Unfunnybusiness

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Name: Unfunny Business
Date(s): August 2007-present
Moderator: melannen, pyratejenni, sashenka
Founder:
Type: meta
Fandom: multifandom
URL: unfunnybusiness comm at JF

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Unfunnybusiness is a Fandom Wank spin-off community for topics that are more rage-inducing than funny, or that merit more serious discussion. Posts do not have to relate to fandom. It was formed in August 2007[1] after ongoing complaints that various discussions about misogyny and racism being reported on Fandom Wank were not actually wanks[2], nor were they funny.

The assertion that some topics simply aren't funny represents a fairly major shift in opinion on the part of the fandom_wank crowd, which occurred somewhere around 2005.

References

  1. unfunnybusiness profile page
  2. For example, News and Notes by zvi, Aug. 4, 2007, and later, Wanking Fandom, Saving the World by Same Old Hope, Nov. 21, 2007.
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