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    Thread: Obi Wan's death
Post: Obi Wan's death

I think any emotion is a path to the Dark Side. Dark emotions seem to be quick paths to the dark side--anger, hate, fear, etc. More positive emotions seem to be slow are far more complex ways of rea...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 82 8,376 June 17th, 2005, 01:56 AM
    Thread: Qui Gon's death...body...
Post: Qui Gon's death...body...

Quote:Why we did not see Qui-Gon Jinn in Return of the Jedi? My guess would be because George Lucas can't see into the future. That, and above stated points.
Darth Penguin Star Wars 5 965 June 17th, 2005, 01:53 AM
    Thread: Favorite vehicle in the movies
Post: Favorite vehicle in the movies

Quote:I'm all about the b-wing (. . .) Yes! Go B-Wing! Heavy escort / heavy attack fighters!
Darth Penguin Star Wars 31 1,770 June 17th, 2005, 01:50 AM
    Thread: Had Yoda and Mace padawans..?
Post: Had Yoda and Mace padawans..?

Further information on Yoda's exploits: Yoda attained the rank of Knight at age 50. He became a Master at 100. Odds are, he joined the Council thereafter. We know that he spent at least 100 years ...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 10 1,131 June 17th, 2005, 01:47 AM
    Thread: A few questions about Episode IV
Post: A few questions about Episode IV

1. A) That would kill the entire movie. B) That isn't necessarily something revealed by the force. Perhaps force-senstivity, but not geneology. He's not looking for Luke yet anyway. 2. He never ...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 10 1,268 June 17th, 2005, 01:39 AM
    Thread: Dark Sideology on the curriculum?
Post: Dark Sideology on the curriculum?

Never in the history of the Jedi--until ROTS--has there been someone on the Council who does not have the rank of Master. Considering the special circumstances of Anakin's placement on the Council, I...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 7 768 June 17th, 2005, 01:33 AM
    Thread: Windu Vs palpatine
Post: Windu Vs palpatine

What was it we talked about before, then? In my opinion, this could go both ways. Windu is consummate swordsmaster of the Jedi Order. The only other person that could come close is Sora Bulq--who, ...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 14 2,815 June 17th, 2005, 01:17 AM
    Thread: Windu Vs palpatine
Post: Windu Vs palpatine

I think we've discussed this before...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 14 2,815 June 16th, 2005, 02:36 PM
    Thread: Chancellor, or Sith Lord obvious
Post: Chancellor, or Sith Lord obvious

Quote:Anyone care to explain Darth Penguin's answer? I don't seem to recall Palpatine having a crystal of any kind or anyones mediclorian count being mentioned. Kaiburr crystals. They amplify one's ...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 24 1,718 June 16th, 2005, 02:31 PM
    Thread: Lightsaber Infliction
Post: Lightsaber Infliction

Interesting question, and it brings me to my personal area of expertise: lightsabers. ;) The blade of a lightsaber is actually very, very small. What you see when a saber is activated are particles ...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 3 607 June 16th, 2005, 02:18 PM
    Thread: Lightsaber colors?
Post: Lightsaber colors?

Quote:Interstly, Tyranus was a Jedi, yet he has a red Sith saber, but Vader still uses his blue saber as a Sith, so apparantly the Sith build/recieve the red saber at some point in their training. Tyr...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 122 27,628 June 16th, 2005, 02:04 PM
    Thread: Who's your favorite female character in Star Wars?
Post: Who's your favorite female character in Star Wars?

Quote:And the fat woman with the six pack I thought that was a guy? Quote:Aayla Secura and any other Twi'lek women Here, here!
Darth Penguin Star Wars 35 3,240 June 16th, 2005, 01:57 PM
    Thread: Dark Sideology on the curriculum?
Post: Dark Sideology on the curriculum?

Quote:Could this be how a Jedi Knight achieves the rank of Master? By demonstrating they can withstand their own urges to use the Dark Side of the Force. A Jedi attains the rank of Master after they ...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 7 768 June 16th, 2005, 01:55 PM
    Thread: Grievous's voice
Post: Grievous's voice

Quote:Lucas went a bit too far -- too much Jar Jar Bink, too much Ewoks, and too much Grievous coughs -- two coughs would have been enough to get the idea that he not 100% droid. Otherwise, Grievous w...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 23 1,758 June 16th, 2005, 01:47 PM
    Thread: Best Lightsaber fight
Post: Best Lightsaber fight

Yoda vs Palpatine started off quite nicely...but then they went into the Senate Chambers, and you could barely even see them. I see the need for variety...but personally, I like to analyze blade move...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 44 3,468 June 16th, 2005, 01:41 PM
    Thread: ***Spoiler**Funeral Padme pregnant
Post: ***Spoiler**Funeral Padme pregnant

Quote:Her stomach wouldn't be the flat, toned, washboard abs that we saw in AotC, but it certainly would go down. I liked those...;) Either way, Kenobi an Yoda didn't want the Emperor and Vader to k...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 13 2,006 June 16th, 2005, 01:37 PM
    Thread: Where does Vader potty? *ROTS Spoiler*
Post: Where does Vader potty? *ROTS Spoiler*

Quote:Interestingly, there have been very few times in the history of science fiction, where we are shown where or how the facilities work. Star Trek did it, though only via cursory views of bathrooms...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 17 1,593 June 16th, 2005, 01:30 PM
    Thread: Had Yoda and Mace padawans..?
Post: Had Yoda and Mace padawans..?

Mace Windu had at least one Padawan that we know of--Depa Billaba. Under his tutelage, she's the only other person who used Form VII.B. There is nothing wrong with having a Padawan while one is on t...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 10 1,131 June 16th, 2005, 01:12 PM
    Thread: who's padawan/apprentice
Post: who's padawan/apprentice

It really doesn't... Quote:Are younglings taught until a certain age, when they are taken on by a Master or Knight? Yes. They are taught about the nature of the Force and Form 0 (basically the art ...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 33 1,807 June 9th, 2005, 08:40 AM
    Thread: Chancellor, or Sith Lord obvious
Post: Chancellor, or Sith Lord obvious

Mace didn't 'sense' anything. He was merely distrustful of all politicians, especially ones who had suddenly came into as much power as Palpatine had. Palpatine is a very, very powerful Force User. ...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 24 1,718 June 9th, 2005, 08:34 AM
    Thread: Lightsaber colors?
Post: Lightsaber colors?

She wasn't really a Sith or a Dark Jedi, though she was a force user. She was more of an adept. ' Wrote:I don't believe I noticed where it said lightsabers were mass produced. They aren't. They are...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 122 27,628 June 9th, 2005, 08:30 AM
    Thread: I wonder...
Post: I wonder...

I don't have any 100% verifiably accurate sources on which to base my answers from these questions, but for the sake of scholarly debate, I offer the following answers: No, No, and I sure as hell hop...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 3 524 June 8th, 2005, 08:20 AM
    Thread: Lightsaber colors?
Post: Lightsaber colors?

Traditionally, the green sabers are reserved for those more adept in the Force than in the ways of combat, and the blue ones for those who favor combat over the force. (Speaking in the KOTOR / RPG te...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 122 27,628 June 8th, 2005, 08:18 AM
    Thread: Battle Droid Command Structure
Post: Battle Droid Command Structure

Quote:Overall, I have been disappointed with the battle droids. They are stupid, replacing Jar-Jar instead of acting like droids. I thought the way they were personified in ROTS was kind of stupid. ...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 6 676 June 6th, 2005, 08:28 AM
    Thread: Battle Droid Command Structure
Post: Battle Droid Command Structure

In the prequels, we see that the battle droids have some kind of delinated command structure. But, when really thought of, what's the point? They all have the same core operating functions, and no...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 6 676 June 3rd, 2005, 12:07 AM
    Thread: 3Po's
Post: 3Po's

"Spaceballs the Lunchbox...Spaceballs the T-Shirt..." "SPACEBALLS THE FLAMETHROWER!"
Darth Penguin Star Wars 8 925 June 2nd, 2005, 10:00 PM
    Thread: Chances of Episodes 7-9?
Post: Chances of Episodes 7-9?

I'm not entirely sure about the ability of another director to obtain those rights. I assume they would either have to be sold or given to someone in a will. The ships that you see in ATOC and ROTS,...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 25 2,002 June 2nd, 2005, 09:57 PM
    Thread: Anakin's Balancing of the Force ** Spoilers ** (What is it?)
Post: Anakin's Balancing of the Force ** Spoilers ** (Wh...

I appreciate your in-depth analysis of the balance prophecy. I will do my best to elaborate my own interpertations of the truth thereof. There are two basic interpertations of this. One is that the...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 55 4,685 June 2nd, 2005, 03:17 PM
    Thread: Three jedi are killed instantly!
Post: Three jedi are killed instantly!

I have to agree. I don't think any of them were expecting him to demonstrate such skill. And they have to show how skilled he is with a lightsaber before they can justify him fighting Windu and givi...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 5 690 June 2nd, 2005, 02:59 PM
    Thread: Best Death (possible spoilers for ROTS)
Post: Best Death (possible spoilers for ROTS)

Quote:(. . .) I think Aayla Secura's death was rubbish. I would have to agree. It was kind of lame, when all was said and done. Ki-Adi Mundi got to take out a few of his attackers...but, when you r...
Darth Penguin Star Wars 9 840 June 2nd, 2005, 02:51 PM