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« Reply #15 on: August 28, 2020, 09:26:06 AM »
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Full of more shit than a portapotty on Free Ice Cream Day at the National Lactose Intolerance Convention.

I do not dislike what he says, but my hopes are not high.

  He's got an audience, so if they're trying to lure back fans, feeding a rumor like this to him and other 'influencers' would be a smart move.

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« Reply #16 on: August 28, 2020, 11:48:59 AM »
My guess is that Disney's Star Wars team will poke around in non-Sequel territory for a while, just to be able to put out product that doesn't have the stink of Rise of Skywalker on it. Then in a few years, they will quietly nibble away at the sequel era before declaring it non-canon.

There is lots of talk about the High Republic era, for instance. Which sounds a lot like what I wanted out of the sequel trilogy.

Dave Filoni will probably get to do more Star Wars Rebels at some point, hopefully. Possibly in his down time between work on The Mandalorian. I'm pretty sure he did the new Clone Wars stuff between seasons 1 and 2 of Mando.

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« Reply #17 on: August 28, 2020, 02:29:30 PM »
My thought is:

I don't give a shit. If your best friend insults you one day, those wounds can be healed.
If your best friend burns down your house and murders your wife he can fuck himself when he is crawling back.
I don't give a shit that some corporation is going walk back (Some) changes after disatrous comitee design.
Star Wars is DEAD. It was dead when the comitee took over ensuring that it would never be creative or risky (not in the socjus kill Luke Skywalker) way again.

People here are chomping at the bit to have their friend resurrected as a frankenstiens monster abomination. Let it rest. We don't need more reboots. Its dead jim. No amount of reboots will make it better.

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« Reply #18 on: August 28, 2020, 02:56:05 PM »
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My thought is:

I don't give a shit. If your best friend insults you one day, those wounds can be healed.
If your best friend burns down your house and murders your wife he can fuck himself when he is crawling back.
I don't give a shit that some corporation is going walk back (Some) changes after disatrous comitee design.
Star Wars is DEAD. It was dead when the comitee took over ensuring that it would never be creative or risky (not in the socjus kill Luke Skywalker) way again.

People here are chomping at the bit to have their friend resurrected as a frankenstiens monster abomination. Let it rest. We don't need more reboots. Its dead jim. No amount of reboots will make it better.

The fantasy is that the EU will be recanonized and become the basis for the new continuity. Whatever Disney or anyone else does with Star Wars, that won't be it.

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« Reply #19 on: August 28, 2020, 03:08:09 PM »
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My thought is:

I don't give a shit. If your best friend insults you one day, those wounds can be healed.
If your best friend burns down your house and murders your wife he can fuck himself when he is crawling back.
I don't give a shit that some corporation is going walk back (Some) changes after disatrous comitee design.
Star Wars is DEAD. It was dead when the comitee took over ensuring that it would never be creative or risky (not in the socjus kill Luke Skywalker) way again.

People here are chomping at the bit to have their friend resurrected as a frankenstiens monster abomination. Let it rest. We don't need more reboots. Its dead jim. No amount of reboots will make it better.


Yeah, Star Wars was pretty on life support for me as a franchise since the prequels and The Mary Sue Awakens simply pulled the plug as far as I'm concerned. This franchise's corpse has been ran over more than I can count. It's just chunks of ground meat and bones splattered all across the street at this point. I do admit that I liked the Mandalorian, but one series is not enough to resurrect this desecrated corpse and the evil corp that owns it does not deserve one cent from us regardless (I'm gonna plea the Fifth on how I got to see the Mandalorian, me laddies).

I just hope that Disney does double down on the woke BS and it digs its own grave and dies in it like the piece of shit evil corp that it is. Even if it didn't kill what was left of Star Wars, Disney deserves to die an undignified death.

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« Reply #20 on: August 28, 2020, 04:03:02 PM »
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The fantasy is that the EU will be recanonized and become the basis for the new continuity. Whatever Disney or anyone else does with Star Wars, that won't be it.

Why would anyone believe that? Heck, I can't even wrap my mind around that one. Too many legal issues.

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« Reply #21 on: August 28, 2020, 04:26:59 PM »
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Why would anyone believe that? Heck, I can't even wrap my mind around that one. Too many legal issues.

Wishful thinking on the part of the EU fanatics. And I did say that it is a fantasy.

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« Reply #22 on: August 28, 2020, 06:24:18 PM »
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Yeah, Star Wars was pretty on life support for me as a franchise since the prequels and The Mary Sue Awakens simply pulled the plug as far as I'm concerned. This franchise's corpse has been ran over more than I can count. It's just chunks of ground meat and bones splattered all across the street at this point. I do admit that I liked the Mandalorian, but one series is not enough to resurrect this desecrated corpse and the evil corp that owns it does not deserve one cent from us regardless (I'm gonna plea the Fifth on how I got to see the Mandalorian, me laddies).

I just hope that Disney does double down on the woke BS and it digs its own grave and dies in it like the piece of shit evil corp that it is. Even if it didn't kill what was left of Star Wars, Disney deserves to die an undignified death.


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« Reply #23 on: August 28, 2020, 06:30:13 PM »
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The fantasy is that the EU will be recanonized and become the basis for the new continuity. Whatever Disney or anyone else does with Star Wars, that won't be it.


Do you want Disney Fondling the EU? Even if your fantasy comes true it will be dictated by a committee with no creative direction or risk.
And so what? The EU has plenty of stinkers. Lots of monotonous repetitive nihilistic grind. To a certain degree the Disney U is the worst parts of the EU concentrated into a ball.

What made star wars great was the mystery and the first time you experienced the stuff. If Star Wars was made with the same sort of fan mentality we have today it would have been "Flash Gordon the Film".

Get something new. Get new ideas. Move on. Thats the creative Star Wars spirit. Not the same stuff 100 times. Get out of the franchise cash cow mentality. It was an unhealthy one before, but now its a mentality of going back to your abuser.

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« Reply #24 on: August 28, 2020, 07:04:47 PM »
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The fantasy is that the EU will be recanonized and become the basis for the new continuity. Whatever Disney or anyone else does with Star Wars, that won't be it.


Gross. I'm not a fan of the EU at all. Most of it is silly, awful or both.

I'd rather they make new Star Wars stuff, that's grounded in what came before. The Mandalorian... is The Way. (Had to do it)
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« Reply #25 on: August 28, 2020, 07:53:12 PM »
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Do you want Disney Fondling the EU? Even if your fantasy comes true it will be dictated by a committee with no creative direction or risk.
And so what? The EU has plenty of stinkers. Lots of monotonous repetitive nihilistic grind. To a certain degree the Disney U is the worst parts of the EU concentrated into a ball.

What made star wars great was the mystery and the first time you experienced the stuff. If Star Wars was made with the same sort of fan mentality we have today it would have been "Flash Gordon the Film".

Get something new. Get new ideas. Move on. Thats the creative Star Wars spirit. Not the same stuff 100 times. Get out of the franchise cash cow mentality. It was an unhealthy one before, but now its a mentality of going back to your abuser.

Not my fantasy. Decanonizing the EU was the only thing Disney did right.

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« Reply #26 on: August 28, 2020, 10:28:42 PM »
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Why would anyone believe that? Heck, I can't even wrap my mind around that one. Too many legal issues.


I don't think there are any legal issues--Lucasfilm has always owned it all--but no, it's not going to happen. I spent a quarter-century invested in the old EU, and liked much of it, but I would have been fine with a new take if the replacement had been satisfactory. Instead, I found it cynical, repetitive and generally joyless.

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« Reply #27 on: August 29, 2020, 01:20:36 AM »
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Gross. I'm not a fan of the EU at all. Most of it is silly, awful or both.

My favorite EU story was in Tales of the Bounty Hunters, the one where Boba Fett is conducting a caper with a friend who replaced his head with a blaster canon.

No wait... that was silly and awful.
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« Reply #28 on: August 29, 2020, 02:35:26 AM »
Bitch all you like people, but the Rogue and Wraith squadron books were golden as was the Thrawn Trilogy. The prequels were not the greatest and the sequels sucked (even I as a fanboi could only watch them once), but The Mandalorian and Rogue One have set the new standard for what to achieve with Star Wars. As for current canon writers, Chuck Wendig is a putz hack who got fired, yet EK Johnston isn't bad.

Maybe Disney will learn and fix itself. Maybe the Doomcock will sing.

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« Reply #29 on: August 29, 2020, 08:05:14 AM »
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The Mandalorian and Rogue One have set the new standard for what to achieve with Star Wars.

Mediocrity? Not sure why thats worth being so excited about.