Asterix

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  1. Obi Anne FF admin Celebrations, Europe

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    Today I read the first album, Asterix the Gaul, and in there Panoramix says that it's an old recipe transmitted from druid to druid, but in Asterix and the Goths he wins the druid competition with the magic potion, and then it's definetly his own.

    Maybe his ancestor, as seen in Asterix vs. Caesar invented it, and Panoramix is the only one he transmitted it to.
  2. Twinnie Force Ghost

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    Dunno... maybe... or maybe Uderzo and Goscinny changed their minds aftdr all those albums, or maybe they didn't really decided if Panoramix was the Magic Potion creator or not... who knows ? *sigh*
  3. Obi Anne FF admin Celebrations, Europe

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    Yeah, it's a bit late to ask.
  4. Twinnie Force Ghost

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    Well, Uderzo is still alive... remember ? he even drew a comic we didn't like, recently :D
  5. Obi Anne FF admin Celebrations, Europe

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    But do you think he still remember who invented the magic potion, he didn't even remember the birthdays of our heroes. :)
  6. Bubba Fet Jedi Knight

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    I love Asterix, but the best comic ever is Tintin if you ask me.
  7. Obi Anne FF admin Celebrations, Europe

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    Sorry have to disagree with that.
  8. Twinnie Force Ghost

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    Aah I disagree too Ben ; Tintin is... kinda boring (he's far too perfect). He is kind of an obeying boyscoot [face_disgusted].
  9. anya Skywalker Jedi Master

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    Let me disahgree...
    Tintin is pretty good actually. Sure, he may look like a boy scout and all, but the books are funny (Captain Haddock, the professor, milu, etc... :D).

    The seven balls and the 'sequel' (or however the book name is in english) is one of my favorites.
  10. Twinnie Force Ghost

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    *going on with her idea : Tintin is not good* And Hergé's racism is far too obvious for the comics to be acceptable in my mind :mad: and Milou isn't as good as Idéfix, and the Captain is nothing as fun as Obélix, and all in all Hergé tried to draw too serious a comic (or not enough serious a comic maybe, it's just in the middle of the great comics) for me to enjoy it ; this argumentaion is absolutly subjective, okay, okay... :D

  11. Obi Anne FF admin Celebrations, Europe

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    Hey, be friends! Even if you Tintin lovers must understand that in this thread Asterix is number one.
  12. anya Skywalker Jedi Master

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    I understand that, Anne, but it doesn't meant that Tintin isn't good too. :)


    Asterix still rules, though! :D
  13. Obi Anne FF admin Celebrations, Europe

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    Everyone has a different taste, so we shouldn't bash Tintin, just because we love Asterix.
  14. Twinnie Force Ghost

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    right, but that was not meant to create a fight...

    my sister here have a great deal of very good arguments meant to prove Astérix is the best : she says Tintin has no helmet, he loves the Roman, and he doesn't even know how to make magic potion ! and more, Tintin isn't even able to eat poisoned pudding without being sick, he hasn't even met Cleopatra, and he would be bad against the pirats ! and he hasn't even gone to the Olympic games, and his pants are, humm, ugly... and he's so bad he _visited_ the pyramids, he didn't even built them !

    don't all these argulents prove Astérix is the best ? :D
  15. Obi Anne FF admin Celebrations, Europe

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    They are all very good!!!
  16. anya Skywalker Jedi Master

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    **slaps forehead and shakes head**

    **rolls eyes**

    [face_plain]

    I won't even comment...








    [face_laugh]
  17. Twinnie Force Ghost

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    Something wrong, Anya ? [face_innocent]
  18. emilsson Chosen One

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    At least both Tintin and Asterix features cute dogs.
  19. Obi Anne FF admin Celebrations, Europe

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    But Idefix is the cutest!!!
  20. Twinnie Force Ghost

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    sure he is !

    a friend offered me a furry Idéfix a couple of years ago, saying it was the cutest soft toy she had found (we're both fond of soft toys =) ; see, it was an Idéfix, and not a Milou !

    [face_love] Idéfix !
  21. Obi Anne FF admin Celebrations, Europe

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    Ohh, I'm so jealous, I once saw a soft toy Idefix, but I was total broke so I couldn't buy it. :(
  22. emilsson Chosen One

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    I don't know...I think they are equally cute.
  23. Twinnie Force Ghost

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    I have the feeling Idéfix is more clever.
  24. anya Skywalker Jedi Master

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    Their both dogs!

    Meaning they're equally cute! ;)

    The only problem is that they are both small dogs, and small dogs have a tendencie to be irritating... Which doesn't happen in the books, of course! :)
  25. Obi Anne FF admin Celebrations, Europe

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    Well when they did the "real actor" film of Asterix, then Idefix wasn't that small. He was perfect.
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