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My Little Pony: Equestria Girls: Legend of Everfree Discussion Thread Marimo!Mrb.TaRPks 36821807Sticky[View]

This thread is meant for discussing My Little Pony: Equestria Girls: Legend of Everfree by Kristine Songco and Joanna Lewis.

Because of a channel in Brazil, Legend of Everfree aired early with the option of watching with an English track. So someone of course recorded that, and the movie's basically out for us now.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7QTZwc6Zeo
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Anonymous 36821866

>>36821865
well its a good start I just think it needs a little more work what you said is just the ground work a EQG series might make good use the the concept of rebecca sugar called "reverse escapism" its not new but sugar is the first to give it a name
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Season 6 Episode 22 Anticipation Thread Marimo!Mrb.TaRPks 36821806Sticky[View]

#Spoiler
The next episode is P.P.O.V. (Pony Point of View).

>When Applejack, Rarity and Pinkie Pie return from a boating trip angry at each other, Twilight Sparkle must discern the truth to save their friendships after hearing three very different versions of the events.


This episode will air Saturday, October 1st at 11:30 AM EST/ 8:30 AM PST.
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Unlikeable pony 36821826

>>36821821
They might be; kind of like how rarity investigates did a noir thing when rarity started narrating.

>>36821811
I'm cautiously optimistic. it could be good, or it could be very similar to Mystery on the friendship express.


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Season 6 Episode 21 Discussion Thread Marimo!Mrb.TaRPks 36821759Sticky[View]

This thread is meant for discussing impressions on this week's episode, Every Little Thing She Does, written by Michael Vogel, during and after it airs.

Be mindful of saying spoilers before they show up on TV.
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Bollox!60EJwbmzEs 36821819

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Twas good. I thought she was going to use her spell to make multiple copies of herself. That might've backfired too. To Starlight's credit, she didn't go as crazy as Twi did in that one episode and she's probably better at magic too


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IDW Comics Thread: September 2016 Marimo!Mrb.TaRPks 36820985Sticky[View]

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #46
Ted Anderson (w) • Agnes Garbowska (a & c)
It’s election season in Ponyville and Mayor Mare looks to have the race in the bag. But when Filthy Rich throws his hat in the ring, all bets are off!

My Little Pony: Friends Forever #32
Ted Anderson (w) • Jay Fosgitt (a) Tony Fleecs (c)
The shiest pony who’s ever shied, Fluttershy, meets the most adventurous adventurer ever: Daring Do! When the two embark on a perilous journey together it may be up to Fluttershy to teach Daring Do the meaning of bravery!
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Clarity!EGL9GiOd9k 36821868

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>>36821841
Price's art style is the best IMO.


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Future Content Dicussion Thread Marimo!Mrb.TaRPks 36814446Sticky[View][Last 50 Posts]

#Spoiler
Season 6
The season's theme is "Explore Equestria".
Episode title: Flutter Brutter. Definitely the episode where Fluttershy's brother makes an appearance. Expected to air early in the season, at least before June 7th.
A picture was shown of Pinkie, Rainbow Dash, and Maud at Manehattan. Very likely an actual screencap.
What was reported from Toy Fair 2016:
>During the Toy Fair 2016 closed door press event, a new season 6 animatic with a griffon named Gabby was revealed. It was strongly hinted that griffons could get cutie marks, and the episode revolves around that.
>And joining her, there were apparently some new dragon chracters in the slide. We heard rumors they were Hearthswarming based, but can't confirm that. One looked female.
>New Hearthswarming Episode Song Details:
>Background ponies team up with mane 6 to decorate>Derpy dropped some boxes, annoyed Rarity, plopped a Christmas star on her head, then hid in a tree branch
>All the mane 6 and CMC Sing
>Christmas dragons
Chiara Zanni, VA of Daring Do, has said that she recorded an episode back in July.
John de Lancie was involved in recording at least one episode, and that seems likely to be a two parter.

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Anonymous 36821815

the show is losing its impact discovery family ratings are weaker then the HUBs, according to google MLP searche on searche engines have decline, & the show quality has decline under josh hader as head writer also with meghan mccarthy working on hanazuki she's probably not coming back specially if upcoming movie flops or underperforms when did this show start losing ground?


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Favorite Ponies Toothless 36821844[View]

Very simple thread, post your top 5 favorite ponies and why they are your top 5.

My top 5:
1. Pinkie Pie: No matter how poorly written she is in the episodes she doesn't do well in, I feel when she excels, she is definitely my favorite of the bunch. She's a fun loving character who enjoys sharing that fun with others. Then to top it off she has a lot of my favorite songs in the show (Smile, Pinkie's Present, Make a Wish).

2. Sweetie Belle: I like her actually for a lot of the reasons I like Pinkie, she has that trait about her that makes her more out to try and make others appreciate her and her efforts. While not nearly for as pure of heart reason as Pinkie, I think that shade of selfishness adds a nice touch to her.

3. Rarity: Of all the characters in the show, Rarity is by far the best at being her own independent character. While almost every character in the show has waned at some point, Rarity has been an enjoyable character the whole time. Her vanity and competitiveness is enjoyable to watch as it adds more to the character beyond being a drama queen who happens to be a fashionista. Then when you top it off with her being the element of generosity who often sacrifices a lot for her friends despite her own personal goals and aspirations, she really does stick out as the most well defined of the mane 6.

4. Discord: He's really funny, plus being a god of chaos leads to shenanigans. Not really much else to add.

5. Fluttershy: She is one of those characters that I really liked initially, but has slowly fallen out of favor. While she hasn't exactly been all that bad at any point, I feel as time has gone on she has slowly lost her touch to the point where I often forget she is even there unless she is the focus of the episode. But even with all that, I feel that Shy has a nice balance of being reserved, but still willing to be with friend that makes her really enjoyable to watch.

EquestriaGuy!1DerpyVA.6 36821867

1) Rarity- She's has such a wonderful, beautiful heart, and by far the most personality. She's fully aware of how much of a drama queen she can be, and turns it into a bit of self deprecation.

2) Muh Sunny Bunny- She went from a one dimensional cunt to a wonderful character with a redemption arc that makes me so deeply happy for her. I just want to give her a hug.

3) Pinkie Pie- Wide range of character. funny, and an amazing singer.

4) Twilight- my little book worm. She's cute when she's excited, and she has a sharp wit.

5) Sonata Dusk- my spirit shrimp.


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Anonymous 36821830[View]

Whatever happened to Packrat? I know it's been a while since I was on here, but I kinda miss the little guy.

EquestriaGuy!1DerpyVA.6 36821831

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Last time I saw him he was bullying someone for liking season 2 more than season 1.

Anonymous 36821832

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>>36821831
I mean, I agree. Season 1 was basically the only good season


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A diifferent hero Toothless 36821750[View]

The mane 6 have long been the stars of the show, but not everyone likes them as they are. So my question I propose to you is, who would you change among our stars and what would you change about them? You are allowed to change as much as you want as long as they remain true to their element (eg Fluttershy is a florist instead of an animal care taker). Talk about what effect the changes on the character would have on episodes involving them (eg how does Bats! play out if Fluttershy is a florist) or if an episode would need to be cut completely.

Feel free to talk about other main characters (Celestia, Luna, CMC, Cadence, etc) and what you would change about them as well.
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Toothless 36821813

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>>36821808
You can always explain what it has to do with what I said. Can you do that? Think you can manage that?

Anonymous 36821814

>>36821813
Executives especially think little girls can't handle those kinds of nuances, they just want things simple and happy. This is why Twilight became an alicorn princess and a human teen.

Toothless 36821816

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>>36821814
Well this is still a thread about what the poster wants and what they would do to change the show for their sake.

Or if you really care about keeping that "for little girls" I would argue that having a more introverted main character is still something a little girl could understand. As I've seen plenty of little girls who barely want to talk to anyone or deal with others.


Seasonal Progression Of Friendship is Magic ChocolateCrane!nGGHowUMN. 36820782[View]

As a callback to an old topic that I started on a hentai image board a few months ago (for whatever reason lol) I would like to gather the opinions of a more "appropriate" community (relating to the subject matter, at least; I know the lot of you are sick motherfuckers ;3) on the progression of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.

Something I've noticed is, during season 1, the series was very relaxed. Character interactions felt genuine, and mostly everything was very low on the scale of "importance". In season 2, the writers were fully aware of the older demographic the show attracted, and became obsessed with catering to them almost exclusively. The fan pandering was duly noted by the fandom, however, and most fans felt the series lost its innocence as well as its genuineness, as did I. Not only had everything become tryhard and over-the-top, but they did a BAD job implementing these risky ideas as well.

After the show came back from hiatus, season 3 seemed like a return to form for the series. There was much less cringe-worthy nonsense, and character interactions didn't feel quite as forced. The animation quality got a bump, as it did in season 2 (the 2nd season's bump was really more in regard to new vector animations and facial expressions for the each of the characters, while season 3's concentrated more on diversifying the color palette, as well as smoothing out said animations). All this was great, of course, however, season 3 was only 13 episodes long, which led many to fear the series may have been on its way out.

To fill the large gap between season 3 and 4, Dhx (the studio behind MLP: FIM) created a new IP based on the MLP universe"Equestria Girls". It was clearly a marketing ploy by Hasbro in order to get their dwindling delicious loli demographic to buy more toys, since, in Equestria Girls all the main characters are transformed into high school girls (besides Spike ofc. He gets demoted to a dog lol), and lets be honest, whats more marketable to little girls than cute Barbie doll-esque characters they can dress up? So yeah, it was supposedly non-canonical to the main series, but that didn't stop bronies the world over from threatening to commit suicide. *rolls eyes*

Equestria Girls was pretty fucking shitty. Thankfully they VASTLY improved upon the 2 sequels which came out years later.

Anyway, season 4 finally came to fruition, and right off the bat from the first episode, you could tell they we
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Anonymous 36821802

>>36821633
No, the fact that they did it in purpose makes it worse.

Anonymous 36821803

>>36821641
>At least it managed to pull off fan pandering well.
Them's fighting words.

Anonymous 36821809

>>36820811
They're spinning out their ass to justify going from a sincere show for girls to G3 with Memebait foreshadowing :^)


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Pinkie Pie VS Other flanderised cartoon characters Anonymous 36821748[View]

It's no secret that Pinkie Pie, originally the light-hearted and childlik comic relief, became a screaming, bouncing maniac for a long time, but I've noticed that these traits have been almost mute for Season 6. I mean, the most recent episode where she felt like her current (or at least what we still consider current) for the whole thing was The Saddle Row Review, because the others really don't take advantage of her personality and just throw her in because she needs to fill in some slots in order to keep up with the rest of the Mane 6. However, as these episodes don't fit her, she's just become quite boring compared to earlier, and I fear that if this goes on for too long, she might be the blandest of the Mane 6 in very little time.

The reason I say this is because it's already happened nearly a century ago. Take a look at the first couple of Mickey Mouse shorts (say around 1928-1934), and you'll see that Mickey is a great character. He was mischevious, but also cheerful, but as time went on and all his sidekicks started taking over the spotlight, he just became cheerful and not much else. This is a result of parents concerned about how Mickey's behaviour would rub off on their children, so Disney had to move all the angst/interesting stories to his other characters. It isn't a well-known fact, because today we have stuff like House of Mouse and Epic Mickey that make Mickey Mouse less one-dimensional, but this scenario seriously hurt Mickey's reputation for decades.

Then you have the exact opposite with a more contemporary cartoon character, SpongeBob SquarePants. Back when the show started, he was much like Mickey Mouse and Pinkie Pie when they started, but much like Pinkie Pie, after the movie (as the show had been on a 3-year hiatus to make up time for production on the movie), they had to keep making SpongeBob crazier and stupider to keep the audience's attention, and although the hatred for this new direction didn't explode until about 2012-2013, that was still more time with CrazyBob than NeutralBob. Thankfully, I've heard thatthey've gone back to NeutralBob for most of Season 9. (and even then, I'm not afraid they'll eventually turn him into BlandBob, because this IS Nick we're talking about)

Pinkie Pie is a strange mix of both flanderizations. She started out silly, then became too silly for her own good, now everything's shrinking and she's getting less and less interesting. There's a good reason many don't really lik
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Anonymous 36821757

>>36821751
I get what you're saying. The show was originally one in which everypony was equal in terms of their strengths and weaknesses (save for Twilight, because there needed to be an everyman to ease us into the show and it's concepts). However, each successive season has had the other ponies' strengths and weaknesses exploited further, while Pinkie Pie is just the same. She isn't growing or anything. It's hard to explain but Pinkie Pie seems to be becoming an artifact of the show's early days. Another unfortunate thing is that they can't kill her off or have her leave (and replace her with another character), because not only would that spark massive backlash, but it would also be an admittance of defeat from the writers that they can't do anything with her anymore (which in reality, they really can't), so they have to continuously have her somewhere in group shots even though she's not moving forward anymore like the others.

Toothless 36821758

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>>36821757
>The show was originally one in which everypony was equal in terms of their strengths and weaknesses
It has nothing to do with strength and weakness, more so that it has to do with focus. And its not even about balancing it evenly, more so that it is about focus being on the character or the story. S1 had a much higher focus on story and talking about the event that was happening or whatever weird event wanders into ye ol' Ponyville (parasprites are in town, there is the weird zebra who keeps showing up, this egotistical showmare is in town, winter needs to be wrapped up, etc) and having the ponies overcome the adversity together despite their individual flaws. Season 2 and onward is more focused on the character and who they are and having them overcome themselves to tackle their problems (Dash is a hero with an ego that needs to be knocked down a peg, Luna needs help fitting in with normal ponies, Rarity is lacking in inspiration, Twilight is sad she lost her library, etc).

Pinkie thrives in the first, cause her antics are just another event for ponies to continue the flow of the story. There is nothing she needs to pull out of the story so she can continue to be the force of nature that she is. The latter they generally have to stop everything to remind us that Pinkie is there and she is still up to her antics before going back to the pony they actually are writing about. Then when it comes to her own episodes, she comes off as mediocre at best because there is no real natural way for her to learn a lesson. So anything they do with her just comes off as weird and not very true to who the character is.

So I guess in a way she is an artifact of beginning of the show. Proof in my mind that the show has taken a change for the worst. That this focus on character growth is overall bad for the show as it takes away the "friendship" part of "friendship is magic." I think this is a sign that the show really needs to get back to it's roots and put more emphasis on ponies over coming problems together despite themselves rather than ponies needing to learn something from the story.

NostalgiaSchmaltz!jdKt6Dif02 36821789

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>I've noticed that these traits have been almost mute for Season 6

And I'm still noticing them, just not as often. She's still a screeching, over-the-top comic relief machine, just not as often.

Most likely has to do with AKR no longer being on the writing staff, as she was the biggest culprit of this type of characterization for Pinkie.
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The Best and Worst of Season 6 (so far) ChocolateCrane!nGGHowUMN. 36820812[View]

I would love to gather some info in this thread to see which are the most liked and most hated episodes in our current season.







My top 3 episodes are:

#1 A Hearth's Warming Tail

#2 The Crystalling Part's 1 and 2

#3 No Second Prances
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Toothless 36821733

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Finally got around to watching every episode I've missed (and by watching I mean skimming through as to having a general idea of how it went).

Good:
-A Hearth's Warming Tail
-No Second Prances
-Saddle Row Review

Bad:
-28 Pranks Later
-The Times They Are A Changeling
-Newbie Dash

Bollox!60EJwbmzEs 36821743

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>>36821679

This is the only list here with Saddle Row Review not in the top 3.

RetroCheerilee 36821777

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Top 5 favorites

1. Every Little Thing
2. A Hearth's Warming Tail
3. On Your Marks
4. The Fault in Our Cutie Marks
5. Newbie Dash


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Season 6 Episode 21 Anticipation Thread Marimo!Mrb.TaRPks 36821620[View]

#Spoiler
The next episode is Every Little Thing She Does.

>Although Starlight Glimmer is excelling at her magical studies with Twilight Sparkle, she has been avoiding her friendship lessons. Feeling pressure to impress her teacher, Starlight attempts to tackle several friendship problems at once, with questionable results.


This episode will air Saturday, September 24th at 11:30 AM EST/ 8:30 AM PST.
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Toothless 36821740

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>>36821739
She should leave her dead, which is exactly why Sparkler won't. Sparkler doesn't have good common sense and has been known to throw out morals before.

Anonymous 36821741

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>>36821740
Okay I buy it. Next villain... zombie Starlight!

Bollox!60EJwbmzEs 36821742

>>36821725

That's just effective. I see no conflict here.


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Season 6 Episode 20 Discussion Thread Marimo!Mrb.TaRPks 36821568[View]

This thread is meant for discussing impressions on this week's episode, Viva Las Pegasus, written by Kevin Burke & Chris "Doc" Wyatt, during and after it airs.

Be mindful of saying spoilers before they show up on TV.
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!gEapIYWEa2 36821688

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>>36821685

Yeah, yeah t-that's totally what I heard him say.

Anonymous 36821736

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>>36821659
You missed the social commentary in that episode. Flim & Flam where actually mocking the apple family because they knew they couldn't do anything about them taking the apples,
yet they acted like they were making "deals". That's also why the apple family didn't just deny them the right to use their apples for the SSCS6K and why apple jack still had such a hatred for them up to this episode.


>>36821660
Give the mud ponies something, right.

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>>36821736

Wow the Apples are dumb at business.


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Season 6 Episode 11 Discussion Thread Marimo!Mrb.TaRPks 36818907[View][Last 50 Posts]

This thread is meant for discussing impressions on this week's episodes, Flutter Brutter written by Dave Rapp, during and after it airs.

Be mindful of saying spoilers before they show up on TV.
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F!FFFFFF8t0o 36819426

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Nother Nonymous 36819438

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>>36819426
Since at least the G3-G4 transition.

math mike 36821753

no


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Dating is Magic? Anonymous 36821156[View]

Hypothetically speaking, let's say Hasbro confronted Dhx with information of a new line of toys they wanted incorporated into FiM in order to bolster sales. The new line of toys may be composed of all new characters, all pre-existing characters, or some of both categories.

The catch? The new line of toys are meant to accompany the Mane 6 as their "significant others". In other words, Dhx needs to get Twilight and her pesky friends some boyfriends.

The inquiry I propose to you is the following: If something along these lines were to happen, and the Mane 6 were all officially dating other ponies, how would you feel about it? Would you commit suicide because your precious waifu was no longer single? Do you think it could possibly be worked into the series without it feeling forced? Could it actually be a positive change? Are there any specific pairings you would prefer to see?

Personally, I think Twilight x Flash would be a given considering how many times it has been built up in every Equestria Girls movie to date. It'd also be easier on the writers since he is already an established character; so it would be one less pony they'd need to materialize out of nowhere to meet Hasbro's demands.

Honestly, that's my largest problem with something like this happening. Having characters pop up out of nowhere just to be boyfriends to the Mane 6 would be awfully contrived. Of course, there is the possibility that they could set them up with characters we already know. Fluttershy and Big Mac could be a thing. Rainbow Dash and one of the Wonderbolts... Or maybe Bulk Biceps lol.

There's also the possibility that they might want to introduce same-sex relationships, so take that into consideration. Honestly, I don't think they'd want to push more than one or two of the mane 6 in that direction as it would cause unnecessary, negative attention to be brought to the show. I am actually quite opposed to homosexuality myself, so it would be a huge stick in my side if they decided to go that route, but I see it being fairly feasible considering how "progressive" things have been getting in the past several years. I think there might be reluctance on Hasbro's part seeing as they are targeting little girls with these toys and exposing this demographic to alternative relationships could potentially anger more conservative-minded parents.

So, what do you guys think?

In accordance with what would be most likely to happen
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Anonymous 36821567

> I think Twilight x Flash would be a given
> it would be one less pony they'd need to materialize out of nowhere to meet Hasbro's demands.

You do realize Flash Sentry was materialized out of nowhere to meet Hasbro's demands... right?

He's not even a crystal pony!

ChocolateCrane!nGGHowUMN. 36821643

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>>36821567
>You do realize Flash Sentry was materialized out of nowhere to meet Hasbro's demands... right?

Yes, but that's besides the point. The fact of the matter is that Flash Sentry is already THERE; they don't need to spend time and effort materializing another character when they already did that several years ago with Flash.

Since people are lazy, they'll likely opt to use pre-established love interests (when possible) instead of coming up with something better.

That being said, I really do think they can make Flash x Twilight work effectively.

Crimson Risk !RISkQqf4EM 36821714

>>36821555
Alicorn Twilight and EqG

are you a mind reader??

>quite possibly the best idea ever implemented into the show

wow lol
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I need fanfiction, and I need it NOW!

But not merely ANY fanfiction will do, I'm afraid. You see, I have developed quite an intolerance for any stories that fail to meet my criteria. For some reason, I often find myself reading paragraph after paragraph of COMMENTS relating to the ins and outs of My Little Pony, yet if a fanfic fails to please me, I will drop it like a rock with as little as 5 minutes.

I assume the lot of you Pony people should have some experience separating the wheat from the chaff, when it comes to the autism-ridden realm of fanfiction. Please note, I WILL be much harder to please than most people :O

So, what I request of you fine forum dwellers, is the following: hit me with your best motherfucking shot! Only the best of the best fanfiction will be able to have any effect on me whatsoever, so don't even bother recommending the obvious like FO:E or the like.

I suppose I should give ya'll the criteria I mentioned above otherwise you will surely fail in any attempt that you make.

ChocolateCrane demands the following:

First off, the fanfiction CANNOT be too goddamn long. I would say 50,000 words is the absolute max I can stomach. Now, if the story has multiple sequels to it or whatever then I'm down with that; just make certain that the meat of the enjoyment to be had in the fic is in the first iteration, please~

Number 2, I do not like crossovers of any kind. Whether it is a direct crossover with another intellectual property like Steven Universe for example, or an indirect one where the ponies inhabit the world of another series like FO:E. I just can't stand this nonsense, personally.
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>>36821710
I don't have any shorter fics that meet your criteria.

If I want short stories I feel a cartoon or animation is better simply out of the fact that a short story told in the form of an animation/cartoon has visual appeal on top of whatever short story is going on it adds imagery that I often find lacking in shorter works.

Though to throw something out there:

Luna's Protégé - Being the Princess of Equestria is busy work. Luna would know. She raises the sun and moon everyday, looks over the dreams of her beloved subjects, and, well, runs Equestria. Now, in addition to all that, she must find herself a protégé, before her sister's banishment ends!
But, that isn't the problem. The problem, is that three particular fillies stand out for the role!
Who will she choose? Can these three fillies become friends? Who will become Equestria's future savior!?

Stories from the trio-verse are short and sweet. I tend to lump them all together in my head (specifically Luna's Protégé into Midnight's Radiance into Loyal Knight), but if you are okay with fics breaking that longer margin by sequels, then this is a story that does so I guess.

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>>36821711
>If I want short stories I feel a cartoon or animation is better simply out of the fact that a short story told in the form of an animation/cartoon has visual appeal on top of whatever short story is going on it adds imagery that I often find lacking in shorter works.

I would agree, IF, and this is a big if, the developers of said animation were willing to put the work in to make a real impression. Alot of times with animations, you'll run into amateurish... well, animation. Even with something like Snowdrop, which I mentioned earlier. Personally, I think it was horribly animated, and overall pretty weak. It was very pretentious as well, which might not be as big a problem if the production values were boosted up a notch or 3.

What actually prompted me to make this thread was just an hour or two ago, I found a particular fanfic that somehow managed to elude me up until this point. It wasn't written particularly well or anything, but I found it enjoyable, which is a huge rarity in this day and age. This is the fic in question: https://www.fimfiction.net/story/98593/snowdrop-two-extra-holes

^Now before you face-palm yourself into submission, let me defend my stance here. This fic is short, ballsy, and it doesn't try too hard to paint the "bad guy" in a negative light. It's not trying to "apologize" for itself, you know what I mean? I can't stand when authors try to give the reader something that will make them "feel good" or "feel bad" etc. I prefer if I, as the reader, am able to choose for myself how I should feel, which is extremely hard to do with a narrative bias being forced down your throat.

Another thing I should mention; I like HIGH IMPACT stories. Since I haven't read many fanfiction, I will provide two examples of well known anime as my preference for this type of story carries over to pretty much all forms of passive entertainment.

Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni delivers a narrative that keeps you on the edge of your seat wondering "just what will possibly happen next?". It has a focus on horror, mystery, friendship, tragedy, and psychological elements.

Death Note keeps your mind constantly stimulated as you try to keep up with the main protagonist an
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Too Many Purplesmarts! ChocolateCrane!nGGHowUMN. 36821422[View]

Twilight Sparkle is such a magnificent creature. And she comes in so many flavors too. If you get tired of worshipping one form, then you can bet your ass there will be another one right around the corner just waiting to envelope your senses with utter jubilation.

So, dear /pony/-faggots, which form do you find most appealing?
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>>36821694

What? But how will you get a complete rape breakfast without your daily dose of rape?

Unlikeable pony 36821699

>>36821696
IKNOWRITE?!

ChocolateCrane!nGGHowUMN. 36821702

>>36821694

Believe it or not, they also deleted my intoduction thread TWICE the day prior to me making that joke Snowdrop thread.

I copied and pasted it back in the second time:

"Posted 5 minutes ago
isHtml:1 isHtml:1 My Favourite Mane 6 Pony
Twilight Sparkle

How I found MLP Forums
Heard about it on Ponychan. Decided to give it a chance due to the insulting lack of activity on /pony/ (all my precious walls of text for naught Q.Q)

How I became a fan of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
I was playing Dragon Ball Online back in the summer of 2011, and while grinding an' shit i'd put music on in the background to help the hours pass by. Eventually autoplay lead me to an audiosurf rendition of "Giggle at the Ghosties" and I just HAD to minimize the Dbo window to see what glorious magnificence my ears had been subjected to. I started listening to Pony music constantly while playing Dbo, for countless hours, until I decided to just sit myself down and marathon the entire first season. It was adorable, to say the least, so I kept on watching. Then, I found out that ponyfaggotry was the perfect thing to piss people off with and it would send everyone ingame into an ulcer-inducing tizzy by merely mentioning it. That had alot to do with why I kept with it in the beginning. That and the incredible music by artists like Alex S, Matt R, WoodenToaster, and AcousticBrony to name a few.
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Season 6 Episode 19 Discussion Thread Marimo!Mrb.TaRPks 36821284[View]

This thread is meant for discussing impressions on this week's episode, The Fault in Our Cutie Marks, written by Ed Valentine, story by Josh Haber and Meghan McCarthy, during and after it airs.

Be mindful of saying spoilers before they show up on TV.
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>>36821520
>bringing real-life physics/anatomy into fantasy porn of a nonexistent creature

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>>36821520

Maybe that's what I want to happen.

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HOLY FUCKING SHIT. THIS EPISODE WAS AMAZING!!! O.O

I just watched Buckball Season and Fault in our Cutie Marks back to back for the first time, and after a somewhat mediocre showing from the former, the latter blew me the fuck away!

This is definitely in my top 3 CMC episodes of all time (the other two being Cutie Mark Chronicles and Bloom & Gloom; in other words the two BEST episodes of their respective seasons!)

In retrospect, this may be the best episode we've had this entire season \(^o^)/ Hearth's Warming Tail may have been quite a trip, but it also had, like, a bajillion badass songs within; this episode had ONE fucking song, with weak-ass vocals from Gabby, and it STILL managed to be mind blowingly awesome!

Gabby was such a likeable character, like omg. I expected her to be a real pain in the ass from the slight spoilers I saw via Jewtube thumbnails and the like.

The Opening segment was hilarious, well animated with new colorful background assets to boot!

Scootaloo getting me all "emotionable" and shit too... Jesus so much WIN in this damn episode!

Every single character who got screentime here was immensely satisfying to watch. I loved NEARLY everything about this episode.
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If you could change ONE thing in My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic what would it be? It can be anything you want as long as it only pertains to season 7 and beyond.

Whenever I think about what FiM is missing it always come right on down to the setting. Even whilst watching through season 5, which I consider a masterpiece, the setting was a constant inhibition on my overall enjoyment.

I think Ponyville is the main problem. It was cute as a place to start the series off, but even as soon as halfway through season 2, It began to wear on nerves. Ponyville is very relaxed, very mundane, and ultimately, very boring. FiM has maintained it's position as a character-based series, wherein the main cast of characters is the highlight of the show. And as a character-based show, the setting serves mostly as a backdrop to allow characters to develop, interact with one another, react to specific circumstances, overcome obstacles, and so on and so forth. However, the longer one such as myself is subjected to the same characters within the same environment for so long, the more one thirsts for something greater. The characters themselves DO have quite a few problems as a whole. Why do you think I make threads with titles such as "The Problem with Pinkie Pie" or "Can Flurry Heart Win Us Over"? But, overall, the characters have remained satisfying and enjoyable to watch. The setting on the other hand, is so bland, so sterile, that I can't help but long for something better.

Personally, what I would want more than ANYTHING else, is for FiM to completely change its setting. I proposed an Idea in the "Clock is Ticking" thread concerning the possibility that the mane 6 might discover the domicile of the G1-G3 ponies after addressing the plight of the hippocampi:

>>36820876

^I figured it might be possible that the series would end at the 2017 movie if such things were to come to pass. However, now that I have allowed this concept to cultivate in my subconscious for awhile, I have come to the conclusion that there is NOTHING I would love to see more than the ponies we know and love staying in this new realm. A setting so full of mysterious wonder, practically brimming with surprises at every corner! A return to Faust's original vision for the series to explore whimsical and wonderous environments! THAT'S the change I'd like to see =^-^=
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Anonymous 36821628

>>36821327
s7e1: twilight wakes up as a unicorn and realises seasons 3 through 6 were all a dream

EquestriaGuy!1DerpyVA.6 36821631

Get rid of that fuckhead piece of shit crystal castle and give me a 500 foot tall giant tree library with tens of thousands of history and magic books. I want to see equestrian scholars visiting the castle and a chance to see moondancer again.

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>>36821628
^This is still an acceptable contribution to the thread. Made me think about how they could incorporate such an insane request... it would be "do-able" I suppose.

>>36821631
Oh God... I would LOVE that. Not only would I love to see Twilight orgasming everytime she wakes up in the morning realizing she lives in the largest most comprehensive library in Equestria, BUT I also have a huge boner for massive, old school libraries myself.

You ever watch Sofia the 1st? Shit, that magic library was classy as all hell<3
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Twilight Sparkle vs. Starlight Glimmer Anonymous 36820990[View]

In an all-out battle to the death, who do you think would win?

Starlight...
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>>36821521
I mean the show in general. I hate that anime.

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>>36821535

Ah yes, oh course. It appears my nickname for her is finally catching on ^^ I'm not sure what prompted me to start calling her that, but it is certainly quite addictive~

Have sum delicious loli Starclit Glimmer! (\(^o^)

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>>36820990

We've kind of seen Starlight win before, so I'd have to say Starlight.


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