English-to-Stan Translation

Stan Language is a combination of gay slang, Ebonics, smilies, internet abbreviations and just general poor education.

Below is a list of phrases commonly used in stan wars.

English

Stan Language

My favorite artist is superior to the overwhelming majority of her peers and that is a fact that people will have to cope with.

My fave slays the rest of the g3rls and you will deal.


That was not my intention, that is not my reason for being here, and I do not wish to explore this topic any further.

I am not here for that.


You have been severely chastised and humiliated.

You got dragged.


Judging from your comments and/or tone I sense a slight amount of anger and resentment.

You mad?


It is my firm belief that my favorite artist is about to achieve an astounding level of success and acclaim.

SHE'S ABOUT TO SLAAAAAAAAAAAY!


I don't predict any success or attention being lavished upon your favorite artist.

I don't see it for her.


It would behoove you to conduct yourself in a manner that does not incite acrimony, animosity, or put you at risk of being embarrassed.

Keep it cute.


I am not a big fan of her or her work.

I don't use her.


I'm a ________ fan, but

I hate that bitch

I'm not a _______ fan, but

I would punch my grandma in the chest for tickets to her concert.

I was wrong, I apologize, I appreciate you correcting me, and I appreciate your difference of opinion.

You will never hear a stan say this.




Commonly Confused Ideas

Popularity ≠ Impact

Commercial Success ≠ Talent

• People laughing at your failures ≠ People being jealous of your success

100,000+ Twitter Followers ≠ Relevance

Being a Trending Topic ≠ Being #1 on the Billboard Charts

Commercial Success ≠ Talent

Being able to name drop obscure musical artists ≠ Superiority to other stans.

Taking a nap on stage while your background dancers distract everybody ≠ Slaying.

Singing live for 2.5 minutes without losing your breath or pissing yourself ≠ Slaying a vocal performance

Taking a bath ≠ Not Taking a bath and putting on clean clothes

• 10 million Facebook Friends ≠ 10 million records sold

10 million worldwide ≠ A Diamond record in the United States

• 70 million YouTube Views ≠ 70 million records sold around the world


Most commonly misused words in Stan Wars:

• Talented
• Talented
• Great
• Good
• Queen
• Legend
• Slay
• Epic
• Vocalist
• Creates
• Talented
• Icon
• Superstar
• Relevant
• Successful
• Hit
• Sold-Out
• Diva
• Reign
• Overrated
• Underrated