View Poll Results: Which Jin Yong story has the most loyal/rabid fans?

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  • DGSD

    5 21.74%
  • LOCH

    4 17.39%
  • ROCH

    10 43.48%
  • HSDS

    0 0%
  • SPW

    4 17.39%
  • SSwRB

    0 0%
  • DOMD

    0 0%
  • FFoSM

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Thread: Which Jin Yong story has the most loyal/rabid fans?

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    Default Which Jin Yong story has the most loyal/rabid fans?

    Which Jin Yong story has the most loyal, rabid fanbase? I don't mean which is *your* personal favorite, but which one you perceive as having the most dedicated group of fans.

    The poll possibly misses a few of the less well-known, less popular JY stories (not enough room).

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    I go for LOCH though it is one of my favorite too.

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    The story of Dugu Qiubai.

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    On SPCNET it's probably a toss up between ROCH fangirls and SPW loyalists. They seem most vocal
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken Cheng View Post
    Which Jin Yong story has the most loyal, rabid fanbase? I don't mean which is *your* personal favorite, but which one you perceive as having the most dedicated group of fans.

    The poll possibly misses a few of the less well-known, less popular JY stories (not enough room).
    It's none other than ROCH. The number of YG/XLN fanboys and fangirls simply is astounding. Pay a quick visit to the Mainland Series Forum and you shall see that the thread about a crappy adaptation of this story has attracted 1,000,000 views, which are 3 or 4 times as large as the total views of any LOCH, XAJH or YTTLJ adaptation.

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    Yeah I also think it is ROCH, since Yang Guo is the most loved protagonist afterall.
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    I agree that ROCH is the winner. I can't deny it because I'm one of those rabid fans. Yang Guo is my favorite hero of all time. It's unfortunate that I fail to see past his flaws. T_T

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    Quote Originally Posted by chibidaisuke View Post
    Yeah I also think it is ROCH, since Yang Guo is the most loved protagonist afterall.
    *And* the most hated. Unique feat, I suppose.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken Cheng View Post
    *And* the most hated. Unique feat, I suppose.
    Ken, to come and think about it, your thread has double-barrelled meaning. One is loyal - that's why I go for LOCH and one is rabid - I will go for ROCH.

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    I'd say ROCH wins for rabid fans. Not sure about loyalty. I'd say either DGSD or ROCH, but some fan groups are more vocal (and rabid) about their loyalty than others. I'm a LOCH fan myself, but I'm not that vocal about it. I'm voting for ROCH overall.
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    要爱你一辈子 写爱你的故事 在我心里承诺了几千次

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    ROCH appeals to a large selection of fans beacuse of is rebellious attitude and forbidden love.
    Romantics and youngsters love it. Guys ogle XLN, and girls ogle YG. Lots of crazy fans of ROCH around.

    Plus, fans of LOCH will also tune in to see how the story continues and end up liking it as well.
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    ^But fans of LOCH generally aren't fans of ROCH as well.
    We had a thread about that, didn't we?
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    But liking LOCH and Guo Jing doesn't necessarily mean hating Yang Guo and ROCH. There are many people who like both of them and both LOCH and ROCH.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dragon Heiress View Post
    ^But fans of LOCH generally aren't fans of ROCH as well.
    We had a thread about that, didn't we?
    I loved LOCH but HSDS and ROCH drive me up the wall.
    But most people I know tend to like all three in the triology.
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    I like both LOCH and ROCH, for different reasons. I like LOCH as historical fiction as wuxia, while I like ROCH as the study of the most interesting wuxia character I've yet read (Yang Guo). I like bits of HSDS, but I dislike the main character.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken Cheng View Post
    *And* the most hated. Unique feat, I suppose.
    I thought characters like Chen Jialuo and Zhang Wuji are even more hated than Yang Guo though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chibidaisuke View Post
    I thought characters like Chen Jialuo and Zhang Wuji are even more hated than Yang Guo though.
    Last time, there were a poll for most hated JY protagonist and a poll for favourite JY protagonist here. Yang Guo topped both polls.
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