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Last posted Jul 17, 2014 at 04:47PM EDT. Added Jul 15, 2012 at 10:12PM EDT
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Gigatoast wrote:

Between this, FiM, LoK, and Adventure Time, I feel like we’re entering the next cartoon renaissance. Where creators are once again given the freedom to try new things and the support from the networks to make them a success.

If anyone walks up to me and says cartoons haven’t been good since the 80s again I feel I am morally obligated to deck them in the face.

i would add tron uprising and motor city to that list and i watch monsuno, just to make fun of it, its pretty bad

Last edited Jul 26, 2012 at 10:33AM EDT
Jul 26, 2012 at 10:33AM EDT
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Just knowing cartoons are starting to thrive once more makes me happy to live on this planet again.

Jul 26, 2012 at 11:29AM EDT
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Fridge wrote:

To be honest, I never really think it ended. I think the movement of creator-driven cartoons is certainly smaller today than it was ten or even five years ago. Back in 2002, we had a dozen and a half shows that could be called “creator-driven” on the Disney and Toon Disney, Nickelodeon and Nicktoons, and Cartoon Network. Most of CN’s more popular shows (Powerpuff Girls, Dexter’s Lab) were beginning to wind down, and Nick was introducing some new ones (Fairly Oddparents, Jimmy Neutron). To be honest, I can’t remember off the top of my head all the creator-driven shows that were on. But now? Adventure Time, Regular Show, Phineas and Ferb, Gravity Falls, and Legend of Korra. The Hub has no creator-driven shows. FiM is not creator-driven, it is an existing franchise, and Hasbro hired Lauren Faust to design and conceptualize it. So we definitely don’t have as many creator-driven cartoons as we did, but it never really stopped.

Also, I was looking through Nick’s listings while writing this, and I swear to god half of the schedule is fucking Spongebob. It’s ridiculous.

Yeah, I can’t really remember a time when there wasn’t at least a few really good cartoons. I don’t think this is a renaissance so much as its just the new cartoons(LOK, GF, FIM) are replacing the ones that have gotten stale( spongebob, fairly odd parents).

Jul 26, 2012 at 01:58PM EDT
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Dac wrote:

Yeah, I can’t really remember a time when there wasn’t at least a few really good cartoons. I don’t think this is a renaissance so much as its just the new cartoons(LOK, GF, FIM) are replacing the ones that have gotten stale( spongebob, fairly odd parents).

Fairly Oddparents ended years ago. And stale doesn’t even begin to describe Spongebob. I would equate it to a person suffering from a degenerative nervous disease. Eventually their whole body will cease functioning, their brain will die, and they will have to be supported by a feeding tube, which, in this case, is Viacom and their truckloads of money keeping the show on the air, in addition to all the stupid three-year-old kids watching it, unaware that their brains are slowly but surely rotting as they watch the stupid yellow cretin giggle and dance.

So basically, Spongebob is Terri Schiavo. It’s sad, because I’m sure we’re all aware that it used to be one of the funniest shows on TV.

Jul 26, 2012 at 03:28PM EDT
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Gigatoast wrote:

Between this, FiM, LoK, and Adventure Time, I feel like we’re entering the next cartoon renaissance. Where creators are once again given the freedom to try new things and the support from the networks to make them a success.

If anyone walks up to me and says cartoons haven’t been good since the 80s again I feel I am morally obligated to deck them in the face.

^ This.
I don’t know if it’s too early to call it, but we are living the Cartoon’s Golden age.
It’s very peculiar that it coincided with the Anime’s Slum-age… In my opinion at least.

Jul 26, 2012 at 04:53PM EDT
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Don’t remember that people just like to call the old days better. It’s a striving of being better than others, your youth simply has to be better than that of the next generation. For the current generation of internet users around 20, gaming is dead, movies are dead, cartoons are dead, everything’s dead. Everything was so much better when we were younger, no way the current generation of kids has it better. /sarcasm

Fact remains, we don’t know any better. As you’re older, the new kids stuff doesn’t appeal to you anymore as much. But the stuff from your time brings up memories and nostalgia, making it “better”.

The internet is simply the biggest hipster of them all.

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Jul 26, 2012 at 06:42PM EDT
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Spores McMineley wrote:

Like MLP:FiM, Gravity Falls should have a name for the fans.

I would disagree with this. A name for the fans is fun, but it’s far from a must.

Let’s simly list what we have.
- MLP:FiM has bronies.
- Furry art has furries (youdontsay.jpg).
- 9gag has 9gaggers.
- /b/ has /b/tards.
- Star Trek has trekkies.

Now let’s list the big fandoms without special names:
- Homestuck.
- Pokémon.
- Mario.
- Zelda.
- Other big Nintendo stuff.
- Gravity Falls.
- Legend of Aang & Legend of Korra.

You see, a special name is not a must. These things usually just pop-up if people notice they match easily. Calling fans Marios or Fallers, perhaps Korras, they just don’t work out or sound retarded. People on Reddit commonly just say “Hey Reddit”, same on other 4chan boards. The fandoms commonly just go with X Fans.

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Jul 26, 2012 at 07:15PM EDT
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Spores McMineley wrote:

Like MLP:FiM, Gravity Falls should have a name for the fans.

We already do: Fallers!

@Randomman: And here I thought fans of Avatar were called Benders. (Avatards for the bad fans)

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Jul 26, 2012 at 07:15PM EDT
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20% Cooler than Ice Rinsankajugin wrote:

We already do: Fallers!

@Randomman: And here I thought fans of Avatar were called Benders. (Avatards for the bad fans)

Wait, that’s actually being used? I just sucked it out of my thumb in my previous post.

Jul 26, 2012 at 07:17PM EDT
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RandomMan wrote:

Wait, that’s actually being used? I just sucked it out of my thumb in my previous post.

That’s why the Gravity Falls’ fanbase is one of the fastest growing fanbases in a while. The show came out about a month ago and then KABOOM!

Jul 26, 2012 at 07:20PM EDT
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@fridge
Fairly odd parents was revived in 08 and is still going on I’m pretty sure.

Jul 26, 2012 at 07:45PM EDT
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Dac wrote:

@fridge
Fairly odd parents was revived in 08 and is still going on I’m pretty sure.

and it sucks hard, just let the show die in peace

Jul 26, 2012 at 08:06PM EDT
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dipperpines = ripped penis
mabelpines = penis blame
stanleypines = le nasty penis

THIS MEANS SOMETHING, BUT WHAT?!?

For all those wondering if this is gonna have a story arc or just be like phineas and ferb:

>Each season of Gravity Falls will play out over the course of a month in the summer, which is why Hirsch says he has already plotted out the show’s first three seasons. “We have a three-season arc conceived, and at the end of season three, summer is over,” he says. “Right now things are just ramping up. And at the end of season one we have an exciting cliffhanger that will blow some kids’ minds.”

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Jul 26, 2012 at 08:30PM EDT
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Dac wrote:

dipperpines = ripped penis
mabelpines = penis blame
stanleypines = le nasty penis

THIS MEANS SOMETHING, BUT WHAT?!?

For all those wondering if this is gonna have a story arc or just be like phineas and ferb:

>Each season of Gravity Falls will play out over the course of a month in the summer, which is why Hirsch says he has already plotted out the show’s first three seasons. “We have a three-season arc conceived, and at the end of season three, summer is over,” he says. “Right now things are just ramping up. And at the end of season one we have an exciting cliffhanger that will blow some kids’ minds.”

It means you need to stop watching so much gay porn.

Seriously. It’s very concerning.

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Jul 26, 2012 at 08:45PM EDT
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Fridge wrote:

It means you need to stop watching so much gay porn.

Seriously. It’s very concerning.

Is there something wrong with being gay?

Jul 26, 2012 at 08:48PM EDT
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Dac wrote:

Is there something wrong with being gay?

Absolutely not.

What I’m saying is that gay porn contains a gratuitous amount of penis, and it must have been on your mind when you were coming up with those anagrams. This is based on my purely scientific observation of that joke going about eight miles above your head.

Jul 26, 2012 at 08:55PM EDT
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Fridge wrote:

Absolutely not.

What I’m saying is that gay porn contains a gratuitous amount of penis, and it must have been on your mind when you were coming up with those anagrams. This is based on my purely scientific observation of that joke going about eight miles above your head.


Or mabye it is you who’s having a joke going 8 miles over your head. I’m busting your balls dude, take it easy.

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Jul 26, 2012 at 08:58PM EDT
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Dac wrote:


Or mabye it is you who’s having a joke going 8 miles over your head. I’m busting your balls dude, take it easy.

This is neither the time nor place for this. Now both of you need step back from this minor conflict, and get back to discussing the thread topic.

Now awkwardly hug and make up.

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Jul 26, 2012 at 09:33PM EDT
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AS I WAS SAYING the Gravity Falls’ fanbase is one of the fastest growing fanbases in a while. The show came out about a month ago and then KABOOM!

It took about half a year or so for Homestuck fans and Bronies to come about. (At least I think it was something like that)

Jul 26, 2012 at 09:37PM EDT
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404 user not found wrote:

This is neither the time nor place for this. Now both of you need step back from this minor conflict, and get back to discussing the thread topic.

Now awkwardly hug and make up.

Why don’t we discuss what the cliff-hanger is gonna be!

Jul 26, 2012 at 09:37PM EDT
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Dac wrote:

dipperpines = ripped penis
mabelpines = penis blame
stanleypines = le nasty penis

THIS MEANS SOMETHING, BUT WHAT?!?

For all those wondering if this is gonna have a story arc or just be like phineas and ferb:

>Each season of Gravity Falls will play out over the course of a month in the summer, which is why Hirsch says he has already plotted out the show’s first three seasons. “We have a three-season arc conceived, and at the end of season three, summer is over,” he says. “Right now things are just ramping up. And at the end of season one we have an exciting cliffhanger that will blow some kids’ minds.”

Goddamit, it would have been awesome if they had holiday specials,


>make an episode where they explore a haunted house, air it on halloween
>make an episode where the mystery is about snow suddenly appearing for no reason and have a santa like yeti be in it trying to celebrate some made up yeti holiday, air it in Christmas

THINK OF THE POSSIBILITIES.
Jul 26, 2012 at 10:05PM EDT
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Dac wrote:


Or mabye it is you who’s having a joke going 8 miles over your head. I’m busting your balls dude, take it easy.

See, you may think you’re busting my balls (which is another sort of gay sounding expression when taken the wrong way) but the truth is we’re both busting each other’s balls, and failing spectacularly. And for the record, I am not mad. If I were mad, I would probably be calling you a very naughty name and saying I violated your mother several times, which is not the case at all. I am actually very very apathetic. this is literally my facial expression at the moment.

It’s blank, geddit?

And for the record, who came up with Fallers? It’s really dumb.

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Jul 26, 2012 at 11:04PM EDT
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@fridge
I know right!
Fallers is just retarded.

Jul 26, 2012 at 11:13PM EDT
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Dac wrote:

Why don’t we discuss what the cliff-hanger is gonna be!

I have no idea what this cliff hanger is gonna be. Possibly about the guy who wrote the journal? Either way, I have no doubt its gonna blow my mind.

Jul 27, 2012 at 12:24AM EDT
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They should make a Slender Man episode, but that’s just me. I would love to see that happen.
Pic unrelated.

Jul 27, 2012 at 02:45AM EDT
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Right off the bat, the secret in the title sequence, just gives us it’s gonna be full of references.
And that, the adults have to pick out the references here.
PIC UNRELATED:

Jul 27, 2012 at 08:03AM EDT
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Hay guise. Like I threatened earlier, I tried drawing some Gravity Falls fanart.

Unfortunately it didn’t turn out as good as I’d wanted to, so I won’t actually finish it. But here’s the scetch anyway. Maybe if I got some really good ideas, I could try my luck again.

Or I could just draw Wendy…



And yes, that is indeed Fiddlesticks froCAW CAW CAW CAW CAW CAW CAW CAW!!!

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Jul 27, 2012 at 09:02AM EDT
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@Dac
Wow, pilot clips are always so weird xD I’m glad the animation in the actual show is much better.

So, about the cliffhanger for season 1, I just remembered that in this picture

There is a little piece of ceasarian code that when decoded reads “Stan is not what he seems”

Seems like cliffhanger material to me :3

Jul 27, 2012 at 10:50AM EDT
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TIL that this guy

is played by the same voice as this guy

who is this guy

Jul 27, 2012 at 10:57AM EDT
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Muumi wrote:

Hay guise. Like I threatened earlier, I tried drawing some Gravity Falls fanart.

Unfortunately it didn’t turn out as good as I’d wanted to, so I won’t actually finish it. But here’s the scetch anyway. Maybe if I got some really good ideas, I could try my luck again.

Or I could just draw Wendy…



And yes, that is indeed Fiddlesticks froCAW CAW CAW CAW CAW CAW CAW CAW!!!

Jul 27, 2012 at 11:15AM EDT
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Muumi wrote:

Hay guise. Like I threatened earlier, I tried drawing some Gravity Falls fanart.

Unfortunately it didn’t turn out as good as I’d wanted to, so I won’t actually finish it. But here’s the scetch anyway. Maybe if I got some really good ideas, I could try my luck again.

Or I could just draw Wendy…



And yes, that is indeed Fiddlesticks froCAW CAW CAW CAW CAW CAW CAW CAW!!!

OH DEAR GOD

Jul 27, 2012 at 12:39PM EDT
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Did anyone else notice that Mabel’s trip looked a lot like Lisa Franks art work?

Jul 27, 2012 at 01:22PM EDT
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Dac wrote:


Did anyone else notice that Mabel’s trip looked a lot like Lisa Franks art work?

ya but do they have candy bones

Jul 27, 2012 at 10:12PM EDT
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“I thought Mabel was adorable and thought of her as my cartoon soul-mate. The way she was so open towards weird guys in the first episode helped with that. In Episode 4, it became clear that if Mabel was real, she’d reject me. Having your heart broken by a fictional character four years younger than you is weird.”

Cool story bro!

Jul 27, 2012 at 10:42PM EDT
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This lovely conversation was had on 4chan

“I haven’t been able to look at Mabel the same way since episode four. Part of what made me love Mabel in the first place was the knowledge that yes, even I could have a chance with her. If pussy-repellent like The Mattress Prince can attract her, surely a chubby neckbeard such as myself can, right?

But alas, Mable seems to be more complex that I had initially noted. She rejected a rather presentable young man who also seemed rather well off financially. If she could reject Gideon, it’s possible she might have actual standards. Confusing standards, yes, but standards nonetheless."

Then this guy said,

“Dude, Gideon’s a creepy fuck that kept touching her face and smelling her hair and shit. As long as you don’t go all creepy and shit on her like Gideon did, you’d have a chance. And as far as your post shows, you sound pretty fucking creepy to me.”

Jul 28, 2012 at 03:02PM EDT
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Dac wrote:

This lovely conversation was had on 4chan

“I haven’t been able to look at Mabel the same way since episode four. Part of what made me love Mabel in the first place was the knowledge that yes, even I could have a chance with her. If pussy-repellent like The Mattress Prince can attract her, surely a chubby neckbeard such as myself can, right?

But alas, Mable seems to be more complex that I had initially noted. She rejected a rather presentable young man who also seemed rather well off financially. If she could reject Gideon, it’s possible she might have actual standards. Confusing standards, yes, but standards nonetheless."

Then this guy said,

“Dude, Gideon’s a creepy fuck that kept touching her face and smelling her hair and shit. As long as you don’t go all creepy and shit on her like Gideon did, you’d have a chance. And as far as your post shows, you sound pretty fucking creepy to me.”

Mabel can’t be a teenager yet. Let’s say she’s 12.

>Neckbeard

Some people grow facial hair at a young age, but a full neckbeard? Also, internet. Most people on here are at least in high school. Same probably for 4chan. He’s got to be at least 16.

>12 years old
>16 years old
 
 
Good heavens.

Jul 28, 2012 at 03:25PM EDT
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@verbose

12 is her canon age, good guess.

Jul 28, 2012 at 03:28PM EDT
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Dac wrote:

This lovely conversation was had on 4chan

“I haven’t been able to look at Mabel the same way since episode four. Part of what made me love Mabel in the first place was the knowledge that yes, even I could have a chance with her. If pussy-repellent like The Mattress Prince can attract her, surely a chubby neckbeard such as myself can, right?

But alas, Mable seems to be more complex that I had initially noted. She rejected a rather presentable young man who also seemed rather well off financially. If she could reject Gideon, it’s possible she might have actual standards. Confusing standards, yes, but standards nonetheless."

Then this guy said,

“Dude, Gideon’s a creepy fuck that kept touching her face and smelling her hair and shit. As long as you don’t go all creepy and shit on her like Gideon did, you’d have a chance. And as far as your post shows, you sound pretty fucking creepy to me.”

Well, the second comment makes a very good point. xD

Jul 28, 2012 at 03:30PM EDT
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-Sees Gravity Falls

-Thinks its cool

-Comes to Gravity Falls General

-Sees an argument involving Dac rearranging the letters to form ‘penis’ at the end of each word and talk of gay porn

Dear goodness


Jul 28, 2012 at 03:34PM EDT
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Look! its Gideon!

Also awesome fanart

And…. uh… this

Jul 28, 2012 at 09:33PM EDT
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So, was there a new episode on last night?

I was watching the Olympics, so if there was, I missed it.

Jul 28, 2012 at 10:42PM EDT
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Dac wrote:


Look! its Gideon!

Also awesome fanart

And…. uh… this

That last one is… uh… interesting….

@Fridge Logic
I think the next episode comes out August 10th

Jul 28, 2012 at 10:45PM EDT
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Because of my little pony, I came to this site. And now this show is making me go to /co/.

Jul 29, 2012 at 02:56PM EDT
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GUYS GUYS SOMEONE DID THIS




ALSO I NEED TO BE MORE INVOLVED IN THIS THREAD

Jul 29, 2012 at 02:57PM EDT
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Teh Brawler wrote:

GUYS GUYS SOMEONE DID THIS




ALSO I NEED TO BE MORE INVOLVED IN THIS THREAD

Jul 29, 2012 at 03:08PM EDT
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Crimson Locks wrote:

That last one is… uh… interesting….

@Fridge Logic
I think the next episode comes out August 10th

the last one

Jul 29, 2012 at 11:31PM EDT
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I finally had some time to make a Forza 4 decal of gravity falls.

Not done yet, still need to make dipper, the title, and hide some stuff in there as well like the show always does. I do have a UFO though.

Jul 30, 2012 at 02:27AM EDT
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