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An MLP unegging

Saw this at a supermarket and couldn't resist. I had checked two videos about these and they both indicated these contain various figurines. But that must have been different, some special case, because this one only had an iron-on patch. It was the same chocolate as in the review videos, too. Half brown milk with stars, half white. Both tasted mild, creamy, not overly sweet, and unspectacular. I had a feeling it was too good to be true. (This day was rich in disappointments. Also go

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Turtle, tortoise, terrapin - no one right way

Lately I was reminded of this old episode that conveys in a gentle, subtle, humorous way how this debate about whether it's a turtle or a tortoise is somewhat futile since different countries do it differently, and the various other, supposedly more scientific terms are based on the same meanings, too, so any name you could be using for refering to the whole range of those animals that share the same traits are also based on the common terms for supposedly specific types. Sounds confusing? Exact

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The Best Gift Ever holiday special - Elaborate analysis, review and commentary

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I invite you to follow me on Twitch! :-)

After a long wait I finally got VDSL and a proper render PC and settled on playing in 1080 when streaming so that I can read chat without having to buy a separate display. If you sign up and follow me on Twitch, you can get notified when I'm playing something live and chat about it. My style is typically relaxed and thoughtful, experimental-unconventional-playful and philosophical-critical-informative.      

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S8E25-26 School Raze - PICTURING THE FINALE!

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S8E24 Father Knows Beast - brief commentary, won't drag on

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S8E23 Sounds of Silence - commentary (with light and shadow)

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S8E22 What Lies Beneath - two captioned thoughts

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S8E21 A Rockhoof and a Hard Place - Brief pictured commentary

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S8E20 The Washouts - 20% shorter than the shortest review

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S8E18 Yakity-Sax - brief picture commentary

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S8E17 The End in Friend - brief picture commentary

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S8E16 - Friendship University - brief picture commentary

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S8E15 - The Hearth's Warming Club - brief picture commentary

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S8E14 - A Matter of Principals - brief picture commentary

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Fluttershy stage fright - really?

Saw the new EqG short, Fluttershy musical...     She has shown she's quite capable of singing in front of a crowd. She just needs a villain to defeat, hah. And friendship magic helps, too, at least from my viewpoint, but yeah, some settings have enough of that certain magic, others maybe not. I can empathize with her great potential that only comes out when the stars are aligned, so to speak. Soo, being a Pinkie brain, I would have told her that there's no reason to

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S8E13 Mean 6 - picture commentary

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S8E12 Marks for Effort - picture commentary

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S8E9 Non-Compete Clause - commentary

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S8E7 commentary - "I am so sorry, Celestia. It is the script's fault."

That's what I imagined Twilight telling her. The episode had its highlights, but they were quite timid and enjoyed best without pointing them all out. In the beginning, Celestia thinks theater brings out the best in people. Well, dunno about Equestria, but in our realm there often seems to be lots of jealousy, competitive friction and big egoes involved. When Pinkie showed she counts the times AJ told her not to do something, I thought, well, that shows she cares, hehe. When

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I can resist MLP merch, but I can't resist to comment on this:

Today at the drugstore I noticed some MLP merch. There were what looked like Kinder egg knockoffs in Twily, Dashie or Pinkie theme, a bit bigger than the real thing and with air holes at the top, so I don't even know whether there was chocolate in them, and the label was too small to read. I hope Dashie doesn't get her egghead worries over these, haha. But the really odd thing was something I at first thought was a Pez dispenser. But on closer examination it was a Rainbow Dash extendab

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S8E5 Grannies Gone Wild - How did I like it?

- Very obvious, predictable lesson. (Title basically spoiler.) - Rainbow Dash. - Old people. - Some other main character ah can't remember right now. - No Fluttershy. - No Pinkie Pie. - No Luna. Couldn't get excited about this one. Was also a bit too far-fetched how a pegasus like Rainbow Dash could get excited about a rollercoaster. She must be pulling way more g's half the time she's flying around. Kudos though for successfully putting a crystal meth reference in a

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