The Best and Worst Fandoms of the World
Judging a fandom based on those frequenting the YouTube comments section may not be the best idea...

Overall I do think the MLP fandom is seen as a lot worse than it actually is. I don't really know what became of it after season five since I stopped being involved at that point. But during my time there I found the vast majority of people to be welcoming and open-minded. There were extremists, as there are with anything, but the only people who encourage them are other extremists. At worst I'd compare it to an ugly but benign tumor.
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I feel like it's a bad move to say a fandom is completely bad when the bad apples are only an obnoxious minority (I'm looking at you, people who call the MLP and Undertale fandoms "cancer")
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Fandoms are a bit tricky when it comes to defining them. "Cancer" wouldn't be the best word for any of them, really, but sometimes they can get extremist, like Nefa pointed out. I wouldn't really say there's a "bad" fandom. Some fandoms are large. Some fandoms have repute for being perverse or extremist. But overall they're just fans of a show. They just express it in different ways.
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There's good and bad in all fandoms. generalizing them is a little silly, as it's never going to describe everyone in the group. plus when you say that _____ fans are pushy, childish, whiny, etc, the people who don't act like that feel a little crappy. (i know from experience)
i have been and still am part of many "bad" fandoms, but me and many of my fellow fans don't act like people say we do.
(if i get called weeaboo trash one more time...)
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I'm okay with generalizing, really. No one really thinks that you're calling ALL people of that fandom bad. And if you are, you're probably not the brightest dude.
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The MLP fandom...kinda.

Used to be very, very deep in that fandom. Like any other it became a constant swarm of ego and ultimately making money from fans. All my ol' online friends faded away from it and I followed, though the show still gets a smile from me now and then.

I can't really say it's unique to Bronydom, but sweet, Sugar Dip Jesus, it was writ large due to the sheer size that fandom hit when I exited in 2012.
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I didn't even watch Steven Universe for a long time due to how bad I heard the fans were. Also, I guess would be Undertale and Overwatch.
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The Loud House fandom is getting up there with Steven Universe as far as cancerous fandoms
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