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Tumblr User Assumes That Sauron Isn't Sexy, Gets Told the Truth

It's a story as old as time. Someone tries to make a point about popular fiction. Another person makes a bold claim. Then the rest of us all get to learn that a bunch of people have a thing for the bad guy from Lord of The Rings. It's reminiscent of these tumblr users who had questions about gay Klingons or this quick tumblr post that asked the hard questions about centaurs.

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Things People are Ashamed to Be Fans Of

When a fandom gets too big, it can develop its own set of weird rules and become toxic. All of a sudden you have people who all like the same thing judging each other over certain parts of that thing they like. Sometimes the fandom itself is obnoxious to people who are minding their own business, making it even harder to associate yourself with that thing you like. For a more fun look into fandom, here's a tumblr thread on how Darth Vader is the queen of drama.

Things people are fans of but are ashamed of | WreckNRepeat 13.6k points 1 day ago 1984 s probably my favorite book, but never met another person whose favorite book is 1984 who wasn't completely insufferable.
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"Are there any of you that think this is going to be a lousy movie?" "NO!"

The year was 1999, and nobody yet knew the prequels were garbage. Throngs of Star Wars fans stood outside theaters in line for hours, waiting to see a movie they thought was going to be fantastic. Imagine their disappointment a few hours later when they walked out of that theater. That could be you in just over a week, when The Force Awakens is finally released. Maybe it won't be bad, maybe it will, but there's nothing like seeing footage of enthusiastic fans ahead of The Phantom Menace to put a damper on your hopes for this new film.

Speaking of enthusiastic fans, there are people lined up outside the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood right now waiting for the release of The Force Awakens, and they've been there since December 5th. Yes, the year is still 2015, and they could have very well just pressed a button on their phones to get tickets, but for these people, that isn't the point.




These fans are part of an event put on by Liningup.net that has been helping people stand in line to wait to see Star Wars since the first prequel premiered. For them, the event is an opportunity to come together and celebrate the films as a community: "We could reserve our seats online, and show up 5 minutes before midnight. For the vast majority of moviegoers, that will be their experience: sterile, passionless, and without any human interaction. But that is not what the Star Wars experience is all about." People at the event have to spend a minimum of 24 hours in line before the movie premieres to earn two tickets to see the film. Thankfully, they can spread these hours out over as many days as they need, otherwise these folks would probably smell worse than a tauntaun.

The event also benefits the Starlight Children's Foundation, which you can donate to online, or by texting either 'Jedi' or 'Sith' to 80000 in order to give $5.

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Mental Floss put together a ridiculous(ly awesome) list of nerd-related bras and where to buy them. Not sure your SO would appreciate ripping off your shirt only to have R2's domes or Donatello's eyes staring back, but we'll avert our eyes if you need to go on a shopping spree right now.

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This Week's Game of Thrones Episode Rustled Some Jimmies

Season 3, Episode 9 of Game of Thrones was heavy. Like, real heavy. Some serious stuff went down, and it's no surprise that the heartstrings of fans everywhere are being pulled and plucked...

WARNING! SPOILERS BEYOND THIS POINT!















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