History Headscratchers / SonicTheHedgehog

21st Dec '16 5:38:42 AM Dere
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** If the magical sneakers thing comes from the American manual, [[DubInducedPlothole you're better off just ignoring it]]. Trust me, you'll stay saner that way.
** Just another DubInducedPlothole, maybe? These were pretty common in English Sonic manuals back then. There was no mention of the magic shoes nonsense in the original Japanese manual as far as this trope is aware.

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** If the magical sneakers thing comes from the American manual, [[DubInducedPlothole you're better off just ignoring it]]. Trust me, you'll stay saner that way.
** Just another DubInducedPlothole, maybe? These were
way. That kind of nonsense was pretty common in English Sonic manuals back then. There was no mention of the magic shoes nonsense in the original Japanese manual as far as this trope is aware.then.
21st Dec '16 5:34:58 AM Dere
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** Just another DubInducedPlothole, maybe? These were pretty common in English Sonic manuals back then. There was no mention of the magic shoes nonsense in the original Japanese manual as far as this trope is aware.
21st Dec '16 5:28:35 AM Dere
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**** Maybe he's twisting his tails as much as he can since he can't re-twirl when flying, and this is what exhausts him?
21st Dec '16 5:20:51 AM Dere
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*** The series originated in Japan, where "emerald" is a term that can be applied to any gem regardless of color.
21st Dec '16 5:20:20 AM Dere
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*** The series originated in Japan, where "emerald" is a term that can be applied to any gem regardless of color.
22nd Nov '16 5:30:25 PM Dere
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** Presumably because the hammer isn't part of her, and is usually depicted as being less strong than the standards attacks of Sonic and his friends, or because it's hard to see her as Power character.

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** Presumably because the hammer isn't an inherent part of her, and is usually depicted as being less no more strong than the standards standard attacks of Sonic and his friends, friends (though it varies), or because it's hard to see her as Power character.
22nd Nov '16 5:21:31 PM Dere
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** Presumably because the hammer isn't part of her, and is usually depicted as being less strong than the standards attacks of Sonic and his friends, or because it's hard to see her as Power character.
22nd Nov '16 5:11:44 PM Dere
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** Eggman can outrun Sonic in cutscenes for the same reason Knuckles can knock Sonic out of his Super form in S3&K: the scenes were written like that for the sake of drama and because they were needed to keep the plot moving, even if they don't make much sense.

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** Eggman can outrun Sonic in cutscenes for the same reason Knuckles can knock Sonic out of his Super form in S3&K: the scenes were written like that for the sake of drama dramatic effect and because they were it was needed to keep the plot moving, moving forward, even if they don't make much sense.
22nd Nov '16 5:06:53 PM Dere
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** Another factor is that in Japan, Sonic was never "the fastest thing alive," just "the world's fastest hedgehog." Plenty of things and characters have kept pace with Sonic or even outsped him.
17th Nov '16 11:23:58 AM nombretomado
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** One could also take the same explanation ''{{Clerks}}'' uses for the rebuilding of the Death Star in ''ReturnOfTheJedi'': He uses independent contractors who don't particularly care about anything but the money.

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** One could also take the same explanation ''{{Clerks}}'' ''Film/{{Clerks}}'' uses for the rebuilding of the Death Star in ''ReturnOfTheJedi'': He uses independent contractors who don't particularly care about anything but the money.
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