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Star Wars Episode VII

STAR WARS EPISODE VII INFO
It has been confirmed that the Star Wars: Episode VII storyline will take place
30 years after the Battle of Endor and the events portrayed in Return of the Jedi
H Arm.
In summer 2013, it was revealed both Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill
had begun a vigorous regimen of diet, exercise and stunt training
to prepare for their roles of Leia and Luke
George Lucas stated the transition from Lucasfilm to Disney was
a way to "pass Star Wars on to a new generation of filmmakers'
The story would focus on the building of the New Republic after the fall
of the Empire, that Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, and Han Solo would
all appear, and that the children of Luke, Leia and Han would
serve as the main characters of the story
Chloe Grace Moreto and Saoirse Ronan were
believed to have auditioned for lama Solo
Before Adam Driver was cast as the villain, Michael
Fassbender and Hugo Weaving were considered for the role
Lee and Oliver Steeples, members of the Builders Club
are building the new , and it has been confirmed that Kenny Baker
who has been inside for all six films so far will be back.
Anthony Daniels will also be back to play
There Hasnt been any news about the bounty hunter Boba Fett making
an appearance in Star Wars Episode VII yet, but there are many rumors
about the possibility of a Boba Fett movie
Abrams confirmed that the multiple Academy John
Williams would be back to write the music for the next Star Wars film
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#1 - psychadelicace [OP]
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The cast, Clockwise from right- Harrison Ford, Daisy Ridley, Carrie Fisher, Peter Mayhew, Producer Bryan Burk, Lucasfilm President and Producer Kathleen Kennedy, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Mark Hamill, Andy Serkis, Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Adam Driver and Writer Lawrence Kasdan

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#339 to #1 - selfdenyingbeggar
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hey, do you know if they're making the movies based on the novels?



Those aren't official Star Wars stories are they?
#348 to #339 - psychadelicace [OP]
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Well since everything is Non-canon now disney can make up any story they want
#47 - gibroner
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I have really high hopes for this movie from it what I've heard about it sounds like it has potential, but I kind of feel bad for the film makers because no matter how good the movie ends up being there will still be ********* of unpleasable fanboys that are going to complain and say it's **** just because it's not the Star Wars that came out when they were kids
#266 to #47 - thepinkestofthepie
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There's always someone who complains. Take, for example, the time when Diablo 2 just came out. It was **** on for not being the same as Diablo 1.
#310 to #47 - snowshark
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They don't matter. I plan on complaining if the film is bad, but I don't think it will be. The Prequels being bad were exclusively the fault of Lucas as he was the person solely in charge of those films and everything that went wrong in them. However Disney? Recently Disney have been on a roll like they have never been before. They've acquired numerous, very lucrative properties and done right by each one of them.

Whilst they have had some missteps along the way they've also had plenty of very good steps and from what I've seen they are really pouring their all into this movie. They know they have to break through the stigma of the prequels and the rose-tint of the original trilogy to unite both sides of the fanbase by taking what worked the best from both trilogies. I would be worried about how they would do it if it wasn't for the Clone Wars series which (whilst much tamer) was actually able to do just that and then some.

So I think Disney have got everything set up this time. They know how much of a cash-cow these films will be. They know geeks all over the world will be watching their every move... really I can't wait to see these movies.
#340 to #47 - selfdenyingbeggar
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After the prequels, they can do a fantastic job just by not ******* it up as much.
#50 to #47 - huntergriff ONLINE
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that's...going to be true about anything though.
#239 to #50 - internetexplain
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see : the prequels
#2 - gurubear
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There is a very good reason why Baba doesn't appear!
#182 to #2 - anon
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actually a fellow bounty hunter saves him if you read the comics
#218 to #2 - bothemastaofall
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Yeah he got out. BTW Darth Maul didn't die on Naboo either.
Lucas is too pussy to permanently kill characters.
#332 to #218 - arrisarrad
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He killed Chewbacca.
#338 to #332 - rustmcrust
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check out this faggot
#251 to #2 - heretics
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#3 to #2 - huntergriff ONLINE
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you really think they're going to leave him dead? After the huge ******* fanbase that revolves around him? ***** you must be high.
#63 to #3 - britexplain
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Boba didn't die in the Saarlac.
#65 to #63 - huntergriff ONLINE
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I know, but considering the fact that they ruled out all the stories that take place post-jedi, we don't know what's going on with Boba.

Hell, for all we know, he could still be inside of it being tortured by the damn thing, since they keep their food alive for a thousand years...
#66 to #65 - britexplain
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His entering and escaping happened somewhere inbetween 4 ABY and 19 ABY, I don't know the exact years.
#71 to #66 - huntergriff ONLINE
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I know. But again, disney said that they aren't going to follow the same story as the post-jedi EU. so...For all we know he could still be down there.
#72 to #71 - britexplain
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Well **** Disney.
#73 to #72 - huntergriff ONLINE
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in all honesty, they probably won't keep him "dead"
#74 to #73 - britexplain
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It might take them til the second film though, to add 'suspense'.
#75 to #74 - huntergriff ONLINE
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probably.
#64 to #63 - britexplain
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Sarlacc*
#4 to #3 - gurubear
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pls brah.. Even Disney wouldn't do that..
And so far Disney has been very good at ignoring the fans..
#5 to #4 - huntergriff ONLINE
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well...to be fair, If the movie revolves around rebuilding the republic, I'm pretty sure boba would be an extraneous character.

>And so far Disney has been very good at ignoring the fans..
If you're referring to the expanded universe being cut, it's pretty much just the "********" parts from the post RotJ EU that nearly everyone thinks is ****...basically everything in between the movies and before the movies is still canon...and...since boba fett escaped the sarlaac during episode 6 while everyone was off fighting the empire on endor with the ewoks, i...have a feeling they might keep him.
#67 to #5 - cptantilles
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Excuse me, but I sure hope you aren't referring to the thrawn trilogy and the x-wing series to be ******** because those are better than the movies sir.
#70 to #67 - huntergriff ONLINE
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Read the rest of my comments on this thread.
#7 to #5 - redblueyellow
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I loved the stories I read after RotJ. Where did you get the idea everyone hated that part of the EU?
#10 to #7 - huntergriff ONLINE
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hence why I put ******** in quotes...almost every post i've seen involving the EU on this site, people call it ****...which I honestly don't see why everyone does that...
#15 to #10 - redblueyellow
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Really? Wel the Eu is pretty big so maybe they read a bad part of it. I read the Legacy of the Force saga and loved every bit of it. I never got my hands on any of the Yuuzhan Vong stuff, so I don't know how that went. And I loved Karin Traviss Clone Commando books. I f they destroyed that I'm going to kill someone.

But I'm glad to hear I'm not the only one surprised at the "Eu is ********" thing.
#18 to #15 - huntergriff ONLINE
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yeah...also the clone commando stuff should still be canon, they basically only said the stuff after the original trilogy ended is just getting cut, and again in my other comment, they said story elements from the EU could appear, as is the case with star wars: rebels, which has a bunch of stuff from the EU appearing, like sienar fleet systems, the people who designed the TIE Fighters and stuff.. hell, even coruscant and kashyyyk's names were taken from the EU, so...I mean at any point in the new trilogy they could mention stuff, like for example say luke makes a comment about how something is similar to the thrawn campaign or something. anything's possible
#22 to #18 - redblueyellow
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I hope they at least make some refferences to it. Would be a shame if it were completely forgotten.

If they end episode 7 with a clip after the credits of the sarlacc blowing up and a fist of a certain mandalorian bounty hunter reaching out of the hole, all is forgiven.
#23 to #22 - huntergriff ONLINE
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hopefully. hell, lucas even said had he known how popular fett was going to be, he would have put in an extra clip of fett climbing out of the sarlaac.
#26 to #23 - redblueyellow
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Boba Fett masterrace.

The guy is a ******* walking history book who can almost rival Yoda. From the clone wars to the Yuuzhan Vong and still kicking.
#27 to #26 - huntergriff ONLINE
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damn right, shame about jango though, i personally feel he should have survived longer than one episode.
#28 to #27 - redblueyellow
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Yeah his death was kinda lame. I mean, he was killed by Samuel L. Jackson, but still, it was over way too fast.
#29 to #28 - huntergriff ONLINE
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meh...to be fair it was a blaster vs a lightsaber duel.
#30 to #29 - redblueyellow
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He deserved a better death. But then again, it gave Boba a vengeful, **************** attitude that made him the greatest bounty hunter ever, so thats a plus
#31 to #30 - huntergriff ONLINE
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true.
#130 to #22 - ifightdragons
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i want him to escape i just hope its done well that way seems like a huge cliche
#8 to #5 - gurubear
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He survived that?

Boba fett death(1983)Worst SW scene ever!


Well we just have to see, then..
#9 to #8 - huntergriff ONLINE
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yeah he survived...he ended up becoming mand'alor about 40 years later.
#12 to #9 - gurubear
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Damn ******... But thats the expanded universe right? I think that in the movie he is suppose to be dead..
#13 to #12 - huntergriff ONLINE
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actually if they keep him in the sarlaac, he'd still be alive...it's digestive tract keeps people alive for thousands of years...torturing them...kind of like the mobious whale thing from futurama.
#16 to #13 - gurubear
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You sure know your trivia..
You sure know your trivia..
#19 to #16 - huntergriff ONLINE
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eh, when you love a series so much, you tend to learn every thing you can about it, be it star trek, halo, star wars, etc.
#20 to #16 - redblueyellow
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If you want some fun moments about Boba in the Sarlacc, check out the Robot Chicken sketches.
#32 to #20 - gurubear
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Fett's Back From the Dead | Robot Chicken | Adult Swim

Thanks for the tip
#33 to #32 - redblueyellow
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Aaah, I love how they portrayed Boba.
Aaah, I love how they portrayed Boba.
#184 to #33 - anon
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Boba fett is pretty much the dead pool of star wars
#280 to #184 - huntergriff ONLINE
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not really...
#34 to #33 - gurubear
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Jedi In Chief | Robot Chicken | Adult Swim


Have you seen this? Is gold!
#35 to #34 - redblueyellow
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Check the ones about Yareal Poof. I could listen to that for hours!
#77 to #3 - rustmcrust
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EU has been declared non canon, and any future Boba Fett spin off can be about the events before Empire/Return of the Jedi

Also, the character is way to old to be in episode VII, we already got 70 year old Han Solo, don't need a 75 year old Fett too. Maybe they will give us a new Fett in the sequel trilogy (like Jango Fett in the prequels).
#80 to #77 - huntergriff ONLINE
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and they didn't declare the entire ******* EU non-canon, It's just the stuff after return of the Jedi. And even then they're making new stories that take place between episodes 6 and 7, with what they're calling the new canon.
#82 to #80 - rustmcrust
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> It's just the stuff after return of the Jedi.   
   
So that includes Boba Fett still being alive.
> It's just the stuff after return of the Jedi.

So that includes Boba Fett still being alive.
#79 to #77 - huntergriff ONLINE
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oh great, it's you and your faggotry again.
#81 to #79 - rustmcrust
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Oh great it's you and your endless denial again

Boba is dead, ceased to exist, killed. deal with it
#96 to #81 - arrisarrad
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Dude, he seriously didn't die. He's been in a ton of different books. He killed the sarlaac with a thermal grenade and became a bounty hunter again. Hell, he even chases Han around in a couple of the books. Don't be such an asshat.
#103 to #96 - rustmcrust
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EU is non canon now friend, accept it. bubba is ded
#105 to #103 - arrisarrad
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EU has actually been declared non-canon. Which means the new studio will have a lot of license in what parts they want to include in the sew sequels. I guarantee you that Boba Fett will be included as part of the new series.
#108 to #105 - rustmcrust
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Boba Fett will be 70 year old by the time episode VII takes place, I think they will do something different, like a new Fett of mandalorian character. Like how you had Jango Fett in the prequels
#109 to #108 - arrisarrad
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Yeah, he was old in the books too, and still kicking ass. He had a fake leg, and a lot of surgeries, but he was still a capable bounty hunter. Han Solo is gonna be in it, and his actor and character are almost that old. I think a more experienced veteran Boba Fett would be a cool character.
#115 to #109 - huntergriff ONLINE
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i thought he got a new leg afterwards though?
#330 to #115 - arrisarrad
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After what?
#331 to #330 - huntergriff ONLINE
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After he became mand'alor...or after he found his carbonite frozen ex-wife, one of the two.
#333 to #331 - arrisarrad
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I can't remember when he got it, I just remember him limping after Han Solo
#334 to #333 - huntergriff ONLINE
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hm...could have sworn taun we managed to clone him a new leg, I also remember him getting cancer at one point.
#111 to #109 - rustmcrust
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wait and see. but I doubt it. it sounds like a cop out to me
#84 to #81 - huntergriff ONLINE
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also, this is disney, we're talking about. Do you really, truly believe they would keep the character "dead" when the character could make them so much money? i mean, c'mon.
#86 to #84 - rustmcrust
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Yeah, any Boba Fett spin of can be placed before the events of Return of the Jedi. And nobody wants to see a 70 year old Boba in episode VII
#87 to #86 - huntergriff ONLINE
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they've got about thirty years in between episodes 6 and 7. they can easily do the spin off right after episode 6, and have temura morrison voice him (Like they did for attack of the clones, empire, and jedi) while someone else plays the character, and have him come out of the sarlaac, then have him go about bounty hunting.
#104 to #87 - rustmcrust
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Why not have it take place before Return of the Jedi? During the empire, much cooler
#106 to #104 - huntergriff ONLINE
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they could do that as well. it just seems like they would make more money if they did it directly after jedi.
#107 to #106 - rustmcrust
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Doubt that, the era during Empire has more well known images than Post ROTJ.
#110 to #107 - huntergriff ONLINE
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true, but still, you'd think they would be done with both the original era and the prequel era.
#83 to #81 - huntergriff ONLINE
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Do you not know how the sarlaac's digestive tract works? it doesn't kill you immediately, it keeps you alive for a thousand years and tortures you. C-3PO even said it in the sixth goddamn movie just before the battle started. As for boba fett still being alive, He got out around the same time the battle of Endor took place, during return of the jedi. Since the post return of the jedi stuff is non-canon, and the movie wasn't about boba fett escaping the sarlaac, we can only assume two possibilities, both of which have him alive, One being he somehow managed get out, and the other has him being tortured and kept alive while he's being digested.
#85 to #83 - rustmcrust
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"In its belly, you will find a new definition of pain and suffering as you are slowly digested over a…thousand years."

Threepio says nothing about being kept alive. He says that you are slowly digested over a thousand years. If I were to eat a living mouse it would also slowly digest but it would die pretty quick. The whole 'being kept alive' ******** is made up by EU writers who needed to find a way to let Boba Fett escape to pander to fanboys.

The cleaned out the EU for a reason, no need for them to make the same stupid mistake again. If they make a Boba Fett Spin off there is plenty of room in the timeline to put it, putting it after ROTJ is stupid and pointless. Having him in Episode VII is just ridiculous
#88 to #85 - huntergriff ONLINE
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"In its belly, you will find a new definition of pain and suffering as you are slowly digested over a…thousand years."

He implies it. you don't feel pain when you're dead. you don't suffer when you're dead.
#89 to #88 - rustmcrust
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He doesn't say the pain and suffering lasts thousand years
#90 to #89 - huntergriff ONLINE
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He again implies it.

After being swallowed by the tongue, the victim made its way into the sarlacc's stomach to be digested, purportedly being kept alive and slowly digested for a millennium. A strong network of vessels inside the stomach punctured the victim's skin and muscles and then embedded itself into victims before injecting neurotoxins into them, preventing the victims from escaping and ensuring that they remained immersed in the acidic fluids in the stomach, and attached to the walls of the stomach.

The vessels also provided victims with nutrients to keep them alive while they were digested in agony.
#95 to #90 - anon
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It makes no sense that you would give your own food nutrients. You are digesting something to get nutrients, not to give it to them. Allthough I am readin that it somehow extracts knowledge from it's victims, still don't know where he gets his nutrients from.

But even if Boba is alive, being in pain and suffering for 30 years, cramped into an uncomfortable space, mangled, poured over with acid, he might as well be called dead because the only thing keeping him alive is the sarlac

But the whole being kept alive thing is something EU writers just took way too literally from the movies. It's an ambiguous statement, for he says that you will pain and suffer, and slowly be digested for thousand years Also Jabba is threatening his victims which is also a reason to not take it too literally

In the same way EU writers had to write an elaborate backstory o how the Kessel run can be done in 12 parsecs, even though it's a measure of distance and Han Solo was clearly boasting about the speed
#102 to #95 - huntergriff ONLINE
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actually, here's some more information about it.

A number of smaller, secondary stomachs were used to store victims for later consumption at times when the sarlacc needed larger amounts of nutrients, such as when it needed to grow, breed, or strengthen its tentacles and beak for catching stronger, larger prey. The secondary stomachs also functioned as a space to store victims when the main stomach ran out of room, although this was rare as the Sarlaccs were an exceptionally feared creature in the Galaxy. The acidic fluids in the stomachs was composed of weak chemicals that took much longer to digest prey than acids in the stomach of other creatures. They specifically targeted skin and muscle tissue, because that was where the nutrients in the victims were. The secondary stomachs were also lined with more vessels and were smaller and more cramped to enclose the victims in, so that the sarlacc did not have to deal with the victim trying to escape its hold. The pain endured by its victims in this process was reputed to be unimaginable

In addition to the acidic fluids that digested the outer portions of the victims, the sarlacc also processed its victims from within. The sarlacc's blood was highly caustic, and was employed in the digestion of prey. The tendrils and vessels pumped the sarlacc's acidic blood into its victims to digest the inside of their bodies, and to carry back nutrients from the victims. This process also provided the victims with minimal sustenance.
#100 to #95 - huntergriff ONLINE
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>It makes no sense that you would give your own food nutrients

It's a plant/worm thing on a desolate desert planet with no food for miles...and basically the only way to get eaten by it is if you're thrown in or are just unlucky enough to not see it before falling in.

and i think it actually uses the acid to pool around their feet, keeping it from moving while parts of it that are attached to a victim...sort of...acts like a fly, y'know how they spit on things to eat as they eat it? Maybe it's similar.
#44 to #2 - poorjew
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The Sarlac didn't kill him.
#78 to #46 - rustmcrust
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>EU

The dream is over pal
#121 to #46 - hawaiianhappysauce
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EU is gay and not cannon.

My hopes for this movie is that it's extremely good and pretty much ruins all the EU. That way, the EU can die with it's ****** followers.
#131 to #121 - huntergriff ONLINE
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Comment Picture
#245 to #131 - hawaiianhappysauce
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You again. Stop ruining star wars.
#275 to #245 - huntergriff ONLINE
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again.
again.
#313 to #275 - snowshark
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See, if you had just deleted it you wouldn't have had to put up with that.   
   
Recycling just repeats the problem. Incineration is the way of the future!   
   
Although, in fairness, it's not too effective in flame-wars.   
   
(On an unrelated note, I really hope we see a Star Wars Cinematic Universe. I think that's what it's coming to and I also think it's going to be the next phase in hollywood. The late 2000s were a hopeless time filled with a lot of dreck but these cinematic universes are populating the hollywood landscape with really fun films that, for the most part, aren't ******* offensive to my eyes. My only worry really is that Disney would end up owning two of the Cinematic Universes... people are already calling foul about how much of a monopoly Disney have over the market and this is only going to choke the competition out even more.)
See, if you had just deleted it you wouldn't have had to put up with that.

Recycling just repeats the problem. Incineration is the way of the future!

Although, in fairness, it's not too effective in flame-wars.

(On an unrelated note, I really hope we see a Star Wars Cinematic Universe. I think that's what it's coming to and I also think it's going to be the next phase in hollywood. The late 2000s were a hopeless time filled with a lot of dreck but these cinematic universes are populating the hollywood landscape with really fun films that, for the most part, aren't ******* offensive to my eyes. My only worry really is that Disney would end up owning two of the Cinematic Universes... people are already calling foul about how much of a monopoly Disney have over the market and this is only going to choke the competition out even more.)
#290 to #121 - merrymarvelite
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EU is not canon but The Phantom Menace is.

Therefore I no longer care what is officially canon, and will enjoy whatever Star Wars stories I want.
#329 to #290 - hawaiianhappysauce
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unfortunately, you are right, the prequels are cannon.
#341 to #44 - selfdenyingbeggar
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according to who?
#241 to #44 - anon
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Didn't Lucas confirm that the whole Expanded Universe was now officially non-canon?
#276 to #241 - huntergriff ONLINE
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just the stuff that takes place chronologically after episode six, this means the writers are able to choose what's going to be mentioned in the new canon stuff set post jedi
#6 - redblueyellow
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I am really disappointed that they confirmed the death of the Expanded Universe. So the movie won't need to contain the solo children or Ben, because the officially don't exist anymore.

I really hope for them that they are going to come up with an amazing storyline, though I think it will be (almost) impossible to surpass the great stories so many writers have writing that untill not so long ago formed the Expanded Universe.

I will probably never get over the fact that they did it and therefore will not see the movies as great or true to the Star Wars universe, but I hope it will be a wonderfull movie for the next generation of star wars fans.
#192 to #6 - KINGOFTHESTARS
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I hope that jar jar faggot isnt involved
#199 to #192 - huntergriff ONLINE
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in fact he probably died of old age by this time.
#198 to #192 - huntergriff ONLINE
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he won't.
#205 to #6 - sedativechunk
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I have nothing against the novels/expanded universe. With that being said, anyone who knows anything about the movie industry should know by now that film studios almost never follow the expanded universe of books. Don't act so disappointed. With the exception of movies like LOTR and Harry Potter which were based off of books, film studios just don't really give a crap about the expanded universe.    
   
One of the reasons being I heard was because of legal reasons. The studios don't want to deal with rights and royalties to those who wrote the Star Wars books. Also they want to surprise the audience with storylines and plots, they don't want to tell stories that people know how they are going to end already. Personally, I have avoided the books as number one, I figured there would never be an official movie based off any of them and number two, one of them has Luke Skywalker joining the dark side which is just ridiculous.    
   
I enjoyed the games, though, especially the old republic with the Darth Baras story line.
I have nothing against the novels/expanded universe. With that being said, anyone who knows anything about the movie industry should know by now that film studios almost never follow the expanded universe of books. Don't act so disappointed. With the exception of movies like LOTR and Harry Potter which were based off of books, film studios just don't really give a crap about the expanded universe.

One of the reasons being I heard was because of legal reasons. The studios don't want to deal with rights and royalties to those who wrote the Star Wars books. Also they want to surprise the audience with storylines and plots, they don't want to tell stories that people know how they are going to end already. Personally, I have avoided the books as number one, I figured there would never be an official movie based off any of them and number two, one of them has Luke Skywalker joining the dark side which is just ridiculous.

I enjoyed the games, though, especially the old republic with the Darth Baras story line.
#321 to #205 - snowshark
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That's true for me too. In fairness, what they've said doesn't mean the EU is gone, rather that it's not how things are going to play out. Just like with the Marvel movies they're going their own way with the source material which is for the best.
#11 to #6 - huntergriff ONLINE
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it's just the post jedi EU...and even then, story elements are still going to be around.
#17 to #11 - redblueyellow
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I know it's stull going to be around, it just saddens me a bit to think it's won't play a big role at all in the new movies. I mean if they decide to scrap one of the Solo kids, a big part of the EU wouldn't make sense.

I get that they wanted a sort of fresh start, and I can't blame them since the EU is so big and detailed that it would be impossible to make a good film adaptation, but it still saddans me.
#21 to #17 - huntergriff ONLINE
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yeah...it saddens me as well, but still, new beginning.
#24 to #21 - redblueyellow
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Yeah, as I said before, I understand and I hope it can continue to be an inspiration for a new generation of star wars fans. But I don't think the new movies can replace my love for the EU.
#25 to #24 - huntergriff ONLINE
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indeed.
#14 to #6 - huntergriff ONLINE
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and when I say story elements, i mean at any point, any of the characters can mention the Y-V war, and all that crap.

and honestly they only did it so that the new movie would be completely new.
#36 to #6 - thenewerbooks
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what does the Expanded Universe mean is it the star wars lore or the adding of more lore or what?
#40 to #36 - huntergriff ONLINE
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it's actually both, the universe spans 24000 years before the movies, and...until now 137 years after the 6th movie.
#39 to #36 - huntergriff ONLINE
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yes it's the star wars lore.
#42 to #39 - thenewerbooks
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Thanks for the info, Too bad they won't add more lore, the last time i checked the last star wars lore post thing the lore was pretty interesting and detailed
#48 to #42 - redblueyellow
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Most books and comic books are post Return of the Jedi (I believe) and games like KotOR are the reason why the EU before RoTJ spans 24000 before. So the last one is less detailed and more a general timeline, while post episode 6 is quite detailed and contains alot of stories revolving around luke, han and leia.
#45 to #42 - huntergriff ONLINE
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honestly this whole thing is quite convoluted :/
#43 to #42 - huntergriff ONLINE
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they are adding to the lore still...The old post ROTJ stuff (Thrawn, YV War, etc) is taking place in an alternate universe, similar to marvel's ****. The new stuff is going to be completely canon.
#120 to #6 - logiblack
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Did they ever say that the EU is dead?
I thought they only said, that they consider only the movies as canon.
That doesn't "un"canon the EU, if they don't conflict with any of the movies.

There may be a chance that they avoid touching the subject.
We just don't have to expect a reference to anything.
I mean if the kids of the main cast appear again, and keep their names, then there may be hope!
If they really wanted to **** the EU they would just create complete new characters with complete new names.
#125 to #120 - anon
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they said EU will no longer be treated as canon
#129 to #125 - huntergriff ONLINE
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Except they didn't say that either.

They said that the stories that take place post-return of the jedi, are being ignored.
#139 to #6 - cityoftroy
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I probably shouldn't weigh in on the subject having not read the particular works of EU i'm about to mention, but to me, most of it seems to be glorified fan fiction. I really enjoy some of the EU books that go with the prequel trilogy, but it's the EU where authors were able to take more liberty with their writing, mainly the EU taking place after Return of the Jedi. Like someone just happening to find Luke's hand and cloning him from that, Palpatine getting resurrected, or Chewie getting crushed by a falling moon. As I said, I haven't read these particular works, and I probably should before criticizing them out of context, but based on those alone, it sounds like fan fiction sold to the public, in which case I'm thrilled it's not considered canon.
#206 to #6 - sedativechunk
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... Why is Darth Vader flying on Charizard over Caprica?
#342 to #6 - selfdenyingbeggar
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What is the expanded universe?
#351 to #342 - redblueyellow
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The Expanded Universe (EU) are all the stories related to Star Wars outside of the six Star Wars films. This includes comic books, videogames (KotOR) and novels. I believe most of the expanded universe takes place after episode VI and revolves around Luke and the others.
#91 to #6 - azraelthemage
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On the bright side, it's only the stuff Post Return of the Jedi. On the Dark side  Heh , MOST of the EU was Post RotJ.
On the bright side, it's only the stuff Post Return of the Jedi. On the Dark side Heh , MOST of the EU was Post RotJ.
#296 to #6 - hellomynameisbill ONLINE
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My main criticism is the fact of how much important information exists only within the expanded universe. the characters' entire lives are played out and detailed in the extended universe to the point in which most of the movies' current plot would be useless without it. there is so much crucial plot in the EU that without it, an entirely new trilogy would be filled with plotholes considering that the current 6 films align with the EU. also, if they renounce all of it as canon, they would have to rewrite EVERYTHING. millions of story items suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced
#49 to #6 - CakemanRPG
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Me too. I'm especially pissed that disney declared badass characters like starkiller to have never existed.
Me too. I'm especially pissed that disney declared badass characters like starkiller to have never existed.
#51 to #49 - huntergriff ONLINE
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actually since TFU takes place during the movies, and given that they never actually said the games were non canon with the exception of the jedi knight games and that they actually said that the post ROTJ stuff is not canon, it's likely starkiller is still canon.
#314 to #51 - snowshark
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Nnnnope. Sorry. They're not.

Pisses me off too but I played the games because I loved the games, not because I wanted to see the games have an impact on the movies. The books and games are as canon as you want them to be in your head so smile, bend over, and take that cock like a good little fanboy.

(As we all must.)
#317 to #314 - huntergriff ONLINE
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"In order to give maximum creative freedom to the filmmakers and also preserve an element of surprise and discovery for the audience, Star Wars Episodes VII-IX will not tell the same story told in the post-Return of the Jedi Expanded Universe. While the universe that readers knew is changing, it is not being discarded. Creators of new Star Wars entertainment have full access to the rich content of the Expanded Universe. For example, elements of the EU are included in Star Wars Rebels. The Inquisitor, the Imperial Security Bureau, and Sienar Fleet Systems are story elements in the new animated series, and all these ideas find their origins in roleplaying game material published in the 1980s."

starwars.com/news/the-legendary-star-wars-expanded-universe-turns-a-new-page.html
#320 to #317 - snowshark
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Ah, I see where the misunderstanding happened here.

No, the only things in the currently observed canon are:

Episodes I through VI. The Clone Wars series. The Rebels Series.

Everything else has been put under the banner of 'Star Wars: Legends'.

"Demand for past tales of the Expanded Universe will keep them in print, presented under the new Legends banner."

They're still going to be around but they exist within the Legends section which is made up of everything outside of the movies/t.v. series. The move was made so that the mainstream audience can approach the films with fresh eyes.

Now, just because the EU is no longer canon doesn't mean it's all untrue. Just because it isn't canon doesn't mean it didn't happen or it will definitely remain non-canon. Things like this have happened in the past and things considered non-canon have been re-canonised based on fan-feedback. What is more, everything that is in the EU is simply material for the new movies and the new canon to build off of. Similarly to how the Marvel Movies take a lot of inspiration from the comics, but don't necessarily follow them to the letter the same will be true of the new canon.

Disney want a clean slate so they can build a more coherent and marketable narrative out of it. It is a shame but that's just how things are. The Star Wars canon is as wide and vast as that of Dr. Who (though far more coherent) and Disney don't want to be tied down by that. They want to tell the story anew. Fresh eyes. Writing for a different medium with different needs.

I'm glad they've done what they've done because it means the movies are more free to be their own thing and they've presented it in a way that shows they don't disregard all that came before, rather they are going their own way with it all.
#323 to #320 - huntergriff ONLINE
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eh...I'm still adamant about things taking place before and in between the prequels being canon, i mean...a lot of the pre-phantom stuff doesn't really start being relevant to the movies until the grand plan takes place, which starts around 1000 BBY.
#324 to #323 - snowshark
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Hence why I mentioned re-canonisation. As it stands they're non-canon but there's no reason many of the games shouldn't come back into the canon. We'll see with time but as it stands they're not canon.

It's probably just to make it easier to write the movies they want to write and, in time, they can add/subtract what they want/need to out of the VG/novel pool. Personally I'm fine with it this way. They still happened in my headcanon which is what matters to me. If the movies trample over the EU canon I won't raise a storm. It's still there. It still happened. It's just alternate-universe stuff now and I'm okay with that.

Besides, this way we get to see film-version re-tellings of various EU things that happened pre-New Hope.
#315 to #314 - huntergriff ONLINE
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yes. It is. they literally said this on their website.
#52 to #49 - huntergriff ONLINE
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honestly, the media likes to twist things out of preportion, even if it's just something like this. :/
#53 to #49 - angelusprimus
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Starkiller is still canon.
So is KOTOR.
#54 to #53 - CakemanRPG
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You have no idea how happy you just made me knowing that impossibly powerful jedis like him are capable of existing in the star wars universe
#57 to #54 - huntergriff ONLINE
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anakin and luke...>.> All i'm saying. Also yoda.
#55 to #54 - angelusprimus
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He is simply extremely focused on his telekinesis.
Luke is far more powerful, so was Yoda.
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#164 - statustwelve
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Yep! I just decided after looking at this that I WILL NOT be watching the Disney BS-produced sequels. Episodes IV, V & VI are the ONLY STAR WARS films I will accept as official. The rest are justs wastes of film, time and money.
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#170 to #164 - anon
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you're the kind that thinks star wars should only be for the 40 year olds
#177 to #164 - huntergriff ONLINE
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enjoy your nostalgia-blindness.
enjoy your nostalgia-blindness.
#343 to #177 - selfdenyingbeggar
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prequels did **** up the star wars universe. **** midi chlorians.
#345 to #343 - huntergriff ONLINE
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Like...seriously...think of it this way, The force is the internet in general, while the router/ISP are the midichlorians, and the user of the computer is the force sensitive. not exactly sure what the computer would be though.
#346 to #345 - selfdenyingbeggar
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I prefer the view that the force is soething that you can train yourself to tap into.
#347 to #346 - huntergriff ONLINE
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but it isn't...It never was, hell, they heavily implied this back during the last two episodes of the original trilogy, mostly in return of the jedi, otherwise you'd have everyone using the force and lightsabers and ****.
#349 to #347 - selfdenyingbeggar
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Not as in everyone can us eit right away, but it's never implied that it's cells which give you the ability to connect with the force.


Hell, it's THE FORCE. Makes sense to be that living sentient beings would be ble to learn to tap into it.
#350 to #349 - huntergriff ONLINE
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>it's never implied that it's cells which give you the ability to connect with the force.

They never said the force was that in the saga, either. The force and the midiclorians are still two different things.
#344 to #343 - huntergriff ONLINE
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Do you even know what midiclorians are? Because they aren't the force.
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#243 - poppies
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Yesterday I was sick of being at work, tired, couldn't wait to go home.  I was also sick of the pop radio channel so I turned it to classic FM.   
   
They were playing all the Star Wars tracks.   
   
It made the day significantly easier to get through.
Yesterday I was sick of being at work, tired, couldn't wait to go home. I was also sick of the pop radio channel so I turned it to classic FM.

They were playing all the Star Wars tracks.

It made the day significantly easier to get through.
#322 to #243 - mrsixinch
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What? When was this? That definitely would have helped me through my studies!
#295 - quintonsword
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Harrison Ford's face when he hasn't let himself go like the other actors:
#169 - anon
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Have any of you noticed the sheer hatred episode VII is going through?   
   
"UGH, ruined already by the prequels!"   
"UGH, Star Wars sucks apart from the originals"   
"UGH, Disney is for kids!"
Have any of you noticed the sheer hatred episode VII is going through?

"UGH, ruined already by the prequels!"
"UGH, Star Wars sucks apart from the originals"
"UGH, Disney is for kids!"
#173 to #169 - huntergriff ONLINE
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yes and it;s already sickens me. the hatred i mean.
#174 to #169 - kelseymiss
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worst part is that the average age of these haters are middle aged
#207 to #169 - anon
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no, my good man
trix are for kids
#175 to #169 - syrenthra
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My only hatred is that it killed the possibility of EU being canon
#203 to #175 - doctorstein
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Does that include the greats, such as Revan and Nihilus? Or are they safe?
#303 to #203 - authvin
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They're set waaaaayyyyyyy before Episode 1, so until they make prequel movies set thousands of years in the past, they're canon.
#282 to #203 - syrenthra
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I think technically anything that is not the movies, or the 2 cartoon shows is not canon, they never said it is everything after return of the jedi flat out
#306 to #282 - huntergriff ONLINE
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which in this case means the stuff set after jedi.
#305 to #282 - huntergriff ONLINE
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except they did...it's literally just the stuff that conflicts with the new movies that's getting axed.
#201 to #175 - huntergriff ONLINE
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as well as darth bane, and the ruusaan reformation.
#200 to #175 - huntergriff ONLINE
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Parts of the EU already are canon...Such as Coruscant and Kashyyyk.
#209 to #200 - onewhoobserves ONLINE
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They are canon because they are in the movies. Essentially Disney scrapped everything aside from the movies and TV shows from canon.
#211 to #209 - huntergriff ONLINE
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actually, and they've continually said this, It's just the stories set after return of the jedi that are being ignored, everything before then is still safe since it doesn't actually affect the movies unlike the post-jedi stories.

Furthermore, Coruscant, Darth Bane, Kashyyyk, and the Ruusaan formation all started out in the EU before they were in a movie, or in darth bane's case, TV show.
#294 - hatesmlp
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Well the new movies are written by a Jew, and the cast is *******, a chink and a **********. Sooo...
#301 to #294 - anon
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Who's the black girl?
#299 to #294 - huntergriff ONLINE
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so, you're basing your opinion on why the movie is going to suck, off of pulrely racist terms.
#304 to #299 - anon
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It's not racism if it's true.
#308 to #304 - huntergriff ONLINE
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