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Canterlot's Royal Inspector has arrived in Ponyville. It can only be hoped that he will like what he sees.

Cover Art Courtesy of frostedWarlock, who is a cool dude.

First Published
2nd Apr 2012
Last Modified
2nd Apr 2012
#1 · 141w, 4d ago · 2 · ·

OK, that was funny, and a nice bit on deconstruction what it means to live in a town subject to attacks by gigantic star-beasts, invasions by all-devouring multiplying parasprites, and Derpy Hooves.

#2 · 141w, 4d ago · · ·

To be honest, I cannot wait for the My Little Pony episode that deals with the election of a mayor. As with all political debates, it's bound to get nice and ugly really fast.

#3 · 141w, 4d ago · · ·

Brilliant story! Loved the Hitchhiker reference at the end. Great story from start to finish. [insert more glowing praise here.]

#4 · 141w, 3d ago · · ·

This was a work of brilliance...and it was way too short. :pinkiesad2:

#5 · 141w, 2d ago · · ·

This need to be longer!

#6 · 140w, 6d ago · · ·

That image alone makes me want to read this

After reading:  well this has been enjoyable, I don't think I've read a mayor mare story before.

Ponyville is preety.....accident proned huh? Tartarus, dams, derpy, you'd think celestial would've picked a better place lol

#7 · 140w, 6d ago · · ·

Even in Equestria politicians're always cutting library funding first. :twilightangry2:

#8 · 140w, 6d ago · · ·

Brilliantly funny story. "Do you know how awful ‘randomly subject to disaster’ looks to potential homeowners?" was just brilliant! :rainbowlaugh:

#9 · 140w, 6d ago · 1 · ·

I am forced to wonder if Equestria has building and fire codes, and how much of Ponyville is in violation. Much enjoyed.

#10 · 140w, 6d ago · 1 · ·

Seriously, for such a small town, far too much seems to happen to its population that would qualify as "Wrath of the Gods".

#11 · 140w, 6d ago · 1 · ·

It needs a real conclusion but was an entertaining read none the less

#12 · 140w, 6d ago · · ·

It probably won't sound good when Canterlot hears their inspector was grievously injured whilst inspecting. Or killed. Petunias are deadly, you know.:pinkiecrazy:

#13 · 140w, 6d ago · · ·

A good laugh. Thanks. Still, I think that you could get a lot of mileage out of this idea, so I'm kind of disappointed there isn't more. And I love the idea of the Mayor being the main character.

Uh... basically, can I swipe this basic idea of 'Ponyville under inspection, Mayor slowly going insane' from you please? javascript:smilie(':pinkiesad2:');

#14 · 140w, 6d ago · · ·

This is a really good one. The moment where the mayor was waggling her hooves at Twilight in particular got a pretty hearty chuckle out of me.

#15 · 140w, 6d ago · · ·

I love your writing style. You deliver jokes perfectly.

#16 · 140w, 6d ago · 2 · ·

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#17 · 140w, 5d ago · · ·

Funny, I liked the contrast between what the mayor was saying and what she was thinking. :rainbowlaugh:

#18 · 140w, 4d ago · 1 · ·

>>418055  Ponyville is Equestria's "South Park".  :trollestia:

#19 · 140w, 3d ago · · ·

Very cute.

#20 · 140w, 13h ago · 1 · ·

>>418537

Could have been worse.  Could have been a whale. :derpytongue2:

#21 · 139w, 2d ago · 1 · ·

"Are-eye" Are...Eye...R....I....  R.I.

:pinkiegasp:

You clever little son of a gun, you

#22 · 138w, 1d ago · · ·

Well, it was quite funny, but I'm sure I didn't catch all the references there. Might be because I'm a foreigner. :pinkiesmile:

Anyway - Mayor Mare sure has it hard. For a backwater town like Ponyville a lot of strange crap happens all the time there. :rainbowlaugh:

#23 · 136w, 2d ago · · ·

That was a laugh :pinkiehappy:

(And the moral of the story is, live somewhere else. ANYWHERE ELSE.)

#24 · 67w, 3h ago · · ·

Well.  That's one way to ace an inspection...

~Skeeter The Lurker

#25 · 40w, 1d ago · 5 · ·

We're not Detrot!

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