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Postby Frenequesta » Sat Jun 20, 2015 9:02 am

Well, everything was easily forgiven.

What the blood was that secondary moral about all playing our part doing there? Is it supposed to symbolize the whole thing partly being everybody else's fault?

All in all, predictable but mostly safe episode.
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Postby Vultopia » Sat Jun 20, 2015 9:18 am

I love this episode, I'm glad I got to see more of Cadance.

Also, I love the cute mare with the ushanka, where was she from again?
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Postby Magthere » Sat Jun 20, 2015 9:23 am

Vultopia wrote:
I love this episode, I'm glad I got to see more of Cadance.

Also, I love the cute mare with the ushanka, where was she from again?


I think I heard whinneyapolis or something along those lines, it was definitely some pony pun of Minneapolis I can say that much.
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Postby Auzkhia » Sat Jun 20, 2015 9:27 am

Vultopia wrote:
I love this episode, I'm glad I got to see more of Cadance.

Also, I love the cute mare with the ushanka, where was she from again?

It showed great characters, at least, like Cadence and Fancy Pants, I like that guy. I think the fur hat pony was from the pony version of Minneapolis.
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Postby Frenequesta » Sat Jun 20, 2015 9:54 am

After talking over it at breakfast with my parents, I found a critical snag in the episode.

Because of Twilight's condition, even when trying to sleep, it is somewhat doubtful that she could have made better decisions than Spike. And with the size of the summit making mere delay of anything a potential logistical nightmare, Spike was almost justified taking on the decision making.

They should have made the symbolism of putting together the statue more obvious to emphasize the blame that is really shared by everyone in this episode (that is, not compromising by themselves for any disputes, not foreseeing potential hazards in putting a somewhat immature dragon in charge, etc.) rather than tacking it on after he fessed up to being power-drunk. That should have been the primary moral, not the hell of good intentions.
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Postby Amistrinal » Sat Jun 20, 2015 10:02 am

I thought the episode was... okay at best. It had problems that were kinda balanced out by the good parts, but not entirely.

However, something I can't help but think about.

The water main and the trees falling were a result of noise. Something that wouldn't wake twilight up if Anybody had thought of one thing. Earmuffs. Ear plugs. Anything like that! Wouldn't have solved all the episodes problems, but still.

Also, no wonder Equestria doesn't really have many dragons. You try to sleep on a mountain and they evict you, and they have trees that cause severe allergic reactions in only your species. Allergic reactions that make you breath fire, and are a public safety hazard. Trees in the capital city no less!

At least the montage of spike abusing power was short.
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Postby Frenequesta » Sat Jun 20, 2015 10:08 am

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The water main and the trees falling were a result of noise. Something that wouldn't wake twilight up if Anybody had thought of one thing. Earmuffs. Ear plugs. Anything like that! Wouldn't have solved all the episodes problems, but still.

Not entirely true. The fall of the tree was caused by a stray polo ball.

Further, Spike also had the equally critical role of informing everypony that tried to contact her that Twilight couldn't be disturbed. Earmuffs can't really do that.

EDIT: Well, yes, they could have put up a sign... but I think many people would feel better about having somebody rather than some thing tell them that, especially for important positions and issues like as seen, because there is at least a chance if a really important issue came up, it would be easier to arouse the sleeper.
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Postby Ameriganastan » Sat Jun 20, 2015 12:37 pm

I didn't like it.
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Postby Wilgrove » Sat Jun 20, 2015 12:45 pm

Ameriganastan wrote:I didn't like it.
Spike, you have a whole damn Empire that kisses your ass, and a window in the Canterlot palace. Knock this inferiority bullshit off.


I haven't seen the episode and somehow I knew it was going to be a Spike Pity Party episode.


Can we fucking kill him now?

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Postby Ameriganastan » Sat Jun 20, 2015 12:55 pm

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Ameriganastan wrote:I didn't like it.
Spike, you have a whole damn Empire that kisses your ass, and a window in the Canterlot palace. Knock this inferiority bullshit off.


I haven't seen the episode and somehow I knew it was going to be a Spike Pity Party episode.


Can we fucking kill him now?

Just be thankful we've got a Pinkie episode next.
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Postby Auzkhia » Sat Jun 20, 2015 12:58 pm

Wilgrove wrote:
Ameriganastan wrote:I didn't like it.
Spike, you have a whole damn Empire that kisses your ass, and a window in the Canterlot palace. Knock this inferiority bullshit off.


I haven't seen the episode and somehow I knew it was going to be a Spike Pity Party episode.


Can we fucking kill him now?

Those Princesses are very lenient, tell you what. Forgiveness is good, I guess. But I also wish that Twilight would give him time-out in a cage. I understand that they need to teach a moral for the kiddies, but come on at least develop his character, he's already learned that he matters, especially to his master. He no longer needs to prove himself, unless he wants to prove himself to be annoying.
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Postby Wilgrove » Sat Jun 20, 2015 1:02 pm

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Wilgrove wrote:
I haven't seen the episode and somehow I knew it was going to be a Spike Pity Party episode.


Can we fucking kill him now?

Those Princesses are very lenient, tell you what. Forgiveness is good, I guess. But I also wish that Twilight would give him time-out in a cage. I understand that they need to teach a moral for the kiddies, but come on at least develop his character, he's already learned that he matters, especially to his master. He no longer needs to prove himself, unless he wants to prove himself to be annoying.


My main problem with Spike is 1) How many Pity Party episodes have we had now? I count at least 3-4 at this point. Even when he's not throwing a pity party for himself he's just annoying. He's not that good of a comic relief and his crush on Rarity is boring at this point. C'mon, either have the crush go somewhere or have Rarity crush his little dragon heart and spirit. Personally I prefer the latter. Spike is just....not a good character anymore.

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Postby Auzkhia » Sat Jun 20, 2015 1:09 pm

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Those Princesses are very lenient, tell you what. Forgiveness is good, I guess. But I also wish that Twilight would give him time-out in a cage. I understand that they need to teach a moral for the kiddies, but come on at least develop his character, he's already learned that he matters, especially to his master. He no longer needs to prove himself, unless he wants to prove himself to be annoying.


My main problem with Spike is 1) How many Pity Party episodes have we had now? I count at least 3-4 at this point. Even when he's not throwing a pity party for himself he's just annoying. He's not that good of a comic relief and his crush on Rarity is boring at this point. C'mon, either have the crush go somewhere or have Rarity crush his little dragon heart and spirit. Personally I prefer the latter. Spike is just....not a good character anymore.

He's just sidekick kid with an inferiority complex. They have not addressed the crush in a while, but they downplayed it. Let's be honest, a fully grown woman would Never date a little boy (unless she's a pedo, which Rarity is not). I guess she knows that he can be a helpful friend, but I'm sure he'd outgrow the crush someday, if he ever grows up.
But really, he tries to be a good minion, but he tries too much and he always fails because the universe hates him, and he is starting to undergo Flanderization, so Spike episodes shall be thae weakest episodes. Poor bastard.
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Postby The Derpy Democratic Republic Of Herp » Sat Jun 20, 2015 1:46 pm

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8.5/10 Very good.

BUT.

Treehouse decided to fuck me over with censorship.

So many words just cut out.

I thought they stopped that. They're probably biased against Gilda.


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Postby Mad hatters in jeans » Sat Jun 20, 2015 2:54 pm

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Ameriganastan wrote:I didn't like it.
Spike, you have a whole damn Empire that kisses your ass, and a window in the Canterlot palace. Knock this inferiority bullshit off.


I haven't seen the episode and somehow I knew it was going to be a Spike Pity Party episode.


Can we fucking kill him now?


Yeah I can't knew right from the start when they framed the episode issue with Spike looking after something that it was going to follow the exact same recipe as the previous spike episodes that have covered similar ground.
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Honestly it's not Spike's fault the writers want to make episodes featuring him, he's definitely better served as an aide to helping out Twilight and making odd jokes.

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Wilgrove wrote:
I haven't seen the episode and somehow I knew it was going to be a Spike Pity Party episode.


Can we fucking kill him now?


Yeah I can't knew right from the start when they framed the episode issue with Spike looking after something that it was going to follow the exact same recipe as the previous spike episodes that have covered similar ground.
yawn

Honestly it's not Spike's fault the writers want to make episodes featuring him, he's definitely better served as an aide to helping out Twilight and making odd jokes.


Yea, I'd have to agree. I think the writers need to stop featuring him in episodes and just have him be a wacky butler or something. Kind of like Geoffrey from Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

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Postby Slorch » Sat Jun 20, 2015 3:48 pm

I didn't really like it. Only new thing we learned is that Twilight sucks at delegating. I mean where the hell are the mane 6? "friendship council". Also spike need to fuck off or something.
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Anyone got a YT link to the episode?

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