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PEE Poll: Who is your happiest Pony?
Rainbow Dash   -3 (10.7%)
Twilight Sparkle   -5 (17.9%)
Bon-Bon   -3 (10.7%)
celestia   -3 (10.7%)
Queen Luna: Ruler of All Ponies!   -5 (17.9%)
Derpy ( ͡ ͜ʖ ͡)   -1 (3.6%)
Flutteryshy Sucks!   -4 (14.3%)
Fluttershy   -1 (3.6%)
AppleJack   -3 (10.7%)
Rarity   -0 (0%)
Pinkie Pie   -0 (0%)
Total Members Voted: 28

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« Reply #40 on: 08-06-2011 00:51 »

That is so freaking cute.
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« Reply #41 on: 08-06-2011 14:46 »

So, I took a look at this pony thing, and it's basically your generic program for little kids, aimed mainly at girls - but I can see small boys watching it. It's nothign special, the animation isn't scintillating, and the voice acting is of strictly average quality. There's no reason to think that this is some kind of awesome, subversive, amazingly cool program for adults to be watching.

In short, I just. Don't. Get it.

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« Reply #42 on: 08-06-2011 15:01 »

I agree with tnuk. I only know about the Derp Pony, Doctor Whoof and that DJ Pony... :hmpf:
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« Reply #43 on: 08-06-2011 15:14 »

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« Reply #44 on: 08-06-2011 15:18 »

So, I took a look at this pony thing, and it's basically your generic program for little kids, aimed mainly at girls - but I can see small boys watching it. It's nothign special, the animation isn't scintillating, and the voice acting is of strictly average quality. There's no reason to think that this is some kind of awesome, subversive, amazingly cool program for adults to be watching.

In short, I just. Don't. Get it.

:nono:

You're not a furry. :shifty:
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« Reply #45 on: 08-06-2011 15:35 »

I could've told you that without having to watch the show first. That's several minutes of my life I won't get back.

Hm. I suppose I'd've wasted them any way.
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« Reply #46 on: 08-06-2011 15:38 »

So, I took a look at this pony thing, and it's basically your generic program for little kids, aimed mainly at girls - but I can see small boys watching it. It's nothign special, the animation isn't scintillating, and the voice acting is of strictly average quality. There's no reason to think that this is some kind of awesome, subversive, amazingly cool program for adults to be watching.

In short, I just. Don't. Get it.

:nono:

I have no idea why this is so popular..

Hipsters.
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« Reply #47 on: 08-06-2011 15:46 »
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Still doesn't adequately explain it. I mean, Xanfor couldn't be considered a hipster. Neither, as far as I can tell are David A, RS2Thou, or Kryten "hipsters".

There's something else going on. Possibly something evil.
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« Reply #48 on: 08-06-2011 16:02 »

What do all those people have in common?
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« Reply #49 on: 08-06-2011 16:05 »

Brainrot?
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« Reply #50 on: 08-06-2011 17:02 »

Tnuk, after rickrolling became popular did you spend a long time wondering why so many people seemed to love a terrible Rick Astley song from the 80s?
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« Reply #51 on: 08-06-2011 17:21 »

A hipster doesn't have to be a "hipster". The hipster culture is based around doing things that normally wouldn't be considered cool just to be ironic. This seems to be a pretty good example of that.

And, in all seriousness, I love Rick Astley and Never Gonna Give You Up. It is said that you can never truly be rickrolled if you actually like the song.
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« Reply #52 on: 08-06-2011 17:23 »
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I enjoy hearing the song in certain contexts, and singing along with it (lord knows I've done so more times than I can count, publicly, at Scientology protests) but I still know it's a terrible song.
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« Reply #53 on: 08-06-2011 17:25 »

And, in all seriousness, I love Rick Astley and Never Gonna Give You Up. It is said that you can never truly be rickrolled if you actually like the song.

I'm still shocked that I saw him sing it live. :O_o:
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« Reply #54 on: 08-06-2011 17:38 »

The cartoon has decent animations and I enjoy the style.  I've been watching it though because a friend is upset that his other friend was seriously watching it.  Also, it's a children's cartoon so my sister liked it.

Furthermore, I think the storytelling medium of the show, both from a writing perspective and an animation perspective are actually quite well achieved.
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« Reply #55 on: 08-06-2011 17:41 »

I think it's cool how the creator knows how popular it is with Adults and how big it has become on the web, she also talks to the fans on her DeviantArt page.
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« Reply #56 on: 08-06-2011 17:42 »

You'll notice that most of the people you named Tnuk, enjoy animated features.  And Xanfor believes that friendship is magic. :)
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« Reply #57 on: 08-06-2011 17:43 »

I wasn't aware the show itself had actually become popular among adults...I thought it was just people pretending to like it as an internet meme.
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« Reply #58 on: 08-06-2011 17:43 »

No.

Also, if you haven't seen the episode featuring the Sonic Rainboom, you're missing out.
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« Reply #59 on: 08-06-2011 17:47 »

I wasn't aware the show itself had actually become popular among adults...I thought it was just people pretending to like it as an internet meme.

I think it's a little of both. ;)
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« Reply #60 on: 08-06-2011 19:47 »

Adding to winna's mention of Sonic Rainboom... convert chumps!
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« Reply #61 on: 08-06-2011 19:49 »

Neither, as far as I can tell are David A, RS2Thou, or Kryten "hipsters".

I don't even know what one is.

Also, if you haven't seen the episode featuring the Sonic Rainboom, you're missing out.

I like the episode with the parasprites; it's like a pony version of "The Trouble With Tribbles."
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« Reply #62 on: 08-06-2011 19:55 »

Neither, as far as I can tell are David A, RS2Thou, or Kryten "hipsters".

I don't even know what one is.

The hipster culture is based around doing things that normally wouldn't be considered cool just to be ironic. This seems to be a pretty good example of that.
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« Reply #63 on: 08-06-2011 21:40 »

I find the animation to be pretty impressive. There's also some deep, anti-misogynist undertones weaved throughout the episodes in an attempt to brainwash little girls into overthrowing the paternal vestiges of American society. Plus, the ponies are sooooo cute!
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« Reply #64 on: 08-06-2011 21:42 »

Not to mention the realistic and believable characterization. Calling this show a generic program for little kids is tantamount to calling Animaniacs a generic slapstick cartoon.

Also, friendship is magic. :love:
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« Reply #65 on: 08-07-2011 04:45 »



Kind of a reversed four-legged mimic shtick.

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« Reply #66 on: 08-07-2011 06:57 »

Heh that episode where Pinkie-Pie goes crazy is the only one I've seen and...

...why are so many guys in this thread talking about My Little Pony?
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« Reply #67 on: 08-07-2011 08:00 »

It's a My Little Pony thread... And watching something else will have you EXTERMINATED.
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« Reply #68 on: 08-07-2011 09:40 »

Still doesn't adequately explain it. I mean, Xanfor couldn't be considered a hipster. Neither, as far as I can tell are David A, RS2Thou, or Kryten "hipsters".

There's something else going on. Possibly something evil.

I don't consider myself as a hipster, I just find the show entertaining and the art style to be interesting. One of my friends likes it as well, I was playing Warhammer and a few of us were talking about the show.
But then again I don't like anime, so I'm probably already weird when it comes to what I watch.
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« Reply #69 on: 08-07-2011 11:16 »


   ...why are so many guys in this thread talking about My Little Pony?


Because they kicked us out of the Powerpuff Girls thread, that's why.   :cry:
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« Reply #70 on: 08-07-2011 11:53 »
« Last Edit on: 08-07-2011 15:03 by Tweek »

Sonic Rainboom (now 20% cooler)

Twilight Sparkle is Evolving
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« Reply #71 on: 08-07-2011 14:33 »
« Last Edit on: 08-07-2011 15:00 by Tweek »

Pinkie Pie goes WHOO for 15 minutes
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« Reply #72 on: 08-07-2011 21:20 »
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Heh that episode where Pinkie-Pie goes crazy is the only one I've seen and...

...why are so many guys in this thread talking about My Little Pony?
Because they were converted to Bronies.

I think this show speaks to my inner child. I adored ponies/horses when I was a little girl. The art is insanely cute and I cannot believe it was animated in a Flash type program (or so I'd heard. Please correct me if I'm wrong!)

Pinkie Pie Can Cans for an hour
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« Reply #73 on: 08-07-2011 22:22 »

It certainly looks like it's been animated in Flash. Maybe I'll give it another go when I lose the cynic ball I was handed earlier this week. Somebody suggest four or five episodes that will totally convert me, and I'll give it a fair shot.
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« Reply #74 on: 08-08-2011 03:02 »

Definitely start with the pilot two-parter. It gets even better as the series progresses, though, and has a very subtle thread of continuity that pays off if you watch it through from the very beginning.

Next season we're supposedly getting some villains, and moving a little closer to Lauren Faust's original vision, which was Sailor Moon with ponies. No word on when it will begin, unfortunately.
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« Reply #75 on: 08-08-2011 03:37 »

that would be good

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« Reply #76 on: 08-08-2011 03:55 »
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« Reply #77 on: 08-08-2011 04:22 »

I like what I've seen of this show (ie very little) and what always has me hooked is the question of what would I look like as a pony?
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« Reply #78 on: 08-08-2011 11:59 »

You can join the cutie mark crusaders!
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« Reply #79 on: 08-08-2011 22:11 »

It gets even better as the series progresses, though, and has a very subtle thread of continuity that pays off if you watch it through from the very beginning.

I wasn't aware of that, having only been watching casually.  Care to elaborate?


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