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

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

"Blah blah dork blah blah CCP blah blah nerds" - mayamanga

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

There’s way too many cliches like the mean girl, the bland love interest, sucky school life and the unpopular protagonist

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2 Too many acronyms

", I was like, by the way, CCP, etc etc etc" It's too much! - mayamanga

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

I like Nikki because she is friendly

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

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3 Nikki is mean

She bullies her sister and makes mean drawings in her diary! Read the first book if you don't believe me! - mayamanga

All she does is complain, and she acts SO annoying like can you just stop talking about how crappy or fabulous your life is and worry about SCHOOL not your cruah or how mean your bully is if she so mean

SHES ANNOYING AND MEAN TO HER LITTLE SIS she expects everything to go her way JUST UGH

Tell me about it. She even treats her crush Brandon like crap.

Honestly this is half true. Nikki is very caring to her bffs as she always worries about hurting their feelings. BUT her behaviour towards Brandon is VERY aggravating as she constantly is snarky and sarcastic towards him. She jumps to conclusions whenever he hangs out with Mackenzie, but it feels very controlling as if Brandon hangs out with Mackenzie it doesn’t mean that he likes her and Nikki gets very annoyed when they are together. Girls and guys can be friends too!
Also, she constantly upsets and hurts Brandon to the point where I find it hard to belive brandon actually still likes her because she constantly treats him like dirt by hurling insults at him because he was talking to Mackenzie and he is obviously very hurt as NIKKI describes it. She is obviously not purposely mean to him as she constantly misinterpretes his behaviour and gets mad at him. She is a kind girl but she can be very sarcastic, probably too much Tyra Banks 😂 ( if your a fan u will get that joke)

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4 It makes fun of people with braces

In the 9th book Brandon finds a picture of MacKenzie with braces in 6th grade and Nikki writes, "It looks like MacKenzie's smile isn't so perfect after all! " - mayamanga

Mini is just too..if I!

5 It's too stereotypical
6 Too much drama

Just one thing to say about this one: Blah. - mayamanga

7 Everything is so cliche
8 It contains bullying

So does every diary-related book ever. - ItsPisces

9 It encourages kids to believe that school doesn't matter.
10 Nikki watches perverted things on TV

She watches a show that talked about celebrities forgetting to wear underwear in public! - mayamanga

Lol and the age range is 9-13

The Newcomers

? 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.

The Contenders

11 It's too sexist
12 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.

13 Lack of character development

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

14 It has annoying characters

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.

I guess the first 2 books or so we're okay but after that it started to get REALLY unrealistic and annoying like she GETS HER OWN T.V. SHOW I ONE BOOK and also makenzie is REALLY EVIL NOBODY IS THAT EVIL IN REAL LIFE And also niki always is like I'M A HUGE DORK but actually shes a SPOLIED DIVA WHO ISINT A DORK And plus that last book is REALLY bad by the way I think it's the worst one

15 Nikki gets everything she wants but she acts like she does not know it
16 Nikki is a lot like Mackenzie and doesn't know it

"Please don't hate me because I'm DORKALICIOUS." You are not a dork. You are a snob, a ditz, and a total jerk to your parents and elders, not to mention little kids! - mayamanga

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

17 Rip-off of 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

Pretty much a 14
Year old girl in the place of Greg and with all that stereotyped drama

DOAWK is better then DD. DOAWK is funny, adorable, and cool. It is like comparing a rip off from video brinquedo to the pixar or dreamworks movie it is ripping off.

18 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.

I agrre too percy jackson is the best

19 Everyone is heterosexual

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.

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

Are there even any black characters?
And gay/ lesbian/ people who AREN'T WHITE?
And why do all the girls... girly? I know you can't have a total tomboy nation but really? 1 WHOLE HIGH SCHOOL with ALL THE GIRLS BEING GIRLY AND LIKING DRESSES AND CRAP?

21 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.

22 The 1st book is way too inappropriate

In what way is the first book inappropriate?

Yes, totally.

23 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 "! "

Pretty sure the people working on this series don't know what a dork is. Nikki isn't even a dork. - ItsPisces

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

24 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.

Wow, stereotype. - mayamanga

, they were roommates... - ACKREIK

25 Nikki is an attention seeker

Yah think?!

26 Mackenzie Hollister is way too mean

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".

27 Tells kids that school doesn't matter and that it's ok to flunk important exams.
28 Nikki is a liar in both books and her blog
29 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.

30 Too much talking about dying

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

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

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

31 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"

32 Full of ridiculous stuff
33 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"

34 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.

35 The girls act like Barbie dolls

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!

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

36 Immature fanbase

One of the fans saw this list and told whoever made it (me) to kill themselves! - mayamanga

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

If you don't believe me, I was looking at reviews about the 9th book in Dork Diaries, and this girl wrote something like "blah blah blah I loveeed this book and stuff MacKenzie is a spoiled brat who eats poo". Really? - mayamanga

37 It's stupid and babyish
38 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!

39 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! "

40 Nikki is too young to have a date

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?!

41 Nikki just wants to be a dork
42 Nikki looks up to some idiotic girly magazine about shopping, girlfriends,etc.
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1. It's too stereotypical
2. Too many stereotypes and labels
3. Everything is so cliche
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