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OF my freaking creator.... SW Ep.7 ^_^

... PLEASE LET IT NOT SUCK, to be precise, let it be super duper ultra uber awesome!

On a more serious note, this was out of the blue, never saw it coming. Hopefully the movie is good, we see a new KOTOR game (Single player, not TOR), more memes, comics.... gadgets... Just really' hope they make it really really good. :thumbs up:
    
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R.I.P. Star Wars. George may have been incompetent lately, but Disney is just as bad. At least George did a decent job of keeping the timeline and all of the canon organized. Disney is going to spin off so much crap under the Star Wars name that not even the hardcore nerds will be able to tell what the hell is going on.

Imagine that every event in the Star Wars universe was printed on a single page of paper and stored chronologically in a filing cabinet. Now imagine a pre-teen doped up to the very physical limit on caffeine coming by and rearranging everything by the first letter of the third word of the last paragraph. Not bad enough? Good, because there will also be a room full of monkeys next door attempting to prove the hypothesis that if you put a room full of monkeys in front of a typewriter for all of enternity, they would eventually reproduce all of Shakespears works verbatim. Every page those monkeys pound out is being added to the filing cabinet.

I played quite a bit of the pen and paper game back when I had time for pen and paper games. The history of the star wars universe is pretty verbose and intricate. Very well maintained. Watching that die is going to be the saddest thing for me.
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haha. Watch disney release new starwars crossovers with mickey and pluto. We have an endless stream of future abominations to look forward to now. Lucas gave us jar jar though so I guess it's not like the series can sink much lower.
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What if Joss Whedon can direct a Star Wars movie now... just let that sink in.
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Originally Posted by Pheatton View Post

This could be a good thing. Look at how Marvel Studios has been doing under Disney, their movies are hugely popular, are making lots of money and a pretty damn good.
This was my thought too. For all we know Joss Whedon and Kevin Smith might be directing Star Wars Episode 7. Like them or hate them, Disney makes both crappy B movies reminiscent of Standing Ovation and hugely successful blockbusters like The Avengers. I don't think they want to trash an IP this big. They'll put the money, time, and effort into doing it right.

Edit: Redfroooooooooooth!!!!! I mean Khaaaaaaaaaaaaan!!!!!
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post #46 of 167
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Originally Posted by Ganf View Post

At least George did a decent job of keeping the timeline and all of the canon organized..

Stopped reading here, i was laughing to hard....
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Originally Posted by redfroth View Post

What if Joss Whedon can direct a Star Wars movie now... just let that sink in.

Would be epic for sure.
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Star Wars episode 7 .... John Carter vs Darth Vader!
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Quote:
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What if Joss Whedon can direct a Star Wars movie now... just let that sink in.

my pants...

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Originally Posted by Blindrage606 View Post

This was inevitable.
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO.
Goodbuy Star Wars, become tainted like everything else disney touches.

but what about Marvel Studios.... As long as Disney gives them a enough room then its all good. Disney just wants the $$$ from this investment. .
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Star Wars episode 7 .... John Carter vs Darth Vader!

lol, reminded me of epic rap battle of history.
Edited by Raiden911 - 10/30/12 at 2:37pm
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honestly i see this as a good thing, George Lucas Killed Star wars with the last three movies and a string of bad remasters, and look at some of the good things Disney has done, Tron, The Avengers I mean really, It's not like they can make it worse
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