Pony Play Station

Most of us have favourite television shows that we don’t like to miss ("The Sopranos," "Prison Break"). However, "My Little Pony" appears to be (for many people) an “unlikely object of fanboy love”. This blog takes a look at Bronies–people that appear to be totally obsessed by "My Little Pony."read more
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Addiction Happiness fanboy My Little Pony My Little Pony Fanboy Star Trek addiction Television addiction Source Type: news

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Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
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