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Then again, any entry that could entice Miss Snark to use the word squicks certainly got her attention.
You know, grownups can decide whether to be featured on these shows, but adding kids to the mix, especially on a relationship show, kind of squicks me out.
Frankly, I find that the angel angle squicks me in a more incestuous way than Sam/Dean ... because angels do have that power over people thing going on ... and again ...
And I could never do John Wincest ... because it squicks me completely.
Then, depending on how inflamed the area is inside, the stint that they'll put in while it heals will be there for anywhere between one and six weeks (apparently, taking that out is a ten-second in-office procedure, which also squicks me out).
Incest squicks me, but after seeing all the Jack (Sparrow, Harkness ...) tentacle! porn out there, I think I can get past that if the writing is good and the characters are IC.
I have never really gotten the feeling that MB is an adequate replacement for The Dad in Dean's life, so it always squicks me when Dean throws out "he's like a father to us" at Sam.
My point - apparently squicks and phobias come with a built-in Squick 'n' Phobia Sensor of amazing sensitivity, and if they could find someone with a deep, abiding terror of, say, weapons of mass destruction, military intelligence could take a great leap forward.
It's one of my squicks, and I can't get over this bias of mine.
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It's as if the level of fantasy wish-fulfillment necessary to maintain in a romance is higher than in any other genre and what squicks romance readers is anything that bursts that bubble... sometimes to ridiculous levels.
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