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#119 - blackmanrollipolli
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(01/18/2013) [-]
how i feel about pony threads
how i feel about pony threads
#95 - fishratsas
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(01/18/2013) [-]
Why the **** did I thumb this up ? I don't even watch the show......I'm afraid.
#125 to #95 - anon
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(01/18/2013) [-]
?because it was funny maybe?
#101 to #95 - ironfluttershy
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(01/18/2013) [-]
The process has begun.
#103 to #101 - fishratsas
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(01/18/2013) [-]
How long have I got left Doc ?
#109 to #103 - kanatana
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(01/18/2013) [-]
Well, that all depends on whether you ever watch the show. If you see past three or four episodes... I've got bad news for you.
#147 to #109 - yindragon
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(01/19/2013) [-]
I disagree good sir. I personally don't quite care much for the actual show itself, yet I stick around because the fandom is incredible.
#86 - restrict
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(01/18/2013) [-]
is derpy their kid?

either way, i dont get the joke.
#88 to #86 - moonwire
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(01/18/2013) [-]
"My Little Pony; Friendship is Magic". Basically, she was a background character that become so popular at some point they made her talk during an episode, it was a pretty dorky (but fitting) voice, but after that Hasbro pulled away the original version and replaced it with one where she sounded completely dull and normal. Fanbase basically went ballistic.
#93 to #88 - willindor ONLINE
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(01/18/2013) [-]
Having a mentally challenged animal in a show could serious backfire. They got lucky it went out well.
#124 to #93 - zahnrad
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(01/18/2013) [-]
It didn't.
#130 to #93 - Bohya
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(01/18/2013) [-]
I think that the fact that they took her out has caused more problems than that would have arised had just left her alone. It's obvious that Hasbro have a similar agenda to Hitler.
#89 to #88 - restrict
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(01/18/2013) [-]
eehh wat the ****... im sorry but i dont watch that fag girly show, why is this **** on frontpage?
#131 to #89 - Bohya
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(01/18/2013) [-]
To upset people such as yourself, ''restrict''. The brony fandom exists merely to make your life a misery, and not for any other reason whatsoever...
To upset people such as yourself, ''restrict''. The brony fandom exists merely to make your life a misery, and not for any other reason whatsoever...
#92 to #89 - moonwire
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(01/18/2013) [-]
Please don't judge before watching. It's a show aimed at children which happens to be so well made it has attracted a much older audience too.

Either way, It's a show that's trying to convey important messages about how to be a good person, what kind of message do you think Hasbro (one of the production companies) sends when a character that is kind of clumsy and with a silly voice gets voice-overed with a completely new and normal voice as if there was something wrong with her before?
#96 to #92 - Rolyat
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(01/18/2013) [-]
I watch the show and all, but dude, that sounded really gay
#106 to #96 - moonwire
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(01/18/2013) [-]
If that's the price of trying to be informative...
#150 to #106 - yindragon
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(01/19/2013) [-]
S'okay. S'okay. And Restrict? To be honest, there is nothing I, or anyone, can say in response to that. Insulting you or telling you to go **** yourself would cause backlash. Trying to make you see how ridiculous your sentiment is would be to the same effect, with you refusing to even think rationally at all, resulting in even greater chaos, which I don't think anyone but you wants. So please, just go on with your life, and at least try to keep your unwanted opinions to yourself.
#126 to #89 - anon
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(01/18/2013) [-]
because its funny, the show aside, you know something that makes people laugh, in case you didnt know people have different tastes to you, like i like the taste of your mother and you dont, then again the laws of the internet demand i question your sex life so i have to assume you do
#146 - clownsplosion
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(01/19/2013) [-]
#128 - anon
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(01/18/2013) [-]
I love Derpy, it's a crime not to love her.
#137 to #128 - anon
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(01/19/2013) [-]
Did you know: ******* a horse is also a crime in most places
#141 to #137 - drroxxo
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(01/19/2013) [-]
sorry bro but 23 states in the US still allow sex with a horse
#68 - dildoes
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(01/18/2013) [-]
I think loving an error so very much is a bit silly. It may be because I'm very straight forward and I like precision, but it just seems so incredibly stupid to me. I personally think they should have just left her be, but tried to not make the error again and not act like a retard.
#26 - corundum
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(01/18/2013) [-]
I would have been cool with Derpy if she didn't have an obvious retard voice. You can be clumsy and cross-eyed but making her talk the way she did was just a bad idea.
#32 to #26 - pokemonstheshiz
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(01/18/2013) [-]
Her voice sounded exactly like the Rudolph voice in that Christmas movie, no one complained about that.
#40 to #32 - corundum
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(01/18/2013) [-]
Context. Everything about Derpy in this episode portrayed her to be an obvious satire of the mentally handicapped.
#72 to #40 - sixfootfive
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(01/18/2013) [-]
Most people just saw her being a little bit thick and clumsy, which is what she's always been in the eyes of bronies.

You're the one pushing the mentally handicapped image after misinterpreting that scene.
#49 to #40 - pokemonstheshiz
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(01/18/2013) [-]
I just saw her as clumsy and random. I guess it's just how you look at it
#133 to #26 - Bohya
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(01/18/2013) [-]
The voice actor initially thought that she was meant to be speaking the part of a male character, and tried to put on a boyish voice. She was never meant to sound retarded. Anyway, I know of someone who speaks like she did, and that person is disabled. Are disabled people not alowed to be portrayed on TV anymore?
#135 to #133 - corundum
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(01/19/2013) [-]
Not satirized on a childrens' television show, no.
#136 to #135 - Bohya
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(01/19/2013) [-]
She was never. Only people who wished to see offense in her character design saw it. I doubt anyone's opinions on disabled people would ever have been changed by Derpy's appearance.
#27 to #26 - sporkbacon
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(01/18/2013) [-]
I hear the VA didn't know what gender character they were voicing so they went with a kind of gender neutral voice. To be honest, it could have been better, but oh well. They got rid of pretty much the entire scene anyway.
#28 to #27 - corundum
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(01/18/2013) [-]
She could totally be a non-offensive character consistent with every appearance in the first season. They just... ****** up.

I don't see her removal as a censorship of an offensive character, but as a deletion of a horrible, cringe-worthy scene.
#30 to #28 - sporkbacon
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(01/18/2013) [-]
I haven't seen the non-edited version in ages. I don't even remember what the voice sounded like.

Yeah, she was great as kind of a "Where's Waldo" type character, but giving her speaking parts was not their best plan. Or, if they really wanted to do that much fan service, they really should have taken a different voice altogether.

What would really be cool if they would have gotten a popular "Fanon" Derpy voice and used that, like someone from the fandom.
#73 to #27 - dildoes
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(01/18/2013) [-]
I'm nearly certain that only iTunes and Netflix changed it. Unless 'They' doesn't mean The Hub, you're wrong.
#91 to #73 - sporkbacon
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(01/18/2013) [-]
They as in, anyone that has anything to do with episode censoring. That's what I meant, because I have no idea who does what.
#94 to #91 - dildoes
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(01/18/2013) [-]
The people who make the show didn't change it. Only the people on iTunes and on Netflix.
#98 to #94 - sporkbacon
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(01/18/2013) [-]
Gotcha. Makes sense. Oh well. Personally, I didn't think that their portrayal of Derpy in the episode was offensive. I knew she was slightly off, but no more than anyone else. When I was watching it I saw nothing really wrong with it... Like I said before, the voice could have been a little better, but it was fine in my opinion.
#99 to #98 - dildoes
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(01/18/2013) [-]
I have to disagree with you. In my opinion she looked like someone mentally handicapped. Even her name sounds like a joking name of someone mentally handicapped.
#110 to #99 - sporkbacon
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(01/18/2013) [-]
To each his own. I'm not going to try to change your opinion. I have the type of personality that I don't really look for the worst in everything. I try to see everything with some innocence. That said, I haven't seen the episode or heard the voice in a while, so I might be lying to myself. Anyway, my point is that they probably shouldn't have bothered with the whole scene in general. It was too fan-service-y to me and they had a good "Find the Derpy in the episode" kind of minigame while watching. It doesn't really matter anymore. It's already dealt with.
#154 - palmtoyourface
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(01/19/2013) [-]
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#138 - buthow
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(01/19/2013) [-]
I like this!
#129 - bboyman
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(01/18/2013) [-]
i didnt realise there was a different version of this comic where that guy doesn't get thrown out (preparing for red thumbs for posting pony comment that is related and is on pony content)
i didnt realise there was a different version of this comic where that guy doesn't get thrown out (preparing for red thumbs for posting pony comment that is related and is on pony content)
#5 - zaxzwim ONLINE
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(01/18/2013) [-]
has anyone seem derpy in season 3 yet other than the intro?
#6 to #5 - spamakaze
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(01/18/2013) [-]
She shows up in a few shots but we never see her face or cutie mark so she can be hard to find. He's a screenie from the jousting tournament in the premiere, she's there in the bottom right. She's also in the crowd outside Twilight's door in S3 E3 when they're deciding what to do about the Pinkies, and in the right hand crowd watching the performance at the end of S3 E5. Not sure about any of the more recent episodes, she's probably there somewhere
#156 - pukingrainbows
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(01/19/2013) [-]
I love how TV shows never feature anything that you'd encounter in real life. There are people with mental disabilities, fat people, amputees, people with terrible teeth etc in real life but you never see them on TV. I have no idea of what is so offensive about reality.

A question I continually ask myself is, why am I suddenly not allowed to like someone with a mental handicap? It's as if I'm being denied the ability to appreciate her for who she is, instead being forced to pity them. I hate it when we put them up on pedestals where nobody can see them, for fear that they will not be accepted or everybody just naturally hates them on sight. To be honest it kind of sickens me that people get offended over the existence of people who aren't "normal".
#166 to #156 - deathbatdude
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(01/21/2013) [-]
The guy with down syndrome on workaholics
/thread
#167 to #166 - pukingrainbows
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(01/21/2013) [-]
That was a character added because he had down syndrome, not a regular character who just happens to have it.
#168 to #156 - huchkizz
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(02/04/2013) [-]
Addition: Cheese from fosters home for imaginary friends was retarded. He was retarded, just for the sake of being retarded (He didn't even realise he was lactose intolerant)
Somehow, he hasn't been censored..
#69 - sixfootfive
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(01/18/2013) [-]
I guess they just don't know what went wrong. :/
#55 - crazyolitis
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(01/18/2013) [-]
Nope. No **********. This post may move along.
#43 - Marker
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(01/18/2013) [-]
Does this meme have an official name for knowyourmeme?
#67 to #43 - anon
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(01/18/2013) [-]
Boardroom suggestions
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#4 - everheat
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(01/18/2013) [-]
She won't stay for legal reasons.
#8 to #4 - sinery
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(01/18/2013) [-]
Source?
#140 - effort
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(01/19/2013) [-]
**effort rolled a random image posted in comment #193 at Far cry 3 **
**effort rolled a random image posted in comment #193 at Far cry 3 **
#97 - jordanish
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(01/18/2013) [-]
Where is that comic from?
#78 - mrfourtysevenman
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(01/18/2013) [-]
cool story bro
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