CT Star Wars Misconceptions You Had as a Kid. (RE-MADE)

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  1. AnakinColodin Force Ghost

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    This can be explained in story not as lighting issues but actually due to Sun exposer lightening hair. . In ANH and TPM it Luke and Anakin have been living there whole lives on a desert planet with two suns. This would lighten their hair. In the next film they have been off Tatooine for a few years and the hair that has grown in the meantime has not been exposed to the same amount of sunlight so it has not lightened.
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  2. HevyDevy Jedi Grand Master

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    I don't know if I've posted this before, but at the start of ANH when Leia says she is on a "diplomatic mission" I thought she was telling the truth :p
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  3. thebeanpole Jedi Grand Master

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    Lol this one made me laugh so hard for some reason.

    This one is also freaking great.
  4. hirsute_biped Force Ghost

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    I was into geography, maps, and the like when I was in elementary school. I thought there must be some kind of connection between Obi-Wan Kenobi and the Okefenokee swamp (in Florida, USA, planet Earth), based on their phonetic similarity and Obi's buddy Yoda's preference for swamp habitat. Spirit-Obi eventually shows up in the swamp on Dagobah, case closed!
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  5. Vaapad Master Daeg Tynan Jedi Master

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    That's hilarious....
  6. Vaapad Master Daeg Tynan Jedi Master

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    My grandfather convinced me that Yoda was played by an actor named Jeffrey... who lived in the gopher hole under his shed out back. He told me that he'd come by and have coffee almost every morning with him... and he really did have green skin in real life... (I'm ashamed to say I believed this until just a few weeks ago...).
  7. Mr. K Moderator Emeritus

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    Oh....yup. Peed myself over that one.
  8. Aaronaman Jedi Grand Master

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    I always thought as a kid that when the General Dodonna says 'may the Force be with you' in the briefing room before the attack on the first Death Star that everyone of the Rebels was a Jedi....infact I'm pretty sure I argued the fact with alot of my friends before ESB came out lol
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  9. Aegon Starcaster Jedi Grand Master

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    I thought I would marry Leia one day :(
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  10. The Star Wars Archivist Jedi Master

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    Lol, he must be quite the joker.
  11. CommanderDrenn Jedi Grand Master

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    Like another user said, I thought it was Slave I (as in the letter) rather than the Roman Numeral version of 1.
  12. Revanfan1 Chosen One

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    I didn't think all the Rebels were, but I did think that Dodonna at least, was.
  13. jedihyrumsfather Force Ghost

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    When I was really little, I thought that Alderaan was earth and that the earth was destroyed! I have no idea why I thought that.
  14. DoubleGold Jedi Padawan

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    I thought Darth Vader was the true leader, not the emperor.
    I thought Kenobi was related to Luke.
    I thought the force was nothing more than telekinesis, but now I know it's much more than that.
  15. Vaapad Master Daeg Tynan Jedi Master

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    I remember thinking, why didn't they just build R2-D2 so that he spoke English like every other person in the whole galaxy? If they had done that then silly C3PO could go sit in the corner.
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  16. Darth_Nub Saga, Classic Trilogy and Film Music Manager

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    Alderaan looks just like Earth in the film, I think that's a fair mistake for a little kid to make (and you probably weren't the only one).
  17. DoubleGold Jedi Padawan

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    I thought that lightsabers had vaporizing powers upon killing blows. When I saw Kenobi struck down by Darth Vader's lightsaber, I thought Kenobi disappeared because the lightsaber is a powerful weapon, not because Kenobi was a Jedi.
  18. Dinos4Ever Jedi Master

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    I'm thinking that may have been intentional. ;)
  19. Wakko Jedi Youngling

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    When I was a kid, I didn't think C3PO had a function other than to be a butler to whoever owned him and to translate whatever R2D2 said. So when I saw ROTJ for the first time, and C3PO began conversing with the robot eyeball outside of Jabba's palace ("R2-day-towa... Say-thray-pay-owa"), I thought he was just speaking gibberish, which is why the eyeball got mad and went away.

    Later, when he began translating for Jabba, I thought, "Since when can he speak other languages?!"
  20. CommanderDrenn Jedi Grand Master

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    I can count myself among the many who thought Alderaan was Earth. Some kid at the school I used to go to convinced me of it. But hey, I was 7.
  21. Vthuil Force Ghost

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    This is hilarious.
  22. Dinos4Ever Jedi Master

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    I thought Taun-Tauns were goats mixed with Dinosaur DNA that the Rebels created for Hoth.
  23. I Are The Internets Chosen One

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    I thought Obi Wan was still alive at the end of ANH and was just hiding in the back of Luke's X-Wing.
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  24. TaradosGon SWTV Mod - Like Palpatine with animals

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    -The Emperor was hundreds of years old and used some kind of sorcery that was different from the Force
    -Jedi fought with lifesavers
    -The gamorrean guards backed away from look in shock upon seeing his face (I didn't realize Luke was choking them)
    -Luke threw his lightsaber into the AT-AT
    -The Ewoks were dwarf Wookiees
    -Max Reebo was half Piano
    -"The Rebels are allergic to our prisms" not "The Rebels are alerted to our presence."
    -Luke was going to become the Emperor's new apprentice and Vader was going to get promoted and graduate from his apprenticeship, not be killed and replaced.
    -The cut off arm on the floor was Evazan's and he just had a monstrous looking arm for some reason.
    -Chewbacca was Han's pet
    -Boba Fett, like Vader, would die if he took his helmet off.
  25. James Skyrunner Jedi Knight

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    Luke didn't understand R2s language? ?

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