Wednesday, November 23, 2016

The MMAs: They're Not That Serious

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Not even I could escape the shit storm that's been the 2016 MMAs. And I hold the same views about awards shows as AKF and Kpopalypse.


Look getting awards is great for public recognition. But that's it. Public recognition. Winning an award has never been a deal breaker in rather or not I like a group, and it's also not a deal breaker with the public as well.

For those of you out of the loop, EXO-Ls are upset that BTS won the Best Album of The Year award over EXO. Something about album sales and other shit that doesn't matter in terms of the musical quality of an album. But it's gotten beyond upset, they're now calling up Melon and Loen demanding they release data they really can't from customer service operators. Korean EXO-Ls are marching and protesting in the streets. Not because their government just got turned on it's head but because an awards show might be rigged (huge fucking gasp there! An awards show? Being rigged? I thought they were always fair and concise!) And even starting petitions by both Korean and American EXO-Ls. As if a small minority of international fans from one country is going to do any fucking thing.

And all of this because, EXO, although they won 6 other fucking Daesangs lost unfairly to BTS. Even though this wont do anything to taint EXOs career and BTS most likely won't get any boost from this outside of obnoxious ARMYs using this as a way to rub in that BTS are much better than their faves because they won an award? Oh the horror!

Don't even get me started on the BlackPink vs I.O.I nonsense. Everyone knew YG wouldn't let BlackPink out of 2016 award-less no matter how popular IOI were.

To anyone doing this: Just please stop and calm down. Really think about what you're doing. You're asking South Korea, a country with one of the biggest political scandals going on right now, to stop and pay attention to some sobs about an idol music awards ceremony that is so obviously rigged it's honestly pathetic you're just now realizing it. And to all of the American stans doing this: all the shit going on right now and this is what you're going to fucking prioritize? The MMAs hardly affect the average Korean citizen, and it sure as hell isn't affecting you.

And let's just face it, had this award ceremony been rigged in favor of your faves, you wouldn't be crying about being robbed then would you? No you wouldn't. You'd be telling all of the upset fandoms that it's rigged and there's nothing to do about it.

And as someone who likes both BTS and EXO, they both had a great year, and who winded up taking which award will not take that away from them. Both groups have accomplished so much, that I hardly think they're placing the entire value of their careers in the hands of a Daesang. Yes it's nice and will give them public recognition, but I hardly doubt they will call it quits if it doesn't go their ways.

17 comments:

  1. I think the shittery between 101 and BlackPink shitters is quite funny, when it's clear they can't compete for #1 girlgroup of the year, which is clearly Twice, eventhough debuted in late 2015.


    Sasaengs need to be executed.

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    1. I thought Twice were nominated for best girl group not best rookie?
      From what I heard it was between BlackPink and IOI for best rookie and Twice, Red Velvet, and G-Friend for best girl group.

      Also yes I'll be happy when this sasaeng culture dies and never returns.

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    2. Man, you have no idea how much you're asking the wrong person.
      I don't know ANYTHING about music awards from any country. I couldn't even tell you what MMA stands for or remember who makes them. lol

      I had to scroll up again to check who's the organizer.

      But I meant it more as in; The 101 and BlackPink fanatics are hating on eachother, because they know that neither is close enough to compete with Twice for the #1 spot. Their favourite new group didn't surpass Twice and so they feel the need to shit on somebody else. Quite petty.

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    3. I normally couldn't give a toss about who wins awards, but it would be nice to see IOI win one at some point seeing as they disband in January.

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    4. Well to be fair, when Twice debuted, they were around the same popularity as when BP and IOI debuted. Truth be told, they got lucky with the shashasha meme since Gfriend was overtaking them at the time.

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  2. For a moment I thought MMA stood for mixed martial arts hahaha.

    Come to think of it, it would be good if they could replace the faggotry called idol athletics championship with mixed martial arts. No prior training necessary, the winner for each category is decided by a fight to the death. Helps to pare down the countless nugu groups that nobody cares about. They can even be catapulted into instant stardom by defeating a well known group...maybe.

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  3. Maybe the IOI fans used their emotional angst for something worthwhile by supporting Sejeong's solo.

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  4. Highlight of the show was when the camera focused on Gfriend giggling and laughing while Twice were performing. :D

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    1. Now why the hell haven't I seen that. My youtube page is INVADED with all that EXO reacts to this, EXO reacts to that and I'm not eaven the fan.. (althought I would totally bang Suho)

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    2. Here you go:

      https://gfycat.com/TalkativeCelebratedAustraliancurlew

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    3. Haha thanks. This is AMAZING!

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  5. I've seen stupidity going on from both fandoms in the KpopKfans blogspot comments. What both fandoms are fighting over is dumb, and they should feel dumb for getting so invested.

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  6. Whatever the results might be, GFriend is the winner in my heart.

    But seriously I still jam to MGT.

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  7. Twice should have won Artist of the Year and we could all enjoy EXO-Ls and Armys in despair

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    1. They're arguing over Album of the Year which Twice wouldn't qualify for since they've only released minis.

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  8. You never mentioned whether you think IOI or Blankpunk were worthy of the award.

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    1. It doesn't matter to me due to me not really caring about awards, however I think the public would choose IOI just because they are insanely popular. So is Blackpink however IOI put out more this year. Both groups have shit songs and good songs so it doesn't matter to me either way, however like I said, IOI would probably be most people's first choice.

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