Posts Tagged ‘this seems accurate’

be-thou-brave:

redrackham87:

does anyone else think about how fandoms are like cities?

you got your big, bustling ones that are really diverse and busy, maybe a little hard to navigate and full of crime, good areas and bad areas. the locals know the hot spots and how to get around

then the mid-range towns with big city attitudes even though they’re not big cities, a few local hubs of activity, the crazy dude ranting about stuff on the street corner who makes people uncomfortable

and then the small spot towns where everybody knows everybody, you can’t go out without seeing somebody you know, and there’s only one grocery store

And then there’s the folks living on an isolated farmstead out in the middle of nowhere, vainly waving at that one car which drives by from time to time, in the vain hope they might stop for a chat and a cup of coffee…