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Atlantic Life Lessons from Star Wars...

Discussion in 'Canada Discussion Boards' started by Sar-Tamber-lac, Jun 1, 2003.

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  1. Sar-Tamber-lac

    Sar-Tamber-lac Jedi Master star 5

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    So, folks...this is a Star Wars messageboard...so to appease the RSA's, I thought this might be a good topic to discuss. What life lessons can we learn from Star Wars?

    I take this one...just when we think we know it all, something always comes and rocks our world (a la Luke Skywalker in ANH)

    What are some things you've learned?
     
  2. Ton_G

    Ton_G Jedi Master star 4

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    Just because your name is Luke you don't have to worry about Darth Vader comming to get you and hide under the blankets
     
  3. CrazyMike

    CrazyMike JC Collecting Manager and RSA Canada star 7 Staff Member Manager

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    Bravo Tammy [face_love]

    From the first time that I saw Star Wars in 1977 it had an immediate impact on me. The music, the effects, the fantasy. There had not been a movie like it at that time. I became totally consumed by the Star Wars phemom. My parents thought that I was nuts. Empire came out and I found myself being mad that I would have to wait 3 years to see what happened. Star Wars will forever represent to me what made me dream what it was like a long time ago in a galaxy far far away...
     
  4. Sar-Tamber-lac

    Sar-Tamber-lac Jedi Master star 5

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    LOL!!

    How about the truth in the saying "Big things come in small packaging?" or "Don't judge a book by its cover?" I mean, who'd of thunk Yoda could move that fast!


    EDIT: That's awesome, Mike :)
     
  5. Ton_G

    Ton_G Jedi Master star 4

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    Actually Star Wars has shaped my life, I think about it for at least 30 mins a day at bare minimum
     
  6. DarthBabe

    DarthBabe Jedi Master star 7

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    The only thing I learned from Luke is that if you start off as a whiney boy, then you'll become a great Jedi. :p
     
  7. KitFist0

    KitFist0 Jedi Master star 4

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    Star Wars has taught me little if anything . . . my parents, my family, my friends and my teachers have taught most of everything I know. I think we are reading to far into a simple saturday morning serial if we think that SW is life altering expirience. Star Wars main message is good will triumph over evil, life is full of greys and teaching children that life is black and white is misleading for kids. Star Wars is fantasy, no more no less. Star Wars is fun, it's also mindless fiction.

    Tammy, you had to be so darn quick, eh ? I wanted to spite Mike :p
     
  8. DarthBabe

    DarthBabe Jedi Master star 7

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    Star Wars has taught me that I can stand in line for five hours without going insane from boredom.
     
  9. Sar-Tamber-lac

    Sar-Tamber-lac Jedi Master star 5

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    So true...but it does have it's good features...

    It's full of quoteables that have weaved their way into normal everyday conversation...I mean, how many people have you heard say "Use the Force" or "I have forseen it" when not even remotely discussing Star Wars? It's something that has dramatically altered society...along the same lines as The Simpsons. They are things that will never die. That means they've altered a life somewhere...
     
  10. DarthBabe

    DarthBabe Jedi Master star 7

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    It hasn't really taught me anything though...tis only a movie.
     
  11. KitFist0

    KitFist0 Jedi Master star 4

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    It's full of quoteables that have weaved their way into normal everyday conversation

    I quoted SW in my post Tammy :p no more no less ;)


    Edit: post 2, 400
     
  12. AT-ST_DRIVER

    AT-ST_DRIVER Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Lessons i've learned from Star Wars:

    - If you're in a bar and someone says they don't like you, take his word for it and run like hell.

    - you can't get too far in life without knowing what the center switch on a speeder bike does (jams their communications ;) )

    - Just because the guy is on life support doesn't mean he can't kick your ass.

    - Short help is better than no help.
     
  13. Ton_G

    Ton_G Jedi Master star 4

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    Funny green men who live in swamps aren't to be trusted....
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    The insertion or "pants" into any line is funy
     
  14. Sar-Tamber-lac

    Sar-Tamber-lac Jedi Master star 5

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    - If you're in a bar and someone says they don't like you, take his word for it and run like hell.

    LOL! [face_laugh]
     
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    AT-ST_DRIVER Jedi Padawan star 4

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  16. Daughter_of_Yubyub

    Daughter_of_Yubyub Jedi Master star 6

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    From the EU: You can't look dignified when you're having fun. Just be yourself and don't worry about what other people will think.

    From the films: If you have heart, you'll triumphant. It doesn't matter if they seem superior in every way, you can't give up.
     
  17. DarthBabe

    DarthBabe Jedi Master star 7

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    Oh and you forgot one DOY: No matter what, furry little creatures can always beat up Stormtroopers.
     
  18. Daughter_of_Yubyub

    Daughter_of_Yubyub Jedi Master star 6

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    Maybe I disguised it better than I thought as the speech about having heart. :p
     
  19. DarthBabe

    DarthBabe Jedi Master star 7

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  20. Ton_G

    Ton_G Jedi Master star 4

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    No, thats what Lucas wants you to think....the fuzzballs really can't, MUHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!
     
  21. DarthBabe

    DarthBabe Jedi Master star 7

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    Yeah but Stormtroopers have the strength of a twig. There armour must be crap because everytime they get shot at, they go down.
     
  22. Ton_G

    Ton_G Jedi Master star 4

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    No, only the ones we see die have the crappy armor, now it all makes sense
     
  23. DarthBabe

    DarthBabe Jedi Master star 7

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    Well, the guy who walked into the door was a moron and he didn't die.
     
  24. Ton_G

    Ton_G Jedi Master star 4

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    Actually he died of screen from brain damage....or maybe....nah...He was lucky
     
  25. DarthBabe

    DarthBabe Jedi Master star 7

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    The moral of the story is Stormtroopers suck and Clone troopers are better.
     
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