Argue with mxpw, of course. They even get into political smear campaigns, trying to draw people to either What Fates Impose or Chuck vs. the Double Agent.
Here's a sample of what they get up to when the fanficcers are away:
mxpw: My A/N for the next DA chapter: See this? Charah. That's right, I gave you Charah, unlike that other story by Frea O'Scanlin. Did you know she hasn't even decided on a pairing for that story yet? Trust me, I know most of the plot. But that won't be a problem with DA. You all should ditch her and read only me instead.
Frea: My next A/N: Did you know mxpw stands for Mixed Prawns? Yeah, that's a weird name. You should probably not support that sort of weirdness. Stick with me and Fates, we're normal!
mxpw: "My name is mxpw and I approve this message."
Frea: "My name is Truthse--Frea O'Scanlin, and I like oranges. Also, this message is approved. By me. Frea O'Scanlin. Because that's what my name is."
mxpw: "Did you know Frea O'Scanlin eats puppies? With ketchup. It's true, I have pictures! Choose me for your fanfic of choice!"
Frea: "Did you know that mxpw hates Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog? Seriously, I saw him pop some little kid's balloon when she was singing 'My Eyes.' And then he laughed. No, folks, do not support that sort of treachery. Stick with Fates, and we'll do right by you!"
mxpw: "That's not true! I am a big fan of Captain 'The hammer is my penis' Hammer! But speaking of hammered, did you know that Frea O'Scanlin drinks 50 cent bourbon and joyrides in her car, destroying mailboxes? Of little old ladies!"
Frea: "Don't listen to him, folks! MailboxES? It was JUST THE ONE, and it belonged to a cranky little 22-year-old named Phyllis, who, despite her name, is NOT OLD. And she deserved it, too. She looked at me wrong.
The bourbon thing, I'll give you that. I enjoy having no innards left. It helps me write from the heart....since the flesh around said organ has been eaten away, giving me plenty of opportunity to get really near and dear to it."
mxpw: "See what I'm talking about? I'm surprised she even admits she has a heart. Do you know what she told me about Scream? It was supposed to be a test run to see how people would eventually take Casey/Sarah in Fates. She said people would get mad and then she cackled and said, 'And I'll get your little dog too!' I swear on Sarah Walker's Wiernerlicious uniform."
Frea: "mxpw hates babies."
mxpw: "Frea eats babies."
Frea: "mxpw didn't cry during Old Yeller."
mxpw: "Frea laughed at the end of My Girl."
Frea: "mxpw has a Jar Jar toothbrush."
mxpw: "Frea has a poster of Daniel Shaw on her wall. That she kisses every night before she goes to bed."
Frea: "mxpw has a poster of Chris Fedak on his wall. He sings 'Endless Love' to it every night before he goes to bed."
mxpw: "Frea doesn't even LIKE Sarah Walker. Her favorite character is Emmett Millbarge."
Frea: "mxpw secretly wanted Sarah to go to Fiji."
mxpw: "Frea told me she considered Sarah/Shaw her OTP and that the reason why Fates is going to Intersect 2.0 is so she can kill of Chuck and introduce Shaw as the new main character."
Frea: Hey! Quit spoiling Fates*! I mean, er--"mxpw's weird!"
Hope you enjoyed that look into the betaing process for What Fates Impose.
* Don't believe him, my new main character is going to be COLE, not Shaw. Geeeez. At least I have some class.