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#7201 Offline ShadowWolfHount

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Posted Jul 20 2013 - 10:24 PM

PINKIE PIE JUST CAME OUT OF A PORTAL IN MY COMICS!

 I just seen the new one you made with pinkie and that was really funny.


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#7202 Offline Rarity

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Posted Jul 21 2013 - 03:31 AM

Wow. The SDCC teaser kind of has me hyped.
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#7203 Offline Valenti

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Posted Jul 21 2013 - 11:22 AM

Those storyboards are all kinds of adorable.


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Posted Jul 24 2013 - 09:04 AM

[font="arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"]A little while ago I was considering which of the Tohunga comprising the Chronicler’s Company were most comparable to the main ponies. While it quickly became clear to me that there was little overlap in the traits of the characters, I was rather startled to uncover a great number of parallels between Hafu and Rarity. [/font]

 

[font="arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"]Even superficially, the two share many common traits. They both have a strong interest in their work, which is not only what they offer as their contribution to their respective societies, but is a form of art. Hafu is a master carver, his work second to none on Mata-Nui, and Rarity is a clothing designer who is talented enough to have had her work garner considerable attention from Canterlot elite, despite her comparatively humble background. [/font]

 

[font="arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"]Psychologically, the two are incredibly similar as well. Neither is particularly humble about their art. Rather, they are both well aware of their skills and tend towards egotism in regards to them. Despite this, neither character fails to put their full effort into their work (a sometimes tempting thing to do when ones believes in their own superiority). Hafu spends nearly the entire duration of the Mata-Nui Online Game (a period of roughly seven months by my estimation) tending to a directional sign he carved in the middle of the Motara. Rarity pours all of her time and effort for several days into creating dresses for her friends in Suited for Success, despite the almost unbearable workload. [/font]

 

[font="arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"]But then there is Rarity’s subtle yet defining trait: her generosity. Initially I assumed that we simply had not seen enough of Hafu for anything like this to have been developed by Templar, but to my pleasure I was able to prove myself wrong. When Hafu joins the Chronicler’s Company, he sacrifices precious time that could have gone towards finishing his sign before the Rahi attacked. Granted, at least part of his motivation was the glory of a grand quest to the most important site on the island, but he had been working on that sign for a long time. By leaving it, he accepted the possibility that he may never have the opportunity to finish it. He says “Who am I to deny fame and glory, even if I do not last to see it?” which can come off as a rather vain comment at first glance. However, Hafu is admitting, quite willingly, the possibility that the quest may bring his time on Mata-Nui to an end. At least at some level, he is going for the benefit of the other islanders. Like Rarity, Hafu seems to sometimes have generous intentions hidden under an exterior of self-importance. [/font]

 

[font="arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"]I think Hafu’s generosity is perhaps better expressed in the 2002 news updates. Of course, while he is initially horrified at the prospect of toppling the Path of Prophesies, he does see that it is necessary for the safety of the village, just as any Tohunga would have. But Hafu makes a surprising decision in sneaking out before a party can be organized to accompany him, putting Huki and the others’ safety before his own. He not only sacrifices his masterpiece, but potentially himself as well, which is certainly a testament to his generous spirit. [/font]

 

I had never analyzed Hafu this deeply up to now. It is interesting that looking at one character can help you to understand another one a bit more.


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Posted Jul 24 2013 - 09:21 PM

Should I be on the lookout for any of you guys at Bronycon?


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#7206 Offline Rarity

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Posted Jul 25 2013 - 11:19 AM

Should I be on the lookout for any of you guys at Bronycon?

Not me. :(Also... They announced the release date of S4!

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Posted Jul 25 2013 - 03:09 PM

If anyone were to be at Bronycon, it'd be amazing if they could gather some folks together for a Skype call from Bronycon to Brickfair (which is that same weekend). I'd love to send Bronycon a show of support from one fandom to another.


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Posted Jul 25 2013 - 04:30 PM

Today is Lauren Faust's birthday, and today it was also revealed that season 4 will premiere on November 23rd, the same day of the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special.

 

Coincidence?! I THINK NOT!


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Posted Jul 25 2013 - 07:17 PM

Should I be on the lookout for any of you guys at Bronycon?

i'll be there, yo


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Posted Jul 25 2013 - 07:31 PM

it was also revealed that season 4 will premiere on November 23rd, the same day of the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special.

 

Well, I just found the best day ever of 2013. No more contenders please, we have our winner. 


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Posted Jul 26 2013 - 06:57 AM

No BronyCon for me, since I'll be attending GalaCon in Germany that weekend. :P


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Posted Jul 28 2013 - 08:22 PM

If anyone were to be at Bronycon, it'd be amazing if they could gather some folks together for a Skype call from Bronycon to Brickfair (which is that same weekend). I'd love to send Bronycon a show of support from one fandom to another.

My brother (The Fourteenth Lakefish) is going to be at Brickfair...

 

Anyways, I've got $100 dollars ready to go for BronyCon. Any Vendor suggetions?


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Posted Jul 29 2013 - 01:53 PM

Should I be on the lookout for any of you guys at Bronycon?

Sorry but not me, i don't have the money to get there :(


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Posted Aug 01 2013 - 10:15 PM

So, uh, I did it. A couple years back I said I would write a medley of pony fan music and oh my god i actually did it

 

I'd add more songs but the sheet music is already like 48 pages long and it's 6 and a half minutes. And, considering the flute samples aren't all that great should I record myself playing and upload it places?


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Posted Aug 07 2013 - 12:44 PM

You guys like my new av?

So, uh, I did it. A couple years back I said I would write a medley of pony fan music and oh my god i actually did it

 

I'd add more songs but the sheet music is already like 48 pages long and it's 6 and a half minutes. And, considering the flute samples aren't all that great should I record myself playing and upload it places?

It is quite pretty.


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Posted Aug 08 2013 - 03:12 PM

Only a month and a half late, I finally saw Equestria Girls. I got the DVD at Best Buy. I have to say, buying pony stuff in public (as opposed to eBay) wasn't as bad as I thought. I might even go back in someday.

 

I thought the movie was awesome. I especially liked how meeting human Fluttershy played out the same way as the original.


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Posted Aug 08 2013 - 04:29 PM

Only a month and a half late, I finally saw Equestria Girls. I got the DVD at Best Buy. I have to say, buying pony stuff in public (as opposed to eBay) wasn't as bad as I thought. I might even go back in someday.

 

I thought the movie was awesome. I especially liked how meeting human Fluttershy played out the same way as the original.

I liked it, I saw it on youtube in HQ, and I downloaded it onto a CD.


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Posted Aug 08 2013 - 04:47 PM

I saw Equestria Girls when I was on vacation in Germany and I quite liked it, even if my friends were riffing on it loud enough so I couldn't hear half of it.

 

Why was I in Germany, you ask?

 

Why, GalaCon 2013, of course! And it was amazinggg.

 

Best part? At the Bronies for Good charity auction, Peter New ran right past me when frolicking around the auction hall wearing Anneli Heed's bright pink feather boa, which was to be auctioned off.

 

Aweshum. :3


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Posted Aug 08 2013 - 05:17 PM

 

 

Best part? At the Bronies for Good charity auction, Peter New ran right past me when frolicking around the auction hall wearing Anneli Heed's bright pink feather boa, which was to auctioned off.

 

O_O HOLY COW!

 

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Posted Aug 09 2013 - 12:01 AM

I'm ambivalent to Flash Sentry. It would have felt weird having a high school movie without a romantic side story, so I'm glad there was something. The writers didn't do anything with him I explicitly didn't like, but I feel like they could have done more. It felt like the obligatory high school romance and nothing more. I also immediately knew he was the Royal Guard pony at the beginning.

 

Having him be Sunset Shimmer's ex was unnecessary and never mentioned again, even though Rarity implied Sunset would respond to their relationship. In fact, I don't think Sunset and Flash interact at all except when Flash proves Twilight didn't destroy the gym, and when Sunset brainwashes Flash. It would have been interesting if their former relationship was handled well (like explaining why Flash would be interested in Sunset at all, and if they knew each other as ponies), but I'd rather Rarity just not mentioned it.

 

Otherwise, I loved most everything else. The Mane Six translated into humans very smoothly. The music was wonderful as usual, and, unlike some other bronies, I liked the parallels between the movie and the pilot (like with Fluttershy and Sunset Shimmer's defeat). The bits in there just for bronies (like Spike choosing a moustache) were great but wouldn't detract from the experience to non-bronies. That being said, Principal Celestia, Vice Principal Luna, and Cherilee all came off as more abrasive than their pony forms, and Granny Smith as a lunch lady looked weird.


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Posted Aug 09 2013 - 08:50 AM

[color=#800080;]Of course, a convention isn't complete without some nice loot! Posted Image - A cute box for the Enterplay MLP trading cards. (Includes Fluttershy poster and a pack of awesome cards.)- Future Twilight Sparkle, made by Asukatze.- Princess Luna blind bag. :3- A box set containing all MLP FiM issue #1 covers by Andy Price. Yay![/color]


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Posted Aug 09 2013 - 03:21 PM

^ I'm jelly.

 

Anyone keeping up with the comics? I love this current Big Mac arc. :P


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Posted Aug 09 2013 - 05:49 PM

I haven't been keeping up with the latest arc. It's partly because I'm still undecided how I want to collect the comics going forward. It's very hard for me to get out to a comic shop every time a new issue comes out, and when I put it off they often sell out of that issue before I can get my hands on it. I'm considering buying the digital copies from issue 9 onward, perhaps supplemented by the graphic novel compilations when those show up.


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Posted Aug 09 2013 - 09:18 PM

I've had a hard time keeping up with the comics myself. I've just been reading them online and caught up to the ending of the Nightmare Rarity arc (which I loved so much I got a song based off of it haha). 


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Posted Aug 09 2013 - 11:22 PM

I wish we'd get a Nightmare Rarity episode. That was amazing!


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Posted Aug 09 2013 - 11:24 PM

Where do they sell pony comics?


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Posted Aug 09 2013 - 11:42 PM

Where do they sell pony comics?

Everywhere.

 

Like bookstores, comic shops, comixology app on phones, etc.


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Posted Aug 09 2013 - 11:52 PM

 

Where do they sell pony comics?

Everywhere.

 

Like bookstores, comic shops, comixology app on phones, etc.

 

There's a Barnes & Noble, a Target, and a TRU in my area. Think any of those places would have it?


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Posted Aug 10 2013 - 12:02 AM

 

 

Where do they sell pony comics?

Everywhere.

 

Like bookstores, comic shops, comixology app on phones, etc.

 

There's a Barnes & Noble, a Target, and a TRU in my area. Think any of those places would have it?

 

B&N, yes, Target, I don't think so, and TRU might, since I've seen other comics there. But I haven't been to a TRU in like a year. :P


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Posted Aug 10 2013 - 04:33 PM

Button's Adventures is cute and adorable.


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Posted Aug 10 2013 - 04:47 PM

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Posted Aug 10 2013 - 05:14 PM

 

 

Where do they sell pony comics?

Everywhere.

 

Like bookstores, comic shops, comixology app on phones, etc.

 

There's a Barnes & Noble, a Target, and a TRU in my area. Think any of those places would have it?

 

From my experience, Barnes & Noble only stocks the graphic novels (the only single-issue comics I've ever seen there are mainstream superhero fare in the magazine section). The only ones that are currently compiled as a graphic novel are the first four (Return of Queen Chrysalis).One other place that carries the comics is Hot Topic, which is relatively common in malls and such. They only stock their own covers, and they haven't started selling the character-focused micro-series comics yet, but they're sometimes easier to get to than a traditional comic shop.If there is a comic shop in your area, though, I recommend you take advantage of their services. http://www.comicshoplocator.com is a great resource for finding if there's a comic store nearby that you simply weren't aware of.


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Posted Aug 11 2013 - 08:08 PM

I wish we'd get a Nightmare Rarity episode. That was amazing!

I got a poster at bronycon with Nightmare Moon, Luna, and Nightmarity on it. I wuv it so much.

 

Btw, I saw Equestria Girls figures at Walmart. I didn't get any, although I did get Sunset Shimmer.


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Posted Aug 12 2013 - 11:21 AM

So I haven't been here in forever but I just wanted to say that I love Equestria Girls and it's basically an excellently made extended episode of the show.

 

Also Brad pony is better than Brad human imo. So now we have a "canon" ship for Twilight GOGOGOGO


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Posted Aug 12 2013 - 12:13 PM

Where did the name Brad come from? It's not in the movie.


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Posted Aug 12 2013 - 12:33 PM

I think it originated as a joke on some website. :shrug:

 

But Flash Sentry is pretty cool.


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Posted Aug 12 2013 - 03:18 PM

I'm pretty sure it originated from Jan Animations' Equestria Girls videos.


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Posted Aug 12 2013 - 03:43 PM

First time I saw the name Brad was on /mlp/. Just kind of stuck. And it's faster to say/type then Flash Sentry. :P


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Posted Aug 18 2013 - 09:25 PM

I still need to get Equestria Girls on DVD, since all my plans to see it in theaters fell through and by the time it was up on Youtube in any decent quality I figured I might as well wait until the official release. Overall, what I've heard about it has been largely positive, and I've never had much of a problem with the concept.I do feel like the toyline is terribly underwhelming though. The outfits just feel a lot more generic than the stylish ones they wear in the film, and the makeup is awfully overdone. It's a shame since with the Friendship is Magic toyline, the Mane Six at least are typically available in forms that are more or less show-accurate.
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Posted Aug 19 2013 - 09:51 AM

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