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RBDash47


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  • 5 weeks
    "Be honest, I can take it"

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  • 5 weeks
    Upcoming Fic: Firebird

    Just wanted to offer a little status update and say that all of my pony energy of late has been going into a fic about a very underappreciated pony:

    Look for it to drop no later than one week from today eventually 'cause Mana keeps extending the deadline and I'm gonna keep polishing.

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    4 comments · 72 views
  • 7 weeks
    Signal Boost: This Is Not Okay

    There's a good chance you've seen this by now, but if you haven't, give horizon's blog about an experience at BronyCon a read, because this is not and will never be okay.

    Thanks, happy New Year, etc.

    0 comments · 76 views
  • 8 weeks
    Reading of "Home" by Scribbler!

    Hey folks -- I'm a day late on this (I was away from home for the holiday) but I'm excited so I just have to throw it out there anyway!

    If you're still winding down from your Christmas but aren't quite ready to give up on the holiday spirit, may I suggest this amazing new reading of "Home" by Scribbler?

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    0 comments · 50 views
  • 15 weeks
    Another PONY Legacy (And Kind Of Just Life) Update

    Hey folks, thought I'd throw this out there... although because of item 2 below, the people who probably need to see it most won't... but we'll press on regardless, shall we?

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    4 comments · 148 views
Apr
1st
2015

Inspector Gadget 2.0 · 5:29pm Apr 1st, 2015

This was my jam when I was a kid.

So I was startled to see that Netflix brought Inspector Gadget back in a CGI sequel -- I legitimately thought it was an April Fool's Day thing until I researched more, and apparently this was announced months ago and already aired in Europe.

I was even more surprised when Penny opened her mouth and a purple unicorn started talking.

I watched the pilot and don't think I'll be watching any more; weird art style/decisions are too distracting for me. But the guy they got to play Gadget sounds just like I remember. Ahh, nostalgia.

Edit: GUYS PENNY JUST SAID "If we HOOF it, we should be able to beat him" :rainbowlaugh:

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Wow, this is a really elaborate April Fool's prank, RBDash! You put all that work into that 3D animation and even got permission from Netflix to use their logo and graphi—

Oh.

Oooooooooh.

Comment posted by Horse Voice deleted Apr 1st, 2015

Holy crap, it is Purple Smart...

That's... actually surprisingly close to Don Adams' voice quality... I'd watch it, just for that!

Theres a nice piece of the ol' childhood

Wow, I used to watch the heck out of Inspector Gadget.

As for this version, I was able to get through the first episode, and I may watch one or two more to see if they improve the timing/animation at all (everything felt a little... off). And, as much as I love Tara's voice work, I have to wonder why they didn't go with Cree Summer for Penny's voice. That woulda hit me right in the nostalgia!

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everything felt a little... off

It's like every character is a robot that has been inexpertly taught to mimic human movement.

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