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In Defense of Sonic OCs by Spikytastic In Defense of Sonic OCs by Spikytastic
Read this, I know this subject is inexplicably sensitive.
I'm also thinking that giving them 0.1% may be a bit generous...

I know first-hand-- when Sonic OCs are bad, they're BAD. Laughably, mockably, DeviantArtSnark-worthy bad. You've got your green sonics and your "sexy" things and your big musclebound monstrosities and your "What does this have to do with Sonic besides the spikes and eye style?" characters, and your mary sues out the fucking wazoo. And that's not even touching the fetishists...
When Sonic OCs are bad, they're undoubtedly some of the worst OCs out there, and a lot, a LOT, of people with Sonic OCs seem to have the art skills of five-year-olds.

But there are a handful of well-thought-out, well-designed Sonic OCs that don't break canon too badly. I swear. While the vast, vast, VAST majority are laughable, a character doesn't suck just on the basis of being a Sonic OC... though it probably does.
I don't think my own OC (Mako) qualifies, but I have had people who hate Sonic OCs say they like him. They're not ALL badly-designed MS paint sonic recolours, I swear!
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Neggative0 Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
A lot look like cannon characters in drag....I saw one that was knuckles in rouge cosplay. Like crappy cardboard cuttout wings, andan ungodly amount of pink eyeliner.....*shiver*
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swe191 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014
I don't pair my character up with canon characters I give him flaws and weaknesses. At least I don't change his personality every 5 seconds *cough AkaiDahlia Cough* Buts seriously pretty much all Sonic Fan characters get treated like shit Because of Mary sues like this monstrosity akaidalia.deviantart.com/art/J…      
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CodeReflection Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Student Filmographer
ouo/
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GroovieDalton Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Whatever, i don't care if sucks! I LIKE FANDOMS YEAH!
AND NO ONE CAN STOP MEH!!
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GroovieDalton Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Sorry if i'm ridiculous, mine suck? grooviedalton.deviantart.com/a…
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Vorahk295 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Hey guys, I have a super-special-amazing green Sonic! He has manly scars and gool clothes and motherfucking sunglasses, bitch! And he's so awesome that he can beat up Sonic and Shadow at the same time, and he totally gets all the ladies and can conquer planets without trying. And he's so amazingly amazing that Sonic's girlfriend is totally going to cheat on him with green Sonic and turn evil for him! Donut steal! Oh wait, Archie already did that! These crappy FCs have gotten so commonplace that one showed up in canon material.
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SymphonyOfDissonance Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014
I totally agree with this
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XxFlameyxX Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Whats a mary sue? And i agree with you.
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Riolulucario Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014
I remember I saw a sonic oc that was a girl version of sonic, the creator just added eyelashes and clothes and that's all. Probably that was the worst sonic oc I have ever seen since it looked gay and the creator claimed to be original and she also created a duck that was practically bean but she just changed his name and changed the colors. All the hedgehogs she created had Sonic's same hairstyle and she even made a classic, super, werehog versions for all her ocs. All here ocs were Mary Sues with 0% of creativity and originality.
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EeveeGirl300 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2014  Student Digital Artist
OMG LOOK AT MY ORIGINAL SONIC CHARACTER! HIS NAME IS CINSO AND HES RED AND WHEN HE GETS ALL OF THE CHAOS EMEREADLS HE TURNS INTO SUPER CINSO AND TURNS YELLOW, BUT NOT YELLOW LIKE SONIC. TOTALLY DIFFERENT. 
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