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36782880 No. 36782880 [View]
It has the same number of episodes as season 3. Your thoughts?
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>> No. 36791507
I wonder if people would claim "Nah, the hiatus are just the same, we have always waited like 2 years between seasons.
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It's not that the hiatus are the same length, it's that each hiatus has always been longer than the last. Production of a season of a show can normally take over a year, so it's just going to naturally be ready at a later date than the previous season.
>> No. 36791521

the original Series had lots of problems. Like how replicators can replicate precious minerals and metals, and yet in the devil in the dark (the episode with the horta) they're at a federation mining planet where they're mining for precious metals and minerals.

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36790972 No. 36790972 [View]
So aside from reality warping + chaos related powers (and the occasional 4th wall breaking, although I doubt that counts as a "power) what sorts of powers do you think Discord has?

I do remember him opening a doorway that seemingly led to a white vastnass of nothing. Although this could just be a fancier form of his teleportation via clicking, I like to think Discord can access other dimensions and realties, such as the alternate reality EG is set in.

although you could get meta with the fourth wall breaking and say he can access the worlds other cartoons are set in, but that's just a silly little headcanon
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He can do anything he wants: but his power is still limited.

Think of it this way: He's someone at an RPG table who can say "This happens!" but is still bound by the rules of the RPG: So he can say "I've just created a wall of ice!" but that Ice is still able to be hit by a fireball. And as his magic is limited in power, he can't say "the ice is unmeltable" but rather has a set melting point according to his power.

So he's multi-functional, like a batman wizard who could cast spontaneously, but he is still 100% subject to other magics if they are applicable.
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I think he's basically doing his Q character, so I guess he can pretty much do almost anything. The real question is what powers does Celestia have that makes her able to control Discord.

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36791123 No. 36791123 [View]
Okay folks up next we have Season 2 Episode 19, Putting Your Hoof Down, STORY BY: Charlotte Fullerton, Written by: Merriwether Williams.

The link to the episode: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xwqm6m_mlp-fim-s2-e19-putting-your-hoof-down-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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Schaudenfraude ;)
Used sparingly, someone else having something bad happen to them can be funny, like fluttershy's freak out in castlemania.

As for pinkie: well, she really doesn't seem to be getting by on anything except the cake's generosity to be truthful here. She's a terrible employee to the point they're absolutely terrified to leave her alone to run the store or the cash register, looked like they were going to have a heart attack at having her take the cake to canterlot's desert contest, and overall she doesn't seem to have a plan in life besides relying on the cakes for employement and housing.

She's a great friend but she has no plan on what to do with her life but to goof around and sponge off the cakes.
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Whoa nelly, what a twist.
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36787456 No. 36787456 [View]
Okay folks up next we have Season 2 Episode 11, Hearth's Warming Eve, Written by: Merriwether Williams.

The link to the episode: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xwq2ss_mlp-fim-s2-e11-hearth-s-warming-eve-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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I don't think it's necessarily a bad thing if a series chooses to focus more on humor, as the focus and style of different titles in a medium can be different, though I agree that it can be bad if the humor in a comedy isn't funny and/or if the humor comes at the cost of characterization or plot.

I just don't think the flaws happening because "it's acceptable for an all-ages comic" is a reason as opposed to just bad writing seeing as how it hasn't really been mentioned by the staff as defense, at least as far as I remember. I mean writing problems are universal and bad humor or plotting can exist in properties targeted towards adults just as much as they can in properties targeted towards kids. And I think something that helps Mega Man manage to be a stronger product is how it doesn't have the same kind of restrictions and can be developed differently. So the comparisons to Mega Man as an all-ages comic just seem a bit unnecessary to your argument unless its to counter someone saying that it can get away with a flaw because it's targeted at all-ages.
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I just want for kids to have quality entertainment, ok? I want for them to have good things so that they can grow strong, with a fierce sense of identity, and not be like me.

I am also frustrated that the comics used to be good, yet now seem to completley disregard the intellect of the audience. Plots old and tired, characters bland and flat, drama meaningless, and humor ineffective. This is depressing.
>> No. 36791183
This was my first episode of MLP:FIM while on Tiny Pop, one of those kids' freeview channels.

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36783933 No. 36783933 [View]
Okay folks up next we have Season 2 Episode 4, Luna Eclipsed, Written by: M.A. Larson.

The link to the episode: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xwpqnb_mlp-fim-s2-e4-luna-eclipsed-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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>>36783958 Just goes to show, Celestia master race
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That was good to see Luna again.
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And anyways, had anypony seen a Frankenstein reference in the episode?

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36782041 No. 36782041 [View]
Okay folks up next we have Season 1 Episode 25, Party Of One, Written by: Meghan McCarthy.

The link to the episode: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xwp5hl_mlp-fim-s1-e25-party-of-one-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. 36782568
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Well I've seen more proof of kids liking episodes like PoO and LZ then I've seen them being afraid of them.
>> No. 36791181
>This episode is notible for Luna Game references.
>> No. 36791184
>bumping a thread from 5 months ago

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36790773 No. 36790773 [View]
Okay folks up next we have Season 2 Episode 18, A Friend In Deed, Written by: Amy Keating Rodgers.

The link to the episode: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xwqezk_mlp-fim-s2-e18-a-friend-in-deed-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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I don't think that's anthro at all; I think the overlap here is that Ponies in FIM, as they are, are incredibly human looking: as such, the EQG humans look very similiar to anthro humans and vice versa.

For example, here's another image of twilight like that first image: Do you think THIS is anthro?

>awkward cough

Kind of wondering how they're going to do flash and twilight's relationship here, given how they seem to be pushing human light and Flash in the toys with them holding hands and everything.
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I think they will pull some of this cards

1. Flash sentry will be wondering around new twilight, she will not be the same as the other, but will end up being just a friend, and from there will born a justified love betwen the new couple.

2. They say something like "just like friendship is eternal multidimensionaly, love is to, so that mean they will fall in love just because one is twilight reflection"

3. They just fall inlove because flash keep being nice to new twilight, and she fall into his enchantment and coolness.

I dont know, he is just such a lame tool that i dont know what they want to do with him.
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>I don't think that's anthro at all
Well the artist did, since they tagged it as anthro.

>Do you think THIS is anthro?
Yes. And so did the artist for that piece since they also put anthro in as a tag.

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36790454 No. 36790454 [View]
What if a regular unicorn is able to best alicorn Princess Twilight?

Would you enjoy this turn of events?
Or would you welcome the idea with all your joy?

It would definitely prove that alicorn powers don't make you stronger than every other being.
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>> No. 36791059
alicorns maybe are not dead, just on the other side of the ocean
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I kind of like to think they were created by some overbeing of the universe; it would give them a bit more mystique by making them as a race have a purpose.

On that note, I'm actually 100% expecting more info about alicorns in the future, given how things have started to revolve more and more around them plotwise and universe wise.
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You do know that FIM as a show isn't aimed at 3 year olds right?
I wasn't being overly literal you know.

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Meghan has mentioned these people as writers for season 5 (hidden for space):
M.A. Larson
G.M. Berrow
Josh Haber
Joanna Lewis & Kristine Songco
Natasha Levinger
Scott Sonneborn
Amy Keating Rogers
Dave Polsky
Neal Dusedau
Nick Confalone
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>> No. 36791177
i would say that wouldnt stop her, specialy if that ooze is important, but like you have the evidence that the voice actor didnt work on that.
then that mean there is no cadence.
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Good point. Cadence probably won't be around then, but 3 princesses all interacting at a gala should be fun.
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i prefer having cadence out if we can get more celestia out of it.

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Amethyst star, the pony who was the actual leader of the animal team during winter wrap up?
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Amethyst star actually sounded a bit like "Armytaeus",an Egyptian name.....one of the few interesting things about that pony.
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How do you figure?

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36790595 No. 36790595 [View]
How would you want a character to change their look, and can you give a story reason why this change happened?

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>> No. 36790741
>Number 1 is easy; Permanently upgrade Twilight's mane to a sparkling one like Celestia and luna's, with Constant flowing of it. Possibly even increase her size an inch or so to go with it.
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Flaky's head looks like a tomato.

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36789610 No. 36789610 [View]
What about a mahou shoujo spinoff of MLP:FIM featuring the Cutie Mark Crusaders?
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>> No. 36790541
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S3 through S4 all turn out to be an illusion that the Door actually trapped twilight in during TCE, and the entireity of her becoming a princess is just a delusion of herself achieving all her dreams.

Meanwhile, due to Celestia stupidly risking the fate of the world as "test", Sombra has taken over everything. Twilight gets free'd from her delusion by Luna destroying the door and spends S5 overlooking all the horrors her failure has wrought.
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Celestia would then get banished to the Sun for endangering all of Equestria.

Twilight would be left mourning her.
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36790878 No. 36790878 [View]
Reminder that if Twilight had failed to go to Ponyville and thus did not stop Nightmare Moon-

Trixie would probably be a good replacement element of magic and may have later become a princess.

Just some food for thought.
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>> No. 36790892
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Clearly she is the rightful princess and Twilight STOLE her destiny from her!

It was so foretold by the mirror universe!
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Trixie did nothing noteworthy enough to become a Princess.
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36790711 No. 36790711 [View]
-Alicorns have a gland that generates totipotent autologous stem cells which are delivered to all parts of the body through the blood stream, hence the extremely extended mortality, and massive growth rate difference. These stem cells have delivery proteins on the outside that allow them to travel swiftly to the part of the body where they are needed without fight from the body. They also have glands that generate other important substances such as myelin, that would otherwise not be regenerated as time passed.

-All ponies contain the genes for wings and horns, but they also carry dominant deactivator gene alleles that will deactivate one or the other or sometimes both (either deactivator gene will also deactivate the growth of glands that generate the totipotent stem-cells and other important regenerative materials). Non-functioning deactivator alleles are recessive. The functioning deactivator alleles also simultaneously produce the chemical that tells the mother's uterus that the embryo is not a foreign invader. Therefore, if a pony receives two non-functioning deactivator alleles, then the mother's uterus will treat the embryo as a foreign invader and destroy it (therefore preventing the natural birth of alicorns). For this reason, alicorns must be intentionally made by altering the genetic code of a pony (simply disabling one or both of the deactivator alleles) and facilitating the rapid growth of the missing parts.

-Unicorn magic is really a complex tool that allows the control of remote objects through quantum entanglement. Laws of physics still apply: 1-Energy cannot be created or destroyed, meaning that for something to receive energy, something else must lose it. 2-Every action has an equal and opposite reaction, meaning for one thing to be pushed up, another must be pushed down. 3-Distance increases the difficulty of the horn to accurately manipulate the quantum entanglements, but otherwise does not affect the energy required to perform magic.

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>The lack of such caution in Equestria when such things as water towers, Ursa Minors, and the sun and moon are being tossed around indicates to me that magical forces in Pony Country don't obey Newton's equal-and-opposite laws.

I wouldn't be so sure. Check the image. See the ground around her hooves? Being displaced by the 'weight' of her spell. That's Equal-Opposite reaction.

And again, as I hypothesised, the Sun and the Moon can not be the same as our own. For them to be the size that they are and to be moved as they are, they must be smaller and be artificial machines, rather than a ball of rocks and a burning orb of fire. Especially because the moon is generating it's own light and effecting the atmosphere independent of the Sun.
>> No. 36790896
>generate their own light
The moon can be crescent, as in Apple Family Reunion. Though I'm still not sure how that works, unless Luna just had it in the wrong place.

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>> No. 36790909
Nothing saying that someting that generates its own light can't change how that light appears.

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