History YMMV / MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E8TheMysteriousMareDoWell

15th Jan '17 8:18:24 AM Josef5678
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* ShowDontTell: The main aspect that sevearly harms this episode, we only see the mane five casually commenting on Rainbow Dash's boasting, while the main argument for them assuming the Mare Do-Well mantle is that "she wouldn't have listened anyway" we never ''see'' them actually ''try'' to talk with her or at the very least consider the option. Even if she didn't listen, it would've been a nice gesture of faith they trusted her enough as ''friends'' to try talking with her first before resorting to more drastic measures.
15th Jan '17 2:16:26 AM darknessRising
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** Spawned three {{Deconstruction Fic}}s in less than a week:

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** Spawned three Has spawned several {{Deconstruction Fic}}s in less than a week:Fic}}s:


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*** ''[[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/255458/can-they-work-it-out Can They Work It Out?]]'' is quite popular for exploring both sides of the arguments concerning the mane six's actions, placing both them and Rainbow Dash in the wrong for logical reasons.


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* ShowDontTell: The main aspect that sevearly harms this episode, we only see the mane five casually commenting on Rainbow Dash's boasting, while the main argument for them assuming the Mare Do-Well mantle is that "she wouldn't have listened anyway" we never ''see'' them actually ''try'' to talk with her or at the very least consider the option. Even if she didn't listen, it would've been a nice gesture of faith they trusted her enough as ''friends'' to try talking with her first before resorting to more drastic measures.
15th Jul '16 4:28:16 PM AkoSiKuya23
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* CounterpartComparison: More than a few fans have compared the Mysterious Mare-Do-Well to ''[[WesternAnimation/SouthPark South Park's]] Mysterion. Both of them end up stealing the thunder of characters who enjoy the limelight of being the hero, have similar color choices for the costume, and ultimately turn out to be one of the main characters. Heck, they both have the word "Mystery" in their name.

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* CounterpartComparison: More than a few fans have compared the Mysterious Mare-Do-Well to ''[[WesternAnimation/SouthPark South Park's]] Park's]]'' Mysterion. Both of them end up stealing the thunder of characters who enjoy the limelight of being the hero, have similar color choices for the costume, and ultimately turn out to be one of the main characters. Heck, they both have the word "Mystery" in their name.
15th Jul '16 4:27:48 PM AkoSiKuya23
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* CounterpartComparison: More than a few fans have compared the Mysterious Mare-Do-Well to ''[[WesternAnimation/SouthPark South Park's]] Mysterion. Both of them end up stealing the thunder of characters who enjoy the limelight of being the hero, have similar color choices for the costume, and ultimately turn out to be one of the main characters. Heck, they both have the word "Mystery" in their name.
4th Jun '16 6:43:52 AM Usagi1992
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* HilariousInHindsight: Pinkie Pie says that "the only thing that should be rubbed in anypony's face is chocolate cake" Guess what happens in [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E9SweetAndElite the next episode]] during the birthday party.

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* HilariousInHindsight: Pinkie Pie says that "the only thing that should be rubbed in anypony's face is chocolate cake" Guess what happens in [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E9SweetAndElite the next episode]] three episodes later during the birthday party.
4th Jun '16 6:33:06 AM Usagi1992
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* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: Twilight, Applejack, Pinkie Pie, Rarity and Fluttershy tend to be unfavorably viewed in this episode by a lot of the audience. While they at least saved several ponies' lives as Mare-Do-Well, they were never shown just talking to Rainbow Dash and explaining their concerns about her boasting being a problem, and instead jumped straight into a plan to deflate Rainbow's ego by mercilessly beating her at something she took great personal pride in. Their actions were very thoughtless and hurtful, actually making Rainbow's behavior much worse, and they didn't let up even when it was clear that their friend wasn't reacting well, even deliberately mocking her as being jealous, all of which made them seem like jerks. In the Sugarcube Corner scene, Applejack talked about how modest and humble Mare-Do-Well is, while she and the others bragged about their own accomplishments as the masked heroine, making them all look like massive {{Hypocrite}}s. They directly confronted Rainbow about her bragging problems only ''after'' she discovered Mare-Do-Well's identity, leaving them with no other option but to come clean. For many people, this gives the impression that the other Mane Six just wanted to bring down Dash because of envy at the attention she was getting, and that they failed to think through the effects their plan would have on Rainbow's attitude and only succeeded in making things worse.

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* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: Twilight, Applejack, Rarity, Pinkie Pie, Rarity Pie and Fluttershy tend to be unfavorably viewed in this episode by a lot of the audience. While they at least saved several ponies' lives as Mare-Do-Well, they were never shown just talking to Rainbow Dash and explaining their concerns about her boasting being a problem, and instead jumped straight into a plan to deflate Rainbow's ego by mercilessly beating her at something she took great personal pride in. Their actions were very thoughtless and hurtful, actually making Rainbow's behavior much worse, and they didn't let up even when it was clear that their friend wasn't reacting well, even deliberately mocking her as being jealous, all of which made them seem like jerks. In the Sugarcube Corner scene, Applejack talked about how modest and humble Mare-Do-Well is, while she and the others bragged about their own accomplishments as the masked heroine, making them all look like massive {{Hypocrite}}s. They directly confronted Rainbow about her bragging problems only ''after'' she discovered Mare-Do-Well's identity, leaving them with no other option but to come clean. For many people, this gives the impression that the other Mane Six just wanted to bring down Dash because of envy at the attention she was getting, and that they failed to think through the effects their plan would have on Rainbow's attitude and only succeeded in making things worse.
26th Apr '16 2:01:03 PM Josef5678
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* FanficFuel: Spawned three {{Deconstruction Fic}}s in less than a week;
** ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/7598776/1/No_Hard_Feelings No Hard Feelings]]''[[note]]although the ending is absolutely adorable, and includes the line "This hug needs more ponies! Stat!" from Pinkie Pie.[[/note]]
** ''[[http://www.equestriadaily.com/2011/12/story-whats-eating-rainbow-dash.html What's Eating Rainbow Dash]]''
** [[http://chadrocco.deviantart.com/art/My-Little-Pony-Lessons-Learned-271885281?q=gallery%3Achadrocco%2F93309&qo=0 this fanart from]] [[WebVideo/FamiliarFaces Chad Rocco]]

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* FanficFuel: FanficFuel:
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Spawned three {{Deconstruction Fic}}s in less than a week;
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''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/7598776/1/No_Hard_Feelings No Hard Feelings]]''[[note]]although the ending is absolutely adorable, and includes the line "This hug needs more ponies! Stat!" from Pinkie Pie.[[/note]]
** *** ''[[http://www.equestriadaily.com/2011/12/story-whats-eating-rainbow-dash.html What's Eating Rainbow Dash]]''
** *** [[http://chadrocco.deviantart.com/art/My-Little-Pony-Lessons-Learned-271885281?q=gallery%3Achadrocco%2F93309&qo=0 this fanart from]] [[WebVideo/FamiliarFaces Chad Rocco]]
26th Apr '16 12:52:34 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* FanficFuel: If it isn't [[AccusationFic accusation fics]] or [[DeconstructionFic deconstruction fics]], it's stories involving the title character having her own adventures, even in instances where she's played by a different pony.

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* FanficFuel: Spawned three {{Deconstruction Fic}}s in less than a week;
** ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/7598776/1/No_Hard_Feelings No Hard Feelings]]''[[note]]although the ending is absolutely adorable, and includes the line "This hug needs more ponies! Stat!" from Pinkie Pie.[[/note]]
** ''[[http://www.equestriadaily.com/2011/12/story-whats-eating-rainbow-dash.html What's Eating Rainbow Dash]]''
** [[http://chadrocco.deviantart.com/art/My-Little-Pony-Lessons-Learned-271885281?q=gallery%3Achadrocco%2F93309&qo=0 this fanart from]] [[WebVideo/FamiliarFaces Chad Rocco]]
** And now [[http://yuki-orin.deviantart.com/art/Alone-page-1-277324461 this fanart]] and an attempt at a {{Reconstruction}} [[http://alexwarlorn.deviantart.com/art/TRUE-Harmony-of-Rainbow-Dash-262756035 here]]
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If it isn't [[AccusationFic accusation fics]] or [[DeconstructionFic deconstruction fics]], it's stories involving the title character having her own adventures, even in instances where she's played by a different pony.
9th Jan '16 5:11:50 PM mlsmithca
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* ParvumOpus: With everything that went on in this episode, it's easy to see why the fanbase generally regards this as their least favorite of the series.
7th Jan '16 12:08:10 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* GodModeSue: The Mysterious Mare-Do-Well has the abilities of five ponies of three species! Outrageous! Except this mare is actually five mares.
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