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Case ([personal profile] case) wrote in [community profile] fandomsecrets2015-06-26 07:00 pm

[ SECRET POST #3096 ]


⌈ Secret Post #3096 ⌋

Warning: Some secrets are NOT worksafe and may contain SPOILERS.

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08. [SPOILERS for Game of Thrones and Spartacus]



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09. [SPOILERS for The Apology King]
[WARNING for sexual harassment]

[The Apology King (Shazai no Ousama)]


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10. [WARNING for suicide, transphobia/hate speech, etc]
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Secrets Left to Post: 00 pages, 000 secrets from Secret Submission Post #442.
Secrets Not Posted: [ 0 - broken links ], [ 0 - not!secrets ], [ 0 - not!fandom ], [ 0 - too big ], [ 0 - repeat ].
Current Secret Submissions Post: here.
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Steven Universe Daily - The Fan Community

[personal profile] maximumhusky 2015-06-26 11:51 pm (UTC)(link)


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Re: Steven Universe Daily - The Fan Community

[personal profile] insanenoodlyguy 2015-06-26 11:56 pm (UTC)(link)
homosexual polymorphic sentient rocks can now get married!

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Re: Steven Universe Daily - The Fan Community

[personal profile] maximumhusky 2015-06-27 12:29 am (UTC)(link)
They don't call Rose Quartz and Pearl's fusion/embodified relationship, Rainbow Quartz, for no reason! :D
Edited 2015-06-27 00:34 (UTC)
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Re: Steven Universe Daily - The Fan Community

[personal profile] caerbannog 2015-06-27 12:05 am (UTC)(link)
So i've not watched it (and don't really want to, not my interest) but I'm curious about why there's so much Pearl hate and rage and arguments floating pass my dash? no-one goes into depth or meta, it's just pure hate then maybe pure hate for the hate and i'm quite baffled at what she possibly did.
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Re: Steven Universe Daily - The Fan Community

[personal profile] insanenoodlyguy 2015-06-27 12:14 am (UTC)(link)
okay, spoilers live here!

Pearl is pretty obviously in love with another Crystal Gem, Rose Quartz. This is less subtext and more text at this point, on tumblr member of the team has already said "yeah it's meant to be romantic." How much Rose returned these affections is a matter of some debate, but ultimately Rose ends up with Steven's Dad (Greg Universe), and well, Steven is born so it's obvious how that turned out.

In the second to last episode shown, we saw a flashback to the beginnings of that relationship. Rose was envious/jealous as hell about what she saw happening, and was less then wonderful about it, literally telling Greg "Your just a phase." and going on about how it'd never really work out because he couldn't give Rose what another Gem (her specifically) could. She was referring to the fact that as an alien, he literally couldn't do one of the things two gems could do together (fuse into a single entity), though what it's meant to represent is pretty damn obvious (it's actually the most mature episode i've seen a western kids show get in this respect). But she was pretty jerky about the whole thing and it soured a lot of people on her, though since it's tumblr plenty are being crazy and unreasonable in their thinking.



For my part, it's now my favorite episode of the show.

Clip of the scene: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tVKmzx_eIdE
Edited 2015-06-27 00:18 (UTC)
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Re: Steven Universe Daily - The Fan Community

[personal profile] caerbannog 2015-06-27 01:43 am (UTC)(link)
wow rose's voice isn't anything like I expected! (idk what i expected) but the private talk was sweet.

idk doesn't seem so bad to me but i guess if you're really invested the rage will happen!
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Re: Steven Universe Daily - The Fan Community

[personal profile] insanenoodlyguy 2015-06-27 01:59 am (UTC)(link)
It's an episode that relies on a few past episodes to fully make sense but if you were going to watch one more episode of SU I'd reccomend this one. It's really, really good.

Edit: The episode is called "We need to talk" It's on youtube right now

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUuWdjvKHgQ
Edited 2015-06-27 02:25 (UTC)
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Re: Steven Universe Daily - The Fan Community

[personal profile] maximumhusky 2015-06-27 12:23 am (UTC)(link)
Can you copy and paste some of those posts? I'm honestly pretty curious too, because this is my first hearing about it. (I mostly just follow the show creator's blogs, so I've been skipping out of a lot of the wank :P)


The only thing I can really think of why people might have beef to pick with her is because of the way she acted in the flashback episode's to Greg, the main character's dad. Imagine the way a jealous character acts around the person who's the other end of a love triangle, but combine that with the fact that her and object of her one-sided love are immortal space aliens, while Greg's a college dropout. Her opinion of him were not the best... This was in the past though, and it's something she's been working on in the present day.

edit: Insanenoodly guy explained it better than I can. ^^^^
Edited 2015-06-27 00:26 (UTC)
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Re: Steven Universe Daily - The Fan Community

[personal profile] caerbannog 2015-06-27 01:37 am (UTC)(link)
Sure! Uh...if another one goes past my dash. I follow a lot of people but a couple of days back it just exploded. I think i can remember who reblogged...to the archives!

There was also a bunch of stuff about neuro/a typicals but i'm ignoring those bits due to unfamiliarity
Edited 2015-06-27 01:53 (UTC)
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Re: Steven Universe Daily - The Fan Community

[personal profile] insanenoodlyguy 2015-06-27 02:11 am (UTC)(link)
Pearl very clearly has PTSD. She fought in a war and effectively died multiple times during said war, and she did that specifically for Rose. Who left her for a human and literally died as a result of it (Rose getting pregnant? That really wasn't supposed to happen. Steven and her couldn't exist as seperate entities so when it was time for him to be born she gave up her mortal form.) She loves Steven but the whole thing clearly impacted her a lot.

Also she's possibly OCD, though this is likely separate.

As somebody on tumblr who's insight I respected pointed out, people tended to not mind it so much when she had the "cute" manifestations of it (being super neat and all "OH NO ASSYMETRY" when something got unbalanced),but now they've been showing more of her flaws as a character, some of which are related to that, and people are less thrilled. I don't think it's bad writing or poor jokes at her expense though, but rather good writing of, "yeah, the person with some problems? she's got actual problems!"

Have a song with some of it!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DCd9wH0Nw4
Edited 2015-06-27 02:20 (UTC)
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Re: Steven Universe Daily - The Fan Community

[personal profile] caerbannog 2015-06-27 02:32 am (UTC)(link)
I think i might have seen the "cute" manifestations post! I've given up finding them, it was definately a couple of days ago and I didn't like or reblog them :C

Re: Steven Universe Daily - The Fan Community

(Anonymous) 2015-06-27 12:26 am (UTC)(link)
I actually don't follow anyone in the fandom on tumblr, but as a fan of the show, I'm guessing they're probably upset over last week's stevenbomb. Regarding Pearl, this is what happened:

-Pearl trained Connie to swordfight, and while doing so, basically told Connie that in combat, she doesn't matter, only Steven does (Pearl would get herself killed repeatedly while protecting Rose; Pearl either forgets or does not care that Connie is human and does not regenerate when heavily-injured).
-Pearl still freaks out and forgets Steven is Steven, not Rose. When Steven and Connie decided they'd work together instead of the latter protecting the former, Pearl kept insisting on it and got to the point where she said "Why won't you let me do this for you, Rose?!"
-When Rose was still alive and she and Greg weren't entirely "a thing" yet, Pearl fused with Rose in front of Greg (see above gif) as a way of saying "you'll never have what we have." She really makes it obvious she's jealous of Greg/dislikes him, but Rose seems oblivious of it.
-During the "sleepover," Steven teaches Pearl about sleep/dreams (she's really confused about a lot of human needs). Later in the episode she has a dream where she's surfing(?) with Rose and suggests she forget about Greg ("Rose" then turns around and is actually Greg barfing up a slice of pizza but that's not as relevant lol).

I'm guessing all of the aggression towards Greg and lack of concern for Connie is what has them in a tizzy, but I could be wrong. Again, I only watch the show by myself so I'm out of the fandom loop.
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Re: Steven Universe Daily - The Fan Community

[personal profile] caerbannog 2015-06-27 02:00 am (UTC)(link)
Thanks for the rundown! I was just getting really curious but don't want to watch the whole series XD Fan of the fandom, maybe XD
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Re: Steven Universe Daily - The Fan Community

[personal profile] cbrachyrhynchos 2015-06-27 05:19 am (UTC)(link)
Short and uncharitable translation of the wank: Pearl is a bitch whose jealousy is getting in the way of one of the show's OTPs, and who put unreasonable and dangerous expectations on Connie because of her own baggage. Also, tumblr is very big on the idea that anything short of crying on camera with an apology phrased just so doesn't count.

My view: The gems (with the exception of Steven, but possibly including him) are not human and sometimes act in extreme ways that harm the humans around them. In fact, about 80% of the show is devoted to emotional gem/human or gem/gem conflicts. Amethyst pulls Greg into binge-watching a TV show, then taunts Greg with her shape-shifting powers. Garnet tends to respond to humans with apathy or snark. (Although I'm getting a bit tired of the current "Garnet is always right" trend.)

Much of the current arc has been devoted to Pearl's obsession with Rose and initial jealousy of Greg, and since we're in the middle of the arc, Pearl's obsessions are largely unsympathetic right now. She tries to groom Connie--a human pre-teen--into suicidal devotion. And she flaunts her relationship with Rose in front of Greg in an effort to get him to leave.

But I don't know that Rose is all that sympathetic here as well. It doesn't appear that Rose was entirely honest with Pearl about their relationship, and Rose might not have even understood how that hurt. The relationship is still under development.