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And so the fandom proceeded to DIE. by FlyingBrickAnimation And so the fandom proceeded to DIE. by FlyingBrickAnimation
I'm probably going to get thousands of flames for this, but I don't fucking care. Hasbro's really jumping the shark with this "Alicorn Twilight" thing, and it's going to ruin the show for me. I'll watch the episode, but I'll prepare for the worst.

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:icontoastedtoast15:
ToastedToast15 Featured By Owner Edited Feb 5, 2015  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
I was OK with it, at first. I thought she would become the goddess of magic or knowledge, or something like that. Heck, I thought that it would be something like, Twilight gains godhood for a few episodes, but then realizes that this means she will outlive her friends. So she rejects godhood, and lives as a powerful wizard rather than as a goddess. I thought that it would make for a good lesson: there are things more important than power or fame. But, alas, they decided to milk it for a whole season, and probably the whole rest of the series. I'm not mad, I'm just...disappointed. No, I disagree! 
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GothicCrisps Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I know this is old now but...I have  never understood how anyone was surprised. I saw it coming back in Season 1.  I mean, Twilight as a unicorn was very magically gifted, wielded the Element of Magic(the HIDDEN Element at the time), went through trials and tests for most of her life, what ELSE could it all have been leading up to? At the very least it should have been obvious when the Crystal Empire came about. Maybe it wasn't as easily noticed as I thought it was.  I just have never understood the amount of surprise and loathing it brought from other fans of the show.
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FlyingBrickAnimation Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014   General Artist
Looking back at it, the thing I most hate about it is the fact that it was so rushed. Something as big as this deserved a two-part episode at least, though I'd have personally stretched it out to the full season, or half season.
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GothicCrisps Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Not if you think about her becoming an Alicorn as the end result of everything we see up to that point itself. If you start from Season One and go forward with that in mind you can see how Twilight's tests from Celestia, and all the little nudges in the right direction, how it all leads up to her becoming a Princess in her own right. So while in episode context it might feel rushed on the whole it took more than one season to get there. The biggest hint possible for her future destiny is right there in front of our faces in the very first episode. The Element of Magic itself. Worn on her head as a crown. It doesn't just set her apart as the leader of the group of Elements but as a leader in general, it gives us a hint as to what our awkward little bookworm is capable of.  I think it was nice we got to see her go from awkward little bookworm who had not a friend in the world within her own group, to a Princess of Friendship, we got to see a character grow to be the best she could be, and we will get to see what she does now that she has truly accepted her roll as Princess.
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FlyingBrickAnimation Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014   General Artist
Now that's true. I do agree that we were given little hints that this would happen from the beginning, and I'm sure most bronies suspected that this would happen. What I didn't suspect, though, what that it would happen so soon. I figured that the whole "Alicornication" thing would work better as a series finale, so it can leave things open-ended about what happens next. Plus, becoming a princess is a damn big milestone in her life, so it would work a lot better as the end, but it happened in season 3. There's still many more seasons left, and all I'm wondering is, now that she's a princess, where do we go from there? How do we top that? Season 4 tried to top that, what with the "Tree of Harmony", Twilight getting a castle and all that, and honestly it kind of felt underwhelming. Don't get me wrong, I liked season 4 for the most part, but the premiere and the finale were a little... ehhhh. And there were many things about her becoming a princess that were never answered in the episode itself and could've been answered if they had stretched it out to a two-parter. For one thing, it would've left plenty of room for the seven songs. For another, it could have taken the time to resolve whether or not she was totally okay with it, whether it would mean that she does outlive her friends like every brony is fearing, etc. All if it had only been two parts instead of one.
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GothicCrisps Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't think those things are going to be addressed at all, ever. You have to look at this from a child's point of view. To children, death isn't something they think about, its just ABSURD to think that one day Mother and Father(or whoever raised you) will die and be gone forever. Even if a child knows of  things such as death very rarely will they apply that to those they know and love. To a child, you are going to live for forever, because they can NOT see life without you if you are their parent or guardian, or someone very important to them. So for the target audience Twilight is always going to be alive and having adventures with her friends, no matter what, because that is how it works. Even as the adult I am my mind has a hard time wrapping around the fact that one day, I will not have my fathers here, that I will be, in a way, alone. So fr them to address the finer points of immortal or not immortal is something I will not hold my breath for.

I would have been more angry if they had made her a Princess as the end of it all. I'm not one for those types open endings. Now if they just left it at "And they had many more wonderful adventures for the rest of their lives." or something, that's fine. But being all "TWILIGHT BECAME A PRETTY PRINCESS, THE END!" would make me rage I think. We might see being Princess as a big deal right now but we also don't have the full picture, we don't know what the ending will bring, it could be that by the end of it all becoming a Princess will just be a stepping stone in the life of the character known as Twilight Sparkle.
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ToastedToast15 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2015  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
By the time I was seven, I could completely comprehend death, because my paternal grandfather had died when I was five. The way I see it, you were just accusing all children as being unable to comprehend deep thoughts. And yet, I was thinking deeply while I was still in Elementary School.
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GothicCrisps Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
". Even if a child knows of  things such as death very rarely will they apply that to those they know and love." See that? I said "very rarely" implying that what I am saying is NOT an absolute truth 100% of the time. Also comprehending what death is and connecting it to "everyone you know will be dead one day" isn't something most adults like to think about, let alone children. You being an exception doesn't change that it is mostly true of children. Also as I stated I as an adult don't like to think about the fact that one day my dads won't be here anymore, that I will never get to see them or talk to them again in whatever is left of my lifetime. It is a sad and depressing thought that is going to crush me when it does happen. Which is why they don't put things like that in childrens shows, painful, sad, thoughts that hurt to that extent are for parents to talk about with their kids. Not a TV show. I would imagine it would make some parents rather angry as well, because again, those talks are their job and the target audience is young enough that I doubt the network would risk an episode centered around life and death.


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ToastedToast15 Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2015  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm sorry for misunderstanding your point.
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FlyingBrickAnimation Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014   General Artist
Well, that's your opinion, but I respectfully disagree. I will let you have your own opinion though, I've been able to mostly ignore Twilicorn in the newer seasons so it's not as much of a problem for me.
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missymoomeow Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
I Find It Funny How An Oc Can Be Born A Rainbow Super Powerful Alicorn, And Most People Love It, But When Twilight, A Canon Character, Who Has Saved The World Over Three Times, Becomes One..
SHE SUCKS SO MUCH.
Her Personality Is The Same.
Unlike Those Ocs, She DESERVES It, And Has Her Same Old Personality.
Now, I Never Said You Support Them, But Other People In The Fandom Are Like That, And It Annoys Me.
Sure, The Oc's Ain't Canon, But You Must See My Point.
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Its-A-Beautiful-Day Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I hate Alicorn ocs and Alicorn Twilight. I miss her as a cute lil unicorn.
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missymoomeow Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
I love Twilight either way. She became a princess, so? She's done many things to deserve becoming royalty. She still has her old personality. A pair of wings and a title doesn't change her character.
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FlyingBrickAnimation Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2014   General Artist
No, I get where you're coming from, though admittedly I see very few alicorn OCs who aren't completely ridiculed XD Exactly the reason I decided to make my own OC an earth pony, the opposite extreme.

But tbh I've kinda grown used to her being an alicorn. I wouldn't say I like it (I still prefer her as a unicorn and make all my arts in pre s3 canon) but I don't rant and rave about it as much as I used to.
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missymoomeow Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Alright :p
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persiancat111 Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I'm not trying to bash people here, but why do lots of people hate her as an Alicorn? I personally love her as an Alicorn
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FlyingBrickAnimation Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014   General Artist
Actually, since I made this stamp I've sorta grown used to the idea of her as an alicorn in the show. I don't necessarily LIKE it--I still have her as a unicorn in all my fanarts and fictions--but I don't hate it as much as, say, Equestria Girls.
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ToastedToast15 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2015  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
I see Twilight as a demigod who was granted godhood. She has always been quite powerful, and once her powers were unleashed, she needed help controlling them. Yes, since Celestia was the only goddess who was really in power around the time Twilight was born, that technically makes her Celestia's daughter. I know that this means that the whole Twilicorn debacle was nepotism, and that it's borderline sue-ish, but the idea of powerful demigods is nothing new. Actually, I wouldn't have come up with that headcannon if I hadn't been a giant nerd. And I agree with you, Equestria Girls was a horrible movie. 
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FaizRover Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2014  Student Filmographer
And you sir, are now a twat.
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FlyingBrickAnimation Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014   General Artist
Dude, calm down. I posted this more than a year ago. During this time, the concept of Twilicorn has grown on me. I still don't LIKE it but I don't spend a ton of time talking about it in my critiques. If you sincerely think that posting one stamp (that took around a minute to make, by the way, so you all could be viewing things of mine that took a little more time and effort instead of this crap) makes me a twat, then I question how many friends you have.
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FaizRover Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014  Student Filmographer
Whoops, sorry.
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:iconflyingbrickanimation:
FlyingBrickAnimation Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014   General Artist
It's all good (:
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:iconfaizrover:
FaizRover Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014  Student Filmographer
Now please tell Mr. Jax that I didn't know the group is not a hate group.
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:iconflyingbrickanimation:
FlyingBrickAnimation Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014   General Artist
On it.
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:iconluigidabest:
Luigidabest Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your crying won't bring unicorn Twilight back.
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FlyingBrickAnimation Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014   General Artist
Not crying, just stating my opinion. Unless they're now exactly the same and I'm legally required to share the same opinion as everyone else.
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lightyearpig Featured By Owner Edited Jul 22, 2014
I know another guy who despises MLP. His name is Kwark and boy his butthurt level is like over 9000 or something!
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KiwiJr Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014
I support you! Thank you for making this stamp :salute:
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FlyingBrickAnimation Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014   General Artist
You're welcome (:
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mynameiswaifu Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014
She ain't gonna change back any time soon. ;) (Wink) 
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FlyingBrickAnimation Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014   General Artist
That's why fanon exists, silly!
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SeaFoamGreenDiamond Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2014
Me too.
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:iconanartistnamedfrankie:
I would've liked Alicorn Twi... if they didn't turn her into a Mary-Sue in season 4, SHE'S the one who solves everyone's problems, and SHE fought Tirek all on her own! I know she's powerful, but, good GOD! Why? Also, Rainbow Power ruined Season 4 for me, as if it wasn't bad enough already :disbelief:
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KiwiJr Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014
EXACTLY, I feel the same way! I was willing to give her a chance until that happened! :no:
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:iconanartistnamedfrankie:
*sigh* I miss unicorn Twi...
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KiwiJr Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014
The feeling is mutual, mate...
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:iconanartistnamedfrankie:
Our favorite adorkable unicorn is gone...
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:iconkiwijr:
KiwiJr Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014
So long gone...
 At least this stamp is perfect. With only text, I don't have to see her in that form like my other anti-stamps.
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:iconanartistnamedfrankie:
Yeah, and Twilight was more cute as a unicorn...
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KiwiJr Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014
She really was.
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Pocket-fulla-shells Featured By Owner May 13, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
And I'm sitting here thinking that Magical Mystery Cure is the worst FIM episode for reasons other than Alicorn Twilight, namely the vast amounts of crappy, pointless musical numbers and creepy implications regarding cutie marks being mind controlling parasites.
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FlyingBrickAnimation Featured By Owner May 14, 2014   General Artist
I think that it was poorly paced and still don't think Twilicorn works well in canon. But I do agree about the thing about cutie marks.

About the songs: If you recall, the episode Pinkie Pride also had that many songs, but I suppose it works better there because we have Weird Al to help entertain. Here, they're all just bland and repetitive.
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Pocket-fulla-shells Featured By Owner May 14, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
As far as I was concerned, Twilicorn was season 4's problem to deal with as it involved stories that dealt with Twilicorn. I still think it's questionable that she became an alicorn, but in the end of the day, S4 ended up being the season to finally win me over where the other seasons failed to do so (Season 2 was close, season 1's storytelling was flat out awkward). However, I did notice that Twilight Sparkle did seem to have a diminished role, and I forgot that she was a princess quite a lot of the time, for better or worse.

Pinkie Pride is the musical episode done right. The songs work better in context (such as the goof off) and some actually help push the story along instead of lamenting on a single point for way too long. Weird Al also helped tremendously, and I found myself thinking 'hey, these songs aren't a waste of time!' aside from the first and last one.
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lilybunny25 Featured By Owner May 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
100% completely agree
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NintendoFan2468 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014
Don't get me wrong,I like Twilight,she's a good role model for girls/boys but her being
and alicorn......com'on hasbro....seriously Facepalm 
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greencarrot01 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014
YES!!! Somebody who hates her like I do! Not as much as I do. I would capture her and saw her wings off and then go murder Celestia for what she has done.
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FlyingBrickAnimation Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014   General Artist
I wouldn't kill Celestia just because she'd made Twilight an alicorn. I'd kill her for many other reasons though. [Insert rimshot here.]
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greencarrot01 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014
Why else would you kill her?
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FlyingBrickAnimation Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014   General Artist
Because she's a terrible ruler? Because she fakes her power? Those are the only two reasons I can think of.
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greencarrot01 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014
Why is she a terrible ruler and fakes her power?
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