PT Why was Obi Wan so bad at flying?

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  1. rumsmuggler Chosen One

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    Yep. All that womprat hunting in his T-16 came in handy.
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  2. markdeez33 Jedi Grand Master

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    "Flying is for droids"

    He's just not a big fan of it. That's all.
  3. Jedi Master Kenobiwan Force Ghost

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    He was a bad pilot, he just didn't like it. After the way Anakin flew the speeder the way he did on episode II, I can good understand why he hated flying.
  4. deadly jp Jedi Master

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    Obi wan is a good pliot but he's not a big fan of flying.
  5. darth-sinister Manager Emeritus

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    He will fly a ship as needed, he just doesn't like it when Anakin is behind the controls.
  6. Cushing's Admirer Chosen One

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    I thought it was nice Obi didn't like flying. Not everyone is alike simply because they're Force-Sensitive.
  7. thejeditraitor Chosen One

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    yeah he only survived maul, jango, gg, the sith, the clone wars, the empire and taught the new hope to save the galaxy.
    Last edited by thejeditraitor, Jul 28, 2014
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  8. DurararaFTW Jedi Master

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    It was just a way to show that Jedi doesn't equal being good at absolutely everything (even if being the Chosen One seemingly does). And they failed because clearly Obi-Wan was still the second best fighterpilot in the battle above Corusant.
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  9. Darth Dominikkus Jedi Grand Master

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    He was great at flying, actually.
    Him and Jango in the asteroid field around Geonosis? Impressive.
    Surviving the buzz droid attack? Impressive.

    There's a difference between not being fond of something and being bad at something.
  10. darth-sinister Manager Emeritus

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    Anakin likes being a pilot because that's who he is. Same with Luke. Leia does not like Han's flying skills when he takes them into the asteroid field. She only shows her appreciation for not getting them killed. Obi-wan says, "I don't mind flying but what you're doing is suicide!" He only states his actual objection when he's being shot at by Slave I.

    OBI-WAN: "This is why I hate flying."
  11. Legolas Skywalker Force Ghost

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    Good pilot, just didn't like flying
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