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  • Yay! She-Ra rules and MotU wouldn't have been the same without her.

    120 59.70%
  • Nay! She-Ra is an embarrasment to the MotU mythos.

    19 9.45%
  • I don't mind She-Ra and/or PoP.

    33 16.42%
  • I don't hate PoP, but I'm certainly not a big fan.

    26 12.94%
  • I don't care either way.

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    Papi Loco Hamato Yoshi's Avatar
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    She-Ra, yay or nay?

    This is my first poll. I was just wondering where the majority of Classic MotU fans stand. Are you a fan of She-Ra and Pop or do you wish they never got tied in with the MotU mythos?

    Let's not fight about it. Just offer your opinion, please. I'm curious.

    Just for the record: my vote is nay.

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    dude, get over it. She-ra will never ever EVER EVER go away no matter how much you despise her! GEEZ!

    you made you point before..why continue this? maybe you can write the author and tell him how much you dont want POP in His book!
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    I say YAY. I don't really think anything that was introduced toy-wise really took away from MOTU, only expanded it (and yeah- IMO that goes for the meteorbs too! LOL...).
    I used to have issues with the cartoon series (which you sort of have to seperate from the actual toylines, sometimes) as it didn't quite go the way I wanted it to, but as a big ol' adult now- I have to say- the 2002 MOTU toyline seems very incomplete without a REAL She-Ra figure (sorry the exclusive last year doesn't cut it for me...) and some of her sidekicks and villians included. And yeah- it does suck that PoP didn't get a comeback cartoon or comic. Anyhow when I was a kid, I played with all the PoP and MOTU toys together. For example, Catra was always right there with the Horde (sometimes with Skeletor!), and Sweet Bee was always fighting alongside Buzz-Off. They are inseperable for me. That said, I can also understand why people hate it so much.
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    Quote Originally Posted by carlo


    dude, get over it. She-ra will never ever EVER EVER go away no matter how much you despise her! GEEZ!

    you made you point before..why continue this? maybe you can write the author and tell him how much you dont want POP in His book!
    Dude, I deleted my posts from the other thread and started this one so I wouldn't start a big war on that one. This is simply a poll. I even stated I didn't want to start any kind of fight.

    Why don't you relax, Carlos?
    Last edited by Hamato Yoshi; February 4, 2005 at 03:59pm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hamato Yoshi
    Dude, I deleted my posts from the other thread and started this one so I wouldn't start a big war on that one. This is simply a poll. I even stated I didn't want to start any kind of fight.

    Why don't you relax, Carlos?
    i'm cool, i just find it funny that you needed to make a thread about this right after the fact that you bashed POP fans in the other thread

    Nice avatar btw, looks like I really got your attn for you to do that!


    Quote Originally Posted by Scare_Glower
    Um, I'm confused dude. If you hate She-Ra so much then why does your avatar has "She Ra" on it???

    And why the are you using Carlo's pic???

    Bizarre
    it started in this thread my friend.., you'll realize why he has that avatar


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    Quote Originally Posted by Hamato Yoshi

    Why don't you relax, Carlos?

    YEAH Carlo, damn instigator, She-Ra sux, she killed the franchise imho, we should just do the honorable thing and forget she ever existed....

    btw did you still want me to fix that she-ra poster for you Carlo?
    Last edited by Caesar; February 5, 2005 at 03:30pm.

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    I like She-Ra. I think she added an extra dimension to the MOTU universe. Plus, we get some of the best Sorceress stuff in Secret of the Sword.
    RIP Andy Conrad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diabolica
    YEAH Carlo, damn instigator, She-Ra sux, she killed the franchise imho, we should just do the honorable thing and forget she ever existed....
    so i take it your response to this poll is nay?

    and do the honorable thing and stop buying POP dolls then!



    Quote Originally Posted by Diabolica
    btw did you still want me to fix that she-ra poster for you Carlo?
    dude, that was soooo last fall

























    thanks though!
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    I always thought the whole idea of She-Ra was very poor. My main issue with it stems from the fact that it waters down the whole concept of who He-Man is, and makes him no longer unique. The entire backstory was rather goofy-- even by Filmation MOTU standards-- and very awkwardly forced into the overall storyline. That said, I don't go bashing POP fans for liking it, and I'm content to ignore She-Ra altogether. As far as I'm concerned, the entire POP line simply doesn't exist.

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    Remember Princess of Power is direct rip off" of the Golden Girl line.
    Nay it's to be put away in the closet forgotton forever, and never remembered.
    just as an a after thought.
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    Quote Originally Posted by carlo
    you're obiviously the one who's lonely...you need me to respond to your post
    Hey carlos never realised you were a clone....
    I thought that Hamato Yoshi was you!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Viceroy
    Hey carlos never realised you were a clone....
    I thought that Hamato Yoshi was you!!
    but, who is the real DA Man?

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    MOTU without She-Ra is like Batman without Batgirl - she's a part of it, get used to it.

    She's He-Man's sister, fact.
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    Quote Originally Posted by carlo
    you're obiviously the one who's lonely...you need me to respond to your post
    NO, but you are a case study for my cousin who taking Psychology.
    10 pages so far keep up the good work
    Last edited by spikor66; February 5, 2005 at 04:18pm.

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    She-Raaaaaaaa.....

    I liked her, gave me a common ground with this girl I liked when I was little

    I obviously took the road that said She-Ra was He-Man's girlfriend instead of sister

    Oh yeah, and spikor, might want to edit your posts so they're all together, our friendly moderators don't like back-to-back postings
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    YAY.

    She-Ra is an important, intrical and kick ass part of the MOTU mythos and that's my final word on the matter.
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    What's the point of this poll?

    The answers obviously yay!
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    It seems you are a bit of a She-ra hater. You also feel that she-ra shouldn't be included in the new motu book.
    Motu= Masters of the universe and all she-ra characters are (like it are not) also masters of the universe. It would be wrong if they would not be included in that book, if the writers would not include the she-ra characters it would be a motu book only covering the part for boys so that wouldn't make any sense.
    I remember that I liked it when she-ra suddenly made her appearance in the cartoon. I think your opinion is a bit discriminating but you are entitled to have your opinion.




    Quote Originally Posted by Hamato Yoshi
    This is my first poll. I was just wondering where the majority of Classic MotU fans stand. Are you a fan of She-Ra and Pop or do you wish they never got tied in with the MotU mythos?

    Let's not fight about it. Just offer your opinion, please. I'm curious.

    Just for the record: my vote is nay.

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    She-ra really belongs to MOTU in my opinion.
    Just recently I got the opportunity to watch nearly all of the She-Ra cartoons, and most of them are even better than I could remember them from my childhood.
    The atmosphere is the same, the humor is the same (maybe a bit more),
    even he-man and skeletor etc appear regularly!
    I think the cartoon really is a part of motu that is essential, it also solves some he-man related questions.

    I think the toys (not the villans) are really girl orientated, I don't linke them that much but I still collect them becuase the Horde would get bored without them.
    You can also clearly see that the focuss on the toys is the fashion/the clothes, but the cartoon doesn't pay much attention to that.
    Considering She-Ra as a marketing tool to interest more girls in mattel's toys, it has turned out pretty good!
    Without She-ra no masters of the universe!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hamato Yoshi
    This is my first poll. I was just wondering where the majority of Classic MotU fans stand. Are you a fan of She-Ra and Pop or do you wish they never got tied in with the MotU mythos?

    Let's not fight about it. Just offer your opinion, please. I'm curious.

    Just for the record: my vote is nay.
    Um, I'm confused dude. If you hate She-Ra so much then why does your avatar has "She Ra" on it???

    And why the are you using Carlo's pic???

    Bizarre.

    Peace out.

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    hecks shyeah!!

    i loooove she-ra!!! so yeah im glad they made her!!
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    Yay! She-Ra rules and MotU wouldn't have been the same without her.

    PoP ads so much more history and depth to MotU that is wouldn't be the same with out it MotU.

    What is really different about PoP compared to MotU is that the Horde has overwhelming numbers (robot armies rock), although they get defeated daily they haven't lost there grip on a large chunk of territory. And even though the Rebellion wins they retreats to the safety of the magically protected Whispering Woods.

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    Yay! She-Ra.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hamato Yoshi View Post
    This is my first poll. I was just wondering where the majority of Classic MotU fans stand. Are you a fan of She-Ra and Pop or do you wish they never got tied in with the MotU mythos?

    Let's not fight about it. Just offer your opinion, please. I'm curious.

    Just for the record: my vote is nay.
    Yeah, I'm with Carlo on that one... She-ra is part of the whole mythos whether anyone likes it or not. This thread makes as much sense to me as if an X-man fan started 'Should Storm be part of the X-men' thread or a star wars fan did a 'Should Leia really be Luke's twin sister'? thread. Just let it go!

    PS. CARLOS my god you look JUST like Wolverine on that pic!
    Quote Originally Posted by Emiliano View Post
    The harsh reality is that the Horde were originally intended for POP, and they have always been intended for POP. Filmation developed the characters for the POP cartoon. It's a fact.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oulala View Post
    Yeah, I'm with Carlo on that one... She-ra is part of the whole mythos whether anyone likes it or not. This thread makes as much sense to me as if an X-man fan started 'Should Storm be part of the X-men' thread or a star wars fan did a 'Should Leia really be Luke's twin sister'? thread. Just let it go!
    Regardless of what PoP fans want to believe, She-Ra is in no way inextricably intertwined within the MOTU mythos. In your examples you first list Storm, a character who has featured strongly in the comics for the last 30 years as well as in every single non-comic X-Men outing since her debut. Then you list Leia's being Luke's twin, a fact that is shown in two out of the six core Star Wars movies and is also referenced in a staggering number of books, comics and games that comprise the EU. In no way are either of these examples comparable to She-Ra.

    MOTU has been comprised primarily of four cartoons and a movie. They are the filmation MOTU series, PoP, NA, MYP and the movie. At no point is She-Ra referenced or hinted at in any of these things outside of PoP itself. During the filmation MOTU series, there was no sign of He-Man having a sibling and the only PoP connection that ever arose was a brief glimpse of 2 swords in castle Grayskull and the Horde during the episode that shows the Sorceress' origin. These brief glimpses are essentially all that serve to connect the first 130 episodes of MOTU to She-Ra, and taken alone are not enough to show a strong She-Ra connection to the MOTU mythos. There was the MOTU movie which also in no way referenced the fact that He-Man has a sister. I believe that NA didn't reference her either and if it did I suspect the reference was brief and obscure. Most recently, MOTU existed in the MYP series which also didn't reference her or hint at her existence. Finally there was the PoP show itself, which obviously had her in it. Based on this, She-Ra is in no way an inextricable part of the MOTU mythos unless an individual happens to be a fan of PoP. As a consequence, there is ample room to remove her from said mythos.

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