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S4 countdown Macil!/5s/Techmk 378863

November 23, 2013

What are you expecting in Season 4?

The Person Who Posts As Fluttershy (Element of Self-descriptive Usernames) 378872

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I heard a rumor about ponies…

378873

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the episode i have been waiting for since "the cutie mark chronicles" is finally confirmed after all these years i have waiting.

Scootapuff!saU4Tsd4dU 378881

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Hopefully we can get an episode starring Twilight and Dashie. I've wanted to see these two playing off one another since forever but it has yet to happen.

Anonymous 378887

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To be honest my expectations aren't the highest, mostly because season 3 was really kind of a let down for me. It had a couple of good episodes, but really no great episodes and just an overwhelming amount of merely adequate episodes.

I guess the thing that has me going right now is wondering just what they are going to do with Twilight as a princess.

Heavy Mole 378900

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Finally gonna get those marks!

Anonymous 378950

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Anonymous 379058

As for the episode quality, I haven't had high expections after season 3, especially because of Twilicorn. But the writers showed me in EQG that they weren't complete morons who can only write shit episodes.

Therefore my expectations are fairly high again. I am not sure if they can come up to that.

Scootapuff!saU4Tsd4dU 379086

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More episodes with Fluttershy not quivering in the corner pls

Anonymous 379211

More bronie faggots trying hard to convince themselves the show is good, and more nor/mlp/eople getting butthurt. It's gonna be sweet watching the fandom die.

379218

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I expect Twilight to reach Alicorn Level 2. Then, Rainbow will be overwhelmed by jealousy and begin training at 100 times Equestrian gravity until she too becomes an Alicorn.
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Anonymous 379219

>>379218
Knowing Hasbro, ripping off from something like that may not be too unlikely.

379221

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>>379086
And Fluttershy will also become an Alicorn, but then she'll be scared of her horn. Constantly.

Scootapuff!saU4Tsd4dU 379224

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>>379218
I can get behind this if they start punching each other through mountains

Anonymous 379286

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Apart from Magic Duel (and maybe SiP) s3 and EquG were huge disappointments for me. S3 was just extremely boring, EquG an all around terrible, cringeworthy movie.

Plus there's Princess Alicorn Twilight, which I simply can't see work.

Because of that my expectations are very low, but the previews we got gave me some hope. I've been waiting for the episode about Scoots flying problem forever. It holds a lot of potential, especially if the episode focuses on the relationship of RD and Scoots instead of the CMC. But they can also screw it up easily, by making it a repetitive "Scoots tries plan A to fly - fails - tries another way - fails - tries another way - fails" kind of episode.

Also, I really hope the CMC finally get their Cutie Marks in s4.

379292

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As one of maybe only 9 people in the entire fanbase who actually liked S3, I expect good things and am optimistic for S4.

As for what I want to see out of it, I'm hoping to see a return to the Pinkie/Dash paring, one that hasn't really been explored since early S1. I'd also like to see more Pinkie/Rarity. We got a brief glimpse of it in PYHD, but it was nothing substantial.

Aside from that, I'd of course like to see more of Equestria as a whole. Travel and exploration is always fun. I'm also hoping that certain characters get rerailed in terms of characterization (c'mon, Pinkie. I know you have it in you!).

Corwynt!aNFYKvee46 379303

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>>379292
>As one of maybe only 9 people in the entire fanbase who actually liked S3
>implying

>I'm also hoping that certain characters get rerailed in terms of characterization (c'mon, Pinkie. I know you have it in you!).

Poor Pinkie. She got it worse than Rainbow Dash in season 2, kinda. Pinkie Pie did get TMPP but sadly she didn't actually even appear in many of season 3's episodes.

379304

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>>379303

lol. I'm just foolin' with that first one.

And while I wouldn't say that she got it as bad as Dash did in S2 (at least Pinkie didn't have the prestigious honor of receiving what is generally considered to be the worst episode in the entire series), it has been more than a little disappointing to see Pinkie's character go down this route. I'm hoping against all hope that Pinkie will make a return to form in the new season.

Scootapuff!saU4Tsd4dU 379308

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Random prediction:

S4 winners:
CMCs, Flutters, Appajack

S4 losers:
Rarara, Dashie, Twoilligbt Spahkle

Wild card

Pankie Pai

This will likely be very wrong

Anonymous 379334

>>379303
>she didn't actually even appear in many of season 3's episodes
Huh? She appeared in 12 of the 13 episodes, the only one she wasn't in was Sleepless in Ponyville.

No the problem with Pinkie in S3 wasn't her lack of appearances, but just that most of her appearances really kind of sucked. She was outright atrocious in TCE, WA, and GPP. And imo her appearances in OBA, MD, and JFS were pretty painful themselves. It's like they tried to force her to perform a bunch if joke or skits that weren't all that funny to begin with.

Yeah she's the odd one of the group but the writers have to remember that there is more to her character than that. Her being silly random isn't the only facet of her character.

379413

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>>379334
>It's like they tried to force her to perform a bunch if joke or skits that weren't all that funny to begin with.
this

Anonymous 379606

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>>379334
They've been doing that to her since s2 though. That's when she started using tons of unfunny one-liners, and the writers apparently felt the need to always have her do something silly or random, and hardly ever show her being a little more serious.
In s1 Pinkie was amazing.

Scootapuff!saU4Tsd4dU 379624

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Cheer up Pinkie fans. Dashie bounced back in an amazing way in S3. All hope is certainly not lost!

The Person Who Posts As Fluttershy (Element of Self-descriptive Usernames) 379626

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>>379624
If there were a time for Pinkie to bounce back it was TMPP, which lampshaded everything that was wrong with he way she was handled.

Scootapuff!saU4Tsd4dU 379633

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>>379626
I'm just saying its not beyond the realm of possibility. She seems lined up for at least one potentially great episode this season.

Anonymous 379678

More realistic equine whinnies, snorts, and neighs.

Heavy Mole 379687

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This may be of interest to those who are speculating:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_IqLeqUmjU

Scootapuff!saU4Tsd4dU 379690

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>>379687
Okay you totally got me with that one.

Anonymous 379906

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>>379211
This guy

Anonymous 379935

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Even more of that grin-squeek thing in every episode.

Corwynt!aNFYKvee46 379992

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>>379304
Yeah, I just remembered how bad MMDW was.

>>379334
>No the problem with Pinkie in S3 wasn't her lack of appearances, but just that most of her appearances really kind of sucked.
That sounds better. Season 4 will be longer than season 3 so you are bound to have plenty of gems.

>>379211
You sound like a joy to have around. We should be best friends of Steam.


I'd like to remind everyone that as of this post, It's only: 128 days, 18 hours, and 2 minutes until Christmas.

Agiri 379998

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I want the ponies to get out of ponyville more! More travel episodes!

I want the CMC to visit Bab's branch of the team in Manehattan.

I once read an interesting post about how Bab's CMC head quarters could be way bigger and more advanced than their little treehouse and their minds get blown when they see it. I think that would be pretty cool.

Scootapuff!saU4Tsd4dU 379999

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>>379998
Unfortunately, they've already said Babs won't be appearing in S4. A shame, that…

Anonymous 380264

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I expect Lauren's vision to be raped even further. At least one of the mane six will have a love interest, the show will become a series of self-references, and the characters will become parodies of themselves (see S3 Panka for examples).

LyraTheFlirt 380511

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I want more of king sombra's backstory to be explored.

I wouldn't mind seeing discord again, provided he only shows up in a cameo appearance rather then an episode about him. That can wait till S5.

Also more of best stallion Fancy Pants.

>>380264
so negative

Scootapuff!saU4Tsd4dU 380514

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>>380511
>S5

Let's not get ahead of ourselves here.

LyraTheFlirt 380518

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Anonymous 433558

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433580

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>>433558
Hehe. I got to laugh at my own comments that I'd forgotten.

Agiri 435780

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>>379334
>>379606
>>379304

I agree, they're falling into the trap of writing her the easiest possible way, when in fact Pinkie's humor can be more subtle. Case in point: One of her funniest moments is "oatmeal are you crazy", and it didn't require a cut-away and a laugh track

She's still best pony

Anonymous 435788

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>>378872
No way

LyraTheFlirt!!Ah2q8cdspr 435943

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>>435780
I really hope they fix how they write her. She is one of my favorites and they used to write her so well.


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