Sari
Reaction score
8,827

Profile posts Latest activity Postings About

  • I watched so much One Piece over the past few days so I'll post my summarized thoughts below:
    • The Sabaody Island arc was great but at the same time it was really hard to watch because of all of the human trafficking stuff.
    • I already knew of the Celestial Dragon punch scene before watching the show but it was still the most satisfying thing ever.
    • How the heck are they ever gonna beat someone like Kizaru? His fruit power is just way too broken.
    • Even though the Strawhats obviously weren't dead after what Kuma did, I still teared up at the scene of Luffy grieving.
    • I last left off at Impel Down right before they're about to fight the Warden with poison powers. I'm really loving the relationship between Luffy and the older villains.
    ZoroCarlos
    ZoroCarlos
    We can spoiler these comments now? AWESOME

    Sabaody is great, who was your favorite Supernova shown? They'll all be relevant to the story at some point so you'll get to see them all shine.

    The Duval face reveal is one of the funniest gags in the whole series (Brook laughing at it helped a lot). Rayleigh is also a cool guy, note he was able to be im contact with Kizaru so he's not invincible, there is a trick. It's a special tool that'll help us later!

    Impel Down is one of my favorite arcs, idk how far you're into it but

    Crocodile

    shows up to help and this and Marineford solidified the guy as my favorite character in One Piece. You'll also meet the boy Jinbe who's probably like my second favorite character. Now we understand why this is one of my favorites.

    I look forward to your final Impel Down thoughts.
    • Like
    Reactions: Sari
    Sari
    Sari
    ZoroCarlos ZoroCarlos

    My favorite Supernova would probably be Jewelry Bonney because I like anime girls that eat a lot of food I like her design and ability.

    The Duval face reveal was hilarious. My brother asked me to guess who the masked person could be and literally all of my guesses were wrong. I'm guessing Haki will be able to get through Devil Fruit powers so they can beat the tougher marines like Kizaru.

    I last left off at Luffy, Buggy, Mr. 3, and Mr. 2 about to fight the Warden with poison powers. I'm not sure who the person could be so I won't click that spoiler tag just yet. I do know that Crocodile and this big head guy based on Tim Curry help out for a bit so it could also be one of them.
    ZoroCarlos
    ZoroCarlos
    Bonney unfortunately hasn't had her time to shine yet in the story besides starting to tease her history. Only she and Mad Monk Urouge haven't had significant parts yet.

    I like to theorize that Urouge is from Birka, the same island Eneru was from that he destroyed, he probably faced off against him and lost then retreated to the sea as "The Fallen Monk Pirates". Won't be able to know for sure until after the current arc, I assume.
    • Like
    Reactions: Sari
    I hate how if you go to your profile --> postings, you can no longer view any posts unless it was from around 2015 or after the maintenance ended.
    I'm now officially finished with One Piece's Thriller Bark arc. Overall it was alright but like I said before the Moria fight dragged on for way too long. The last couple of episodes with the Kuma fight and Brook's backstory saved the arc though. Brook easily had the saddest backstory aside from Chopper and Robin (I now have Binks' Sake stuck in my head).

    And now it's time to begin the most important arc... the Spa Island filler arc featuring the Foxy pirates! After that I think it's that one other canon arc (I think it was called... Marineford?).
    • Like
    Reactions: RetrogamerMax
    Megadoomer
    Megadoomer
    You've got a ways to go until Marineford - there's still Shabondy (Sabaody? However it's spelled), Amazon Lily, and Impel Down. (though Amazon Lily is fairly short)
    cashregister9
    cashregister9
    Brook's Backstory is I think tied with Robin's backstory for the moment that made me the saddest.
    RetrogamerMax
    RetrogamerMax
    Robin and Brook definitely had the saddest back stories. But there is two other characters who had back stories as almost as sad as them. One character's back story revolving around not just around them but their followers and the people of said character's home country.
    • Like
    Reactions: Sari
    I'm almost done the Thriller Bark arc in One Piece; they just beat Moria and now they're getting wrecked by Kuma (I have no idea how they're going to escape from him).

    So far it was an alright arc. Obviously it was no Water 7 but I enjoyed it way more than Skypiea. Main issues were some of the humor fell flat and much like the Eneru fight, the fights with Oars and Moria dragged on for way too long.
    How fitting that I'm going into the Thriller Bark arc of One Piece while I still have my skeleton Quote profile pic.
    RetrogamerMax
    RetrogamerMax
    Moria called the New World a nightmare as his entire crew was massacred by Kaido alone. Blackbeard as you will find out is extremely dangerously and cunning. Like Akainu, I think Blackbeard will be one of the final foes Luffy fights in the end of the series. Everyone believes the Strawhats vs the Blackbeard Pirates will be the last battle before Luffy reaches Laughtale and becomes Pirate King. I have a SUPER in depth theory about Blackbeard's role in the series. Take a look at it when you're caught up.
    • Like
    Reactions: Sari
    Champion of Hyrule
    Champion of Hyrule
    I’m honestly curious about something: if the Going Merry got this big send-off, what happened to the rowboat Luffy used at the start of the series? Who knows, maybe this did get explained but I just forgot
    RetrogamerMax
    RetrogamerMax
    I forgot too whether or not they mentioned what they did with the old rowboat.

    Now while it hasn't been confirmed yet, there is a theory that the Thousand Sunny is actually the Pluton and Franky memorized the blueprints in his memory and built it into the Sunny.
    • Like
    Reactions: Sari
    Finally saw Robin's backstory in One Piece. Holy crap were there a ton of tear-jerking moments (4 big ones to be specific). Granted while Chopper's backstory made me sob way more (his had 2 REALLY big sobbing moments), Robin easily takes the cake as the most tragic character in the series.
    RetrogamerMax
    RetrogamerMax
    You saw Akainu in the flashback right? You're really going to hate that guy later on.
    • Like
    Reactions: Sari
    Sari
    Sari
    Oh yeah I saw him (plus I know what he looks like in the present time). Whereas Aokiji has some morals, I've heard Akainu is pretty much pure evil and what he did in the flashbacks shows.
    RetrogamerMax
    RetrogamerMax
    It sucks he is the Fleet Admiral now. I believe they did set him up as Fleet Admiral to be one of Luffy's final foes he fights in the end of the series when he finds the One Piece.
    • Like
    Reactions: Sari
    I watched One Piece episodes 245-253 just now, with episode 253 ending with Nami finding Luffy stuck between the buildings in Water 7.

    Up until today, there were 3 moments in One Piece that made me bawl my eyes out... well after today's viewing of episodes... now there are 4.
    Sari
    Sari
    This is without a doubt the best One Piece arc so far. So many great moments and I'm not even done the arc yet.

    I'm looking forward to the Enies Lobby arc next since I hear just about every character has their time to shine in it. Plus that's apparently when we learn of Robin's backstory.
    RetrogamerMax
    RetrogamerMax
    You're barely half way through. Enies Lobby is where the fun really begins. I won't say how Luffy fights Lucci on even ground as you saw that Lucci owned Luffy and Zoro at the Galley-La buliding. But I'll let you guess what Luffy learns next to stand toe to toe against Lucci and CP9 as there really isn't much of a explanation for it.
    • Like
    Reactions: Sari
    ZoroCarlos
    ZoroCarlos
    My dude, it's not going to be anywhere near 4 by the time this is over.
    • Like
    Reactions: Sari
    Holy **** RetrogamerMax RetrogamerMax I just finished watching THAT fight in the Water 7 arc of One Piece (between Luffy and "you know who"). Talk about a change in mood especially for the character that Luffy fought. I haven't been this invested in One Piece since Alabasta.

    EDIT: To clarify I'm referring to episode 236
    RetrogamerMax
    RetrogamerMax
    Water 7 is where you know who character development starts blossoming. He becomes more of a fighter even though he still is the most comedic and non serious member of the crew. And believe me, this right here is just the beginning of Water 7. Believe me, this saga is going to be one hell of a ride. Buckle up, because you're about to enter the hype train express.
    • Like
    Reactions: Sari
    Champion of Hyrule
    Champion of Hyrule
    The virgin Luffy Vs. Zoro at whiskey peak
    Vs.
    The chad Luffy vs.... that guy I’m not spoiling it
    I'm finally in the Water 7 arc of One Piece and after the first episode of meeting Aokiji, I am more invested in this show than I was for the past 100 episodes.
    Finished the Davy Back Fight arc of One Piece... I now know why this is considered to be one of the worst arcs.
    • Like
    Reactions: RetrogamerMax
    RetrogamerMax
    RetrogamerMax
    Hmm... I don't remember which episodes those were. I don't seem to care that much about the filler episodes anyway since they're not canon. Except for the G-8 Arc God that was glorious.
    • Like
    Reactions: Sari
    Sari
    Sari
    G8 arc was definitely the best filler arc. It fit nicely into the canon since it had some nice foreshadowing like with how they want to repair the Merry.

    Only fillers I bothered to watch were the G8 arc and the first couple of post-Alabasta episodes: the rest I just skimmed. I've heard the next filler arc where they lose their memories is another good one though.
    RetrogamerMax
    RetrogamerMax
    After you catch up with the story currently in Wano, you should reread or rewatch scenes or pages from past arcs as your mind will be blown away about how far back Oda foreshadowed certain stuff in the story. Some of the Warlords' names were dropped by Johnny at Arlong Park. Haki was foreshadowed as early as the 1st chapter or 3rd episode though we didn't know what it was until 600 chapters to 500 episodes later.
    • Like
    Reactions: Sari
    To those in the U.S. who are still in school/college, how do you all feel about schools opening up in September? Because I'd be scared as hell having to go back to school with how badly we've handled the virus.
    • Like
    Reactions: RealPokeFan11
    RealPokeFan11
    RealPokeFan11
    I'm flat out skipping my next semester. My college is a COVID testing site, and the people who think reopening schools is a good idea need to be put in a mental facility. I've tried online courses, and I didn't like it at all, so I'd rather just not do school as of now. Thankfully we're both in the safest area of the country, but I've heard a more contagious strain was just discovered, though I'm not entirely sure if it's confirmed, but now I just want to move to New Zealand because I'm sick of this ****. All of this could've been prevented if we didn't have so many idiots not wearing masks, and if our president actually cared instead of giving up.
    • Like
    Reactions: Sari
    Pokelego999
    Pokelego999
    Yeah, I would skip if I could, but I have school, which I'm required to go to. The literal only precaution against Covid we've gotten was that we had to bring in our own computers so as to not touch the school ones. That's it so far. I'm worried about going honestly. The US has done a crap job at this.
    Perkilator
    Perkilator
    This is late, but I'm kinda scared as well. I can only hope my college takes the right measures to reduce the number of infectees.
    It's sad that I'm way more hyped for the WayForward announcement than anything Origami King has to show.
    Finished the Skypiea arc of One Piece. It's not as bad as I thought it'd be but I can see why people don't like it. For starters, it dragged on for way too long especially once Luffy got the golden ball stuck on his arm.

    Next up is Water 7 which I hear is one of the best arcs in the series. Also I can't wait for Marineford since I hear that's where so much stuff goes down.
    Hey Sari! Not sure if you'd remember me or not, but I used to be better known as SmashCapps back when I was editor in chief here. I was looking for a way to reach out to the writers and Smashboards staff about trying to wrangle some support for a big upcoming positive Smash project. Would you know who I should poke about that?
    • Like
    Reactions: Sari
    Sari
    Sari
    I'll ask the writing team about it. While I'm not sure of a full-on article about this, I can see it being mentioned in the big statement they have planned.

    Keep in mind that the other article is being written by senior editors so I have no idea what that will be like.
    Cutie Gwen
    Cutie Gwen
    I just went to the first person I knew was a writer, but thanks. It's great that we're getting rid of predators, but it'd be better to help victims further, so I thought I could share that to help urge other sponsors
    • Like
    Reactions: Sari
    Sari
    Sari
    Cutie Gwen Cutie Gwen I talked to the writing team about it. So apparently the SmashBoards statement will be split up into two articles and the topic you brought up will be talked about in one of them. Hope that helps.
    I'm lacking the motivation to write my next Underdog article (spoiler: it's on Hat Kid). Like I'm not a competitive Smash player and barely even knew the accused people, but everything that's happened just makes me feel so demoralized.
    Self memo: I'm expecting at least one person to say my Quote rating in the RTC thread will be biased because I have a Quote avatar.
    • Like
    Reactions: Pokelego999
    Pokelego999
    Pokelego999
    Internet in a nustshell
    • Like
    Reactions: Sari
    Megadoomer
    Megadoomer
    I rarely post in the RTC thread for reasons like that; it seems like at least half of the ratings are "I've never played this game or series, so I'm going to give the character a low rating in the chance and want sections because I know nothing about them instead of doing any research."
    • Like
    Reactions: Sari
    Pokelego999
    Pokelego999
    I don't think I've posted there at all yet now that I think about it.
    • Like
    Reactions: Sari
    I didn't even bother to watch the Pokemon Direct since I knew it'd be a letdown. But somehow they managed to make the presentation even worse than I imagined.
    Sari
    Sari
    At this rate the only thing that can revive my excitement in gaming is a Nintendo Direct. I have no idea why they're waiting so long for it.
    KirbyWorshipper2465
    KirbyWorshipper2465
    Not much prepared at the moment, since some games are presumably not close to completion yet, and the current crisis has pretty much made Direct plans much harder to do.

    I'm sure we'll get something once Summer blows over, so until then there's Ubisoft Forward (couldn't be much worse, at least) and the next Developer Showcase. Also, Origami King releases next month.

    Stadia Showcase doesn't exist to me.
    Pokelego999
    Pokelego999
    I feel like people **** on this game too much just because Tencent was partnered. Like jeez, it's a decent looking game people.
    So I just had a crazy dream where Min Min was the ARMS character and a bunch of other weird stuff happened. Will probably post it in a bit because it was a really weird dream.
    The wait getting to ya?
    • Like
    Reactions: Sari
    Sari
    Sari
    Yes and no.

    I've got a fair amount of things to do/look forward to so it isn't as bad as the wait in March. But yeah I'm just really eager to get the latest Nintendo/Smash info.
    After watching the first 129 episodes of One Piece, I am really eager to play a character with long-stretching limbs.

    Please release the ARMS character already.
    Nintendo has to be crazy to not have a Direct/ARMS reveal this week since the New Game+ Expo is next week,
    I'm watching One Piece for the first time and holy crap I want to hug Chopper so bad after seeing his backstory.
    RetrogamerMax
    RetrogamerMax
    It's Robin.

    But regarding the Ace scene, you're far off from that.
    • Like
    Reactions: Sari
    Sari
    Sari
    Oh yeah I saw her earlier. Hopefully she saved ViVi's dad from the explosion or its gonna be super awkward for them to be friends.

    I've heard her backstory is really sad but it's gonna be hard to top Chopper's.
    RetrogamerMax
    RetrogamerMax
    Oh believe me, Robin has the saddest backstory out of any character in the series. But I won't spoil it for you how or why she joins the crew.
    • Like
    Reactions: Sari
  • Loading…
  • Loading…
  • Loading…
Top Bottom