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    a fan of the show "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic" who is outside of the target audience and is typically a male, between the ages 13-40, but can also include teenage and adult females too

    Yes, I'm a brony. Yes I like My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic

    Submitted by Dexter from United States on 13/09/2013

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a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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