20+ Ways to Trigger an Entire Fanbase

For any given special interest, there is a toxic and overzealous fanbase lurking and waiting for anyone to speak ill of their beloved TV show or book series so that they can leap to its defense. Overprotective gatekeeping nerds can be pretty annoying online, but sometimes it’s fun to trigger them on purpose. In one Reddit thread, people discuss all the ways you can upset an entire fanbase by saying things like ‘Greedo shot first’ or ‘I loved Ian McKellen in Harry Potter.’ Keep scrolling for some of our favorites from the thread, and be sure to brainstorm some of your own.