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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 16:01:03 Reply

i need to still watch this season :(

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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.