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NTG
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07:18:23 AM Aug 23rd 2014
Letís talk about Vinyl Scratch/ DJ Pon-3. She was the main character in the first Rainbow Rocks Short and therefore no longer belongs into the Background Pony category. So where else should we put her? I would suggest Expanded Universe but One-Shots or Supporting Casts may fit as well.
PDL
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02:57:32 PM Mar 22nd 2014
I could have sworn that we had an entry for Sapphire Shores somewhere... Does anyone know where she's gone to? She should be in the Supporting Characters page now.
MiVaTh
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02:30:34 PM Mar 19th 2014
The comics are having a mirror universe arc. Should we stick the alt-verse character tropes on their normal counterparts' pages, or create a subfolder in expanded universe characters?
PDL
02:53:28 PM Mar 22nd 2014
They only appear in an expanded universe right? subfolder in expanded universe it is.
DrakeClawfang
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10:04:49 PM Feb 2nd 2014
If Derpy continues to make more prominent appearances in Season 4 like she did in Pinkie Pride, perhaps she should be moved to Supporting Cast or Background Ponies-Special Ponies? She's clearly growing out of the "random background pony" mold even in-universe, fandom aside.
ThMole
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10:26:30 PM Jan 18th 2014
As of "Rainbow Falls" Bulk Biceps seems to be an Ascended Extra. Is there anyone else who thinks he should be on the Supporting Cast page instead of the One Shots page?
CharginChuck
08:53:15 AM May 6th 2014
I support this. In fact, I actually came here to propose the exact same thing.
Codafett
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10:15:01 AM Dec 2nd 2013
Is there really any justification for background characters and inanimate objects to have pages? We're talking fanon here.
Acebrock
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09:14:29 PM Jun 14th 2013
edited by 69.172.221.6
Where would Royal Ribbon go? I notice she doesn't have any entries mentioning her at all
Calnos
08:16:04 PM Jun 25th 2013
We don't have entries for a lot of the recurring high society background ponies. We have the Master Pony (who I consider to be part of that high society group of BG ponies) under Common Background Ponies, so maybe put her there under female unicorns?
ThMole
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11:14:58 AM May 6th 2013
edited by 69.172.221.6
Barking Mad/Screwloose doesn't have an entry anywhere?

I'd like to fix that. I think she belongs on the Friendship Is Magic-One Shots page. Is there a better place, or is that pretty much the right list?
PDL
04:32:15 PM May 6th 2013
One Shots are for single-episode characters that played an important role in that episode. Screwloose appeared for one throwaway gag and a single background appearance.

That's obviously not one shot material. She goes to special background characters.
ThMole
11:57:06 PM May 6th 2013
edited by 69.172.221.4
So she's a One Shot Extra, then (as opposed to a Recurring Extra)?
ThMole
02:07:57 PM May 10th 2013
Okay, done. Now, who knows where to get a decent picture of the character and how to add it?
NiceTryGuy
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11:49:11 AM Dec 13th 2012
Since ďWonderbolt Academyď is already available on You-Tube itís only a matter of time before someone makes an entry for Lightning Dust. So letís clear this up in advance: Should she be placed under Antagonists or One-Shots?
Kitch
06:39:30 AM Dec 16th 2012
edited by Kitch
Already there, under "Ordinary Jerks and Bullies", which is where she should be. We probably need a group, either in Background Ponies or Supporting Characters, for the Wonderbolts training squad. Move Snowflake ("Roid Rage"/"Mr. McLargeHuge") there, add Thunderlane (haven't caught sight of him anywhere) and the others.
NiceTryGuy
12:18:32 PM Dec 18th 2012
Thereís no need for an extra group. None of the squad member had more than a few lines of dialogue, none of them played an important role and some of them appeared in the background of other episodes. So they are still average background ponies and donít need a separate entry.
Calnos
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03:27:12 PM Aug 17th 2012
edited by Calnos
I think we need to rename/rearrange a few of the character pages. When this page was locked down due to vandalism, the folders were turned into pages. We've argued back and forth what counts as a "Minor Character" or "Background Pony", "Celebronies" is a little ambiguous. And we just got a notice that the Background Pony page is too long.

Here's my idea for new pages in Bold.

The Mane Cast

The Royal Family - Stop restricting the page to just Princesses, though for now it might just move Prince Blueblood here

Mane Family Members

Supporting Cast - Recurring Supporting Cast members like Cheerilee & Zecora, and the Wonderbolts

Children - Cutie Mark Crusaders plus some of the supporting children characters like Snips & Snails

One Episode Characters - The One Shots section from "Minor Characters", possibly split into multiple pages by season

Antagonists

Animal Companions

Background Ponies - This page is apparently too long now. I'd like to see if we can cut content from it or rearrange it first before splitting it.

Toyline Exclusive - Characters that only appear in the toyline. We have quite a large folder in "Canon Foreigners"

Miscellaneous - Same as "Canon Foreigners" minus the toy characters. Honestly I think we've been misusing the term "Canon Foreigner", as the show lacks a real Expanded Universe (until the IDW comic comes out). If the IDW comic introduces actual characters exclusive to comic we might make a page for them.

Thoughts and suggestions?
ArfArkFace
06:26:31 PM Aug 17th 2012
edited by ArfArkFace
  • I believe that we should pick better page titles for some of the pages but that's just my opinion.
    • We shouldn't use human terminology for foals so as to stay with the pony-speak naming theme.
    • The "One Episode Characters" page should be named as "One Shot Characters" instead so that tropers could easily recognize what the page is for.
  • "Animal Companions" should be merged with the "Non-Ponies" folder so that we could have a page dedicated to non-pony characters.
  • Any character or group that fits to more than one character category should have a redirect link section in those other pages.
  • I agree. We should think and plan about the background ponies page first before splitting it up. (Go here if some of you are interested in participating in the discussion.)
  • Other than these, I support this configuration.
Calnos
09:48:18 PM Aug 17th 2012
edited by Calnos
...I didn't know there was actually a page called One-Shot Character. Either way, the name for new CMC page doesn't have to be "Children", the point is its a little silly to have a page restricted to three characters. Since the CMC seem to have their own little cast of side characters (we could even move Diamond Tiara & Silver Spoon there, since they only ever bother the CMC and not the Mane Six like other Antagonists), it seems like a good idea to expand it.
ArfArkFace
12:08:34 AM Aug 18th 2012
edited by ArfArkFace
Yeah, the Cutie Mark Crusaders doesn't seem that they're gonna be having new members anytime soon so...

What do we call this page then? Young Ponies? Foals? The School Cast? We can't use "Fillies" since not all of them (but most of them) are female. We can't use "Kids" either because that's just the same as "Children". "Colts and Fillies" and vice versa is a just longer version of "Foal". It has to be something simple and concise...

Wait, I got a an Idea. Maybe this would help us. Why don't we use a Crowners page? It's like TVTrope's community voting/poll system. Let the people decide what's best and such... or at least base our decision(s) with their votes. Or maybe not. What do you think?

I haven't really tried something like this one yet and this seems like a perfect opportunity.
Calnos
09:20:51 PM Aug 18th 2012
Fillies and Colts is probably fine, it gets the point across. Technically, I think, "Foal" is a baby horse/pony (like the Cake Twins). "Cheerliee's Students" could work if we want to keep it focused on the school ponies.

There is one slight problem I've come across - where do we put the "Historical" and "Fictional" characters from the Celebronies page? Daring Do and Ahuizotl could go on the One-Shot Character page. Most of the "historical" characters have only appeared as the Mane Six dressed up as them in one episode, though Star Swirl is mentioned in multiple episodes. I wouldn't call him a Supporting Cast member...does he count as a Background Pony? Should we just make a separate page for Historical characters?
ArfArkFace
10:10:23 PM Aug 18th 2012
edited by ArfArkFace
Nah, they couldn't be considered background ponies because they play a major role in the setting. Albeit "indirectly".

Well, we could put them in the Miscellaneous page (since they don't fit in any existing category) and have a section dedicated to them (fictional characters and historical figures) there. At least until we could figure out where to put them.

If we are going to do that then I think that "Miscellaneous" will no longer be a valid page title since these guys are far from miscellaneous. "Others" would be a much more versatile title as it implies that it contains characters that does not fit in any of the other character categories regardless of importance or significance but are still official material nonetheless. It would also serve as a placeholder page for future new upcoming characters that does not have an immediately obvious category.

Or we could make a sub-page for them but that's a bit too much since there's not many of them and would present issues similar to "Celebronies".
Whatshisgame
10:41:46 PM Aug 20th 2012
"Foals" should work; Cheerilee's school paper is called the Foal Free Press, so it seems to be the term for fillies and colts.
Calnos
11:48:08 AM Aug 21st 2012
edited by Calnos
Alright then, how about this for new pages.

The Royal Family - The Princesses, plus Blueblood & the Royal Guards
Supporting Cast - Recurring supporting characters
Foal Cast - Cutie Mark Crusaders plus other supporting children characters
One Shot Characters - Characters that have only played a supporting role in one episode, possible cameos in other episodes (like in the case of Photo Finish).
Animal Characters - Mane Cast pets plus other non-ponies
Toyline Exclusive - Exactly What It Says on the Tin
Miscellaneous - Same as "Canon Foreigners" minus the toy characters. May put the Historical characters here if we don't make a separate page for them, since they never actually appear in the flesh.
PDL
03:17:04 PM Aug 21st 2012
edited by PDL
I actually dislike how some of those groupings are listed:

1. Prince Blueblood should not be listed among the Princesses. According to Lauren Faust, he wasn't even supposed to be a prince and was unrelated to them. He's apparently supposed to be 52 times removed from the princesses: That is hardly what I'd call part of the royal family (the only reason why he would call himself a prince would be that he's that self-absorbed if anything).

The Princess page should really be reserved for the actual Princesses (Winged Unicorns that have deity-like power in this series).

If anything, Prince Blueblood is a One Shot Character through and through.

2. Lumping all the younger cast members onto one page is a terrible idea. It's like lumping the mane characters in with characters like Cheerilee, Lyra Heartstrings and Derpy because they're all mares in the same general age group. It's been made quite obvious that the CMC are main characters (actually delivering Aesops of the episode for example). A page based on character's ages is just as arbitrary as one based on celebrity status.

3. Lumping the mane character's pets in with other non-pony characters is also a terrible idea: Just like the CMC, the pets all have a clear thing in common. They don't talk, but serve as foils for their owners plus highlighting another aspect of their owner's personality. They are minor characters.

The Non-pony characters on the other hand really are on the same level as the background and one-shot characters. If anything their gags are pretty much the same as the Flintstones gag of the animal/appliances delivering the "It's a Living" line.

Also, I also want to avoid someone deciding to place characters like Spike or Zecora on the page (I've had arguments over whether Spike belongs in the Animal Companions page or not, despite the fact that he is a main character).

All in all, if it were up to me, the character listings should solely be about how important to the narrative they are. Obvious cast herds like the Princesses, CMC and pets should remain as they are.

Here's how I'd list them:

Main Characters
  • Mane Characters: The Mane 6 + Spike (No change)
  • The Cutie Mark Crusaders: Applebloom, Sweetie Belle and Scootaloo (No change)

Supporting Characters
  • The Princesses: Celestia, Luna and Cadance (No change)
  • Supporting Cast: reoccurring characters who play important roles in at least 2 episodes (Combines minor characters and some Celebronies).
  • Mane Character's Family (No change)
  • Antagonists (No change)
  • Animal Companions: The main character's pets (the other animals such as Fluttershy's animal friends and the pigs on Sweet Apple Acres go to the "Non-ponies" section in Background Characters)

Minor Characters
  • One Shot characters: Characters that only appear in one episode but play an important role in at least one scene (This includes One Shot characters, some Celebronies and a few "Special Ponies" in the background page.)
  • Background Characters: These characters (Both Ponies and Non-Ponies) do not play an important role. They're either crowd fillers or used as a one time joke (usually a non-speaking role).

Non-Show Characters
  • Canon Foreigners: Characters that only appear in out-of-show media (regardless of how important to the plot they are)
  • Toy Exclusive Characters: Characters that only appear in the toyline.

EDIT: kept the Mane Family Members page.
ArfArkFace
04:46:11 AM Aug 22nd 2012
edited by ArfArkFace
The Family page is pretty large. I do not think it would be wise to merge it with another another page.

After all, that is the reason why we were forced to split the background ponies page in the first place.

We must mind the 500,000 character limit lest we incur the moderators' attention once again.
Calnos
09:14:19 PM Sep 15th 2012
I've gone ahead and split Minor Characters into Supporting Cast and One Shots. The original page is in tact just in case. I've also made the toyline exclusive page.

I've decided to leave the Princesses, CMC, and Celebronies pages alone for now since we didn't seem to come to a concusses on it. I still think keeping a page restricted to three characters is tad silly and waste of good space, but I can understand keeping those two pages the way they are, and we still didn't figure out what to do with "historical" characters. Maybe its for the best to keep the Celebronies page for now.

NiceTryGuy
09:09:46 AM Sep 18th 2012
edited by NiceTryGuy
I donít think that we need a Celebronies page. It only makes it more confusing to figure out in which category certain characters belong. Instead we could make a Historical & Fictional Characters page and put the other Characters to the One Shots and the Supporting Cast.

Your thoughts?

NiceTryGuy
02:18:23 PM Sep 21st 2012
edited by NiceTryGuy
Alright I changed a few things:

  • Renamed Celebronies into Historical & Fictional Characters.
  • Moved Hoity Toity, Photo Finish, Prince Blueblood, the MMDW, Fancypants and Iron Will to the One Shots.
  • Moved the Wonderbolts to the Supporting Cast (not all of them are Recurring Charaters but I wanted to keep them together)
  • Moved Sapphire Shores to the Special Background Ponies. This is one is probably a bit controversial but according to the notes at the One Shots pages, sheís seems to be aSpear Carrier that doesnít plays a larger role in the plot of that Episode.

Calnos
06:48:13 PM Sep 23rd 2012
An....Other Characters page... why didn't I think of that??

Nicetryguy, you're a genius!
NiceTryGuy
03:31:43 PM Sep 24th 2012
Sorry to disappoint you but that wasn't me. I only changed the things I mentioned in my post above and added the notes. The Other Characters page was created by someone else.
Calnos
05:14:23 PM Sep 24th 2012
...Can I still think you're a genius?
NiceTryGuy
12:48:38 PM Sep 25th 2012
Sure.
TylerL320
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07:05:30 AM Aug 5th 2012
I think that it might be best if we just leave the current images alone. Even if the new poster is official, it's not a very high res image, at least yet, and we already have a season two image. Two images are already overdoing it, and the last thing we need is three.
Whatshisgame
01:20:38 PM Aug 5th 2012
We should probably switch to the official poster once an official image of it is released (like they've done with most of the previous posters).
TylerL320
06:24:38 PM Aug 5th 2012
That's probably the best idea. For now, though, using scans isn't a good idea.
TylerL320
09:22:02 AM Aug 11th 2012
Aaaand we're using a scan version anyway? Why? It looks godawful at its current resize.
Whatshisgame
01:02:12 PM Aug 11th 2012
edited by Whatshisgame
Here's the non-scan version of it.

On a related note, Characters.Friendship Is Magic-Antagonists is also using a scan; the non-scan version of that one is available here.

(EDIT: Replaced lower-quality links in this post with higher-quality links)
WaxingName
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02:02:42 PM Feb 27th 2012
Just so everypony knows, I'm going to start listing debut episodes for every character. I won't count the intro as an debut.
WaxingName
11:31:00 AM Feb 28th 2012
Well, I'm done. Hopefully as more characters come in, others will list the debut also.
excel5000
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11:23:56 PM Feb 11th 2012
This troper once listed Brian Drummond as the voice of Mr. Carrot Cake in the Minor Characters section of the Character page, only to find that it's been removed. I was going to put it back up, but is worried that it just might get taken down again. Was there any reason it was taken down? The only reason that this troper can think of is that maybe Brian isn't the actual voice actor, and the real voice actor hasn't been confirmed yet. I got my source from IMDB, and that site is not always trustworthy.

Thank you
Calnos
03:35:46 PM Feb 12th 2012
Yeah, IMDB isn't a reliable source and shouldn't count as confirmation. For a long time they had Tabitha St. Germain as the voice of Zecora, which Word of Pinkie's VA said that's not true.

Until we hear from Word of God, Mr. Cake's VA is a mystery.
Calnos
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03:21:56 PM Feb 8th 2012
I wanted to get people's opinion on this, but does anyone thing character pages might benefit from some renaming?

Every now and then we get some confusion on the difference between a "Minor Character" and a "Background Pony", and we've moved characters back and forth. I'd like to hear some ideas on how to end said confusion.

The Minor Characters page should be for Supporting Cast that doesn't fit into Mane Family Members, Celebronies, Antagontists, etc. I think it wouldn't hurt to actually rename it to something like "Supporting Cast", where as Background Ponies aren't part of the SC and just Recurring Extras or One-Scene Wonder characters.
whizzerd
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09:28:57 AM Jan 26th 2012
Should the stallion design that Big Mac has still count as Non-Standard Character Design? NSCD is when one or two characters have an odd, out of place design, but at least five named characters, along with Celestia's guards and a few extras have the same design.
Calnos
12:35:31 PM Jan 28th 2012
Yeah, its used for all the "large stallions" now. If anything we can just refer to it as the "Big Mac Build" instead of listing all the ponies that use it.
Whatshisgame
10:08:10 PM Jan 28th 2012
How about the tall & lanky build(s) used by Mr. Cake, Flim, Flam, Stinkin' Rich, the Donny Captain Ersatz, the Jesus Captain Ersatz, the mailpony, and the Appleloosa saloon keeper?
PDL
11:02:30 AM Jan 29th 2012
Those are different enough from each other to count as Non-Standard.
LastFriday
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11:38:55 PM Jan 21st 2012
Since the nurse pony (fan nickname Nurse Redheart) got a rather important scene in Baby Cakes, should she be added to Background Ponies? I actually can't find mention of her on any of the character pages, though that could simply be a case of the bads on my part.
TheatricalAndProud
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01:05:56 PM Jan 18th 2012
Suggesting that Mr. and Mrs. Cake and their kids be added to the family section, since they are basically Pinkies adopted family.
PDL
05:29:09 PM Jan 18th 2012
There's nothing official about it. Right now, Pinkie is their live-in tenant/employee that they treat as family. But that still isn't official.

Unless it's outright stated, The Cakes are fine where they are for now.
AaronHong
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07:30:55 AM Dec 23rd 2011
Should the characters from the Hearths Warming Eve play be added to Characters? And where would they fit in?
PDL
02:28:21 PM Dec 23rd 2011
You're a bit late, they've already been listed under "Historical Figures" in the Celebronies page.
AkoSiKuya32
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11:30:05 AM Nov 7th 2011
Should the Sports Trio be moved from Minor Characters to Antagonists? To me, they're just as bad as Diamond Tiara and Silver Spoon.
PDL
04:31:53 PM Nov 8th 2011
edited by PDL
They're fine where they are for several reasons:

1. The worst thing they actually did was tease Rainbow Dash and Fluttershy. They never actually did anything really malicious and they apologized for their behavior later. The other antagonists haven't done that.

2. Unless Cloudsdale is visited again and we're introduced to more residents with speaking roles that are vital to the episode's plot, they're literally the only characters in the Cloudsdale folder. All the rest are background characters.
PDL
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06:39:20 PM Nov 5th 2011
edited by PDL
Okay, would people kindly stop using "colt" and "filly" in place of "boy" or "girl". They have referred to themselves as boys and girls in the past episodes, and frankly, I'm getting completely sick of the Hold Your Hippogriffs slathered everywhere.
TylerL320
02:51:06 PM Nov 11th 2011
This. I find it annoying as well. Very, very much so. Although it seems that in the show, "colt" and "filly" are interchangeable with "boy" and "girl" respectively.
PDL
03:29:37 PM Dec 21st 2011
Okay, if I see one more instance of "Red Pony, Blue Pony", I'm going to throw a fit. I'm going to get rid of the stupid pun.
TylerL320
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09:52:43 PM Oct 22nd 2011
edited by TylerL320
Could we possibly change a couple of the images? I think the Comic-Con poster would be better as the main image, seeing as how it's official artwork showing everypony. If we can't use it due to the logos, we could probably find someway to edit them.

Whatshisgame
11:38:49 AM Oct 23rd 2011
The wallpaper version of the Comic-Con poster has fewer logos.
TylerL320
03:54:50 PM Oct 24th 2011
Then we could use that one.
Calnos
06:02:31 PM Oct 24th 2011
I say go ahead and change it. Its official!
TylerL320
06:25:23 PM Oct 24th 2011
edited by TylerL320
I changed it, but when I previewed it, it was much too small, even on maximum allowed size.
HiddenFacedMatt
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02:44:14 PM Oct 4th 2011
edited by HiddenFacedMatt
Spike should not be listed under "mane cast." The "mane" part refers to ponies, and Spike is a dragon.

He would be better placed in the Animal Companions page, as he is of a different species than the mane cast. Granted, he gets more screentime than the other Animal Companions, but that isn't a very meaningful aspect of categorization.
Whatshisgame
09:42:30 PM Oct 5th 2011
Spike's always been hard to categorize, since the Animal Companions can't talk and he can. But seeing as he recently got a character introduction video like the mane six and Celestia have, I'd say he's definitely a main character.
MobiusOfMobius
10:30:41 PM Oct 5th 2011
Mane cast is a pun, nothing more. It refers to the main cast. Spike recieved two episodes devoted to him in the first season, he's a main character.
HiddenFacedMatt
05:13:34 PM Oct 6th 2011
edited by HiddenFacedMatt
"Two" episodes? I know "Owl's Well That Ends Well" was pretty Spike-centric, but which other episode are you referring to? @ Mobius Of Mobius 10

Mane cast is a pun, but it's a pun based on ponies having manes. Each of the mane six has an element, the significance is pretty much balanced between them in episodes not focused on one or two of them, (and even in those, the significance of the rest is pretty balanced) and they are the ponies featured in murals like the one in Return Of Harmony.

If we are to look at it as the main 7, then we should call it that. Even then, though, Spike is evidently the odd one out. Whatshisgame09 mentions Celestia getting an introduction video, yet that didn't stop Celestia from being categorized outside mane cast.

EDITED IN: I've since brought this subject up in this post of mine from the MLP:FIM western animation thread.
PDL
10:03:23 PM Oct 8th 2011
edited by PDL
You know, Spike's spikes are arranged almost like a Pony's mane. Just because Spike isn't the same species as the rest of the main characters, this doesn't make him any less important. Besides, the Animal Companions section was made as a split from the Minor Characters section, which Spike certainly doesn't belong to either.

and the other episode that one of the tropers above mentioned is probably "A Dog and Pony Show".
VVK
12:14:53 AM Dec 6th 2011
Am I the only one who thinks the pun is just silly in the first place?
Yarrik
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09:01:28 AM Sep 17th 2011
Adding Discord to the Antagonists Characters section should probably get done, maybe after the second episode.
Godzillawolf
11:56:01 AM Sep 17th 2011
He's on the Antagonist characters page...which someone needs to make a link to from here.
Rikun
10:44:40 AM Sep 18th 2011
Been searching the Antagonist section of the characters page and there's no sign of Discord. Are the editors just holding back until the second episode comes and goes?
PDL
12:26:03 PM Sep 18th 2011
Since people seem too lazy, here's a link to the sandbox

http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Sandbox/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic

Discord is listed (along with numerous other edits in the character section links.
ShadowHog
08:55:09 AM Sep 19th 2011
On that subject, I've noticed that the pages are unlocked and somebody's moved Discord over here... but I'd thought we were going to replace the page with links to the split ones. Y'think we should do that instead, instead of developing the character tropes in two separate locations?
MobiusOfMobius
02:37:20 PM Sep 21st 2011
Where does Steven Magnet fit? He's not an antagonist, but he's also not a Pony.
owltalon
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07:33:55 PM Sep 14th 2011
Though the page is locked, could anyone with the power to do so possibly add an image of Doctor Whooves? This image might do the trick. The Whovians checking out MLP would be very greatfull!
catstuxedo
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07:54:27 PM Sep 9th 2011
Shannon Chan-Kent has been confirmed to be the voice of Silver Spoon thanks to this article: http://www.vancouversun.com/entertainment/Vancouver+Metropolitan+Orchestra+Launches+Ninth+Season/5373201/story.html
Godzillawolf
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07:01:22 AM Sep 9th 2011
Shouldn't Fluttershy be listed as a Fluffy Tamer by now? Just how she treated the Manticore in episode 2 should qualify, along with the Dragon in "Dragonshy". Not sure about the Cockatrice though. Still, I think she should count.
SomeNewGuy
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11:46:12 AM Aug 31st 2011
This isn't fair. Just because some troll is acting up doesn't mean we should all be punished.
MobiusOfMobius
01:20:38 AM Sep 1st 2011
Do you have a better suggestion to stop the Pony-haters?
WolfMan16
07:25:46 PM Sep 2nd 2011
Well, it is just one vandal. Albeit one of those annoying ones who don't seem to understand the meaning of not being welcomed after being kicked off and creating a sockpuppet.
MobiusOfMobius
02:58:58 PM Sep 5th 2011
You seem pretty sure its just one guy. There's more than one hater in the world.
WolfMan16
12:18:19 AM Sep 6th 2011
I guess I didn't word this correctly, I mean there is only one vandal who was responsible for blanking out the entire page, which lead to the lock. All of the other haters probably don't go on TV tropes, check out this page, or go extremely low as to blank it repeatedly.

Name one other hater who was responsible for ending up having this page locked. I can think of only one hater but that was a long time ago.
Captainhook
09:40:24 AM Sep 18th 2011
I agree with Mobius Of Mobius. One troll pulls a stunt and everyone gets shut out of editing. This may be what the troll actually wanted.
WolfMan16
05:16:14 PM Sep 18th 2011
Then I guess the pages should be locked indefinetely, if that's what everyone wants.
Captainhook
04:36:03 PM Sep 24th 2011
I meant that I agree with Wolf Man 16. I goofed.
catstuxedo
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10:51:50 PM Aug 29th 2011
edited by catstuxedo
I've finally deduced that Scott Mc Neil voiced Rover (the medium-sized Diamond Dog) in "A Dog and Pony Show" by detecting a hint of that distinct Mc Neil roughness in the character's voice, so the Diamond Dog section should be updated accordingly if possible.

On a related note, I've got some possible Fridge Brilliance here: the reason the Diamond Dogs react so horribly to Rarity's whining is because dogs' ears are more sensitive to such high-pitched noises.
SuddenFrost
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04:01:31 PM Aug 27th 2011
In Spike's entry, under "Anything's Awesome With Announcers", the "He's getting older" line should be deleted. It's left over from the Art Shift line before it was removed.
TARINunit9
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12:39:18 AM Aug 27th 2011
I have to get this off my chest: DERPY IS NOT DITZY DOO!! I doublechecked the whole Winter Wrap-up episode, and Derpy wasn't in the team that went to get the birds. She was on cloud duty all day
MobiusOfMobius
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02:19:20 AM Aug 25th 2011
I've thought of a bit of Fridge brilliance surrounding Spike being an extreme omnivore. Dragons would have to be. If they need to grow from Spikes size to the full grown dragon sizes we've seen, they'd need to be able to draw sustenance from anything they could get their hands on.
Ardashir
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06:18:57 PM Aug 22nd 2011
In just realized a bit of Genius Bonus with Gilda's name. She's a griffon with a name that means "gold"... and in classical mythology griffons supposedly defended golden treasures in and around their nests.

Any chance of getting that included with the entry on Gilda?
Hoheh
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10:23:06 AM Aug 18th 2011
Can't edit it, but Fluttershy has had clear Cowardly Lion moments when pushed. A dragon, a cocketricde, and being there for the group, for instance. Others cowered and she tried to help, scared or not.
Calnos
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03:21:08 PM Aug 6th 2011
I'm thinking, in regards to background ponies that don't have in-show names... do we want to count commercials & t-shirts as "canon"? In all likely hood DJ Pon3 and "Derp-Zam!" are nods to the fans.
Pichukun
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12:22:51 AM Jul 20th 2011
Cherilee and the Younger than They Look part.. Is it that, or is Rarity just Older Than They Look?
Calnos
04:28:27 PM Jul 23rd 2011
edited by Calnos
...You know, that is actually a very good question. They haven't given exact ages for the mane cast, or Cheerilee, or most of the characters really. Curse you, lack of info!

I think a lot of fans do assume that Rarity is one of the older members of the mane cast given she has her own business and such, and Cheerilee has the 80's photo and was assumed to be older (at least by me, and I'm the one that put that trope there in the first place) in part to being a school teacher.

Really this could all be debated till the end of time or Word of God gives us an answer. The fact of the matter is that there is a filly that looks like Cheerilee in Rarity's flashback implying those two are about the same age. Should we remove the trope based on that?
Calnos
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06:48:28 PM Jul 8th 2011
Lets talk about Background Ponies.

Checking the history I've noticed some tropes get removed due to being Fanon, such as Les Yay that was under Lyra and Bon Bon. I agree with that, as there's no official hint in the show that those two are a couple, they just hang out a lot.

However, if we're going to cut all the "Fanon tropes", wouldn't that mean we'd be removing a bunch of the stuff under Derpy like Big Eater and The Unintelligible? Or pretty much all the Doctor Whoof stuff that reference Doctor Who?

I'm just curious as to where we draw the line, as with the Background Ponies a lot of what makes them popular ARE the funny little bits of Fanon that the fanbase has come up with. Should we cut all the Fanon stuff and save it for the Ensemble Darkpony page, or keep some of the Fanon stuff that's most prevalent?
Grobi
07:09:29 PM Jul 8th 2011
I say move the Fanon stuff to the YMMV-tab (Alternate Character Interpretation - since they're just that).

Or... we'll create a subpage for the Fanon-tropes. Wouldn't mind that. But I don't think it belongs on the main page.
Calnos
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05:32:30 PM Jun 4th 2011
Currently under Background Ponies we have "Derpy" and "Others". Now we all love Derpy but she isn't the ONLY popular background pony. Should we start adding more entries for some of the more notable ones like Lyra and Doctor Whoof?
Captainhook
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07:35:21 PM May 16th 2011
Prince Blueblood is missing. Why isn't he on the character page anymore?!
Surenity
07:38:31 PM May 16th 2011
He got moved. He's still there just in a different section.
Captainhook
07:52:35 PM May 16th 2011
Which one?
Jayrad
08:08:36 PM May 16th 2011
Celebronies.
DeathCloud
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01:13:15 PM May 8th 2011
New Time Pony add many confusions. He is Master or 5th/11th Doctor?
Captainhook
03:15:41 PM May 13th 2011
I'd say 11, but maybe 5th. The Master theory is mostly used by fanfic writers looking for a good antagonist.
Captainhook
07:33:00 PM May 16th 2011
edited by Captainhook
5th seems to be a popular interpretation on Ponibooru, though Eleven has his share of supporters.
Captainhook
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08:38:43 PM May 6th 2011
Shouldn't Yangire and Yandere (currently found under Fluttershy in the Characters page) be moved to "The Best Night Ever"? It's completely specific to that episode.
Captainhook
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03:33:59 PM May 6th 2011
I just removed the Madness Tropes from Pinkie Pie's character page on the grounds that they should go under "Party of One" in the episode guide. Did I do the right thing? I'm new, so I don't know. If not, add them back in.
Whatshisgame
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01:59:01 PM Apr 30th 2011
Should Spike really be listed under "The Mane Cast?"

Of course, he isn't exactly a minor character or animal companion, either...
Surenity
09:05:28 PM Apr 30th 2011
I think he should be. He's had A Day in the Spotlight to himself after all and is in most episodes.
MysticalChicken
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11:13:16 PM Apr 28th 2011
edited by MysticalChicken
Under "Non-Pony Sidekick" in Twilight Sparkle's section, the owl's name from "Owl's Well That Ends Well" is spelled Owlowiscious. Methinks it should (conceivably) be Owloysius, though, as the real-life name is usually spelled Aloysius.
Whatshisgame
01:58:14 PM Apr 30th 2011
Word of God says that while it probably should've been Owloysius, the official spelling is Owlowiscious.
Captainhook
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09:51:56 AM Apr 17th 2011
Does anyone else think that Pinkie Pie made up the rock farm story. Gloomy Pinkie. Amish Ponies. A rock farm. Sounds like the product of a hyperactive mind.
Nezumi
11:58:54 AM Nov 2nd 2011
It's... hard to say for sure.
DeathCloud
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05:25:48 AM Mar 27th 2011
Derpy Hooves/Ditzy Doo

It's not confirmed that they are same character. MLPFIM Wiki have them as seperate characterts.
ThatOneGuyNamedX
02:18:08 PM Jan 30th 2012
Derpy is canon now. So yeah.
SomeNewGuy
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05:31:20 PM Mar 26th 2011
Would the buffalo chieftain count as an antagonist or a minor character?
DeathCloud
05:11:08 AM Mar 27th 2011
Definitely not antaginist, because practicly heroes were on both sides (SW quote). And he doesn't fit to that Jerkass group.
Captainhook
09:49:47 AM Apr 17th 2011
He could definately fit as a minor charactor.
PDL
02:56:12 PM Mar 22nd 2014
edited by 99.242.245.12
ignore this. I clicked the wrong button.
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