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Newbiespud 2nd Sep 2021, 6:00 AM edit delete
Newbiespud
I've probably said this before, and I'll say it again: I could never fill Pinkie Pie's role. My social anxiety makes this job an absolute terror for me, and while I respect it, I don't envy her for it.

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13 Comments:

Kaos 2nd Sep 2021, 7:13 AM edit delete reply
Queue up the Smile song!
Steel Resolve 2nd Sep 2021, 7:17 AM edit delete reply
I couldn't either, and that's what makes her so damned vital to this town. Entertainers in a world with no TV or social media?
Digo 2nd Sep 2021, 9:01 AM edit delete reply
Even if they had TV and social media, entertainers are important. Boring TV is worse than no TV in my opinion. ^^
aylatrigger 2nd Sep 2021, 9:27 PM edit delete reply
As much as I love my anime and internet... I would be deep in books without them.
Winged Cat 2nd Sep 2021, 8:22 AM edit delete reply
Winged Cat
But you do make us smile, Spud! Though maybe with different tactics: a comic, instead of parties.
Jennifer 2nd Sep 2021, 6:19 PM edit delete reply
Totally. Never think you're not having an impact, Spud. I have learned greater respect for your effort now that I've started a gaming blog of my own; several other bloggers I respect have already followed me, which is a bit nerve-wracking.
Eroraf 2nd Sep 2021, 10:59 AM edit delete reply
I, too, heavily respect The Pink One. I'm not a party person or a comedian. I'm 27 and still learning how to be socially functional.

Astrophysics is easier than adulting.
Prairie Son 2nd Sep 2021, 11:35 AM edit delete reply
Pretty much everything is easier than adulting.
Yev 3rd Sep 2021, 12:03 PM edit delete reply
I only know a tiny bit of astrophysics from SpaceTime, Scott Manley, etc. That's still more than what I know about adulting.
Philadelphus 3rd Sep 2021, 5:58 PM edit delete reply
Philadelphus
The good news is that socializing is a learned behavior like any other. And while some (most?) people pick it up naturally, even those of us who don't can do it by dint of concerted effort and careful observations of the patterns that underlie human social interactions. It is possible, so don't lose hope.

Cheers,
A Fellow Astrophysicist
SnowOriole 2nd Sep 2021, 7:28 PM edit delete reply
None whatsoever.
Guest 3rd Sep 2021, 1:41 PM edit delete reply
Hi, there. Just wanted to say that I really appreciate that this arc's going into the difference between "bad stuff happens but players still have control of their characters" and "bad stuff happens because the DM took control of the characters away from their players" from the Discord arc.

Really shows how far everypony's come from that, and gives some great examples of how to draw those lines better for other DMs and players.
The Froggy Ninja 4th Sep 2021, 5:14 AM edit delete reply
I feel like the more obvious issue than everyone being inherently reliant on Pinkie to make them happy is that they need her to cheer them up after the terrible fashion, wild animal attacks, bizarre weather and food shortages they've been subjected to.