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One of nine magical artifacts, huh?
Calling it now: The story arc through the season will be the Mane 6 encountering all of them.


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Response to The Official Mlp:fim Crew 2015-04-04 12:02:37 Reply

Ugh, I hope when Starlight Glimmer returns they put her head on a spike.

Or at least make her lose her own cutie mark and throw her into a dungeon.

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Response to The Official Mlp:fim Crew 2015-04-04 12:12:16 Reply

I though it was ok.

Starlight was a bit bland as a villain, and the story was completely filled with exposition and a bit one dimensional at some times, but overall it was enjoyable.

It seems to be an ok start to the season.


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Response to The Official Mlp:fim Crew 2015-04-04 17:18:04 Reply

I think the real moral of today's episode is that Celestia's grand plan is never wrong and that those who oppose Celestia are heretics.

And heretics must be annihilated without mercy.


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Response to The Official Mlp:fim Crew 2015-04-05 08:21:16 Reply

Not every opponent necessarily has to be a villain. I was really hoping they would spin it as her just having a different perspective rather than having sinister intentions.

Also, a commentary on communism wasn't what I was expecting from this premiere.


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Response to The Official Mlp:fim Crew 2015-04-05 17:17:00 Reply

Well this season premiere was awesome! Not as awesome as Season 4's start, but still pretty awesome. Then again I liked the 3rd season premiere while a majority of people were... yeah. So... best line in this episode was when the map table appeared, Spike wakes up and...

"Is that new? I like it."

That had me and my friend laughing really fucking hard. We also get a song in this season which is an upbeat song with an underlying creepiness in it. For people questioning Starlight Glimmer as a villain pretty much making her out to be another power hungry leader.

Fair enough, I can see where people are coming from with her character. However this episode talks more about cults than anything else. Many cults prey upon those who seem lost in their lives and many cults believe they have the answers to help them, all you have to do to find your way is do this one thing. I've only watched this premiere once so I won't go into a lot of detail because there is a lot to go through with this one.

All in all, a great way to start off the new season.

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Response to The Official Mlp:fim Crew 2015-04-06 00:39:00 Reply

I really enjoyed the pilots for this season, a promising start! Though by the end of it, this kinda gives me the impression that the mane 6 are now a sort of Apostles of Harmony who undertake missionaries to lands near and far to spread friendship.

Should be an interesting season.


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Response to The Official Mlp:fim Crew 2015-04-06 02:49:41 Reply

Is there any confirmation that the song in the premiere was, in fact, the one sung by Broadway star Lena Hall?


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Response to The Official Mlp:fim Crew 2015-04-07 20:15:25 Reply

We have some info on the 100th episode

I was hoping that it'd be a "22 Short Films About Springfield" episode, but this seems interesting as well.

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HA! Angel finally got kicked.
And of course Spike would have a Rarity plushie.


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At 4/11/15 11:32 AM, Eddmario wrote: HA! Angel finally got kicked.
And of course Spike would have a Rarity plushie.

Shit, I forget the new ep comes out today.


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Response to The Official Mlp:fim Crew 2015-04-11 11:50:58 Reply

At 4/11/15 11:40 AM, HomicidialFrog wrote:
At 4/11/15 11:32 AM, Eddmario wrote: HA! Angel finally got kicked.
And of course Spike would have a Rarity plushie.
Shit, I forget the new ep comes out today.

You and me both.

I'm sure I can catch it else where soon.


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Response to The Official Mlp:fim Crew 2015-04-11 19:16:30 Reply

Freakin loved this week's episode! And yeah... I kinda forgot there's new poni every saturday now XD

I got a feeling those confetti cannons are gonna be a recurring thing this season.


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Response to The Official Mlp:fim Crew 2015-04-11 19:39:40 Reply

At 4/11/15 07:16 PM, TailsPrower wrote: Freakin loved this week's episode! And yeah... I kinda forgot there's new poni every saturday now XD

I got a feeling those confetti cannons are gonna be a recurring thing this season.

I saw it earlier and I liked it, it reminded me somewhat of me moving around a lot.

Also, I can only imagine how many heart attacks and general chaos Pinkie can cause with those hidden confetti cannons, especially since she has access to Celestia.


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Response to The Official Mlp:fim Crew 2015-04-15 02:05:29 Reply

So the newest episode Castle Sweet Castle. I'm a bit late when posting about this, even though I did see it on Saturday. I just need to compile what I wanted into words. First off a little story time...

Whenever I watch a movie, TV show, or video game, I normally don't cry at the tearjerker emotional moments. Oh yeah, they're fucking sad, but they're nothing that I go bawling over. The first time was when I was watching The Brave Little Toaster and the Air Conditioner got fixed, that brought a tear to my eye. The episode "Mother's Day" from Rugrats still makes me cry to this day with the poem at the end... FUCK THAT POEM! The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, when Link returns the Master Sword, Navi flies away, and you hear those beautiful bells as Link leaves The Temple of Time. My 8-Year Old me was crying like a fucking baby and it still gets me teary-eyed to this day.

Now with all of that being said, this episode was pretty good. Usually I can predict these episodes from time to time. However this season has been surprising to me. I knew that Twilight's friends were going to make the castle feel like home to them, and then I thought they would just split up and decorate different rooms and/or bring books into her castle. I was partially right, but I missed a part.

The chandelier made from the roots of the Golden Oak Library so Twilight would never forget where she came from with her memories placed on jewels on the tree, so she can make new memories. That is just fucking beautiful... because in terms of writing it means that after each new adventure a new jewel can be added. Also it made Twilight extremely happy. And it did going from old to new perfectly. This is just one of those perfectly written things that I can find on faults with.

When Twilight is happy to the point of crying with her friends... I was also crying. It is just that good.

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Response to The Official Mlp:fim Crew 2015-04-15 14:49:26 Reply

I thought it was nice of Twilight to offer Spike a part of the castle that was solely his. I'm getting tired of the show using him as the whole 'Oh, boys are silly' gag.


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Response to The Official Mlp:fim Crew 2015-04-16 14:24:43 Reply

At 4/15/15 02:05 AM, The-Great-One wrote: When Twilight is happy to the point of crying with her friends... I was also crying. It is just that good.

Yeah, that part was tugging at my heartstrings. You can even notice how Twi was just awestruck as her friends in the background were explaining what they did with the chandelier.

Beautiful episode, certainly in keeping with the hype this season.


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Response to The Official Mlp:fim Crew 2015-04-16 15:02:41 Reply

At 4/15/15 02:49 PM, Sectus wrote: I thought it was nice of Twilight to offer Spike a part of the castle that was solely his. I'm getting tired of the show using him as the whole 'Oh, boys are silly' gag.

Yeah they do continuously put him in that trope. The Mane 6 are also put into tropes that fit with the young girl demographic. You have to remember though, that is the main market here... young girls and for a young girl show it does phenomenally well. Remember, this got a big buzz among older males because of 4chan.

Yet those who still love the show because it is a good kids show and a good animated show, are still here. The ones who were on board because of the fad appeal have disappeared.

Yeah they fall into these tropes still, but they're always learning more and more. Also remember this, boys and girls are different and they look at each other in different ways. Spike does this with the girls multiple times.

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Response to The Official Mlp:fim Crew 2015-04-17 09:45:58 Reply

At 4/16/15 03:02 PM, The-Great-One wrote: Yeah they fall into these tropes still, but they're always learning more and more. Also remember this, boys and girls are different and they look at each other in different ways. Spike does this with the girls multiple times.

Perhaps it is a bad way for me to look at the way the show is produced, but perhaps not. I'm not saying that they should directly appeal to the male fanbase, because I'm fairly certain the show would fail if that happened. I'm also not saying that they should never do that.

What I mean to say is that sometimes the show needs to put the jokes aside and demonstrate that the characters do genuinely care for one another, and don't just always use each other for gags. Some may argue that such seriousness doesn't exactly have a place in a children's cartoon, but if what we're trying to do is educate them in kindness and friendship, being genuine should be a very important lesson to teach.


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Response to The Official Mlp:fim Crew 2015-04-17 12:40:08 Reply

At 4/17/15 09:45 AM, Sectus wrote: What I mean to say is that sometimes the show needs to put the jokes aside and demonstrate that the characters do genuinely care for one another, and don't just always use each other for gags. Some may argue that such seriousness doesn't exactly have a place in a children's cartoon, but if what we're trying to do is educate them in kindness and friendship, being genuine should be a very important lesson to teach.

Um... they do show genuine care for one another. Episodes I can list for this being The Crystal Empire, Hurricane Fluttershy, Sisterhooves Social, and our latest episode Castle Sweet Castle.

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So, looks like we were right about at least 1 of the CMC getting their cutie marks this season. We just didn't think it would've been Babs.

Edit: New MLP drinking game: Take a drink each time the Apple Family's barn is destroyed.


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At 4/18/15 11:33 AM, Eddmario wrote: So, looks like we were right about at least 1 of the CMC getting their cutie marks this season. We just didn't think it would've been Babs.

Whoops, I really need to remember there's probably going to be spoilers in my NG feed each Saturday for the next few months.


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At 4/18/15 11:33 AM, Eddmario wrote: So, looks like we were right about at least 1 of the CMC getting their cutie marks this season. We just didn't think it would've been Babs.

It's a good thing you posted here, otherwise I would of forgotten about this week again.

Anyway, it seems interesting so far.


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I just watched it, and I liked it.

I don't want to spoil anything, but it seemed surprisingly mature for a children's show. It's message can be interpreted to something just as relevant for teens and young adults as it is to children, and it did this without having to cite some friendship solves everything BS. It's a strong message of confidence and identity.

I really enjoyed this one.


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Response to The Official Mlp:fim Crew 2015-04-18 19:37:12 Reply

All the recent pancakes in this season is making me think it's foreshadowing that the season finale villain will either be associated with pancakes or is defeated by them.


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Response to The Official Mlp:fim Crew 2015-04-18 22:10:35 Reply

At 4/18/15 12:07 PM, Heretic-Anchorite wrote: I really enjoyed this one.

Agreed. The moral is like that from Simple Ways, where it's applicable to children, teens, and adults alike. Solid episode, but...

we need to go deeper.

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Response to The Official Mlp:fim Crew 2015-04-20 12:22:12 Reply

I like the fact that they're stuffing Luna into the role of a mother character of sorts, but I'd still really like to see Luna and Celestia just being sisters - doing stuff like teasing each other, playing games, getting mad at each other over little stuff, etc.

I want to know more about the secondaries, damn it.


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Response to The Official Mlp:fim Crew 2015-04-21 17:42:34 Reply

At 4/21/15 05:29 PM, wildfire4461 wrote: This is the last magazine I'd have expected to run an article on bronies.

Wow, they're four years late. They've really only just noticed?


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Response to The Official Mlp:fim Crew 2015-04-21 19:54:54 Reply

At 4/21/15 05:29 PM, wildfire4461 wrote: This is the last magazine I'd have expected to run an article on bronies.

I was just about to post the Equestria Daily article on that.


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