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Old October 16 2012, 04:03 AM   #181
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Re: How can any decent person be a SW stormtrooper fan?

Conscious Circuits wrote: View Post
since we don't really know him as a character to begin with.
...and that's the problem at the core of the PT anyhow. Why bother with things like character information when you have Sam Jackson and a cool purple lightsaber? Kind of like how all we know about Maul was that he must have been bad cause his saber was red.

If you want to call the Empire Nazis, then the Jedi were Neville Chamberlain.
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Old October 16 2012, 04:12 AM   #182
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Kind of like how all we know about Maul was that he must have been bad cause his saber was red.
Really, I think Darth Maul was just an attempt to make lightning strike twice and see if the could manufacture the kind of popularity that developed naturally with Boba Fett. "Look, a cool looking guy who does practically nothing."
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Old October 16 2012, 07:51 AM   #183
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I was an innocent before the dark times, before the Darth Vader t-shirt.

Before that, all I cared about was podracing my Big Wheel through the deserts of Southern California and tinkering with fantastic Lego machines. But after I donned that 100% cotton skin of evil everything changed. I cut off my cousin's hand and watched him fall out of my treehouse after he refuse to join my club. I enslaved the Wookiee in the picture. I went into my sister's forest-painted room and killed all of her teddy bears. I started choking my friends for even the most insignificant of failures, like bringing me Hydrox cookies when I wanted Oreos. I over-dramatically screamed "Noooooooooooooooo!!!" in a Mufasa voice whenever I didn't get my way.

I was eventually able to break the cycle by throwing my teacher into a seemingly bottomless dumpster after he accidentally electrocuted some kid in lab class, but it doesn't silence the screams in my head from all those I killed while under the sway of that terrible t-shirt.
That picture screams "NAZI!"
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Old October 16 2012, 08:08 AM   #184
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Re: How can any decent person be a SW stormtrooper fan?

You know who else loved dogs?

Hitler.
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Old October 16 2012, 12:43 PM   #185
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Makes sense.
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Old October 16 2012, 01:52 PM   #186
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Back in the 90s I played TIE Fighter and ... and ... I enjoyed it. Dear Dark Lord what have I done?
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Old October 16 2012, 04:55 PM   #187
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Re: How can any decent person be a SW stormtrooper fan?

As deep as I am into Star Wars I'm probably one of the greatest war criminals in all of history to a guy like Ian. Even when I was a small child the classic Kenner Stormtrooper was my favorite of the original action figures and the one I had the most copies of.
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Old October 16 2012, 05:00 PM   #188
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Hell, I had a poster of Bela Lugosi as Dracula up on my bedroom wall for most of my childhood. Clearly, I am beyond redemption.

Heck, I dressed up as Dr. Zaius for Halloween once, which must mean I support the forced lobotomization and gelding of talking humans. As the Sacred Scrolls decree!

And let's not even get started on time I played a safe-sex cephalopod at Norwescon ages ago . . . . .
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Old October 16 2012, 05:01 PM   #189
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I always thought the clickety-clack of the stormtrooper armor was one of the coolest sounds in a movie. I'm so going on trial for war crimes, aren't I?
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Old October 16 2012, 05:05 PM   #190
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Old October 16 2012, 05:09 PM   #191
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Re: How can any decent person be a SW stormtrooper fan?

How bad can a Stormtrooper possibly be?

Some of them can't even see straight.

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