ponyphonic, "Shy Heart") ยท I still like the show. A lot.

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  • 6 weeks
    Unepic Pony Rap Battles of Equestria! Starlight Glimmer vs Sunset Shimmer

    With apologies to anyone who remembers the fantastic Epic Pony Rap Battles of Equestria series from years ago, I couldn't resist the temptation to do something similar. Just without the voice acting or musical skills or production values. :facehoof:

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  • 7 weeks
    S9E01/02: "The Beginning of the End"

    As usual, my longer review will be up on Louder Yay (probably on Monday, but possibly on Tuesday), but there's a brief summary after the break.

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  • 14 weeks
    Not exactly a surprise...

    ...but Friendship is Magic is indeed ending after S9. As it says up there in my profile, I still like the show a lot, so I will miss it when it's gone. But nevertheless, I think it's the right time, and I'm interested to find out what G5 will bring. What a ride it's been, though. And it won't stop just because the show does. Slow down maybe, but not stop.

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  • 14 weeks
    Reviews of these stories by new(ish) writers coming in the next few weeks

    Some while back, I asked if anyone who'd joined Fimfiction since 1 January 2017 wanted to take part in a special edition of Ponyfic Roundup, my weekly review article on my off-site blog, Louder Yay. I got enough responses to decide to go ahead. The stories are listed below the break,

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  • 20 weeks
    Happy New Year!

    Yes, I'm back. It was nice to have a quiet Christmas period. I have a few PMs to catch up with over the next few days, and then... then I'm going to damn well write something. It may not be published here, or indeed anywhere, but it's going to happen. :scootangel:

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BronyCon will be leaving us (next year) but you're stuck with me! · 11:25pm Jul 29th, 2018

With the announcement tonight that BronyCon will end for good after a four-day spectacular next year,* I thought I'd see a lot of "Oh, the fandom is over!" stuff, but to my slight surprise I haven't, and I'm pleased about that. The fandom has never been about one convention, however large and impressive. Are those of us who never went and never will not part of the fandom or something? Of course we're part of the fandom! Other cons will continue -- BABSCon said as much tonight -- and local meets, online chats and all the creative stuff will continue for many years to come. The G4 fandom will be smaller and quieter, but as long as people are talking about it, it will be alive. I intend to help keep it that way.

* I always was sceptical of that "it's here till 2025" talk. That never seemed remotely likely.

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Huh. News to me. All the more reason to start branching out come next year, then.

It's always been a little bit odd watching the US fandom from over here. Apart from GalaCon (which I think will continue), we have no big conventions (meaning four-figure attendance) left in Europe. Maybe that means our fandom feels a little less reliant on the spectaculars than it does to some American fans. I have no evidence for that, it's just a hunch. I think it probably also helps that the UK's current largest con is and always has been all-gens, so the change to G5 isn't seen as something to fear. Well, not unless G5 turns out to be terrible!

As for me? I'm in this for the long haul. Nothing in my fannish history points to my giving up on Pony once FiM stops airing new episodes. Even if G5 is bad, there's a lot I still want to explore -- I've been watching a fair bit of G1 recently, and I'm getting a little more interested in the pre-G4 toys as well. Possibly I won't spend as much time ponying in future as I have done, but I'm almost certain it will always be a part of me. And I'm thoroughly content with that. :twilightsmile:

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Guess I'm never going to Bronycon again, then. :C

I never went once. Cherish the memories you do have. :twilightsmile:

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I'm mostly just filled with jealousy and self-loathing. D:

You make it sound like being stuck with you is a bad thing...

Well, that's not for me to say, is it? :P

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