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Offline JamesR

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The Force
« on: August 28, 2012, 04:06:32 AM »
If Star Wars were real, and you were being trained on the ways of the Force, would you be a Jedi and learn the ways of the 'Light-side' of the Force or would you become a Sith and use the 'Dark-side' of the force? I imagine that I would start off on the light-side seeing that I am a man of high-ideals and justice, but then after feeling like the light-side has ultimately failed me in bringing justice, I imagine that my revolutionary streak would get the better of me and I would fall to the dark side in hopes of achieving justice through unconventional means after giving up on the conventional way of doing things.
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Re: The Force
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2012, 04:12:41 AM »
We all have an El Guapo to face. Be brave, and fight like lions!

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Re: The Force
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2012, 07:26:17 AM »
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I imagine that I would start off on the light-side seeing that I am a man of high-ideals and justice, but then after feeling like the light-side has ultimately failed me in bringing justice, I imagine that my revolutionary streak would get the better of me and I would fall to the dark side in hopes of achieving justice through unconventional means after giving up on the conventional way of doing things.
Luke?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6L8b1zPE0-Y
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Re: The Force
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2012, 07:27:48 AM »
Once more the Sith will rule the galaxy! And we shall have peace.

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Re: The Force
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2012, 09:08:47 AM »
If Star Wars were real,
It isn't...but I would start my own group.  The Gray Side.  You know, to keep balance.
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Re: The Force
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2012, 11:11:48 AM »
Dark Side.  No moral reasons or what ever, it's just that Force Lightning is totally baddasss.
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Re: The Force
« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2012, 04:31:39 PM »
1. There already are Grey Jedi

2. Jedi can use a form of Force Lightning

I'd be a Jedi.
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Re: The Force
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Re: The Force
« Reply #8 on: August 28, 2012, 04:55:05 PM »
I would be Jolee Bindo.
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Re: The Force
« Reply #9 on: August 28, 2012, 04:55:11 PM »
Greetings in that Divine and Most Precious Name of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!



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Re: The Force
« Reply #10 on: August 28, 2012, 04:57:56 PM »
Greetings in that Divine and Most Precious Name of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!



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Re: The Force
« Reply #11 on: August 28, 2012, 05:19:32 PM »
The Forces wishes that Chuck Norris be with it, always.

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Re: The Force
« Reply #12 on: August 28, 2012, 06:53:13 PM »
If Star Wars were real, and you were being trained on the ways of the Force, would you be a Jedi and learn the ways of the 'Light-side' of the Force or would you become a Sith and use the 'Dark-side' of the force? I imagine that I would start off on the light-side seeing that I am a man of high-ideals and justice, but then after feeling like the light-side has ultimately failed me in bringing justice, I imagine that my revolutionary streak would get the better of me and I would fall to the dark side in hopes of achieving justice through unconventional means after giving up on the conventional way of doing things.
Dark side powers are also cooler. I mean force push (even though this is a neutral power) Vs. force lightning?! It's no contest. Thankfully, in the extended universe some Light-sided Jedi do get to use some of these Dark-sided powers.

Btw, I second anyone who said they would be Jolee Bindo. He's awesome.
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Re: The Force
« Reply #13 on: August 28, 2012, 06:57:03 PM »
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Re: The Force
« Reply #14 on: August 28, 2012, 06:59:01 PM »
Noobs.
Which is basically what I said:

"Thankfully, in the extended universe some Light-sided Jedi do get to use some of these Dark-sided powers."

But thanks for providing that article. I did not know that the Jedi Exile from KOTOR 2 had a name.
« Last Edit: August 28, 2012, 07:00:09 PM by Severian »
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Re: The Force
« Reply #15 on: August 28, 2012, 07:02:49 PM »
Noobs.
Which is basically what I said:

"Thankfully, in the extended universe some Light-sided Jedi do get to use some of these Dark-sided powers."

But thanks for providing that article. I did not know that the Jedi Exile from KOTOR 2 had a name.

The EU is the true Star Wars. The films are the side material.
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Re: The Force
« Reply #16 on: August 28, 2012, 07:04:08 PM »
The EU is the true Star Wars. The films are the side material.
I can see what you mean. The prequels especially were on the mediocre side. :-\
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Re: The Force
« Reply #17 on: August 28, 2012, 07:21:53 PM »
Noobs.
Which is basically what I said:

"Thankfully, in the extended universe some Light-sided Jedi do get to use some of these Dark-sided powers."

But thanks for providing that article. I did not know that the Jedi Exile from KOTOR 2 had a name.

The EU is the true Star Wars. The films are the side material.

Pshh...

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Re: The Force
« Reply #18 on: August 28, 2012, 07:22:53 PM »
I would probably be a Grey Jedi.

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Re: The Force
« Reply #19 on: August 28, 2012, 08:35:56 PM »
I would probably be a Grey Jedi.
I was making it up.  Shows how much I know.

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Re: The Force
« Reply #20 on: August 28, 2012, 09:09:51 PM »
The one thing I do not like about Star Wars is that it is one of the only universes where evilness is portrayed as stronger. Notice that every dark-side force on Star Wars is pretty much stronger than every light-side user, and that the only way Luke is even able to beat Vader is through using the dark side momentarily. All of the great light-side users get killed, and not even Master Yoda--the toughest light-side user besides Luke--is able to take out Palpatine.
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Re: The Force
« Reply #21 on: August 28, 2012, 09:22:58 PM »
The one thing I do not like about Star Wars is that it is one of the only universes where evilness is portrayed as stronger. Notice that every dark-side force on Star Wars is pretty much stronger than every light-side user, and that the only way Luke is even able to beat Vader is through using the dark side momentarily. All of the great light-side users get killed, and not even Master Yoda--the toughest light-side user besides Luke--is able to take out Palpatine.

Dude...

Yoda and Mace Windu were both on about the same caliber as Sidious, who was supposed to be the strongest Sith lord of all history. Obi-Wan was stronger than Anakin. Revan was stronger than Malak. The Exile was stronger than Nihilus, Sion and Traya. Galen Marek defeated both Vader and Sidious, almost killing them. The light side is looking pretty good to me.
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Re: The Force
« Reply #22 on: August 29, 2012, 01:04:14 AM »


I really wish my post had been approved before you posted this...
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Re: The Force
« Reply #23 on: August 29, 2012, 01:04:14 AM »
If Star Wars were real, and you were being trained on the ways of the Force, would you be a Jedi and learn the ways of the 'Light-side' of the Force or would you become a Sith and use the 'Dark-side' of the force? I imagine that I would start off on the light-side seeing that I am a man of high-ideals and justice, but then after feeling like the light-side has ultimately failed me in bringing justice, I imagine that my revolutionary streak would get the better of me and I would fall to the dark side in hopes of achieving justice through unconventional means after giving up on the conventional way of doing things.
Dark side powers are also cooler. I mean force push (even though this is a neutral power) Vs. force lightning?! It's no contest. Thankfully, in the extended universe some Light-sided Jedi do get to use some of these Dark-sided powers.

Btw, I second anyone who said they would be Jolee Bindo. He's awesome.

There is actually a light-side force lightning: Electric judgment; just ask Ki Adi Mundi (I think it was him anyways).
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Re: The Force
« Reply #24 on: August 29, 2012, 01:04:14 AM »
The one thing I do not like about Star Wars is that it is one of the only universes where evilness is portrayed as stronger. Notice that every dark-side force on Star Wars is pretty much stronger than every light-side user, and that the only way Luke is even able to beat Vader is through using the dark side momentarily. All of the great light-side users get killed, and not even Master Yoda--the toughest light-side user besides Luke--is able to take out Palpatine.

Dude...

Yoda and Mace Windu were both on about the same caliber as Sidious, who was supposed to be the strongest Sith lord of all history. Obi-Wan was stronger than Anakin. Revan was stronger than Malak. The Exile was stronger than Nihilus, Sion and Traya. Galen Marek defeated both Vader and Sidious, almost killing them. The light side is looking pretty good to me.

Though, I think the Sith Emperor (who sent Revan after the Star Forge to begin with) is really probably the strongest character in the history of the galaxy.
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