We, as people, judge others by their actions and ourselves by our intentions. Our intentions are not always accurately represented by our actions, sometimes because we fail to perform the way we want to or some variable like fear or stress.
I'm...under the belief that our actions can tell us something we don't actually know about ourselves. I think that I might be more self centered than I think I am, it is not something I'm comfortable thinking about.
My intentions are to be sensitive towards others feelings and polite in my responses. My actions beg to differ however. I'm open to telling the truth, regardless of how cold it may be and at times (usually if I'm sick of something), I'll respond harshly to somebody. I DO try to sugar coat the truth to keep it from being too hurtful, but I have been told that I'm either scary or mean because of my bluntness. I also have a problem with taking interests in others' work and activities. It's hard for me to keep up with what my friends do when I'm more interested in playing a game, watching something or even working towards education. I like to feel like I'm being productive for myself.
Telling the truth is supposed to be a positive virtue...but is it if the truth hurts and scares others? Do I just not care what my friends are doing, find them boring or am I just too worried that I'll become too unproductive? Is it bad to care a lot about yourself or bad to care a lot about what others think of you?
I'm not making any promises, but I may be returning to LoE. I left without saying a word and that's just because I didn't want to. I'm actually pretty scared of the admins and moderators of this site now but I'm not going to say why. (I did say why. Oops. x] )
It's not that I juts go about breaking rules behind their backs or anything, but when I left I couldn't make heads or tails as to why a specific individual was banned, so I outright stopped posting and visiting the site.
During that time I tried RP and general stuff on other sites and to put it simply, they were all a bust and were not as great as anybody I met here on LoE. (I do home on one specific new site now)
This is mostly an experimental thread, but I'm still going to put effort into it. Now, in this RP ponies will be (mysteriously) transported to planet Earth. I'll clear up the vagueness by stating that the location is a coastal town somewhere in the USA specifically because it's familiar territory for me and assumingly most others.
The town for the most part is small. It's got residential with small, poor homes. Away from the waters of the sea is a nice, middleclass residential and then farther from that in the lusher, far more fabulous rich residential. Very few live there, being a small town and all. Down to the docks of the town is the labor district, where anything from clothes to boats are made and fish are gutted and scaled. A stray road leading through a forest comes out into a large pasture a couple miles away from town where many farms are scattered about to provide food and dairy goods. Other than that everything is blank, so fill it in if you need! Rules
Ponies may NOT know of the human world unless you can give me an excellent reason for them to know. Otherwise Earth is unknown territory. This same rules applies for Humans, they may NOT know about Equestria. FiM does not exist on this Earth.
You are allowed to create stories, so long as they are cleared by me (Teal Turken) first. The RP has no dedicated story so feel free to go anywhere with it, within reason. By story I mean anything to why the ponies are on Earth to maybe what some company would want with them or being trapped on a farm.
Despite being a jump in this thread will still be moderated.
Just a personal request, please don't ask me to play police characters or butlers for rich people because I myself don't like to play as a human. I'll consider playing a nurse or a doctor for you, but nothing that'd require a really, really good performance.
The last thing I'd like to say is that this thread will not function unless we have at least 1 human in the thread, so please if someone could play a dedicated human that would be very, very nice. The most ponies could do alone is dink around with random human gadgetry and cars and such.
As per request of the moderators, here is a topic where all can discuss tulpas freely. If you've come to this topic not knowing what a tulpa is, here is a website to help you out. http://www.tulpa.info/
So I was watching Show Stoppers, episode 18 of season 1. At the end the CMCs get medals for their hilariously bad act at the talent show. Backstage 3 ponies show up to congratulate them. These ponies being Applejack for Applebloom, Rarity for Sweetie Bell and Rainbow Dash? Look, this is season 1, something like a year or two from season 3 when Rainbow Dash took Scootaloo under her wing. So...what's Rainbow Dash doing there? Was she there to congratulate them too or mock them more? If she was watching the talent show for possible pegasi that could compete with her that's understandable but Scootaloo never once used her wings during the act. This is boggling my mind unless the writers had planned for Rainbow Dash to care about Scootaloo from the beginning. What are you thoughts? If you don't believe me try rewatching the episode or just skip to the end and you'll see what I mean.
Arriving at your mailbox early in the morning is a blue letter stamped with a water drop stamp. Inside is a neatly written letter reading: "Hello friend! It's been a while, hasn't it? I miss you and for that I want you to come visit today just after 1:00pm at the gazebo in Ponyville! Hope to see you there!" -Teal
The letter includes some train tickets for those who live outside Ponyville.
At the scene of the reunion Teal has decorated all around the place with fun things to do, snacks and balloons of course! There's a couple slip'n'slides, a game of horseshoes, balls for sports and other stuff. There's plenty of snacks arranged from chips, cupcakes, sandwiches, punch, soda and cider.
Now I know this is leagues away from where we are and it can't be implemented but it'd be kind of neat if in a later stage of the game we could have a pony from our in game ponies under our avatars with a bit of Data like "In game" and maybe level or something. Or it could just be inside our profile pages or something. Doesn't have to be done now or soon, but at some point.
Welcome to Origins of Magic. This is a story RP so I will ask that certain feats be performed to continue the story. Now, this story is set in chapters and each chapter needs a set of things to be done before the next chapter begins. See the sign up thread to join or check the discussion thread if you have questions.
Chapter 1 begins now.
It's an ordinary day in Ponyville, nothing is out of place and everypony is going about their everyday business. (sorry for lack of story here. I'm a bit uneducated on the characters, so I don't if anyone's visiting the town or if they're residents.) [Story Note: To progress, the main character must do something to help somebody. Either 3 simple tasks or 1 difficult task. The main character MUST show a strong affinity for magic in at least 1 task.]
Welcome to the sign up for my adventure roleplay. This is a mostly story based RP and there will be a bit of headcanon in this story but try to ignore it if it bothers you.
Now, I have a few requirements here and there for the story to work. The first one is that at least ONE player MUST be a Unicorn. This unicorn is to be the main character of the story. The main character may NOT be an Alicorn and they may NOT be talented beyond the most basic magic spells. They will become more powerful in magic as the story goes on, don't worry. If you are not the main character and are playing a unicorn you may use spells as you desire, so long as I'm fine with it.
Now, below is the sign up form. All races are allowed, with the exception of humans, humanoids, demonic beings, and aliens.
I'm under the impression that my words have more merit than I think they do. At times I feel like what I'm posting in response to someone is them just being friendly to me and for me to just punch them in the face and kick them to the ground.
I had one person (whom I won't name) actually say to me that they think I'm pretty scary and I couldn't help but wonder why that would be.
In what I would call an incident I very recently spoke my mind on flawed logic during a roleplay scene in OOC and at that moment all RP involving the scene came to a sudden halt. While everyone said they weren't scared of me I don't feel like that's the truth of it.
Just a short while ago I learned I had gained a popularity on LoE, some fame for my performance and polite attitude in the RP section. I don't actually know how revered I really am, whether I'm just that one guy in the party everyone likes or if I'm at the top where my appearance is like having a celebrity in the room.
I think it's this fame that makes people scared of me. People always tend to feel more nervous about making mistakes around a person that everyone likes and that has great influence over others. When I see a mistake and point it out to people it's like their worst fear suddenly coming into reality. They can't believe they made such an obvious or stupid mistake so they cower and run off so they can hide somewhere away from the popular person.
Honestly if this is what fame is like then I don't want to be famous or popular. I'd rather be that wimpy kid in the back of the classroom that no one cares about than the one who's words hold more power then they're supposed to.
So come on, tell me what you really think of me. I want to know, because I'm more scared of myself to the extent of which I've thought of actually leaving LoE thinking everyone would be better off without me.
This thread is for Teal and Nala's wedding, mostly since there's a bit too much personal goings on in the Life in Ponyville thread. The wedding will be held in Ponyville at a large lake. Everything is decorated in the cultural designs of Cloudsdale with some earth pony decor as well. It's afternoon and the after party will go on into the night. There is to be NO severe situations of any sorts. No violence, no over the top destruction/chaos/antics. Drama is allowed however.
So I've been gone quite a while...what...um....3....5....I was never counting how many months or weeks. I honestly have to say that I feel like crying but not because I feel like I abandoned you guys but because I cannot believe how much I really missed you all. I don't feel any regrets for being gone but I do hope that many of you still wish to be my friend as much as I want to be yours.
Also, thank you PPBG for this wonderful art of Teal! :') It has that art style that makes Teal look wise, well mannered and experienced.
The "Leave of Absence" thread created by the moderators needs to be easier to notice! Many of my friends on this forum haven't seen the post I made announcing my reason for absence for tomorrow because it's "hidden" in the Introductions board. It doesn't stand out and therefore we'll get people wondering where other people are and then having them complain about people who missed their post OR people not even knowing the thread exists! Please make the Leave of Absence more noticable!
This RP is like Life in Ponyville, only with "special" conditions. I will try my best to frequently change the conditions when appropriate, perhaps weekly but most likely when everyone's ready for something new.
Currently the conditions are as follows- Setting-Ponyville Season-Winter Weather-Very Cloudy, snowfall Time-Early afternoon Event-Snow day
The rain has stopped, it is now just cloudy. (I may make it drizzle some more)
Hello beginner and experienced Roleplayers, this is the "RaT" thread or the "Roleplay Assistance and Tips" thread. In here, I wish to spread some advice for helping people RP in a way that helps everyone better understand each other and prevent issues. I'm not going to point fingers but a few people seem to lack some of the things that seem to be common sense for others. I ask that if anyone finds anything offensive about this thread please let me know, I'm trying to help not smack faces.
All the posts below will go into detail about specific topics regarding RP. I'd like to thank Lusterless Nova for helping me with this thread.
Section 1 - Basics Section 2 - Beginner Knowledge Section 3 - Your Character Section 4 - Combat in Roleplay
Rules As some of you have not been in any of my RPs before, I'd like to use a bit more detail in the rules. 1.Forum rules 2.No power playing or god modding 3.No double moves-What this means is no posting a post with an attack before the one you're attacking reacts. Here's an example of how it (typically) happens: Ally 1 hits Enemy 1 with a fireball. Ally 2 hits Enemy 1 with a kick. Ally 1 hits Enemy 1 with a second fireball. ^ See that? Mask That is EXACTLY what I DON'T want. If you do this, your second attack will be ignored. 4.Avoid overblown, extreme or "instant-win" abilities. I do NOT want to see someone summon a meteor to crash into the planet or use a giant magic lazer beam to obliterate someone or hitting them 35 times in the blink of an eye with a sword. Harpoon If you fight like this, I will either tell you to tone it down or I will use more power than YOU. 5.Finally....just.....PLEASE. Know I am just ONE person and that it can become VERY hard for me to post if everyone is posting one Yeast after the other every second. This isn't really a rule, more a request. #5 is please don't post too fast.
With the rules out of the way lets move on to the Story. Here is a summary. Zappy, a young changeling gifted with a unique magic that is augmented with lightning, was given a home amongst ponies in Ponyville. After being told he wasn't safe anywhere, he ran off into the Everfree forest. The ponies that cared for him chased after him, along with some other ponies.
Please note, if your character doesn't know Zappy, it's probably best if your just wandering the forest, instead of just "magically knowing Zappy as a friend"
I'm going to go ahead and say the ponies that were following Zappy have lost him, say they've been in the forest about 30 minutes now.
ALL the ponies that followed Zappy are in a small clearing in the forest. You may do whatever, whether it be planning, worrying or even crying. ( ) ALL OTHER ponies can show up how they like (unless it's something dumb like crashing a plane).
Okay. I figured out I can livestream my console games as long as I set up everything properly, however it's not in all that good quality. Voice might be too quiet, game might be too quiet, maybe you can't see anything, stuff like that. It's like taking a hand held camera and pointing it at a television. (only it's like a really good handheld camera)
Enough of the explaination though, I wanna livestream a game. A Zelda game in specific. If you wanted to watch, would you rather see me playing: -The Wind Waker -Twilight Princess -Ocarina of Time -Majora's Mask
Teal has become another unfortunate victim of a very rare attack from a creature called an Ipiech, a wraith that invades the mind of ponies and scares them to the point of loosing the will to live and giving there souls in to the Ipiech. It keeps the ponies sleeping and attacks them in there dreams and mind. None have ever survived an attack.
Many Canterlot scientists have been researching ponies while they are afflicted. They believe they have found a way to save the ponies that have been attacked, by magically entering the mind of the victims just as the Ipiech does and fighting it off. It's not guaranteed to work however as it has never been done.
Be aware that LUSTERLESS NOVA will be assisting me with this RP, so if he tells you to do something, please do it. And don't tell him he can't GM because he has my permission to do so unless I say otherwise.
Nala Valor Wolfblade Sponk Lusterless Nova FlameandIce Thunder Jet Fluffy Cloud Morgan Sententia GalinndanDawnfire Coffee Rush Dark Angel Lary Vick Mcbread
You are to meet at the Medical labs northwest of Canterlot. You will have transport waiting for you in Canterlot. Gather your things, say what you need to say to who you need to say it to, then proceed to Canterlot. If you are already in Canterlot, you may head to the carriage awaiting you outside the back of the hospital.
Bad guys shoots shock wave at ponies. Pony 1 dodges and shoots bad guy with a mega magic laser. Pony 2 blocks and stabs the bad guy and (something involving hitting him 10k times in 1 second) Pony 3 teleports out of the way and ends up behind the bad guy. Pony 3 punches him so hard he flies away really fast. Pony 4 becomes invincible and smashes the bad guy with a giant hammer. Ect ect.
Something smaller please. Like: Pony 1 dodges and shoots a ball of magical energy at the bad guy. Take note I didn't say it hit him cause this kind of attack is ranged and possible to dodge. If it was impossible to dodge such as: Pony 2 comes from behind the bag guy and stabs him. Then I would say it hits him.
4. Much like rule 2, don't do things I say you can't do such as unlock a locked door without the key. I will be using color coding to tell you what you can and can't do.
Things to be aware of
1. You are inside Teal's thoughts and memories (etc.), not his brain. So there's no giant brain matter or anything.
2.Keep a very close eye out for color coded words and what they mean. I will be using them to tell you things. Teal will only be used for Teal's speech and thoughts!
3.Be aware that I am one person and there's at least 8 of you that signed up. My posts WILL be slow.
4.Keep a very close eye on this board and this first post. I will be updating it as we go for anything I add to the RP.
5.READ THE FIRST POST IN THE RP AND THE OOC BOARD. It is not MY fault if you don't read the rules and end up breaking one at my irritation.
6. This RP is story based. This means no running off and building a home in Teal's memory banks or living in his past or anything.
7. Teal is in his mind with you. You can find and talk to him, but don't expect much from him. To him this is the worst nightmare of his life. There are also altar egos of Teal, different sides and personalities of Teal. They will be....noticeably different.
COLOR Coding Blue = can be done with spells/abilities. Green = useable as it currently is or can be done without special effort. Red = Cannot be done with spells/abilities. Requires special item/etc. Bold Black = Nothing can be done. You are simply to experience or see such a thing before you. Orange = Something you may notice that will appear or be useable/important later. Teal = Anything Teal says or thinks that you hear.
Rules 1.No godmodding 2.No powerplaying 3.DO NOT stop the unstoppable force. AE don't cure a disease with no known cure or anything like that. Ask me or whoever created said unstoppable force if it is alright first. 4. DO NOT BE the unstoppable force. That should be perfectly understandable.
Alicorns and all other races separate from ponies, including sea ponies, are allowed. It's up to you how you somehow insert sea ponies.
First post below!
It's the running of the leaves in Ponyville and the running begins in just a few minutes! Many ponies are hyped for it and there's even griffons here to attend! They've brought some goods from the griffon kingdom with them, so this is a perfect opportunity to check out what they have!
Teal trots up to the starting lines where a few ponies are there stretching and preparing. On Teal's flank is the number 14.
General Information Name-Teal Race-Pegasus Age-19 Height-3 feet 4 inches Cutie Mark-Water drop showing Teal's love for the water. Likes-Water, swimming, being helpful, playing, Strawberries Dislikes-slugs and snails, mean ponies, ghosts and all undead, others being hurt/injured Personality-Cheerful, fearful, slightly paranoid, caring Other-Teal has been swimming for so long he has developed a natural skill that lets him find water by feeling the moisture in the air through his ears. Teal has gained the powers of the element of love, allowing him to make anything he can think of in cloud crafting. He can also boost any abilities of his friends by focusing his love energy towards them. Teal shares half of a heart with a water dragon by the name of Vault (Sonyablademaster). Therefore he lives as long as she does, 1000 years. He can feel what she feels and vice versa.
Spoiler: Image of the Element of Love made by Lusterless Nova-NEW VERSION! show
Teal can craft entire buildings of cloud or even armor with his soul element but only with the element.
Bio Teal grew up in cloudsdale with his parents. At a young age his wings matured to adult size allowing him to fly but his flying skills were quite hazardous. He would often crash into things while flying, making all the other fillies and colts laugh at him. One day his parents took him on a trip to the surface to a lakeside town. There he found his love for water and earned his cutie mark. The years after got better and better for him, learning to fly, making friends, and finally moving into his own home on the surface in Ponyville, to be closer to larger bodies of water.
General Information Name-Hershel Ingot Race-Pegasus Age-36 Height-3 feet 6 inches Cutie Mark-Hammer representing his talent for construction Likes-Fine crafts, fast food Dislikes-Being Stalled, ponies who are afraid of silly things, laziness Personality-Strong, loyal, brash, slightly insensitive OtherIs Teal's father and Creampuff's husband.
General Information Name-Creampuff Delight Race-Pegasus Age-35 Height-3 feet 4 inches Cutie Mark-Mixing bowl and spoon representing Creampuff's talents and love for baking. Likes-Generosity, cuteness, sweets Dislikes-Cruelty, combat/fighting Personality-Sweet, loving, caring, defensive, protective OtherIs mother to Teal and wife to Hershel.
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General Information Name-Sheeby Race-Unicorn Age-22 Height-3 feet 4 inches Cutie Mark-Colored CDs showing her love and talent for CD and Vinyl crafting. Likes-Fun, parties, getting her way Dislikes-Rudeness Personality-Kind, polite, touchy (as in doesn't like to be insulted) OtherIs Teal's unicorn Cousin.
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General Information Name-Cosmos Race-Alicorn Age-17 Height-2 feet 10 inches Cutie Mark-Blue Galaxy representing his astrological magical abilities. Likes-Nighttime, peace, kindness Dislikes-Evil, being ignored Personality-Subtle, straightforward, obedient, positive, silent OtherCosmos was an earth pony that made a wish and became an alicorn. Read the bio for the full story.
Bio Cosmos used to be an ordinary earth pony living a calm life in ponyville. Throughout his childhood he wasn't really appreciated or noticed. He would do his chores, finish his homework, brush his teeth every night.... but his parents didn't care! They would shrug when he made simple gifts for them and ignore him when he told them something important like he got an A on a test. Eventually they started ignoring his entire existence, he no longer received chores, there was no breakfast made for him, and there was no goodbyes or hellos. All he wanted was for them to love him. At the age of 15 he was out watching the stars through a telescope, a little hobby of his. A shooting star shot past and Cosmos made a wish to have the chance to earn his parents love. One night Cosmos was out watching the stars. He saw a shooting star and made a wish to have the chance to earn his parents love and recognition. He suddenly felt very drowsy and fell asleep outside. He awoke sometime later feeling...different. He sat up and took note that the stars look like words to him, telling him things. He was very confused and he felt some new appendages on his back....wings! He had wings....and a horn! His coat also changed color, from dark brown to black and his mane was very smooth and clean. It became starry and the stars moved along it. He looks up to the night sky hoping the stars will provide an explanation for his transformation. Instead they told him he needed to be prepared for an upcoming opportunity but they didn't say what it was. They taught him how to fly and use his magic, but his magic wasn't like any other unicorn's magic. His magic had stars surround his horn and his spells are all related to the universe such as being able to alter gravity and create nebulas. His training ended at sunrise and the stars told him he was ready. They said he must go home before they vanished in the morning light. Cosmos went home, thinking all he had to do was show off his new powers to his parents but when he got home, he found some kind of wormhole and his parents gone. He entered the wormhole to find them being held captive by some galactic wraith in a sort of void in space. It is revealed there that this wraith was controlling his parents all these years and was planning to use them to steal the elements of harmony at a time when all seemed calm. Cosmos battled the wraith and won but the wraith made one final effort to destroy the ponies and destabilized the void. They only had seconds and Cosmos's parents were trapped by a powerful spell. Cosmos tried to save them but they told him to go before they all were exposed to the vacuum of space. He hesitated but he nodded and he left his parents as they said how much they really cared. The last he sees of his parents is the void collapsing and the wormhole closing
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Name-Zappy Race-Changeling Age-2 Height-1 foot 6 inches Disguise formBrown foal with dark brown mane and tail Likes-Friends, helping Dislikes-Cruelty, insults, being feared, his own power, most changelings Personality-Fearful, jumpy, caring, shy OtherZappy was born with lightning fused with his magic, empowering it but making it very difficult to control.
Bio Before Zappy was born, his egg got sucked out into a thunderstorm and struck with lightning during the phase of which he develops his horn and magic. It fused with his magical power, imbuing him with lightning powers but like lightning it's very difficult to control and very unpredictable. When the queen discovered his power she tried to make him use it but he ended up killing many other changelings. His very shy, friendly and non violent personality is strange to the changelings and is a very big problem for them all for his mercy on workers and creatures. Zappy had fled from the changeling hive and was welcomed into Ponyville by Lusterless Nova, who took him in. Zappy stayed hidden for a while but eventually was revealed and discovered by other ponies, but they all came to like him for who he is rather than what he is. Other changelings not of Zappy's own had heard of his power and sought him out, finding him in Ponyville. They took him to their queen, who like Zappy's previous queen tried to use his power for personal gain. This time however Zappy used his power to fight back and sent the changelings running, telling them all to never bother him again. He now attends the Ponyville elementary school in the guise of a filly and is learning to better control his magic. As of now, Zappy lives with Jenzy (different user from myself) at his home.
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General Information Name-Patchwork Race-Pegasus Age-6 Height-1.7ft Likes-Loves Corn, playing Dislikes-Being told he's an earth pony, being taunted/insulted Personality-Positive nutty, open minded, foolish OtherHad lost his wings at the age of 3, before he could ever use them. He comes from a foreign kingdom that only had one town and it was razed by dragons. Patch is the only known pony from this lost kingdom to have survived. Vick (an OC that belongs to Vick McBread) found Patch under the ground, he had tunneled his way away from the dragons. Vick adopted Patch.
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Spoiler: Shallow Heart the pony loving changeling nurse! show
General Information Name-Shallow Heart Race-Changeling Age-23 Height-3 feet 8 inches Likes-Ponies, most fluffy animals, power Dislikes-Hedgehogs, ice cream, cake, claustrophobic Personality-Sweet, easily insulted Other-Shallow Heart has a talent in healing magics, most of which are changeling created but she knows one basic healing spell to use on ponies. She uses more common means of healing ponies like medicine and potions if she has any.
Name- Sanny Age- 14 Cutie Mark: None Bio: None Other: Sanny herself has no idea where she came from, though she thinks that she was born from the trees that she takes shelter in. Until recently, she had never encountered a normal sized pony in her life. She hasn't yet worked up the courage to speak to anypony, but she has made numerous trips into Ponyville just to explore. It's only thanks to the tree sap she survives on that she can resist being stepped on, kicked and even squished or eaten alive. She has a terrible distaste for the former.
Spoiler: Appearance: Stands just 1 inch tall, usually has some dirt on her. (That's not what the brown spots on her are) show
Name-Star Rune Race-Earth Pony Age-19 Height-3 feet, 2 inches ~ He's a little on the short side for a pony. Likes- Dislikes-Insects and Arachnids, vegetables, wide open spaces, loud crowded areas/parties Personality-Courageous, polite, optimistic Other- Star Rune uses scrolls to conduct magic, particularly wards and banishments. He is a member of an organization assigned with the never ending task of protecting the world of the living and the afterlife from angry spirits, demons and other abnormal, paranormal and otherworldly entities.