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Postby The Remote Islands » Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:49 am

I mean I'm fine with deplatforming Nazis, derpibooru isn't run by the government and if people are leaving because of that I think it might say as much about them as the site. It's wild to think Nazi bronies would have been nothing but the punchline of a National Lampoon joke 40 years ago though.
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Postby Saiwania » Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:15 pm

The Remote Islands wrote:More seriously, I do wonder how you guys are faring since the show ended. I never watched it myself because I drink my bourbon neat but I was always fascinated with human-in-Equestria fanfics, mainly because there's so much dark comedic potential between world-weary humans and idealistic ponies.


Most of that genre from what I can tell, is rubbish. But if written well enough, it has potential in terms of entertainment value. For fanfiction in general, your mileage will vary greatly in accordance to whoever wrote it and what is good or bad in terms of writing is partially subjective.

An idea I had was magic being a two way street, where magic effects ponies if ponies have magic but magic not having any effect on people if people don't have magic. Thus the ponies might have the misfortune of only having physical means available to fight against humans were it to come to a war. Of course, an opposite approach could be taken where magic effects everything in Equestria because it is a separate dimension. It is whatever you want to do with a story if you're writing it and it doesn't completely suck or need work to take it to the next level.

I would say even Earth ponies have magic, just not in the same sense as unicorns, same for pegasi. That is perhaps why ponies in general can manipulate objects despite not having opposable thumbs or certain limbs that in the real world, are needed for a lot of things to not be disabled. To have a civilization, a means of creating and using tools does appear to be required.
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Postby Ozzy » Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:50 pm

Are you freaking serious? This very same thread from five years ago is still up?

Holy shit

I went to college, had a job, and moved away since this was posted. Hell, since I last posted here, seriously it feels like an entirely different lifetime ago and this thread hasn't even reached 500 pages yet. I didn't even bother watching the show to the end of season 6, sadly.
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Postby Auzkhia » Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:39 am

Ozzy wrote:Are you freaking serious? This very same thread from five years ago is still up?

Holy shit

I went to college, had a job, and moved away since this was posted. Hell, since I last posted here, seriously it feels like an entirely different lifetime ago and this thread hasn't even reached 500 pages yet. I didn't even bother watching the show to the end of season 6, sadly.

Same. I haven't watched MLP since the middle of season six was new. A lot has changed for me in the past five years, and I am a completely different person. I I am the new Auzi and I remember when we'd reach 500 in weeks.

I have it on my list on Netflix at least so I can catch up.
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Postby Frenequesta » Sun Jul 05, 2020 8:56 am

Ozzy wrote:Are you freaking serious? This very same thread from five years ago is still up?

Holy shit

I went to college, had a job, and moved away since this was posted. Hell, since I last posted here, seriously it feels like an entirely different lifetime ago and this thread hasn't even reached 500 pages yet. I didn't even bother watching the show to the end of season 6, sadly.

For one thing, a lot of these posts on the old threads were never really pony-related at all, and the mods cracked down on it.


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Postby Ameriganastan » Sun Jul 05, 2020 2:44 pm

Frenequesta wrote:For one thing, a lot of these posts on the old threads were never really pony-related at all, and the mods cracked down on it.

Not to mention the fandom slowed down a lot after a while.
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Holy crap that's a BEAUTIFUL piece of work. Could I like, urm, use it as my flag?
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Postby Ameriganastan » Mon Jul 06, 2020 2:16 am

Twicetagram and JYPE wrote:

Holy crap that's a BEAUTIFUL piece of work. Could I like, urm, use it as my flag?

You don't have to ask permission. He didn't draw it or anything.
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Postby Twicetagram and JYPe » Mon Jul 06, 2020 2:20 am

Ameriganastan wrote:
Twicetagram and JYPE wrote:Holy crap that's a BEAUTIFUL piece of work. Could I like, urm, use it as my flag?

You don't have to ask permission. He didn't draw it or anything.

Okay that's cool.

I usually ask permission because usually the people who me I ask drew the thing themselves ya know.
It's definitely not a habit or anything
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Postby The Remote Islands » Tue Jul 07, 2020 4:09 am

Ozzy wrote:Are you freaking serious? This very same thread from five years ago is still up?

Holy shit

I went to college, had a job, and moved away since this was posted. Hell, since I last posted here, seriously it feels like an entirely different lifetime ago and this thread hasn't even reached 500 pages yet. I didn't even bother watching the show to the end of season 6, sadly.

Time flies, man. Last time I posted in a pony thread was before I went to trade school.
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Postby Free Stalliongrad » Wed Aug 05, 2020 12:30 pm

The crossover comic between Transformers and My Little Pony has been released. Enjoy it.
https://boards.4channel.org/mlp/thread/35705312/my-little-pony-transformers-friendship-in


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Postby Twicetagram and JYPe » Wed Aug 05, 2020 7:35 pm

Free Stalliongrad wrote:The crossover comic between Transformers and My Little Pony has been released. Enjoy it.
https://boards.4channel.org/mlp/thread/35705312/my-little-pony-transformers-friendship-in

Looks dope
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Postby Free Stalliongrad » Thu Aug 06, 2020 4:10 am

Twicetagram and JYPE wrote:
Free Stalliongrad wrote:The crossover comic between Transformers and My Little Pony has been released. Enjoy it.
https://boards.4channel.org/mlp/thread/35705312/my-little-pony-transformers-friendship-in

Looks dope

Naaa, it's just for fun.

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Postby Norcroft » Sun Aug 23, 2020 9:40 pm

whatever happened to this show? I just recently reactivated my account. My last posts before this account went dark several years ago was all about "Twi-harding".
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Postby Ameriganastan » Sun Aug 23, 2020 9:45 pm

Norcroft wrote:whatever happened to this show? I just recently reactivated my account. My last posts before this account went dark several years ago was all about "Twi-harding".

It ended, that's what happened.
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Fire the Ameri.
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Krazakistan wrote: He is a force of negativity for the sake of negativity

Onocarcass wrote:Trying to change Ameri, is like trying to drag a 2 ton block of lead with your d**k.

Immoren wrote:When Ameri says something is shit it's good and when Ameri says some thing is good it's great. *nods*

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Postby Onocarcass » Sun Aug 23, 2020 11:15 pm

You know, I looked through some of the things I've posted and replied to on here from years ago now. And I genuinely can't figure out what the hell I was talking about.
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Postby Free Stalliongrad » Mon Aug 24, 2020 1:12 pm

Norcroft wrote:whatever happened to this show? I just recently reactivated my account. My last posts before this account went dark several years ago was all about "Twi-harding".

The main show ended with season 9, but I feel like there is a "season 10" with the IDW comics. Also, there's this thing called Pony Life which is practically a random and no sense version of the show but with the same protagonists.

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Postby Auzkhia » Mon Aug 24, 2020 3:06 pm

Norcroft wrote:whatever happened to this show? I just recently reactivated my account. My last posts before this account went dark several years ago was all about "Twi-harding".

It ended, though you can find it on netflix.

However, Pony Life exists.

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Postby Norcroft » Mon Aug 24, 2020 5:28 pm

Onocarcass wrote:You know, I looked through some of the things I've posted and replied to on here from years ago now. And I genuinely can't figure out what the hell I was talking about.


ikr? WTF is "twi-harding"?! Did I have a stroke?!
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Postby Andsed » Mon Aug 24, 2020 5:35 pm

Norcroft wrote:
Onocarcass wrote:You know, I looked through some of the things I've posted and replied to on here from years ago now. And I genuinely can't figure out what the hell I was talking about.


ikr? WTF is "twi-harding"?! Did I have a stroke?!

Why do I have that terrible feeling this was in the creepier parts of the fandom and was referring to very non pg things?
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Postby Twicetagram and JYPe » Mon Aug 24, 2020 8:58 pm

Norcroft wrote:whatever happened to this show? I just recently reactivated my account. My last posts before this account went dark several years ago was all about "Twi-harding".

Wow. Just, wow.
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Norcroft wrote:
ikr? WTF is "twi-harding"?! Did I have a stroke?!

Why do I have that terrible feeling this was in the creepier parts of the fandom and was referring to very non pg things?

Maybe it is ;)
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Postby Nevertopia » Wed Aug 26, 2020 8:51 am

Twicetagram and JYPe wrote:
Norcroft wrote:whatever happened to this show? I just recently reactivated my account. My last posts before this account went dark several years ago was all about "Twi-harding".

Wow. Just, wow.
Andsed wrote:Why do I have that terrible feeling this was in the creepier parts of the fandom and was referring to very non pg things?

Maybe it is ;)


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Postby Twicetagram and JYPe » Fri Aug 28, 2020 11:45 pm

Nevertopia wrote:No you're confusing that with mutual fluttering where you find a consenting flutterbuddy to fluff each other's wings.

That sounds way cleaner. And better.
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