Question Climb Wall Chinese Slang

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  1. Kumo723

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    What do it mean when you climb a person's wall??
     
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    It's related to fans but I'm not sure. Either becoming a fan or changing of idol to idolize.
     
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    If it's a historical story, climbing over a wall might also mean having an affair. Forgot the exact phrase for this tho.
     
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    in computer slang it means overcoming or circumnavigating the Great Firewall of China.
    in terms of entertainment fandoms it usually means changing the idol or group that you stan. I've also seen it used in the same manner to describe someone changing loyalty from on country to another in a webnovel.
    in general, it can mean overcoming a limit, hardship, or physical/psychological barrier.
     
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    Give a bit more context. can you quote the paragraph?
     
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    no, it's celebrity gossip and stuff
     
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    well the title was: (I'm a fan of both so I'm saying it first, I'm not dissing any of them) "Xiao Zhan fans climbed Cheng Yi's wall"
     
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    this one
     
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