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@  NotVeryKnightly : (25 July 2016 - 06:34 AM)

Not even close.

@  MEDdMI : (25 July 2016 - 05:51 AM)

What, Mayhem isn't random enough???

@  NotVeryKnightly : (25 July 2016 - 04:02 AM)

This place never feels random enough in that respect.

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 July 2016 - 02:10 AM)

I thought that was snarking at random strangers without fear of retribution.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 July 2016 - 07:22 PM)

Topic-specific threads are the main feature of messageboards like this, you know.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 July 2016 - 07:21 PM)

You should ask that in the TFWiki thread.

@  tffan01 : (24 July 2016 - 07:21 PM)

watch?v=94l4qCKMYZ0  

@  tffan01 : (24 July 2016 - 07:18 PM)

there's a pewdiepie video promoting Transformers Earth Wars and it is an official promotion video, does this mean he should get a tfwiki page?

@  ▲ndrusi : (24 July 2016 - 07:01 PM)

I thought King Kong '05 was pretty great! I just wish I hadn't watched it as a double feature with that movie about the island with the giant bugs.

@  tffan01 : (24 July 2016 - 04:46 PM)

yeah it was long as hell, it took me several days to finish it.

@  Paladin : (24 July 2016 - 11:58 AM)

maybe this new one won't take half a day to watch all the way through...

@  tffan01 : (24 July 2016 - 11:00 AM)

I believe this new Kong movie will not be as good as the 2005 one.

@  Pennpenn : (24 July 2016 - 08:52 AM)

You'd figure something like that would get a pass, some kind of grandfather clause since the name is already intractably established.

@  Paladin : (24 July 2016 - 08:15 AM)

"DS-1 Orbital Battle Station." That's the official classification...

@  Bass X0 : (24 July 2016 - 08:04 AM)

now that Hasbro can't use the word "Death" on the packaging of their toys, what will they call the Death Star?

@  Whirl Maximus : (24 July 2016 - 07:44 AM)

It's in the comic con trailer and seems like a hideous waste. I guess the show makers have no reverence for Doctor Who like they do Star Trek.

@  Bass X0 : (24 July 2016 - 04:20 AM)

Which is the height of quality for Family Guy jokes...

@  Whirl Maximus : (24 July 2016 - 04:00 AM)

David Tennent has done a cutaway for Family Guy. Don't get to excited it was a fart joke.

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 03:17 PM)

"Micronauts: Starring psychic Peter Quill and E123-Omega".

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 03:16 PM)

Ooh, sounds neat.

@  Sockie : (23 July 2016 - 01:16 PM)

Yeah, the first was definitely the weakest of the three. Really looking forward to the next issue; judging by the preview for it, it's delving into Karza and Shazraella's past and Microspace's exact political situation.

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 01:11 PM)

I was ambivalent about the first issue, but the quality stepped up in the second and again in the third.

@  Sockie : (23 July 2016 - 10:37 AM)

And yes, Micronauts is great! I enjoyed the first three issues quite a lot.

@  Sockie : (23 July 2016 - 10:36 AM)

Cave Carson looks really cool as well, so I can't be too saddened about that.

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 06:29 AM)

I ended up checking it out, and it's pretty damn neat.

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 06:28 AM)

So. Micronauts, huh?

@  Maruten : (23 July 2016 - 03:49 AM)

Oh, it's only backups in "Cave Carson Has A Cybernetic Eye". Still. Onboard.

@  Maruten : (23 July 2016 - 03:44 AM)

YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

@  Maruten : (23 July 2016 - 03:43 AM)

I didn't think I was interested but OH DEAR GOD WONDER TWINS yesssssssss

@  Sockie : (22 July 2016 - 08:29 PM)

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@  Sockie : (22 July 2016 - 08:26 PM)

Oh man, Tom Scioli's next project is a DC superhero one. Superb!

@  siccoyote : (22 July 2016 - 06:40 PM)

Feeling left out?

@  Arthur Burlo : (22 July 2016 - 06:11 PM)

"about time" ???????????????????? :(

@  Nevermore : (22 July 2016 - 05:08 PM)

There was a shooting near a shopping mall in Munich, currently eight or nine people are dead. Three suspects, still at large.

@  Nevermore : (22 July 2016 - 05:07 PM)

About time...

@  Nevermore : (22 July 2016 - 05:07 PM)

So now it's Germany's turn to be the target of what appears to be aterrorist attack.

@  Nutjob R/T : (22 July 2016 - 02:44 PM)

Which is kinda... I preordered the new VF-2ss, and then before it shipped there was the exclusive version with the SAP pack that was only open for two days of orders. And then I got the naked VF2ss and it's... Not... Good.

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 July 2016 - 12:18 AM)

Yeah, Japanese online sellers seem to take it very seriously, in my experience. When you commit to something, it's expected that you follow through on it, and cancelled transactions seem to be frowned upon. However, I've never dealt with more courteous or considerate sellers than those in Japan; some have even enclosed a small gift item in the package on occasion.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 03:44 PM)

Nothing really happened, I just got an email saying I shouldn't do that.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 03:43 PM)

But I ended up buying it later since it got delayed.

@  Bass X0 : (21 July 2016 - 03:43 PM)

and what did they do?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 03:42 PM)

I've cancelled something with them once.

@  Nutjob R/T : (21 July 2016 - 03:27 PM)

AmiAmi is nice but if you preorder you gotta friggin' MEAN it

@  Dracula : (21 July 2016 - 03:17 PM)

Yep, I ordered a bunch of Gundam kits from them earlier this year. The shipping was high but I had to do EMS due to the weight of the package

@  Bass X0 : (21 July 2016 - 03:09 PM)

and amiami is a reputable site? this is the first time i'm using them.

@  Dracula : (21 July 2016 - 02:56 PM)

Oh! Nice. I guess I thought SAL was always untracked.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 01:39 PM)

Registered means it has tracking.

@  Dracula : (21 July 2016 - 01:26 PM)

Yeah it's just slower and doesn't have tracking...usually the best economic option

@  Benbot : (21 July 2016 - 01:07 PM)

SAL is just fine

@  Bass X0 : (21 July 2016 - 01:06 PM)

unless anybody has problems with "SAL Small Packet (Registered)".


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#1 Pocket

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Posted 14 January 2012 - 12:50 AM

TODAY ON "MY LITTLE PONY":

PINKIE PIE KNOWS HOW TO MAKE CUPCAKES.

AND CORN CAKES.

AND, UM... REGULAR CAKE CAKES.

BUT NOW, SHE FACES HER TOUGHEST CAKES YET:

HER EMPLOYERS' TWIN TODDLERS.

*ominous music*

WILL SHE PULL OFF THIS BABYSITTING JOB AND BE CROWNED "ACE OF CAKES"? OR WILL SHE BE THE ONE WHO ENDS UP GETTING BURNED?

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#2 Scavgraphics

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Posted 14 January 2012 - 12:54 AM



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Posted 14 January 2012 - 01:17 AM

Or will she snap and make the Cupcakes fanfic canonical?

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Posted 14 January 2012 - 02:11 AM

QUOTE(Dvandom @ Jan 14 2012, 01:17 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Or will she snap and make the Cupcakes fanfic canonical?

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I figures she ends up trading them to the nice colt in the unmarked white stagecoach for all his candy; because no one offering candy can be evil.

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Posted 14 January 2012 - 03:07 AM

Dear Princess Celestia,

Some people call me Baby Cakes

Now I, I call me Baby Cakes

I'm not ashamed to get excited

I get friends who get excited

I am Baby Cakes

I am Baby Cakes

I am the woooooorld

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Posted 14 January 2012 - 03:10 AM

I suspect she'll call in the rest of the main six to help and they'll only make things worse. Rainbow Dash should not be around kids.

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Posted 14 January 2012 - 04:24 AM

You'd deprive Rainbow of her clean-up minions?

This episode should be good, though. However, I am surprised the Cakes would have Pinkie as a babysitter... I mean I'm sure they love her (who couldn't?), but Pinkie? Surely she's lived at Sugarcube Corner for long enough now that they're aware exactly how special she is. She's mostly just a big kid herself... but one who can bend reality on a whim and is more like a force of nature than a mere pony. On one hand I think Pinkie would make an awesome (or at least extremely fun) older-sibling-esque figure, but on the other... this is Pinkie we're talking about. It's a recipe for disaster, which of course should make for hilarity on TV.

Edited by TM2-Megatron, 14 January 2012 - 04:29 AM.


#8 Rezo

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Posted 14 January 2012 - 08:11 AM

Not fond of baby-anythings in the media, so I enter with absolutely no positive expectations whatsoever.

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Posted 14 January 2012 - 09:12 AM

Undead-Niklos is back, and brings us this message from Pinkie Pie and Trixie:


Also, on right now is a babysitting-focused episode of Phineas and Ferb. Funny how that works.

Edited by pao, 14 January 2012 - 09:14 AM.


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Posted 14 January 2012 - 09:45 AM

This topic came up a little later then I expected.

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Posted 14 January 2012 - 10:32 AM

Equestrian genetics are all kinds of hugged up.

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Posted 14 January 2012 - 10:44 AM

QUOTE(Dvandom @ Jan 14 2012, 03:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Equestrian genetics are all kinds of hugged up.

Indeed. Dinky and Derpy fans will be pleased to see confirmation that one type of pony can produce another type of offspring. Well, unless Mrs Cake has been sleeping around but that's very unlikely.

Pound and Pumpkin Cake sure are powerful for one month old fillies. And how creepy was the part where Pinkie was looking for Pound Cake?! The lighting, the music, everything just made it seem very creepy. I was convinced Pinkie was dreaming or something.

A good episode I thought. Pinkie got a few little musical numbers (and a stand up comedy routine) but I was expecting her Smile song to make an appearance.


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Posted 14 January 2012 - 11:02 AM

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Welcome! You have entered [The Well] at 7:55 am
[Dvandom] 7:55 am: Also, unless that's a regional hospital, Ponyville has an insane birth rate.
[Dvandom] 7:56 am: "That makes sense, right?" (Nervous twitch)
[scavgraphics] 7:56 am: sigh..Derpy/Dinkers just got proof
[pao] 7:56 am: evidence, not proof
[Dvandom] 7:57 am: [Mythbuckers] PLAUSIBLE
[scavgraphics] 7:57 am: thank you..I've been awake for 4 minutes...synapses not all online yet
[pao] 7:57 am: ^that
[Rezo] 7:57 am: Earth pony family. Getting only pegasi & unicorns.
[pao] 7:57 am: that was funnier than what I said
[The Well]: Caboose has entered at 7:57 am
[scavgraphics] 7:57 am: pao, well, he's a scientist
[pao] 7:57 am: explains the importance of flight schools
[Caboose] 7:58 am: Ba-dop doop
[pao] 7:58 am: is an engineer
[Rezo] 7:58 am: senses parenting difficulties in the future.
[sobana] 7:58 am: I see you like filling in plot holes now, mr. Nayuki
[sobana] 7:58 am: Good show
[scavgraphics] 7:58 am: there was a plot hole?
[sobana] 7:59 am: I thought they wouldn't explain that they had kids all this time
[Dvandom] 7:59 am: No one in my immediate family has blue eyes, but I do. Genetic recessives do pop up. OTOH, being around Pinkie so much has probably irradiated the Cakes or something.
[Nayuki] 7:59 am: plot isn't really my job
[Caboose] 8:00 am: Now, who said Pinkie wouldn't be good with kids?
[Rezo] 8:00 am: I was entertained by Mr. Cake's 'I can't sleep, can't shave, TOO NERVOUS' look
[pao] 8:00 am: well, good at entertaining kids
[Caboose] 8:00 am: PARTY WATCH
[Dvandom] 8:00 am: Clearly, this ep will be all about how it's not just the playing, there's all sorts of responsibility.
[pao] 8:01 am: so did I catch that Pinkie Pie has a Pinkie Pie watch?
[Dvandom] 8:01 am: Someone will no doubt point out that horses don't burp.
[Dvandom] 8:02 am: The multiple stomach arrangement doesn't really allow for it, IIRC.
[Dvandom] 8:02 am: Angel is a demanding boyfriend.
[Dvandom] 8:02 am: (And the Cakes clearly know not to ask Pinkie....)
[pao] 8:03 am: yep, last pony standing
[Dvandom] 8:03 am: Of course, they work with her, so they know better than anyone. icon-arcee.gif
[Dvandom] 8:04 am: (BOOM!)
[pao] 8:05 am: well, she's straight into "what was I thinking?" territory
[Dvandom] 8:05 am: Pretty sure a stack of cookies on the floor in front of the milk cooler breaks some health reg. (TrueMoo ad)
[sobana] 8:06 am: Rarity didn't give a reason why she wouldn't babysit, only my fanfic can explain that now!
[Rezo] 8:06 am: in b4 pinkie causes the entire mane cast to be involved, anyway.
[Rezo] 8:06 am: Btw, while I wouldn't exactly make pinkie my first pick, picking rainbow dash over her as a sitter was a low blow
[Dvandom] 8:06 am: In b4 Pinkie makes the parasprites look constructive.
[Rezo] 8:07 am: parasptrites are a vital part of the everfree ecosystem
[pao] 8:07 am: once you've unified the hoodie with the sweatpants, why not just include the feet, instead of making them a separate piece? (Forever Lazy ad)
[Dvandom] 8:07 am: Presumably they figured at least Dashie would know from Pegafillies.
[Dvandom] 8:08 am: RTFM
[Caboose] 8:09 am: There's your song, folks!
[Guardian Prime] 8:09 am: OINK OINK OINK!!
[scavgraphics] 8:09 am: as pigs are sentient...isn't this kind of racist?
[Rezo] 8:09 am: SURPRISE
[Caboose] 8:09 am: Pigs are sentient?
[Dvandom] 8:10 am: Pound Cake will definitely end up in Dashie's orbit at some point.
[pao] 8:11 am: youngest member of Scootaloo's Dash Fan Club?
[Caboose] 8:11 am: Uh.
[Dvandom] 8:11 am: Pound Cake is strong.
[pao] 8:12 am: d'ough!
[Caboose] 8:12 am: Did that baby just break a metal faucet?
[pao] 8:12 am: hits own rimshot like Pinkie
[Dvandom] 8:12 am: Pinkie in diaper
[Dvandom] 8:13 am: Ayuh
[Dvandom] 8:13 am: Twi has read a book.
[pao] 8:13 am: oh boy
[pao] 8:14 am: Pinkie feeling threatened much?
[Dvandom] 8:15 am: Been practicing the Flutterstare?
[Rezo] 8:15 am: srspinkie is efficient
[Rezo] 8:15 am: But prone of losing ponies
[sobana] 8:16 am: lol, I thought he was strong too when I saw him brake that metal faucet too.
[sobana] 8:17 am: Pinkie is out to prove something
[Dvandom] 8:17 am: Pound Cake will pound you.
[sobana] 8:17 am: I wonder if he only does that because they call him that.
[Dvandom] 8:18 am: Well, if he was kicking much in utero, they might have had an inkling.
[The Well]: WorkbenchManiac has entered at 8:19 am
[Rezo] 8:19 am: >spider toy hanging at the ceiling
[Rezo] 8:19 am: the cakes are awesome parents
[Dvandom] 8:19 am: And suddenly the mood shifts to horror story.
[Dvandom] 8:20 am: Pinkie Pie in The Shining....
[pao] 8:20 am: among all the modernish childrearing technology, we don't have baby monitors
[Dvandom] 8:20 am: Spidercolt, Spidercolt, does whatever a....I got nothin.
[Dvandom] 8:20 am: Scootaloo will be hellajelly.
[pao] 8:20 am: this is pretty much Poof from Fairly Oddparents right now
[Caboose] 8:21 am: Scootaloo confirmed for disabled pegasus?
[Dvandom] 8:21 am: At least Pinkie didn't land in the diaper bin. Yet.
[Dvandom] 8:22 am: At least Pumpkin was explained by Rarity's line about strange magic bursts.
[pao] 8:22 am: inverted playpen less effective than butterfly net
[Dvandom] 8:22 am: "Awww, we broke another sitter."
[Dvandom] 8:23 am: "Dear Princess Celestia: AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!"
[pao] 8:23 am: to Pinkie's credit...saved it!
[Dvandom] 8:24 am: Now, will Pinkie tell them about the fact they missed baby's first flight?
[Rezo] 8:25 am: So... the baby unicorn is already showing raw talent at least on twilight's level, if not higher icon-bee.gif
[WorkbenchManiac] 8:25 am: alright, praise be to the hubs policy of showing the same episode twice
[sobana] 8:26 am: We learn a vaulable lesson on friendship this episode for sure.
[sobana] 8:28 am: I like how they decided to stick with this big headed baby model from the Rainbow Dash super hero episode
[Dvandom] 8:28 am: Epilogue: Pinkie Pie at the hospital, demanding The Pill, NOW.
[Dvandom] 8:28 am: "No, I'm not seeing anyone, but I'm not taking any chances!"
[sobana] 8:29 am: My dad called me back into the living room, he thought the next episode was a different one lol
[scavgraphics] 8:29 am: sobana..well they do have creepy baby toys
[scavgraphics] 8:29 am: was wokverine in that commerical?
[scavgraphics] 8:30 am: Hub has SHS?
[Dvandom] 8:30 am: Yes.
[scavgraphics] 8:30 am: since when?
[scavgraphics] 8:30 am: and interesting..
[Dvandom] 8:30 am: Actually, Hub has ads for the SHS MMO.
[scavgraphics] 8:31 am: but those are ads...this was wolverine and hulk in the hub toons commerical
[Caboose] 8:31 am: D'aaaaw, pony babies are so adowable
[Dvandom] 8:31 am: Pinkie's watch reads out "Me Time".
[Dvandom] 8:32 am: Pound Cake already knows kung fu,.
[sobana] 8:33 am: You'd think Pinkie would have a better grasp of the situation after spending the day with the Cakes taking care of their kids and all.
[scavgraphics] 8:34 am: I like Rarity's refusual
[Dvandom] 8:34 am: You went astray at "Pinkie would have a better grasp of the situation" for any value of situation or grasp. icon-arcee.gif
[Rezo] 8:35 am: All things considered, I do like that they show Pinkie's more serious side without going overboard like in Party of One.
[sobana] 8:35 am: Would this explain why we haven't seen Ms. Cake in the last few episodes because she was with fowl?
[Rezo] 8:35 am: She HAS feelings that can be hurt or frustrated icon-bee.gif
[Dvandom] 8:35 am: With foal. Scootaloo's mom was with fowl.
[The Well]: Caboose has left at 8:35 am
[Dvandom] 8:36 am: Question answered, Scav.
[WorkbenchManiac] 8:36 am: that pun drove him away...
[scavgraphics] 8:36 am: yup
[sobana] 8:36 am: o.o
[sobana] 8:37 am: He is going to delete you from his heartdrive now
[Dvandom] 8:37 am: Oh, and Forever Lazy doesn't have footies built in because they WANT you to wear it with shoes out in public.
[Dvandom] 8:39 am: Even the baby Cakes find pig ethnic humor dubious.
[Rezo] 8:40 am: Surprise again~
[sobana] 8:40 am: any way, I'm off to play tor, you cats have a wonderful day, laters! =D
[The Well]: sobana has left at 8:42 am
[Rezo] 8:45 am: >twi's nose getting quished in a little bit as the door's thrown shut
[Rezo] 8:45 am: adorable~
[Dvandom] 8:46 am: Pound and Pumpkin are to pegasus and unicorn like Gohan is to Saiyans. Homeopathic ponies...the less genetics you have, the more potent the results.
[pao] 8:48 am: there are genetic situations kind of like that though; only one I can think of off the top of my head is sickle-cell carriers, but I believe there are other examples
[Rezo] 8:48 am: hee
[Dvandom] 8:50 am: They're the Richards kids, Franklin and Valeria.
[The Well]: WorkbenchManiac has left at 8:51 am
[Dvandom] 8:51 am: Pinkie just happens to have chains available, too.
[Dvandom] 8:52 am: And duct tape.
[Dvandom] 8:52 am: Her off-screen parties must get...interesting.
[scavgraphics] 8:53 am: oh, who doesn't have duct tape availble at any moment?
[Rezo] 8:55 am: A good question.
[Rezo] 8:55 am: I do.
[Rezo] 8:55 am: Chains are a different matter, though
[The Well]: Rezo has left at 8:59 am
[The Well]: Nayuki has left at 9:00 am
[pao] 9:00 am: yep, 'bout that time, eh?
[The Well]: Guardian Prime has left at 9:01 am
[scavgraphics] 9:01 am: yep breakfasty time


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Posted 14 January 2012 - 11:12 AM

I'm a bit confused by this episode. I'm not sure why. I think it's the ending. She breaks down and cries, and that solves everything? Or is it that she accepts that she can't do it and tones down her energy some? Someone help me out here?

Things I liked: Pony genetics
The Cakes asking everypony else BEFORE Pinkie. And asking Fluttershy FIRST.
Pinkie using toon gags to help her: Plunger walking, pulling things out of hammerspace, offscreen teleportation...
Refusing Twilight's help out of pride. Something I would do by accident myself.
Frazzled Pinkie: Something adorable about that.
Pinkie toning down her energy and WORKING during the letter. Sure, things can be fun and games, but sometimes it's WORK.

As for why Pound Cake can fly, perhaps weight ratios? He doesn't weigh enough to keep him grounded? Perhaps Scoots hasn't grown into her wings yet.
Pumpkins casting must be instinctual. She probably can't do it on command once she gets older, and she probably has the power from the mentioned spell surges.

Hold up, did Pinkie ever put the diapers back ON? Oh, THAT can't end well....

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Posted 14 January 2012 - 11:58 AM

And the next day Pinkie went to get her tubes tied...

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Posted 14 January 2012 - 12:12 PM

Well, it seems Surprise is fractionally canon now. The dark scene in the hallway was extremely well done. Pound Cake dragging Pinkie all over the place was possibly my favorite part (all kinds of gifs in that scene alone). I knew once the diaper scene started, Pinkie would end up wearing them. I predict wet mane Pinkie will be the next big thing. Another high tier episode in my opinion. Chock full of giffy goodness too.

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Posted 14 January 2012 - 12:19 PM

Fantastic ep!

Scootaloo confirmed for worst pony! icon-arcee.gif

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Posted 14 January 2012 - 12:22 PM

Well, to be fair, Fluttershy was still having trouble flying in high school. Pound Cakes is merely a Super Saiyan pony.

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Posted 14 January 2012 - 12:35 PM

I've seen it mentioned that Pound Cake's ability to fly could be akin to how a newborn baby is able to swim. They soon lose the ability and have to re-learn how to do it. Could be the same for pegasi and flying?

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Posted 14 January 2012 - 12:38 PM

Pound Cake's ability to kick a metal pipe in half, however, is probably not typical of foals.

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