My little Pony: Friendship is magic

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My little Pony: Friendship is magic

Postby RHF » Mon Mar 21, 2011 2:21 pm

Anyone else a fan? I am. And I hope others here are as well.

About all I can say is if you enjoyed Dexter's lab and Power puff girls, you'd be happy to know that the wife of Craig Mccracken, Lauren Faust, made this show. And she had a helping hand on Power puff.
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Re: My little Pony: Friendship is magic

Postby Godzillawolf » Mon Mar 21, 2011 5:56 pm

Well, admittingly, I've seen some of it for reasons completely unrelated to fandom of any kind (no offense to fans, just not my thing, I had research related reasons). I must admit its not too bad. I read the creator wanted to make it enjoyable to people who aren't young girls (while still being enjoyable to them). From what I've seen, they succeeded.
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Re: My little Pony: Friendship is magic

Postby gojiguy » Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:01 pm

You know, I was about to go "um.. what?" but I held my tongue and did some research. Lots of people (men, like, my age and older) have said nice things about the show. Interesting. Maybe cartoons are returning to their former glory?

I say that because I recently watched an episode of the new Scooby Doo show (based on glowing reviews) and it was pretty good. Nice diegesis and solid plots, but more importantly improved characters. I had lost faith in Scooby Doo until this new show came along (of course, I dont have time to watch it but still)
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Re: My little Pony: Friendship is magic

Postby RHF » Tue Mar 22, 2011 9:16 am

gojiguy wrote:You know, I was about to go "um.. what?" but I held my tongue and did some research. Lots of people (men, like, my age and older) have said nice things about the show. Interesting. Maybe cartoons are returning to their former glory?

I say that because I recently watched an episode of the new Scooby Doo show (based on glowing reviews) and it was pretty good. Nice diegesis and solid plots, but more importantly improved characters. I had lost faith in Scooby Doo until this new show came along (of course, I dont have time to watch it but still)

Yeah, it's a pretty big surprise how many Males actually dig the show. More so that it became an internet hit, on, of all places, 4chan.
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Re: My little Pony: Friendship is magic

Postby Godzillawolf » Tue Mar 22, 2011 11:47 am

I've only seen a bit, but I must admit it's better than most shows I've seen (agree with the Scooby Doo thing too) and I'm a guy going to college.

Isn't this about the only version of this series that actually has an overarcing plot instead of being purely episodic?
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Re: My little Pony: Friendship is magic

Postby Wataru » Tue Mar 22, 2011 11:58 am

LOL wut? Is this thread like Arbok's unhealthy fascination with Care Bears?
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Re: My little Pony: Friendship is magic

Postby RHF » Tue Mar 22, 2011 12:23 pm

wataru wrote:LOL wut? Is this thread like Arbok's unhealthy fascination with Care Bears?


Better. Ponies>Bears

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Isn't this about the only version of this series that actually has an overarcing plot instead of being purely episodic?


Meaning? Never really heard that term, so best I can understand is you saying that each episode isn't brushed aside with the next one and everything learned is forgotten about? If so then yeah, I think
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Re: My little Pony: Friendship is magic

Postby Zilla103192 » Tue Mar 22, 2011 2:06 pm

wataru wrote:LOL wut? Is this thread like Arbok's unhealthy fascination with Care Bears?



have you even SEEN the show?
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Re: My little Pony: Friendship is magic

Postby Wataru » Tue Mar 22, 2011 2:40 pm

zilla103192 wrote:
wataru wrote:LOL wut? Is this thread like Arbok's unhealthy fascination with Care Bears?



have you even SEEN the show?


I have no interested in My Little Pony. They started during my childhood. But Im shocked a thread about it is here at TK..
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Re: My little Pony: Friendship is magic

Postby RHF » Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:07 pm

wataru wrote:
zilla103192 wrote:
wataru wrote:LOL wut? Is this thread like Arbok's unhealthy fascination with Care Bears?



have you even SEEN the show?


I have no interested in My Little Pony. They started during my childhood. But Im shocked a thread about it is here at TK..


I normally wouldn't give two craps about the series either. But This one is different. It's new, recent, witty, fun, not just for girls. And you have the wife of the creator of Dexter's lab and PPG behind the show.
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Re: My little Pony: Friendship is magic

Postby Fairy Mothra » Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:12 pm

at the request of one of my friends I watched a couple of episodes and was surprised to find myself really enjoying it. I like MLP anyway because come on, they're adorable ponies, but I didn't expect to actually like the show. it's pretty good though.

and I admire any male who can admit to liking anything My Little Pony related. I think it's awesome.
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Re: My little Pony: Friendship is magic

Postby RHF » Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:25 pm

Legion1979 wrote:My Little Pony is My Little Pony. No matter how well written or clever it is.

Sounds like someone is trying to be the internet tough guy. You scared to like a "Girl" show? :lol:

Fairy Mothra wrote:and I admire any male who can admit to liking anything My Little Pony related. I think it's awesome.


Shame it's not an easy turn on for some girls. :|
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Re: My little Pony: Friendship is magic

Postby Malchik » Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:30 pm


Yes, very interesting. Tell me more, TK
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Re: My little Pony: Friendship is magic

Postby Godzillawolf » Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:32 pm

RHF wrote:
wataru wrote:LOL wut? Is this thread like Arbok's unhealthy fascination with Care Bears?


Better. Ponies>Bears

Godzillawolf wrote:
Isn't this about the only version of this series that actually has an overarcing plot instead of being purely episodic?


Meaning? Never really heard that term, so best I can understand is you saying that each episode isn't brushed aside with the next one and everything learned is forgotten about? If so then yeah, I think


Like there's an actual running storyline as opposed to each episode being self contained.

What intriged me was that they reversed the anthromorphizing that had been done in past series completely. Not that I watched previous ones, I just read TV Tropes.
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Re: My little Pony: Friendship is magic

Postby Wataru » Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:34 pm

I dont believe there's a thread on TK about My Little Pony ....

I call dibbs on the Rainbow Brite thread.
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Re: My little Pony: Friendship is magic

Postby Malchik » Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:39 pm

wataru wrote:I dont believe there's a thread on TK about My Little Pony ....

I call dibbs on the Rainbow Brite thread.

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Re: My little Pony: Friendship is magic

Postby RHF » Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:43 pm

Godzillawolf wrote:
RHF wrote:
wataru wrote:LOL wut? Is this thread like Arbok's unhealthy fascination with Care Bears?


Better. Ponies>Bears

Godzillawolf wrote:
Isn't this about the only version of this series that actually has an overarcing plot instead of being purely episodic?


Meaning? Never really heard that term, so best I can understand is you saying that each episode isn't brushed aside with the next one and everything learned is forgotten about? If so then yeah, I think


Like there's an actual running storyline as opposed to each episode being self contained.

What intriged me was that they reversed the anthromorphizing that had been done in past series completely. Not that I watched previous ones, I just read TV Tropes.

OH!. Well something like that, example I can think of being Avatar:TLAB, it's not like that. Though the show is just about the main character Twilight sparkle learning every different aspect of friendship. But other then that the characters help give the show its charm. Though now they have a plot with 3 Fillys that don't have cutie marks on their hips, and they're wondering what their special talents are. though it was pointed out in episode 18, they were just too oblivious to notice
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Re: My little Pony: Friendship is magic

Postby G1 Startruck Jonez » Wed Mar 23, 2011 10:04 am

Legion1979 wrote:My Little Pony is My Little Pony. No matter how well written or clever it is.



Absolutely. Not knocking anybodies interest......yes I am, actually. Its My Little Pony. That in its own right should be left alone by the male demographic ages 5-death.

Now, if you told me that the truly outrageous GEM was making a comeback..... :huge:
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Re: My little Pony: Friendship is magic

Postby RHF » Sat Mar 26, 2011 5:38 am

Good news! A second season is now in the works so more Ponies! :D Though a big fan who was hosting the episodes on youtube got suspended, by someone claiming to be Hasbro. Hopefully someone from Hub, Lauren, or the real Hasbro say something on that

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Legion1979 wrote:My Little Pony is My Little Pony. No matter how well written or clever it is.



Absolutely. Not knocking anybodies interest......yes I am, actually. Its My Little Pony. That in its own right should be left alone by the male demographic ages 5-death.

Now, if you told me that the truly outrageous GEM was making a comeback..... :huge:


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Re: My little Pony: Friendship is magic

Postby Monster Master /pb/ » Sun Mar 27, 2011 5:39 am

Legion1979 wrote:My Little Pony is My Little Pony. No matter how well written or clever it is.


Yeah... This is like men watching a new Barney series or something...
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