Wrongshipping

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When a fan ships two characters who really shouldn't be together, they are wrongshipping. Wrongshipping isn't a judgment made about a fan's shipping preferences, but the recognition that the characters in question would be a hot mess together. Wrongshipping can also be used when a fan is in support of a pairing other than the canon OTP.

Wrongshipping as seen in the wilds of LJ:

I think my OTP radar is broken, because this season I've been doing but wrongshipping. [1]
Some of them are wrongshipping between sociopaths, but still... [2]
Seriously - am so wrongshipping! [3]

References

  1. I love how men try to get us in bed. "Please, I'll only put it in a minute." What am I, a microwave? (Accessed August 9, 2010)
  2. can't change! I'm like a chameleon -- always a lizard! (Accessed August 9, 2010)
  3. Seriously - am so wrongshipping! (Accessed August 9, 2010)