1. Post #81
    VENEZOLANO
    Big Bang's Avatar
    August 2006
    3,417 Posts
    I find it absurd how someone could so badly screw up what is essentially an extremely easy animation process. The art for the most part is cripplingly simple (which isn't a bad thing in of itself), the movement is, apart from the special movements, 40-60% tweens, and they get to use pre-designed parts for all the non-main ponies and for quite a few of the generic motions for the main ponies. At the very least, you'd expect them to not have animation errors like that that are on the screen for over 5-10 seconds in full view.
    Happens often, really, you see this on nearly any animated show, you just don't see it unless you have a keen eye for it. The need to keep a deadline usually surmounts the need to keep every single frame neat.
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  2. Post #82
    bigbundie's Avatar
    June 2011
    1,212 Posts
    This image is inaccurate as 90% of pony fans fit into either the ponyfag or ponyfreak section. The other 10% are girls under the age of 8.
    make that 89%
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  3. Post #83
    make that 89%


    your steam profile picture is a dumbass 4chan meme picture with a pony photoshopped over it

    the number remains at 90%
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  4. Post #84
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    July 2005
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    I'll budge on the subject of story. The story is interesting. I indeed have managed to sit through most if not all the episodes of My Little Pony and watch them, and be interested in them long enough for it to have my attention, but they are not the greatest stories I've ever seen. The plots are mostly just spins on overdone stock-stories (like the Bird In The Hoof is a very common concept of "oh no I've been left with someone's X and now it's broken what do I do and also a moral at the end" archetype), but the characters are interesting enough (while, again, not being the most original things) to make it a fun ol' story to watch, despite having seen it a thousand times before.

    Happens often, really, you see this on nearly any animated show, you just don't see it unless you have a keen eye for it. The need to keep a deadline usually surmounts the need to keep every single frame neat.
    I agree, however by saying that you can't then assert that it has superb or great animation. It can't just be great "because it's great", it has to continually prove that it is far above quality across the board, and having cyclops-ponies staring at Rarity does not constitute as amazing, even if it was a harmless mistake it shows a disregard for checking your work.
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  5. Post #85
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    June 2011
    1,945 Posts
    We should study the effects of this childrens show, perhaps we can develop a mind control device from the studies. No other childrens show makes grown man so obsessed that they change their avatar and nicks to something from the show.

    If we figure out the cause of this we would probably win a nobel price.
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  6. Post #86
    NEAT GUY
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    January 2011
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    I've seen about 3 episodes in total to give it the "3 strikes, yer out" treatment.

    I stopped watching simply because I didn't find it too appealing. As much as I didn't think it was that bad, at times it got a little too girly for my taste, not really to my surprise, though.
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  7. Post #87
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    January 2005
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    Happens often, really, you see this on nearly any animated show, you just don't see it unless you have a keen eye for it. The need to keep a deadline usually surmounts the need to keep every single frame neat.
    Exactly, it even happened in an episode of Futurama, Bender was up doing something on the screen, while he was also sitting down in the same sene for about 5-10 seconds.

    Off topic.

    On topic.

    Honestly, I don't mind the show. I don't watch it. But I don't get upset about other males watching it. Its a TV show.
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  8. Post #88
    Soviet Bread's Avatar
    January 2011
    365 Posts
    at times it got a little too girly for my taste
    Well no shit, it was made for young girls.
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  9. Post #89
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    March 2010
    5,179 Posts
    It's for kids, but many animators make references to several things so that the parents won't have to watch a shit cartoon. Pretty much every cartoon contains references and sexual innuendos, such as Adventure Time, Rocko's Modern Life, and Tiny Toons.
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  10. Post #90
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    July 2011
    5,703 Posts
    I strongly believe that people who like MLP have every right to do so.

    I do not believe that they act in a way outside of their allotted areas in communities that would deny them their right to enjoy and show that they enjoy the show.

    I believe that they should be free to express their enjoyment and their fandom in any way they so choose.

    I have yet to see any MLP fan on Facepunch shove their opinions down their throats.

    Compared to the following groups:
    W40K fans
    Homestuck fans
    Facepunchers in general
    Political-minded members
    'Scalies' or whatever the dragon folks call themselves
    Futurama fans
    Spngebob fans

    MLP fans are well-mannered and keep their fandom to a minimal on the forums.

    In contrasts, anti-MLP and anti-Furry fans act as such:

    In reaction to an image of a man fucking a dinosaur:
    The hypocrasy is rampant. I'm sure you're all fmailiar with this image:

    This is common. The facepunch community has many times been openly hostile, even violent, against furries and bronies, for only small reasons, or for merely showing their fandom.

    This is a forum of progressive, liberal-thinking, accepting people. This is also a bandwagon. Facepunch readily accepts gays, bisexuals, socialists, communists, liberals, democrats, republicans, young and old, men and women, all races, religions, and creeds, and any fetishists short of pedophilia, necrophilia, rapists, and furries, and indeed we even bans for racism and homophobia.

    Yet furries and bronies, and indeed any MLP-related material, is openly bannable. Nevermind that other fandoms wreak havoc with pages of their content in LMAO pics. Nevermind that there's open hostility towards these fandoms. Nevermind that we have a thread devoted (practically) to fetishism for dragons, and accept certain members' fetishism of pokemon and Futurama characters, and don't even bother mentioning the mass amounts of Spongebob and W40k content that fills LMAO pics.

    Facepunch is hypocritical on this issue.

    Find me 15 instances of MLP fans pushing their fandoms on others.

    Tell me which is easier, 15 instances of that, or 15 instances of anti-MLP fandom, blatant hate for it, or attacks on the fandom.

    Go ahead, honestly look.



    So yea, I say, it's for whoever wants to watch it, and you all need to just let the community be and accept that.
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  11. Post #91
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    May 2010
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    Wait, did someone say something about a pony forum?
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  12. Post #92
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    March 2010
    7,747 Posts
    To each their own, I still watch Samurai Jack, Dexter's Lab, Courage the Cowardly Dog and Adventure Time. I enjoy them, and though I don't personally enjoy MLP It's obvious some people do.
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  13. Post #93
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    July 2005
    17,354 Posts
    I strongly believe that people who like MLP have every right to do so.

    I do not believe that they act in a way outside of their allotted areas in communities that would deny them their right to enjoy and show that they enjoy the show.

    I believe that they should be free to express their enjoyment and their fandom in any way they so choose.

    I have yet to see any MLP fan on Facepunch shove their opinions down their throats.

    Compared to the following groups:
    W40K fans
    Homestuck fans
    Facepunchers in general
    Political-minded members
    'Scalies' or whatever the dragon folks call themselves
    Futurama fans
    Spngebob fans

    MLP fans are well-mannered and keep their fandom to a minimal on the forums.

    In contrasts, anti-MLP and anti-Furry fans act as such:

    The hypocrasy is rampant. I'm sure you're all fmailiar with this image:

    This is common. The facepunch community has many times been openly hostile, even violent, against furries and bronies, for only small reasons, or for merely showing their fandom.

    This is a forum of progressive, liberal-thinking, accepting people. This is also a bandwagon. Facepunch readily accepts gays, bisexuals, socialists, communists, liberals, democrats, republicans, young and old, men and women, all races, religions, and creeds, and any fetishists short of pedophilia, necrophilia, rapists, and furries, and indeed we even bans for racism and homophobia.

    Yet furries and bronies, and indeed any MLP-related material, is openly bannable. Nevermind that other fandoms wreak havoc with pages of their content in LMAO pics. Nevermind that there's open hostility towards these fandoms. Nevermind that we have a thread devoted (practically) to fetishism for dragons, and accept certain members' fetishism of pokemon and Futurama characters, and don't even bother mentioning the mass amounts of Spongebob and W40k content that fills LMAO pics.

    Facepunch is hypocritical on this issue.

    Find me 15 instances of MLP fans pushing their fandoms on others.

    Tell me which is easier, 15 instances of that, or 15 instances of anti-MLP fandom, blatant hate for it, or attacks on the fandom.

    Go ahead, honestly look.



    So yea, I say, it's for whoever wants to watch it, and you all need to just let the community be and accept that.
    ok thanks for spamming a bunch of images in my face when I'm trying to actually discuss the show, if you're going to do this at least do it in a manner that doesn't irritate people.
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  14. Post #94
    Tell me which is easier, 15 instances of that, or 15 instances of anti-MLP fandom, blatant hate for it, or attacks on the fandom.
    you don't find any more of the former here because they learned to shut their traps or they get banned
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  15. Post #95
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    August 2006
    5,960 Posts


    As for the topic: any entertainment, as long as it isn't hurting anyone or any thing, is acceptable by whoever the fuck enjoys it. That is what defines entertainment; things that YOU enjoy. You don't have to change what YOU enjoy just because people think its unacceptable for your age.
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  16. Post #96
    erfinjerfin's Avatar
    March 2010
    1,529 Posts
    you don't find any more of the former here because they learned to shut their traps or they get banned
    yet calling the people who watch the show a bunch of horse-fucking faggots is perfectly okay

    i see the logic here
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  17. Post #97
    Kawaii Member
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    July 2005
    17,354 Posts
    Well you can't exactly use that, as it's part of a long, exaggerated motion that needs unrealistic frames like that to be an exaggerated motion. If Gaston moved within perfectly realistic constraints in that scene, it would've looked not only less enthused but would've been much harder to achieve the effect they were looking for. In my example, the cyclops was not only pre-generated (as opposed to intentially drawn that way) but he wasn't moving, just standing there, ergo no intention or reason behind him having one eye and having his eyebrows lodged in that eye.

    yet calling the people who watch the show a bunch of horse-fucking faggots is perfectly okay

    i see the logic here
    I don't think either's okay, but the ponies did have their chance and they blew it a few months ago.
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  18. Post #98
    Soviet Bread's Avatar
    January 2011
    365 Posts
    I strongly believe that people who like MLP have every right to do so.

    I do not believe that they act in a way outside of their allotted areas in communities that would deny them their right to enjoy and show that they enjoy the show.

    I believe that they should be free to express their enjoyment and their fandom in any way they so choose.

    I have yet to see any MLP fan on Facepunch shove their opinions down their throats.

    Compared to the following groups:
    W40K fans
    Homestuck fans
    Facepunchers in general
    Political-minded members
    'Scalies' or whatever the dragon folks call themselves
    Futurama fans
    Spngebob fans

    MLP fans are well-mannered and keep their fandom to a minimal on the forums.

    In contrasts, anti-MLP and anti-Furry fans act as such:


    In reaction to an image of a man fucking a dinosaur:


    The hypocrasy is rampant. I'm sure you're all fmailiar with this image:



    This is common. The facepunch community has many times been openly hostile, even violent, against furries and bronies, for only small reasons, or for merely showing their fandom.

    This is a forum of progressive, liberal-thinking, accepting people. This is also a bandwagon. Facepunch readily accepts gays, bisexuals, socialists, communists, liberals, democrats, republicans, young and old, men and women, all races, religions, and creeds, and any fetishists short of pedophilia, necrophilia, rapists, and furries, and indeed we even bans for racism and homophobia.

    Yet furries and bronies, and indeed any MLP-related material, is openly bannable. Nevermind that other fandoms wreak havoc with pages of their content in LMAO pics. Nevermind that there's open hostility towards these fandoms. Nevermind that we have a thread devoted (practically) to fetishism for dragons, and accept certain members' fetishism of pokemon and Futurama characters, and don't even bother mentioning the mass amounts of Spongebob and W40k content that fills LMAO pics.

    Facepunch is hypocritical on this issue.

    Find me 15 instances of MLP fans pushing their fandoms on others.

    Tell me which is easier, 15 instances of that, or 15 instances of anti-MLP fandom, blatant hate for it, or attacks on the fandom.

    Go ahead, honestly look.



    So yea, I say, it's for whoever wants to watch it, and you all need to just let the community be and accept that.
    Pony fans are annoying, and consist of the terrible combiniation of the weird aspects of Furries and 4chan. They activly try to shove it down people's throats.
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  19. Post #99
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    March 2010
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    Pony fans are annoying, and consist of the terrible combiniation of the weird aspects of Furries and 4chan. They activly try to shove it down people's throats.
    Not all of us are like that. In fact, the ones who attempt to force others to like it against their will are frowned upon.
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  20. Post #100
    I don't really see all the pony hatred.
    I mean I understand that Facepunch will buttfuck anyone who is extreme fans of it with insults but I watch MLP, and have admitted it upon multiple occasions, but I would like to think I'm generally a liked member of the community, even with that. I've never really caught shit for it.
    But I believe that's because MLP is my thing. As in mine, not everybody elses, nobody gives a shit so I keep it to myself. It's like the guy who is telling you about how his parents went on vacation. Sure it's all very interesting to him but you really don't give a fuck and it's quite annoying to hear him prattle on about it.
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  21. Post #101
    Kawaii Member
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    July 2005
    17,354 Posts
    Not all of us are like that. In fact, the ones who attempt to force others to like it against their will are frowned upon.
    I've seen mixed examples. On FP in general the bronies are pretty sedated (mostly because there's a semi-enforced "No Ponies" rule), and only a few push it far, but I do know that on places like Canterlot.net there's a big "Conversion" culture, where people actively brag and discuss converting (aka exposing people to ponies and attempting through whatever means to get them to not only watch but like the show) people to brony-ism. So while I can't tell how many of these people there are and will give the benefit of the doubt and assume the non-rabid pony fans are the majority, I can definitely say that the rabid pony fans are some of the most irritating people I've encountered in my entire life.
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  22. Post #102
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    August 2006
    5,960 Posts
    Well you can't exactly use that, as it's part of a long, exaggerated motion that needs unrealistic frames like that to be an exaggerated motion. If Gaston moved within perfectly realistic constraints in that scene, it would've looked not only less enthused but would've been much harder to achieve the effect they were looking for. In my example, the cyclops was not only pre-generated (as opposed to intentially drawn that way) but he wasn't moving, just standing there, ergo no intention or reason behind him having one eye and having his eyebrows lodged in that eye.
    Point is, mistakes happen, and if you freeze a single frame on any number of movies and other animated media, you'll find things that look stupid like that. You shouldn't base the quality of MLP's animation on the cyclops.
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  23. Post #103
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    July 2011
    5,703 Posts
    Pony fans are annoying, and consist of the terrible combiniation of the weird aspects of Furries and 4chan. They activly try to shove it down people's throats.
    Evidence.

    Not generalizations, find me examples.

    This is also generalization. Instead of blaming individuals for their actions, the community as a whole is blamed and attacked, even those who are mild-mannered and don't even show their fandom beyond their avatars.

    If I said everyone with blue names are no good shitposters, all they do is spam and say stupid shit, would it apply?

    No, because while some, hell, maybe even many blues act stupidly, attack the individual members, NOT the group as a whole.

    The show can be enjoyed by anyone. Young or old. Being a teen, young man, or grown adult and enjoying the show does not automatically make you a cultist whose intention in life is to shove their love for the show down your throat and force you to like it, too.
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  24. Post #104
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    August 2009
    7,318 Posts
    Makes some pretty decent points about the show.



    I have no issue with anyone watching any sort of TV show, as it is for entertainment. It is the people who shove said show down your throat like it is some sort of religion that are the problem (and the people who use it to troll).
    Number 3 on that chart I posted, all his points he made about the show are what "Brony"'s have been spewing sense the fad started, none of them are new or unique and just because he edits and makes funny faces doesn't really say anything new.

    He completely misses the point that it's not the show people are pissed off of, in fact a good portion of people who dislike ponies don't even care about the show themselves, they just don't want to see it on literally every site they go, and when they ask people to stop they get the number 3 treatment of "U MAD YOU DONT UNDERSTAND ITS TOO DEEP FOR YOU"

    And no it's not, I'm sorry, I've watched about 5 episodes including the pilots, the 3 were suggested by bronies and the most I got from it was friendship sure is swell guys everyone should be nice to each other. That isn't a message at all.


    Please, come back when the show can manage to be goofy and mature at the same time and has a deeper message then "being friends is fun!!"
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  25. Post #105
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    January 2011
    18,859 Posts
    I don't really see all the pony hatred.
    I mean I understand that Facepunch will buttfuck anyone who is extreme fans of it with insults but I watch MLP, and have admitted it upon multiple occasions, but I would like to think I'm generally a liked member of the community, even with that. I've never really caught shit for it.
    But I believe that's because MLP is my thing. As in mine, not everybody elses, nobody gives a shit so I keep it to myself. It's like the guy who is telling you about how his parents went on vacation. Sure it's all very interesting to him but you really don't give a fuck and it's quite annoying to hear him prattle on about it.
    George Carlin?
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  26. Post #106
    George Carlin?
    he lives in my fucking head and won't ever leave

    every time I argue something George's voice is right in my head telling me all kinds of flawless logic
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  27. Post #107
    Number 3 on that chart I posted, all his points he made about the show are what "Brony"'s have been spewing sense the fad started, none of them are new or unique and just because he edits and makes funny faces doesn't really say anything new.

    He completely misses the point that it's not the show people are pissed off of, in fact a good portion of people who dislike ponies don't even care about the show themselves, they just don't want to see it on literally every site they go, and when they ask people to stop they get the number 3 treatment of "U MAD YOU DONT UNDERSTAND ITS TOO DEEP FOR YOU"

    And no it's not, I'm sorry, I've watched about 5 episodes including the pilots, the 3 were suggested by bronies and the most I got from it was friendship sure is swell guys everyone should be nice to each other. That isn't a message at all.


    Please, come back when the show can manage to be goofy and mature at the same time and has a deeper message then "being friends is fun!!"
    this this this fucking all of this

    I watched 3 episodes of this garbage and there was nothing redeeming about it at all
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  28. Post #108
    VENEZOLANO
    Big Bang's Avatar
    August 2006
    3,417 Posts
    You are PUSHING you belief when you vehemently claim nobody will understand it and that it's special and not for everyone and everyone who doesn't like it is stupid.

    That's the type of self aggrandizing shit people hate, the whole victim complex thing, not the fucking ponies.
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  29. Post #109
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    July 2011
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    Number 3 on that chart I posted, all his points he made about the show are what "Brony"'s have been spewing sense the fad started, none of them are new or unique and just because he edits and makes funny faces doesn't really say anything new.

    He completely misses the point that it's not the show people are pissed off of, in fact a good portion of people who dislike ponies don't even care about the show themselves, they just don't want to see it on literally every site they go, and when they ask people to stop they get the number 3 treatment of "U MAD YOU DONT UNDERSTAND ITS TOO DEEP FOR YOU"

    And no it's not, I'm sorry, I've watched about 5 episodes including the pilots, the 3 were suggested by bronies and the most I got from it was friendship sure is swell guys everyone should be nice to each other. That isn't a message at all.


    Please, come back when the show can manage to be goofy and mature at the same time and has a deeper message then "being friends is fun!!"
    I may be wrong here, but I think you just said that it's not the show that people dislike, it's the community, and then went on to explain why you dislike the show.

    But I'm not bothering to see what you're referring to, either. This is me honestly asking, not arguing.
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  30. Post #110
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    July 2005
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    Point is, mistakes happen, and if you freeze a single frame on any number of movies and other animated media, you'll find things that look stupid like that. You shouldn't base the quality of MLP's animation on the cyclops.
    This was hundreds of frames, not a single frame, and it's exacerbated by the fact that, as I said, the method of animation is cost-effective and very easy to do, so you can say "Mistakes happen", because they do, but saying that doesn't exonerate those mistakes. I've watched many episodes and the animation ranges from decent to good, but considering:

    1) The ease of making the animation itself
    2) Corner-cutting (For example, in most Pinkie Pie scenes where she's doing "wacky" things like zooming in on people, they just stretch the object with a tween rather than animating her stretching themselves. With these kinds of shortcuts, mistakes shouldn't be allowed to happen)
    3) Quality of the art is just par, so it's not like they spend hours making intricate drawings since there's a fairly simple character design and colour palette
    4) And, finally, while not extremely prevalent, mistakes like the cyclops are bad too. You can't forgive that particular mistake, especially as it was on the screen for not "one frame" as you've said twice, but many hundred frames since it was on the screen in plain view for an extended period of time.

    I don't get what you're trying to achieve here, I'm not bashing the show, I'm just saying the animation is decent rather than excellent, which is true.
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  31. Post #111
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    September 2009
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    This is more a reply I made to someone else on another forum but it's pretty straightforward and open ended to the point of debate.

    If you'd watch more episodes or paid closer attention you'd notice that the show also contains some references and humor that only adults would most likely get. Yes, the show was made with kids in mind but it has an appeal that goes across all ages (almost). I enjoy watching the show from time to time. Is it the greatest thing of all time? To some maybe but not really. I'm more an anime person but that's part of the appeal to me. It's strikingly similar to my own interests.

    Though the fan base can be annoying it's not really the show you should hate, just the annoying fan base. The anime world usually has the same idiots to a lesser extent.
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  32. Post #112
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    September 2011
    53 Posts
    It's funny how in these threads concerning ponies it seems that there is a general hivemind in that everyone accepts ponies and realizes that ponyfags are only a small minority of the fanbase, but outside these threads all I see is blatant pony hate.
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  33. Post #113
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    August 2005
    1,945 Posts
    Not for girls huh?


    My ass. Whenever I watch TV and one of these commercials come on, I cant help but think some 30 year old man is out there buying this.
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  34. Post #114
    Kawaii Member
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    July 2005
    17,354 Posts
    The anime world usually has the same idiots to a lesser extent.
    But anime is kawaii as fuck so it's okay
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  35. Post #115
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    August 2006
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    This was hundreds of frames, not a single frame, and it's exacerbated by the fact that, as I said, the method of animation is cost-effective and very easy to do, so you can say "Mistakes happen", because they do, but saying that doesn't exonerate those mistakes. I've watched many episodes and the animation ranges from decent to good, but considering:

    1) The ease of making the animation itself
    2) Corner-cutting (For example, in most Pinkie Pie scenes where she's doing "wacky" things like zooming in on people, they just stretch the object with a tween rather than animating her stretching themselves. With these kinds of shortcuts, mistakes shouldn't be allowed to happen)
    3) Quality of the art is just par, so it's not like they spend hours making intricate drawings since there's a fairly simple character design and colour palette
    4) And, finally, while not extremely prevalent, mistakes like the cyclops are bad too. You can't forgive that particular mistake, especially as it was on the screen for not "one frame" as you've said twice, but many hundred frames since it was on the screen in plain view for an extended period of time.

    I don't get what you're trying to achieve here, I'm not bashing the show, I'm just saying the animation is decent rather than excellent, which is true.
    Considering its a show that's only income is merchandise (considering its aired on some obscure channel hardly anyone has during a time no one is around), most people just give it the benefit of the doubt.

    I'm just saying that stuff like that shouldn't effect someone's opinion on the animation, since its very small stuff that only someone knowledgeable in the process would notice (because you seem to know your stuff, and I don't know the first thing about animation, and I didn't notice a thing). Its not the best animation in the world, but I think the style is quite good.
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  36. Post #116
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    January 2011
    365 Posts
    Not all of us are like that. In fact, the ones who attempt to force others to like it against their will are frowned upon.
    First things first, you're saying "us". You're organising fans of a stupid kids show. It's like a cult now, it's pathetic. Second, I have NEVER see a "moderate" mlp fan.
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  37. Post #117
    This is more a reply I made to someone else on another forum but it's pretty straightforward and open ended to the point of debate.

    If you'd watch more episodes or paid closer attention you'd notice that the show also contains some references and humor that only adults would most likely get. Yes, the show was made with kids in mind but it has an appeal that goes across all ages (almost). I enjoy watching the show from time to time. Is it the greatest thing of all time? To some maybe but not really. I'm more an anime person but that's part of the appeal to me. It's strikingly similar to my own interests.

    Though the fan base can be annoying it's not really the show you should hate, just the annoying fan base. The anime world usually has the same idiots to a lesser extent.
    yes it is true that cartoons intended for younger audiences often contain references and humor that only adults will pick up

    but a normally functioning person doesn't go out of their way to watch 30 minutes of a young girl's cartoon solely for the adult-humor and jokes that are seldom made

    the community is not normally functioning people
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  38. Post #118
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    apurplerock's Avatar
    May 2010
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    Grown women watch Adventure Time
    Grown men watch My Little Pony (but obsess over it)




    the show isnt even that great, its something I'll watch. Nothing more. It does not deserve its own fandom. Its just a TV show that got blown up into a meme.
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  39. Post #119
    Yeah, well, you know, that's just, like, your opinion, man.
    TacticalBacon's Avatar
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    I've seen mixed examples. On FP in general the bronies are pretty sedated (mostly because there's a semi-enforced "No Ponies" rule), and only a few push it far, but I do know that on places like Canterlot.net there's a big "Conversion" culture, where people actively brag and discuss converting (aka exposing people to ponies and attempting through whatever means to get them to not only watch but like the show) people to brony-ism. So while I can't tell how many of these people there are and will give the benefit of the doubt and assume the non-rabid pony fans are the majority, I can definitely say that the rabid pony fans are some of the most irritating people I've encountered in my entire life.
    Tell me about it.

    Just today some guy made a thread about how he spammed pictures of ponies on his anti-pony friend's facebook page, and not only wasn't called out on being a complete twat, but actually got praised for it.

    With idiots like that in the fandom, it makes me wish I didn't like the show.
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  40. Post #120
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    Are we arguing about the show or the fandom? Because the two are completely different things.
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