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Old May 6th, 2012 (10:25 AM).
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    Originally Posted by Sweet Candace
    I can't really add you because you have no pony listed to be your usergroup. I know you may not like "playing favorites", but it's needed to make the club look much smoother. You're in the club, you're just not going to be on the first post until you choose a Mane 6 pony.
    Well then, shall remove all bias!

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    There were 6 items in your list. Here they are in random order:

    Pinkie Pie
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    Twilight Sparkle

    Timestamp: 2012-05-06 18:03:36 UTC
    Originally Posted by Houndour2005 and U_Flame
    Yes I realize the average is an arithmetic mean and not everyone will be close to the average.

    But the point is, Pokemon exploded in popularity in 1998, and so there are "older" fans of Pokemon now. You don't have to be EXACTLY 8 years old to be in on the biggest thing of the decade.

    But MLP was never that popular, especially among males. Now MLPFIM is popular, and there is major overlap with Pokemon fandom.

    The thing is, I felt almost the same way watching MLP in 2012 as I did back in 1999 watching Pokemon. I suspect there is some kind of similarity, but what? The basic idea behind each franchise is very different.

    So I repeat my questions:
    Why My Little Pony and not something else?
    Is it because of certain influential Pokemon site users?
    Or is there something about MLPFIM that attracts the same people as Pokemon?