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@  Pennpenn : (24 June 2017 - 09:58 PM)

Been playing a bit of Saints Row 4 and honestly the Blast Blast is hilariously overpowered.

@  Rycochet : (24 June 2017 - 05:28 PM)

And a better headsculpt.

@  unluckiness : (24 June 2017 - 05:23 PM)

It actually has half decent gimmicks too.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 June 2017 - 04:03 PM)

It's still crap but at least it takes up less space.

@  Rycochet : (24 June 2017 - 10:31 AM)

I'd rather have Armada Sideswipe than Alternator Sideswipe.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (24 June 2017 - 09:50 AM)

What he's really doing is buying all the sideswipe, so that after the apocolypse.. He'll have an army to take ove the world!

@  unluckiness : (24 June 2017 - 09:00 AM)

We could be taking this the wrong way. What if this person means to sacrifice their own money to prevent Armada Sideswipes from falling into the hands of those who don't know better?

@  Rycochet : (24 June 2017 - 06:26 AM)

People say silly things online all the time, usually followed by a smilie or a wink. Take away the context and they go from being a joke to absurd hyperbole.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 June 2017 - 06:07 AM)

But that would miss the entire point of hyperbole.

@  Pennpenn : (24 June 2017 - 06:03 AM)

Well that's a stupid attitude from someone who would waste a lot of money. I mean, they should just... not buy movie toys?

@  Bass X0 : (24 June 2017 - 04:52 AM)

Most insane thing I read of the day: "I would rather buy 100 Armada Sideswipes and PRiD Airachnids than buy any Bayformers crap"

@  Nevermore : (23 June 2017 - 06:10 PM)

His dialogue is full of allusions to his infamous lookalike, though sometimes as subversions. Oh, and sometimes he sings Karaoke. Check his rendition of "My Way", it's on Youtube.

@  Nevermore : (23 June 2017 - 06:09 PM)

The entire idea behind the character is that he looks and talks like Hitler, but is actually a good guy. Maybe with a dickish attitude, but he's not the villain.

@  Nevermore : (23 June 2017 - 06:08 PM)

Alfons Hatler is a supporting character from a German Edgar Wallace parody movie and its sequel.

@  Nevermore : (23 June 2017 - 06:07 PM)

I'd like to remind everyone that Alfons Hatler exists, which is all sorts of awesome.

@  wonko the sane? : (23 June 2017 - 05:41 PM)

See, you say that and you know there's new a bubsy game coming. Don't make us keep re-baselining our horror reactions.

@  Sean Whitmore : (23 June 2017 - 03:31 PM)

Epilogue is the worst thing to happen to mankind. And I'm including, like, all the wars and stuff.

@  Evac : (23 June 2017 - 02:11 PM)

... Did Linkara cover that one?

@  Paladin : (23 June 2017 - 01:50 PM)

the comics where Barbara quit being Batgirl after she was beaten into a miscarriage.

@  Boomhauer : (23 June 2017 - 01:20 PM)

His choice to be Batman had more punch when he was a completely normal guy met with the same dillema instead of the DNA garbage that muddies the message for no other reason than to give Old Bruce another ass-kiss before the show is over. It's a boring episode whose entire concept is repeating things already known and spark Squawkbox arguments.

@  The Predaking : (23 June 2017 - 01:11 PM)

But he still chose to be batman. Not only did he chose to be batman, he did it better.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (23 June 2017 - 12:46 PM)

I have to agree.. Part of the problem with Epilogue is it takes away from "Terry CHOSE to be batman" and changed it a bit to "Terry was designed to be batman."

@  NotVeryKnightly : (23 June 2017 - 12:13 PM)

Do you mean the DCAU continuity comics or Future's End?

@  Paladin : (23 June 2017 - 11:36 AM)

can we all at least agree it's a better ending for Batman Beyond than the comics?

@  wonko the sane? : (23 June 2017 - 10:52 AM)

There was no evidence of it to support it in the show, and generally using someone to MAKE a batman is a jerkish thing to do.

@  Benbot : (23 June 2017 - 10:37 AM)

why does it matter?

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (23 June 2017 - 10:25 AM)

I think the problem with Epilogue was making Terry effectivly Batman's son.

@  Benbot : (23 June 2017 - 10:24 AM)

what's your problem with it?

@  The Predaking : (23 June 2017 - 10:02 AM)

Epilogue give a great end to Batman Beyond and even has a Mask of the Phantasm character

@  MrBlud : (23 June 2017 - 09:55 AM)

I don't post in the Shoutbox often, but when I do, it's to confirm "Epilogue" is garbage.

@  Paladin : (23 June 2017 - 08:43 AM)

even "Epilogue" ? (braces for that argument again)

@  The Predaking : (23 June 2017 - 08:26 AM)

Its a really great show.

@  The Predaking : (23 June 2017 - 08:25 AM)

Justice League unlimited

@  unluckiness : (23 June 2017 - 08:14 AM)

Sprinkles or nothing!

@  MEDdMI : (23 June 2017 - 07:06 AM)

>_< 3 hrs, $5,628 to go for the Two Scoops Kickstarter http://kck.st/2qgIkCd

@  wonko the sane? : (23 June 2017 - 06:16 AM)

Yeah, miles is only used when accuracy doesn't actually matter, or we're dealing with americans.

@  Nevermore : (23 June 2017 - 03:55 AM)

We even use "miles" in similar contexts in German even though we use kilometers for actual measurements.

@  The Doctor Who : (23 June 2017 - 02:40 AM)

Makes sense, really. Colloquialisms exist in their own weird little universe where terminology can persist after it's no longer relevant otherwise.

@  abates : (23 June 2017 - 01:17 AM)

We also measure car milage in kilometres but still call it milage.

@  Bass X0 : (22 June 2017 - 05:47 PM)

No. We still say miles. Kilometers is only really used for actual specific distances whereas miles being used in a common phrase is still miles.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (22 June 2017 - 04:59 PM)

People from outside the U.S.: as we are all English-proficient here, do you ever use the phrase "I saw it coming from miles away.", or do you say "kilometers" instead?

@  Hg Dragon : (22 June 2017 - 04:06 PM)

Wow, that was supposed to :shout" hours ago...

@  Hg Dragon : (22 June 2017 - 04:05 PM)

Indeed. Especially on opening week. We're talking avg, 5-8%. It's more at your discount/sub-run houses.

@  Steevy Maximus : (22 June 2017 - 10:25 AM)

AMC knows it, freakin $7 for a regular drink

@  Paladin : (22 June 2017 - 08:22 AM)

and if you want to support your theaters, buy more concessions. because they get SHIT from the ticket sales...

@  Hg Dragon : (22 June 2017 - 08:15 AM)

So, we charged an extra $1 per. F'em

@  Hg Dragon : (22 June 2017 - 08:13 AM)

First, they threatened to stop sending us digital because we weren't upcharging for it (back when we were still "mixed" format). Then they threatened to stop sendingus 3D because we didn't upcharge for those either initially.

@  Hg Dragon : (22 June 2017 - 08:12 AM)

Can't blame the theater totally for those ticket prices. The studios have a say in them as well.

@  Noideaforaname : (22 June 2017 - 12:00 AM)

Charge 'em for the lice! Extra for the mice! Two percent for looking in the mirror twice!

@  TM2-Megatron : (21 June 2017 - 11:45 PM)

Even here in Canada where price gouging is commonplace, IMAX 3-D is still $19.50


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2.22: "Hurricane Fluttershy"


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#1 Guardian Prime

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 12:34 PM

The second Fluttershy episode of the season is almost here.

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Hurricane Fluttershy: Fluttershy needs to overcome her self-consciousness in order to help Rainbow Dash and the other pegasi with the Rainy Season.

Looks like we'll get a few more new ponies in this one.


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Posted 23 March 2012 - 02:56 PM

Watch, I bet Fluttershy turns out to be the most powerful flyer there has ever been.

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Posted 24 March 2012 - 12:36 PM

Pumped Up Pony and the voiceover on the educational film were both rather John Kricfalusi-ish elements.

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Posted 24 March 2012 - 12:47 PM

Very good episode. With lots of nice visuals to episode. A masterful eye nightmare scene by Nayuki, roid rage pony which will proably get name from a secondary character from ren and stimpy, woodland animals cosplay pony masks, good variety with all the background pegasus, and fluttershy outfit parade. With the best one ebing the tree costume. Plus a toy character get her show debut with Bloomsforth it not one but two scenes. Like DrSpengler said the morale and lessons of the episode were very realistic done. In which incase you haven't watch the episode yet. Wheren't done as being predictible but how it would handle in real life if someone were to try. Defiently one of the stronger episode for season 2.
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Posted 24 March 2012 - 12:52 PM

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Welcome! You have entered [The Well] at 10:48 am
[Arson] 10:48 am: Mornin'
[scavgraphics] 10:48 am: hi
[Rezo] 10:48 am: didn't particularly like that song, either <_<
[Arson] 10:49 am: T-minus 10 minutes to pony!
[The Well]: Shoggoth has entered at 10:49 am
[Arson] 10:49 am: Mornin'
[Shoggoth] 10:49 am: Huh, shiny.
[Shoggoth] 10:50 am: Gah. I thought I had escaped that sound effect!
[Arson] 10:50 am: shiny? WHERE!?
[The Well]: Skids has entered at 10:51 am
[Arson] 10:51 am: Mornin'
[Skids] 10:51 am: Morning.
[Skids] 10:51 am: Yea, I actually make one of these.
[Arson] 10:53 am: GAH!! STRAWBERRY TERROR!!!!!!
[The Well]: Dvandom has entered at 10:53 am
[Arson] 10:53 am: Mornin'
[Dvandom] 10:53 am: Morning
[Skids] 10:53 am: Morning Dvandom
[Shoggoth] 10:54 am: The sound effect for mousing over user names sounds like it is from marble drop. o.-
[Dvandom] 10:56 am: Ah, typical Saturday morning for me...get up, watch cartoons, shower, write quantum mechanics exam key, watch more cartoons....
[Arson] 10:56 am: Quantum Mechanics, eh?
[Skids] 10:56 am: I had to laughth when you said the strawberry terror Arson since my neice who just turn 4. Has become more of shortcake fanatic then a pony fan which she still loves.
[Arson] 10:57 am: Ooooh... Naaaasty... /Knightmare
[Dvandom] 10:58 am: GAH. DVR still not letting me watch a channel it has started recording on. Had to turn it off and cancel the recording.
[Skids] 10:58 am: Espically when she is asking to watch Shortcake isntead of ponies when she over
[scavgraphics] 10:59 am: anyone else what to see Dash sonic rainbbomb Strawberry's house?
[Dvandom] 10:59 am: Okay, got it sorted
[Arson] 10:59 am: YES. Crap. Now I have to draw that...
[Dvandom] 10:59 am: treeeee
[Arson] 11:00 am: She got her wish.
[Guardian Prime] 11:00 am: Fluttershy is now a tree.
[Skids] 11:00 am: But she love both.
[Dvandom] 11:00 am: She borrowed Sir Rodney's disguise.
[The Well]: Caboose has entered at 11:01 am
[Caboose] 11:01 am: BOOM
[Arson] 11:01 am: Mornin'
[Caboose] 11:01 am: CABOOSE IS IN THE HIZZOUSE
[Rezo] 11:01 am: So... One stream bans me for being german. Bronystate has exceeded its traffic or something, and the last remaining stream is ultralaggy.
[Rezo] 11:01 am: Waiting for youtube it is.
[Caboose] 11:01 am: Wow, lame
[scavgraphics] 11:02 am: well that answers the question if that was Blossom or not
[The Well]: Rezo has left at 11:02 am
[scavgraphics] 11:02 am: they banned you for...
[scavgraphics] 11:02 am: not being here?
[Arson] 11:03 am: BTW, does anypony know how to change the display name for the chat? 'Cuz this is actually MyLittleEmpath.
[scavgraphics] 11:03 am: is that what you logged in as?
[scavgraphics] 11:03 am: preview durring show?
[Arson] 11:03 am: Tried. Wouldn't let me.
[scavgraphics] 11:03 am: but that'll spoil the episode!
[Dvandom] 11:03 am: Educational films!
[Dvandom] 11:03 am: Sounds like Billy West....
[Shoggoth] 11:04 am: whoah
[Arson] 11:04 am: Waterspout!!
[Arson] 11:05 am: Huggin' Bronystate!!!!
[Shoggoth] 11:05 am: That was like jumping back in time 50 years icon-fire.gif
[Nayuki] 11:05 am: I know
[Dvandom] 11:05 am: Over NINE THOUSAND!
[Arson] 11:05 am: And it was GLORIOUS!
[Dvandom] 11:05 am: Okay, this ep has been totally Ren and Stimpified
[Caboose] 11:06 am: Blossomforth!
[Dvandom] 11:06 am: YYYEAHUH!
[scavgraphics] 11:06 am: "not saying your name, Derpy"
[Skids] 11:06 am: and their flies by derpy
[scavgraphics] 11:06 am: so, steroids cause wing shirnkage
[Skids] 11:06 am: Why not
[Arson] 11:07 am: Celestiadarnit!!!!!!!!!!!
[Caboose] 11:07 am: Somepony's transcended the status of toy-only character~
[Shoggoth] 11:07 am: I like Rainbows bedside manner
[Arson] 11:08 am: That wasn't flying, that was ... falling with style!
[Dvandom] 11:08 am: Without style
[Skids] 11:08 am: So is Blossomfourth the first toy only character to eb used on the show as background character?
[Arson] 11:09 am: Hmmm... Rainbow's grown a lot.
[scavgraphics] 11:09 am: so....physics presentation on the science of the episode?
[Caboose] 11:09 am: As far as I know, yeah Skids, she's the first.
[scavgraphics] 11:10 am: why did they put catepillers on snow white's face?
[Shoggoth] 11:10 am: Perfect for a civilization that controls the weather. Now, Rainbow and the edge of wing flapping, That looks like the first case of wing tip toe I have ever seen.
[Dvandom] 11:11 am: Just get all the Earth Ponies out of the way and lifting the water will be easy. icon-arcee.gif
[scavgraphics] 11:12 am: the earth ponies hold the water down?
[Arson] 11:12 am: Or just use pinkie pie.
[Dvandom] 11:12 am: Earth ponies make gravity.
[Caboose] 11:12 am: Keep in mind the whole wing seems to be independently flexible, as seen in "Putting your hoof down"
[Dvandom] 11:12 am: Anemometer. Those are relevant for the meteorology exam I'm giving next Friday.
[Dvandom] 11:13 am: New crazy Twi image.
[Arson] 11:13 am: Hmmm... I WONDER if he's actually sick.
[Dvandom] 11:14 am: Of course he is. Enough will be knocked out by illness that Fluttershy will have to go Super Saiyan to save the day.
[Arson] 11:14 am: Eeyup. Obvious plot point is obvious.
[Dvandom] 11:14 am: The Scouter reads 0.5.
[Caboose] 11:15 am: Wow, nailed it!
[Dvandom] 11:15 am: EYES
[Caboose] 11:15 am: AAAGH
[Arson] 11:15 am: Still, super Flutters will be worth it.
[Nayuki] 11:15 am: yay, my eye scene
[Shoggoth] 11:15 am: BOO!
[Skids] 11:15 am: Nicely done
[Dvandom] 11:15 am: Fluttershy vs. a Shoggoth
[Shoggoth] 11:15 am: You did that? Awesome
[Shoggoth] 11:16 am: Um, erk...uh...bye
[scavgraphics] 11:16 am: gee..if I was giving a Metereology exam....I'd have a bonus question about the number of pegasi needed to lift a lake up to a cloud city
[Dvandom] 11:16 am: This ep is chock full of new meme-images.
[Arson] 11:17 am: METALSHY!!
[Skids] 11:17 am: pony mask for the woodland animals. awesome
[Shoggoth] 11:17 am: This is hilarious icon-fire.gif
[Caboose] 11:17 am: She only has enough power to have .5 wind power, but she can smash through a tree?
[Arson] 11:18 am: Screw the Physics, she has Pony!
[Dvandom] 11:18 am: Mysterious as the dark side of the moon?
[Skids] 11:18 am: que giggle to scare her off
[Shoggoth] 11:18 am: Twilight can't speak squirrel. Poor Twilight
[Dvandom] 11:19 am: She needs to sign up for Krunk's class.
[scavgraphics] 11:19 am: Ponies have zippers
[Shoggoth] 11:20 am: Spike is the voice of cold hartless reason again icon-waspy.gif
[Dvandom] 11:20 am: Well, of course they have zippers. For the boots.
[Shoggoth] 11:20 am: Still, I really liked that "Fluttershy posing in front of the sun" bit. Looked awesome.
[Arson] 11:21 am: Yes. Badass Fluttershy FTW
[scavgraphics] 11:21 am: gee..if I was giving a Metereology exam....I'd have a bonus question about the number of pegasi needed to lift a lake up to a cloud city
[Caboose] 11:21 am: I like how Fluttershy of all ponies gets awesome guitar riff background music.
[Dvandom] 11:21 am: You already said that. icon-hotrod.gif
[Shoggoth] 11:22 am: did he sound exasperated at "more pound puppies"?
[Dvandom] 11:22 am: (I half expect to get a question about that at the review session)
[Dvandom] 11:22 am: Luna's abacus!
[Shoggoth] 11:22 am: Whoah, Spitfire?
[Dvandom] 11:23 am: Ze goggles, zey do nozink!
[Skids] 11:23 am: lol
[Shoggoth] 11:23 am: Sweet horn!
[Arson] 11:23 am: NOPE.
[Arson] 11:24 am: They'll make it to 797.7.
[Arson] 11:24 am: Or just fail outright.
[Caboose] 11:24 am: AGAIN WITH THE EYES
[Shoggoth] 11:24 am: Eye strain
[Dvandom] 11:24 am: Wut
[Dvandom] 11:25 am: Going down flying....
[Arson] 11:25 am: Ponies can do that, you know.
[Dvandom] 11:26 am: Believe in the Kamina who believes in you!
[Arson] 11:26 am: Eh. I was close.
[scavgraphics] 11:26 am: do it for the snazzy goggles!
[Arson] 11:27 am: Whoah, SPITFIRE wasn't even helping!?
[Skids] 11:27 am: She was an impartial judge for the record attempt
[scavgraphics] 11:27 am: so dave, if they didn't have to power than fan, how much more power would they have had?
[Dvandom] 11:28 am: Yeah, the fan, even assuming it was catching backwash and multiplying up, would likely have drained some power.
[Arson] 11:28 am: Well, not Celestia.
[Dvandom] 11:29 am: I woulda gone with a cup anemometer, myself.
[Shoggoth] 11:29 am: That was a pretty cool episode.
[Skids] 11:29 am: yep
[Guardian Prime] 11:29 am: Awesome Episode icon-hotrod.gif
[Dvandom] 11:30 am: Anyone catch the name of Steroid Pony?
[scavgraphics] 11:30 am: forrest animals cosplay as ponies!
[Shoggoth] 11:30 am: I need those butterflys for cargo lifting
[Nayuki] 11:30 am: he didn't get a name, he was more of a visual gag
[Shoggoth] 11:30 am: YEAH!
[Guardian Prime] 11:31 am: I'll call steroid pony.....'Bulk'. At least until somepony comes up with one better.
[Dvandom] 11:31 am: So, Gabby Gums is one of the Mane Six?
[Shoggoth] 11:31 am: No, Gummy.
[Dvandom] 11:31 am: Heh
[Dvandom] 11:31 am: Makes sense.
[scavgraphics] 11:32 am: well, Pinkie and Dash weren't in the commerical
[Skids] 11:32 am: Gummy the ventriloquist
[Caboose] 11:32 am: Call him Bulkhead.
[Caboose] 11:32 am: http://tfwiki.net/wi...khead_(Energon)
[scavgraphics] 11:32 am: though I'm guessing it's the CMC
[Shoggoth] 11:32 am: No, just writing. No need to talk. Yet I thought the teasers already said it was the CMC?
[scavgraphics] 11:32 am: seemed to be a student made paper, i thought
[Shoggoth] 11:33 am: I will say I liked the bronze effect on cloudsdale that they had going on
[Caboose] 11:34 am: Yeah, the next episode is "Ponyville Confidential", it's about the CMCs posting this article that talks about other pony's secrets
[Shoggoth] 11:34 am: That fit in with that retro pep talk video from the start
[Caboose] 11:34 am: Or something like that.
[Dvandom] 11:35 am: But that's not important.
[scavgraphics] 11:36 am: so there was a groucho marx pony at some point
[Skids] 11:36 am: and the three stooges ponies
[Dvandom] 11:36 am: And a Steve Martin, for the arrow in the head gag in S1.
[Dvandom] 11:37 am: (Yes, I know he didn't originate it)
[Dvandom] 11:38 am: Yep, Tartauros.
[scavgraphics] 11:38 am: and there's that jester builting
[Dvandom] 11:43 am: Heh. Yesterday was World Meteorological Day, and the theme was "Powering our future with weather, climate and water."
[Skids] 11:43 am: oh
[scavgraphics] 11:44 am: heh..Lyra crashed Goodnight with Pinkie
[Arson] 11:45 am: ...so, did the singed hair go to Celestia?
[Skids] 11:47 am: Nayuki you may want to add for your post their was no offical for the roid rage pony.
[Nayuki] 11:48 am: I'll do that. well, I'm off to go get some lunch.
[Nayuki] 11:48 am: talk to you all later.
[Caboose] 11:48 am: I guess I should go too
[Skids] 11:48 am: Later Nayuki
[Arson] 11:48 am: Later!
[Dvandom] 11:48 am: Later
[Caboose] 11:49 am: Seeya later everypony
[The Well]: Caboose has left at 11:49 am
[Arson] 11:49 am: Bye, everypony!
[The Well]: Nayuki has left at 11:49 am
[Shoggoth] 11:50 am: Yeah, Later.
[The Well]: Shoggoth has left at 11:50 am
[The Well]: Arson has left at 11:50 am
[scavgraphics] 11:50 am: these later hours really dampen the chats
[Dvandom] 11:50 am: Indeed.
[Skids] 11:51 am: It was still nice chat just bumbed I miss so many of these
[The Well]: Guardian Prime has left at 11:51 am
[scavgraphics] 11:51 am: well, guess I'll post the transcript!


#6 Daith

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Posted 24 March 2012 - 01:52 PM

I'm just gonna call the messed up pony the most obvious name. Roid Rager! icon-blitz.gif

And lots of Derpy!

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#7 Don_East

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Posted 24 March 2012 - 02:18 PM

That...

Was...

AMAZING!

Totally made up for last week! This episode had everything! Good jokes, fun callbacks, & an emotional thrill ride.

Fluttershy is not just my favorite pony because she's so cute & lovable. But because I connect with her as a character. I wasn't good at sports when I was little, I was picked on in school, I hardly talk so in this episode I really felt for her.

+ Rainbow Dash was probably at her most in character this entire season. Determined to succeed no matter what the cost. Trying her best to make Fluttershy join with the rest of the pegasi. In fact this along with the reference to their fillyhood past, the scenes between the two are sweet.
+ New BG pegasi! The one that's obviously on steroids was hilarious.
+ The scene where Angel & Fluttershy's other animals cheer up & helped her improve her confidence was sweet. It's a nice reminder that Fluttershy not just takes care of them, but they're Fluttershy's friends and are loyal to her.
+ The montage was epic. I love how one of the animals had a Derpy mask at one point.
+ Twilight not being able to speak squirrel, definitely had to be a PPG reference.
+ Of course, the entire third act was an amazing climax even if I figured how it was gonna go down.

Grade: A+

QUOTE(Nayuki @ Mar 24 2012, 12:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
edit: No, the big muscle pegasus didn't get an official name. He was more of a visual gag. I guess the fans will have fun with that one.

I believe there are some good ones from this...

Edited by Don_East, 24 March 2012 - 02:18 PM.


#8 Dvandom

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Posted 24 March 2012 - 02:38 PM

Flanksteak!

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Posted 24 March 2012 - 02:46 PM

That was so freaking good.

"Do I look like I speak squirrel?!"

I now demand Twilight cosplaying as Squirrel Girl.

That is all.

QUOTE(Nayuki @ Mar 24 2012, 12:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Since people will inevitably ask about pony names for the episode... let's get this out of the way:

Rumble (Thunderlane's little brother)


"If on Pegasus turf you should happen to tumble, look out, Unicorns, cause here comes Rumble!"


QUOTE(Dvandom @ Mar 24 2012, 02:38 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Flanksteak!

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That's now the name of the coach. *changes fic character*

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#10 Corgsopal

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Posted 24 March 2012 - 03:00 PM

Slow Fluttershy upload makes Kyle angry and rash. This may well drive me to Tacos.
Reclaim the suffix.

#11 (Deactivated) SuperGiantRobot

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Posted 24 March 2012 - 05:21 PM

The big guy has a barbell for a mark, so how about "Benchpress"?

#12 mariomarc

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Posted 24 March 2012 - 05:50 PM

fluttershy enjoys tree cosplay
giant buff pony was hilarious
loved the montage
loved the 50's psa
so many derpy cameos
even one of the animals in the montage had a derpy mask
I LOVE EVERYPONY!

#13 Scavgraphics

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Posted 24 March 2012 - 05:55 PM

Trot Lesnar is the best I've seen for steroid pony so far.

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Posted 24 March 2012 - 06:17 PM

Hey, are Cloud Chaser and Flitter by any chance twins? They look pretty similar.

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Posted 24 March 2012 - 06:24 PM

Excellent episode. I particularly liked how much RD wanted Fluttershy to get to be a part of the accomplishment. Yes, Dash really wants to do awesome things, but she also wants other ponies to do awesome things. The oh-so-Fluttershy training montage was a lot of fun, and also badger.

Relevant aside: I was autocrossing today--and having a rough time of it my first runs. The last run wasn't enough to win my class, but I brought my time way down from earlier in the day, and it felt great. Appropriate episode to watch when I got home!

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Posted 24 March 2012 - 06:37 PM

Gawds, I was waiting forever for YouTube to put that up. Not exactly a 'fun' episode but a good decent one. I was actually most impressed with Rainbow Dash, except for one (maybe two parts), she was remarkably not obnoxious. She pushed the others hard but she didn't insult anyone or put anyone down or tease (as far as I can recall). I'm proud of Rainbow Dash in this ep, even over Fluttershy.

Fluttershy finally got to be a tree! Teehee! I wonder if it's an intentional callback to that Appaloosa episode? I can't believe she would lie tho. Twice even. Bad Fluttershy! A pox on thee! Fake pox!

Thunderlane? I kept hearing Thunderwing (Transformers ref, lol). Where the heck is Scootaloo? If a little Pegasus like Rumble can be there, why not her?

Who the heck is the benchpressing Pegasus, lol! Was Screwball from the Discord ep there?

Cool training work! I dunno if I wanted an actual song sequence there cuz I can't imagine how it would go. Hmm, ok, maybe as TF Dare or Mulan's Be a Man. Lol at Flutter vs Butter flies! Cool idea using those, Uh, whatchamacallits flower thingys to gauge her own speed. Btw that tree she was crying under looked familiar. Was it used before?

Anemometer, yeah. The big one is a lot of tech tho. They really need hurricanes to make clouds? Celestia is too important to evaporate lakes for Equestria? Boo!

Felt kinda sad that Rainbow Dash was disappointed that she can't break the record due to loss of a few pones. Still, glad she tried. Good thing no one was injured. Yeah, the new pegasus's look great in action!

The story plot is simple and no huge twists of so but I'm just getting back to Fluttershy being proven to be much faster than her performance here. She outflew a weighed down Dash in Discord part 2. She kept pace with her while dragging a cart in the Round Up ep. She was quick when shaking down trees in the Flim Flam gambit. Surely the hurricane, with the rainy fate of all Equestria behind it, is important enough to get her to break her 5.0 wing speed (the meter stopped at 795, right? And her fastest at the track was 2.5 or 2.3? I didn't hear Twilight say anything about it going more than it had to so I'm assuming Fluttershy only did was bare minimum).

Did Angel bunny frown when the squirrel gave the nuts to comfort Fluttershy? Like he didn't want anyone else to comfort her? I wanted him to have more scenes ala being slammed into the tree, lol!

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Posted 24 March 2012 - 07:03 PM

QUOTE(Nayuki @ Mar 24 2012, 06:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Since people will inevitably ask about pony names for the episode... let's get this out of the way:

Flitter (cute ribbon)
Cloudchaser (awesome mane)
Thunderlane
Blossomforth (from toy to show character)
Silverspeed
Rumble (Thunderlane's little brother)

edit: No, the big muscle pegasus didn't get an official name. He was more of a visual gag. I guess the fans will have fun with that one.



Thanks for the names! My favourite was the dark blue male pegasus with the Ursa Major cutie-mark. icon-hotrod.gif

And for a minute there, I thought Thunderlane's name was Thunderwing... which would have been even more awesome.

This show keeps coming up with more and more new and great designs every episode. Is it wrong of me to expect toys of these characters? icon-fire.gif (And that reminds me, I need to pick up Blossomforth now...) Muscle-pony was hilarious, and so was the whole WWII-type hurricane documentary/reel.

Edited by BB Shockwave, 24 March 2012 - 07:06 PM.


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Posted 24 March 2012 - 07:43 PM

Great episode! Definately one of my favs from this season!

I presume the "Do I look like I speak squirrel?" line was a shout out to Tara cuz she voiced PPG's Bubbles, who was fluent in squirrel.

Big Large McHuge pony, old projection film, lots and lots of Derpy, flashback to flight school, really fun to watch and laugh along to. icon-hotrod.gif

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Posted 24 March 2012 - 07:53 PM

Was so happy to see Blossomforth, get get a smigen of character (Clumsy?) and even get a few call-outs. Hopefully we can see her freakish neon-pink hedgehog sometime. icon-hotrod.gif

So, WHERE are the re-scored training montages?
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Posted 24 March 2012 - 10:13 PM

I was honestly not expecting that ending, it was very realistic. I thought it would go something like somepony would say "Without the rain water the small animals will starve!" and Fluttershy would be all like O_O and do the entire tornado herself, hence the name "Hurricane Fluttershy" but no, she started out at 0.5, which I just summed up to her being nervous, then through hard work and training went up to 2.3 and at the end when her friends needed her the most, she pushed her self to the limit with 2.7 wing power.

I liked the moral of the story, very good and relatable. Every little bit counts no matter how small it might be.

Every time that muscled pony came on screen I lol'd. Good work on that.

A lot of great scenes, overall very good, I enjoyed immensely! =D

And the reason why chat seems dull is because I'm not their to livin' it up, sillies. I won't be able to be in chat until next month, wait for me then! I miss you all! <3