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(Topless Robot)   Yes. The Doctor Who/My Little Pony character "Dr. Whooves" is getting its own toy   (toplessrobot.com) divider line 118
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2013-02-13 11:28:47 AM
I'm calling bullshiat, since the character has been officially identified elsewhere as "Time Turner", plus after all their cease and desist stuff with fighting is magic, there's no way Hasbro is going to risk the BBC coming down on them for something with "Doctor Who" in it.

/now where's the Third Doctor pony figure?
 
2013-02-13 11:35:46 AM
It's not an official Hasbro release, which means that it'll be MUCH better quality.
 
2013-02-13 11:37:50 AM

The My Little Pony Killer: It's not an official Hasbro release, which means that it'll be MUCH better quality.


Ah, you mean it'll actually look like the animated characters?
 
2013-02-13 12:00:16 PM
Please make it stop.
 
2013-02-13 12:12:23 PM
I do not care for this.
 
2013-02-13 12:13:30 PM
That is freaking awesome.  I want one.
 
2013-02-13 12:14:29 PM
They're pretty good quality toys, for what that's worth.
 
2013-02-13 12:26:01 PM

FirstNationalBastard: I'm calling bullshiat, since the character has been officially identified elsewhere as "Time Turner", plus after all their cease and desist stuff with fighting is magic, there's no way Hasbro is going to risk the BBC coming down on them for something with "Doctor Who" in it.

/now where's the Third Doctor pony figure?


One of our kids got a bunch of Dr. Whooves merchandise for christmas, apparently a relative purchased several pieces from Hot Topic and/or Spencer's.
 
2013-02-13 12:48:18 PM
i was subjected to MLP just this morning, courtesy of a stubborn 4year old.

her favorite is the one that creates rainbows by flicking her tail.

/and my oldest loves Pinky Pie.
 
2013-02-13 12:49:07 PM

FirstNationalBastard: I'm calling bullshiat, since the character has been officially identified elsewhere as "Time Turner", plus after all their cease and desist stuff with fighting is magic, there's no way Hasbro is going to risk the BBC coming down on them for something with "Doctor Who" in it.


Yeah, because "Time Turner" is so much less likely to resort in copyright lawsuits...
 
2013-02-13 12:49:12 PM
This adult male obsession with my little ponies is creepy as all hell. You need to quit you are making my niece cry and giving her an unhealthy aversion for bearded men.

On second thought keep it up, i don't want to see the 80s facial hair style make a come back with the tweens.
 
2013-02-13 01:01:03 PM

The My Little Pony Killer: It's not an official Hasbro release, which means that it'll be MUCH better quality.


I have this company's "Derpy". The figures are heavy. They are made from like some sort of wax. I've never seen a figure like it before.

Of course, Hasbro doesn't let people market Derpy AS Derpy, so the box was labelled "I *heart* (derpy's face)". On the Gameloft game, Derpy is called "everyone's favorite pony".

Anyway, I'm surprised they are getting away with Dr. Whooves character.
 
2013-02-13 01:04:16 PM

Millennium: FirstNationalBastard: I'm calling bullshiat, since the character has been officially identified elsewhere as "Time Turner", plus after all their cease and desist stuff with fighting is magic, there's no way Hasbro is going to risk the BBC coming down on them for something with "Doctor Who" in it.

Yeah, because "Time Turner" is so much less likely to resort in copyright lawsuits...


I dunno... is it?
 
2013-02-13 01:11:59 PM
Aren't there enough places for grown men to sexually fetishize cartoon ponies marketed to prepubescent girls without clogging up the queue?
 
2013-02-13 01:15:05 PM

Magruda: This adult male obsession with my little ponies is creepy as all hell. You need to quit you are making my niece cry and giving her an unhealthy aversion for bearded men.

On second thought keep it up, i don't want to see the 80s facial hair style make a come back with the tweens.


What does your niece have against bearded men?
 
2013-02-13 01:32:29 PM
i.imgur.com
 
2013-02-13 01:34:01 PM
I see Fark has just sort of turned it into a race to see who can be the biggest douchebag piece of shiat and go into threads on subjects they don't like and try to turn them into the same flaming bag of dog shiat that the politics tab is.
 
2013-02-13 01:37:23 PM

thismomentinblackhistory: Aren't there enough places for grown men to sexually fetishize cartoon ponies marketed to prepubescent girls without clogging up the queue?


img96.imageshack.us

Go on...
 
2013-02-13 01:38:56 PM
Off to make some popcorn before the haters show up and supply this thread with more projection that the local Cinemark 24.
 
2013-02-13 01:39:02 PM

LowbrowDeluxe: I see Fark has just sort of turned it into a race to see who can be the biggest douchebag piece of shiat and go into threads on subjects they don't like and try to turn them into the same flaming bag of dog shiat that the politics tab is.


To be fair I think Fark has always been that way. I do try to enjoy the weekly MLP thread here but the trolls and uptight and insecure macho men always do their best to ruin it. I mostly stick to Equestria Daily for these discussions now.
 
2013-02-13 01:41:37 PM

Hand Banana: LowbrowDeluxe: I see Fark has just sort of turned it into a race to see who can be the biggest douchebag piece of shiat and go into threads on subjects they don't like and try to turn them into the same flaming bag of dog shiat that the politics tab is.

To be fair I think Fark has always been that way. I do try to enjoy the weekly MLP thread here but the trolls and uptight and insecure macho men always do their best to ruin it. I mostly stick to Equestria Daily for these discussions now.


Honestly?

People engage the trolls too much, which brings them back.

Early on, there were a whole different crop of trolls, who were eventually ignored, and never came back. As soon as the new batch is ignored, they'll go away.

/but I like that one guy. mi-mo-something. He's amusing. I have him favorited in hot pink, just as I know he would appreciate.
 
2013-02-13 01:44:56 PM
Keep your furry shiat out of my Doctor Who!
 
2013-02-13 01:46:09 PM
i58.photobucket.com
 
2013-02-13 01:47:12 PM
i.imgur.com
 
2013-02-13 01:53:12 PM

Valacirca: Keep your furry shiat out of my Doctor Who!


Yeah!

Ponies mixed with Who? That's ridiculous! Next, you'll be telling me they'll create a big green cock monster or something!
 minimatefactory.com
 
2013-02-13 01:55:03 PM

FirstNationalBastard: Valacirca: Keep your furry shiat out of my Doctor Who!

Yeah!

Ponies mixed with Who? That's ridiculous! Next, you'll be telling me they'll create a big green cock monster or something!
 [minimatefactory.com image 150x316]


www.bbc.co.uk
 
2013-02-13 01:56:44 PM
Quick, post ponies. Fill this thread with love and tolerance.

Or snarky memes. Don't care.

/Old school punk
//Not a furry
///So punk that I don't give a fark about what you think about me liking ponies.
////Growing old disgracefully so FARK OFF.
 
2013-02-13 01:59:33 PM
FirstNationalBastard:
Skyfrog:


Weak. Should have gone with the time the Master became a furry.

sharetv.org

Or at least these bloody things.

www.historyvortex.org
 
2013-02-13 02:10:21 PM
25.media.tumblr.com

groups.ultimate-guitar.com
 
2013-02-13 02:10:37 PM
i.imgur.com
 
2013-02-13 02:15:11 PM
images1.wikia.nocookie.net
 
2013-02-13 02:15:56 PM

Balchinian: [i.imgur.com image 500x608]


i.qkme.me
 
2013-02-13 02:29:14 PM

Magruda: This adult male obsession with my little ponies is creepy as all hell. You need to quit you are making my niece cry and giving her an unhealthy aversion for bearded men.

On second thought keep it up, i don't want to see the 80s facial hair style make a come back with the tweens.


Watch the show and lay off the Brony hate.  Like any fandom, some of the Bronies go overboard but, overall, they're just guys who like cartoons with a good story.  Just sucks for them that Thundercats, Iron Man, or Kung Fu Panda are such awful cartoons.  15 years ago, they were all watching Animaniacs & Pinky and the Brain and I'm sure you were, too.  This is no different.  The only reason anyone feels the slightest bit uncomfortable about it is because MLP is primarily aimed at girls.  But it's the first girls cartoon I can remember that is intelligent, doesn't condescend, has realistic character development, and where the main plot points are more intricate that what they're going to wear to the dance/how someone will let a boy know they like him.

/Husband has a Doctor Whooves t-shirt
//For his birthday at work, the girls on his team decorated his desk w/MLP stuff
 
2013-02-13 02:30:29 PM
i.imgur.com
 
2013-02-13 02:34:57 PM

LowbrowDeluxe: I see Fark has just sort of turned it into a race to see who can be the biggest douchebag piece of shiat and go into threads on subjects they don't like and try to turn them into the same flaming bag of dog shiat that the politics tab is.


ic.pics.livejournal.com
 
2013-02-13 02:36:12 PM

FirstNationalBastard: I'm calling bullshiat, since the character has been officially identified elsewhere as "Time Turner", plus after all their cease and desist stuff with fighting is magic, there's no way Hasbro is going to risk the BBC coming down on them for something with "Doctor Who" in it.

/now where's the Third Doctor pony figure?


There's already a mess of Doctor Whooves stuff at Hot Topic--has been for over a year, at least.  Nobody's brought the C&D hammer down on them yet.

fc02.deviantart.net

THE ANGELS HAVE THE PONYBOX!
 
2013-02-13 02:44:33 PM
img96.imageshack.us

Tom Baker is still best pony.
 
2013-02-13 02:46:10 PM

brigid_fitch: FirstNationalBastard: I'm calling bullshiat, since the character has been officially identified elsewhere as "Time Turner", plus after all their cease and desist stuff with fighting is magic, there's no way Hasbro is going to risk the BBC coming down on them for something with "Doctor Who" in it.

/now where's the Third Doctor pony figure?

There's already a mess of Doctor Whooves stuff at Hot Topic--has been for over a year, at least.  Nobody's brought the C&D hammer down on them yet.

[fc02.deviantart.net image 850x531]

THE ANGELS HAVE THE PONYBOX!


I think it's because Hasbro doesn't want to get into a messy fight over things done in the same artistic style as the MLP show.  The people who get into trouble are using the actual named (and trademarked) characters from the franchise.
 
2013-02-13 02:48:29 PM

mitchcumstein1: I do not care for this.


And yet, you care enough about it to post in a Pony thread.
 
2013-02-13 02:50:05 PM
You know, thinking about it, in all of my years of living, liking My Little Pony might just be the most wholesome thing I might have ever done.

Years of doing hard drugs... Did that.
Dressing up in drag and going out to the Rocky Horror Picture Show more times than I can count... Did that.
Triple digit speeds on a motorbike tearing through the redwoods in the dark of the night... Did that. **Yawn**
Attending fundamentalist christian church services... Did that too. This is dangerous and life threatening. Do not do this. One of the few times in my life where I actually felt real butthole puckering fear.
Watching a truckload of Disney films with my mind all shades of farked up on acid, shrooms, and peyote buttons. And who knows what else. Did that. Cosmos was a much saner experience with said drugs.
And to many other stupid things to keep track of.

And now, as I sink into middle age and become boring and obsessed with a good hot cup of tea, I find my self watching ponies. Even weirder, I think a case could actually be made that it has made me a better person. A number of people would swear to it. Hard to be an intolerable INTJ ass when you are grinning stupidly and giggling at pastel ponies.
 
2013-02-13 02:50:15 PM
I'm getting a kick out of this thread because my wife just bought me a Doctor Whooves t-shirt. I haven't watched the show yet because I'm getting sick of my job keeping me as a permatemp and need to lay off the reefer for a bit while I find something else.
 
2013-02-13 02:50:49 PM
Skyfrog:

img96.imageshack.us

Tom Baker is still best pony.

I must know where I can buy this.
 
2013-02-13 02:57:16 PM

King Something: mitchcumstein1: I do not care for this.

And yet, you care enough about it to post in a Pony thread.


It's a Doctor Who thread,and I do care about that.
 
2013-02-13 02:58:35 PM

espiaboricua: Skyfrog:

[img96.imageshack.us image 450x410]

Tom Baker is still best pony.

I must know where I can buy this.


Most of them are made by fans; looks like that particular one was made by LiLMoon on DeviantArt.
 
2013-02-13 02:58:35 PM

FirstNationalBastard: Millennium: FirstNationalBastard: I'm calling bullshiat, since the character has been officially identified elsewhere as "Time Turner", plus after all their cease and desist stuff with fighting is magic, there's no way Hasbro is going to risk the BBC coming down on them for something with "Doctor Who" in it.

Yeah, because "Time Turner" is so much less likely to resort in copyright lawsuits...

I dunno... is it?


The resulting clash between the bronies and the Harry Potter fans could consume the universe.
 
2013-02-13 03:11:19 PM

mitchcumstein1: King Something: mitchcumstein1: I do not care for this.

And yet, you care enough about it to post in a Pony thread.

It's a Doctor Who thread,and I do care about that.


No, the Doctor Who thread is coming later this afternoon. This is the Pony thread.

/I'm going to have to remember to try to get a greened discussion thread for the Second Doctor's serial on BBCA.


Millennium: FirstNationalBastard: Millennium: FirstNationalBastard: I'm calling bullshiat, since the character has been officially identified elsewhere as "Time Turner", plus after all their cease and desist stuff with fighting is magic, there's no way Hasbro is going to risk the BBC coming down on them for something with "Doctor Who" in it.

Yeah, because "Time Turner" is so much less likely to resort in copyright lawsuits...

I dunno... is it?

The resulting clash between the bronies and the Harry Potter fans could consume the universe.


Oh... Time Turner is a Harry Potter thing? I never read the books.

/they're not the sort of thing that would interest me, but if someone else wants to read 'em, I couldn't care less. What, should I be calling Harry Potter fans pedos and losers or something?
 
2013-02-13 03:15:47 PM

FirstNationalBastard: No, the Doctor Who thread is coming later this afternoon. This is the Pony thread.


Would there be a thread if it wasn't about Doctor Who?
 
2013-02-13 03:20:24 PM

mitchcumstein1: FirstNationalBastard: No, the Doctor Who thread is coming later this afternoon. This is the Pony thread.

Would there be a thread if it wasn't about Doctor Who?


Something Derpy might have gotten the nod. Or John DeLancie related.
 
2013-02-13 03:24:53 PM

mitchcumstein1: FirstNationalBastard: No, the Doctor Who thread is coming later this afternoon. This is the Pony thread.

Would there be a thread if it wasn't about Doctor Who?


Yes. There is a pony thread for the latest episode every week and any big news related to the show often gets a thread also.

The Fighting is Magic game being shut down by Hasbro recently for example.
 
2013-02-13 03:30:19 PM

Skyfrog: mitchcumstein1: FirstNationalBastard: No, the Doctor Who thread is coming later this afternoon. This is the Pony thread.

Would there be a thread if it wasn't about Doctor Who?

Yes. There is a pony thread for the latest episode every week and any big news related to the show often gets a thread also.

The Fighting is Magic game being shut down by Hasbro recently for example.


That's not the question, now is it? Would this thread exist without Doctor Who? No. That's why I came in here, because I care about Doctor Who.
 
2013-02-13 03:35:18 PM

mitchcumstein1: Skyfrog: mitchcumstein1: FirstNationalBastard: No, the Doctor Who thread is coming later this afternoon. This is the Pony thread.

Would there be a thread if it wasn't about Doctor Who?

Yes. There is a pony thread for the latest episode every week and any big news related to the show often gets a thread also.

The Fighting is Magic game being shut down by Hasbro recently for example.

That's not the question, now is it? Would this thread exist without Doctor Who? No. That's why I came in here, because I care about Doctor Who.


I like them both, but even if I didn't like Doctor Who I wouldn't go into a thread about the show and say "I do not care for this". Just seems kind of pointless. If you're worried that Doctor Who is going to go off the air because someone made a Pony version of him I wouldn't be concerned. This will have no effect on your show.
 
2013-02-13 03:36:58 PM

brigid_fitch: Magruda: This adult male obsession with my little ponies is creepy as all hell. You need to quit you are making my niece cry and giving her an unhealthy aversion for bearded men.

On second thought keep it up, i don't want to see the 80s facial hair style make a come back with the tweens.

Watch the show and lay off the Brony hate.  Like any fandom, some of the Bronies go overboard but, overall, they're just guys who like cartoons with a good story.  Just sucks for them that Thundercats, Iron Man, or Kung Fu Panda are such awful cartoons.  15 years ago, they were all watching Animaniacs & Pinky and the Brain and I'm sure you were, too.  This is no different.  The only reason anyone feels the slightest bit uncomfortable about it is because MLP is primarily aimed at girls.  But it's the first girls cartoon I can remember that is intelligent, doesn't condescend, has realistic character development, and where the main plot points are more intricate that what they're going to wear to the dance/how someone will let a boy know they like him.

/Husband has a Doctor Whooves t-shirt
//For his birthday at work, the girls on his team decorated his desk w/MLP stuff


THIS!

The "prom" episode was the only realistic one I have ever seen and I'm happy they turned the wedding episode into an adventure instead.

/Brony girls unite!
 
2013-02-13 03:37:01 PM
fc04.deviantart.net
 
2013-02-13 03:39:40 PM

mitchcumstein1: Skyfrog: mitchcumstein1: FirstNationalBastard: No, the Doctor Who thread is coming later this afternoon. This is the Pony thread.

Would there be a thread if it wasn't about Doctor Who?

Yes. There is a pony thread for the latest episode every week and any big news related to the show often gets a thread also.

The Fighting is Magic game being shut down by Hasbro recently for example.

That's not the question, now is it? Would this thread exist without Doctor Who? No. That's why I came in here, because I care about Doctor Who.


th05.deviantart.net
 
2013-02-13 03:43:37 PM
 
2013-02-13 03:43:54 PM
Skyfrog: fc04.deviantart.net

I didn't know Jenny had a Pony made after her. Cool.
 
2013-02-13 03:46:54 PM

espiaboricua: Skyfrog: [fc04.deviantart.net image 850x680]

I didn't know Jenny had a Pony made after her. Cool.


Everything exists on the internet.

24.media.tumblr.com
 
2013-02-13 03:48:13 PM

Skyfrog: mitchcumstein1: Skyfrog: mitchcumstein1: FirstNationalBastard: No, the Doctor Who thread is coming later this afternoon. This is the Pony thread.

Would there be a thread if it wasn't about Doctor Who?

Yes. There is a pony thread for the latest episode every week and any big news related to the show often gets a thread also.

The Fighting is Magic game being shut down by Hasbro recently for example.

That's not the question, now is it? Would this thread exist without Doctor Who? No. That's why I came in here, because I care about Doctor Who.

I like them both, but even if I didn't like Doctor Who I wouldn't go into a thread about the show and say "I do not care for this". Just seems kind of pointless. If you're worried that Doctor Who is going to go off the air because someone made a Pony version of him I wouldn't be concerned. This will have no effect on your show.


It's not a thread about the show, it's a thread about a toy, based on a show I do like. If it was a thread about the actual My Little Pony show, I wouldn't have come in to it.
 
2013-02-13 03:51:35 PM
Actually, the MLP mobile game just officially changed Time Turner to Dr Whooves
 
2013-02-13 03:52:43 PM

mitchcumstein1: Skyfrog: mitchcumstein1: Skyfrog: mitchcumstein1: FirstNationalBastard: No, the Doctor Who thread is coming later this afternoon. This is the Pony thread.

Would there be a thread if it wasn't about Doctor Who?

Yes. There is a pony thread for the latest episode every week and any big news related to the show often gets a thread also.

The Fighting is Magic game being shut down by Hasbro recently for example.

That's not the question, now is it? Would this thread exist without Doctor Who? No. That's why I came in here, because I care about Doctor Who.

I like them both, but even if I didn't like Doctor Who I wouldn't go into a thread about the show and say "I do not care for this". Just seems kind of pointless. If you're worried that Doctor Who is going to go off the air because someone made a Pony version of him I wouldn't be concerned. This will have no effect on your show.

It's not a thread about the show, it's a thread about a toy, based on a show I do like. If it was a thread about the actual My Little Pony show, I wouldn't have come in to it.


Technically, it's a thread about a toy based on My Little Pony, since this specific Pony appeared on the show, fanboys labled him as "Doctor Whooves" because of the hourglass symbol and resemblance to Tennant, and now a toy has been made calling him Doctor Whooves.

So, while it is slightly related to Doctor Who, the story is squarely within the realm of ponydom.
 
2013-02-13 03:57:47 PM

FirstNationalBastard: mitchcumstein1: Skyfrog: mitchcumstein1: Skyfrog: mitchcumstein1: FirstNationalBastard: No, the Doctor Who thread is coming later this afternoon. This is the Pony thread.

Would there be a thread if it wasn't about Doctor Who?

Yes. There is a pony thread for the latest episode every week and any big news related to the show often gets a thread also.

The Fighting is Magic game being shut down by Hasbro recently for example.

That's not the question, now is it? Would this thread exist without Doctor Who? No. That's why I came in here, because I care about Doctor Who.

I like them both, but even if I didn't like Doctor Who I wouldn't go into a thread about the show and say "I do not care for this". Just seems kind of pointless. If you're worried that Doctor Who is going to go off the air because someone made a Pony version of him I wouldn't be concerned. This will have no effect on your show.

It's not a thread about the show, it's a thread about a toy, based on a show I do like. If it was a thread about the actual My Little Pony show, I wouldn't have come in to it.

Technically, it's a thread about a toy based on My Little Pony, since this specific Pony appeared on the show, fanboys labled him as "Doctor Whooves" because of the hourglass symbol and resemblance to Tennant, and now a toy has been made calling him Doctor Whooves.

So, while it is slightly related to Doctor Who, the story is squarely within the realm of ponydom.


It's called Doctor Whooves, and resembles a beloved Doctor, I'd say it's more than slightly related to the show.
 
2013-02-13 03:58:12 PM

mitchcumstein1: It's not a thread about the show, it's a thread about a toy, based on a show I do like. If it was a thread about the actual My Little Pony show, I wouldn't have come in to it.


It's just as much about MLP:FIM as it is about Doctor Who and the headline clearly stated what this thread was about. You just want attention. Plus this is an actual character in the show, not just a toy.

i.ytimg.com
 
2013-02-13 04:01:39 PM

Hand Banana: mitchcumstein1: It's not a thread about the show, it's a thread about a toy, based on a show I do like. If it was a thread about the actual My Little Pony show, I wouldn't have come in to it.

It's just as much about MLP:FIM as it is about Doctor Who and the headline clearly stated what this thread was about. You just want attention. Plus this is an actual character in the show, not just a toy.

[i.ytimg.com image 480x360]


As are...

fc04.deviantart.net

/and in some fan created picture, I saw someone refer to Derpy as "Derpy Noble". I like that. Best Companion = Best Pony!
 
2013-02-13 04:01:40 PM

brigid_fitch: Magruda: This adult male obsession with my little ponies is creepy as all hell. You need to quit you are making my niece cry and giving her an unhealthy aversion for bearded men.

On second thought keep it up, i don't want to see the 80s facial hair style make a come back with the tweens.

Watch the show and lay off the Brony hate.  Like any fandom, some of the Bronies go overboard but, overall, they're just guys who like cartoons with a good story.  Just sucks for them that Thundercats, Iron Man, or Kung Fu Panda are such awful cartoons.  15 years ago, they were all watching Animaniacs & Pinky and the Brain and I'm sure you were, too.  This is no different.  The only reason anyone feels the slightest bit uncomfortable about it is because MLP is primarily aimed at girls.  But it's the first girls cartoon I can remember that is intelligent, doesn't condescend, has realistic character development, and where the main plot points are more intricate that what they're going to wear to the dance/how someone will let a boy know they like him.

/Husband has a Doctor Whooves t-shirt
//For his birthday at work, the girls on his team decorated his desk w/MLP stuff


Sounds like an outlet for guys who like to dress in Hello Kitty panties and dance around in the living room to Hanson while the wife is out . Takes all kinds.
 
2013-02-13 04:03:33 PM

Magruda: brigid_fitch: Magruda: This adult male obsession with my little ponies is creepy as all hell. You need to quit you are making my niece cry and giving her an unhealthy aversion for bearded men.

On second thought keep it up, i don't want to see the 80s facial hair style make a come back with the tweens.

Watch the show and lay off the Brony hate.  Like any fandom, some of the Bronies go overboard but, overall, they're just guys who like cartoons with a good story.  Just sucks for them that Thundercats, Iron Man, or Kung Fu Panda are such awful cartoons.  15 years ago, they were all watching Animaniacs & Pinky and the Brain and I'm sure you were, too.  This is no different.  The only reason anyone feels the slightest bit uncomfortable about it is because MLP is primarily aimed at girls.  But it's the first girls cartoon I can remember that is intelligent, doesn't condescend, has realistic character development, and where the main plot points are more intricate that what they're going to wear to the dance/how someone will let a boy know they like him.

/Husband has a Doctor Whooves t-shirt
//For his birthday at work, the girls on his team decorated his desk w/MLP stuff

Sounds like an outlet for guys who like to dress in Hello Kitty panties and dance around in the living room to Hanson while the wife is out . Takes all kinds.


But enough about what you do in the privacy of your own home...
 
2013-02-13 04:04:20 PM

Hand Banana: mitchcumstein1: It's not a thread about the show, it's a thread about a toy, based on a show I do like. If it was a thread about the actual My Little Pony show, I wouldn't have come in to it.

It's just as much about MLP:FIM as it is about Doctor Who and the headline clearly stated what this thread was about. You just want attention. Plus this is an actual character in the show, not just a toy.

[i.ytimg.com image 480x360]


Yes, I crave attention from grown men who like a show magical ponies. That's it.
 
2013-02-13 04:06:12 PM
i49.tinypic.com
 
2013-02-13 04:07:21 PM

mitchcumstein1: Hand Banana: mitchcumstein1: It's not a thread about the show, it's a thread about a toy, based on a show I do like. If it was a thread about the actual My Little Pony show, I wouldn't have come in to it.

It's just as much about MLP:FIM as it is about Doctor Who and the headline clearly stated what this thread was about. You just want attention. Plus this is an actual character in the show, not just a toy.

[i.ytimg.com image 480x360]

Yes, I crave attention from grown men who like a show magical ponies. That's it.


Hey, you're in here pissed because this thread is about a children's show featuring magical ponies instead of being about a children's show featuring a man in a magical box.

All the while, there's a perfectly good Doctor Who thread going on a few threads up the Entertainment tab.
 
2013-02-13 04:07:59 PM

mitchcumstein1: Hand Banana: mitchcumstein1: It's not a thread about the show, it's a thread about a toy, based on a show I do like. If it was a thread about the actual My Little Pony show, I wouldn't have come in to it.

It's just as much about MLP:FIM as it is about Doctor Who and the headline clearly stated what this thread was about. You just want attention. Plus this is an actual character in the show, not just a toy.

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Yes, I crave attention from grown men who like a show magical ponies. That's it.


Says the person trolling a pony thread.
 
2013-02-13 04:08:02 PM

TV's Vinnie: [i49.tinypic.com image 379x639]


Obviously, the only answer is Colin Baker.
 
2013-02-13 04:10:11 PM
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2013-02-13 04:44:02 PM
 
2013-02-13 05:03:00 PM
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2013-02-13 05:10:27 PM
As a fan of both "Friendship..." and Doctor Who...

IWANTITIWANTIT IWANTIT IWANTIT IWANTIT IWANTIT IWANTIT IWANTIT IWANTI T IWANTIT IWANTIT IWANTIT

/I want it...
 
2013-02-13 05:19:05 PM
All you think that watching ponies is harmless, think again.  I watched ponies.  They ruined my life.  They destroyed the blanket of cynicism that I had wrapped myself in for years.  I found myself actually appreciating others peoples eccentricities, loving and tolerating instead of belittling and mocking.  I liked how I was, all smug and superior and sarcastic.  Now I feel more empathy for my fellow human beings than I ever did before.

FARK YOU PONIES.
 
2013-02-13 05:24:23 PM

FirstNationalBastard: The My Little Pony Killer: It's not an official Hasbro release, which means that it'll be MUCH better quality.

Ah, you mean it'll actually look like the animated characters?


Although not branded by Hasbro, it's licensed from Hasbro, but will also look like the animated characters.

These are the Funko-made licensed vinyl figures, targeted at an adult/collector audience. They're officially licensed, so Hasbro isn't going to shut 'em down, but they're unofficial enough that they'll be pretty decent quality.

In the Funko line, licensed figures from the show get to use the trademarked names of their characters. Licensed figures of characters who didn't appear in the show get names that fans recognize, but are not the names actually used in the show. In show canon, Time Turner's a pony who turns an hourglass, and the only pony actually named Derpy had a few seconds of speaking time at the start of one episode. No infringement of Dr. Who, one scene involving Derpy.

On the shelf, a toy named "Dr. Whooves" might infringe on Dr. Who, but if it does, that's Funko's problem, not Hasbro's, because Hasbro never had a Dr. Whooves on the show. To be technically correct (the best kind of correct if there's even the slightest chance something might land in court), Dr. Whooves is just a name some fans made up.

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By that same token, a figure of an un-named grey pony with a bad case of strabisimus is also likely to be popular amongst fans without requiring Hasbro to acknowledge the existence of Derpy. Technically-correct is also the best kind of correct if there's even the slightest chance the PR department might get involved.
 
2013-02-13 05:57:43 PM
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2013-02-13 06:04:57 PM
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(clicky for source)

Eeyup. Just another day at the office.
 
2013-02-13 06:21:22 PM

Magruda: brigid_fitch: Magruda: This adult male obsession with my little ponies is creepy as all hell. You need to quit you are making my niece cry and giving her an unhealthy aversion for bearded men.

On second thought keep it up, i don't want to see the 80s facial hair style make a come back with the tweens.

Watch the show and lay off the Brony hate.  Like any fandom, some of the Bronies go overboard but, overall, they're just guys who like cartoons with a good story.  Just sucks for them that Thundercats, Iron Man, or Kung Fu Panda are such awful cartoons.  15 years ago, they were all watching Animaniacs & Pinky and the Brain and I'm sure you were, too.  This is no different.  The only reason anyone feels the slightest bit uncomfortable about it is because MLP is primarily aimed at girls.  But it's the first girls cartoon I can remember that is intelligent, doesn't condescend, has realistic character development, and where the main plot points are more intricate that what they're going to wear to the dance/how someone will let a boy know they like him.

/Husband has a Doctor Whooves t-shirt
//For his birthday at work, the girls on his team decorated his desk w/MLP stuff

Sounds like an outlet for guys who like to dress in Hello Kitty panties and dance around in the living room to Hanson while the wife is out . Takes all kinds.


All this mithanthropic trolling has got to be tiring. You should go take a nap under your big fluffy pink blanket Care Bear blanket.

/Or at least grow a personality of your own instead of a cookie cutter notion of masculinity dictated by stuffy old white men that secretly enjoy airport restrooms.
 
2013-02-13 06:28:49 PM
There's nothing more insufferable than a pony fan except a dr who fan
 
2013-02-13 06:33:40 PM
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2013-02-13 06:36:39 PM

Satanic_Hamster: [fc05.deviantart.net image 600x300]


Extermination Is Magic!
 
2013-02-13 06:39:14 PM

Satanic_Hamster: [fc05.deviantart.net image 600x300]


TOL-ER-ATE!  TOL-ER-ATE!
 
2013-02-13 06:41:31 PM
They need to have Nine in an ep.
 
2013-02-13 07:02:25 PM
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Don't Blink. They turn into people when you blink.
 
2013-02-13 07:12:19 PM
Wanna see my happy face...

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Here it is...
 
2013-02-13 07:16:16 PM

Veteran of the Cola Wars: You know, thinking about it, in all of my years of living, liking My Little Pony might just be the most wholesome thing I might have ever done.

Years of doing hard drugs... Did that.
Dressing up in drag and going out to the Rocky Horror Picture Show more times than I can count... Did that.
Triple digit speeds on a motorbike tearing through the redwoods in the dark of the night... Did that. **Yawn**
Attending fundamentalist christian church services... Did that too. This is dangerous and life threatening. Do not do this. One of the few times in my life where I actually felt real butthole puckering fear.
Watching a truckload of Disney films with my mind all shades of farked up on acid, shrooms, and peyote buttons. And who knows what else. Did that. Cosmos was a much saner experience with said drugs.
And to many other stupid things to keep track of.

And now, as I sink into middle age and become boring and obsessed with a good hot cup of tea, I find my self watching ponies. Even weirder, I think a case could actually be made that it has made me a better person. A number of people would swear to it. Hard to be an intolerable INTJ ass when you are grinning stupidly and giggling at pastel ponies.


*brohoof*

/Could have written pretty much the same post. Very close to the same post actually. Kinda spooky.
 
2013-02-13 07:19:38 PM

Veteran of the Cola Wars: Years of doing hard drugs... Did that.
Dressing up in drag and going out to the Rocky Horror Picture Show more times than I can count... Did that.
Triple digit speeds on a motorbike tearing through the redwoods in the dark of the night... Did that. **Yawn**
Attending fundamentalist christian church services... Did that too. This is dangerous and life threatening. Do not do this. One of the few times in my life where I actually felt real butthole puckering fear.
Watching a truckload of Disney films with my mind all shades of farked up on acid, shrooms, and peyote buttons. And who knows what else. Did that. Cosmos was a much saner experience with said drugs.
And to many other stupid things to keep track of.


I get the feeling that this latest hobby is a lot like those past ones.
 
2013-02-13 07:21:44 PM

Satanic_Hamster: [i58.photobucket.com image 850x488]


That is just the 2nd best thing I have seen all day...


/May should have a Dacia cutey mark.
 
2013-02-13 07:45:55 PM

Shadow Blasko: Wanna see my happy face...

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Here it is...


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Temporal Brohoof!
 
2013-02-13 07:56:17 PM

Twilight Farkle: Shadow Blasko: Wanna see my happy face...

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Here it is...

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Temporal Brohoof!


Yep!

/)*(\
 
2013-02-13 08:07:29 PM
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2013-02-13 08:13:29 PM

KillAllHumans: There's nothing more insufferable than a pony fan except a dr who fan


If you say it enough times I'm sure you'll find someone to be sad with.
 
2013-02-13 08:30:59 PM

Veteran of the Cola Wars: And now, as I sink into middle age and become boring and obsessed with a good hot cup of tea, I find my self watching ponies. Even weirder, I think a case could actually be made that it has made me a better person. A number of people would swear to it. Hard to be an intolerable INTJ ass when you are grinning stupidly and giggling at pastel ponies.


Oh yeah. This. Farking this.

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But also this.
 
2013-02-13 08:38:47 PM
www.fimfiction-static.net
 
2013-02-13 09:36:56 PM
i45.tinypic.com
 
2013-02-13 10:21:06 PM

TV's Vinnie: [i45.tinypic.com image 500x344]


Shouldn't you be off fapping to torture porn on the other thread?
 
2013-02-13 10:35:47 PM

Satanic_Hamster: [fc05.deviantart.net image 600x300]


So...
Broleks?
 
2013-02-13 10:41:32 PM
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Cakeleks?
 
2013-02-13 11:02:54 PM
 
2013-02-13 11:04:41 PM

brigid_fitch: Just sucks for them that Thundercats, Iron Man, or Kung Fu Panda are such awful cartoons.


What? Kung Fu Panda was great!
 
2013-02-13 11:15:24 PM

Rabbitgod: Rainbow Dash vs Star Scream DEATH BATTLE

/You're welcome


I see your (awesome) Transformers mashup and raise you Gundam:

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Fluttershy vs. Gundam, difficulty level: animated entirely with stop motion photography.

Note: The Equestrian Ministry of Agriculture is not in charge of Gundam.
 
2013-02-13 11:16:44 PM

Rabbitgod: Rainbow Dash vs Star Scream DEATH BATTLE

/You're welcome


I've broken some heads with that since last year...
 
2013-02-13 11:19:19 PM

quatchi: TV's Vinnie: [i45.tinypic.com image 500x344]

Shouldn't you be off fapping to torture porn on the other thread?


Not enough screaming.
 
2013-02-13 11:28:52 PM

Shadow Blasko: Rabbitgod: Rainbow Dash vs Star Scream DEATH BATTLE

/You're welcome

I've broken some heads with that since last year...


The PMV that broke my brain was this one: Mind. Blown.

Includes classic Warner Bros, Pound Puppies, Star Trek, Airplane, and that's just the first 20 seconds. Then it gets weird. And just when you think you've figured out where the weirdness is going, it takes a right-angled turn against reality and continues to escalate in WTF for six and a half minutes. I think I've finally seen a glimpse of what it's like to be Pinkie Pie.
 
2013-02-13 11:42:13 PM

Twilight Farkle: The PMV that broke my brain was this one: Mind. Blown.

Includes classic Warner Bros, Pound Puppies, Star Trek, Airplane, and that's just the first 20 seconds. Then it gets weird. And just when you think you've figured out where the weirdness is going, it takes a right-angled turn against reality and continues to escalate in WTF for six and a half minutes. I think I've finally seen a glimpse of what it's like to be Pinkie Pie.


The best pony video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0cY2NWlddU

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2013-02-13 11:50:14 PM

Satanic_Hamster:
The best pony video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0cY2NWlddU

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What, no love for the sequel?

th09.deviantart.net

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7v5wDVDpnc

Don't forget to shoot the fishie!
 
2013-02-14 12:10:32 AM
Oh, that's good.  But the Portal 2 one was better.

Really hope they do more of them.
 
2013-02-14 12:11:01 AM
Bronies said to be disappointed by the lack of a hole in the rear for them to fark.
 
2013-02-14 12:37:05 AM

spamdog: Bronies said to be disappointed by the lack of a hole in the rear for them to fark.



i58.photobucket.com
 
2013-02-14 12:42:46 AM

Satanic_Hamster: Oh, that's good.  But the Portal 2 one was better.

Really hope they do more of them.


This. That. Those.

What's on the radio tonight?

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I stand corrected on the whole "everything's been ponified." bit, for example, I don't have "Paradise by the Dashboard Light" or "Bat out of Hell" ponified yet, so Metallica's Enter Sandman is going to have to do. It's midnight in some time zones. Sleep with one eye open, gripping your pillow tight.

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But not that tight. I GIS'd that, and I've seen some stuff, man. I've seen some stuff.
 
2013-02-14 01:27:55 AM

spamdog: Bronies said to be disappointed by the lack of a hole in the rear for them to fark.


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If I can't find a hole to fark, I'll make a hole to fark!

/hot
//the link, not the... ew
///slashies
 
2013-02-14 01:41:42 AM

Olympic Trolling Judge:
If I can't find a hole to fark, I'll make a hole to fark!

/hot
//the link, not the... ew
///slashies


Such a sleeping bag would probably be pretty warm.

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Oblig. Seizure-Inducing Pony Music: NIN, Head like a Hole, featuring the Mane Six in various degrees of insanity.
 
2013-02-14 07:14:32 AM

LowbrowDeluxe: I see Fark has just sort of turned it into a race to see who can be the biggest douchebag piece of shiat and go into threads on subjects they don't like and try to turn them into the same flaming bag of dog shiat that the politics tab is.


"turned into"? That has been normal behaviour on internet BBSes since they were invented.
 
2013-02-14 09:47:21 AM

Magruda: This adult male obsession with my little ponies is creepy as all hell. You need to quit you are making my niece cry and giving her an unhealthy aversion for bearded men.

On second thought keep it up, i don't want to see the 80s facial hair style make a come back with the tweens.


But elves, hobbits, jedi, Captain Kirk, orcs,and dragons are still cool right? I really need to know which childish crap is Fark approved and which isn't
 
2013-02-14 10:53:15 AM
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2013-02-14 01:25:02 PM

Gleeman:
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2013-02-14 07:16:01 PM
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