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Re: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
« Reply #600 on: February 29, 2012, 02:18:44 pm »
I just have issue wit the idea of Twilight being labelled an asshole. She'd never intentionally do anything to harm or insult anypony, which I think is kind of important to that label. She can be insensitive at times, because she's not used to having friends--which is kind of the point. She's learning as she goes.
I really don't see anypony acting wrong in Swarm of the Century. Seriously think about it.

Say you are a farmer. There are a swarm of locusts coming to eat your crops. You begin to collect people and start rounding up bug killers, bug zappers - anything that could possibly get at the locusts.

Then Bob bursts in.

"I hear you all got some locusts!" he says, his voice loud yet measured.

"That's right, Bob," you say, cocking an eyebrow.

"All right, who here has a trombone?" Bob asks.

"Why?" you ask.

"How else are we going to start a band?" he asks in return, his hands on his hips. Seeing no reaction from you, Bob storms out, mummbling something about a kazoo.



Pinkie Pie spent the entire time barely trying to explain herself. She just assumed the other characters knew wht she was doing. We, as the viewer, knew what she was doing was likely helpful, due to tropes. But how was anypony supposed to know that the one pony who seemed to be doing nothing was doing something very important.

Communication and understanding is a two-way street, and Miss Pie is not the world's best communicator beyond broad ideas. I love that pony, but to call anypony a jerk for considering her too... random, at that point in the show, to be helpful, is disingenuous.

And once again to Lesson Zero... once again, she was the grips of a mental breakdown. Twilight is high strung, but well-meaning. Did she act like a jerk? Yes. And it took a break with reality to do it.

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Re: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
« Reply #601 on: February 29, 2012, 03:25:45 pm »
as the trope goes, 'bad communication kills'

... or in this case, maims.
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Re: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
« Reply #602 on: February 29, 2012, 06:35:14 pm »
Pinkie Pie spent the entire time barely trying to explain herself. She just assumed the other characters knew wht she was doing.
Exactly. It doesn’t matter how much Twilight or anypony else tried to liste if Pinkie was not even trying to give an explanation.
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Re: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
« Reply #603 on: March 01, 2012, 09:40:04 pm »
Oh Yeah...
HAPPY DERPY DAY fellow bronies ;D


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Re: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
« Reply #604 on: March 01, 2012, 10:31:52 pm »
Today is Derpy Day?

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Re: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
« Reply #605 on: March 01, 2012, 10:33:36 pm »
Yeah, today is Derpy Day...

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Re: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
« Reply #606 on: March 01, 2012, 10:55:56 pm »
Well, why is today Derpy Day?

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Re: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
« Reply #607 on: March 01, 2012, 11:39:07 pm »
Well, why is today Derpy Day?

Kinda wondering this myself...

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Re: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
« Reply #608 on: March 01, 2012, 11:44:50 pm »
I have no idea why, I just saw it on FB and DA
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Re: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
« Reply #609 on: March 01, 2012, 11:45:22 pm »
happy Derpy day    :)

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Re: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
« Reply #610 on: March 01, 2012, 11:48:21 pm »
Who cares why? Any day is a good day to celebrate Derpy~
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Re: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
« Reply #611 on: March 01, 2012, 11:49:02 pm »
Who cares why? Any day is a good day to celebrate Derpy~
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Re: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
« Reply #612 on: March 02, 2012, 12:14:26 am »
Who cares why? Any day is a good day to celebrate Derpy~
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Every day is Derpy day, though. I'd have to go 24 hours without screwing something up, and well now tats nt hapening!

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Re: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
« Reply #613 on: March 02, 2012, 10:33:16 pm »
Well, I think I'm officially obsessed with ponies now. I'm starting up my first fanfic tonight. Going to test the waters with something relatively small, a short Applejack/Rainbow Dash fic. I'll post a link to it once it's done and uploaded somewhere.

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Re: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic
« Reply #614 on: March 03, 2012, 01:53:23 am »
Well, I think I'm officially obsessed with ponies now. I'm starting up my first fanfic tonight. Going to test the waters with something relatively small, a short Applejack/Rainbow Dash fic. I'll post a link to it once it's done and uploaded somewhere.

Consider me at your disposal for a look-see, as the resident pre-reader around these parts.

Also, I'm an Appledasher, so it's right up my alley.
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