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What do you think of EU? should it be counted as canon?

Poll closed Mar 24, 2012.
  1. Yes

    40.0%
  2. No

    6.7%
  3. Yes, as long as the movies don't contradict it.

    46.7%
  4. Yes, only if it was featured in the movies. (Aayla Secura, Outrider etc. etc.)

    6.7%
  5. Yes, only if it is in the movie novelizations. (Ep.II prologue etc. etc.)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. other (please specify)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
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  1. master_jedi21

    master_jedi21 Jedi Youngling star 3

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  2. Basemonger

    Basemonger Jedi Youngling star 1

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    The one thing about EVERYTHING that's been published under permission is that everything that people _think_ is contradictory can be explained. Even the "Jaster" angel on Boba fett was explained through the "open season" storyline.

    And... what's that? a giant green bunny from marvel? Yep, explained and fleshed out by SWD20.

    Without the EU, you woldn't even have the name "coruscant". Lucas always had a different name, and the fans like d it so much that he agreed to call it Coruscant.

    EU is an intregal and vital part of Star wars.
     
  3. KenKenobi

    KenKenobi Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    [ul]Canon refers to an authoritative list of books that the Lucas Licensing editors consider an authentic part of the official Star Wars history. Our goal is to present a continuous and unified history of the Star Wars galaxy, insofar as that history does not conflict with, or undermine the meaning of Mr. Lucas's Star Wars saga of films and screenplays. Things that Lucas Licensing does not consider official parts of the continuous Star Wars history show an Infinities logo or are contained in Star Wars Tales. Everything else is considered canon[/ul]



    The Official stance on the subject is that yes, it is canon. ;)

    Also, in my personal view, yes, it is canon. :)


    Besides- it has no contradictions with the movies. ;) :)


    [hl=blue]Ken Kenobi- And you have a nice day ;)[/hl]
     
  4. Jedi_Jason5001

    Jedi_Jason5001 Jedi Master star 3

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    Nov 30, 2001
    Oh H#ll yeah, EU should be canon. I dont think i'd like it if all the books i've read turned out to be "infinities". that would be a big waste of money for sure. both other than that, yes, EU should be counted as canon.
     
  5. Indigo_Jade

    Indigo_Jade Jedi Knight star 5

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    Apr 23, 2002
    Canon... not Canon, who cares?

    As long as you enjoy the story, and it gives you a measure of satisfaction, what do you care what George Lucas thinks of it?

    Indy
     
  6. Darth_Haggis

    Darth_Haggis Jedi Master star 4

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    Mar 21, 2002
    There is no Original Trilogy. There is no Prequel Trilogy. There is no Expanded Universe. There is only Star Wars!
     
  7. Jedi_Jason5001

    Jedi_Jason5001 Jedi Master star 3

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    Nov 30, 2001
    DH has it quite correct. May we now all refer to it as that. Star Wars.
     
  8. DARTH2-D2

    DARTH2-D2 Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Feb 9, 2002
    GL never reads the books orso it seems, so why should anything count that he doesnt write.
     
  9. PreludeRM

    PreludeRM FanForce CR, & Fanforce Council Calgary, Alberta star 4

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    Oct 28, 2002
    Cause if GL wrote it it would have turned out like TPM. a really lame story. Hes getting better in Ep2. and EP3 should be one of his best. I like the Imax version of ATOC better then the regular one. less sappy crap and all action.
     
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