Can't say I care much for Rainbow Dash, to be honest.
(Yes, I do think she is cuter than Fluttershy.)
Twilight is great in terms of very consciously trying to be the best pony she can be. As a result, she will, say, help Princess Luna when everyone else shuns her. Watching the episodes where she's trying to explain something to the other ponies also brings back unpleasant memories of me trying to explain my paper on Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of Perception to my very baffled eighth-grade English teacher when she asked us to read and report on a non-fiction book we liked. Of course, back then, the book WAS difficult to read if only because the only English language edition available back then was riddled with hideous typographical errors that made following some of the author's arguments confusing, but the book itself was fantastic and was still worth reading. I really need to get the supposedly improved edition of the book that was released last year, I think.
Still think Fluttershy wins on cuteness, however. Of course, as with most opinions on personal taste, YMMV.
Last edited by PonyExplosion; 18th May 2012 at 07:47 PM.
Looked up that book...seems like some deep stuff. I would actually look further into it, but I just got done having a...er..."debate" with someone else, and my brain wants a break from thinking too hard. I'll take calculus over philosophy right now.
It's kind of creepy how much Twilight can resemble me. I've watched her do things, and as I did, I thought, "Hey...I do that too!!" As I said, kinda unnerving. All of my friends agree that it's like a freak coincidence, cause not only are things like her large vocabulary, love for books, and previous antisocial tendencies EXACTLY like mine, but her personality is like mine too; she worries too much, she's out to please everypony, and she pounds herself into the ground for one little mistake, not realizing what others would give to have gotten as far as she had with whatever it was that she messed up on.
Also, she's so adorable in that nerdy kind of way!
So yeah. She is both my favorite pony, and the one that I am most like.
But on the other hand...
Yeah, Twilight also shares my love of astronomy, my non-aggressive anti-social nature (not so much "I HATE PEOPLE," but rather "why would I want to go talk to friends when there is a very lovely book on the civil war sitting home just calling my name?"), and an uncanny ability to worry over things that seem silly to others. Maybe it is a personality archetype that can fit many people, such as us? Where does Twilight fit on the Myers-Briggs type scale?
I was like, "WHERE HAVE I BEEN ALL MY LIFE!? I NEED TO WATCH MOOOOOOOOOORE!"
I first saw it on iTunes, and I was like, "why not?" so I got it and I got hooked instantly.
YO DAWGS, RESPECT THE FEZ!
"...WHYYYYYY?" I honestly couldn't make it all the way through the first episode the first time. I couldn't stand all the happy and colors, but I liked Spike and Twilight was voiced by Tara Strong, so I was like, "Eh, just the first episode." Then it ended with a cliff hanger, so I went on to the second episode, and kinda started thinking, "Well, got nothing better to do..." Griffin the Brush Off was when I first realized I started to really like the show, then Feeling Pinkie Keen made me fall in love with it.
Flutters so cute!
This portrait of Zoé is magnificent.
Meh..... I was so happy.
Hello there. Nothing else to say I suppose.