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I heart you people.

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I love our forum. <3

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That's quite possibly my favourite picture of the day. Thanks Teague.

Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere. - Carl Sagan

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I think we should contact the only man who can help us...

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The force, clone armies, Jedi mind tricks, killer teddy bears. You think you know the whole story? Think again. I've been a governor, a Navy SEAL, a fighter, and in three movies with Arnold Schwarzenegger. I've seen things that'll blow you're mind. And now I think it's time you get the whole story.

I'm Jesse Ventura and this is Conspiracy Theory.

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That's what Jesse Ventura looks like now?????

I mean, I'm sure he's still a God-damn sexual Tyrannosaurus, I've just never seen him recently.

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Shifty Bench wrote:

... a God-damn sexual Tyrannosaurus ...

Strap this on your ass, pal. smile I loved him in that movie and as a colour commentator with Gorilla Monsoon but that's about it. He couldn't theorize his way out of a paper bag. I happened to catch him on Larry King with Oliver Stone and he was a total nut job. Coincidentally or not, i think it was the next day that King announced his retirement.

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Honestly, I never really minded the ewoks.... but i thought you might want to see this

Protection and power are overrated. I think you are very wise to choose happiness and love. -Uncle Iroh

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Wow Jedi's getting the Criterion treatment!

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*rubs screen with cheek*

prettyyyyyy

Teague Chrystie

I have a tendency to fix your typos.

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Oh, if only... gorgeously cleaned and restored 1983 edition? Hell yes.

Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere. - Carl Sagan

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I honestly do have a little more respect for them ewoks after watching this

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xdd0edT-BeE

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I was just listening to this, and this is a response to your discussion on how Leia couldn't possible remember her mother. The retcon I personally came up with is that the mother Leia remembers is Mrs. Organa, who could quite possible have died when Leia was young. Luke asks her about her mother before he tells her she's his sister, so at that point she has no reason to think Mrs. Organa isn't her real mother.

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He says "real mother," which she doesn't question, and a moment later says "somehow I've always known [you're my brother]."

*shrug*

Teague Chrystie

I have a tendency to fix your typos.

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Well, the obvious answer is that Lucas didn't really have Luke and Leia's early life planned out when he wrote Jedi. He sort of vaguely figured Leia's mother took her away to Alderaan while Obi-Wan took Luke away to Tatooine, and didn't think too hard about why. And at the time he probably figured Vader never even knew she was pregnant, which is why he never searched for the children until he encountered Luke.

When he wrote the prequels, he had to paper over all that so that Padme could be pregnant and have the babies just as Anakin becomes Vader instead of 9 months later, which would have been less dramatic.

Furthermore, he didn't even think of making Luke and Leia siblings until Jedi and only did it as a way of cleaning up the love triangle to keep Luke from looking like a loser.

And lastly, there is no Santa Claus, and your whole childhood is a lie! Mwuuhahahaha!

Warning: I'm probably rewriting this post as you read it.

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It's almost like he was only in it for the money!

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Zarban wrote:

Well, the obvious answer is that Lucas didn't really have Luke and Leia's early life planned out when he wrote Jedi. He sort of vaguely figured Leia's mother took her away to Alderaan while Obi-Wan took Luke away to Tatooine, and didn't think too hard about why. And at the time he probably figured Vader never even knew she was pregnant, which is why he never searched for the children until he encountered Luke.

When he wrote the prequels, he had to paper over all that so that Padme could be pregnant and have the babies just as Anakin becomes Vader instead of 9 months later, which would have been less dramatic.

Furthermore, he didn't even think of making Luke and Leia siblings until Jedi and only did it as a way of cleaning up the love triangle to keep Luke from looking like a loser.

And lastly, there is no Santa Claus, and your whole childhood is a lie! Mwuuhahahaha!

I think you're giving Lucas too much credit

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I think it probably had more to do with Lucas not watching Return of the Jedi before writing RoTS. Obi-Wan picking up Anakins saber was apparently an afterthought

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Great job on this one.
Plus I finally watched all of Pink Five - awesome stuff Trey (but you already know that).

I finally found my copy of Fantastic Films that I took to grade school (I was 10) with photographic proof that Han Solo was alive. I ran around the school cafeteria yelling "Han was saved from the carbonite!" flashing this picture around. Plus as a bonus, it has "Revenge of the Jedi" all over it. So much of my childhood revolved around these 3 films.

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Avant1963 wrote:

Plus I finally watched all of Pink Five - awesome stuff Trey (but you already know that).

How did you see Return of Pink Five vol. 3...?   wink

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Snail, I didn't tell you about my DeLorean? Well you see...

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Zarban wrote:

Well, the obvious answer is that Lucas didn't really have Luke and Leia's early life planned out when he wrote Jedi. He sort of vaguely figured Leia's mother took her away to Alderaan while Obi-Wan took Luke away to Tatooine, and didn't think too hard about why. And at the time he probably figured Vader never even knew she was pregnant, which is why he never searched for the children until he encountered Luke.

Indeed, that's what the plan was, as evident in the shooting script and novelisation for ROTJ (source: http://www.angelfire.com/scifi/banthapo … cript.html):

Luke looks into the distance, trying to comprehend all this.

                              BEN (continuing his narrative)
               When your father left, he didn't know your
               mother was pregnant. Your mother and I knew
               he would find out eventually, but we wanted
               to keep you both as safe as possible, for as
               long as possible.  So I took you to live with
               my brother Owen on Tatooine... and your mother
               took Leia to live as the daughter of Senator
               Organa, on Alderaan.

     Luke turns, and settles near Ben to hear the tale.

                              BEN (attempting to give solace with his words)
               The Organa household was high-born and
               politically quite powerful in that system.
               Leia became a princess by virtue of
               lineage... no one knew she'd been adopted, of
               course. But it was a title without real
               power, since Alderaan had long been a
               democracy.  Even so, the family continued to
               be politically powerful, and Leia, following
               in her foster father's path, became a senator
               as well.  That's not all she became, of
               course... she became the leader of her cell
               in the Alliance against the corrupt Empire.
               And because she had diplomatic immunity, she
               was a vital link for getting information to
               the Rebel cause.  That's what she was doing
               when her path crossed yours... for her foster
               parents had always told her to contact me on
               Tatooine, if her troubles became desperate.

This earlier scene is precisely why Luke later asks Leia about their mother, even going so far as to specify Leia's real mother.

Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were. But without it we go nowhere. - Carl Sagan

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I know you guys said in the Corrections thread that you regretted not doing this. Well, fret not. It's here.

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This may be the greatest thing ever.

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Very good Tor.com article: You All Forgot that Luke Skywalker Is a BAMF

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redxavier wrote:
Zarban wrote:

Well, the obvious answer is that Lucas didn't really have Luke and Leia's early life planned out when he wrote Jedi. He sort of vaguely figured Leia's mother took her away to Alderaan while Obi-Wan took Luke away to Tatooine, and didn't think too hard about why. And at the time he probably figured Vader never even knew she was pregnant, which is why he never searched for the children until he encountered Luke.

Indeed, that's what the plan was, as evident in the shooting script and novelisation for ROTJ (source: http://www.angelfire.com/scifi/banthapo … cript.html):

Luke looks into the distance, trying to comprehend all this.

                              BEN (continuing his narrative)
               When your father left, he didn't know your
               mother was pregnant. Your mother and I knew
               he would find out eventually, but we wanted
               to keep you both as safe as possible, for as
               long as possible.  So I took you to live with
               my brother Owen on Tatooine... and your mother
               took Leia to live as the daughter of Senator
               Organa, on Alderaan.

     Luke turns, and settles near Ben to hear the tale.

                              BEN (attempting to give solace with his words)
               The Organa household was high-born and
               politically quite powerful in that system.
               Leia became a princess by virtue of
               lineage... no one knew she'd been adopted, of
               course. But it was a title without real
               power, since Alderaan had long been a
               democracy.  Even so, the family continued to
               be politically powerful, and Leia, following
               in her foster father's path, became a senator
               as well.  That's not all she became, of
               course... she became the leader of her cell
               in the Alliance against the corrupt Empire.
               And because she had diplomatic immunity, she
               was a vital link for getting information to
               the Rebel cause.  That's what she was doing
               when her path crossed yours... for her foster
               parents had always told her to contact me on
               Tatooine, if her troubles became desperate.

This earlier scene is precisely why Luke later asks Leia about their mother, even going so far as to specify Leia's real mother.

Oh god, that writing. Truly it is no surprise that this is the guy who wrote and directed the prequels. That is a fucking prequel monologue.

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