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22nd Aug '16 6:52:20 PM MoonByte
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** The second person most concerned for Po and his father is Tigress - the person that was adopted herself as a cub.
22nd Aug '16 6:38:39 PM MoonByte
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** When force is applied on a hard subject, the subject can crack or break. When the same force is applied on a soft subject, the subject usually doesn't even get a scratch since the energy is being absorbed. Rhino's defence is grounded on his strong build, but Po's style isn't "''hard''core".
7th Jul '16 4:23:14 PM SithkingZero
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* Shen is trying to kill a warrior of "Black and White." Yes, he goes for the pandas, but there are other races out there that have black and white coloration. We only see him going after pandas, but were there others? Snow Leopards can be black and white... and Tai Lung was an orphan... where did Tai Lung's parents go?
3rd Apr '16 3:01:17 AM Lancelot07
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** Even if the cannon exists and takes some of martial arts' spotlight away, it can still exist alongside it as it does today. Shen wanted to completely ''wipe kung fu out'' by imprisoning/killing off people capable of the art. It's not the same.



*** Well, she didn't accidentally stop his heart. So yeah, she's probably better at her art.

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*** Well, she didn't accidentally stop his heart. So yeah, she's probably better at her art.art.

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* Shifu denying Tigress to use her tiger instincts may very well be a result of his ordeal with Tai Lung, if he believes giving into raw, feline instinct is what created the darkness in the latter.
21st Mar '16 7:42:45 PM TheWildWestPyro
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** Po's way of defense has been used since the first movie. Look his fight with Tai Lung: many of Tai Lung's attacks ended up hurting him precisely because Po would roll with them and redirect their force in such a way to sock the poor leopard, including the very first and the one right before the Wuxi Finger Hold.

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** Po's way of defense has been used since the first movie. Look his fight with Tai Lung: many of Tai Lung's attacks ended up hurting him precisely because Po would simply roll with them and redirect their force in such a way to sock the poor poor, cocky leopard, including the very first and the one right before the Wuxi Finger Hold.
21st Mar '16 8:38:35 AM Mantyf
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* Tigress in the sequel is shown to be very adept at exploiting her opponent's movements, redirecting them to begin a throw and other "soft" moves that weren't part of her fighting style before. It is not very probable that she polished these because he anticipated the need to fight Po, particularly without harming him (too much). But it is entirely understandable that she wanted to expand her arsenal, after a direct application of her strength proved to be not enough to beat Tai Lung.

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* Tigress in the sequel is shown to be very adept at exploiting her opponent's movements, redirecting them to begin a throw and other "soft" moves that weren't part of her fighting style before. It is not very probable that she polished these because he anticipated the need to fight Po, particularly without harming him (too much). But it is entirely understandable that she wanted to expand her arsenal, after a direct application of her strength proved to be not enough to beat Tai Lung. Also, considering how closer they are, it might be the consequence of her speinding much time training with Po.
21st Mar '16 8:30:46 AM Mantyf
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* This troper was slightly bothered that Po managed to find Inner Peace so young and so fast, whereas Shifu had to go through many years to achieve it. Then I realized it makes perfect sense: Shifu was only ''confronted'' with the source of his inner turmoil at an old age, when he finally had to own up to the mistakes he committed with Tai Lung, and accept some of it was his fault and some of it ''wasn't''. Po found inner peace earlier because he had to face his inner turmoil earlier, dealing with his lost family. It is all a matter of facing your issues.

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* This troper was slightly bothered that Po managed to find Inner Peace so young and so fast, whereas Shifu had to go through many years to achieve it. Then I realized it makes perfect sense: Shifu was only ''confronted'' with the source of his inner turmoil at an old age, when he finally had to own up to the mistakes he committed with Tai Lung, and accept some of it was his fault and some of it ''wasn't''. Po found inner peace earlier because he had to face his inner turmoil earlier, dealing with his lost family. It is all a matter of facing your issues. Also, as seen in the first movie, Po always fought conflict within himself, while Shifu had to accept first that he was the problem, and not someone else.
19th Mar '16 4:40:11 PM Deathhacker
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** [[spoiler: The sequel to this movie reveals why: Pandas were believed to be an ancient order of monks who knew how to manipulate Chi, to the point that the Warlord Kai wanted their power for his own to conquer China. This actually explains Shen's dogged determination to use his invention to end kung fu; Chi manipulation was another form of Kung Fu and Shen feared that it would be the method used to take him down due to the prophecy, so he was determined to invent something to counter it at all cost. Gunpowder just so happened to be nearby...]]
1st Feb '16 6:36:18 PM creader
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* Tigress' story in this short is very similar to Po's story in the first ''Kung Fu Panda''. Namely, she struggles with attempting a fighting style that doesn't fit her, Shifu treats her badly, she has a talk with Oogway under the peach tree that motivates her, and in the end, she realizes that she fights the best when she uses her own technique.



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* Tigress' story in this short is very similar to Po's story in the first ''Kung Fu Panda''. Namely, she struggles with attempting a fighting style that doesn't fit her, Shifu treats her badly, she has a talk with Oogway under the peach tree that motivates her, and in the end, she realizes that she fights the best when she uses her own technique.


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1st Feb '16 6:35:33 PM creader
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[[AC:Secrets of the Scroll]]
* Tigress' story in this short is very similar to Po's story in the first ''Kung Fu Panda''. Namely, she struggles with attempting a fighting style that doesn't fit her, Shifu treats her badly, she has a talk with Oogway under the peach tree that motivates her, and in the end, she realizes that she fights the best when she uses her own technique.


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