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12/17/2015 12:45:19 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
I know there's already at least one of these threads, but I don't feel like looking for them.

Anyway, mine is definitely Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Obi-Wan: Be mindful of your thoughts, Anakin, they betray you. You've made a commitment to the Jedi Order - a commitment not easily broken...and don't forget she's a politician. They're not to be trusted.
Anakin: She's not like the others in the Senate, Master.
Obi-Wan: It's been my experience that Senators are only focused on pleasing those who fund their campaigns - and they are more than willing to forget the niceties of democracy to get those funds.
Anakin: Not another lecture, Master. Not on the economics of politics...and besides, you're generalizing. The Chancellor doesn't appear to be corrupt.
Obi-Wan: Palpatine's a politician. I've observed that he is very clever at following the passions and prejudices of the Senators.
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12/17/2015 1:00:48 AM
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12/17/2015 3:14:07 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
Luke. I'm a sucker for the classic tale of a hero's journey.
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12/17/2015 3:15:49 AM
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No contest.
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12/17/2015 3:44:26 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 12/17/2015 12:45:19 AM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
I know there's already at least one of these threads, but I don't feel like looking for them.

Kreia/Darth Traya

"It is such a quiet thing, to fall. But far more terrible is to admit it."

"To be united by hatred is a fragile alliance at best."

"Do not see every enemy as an enemy. See them instead as an ally, whether they know it or not."

"Be careful of charity and kindness, lest you do more harm with open hands than a clenched fist."

"If you are to truly understand, then you will need contrast, not adherence to a single idea."

"Direct action is not always the best way. It is a far greater victory to make another see through your eyes than to close theirs forever."

"A lightsaber - any weapon - only achieves worth in how it is wielded - in the effort, the struggle of one who holds it. Such a weapon does not make a Jedi or a Sith. And at times, it makes them much, much less than they are."

"If you seek to aid everyone that suffers in the galaxy, you will only weaken yourself... and weaken them. It is the internal struggles, when fought and won on their own, that yield the strongest rewards... If you care for others, then dispense with pity and sacrifice and recognize the value in letting them fight their own battles."
"See now Oblivion shimmering all around us, its very tranquility deadlier than tempest. How little all our keels have troubled it. Time in its deeps swims like a monstrous whale; and, like a whale, feeds on the littlest things -- small tunes and little unskilled songs of the olden, golden evenings -- and anon turneth whale-like to overthrow whole ships."
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12/17/2015 3:53:37 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 12/17/2015 3:44:26 AM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 12/17/2015 12:45:19 AM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
I know there's already at least one of these threads, but I don't feel like looking for them.

Kreia/Darth Traya

"It is such a quiet thing, to fall. But far more terrible is to admit it."

"To be united by hatred is a fragile alliance at best."

"Do not see every enemy as an enemy. See them instead as an ally, whether they know it or not."

"Be careful of charity and kindness, lest you do more harm with open hands than a clenched fist."

"If you are to truly understand, then you will need contrast, not adherence to a single idea."

"Direct action is not always the best way. It is a far greater victory to make another see through your eyes than to close theirs forever."

"A lightsaber - any weapon - only achieves worth in how it is wielded - in the effort, the struggle of one who holds it. Such a weapon does not make a Jedi or a Sith. And at times, it makes them much, much less than they are."

"If you seek to aid everyone that suffers in the galaxy, you will only weaken yourself... and weaken them. It is the internal struggles, when fought and won on their own, that yield the strongest rewards... If you care for others, then dispense with pity and sacrifice and recognize the value in letting them fight their own battles."

She was my favorite character from those games. I always kept her as companion because she had the best dialogue, even if she wasn't the best in combat. I was disappointed at having to kill her in the end. I'd rather have an end where you become her apprentice.
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12/17/2015 3:56:53 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 12/17/2015 12:45:19 AM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
I know there's already at least one of these threads, but I don't feel like looking for them.

Anyway, mine is definitely Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Obi-Wan: Be mindful of your thoughts, Anakin, they betray you. You've made a commitment to the Jedi Order - a commitment not easily broken...and don't forget she's a politician. They're not to be trusted.
Anakin: She's not like the others in the Senate, Master.
Obi-Wan: It's been my experience that Senators are only focused on pleasing those who fund their campaigns - and they are more than willing to forget the niceties of democracy to get those funds.
Anakin: Not another lecture, Master. Not on the economics of politics...and besides, you're generalizing. The Chancellor doesn't appear to be corrupt.
Obi-Wan: Palpatine's a politician. I've observed that he is very clever at following the passions and prejudices of the Senators.

Anakin Skywalker
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12/17/2015 4:16:55 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 12/17/2015 3:53:37 AM, Maikuru wrote:
At 12/17/2015 3:44:26 AM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 12/17/2015 12:45:19 AM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
I know there's already at least one of these threads, but I don't feel like looking for them.

Kreia/Darth Traya

"It is such a quiet thing, to fall. But far more terrible is to admit it."

"To be united by hatred is a fragile alliance at best."

"Do not see every enemy as an enemy. See them instead as an ally, whether they know it or not."

"Be careful of charity and kindness, lest you do more harm with open hands than a clenched fist."

"If you are to truly understand, then you will need contrast, not adherence to a single idea."

"Direct action is not always the best way. It is a far greater victory to make another see through your eyes than to close theirs forever."

"A lightsaber - any weapon - only achieves worth in how it is wielded - in the effort, the struggle of one who holds it. Such a weapon does not make a Jedi or a Sith. And at times, it makes them much, much less than they are."

"If you seek to aid everyone that suffers in the galaxy, you will only weaken yourself... and weaken them. It is the internal struggles, when fought and won on their own, that yield the strongest rewards... If you care for others, then dispense with pity and sacrifice and recognize the value in letting them fight their own battles."

She was my favorite character from those games. I always kept her as companion because she had the best dialogue, even if she wasn't the best in combat. I was disappointed at having to kill her in the end. I'd rather have an end where you become her apprentice.

YUS! She was a beast in mine, her lighting destroyed everything. I hated killing her. And her coming in to save you is just the most epic move ever.

Anytime someone says 'hur, there are no good female video game characters,' I say: old one-handed blind lady who manipulates everyone for their own good and wins in the end no matter what you do.
"See now Oblivion shimmering all around us, its very tranquility deadlier than tempest. How little all our keels have troubled it. Time in its deeps swims like a monstrous whale; and, like a whale, feeds on the littlest things -- small tunes and little unskilled songs of the olden, golden evenings -- and anon turneth whale-like to overthrow whole ships."
- Lord Dunsany -

"We enjoy, we see nothing by direct vision; but only by reflection, and in anatomical dismemberment."
- Thomas Carlyle -
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12/17/2015 4:24:14 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 12/17/2015 4:16:55 AM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 12/17/2015 3:53:37 AM, Maikuru wrote:
At 12/17/2015 3:44:26 AM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 12/17/2015 12:45:19 AM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
I know there's already at least one of these threads, but I don't feel like looking for them.

Kreia/Darth Traya

"It is such a quiet thing, to fall. But far more terrible is to admit it."

"To be united by hatred is a fragile alliance at best."

"Do not see every enemy as an enemy. See them instead as an ally, whether they know it or not."

"Be careful of charity and kindness, lest you do more harm with open hands than a clenched fist."

"If you are to truly understand, then you will need contrast, not adherence to a single idea."

"Direct action is not always the best way. It is a far greater victory to make another see through your eyes than to close theirs forever."

"A lightsaber - any weapon - only achieves worth in how it is wielded - in the effort, the struggle of one who holds it. Such a weapon does not make a Jedi or a Sith. And at times, it makes them much, much less than they are."

"If you seek to aid everyone that suffers in the galaxy, you will only weaken yourself... and weaken them. It is the internal struggles, when fought and won on their own, that yield the strongest rewards... If you care for others, then dispense with pity and sacrifice and recognize the value in letting them fight their own battles."

She was my favorite character from those games. I always kept her as companion because she had the best dialogue, even if she wasn't the best in combat. I was disappointed at having to kill her in the end. I'd rather have an end where you become her apprentice.

YUS! She was a beast in mine, her lighting destroyed everything. I hated killing her. And her coming in to save you is just the most epic move ever.

Anytime someone says 'hur, there are no good female video game characters,' I say: old one-handed blind lady who manipulates everyone for their own good and wins in the end no matter what you do.

I made the mistake of trying to turn her good, so I never upgraded any of her really cool abilities haha. It was crushing every time I did something too selfless in game and she'd hit me with some snark. She is such an amazing character. Playing alongside her was one of those rare occasions where a character had me actually doubting my own choices and path in the game! You're making me want to replay the game now haha
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12/17/2015 4:40:16 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 12/17/2015 4:24:14 AM, Maikuru wrote:
At 12/17/2015 4:16:55 AM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 12/17/2015 3:53:37 AM, Maikuru wrote:
She was my favorite character from those games. I always kept her as companion because she had the best dialogue, even if she wasn't the best in combat. I was disappointed at having to kill her in the end. I'd rather have an end where you become her apprentice.

YUS! She was a beast in mine, her lighting destroyed everything. I hated killing her. And her coming in to save you is just the most epic move ever.

Anytime someone says 'hur, there are no good female video game characters,' I say: old one-handed blind lady who manipulates everyone for their own good and wins in the end no matter what you do.

I made the mistake of trying to turn her good, so I never upgraded any of her really cool abilities haha. It was crushing every time I did something too selfless in game and she'd hit me with some snark. She is such an amazing character. Playing alongside her was one of those rare occasions where a character had me actually doubting my own choices and path in the game! You're making me want to replay the game now haha

What I love is that she does the exact same thing if you play through making darksided decisions. She basically plays devils advocate for the other side in order for you to see how nuanced everything is.
"See now Oblivion shimmering all around us, its very tranquility deadlier than tempest. How little all our keels have troubled it. Time in its deeps swims like a monstrous whale; and, like a whale, feeds on the littlest things -- small tunes and little unskilled songs of the olden, golden evenings -- and anon turneth whale-like to overthrow whole ships."
- Lord Dunsany -

"We enjoy, we see nothing by direct vision; but only by reflection, and in anatomical dismemberment."
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12/17/2015 4:44:17 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 12/17/2015 4:40:16 AM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 12/17/2015 4:24:14 AM, Maikuru wrote:
At 12/17/2015 4:16:55 AM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 12/17/2015 3:53:37 AM, Maikuru wrote:
She was my favorite character from those games. I always kept her as companion because she had the best dialogue, even if she wasn't the best in combat. I was disappointed at having to kill her in the end. I'd rather have an end where you become her apprentice.

YUS! She was a beast in mine, her lighting destroyed everything. I hated killing her. And her coming in to save you is just the most epic move ever.

Anytime someone says 'hur, there are no good female video game characters,' I say: old one-handed blind lady who manipulates everyone for their own good and wins in the end no matter what you do.

I made the mistake of trying to turn her good, so I never upgraded any of her really cool abilities haha. It was crushing every time I did something too selfless in game and she'd hit me with some snark. She is such an amazing character. Playing alongside her was one of those rare occasions where a character had me actually doubting my own choices and path in the game! You're making me want to replay the game now haha

What I love is that she does the exact same thing if you play through making darksided decisions. She basically plays devils advocate for the other side in order for you to see how nuanced everything is.

That's really interesting, I didn't realize that. I always tell myself to replay games like that as a more evil character but I don't have it in myself to make those choices haha
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12/17/2015 4:52:11 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 12/17/2015 4:44:17 AM, Maikuru wrote:
At 12/17/2015 4:40:16 AM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 12/17/2015 4:24:14 AM, Maikuru wrote:
At 12/17/2015 4:16:55 AM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 12/17/2015 3:53:37 AM, Maikuru wrote:
She was my favorite character from those games. I always kept her as companion because she had the best dialogue, even if she wasn't the best in combat. I was disappointed at having to kill her in the end. I'd rather have an end where you become her apprentice.

YUS! She was a beast in mine, her lighting destroyed everything. I hated killing her. And her coming in to save you is just the most epic move ever.

Anytime someone says 'hur, there are no good female video game characters,' I say: old one-handed blind lady who manipulates everyone for their own good and wins in the end no matter what you do.

I made the mistake of trying to turn her good, so I never upgraded any of her really cool abilities haha. It was crushing every time I did something too selfless in game and she'd hit me with some snark. She is such an amazing character. Playing alongside her was one of those rare occasions where a character had me actually doubting my own choices and path in the game! You're making me want to replay the game now haha

What I love is that she does the exact same thing if you play through making darksided decisions. She basically plays devils advocate for the other side in order for you to see how nuanced everything is.

That's really interesting, I didn't realize that. I always tell myself to replay games like that as a more evil character but I don't have it in myself to make those choices haha

Haha, I often play as a mildly evil character, but there are some things that I just can't do. When I did those few good things, I found out that she basically chides you no matter what you do, unless it's a really sneaky and elegant solution.
"See now Oblivion shimmering all around us, its very tranquility deadlier than tempest. How little all our keels have troubled it. Time in its deeps swims like a monstrous whale; and, like a whale, feeds on the littlest things -- small tunes and little unskilled songs of the olden, golden evenings -- and anon turneth whale-like to overthrow whole ships."
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12/17/2015 4:57:35 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 12/17/2015 4:52:11 AM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 12/17/2015 4:44:17 AM, Maikuru wrote:
At 12/17/2015 4:40:16 AM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 12/17/2015 4:24:14 AM, Maikuru wrote:
At 12/17/2015 4:16:55 AM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 12/17/2015 3:53:37 AM, Maikuru wrote:
She was my favorite character from those games. I always kept her as companion because she had the best dialogue, even if she wasn't the best in combat. I was disappointed at having to kill her in the end. I'd rather have an end where you become her apprentice.

YUS! She was a beast in mine, her lighting destroyed everything. I hated killing her. And her coming in to save you is just the most epic move ever.

Anytime someone says 'hur, there are no good female video game characters,' I say: old one-handed blind lady who manipulates everyone for their own good and wins in the end no matter what you do.

I made the mistake of trying to turn her good, so I never upgraded any of her really cool abilities haha. It was crushing every time I did something too selfless in game and she'd hit me with some snark. She is such an amazing character. Playing alongside her was one of those rare occasions where a character had me actually doubting my own choices and path in the game! You're making me want to replay the game now haha

What I love is that she does the exact same thing if you play through making darksided decisions. She basically plays devils advocate for the other side in order for you to see how nuanced everything is.

That's really interesting, I didn't realize that. I always tell myself to replay games like that as a more evil character but I don't have it in myself to make those choices haha

Haha, I often play as a mildly evil character, but there are some things that I just can't do. When I did those few good things, I found out that she basically chides you no matter what you do, unless it's a really sneaky and elegant solution.

That's so crafty, I love it! I very much approve of your previous avatar =)
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12/17/2015 4:58:32 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 12/17/2015 3:15:49 AM, ShabShoral wrote:
No contest.

Lol, I love the HK models.
"See now Oblivion shimmering all around us, its very tranquility deadlier than tempest. How little all our keels have troubled it. Time in its deeps swims like a monstrous whale; and, like a whale, feeds on the littlest things -- small tunes and little unskilled songs of the olden, golden evenings -- and anon turneth whale-like to overthrow whole ships."
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12/19/2015 6:22:37 AM
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Jabba the Hut..... That guy had life figured out
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12/19/2015 6:57:22 AM
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At 12/19/2015 6:22:37 AM, imabench wrote:
Jabba the Hut..... That guy had life figured out

He basically won the star wars.
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12/19/2015 6:49:08 PM
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At 12/17/2015 12:45:19 AM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
I know there's already at least one of these threads, but I don't feel like looking for them.

Anyway, mine is definitely Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Obi-Wan: Be mindful of your thoughts, Anakin, they betray you. You've made a commitment to the Jedi Order - a commitment not easily broken...and don't forget she's a politician. They're not to be trusted.
Anakin: She's not like the others in the Senate, Master.
Obi-Wan: It's been my experience that Senators are only focused on pleasing those who fund their campaigns - and they are more than willing to forget the niceties of democracy to get those funds.
Anakin: Not another lecture, Master. Not on the economics of politics...and besides, you're generalizing. The Chancellor doesn't appear to be corrupt.
Obi-Wan: Palpatine's a politician. I've observed that he is very clever at following the passions and prejudices of the Senators.

It makes me cry inside that you back up your choice with quotes from the prequels.

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12/19/2015 6:56:50 PM
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At 12/19/2015 6:22:37 AM, imabench wrote:
Jabba the Hut..... That guy had life figured out

lol

I would have put my gangster lair on a nicer planet though. Somewhere with a beach and maybe a crazy sea monster I could feed my prisoners to.
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12/19/2015 8:37:49 PM
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At 12/19/2015 6:49:08 PM, Raisor wrote:
At 12/17/2015 12:45:19 AM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
I know there's already at least one of these threads, but I don't feel like looking for them.

Anyway, mine is definitely Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Obi-Wan: Be mindful of your thoughts, Anakin, they betray you. You've made a commitment to the Jedi Order - a commitment not easily broken...and don't forget she's a politician. They're not to be trusted.
Anakin: She's not like the others in the Senate, Master.
Obi-Wan: It's been my experience that Senators are only focused on pleasing those who fund their campaigns - and they are more than willing to forget the niceties of democracy to get those funds.
Anakin: Not another lecture, Master. Not on the economics of politics...and besides, you're generalizing. The Chancellor doesn't appear to be corrupt.
Obi-Wan: Palpatine's a politician. I've observed that he is very clever at following the passions and prejudices of the Senators.

It makes me cry inside that you back up your choice with quotes from the prequels.

"If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you could ever imagine."

"That's no moon"

I don't give a sh!t about what movie it came from. If I liked the line then I liked the line lol.
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12/19/2015 9:08:02 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 12/19/2015 6:56:50 PM, Raisor wrote:
At 12/19/2015 6:22:37 AM, imabench wrote:
Jabba the Hut..... That guy had life figured out

lol

I would have put my gangster lair on a nicer planet though. Somewhere with a beach and maybe a crazy sea monster I could feed my prisoners to.

But on a desert planet it would be so easy to hide a body....
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Ahsoka Tano, Anikan's padawan in the clone wars
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