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News by MisterH posted over a year ago
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=p3KlrfjcjV4

THIS IS VERY URGENT AND NOT A JOKE! ALSO DON'T GOOF OFF!!!!

I really mean it! What would you be able to do if SOPA/TPP censors the internet? What would you be able to do if writing fanfics and drawing fanarts become illegal? What would you do if it's illegal to do a cover of your favorite song on YouTube? What would you do if downloading things from the internet (music, movies, TV episodes, etc) became illegal? What would you do if SOPA/TPP wins the war and takes away internet freedom? Net Neutrality is already dead so far, we can't risk the freedom of internet from getting killed by SOPA/TPP!


SOPA may have been stopped, but large companies with many copyrights are trying to re-institute portions of it under other names and policies. This attempt to limit protected speech in the name of copyright is unacceptable, and must be resisted.
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Guide by 18marras posted over a year ago
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Look at your first option.

-Is it convinient
-Is it appropriate
-Is it neccesarry
-Is it a good choice

If no to two or more of the above questions, skip that option. Look at the next and ask yourself the same questions. You may find the other option similar, inappropriate, unnessary, not a good choice and inconvinient.
So, if the other choice is worse than the first option, skip that choice, and just go with option no.1.
If the second choice is as good as or better than the first, consider it.

It should be convinient for you and others through change. How and will it benefit people, how, and will?
It should be appropriate of course. You dont want to be an oddball selecting innappropriate answers, you know.
It should be neccesary. If one option is peanuts and the other is money, peanuts isn't really a neccesary choice.
It should be a good one. When given the freedom to have options, voice your opinion with a choice that gives feedback. If EVERYONE picks the bad choice, would you? Well, at least you should not!!! Please respond to my article.
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Guide by alice_cullen_12 posted over a year ago
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Yes. The title is true. To pick or not to pick. That is my question. It is your job, dear fanpoppers, to answer. After reading this article/guide/storybook, when you are educated picker, decide whether you will fanpick or not.

Pros and Cons of fanpicking.

Pros: Let's you share your opinion. Let's you get out your anger. Has cool icons. Has cool answers. Made by fans, not the government. Not Obama or Corporate America. THE FANS!

Cons:Takes up your precious time. Hurts your head when you think about your decision too much.

Story Time!

There once was fanpicker named Sue. Sue was having an internal debate about whether she should continue picking. It hurt her head when she fanpicked, but she was addicted to it. She couldn't think without picking! She got a toothache just thinking about not picking! "HELP!" screamed Sue's internal debaters!

One day. Sue found To Pick Or Not to Pick. It was written by alice_cullen_12. It helped her a lot. It had a story about a girl named Sue just like her! Storybook Sue was having the same internal debate that Sue was! To Pick or Not to Pick changed Sue's life. Now,...
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Opinion by amazondebs posted over a year ago
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well okay maybe these finger nails are interesting
Hey gals and guys.

This article is basically bits and bats on what i think make a brilliant pick just that little bit extra sparkly...i don't suppose it has any real purpose but hopefully some of you will find it useful....or a amusing read :)


5. Top tip number five, pick something interesting...I'm pretty certain no one really has an opinion on what color everyone's teapots are or finds the length of your finger nails amusing. It may seem like a obvious thing but don't ask a pick for the sake of just asking a pick. Ask a pick to hear people's opinions or to entertain.

4. Top tip number four, give a good number of decent options. Can't think of more than four? Do some research or why not add that amusing but pointless option e.g. if you were asking "who's your favorite tv doctor?" add the option "meh, doctors are over rated, everyone knows the nurses do the real work".

You can really tell when someone has put a lot of effort in to pick when there's a long list of decent options and the odd funny option will probably stop people from adding the dreaded [url=http://www.fanpop.com/spots/picks/forum/post/10324]"all of the...
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Opinion by leuron posted over a year ago
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Well, following Vanessa example, I decided to do another one of these, let's have fun then. :P write the words, then put them on the text on the corresponding number...


1-Part of body

2-Object

3-Person

4-Number

5-Verb

6-Person

7-Adjective

8-Place

9-Verb

10-Verb

11-Adjective

12-Verb

Here's the text:

(3) was very (7) that day, he/she stared at my (1) for (4) seconds and then he/she asked me to (5) and called me (11). I had to walk around a bit and (10) 'cause I couldn't believe it. Then out of the blue (6) appeared and gave a/an (2) to (3). I screamed "(12)!!" and went to (8). My special spot, where I like to (9). (3) was always on my thoughts, (5) he/she said... Yeah it's for the best...
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Opinion by IsabellaAzuria posted over a year ago
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k, this is a little something for fun - enjoy - just write down before you look at the text below:


1. an adjective

2. A room in your house/flat

3. A person

4. a color

5. an adjective

6. an adjective or color

7. a verb

8. a place

9. a person

10. a noun

11. a number

now add the words you wrote down to the right numbers in the text - and tell me what you got:D

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A (1) dream
I was sitting in the (2) and thought about (3) I drew a (4) picture of her/him. Her/his face looked (5) And the eyes were (6).
Anyways, I wanted to throw that picture away but suddenly (3) came in to shout at me.
He/she seemed kind of angry and shouted: "(7)!"
I was confused.
Only wanted to run away - so I did that.
I ran to (8), sat down there and cried.
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Guide by ilovehinder posted over a year ago
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As amazondebs said before, the "all" option can get annoying at times, but it's okay to add it if you are actually losing your mind trying to choose.

But if there is a choice missing that really should be there, even if you aren't going to pick it, you should add it anyways. i. e., "Who's your favorite office character?" If the "Kelly" option is missing, even if you like Jim, add Kelly anyways. You don't have to pick Kelly.

And something else pointed out in Deb's forum, combination options can be annoying too. If you can't decide between Jim and Pam, choose one randomly and say in the comments that you can't decide.

Another problem, when you do a pick, if you see the option "Pantera", don't add "PANTERA!!!!!!" as an option. I've seen this happen plenty of times in the metal spots and it gets annoying.

And when you add an answer that is just another answer worded differently, it gets on people's nerves. i.e., "What is your favorite kind of music?". If it says things like "Rap/Pop" or "Rock/Metal", don't add "Metal!", because they are probably just referring to the MAIN genre of the music. Also, if it says what kind of music,...
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Opinion by Gabitha posted over a year ago
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Ok everyone this is a funny email thats been going around my mums office so i though i might share! lol

This is to come up with a sentence to like describe you or something anyway give it a go!

Pick the month you were born:
January-------I kicked
February------I loved
March--------I karate chopped
April----------I licked
May----------I jumped on
June----------I smelled
July-----------I did the Macarena With
August--------I had lunch with

September----I danced with
October-------I sang to
November-----I yelled at
December-----I ran over

Pick the day (number) you were born on:
1-------a birdbath
2-------a monster
3-------a phone
4-------a fork
5-------a snowman
6-------a gangster
7-------my mobile phone
8-------my dog
9-------my best friends' boyfriend
10-------my neighbor
11-------my science teacher
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Opinion by miiamya posted over a year ago
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My latest pick pet peeve is not opinionated picks. They have been popping up frequently and are beginning to irk me almost as much as repeat picks. In case you don't know what I am talking about, not opinionated picks are picks that ask questions to which there is only one answer. These can range from inquiring when the next episode of a show in airing to asking what the full name of a character is.

I assume that the people who create these picks just don't understand the purpose of a pick. Picks are not trivia questions nor are they a way to ask for factual information. If you wish to know when a new episode airs, I suggest posting it as a forum.

I'm sorry if this was at all offensive, but I figured that writing a soapbox was easier than giving the same spiel to every author of a not opinionated pick.

Also, I am trying to think of a better name for this variety of picks rather than 'not opinionated picks'. Catchy names were never my forte.
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Opinion by dazl posted over a year ago
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Real world bullying: we see it everywhere
We all remember it, though we say we don't. Those in school still see it everyday, maybe are victims, or even perpetrators, of it. In workplaces, schools, colleges, sports organisations- this happens in all walks of life, for all manner of reasons.

I am, of course, talking about bullying. We've heard the stories of teens driven to suicide by bullies, people forced out of jobs by abusive employers, coaches victimising players. Tragic stories, definitely.

This is not the bullying I am talking about today. We move, for this soapbox, from the real world to the cyber world. Today, we talk about Cyber-Bullying.

The Interweb. A fantastic resource for all things bright and beautiful, a wealth of knowledge at the touch of a button, a place where one can literally find everything and the kitchen sink.

Most people use the Internet at least once a week. Others use it more, as several Fanpoppers can attest to. Its great, watching videos and speaking your mind.
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Opinion by Priscilita22 posted over a year ago
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I know this has been said before, but it has been bothering me for a long time, and when something builds up I have to get it out somehow :D

Let me start by saying that I love when people add answers to the picks I make...It's awesome that we have that option because often times I forget an answer, or someone comes up with something more creative, etc...
But, there are a few things that I've been noticing about adding answers for a while, and I wanted to put it out there.

I understand that the point of a pick is, well, to pick something. Therefore it's a bit annoying when someone adds an answer like:

1. I Don't Know
2. Both/All
3. I Don't Care
4. Neither/None
5. I Can't Decided
6. Inappropriate Answers

(I have seen all of these option added to picks)

1. This one irritates me the most. If you don't know then don't pick anything! It's not necessary to answer every single pick.
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