Top Ten Reasons to Hate Dork Diaries

Seriously, this book series is bad! Thank god it's getting cancelled! But the bad news is they're making a movie... TTnTT

The Top Ten

1 Too many stereotypes and labels

This book is full of stereotypes. The "dorky" girl, the clingy friends, the cute boy, the mean girl, the annoying little sister, the overprotective parents. There is nothing original about this book. - 3DG20

The usual stereotypes, dorky nerds, popular girl, cute guy, ugh ugh ugh!

There's the mean popular kids, the dorky newbie, cute guy!

The books are bad and not funny. Why do they keep making books like 12 or 11 is it really neccesary to make all OF thOSE books. So many stereotypes and everything is like FAKE and unrealisitc.

2 It's too stereotypical

1. They're's absolutely NO black people in this book, except for Tyrone and Zoey
2. Everyone assumes that only black guys say 'dawg', 'man', or 'yo'
3. Apparently all the girls say. Like honestly, you can't even last 5 minutes without hearing that word

It's basically dorky girl has a crush on a boy at school and some one bullies her and blah blah blah blah...

3 Everything is so cliche

What's up with CPP or BRB. Too much!

4 It encourages kids to believe that school doesn't matter.

She doesn't even do her home work!

5 It makes fun of people with braces

So Chloe is accepted and loved despite her braces, yet when they see a 6th-grade MacKenzie wearing them, she is laughed at an shunned. I feel bad for MK to be honest. - RoseWeasley

Nikki laughed at MacKenzie's 6th grade picture.

Mini is just too..if I!

6 It encourages kids to believe they are better than others

Nikki is mean and cruel, but everything unbelievable happens. Her life is filled with adventurous drama where there's this mean girl (Mackenzie) who is like the devil herself, there's a cute boy who somehow likes her back, and finally, she wins everything! On top of all that, she is said to be smart and popular and is voted to be the best in everything. This high school she goes to needs to teach the kids what proper behavior and kind people actually do.

7 Nikki is mean

She's always saying stuff in her head so no one else can here it but her. One day, she'll eventually open her nasty potty mouth and accidently say what she said in her head.

Her crush tries to talk to her, but she yells at him and tells him to go crawl under a rock. - RoseWeasley

Nikki is always talking about how Mackenzie is the biggest SHE SNAKE in the world, but then she treats Brandon, Chloe and Zoey the same way

She insults her mom by calling her brain dead! ARE YOU FOR REAL, NIKKI MAXWELL?!

8 Lack of character development

There's no character development because again, everybody is just a stereotype. - 3DG20

Brandon doesn't have a personality, Mackenzie has no depth, Nikki never learns to improve her very flawed personality, Nikki's friends don't have personalities.

Mackenzie is forever a mean girl without anything likeable. Everyone else is the exact same at the end of the books.

None at all

9 Too many acronyms

A book shouldn't use acronyms,also it isn't proper literature!

I like Nikki because she is friendly

True. Nikki says "" all the time, it gets annoying.

I agree this book is horrible. But this book is for children. I remember liking it when I was like eight. don't get too salty darling

10 Nikki gets everything she wants but she acts like she does not know it

The Contenders

11 Nikki is a lot like Mackenzie and doesn't know it

Don't worry, we're smarter than Nikki, she's just a stupid kid.

I AM SUCH A DORK! No, your not. Your a snobby diva, a wannabee, a T.V. star, ugh.

12 It's too sexist

Agreed and they don't even have a spectrum of characters like introduce a character of a different ethnicity or a character of different race or at least a character who has a different sexuality

It's so genderist

13 Rip-off of Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Honestly, I can bare Diary of a Wimpy Kid, but I have no idea how I liked this. It's literally Diary of a Wimpy Kid, except with a female and only more stereotypical. - 3DG20

Actually, Dork Diaries came before Dear Dumb Diary & Diary of a Wimpy kid...

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid and Dear Dumb Diary are so much better than this stupid series!

There are other diary theme books like dear dumb diary - BoyGenius234

14 Too much drama

I agree. She makes most of the Drama up and never seems to have any actual problems. Or if she does, they're self created. Funny though. If the author lampshades how much drama Nikki causes, it would be better. Right now Nikki is always blaming others for her problems.

School humor books always have drama in them.

15 Nikki watches perverted things on TV

Lol and the age range is 9-13

16 It contains bullying
17 It has annoying characters

The wannabe dork who cries when the mean girl bullies her only so she can do it to everyone else, the mean girl with her pathetic insults, the wannabe cute guy, the clingy friends, the clingy little sister... - 3DG20

It's just a really stupid series. Like the kind of stupid that makes you feel like you got stupider after reading it. - keycha1n

Seriously, 8th graders don't act like the characters in this book.

Yeah. No middle schoolers in reality act or talk like in those books. They are even worse trash talkers than the stars of Jersey Shore.

18 Super Unrealistic

So, Nikki gets a reality T.V. show. Um tf? I liked book one and two but After that, it gets really unrelatable. Nikki also managed to date the "one boy in every teen drama that everyone likes" which really makes this book unrealistic.

19 Everyone is heterosexual

So? Like is it really a crime for everybody to be heterosexual? Honestly this point is stupid. NOT. EVERYTHING. HAS. TO. HAVE. GAY. CHARACTERS.

Is there something wrong with straight people? Why do you feel the need to point out that everyone is heterosexual if you don’t have a problem with heterosexuals? I’ve agreed with all of your points made up until now.

20 No diversity at all

Literally Zoe is the only black character, and all the girls like the same things such as dresses and all that. Is it so hard to just add a tomboy, or a book nerd?

Zoey is the only black character.

I mean, the author is black. But yeah, you're right. - Lowri_is_a_loser

Well, Chloe is Latina, and Zoey is African-American, and Andre is French. And Chloe happens to be a "book nerd".

21 Nikki is obsessed over being a dork

Even worse, she isn't a dork. She probably doesn't even know what "dork" means. She's a spoiled Mary Sue and you can't read at least 5 paragraphs without hearing "! "

Seriously, in the 3rd book, the original name of her lame band was Dorkalicious. Seriously. DORKALICIOUS. Are you kidding me?

I searched dork on Google and this is what it said

a dull, slow-witted, or socially inept person.
NORTH AMERICANvulgar slang
the penis. - ShopkinsLover

22 All of the female characters say OMG!

It is so annoying when girls say! It is like I never want to hear it again! Girls in Dork Diaries say that they look cute and popular when they say! I am saying it to Nikki Chloe and Zoey! Not only to Mackenzie and Jessica.

, they were roommates... - ACKREIK

It's so cringey when anyone says. - 3DG20

The only time it’s not annoying to say “” is if you’re texting or something.

23 Nikki is a liar in both books and her blog

Too many uneccesary books the series should have ended like the 2nd book so this is bad and shut up stupid

24 Disrespects her family

I totally agree! In book 12, she's all, "It was pouring raining outside so I was stuck INSIDE with my CRUDDY family! "
And then she has audacity-WHAT AUDACITY to start complaining about boardgame madness. Even a game that Brianna made, she always has to turn everything into something about her.

She treats them like trash, right?

25 The 1st book is way too inappropriate

In what way is the first book inappropriate?

Yes, totally.

26 It's stupid and babyish

She gets pretty much everything she wants and whines about how nothing goes right for her. She clearly doesn't deserve a T.V. show ( what why does a 14yo have a T.V. show)

27 Mackenzie Hollister is way too mean

Mackenzie is a spoiled brat who literally DESERVES to be digging in the dumpster

That's... the whole point of her character... - Lowri_is_a_loser

Book 1: She teased Nikki for breaking her art project.
Book 2: She laughed at Nikki when she got a plate of chocolate cake on her dress.
Book 3: She laughed at Nikki when Nikki ran to the bathroom.
Book 4: She called Nikki a "pathetic little phony".

28 How ungrateful Nicki is

I totally agree!
Nikki has her own T.V show but to this day she is still complaining about how cruddy her life is. I mean seriously?!

She doesn't appreciate anything. She gets mad at her dad for having a job. she gets mad at her mom by saying she is brain dead. she doesn't care about her little sister. to be honest she doesn't deserve a T.V. show.

29 Nikki is an attention seeker

Yah think?!

30 Tells kids that school doesn't matter and that it's ok to flunk important exams.
31 Nikki thinks that she's always the victim

I agree

32 Nikki Maxwell is too over dramatic

She is too over dramatic I just read the book not so friendly frenemy and she said she rather go to summer school than see mackenzie and she is always "blinking back tears"

33 The books keeps recycling old drawings

In a lot of books, Rachel keeps overusing the photo of Mackenzie's eyes. The blog ALWAYS uses illustrations from the book. In "WHY I WILL NEVER TRAVEL WITH BRIANNA AGAIN! " and " WHY I WILL NEVER TRAVEL WITH BRIANNA AGAIN, PART TWO!," the pictures were used in the twelfth book.

Same in book 13

34 The girls act like Barbie dolls

Are’nt their any tomboys and smart people or nice girls

The only character who reads actual good books and is clever is Zoe and yet she gets on my nerves by saying! and BFFS FOreVeR.
I mean, there are absolutely no girls who don't like makeup in this!

35 Same story line

Guys, I hate school! This girl is so mean to me and tries to take this cute and popular guy away from me, then I get to come home to my CRUDDY family!

Then repeat for 12 more books. - 3DG20

Okay,okay,I have a brilliant idea,I failed,I get forgiven.

36 It's a bad example for kids

Nikki should learn to do her work and get a life.

Love,kissing...Nikki is a student,she is supposed to be learning,not gossiping and acting like a brat.

37 Nikki is a spoiled, rotten, selfish, ungrateful, stupid girl

She's always complaining about her APPARENTLY CRUDDY family, her CRUDDY life, and she always get's her way! Like, what the HELL?! If you HATE your life so much, then why are you ALIVE?! Go choke on a stick and stop treating everyone like CRAP! And quit making everything about YOU! Get a LIFE! UGGH!

38 Too much talking about dying

In book 4, Nikki said " And they can drop dead for all I care."

She also tried to drown herself for when she gets bullied a little.

Yet, nobody even dies. She just complains how she's going to die if Brandon doesn't talk to her for a day or if her parents don't buy her a cellphone. - Popsicles

Well in the second Nikki goes to a funeral to some person she doesn't know about but that doesn't count - BoyGenius234

39 Nikki is over dramatic

Nikki is super over dramatic

I just read the book not so friendly frenemy and she said that she rather go to summer school then see mackenzie and shes always "blinking back tears"

40 Full of ridiculous stuff
41 Nikki is too young to have a date

Actually many 14 year olds date, so that in the book is not all that inaccurate

I mean like why would Nikki want to date when she is only 14?! This makes kids think that is is okay to date when they are not even mature enough. Dating at this age may affect their studies too! And why WCD would held a sweetheart dance like some kind of dating chances for students who are still not mature enough?!

42 The book is full of clichés.

I mean, seriously? It's honestly full of stereotypes and stuff. You got Prince Charming, the "dork" & the Devil herself, school-themed. Sure.


43 The book is only famous for being "relatable"

There is no character development. The main character is boring and whiny. Everyone is a stereotype, not to mention the writing. It sounds like the author just learned how to write with description and uses it in every single sentence. This kind of book doesn't need a description. What it could use is diversity, realisticness and more. The only reason this book is popular is because it's a beacon of light to girls that aren't popular in their schools.

44 The book doesn’t even have new ideas for each book

Every book starts with something along the lines of
“ Mackenzie is the human version of poo 💩 / a snake 🐍 “

45 It's too overrated

Ikr. Why don't girls are age like Percy Jackson more?

I agree with the other person. PERCY JACKSON FOR LIFE.

Harry Potter is better!

I agrre too percy jackson is the best

46 Immature fanbase

Some of us are, yes. - Lowri_is_a_loser

Totally, that fanbase is just as bad as Sonic SatAM fantards who don't accept others opinions. Jesus christ, those fanbases are treated as if they were gifts from a God. How insanely immature.

The fandom is full of little girls who are 12 and under. They make crappy OCs, recolours, fanfictions and drawings using circle tool and MS Paint. - Lunala

47 Nikki is a snob and bully

She bullies her sister and says mean things

She ignores her parents and says rude things about them, like how they made her wear blah blah blah, or the job her dad has, or whatever!

48 Nikki is a brat

In Dork Diaries 4, she said " I throw a temper tantrum whenever my parents ask me to clean up my room. Sometimes I'm such a brat! "

She is WORSE than Brianna! And seriously, why does she hate her parents and sister so much?! In book 12, she said, "it was pouring rain outside, so I was stuck inside with my CRUDDY family! ☹" For real?! Not everyone has to be like HER all of a sudden. There are girls who have it way WORSE than HER and till this day, she still goes ON and on and ON about her massively cruddy LIFE. She's so annoying, to the point where she starts snapping at people who just want to help her.

And if that's not enough, BRANDON can't even make his own decisions anymore, but then when it comes to HER, she starts calling Andre and BRANDON 4 year olds. Like, BRANDON couldn't even have a single conversation with Mackenzie, because Miss. Always The Victim is going to get upset! Has it occurred to her that not everything is about HER? And she doesn't have to treat her family like this, especially Brianna;(NO MATTER how annoying she really is) because they are sisters! They support each other ...more

49 Nikki just wants to be a dork

That is so true

50 Nikki looks up to some idiotic girly magazine about shopping, girlfriends,etc.

I don't see how that's a bad thing. - Lowri_is_a_loser

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