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What was Etain thinking?!!!
« on: October 27, 2011, 04:04:09 PM »
What was Etain thinking when Her and Skirata were on the dock, and Etain told him about the "Check!" order, and she asked "Is he programmed?" about Ordo? That was just DUMB! And I like Etain, sort of.  ;)

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Re: What was Etain thinking?!!!
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2011, 04:29:52 PM »
She didn't know any better, the whole idea of clones were a relatively new concept to everyone, nobody really knew (besides the Kaminoans of course) exactly how they worked.

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Re: What was Etain thinking?!!!
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2011, 05:24:13 PM »
Yeah, I guess your right. "Etain, I'm sorry for calling you dumb." lol.  :upsidedown:

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Re: What was Etain thinking?!!!
« Reply #3 on: November 04, 2011, 06:42:20 PM »
I feel different. If you read the book, you'll see she was debating with herself if she actually saw the clones as men, or if she just wanted to be Skiratas "little girl". I think that, until she told Kal about her pregnancy, she didn't really see them as equals. After she revealed to Kal about it BOOM! She sees them like men.

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Re: What was Etain thinking?!!!
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2011, 02:17:59 PM »
LOL. your right. Maybe she just wants to have a Buyir. I know i would. :upsidedown:

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Re: What was Etain thinking?!!!
« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2011, 03:07:15 PM »
First:

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[i]Buyir[i]

Is not how to convert something to italics. This is:

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[i]Buyir[/i]

That way only the words inside the code are in italics.

Second:

I find this offense to people using programming in relation to clones amusing. Programming, when applied to people, is a process in which an idea/action is placed inside someone's head to be done with certain stimuli. Sounds a lot like the system of orders the clone have, right?

The opposite of this process, called deprogramming, is essentially interrogation in reverse. Here's a real life example:

A cult leader convinces his followers that he is god's prophet and that they must kill his enemies to find salvation using programming. When the proper authorities apprehend the cult leader and cultists, a deprogrammer is used to build the cultists up again, instilling a self-confidence that allows them to move past their ordeal and continue their lives.


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Re: What was Etain thinking?!!!
« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2011, 04:26:23 PM »
First:

Is not how to convert something to italics. This is:

That way only the words inside the code are in italics.



First subsection a: It's spelled buir

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Re: What was Etain thinking?!!!
« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2011, 12:16:44 AM »
I find this offense to people using programming in relation to clones amusing. Programming, when applied to people, is a process in which an idea/action is placed inside someone's head to be done with certain stimuli. Sounds a lot like the system of orders the clone have, right?

The opposite of this process, called deprogramming, is essentially interrogation in reverse. Here's a real life example:

A cult leader convinces his followers that he is god's prophet and that they must kill his enemies to find salvation using programming. When the proper authorities apprehend the cult leader and cultists, a deprogrammer is used to build the cultists up again, instilling a self-confidence that allows them to move past their ordeal and continue their lives.
True, but I think it's just that when the other side is droids and uses literal programming...it just seems off.

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Re: What was Etain thinking?!!!
« Reply #8 on: November 06, 2011, 05:42:36 PM »
I know Drake. I messed up.  :blush:

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Re: What was Etain thinking?!!!
« Reply #9 on: November 06, 2011, 10:28:06 PM »
I'm simply showing you how to do it. How you decide to incorrectly interpret the tone of my post is up to you.


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Re: What was Etain thinking?!!!
« Reply #10 on: December 28, 2011, 12:18:19 AM »
Honestly? That isn't even the dumbest thing Etain has ever done. This is tame in comparison. At least she got yelled at for this one...
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Re: What was Etain thinking?!!!
« Reply #11 on: December 28, 2011, 02:29:35 AM »
I think the dumbest thing she did was not tell Dar about the baby until she did. I think things would have turned out alot different.


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Re: What was Etain thinking?!!!
« Reply #12 on: December 28, 2011, 02:52:43 AM »
Well, that and the part where she continues to run around a war zone while pregnant...and let's not even get started on her death...I mean, geez, the girl has the common sense of a brick. Actually, bricks have more common sense than her. A LOT more.
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Re: What was Etain thinking?!!!
« Reply #13 on: December 28, 2011, 03:02:30 AM »
Let's be honest: At least bricks are useful.


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« Reply #14 on: December 28, 2011, 10:40:04 PM »
Let's be honest: At least bricks are useful.

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Re: What was Etain thinking?!!!
« Reply #15 on: December 29, 2011, 01:21:54 AM »
good point guys


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Re: What was Etain thinking?!!!
« Reply #16 on: January 02, 2012, 08:18:09 PM »
LOL guys, but seriously, do you have to call Etain a brick?


I'd refer to her more as a emotionless jedi, who loves her husband, but doesn't have the guts to tell him that she's havin a baby! If ya ask me, she did some petty dumb stuff.


Not that I hold a grudge against Etain or anything.........

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Re: What was Etain thinking?!!!
« Reply #17 on: January 04, 2012, 02:05:52 AM »
Ya but just like Anakin, there were many different things she could have done in order to have things turn out differently.


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Re: What was Etain thinking?!!!
« Reply #18 on: January 04, 2012, 04:03:07 PM »
i agree. maybe her and darmen could have had a happy life with kad,had she not tried to save a clone that was NOT family. poor kad.......
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Re: What was Etain thinking?!!!
« Reply #19 on: January 04, 2012, 05:34:18 PM »
Poor everyone. Poor random jedi panicking and busting out the saber. poor random new-guy clone fresh to the life. I'm re-reading o66 right now. Bleak...

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