MLP Liveblog Chat Thingy: "Twilight Time"

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How to participate in the liveblog chat:

Option 1: Whenever you watch the episode, comment on this post as you watch with whatever responses you feel like posting!

Option 2: Go to http://webchat.freenode.net/. Enter a nickname, then for the Channels field enter ##rabbitcube, and finally fill in the Captcha and hit Connect! We’ll be watching the episode and commenting there starting at just after 3:00 p.m. EST. Not that that is one hour later than usual because I have a 2 p.m. panel. After the chat, I will update this post with a log of the conversation.

Chatlog below the cut!

[15:05] <@Sylocat> Magic lessons!
[15:05] <@Sylocat> Show off
[15:06] <@Sylocat> Uh oh… helping the CMCs?
[15:06] <Froborr> I would be happy not to get a cutie mark in sweeping.
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[15:06] <Decoy_Octopus> this is an oddly long cold open, isn’t it?
[15:06] <@Sylocat> Yes
[15:07] <Froborr> A little, yeah.
[15:07] <@Sylocat> Uh oh
[15:07] <@Sylocat> Oh jeez…
[15:07] <@Sylocat> “Killlllllllll meeeeeeeee….”
[15:07] <Froborr> Great, they’ve created carnivorous evil-apples.
[15:07] <@Sylocat> “Must be blood. Must be fresh.”
[15:07] <Froborr> So, this is the episode where Applebloom has to feed her prize-winning super-apple-seedling blood, right?
[15:07] <Decoy_Octopus> calling it, this will somehow be twilight’s key episode
[15:07] <@Sylocat> (those are the only lines I remember from Little Shop of Horrors)
[15:08] <@Sylocat> Pipsqueak!
[15:08] <@Sylocat> Uh oh
[15:08] <@Sylocat> And Twist
[15:08] <Decoy_Octopus> oh hey pip isn’t dead
[15:08] <@Sylocat> Wait, Diamond Tiara doing acrobatics?
[15:08] <@Sylocat> Oh, of course she’s not
[15:08] <@Sylocat> Oh yikes
[15:08] <Froborr> lol
[15:08] <@Sylocat> It’s Alfred!
[15:08] <Decoy_Octopus> she has a butler?
[15:09] <@Sylocat> Uh oh, fantasy sequence
[15:09] <@Sylocat> Mad scientist Apple Bloom!
[15:09] <Froborr> Sweetie Belle for President
[15:09] <@Sylocat> Oh yes, please, Sweetie Belle, toss her into the lake
[15:09] <Froborr> …oh, just a dream sequence
[15:10] <@Sylocat> Ew
[15:10] <Decoy_Octopus> twilight isn’t a princess you dopes
[15:10] <@Sylocat> Uh oh
[15:10] <Decoy_Octopus> what gave you that idea
[15:10] <@Sylocat> Exactly what they were chiding her for
[15:11] <@Sylocat> So, they’re actually addressing the fact that Twilight is now a princess
[15:11] <Decoy_Octopus> wait is that the first time they’ve explicitly said in-show that she’s an alicorn
[15:11] <@Sylocat> Well, the first time since the premiere, I think
[15:11] <Froborr> No, I’m pretty sure they said it in the season-3 finale.
[15:11] <Decoy_Octopus> I don’t remember if they said it in the season 3 fin-oh okay
[15:11] <Froborr> Rarity said it there IIRC
[15:11] <@Sylocat> Cutie Mark Crusader Social Climbers and Connection Users
[15:12] <Froborr> Cutie Mark Crusader Power Brokers
[15:12] <Decoy_Octopus> oh hey someone acknowledged her hair is weird
[15:12] <@Sylocat> “A bold design choice.”
[15:12] <@Sylocat> So they think “adorkable” is just her fashion choice
[15:12] <@Sylocat> Oh boy
[15:13] <@Sylocat> Wait, we don’t see the Little Shop of Horrors thing again?
[15:13] <@Sylocat> Oh no
[15:13] <Decoy_Octopus> oh hey obnoxious titledrop
[15:13] <@Sylocat> Of course, once the CMCs now get a taste of popularity…
[15:13] <Froborr> To be fair, Twilight is a better teacher than Cheerilee
[15:13] <Decoy_Octopus> cheerilee’s a teacher?
[15:13] <@Sylocat> Wait, they don’t seem corrupted by the attention?
[15:13] <Froborr> Then again, Cheerilee is a pretty terrible teacher
[15:14] <@Sylocat> Uh oh
[15:14] <@Sylocat> Sweetie Belle truly is Rarity’s sister
[15:14] <Decoy_Octopus> of course sweetie belle is excited about thi-darnit sylo
[15:14] <@Sylocat> Sorry ^_^;
[15:14] <Froborr> Is Sweetie Belle’s voice getting deeper?
[15:15] <@Sylocat> Oh yikes
[15:15] <Decoy_Octopus> yeah I thought it sounded weird
[15:15] <Froborr> That last line in the previous scene seemed unusually deep
[15:15] <@Sylocat> Whatever happened to Luna being Pipsqueak’s favorite princess ever?
[15:15] <Decoy_Octopus> fdf twilight eating
[15:15] <@Sylocat> (thus that Assassin’s Creed comic)
[15:15] <@Sylocat> Hay burgers
[15:15] <Froborr> …She just used the burger to wipe ketchup off her face.
[15:16] <@Sylocat> Uh oh, and Twilight’s blundering right into the trap
[15:16] <Froborr> Twilight is Princess of the Slobs
[15:16] <Decoy_Octopus> wait pinkie why are you here
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[15:16] <@Sylocat> Red light, green light
[15:17] <Froborr> Scootaloo is really Rainbow Dash’s protege, isn’t she?
[15:17] <@Sylocat> I’m surprised Featherweight isn’t there, given how he sold them out in Ponyville Confidential
[15:18] <Froborr> Featherweight is there.
[15:18] <@Sylocat> He is? I didn’t see him
[15:18] <Froborr> He just took the photo of the CMC!
[15:18] <@Sylocat> Like Decoy and I both said, Sweetie Belle is Rarity’s sister
[15:19] <@Sylocat> And now Apple Bloom and Scootaloo are falling into the same trap
[15:19] <@Sylocat> Come on, CMCs, invite everypony else except DT/SS
[15:20] <@Sylocat> …Or not
[15:20] <@Sylocat> Oh jeez, one of the kids is drooling, literally
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[15:20] <@Sylocat> RUN FOR YOUR LIVES
[15:20] <Froborr> So… the CMC are girls 4-7 and the other kids are the bronies, right?
[15:20] <@Sylocat> GAH!
[15:21] <@Sylocat> Wait, she’s… she doesn’t… huh? What is this…
[15:21] <@Sylocat> Ah, of course, she’s setting up a structure
[15:21] <@Sylocat> Hey, in the background, that’s a diagram of the Mystery Box
[15:22] <Froborr> Hey, it is. Interesting.
[15:22] <@Sylocat> I suppose Twilight does want to prove she’s not above them all
[15:23] <@Sylocat> Wait, why is Twilight surprised they haven’t improved?
[15:23] <@Sylocat> Ah, she’s using Rarity’s techniques from The Crystal Empire
[15:24] <@Sylocat> Only they’re not quite… huh?
[15:24] <@Sylocat> HAHAHAHAH
[15:24] <@Sylocat> Well, it’s better than they were last week
[15:25] <@Sylocat> Wait, is that her key to the box?
[15:25] <Froborr> This seems possible!
[15:25] <Froborr> Haha, Spike is suffering. Sucks to be him.
[15:26] <@Sylocat> Ah, so it’s not her key
[15:26] <Froborr> Huh, surprisingly no.
[15:26] <@Sylocat> That was… a weird episode
[15:27] <Froborr> Yeah… don’t know if I liked it?
[15:27] <Froborr> It kept not going where I expected… except then it did?
[15:27] <@Sylocat> Weirdly paced, a bit of cringe comedy
[15:27] <@Sylocat> (also, the CMC advanced with their skills a bit too fast)
[15:28] <Froborr> To be fair, we don’t know how much time elapsed before the final scene.

[15:29] <@Sylocat> Ah, that’s true
[15:29] <@Sylocat> I was also hoping that DT/SS would get a bit of egg on their faces at some point
[15:30] <@Sylocat> But oh well… it had to make the point that, it’s okay they didn’t get any social advancement out of this in the end
[15:31] <@Sylocat> (also, I suppose Twilight will have to get her key last)

2 thoughts on “MLP Liveblog Chat Thingy: "Twilight Time"

  1. My apologies for suddenly leaving, my internet spontaneously died and didn't come back until a bit afterward. I thought it was a pretty good episode, honestly.

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