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Re: A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...

Postby Qirstu » Thu Jan 05, 2017 3:33 pm

Not really. The closest he ever got was "Apology accepted, Captain Needa." And even that I'd hardly call a joke.


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Postby Hiya » Thu Jan 05, 2017 6:10 pm

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Re: A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...

Postby Qirstu » Thu Jan 05, 2017 8:09 pm

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Re: A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...

Postby Hiya » Thu Jan 05, 2017 10:09 pm

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Re: A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...

Postby harleyquinn2214 » Thu Jan 05, 2017 11:05 pm

Qirstu wrote:Not really. The closest he ever got was "Apology accepted, Captain Needa." And even that I'd hardly call a joke.


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That's definitely a joke. "We would be honored if you would join us" and "I find your lack of faith disturbing" along with "Apology accepted, Captain Needa" are absolutely jokes. Vader's a little sarcastic. "Be careful not to choke on your aspirations, director" is in the same vein as the other lines I mentioned.
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Re: A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...

Postby Qirstu » Thu Jan 05, 2017 11:17 pm

Ehh, I just think the other ones are more subtle but okay.
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Re: A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...

Postby Just__Billy » Thu Jan 05, 2017 11:42 pm

I really felt that line was terrible. It was overtly blatant and the whole moment was a little ruined because of it, for me, to be honest.
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Re: A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...

Postby Qirstu » Fri Jan 06, 2017 12:02 am

I feel ya. "Blatant" is a good way to put it.
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Re: A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...

Postby Hashirama » Fri Jan 06, 2017 9:26 pm

harleyquinn2214 wrote:
Qirstu wrote:Not really. The closest he ever got was "Apology accepted, Captain Needa." And even that I'd hardly call a joke.


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That's definitely a joke. "We would be honored if you would join us" and "I find your lack of faith disturbing" along with "Apology accepted, Captain Needa" are absolutely jokes. Vader's a little sarcastic. "Be careful not to choke on your aspirations, director" is in the same vein as the other lines I mentioned.


Vader's sass extends to other media as well. Dude's almost on par with Joss Whedon when it comes to quips. To add another to the list there's "Perhaps you feel you're being treated unfairly."
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Re: A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...

Postby Just__Billy » Fri Jan 06, 2017 10:08 pm

One of my favorite parts of Anakin's character is his wit (exemplified in The Clone Wars) and relatively dry delivery, especially as Vader. Quips, yeah, those are great, totally fits the character. But puns? It felt uncomfortable and shoehorned. Like, were the writers wanting us to laugh while someone was being strangled?
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