Which My Little Pony Would be Your Bestie?

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Caramel Frappe:
This will likely be your last pony quiz.

No need to apologize to anyone, this is a good thing.

A little sad. I got Twilight when I would have prefered Pinkie. Oh well.

OTOH, there is some grade A drama here so I guess it's not a total loss.

*Munches Popcorn*

Caramel Frappe:
Just because you said that, I might just do so. I don't mind if people hate MLP, but you're really going out of your way to show us that. So might as well feed ya more of the content right?

If that's what you decide. There's nothing I can do to stop you.

But don't be surprised at my reaction, when this happens.

Caramel Frappe:

American Tanker:

Caramel Frappe:
This will likely be your last pony quiz.

No need to apologize to anyone, this is a good thing.

Just because you said that, I might just do so. I don't mind if people hate MLP, but you're really going out of your way to show us that. So might as well feed ya more of the content right?

Times like this I miss Kross because I bet he'd take that as a personal challenge to make the site as MLP as possible for a day or so out of spite...

*Le Siiiigh...

tippy2k2:
I bet he'd take that as a personal challenge to make the site as MLP as possible for a day or so out of spite...

Emphasis mine.

Yeah, NOPE. I would NOT want to be part of a website with staff that fucking petty. I'd call for their heads on pikes over shit like that.

Caramel Frappe:
I would make a 2nd quiz featuring other cast members of the MLP universe, but seeing how things turned out in the comment section ... this will likely be your last pony quiz. Apologies ^_^'

Interestingly, years ago, when I asked the staff at the time if they were going to do a quiz like this, they said no, and the reason given was because they didn't want a thread turning out... well, like this one.

I never really understood that reasoning, because that same reasoning didn't apply to Jim when he posted his adblock thread, or to Grey Carter and his multitude of flamebaity topics. Always seemed like a weak excuse, if you ask me.

American Tanker:

Caramel Frappe:
Just because you said that, I might just do so. I don't mind if people hate MLP, but you're really going out of your way to show us that. So might as well feed ya more of the content right?

If that's what you decide. There's nothing I can do to stop you.

But don't be surprised at my reaction, when this happens.

So you're going to go into them and be whiny and spread ignorance?

@Worgen: No, just going to be predictably grumpy at the fact that this show even gets attention still.

Caramel Frappe:

American Tanker:

Caramel Frappe:
This will likely be your last pony quiz.

No need to apologize to anyone, this is a good thing.

Just because you said that, I might just do so. I don't mind if people hate MLP, but you're really going out of your way to show us that. So might as well feed ya more of the content right?

American Tanker:

tippy2k2:
I bet he'd take that as a personal challenge to make the site as MLP as possible for a day or so out of spite...

Emphasis mine.

Yeah, NOPE. I would NOT want to be part of a website with staff that fucking petty. I'd call for their heads on pikes over shit like that.

You heard american trucker. Quick, turn 'The Escapist' into 'Escapist to Equestira.' We can get him to leave.

American Tanker:
@Worgen: No, just going to be predictably grumpy at the fact that this show even gets attention still.

You really are all over the place with your comments, sometimes your really violent, sometimes you're self aware. It's odd, when your self aware. Like those posts I can just put as someone not enjoying it and leave it alone. Its when your violent that I get to say "Wee, time for some fun."

Wanting to run another user off the site? @Worgen, that's fucking low of you.

Just because of that, I'm going to spend the entire time you guys ponify the Escapist spamming Payday memes. Hope you guys like hearing "Look at this! I'm RICH!" and "Don't act dumb!" on 24/7 repeat.

American Tanker:
Wanting to run another user off the site? @Worgen, that's fucking low of you.

Just because of that, I'm going to spend the entire time you guys ponify the Escapist spamming Payday memes. Hope you guys like hearing "Look at this! I'm RICH!" and "Don't act dumb!" on 24/7 repeat.

If you're enough of a snowflake that seeing a few multi colored miniature equines would make you have to run off then you might not be tough enuff for the internets.

Is Payday a meme? They were pretty good games but haven't really heard much from them in awhile.

Payday has memes within it, not actually really a meme in itself.

So get ready to have a thermal drill shoved up your ass by a random Cloaker from out of fucking nowhere.

American Tanker:
Payday has memes within it, not actually really a meme in itself.

So get ready to have a thermal drill shoved up your ass by a random Cloaker from out of fucking nowhere.

How does that make sense? The thermal drill is a giant thing that it takes multiple bags to setup in one spot. No one moves it when its up and cloakers don't use them. Think before you meme.

American Tanker:
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Worgen:
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For fucks sake, enough you two. I am going to turn this car around if you don't knock it off.

I don't wish to smack more people in the mouth with the Banhammer but I am willing to if you two keep bickering.

tippy2k2:

American Tanker:
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Worgen:
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For fucks sake, enough you two. I am going to turn this car around if you don't knock it off.

I don't wish to smack more people in the mouth with the Banhammer but I am willing to if you two keep bickering.

Sorry Tippy. I'll go ahead and stop.

Rarity

Rarity
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Cool. (Is this a good or bad thing?)
I only watched a few episodes before deciding the whole pony thing isn't for me. That said, Rarity does bring some class to those beasts of burden.

Caramel Frappe:

Ukomba:
Quiz needs more Luna.

Rainbow Dash

I would make a 2nd quiz featuring other cast members of the MLP universe, but seeing how things turned out in the comment section ... this will likely be your last pony quiz. Apologies ^_^'

No worries. Haters gonna hate. ;) Thanks for this one.

Rip Van Rabbit:
Rarity

Rarity
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Cool. (Is this a good or bad thing?)
I only watched a few episodes before deciding the whole pony thing isn't for me. That said, Rarity does bring some class to those beasts of burden.

Well on the one hand she's a high-class fashionista. On the other, she can be something of a drama queen (Think: Falling onto her Fainting Couch with her hoof tossed over her forehead in a "Woe is Me!" pose while bawling about what has caused her such woe. Possibly with ice cream.)

Dalisclock:
A little sad. I got Twilight when I would have prefered Pinkie. Oh well.

OTOH, there is some grade A drama here so I guess it's not a total loss.

*Munches Popcorn*

Yeah, I don't get what it is about colorful cartoon horses that has so consistently raised the hackles of the users on this website over the years.

shrekfan246:

Dalisclock:
A little sad. I got Twilight when I would have prefered Pinkie. Oh well.

OTOH, there is some grade A drama here so I guess it's not a total loss.

*Munches Popcorn*

Yeah, I don't get what it is about colorful cartoon horses that has so consistently raised the hackles of the users on this website over the years.

Could be people still annoyed from the days when it got so popular that EVERY FAN was SHOVING it down EVERYONE ELSE'S throat CONSTANTLY and trying to FORCE them to not just like but LOVE it or WHAT THE HELL WAS WRONG WITH THEM and then shoving it into EVERY other thing that there possibly was, linking them together until there was NO GODDAM ESCAPE FROM THE BLOODY THING, which led to immense pushback as those who weren't fans got SO IMMENSELY ANNOYED at the fanbase that they just turned their ambivalance or dislike into absolute hatred for the media that created such incredibly annoying people.

Or you know... something like that.

Chessrook44:

shrekfan246:

Dalisclock:
A little sad. I got Twilight when I would have prefered Pinkie. Oh well.

OTOH, there is some grade A drama here so I guess it's not a total loss.

*Munches Popcorn*

Yeah, I don't get what it is about colorful cartoon horses that has so consistently raised the hackles of the users on this website over the years.

Could be people still annoyed from the days when it got so popular that EVERY FAN was SHOVING it down EVERYONE ELSE'S throat CONSTANTLY and trying to FORCE them to not just like but LOVE it or WHAT THE HELL WAS WRONG WITH THEM and then shoving it into EVERY other thing that there possibly was, linking them together until there was NO GODDAM ESCAPE FROM THE BLOODY THING, which led to immense pushback as those who weren't fans got SO IMMENSELY ANNOYED at the fanbase that they just turned their ambivalance or dislike into absolute hatred for the media that created such incredibly annoying people.

Or you know... something like that.

I was friends with multiple very hardcore fans of the show back when it first stormed through this website, and that never happened to me.

And wow, that's still a hugely disproportionate overreaction anyway, especially to hold on to for literal years.

Caramel Frappe:

Chessrook44:

shrekfan246:

Yeah, I don't get what it is about colorful cartoon horses that has so consistently raised the hackles of the users on this website over the years.

Could be people still annoyed from the days when it got so popular that EVERY FAN was SHOVING it down EVERYONE ELSE'S throat CONSTANTLY and trying to FORCE them to not just like but LOVE it or WHAT THE HELL WAS WRONG WITH THEM and then shoving it into EVERY other thing that there possibly was, linking them together until there was NO GODDAM ESCAPE FROM THE BLOODY THING, which led to immense pushback as those who weren't fans got SO IMMENSELY ANNOYED at the fanbase that they just turned their ambivalance or dislike into absolute hatred for the media that created such incredibly annoying people.

Or you know... something like that.

Hate to break it to ya, but anything that gets insanely popular is going to have those kinds of fans, and it's unfortunate because it ruins the actual show / movie / source for most people. Just look at Marvel and their latest success of movies- I had a die hard fan at my college having a storm because someone wasn't a fan of the Civil War movie (Captain America vs Iron Man) and was very vocal about it. Trust me, MLP fans aren't all culprits, and they won't be the last in trying to get people to love something. Despite I absolutely love Dark Souls with a passion, i'm not that kind of guy to give someone a really hard time because they gave up on the game; resulting in name calling & shaming. I'm not saying MLP fans weren't like how you described, but I just want to point out so many communities and fandoms have also done similar things if not worse.

Which again is sad, because people should be allowed to like or dislike whatever they please, and the fans should be respectful of that.

Oh no, believe me, I know for a fact that fandoms aren't all like that, even the worst of it. Hell I was part of the Homestuck fandom and am aware of how bad it could get, and I remember how bad Undertale got (The pushiness of a friend mixed with their vagueness made me decide to NOT get that game and just watch a LP of it by Jacksepticeye... which worked for the better in my opinion). I'm only saying that this could have led to why some people could have gained a grudge that lasted this long.

Applejack

Applejack
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Yey! This looks great next to my Father Cascoigne badge! :3

PS: One of the answers in Question 5 was pretty meta...

Smithnikov:
Nothing stupid about it.

And it wasn't from Tumblr.

I desperately need to know how MLP is related to right wing politics. I've never watched an episode of it so maybe I missed something.

RiseOfTheWhiteWolf:

I desperately need to know how MLP is related to right wing politics. I've never watched an episode of it so maybe I missed something.

I'll have to root about for it, it's been a couple of months, but basically, MLP promotes nationalism, is pro traditional marriage and religion, anti-immigration, and is anti LGBT.

RiseOfTheWhiteWolf:

Smithnikov:
Nothing stupid about it.

And it wasn't from Tumblr.

I desperately need to know how MLP is related to right wing politics. I've never watched an episode of it so maybe I missed something.

Don't listen to him. He was talking to some right wing brony (which still sounds like a joke) and decided that was how things were. I don't think hes actually watched the show, he just decided it was right wing because of what someone on twitter said.

Essentually his points are it promotes nationalism for reasons that make no sense, it promotes traditional marriage since it doesn't have two female characters make out, anti-immigration because the changelings were trying to devour love and the ponies fought against them, and is anti-lgbt because of the pro traditional marriage thing. I don't even remember what he said about religion before or if that was one of his points then.

Smithnikov:

RiseOfTheWhiteWolf:

I desperately need to know how MLP is related to right wing politics. I've never watched an episode of it so maybe I missed something.

I'll have to root about for it, it's been a couple of months, but basically, MLP promotes nationalism, is pro traditional marriage and religion, anti-immigration, and is anti LGBT.

Worgen:

RiseOfTheWhiteWolf:

Smithnikov:
Nothing stupid about it.

And it wasn't from Tumblr.

I desperately need to know how MLP is related to right wing politics. I've never watched an episode of it so maybe I missed something.

Don't listen to him. He was talking to some right wing brony (which still sounds like a joke) and decided that was how things were. I don't think hes actually watched the show, he just decided it was right wing because of what someone on twitter said.

Essentually his points are it promotes nationalism for reasons that make no sense, it promotes traditional marriage since it doesn't have two female characters make out, anti-immigration because the changelings were trying to devour love and the ponies fought against them, and is anti-lgbt because of the pro traditional marriage thing. I don't even remember what he said about religion before or if that was one of his points then.

Guys, I need a link where someone explains this. Right now one of you is saying "it is" and the other is saying "it isn't" without backing it up.

I'm very doubtful though. The whole thing stinks of a tumblr-tier conspiracy.

RiseOfTheWhiteWolf:
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This may or may not be the same guy, but here.

http://mynationalistpony.tumblr.com/

RiseOfTheWhiteWolf:

Smithnikov:

RiseOfTheWhiteWolf:

I desperately need to know how MLP is related to right wing politics. I've never watched an episode of it so maybe I missed something.

I'll have to root about for it, it's been a couple of months, but basically, MLP promotes nationalism, is pro traditional marriage and religion, anti-immigration, and is anti LGBT.

Worgen:

RiseOfTheWhiteWolf:

I desperately need to know how MLP is related to right wing politics. I've never watched an episode of it so maybe I missed something.

Don't listen to him. He was talking to some right wing brony (which still sounds like a joke) and decided that was how things were. I don't think hes actually watched the show, he just decided it was right wing because of what someone on twitter said.

Essentually his points are it promotes nationalism for reasons that make no sense, it promotes traditional marriage since it doesn't have two female characters make out, anti-immigration because the changelings were trying to devour love and the ponies fought against them, and is anti-lgbt because of the pro traditional marriage thing. I don't even remember what he said about religion before or if that was one of his points then.

Guys, I need a link where someone explains this. Right now one of you is saying "it is" and the other is saying "it isn't" without backing it up.

I'm very doubtful though. The whole thing stinks of a tumblr-tier conspiracy.

My guess on where this comes from is all down to the Villain Starlight Glimmer who's shtick was equality for all and her way of achieving it was to remove what was special about each character so everyone was the same. It was kind of a creepy Stepford Wives type deal. While I wouldn't call it Right Wing, it could be considered anti-radical left.

The label is stupid though, it's like using the Flim Flam Brothers episode to declare MLP:FIM a left wing show because it shows a negative side to capitalism.

Smithnikov:

RiseOfTheWhiteWolf:
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This may or may not be the same guy, but here.

http://mynationalistpony.tumblr.com/

Ugh dude, I don't think that's serious and if it is then the person that wrote it is clearly a crazy person. You might not want to take anything in it as gospel.

Worgen:

Smithnikov:

RiseOfTheWhiteWolf:
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This may or may not be the same guy, but here.

http://mynationalistpony.tumblr.com/

Ugh dude, I don't think that's serious and if it is then the person that wrote it is clearly a crazy person. You might not want to take anything in it as gospel.

There are people who take Time Cube seriously. Hell, there's that wierd theory that posits History as we know it is just a lie made up in the middle ages(Which is strangely popular in Russia). Knowing that, this doesn't surprise me at all. Though I honestly wonder why people read so much into a show with magical talking ponies.

Smithnikov:

RiseOfTheWhiteWolf:
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This may or may not be the same guy, but here.

http://mynationalistpony.tumblr.com/

One guy looking deep into a childrens cartoon to find some hidden agenda which coincidentally is fighting for what he personally think society should look like on its own isn't really much evidence dude... I mean, there are people who argue that The Witcher has a nationalist agenda, people who argue that other childrens cartoons have some multicultural one, blabla... This is one crazy guys Tumblr. I read a few entries. Admittedly I've not watched the show (apart from youtube clips) but it just doesn't look like much more than someone who thinks he alone has understood what the writers have been trying to subtly convey - but has he really? Probably not.

...And besides that, the entries I read were really confused. He made references to how much the show favored individuality multiple times. First, this is a kids show: you give kids confidence by telling them to accept and like themselves. Second, I could just as easily waste my time by making a blog arguing MLP is a leftist show for this very reason as well - both the left and the right wing claim their systems are the only ones in which one can be truly individual. The right because how can you be free when you're being crushed by so many laws and taxes, the left because how can you be free if you're still caught in the ever present, all important class war? This idea that the left is opposed to individuality is a new development, a conclusion the world makes when it looks at people who take gender studies classes, or the Antifa, or - forgive me - slightly hysterical individuals who worry about cartoon horses being right wing propaganda.

Or respect for property. This show is clearly laying the groundwork for ownership of people aka slavery to be made acceptable again. Except its fucking not, its just telling children not to steal each others toys and asking to play with them instead.

Sorry but I can't buy it. That Tumblr is just a troll right? And you're trolling me right? Well, you got me.

Dalisclock:

Worgen:

Smithnikov:

This may or may not be the same guy, but here.

http://mynationalistpony.tumblr.com/

Ugh dude, I don't think that's serious and if it is then the person that wrote it is clearly a crazy person. You might not want to take anything in it as gospel.

There are people who take Time Cube seriously. Hell, there's that wierd theory that posits History as we know it is just a lie made up in the middle ages(Which is strangely popular in Russia). Knowing that, this doesn't surprise me at all. Though I honestly wonder why people read so much into a show with magical talking ponies.

There is a theory that nothing after last Thursday ever happened. I mean can you conclusively prove that anything after last Thursday happened? Can you be 100% sure that anything that seems like it took place after last Thursday wasn't planted to make you think there was a time before last Thursday. You can have a theory about anything, it doesn't make you any less a crazy person.

But the reason that people can read so much into My Little Pony is that the show is actually really deep and its different. Its got some very good characters who have plenty under the surface for analysis. Plus the world is different than the real world. Most western tv takes place in what is essentially the real world. MLP at least had a lot of room for fan interpretation and worlds.

Worgen:

Dalisclock:

Worgen:

Ugh dude, I don't think that's serious and if it is then the person that wrote it is clearly a crazy person. You might not want to take anything in it as gospel.

There are people who take Time Cube seriously. Hell, there's that wierd theory that posits History as we know it is just a lie made up in the middle ages(Which is strangely popular in Russia). Knowing that, this doesn't surprise me at all. Though I honestly wonder why people read so much into a show with magical talking ponies.

There is a theory that nothing after last Thursday ever happened. I mean can you conclusively prove that anything after last Thursday happened? Can you be 100% sure that anything that seems like it took place after last Thursday wasn't planted to make you think there was a time before last Thursday. You can have a theory about anything, it doesn't make you any less a crazy person.

But the reason that people can read so much into My Little Pony is that the show is actually really deep and its different. Its got some very good characters who have plenty under the surface for analysis. Plus the world is different than the real world. Most western tv takes place in what is essentially the real world. MLP at least had a lot of room for fan interpretation and worlds.

I'll admit most of my enjoyment is from the world building, the characters and plots are above average kids show faire (twilight sparkle is still best pony, fight me), but the sort of fantasy industrial revolution setting That avoids the standard fantasy humans and elves is probably the main draw and why I still watch the new seasons.

As for that website, isn't that the guy that thinks the Starlight Glimmer two parter was some kind clever condemnation of Communism? I remember it was a painfully stretched article that ignored most of the actual message of the episodes in favor of reading in to subtext and allegory, and had some weird interpretation of Communism that apparently Communism means you can't do anything you like and the government assigns you your role which even the Stalinist USSR didn't really practice outside the lowest levels of labor. I am almost curious what that guy thinks about the diplomacy episodes from the last two seasons where the characters go out of their way to be culturally sensitive to foreign leaders or the Changeling redemption two parter, I bet his logical leaps over the yak episode are delightfully bizarre.

Edit: holy shit, I just realized this Tumblr is basically what Eternalnothingness would have been if he was obsessed with MLP and warped right wing politics, rather than just MLP, DBZ, and a warped view of teamwork.

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