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Hello, this is Dan with a mini-rant... YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED...

So, I've been hearing a lot about the whole character of "Derpy Hooves," with the face that started the whole fandom, and how a lot of bronies are getting mad because she's now canon or something, and how Hasbro is getting rid of her from all the T-shirts and everything. Well, here's my thoughts on it.

First of all, I hate the show, so I can't talk, but I must say, it's dumb that they're getting rid of Derpy. If I was forced to pick a favorite pony, I'd pick Derpy. (Again, I hate the show, so don't think I'm a brony.)

But secondly, I think that there are two parties to blame behind this: Hasbro and the bronies.

Here's why.

Hasbro seems to be literally kissing the arses of the bronies. The bronies see Derpy and get on their knees and beg for Derpy to appear again, and Hasbro kisses their arses and Derpy does appear again. Then the T-shirts come out, and Derpy appears in the opening titles, and everybody loves Derpy. Then they give Derpy her first speaking role. But now, everybody hates Derpy for some reason, and are trying to get rid of her from the show, when they had just begged for her to be canon. And you know what Hasbro is doing? Kissing their arses.

So now, there's no more Derpy shirts, no more Derpy dolls, no more Derpy nothing. And you know something? It's not Derpy's fault.

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Hasbro, grow a backbone and realize that you don't have to constantly kiss the arses of the fans. They aren't paying you to do it, y'know.

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Apparently the reason why they're doing that is because Derpy supposedly sounds like a retarded person. :facepalm:

You know what? The fans of The Amazing World of Gumball should go ballistic on the guys who created that show, because the dad sounds like he's half-drunk, half-retarded.

...oh wait, that show doesn't have any fans. :stare:
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WarriorcatsLongtail Featured By Owner May 20, 2012
I feel so fucking bad for `Yamino
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DeathBlade88 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2012
Unlike you, I do like the show. But I can agree with you here on this whole Derpy Issue. First of all, if they begged so much for Derpy to make on official appearance on the show, then why do they bitch and complain when she actually does? One of the reasons I've heard is because of her voice. Well if Derpy is so clumsy all the time then wouldn't that voice be perfect for her? Second, this isn't the first time a character had a retarded voice. What about Billy from the Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy? That kid had a really dumb voice. Heck, the entire time he acted like the stupidest kid ever made in a cartoon and yet people didn't give two shits about it. But when Derpy comes up they start complaining and demand that she be removed. That's not only hipocrisy its also just stupid.
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TheHappySpaceman01 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I heard they did get rid of her. What is she going to be called now, if not Derpy?
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DeathBlade88 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2012
I think Ditsy Hooves, her original name. Which aparantly refers to her eyes, like Derpy. And everyone's okay with that -_-;
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MuckyPawsHusky Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Ditzy Doo
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TheHappySpaceman01 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Meh, I like Derpy better myself. I'm guessing that the original, untouched version of "The Last Roundup" will be traded among bronies like The Star Wars Holiday Special from now on. :XD:
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DeathBlade88 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2012
XD
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TheHappySpaceman01 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
And besides, the name "Ditzy" is better than "Background Pony #1."
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DeathBlade88 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2012
True.
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VioletPurple4ever Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2012
If they want to take Ditzy Doo(yes, I just called her Ditzy Doo. Derp is a fucking unfunny internet meme) off just because people think she's retarded, then they may as well take Rainbow Dash off because lots of people think she's a lesbian.
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Judas-of-the-Purge Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2012
What's TOTALLY awful about the whole debate is that the episode script writer has a son who is mentally disabled; he's been through surgery through surgery for his rare case of epilepsy. So when I see people saying she played the part in making her an "ableist" it's crazy. She's had hate mail sent to her and when I emailed her saying my love for Derpy, she said it hurt for others to accuse her of such things.

That and, some people might find me crazy for thinking or saying this but, it made me feel like the brony community is totally ignorant on those who ARE mentally disabled or handicapped in some way. I know so many bronys that are mentally ill and I too am a handicapped citizen of society. To see others say, "NO YOU MADE HER RETARDED AND HANDICAPPED, THAT'S OFFENSIVE. TAKE IT OFF" it's like.......woah. I love Derpy so much cause she does have something wrong with her (screwed up depth perception or what not). She's disabled but she's not letting it hold her back.

.................................I'm going to regret typing this all up later on down the road, I know it.
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Fallingballs Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconfaceplamplz:
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SighLips Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2012
You're exactly right.
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loveorcaz Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I'm a fan of "Gumball" I first saw it a couple of days ago when my nephew wanted to watch it, and I thought it was pretty fucking funny..

erm. yes, anywaysss.
I don't even like derpy..I hate ponies sooo. The fans can worry about that shit all they wanttt! It doesn't effect my life. :3
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Tashikat Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It is pretty much the Bronies fault. i mean.. out of all the Ponies, Derpy was the best. (Like you, i'm not a brony) But the bronies were the ones areguing about how offensive she is. Now they're whining about how they're renaming her Ditsey Doo and removing all merchandise of her, AKA, their doings.
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Crystal2112 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012
I really don't understand why Derpy Hooves is considered "offensive". There are many other cartoon characters who sound or act like retarded people, and aren't offensive in any way. Ed (from Ed, Edd, and Eddy) and Homestar (from Homestar Runner) act like idiots and talk like they're retarded, but everyone loved them because of it. They never found them offensive whatsoever. But yet, the Friendship is Magic fandom goes fucking apeshit upon hearing Derpy's voice, claiming that she's "offending retarded/disabled people" and that the creators are "making fun of the disabled".
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TheHappySpaceman01 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You know what? The fans of The Amazing World of Gumball should go ballistic on the guys who created that show, because the dad sounds like he's half-drunk, half-retarded.

...oh wait, that show doesn't have any fans.
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amanstwo Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012
As far as I'm aware, bronies went ballistic because they didn't like Derpy's voice. Some went as far as sending death threats to Hasbro. Get it? DEATH THREATS over a CHARACTER VOICE? No wonder Habro's getting rid of her, they're pissed, and I can't say I blame them.
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Danny-Jay Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I hate them all, there isn't a single pony that I even can tolerate.
Hasbro should just stick to making Transformers and let this cancer of the internet die.
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Mystic-Dranomimon Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
You win for the best explanation!
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fireheart885 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I heard this: One of the creators has a disabled son, so they complained about derpy and asked for her to be taken off the show, along with the merch and all that. (Question: is there a derpy doll? MUST HAVE. lol, sane brony here wanting a derpy doll...ANYWAYS)In my opinion, derpy is cute, but SOME Rabid-as-crap bronies think she sounds TOO stupid. But, They post Horribly drawn picture of derpy dropping anvil's on their own Mary-sue, crap OC's that resemble the Mane 6 to a T. At least SOME OC's are nice. (Like SJ art's OC's. They ARE FREAKING AMAZINGLY UNIQUE!) Hasbro should really learn one thing, IT'S A SHOW FOR LITTLE GIRLS. LITTLE GIRLS DO NOT KNOW WHAT "DERP" MEANS. Well, not really for "5 year old girls" as some say, The show has some long words in it, E.I. the newest episode had a doctor say "Lazyitis" and therefore, I recomend it to 10-12 year old girls.
~Fireheart885
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NinjaFalcon90 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
God, Hasbro doesn't run MLP; the bronies do! :iconfffuuuplz:
This is basically something I hate about the show. The episodes are nice and such but I can't enjoy watching the damn show with these rabid bronies! :icondestroyplz:
Some people who are sane fans of MLP told me that I shouldn't judge a show by its fandom, but the fandom itself really bugs me.
Well explained man. :iconclapplz:
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ZekroRaptor Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
The funny thing is, the person who wrote the episode and Derpy's lines has mentally disabled son, so I doubt they were ever trying to offend someone. Bronies just get butthurt.
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TheHappySpaceman01 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You know what? The fans of The Amazing World of Gumball should go ballistic on the guys who created that show, because the dad sounds like he's half-drunk, half-retarded.

...oh wait, that show doesn't have any fans.
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ZekroRaptor Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm not surprised it doesn't. Since all the characters are litterally reject commercial moascots.
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TTLee Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012
um heheheh there is more then just men in this world so i kinda think your over using the title "brony" dude. and yeah i do agree its stupid that they are brown noseing when they are a powerful corporation. i think its because they dont want to be sued and lose money and possibly the show idk
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baffledBITS Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012  Student General Artist
Brony is an all-inclusive term like bro. Women/girls can be bros and they can be bronies.
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TTLee Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2012
oh by the way girls who like the show are called pegasisters and guys are bronies
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baffledBITS Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2012  Student General Artist
Did you even read my comment?
It's all-inclusive.
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TTLee Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012
and now i feel lectured to, and i hate you for making me feel this way <3 :hug:
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baffledBITS Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012  Student General Artist
:D Sorry about that.
:hug:
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AgelessAgera Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012  Student General Artist
:iconclapplz: Good to know I'm not the only one who thinks this
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Legendariohhk Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012
Hey, they asked for it, they got what they wanted... :> so they deal with it.
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gorgonbreath Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012  Hobbyist
Perhaps bronies find it hard to fap to retards,that's why they hate her voice so much. It puts them off their stroke.:giggle:

Hasbro are to blame for listening to these people in the first place,they are not the intended audience of the show and should have been entirely ignored.
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TheHappySpaceman01 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
As I said, there are two parties to blame for this: Hasbro and the rabid bronies.

Hasbro: grow a backbone.

Rabid bronies: grow brains.
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gorgonbreath Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012  Hobbyist
Hasbro are gonna get a bad reputation if they continue to pander to pervs. As for the pervs, not much can be done about them.:(
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amanstwo Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012
Which is why I'm going back to Transformers...
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gorgonbreath Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012  Hobbyist
:iconhappyfellaavatar: Nothing wrong with that.:D
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amanstwo Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012
:D
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Themaverickman Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012
That's what happens when you listen too the fanbase of your show. If they listened to all of the requests of the fanbase then there would be a lot more characters doing non-canon stuff.
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TheHappySpaceman01 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
If they listened to all the requests of the fanbase, then MLP would probably be a porno. :facepalm:
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Themaverickman Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012
Exactly
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JoweeMari4Life Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
!?
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XxMACiTabbixX Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012
So true. I agree 100%.

We wanted derpy, we got her.
Now they want her gone because of her voice? They said "Oh it offends retarded people"

Orly now? Look at other shows, they have TONS of voices like that and it angers me.
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TheHappySpaceman01 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Seriously! For example, the dad in The Amazing World of Gumball sounds (and looks) half-drunk, half-retarded, and yet nobody says a thing about that. WTF?!
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XxMACiTabbixX Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012
yeah! :\
Its stupid! We asked for derpy! And now some butthurts are asking to get rid of her?!?!?!?!

((and i agree with the gumball thing, THEY ARE STUPID! But of course they won't complain about that... :|)
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AJInu-Okami Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I agree! Hasbro brought a new meaning to "Kiss my ass".
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AJInu-Okami Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I meant the bronies saying that to them.
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