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18th Aug '17 6:00:46 AM Larkmarn
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* ThisLoserIsYou: Pipsqueak.
13th Aug '17 2:31:05 AM Ganondox
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** The entire episode "Fame and Misfortune" can be seen as Take That! towards negative commentators in the fandom. Probably the most direct instance of this trope in the episode is when a pony exclaims "Twilight was better before she got wings."
2nd Aug '17 6:36:36 PM Colorado213
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* ThisLoserIsYou: Pipsqueak.
15th Jul '17 1:38:37 AM Jgamer
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** "The Perfect Pear", the Apple siblings learn a surprising fact about their own heritage, turning an investigation into the origins of their family's long-standing feud with the Pear family into something far more personal:
-->'''Applejack:''' Bright Mac and Buttercup? Those are our parents' names!
29th Jun '17 1:29:32 PM GoldenKeyblade
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--> I am [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyTVSpecials Lord Tirek]].

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--> [[CanonImmigrant I am [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyTVSpecials am]] '''[[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyTVSpecials Lord Tirek]].Tirek]]'''.



** For the viewers who have already put two and two together and realised the villain has caused a MakeWrongWhatOnceWentRight plot using Starswirl the Bearded's time travel spell, another of these happens when Twilight views the changed Map of Equetsria.
--> The map doesn't even make any sense any more. The Crystal Empire '''takes up half of Equestria'''.

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** For the viewers who have already put two and two together and realised realized the villain has caused a MakeWrongWhatOnceWentRight plot using Starswirl the Bearded's time travel spell, another of these happens when Twilight views the changed Map of Equetsria.
Equestria, revealing exactly ''what'' Starlight's meddling has changed (and invoking a MassOhCrap from the fandom):
--> The map doesn't even make any sense any more. [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS3E2TheCrystalEmpirePart2 The Crystal Empire '''takes Empire]] [[ForWantOfANail takes up half of Equestria'''. Equestria!]]
13th Feb '17 6:52:16 PM schoi30
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** As early as the pilot episode, we have Celestia and Luna, who once jointly ruled Equestria until Luna... Well, the exact details haven't been fully revealed yet, but TheGloriousWarOfSisterlyRivalry almost turned into TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt. [[note]]The IDW Comics reveal that [[DemonicPossession this wasn't entirely Luna's fault]], but their canon status is unclear.[[/note]]
** Rainbow Dash and Gilda in [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E5GriffonTheBrushOff "Griffon the Brush Off"]]. They used to be childhood friends, but their friendship is broken off after Dash finds out that the latter has been bullying her other friends behind her back.
** In the two-parter episode, [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E1TheReturnOfHarmonyPart1 "The Return Of Harmony"]], Discord breaks apart the friendship between the mane six as a means of overcoming ThePowerOfFriendship. He starts out by showing Applejack a vision of she and her friends agreeing never to speak to each other again (convincing her that lying is an easier path than the harshness of the truth).
*** By the time of [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E2TheReturnOfHarmonyPart2 the second part of the episode]], Twilight Sparkle herself realizes that none of her friends will help her defeat Discord and even {{lampshade| Hanging}}s this when she realizes that [[MoreThanMindControl they're]] [[NotHimself not themselves]]. To drive this home, [[Quotes/WeUsedToBeFriends the corrupted friends themselves provide these quotes]]. The final straw is Twilight asking herself who needs enemies [[WithFriendsLikeThese with friends like them]], a realization that brings her to the brink of the DespairEventHorizon.
** Rarity and Sweetie Belle in [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E5SisterhoovesSocial "Sisterhooves Social"]], thanks to the latter's poorly-executed attempts to help out with Rarity's house chores. This results in Rarity becoming more and more frustrated with her younger sister, and eventually an argument breaks out where Sweetie Belle [[CallingTheOldManOut calls her big sister out]] for being ungrateful. The fight ends with the two deciding that neither of them wants the other as a sister anymore.
** In [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E23PonyvilleConfidential "Ponyville Confidential"]], this happens between the [[PowerTrio Cutie Mark Crusaders]] and the entire population of Ponyville, especially when Rainbow Dash makes a cloud rain over them and when [[TheQuietOne Big Macintosh]] [[OoCIsSeriousBusiness tells them off]] [[WhatTheHellHero for printing hurtful things about him and Applejack]].
** In [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E25ACanterlotWeddingPart1 "A Canterlot Wedding Part 1"]], this trope is taken to the extreme with Twilight, her older brother Shining Armor, and eventually the other Mane Six and Princess Celestia, right after [[MadeOutToBeAJerkass she flat-out accuses Princess Cadance of being evil]]. The following exchange results:
-->'''Twilight Sparkle:''' I was just trying to-\\
'''Shining Armor:''' She's been completely stressed out because it's really important to her that her big day be perfect! Something that obviously wasn't important to you. Now if you'll excuse me, I have to go and comfort my bride. Oh, and you can forget about being my best mare. In fact, if I were you, I wouldn't show up to the wedding at all.\\
'''Applejack:''' C'mon, y'all. Let's go check on the princess.\\
(Everypony coldly walks past Twilight. Celestia is the last to leave.)\\
'''Princess Celestia:''' [[OoCIsSeriousBusiness You have a lot to think about!]]
** [[spoiler:Later a subversion. When Twilight is proven to be right all along, Applejack apologizes for ditching Twilight on everyone's behalf. Twilight holds no grudge.]]
** In ''[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS4E26TwilightsKingdomPart2 Twilight's Kingdom Part 2]]'', seeing the ponies (especially Fluttershy) absolutely broken by Discord's betrayal really punches him in the gut... but he's sided with Tirek, so there's no turning back now... or so it seems.

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** As early as the pilot episode, we have The Alicorn sisters Princess Celestia and Luna, who once Princess Luna used to jointly ruled rule Equestria together until Luna... Well, the exact details haven't been fully revealed yet, but TheGloriousWarOfSisterlyRivalry almost turned into TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt. [[note]]The IDW Comics reveal that [[DemonicPossession this wasn't entirely Luna's fault]], but Luna became bitter and resentful when their canon status subjects favored Celestia over her, turning her into Nightmare Moon. After Luna is unclear.[[/note]]
defeated and returned to normal centuries later, however, the two sisters reconcile.
** Rainbow Dash and Gilda in [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E5GriffonTheBrushOff "Griffon the Brush Off"]]. Off". They used to be childhood friends, but their friendship is broken off after Dash finds out that the latter Gilda has been bullying her other friends behind her back.
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back. This bitterness carries over into their reunion in "The Lost Treasure of Griffonstone", though Pinkie Pie proves that Gilda has a [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold heart of gold]] and helps them make up in the two-parter episode, [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E1TheReturnOfHarmonyPart1 end.
** Discord attempts to invoke this in the two-part season 2 premiere
"The Return Of Harmony"]], Discord breaks apart of Harmony" in order to keep them from using the friendship between the mane six as a means [[ThePowerOfFriendship Elements of overcoming ThePowerOfFriendship. He starts out by showing Applejack Harmony]] against him, using a vision combination of she [[{{Brainwashed}} mind control]] and her friends agreeing never to speak to each other again (convincing her that lying is an easier path than the harshness of the truth).
*** By the time of [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E2TheReturnOfHarmonyPart2 the second part of the episode]], Twilight Sparkle herself realizes that none of her friends will help her defeat Discord and even {{lampshade| Hanging}}s this when she realizes that
[[MoreThanMindControl they're]] [[NotHimself not themselves]]. To drive this home, [[Quotes/WeUsedToBeFriends the corrupted friends themselves provide these quotes]]. The final straw is Twilight asking herself who needs enemies [[WithFriendsLikeThese with friends like them]], a realization that brings her mind tricks]] to the brink of the DespairEventHorizon.
** Rarity and Sweetie Belle in [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E5SisterhoovesSocial "Sisterhooves Social"]], thanks to the latter's poorly-executed attempts to help out with Rarity's house chores. This results in Rarity becoming more and more frustrated with her younger sister, and eventually an argument breaks out where Sweetie Belle [[CallingTheOldManOut calls her big sister out]] for being ungrateful. The fight ends with the two deciding that neither of them wants the other as a sister anymore.
** In [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E23PonyvilleConfidential "Ponyville Confidential"]], this happens between the [[PowerTrio Cutie Mark Crusaders]] and the entire population of Ponyville, especially when Rainbow Dash makes a cloud rain over them and when [[TheQuietOne Big Macintosh]] [[OoCIsSeriousBusiness tells them off]] [[WhatTheHellHero for printing hurtful things about him and Applejack]].
** In [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E25ACanterlotWeddingPart1 "A Canterlot Wedding Part 1"]], this trope is taken to the extreme with Twilight, her older brother Shining Armor, and eventually the other Mane Six and Princess Celestia, right after [[MadeOutToBeAJerkass she flat-out accuses Princess Cadance of being evil]]. The following exchange results:
-->'''Twilight Sparkle:''' I was just trying to-\\
'''Shining Armor:''' She's been completely stressed out because it's really important to her that her big day be perfect! Something that obviously wasn't important to you. Now if you'll excuse me, I have to go and comfort my bride. Oh, and you can forget about being my best mare. In fact, if I were you, I wouldn't show up to the wedding at all.\\
'''Applejack:''' C'mon, y'all. Let's go check on the princess.\\
(Everypony coldly walks past Twilight. Celestia is the last to leave.)\\
'''Princess Celestia:''' [[OoCIsSeriousBusiness You have a lot to think about!]]
** [[spoiler:Later a subversion. When Twilight is proven to be right all along, Applejack apologizes for ditching Twilight on everyone's behalf. Twilight holds no grudge.]]
** In ''[[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS4E26TwilightsKingdomPart2
get Twilight's Kingdom Part 2]]'', seeing friends to behave opposite of their respective elements. [[NearVillainVictory He very nearly succeeds]] in pushing Twilight over the ponies (especially Fluttershy) absolutely broken by Discord's betrayal really punches him in the gut... but he's sided DespairEventHorizon with Tirek, her corrupted friends, but Twilight overcomes his mind games with help from her old friendship reports and lifts his spell on her friends to take him down.
** In "Amending Fences", Twilight is shown to have drifted
so there's no turning back now... or so it seems.far apart from her old friends at Canterlot that she can't even remember their names. As soon as this dawns on her, [[MustMakeAmends she immediately sets out to fix things]]. While most of them are [[TurnTheOtherCheek willing and eager to reconnect]], her closest friend Moondancer wound up holding a deeply seated grudge because Twilight brushed off her one attempt to be more social and then left without saying goodbye, which caused Moondancer to isolate herself in her books and studies much like Twilight herself used to do. After Moondancer [[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech finally vents her pent up frustrations at Twilight]], the two patch things up.
2nd Dec '16 4:37:23 AM WhatArtThee
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* UnexpectedlyDarkEpisode: The Two-parters, such as "Friendship is Magic", [[note]](wherein Nightmare Moon tries to make night last forever; dire when you consider the implications to plants)[[/note]] "The Return of Harmony", [[note]](wherein Discord temporarily manages to spread a fair bit of chaos and damage the mane characters' friendships with each other)[[/note]] "A Canterlot Wedding" [[note]](wherein Chrysalis disguises herself as Princess Cadance, then imprisons the actual Cadance in a cave, to marry Shining Armor and use his love to power a changeling invasion)[[/note]] and "The Crystal Empire", [[note]](wherein King Sombra, a tyrant who formerly enslaved said empire, is about to return)[[/note]] involve scenarios much more dire than those of most of the show's episodes. Among those two-parters, though, "Friendship is Magic" is considered milder than the other three.
23rd Oct '16 1:53:44 PM LentilSandEater
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* TheVoiceless: Derpy. Though she speaks in 'The Last Roundup,' she never directly says anything else before or after.
** No longer, as of "Slice of Life".

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* TheVoiceless: Derpy. Though she Derpy appears as cameos fairly often but only speaks twice, first in 'The Last Roundup,' she never directly says anything else before or after.
** No longer, as of
Roundup' and then much later in "Slice of Life".
21st Oct '16 2:41:24 PM nombretomado
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* UnexplainedAccent: Rarity's transatlantic accent plays with this. Given her parents' and sister's New York accents, and the North Plains accent common to Ponyville residents, hers is clearly an affectation intended to make her sound more sophisticated; and has a tendency to drop under times of great stress or excitement. Similar, but more [[BritishAccent British-leaning]] versions can be heard from some of the upper-class Canterlot ponies.

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* UnexplainedAccent: Rarity's transatlantic accent plays with this. Given her parents' and sister's New York accents, and the North Plains accent common to Ponyville residents, hers is clearly an affectation intended to make her sound more sophisticated; and has a tendency to drop under times of great stress or excitement. Similar, but more [[BritishAccent [[UsefulNotes/BritishAccents British-leaning]] versions can be heard from some of the upper-class Canterlot ponies.
26th Sep '16 10:54:58 AM flamingscribblenaut
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** Played more straight in "28 Pranks Later", even though [[spoiler: it is revealed at the end to be one giant prank.]]

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** Played more straight Actually done in "28 Pranks Later", even though [[spoiler: it is revealed at the end to be one giant prank.]]
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