Monthly Archives: July 2014

Six K

I’m as surprised as you are:

In the Land of the Dropoff

Fimfiction counts every view of every chapter you write, but the number of views it reports for any given story is the number of views for the chapter most read. One might reasonably assume that this is the first chapter, since it’s been on the site for the longest time (unless everything was uploaded at once), and readers who don’t… (more…)

One might call it cynical

Enigma Machine has come up with a tall tale called Princess Twilight Sparkle™ Action Figures, in which we discover that the reason for Twi’s ascension to royalty was, um, to sell merchandise. Where would somepony get an idea like that, anyway?

The dangers of off-the-hoof calculations

Rarity says to Desert Brush in Chapter 3 of The Life That Late He Led: “My dear fellow, you’re in a world where the mares outnumber the stallions four to one, and you have a mare all to yourself. You should be doing a great deal better than everypony else.” This conflicts with Twilight Sparkle’s declaration in The Sparkle Chronicles,… (more…)

An idea kicking around

It’s not my idea, but it makes a certain amount of sense to me: Pinkie Pie had been turned into a unicorn and got unicorn powers. One of her powers was that when any ponies were arguing, she could encase them in a pink bubble (kind of like the “force field” Twilight makes sometimes) and zap them off to some… (more…)