Stranger in a Strange Fandom
|Name:||Stranger in a Strange Fandom|
|Date(s):||2007 - 2009|
|Moderator:||jarrow and sdwolfpup|
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Stranger in a Strange Fandom was a LJ community that set up rounds where people watched vids not in their fandoms and described what they thought was happening (with hilarious results).
Their profile page read as follows:
- Anyone who watches fanvids can attest they're a fun way to celebrate and explore the fandoms you love. But what about the fandoms you don't know? What can you learn about them just from watching a vid?
- SSF is here to find out.
- Here's how it works:
- 1) The lovely moderators (jarrow and sdwolfpup) seek out vids and request vid submissions in a variety of fandoms.
- 2) Lovely people like YOU sign-up to watch 1-3 vids in a fandom you don't know over a two-week period.
- 3) Everyone who watches vids then writes up a synopsis of what they think the show is about. Plot, characters, relationships, deaths, who like french fries, whatever.
- 4) The moderators post the synopses (authors kept anonymous) for all to read, discuss, celebrate, laugh, and enjoy.
The community ran for three rounds on LJ during 2007 - 2009.