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Hetero or Homo?

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Hetero or homo?

#1 Post by azureXtwilight » Tue Jun 10, 2008 6:03 am

For a VN, I have some questions...


The first one is in the polls.
What do you think about shounen-ai or shoujo-ai?

In my culture that's totally prohibited, but I just wanna know these thingies, never played 'em before.
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Re: Hetero or homo?

#2 Post by Sin » Tue Jun 10, 2008 6:07 am

This is a thread where guys will vote hetero and girls will vote homo. I haven't met a girl yet that didn't like Shounen-ai.

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Re: Hetero or homo?

#3 Post by Vatina » Tue Jun 10, 2008 6:21 am

Sin wrote:I haven't met a girl yet that didn't like Shounen-ai.
Well then I will be the first :P
Shounen-ai (especially yaoi) really annoys me. It seems so pointless. That's not to say that I could never like a story that features shonen-ai - as long as it's not done for the boy-on-boy love alone, then it could be interesting. But most of those stories are nothing but pointless fanservice.... <_<;; And what I hate even more, are fangirls who think I hate gays or have homophobia because of this.
And the slashing! Don't get me started on that :evil:

I hope I'm not offending any shounen-ai/yaoi fans out there or sounding too hostile, it's nothing personal against you, and I won't hold it against you. One of my very best friends is a huge yaoi fangirl. It just really bugs me sometimes when some people keep shoving it in my face....

Yeah I know there are pointless hetero stories as well, such as the many sappy comedy romance movies out there, and I avoid them as well.

Shoujo-ai.... the same I guess.

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Re: Hetero or homo?

#4 Post by lordcloudx » Tue Jun 10, 2008 6:26 am

I have nothing against shounen-ai and I am a guy :twisted: That rhymes! That rhymes!

However, I agree with Vatina. I didn't vote for hetero or homo because my opinion is that the story need not even be limited to hetero or homo as long as it works. It can touch on a wide range of issues such as religion, sexuality, morality, politics, racial discrimination or whatever the author pleases as long as it works.
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Re: Hetero or homo?

#5 Post by azureXtwilight » Tue Jun 10, 2008 6:28 am

Sin wrote:This is a thread where guys will vote hetero and girls will vote homo. I haven't met a girl yet that didn't like Shounen-ai.
Then I'll be the second!
I don't know, but I don't like something like this.
I'm a girl myself,but looking at a preview of a shounen-ai makes me don't want to play it.
Personal taste? I guess...
Vatina wrote:And what I hate even more, are fangirls who think I hate gays or have homophobia because of this.
And the slashing! Don't get me started on that
I don't want to get those thoughts too! :(

Uh, I'm just asking for your personal taste, lordcloudx...
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#6 Post by Hime » Tue Jun 10, 2008 6:29 am

Sin wrote:This is a thread where guys will vote hetero and girls will vote homo. I haven't met a girl yet that didn't like Shounen-ai.
Nice to meet you (number 3, uhuhu, both Azure and Vatina posted while I was writing), I don't enjoy it a slightest bit. :D I can't stand it enough to watch any shows with it either, ugh... Gays are fine and cute in real life (though I've seen a man kiss another only once), but the shounen ai/yaoi industry and its fandom are obnoxious.

Shoujo ai is fine, though. Somehow a pair must include a girl or it won't be interesting to me: I guess it's more easy to relate to girls as a girl. I actually like boy/girl and girl/girl equally. But if it's a VN with straight pairings, then I prefer bishoujo games over otome games.
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Re: Hetero or homo?

#7 Post by lordcloudx » Tue Jun 10, 2008 6:50 am

That was my personal taste. As long as it works, I don't care if it's yaoi or shounen ai or shoujo-ai or Ai Enma or whatever :twisted:
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Re: Hetero or homo?

#8 Post by Karasu_Noir » Tue Jun 10, 2008 6:58 am

Well, I choose hetero...

I hate shounen-ai and yaoi, that's all.
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Just sit back and relax.
But don't take too long.
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Re: Hetero or homo?

#9 Post by chronoluminaire » Tue Jun 10, 2008 7:05 am

Hmm... Well, I like BxG, GxB and GxG, but not BxB. Which means that on average, I prefer hetero. :)
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Re: Hetero or homo?

#10 Post by Karasu_Noir » Tue Jun 10, 2008 7:07 am

Why GxG over BxB?
A life is a life, there's no need to rush anything.
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But don't take too long.
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Re: Hetero or homo?

#11 Post by papillon » Tue Jun 10, 2008 8:00 am

I don't like shonen-ai. I do like shoujo-ai. I wish there were more GxG or GxB/G (choice!) available.

I don't *hate* yaoi, it just doesn't do much for me in anime/manga. Somehow, whatever makes m/m cute to me in other contexts tends to vanish in anime, especially when sometimes it's written by people who really truly have no clue about the relevant anatomy and are basically just writing a hetero scene and pretending the girl is a boy.

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Re: Hetero or homo?

#12 Post by storm-and-fire » Tue Jun 10, 2008 8:32 am

Well, I think I could like everything as long as it's well written, so none of the options represent me. I would be more bothered by totally unrealistic Mary-Sue-ish characters than two men or two women getting together.

Oh, and no hentai for me. In any form.

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Re: Hetero or homo?

#13 Post by Jake » Tue Jun 10, 2008 9:40 am

Sin wrote:This is a thread where guys will vote hetero and girls will vote homo. I haven't met a girl yet that didn't like Shounen-ai.
And I don't think I've heard from a guy yet who had anything against girl-girl stuff. ;-)
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Re: Hetero or homo?

#14 Post by lordcloudx » Tue Jun 10, 2008 9:49 am

I just changed my mind. I don't like yuri or shoujo-ai. So there! :twisted:
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Re: Hetero or homo?

#15 Post by mikey » Tue Jun 10, 2008 10:04 am

Jake wrote:And I don't think I've heard from a guy yet who had anything against girl-girl stuff. ;-)
Well, that would be me, then. With some exceptions, like the brilliant
Cell Phone Love Letter.
In general though, much like Shounen-ai, I can't relate to it. And I'm not particularly fond of GxG love scenes either. I don't hate BxB or GxG, but I can only have it occasionally, and am not particularly seeking it out.

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