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Subj: Re: Jobbing: Is it always a bad thing?
Posted: Mon Dec 13, 2010 at 09:25:51 pm EST (Viewed 83 times)
Reply Subj: Jobbing: Is it always a bad thing?
Posted: Mon Dec 13, 2010 at 08:15:47 pm EST (Viewed 148 times)


    It's pretty common to hear people complaining about jobbing when we see a fight that theoretically should be a stomp end up as a competitive affair. But is this always a bad thing? Should fights be written in a logically rigorous fashion or is it better that writers flex the rules a bit, or even a lot, so as to make for a good fight? 


    For myself I think I was a bit more of a "purist" back in the day but nowadays I think I see the merits of being a bit more laid back about such things.

It depends on what was done and to who and if any explanation is given. I would say that jobbing is an overused term for alot of people. Anytime their favorite character looks bad it is jobbing. Again it depends on the scenerio but it is a bit overused.

True jobbing by it's nature is not good. The other issue that causes some of these is that Marvel in particular has started a large trend of favoritism in their books with a few characters. So this makes fans on the recieving in a bit more sensitive.

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