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Discussion in 'Star Wars Saga In-Depth' started by Feelicks, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. scooper121s

    scooper121s Jedi Youngling star 2

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    -Nothing wrong with Jar Jar
    -Nothing wrong with the prequel trilogy
    -Luke was a brat
    -The Anakin/Padme romance should never have happend, she was what 13-14 years older than Anakin!
    -Yoda looked good in CGI
     
  2. Random Comments

    Random Comments Jedi Master star 5

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    Just 5 years older, actually. Anakin was 9 in Episode I, and Padme was 14.
    Which is frankly silly.
     
  3. scooper121s

    scooper121s Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Padme was the ****ing Queen, wasn't she? Why the **** would they hand the Empire over to a 14 year old?
     
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    Random Comments Jedi Master star 5

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    Because they elected her, and the plot demanded it.
     
  5. darth-sinister

    darth-sinister Manager Emeritus star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    1. There was no romance. Just the beginnings of a friendship.

    2. Nine year olds can find fourteen year olds attractive.
     
  6. Garrett Atkins

    Garrett Atkins Jedi Knight star 4

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    I don't know what's more silly, the fact that they elected a 14-year-old queen or the fact that they elected a queen.
     
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    Random Comments Jedi Master star 5

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    It's a holdover from the past. They used to have a normal monarchy, but decided they preferred democracy. I don't remember how peaceful the transition was (too lazy to look it up), but they decided to keep the titles intact. It fit in with their architectural vibe.
     
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  8. Garrett Atkins

    Garrett Atkins Jedi Knight star 4

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    Why not name her President of Naboo if they're just going to make it a democracy?
     
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    Random Comments Jedi Master star 5

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    Because it fit with their architectural vibe, and tradition and stuff. Also, it sounds cooler for your protagonist to marry royalty than to marry a president of some backwater world.
     
  10. Garrett Atkins

    Garrett Atkins Jedi Knight star 4

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    I dunno, seems lame IMO.
     
  11. scooper121s

    scooper121s Jedi Youngling star 2

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    It's still ridiculous that they made a 14 year old Queen
     
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  12. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

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    You're ridiculous!
     
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    Random Comments Jedi Master star 5

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    Not saying it would make sense in real life or anything, just offering the necessary feeble justification for the fiction.
     
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  14. Sarge

    Sarge Chosen One star 6

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    There is historical precedent for elected monarchs. For example, when the first crusade captured Jerusalem and decided to settle down there, the senior nobles elected a king.
     
  15. scooper121s

    scooper121s Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Did they elect a 14 year old? NO! it's ridiculous!
     
  16. Sarge

    Sarge Chosen One star 6

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    Yes, the 14 year old part is ridiculous.
     
  17. Force Smuggler

    Force Smuggler Force Ghost star 7

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    She wasn't the youngest.
     
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  18. Garrett Atkins

    Garrett Atkins Jedi Knight star 4

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    Even worse. Did they elect infants as monarchs?
     
  19. Force Smuggler

    Force Smuggler Force Ghost star 7

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    Some 12 year old.
     
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  20. scooper121s

    scooper121s Jedi Youngling star 2

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    *Facepalm*
     
  21. FRAGWAGON

    FRAGWAGON Jedi Master star 4

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    Wait....you mean this stuff is *fiction*?

    Historical Fiction, right?
     
  22. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

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    Non-fiction?
     
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  23. Jarren_Lee-Saber

    Jarren_Lee-Saber Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    They've had younger monarchs than that in the real world.
    I guess they just didn't like to elect old men :D
     
  24. Cushing's Admirer

    Cushing's Admirer Force Ghost star 7

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    There is nothing wrong with old men, nor does age preclude wise or proper rule.
     
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  25. Cryogenic

    Cryogenic Force Ghost star 5

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    It's slightly ridiculous that we apparently need rulers to rule us at all.
     
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