Oh gosh, more Bleep stuff... Everybody seems to have a thing for that thing... (After thinking about Ketcheep for a while, I suddenly thought it sounded like a... weird ship... I'll spare you.)
Okay, so I got the term correctish there! Yay! I'm pretty sure I know what Boarders and agents are, and you are right that there's a lot of other ways to make an agent - just as there are lots of other ways to make any sort of character, and in fact self-inserts are kind of eschewed (you probably know this already.)
And about my last paragraph, your agent may be doing the killing of the fic, but you still wrote the spork. You're going to be the one that the author screeches at if they find the spork. Their precious little feelings will be essentially hurt by you, not the agent. And for that reason, my parents (the "they" I mention in that paragraph as in "I can't let them know that I'm here") have asked me to stay away from the PPC.
"And now you know my meaning." -Hortensio's wife, from Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew"
Welp, is there anything else you need me to clarify?
I'm pretty sure I have yet to see an outright Bleep addiction, though there certainly are overdose effects (mainly to do with memory issues, IIRC). Also, now I've started thinking about the Bleep... more