Top Ten Problems TheTopTens is Facing in Terms of the Community

ProPanda
When I first joined this site, it was a rich place with many ways to get information, humor, and share opinions in a friendly way. Now, times have changed, and this site I once loved is going downhill.

*Note* My intentions here are in no way, libelous or defamatory. As harsh as it may sound, I'm trying to be a good person. Admin, this is no way breaking the terms of use, and if it is, please tell me without threat of account deletion/suspension.

The Top Ten

1 Bandwagoners

I feel like in order to be on this site one has to love metal, 90s cartoons, Mario, and hate pop music, Teen Titans Go, and Frozen, or else you'll be bombarded with dislikes and hate comments. It shouldn't be like that at all.

I'm not into metal, I like some 90's cartoons, Mario, and pop music. I think frozen is an okay film, and I hate Teen Titans Go!. Watch this reply get bombed with dislikes. - Powerfulgirl10

It's like a commandment, thou shall like Rock, Metal, Anime, Gravity Falls, and whatever they say is good and thou shall hate Justin Bieber, Pop, and whatever they say is bad - Neonco31

I hate bandwagoners because they are so desperate to look "cool" or hip, they have to be fakes by having no actual opinion on something, In other words they only follow what others' think on something - MLPFan

I don't want to sound like a hypocrite, but there's too many bandwagoners on this site. - Powerfulgirl10

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2 Lack of diversity

Honestly, this is very true. In terms of video games, the only franchises that get a sizable amount of attention are those with cel-shaded/cartoon-like visual aesthetics, which normally includes most of Nintendo, Sonic the Hedgehog, Undertale, etc. I mean, there's hardly anyone on the site with a genuine interest in games like God of War, Uncharted, Elder Scrolls, Final Fantasy and many more. Call of Duty is a popular topic, but most users would rather hate on it anyway.

Music seems to be very diverse and divisive at the same time. Much of the site's users consists of Metalheads, although most of them come across as more tolerable than on other sites and forums, which is a good thing and obscure Metal and Rock acts have been bought up on this site, which is a pleasant surprise. However, there's a lot of Pop and Indie musicians that don't get much recognition and I feel as if some attention can be bought up on them. Folk and Jazz are never bought up which is rather ...more - CrimsonShark

Not trying to offend metal and rock fans out there but it's true, the music fans we usually see here everyday are just rock and metal fans, it's just so dull and boring to just have people like these on TheTopTens - Neonco31

I do not seem to fit in many of the typical groups, and I'm happy.

Is it just me, or does every single user just hate serena? it certainly seems that way - Frouze

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3 Everybody running for admin

Luckily it got cancelled. Who would really think the administrators would give up their part of the site to a fifteen-year-old? - Powerfulgirl10

Must need to be on guard for 24/7 of anything that may seem harmful environment with proper penalties & warning violations, also you need to propose things that the community can have a great belief in your background experience even take suggestions in a more positive feedback. - htoutlaws2012

What do people think this site is? Some crappy Minecraft server where any idiot can be given Admin powers? - Zach808

For someone to be a good admin, I think that individual needs good organizing and managing skills in general, which is normal. In addition, said individual needs to have good knowledge about internet software and problem-solving as well. Lastly, the user must have a sizable experience with the internet and implementing certain elements that make up a website, such as interface, links, URL's and more.

Problem is, its tough to find such users around. - CrimsonShark

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4 Hypocrisy

Everyone blaming everyone else for things they've all done in the past. Myself as well, considering I've done everything on here. It gets annoying. Instead of yelling out "criticisms", jut talk positively, and then sort the problems out in one area, instead of polluting cringe everywhere. - ProPanda

I disagree. I sometimes get called out for being a hypocrite based on certain stuff I told 3-4 years ago on this site. My response is that I was 12, now I'm 15, I have hit puberty, my views and opinions have changed. It's natural - styLIShT

This sums up cartoon fans here
Respect my opinion!
5 seconds later
Anyone who likes this or that should go to hell! - AnnieCallie

Well... this list...

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5 Pop fans and metal fans not getting along with each other

It's so strange that just some music tastes are used to judge users ( Naivety) - Ananya

The problem is that there are no patricians who listen to true patrician music. - djpenquin999

Well metal fans need to stop bullying pop fans who didn't do anything. - AlphaQ

I get along with many pop fans and I love metal. I also like some pop. I like all different types of music. - AnnieCallie

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6 The legacy of Puga

Tons of hacks on BAND trying to rustle and it's just pathetic. - DCfnaf

Now, don't get me wrong. I like Puga. He's a funny lad, who knows this site, and how to maintain it's community. He is one of the most popular users... ever. And of course, everyone had to be like him. With Puga's popularity, we got an entire slew of new users trying to be just like him. You can't go by a single controverial list, without seeing someone use the word "nonce", or "honking/oinking/etc". So many users are ripping off his style, and it becomes less funny, and more just a bunch of edgy teenagers trying to be funny. It's just cringe all around. Which brings me to the next topic... - ProPanda

Hate on me for this, but Puga knows how to maintain a community, but he sends the message in the wrong way. I feel that he panders too much on edge-humour and using every slur I've seen under the sun. It doesn't bother me too much, but if a user who doesn't appreciate the humor gives out to him, I'm not getting into it. - Swellow

I may get a lot of hate for this, but I don't care. Personally, I think Puga is one of the most realistic users I have seen on here - styLIShT

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7 "The Great Zootopia Controversy" and whatnot

This entire thing was mostly fuelled by immaturity and a complete inability to respect other people's opinions, something that's still somewhat prevalent on this site nowadays. Fortunately I've noticed some of the childish arguments easing off a little this month, so fingers crossed the community will carry on changing for the better as a whole. - Entranced98

It's less because he hates Zootopia and more because he's just blisteringly stupid and unbearable to be around. - WonkeyDude98

People seem to misunderstand this little argument. People think that the user that was criticized was a victim when it is not the case. - DCfnaf

Over a Disney movie? Seriously?! - AnnieCallie

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8 Lack of statistics

I'm pretty sure that the ratio between subjective and objective lists is really high. That's why I'm announcing a new list series: Objective Outroar. Basically, I will be releasing a bunch of objective lists to raise actual stats in this site of rankings. - ProPanda

Great list Panda - TwilightKitsune

9 Stat-padding

All people care about these days are reaching the highest stats. - Powerfulgirl10

Nobody cares about the top ten basketball players who haven't had a slam dunk, or the Pantera albums that didn't get released in the UK (I know those aren't actual lists). Make lists that have ome form of importance to society, and are not a waste of your time, and the time of people that have to look through these things. - ProPanda

Letter lists are the worst kind of list! Other lists might be interesting, but no one cares about top 10 songs by a music artist that start with the letter X!

10 Pretentiousness

A Tyga fan for every Metallica fan? You might want to check Tyga's opening week sales for The Gold Album. He has almost no fans anymore. - Zach808

That's not exactly what I meant. I just picked something popular and something unpopular at random in my head at the time. My point was, not everyone thinks alike and there's people who like something you hate. - ProPanda

I'll respect your opinion if you like Tyga and hate Kendrick. - AlphaQ

I confess I am guilty of this - AnnieCallie

I'm guilty of this - wrests

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The Contenders

11 Lists that put smaller issues above bigger ones

Yeah! Some event this year affected you more than something that happened to take more lives and that's bad! YOU'RE THE REASON THIS SITE IS GOING DOWNHILL AH - ProPanda

On the list of Worst Things that Happened in 2017, "Taylor Swift released Look What You Made Me Do" (just a bad song, which killed no one) is above Hurricane Maria (the hurricane that devastated Puerto Rico). - allamassal

One of those 'things that need to end' lists even had a silly tween sitcom above terrorism. - Entranced98

Terrorism killed 217,000 people from 2006 to 2016. How many people did Justin Bieber's music kill? 0. - allamassal

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12 Trolls

Trolls can be funny. But some can be downright frustrating. - CloudInvasion

13 The administration

You can literally get banned for doing something as minor as adding Cory to the House to an anime list. Geez... - Swellow

The only thing wrong with them is their punishment system. Banning users for whatever reason for a week doesn't help anything. - IronSabbathPriest

The admin doesn't respect opinions - AnnieCallie

Admin, I submitted this as a visitor and it didn't go through. I am sumbitting it again, so don't use it as an excuse to suspend me by saying that I'm "trolling." Because I feel the administration is actually a problem TTT has now. - Therandom

14 The policy

I have this really low only out of pity. Users need to calm down about it, but it's still flawed. a lot of the rules and conditions are pretty useless. I doubt "name calling" is going to decrease the site's revenue, or lose the visitors we have. Many people beginning to decrease the visiting hours, and it's putting the site on a decline. By changing some of the rules to make it a better environment, not just for a certain audience, but for the entire world, we can balance out a community that will let thetoptens thrive for time to come. - ProPanda

15 Rabid fans

This seems to be in direct contradiction with the categories of "Pretentiousness", and Hypocrisy". You can't have it two ways, much less three ways.

I've been cussed, flamed and bullied by these idiots for not liking that awful Lion franchise by Disney. Not everyone is gonna have the same opinion, you know. TLK/TLG is not the best franchise in the world, in fact, it is far from being the best and is one of the worst. Get over it, suckers.

LP fans. Dread Zeppelin fans. Guys stop. - AlphaQ

16 Excessive usage of the term "overrated"

There's no such thing as factually overrated or underrated. It's merelt subjective. Whether you think something deserves the praise or not is based on your opinion.

Or the difference excessive usage between terms ''overrated'' and ''worst'' right? - htoutlaws2012

17 Haters

Sad for me, I can't stand MLP haters... - Neonco31

18 New visitors

That cap locks frozen girl,that Imbysol who insulted Skrillex fans, and that troll with the David Bowie album are just 3 examples. - AnnieCallie

I can't stand the visitors of this site. They bash others for no reason, they troll other people and get off scot-free, use caps lock, and are overall very cringy. They're so mean these days. - Powerfulgirl10

19 Rustlers
20 Religious nuts

How many times does Jainism or Hinduism get voted on the "Best Religions" page a day? Probably right now as I write this. - Swellow

21 Weeaboos
22 Disrespecting opinions
23 Justin Bieber gets too much hate

I have not seen Justin Bieber anywhere on the news since 2015. We need to move on from him. - CloudInvasion

Look I hate him too, but have you SEEN the way this site treats him? It's like he's Hitler 2.0! One list put Justin Bieber as #1 when HITLER AND BIN LADEN SHOULD HAVE BEEN #1! At least Justin didn't genocide people or terrorize (although his drunk driving was pretty awful)! I'm not one of his Beliebers defending him, I hate him too, but this site needs therapy!
They're taking his hate WAAAYYY too far! The only JB haters I agree with are the ones who hate him for his nasty as hell personality! I hate the others who hate him for singing high or making Baby.

Yes, he has been mostly inactive for over a year, and users still hate on him, cause apparently that's the trend here - Be a fan of Metal, dislike Rap and pop, etc - styLIShT

24 Plagiarism
25 Spam voting

This is why I often see Dimash Kudaibergen, Jackie Evancho, Rod Stewart, and Indian people/religions (I welcome the diversity, but still) at #1. - allamassal

Jackie Evancho,Dimash Kudaibergen,Justin Bieber, Any Indian person in the world,Religious figures and Dita Von Teese is next. - AnnieCallie

26 Arguing over Nintendo characters

This has always been lingering on TheTopTens, but it's gotten much worse as of late. Instead of constantly calling out fanbases and hatedoms of Nintendo characters for being annoying and fuelling arguments for pointless reasons such as characters being 'overrated', it's about time we just took a step back and accepted each other's opinions, regardless of whether or not you share them. In all honesty, it's absolutely ridiculous how much conflict simply liking or disliking fictional characters has caused on here. - Entranced98

Couldn't agree more. If I could I would spam the thumbs up button but it would only let me give you one - Randomator

Seriously man, these people have no life. In fact, I got bullied by a few of these users for liking a Nintendo character that they don't like and even telling the truth about said character.

27 Anime haters
28 Rabid hating
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