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"The mathematical probability of this happening is much akin to being struck by lightning, WHILE being attacked by a shark" says one rather trustworthy looking fellow with a calculator and a thick Scottish accent.
Researchers were dispatched to observe the habits of these fans at a distance. One subject was followed throughout his daily life, and researchers only explanation of his ignorance to the fact of the fandom's existence as "stupid fucking luck".
|"At a distance"|
In a conference, the research team outlined an experiment in which they will expose a small group of the subjects to the fandom intentionally, and monitor changes in their overall happiness levels over-time. Some scientists hypothesize a sudden burst in excitement and happiness, followed quickly by a sharp decline into pessimism and depression, depending which communities they stumble onto first. One subject, whose favorite Pony is Rainbow Dash, will be exposed exclusively to /mlp/ first. Human Rights Bronies are protesting that experiment as "inhumane", while giggling to themselves at the fact the word includes "mane".
|Dramatization of the Subject's upcoming experience.|