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36784646 No. 36784646 Stickied [View] [Last 50 posts]
(W) Ted Anderson (A/CA) Tony Fleecs
It’s holiday time at Canterlot High! Sunset Shimmer is still getting used to life on campus, and her new friends. When mean rumors start to circulate, all signs point to Sunset as the source. Will she be able to find the true meaning of the holidays and clear her name?

(W) Barbara Kesel (A/CA) Brenda Hickey
Pinkie Pie meets her match… in the form of delicious, irresistible snacks called PheNOMNOMenons! With Pinkie helpless to resist the tasty treats, she enlists help from her friend Twilight! Will Twilight be able to help her friend or will she succumb to her sweet tooth as well?

(W) Katie Cook (A) Andy Price (CA) Andy Price, Agnes Garbowska
All plans to stop the Cattle Rustler gang have failed! Hope seems to be in short supply in the small town of Canter Creek. Luckily a new sheriff is in town… Applejack!
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>> No. 36786637
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What do DVD's have to do with comic books? Granted there was that one motion comic DVD Dee saw once but Dee doesn't think those things ever really caught on.

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Okay folks up next we have Season 2 Episode 7, The Mysterious Mare Do Well, Written by: Merriwether Williams.

The link to the episode: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xwpzhr_mlp-fim-s2-e8-the-mysterious-mare-do-well-hd-no-watermarks_shortfilms

Watch this episode again, comment as you do. What did you like/dislike, anything you missed before? Or just general discussion about every little aspect of this episode.

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There is so many things I could say about this episode, but when I think of it I don't think of anything that happened during it or when it was being broadcasted, I think of what happened after it and "because" of it...
That alone makes it a legendary episode, worth of being given a 10 out of 10, this post is for all the nice laughs you provided, my dear Mare-Do-Well!

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36778810 No. 36778810 Stickied [View] [Last 50 posts]
Old thread is getting pretty long.

Meghan has mentioned these people as writers for season 5:
M.A. Larson
G.M. Berrow
Josh Haber
Joanna Lewis & Kristine Songco
Natasha Levinger
Scott Sonneborn
Amy Keating Rogers
Dave Polsky
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>> No. 36786551
Clothes make the man. We attribute people and characters to what they wear, they become a part of them.

Depends on the philosophy and faith but generally the soul is viewed as a reflection of the physical form. The same reason why when you enter a person's mind they take on a reflection of their lives.

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36786291 No. 36786291 [View] [Last 50 posts]
This post is relevant to the 1 year anniversary of Power Ponies.

I'm pretty sure most bronies remember Flutterhulk. Everyone and their mother talked about this scene, sometimes at the expense of the rest of the episode; it was considered to be the defining moment of Power Ponies (and possibly even Season 4).

And yet, the quantity of fanart that features Flutterhulk comes up short. In Deviantart, one would only come up with several hundred results, and even then many of the searches are about Flutterhulk fanfiction that predate Power Ponies. Yes, one may search "Saddle Rager" instead and get 250-300 results, but many of the searches chiefly concern untransformed Flutterhulk.

According to polls like these, Flutterhulk doesn't do amazingly well in favorite Fluttershy Form polls. I once composed a poll based on the Roundstable poll with a voter turnout of 23 people; not a SINGLE soul voted for Flutterhulk.

I am simply confused. Are Flutterhulk fans a vocal minority? Or perhaps Flutterhulk's popularity takes another form? Anything is possible.
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>> No. 36786660

>or that she obviously has two completely separate personae like the Hulk does.

Well that would just be silly. Everyone knows there are far more than two personae in Banner's head. Savage Hulk, Grey Hulk, Professor Hulk, Devil Hulk, Guilt Hulk, the list goes on.
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I think its likely that concepts from the Hulk were incorporated into Saddle Rager's design. Was it likely the sole source, likely not, but the two share enough basic traits and it makes sense as a pop culture reference for the Hulk to be some form of starting point when it came to working on the idea of Saddle Rager.
>> No. 36786664
>continuing to insist that you were warned over having an opinion, rather than being a toxic, cancerous detriment to this board.
Whatever suits your superiority and persecution complexes. Stay delusional.

You have a cute avatar, but I've come to hate seeing it so very much.

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36786638 No. 36786638 [View]
Does anybody out there read Polish? There's this Polish priest, Slawomir Kostrzewa, who has been pounding his pulpit denouncing various kiddie-culture items as satanic, including Legos and MLP. I suspect it's just the usual (c)rap about occultism and magic, but I'd like to read the details concerning ponies - - and all the stories and articles I can find online about his anti-pony witch hunt are in Polish (except for a few in Chinese and Czech). I don't read these languages. If you do, please google <"slawomir kostrzewa" "my little pony" -lego> and report back. Anything interesting?

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>> No. 36786656
I'm pretty sure he's just trying to get attention. Certain religious muckety mucks do this from time to time. It works, too, because here you are.
>> No. 36786659
So - - trolling for Jesus, then?
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>the toys still give the kids the chance to play with them however they want and they aren't restricted to battling the forces of darkness, which includes having the bad guys and evil win.


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36785787 No. 36785787 [View] [Last 50 posts]
I think it's just as good as it was back in Season One, though maybe a little bit different now. It's still about friendship and it's surprisingly smart for a childrens' show.

How about you? Even if you despise everything about it, I'd like to know.
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>> No. 36786569
Y'now, she could just... step down, or be fired. Being the lead director is not a job for life.

I mean, Christ man, your hatred of McCarthy's decisions is just unhealthy. I'm starting to think that the guy from Hatred is you in a few years if you don't tone it down.
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I disagree.

I mean, I think S4 isn't as bad as S3, but it has the same problems (except the "half-length" problem obviously). Won't go into detail since I'm sure nobody wants a derailing argument about that.

If McCarthy were going to be fired they'd've done it already.

And I don't have "repressed rage" or anysuch. I can calmly state my reason for dislike without sperging out or anything.
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The sky has been falling for several years now, so it's whatevs on my end. Whatever happens will happen.

Also sup losers.

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36785090 No. 36785090 [View] [Last 50 posts]
Talk about your memories of events that happened in season 1 (even if it already has its own thread), 2, 3, 4, and even Equestria Girls.
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>> No. 36786593
The whiteboard gag was pretty good.
>> No. 36786605
>thoroughly unimpressed by the song

Possibly my favorite song of the whole show. One little flash of poetry in a dark wasteland of prosaic lyrics.
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Oh oh, I did forget to mention.
In Flight to the Finish, while I didn't like the song or much at all about it, I was very pleasantly surprised when Bloom and Sweetie actually use the lyrics of that song in order to remind Scootaloo what's really important, which she'd forgotten.

"Got the moves, got the mojo, no harder working ponies around. We are a trio, work as a team; we'll be the first ponies out on the flag-waving scene"

That's actually some pretty great writing there just for that one scene. I do love it when an episode goes full circle, like Just for Sidekicks.

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I had a thread which at the end couldnt go nowhere.

So lets talk about hybrids.

you think there will be more?

i think at best there could be more creatures which are mixes of other stuff. like sphynxes and stuff.

but they are not going to show "dragon unicorns" and stuff
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But I haven't even killed my father yet...
>> No. 36786502
i killed my farther like 2 years ago get on my fucking level
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Go home solid snake, you're drunk.

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  As many of you I’m certain know, it was Pinkie Pie who was originally going to have wings instead of Fluttershy. But now imagine an episode where Pinkie Pie can’t help but wonder what it would be like to fly (like her Granny Pie could) and Fluttershy wishing that she didn’t have to fly:

They both decide to go to the old Castle library and find a spell that Twilight can cast upon them which will transfer Fluttershy’s wings to Pinkie (making certain it’s not too difficult for Twilight like the wing spell she casted on Rarity was). They find a simple spell and take it to Twilight, who after looking it over casts the spell and moves Fluttershy’s wings to Pinkie Pie. Airborne Pinkie and grounded Fluttershy are happy with their swapped lifestyles, for a while.

Eventually, Fluttershy begins to feel limited not being able to fly, and Pinkie also begins having minor troubles with being a Pegasus. Also midway through the episode, Pinkie Pie finds that she is unable to stand on clouds despite having wings, and Fluttershy finds (unable to get back down and now wishing she had her wings) that she can still stand on clouds despite not having wings. This leads Twilight to take another look at the spell she cast and finds that that it is only a simple “Body-Part-Swap” spell that only moves body parts from one being to another and does not fully change Earth Ponies into Pegasi and vice versa; Twilight openly remarks that she was thinking that the spell she cast seemed too simple.

At the end of the episode, Fluttershy and Pinkie Pie has Twilight reverse the spell, and they all learn that while it’s good to wonder what it would be like to be in one’s shoes, you should always be proud for who you are; and Pinkie adds that a if you’d like to fly, all you need is a good friend to give you a lift (we see Fluttershy lifting Pinkie into a tree).

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>every single episode also has inexplicable lesbian undertones.
I might have been watching G3 the wrong way.
>> No. 36786503
oh my fucking god this is a genius idea how have I not heard of this
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36778128 No. 36778128 [View] [Last 50 posts]
Remember when Pinkie ate a cupcake covered in hot sauce?

Remember when Rarity volunteered to be the target for a difficult experimental spell?

Remember Fluttershy's freaky knowledge o' sewin'?

Remember when Rainbow Dash spent an afternoon helping Apple Bloom get her cutie mark?

Remember when tiny filly Applejack went all the way to Manehattan on her own because she wanted to live the sophisticated life?

Remember when Twilight's out of control filly magic put her current powers to shame?
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>implying spike wouldn't enjoy being treated like a dog
>> No. 36786500
Not really. That's where before I joined the fandom. I just only watched it and didn't bother paying attention what's going on in the episode until I got interested into the show.
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That's one of my favorite episodes.

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So I saw the Rainbow Dash recap, where Rainbow gets an equal sign as her cutie mark, a sign that, yes, everyone but Twilight is going to be victimized and made useless, while Twilight becomes the fascist, alicorn supremacist savior of the universe like in Twilight's Kingdom.

I mean, every time we have a Twilight-centric opener, finale, or Equestria Girls special, Twilight becomes the only solution to everything on the level of Goku, while her friends technically become Yamcha, Krillin, and Piccolo all over again. And now, it's going to happen again in Season Five? Why can't the girls help Twilight for once, and prove once and for all that they aren't useless to her?

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>but then he read some review online and decided it was crap purely because some guy on the internet said it was
I don't think the review even had the same views as him. He posted it once saying how it made him rethink stuff like how violence was used and how characters are wasted compared to Goku, but the reviewer actually said things like how fights are dragged out with time that could've been replaced with character moments. And it's not even the fighting that's the problem, which he praised as great, so much as all the stalling DBZ is known to have in its fighting.
>> No. 36786419
>so much as all the stalling DBZ is known to have in its fighting.
To which I still say that it was a fault in Toryama's output regarding the manga, and that Dragon Ball Kai removes most of the filler.
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I realise you've been banned from /pony/ for the majority of the time this has been happening, but the guy made the exact same threads, using the exact same arguments, Twelve times.

This isn't an exaggeration, he literally did it twelve times, more if you count the number of times mods moved a thread of his to /keepittoonethread/ before it got going.

He was explicitly warned not to do it again, and he chose to ignore that warning, so he got banned from /pony/.
It wasnt a case of people disagreeing with him or anything else, it was the fact that he remade the thread on a constant basis and didnt add anything new to it.

If somebody made a thread about the first episode over a dozen times, you'd more than likely get sick of talking about it simply because you've run out of anything new to say.
Same thing happened here.

Locking this thread like i should have, apologies to /pony/, feel free to continue the dragonball discussion in /oat/.

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36786076 No. 36786076 [View]
Using only information from the show's canon (I'm sorry comic books, I love you though), do you think that ponies could exist peacefully alongside human beings? Why or why not?

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Would it be like Bee Movie where the ponies sue Hasbro for royalties?
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Of course they could.

ponies are intelligent beings capable of interacting with human level technology with no problems, and have a host of skills that would be of benefit to humans in trade.

The only problem would be from Religious individuals and organizations who would be threatened by the existence of ponies being intelligent beings contradicting doctrines.
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Humans have enough trouble getting along with other humans, I can't imagine how they would react to a whole other sentient race. Though I'm pretty sure a big factor would be how they would initially meet and the circumstances of said meeting. There is also the issue of how ponies would react and how they might behave differently based on how they see us. In general I don't think that would cause too many issues except for that of maybe religion, but religious conflicts are nothing new so it would just add another to the pile.

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36784910 No. 36784910 [View] [Last 50 posts]
I'm sure we all like to defend the episodes we like and criticize the ones we don't, but let's flip things around a bit. Think of an episode you really enjoy, but that from a more objective standpoint wasn't really all that good. There's nothing wrong with enjoying something that has lots of problems, as long as you're aware of them and can look past them. Sometimes it seems like a lot of arguments here are people thinking that because they enjoyed something, it must be good and they have to deflect any criticism. Almost never do people say "Yeah it was definitely kinda dumb, but I love it anyway!" But I know for just about anyone there are examples of that, so maybe we can humanize ourselves a bit and give some healthy criticism to what we love.

Ok before anyone points it out, I did post this exact thread on /oat/ about a week back so many of you will have already seen it. If so, you can just post another episode that fits the bill, or even something other than an episode. Maybe problems you have with your favorite character, or season, or something like that.

So last time I explained why MMMMystery wasn't very good, and why I loved it anyway. This time I'll go with A Canterlot Wedding. Looking back, none of this really makes any sense. Every part of Chrysalis' plan really only works if for some reason she was extremely intent on actually marrying Shining, and also had no idea who Cadence even is. There are a million simple things she could have done to make her plan unassailable. And while the concept of changelings they give us is awesome, Chrysalis is the only one that actually acts like a changeling. Why would an army of shapeshifting body snatchers who depend on deception to feed just divebomb a city outright? Even the entire internal conflict, Twilight's disapproval about her brother's marriage, is solved and dispelled almost instantly upon meeting the real Cadence about halfway through the story.

AND YET, I just love the episodes. The conflict was intense, the mystery behind Cadence was pretty thrilling, the emotions ran high, This Day Aria OMG, and again the simple concept of ch
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>enough health to last a lifetime
That phrasing, it's like... really weird and really obvious at the same time.
>> No. 36786217
And I just now noticed how weird that sentence is.
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36785712 No. 36785712 [View]
Okay folks up next we have Season 2 Episode 7, May the Best Pet Win!, Written by: Charlotte Fullerton.

The link to the episode: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xwpyea_mlp-fim-s2-e7-may-the-best-pet-win-hd-no-watermarks_shortfilms

Watch this episode again, comment as you do. What did you like/dislike, anything you missed before? Or just general discussion about every little aspect of this episode.

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>> No. 36786207

Tank is a total munchkin, he loaded his character up with a metric fuckton of hindrances that would be negligible once he got a magic item to enable flight and then pumped all the points he got from them into strength and constitution.
>> No. 36786208
Minned on coolness and awesomeness, maxxed on radicalness.
>> No. 36786215
He took all his points from Agility and put them all into strenght.

Sure, it might have seem like a dumb move at first, but damn, check out those turtly pythons.

She didn't make them, they did it because they wanted to.

And honestly, It's not really cruelty, it's just recklessness, what people see as a death trap, Rainbow Dash sees it as a challenge.

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36786123 No. 36786123 [View]

I'm not sure which is the more embarrassing fact - - that I know half of these, or that I don't know half of these. Who is the guy in the trenchcoat and feathered fedora? Who are the three dudes with the sombreros?
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You know, the background-but-in-the-foreground pony that had Grumpy Cat uncreatively plastered onto his flank.

I wonder how much Hasbro was paid to put him in there, considering the mass of other things that have gotten Grumpy Cat plastered onto them.

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>> No. 36786171
Grumpy cat is rich as hell.
>> No. 36786174
grumpy cat is rich as hell, he doesnt need hasbro to make a half ass cameo.

it was free publicity in exchange of a reference.
popculture and stuff.

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