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Old November 9 2012, 08:48 PM   #1
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MLP:FiM 3x01/2 "The Crystal Empire" Parts 1 and 2 Grading

Well it's been a long few months since the Season 2 finale but we're under 24 hours to the start of Season 3.

Since there have been a lot of promo videos and images some of you have probably already seen at least half of the first episode but until it airs, no spoilers please.

Same as before, join in the livestream or catch up on youtube, discuss, grade and let's see how this new season shapes up.

Also, yay Luna

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Old November 9 2012, 08:50 PM   #2
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Re: MLP:FiM 3x01/2 "The Crystal Empire" Parts 1 and 2 Grading

Looking forward to it! First time watching live - assuming I can get into a working stream...

Have avoided all clips and trailers since the SDCC songs, but, annoyingly, have been getting spoiled for character appearances.
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Old November 9 2012, 08:52 PM   #3
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Re: MLP:FiM 3x01/2 "The Crystal Empire" Parts 1 and 2 Grading

Yeah they went overboard with promotional material this time, but a lot of people have been avoiding them, so probably not going to see much discussion here until tomorrow afternoon.

10am EST, 7am PST for USA, 3pm GMT for Europe
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Old November 9 2012, 08:56 PM   #4
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Re: MLP:FiM 3x01/2 "The Crystal Empire" Parts 1 and 2 Grading

Yay! New Pony!

Yes, I am looking forward to Season 3. Like many others, I have tried my hardest to avoid spoilers, even as Hasbro has been pushing more and more episode material (stop that!).

Moar Mane Six! Moar Background Ponies! Moar New Ponies!

Bring it on!
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Old November 9 2012, 11:14 PM   #5
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Re: MLP:FiM 3x01/2 "The Crystal Empire" Parts 1 and 2 Grading

Under 17 hours to go.

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Old November 9 2012, 11:29 PM   #6
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Re: MLP:FiM 3x01/2 "The Crystal Empire" Parts 1 and 2 Grading

Quick question: Is it one episode this week and one next week, or are they showing Part 1 & Part 2 together, like they did with the Season 2 finale?
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Old November 9 2012, 11:32 PM   #7
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Re: MLP:FiM 3x01/2 "The Crystal Empire" Parts 1 and 2 Grading

As the title says they're doing a twofer, parts 1 and 2 back to back with a longer commercial break inbetween at most.

Then it's episodes 3-10 one a week with possible breaks for the holidays then 11/12 finale.
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Old November 9 2012, 11:43 PM   #8
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Ah, okay. Thanks!
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15 minutes guys, watching it live in BronyState
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Old November 10 2012, 04:00 PM   #10
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Re: MLP:FiM 3x01/2 "The Crystal Empire" Parts 1 and 2 Grading

<DALEK>IT BEGINS!</DALEK>

Alright, Hasbro. Don't screw this up. Bring it on.

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Also, yay Luna
So much freaking Luna. That's the part of the 8 minute clip that totally won me over. That and the overall hints that Celestia has some kind of Cylon Plan for Twilight's life. That should be interesting – can't wait to see if they wrap it all up in this two-parter or if it's some kind of season-long story arc.
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Old November 10 2012, 04:01 PM   #11
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Re: MLP:FiM 3x01/2 "The Crystal Empire" Parts 1 and 2 Grading

Sigh. The BronyState aspect ratio is all messed up again. Why can they never get it right?
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Old November 10 2012, 04:21 PM   #12
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Wow. Rarity's, like, 110% Rarity this week.
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Old November 10 2012, 04:23 PM   #13
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Spy Pinkie Pie!

There have been so many brilliant little character moments so far.
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Old November 10 2012, 04:24 PM   #14
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Re: MLP:FiM 3x01/2 "The Crystal Empire" Parts 1 and 2 Grading

It's been crashing, lagging, de-syncing, etc on me all episode, it was never this bad during season 2.

I'm in Skype with my brony group watching too and they're having a range of problems too so it's not just me, a lot of the chat rooms have failed altogether.
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Old November 10 2012, 04:26 PM   #15
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Re: MLP:FiM 3x01/2 "The Crystal Empire" Parts 1 and 2 Grading

I switched to HaxMega. There's a few lags but it's not that bad. Plus the aspect ratio is correct.
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