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28th Sep 2017, 6:00 AM
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Los del Rosado
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Newbiespud 28th Sep 2017, 6:00 AM edit delete
Newbiespud
The ol' Macaroni.

My thought process: The show goes with the Hokey Pokey, a participation song so common that every child has or will have heard it at some point in their life. Therefore, the best adaptation (and the one that makes my job easier) of this scene is to pick another participation song so common that most of my audience will have weird nostalgia for it. Thus my brain landed on butchering the chorus of Macarena.

Also, what is this now, four? Four poems and songs I've done for tabletop-style Pinkie Pie? "Glib at the Ghosties," "Evil Enchantress (sonnet style)," "Better Party Bard," and now this?

27 Comments:

FanOfMostEverything 28th Sep 2017, 6:07 AM edit delete reply
Heeeeey, Raritina!

Seriously, Spud, I'm pretty sure you earned a level in bard after this one.
apocolypse101 28th Sep 2017, 6:55 AM edit delete reply
Screw just one Bard level, that deserves more like 3 or 4!
Sir william 2nd Oct 2017, 10:28 AM edit delete reply
XP levels go up exponentially
So yeah just one level
The Old One 28th Sep 2017, 10:03 AM edit delete reply
I have no words......

Well played, Spud
Winged Cat 28th Sep 2017, 10:13 AM edit delete reply
Winged Cat
Only 4 songs, over all these scripts, though?

But yeah, at least one level. Which weapon proficiency are you using? And which cantrips?
Specter 28th Sep 2017, 6:08 AM edit delete reply
Specter
Now we wait for Blueblood (and his obviously... stunned? Horrified? face) to call in his personal hired goons to come in and start causing a ruckus.

That or he laughs it off, not connecting the bright florescent dots.
Digo Dragon 28th Sep 2017, 6:26 AM edit delete reply
Digo Dragon
See, it's pages like this that make me so disappointed in our D&D party's bard. She doesn't try to apply song lyrics to this effect (parody or otherwise), she doesn't write any stories or songs to help our party's PR rating (We killed several high profile monsters and most towns still don't know about that!), and in combat she prefers to go fight in the front lines melee instead of utilizing all those juicy support powers and spells (well, she uses bardic song, but that's it).

How much to hire Pinkie for our group?
Mykin 28th Sep 2017, 6:49 AM edit delete reply
Mykin
... Are you sure she's a Bard? Because she sounds more like a fighter to me.
Digo Dragon 28th Sep 2017, 7:31 AM edit delete reply
Digo Dragon
Her current build right now is Bard 4/Cleric 4. Oh, did I mention she doesn't want to take the job of primary healer? The Druid is our primary healer.

ANW 28th Sep 2017, 8:19 AM edit delete reply
A cleric who don't heal, and a bard that doesn't sing.
Are you sure she's not a shapeshifter that is used to being a warrior?
Wulfraed 29th Sep 2017, 7:30 AM edit delete reply
She's beginning to sound like a parasite...

Wanting the benefits of Bard/Cleric, without accepting the responsibilities to aid others.
terrycloth 28th Sep 2017, 10:53 AM edit delete reply
Bards are designed to melee, and not necessarily to sing (although it's a good one to pick for bardic music if you want to melee since it doesn't take up your hands). In 3.5 I uaed a longspear so that I could fight from behind the people with more hit points. n.n

That character was before FIM but she was basically Pinkie Pie.

In 5e I was the party healer but I had the best AC of anyone (because everyone else was dual-wielding or otherwise focusing on damage)... they wouldn't let me tank, though.

That character wasn't a singing bard. He was a veteran who encouraged people by swearing at them, and during a short rest he'd tell old war stories to give everyone temp hit points.
Digo Dragon 28th Sep 2017, 4:20 PM edit delete reply
Digo Dragon
The Bard can melee, if you focus your build on being good at a certain style of fighting. Our bard didn't. She's very hodge-podge in her design, better suited for a fighter/cleric build than bard/cleric.
Classic Steve 28th Sep 2017, 6:46 AM edit delete reply
How appropriate that the canonical Pinkie Pie dabbles in Spanish/Latin American culture (or the Equestrian equivalent).
Brainstorm 28th Sep 2017, 6:53 AM edit delete reply
"Better Party Bard"? Wait, I don't remember that one! Which arc did it show up in?
Newbiespud 28th Sep 2017, 7:49 AM edit delete reply
Newbiespud
What's known as the Cheese Sandwich sonnet.
ANW 28th Sep 2017, 7:09 AM edit delete reply
Who hear has failed at being subtle in game?
Lalli-is-Best 28th Sep 2017, 8:12 AM edit delete reply
Ah, the fun of being a bard...I frequently broke out into song in-game. Probably drove me friends crazy.
Winged Cat 28th Sep 2017, 9:58 AM edit delete reply
Winged Cat
I've done that without being a bard. Maybe not that frequently, but when it made sense - especially in campaign 'verses where characters normally broke out in verse.
Guest 28th Sep 2017, 8:56 AM edit delete reply
hokey pokey? I thought for sure that was supposed to be the macarena song XD
Needling Haystacks 28th Sep 2017, 9:14 AM edit delete reply
It is. In the original episode it was the Hokey Pokey.

About all I can manage is the Al Gore version of the Macarena, myself.
jdb1984 28th Sep 2017, 9:43 AM edit delete reply
I heard the song back in the day, but thought it was a stupid dance, and never bothered to really learn it.
Referee 28th Sep 2017, 4:37 PM edit delete reply
Who else sang along?
Winged Cat 28th Sep 2017, 6:29 PM edit delete reply
Winged Cat
Are you counting silent singalongs in one's head because one read the comic in a place where making a sound would have been a problem?
Guest 28th Sep 2017, 7:16 PM edit delete reply
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=si5Q8RReaGs
Just because.

Narf!
Macgyver644200 28th Sep 2017, 7:52 PM edit delete reply
I didn't recognize the song at first, so I made up my own melody loosely based on the last thing going through my head (Dentist, from Little Shop of Horrors). Then I read the title, got the joke, and now I have to go find the original.
PumpkingKnight 2nd Oct 2017, 9:32 AM edit delete reply
You did good, Pinkie