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- (fandom slang) out of character
2002 June 26, PriestesMiaka [username], “Re: Best Crossover fanfics?”, in alt.fan.harry-potter, Usenet:
- A lot of them seem to either almost completely remove Harry and co. from the fic and have the new characters doing all the wonderful things that Harry was supposed to do, or they have the characters acting completely OOC.
- For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:OOC.
- out of curiosity.