have an incredible amount of haters that we'd like to not provoke, shoving the show in people's faces, being obnoxious about it, never giving it a rest around those who aren't into it, etc is just asking for trouble in general. So yes, I do believe in being good about it, because when you're good about it, you're not risking the chance of turning more people to disliking it because of that, and are also letting people who are generally curious about it, approach the show, and then decide for themselves if they'd like to become involved or not.
Like I once said in another topic, if you wanna be subtle about it and wear tons of pony merchandise, etc fine, that's actually a great thing to do. Because you're not doing anything that upsets anyone else on purpose; if someone get's upset from you wearing a brony shirt when you're minding your own business, that's their problem and not yours. Like The Awesome One said, it's once you start verbally going on and on about it, even attempting to convince people that they 'need' to watch it, where the issues come in.
I'm a living example of this, by the way. I despised the hype of this show before I got into it. I got so irritated that so many people across all the sites I go on, from DeviantART to Sonic boards, all had pony avatars, sigs, and talked about them any chance they could. It put me off to the subject a lot, even though I was smart enough to know that it was not the show's fault for having fans like that.
Edited by ~Chaotic Discord~, 05 June 2012 - 07:12 AM.
This is honestly a given for me. Even if this fanbase