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Season 4 Episode 13 Streaming/Discussion Thread The Person Who Posts As Fluttershy (Element of Self-descriptive Usernames) 466012

This week's episode is titled Simple Ways and is written by Josh Haber The synopsis is:
Rarity is known around Ponyville for her confidence and class, both of which are lost when Trenderhoof, the world famous travel writer and apple of Rarity's eye, comes to town. So, when Trenderhoof's attention is drawn to Applejack, Rarity does the unexpected and begins to dress and act more like Applejack than herself, which ends up in a muddy mess.

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The episode will air Saturday at 10:30AM Eastern 7:30AM Pacific

Stream and chat is available at http://www.bronystate.net/theater/applejack/

linky: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9JP-J5VcJzY
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Anonymous 466037

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Plot twist: Trenderhoof turns out to be Daring Do.

>dressing like Applejack ends up in a muddy mess

Heavy Mole 466148

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"Also in the same episode, Twilight begins dressing and acting like Sweetie Belle when famed Starswirl the Bearded biographer Hay Z. Memoir compliments the foal on her "funky hairstyle and lovable docility".

Rambling!Rose//pzOM 466245

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>muddy mess
Rarity mudwrestling? I might be okay with this!

Prediction and wild guessing time! Also assumptions galore!

Anywho, apart from hoping for possible mudwrestling, I'm going to assume AJ doesn't have an interest in Trenderhoof here. If she does, Rarity is going to look pretty bad, trying to possibly go between others. Yeah, people do that, but these are supposed to be good friends and Rarity if anypony should be willing to share! Generosity, after all!

So yeah, probably AJ will be all awkward because of the situation, or maybe tease Rares about it, but I don't see her taking any advances seriously. Maybe her goading gets Rares to step up her game or some such.

However, Rarity going so far as to try and be somepony else for somepony she hadn't met before seems weird. She is a lady, after all! Of course, this could be an extreme reaction to the Gala incident where she expected everything from the one she wanted and now is willing to do whatever to get them. …that sounds rather desperate. Well, I guess we'll see what actually happens.

If we don't have Spike trying to impress Rares or act aggressive towards Trenderhoof I'm going to be surprised. Oh, and the lesson is probably going to be about being true to yourself, since trying to be somepony else and living a lie doesn't make you as happy, or something similar. Mayhaps she gets Trenderhoof's attention but ends up resenting what she had to do to get it.

I'm a bit wary of them tackling romance in the show but if there's one pony who they should use with it, it's Rarity. Rarity's view on romance and relationships so far seems to have been from a storybook with the prince on a white horse - not like that, you dirty person, you, it's a figure of speech - and I am not certain it meshes well with what's being conveyed here. But all I've seen so far is the synopsis, so this is all just pointless speculation. I'll have to see how they do this

Rambling!Rose//pzOM 466517

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I suppose that wasn't terrible, even if I'm a bit surprised about Rarity's behaviour. That's not how she behaved when she had her eyes on Blueblood. Sadly I missed her telling when her crush on Trenderhood here started, could have been rather important. Overall, it felt rather awkward seeing Rarity try and be all country. Fabulous Applejack is fabulous, though, and if there's one pony who stole the show here it's AJ.

No mudwrestling. So sad.
>AJ has no interest in Trenderhoof and feels awkward about the situation
>Rarity tries to go between them
..check, in a way. That's not very nice of you, Rares, especially when AJ straight up tells you she has no interest in such things and you think she's lying.
>AJ goads Rares
Nope, apparently it was all Rares. Such a silly pony.
>reaction to Gala
Can't say, didn't quite hear what she said. Sounds like it's been a rather long crush considering the shrine and all that…
>Spike impressing Rares or harassing Trenderhoof
Nah. Well, I guess he was working for her but that's about it.

And obviously the lesson was about being who you are instead of trying to please others. It is rather odd how fast Rarity got over her super strong crush after having been so desperate to make senpai notice her. Her being so shy about her crush seemed rather odd, considering how bravely she just strolled to Blueblood and tried to get his attention when her main reason of going to the Gala and had been in her mind for a good while. This change seems really weird to me.

Anyhoof, I suppose I'll have to rewatch it later and see what I missed.

Scootapuff!saU4Tsd4dU 466518

This episode was the very definition of mediocre.


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Well that was weird.

I think I liked it more than mediocre. I can appreciate the risk producing a shipping episode is in this community, after Brad. Wasn't great though. Probably saved by Rarity. She makes everything she's in good.

Heavy Mole 466520

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"By the way, have you seen my ring anywhere?"


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Where else is she supposed to wear it?

Scootapuff!saU4Tsd4dU 466522

I might have to give I a second view before I can offer a definitive opinion on it but beyond Tabitha's line delivery I can't think of much else I like about this episode.

Ghosties!zGiggle1Ws 466528

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I came into the episode late, but the first thing I saw was a stallion fawning over Applejack and I thought "Anonthony, get out of the show. You should be back on MLPChan"

Anonymous 466566

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1. Eyup, the Element of Harmony once again showing how she always thinks of others first.
2. Finally, some AJ appreciation.
3. What's your special talent when your cutie mark is argyle? Hipster…ing?

Overall, was an ok episode.

Pony Twi all hot for human Brad will never stop being funny, 'cause that shit's canon.

LyraTheFlirt!!Ah2q8cdspr 466834

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It was "ok". Rarity doing the "country" thing was super creepy. It was a bit awkward to watch.

I do like how they wrote spike this episode, instead of making him some childish kid oblivious to everything. I like it when they write spike off as a more mature and slightly sarcastic character.

Anonymous 466955

The ditzy show horning is getting out of hand

Anonymous 466962

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Stupid sexy Applejack.

…Rarity, please, get some taste in men. Fangirl over somepony worth fangirling over!

Smokeydapon3!L9hT7oDU1E 467112

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>vomits violently

Smokeydapon3!L9hT7oDU1E 467116

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now i know whats more offensive than worse pony applejack, and thats rarity pretending to be hillbilly worse pony applejack

Anonymous 467212

>Where else is she supposed to wear it?

She's got nipples, don't she?.


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I haven't seen any, actually.

The Person Who Posts As Fluttershy (Element of Self-descriptive Usernames) 467495

well you've been on all the wrong sites

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