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It seems boy groups are struggling because fans/interest are being absorbed by BTS/WannaOne/EXO

Discussion in 'K-POP' started by Teshubs_Irene, Sep 18, 2018.

  1. Teshubs_Irene

    Teshubs_Irene Notable

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    This in addition to the old school boy groups (Big Bang, TVXQ, SJ, SHINee) and even the old old ones like H.O.T. and Sechkies.

    These few top groups are sponging up all the fangirls, leaving relatively little even for NCT, let alone Stray Kids. There was never another time in kpop were upstart boy groups had to face 3 generations worth of tough competitors.
     
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    Or maybe those boy groups should stan CLC
     
  4. Teshubs_Irene

    Teshubs_Irene Notable

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    Talk about lost cause
     
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    Hi, stan seventeen and NCT, bye.
     
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    Why? No one said you have to stan only one boy group at a time...
     
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    Infire707 Married to: Surprise_bitch
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    Look who's talking
     
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    I think most Kpop fandoms in Korea aren't into multi-stanning like i-fans do.
     
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    well, im in the minority I guess.
     
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    Maybe not when it comes to concerts and fan meetings but they still stream normally and buy albums normally. Which is the same as most multi-stanning international fans.
     
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    Yet iKon owns the biggest idol group song this year
     
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    That's when you know the "loyal fangirl" stereotype has truth to it
     
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    wanna one will disband this year.

    EXO and BTS gonna start declining among korean fans when military strikes.
     
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    Fair point
     
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    a national hit song
    and still couldn't sell out venue in Seoul.
    thats how much GP means in SK.
     
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    It would all be over if they stanned LUCENTE though

     
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    Hmm idk, based on twitter it seems like most of my Stay mutuals are also fans of BTS, exo, NCT, Got7 etc.

    Anyway Stray Kids are babies. They debuted in March. Why do I keep seeing threads putting them with NCT? I feel like Stray Kids are part of the next gen, anyway. Give it time.
     
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    YESSS STAN LUCENTE
     
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    Old boy groups decline and new boy groups start rising up. It's a cycle, what's new? Big Bang, Super Junior, SHINee and TVXQ did that to the generation before them too, the next wave of boy groups will do it to BTS and Exo...

    No one can be on the top forever, everyone will be exceeded by the next generation eventually.
     
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    tbh the reverse happened for me like the less popular a group is the more i want to follow them and find out about them. I switched from bts ult-ing to being a full nctzen and I have never looked back lmao like im a pretty new fan and imo its much more fun to follow a group from being rookies than to latch onto a bigger already accomplished group iDK MAN stan clc
     

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